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.
BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH: Advent Services at 6 p.m. Sunday through Dec. 21. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m. Worship service at 10 a.m., 10000 Broad River Road, Irmo. (803) 781-3900
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
PINE GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH: Drive-thru nativity scene 5-7 p.m. Dec. 5-7, 836 Pine Grove Road, Lugoff. No buses due to limited space. (803) 438-2025
POND BRANCH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Community feast, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Satruday, 1913 Pond Branch Road, Gilbert. (803) 657-5481