-- 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 Advent Services, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, began Nov. 30; includes a soup supper, short activity and a brief service about the Beatitudes.

-- St. Mark United Methodist Church, hosts Santa Paws 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, at The Connection, Coronaca campus. Community members may bring their family pet to have a free photo taken with Santa on the front steps of the church; a digital image will also be sent via email. The Humane Society of Greenwood will be on-hand to accept donations of all types; a list of needed items us available at gwdhumanesociety.org/save-a-life/supplies-list/. Call the church office at 864-229-5416.

-- St. Paul AME Church, Cokesbury, Grilled Chicken Dinner Sale 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Plate, $10, includes baked beans, slaw, roll, dessert, drink. Pre-orders encouraged, or drop by; with order of 10, get one free. Call Eric Pinkett, 864-337-1819, Barrett Smith, 864-344-1407 or the church, 864-374-7380.

-- Tabernacle Baptist Church, 424 Baptist Ave., Missionary Ministry sponsors Hanging of the Greens Ceremony, 6 p.m. Saturday.

-- Tranquil AME Church, Highway 221 South, Youth Explosion 2016 begins 4 p.m. Saturday.

-- Abbeville Presbyterian Church, 301 N. Main St. Abbeville, hosts GriefShare, Surviving the Holidays -- program and support group for people grieving the death of someone close -- 1-3 p.m. Sunday in the educational building. Light lunch provided. For information, visit www.griefshare.org; email apresbyc@wctel.net or call 864-366-2677.

-- Calvary Baptist Church, Ware Shoals, hosts ‘Twas the Light Before Christmas, 6-8 p.m. Sunday. An “instant” rehearsal-to-cast-party Christmas play, families rehearse a simple song and create a keepsake prop, while enjoying fun crafts, music, and a hilarious, engaging play. Contact Bob Sheperd, 864 369-1050 or email brbooks14@yahoo.com.

-- Bethlehem Baptist Church Ninety Six, features Minister Mark Sheard 11 a.m. Sunday.

-- Little River Missionary Baptist Association, Women’s Auxiliary Winter Planning Session 6 p.m. Dec. 5 at LRMBA Multicultural Complex. A representative from each local missionary ministry should attend.

Moore’s Church, 236 Moores Drive, Edgefield, Advent Revival 7 p.m. Dec. 7. Speaker: Pastor Willie Patton, of Republican Grove Baptist Church, Edgefield.

-- McCormick First Baptist Church, 108 S. Oak Street, McCormick, McCormick First Baptist Church Choir and members of First Bethany Baptist Church and Plum Branch Baptist Church will perform the Christmas musical “Emmanuel Has Come” 7 p.m. Dec. 9 (with ice cream social afterward) and 3 p.m. Dec. 11. Admission is free. Call 864-852-2640.

-- Weston Chapel AME Church, 805 E. Cambridge Ave., Fish Fry 4-7 p.m. Dec. 10. Fish plate (fish, fries, cole slaw), $8; fish sandwich, $6; fish cooked to order. Soft drink, $0.50; side order of fries, $1. Call 864-538-0874 or 864-344-3517 for information or to place orders. Proceeds benefit church community ministries.

-- Combined choirs of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, McCormick, and Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Abbeville, present musical “The Song of Christmas” 4 p.m. Dec. 11 at Good Shepherd in McCormick. Creator Phil Barfoot introduced the 11-song production at New York City’s Carnegie Hall in 2014. The church presentation features a 33-member group, conducted by Jim Giles, music director. Afterward, a reception in the Parish Life Center.

-- Marshall Chapel Baptist Church, 2318 Louden Road, Ninety Six, Natasha Gresham presents her Initial Sermon 3 p.m. Dec. 11.

-- Old Mount Zion Baptist Church, Epworth, Poinsettia Sunday Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Dec. 11. Christmas Program rehearsal 6 p.m. Dec. 16; Youth Christmas Celebration at 7.