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STEELE CREEK Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church, 15000 York Road, will host a fall retreat Friday-Saturday, Sept. 7-8.
Friday evening will be a time of fellowship and praise beginning at 6:30 p.m. for a covered-dish dinner and followed at 7:30 p.m. for music and praise.
At 8:30 a.m. Saturday, experience a time of worship and teaching exploring three disciplines from the book, “So, You Want to be like Christ?”
Bible studies begin Wednesday
LAKE WYLIE Community Women’s and Grades 1-3 Bible studies begin Wednesday, Sept. 5, at River Hills Community Church.
The group meets from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays for a morning devotional, small group discussion of home-study questions and a large group review.
For information, call 803-366-1940 or visit lakewylie.cbsclass.org.
Hear bluegrass Thursday
YORK Allison Creek Bluegrass returns to the stage at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church, 5780 Allison Creek Road.
The featured band will be No 1 U No making their premiere appearance at Allison Creek. There is no cover charge.
Concerts are held the first and third Thursdays through June. Call 803-366-1302 or visit allisoncreekchurch.com.
STEELE CREEK Temple Kol Ami presents Torah Tots, a program for babies and toddlers or anyone too young for temple religious school, to sing, read stories and create crafts from 10 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at Steele Creek Community Room, 13640 Steelecroft Pkwy.
The Journey offers American Heritage series
LAKE WYLIE The Journey Church at Lake Wylie invites the community to David Barton’s video series, The American Heritage, running Sundays through Nov. 4. The series is appropriate for adults and children ages 12 and older.
The videos will be shown 9:15-10 a.m., with The Journey church service following 10:30 a.m.- noon at Crowders Creek Elementary School, 5515 Charlotte Hwy.
The series titles and dates they will be shown include:
• Sept. 9: The Faith of our Founding Fathers
Sept. 16: The Ideas that Birthed a Nation
• Sept. 23: Our Biblical Constitution
• Sept. 30: Is America a Christian Nation?
For more information about The American Heritage Series, visit wallbuilders.com. Call 803-831-2759 for info about The Journey.
ROCK HILL The Shepherd’s Center “Adventures in Learning” fall class session for ages 50 and older begins Sept. 10 at Oakland Baptist Church, Oakland Avenue. Sessions are each Monday through Oct. 15
A new Bible study will be offered at 9 a.m. with the first class starting at 9:45 a.m. and the second at 10:40. Classes offered are creative writing with Charlotte Hallberg, Bridge with Ray Zieverink, “A Healthy Look at the Inevitable” with various speakers, holiday planning with Peggy Angel, Tai Chi with Casey Blanks, and guided autobiography with Lee Miller Creative Stew, a session of general interest for all, begins at 11:40 a.m.
For information or to sign up, call 803-328-1343 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Ministry for women begins Sept. 11
STEELE CREEK Unfolded Hearts Ministry - Biblical Counsel and Spiritual Formation invites women to join its fall six-week group study, Learning to Hear the Voice of God, Sept. 11-Oct. 16 meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays.
Space is limited. Group meets at 11709 Fruehauf Drive.
Registration is required online at unfoldedhearts.org.
Email email@example.com for information.
Living Proof simulcast Sept. 15
STEELE CREEK Christ the King Church, 13501 S. Tryon St., is hosting the 2012 Living Proof Live simulcast Sept. 15 featuring Beth Moore, internationally known evangelist and author.
Doors will open at 8:45 a.m. with live worship at 9:15 a.m., followed by the simulcast at 9:30 a.m.
Registration for the event costs $15, and includes lunch. Register online at ctkcharlotte.org.
Church hosts events for women
LAKE WYLIE Scherer Presbyterian Church, 4800 Charlotte Hwy., announces the following community events:
• REST4Moms meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of the month beginning Sept. 11. Mothers will begin the morning with coffee, tea and goodies, followed by topics of interest, crafts, conversation and discussion. Children will be treated to crafts, snacks and playtime. Annual cost is $10.
• Friday Women’s Bible Study of Ezra and Nehemiah, part of the Life Change Series, meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays beginning Sept. 14. Childcare is provided but registration is required. Call 803-831-7133.
Register online at SMPCA.com.
Temple Solel posts services
FORT MILL Temple Solel, a Reform Jewish congregation, is currently offering High Holiday Services at Heritage International Ministries Conference Center, 375 Star Light Drive, at the following times:
• Erev Rosh Hashanah: Sept 16, 7 p.m.
• Rosh Hashanah: Sept. 17, 10 a.m.
• Shabbat Shuva: Sept. 21, 7 p.m.
• Kol Nidre: Sept. 25, 7 p.m.
• Yom Kippur: Sept. 26, 10 a.m.
Tickets cost $50 per person for all non-members and guests of members, for any or all services. Active military personnel, children and students younger than age 22 years are free of charge.
For more information including directions, visit templesolelsc.org.
Temple Kol Ami sets services
FORT MILL Temple Kol Ami is preparing for the High Holidays with services to be held at Unity Presbyterian in the Historic Sanctuary, 303 Tom Hall St.
Rosh Hashanah services are:
• Erev: 7 p.m. Sept. 16
• First Day: 10 a.m. Sept. 17; children’s service at 9 a.m.
Tashlich: Following services at the Riverwalk in Rock Hill.
• Second Day: 10 a.m. Sept. 18
• Shabbat Shuvah: 7 p.m. Sept. 21
• Kol Nidre, Erev Yom Kippur: 7 p.m. Sept. 25
• Yom Kippur, 10 a.m. Sept. 26; children’s service at 9 a.m.
Temple member cost is $50 per person, $100 for non-members and no cost for Yizkor. Call 803-701-0149, email us firstname.lastname@example.org or visit templekolamisc.org.
Learn about managing diabetes Sept. 15
FORT MILL Grace Community Church, 1190 Gold Hill Road, will host Managing Diabetes: The Next Step with an A1C Champion at 10 a.m. Sept. 15 in the worship center.
Steve Wille will offer a free, one-hour education program sharing his personal experiences with diabetes and taking insulin. Wille is a trained A1C Champions Program member, supported by Sanofi US, which provides patient-led approach to diabetes educations.
Wille will talk about why insulin is not a sign of failure but may help achieve blood sugar control as an overall diabetes treatment plan, the concerns he had about starting insulin and misperceptions about insulin.
Call 704-621-3220 for more information.
Church hosting community events
LAKE WYLIE Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 5220 Crowders Cove Lane, is offer the following community events:
• Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, starting Sept. 18. Call the church, 803-831-0304.
• Run for God, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, starting Sept. 18. This is a 12-week training plan that can take you from the couch to a 5K while maintaining a Christian focus. Call Pastor Jason Everson at 803-899-1579.
• Financial Peace University, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, starting Sept. 18. This Bible-based study runs nine weeks. Call Matt Howard at 803-517-8037 or register at daveramsey.com, “Class” tab, “find a class” and register under Good Sam.
Junk in Trunk
sale Sept. 22
LAKE WYLIE All Saints Catholic Church’s Junk in the Trunk Rummage Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 22, at the church, 530 S.C. 274.
Cost is $10 per spot equal to two parking spaces by Sept. 20, or $15 after. There are restricted/prohibited items. Call 704-583-9974 or email aswoLakeWylie@ gmail.com to make a reservation or for more information.
Craft Bazaar applications available
LAKE WYLIE River Hills Community Church is having a Craft Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3.
The cost is $50 per table. All applications are due by Sept. 24. Call 704-587-0460 for more information and the application.
. Submission deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday prior to intended Tuesday publication date.