Email photographs from your Midlands faith events – pastor anniversaries, programs and services and community outreach – to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will post them at thestate.com/religion.
BELIEVERS IN CHRIST BAPTIST CHURCH: Fall Revival, 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. 745 Rosedale Arch. The Revivalist will be Rev. Reginald Byrden. (803) 361-6143
BETHEL AME CHURCH: Hallelujah festival, 6-8 p.m. Friday, 819 Woodrow St. A night of fellowship with prizes, food and candy. Attendees are welcome to wear family-friendly costumes. (803) 779-0138
BETHLEHEM BAPTIST OF COLUMBIA: Paine College Concert Choir. 6 p.m. Saturday, 1218 Lyon St. Admission is free to the public. (803) 254-5651
CHRISTIAN LIFE CHURCH: Bible series; “People Like Us” with Dr. Stephen Chitty. 7 p.m. Wednesdays through November, in the main auditorium. Child care for children under 11, 2700 Bush River Road. (803) 798-4488; 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
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Wednesdays@First Lunch Service, 1324 Marion St. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m., speaker from 12:20-12:50 p.m. Hot meal, $6; soup and salad bar, $5. Free parking. (803) 799-9062; www.firstprescolumbia.org
GREENLAWN BAPTIST CHURCH: Spooky Trail, 6:30-8 p.m. Friday 6612 Garners Ferry Road. Trick or treating, Halloween movies and more. (803) 776-4074
LEXINGTON CHURCH OF GOD: Monthly concert, 6 p.m. Saturday, 1228 South Lake Drive, Lexington. This month will feature Singing Steven. (803) 957-6675
NORTHMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Sweet hour of prayer, noon-1 p.m. Saturday 6717 David St. 45th anniversary celebration at 10 a.m. Sunday. (803) 754-1812
PISGAH LUTHERAN CHURCH: Fall festival, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, 1350 Pisgah Road, Lexington. Trunk or treating, games, food and train rides. Free to public. attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food it. (803) 359-2223; www.pisgahevents.com
POND BRANCH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Fall Festival, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1913 Pond Branch Road, Gilbert. Free event. (803) 657-5481
SHEKINAH GLORY FAMILY CARE MINISTRIES: Victory Sunday Celebration, 11 a.m. Sunday, 8301 Wilson Blvd. In honor of nine years in ministry. (803) 754-2132
UNION BAPTIST CHURCH: Women’s day celebration, 11 a.m. Sunday, 1800 Germany St. (803) 256-6903
See more local faith events and add your own online at www.thestate.com/faith. Send information for Matters of Faith to email@example.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.