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United Methodist Men’s district-wide meeting of North Orangeburg United Methodist Church, 950 Cook Road, will be 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 12. 803-536-0866. Pastor: Rev. Dwight A. Nelson.

Gospel Temple of Deliverance, 198 Short Ave., holding Joy Night Service at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11.

Exodus Baptist Church’s Jubilee Choir to hold its 21st anniversary, 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12. Public invited. 2431 Charleston Highway. Pastor Aubrey W. Brown.

Church Women United of Orangeburg holding Human Rights Celebration and Luncheon, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 12, at St. Luke Presbyterian Church, 324 Mingo St.

Greater Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church celebrating 17th anniversary Sunday, Nov. 13, during morning service. Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship service, 10:15 a.m. Pastor: Rev. Nathan Brown Jr.

St. James Baptist Church, 5452 Freedom Road, Branchville, to hold Men’s Day program at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13. Public invited.

Adult Choir of Greater Faith Baptist Church, Dorchester Street, to mark its anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13. Public invited. Pastor: Rev. John Osborne Jr.

New Bethany Baptist Church, 715 New Bethany Road, Fort Motte, to mark its 102nd church anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13. Pastor: Rev. Frank Parker Jr. Public invited.

Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church’s Family & Friends Nights and Homecoming Celebration: Family Night services, 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 16-18. Homecoming: 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 20. 115 N. Metts St., St. George. Pastor: Rev. Reverdy C. Capers Sr.

Powerhouse of Deliverance Miracle Holiness Church, 120 Pine St., Bowman to mark apostles’ 24th anniversary at 7:30 p.m. nightly Wednesday-Saturday, Nov. 16-19, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20. Public invited.

St. Paul Baptist Church, 2259 Rowesville Road, celebrates homecoming: Youth Joy Night, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17; Family and Friends Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19; homecoming worship service, 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 20.

TW Productions’ play, “Don’t Tell,” 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at Lourie Theatre, St. George.

Rome Baptist Church in Denmark to have Missionary Society Program at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19. Pastor: Rev. Sanka Davis Sr.

St. Peter Church of God in Christ, 1445 Waterspring Road, Orangeburg, to hold mortgage burning service: 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20.

Jericho Baptist Church, 2965 McAlhany Road, Reevesville, to have Gospel Explosion at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26. Funds used to host Sing Out Against Hunger Concert Feb. 18, 2017. Pastor Francis Rivers Jr.

Christ in Action Community Committee offering a trip to Concord Mills Dec. 3. Terry Rilley, 803-290-4846; Collie Boneparte, 803-531-2405.

Rivers of Love Church in Holly Hill developing a play, “The Woman at the Well,” through Loveworks Productions ministry. Play to premier Dec. 10. To find out more or donate supplies, call 803-290-4333 or email

Bull Swamp Baptist Church Boys’ Growing Ministry sponsoring a Christmas shopping trip to Anderson Flea Market and Haywood Mall, Greenville, on Saturday, Dec. 10. Summer trip July 24-30, 2017 to Toronto, Canada; Niagara Falls; and Amish community, Lancaster, Pa. 378-5547.

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.

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. Rev. Henry Cooper. 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.

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. Pastor: Rev. Dr. James B. Vigen, 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.

Jerusalem Baptist Church, 7134 North Road, services: adult/youth Bible study, 7 p.m. Wednesdays; Sunday school, 10 a.m.; regular services, 11 a.m. Sundays. Pastor Monroe Danley Jr.

Fellowship of Praise Church in Santee: Refuge Addiction Support Group meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

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. Pastor: Mozella B. Isaac.

Greater Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church services: 9 a.m., Sunday school; 10:15 a.m., Sunday worship service; 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, prayer service/Bible study.

St. Stephen United Methodist Church, 4500 North Road, to hold services Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, and Sunday school at 8 a.m. and regular services at 9 a.m. Sundays. Pastor: Rev. Frank James.

St. Paul’s UMC Bible study, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Bible study, 10 a.m. Thursdays.

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. Pastor Ann G. Owens.

Turkey Branch Missionary Baptist Church will hold noon-day prayer each Friday in Livingston, White Building Center next to playground. Pastor Clyde D. Holliday. 803-446-3091.

Word of Life Outreach Ministries, Boulevard and Fairfield Street, nightly services at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays of each month. Prayer line (803-937-5901): 7-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 3-5 p.m. Sunday. Pastor: Rev. Oliver J. Gidron. 803-747-2341.

Bless Life Youth Empowerment program at noon Saturdays, 1550 Wingate St., Orangeburg.

Progressive Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ, 282 Progressive Way, Denmark: Evangelism services at 3 p.m., second, third and fourth Sundays.

Kingdom Life Ministries has a new time. Sunday morning worship begins 9 a.m. 1172 Orangeburg Mall Circle. Pastor: Elder James Rowson. 803-534-1980.

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. Pastor: Minister Quillie Brooker.

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. Pastor: Rev. Jeffard Johnson.

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. Pastor Tony Green. 803-759-1093,

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. Pastor: Rev. Joseph Jackson, 803-571-5708.

Progressive Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ evangelism services are held every second, third and fourth Sundays at 3 p.m.

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

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.

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, Oct. 15; November 2016. 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.

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