Faith events in and around Columbia, March 8 and beyond

03/08/2014 12:00 AM

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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 (803) 772-6152

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

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. Saturday, 7205 Farrow Road. (803) 754-9844

BISHOP’S MEMORIAL A.M.E. CHURCH: Family and Friends Day, 10 a.m. Sunday, 2221 Washington St. (803) 254-6686

CHRISTIAN LIFE CHURCH: Global Mission Awareness founder and president Leif Hetland will speak, 7 p.m. March 21, 10 a.m.-noon March 22 and 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. March 23, 2700 Bush River Road.

CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD EPISCOPAL CHURCH: Lenten Quiet Day, 9 a.m. Saturday, 1512 Blanding St. The event is an exploration of parish ministry through Martin Luther’s Marks on the Church led by Pastor Carl A. Voges, followed by a light lunch. (803) 779-2960;

EASTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Middle and high school students and their parents are invited to attend a special evening of worship, 5:30-6:30 p.m. March 23, 3200 Trenholm Road. USC quarterback Dylan Thompson will share his faith journey. Bring a canned good for Harvest Hope Food Bank. (803) 256-1654

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

GOOD SHEPHERD HOLINESS CHURCH: Rev. Todd Mickens and the Sons of Unity Seventh Anniversary Celebration, 5 p.m. March 16, 6824 Cabin Creek Road, Hopkins. (803) 776-1309

GREENVIEW FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH: General Missionary Society Annual Tea, 4 p.m. March 23, 101 Isaac St. The theme is “Praising God with Beautiful Music” and Bel Canto Chorus will perform. (803) 256-4024

JONES MEMORIAL AME ZION CHURCH: Worship service commemorating the church’s 125th anniversary, 4 p.m. March 16, 2400 Barhamville Road. Rev. Claudette Felder will speak. (803) 254-8786

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Gospel Singing featuring Mercy’s Rain and Calvary’s Call, 7 p.m. April 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

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

ST. DAVID LUTHERAN CHURCH: Lenten Vespers services, 7 p.m. Wednesdays through 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: 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;

STEDFAST CHRISTIAN CENTER: Pastor Jerome Goodwin will speak, 10 a.m. Sunday, 5200 Fairfield Road. (803) 786-9129

UNITY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: Sing-Out program hosted by the Usher Ministry, 5 p.m. March 15, 110 Greenlake Drive, Hopkins. (803) 776-5266

YELLOW ROCK HALL: God’s Tool Box from Batesburg-Leesville and The Ken Clubb Singers will perform, 7 p.m. Saturday, 2211 Platt Springs Road, West Columbia. A donation will be taken. (803) 796-0682

ZION BAPTIST CHURCH: Annual Woman’s Day Worship Service, 10:45 a.m. Sunday, 801 Washington St. The theme is “Women of Wisdom: Loving and Living Victoriously!” Rev. Gayle J. Coker will speak. (803) 738-0865

ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH: Pastors are invited to a Prepare/Enrich Training and Certification event, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. March 28, 226 Corley Mill Road, Lexington. Registration deadline is March 21. Participants will learn to administer and interpret pre-marriage and post-marriage inventories. (803) 210-9197;

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