Church News 19-01-22 |

Grief Sharing:

• Covenant Baptist Church, 165 Craig Manor Road, offers in-person morning and evening sessions, 9-11 a.m. Jan. 11-April 12 or 6-8 p.m. Jan. 13-April 14. The support group provides a warm and caring environment. for those mourning the death of a loved one. Register online at a group and enter the postal code. For details, call Judy at 803-289-8127.

• Fork Hill Baptist Church’s free 13-week GriefShare support group started January 16th. The program is designed to help those who have lost loved ones. For details, call Pam at 803-804-3581 or Sharon at 803-554-2846.

• Indian Land Grief Recovery Seminar and Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 211 Marvin Road, Indian Land. GriefShare offers nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include “Is this normal? » « The challenges of grief », « Mourning and your relationships », « Why? and “Guilt and Anger”. Child care is not provided. Call Chris Powell at 803-288-7164.

Outdoor Service: Sand Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 4143 Uriah Road, Kershaw, and Rev. Reggie L. Bodrick will hold an outdoor service in the church picnic area at 6:00 p.m. third Wednesday of each month. The next service is January 19. Participants should arrive early and food will be served. Call 978-990-5000.

Belair UMC Pantry: Open 9 a.m. to noon on January 20 (first and third Thursdays) at 8095 Shelley Mullis Road, Indian Land. Donations can be dropped off at the church office from 9 a.m. to noon on weekdays. Call 803-547-6631.

In progress

Service changes: Second Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 6676 Flat Rock Road, Heath Springs, now holds 9am services every Sunday at the sanctuary. Masks are mandatory. Call Gail Harris at 803-577-0772.

Chain Breakers Addiction Awareness Ministry: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Frontline Biker Church, 7728 SC 341, Kershaw; and 6.30pm Thursdays at Antioch Baptist Church, 1734 Antioch Church Road, Lancaster.

COVID-19 Testing: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Faith Presbyterian Church, 7520 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land. Mako Medical operates the site for SC’s Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Public Access Point: Buffalo Baptist Church, 6390 Lockhart Road, Kershaw, offers internet access via a RiverNet access point in the grassy area near the walking track. Those who do not have Internet access at home are encouraged to park and use the service.

Rattled Ministry: 6:30 p.m. Fridays at Buffalo Baptist Church, 6390 Lockhart Road, Kershaw, for drug addicts. Everyone is welcome.

Bible Institute Registration: Kingdom Builders Bible Institute, 1276 Old Landsford Road, Lancaster, registers for the fall and spring semesters. For details, call 803-285-9192.

Free breakfast for seniors: 7-10 a.m. Wednesdays at Greater Charity Baptist Church, 745 S. Market St., Lancaster. All seniors are welcome. For details, call Beverly Gaines at 843-287-7967. The church, led by Dr. Ron E. Gaines, is in the former Crawford Funeral Home building.

Car park services:

• Grace-Lynnwood United Methodist Church holds drive-thru services at 11 a.m. Sundays at Grace-Lynnwood UMC, 1905 Country Club Drive, Lancaster. Reverend Matthew Alexander presides and services are streamed on Facebook Live. For details, call 803-283-2668.

• Mount Zion Baptist Church, 501 W. Marion St., Kershaw, will be holding parking services at 9 a.m. Sunday until further notice. Reverend JR Belton is the speaker.

• Sand Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 4143 Uriah Road, Kershaw, will hold parking services at 10 a.m. Sunday until further notice. For details, call Pastor Reggie L. Bodrick at 803-475-3121.

Jerry B. Hatch