Church News: Friday, July 16, 2021


Agape Outreach Ministries, 100 E. Red Bay Road, announces:

* Saturday - Praise in the field "Church beyond the walls ... taking the gospel to the streets" will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sumter Fairgrounds, 30 S. Artillery Drive. Overseer / Pastor Nell Smith-Ward will speak. Minister Roland Johnson and Company and TC Smith and the Smith Brothers will provide music. Requested donation of $10.

Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 211 Alice Drive, announces:

* Saturday, July 24 - "Last Generation," a popular Sumter men's gospel quartet, will perform at 6:30 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. The group has been singing together for more than 30 years. The public is invited for a free meal beginning at 5:45 p.m.

Church of God of Prophecy, 720 Boulevard Road, announces:

* Sunday, July 25 - Southern gospel singing at 10:30 a.m. featuring Second Chance Ministries.

Pinewood Baptist Church, 10 E. Fulton St., Pinewood, announces:

* Sunday-Thursday, Aug. 1-5 - Vacation Bible School for ages 3 through adult will be held as follows: 5:45-8:45 p.m. Sunday; 6:15-8:45 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; and 6:15 p.m. Thursday, family night and commencement. Call (803) 452-5373 or visit

Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, announces:

* Monday, July 19 - Widow's luncheon will be held at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall.

* Monday-Thursday, July 26-29 - Youth Vacation Bible School will be held at 6:30 nightly.

The church has returned to its normal schedule and is fully reopened following the pandemic. For details, call (803) 481-9688.