Event Calendar

• March 2: Cards and games every month on the first Friday from 1 to 4 p.m.

This will be the 5th year that churches from the McCormick area have joined together to celebrate World Day Of Prayer USA. Many women from many local churches are working together to make this a truly meaningful event which will be held the first Friday in March.

More information will be published in the Messenger at a later date.

Buffalo Baptist
3699 Hwy. 28 N.

• March 3: The guest speaker will be the Rev. Sam O’Shields.

• March 3-10: Week of prayer of North American missions.

• March 3: 145th anniversary at 2 p.m. The Rev. Lyndon Heath and Lithonia Baptist Church in Camak, Ga. will be in charge of the service.

• Feb. 12 – March 26: Ladies Bible study “JOB: A Story of Unlikely Joy” by Lisa Harper will be held Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. or 6:30-8:30 p.m. at upper room fellowship hall. Call the church office for information or to sign up: 852-2640.

• March 5: New sessions on Grief Share begins, 6:30-8 p.m. Sessions will last 12 weeks.

Moores Community
415 Rosa Hill St., Edgefield

• March 6: Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m. The speaker will be the Rev. Oscar Brown, pastor of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Edgefield. Call 864-942-0970. The Rev. Fred M. Armfield is pastor.

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Elbert Theatre

Encore Productions and ElbertonNET present Cole Porter’s classic music and a doozy of a love story in the timeless musical “Anything Goes” at the Elbert Theatre. This production will take place at the theatre March 8-10 and 15-17. Performances on Fridays and Saturdays are at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Advance tickets are $11 for adults and $9 for students and groups. Tickets will be $16 at the door. All tickets for “Anything Goes” are reserved seating admission. Call 706-283-1049 or email tking@cityofelberton.net to make your ticket reservations.

• March 9: Annual Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. The Rev. Gregory Allen is pastor.

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Buffalo Baptist

Buffalo Baptist
3699 Hwy. 28 N.

• March 10: The Rev. Matthew Woodyard will be the guest speaker. Church conference following the worship service.

Springfield A.M.E.
776 Chamberlain Ferry Rd.

• March 10: Missionary Day begins at 9 a.m. with church school. Sis. Minnie H. Brown will be the speaker. The Rev. Timothy Taylor is pastor.

• March 10: Annual Family and Friends Day program begins at 10 a.m. with Sunday school.

• March 10: The Gospel Choir will celebrate their 47th anniversary at 3 p.m.

Sun Mar 1 0

MHS Class of 1971

The McCormick High School Class of 1971 will meet Sunday, March 10 at 5 p.m. at the home or Ulysses and Naomi Smith.

• Feb. 12 – March 26: Ladies Bible study “JOB: A Story of Unlikely Joy” by Lisa Harper will be held Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. or 6:30-8:30 p.m. at upper room fellowship hall. Call the church office for information or to sign up: 852-2640.

Wednesday, March 13: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Regular open sew session in the Bordeaux Room at Hickory Knob State Resort Park. Bring your project and supplies to enjoy a day of sewing and sharing. Join us for lunch in the restaurant.

Thursday, March 21: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Regular open sew session in the Bordeaux room at Hickory Knob State Resort Park. Bring your project and supplies. The theme for our Fat Quarter Raffle is GREEN. Bring a fat quarter for the basket, fill out the ticket and the lucky winner will take home the stash. Join us for lunch in the restaurant.

Thursday, March 28: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Regular open sew session in the Barn at Hickory Knob State Resort Park. Bring your project and supplies to enjoy a day of sewing and sharing. Join us for lunch in the restaurant.

If you are new to the area, or just want to know more about Community Threads, please contact Belinda at quiltingworkshops@gmail.com or call 843-860-5403. Community Threads is a program of the McCormick Arts Council at the Keturah (MACK), and all are welcome. No sewing experience necessary. “Come Stitch With Us!”

• March 13: Wednesday night worship services at 7 p.m. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Billy Smith, pastor of Building the Kingdom Ministries. The Rev. Johnny Peterson is pastor.

Saint Patrick’s Day at the Cabin: Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $2 plus $5 parking. Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with the opening of Elijah Clark’s Cabin. You can make your own green butter to eat with shamrock crackers. The day will finish with shamrock crafts.

Leprechaun Hike: Saturday, March 16, 10-11 a.m. Take a one-mile hike on the Hannah Clark Trail and help the naturalist make rainbow pots to put the craft leprechaun’s hidden gold into. Weather permitting, there will be a hike. Crafts will be made regardless of the weather. $2 plus $5 parking.

Saint Patrick’s Sunset Paddle, ranger led: Saturday, March 16, 7-8:30 p.m. Cost: $15. Includes kayak rental, PFD and paddle meet at the fishing pier to enjoy a lakeshore paddle. Ranger-led paddle. There will be stops at a few locations on the shoreline to see rock formations that give clues the the park’s fascinating past. Spaces are limited, so call 706-359-3458 to reserve your spot.

• March 18-20: Spring revival at 7 p.m. Guest preachers are as follows: Monday, the Rev. Joseph Thomas, pastor of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church in Parksville; Tuesday, the Rev. Ray Pilgrim, pastor of St. Vaughnville Baptist Church in Cross Hill; Wednesday, the Rev. Russell Brisco, pastor of Bethany Baptist Church in Clarks Hill. Various local churches are invited to attend. The Rev. Keith F. Gordon is pastor.

• Feb. 12 – March 26: Ladies Bible study “JOB: A Story of Unlikely Joy” by Lisa Harper will be held Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. or 6:30-8:30 p.m. at upper room fellowship hall. Call the church office for information or to sign up: 852-2640.

• March 23: Free yard sale 7-10 a.m. Everything is free. Breakfast will be served while it lasts.

• March 23: Learn to Crochet with Wanda. 10 a.m. to noon at the fellowship hall. Bring hook and yarn.

• March 23: The Simmon Ridge Samaritan Baptist Association Ushers Auxiliary Planning Session is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Attendance is important as plans will be made for the annual “School of Methods,” which will be held April 12 at Springfield Missionary Baptist Church and April 13 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Learning and Development Center. Plans will be finalized to order gloves and/or neckties. Contact Lynda Butler or VP Nancy Johnson before the Saturday meeting.

• March 23: Annual Youth Explosion at 4:30 p.m. Peggy W. Zellars is pastor.

• March 23: Annual Youth Explosion at 4:30 p.m. Peggy W. Zellars is pastor.

Antioch Baptist
Hwy. 178 S., Saluda

• March 23: Gospel celebration at 5 p.m. with special guests Lloyd Cannady Jr. & the Flying Clouds of Plum Branch; Rev. Billy Smith & the Radio Angels of Johnston; Johnny Talbert & the Gospel Silvertones of McCormick; The Hopkins Brothers of Ridge Spring; and True Gospel Singers of Athens, Ga. The Rev. RC Oglesby is pastor.

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Mims Class of 1968

The Mims High School Class of 1968 will meet each month on the fourth Sunday at 4 p.m. at the MACK.

Buffalo Baptist
3699 Hwy. 28 N.

• March 24: The guest speaker will be the Rev. Sam O’Shields.

• March 24: Pew Rally Celebration at 2 p.m. The Rev. Everette Hall will be the speaker.

• March 24: Family and Friends Day at 3:30 p.m. All churches in McCormick coming together. Dr. Art Wilt of the Lutheran Church By The Lake is the speaker.

• Feb. 12 – March 26: Ladies Bible study “JOB: A Story of Unlikely Joy” by Lisa Harper will be held Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. or 6:30-8:30 p.m. at upper room fellowship hall. Call the church office for information or to sign up: 852-2640.

• March 31: Fifth Sunday Singing.

• March 31: The Women’s Committee will sponsor a soup fest after the worship service. They will serve five different types of soup plus corn bread. All proceeds go to mission funds. The church is located on Hwy. 10. For more information, call 864-391-3679.

• March 31:No service at Spirit and Life Church. Service will be at Fifth Sunday Fellowship at True Fellowship Church in Lincolnton, Ga. at 11 a.m. Bishop Donn M. Lee will be the speaker. Bishop James Ware is pastor.

• March 31: Pastor installation service of the Rev. Joseph Thomas Jr. at 2 p.m. Dinner will be served following the service.

• March 31: There will be a celebratory service honoring the Rev. Fred M. Armifield’s 33 years in the ministry at 3 p.m. The speaker will be the Rev. Deloris Henderson, pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church in Greenwood.