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Food Distribution

Distribute USDA Food to elderly and needy families at St. John Baptist Church every third Thursday of each month from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. For information call Lula Mack at (843) 382-8388 or (843) 426-2888. The church is located at 2468 Easler Hwy., Greeleyville. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Food Pantry

Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 2011 Dunbar Rd., Georgetown, will giveaway food products every month on the first and third Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please call (843) 387-5353 or (843) 426-5172 for more information. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Worship Services

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Cedar Swamp invites you to come worship with us. Following services will be held every first and third Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. Sunday school, worship services 11:15 a.m. and second and fourth Sunday, Sunday school 8:30 a.m., and worship services 9:30 a.m.

Services

True Holiness Church of Deliverance #1, 1185 Thorne Avenue, Kingstree,  invites everyone to join us in our weekly services. Services are every Sunday at 9 a.m. with Sunday School and Worship Services beginning at 10 a.m. Week night services are every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. with Praise and Worship on 1st and 3rd and Bible Study every 2nd and 4th. Elder Bernard L. Giles is the pastor and Apostle James A. Pratt is the Overseer.

Assistance

Through The Storm Outreach Ministries, Inc. is a transitional shelter for males. The organization is located behind the Kingstree Church of Christ, 1286 Sumter Hwy., Kingstree. For more information call (843) 372-0614.

Clothes Giveaway

Kingstree Church of Christ, 1288 Sumter Hwy., Kingstree, will have a clothes giveaway on Saturday, December 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., please bring a bag.

Teachings from The Ark

Teachings From The Ark announces the following events for the month of  December.

December 7 - Teachings: Virgin Birth?

December 14 - Christmas Sign Off, Toys for Tots, and Gifts   for Everyone.

December 21 - Movie and food bank

December 28 - Closed

The Ark will be giving away donations from Walmart 360 every Saturday except on the third Saturday of the month. Please join Teachings From The Ark every Tuesday night at 6 p.m. for our teleconference Bible Study. The toll free number is 1-800-406-8640 and the code is 300. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Felician Learning Center

Registrations for the free Felician Learning Center, 906 Thorne Avenue, Kingstree, are in progress. Help with homework, computer classes, science, arts, 4-H are provided as a “learning” program not a daycare. There are new dates and new times: Tuesdays for grades third, fourth, and fifth from 2:50 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Wednesdays and Thurs-days for kindergarten, first, and second from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Spaces are limited and registrations are Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 1000 Thorne Avenue.

Outreach Services

The Felician Center offers a food pantry on Tuesdays, a Clothing Closet and free health screenings (during the school year) on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The center is located at 1000 Thorne Avenue, Kingstree.

SaveOne

Pastor Bruce Jones of the Black River FWB Church of Andrews and his wife, Joane Jones, recently started a SaveOne chapter at the church to help women, men, and other family members in the community and the surrounding area heal from the devastating effects of abortion. For more information call or text Joane at (843) 992-5124 or Bruce at (843) 992-5109, email and Website, bjasjones@aol.com and saveone.org/chapters/381.

Skit Booking

You may book Breaking the Silence, a criminal domestic violence skit, by contacting The Total Woman (TTW) of Good Shepherd Outreach Ministries of Sumter at (803) 775-0171 or emailing info@joandhampton.com or JoanDHampton.com.

Women’s Seminar

St. Michael Baptist Church Women’s Ministry will present “Women’s Empowerment Seminar” Saturday, December 14, at 10 a.m. at 2612 Corner Road, New Zion with Pastor Philip Boyd. The speakers are: Sister Sylvia Barr of St. Michael Baptist Church. Guest Hospice Liaison: Sandra Ann Burgess   (serving Williamsburg, Clarendon, and Sumter counties and surrounding areas). Crescent Hospice Community Liaison, Sumter. Please join us! Contact (843) 564-7330 for any questions or concerns.

Cantata

The annual Christmas Cantata will be held Sunday, December 15, at 6 p.m. at Bethesda United Methodist Church, 2000 Cade Road, Lake City. The pastor is the Rev. Joyce M Timmons.