Faith events in and around Columbia, Feb. 15 and beyond

February 15, 2014 

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THREE RABBI PANEL: Rabbis Jonathan Case (Conservative), Hesh Epstein (Chabad) and Daniel Sherman (Reform) will participate in a discussion entitled “Keeping the Faith,” 6 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Capstone Building, Carolina Room, 17th Floor, 902 Barnwell St. Light refreshments provided.

AGAPE CHURCH: “Moving Forward” Spring Revival, 7:30 p.m. March 19-21, 201 Plumbers Road. www.agapechurch1.org

ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH: Annual Men’s Day with guest speaker Rev. James A. Jackson, 11 a.m. Sunday; Reese Memorial Singers 28th Anniversary, 3 p.m. Feb. 23, 5715 Koon Road. (803) 786-0119; www.abccolumbia.org

JONES MEMORIAL AME ZION CHURCH: First worship service in a series commemorating the church’s 125th anniversary, 4 p.m. Feb. 23, 2400 Barhamville Road. Rev. Joseph Rowson will be the speaker. (803) 254-8786

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Gospel Singing featuring the Shine On Trio and the Centurians, 7 p.m. March 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

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

STEDFAST CHRISTIAN CENTER: Community Feeding, noon-2 p.m. Feb. 22, 5200 Fairfield Road. Anyone wanting a free meal is invited. (803) 786-9129

VIRGINIA WINGARD MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: The Claflin University Concert Choir will perform, 4 p.m. Feb. 23, 1500 Broad River Road. Free. (803) 772-0794

WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Black History Program, 6 p.m. Saturday; African-American Attire Day, 6 p.m. Monday, 1725 Gervais St. (803) 799-1426

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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