Faith events in and around Columbia, Aug. 24 and beyond

August 23, 2013 

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BETHEL AME CHURCH: “I Was There: Remembering the March on Washington” panel discussion, 3 p.m. Sunday, 819 Woodrow St. Presented in conjunction with Columbia SC 63 and the Renaissance Foundation. Free and open to the public. (803) 779-0138

COLUMBIA HINDU TEMPLE: India Day beginning at 5 p.m. today at Lexington High School Auditorium, 2463 Augusta Hwy. in Lexington; Bhagwatham Katha by Swami Ananthacharya at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the temple; Launching of the International Edition of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism, 9:30 a.m. Monday at USC’s Capstone building, 898 Barnwell St.; Janmashtami at 9 p.m. Tuesday at the temple, 5703 Kiawah Road. (803) 772-9650; www.hindutemplesc.org

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

GOOD AIM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: Revival services, 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1308 Cherokee Blvd., Elgin. (803) 438-3737

GOOD SHEPHERD HOLINESS CHURCH: Pastor Darryl Brooks’ 5th anniversary celebration, 3 p.m. Sept. 1, 6824 Cabin Creek Road, Hopkins. (803) 776-1309

LAKE WATEREE BAPTIST CHURCH: Lakeside worship services, 8:15-8:45 a.m. Sundays through Labor Day, 5856 River Road, Ridgeway. (803) 337-2838

LEXINGTON BAPTIST CHURCH: An Evening of Instrumental Praise, 6 p.m. Sunday, 308 E. Main St., Lexington. (803) 359-4146; www.lexingtonbaptist.org

NEW COVENANT ASSEMBLY CHRISTIAN MINISTRY: 29th church and founders anniversary, speakers at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1, 5 and 6, with a worship service at 11 a.m. Sept. 8, 602 Piney Grove Road. Tickets are being sold for the annual banquet at 6 p.m. Sept. 7 at Embassy Suites, 200 Stoneridge Drive. (803) 731-9374

NEW LIFE WORLD MINISTRIES CHURCH: Annual free community barbecue, noon-4 p.m. today, 201 Columbia Mall Blvd., Suite 201. Food, music, school supplies, games and more. Please bring a nonperishable food item to donate to the emergency food pantry. (803) 699-5080

NEW WILLIAM STREET BAPTIST CHURCH: One-day revival and Annual Family and Friends Day celebration, 3 p.m. Sunday, 5408 Middleton St. (803) 735-0140

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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