Faith events in and around Columbia, Jan. 25 and beyond

January 25, 2014 

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BIBLE WAY CHURCH OF ATLAS ROAD: Church Women United of Columbia annual meeting and luncheon, 11 a.m. Friday, 2440 Atlas Road. Registration and refreshments begin at 10:30 a.m. Cost is $15. Deadline to register is Saturday. (803) 462-6851; grantjoann@bellsouth.net

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GREATER CAROLINA BAPTIST CHURCH: 14th Ushers’ Anniversary Celebration, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 1419 Anthony Ave. (803) 252-3845

INDEPENDENT FELLOWSHIP LIVING WORD CHURCH: Oasis will perform, 7 p.m. Feb. 1, 3595 Hwy. 6, Lexington. A love offering will be taken. (803) 351-9678; (803) 917-5964

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Gospel singing featuring 2 for 1 and Disciple 5, 7 p.m. Feb. 1, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert. A love offering will be accepted and refreshments will be served. Volunteers are needed to bring finger foods. (803) 657-5996

MT. NEBO BAPTIST CHURCH: Choir workshop, Friday-Jan. 26, 8801 Bluff Road, Eastover. Topics will include vocal training and song writing. The workshop will open with an orientation at 7:30 p.m. Friday and end with a performance on Jan. 26 at 3:30 p.m. Registration is $10. (803) 447-1291

MOUNT PILGRIM BAPTIST CHURCH: The Empowering Ministries Clothing Bank offers free, gently used clothing to the community every second Saturday monthly from 9-10:30 a.m., 1341 McCords Ferry Road, Lugoff. (803) 736-1175

NEW WILLIAM STREET BAPTIST CHURCH: Annual Women in White and Putting on the Hats Celebration featuring guest speaker Janet Watson, 3 p.m. Sunday; free “When a Woman Loves” women’s conference, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 25, 5408 Middleton St. (803) 735-0140

NORTHEAST WESLEYAN CHURCH: Jordan River performs, 6 p.m. Saturday, 192 Sloan Road. A love offering will be taken. (803) 920-5476

REFORMATION LUTHERAN CHURCH: Welcome Weekend featuring Pastor Ed Kilbourne, concert and conversation at 6 p.m. Saturday and worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, 1118 Union St. (803) 252-1507; www.reformationlutheran columbiasc.com

ST. ALBAN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH: Rose Wilkins’ World Famous Chicken Bog, 5:30-8 p.m. Jan. 24, 403 Park Road, Lexington. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger. Take-out available. (803) 359-2444

ST. LUKE AME CHURCH: 100 Men in Black celebration, 3 p.m. Sunday, 4990 McCords Ferry Road, Eastover. (803) 353-2595; www.thestlukeame.com

SAXE GOTHA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Secret Keeper Girl – Crazy Hair Tour with special guests 1 Girl Nation, 6:30 p.m. Friday, 5503 Sunset Blvd., Lexington. Relationship-building experience for moms and their tween daughters (typically ages 8-12) featuring a modesty fashion show, balloon sculptures, mother/daughter conversation time and more. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. (803) 359-7770, ext. 21; www.saxegotha.org

SHANDON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Elisabeth von Trapp performs as part of the Arts at Shandon series, 7 p.m. Jan. 25, 607 Woodrow St. Admission is free and donations will be gratefully accepted. (803) 771-4408; www.shandonpres.org

UNITY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: P.E.P. (People Enjoying People) Senior Ministry 10th Anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 19, 110 Greenlake Drive, Hopkins. Speaker and guest of honor will be Mayor Steve Benjamin. A social gathering will follow the celebration. (803) 776-5266

YELLOW ROCK HALL: Beulahland Quartet and The Ken Clubb Singers in concert, 7 p.m. Saturday, 2211 Platt Springs Road, West Columbia. A donation will be taken. (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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