Church News: Friday, Sept. 15, 2023


Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 211 Alice Drive, announces:

* Thursday, Sept. 21 - Blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m.

* Saturday, Sept. 30 - Pumpkin Palooza Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. featuring bounce houses, face painting, music, food trucks, games, crafts and more.

First Baptist Missionary Church, 219 S. Washington St., announces:

* Today - Monthly food giveaway at 1 p.m. While supplies last.

Liberty Hill AME Church, 2310 Liberty Hill Road, Summerton, announces:

* Sunday, Sept. 24 - "To God Be the Glory," a celebration of our legacy of Christian hymns and the observance of the 250th anniversary of the hymn "Amazing Grace," will be held at 2 p.m. featuring the combined choirs of Liberty Hill AME Church and Summerton Presbyterian Church along with musicians, vocalists and instrumentalists from Clarendon, Sumter and Orangeburg counties.

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 325 Fulton St., announces:

* Sunday, Sept. 24 - The 130th church anniversary/homecoming will be celebrated at 10:45 a.m.

* Sunday, Oct. 8 - Annual Morris College Day will be recognized at 10:45 a.m. Dr. Leroy Staggers, president of Morris College, will speak. Music will be provided by the Morris College Choir.

* Sunday, Oct. 29 - Youth Day celebration will be held at 10:45 a.m. Kaala B. Maple, commissioner of S.C. Commission for Minority Affairs, will speak.

Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, announces:

* Saturday - Janie Chapman Walkathon from 9 to 10 a.m. and Youth Aqua Ball and Lunch from 10 a.m. to noon.

* Monday, Sept. 18 - Widow's luncheon at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall.

* Sunday-Wednesday, Sept. 24-27 - Fall revival at 7 nightly with Dr. Jim Palmer, minister from Miles Road Baptist Church in Summerville, where he has served as senior pastor for 30 years. Special music and nursery nightly.

* We are collecting T-shirts, flip-flops and socks during the month of September for Operation Christmas Child in conjunction with Samaritan's Purse.

St. Luke AME Church, 2355 N. St. Paul Church Road, announces:

* Saturday - "Enough is Enough" community prayer vigil will be held at 2 p.m. Youth will speak out to express their thoughts on combating gun violence.

Sumter First Church of the Nazarene, 3700 Patriot Parkway, announces:

* Saturday - Market on the Parkway craft show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Indoor event featuring local crafters, home decor, gifts, baked goods, youth concessions, food truck, yard sale tables, Mary Kay, Pampered Chef and more.

Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ, 1285 Pearson Road, Davis Station, announces:

* Saturday - Community Outreach Celebration from noon to 5 p.m. at J.C. Britton Park, 3057 Raccoon Road, Manning. Event will feature free hot dogs and soda for the kids as well as Clarendon County Ministerial Alliance handbags with school supplies given out. Call Jasper Pompey at (803) 473-8301 for details or if you would like to be a vendor.