• Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Antioch Baptist Association preconvention session March 16
The mid-year preconvention session of the Antioch Baptist Association will be conducted March 16 at Jehovah Baptist Church (704 Dennis Ridge Drive in Bonneau) with the Rev. James Dingle as host pastor.
Registration ($100 per church) and the day’s program will begin at 9 a.m. with devotional service provided by Jehovah and St. Peters Baptist Churches.
Discussion will begin at 10 a.m., with dialogue on “Dress Code for Church Services” led by Sister Loretta Snipe and Sister Shirlene Gillespie. A focus on “Violence in our Schools, Churches and Communities,” will be led by Deacon (Rep.) Joseph Jefferson Jr. Following the discussion periods a business session will be held.
The call to worship will be administered by the Rev. Samuel Nelson of St. Peters Baptist Church in Pineville, and the Rev. Sinclair Butler of Greenland Baptist Church in Eadytown will deliver the message.
Twin sisters, bloggers and filmmakers Rhonda and Sharee Washington of Columbia were among the media elites at the 85th Annual Oscars Red Carpet in Los Angeles on Feb. 24, and were also in attendance at the Uptown Magazine Pre-Oscar Party on Feb. 21.
These nieces of Rebecca Eleazer of St. Stephen, during the past three years have written, directed, and produced four short films. They recently caught the attention of Stephanie Fredric, Executive Producer of FGW Productions, in Los Angeles, who invited them to cover some of their highest profile events to date.
We are truly excited for these your ladies and their proud families. We continue to hear of the wonderful things being accomplished by the gifted individuals of our Berkeley County communities. 
It is our pleasure to congratulate these young ladies on their accomplishments and wish them continued success.
Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday to Marlena Blanding, Therese Barnes, Deloris Jefferson, Joletta Barnes, Andrew Kelly, Ejurie Brown, Naveria Blanding and all other February celebrants.
Expressions of sympathy are being sent to the family of Bishop Alphonza Gadsden and his family on the passing of a brother. We will continue to keep them in our prayers.
Get Well Wishes
Viola Middleton, Ruth Williams, Emily Jones, Vanilla Thompson, Lucille Edwards, Ernestine G. Williams, Ernestine M. Williams, Gracie Williams, Annie Wiggins, Lamont Halback, Louise King, Loretta White, James Pinckney, Annie Graves, Deloris Montgomery, Dr. Hattie Martin, Mattie Dingle, Noel Smalls, Lillie Whitten, Margie Prioleau, Rev. Dr. Leon G. Brown, Mary Kaiser, Naomi Fashion, Cousin Alice, Julia Jenkins, Deacon Andrew Milligan, Victoria Middleton, Anna Jenkins, and all others in need of care and attention.
Items of Interest
Send items of interest to Yvonne J. Barnes, 1458 Colonel Maham Dr., Pineville, SC 29468. Call (843) 567-4182 or email ybarnes@homesc.com

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