Church News: Friday, July 23, 2021


Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 211 Alice Drive, announces:

* Saturday - "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 - 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-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.

Knitting Hearts for Christ Ministry, meets at Bethesda Church of God, 2730 Broad St., announces:

* Saturday, Aug. 14 - Knitting Hearts will meet from 10 a.m. to noon. Come and join us as we welcome gifted communicator, Bible teacher and counselor Stephanie Capps Gibson. Find the group on Facebook or visit

Knitting Hearts for Christ Conference, meets at Restoration Ministries, 3918 Alex Harvin Highway, Manning, announces:

* Saturday, Aug. 28 - Community-wide Conference will meet from 10 a.m. to noon. This event is in partnership with Knitting Hearts for Christ of Sumter, Unity Christian Church of Alcolu, Restoration Ministries Church of God of Manning and Alcolu Church of God of Prophecy.