Faith events in and around Columbia, June 28 and beyond

06/28/2014 12:00 AM

06/27/2014 7:30 PM

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ABUNDANT LIFE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH: Sweet Team Spirit and Concert, 4 p.m. Saturday, Sweet Spirit Worship, 10 a.m. Sunday, Sweet Victory Worship, 4 p.m. Sunday, 804 Laurens St., Camden. (803) 645-3296

BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH: Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m., worship service at 10 a.m.; Garage Sale, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, 10000 Broad River Road, Irmo. (803) 781-3900

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.

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

FIRST NAZARETH BAPTIST CHURCH: Celebration of Rev. Dr. Blakely N. Scott’s 35th pastoral anniversary, “Celebration in Songs” at 7 p.m. July 11 and anniversary worship at 11 a.m. July 13, 2351 Gervais St. (803) 254-6232

GOODWILL BAPTIST CHURCH: Annual Homecoming service, 10:30 a.m. July 6, 14081 Garners Ferry Road, Eastover. Diner will follow. (803) 353-2992

GREENLAWN BAPTIST CHURCH: The Sanctuary Choir presents “Celebrate America!:Remembering Our Heritage, Praying for Our Future,” 11 a.m. Sunday, 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: Community Fun Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 2400 Barhamville Road. This free event is part of the church’s 125th anniversary celebration. (803) 254-8786

LEXINGTON CHURCH OF GOD: Monthly singing featuring The Heritage Quartet, 6 p.m. Saturday, 1228 South Lake Drive, Lexington. A love offering will be taken. (803) 957-6675

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 HOREB LUTHERAN CHURCH: “Evening of Favorites” featuring combined choirs, bass clef choral (male vocal group), praise band and hymn singing, 5-7 p.m. Sunday, 101 E. Boundary St., Chapin. A covered dish dinner will be held before the event. (803) 345-2000

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. Sunday, 9601 Caughman Road. (803) 695-1195

NEW WILLIAM STREET BAPTIST CHURCH: Joy Night Gospel Concert, 6 p.m. Saturday, 5408 Middleton St. (803) 735-0140

REID CHAPEL AME CHURCH: Women’s International Tea, 1-3 p.m. Saturday in the Family Life Center, 704 Gabriel St. A donation of $5 per adult and $3 per child will be collected at the door. (803) 786-0701

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;

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

SHEKINAH GLORY FAMILY CARE MINISTRIES: “The Jesus Connection” Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8 p.m. July 7-11, 8301 Wilson Blvd. (803) 754-2132

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

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