Faith events in and around Columbia, June 14 and beyond

June 14, 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.

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: “Walking Through Open Doors” Father’s Day sermon at 8 and 11 a.m. Sunday, 2440 Atlas Road. (803) 776-1238; http://www.bwcar.org

BISHOP’S MEMORIAL A.M.E. CHURCH: Fish and Chicken Dinners, beginning 10 a.m. Saturday, 2221 Washington St. Cost is $10 per plate. Menu includes fish, chicken, potato salad, cake and a drink. Speaker will be Daniel E. Johnson. (803) 254-6686

CHRISTIAN LIFE CHURCH: "Heaven" sermon series with Dr. Stephen Chitty, Sundays through July at 9 and 11 a.m. in the main auditorium, 2700 Bush River Road. www.christianlifecolumbia.com

FIRST NAZARETH BAPTIST CHURCH: Farmers Market in the Millwood parking lot across from the church, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 22, 2351 Gervais St. Senior vouchers and SNAP/EBT accepted. Local farmers and community gardeners are encouraged to participate; call the church if interested. (803) 254-6232

GRACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Indoor Yard Sale, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 410 Harbison Blvd. Proceeds will be given to missions. (803) 732-1899

GREENLAWN BAPTIST CHURCH: The Sanctuary Choir presents “Celebrate America!:Remembering Our Heritage, Praying for Our Future,” 11 a.m. June 29, 6612 Garners Ferry Road. (803) 776-4074

GREENVIEW FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH: Daughters of Imani and Young Lions Christian Rites of Passage Program for ninth- through 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

LAKE WATEREE BAPTIST CHURCH: Agency D3 Vacation Bible School, 6:15-8:30 p.m. June 22-27, 5856 River Road, Ridgeway. Free. (803) 337-2838

MACEDONIA EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH: Summer Outdoor Lakeside Worship services, 8:30 a.m. Sundays through Sept. 14, 49 Macedonia Church Road, Prosperity. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship in the sanctuary at 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion will be administered July 13, Aug. 17 and Sept. 14. (803) 364-3787

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Gospel Singing featuring God’s Toolbox and The Bibletones, 7 p.m. July 5, 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

NEW BEGINNING BAPTIST CHURCH: Gospel Extravaganza 2014 Benefit Concert, 2:30 p.m. June 29, 9601 Caughman Road. (803) 695-1195

NORTHEAST WESLEYAN CHURCH: Monthly concert featuring The Heritage Quartet, 6 p.m. Saturday, 192 Sloan Road. A love offering will be taken. (803) 736-6865; (803) 237-7965

ST. DAVID LUTHERAN CHURCH: Gangway to Galilee Vacation Bible School, 6:15-8:45 p.m. July 6-11, 132 St. David’s Church Road, West Columbia. Dinner will be served at 5:45 p.m. (803) 356-3035; www.stdavid.net

SALEM BAPTIST CHURCH: Fifth Sunday Night Gospel Hymn Sing, 6 p.m. June 29, 11434 North Road, North. Refreshments will be available afterward. (803) 247-2668

STEDFAST CHRISTIAN CENTER: Father’s Day service, 10 a.m. Sunday, 5200 Fairfield Road. All fathers will receive a special gift. (803) 786-9129

UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Patriotic “Singspiration” Sunday, 4-5 p.m. June 29, 7582 Woodrow St., Irmo. Free and open to the public. (803) 781-3013; www.unionunitedmethodist.org

VILLAGECHURCH: SonWest Roundup Vacation Bible School, 9:30 a.m.-noon Monday-Wednesday, 570 Rimer Pond Road, Blythewood. Open to rising first- through fifth-graders. Register in advance at www.blythewoodvillage.com. (803) 419-0989

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH: Southwestern gospel recording artist Phil Dickey performs, 11 a.m. Sunday, 1409 Peacehaven Road. The public is invited. (803) 732-5981

YELLOW ROCK HALL: The Ken Clubb Singers perform with Belinda Doss and Singing Steven, 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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