Fort Mill First Baptist Church is hosting a Stephen Ministry introductory workshop, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m. This half-day, three-session workshop is designed to help congregations catch a vision for strengthening their caring ministry through equipping laypeople as caregivers. For more information or to register for the event, call Stephen Ministries at 314-428-2600 or visit www.stephenministry.org/workshop.
Pinewood Baptist Church, Pinewood, revival. March 16, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; March 17-19, 7 p.m. Guest speaker: Kirk Carlisle. Dinner served at 5:45 p.m. in the church fellowship hall (Monday-Wednesday). Special music guests nightly. Nursery provided for all services. For more information or to make reservations for dinner, contact the church office at (803) 452-5373 or visit the website at www.pinewoodbaptist.org.
Charleston Southern University will host the annual SYNC Conference for pastors and church leaders in the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership. This one-day conference will feature Will Browning (Journey Church, Summerville, S.C.), D.A. Horton (Urban Student Missions, NAMB), D.J. Horton (Anderson Mill Road Baptist Church, Moore, S.C.), and Michael Pigg (Philadelphia Baptist Church, Lithonia, Ga.). For registration and hotel accommodations, visit CharlestonSouthern.edu/SYNC.
Clear Spring Baptist Church, Simpsonville, concert by the Craigo Creek Bluegrass Band, 7 p.m. Admission is free, but a love offering will be taken to help support the church’s Romanian mission team. 864-963-4804.
City View First Baptist Church, Greenville, will host evangelist David Ring at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Four Spartanburg-area Baptist churches — Bethesda, Clifton Second, Glendale and Zion Hill — will hold a joint revival at Zion Hill Baptist Church, Spartanburg. Dates, times and speakers: March 23, 6 p.m., Keaton Halley (Creation Ministries International); March 24, 7 p.m., Greg Mathis (Hendersonville, N.C.); March 25, 7 p.m., David Gallamore (Easley); and March 26, 7 p.m., Rex Simmons (Anderson). A combined choir from all four churches, led by Fred Pettit, will provide singing nightly.
Pinewood Baptist Church, Pinewood, Crestwood High School chamber choir in concert, 6:30 p.m. Admission is free, and refreshments will be served after the concert. Nursery will be provided. For more information, call 803-452-5373 or visit www.pinewoodbaptist.org.
Red Dam Baptist Church, Hardeeville, is leading monthly worship services at National HealthCare Corp. (NHC), Bluffton, as one of its many outreach ministries. Next service: March 30, 3:30 p.m. Free event, open to the public. For more information: church office, 843-784-6083; Maryann LaPorta (NHC), 843-705-8220; or www.reddambaptistchurch.org.
Spring Branch Baptist Church, Hartsville, gospel singing featuring the Cedar Creek Quartet from Bishopville, 6 p.m. For more information: 843-335-6651.
New Salem Baptist Church, Sumter, reception for new pastor, Kevin Massey, and “Bring a Friend” Sunday, 10:45 a.m. Dinner on the grounds.
March 30-April 2
Beulah Baptist Church, Abbeville, revival. March 30, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; March 31-April 2, 7 p.m. Guest speaker: Jimmy Tucker, associate pastor of Rice Memorial Baptist Church, Greenwood. Special singing nightly. Nursery provided. 864-229-1615.
Charleston Southern University welcomes Wheaton College professor Dr. Robert Branebec, founder of the Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences, as the keynote speaker for this event held at the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership. Branebec is chair for the department of mathematics at Wheaton College, and has authored “A Christian Perspective on Mathematics, and a Mathematical Perspective on Faith, God and the Infinite” and “Calculus Through the Ages.” Free and open to the public. For more information: 843-863-7972 or CharlestonSouthern.edu/christianleadership.
Center Baptist Church, Hemingway, revival. April 6, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; April 7-9, 7 p.m. Guest speaker: Chris Wells, the BASS Chaplain. Mike Blackwood, worship pastor at LifeSong Church, will lead music. Nursery provided. 843-558-3289 or 843-448-3429.
Edisto Baptist Association youth rally, hosted by Rocky Grove Baptist Church, Salley, 3-6 p.m. Guest evangelist: Frank Shivers. Special music: Nathan Herron. Door prizes, games, food, “Bible preaching and spirit-filled singing.” For more information, contact associational youth directors Adam Hensley at 803-653-1549 or Patty Whaley at 803-508-2957.
Taylors Free Medical Clinic, annual banquet, TD Convention Center, Greenville, 6:30-9 p.m. Guest speaker: Eric Metaxas, radio host, television commentator and New York Times bestselling author of “Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery” and “Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy.” Taylors Free Medical Clinic is a faith-based organization with the mission to minister to the mind, body and spirit of the medically uninsured and indigent people of the greater Taylors area. Aside from the management team, the clinic is fully staffed by volunteers, including doctors, nurses, pharmacists and administrative personnel. For more information: 864-244-1134 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charleston Southern University will host Alan Sears, president of the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), who will discuss what is happening in the courts from a Christian perspective. The free event is open to the public and will be held in the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership. For more information: 843-863-7972 or CharlestonSouthern.edu/christianleadership.
As part of the annual Mayberry Comes to Westminster Festival, Rodney and Beverly Dillard will present their Mayberry Values program Sunday morning, May 4, 10:30 a.m. at Westminster Baptist Church.
The Andy Griffith Show has captured the hearts of Americans since the 1960s. Its emphasis on family values, Christian principles and simply “doing the right thing” made it the most popular show in television history.
Rodney Dillard was one of the beloved “Darling boys” on many episodes of the Andy Griffith Show.
For more information: www.mayberrywestminster.com.