Email photos from your Midlands faith events – programs and services, community outreach, pastor anniversaries – to dkujawa@thestate. com. We will post them at thestate.com/religion.
ASHLAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Town hall meeting 5 p.m. Sunday, 2600 Ashland Road. BBQ sandwiches provided. Attendees asked to bring side dish or dessert to share. (803) 798-5350; http://www.ashlandumc.com
BETH SHALOM SYNAGOGUE: Superhero Purim 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 20, 5827 N. Trenholm Road. Children can wear superhero costumes to the event that will feature skits, music, crafts, face painting, food and games. Participants asked to bring non-perishable food items to donate to the Jewish Family Service. (803) 782-2500. www.bethshalomcolumbia.org
BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH OF COLUMBIA: The Rev. Charles A. DeLaughter’s 30th anniversary 6 p.m. today and 13, 1218 Lyon St. Banquet will be 6 p.m. in the church’s conference center and The Rev. Jamey O. Graham will speak. The Rev. Ricky R. Ezell will speak 3 p.m. March 13. (803) 254-7370
JONES MEMORIAL AME ZION CHURCH: Late Winter Revival will bep.m. Sunday, and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 2400 Barhamville Road. Events will feature the Rev. Gregory Mallory of CAmden and Pastor Staccato Powell of Raleigh, N.C.(803) 254-8786
LEXINGTON BAPTIST CHURCH: Dinner with the pastor 4-6 p.m. Sunday, 308 Main St., Lexington. The information dinner is for new members or anyone considering church membership. Young children’s care is available by reservation only. RSVP to (803) 996-8803 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (CHURCH INFO 803) 359-4146; lexingtonbaptist.org
LEXINGTON BAPTIST CHURCH: “It’s Still the Cross” led by the Lexington Baptist Church orchestra 6 p.m. March 20. NO tickets required. Doors open at 5 p.m.
NORTHEAST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: “Cross of Love” cantata 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. March 20, 601 Polo Road. Event will feature the chancel choir, children’s choir and celebration orchestra. (803) 788-5298; www.nepresbyterian.org
PARK STREET BAPTIST CHURCH: “Come and Behold the Lamb” program 6 p.m. March 20, 2204 Park St. Choirs of Holland Avenue Baptist Church, New Hope Christian Fellowship and Park Street Baptist Church will perform. (803) 252-6434; www.parkstreetbaptistchurch.org
SAXE GOTHA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: GriefShare program 2-4 p.m. Sundays through April 3, 5503 Sunset Blvd. The biblically based program offers support to those who have lost loved ones and is open to all. Cost of materials is $15 per person. (803) 359-7770; www.saxegotha.org
TAYLOR MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH: Seventh anniversray of Rev. Ricky Watkins and First Lady Anitra Watkins 3 p.m. Sunday, 1004 Short St. Message will be delivered by the Rev. Clyde Bennett of Zion Hill Baptist Church. (803) 254-4685
UNITY CHURCH OF COLUMBIA: ”building Bridges/Removing Borders” workshop 12:30-3:30 p.m. March 20, 1801 LeGrand Road. (803) 736-5766; www.unitycolumbia.com
YELLOW ROCK MUSIC HALL: Monthly gospel singing featuring Soldiers of Faith and The Ken Clubb Singers 7 p.m. today, 2211 Platt Springs Road, West Columbia. (803) 796-0682
ZION BAPTIST CHURCH: Annual Women’s Day worship service 10:45 a.m. Sunday, 801 Washington St. Speaker will be Minister Chandra Goforth Irvin. (803) 779-0111
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.