• 6 p.m.: United Voices holds its seventh annual choir concert at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Guest choirs will be present.
• 10 a.m.: Bachman Chapel Lutheran Church celebrates its Homecoming and Golden Agers Sunday. A covered dish dinner will follow. Pastor James F. Shealy is the guest speaker.
• 9 a.m.: Calvary Baptist Church on S.C. 121 holds its annual Homecoming and Fellowship service beginning with Sunday School at 9 a.m., regular worship at 10:30 a.m. and special services at 1:45 p.m. The Rev. Jerry A. Aiken of Tranquil AME Church is the speaker.
• The Congress of Christian Education Annual Conference is held at 6:30 p.m. through July 21 at New Enoree Baptist Church. The theme is “Worship Matter.” Youth Explosion is held on Thursday.
• Mt. Zion A.M.E. on Mt. Zion Church Road in Kinards hosts its annual revival on July 24. The service will begin with Sunday School at 11 a.m., morning worship at noon. Afternoon service begins at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Johnnie Gallmon of New Home Baptist Church of Landover, Md. The second sermon is at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Theodore Green and the Pleasant Grove A.M.E Church family.
• Little Beaverdam Baptist Church hosts its annual revival July 24 through July 29. The Rev. Fred Smith will speak at 1:30 p.m. Sunday and the Rev. Stanley Price will speak at 2:30 p.m. Nightly service will begin each night at 7 p.m.
• Boozer Chapel Church in Newberry holds its revival at 2 p.m. Aug. 7 with Tommy Lawson from Metropolitan Church. Bishop J. K. Stringfellow will be the speaker at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 through Aug. 10.
• Bush River Missionary Baptist holds its revival Aug. 7 starting with the morning sermon. The 1 p.m. speaker will be the Rev. Bobby Seepersaund and the 2 p.m. speaker will be Bishop Robert Kinard.
Vacation Bible School
• Aveleigh Church, 1211 Calhoun St. in Newberry, holds Vacation Bible School from from July 24 to July 28 for youths ages 3 to rising sixth-graders. The theme is Cave Quest. Opening day is July 24 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. July 25 to July 28 will run from 9:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. Drop by Aveleigh Church from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or call 276-3534 ext. 13, for more information.
• Ain’t God Good, 310 W. Main St. in Clinton, holds worship services at 3 p.m. Saturday. Contact Bishop Troy Price at 537-2960 for more information.
• Aveleigh Presbyterian Church, 1211 Calhoun St. in Newberry, holds worship services at 9:15 a.m. followed at 10:30 a.m. by Sunday School. Aveleigh Worship Center service begins at 11:30 a.m. in Truesdell Hall.
• Bethel Missionary Baptist Church of Cross Hill holds Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship service beginning at 11:15 a.m. each week.
• Friendship Baptist Church, 8302 S.C. 121, holds Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.
• New Beginning Christian Church, 1609 First St. in Newberry, has Sunday school at 9 a.m. and church at 10 a.m. Bible study is at 6:30 p.m.
• New Chapel UMC on Deadfall Road in Newberry has worship services at 9 a.m. and Sunday School at 10 a.m.
• New Creation Church Family, 1310 Main St. in Newberry, holds worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday.
• New Hope Baptist Church on S.C. 121 in Newberry has Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 10:45 a.m. except the fifth Sunday.
• St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 1605 Main St. in Newberry, holds its Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. with music and communion.
• St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4056 St. Luke’s Church Road, has worship services at 10:30 a.m. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.
• Sweet Springs A.M.E. Church, 20502 U.S. 76 in Newberry, holds worship service at noon the first and third Sunday of each month.
• Trinity Anglican Church, 928 Boundary Street, worships in Word and Sacrament at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, on Sundays at 10 a.m.
• Trinity United Methodist Church, 1160 Trinity Church Road in Newberry, has Adult Sunday School at 10 a.m. followed by church at 11 a.m. Children’s Sermon and Children’s Church takes place during the 11 a.m. hour.
• True Light Ministries, 2407 Fair Ave. in Newberry, has Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.
Prayer Meetings & Other Events
• Ain’t God Good, 310 W. Main St. in Clinton, holds Bible Study at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Contact Bishop Troy Price at 537-2960 for information.
• Bethel Missionary Baptist Church of Cross Hill holds intercessory prayer and Bible study at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and mid-week services at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
• Community Youth Fellowship, 6192 Macedonia Church Road in Prosperity, meets at 6 p.m. every Thursday. Volunteers from local churches are holding a non-denominational Christian fellowship for youths. Dinner provided. Contact Nikki at 803-597-6654 or Kimberly at 254-449-5964 for information.
• Faith Assembly of God, 798 Fair St., holds prayer meetings at 7 p.m. Thursdays.
• Friendship Baptist Church, 8302 S.C. 121, holds Bible school at 6 p.m. Wednesdays.
• Heart to Heart women’s ministry meets at 7 p.m. each Friday at Fellowship of Praise Church, 134 S. Main St. Call pastor Karen Dykes at 463-3935 for information.
• New Hope Baptist Church on S.C. 121 in Newberry holds Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
• Sister Sister Community Outreach Ministry holds female youth and youth advisor and community youth ministry session from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first Saturday of each month at the Helena Community Center, 902 Giff St. in Newberry. A light breakfast is served.
• Shiloh Outreach Baptist Church, 194 Maybinton Road in Whitmire, holds community bible study at 6 p.m. every Tuesday.
• St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 1605 Main St. in Newberry, holds a weekly service at 1:30 p.m. each Wednesday at Springfield Place.
• Team Training in Apostolic Ministry is held at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Shiloh A.M.E. Church’s educational building, 431 Shiloh St. in Prosperity. Contact McKeva Kinard-Shelton at 537-1577 or Crystal Pitts-Glenn at 864-494-2320 for information.
• Trinity Anglican Church, 928 Boundary Street, holds evening prayer and Holy Communion at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
• True Light Ministries, 2407 Fair Ave. in Newberry, holds men’s Bible student at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Bible study at 6 p.m. Tuesday and Joy Night at 7 p.m. Friday.
• Women on a Mission meets at 7 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday at Shiloh A.M.E. Church, 431 Shiloh St. in Prosperity. Minister Shawn Dreher is the speaker. Contact McKeva Kinard-Shelton at 537-1577 or Mary Harmon at 537-6862 for more information.
The Newberry Observer publishes notices of local interest from area churches on a space available basis. Items can be submitted in writing to The Newberry Observer, 1716 Main St., Newberry, S.C. 29108; in person at 1716 Main St.; via fax to 803-276-1517; or via email at [email protected] Items can include revivals, special speakers, musical groups, bake sales, etc. Call 803-276-0625 for more information.