Faith events in and around Columbia, March 1 and beyond

March 1, 2014 

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54TH ANNUAL SOUTH CAROLINA STATE PRAYER BREAKFAST: 7:30 a.m. March 19 at DoubleTree by Hilton, 2100 Bush River Road. Tickets are $30 each or $240 for a table of eight and can be purchased online at www.scprayerbreakfast.com. (803) 772-6152

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

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

BELL MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH: Women of Faith and Fellowship First Anniversary Celebration, 6 p.m. March 8, 7205 Farrow Road. (803) 754-9844

CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD EPISCOPAL CHURCH: Shrove Tuesday pancake supper, 6 p.m. Tuesday, $6 per person or $12 per family; Ash Wednesday Mass, noon and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday; Lenten Quiet Day, 9 a.m. March 8, an exploration of parish ministry through Martin Luther’s Marks on the Church led by Pastor Carl A. Voges, followed by a light lunch, 1512 Blanding St. (803) 779-2960; www.goodshepherdcolumbia.org

EBENEZER LUTHERAN CHURCH: The church will host Interfaith Partners of South Carolina for Holden Evening Prayer, 6 p.m. March 9, 1301 Richland St. A reception will follow. (803) 765-9430; www.ebenezerlutheran.org

JONES MEMORIAL AME ZION CHURCH: Winter Revival, 4 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, 2400 Barhamville Road. Evangelist will be Rev. Kelvin Freeman, pastor of Camp Welfare A.M.E. Zion Church in Winnsboro. (803) 254-8786

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Gospel Singing featuring the Shine On Trio and the Centurians, 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

NORTHEAST WESLEYAN CHURCH: The Melodyairs will perform, 6 p.m. March 8, 192 Sloan Road. A love offering will be taken. (803) 736-6865

ST. DAVID LUTHERAN CHURCH: Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Ash Wednesday services, noon and 7 p.m. Wednesday; 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

SAXE GOTHA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Ash Wednesday Service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the sanctuary; GriefShare program for those grieving a death, 2-4 p.m. Sundays through April 13 in the Light House, Room 112/113, 5503 Sunset Blvd., Lexington. (803) 359-7770, ext. 21; www.saxegotha.org

ZION PILGRIM BAPTIST CHURCH: 22nd Anniversary Celebration of Rev. Dr. Jack Wilson and First Lady Linda Wilson, 3 p.m. Sunday, 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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