Faith events in and around Columbia, May 17 and beyond

May 17, 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.

BETHEL AME CHURCH: Annual Spring Revival, Monday-Wednesday, 819 Woodrow St. Dinner is 5:30-6:30 p.m. nightly, followed by prayer and praise until 7 p.m., then worship beginning at 7 p.m. (803) 779-0138.

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

BIBLE WAY CHURCH OF ATLAS ROAD: Resurrection to Pentecost Celebration, 7 p.m. Tuesday, 2440 Atlas Road. Guest speaker will be Rev. Chris Leevy Johnson. (803) 776-1238; www.bwcar.org

FIRST CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH: The Madrigals perform, 6 p.m. June 1, 1401 Pine St. (803) 256-3670

FRANCIS BURNS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Praise Break Vacation Bible School, 5:30-8 p.m. June 9-13, 5616 Farrow Road. (803) 738-0865

JONES MEMORIAL AME ZION CHURCH: Family and Friends service, 11 a.m. Sunday, 2400 Barhamville Road. Former S.C. State University president John Smalls will be the speaker. (803) 254-8786

KATHWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH: Spring Fling, 3-6 p.m. Saturday, 4900 Trenholm Road. Bounce houses, face painting, crafts and other free entertainment will be provided for children. Barbecue will be sold. (803) 787-3434.

LEXINGTON CHURCH OF GOD: Soldiers of Faith perform, 6 p.m. May 24, 1228 South Lake Drive, Lexington. A love offering will be taken. (803) 957-6675

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Chicken Bog Supper/Gospel Singing, 5-7 p.m. June 7, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert. Cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children 12 and younger. The monthly gospel singing featuring Oasis and Jordan River will begin at 7 p.m. A love offering will be accepted. Volunteers are needed to help set up, serve and clean. (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

MOUNT ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: Ninth anniversary of The Caleb Singers of Columbia, 3 p.m. Sunday, 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. Saturday; Women’s Day Celebration, Sunday, 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

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

ST. MARK BAPTIST CHURCH: Women’s Day celebration, 10 a.m. Sunday, 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. Saturday, 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

WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Women’s Day, 10 a.m. Sunday, 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

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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