Mass choir celebrates King's legacy

The Greenwood Area Martin Luther King Jr. Mass Choir is nearly 40-members strong and approaching its 25th anniversary as a formally organized community choir. However, the choir’s origins go ba ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Jan. 14

-- Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 Church St., Abbeville, Sunday services will be moved while restoration construction takes place. The congregation will worship 11 a.m. Sundays at Sacred Heart Catholic ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Jan. 7

-- Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 Church St., Abbeville, Sunday services will be moved while restoration construction takes place. The congregation will worship 11 a.m. Sundays at Sacred Heart Catholic ...

Kwanzaa celebration comes to McCormick

Teresa R. Kemp of McCormick organized a community-wide Kwanzaa celebration Wednesday evening at the former train depot on South Main Street. The observance moved to the McCormick County Library. Kemp, ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Dec. 31

-- Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 Church St., Abbeville, Sunday services will be moved while restoration construction takes place. The congregation will worship 11 a.m. Sundays at Sacred Heart Catholic ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Dec. 24

-- Greenwood Lutheran Church, Christmas Eve Candlelight Service begins 7 p.m. Saturday, Christmas Service begins 10:30 a.m. Sunday. -- Dunham Temple CME Church, 110 Gilliam St., Christmas Day Sunday s ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Dec. 17

-- Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Cross Hill, Inspirational Choir presents a Christmas Concert 5 p.m. today. Featured: The Gospel Spiritualettes and The Gospel Believers, of Elberton, Ga. Presiding ...

Ridgill authors first book

Ordained minister and founding pastor of New Faith Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Alice Ridgill, has written her first book, “Maximizing the Meantime: Feasting on God in Times of Famine.” R ...

Spirituality of art: Church hosts icon workshop

Recently, parishioners and volunteers with the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Greenwood worked with icon artist Suzanne “Sue” Zoole of Spartanburg. They began work on a Madonna a ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Dec. 10

-- Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 418 Marion Ave., features the Rev. Roosevelt Brooks at December services. -- Weston Chapel AME Church, 805 E. Cambridge Ave., Fish Fry 4-7 p.m. Saturday. Fish p ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Dec. 3

-- Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 418 Marion Ave., features the Rev. Roosevelt Brooks at December services (note correction). -- Greenwood Lutheran Church, 516 E. Laurel Ave., four weeks of Adve ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Nov. 26

-- Trip to Holy Land and Jordan, 11 days, departing Nov. 2017 from Charlotte, N.C., hosted by Pastor Alvin Hodges. For information, call 864-223-6886 or email alvin@ricembc.org. -- Pine Pleasant Bapti ...

Shoebox gifts going to children around world

In the Lakelands, hundreds of empty shoeboxes are being filled with gifts, to send to children in need around the globe, during Operation Christmas Child's National Collection Week. Boxes will continu ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Nov. 19

-- Trip to Holy Land and Jordan, 11 days, departing Nov. 2017 from Charlotte, N.C., hosted by Pastor Alvin Hodges. For information, call 864-223-6886 or email alvin@ricembc.org. -- Abbeville-Greenwood ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Nov. 12

-- Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child, several local locations will serve as collection sites for contributions to shoebox gifts during National Collection Week, Nov. 14-21. The items - ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Nov. 5

-- Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child, several local locations will serve as collection sites for contributions to shoebox gifts during National Collection Week, Nov. 14-21. The items - ...

RELIGION DIGEST: Oct. 29

-- Pine Grove AME Church, Highway 178, Hodges, Harvest Festival, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday: free games, rides, bounce houses, food, live entertainment. Also, on-site Wal-Mart flu shot clinic and vendor ...