Hood’s Chapel United Methodist Church will celebrate Fifth Sunday Service on July 31 and its sister churches Berea United Methodist and Eccles United Methodist will join it.
The Day Dawn Baptist Church Missionary Auxiliaries conducted its annual Women Day Program on July 24 during regular service in Pineville.
Thanks to all those people who either sent me feedback on the fire prevention series of articles or spoke to me in person.
Dr. Drew K. McPhail teamed up this past season to support and encourage the donation of used or new instruments to the North Charleston POPS! for its …
I’d like to thank the management of the Independent who graciously allowed me to take a few weeks off from writing this column while I was out of town on a two-week vacation. As many of you know, the pastorate has many physical, emotional and spiritual demands. Therefore, time off is always welcome, appreciated, and needed.
There has been no shortage of conflict in our nation since the presidential campaigns began and even before. It seems as if a climate of intolerance has developed that has led people to rather extreme and cruel behavior. The situation is that hostility and hatred is somewhat like drinking and driving. When you engage in it you think it is a …
In my last column I left you with this question: what is the leading cause of deaths resulting from residential fires?
The St. Stephen Community History Room and Café will be open 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. The menu will consist of baked lasagna, tossed garden salad, Texas toast, dessert and more.
The Berkeley-Dorchester Head Start Program has provided guidance for parents wishing to have their children enrolled for the 2016-17 school year.
As a follow up to last week’s column, I would like to share with you some of the recommendations of the fire department to prevent or minimize fire damage in your home.
On June 26, Hood’s Chapel welcomed its new pastor, The Rev. Karen Dowell-Wells from Goose Creek. She has for the last year served at Berea United Methodist Church in Bethera and Eccles UM in Huger.
The 128th annual session of the Women’s Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina, Dr. Audrey Neal, President, was conducted June 13-17 in Florence. The membership convened at the Savannah Grove Baptist Church in Effingham with Dr. Ralph Canty.
On June 18 the congregation at Hood’s Chapel United Methodist Church had a very nice farewell dinner for Rev. Janice Mabey. There was lots of food, fellowship and a time of tears as the next day was her last day at Hood’s Chapel.
It’s hot out there, but the hottest temperature you will ever experience on this side of life is the one you will feel if your house should ever catch fire.
Deacon Jerry will present a PowerPoint and video presentation on Divine Mercy at 7 p.m., June 22, and 9 p.m. on June 25 in the Saint Philip Benizi Catholic Church hall, 1404 Old Highway 52 South, Moncks Corner.
By this time everyone has heard about the tragedy of the lives lost in Orlando. It is another occasion for us as Americans to weep and wonder what is happening. It seems as if violence of one form or the other is always only a step behind us.
Oak Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church had six high school graduates:
The Herbie Orvin Memorial Golf Tournament will take place Sunday, June 26 at the Berkeley Country Club in Moncks Corner.
Wesley AME has announced plans for its 40th Homecoming Celebration.
The 20th Annual Deacon’s Fellowship Banquet of the Antioch Baptist Association Deacon’s Auxiliary was conducted at 2 p.m. May 21 in the …
I suspect that many of the readers of this column might not be of the twitter and Facebook generation. Therefore, the comments I get via social media are very small. This is an assumption on my part, but one thing I know for certain is that many of our readers are thoughtful thinkers when it comes to the issues that matter to them and impact their …
Believers in Jesus Christ are called to have a desire to bring glory to God more than bringing glory to themselves. This idea, however, is counter intuitive. Growing in this way includes much grace from Jesus and our reliance on the Holy Spirit to help us change our thoughts and actions.
The St. Stephen Community History Room and Café will be open 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 9. The menu will consist of pork loin roast, seasoned rice, steamed cabbage, dessert and more.
When this column reaches you another Memorial Day with its multiplicity of celebrations would have just slipped past you. Public schools have closed for another school year, and we have set our sights on summer. I hope this will be a safe and enjoyable one for you. …
The Rev. Joshua Prioleau, officers and the entire Day Dawn Baptist Church family has invited the community to revival services 7 p.m. nightly, June 1-3 on Highway 45 in Pineville.
A dear church member went to be the Lord a few weeks ago. As I was preparing to preach his funeral, the word that came to my mind that described him was the word, “encourager.” I believe that Scripture shows us that encouraging others is a sign of one’s true faith in Christ. Today I want to show you a few ways God’s …
Providence Baptist Church will have a special singing service by Peggy Sineath, at 11 a.m. May 29. There will be a covered-dish dinner following the service.
The gentlemen were exchanging pleasantries. They laughed, they told stories, and they seemed to have been having a genuinely good time. Suddenly one of them got a little more serious. You could see the change in his demeanor and hear the concern in his voice. “So, how are you doing?” he asked. The other gentleman did not miss a beat …
Macedonia Middle School will have its drama performance, “Good Cop, Bad Cop” at 1:15 p.m. May 25 in the multipurpose room. The performance is free to the public.