Faith events in and around Columbia, Feb. 22 and beyond

February 22, 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.

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. Tuesday 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: Reese Memorial Singers 28th Anniversary, 3 p.m. Sunday, 5715 Koon Road. (803) 786-0119; www.abccolumbia.org

ATC LIFE CHANGING MINISTRIES: Sixth Annual Rainbow Tea, 4 p.m. March 16, 928 Kennerly Road, Irmo. (803) 781-2110

EBENEZER LUTHERAN CHURCH: J.S. Bach Sacred Cantata sung in German by the Chancel Choir, 10 a.m. Sunday, 1301 Richland St. (803) 765-9430; www.ebenezerlutheran.org

JONES MEMORIAL AME ZION CHURCH: First worship service in a series commemorating the church’s 125th anniversary, 4 p.m. Sunday, 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

ST. DAVID LUTHERAN CHURCH: Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, 6:30 p.m. March 4; Ash Wednesday services, noon and 7 p.m. March 5; Lenten Vespers services, 7 p.m. Wednesdays March 12-April 9 with soup and sandwich dinners at 6 p.m., 132 St. David’s Church Road, West Columbia. (803) 356-3035

STEDFAST CHRISTIAN CENTER: Community Feeding, noon-2 p.m. Saturday, 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. Sunday, 1500 Broad River Road. Free. (803) 772-0794

ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH: Prepare/Enrich Training and Certification for pastors and counselors, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, 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

ZION PILGRIM BAPTIST CHURCH: 22nd Anniversary Celebration of Rev. Dr. Jack Wilson and First Lady Linda Wilson, 3 p.m. March 2, 258 Old Bluff Road, Hopkins. (803) 695-7522

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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