Noonday Prayer - St. Paul United Methodist Church, 3733 Thurgood Marshall Hwy., Kingstree, will be open for noonday prayer on Wednesdays. We invite anyone who wants to come in and spend time with God to stop by and pray as long as they would like.
The church will open at 12 p.m. and remain open until after Bible Study at 6 p.m. All are welcome to share in our Bible Study as well.
Program - Lady Christ-N-Ty Youth Ministry sponsors youth programs every second Sunday of the month. If you are looking for youth to come to your church to perform praise dancing and singing, lifting the name of Jesus. For more information contact TeaTon at ladychrist_n_ty@yahoo. com.
Services - The Church of God and True Holiness, 1185 Thorne Avenue, Kingstree, invites everyone to join us in our weekly services. Services are 1st and 3rd Sundays at 9 a.m. with Sunday School and Praise service at 10 a.m. Praise/Worship on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays and Bible study every 2nd and 4th Sundays and Thursday nights at True Holiness Church of Deliverance II, 229 N. McQueen St., Florence. Apostle James A. Pratt, Jr. is the pastor.
Activities - Christ “N” Me Youth Outfield Ministry activities will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Throw and catch, puzzles, games, singing, and dancing and so much more. Refreshments will be served. Pick-up and drop-off are available.
Yard Sale - Corrie House Garments of Grace Ministries of Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church, located at the end of Sandy Bay Rd., will have an indoor yard sale every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Youth Ministry - Lady Christ-Is-Ty Youth Ministry will be ministering at Interfaith Project Park in Kingstree every Saturday from 4 p.m. until. There will be singing and praise dancing.
Youth Program - Christ “N” Me sponsors youth programs every second Sunday of the month. If you are looking for the youth to come out to your church, please contact TeaTon at (843) 356-7397.
Donations - A family of six lost everything they owed in a house fire recently. We are asking the community to make monetary donations or drop off clothing at The News or Longstreet Chevrolet. The clothes sizes needed are: Women’s - shirt L/XL and 30/32; pants 15/16 and 26; shoes 9 1/2 to 10 and 13 Men’s - Medium/large, large, and 3XL; pants 34, 36, and 42; shoes 8 1/2 to 9, 9 1/2, and 13 Boys’ - size 6/7 and shoes 12 kids.
The News is located at 511 N. Longstreet St., Kingstree and Longstreet Chevrolet is located at Hwy. 52 N., Kingstree.
Marriage Seminar - The 43rd Generation Ministries will have In This Together Marriage Seminar - Black Tie Affair on September 28, at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 2671 Hospitality Blvd., Florence. The special guest will be recording artist Chris Bethel.
The speaker will be Bishop Larry Jackson. The host pastors are Patrick and Mary Pinckney. Please call for registration information at (843) 598-6169 or at (843) 598-6170.
Concert - The Homecoming Commit-tee of New Friendship presents the first Back to School with Praise & Worship Concert on Saturday, September 14, at Kenneth Gardner Elementary School, 1503 Woodland Drive, Kingstree. The doors open at 5 p.m. and the program starts at 6 p.m. For more information contact, (843) 356-0557 or (843) 372-2730.
Homecoming - It will soon be time for homecoming at New Friendship Freewill Baptist Church of Kingstree from September 14 to September 15. For more information visit their Facebook page at New Friendship Freewill Baptist Church.
Teachings From The Ark - Teachings From The Ark announces the following events for the month of September. September 14, teachings September 21, movie admission is $3, adults and $2, children with free refreshments at 11:30 a.m.
Food pantry at 2 p.m. September 28, “Drug and Alcohol Seminar” All events start at 12 p.m. except movie and food pantry. Teachings From The Ark’s Food Pantry will be open to the public Saturday, September 21, from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. at 101 E. Main St., Kingstree. All recipients are required to show a current valid photo I.D. in order to receive commodities. No exceptions.
Woman to Woman - The 43rd Generation Ministries will have Woman to Woman on Saturday, September 14, at 10 a.m. at 402 S. Ron McNair Rd., Lake City. The speaker will be Mary Pinckney and the host pastors are Patrick and Mary Pinckney.
Empowerment Session - 1st Steps to Recovery Empowerment Session will be held Saturday, September 14, at 10 a.m. at the Econo Lodge, 226 N. Washington St., Sumter, (803) 775-2323. The session speaker will be Minister Somera Samuels of Kingdom International Management of Sumter. Host pastor is Prophetess DeSheka James of Kingdom Life Worldwide Ministries of Sumter. For more information, please call (843) 610-4405.
Anniversary - The St. James AME Gospel Choir cordially invites you to join them in celebrating their choir anniversary on Sunday, September 15, at 3:30 p.m. The church is located at 6708 Santee Rd., Lane. The Rev. Gilbert DeKine is the pastor.
Invitation - Miracle Temple Bible Center Church cordially invites you to its annual Family Life Conference, also known as Mighty Men of Valor~More Than Conquering Women Conference to be held September 12 and September 13. Thursday night’s speaker will be Pastor Perry Funnie, Anointed Word Christian Center of Georgetown and Friday night’s speaker will be Apostle Gwendolyn Taylor, Miracle Deliverance Outreach Ministries of Columbia. This year’s theme is “Connected Families in a Disconnected World.” The church is located at 73 Clove Lane, Salters. Apostle Mary M. Scott-Nelson is the host pastor. For more information, please contact Elder J. Omar Montgomery at (843) 356-4462 or Sis. Vernett
Fall Revival - Hebron Independent Church will host its 2013 Fall Revival from Sunday, September 15 through Wednesday, September 18. The Rev.Mike McKenzie, pastor of Sandy Bay Pentecostal Holiness Church will be preaching the evening services beginning at 7 pm. Pastor David Boos will preach the Sunday morning service at 11 a.m. Music will be provided by various church and community groups. Hebron Independent Church is located at 1424 Hebron Rd. (two miles south of Hebron Crossroads). For more information call (843)389-7507 or (843) 373-8746.
Clothes Giveaway - Kingstree Church of Christ, 1288 Sumter Hwy., Kingstree, will have a clothes giveaway on Saturday, October 5, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Giveaway - Kingdom Living Temple, 1507 Howe Spring Rd., Florence, will be hosting their first annual Friends and Family Day Celebration on Sunday, September 15, at 4 p.m. There will be praise and worship, musical guests and an anointed Word from Pastor Leo Woodberry. Dinner will also be served. For additional information please call (843) 410-3272.
Family and Friends Day - Laurel Swamp Missionary Baptist Church will be hosting their annual Family and Friends Day Celebration on Sunday, September 22, at 4 p.m. The guest speaker will be Pastor Gilbert Dekine along with the St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church family of Lane. The public is cordially invited to attend. The church is located at 1120 Old Gapway Rd., Salters. The pastor is the Rev. Olin Dukes, Sr.
Wellness Fair - The Town of Greeleyville in conjunction with the Black River Missionary Baptist Association of Clarendon, Sumter and Williamsburg counties will be sponsoring a health and wellness fair on Sunday, September 14, at the Kennedy Center of Greeleyville beginning at 8 a.m.