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SPECIAL SERVICES/EVENTS

CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY: Revival services, 7 p.m. Thursday through Nov. 14, 1909 Lorick Road, Blythewood.

FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH: "Helping to Heal" ministry's annual gala to raise awareness of domestic violence, 6 tonight, Family Life Center, 1237 House St. $15. For tickets call (803) 528-3990; (803) 799-8906

GOOD HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH: Revival services, 6 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 11500 Garner's Ferry Road, Eastover. Guest speaker: Rev. Gene Mosier, Concord Baptist Church. Singing nightly. (803) 968-2313

MOUNT OLIVE LUTHERAN CHURCH: 25th Anniversary worship service, 3 p.m. Sunday, 1541 Lake Murray Blvd. Mt. Olive's pastor Paul C. Sizemore and Rev. Alex Stephenson of Grace Methodist Church will lead service. Mt. Olive's hand bell choir and St. Andrews Presbyterian choir to perform. Reception follows. (803) 732-3188

NEW WILLIAM STREET BAPTIST CHURCH: Little Angels of Integrity 11th Anniversary, 3 p.m. Sunday, 5408 Middleton St. Guest speaker: (803) 463-2391; (803) 735-0140

ST. DAVID LUTHERAN CHURCH: 164th Anniversary, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, 132 St. David's Church Road, West Columbia. Veteran recognition during service. Homecoming dinner following the service in the Family Life Center. (803) 356-3035

SHANDON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Contemplative Taize worship services, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 29, 607 Woodrow St. (803) 771-4408; www.shandonpres.org

CONCERTS, GATHERINGS

BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH OF COLUMBIA: Spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. today, 1218 Lyon St. $6 per dinner. Dine in or pick up orders. (803) 254-5651

BISHOPS' MEMORIAL A.M.E. CHURCH: Women's Missionary Society annual hat show and luncheon, noon today, 2221 Washington St. (803) 254-6686

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH: S.C. Baptist Singing Churchmen present "Hymns Alive," 7 p.m. Monday, 1306 Hampton St. Free. Offering accepted to support mission endeavors. (803) 227-6166; www.singingchurchmen.com

GASTON COLLARD FESTIVAL: Sonrise in concert, 1-2 p.m. today, 131 N. Carlisle St., Gaston.

GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH: Guest speaker, Dawndy Mercer Plank, 11 a.m. Sunday, 295 W. Lady St., Swansea. (803) 568-3295

GRACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Mini bake sale and bazaar, noon-2 p.m. Sunday, 410 Harbison Blvd. (803) 732-1899

LAKE MURRAY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Presbyterian Women's Ninth Annual Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today, 2721 Dutch Fork Road, Chapin. Handmade items, bake shop, vendors and more. Free. (803) 345-5140; www.lmpchurch.org

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Upward Bound and the Burlesons in concert, 7 tonight, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert. Refreshments. Love offerings accepted. (803) 657-5373

PARK STREET BAPTIST CHURCH: Called Quartet in concert, 7 tonight, 2204 Park St. (803) 252-6434

ST. DAVID'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH: Annual Fall Bazaar, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. today, 605 Polo Road. Crafts and handmade items, food and baked goods, Secret Santa shop, hot dog lunch and more. (803) 736-0866; www.stdavidscolumbia.org

ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN CHURCH: Autumn concert series with piano and violin duet Elisa Moskovitz and John Bauer, 4 p.m. Sunday, 1715 Bull St. (803) 779-0330; www.stpaulscolumbia.com

SALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: Sandlapper Singers presents "American Faces," 7:30 p.m. Friday, 1321 Salem Church Road, Irmo. Love offering accepted for youth mission trip to the Dominican Republic. (803) 781-1626

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY: United Voices of Christ Gospel Choir's 18th anniversary celebration, 4 p.m. Sunday, Martin Luther King Jr. auditorium, South Carolina State, 300 College St., Orangeburg. Free. (803) 536-7057

SWANSEA FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH: Mothers of preschoolers craft bazaar, 8 a.m.-noon today, 145 S. Church St., Swansea. Homemade candles, flower arrangements, scents, gifts and more. (803) 568-3368

TRINITY EPISCOPAL CATHEDRAL: Wednesdays at Trinity, 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, 1100 Sumter St. Featuring: Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers on piano. Lunch available at noon and 1 p.m. for $6. (803) 771-7300; www.trinitysc.org

PROGRAMS, SEMINARS

COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Forest Acres Women to Women Bible Study on the Book of Hebrews, 10 a.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 18 in Petersen Hall, 3100 Covenant Road. Coffee and fellowship at 9:30 a.m. Nursery provided. (803) 782-2442

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: Lunch and speaker series; lunch, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; lecture, 12:15-12:50 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays in Jackson Hall, 1324 Marion St. Soup and salad, $5; hot meal, $6. Free parking available. (803) 799-9062

MOUNT HERMON LUTHERAN CHURCH: Community Health Fair, 8 -11:30 a.m. today, 3011 Leaphart Road, West Columbia. Health screenings, flu shots, information booths, door prizes and more. (803) 794-6430

See more local church events and add your own online at www.thestate.com/faith.

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