Faith events in and around Columbia, May 10 and beyond

May 10, 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.

ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH: Annual Women’s Day activities, 9 a.m. May 17 in the Family Life Center and worship at 11 a.m. May 18, 5715 Koon Road. (803) 786-0119; www.abccolumbia.org

BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH: Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m., worship service at 10 a.m., 10000 Broad River Road, Irmo. (803) 781-3900

CHRISTIAN LIFE CHURCH: Men’s Breakfast, 8-10 a.m. May 17 in the main auditorium, 2700 Bush River Road. Suggested donation is $3-5. Speaker will be Scott Sanders, recreation evangelist. RSVP to Gary Shull at (803) 238-7795 or shullg@bellsouth.net. www.christianlifecolumbia.com

FIRST NORTHEAST BAPTIST CHURCH: Phase II Groundbreaking Ceremony, May 18 at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship at 10:15 a.m., 311 Sparkleberry Lane. Rep. Beth E. Bernstein will be the guest of honor. (803) 736-5055

GREENVIEW FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH: Daughters of Imani and Young Lions Christian Rites of Passage Program for ninth-12th graders and students up to age 21, 6:45-8 p.m. Wednesdays and 9:45-11 a.m. every second Sunday, 101 Isaac St. (803) 256-4024

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

MOUNT ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: Ninth anniversary of The Caleb Singers of Columbia, 3 p.m. May 18, 1908 Wilkinson St., Cayce. (803) 796-6776

NEW BEGINNING BAPTIST CHURCH: D.I.V.A.’s Conference: Women Walking in the Confidence of the Holy Spirit,” 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 17; Women’s Day Celebration, May 18, with a Consecration service at 8:30 a.m., Sunday school from 9-10 a.m. and worship at 10:15 a.m., 9601 Caughman Road. (803) 695-1195

NEW WILLIAM STREET BAPTIST CHURCH: “Revive Us Again” four-day revival, 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 3 p.m. May 18, 5408 Middleton St. (803) 735-0140

REID CHAPEL AME CHURCH: Silent auction from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and yard sale from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 17, 704 Gabriel St. (803) 786-0701

ST. MARK BAPTIST CHURCH: Women’s Day celebration, 10 a.m. May 18, 2700 Chestnut St. Guest speaker is Evangelist Ann I. Jones. (803) 256-7133

SAXE GOTHA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: The Lexington County Choral Society and the 3 Baritones present “Freedom’s Heights,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and May 17, 5503 Sunset Blvd., Lexington. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors/military and $5 for students; purchase tickets at the door or at www.lexcochoralsoc.org. (803) 359-7770; www.saxegotha.org

SHANDON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Arts at Shandon May Chamber Music Festival Series, 7:30 p.m. Thursday through May 17, 607 Woodrow St. A reception will follow each performance. Tickets are $25 for the series or $10 each; tickets will be sold at the door. (803) 771-4408; www.shandonpres.org

STEDFAST CHRISTIAN CENTER: Mother’s Day service, 10 a.m. Sunday, 5200 Fairfield Road. Every mother will be given a special gift. (803) 786-9129

UNITY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 28th Missionary Anniversary, 3 p.m. May 18, 110 Greenlake Drive, Hopkins. Guest speaker will be Rev. Ernestine Workman Pringle. (803) 776-5266

VILLAGECHURCH: SonWest Roundup Vacation Bible School, 9:30 a.m.-noon June 16-18, 570 Rimer Pond Road, Blythewood. Open to rising 1st-5th graders. Register in advance at www.blythewoodvillage.com. (803) 419-0989

WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Women’s Day, 10 a.m. May 18, 1725 Gervais St. The theme is “Women Seeking, Serving and Loving.” Katherine Myers will speak. Women are asked to wear white. Dinner will follow the program. (803) 799-1426

YELLOW ROCK HALL: Jordan River and The Ken Clubb Singers perform, 7 p.m. Saturday, 2211 Platt Springs Road, West Columbia. (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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