Faith events in and around Columbia, June 7 and beyond

06/07/2014 12:00 AM

06/06/2014 6:36 PM

Email photographs from your Midlands faith events – pastor anniversaries, programs and services and community outreach – to We will post them at

2014 GLOBAL DAY OF PRAYER COLUMBIA: Six Midlands venues will be open for prayer on Sunday: Life Springs Worship Center, 5630 Platt Springs Road, Lexington, at 6 p.m.; Word of God Church, 131 Diamond Lane, at 5 p.m.; Radius Church, 300 W. Main St., Lexington, at 6 p.m.; NorthStar Christian Center, 711 Longtown Road, at 5 p.m.; Crossroads World Outreach Center, 2606 Emanuel Church Road, West Columbia, at 6 p.m.; Universal Outreach Church, 25 Bluebird Trail, Irmo, at 6 p.m.

ASHLAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: "Workshop of Wonders, Imagine and Build with God" Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Monday-Friday, 2600 Ashland Road. Open to ages 4-11. (803) 798-5350;

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: Sunday worship featuring “Greater Power” Pentecost message from Senior Pastor Darrell Jackson, 2440 Atlas Road. (803) 776-1238;

BISHOP’S MEMORIAL A.M.E. CHURCH: Vacation Bible School, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 2221 Washington St. (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.

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

FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH: Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 2604 Lower Richland Blvd., Hopkins. (803) 318-8857

GRACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Indoor Yard Sale, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. June 14, 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

JONES MEMORIAL AME ZION CHURCH: Rev. Sandra Coleman Walker speaks as part of the church’s 125th Anniversary Celebration, 4 p.m. Sunday, 2400 Barhamville Road. Free. (803) 254-8786

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 Sunday and July 13, Aug. 17 and Sept. 14. (803) 364-3787

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Chicken Bog Supper/Gospel Singing, 5-7 p.m. Saturday, 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

NEW BEGINNING BAPTIST CHURCH: Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:30 p.m. June Monday-Thursday, 9601 Caughman Road. Classes will be offered for all ages. (803) 695-1195

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;

SAINT PHILLIP AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH: 179th Anniversary/Homecoming Family Day, 10 a.m. Sunday, 4351 McCords Ferry Road, Eastover. Rev. L.T. Baker will be the preacher. Dinner will follow the service. (803) 353-2769

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. June 15, 5200 Fairfield Road. All fathers will receive a special gift. (803) 786-9129

UNITY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: Annual Revival, 3 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 110 Greenlake Drive, Hopkins. (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 first- through fifth-graders. Register in advance at (803) 419-0989

Entertainment Videos

Join the Discussion

The State is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service