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Vacation Bible School
St. Stephen United Methodist Church: 6 to 8 p.m. , July 8-12, 4500 North Road.
St. Luke Presbyterian Church will hold Youth Sunday at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, July 14, at 324 Mingo Street, Orangeburg.
New Mount Zion Baptist, OCSD5 and Robert E. Howard Middle School sponsoring Project C.A.R.E.S. 3:25-6:25 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at Howard Middle and Tuesdays at the church, 1739 Amelia St.
Frost Baptist Church Summer Revival will be held July 21-26. Services will begin at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 21; then will be held at 7 p.m. nightly through Friday.
The third annual Music Workshop will be held Friday and Saturday, July 19-20, at St. Stephen United Methodist Church. Registration will be held from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Friday; the workshop will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. A performance will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 20. Participants will be 6-18 years of age only. Registration fee: $15. For more information, call 803-682-3006.
Bull Swamp Baptist Church planning annual summer trip, July 20-29, to St. Louis (Sweetie Pie); Mount Rushmore (South Dakota); and Minneapolis (Mall of America). Information: 378-5547.
Public invited to attend monthly Taize service at Trinity United Methodist Church, Bamberg. Taize is a gathering of people in a quiet place to seek God’s presence; music, scripture and prayer focus the period of silent meditation. Non-denominational, open to public, come as you are. Noon-12:30 p.m. every fourth Tuesday of the month (July 23) at Trinity, Heritage Highway, Bamberg.
Life in the Holiness Church health fair: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 27, 5400 Cope Road, Cope.
PJ’s Summer Camp, 473 Broughton St., to be held through Aug. 15 for girls 9-12 years old. Information/registration: 803-308-5254.
Senior Adult Ministry of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, 310 Green St., sponsoring a bus trip to The Ark Encounter and Creation Museum in Cincinnati, Ohio, Aug. 26-30. Information:803-347-4428.
First Peter Baptist Church Sisterhood Ministry is sponsoring a trip to North Myrtle Beach Saturday, Sept. 14. Adult prices: $50; kids 12 and under: $25. For more information, call 803-295-3404 or 803-662-2396.
Canaan UMC, 5659 Slab Landing Road, to hold exercise class at 6 p.m. each Wednesday.
Bonnie’s Bunch of First Baptist Church of Orangeburg is offering several trips for senior adults, 50 and up. Reservations: 803-534-5434.
Celebrate Recovery program, 6 p.m. Mondays at Cornerstone and 6:30 p.m. Fridays at Northside Baptist Church.
Greater New Hope St. Paul Way of the Cross Church International, 1653 Goff Ave., services: 7:30 p.m. week nights; noon Saturday, Pack the Pews; 4 p.m. Sunday. 803-531-4260.
New Covenant Fellowship Hall of Faith, 1311 Windsor St., Orangeburg, grief counseling support group meets 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays. 803-779-9591.
New Hope Baptist Church, 4000 Riverbank Drive, holding Bible study 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays. Public invited.
Global Outreach Ministries, 201 Columbia Mall Blvd., Suite 239, Columbia, offering a clothes and food bank, traveling prayer team, Tuesday night Bible study. 803-743-6618; Facebook: GlobalOutreachMinistriesSC.
Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 1036 Decatur St., services: 10 a.m., Sunday school; 11 a.m., Sunday morning worship; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Bible study.
Cedar Grove AME Church, 1731 Belleville Road, hour of power (contemporary worship service): 8 a.m. each second and fourth Sundays. 9 a.m., church school; 10:15 a.m., morning worship service; 6 p.m. Wednesday, mid-week Bible study and prayer.
It’s All About Jesus World Ministries Inc., 489 Broughton St., holds regular services: 9:45 a.m. Sunday teaching, 11 a.m. Sunday worship; 6:30 p.m. Monday prayer; 7 p.m. Tuesday teaching.
Edisto Drive Church of God holding free 26-lesson Bible-study course for every Christian, with certification program. 7 p.m. Thursdays, 1400 Baxter St., or by phone via conference call number (712-775-7031, code 195-390). Free course materials, www.EdistoCOG.org (click "Bible Study" link and download Training for Service MDSG, along with other resources). “Alive at Five!” at 5 p.m. Sundays. 803-997-0723.
Word of Life Outreach Ministries, 1072 Boulevard, holds nightly services: 7 p.m. second and fourth Fridays of each month. Prayer line (803-937-5901): 7-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 3-5 p.m. Sunday. 803-378-7324.
Orangeburg Lutheran Church, 610 Ellis Ave., invites interested singers or bell ringers to join its Chancel and Bell Choirs. Rehearsals Wednesday: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bell Choir; 7:30-8 p.m., Chancel Choir. No auditions required. 803-534-1192, 703-851-6353. “Little Libraries” accepting books at church office, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 610 Ellis Ave. “Little Libraries” will be at corner of educational unit, Fair Street, opposite Orangeburg County school offices.
Fellowship of Praise Church in Santee: Refuge Addiction Support Group meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesdays.
Women’s Prayer Ministry of St. Stephen United Methodist Church, 4500 North Road, services: prayer service at 6:15 p.m., Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Sunday school, 8 a.m., and regular services, 9 a.m. Sundays.
Bethany Full Gospel Church, 692 Glenzell Road, Orangeburg, to have services 7 p.m. Wednesday, Bible study; 7-7:30 p.m. Saturday, I Care Ministry Broadcast (channel 7); 9 a.m. Sunday school, 10 a.m. morning worship. 803-937-6064, 803-536-9968.
Edisto Drive Church of God services: Sunday worship, 11:30 a.m.; Sunday praise, 5 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m., prayer and Bible learning.
Mount Carmel United Methodist Church’s weekly services: 8 a.m., Sunday; 9 a.m., morning worship Sunday; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Bible study/all ages; 9 a.m. on fifth Sunday, “Spirit Sunday” (feel free to wear jeans or easy-wear clothing).
Shiloh Baptist Church services: second and fourth Sundays: Bible study, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Sunday school, 9 a.m.; morning service, 10 a.m.
Greater Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 625 Cook Road, services: 8 a.m., Sunday school; 9:15 a.m., Sunday worship service (8 a.m., fifth Sunday only); 10:45 a.m. service.
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1356 Amelia St.: Singers invited to join Chancel Choir for Sunday mornings. Rehearsals: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday. No auditions required. 803-534-1701. Daycare information, 803-534-6518.
Full Gospel Word Church, 473 Broughton St. 10 a.m. Sunday morning service.
God’s Kingdom, 1520 Five Chop Road, holds Sunday services at 3 p.m., D’Vine on Russell Street, 1531 Russell St. Bible study, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Building Bridges, 7 p.m. on the first, third and fourth Fridays of each month. F.A.T. Fridays (Faith Anointed Teaching) are held 7 p.m., second Friday of each month. Be Real Women’s Night, 7 p.m. third Tuesday of each month. 1520 Five Chop Road, 803-268-9818.
Turkey Branch Missionary Baptist Church will hold noon-day prayer each Friday in Livingston, White Building Center next to playground. 803-446-3091.
Word of Life Outreach Ministries, 1072 Boulevard, nightly services: 7 p.m. second and fourth Fridays of each month. Prayer line (803-937-5901): 7-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 3-5 p.m. Sunday. 803-378-7324.
Bless Life Youth Empowerment program at noon Saturdays, 1550 Wingate St., Orangeburg.
Kingdom Life Ministries’ new service time is 10:45 a.m. Sundays. 1172 Orangeburg Mall Circle. 803-534-1980.
Progressive Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ, 282 Progressive Way, Denmark: Evangelism services at 3 p.m., second, third and fourth Sundays.
Garden City Church of Christ, 1630 Joe S. Jeffords Highway, 21 Bypass: 10 a.m. Sundays, Bible study; 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays, worship services; 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Bible study.
Emanuel AME Church, 1897 Hudson Road, Cope: 8:30-9 a.m., Good News Hour, WSSB 90.3 FM; 8:45-9:45 a.m. Sundays, church school.
New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 684 Sugar Hill Road, Holly Hill, will hold Sunday school 9:30-10:30 a.m.; devotion, 10:30-11 a.m.; worship services, 11 a.m.
Gamay Faith Ministries, 1410 Eutaw Road, Holly Hill, holds Sunday worship at 11 a.m.; Tuesday’s prayer, 7 p.m.; Bible study, 7:30 p.m. 803-759-1093, email@example.com.
United Outreach Ministry, 1117 Georgia St., Springfield, to hold regular service on first Sunday of each month, 4 p.m. Each Sunday: 10 a.m., Sunday school; 11 a.m., devotional service. 803-571-5708.
Hickory Hill UMC in Smoaks worship service, 1 p.m. third Sundays. Worship is at 10 a.m. second and fourth Sundays; church school is at 9 a.m. second and fourth Sundays and noon third Sunday.
Right Choice, Fresh Start Farmers Market, a health center-based market, offers free nutrition education and training classes to churches throughout Orangeburg County. 803-707-5751, 803-531-6900.
Soup kitchens, food banks
New Mount Zion Baptist Church Food Pantry: 10 a.m.-noon Mondays; 10 a.m.-11:45 a.m., 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays; noon-1:30 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays. 1739 Amelia St., 803-536-1241.
Mount Pisgah Baptist Church: 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Wednesdays. 300 Green St. 803-536-1547.
Elem Missionary Baptist Church, Harleyville: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, church dining hall. 843-462-7242.
Trinity UMC: noon-1 p.m. third and fourth Wednesdays, 185 Boulevard St. NE.
First Baptist Church: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays, 1240 Russell St.
Williams Chapel AME Church: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays, 1198 Glover St.
Good Hope AME Church: 5 p.m. third Friday. 1849 Carver School Road, Cope. Also voter registration. 803-531-9528.
Refuge Temple of Praise: 10:30 a.m.-noon first and third Saturdays, 115 Popular St.
Greater Faith Baptist Church: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturdays, Fellowship Hall, 203 Dorchester St. 803-536-5258.
Progressive Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ: 9-11 a.m. third Saturday. 282 Progressive Way, Denmark. Delivery services for home-bound clients, must have a S.C. ID and Denmark address; 803-703-0308. Sandra Isaac, 803-703-0308.