Faith events in and around Columbia, Nov. 23 and beyond

November 22, 2013 

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ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH: Clothing give-away sponsored by the Antioch Young Women’s Auxiliary, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today, 5715 Koon Road. (803) 786-0119; www.abccolumbia.org

CHAPIN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Chapin High School winter concert, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, 600 Old Lexington Hwy., Chapin. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students, or $30 per household. Proceeds benefit the Chapin Choral Boosters (803) 345-0500

CHRISTIAN LIFE CHURCH: Family Thanksgiving Communion Service, 7 p.m. Wednesday, 2700 Bush River Road. Open communion will be offered. Childcare is available for children 2 and younger. (803) 798-4488; www.christianlifecolumbia.com

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

GREEN HILL BAPTIST CHURCH: 151st church anniversary celebration, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 2215 Green Hill Road, Lugoff. (803) 438-1841; www.greenhillbaptistchurchonline.org

JEHOVAH BAPTIST CHURCH: “Born a King” Christmas Cantata, 4 p.m. Sunday, 1540 Frye Road. (803) 786-2112

LADSON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: 175th Anniversary Celebration, 11 a.m. Sunday, 1720 Sumter St. Mayor Benjamin will declare the day Ladson Presbyterian Day. (803) 234-7435

LIFE SPRINGS WORSHIP CENTER: Community Thanksgiving Service, 6 p.m. Sunday; Brian Free and Assurance in concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 5, 5630 Platt Springs Road, Lexington. Services will be offered for adults, teens and children. (803) 957-2221; www.lswc.com

ROUND HILL BAPTIST CHURCH: Monthly southern gospel concert featuring Living Fountains and The Littles, 7 tonight, 230 Persimmon Lane, Lexington. Free. (803) 359-3504

ST. MARTIN’S-IN-THE-FIELDS EPISCOPAL CHURCH: Thanksgiving Communion, 10 a.m. Thursday in the chapel; Blessing of the Stockings, 5 p.m. Dec. 1 in All Saints’ Hall, 5220 Clemson Ave. (803) 787-0392; www.stmartinsinthefields.com

ST. PAUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 140th Homecoming Celebration, today and Sunday. Events include Family and Community Fun Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today; afternoon worship service and dinner, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 207 N. Garden St., Winnsboro. (803) 635-3142

SAXE GOTHA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: The Dick Goodwin Quintet perform during the 8:30 and 11 a.m. worship services on Sunday, 5503 Sunset Blvd., Lexington. Lexington County Choral Society concerts, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6 and 7; purchase concert tickets at www.lexcochoralsoc.org. (803) 359-7770, ext. 21; www.saxegotha.org

SHANDON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Arts at Shandon art project at The Mad Platter, 3-5 p.m. Sunday, 3101 Millwood Ave. Choice of items, starting at $10. (803) 771-4408; www.shandonpres.org

STEDFAST CHRISTIAN CENTER: Thanksgiving Dinner, noon-2 p.m. today, 5200 Fairfield Road. Anyone wanting a free meal is invited. (803) 786-9129

UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 20th annual “The Living Christmas Story” drive-through nativity, 6:30-9 p.m. Dec. 6-8, 7582 Woodrow St., Irmo. Live animals, handmade costumes and more than 400 cast members help to recreate Bethlehem and other Biblical scenes associated with the birth of Jesus. Admission is free. (803) 781-3013; www.unionunitedmethodist.org

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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