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Due to the coronavirus outbreak, please contact your place of worship to find out if the following events have been cancelled.

Events

  • Butler Chapel AME Church will be hosting Reunion/Family and Friends Day at 10 a.m. on Sunday, September 18. Old fashioned dinner served after services outside the sanctuary.
  • Orangeburg Lutheran Church, 610 Ellis Ave., offering movies to talk about. Film to be broadcast once a month followed by a discussion. Oscar for Best Picture, 1994, “Schindler’s List” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 18; church communion hall. Free; popcorn, drinks available. Other scheduled films: “The name of the rose”, “Once upon a time… when we were colored”, “Chocolate”, “The cabin”, “The last temptation of Christ”. Pastor Rick Mason, 803-534-1192.
  • Orangeburg Circuit, United Methodist Churches (Bethlehem, Mount Nebo, St. John) will host “A Time With Jesus” at 10 a.m. every Tuesday beginning September 20. Join us by teleconference. Toll Free Conference Call #: 978-990-5000; password/access code, 448657#.
  • Edisto Charge wake-up services: 7 p.m. Sunday to Wednesday, September 25 to 28; Sunday, St. John UMC, 3526 Bamberg Road, Orangeburg; Monday, Union UMC, 5326 Cope Road, Cope; Tuesday, Wesley Grove UMC, 515 Wesley Grove Road, Cordova; Wednesday, St. John UMC.
  • St. Matthews Christian Center serving food every Sunday; also offering job search assistance.
  • St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church, 324 Mingo Street, will hold services at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday.
  • Greater Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 625 Cook Road, services: 8 a.m., Sunday School; 9:15 a.m., Sunday worship (8 a.m., fifth Sunday only); 10:45 a.m. service.
  • Macedonia Baptist Church, 1065 Sprinkle Avenue, will resume in-person services at 9 a.m. Rainbow tea immediately after the services.
  • Unified Church of SC, 338 Pine Log Road, Beech Island, holding in-person services at 8 a.m. Sundays. Temperature checks will be carried out, face masks required, social distancing practiced.
  • Deliverance Transformational Church, 1111 Russell St., is looking for volunteers to help the community. For more information or to volunteer, call 803-766-0335.
  • Rain Outreach Ministries will hold a Bible study from noon to 1 p.m. every Wednesday. 477 Whaley Street, Orangeburg.
  • Back to Church Sunday gives Live Oak AME Church members the opportunity to continue the movement and call to action to bring people back to church. Invited audience.
  • True Vine Temple Sunday Service at 11 a.m. on Facebook Live. contact us at www.truevinetemple.net.
  • St. Peter AME Church, 954 Bull Swamp Road, North, will have a Bible study from noon to 1 p.m. and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Welcome to all.
  • Mount Carmel UMC Church, 12457 Heritage Highway, Bamberg, holding prayer from noon to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday.
  • 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. weeknights; noon Saturday, Pack the Pews; 4 p.m. Sunday. 803-531-4260.
  • New Covenant Fellowship Hall of Faith, 1311 Windsor Street, Orangeburg Bereavement Support Group meets 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays. 803-779-9591.
  • New Hope Baptist Church, 4000 Riverbank Drive, holds a Bible study from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays. Invited audience.
  • Global Outreach Ministries, 201 Columbia Mall Blvd., Suite 239, Columbia, offering clothing and food bank, traveling prayer team, Tuesday evening 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; 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Bible study.
  • Cedar Grove AME Church, 1731 Belleville Road, open time (contemporary worship): 8 a.m. second and fourth Sundays. 9 a.m., parish school; 10:15 a.m., morning worship; 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, midweek Bible study and prayer.
  • It’s All About Jesus World Ministries Inc., 489 Broughton St., holds regular services: Sunday teaching at 9:45 a.m., Sunday worship at 11 a.m.; 6:30 p.m. Monday prayer; 7:00 p.m. Tuesday teaching.
  • Edisto Drive Church of God runs a free 26-lesson Bible study course for every Christian, with a certification program. 7 p.m. Thursdays, 1400 Baxter St., or by phone via the conference call number (712-775-7031, code 195-390). Free course materials, www.EdistoCOG.org (click on the “Bible Study” link and download Training for MDSG Service, along with other resources). “Alive to five! at 5 p.m. on Sunday. 803-997-0723.
  • Word of Life Outreach Ministries, 1072 Boulevard, holds evening services: 7 p.m. on the 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 choir and bell choirs. Rehearsals Wednesday: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bell Choir; 7:30-8 p.m., Chancel Choir. No audition required. 803-534-1192, 703-851-6353. “Little Libraries” accept books at the church office, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 610 Ellis Ave. The “Little Libraries” will be on the corner of the Education Unit, Fair Street, across from the Orangeburg County School offices.
  • Fellowship of Praise Church in Santee: Shelter Addiction Support Group meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesdays.
  • Women’s Prayer Ministry of St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, 4500 North Road, services: 6:15 p.m. prayer service, 6:30 p.m. Bible study Wednesday; Sunday school, 8:00 a.m., and regular services, 9:00 a.m. on Sundays.
  • Bethany Full Gospel Church, 692 Glenzell Road, Orangeburg, will have morning worship at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Bible study at 7 p.m. Thursday (call for passcode and number at 803-662-2354). www.bethanyfgc1.com.
  • Honey Ford Baptist Church, 982 Honey Ford Road, Denmark, Services: Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Sunday services, 10:30 a.m.; prayer and Bible study, Wednesday at 6 p.m. Church office: 803-414-4284; 803-671-5612.
  • Bowman Temple Church of God in Christ will hold Sunday School at 9:15 a.m.
  • Edisto Drive Church of God Services: Sunday Worship, 11:30 a.m.; Sunday worship, 5:00 p.m. Thursday, 7:00 p.m., prayer and Bible study.
  • Mount Carmel United Methodist Church weekly services: 8 am, Sunday; 9 a.m. Sunday morning worship; 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, Bible study/all ages; 9:00 a.m. on the fifth Sunday, “Spirit Sunday” (feel free to wear jeans or easy-to-wear clothes).
  • Shiloh Baptist Church Services: Second and Fourth Sundays: Bible Study, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; morning shift, 10 a.m.
  • St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1356 Amelia St.: Singers are invited to join the Chancel Choir on Sunday mornings. Rehearsals: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday. No audition required. 803-534-1701. Daycare information, 803-534-6518.
  • Full Gospel Word Church, 473 Broughton Street. Sunday morning service at 10 a.m.
  • 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, at 7 p.m. on the first, third and fourth Fridays of each month. FAT (Faith Anointed Teaching) Fridays are held at 7:00 p.m. on the second Friday of each month. Be Real Women’s Night, 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. 1520 Five Chop Road, 803-268-9818.
  • Turkey Branch Missionary Baptist Church will hold noon prayer every Friday at Livingston, White Building Center, adjacent to the Recreation Yard. 803-446-3091.
  • Bless Life Youth Empowerment Program at noon Saturday, 1550 Wingate St., Orangeburg.
  • The new Kingdom Life Ministries hour of service is 10:45 a.m. on Sundays. 1172 Orangeburg Mall Circle. 803-534-1980.
  • Progressive Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ, 282 Progressive Way, Denmark: evangelistic 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. Sunday, Bible study; 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays, religious services; 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, 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. Sunday, parish school.
  • The New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 684 Sugar Hill Road, Holly Hill, will hold Sunday School from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; devotional, 10:30-11 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m.
  • Gamay Faith Ministries, 1410 Eutaw Road, Holly Hill, holds Sunday worship at 11 a.m.; Tuesday prayer, 7:00 p.m.; Bible Study, 7:30 p.m. 803-759-1093, [email protected]
  • United Outreach Ministry, 1117 Georgia St., Springfield, to hold regular service the first Sunday of each month, 4 p.m. Every Sunday: 10 a.m., Sunday school; 11 a.m., devotional service. 803-571-5708.
  • Hickory Hill UMC in the Smoaks Worship Service, 1 p.m. on the third Sunday. Worship is at 10 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays; church school is at 9 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays and at noon on the third Sunday.
  • Williams Chapel AME Church services: 9:40 a.m.-9:55 a.m. Sunday, Parish School and 11 a.m. Worship or WCAMEC Facebook Live (teleconference, 516-259-9950); 4 p.m. Wednesday, Victorian Men’s Bible Study and 5:30 p.m., Women’s Inspiration Network Bible Study; 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, Pastor Bible Study; noon Thursday, community Bible study. Services Wednesday through Thursday by teleconference, call the church for teleconference information. Shepherd’s Corner wardrobe, pantry and kitchen: call the church for opening days/hours. 803-536-0600; www.williamschapelamechurch.org.
  • Right Choice, Fresh Start Farmers Market, a health resort-based marketplace, offers free nutrition education and training classes to churches in Orangeburg County. 803-707-5751, 803-531-6900.

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Soup kitchens, food banks

  • St. Andrews United Methodist Church: Blessing Box, 1980 Columbia Road, upper parking lot behind church building. Food available 24/7.
  • Mount Zion New Baptist Church: Soup Kitchen, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. Pantry, 10 a.m. to noon on the second and fourth Fridays of each month. 1739, rue Amelie
  • Mount Pisgah Baptist Church: 11:30am-12:45pm Wednesdays. 300 Green Street 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: 12-1 p.m. third and fourth Wednesdays, 185 Boulevard St. NE.
  • First Baptist Church: 1-2 p.m. Thursday, 1240 Russell St.
  • Williams Chapel AME Church: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, 1198 Glover St.
  • The Greater Faith Baptist Church Soup Kitchen will serve take-out meals to the community from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. each Saturday at 203 Dorchester St., Orangeburg.
  • Good Hope AME Church: 1849 Carver School Road, Cope. Registration on the electoral lists as well. 803-531-9528.
  • Progressive Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ: 9am-11am third Saturday. 282 Progressive Way, Denmark. Delivery services for home customers must have an SC ID and an address in Denmark; 803-703-0308. Sandra Isaac, 803-703-0308.