Church Calendar - August 2, 2017

Bible Study
  • Barnwell Presbyterian offers women’s Bible study the second Monday (August 14) of the month from August to May. This year’s study is “A Cloud of Witnesses”. The group meets in the church’s fellowship hall (corner of Franklin and Washington streets) at 7 p.m. for one hour. Study guides are $10. Contact Deidre Hayes: (858) 603-2879 or
Senior Fun Night
  • The Young at Heart Ministry of Second Baptist in Barnwell invites seniors (age 55+) to the Annual Seniors Fun Night on Friday, Aug. 4 from 6-8 p.m. at the fellowship hall. Theme: ‘Ole Timey Gathering’. Enjoy an evening of food, fun, vintage cars and old time displays. Contact: 259-1385.
  • Springfield Missionary Baptist (Highway 278, Barnwell) will have a Deacon and Trustee program on Sunday, Aug. 13 at 3 p.m.
Praise & Worship
  • St. Mary Anointed Angels of St. Mary Baptist Church (474 Hwy. 125, Martin) will hold its annual Praise in Dance on August 6 at 3 p.m. Contact: (803) 584-4254. 
  • Barnwell First Baptist hosts the 4th Annual Praise the Lord Music Festival on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 9 a.m. in The Merge behind the church. A variety of music groups will perform. 
Jumping for Jesus
  • Nazarene Missionary Baptist (1198 Charleston Ave., Fairfax) presents its 2nd annual Jumping for Jesus Festival on Saturday, Aug. 5 from 3-7 p.m. There will be large inflatables, rolling video games, bingo for adults, food vendors, toddler zone, music and dunking booth.
Women’s Events
  • Gateway Church (8678 Marlboro Avenue, Barnwell) invites ladies to the Women’s Salad, Scripture, and Soup luncheon every first Wednesday (Aug. 2) of the month from noon to 2 p.m. A fun and fellowship filled Women’s Bible study.
  • Greater Faith Ministries and Renewed Faith International Ministries will sponsor a free Women’s Conference. Day one will be at Renewed Faith International Ministries (470 Water St., Allendale) on Friday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Michelle Williams. Day two will be at Greater Faith Ministries (179 Calhoun St., Barnwell) on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. for teen girls and women only. Presenters: Shekinah Washington for teens, Minister Sasha Collins for single ladies, and Minister De Ann Wilder for married women. Contact: 584-5378 or 259-0405.
Men’s Events
  • Gateway Church (8678 Marlboro Avenue, Barnwell) has a Men’s Ministry meeting every third Saturday (Aug. 19) of the month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Barnwell State Park. Lunch provided. Contact: Pastor Jamie Sheppard at (803) 450-6825.
Sibling Sunday
  • Ned Branch Missionary Baptist (187 Ned Branch Avenue, Barnwell) will celebrate Sibling Sunday on Sunday, August 13 starting with Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. Worship starts at 10:30 a.m. Dinner will be served. 
Anniversary Services
  • New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist (2550 Highway 37, Barnwell) will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Aug. 12-13. On Saturday, Aug. 12, a youth workshop will be held at 10 a.m. with a theme of “I.C.U.”. Speaker will be Minister Jeremy Grimes. There will also be praise/worship. Luncheon will follow. On Sunday, Aug. 13 at 9 a.m., Rev. Dr. Steven L. Butterfield Sr. will bring the message. There will also be praise and worship. Minister Grimes will speak at 11 a.m. BBQ dinner afterwards.
  • St. Paul Missionary Baptist (733 St. Paul Rd., Barnwell) will celebrate its 148th church anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 13 at 9 a.m. Rev. Milton M. Gaines will be guest minister. 
  • St. Peter Baptist (7110 Bay Street, Elko) will have revival July 30 to Sunday, Aug. 6. Speakers are: Pastor Joseph Cook Sr. of Culbert Branch Baptist in Williston on Wednesday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m.; Pastor Stevie Berry of Runs Baptist in Beech Island on Thursday, Aug. 3 at 7 p.m.; and Pastor Anthony F. Gadson of St. Peter on Sunday, August 6 at 11 a.m.
  • Nazarene Missionary Baptist (1198 Charleston Avenue, Fairfax) will have a youth revival on Friday, August 4. Youth empowerment starts at 5:45 p.m. with revival starting at 7 p.m.
  • St. Paul Missionary Baptist (733 St. Paul Road, Barnwell) will hold its Annual Summer Revival Services Monday, Aug. 7 through Thursday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. each night. Guest revivalists for the week are Rev. Stanley Montgomery, Pastor Betty Odom-Bell, Rev. Beverley J. Ashley, and Rev. Milton M. Gaines. 
  • St. John Missionary Baptist (1660 St. John Road, Barnwell) will have revival beginning on Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. with speaker Rev. Haywood Dock, pastor of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Martin. Revival continues Aug. 7-11 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Freddie Bush of Silver Spring Baptist and Thankful Grove Baptist in Williston. 
  • Pilgrim Rest Baptist (4830 Jones Bridge Road, Blackville) will celebrate their annual summer revival Aug. 7-9 at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev Anthony Moore of First Thankful Baptist of Estill.
  • Great Cypress Baptist (Highway 37) will hold its annual summer revival Monday, Aug. 7 to Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. nightly. Guest minister will be Rev. Gilbert Hill of Beautiful Gates Baptist in Allendale. 
  • Jordan Missionary Baptist, Williston, will hold summer revival Aug. 7-9 at 7 p.m. nightly. Speakers: Rev. Christopher Holley Sr. of Four Mile Baptist in New Ellenton, on Monday, Aug. 7; Rev. Kevin Jackson Sr. of Piney Grove Baptist in Perry, on Tuesday, Aug. 8; and Rev. Dr. Joseph H. Cook Sr. of Culbert Branch Baptist in Williston, on Wed., Aug. 9. Contact: (706) 836-2335.
  • Faith Ministry Church in Denmark (4871 Carolina Highway) will have a one-night summer revival service on Wed., Aug. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Born Again Church will have Revival Aug. 7-12 at 7 p.m. nightly. Speakers are: Monday night-Apostle B. Abney of Move of Faith Ministry in Aiken; Tuesday night-Elder C. Barrett of Beulah United Apostolic in Williston; Wednesday & Thursday-Elder D. Danner; Friday & Saturday –Bishop T. Hill of Body of God By Faith in Louisville, KY.
  • Capernaum Missionary Baptist will have Summer Revival Sunday, Aug. 13 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Joe Singleton of Ebenezer Baptist. It continues Monday, Aug. 14 through Friday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. nightly.