Church news: Wednesday, July 10, 2024


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

- Friday, July 12, Food Pantry Giveaway at 1 p.m. while supplies last.

Hearts United (formerly Knitting Hearts for Christ Ministry), meeting at Bethesda Church of God, 2730 Broad St., announces:

- Saturday, July 13, "Trade Your Anxiety & Frustration for Rest and Relaxation" with Sandra McCollom from 10 a.m. to noon. Continental breakfast included. Admission is free. A love offering will be received. Doors open at 9:45 a.m. Preservice prayer is available. Meeting begins at 10 a.m. Fnd us on Facebook or visit

St. James AME Church, 180 Fulton-Manning Road (S.C. 261), Pinewood, announces:

- Saturday, July 20, 150 bookbags with supplies will be given away at the Back-to-School Bash, 10 a.m. Refreshments will be available. Vendor opportunities are available. Contact Theresa Evans for details at (803) 452-6899.

- Sunday, July 21, Family & Friends Day, noon. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Lavaron Johnson of New Hope UME Church. Contact Barbara for details at (803) 773-9900.

Bethel AME Church, 1605 Kings Highway, S.C. 261 South, Wedgefield, announces:

- Sunday, July 14, Family and Friends Day at 2 p.m. The gospel play "The Glory Train" will be featured. Admission is free, and the dress is casual.

Providence Baptist Church, 2445 Old Manning Road, announces:

- Monday, July 15, Widows' Luncheon, in the fellowship hall, 11 a.m.

- Sunday, July 21, Back-to-School Bash, 6:30 p.m.

Southern Methodist Church of Summerton, 1107 Felton Road, Summerton, announces:

- Aug. 4-6, three nights of gospel singing and revival services will be held with Evangelist Scott Eadie presiding at services. Sunday gospel singing from 6-6:30 p.m. by Joe and Marie Sims; Monday gospel singing from 6:30 to 7 p.m. by the Heavenly Tones; and Tuesday gospel music from 6:30 to 7 p.m. with David Floyd.

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