3 p.m.: Weeping Mary Baptist Church in White Oaks hosts an ordination service for Evangelist Mary Talford. The speaker will be William Abell, pastor of Morris Creek Baptist Church in Winnsboro.
• 3 p.m.: Mt. Visit A.M.E. Zion Church in Blackstock holds a benefit program for Herb and Isabelle Woodard Meadows.
• Cedar Creek Baptist Church is selling copies of its cookbook “From Our Kitchen to Yours” for $20 each. Contact Donna Wright at 735-8109 for more information.
• Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church of Ridgeway hosts its annual Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 26. Carry-out dinners will be available for pickup during this time. If you know of someone sick or shut-in that may need a meal, call the church message line at 803-337-2201 and leave the name and address. Contact Roslyn Harrison at 803-463-4238 for more information.
• Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church holds a Midday Bible Study from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Tuesday. The public is invited to attend.
• St. Peter Community Church is providing a free tutoring service at 4783 Clark Bridge Road in Blair from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Tuesday. Pastor Jonathan Bell Sr. is the tutor. Call 803-345-0260 for more information.
• AWANA meets from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sundays for children ages three through ninth grade. A 6 p.m. worship service is held for parents of AWANA kids. Wednesday prayer meeting is from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. and choir rehearsal follows at 7 p.m. Stephen Greene has mission groups for children, youth, women and men and also has a puppetry ministry. For more information call 803-635-3228.
• Prayers for Fairfield County invites everyone to pray for Fairfield County and its citizens. Meetings are monthly. Call 803-338-8026 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to become involved.
Church Services/Bible Study
• Good Hope Baptist Church, 2960 Hope Road, holds Bible study each Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon.
• Greater Faith Temple Church, 456 Cherry Road, holds Bible study at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, Sunday School at 10:45 a.m. and Sunday worship at noon.
• Mt. Moriah Baptist Church on S.C. 215 South in Jenkinsville holds Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Sunday worship at 11 a.m. Call 803-345-0203 for more information.
• St. Mark Baptist Church, 4118 S.C. 34 in Ridgeway, holds midday Bible study from noon to 1:30 p.m. each Wednesday.
• Saint Peter Community Church, 4783 Clark Bridge Road in Blair, holds Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship services at 11 a.m. every Sunday. For more information call 803-345-0260.
• Greater St. John holds Sunday School every Sunday at 8:45 am. Bible Study is held every Wednesday night 7:00 pm. Rev. Jess Peay, Pastor.
The Herald Independent publishes notices of local interest from area churches. Items can be submitted in writing to The Herald Independent, P.O. Box 90, Winnsboro, S.C. 29180; by fax to 635-2948; by email to WBHnews@civitasmedia.com; or in person at 127 N. Congress St. Items can include revivals, special speakers, musical groups, bake sales, etc., and will run on a space available basis. Call 803-635-4016 for more information.