RELIGION DIGEST: Sept. 24

The Place of New Opportunity Church, 1103 S. Main St., sponsors Yard Sale, beginning 10 a.m. Saturday. A Dinner Sale, benefit for Daphine Boyd, will be at Mr. Chip Store across the street. Various pla ...

Path to ministry with a twist

Todd McCoy describes himself as an unlikely pastor.The 47-year-old reverend said when he entered college, he thought about a career as a teacher but ended up working in real estate before church ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Sept. 17

-- Springfield Baptist Church, 130 Springfield Church Road, celebrates 125th Church Anniversary 3 p.m. Saturday, with the Rev. James A. Duncan; and 10:45 a.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Johnny Scurry. Spea ...

Retired Beaufort editor's new deadline is eternity

Jim Cato wrote thousands of editorials in 28 years as editor of The Beaufort Gazette.He also served as editor at the Index-Journal for several years in the late 1970s.But it has taken a second "career ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Sept. 10

-- Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 418 Marion Ave., features the Rev. Delores Henderson 10:45   a.m. Sept. 18 and 25. Speaker 10:45 a.m. Sept. 11: the Rev. Mark Sheard.-- Greenwood Luth ...

Trinity Episcopal Church hosts Community Hymn Sing

The ninth annual Community Hymn Sing will be 3 p.m. Sept. 25 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Abbeville. This event will feature accompaniment by organ and by folk instruments such as dulcimer ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Sept. 3

-- Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 418 Marion Ave., features the Rev. Delores Henderson 10:45 a.m. Sept. 4, 18 and 25. Speaker 10:45 a.m. Sept. 11: the Rev. Mark Sheard.-- Christian Education Cen ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Aug. 20

-- Princeton Baptist Church, 18832 Highway 76 W., Honea Path, Princeton community, hosts Yard Sale-a-bration, fundraiser for new parsonage building, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Yard sa ...

Emerge outreach impacts Greenwood

United in number and mission, youth and adults from several Greenwood County churches worked together Aug. 1-4 to meet various spiritual, physical and emotional needs in the community during the 2016 ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Aug. 13

-- Holy Spring Baptist Church, 704 Ridge Road, Hodges, Back-to-School Bash, for all school-age children, begins 9 a.m. Saturday.-- Mount Tabor Baptist Church, 2102 E. Cambridge Ave. Extensio ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Aug. 6

-- The Prevailing Church, 1008 Florida Ave., Yard Sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday: clothing, pocketbooks, shoes, etc. Call 864-941-7358. Shoes for School, a free event, will be 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 13. C ...

Yarns of comfort

It's not uncommon for Gale Brightly to multitask, while waiting for an appointment or during Sunday worship services at South Main Street Baptist Church. The 72-year-old woman, whom many lovingly ...

RELIGION DIGEST: July 28

-- Calvary Grove Baptist Church, services this Sunday will be at 8 a.m.; no Sunday school. Revival begins 2 p.m. Aug. 7; continues 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8-10. Theme: Taking It to Another Level. Speaker: ...

RELIGION DIGEST: July 23

-- Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Malissha Carwile presents her Initial Sermon at 6 tonight.-- The Williams Brothers Seventh Anniversary Celebration begins at 6 tonight, at Faith Outreach Community ...

Spreading the Word

The Rev. Alice Ridgill of New Faith Presbyterian Church in Greenwood is having a busy summer. The dynamic young pastor of a 6-year-old church was invited to preach at two big events this summer, ...

RELIGION DIGEST: July 16

-- Holy Redeemer Faith Church, 412 Jordan St., Living in Truth Youth Summit and Concert Saturday in the gym. Youth Summit begins 4:30 p.m., panel discussions and question and answer session. Concert b ...

RELIGION DIGEST: July 9

-- Pine Pleasant Baptist Church, Ninety Six, adding 8:30 a.m. worship service the first four Sundays in July; Sunday school will start at 9:30, with regular worship service at 10:30.-- Calvary Gr ...

RELIGION DIGEST: July 2

-- Antioch Baptist Church, Saluda, is organizing a New Orleans Weekend Getaway, scheduled for July 28-31. Call for information: 864-760-1108.-- Pine Pleasant Baptist Church, Ninety Six, adding 8: ...

Church giving food to people in need

Last year, the small congregation at Lupo Memorial United Methodist Church gave food to a homeless man living in woods near the church.  "He'd come over and we would share canned goods with him q ...