• 6 p.m.: Bethlehem AME Church on Smalltown Road celebrates the one year anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Leonard Simmons Sr. The Rev. Melvin Patterson is the guest speaker.
• 3 p.m.: A Coming Together as One to Remember Nine memorial service is held at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church for Mother Emanuel AME Church and the Charleston Nine as part of a statewide series of memorial services. Contact Rick Gibson at 803-718-2904 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
• 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.