• 10 a.m.: Good Hope Baptist Church celebrates the 28th anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Ronald O. McClurkin. The guest speaker is Evangelist Mildred Bagley.
• 11:15 a.m.: Bethel United Methodist Church, 6688 S.C. 269, celebrates its 175th anniversary and homecoming. The Rev. Jimmy Dillard is the speaker. Special music will be provided by Aaron Frish and Sue Sanders. A covered lunch will follow in the fellowship hall.
• 6 p.m.: Good Hope Baptist Church celebrates the 22nd anniversary of its male chorus. Contact Mildred Bagley 803-635-9260 for more information.
• 3:15 p.m.: Greater St. John celebrate Founder’s Day. The Rev. McIlwain from Simpsonville, is the guest speaker.
• Golden Rock Fellowship Church, 46 Shrine Circle in Winnsboro, holds its annual summer revival through July 18 at 7 p.m. each night.T.A. Belton from Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church is the speaker on July 17 and Ronald Williams from Greater Faith and Joy is the speaker on July 18.
• Women’s Conference 2015: Walking in Your Gift is held at 10 a.m. July 25 at Rock Hill Baptist Church, 2396 River Road in Winnsboro. Bring the most women and receive MK bag. Contact Mary Talford at 803-209-6516 for more information.
• Ebenezer AME, 1108 W. Peach Road, holds its revival from July 26 to July 29. Sunday’s service begins at 2:30 p.m. and weeknight services begin at 7:30 p.m.
• Bethlehem A.M.E. Church holds it revival from July 26 through July 31. Sunday services are at 2:30 p.m. and weekday services are in the evening. Speakers will be the Rev. Cassius Barcley of Mt. Zion AME Church in Winnsboro on July 26, the Rev. Timothy McKenzie of Shady Grove AME Church in Blythewood on July 27 and the Rev. Eddie Davis of Little Zion Baptist Church from July 28 to July 31.
•Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church at 2508 Welfare Road, Winnsboro, South Carolina will hold their summer revival meeting services on Sunday August 2, 2015 thru Wednesday August 5, 2015.
The revival service will begin on Sunday August 2nd at 2:30pm with our guest Minister Vicki Owens, Pastor Wells of Living Waters Outreach Ministries in Winnsboro, SC delivering the afternoon message. Nightly services will resume on Monday thru Wednesday night at 7:00pm with the Rev. Melroid Lynn, Jr., pastor of the Pine Grove Baptist Church, Great Falls, SC, Rev. Fleming O. McClinton, pastor of Round Top Baptist Church, Blythewood, SC, and ending the Revival on Wednesday night, the Honorable Pastor Darrell Jackson, Sr., pastor of the Bible Way Church of Atlas Road, Columbia, SC.
The Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church pastor is the Rev. Benny L. Colley. Pastor Colley along with the members of GMZ invites the community to participate in our revival services. For further information you can visit GMZ website at www.greatermtzion.com or call 803-482-2558.
• Blackjack Baptist Church holds its revival from Aug. 9 through Aug. 13. Sunday services are at 2:30 p.m. and weeknight services are at 7:30 p.m.
• Greater St. John holds its revival from Aug. 9 through Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. each night.
• 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
• 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.
• St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 207 N. Garden St. in Winnsboro, has Bible study at 6 p.m. each Wednesday. Call 803-635-3142 for more information.
• 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.
• Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, 2092 Longtown Road in Ridgeway, holds Sunday School at 9 a.m. and Sunday worship at 10 a.m. each Sunday. The church’s mid day Bible study is 10 a.m. every Tuesday. Each Wednesday, Bible study will be from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m.
• Stephen Greene Baptist Church, 500 7th St. in Winnsboro, holds Sunday school at 10 a.m. with Bible study classes for all ages. Worship services follow at 11 a.m.
• 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.
• St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 207 N. Garden St. in Winnsboro, has Sunday School at 8:30 a.m. and worship service at 10 a.m. on the first through third Sundays. On the fourth and fifth Sunday of the month there will be no Sunday School and worship service will be held at 8:30 a.m. For more information call 803-635-3142.
• 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.