Faith events in and around Columbia, Aug. 17 and beyond

August 16, 2013 

Email photographs from your Midlands faith events – pastor anniversaries, programs and services and community outreach – to dkujawa@thestate.com. We will post them at thestate.com/religion.

ALL SAINT’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH: Yard sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. today, 1001 12th St., Cayce. (803) 796-5735.

ATC LIFE CHANGING MINISTRIES: Old Landmark service, 4 p.m. Sunday, 928 Kennerly Road, Irmo. (803) 781-2110

BELL MEMORIAL BAPTIST BAPTISH CHURCH: 100 Ladies in Red celebration, 4 p.m. Sunday, 7205 Farrow Road. (803) 754-9844

BIBLE WAY CHURCH OF ATLAS ROAD: “A Reluctant Leader” sermon, 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday. Part two of “The Journey from Bondage to Deliverance” series, 2440 Atlas Road. (803) 776-1238; www.bwcar.org

COLUMBIA HINDU TEMPLE: India Day beginning at 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at Lexington High School Auditorium, 2463 Augusta Hwy. in Lexington. Janmashtami at 9 p.m. Aug. 27 at the temple, 5703 Kiawah Road. (803) 772-9650; www.hindutemplesc.org

FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH: Annual Women’s Day celebration, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, 2422 Stark St. (803) 786-7075

FIRST NAZARETH BAPTIST CHURCH: Farmers Market, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 23, 2351 Gervais St. (803) 254-6232

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Wednesdays@First Lunch Service, 1324 Marion St. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., speaker from 12:20-12:50 p.m. Hot meal, $6; soup and salad bar, $5. Free parking. (803) 799-9062; www.firstprescolumbia.org

FOREST LAKE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Sign up for fall Bible studies, including Disciple series studies, Experiencing God, and more by Aug. 18, 6500 N. Trenholm Road. (803) 787-5672

GOOD AIM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: Church 99th anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday, 1308 Cherokee Blvd., Elgin. (803) 438-3737

GOOD SHEPHERD HOLINESS CHURCH: Back-to-School Bash/Community Fun Day, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 17, 6824 Cabin Creek Road, Hopkins. (803) 776-1309

GREATER CAROLINA BAPTIST CHURCH: Missionary Ministry anniversary celebration, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 1419 Anthony Ave. (803) 252-3845

HASKELL HEIGHTS FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH: Crane Creek Community Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, 1231 Blue Ridge Terrace. Free food and activities. (803) 754-6554

JEHOVAH BAPTIST CHURCH: Pastor’s 32nd anniversary on Sunday, morning service at 10:30 a.m., afternoon service at 3 p.m., 1540 Frye Road. (803) 786-2112

LAKE WATEREE BAPTIST CHURCH: Dawn Smith Jordan in concert, 6 p.m. Sunday; lakeside worship services, 8:15-8:45 a.m. Sundays through Labor Day, 5856 River Road, Ridgeway. (803) 337-2838

MOUNT PILGRIM BAPTIST CHURCH: Back to School Bash, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today, 1341 McCords Ferry Road, Lugoff. Free. School supplies while supplies last, prize drawings, bounce house and more. Richland County Sheriff’s Department will discuss gang awareness. (803) 736-1175

NORTHEAST WESLEYAN CHURCH: Monthly concert featuring King’s Cause and Cedar Creek Quartet, 6 tonight, 192 Sloan Road. (803) 920-5476

PARK STREET BAPTIST: Stuart Thompson summer concert, 6 p.m. Sunday, 2204 Park St. (803) 252-6434; www.parkstreetbaptistchurch.org

PROGRESSIVE BELIEVERS BAPTIST CHURCH: The Music Ministry presents, “This Is My Story: How I Was Before I Met Christ, How I Was When I Met Christ, and How I Am Now That I KNOW Christ,” 4 p.m. Sunday, 1540 Elmtree Road (at SouthEast Community Church). (803) 783-3269; www.everymemberabeliever.org

RIVERLAND HILLS BAPTIST CHURCH: Pianist Joseph Martin performs, 7 p.m. Aug. 18, 201 Lake Murray Blvd., Irmo. He will also perform during worship at 9 and 10:15 a.m. Free. (803) 772-3227; www.riverlandhills.org

SAINT PHILLIP AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH: Ora Bell Nelson Women’s Missionary Society 70th anniversary celebration, 3 p.m. Sunday, 4351 McCords Ferry Road, Eastover. (803) 353-2769

SHANDON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Missions Possible Garage Sale, Friday-Aug. 17, 3407 Devine St. Drive-through drop-off for garage sale donations, 3-5 p.m. Sunday. Items can also be dropped off at the gym all day Monday and Tuesday. Everything taken except large appliances or children’s car seats. (803) 256-8383; www.shandon-umc.org

THE MEETING PLACE CHURCH INTERNATIONAL: Back-to-School Bash, Live 2 Tell, 1-5 p.m. today, 3101 Percival Road. (803) 419-8884

UNION BAPTIST CHURCH: Back to School Community Extravaganza, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today, 1800 Germany St. Health screenings, food, games, more. Bring your lawn chairs. (803) 256-6903

UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Concert featuring Stellar Kart, OBB and 321 Improv Comedy, 7 p.m. Aug. 24, 7582 Woodrow St., Irmo. Tickets are $15 each or $12 each for groups of 10 or more and can be purchased at the church or online at www.itickets.com/events/306226.html. (803) 781-3013; www.unionunitedmethodist.org

UNITY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 28th church anniversary with guest speaker Rev. Timothy Scott Sr., 3 p.m. Sunday, 110 Greenlake Drive, Hopkins. (803) 776-5266

YELLOW ROCK HALL: The Ken Clubb Singers perform with Doug Hudson and Kathy Barker, 7 tonight, 2211 Platt Springs Road, West Columbia. (803) 796-0682

See more local faith events and add your own online at www.thestate.com/faith. Send information for Matters of Faith to calendars@thestate.com. Please include the kind of event, the date, time, a phone number and an address. The deadline is noon Monday for Saturday’s listings.

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