Faith events in and around Columbia, Feb. 1 and beyond

January 31, 2014 

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.

CHAPPELLE MEMORIAL AME CHURCH: Founder’s Day Celebration, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 9, 1101 Pine St. Interim Allen University president Dr. Lady June Cole will speak and the Allen University choir will perform. (803) 254-7911

CHRISTIAN LIFE CHURCH: Men’s Breakfast, 8-10 a.m. Feb. 8, 2700 Bush River Road. Speaker will be former USC football player Brandan Davis and author of “The Faithful Walk-on.” A donation of $3-$5 is suggested. RSVP to Gary Shull at (803) 238-7795 or shullg@bellsouth.net. www.christianlifecolumbia.com

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

MAIN STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Pancake Supper, 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday, 1830 Main St. (803) 779-0610; www.mainstumc.com

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Gospel singing featuring 2 for 1 and Disciple 5, 7 p.m. Saturday, 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

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

NORTH TRENHOLM BAPTIST CHURCH: Night of Worship in partnership with Seacoast Columbia, 7 p.m. Friday, 6515 N. Trenholm Road. Coffee, dessert and fellowship begin at 7 p.m. Childcare provided for children age three and younger. (803) 787-2133; www.ntbc.org

ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH: Prepare/Enrich Training and Certification for pastors and counselors, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 28, 226 Corley Mill Road, Lexington. Participants will learn to administer and interpret pre-marriage and post-marriage inventories, which assess a couple’s relationship. Dr. Bill Mitcham will lead the training. (803) 210-9197; bmitcham@bellsouth.net

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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