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FORT MILL Philadelphia United Methodist Church, 1691 S.C. 160 W., will hold its annual fall festival from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday , Oct. 6, to raise money for missions.
A barbecue chicken dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and costs $8 for adults or $5 for children. There will be a bake sale, yard sale, children’s area, blood drive and more.
Vendors may call 803-802-1518 for information.
For church information, call 803-548-0102.
Bluegrass Thursday in York
YORK Allison Creek Bluegrass returns to the stage at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church, 5780 Allison Creek Road. The feature band will be The Griggs.
Doors open at 6 p.m. Concessions will be available for purchase.
Allison Creek Bluegrass is held the first and third Thursdays through June. For more information, call 803-366-1302 or visit allisoncreekchurch.com.
Marriage enrichment event Saturday
ROCK HILL West End Baptist Church, McConnells Highway, Rock Hill, will host a marriage enrichment event, “Ignite: Building Marriages for Life,” from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6.
Greg and Deborah Brock will speak. The event, sponsored by the S.C. Baptist Convention and York Baptist Association, is open to the community.
Donations cost $10 per couple. Register at westendbaptist.org or call 803-326-5557.
Heritage series continues Sunday
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 12 and older.
The videos will be shown 9:15-10 a.m., with The Journey church service following from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Crowders Creek Elementary School, 5515 Charlotte Hwy.
The series titles and dates they will be shown are as follows:
Oct. 7: Church, State and the Real First Amendment
• Oct.14: Influence of the Bible in America
• Oct. 21: How Pastors Shaped our Independence
• Oct. 28: Evidence of America’s Spiritual Heritage
• Nov. 4: The Assault on Judeo-Christian Values
For information about “The American Heritage” series, visit wallbuilders.com. Call 803-831-2759 for info about The Journey.
Temple to begin meeting in new home
FORT MILL Temple Solel, a reform Jewish congregation will begin meeting for regular Sabbath services the second and fourth Friday of the month at 7 p.m. Oct. 12, at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church Ministry Building, 292 Munn Road.
For more information, call 803-547-3043 or visit templesolelsc.org.
Seminary leader talks about ‘Moses’ Oct. 9
STEELE CREEK Residents can learn about the Bible’s authorship, transmission and survival from internationally acclaimed experts as part of the “Passages” exhibition of rare biblical texts and artifacts at the former IBM headquarters, 8405 IBM Drive, Innovation Park.
The lecture series runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through mid-February. Tonight, Dr. Daniel B. Wallace of Dallas Theological Seminary will talk about “Monks, Muslims and Manuscripts: The Story of Sinai.” On Oct. 9, Dr. Tim Laniak of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Steele Creek will talk about “Moses: Shepherd Leader and Torah Scribe.”
The series is free, but tickets are required. Lecture series tickets are available through the Passages box office at 704-510-2281.
‘Soul Surfer’ showing Oct. 13
LAKE WYLIE Living Waters Church, 612 Bethel School Road, will host an outdoor Family Movie Night and free hot dog supper with roasted marshmallows beginning at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 13.
“Soul Surfer” will be shown outdoors after sunset. Everyone is welcome; bring lawn chairs.
Fatima Rosary Crusade Oct. 13
LAKE WYLIE A Fatima Rosary Crusade will be held at noon Oct. 13 at All Saints Catholic Church.
The event is part of a nationwide 2012 Public Square Rosary Crusade. Last year, the America Needs Fatima campaign organized more than 7,515 Rosary Rallies. In 2012, the plan is for 8,000 rallies Oct. 13, the day God worked the miracle of the sun at Fatima, Portugal.
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Oct. 13 in
STEELE CREEK Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church, 15000 York Road, will hold its annual community harvest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 13.
There will be craftsmen, pumpkin painting, shopping, food and a hay ride.
Local craftsman and businesses may call the church office at 704-588-0686 to reserve space.
Bethel Baptist hosts bluegrass event
YORK “BBQ, Bluegrass & Bible” begins at 5 p.m. Oct. 13 at Bethel Baptist Church, 6031 Charlotte Hwy.
Barbecue dinner is served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and costs $8.
Music of Pintucket & The Hinson Girls, with special testimonials, begins at 7 p.m.
There is no admission fee, though a love offering will be taken.
Learning adventure sessions Mondays
ROCK HILL The Shepherd’s Center “Adventures in Learning” fall class session for ages 50 and older begins is held Mondays through Oct. 15 at Oakland Baptist Church, Oakland Avenue.
A new Bible study is 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 the center at 803-328-1343 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Craft Bazaar at River Hills Nov. 3
LAKE WYLIE River Hills Community Church is having a Craft Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3.
Call 704-587-0460 for more information.
Ministry for women meets Tuesdays
STEELE CREEK Unfolded Hearts Ministry - Biblical Counsel and Spiritual Formation invites women to join its study, “Learning to Hear the Voice of God,” from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 16 at 11709 Fruehauf Drive.
Register online at unfoldedhearts.org.
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Bible studies held Wednesday
LAKE WYLIE Community Women’s and Grades 1-3 Bible studies is held from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays at River Hills Community Church to share the books of Amos and Isaiah concerning prophecies of Jesus Christ.
CBS is an international Bible study that is nondenominational and unaffiliated with any church, open to all women of all faiths.
A nursery and preschool class also are available. Grades 1-3 have their own core group and lecture studying Amos and Isaiah. For information, call 803-366-1940 or visit lakewylie.cbsclass.org.
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