Church to sponsor Fall Spiritual Life Services

By Eva D. Anderson
REcord Staff Writer

VIRGINIA WINGARD Memorial United Methodist Church will sponsor a series of fall Spiritual Life Services beginning tomorrow at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Richard Crowder as guest speaker.

Kathwood Baptist Church choir will present a special musical program at 7 p.m., which will be preceded by a covered dish supper at 6 p.m.

Services will be held nightly Monday through Wednesday at 7:30.

The Rev. Dr. Crowder, minister of the First UMC of Charlotte, has chosen for his theme, “The Journey of Faith for Today’s Church People,” which will cover five topics – Faith, Sympathy, Friendship, Patience and Service.

The Rev. Frank Griffin is host pastor of the church, which is located at 1500 Broad River Road.

Revival services will begin tomorrow at SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH with the Rev. Edward M. Dunlap Sr. as guest preacher.

Services will be held nightly at 7:30 through Wednesday.

The Rev. Mr. Dunlap is pastor of Dentsville Baptist Church.

B. T. Grubbs, minister of music of the church, will be in charge of music, according to the Rev. W. Lloyd Hellams, host pastor.

“GOD’S KIDS,” directed by Mrs. Ruby DuBose and Mrs. Wanda Crosby, will be presented tomorrow at 7 p.m. by the combined children’ s choirs of Blaney Baptist Church.

Children 6 to 12 years old will participate.

ANN JOHNSON, clinical social worker and certified addiction counselor, will be guest speaker tomorrow at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

Mrs. Johnson, a social worker at the Earle E. Morris Jr. Alcohol and Drug Addition Center in Columbia, will speak on “Addiction” at the 11 a.m. service.

Woman’s Day will be observed tomorrow at 4 p.m. at SIDNEY PARK CME CHURCH with Mrs. Naomi Dreher as guest speaker.

Among the other guest participants will be the Chapel Hill Gospel Choir and Mrs. Evelyn Cunningham.

The Rev. Q. H. Whitlock Jr. is host minister.

HOMECOMING will be observed tomorrow at Woodfield Park Baptist Church.

The Rev. Milton D. Parker, a former pastor, will preach at the 11 a.m. service.

The Ken Clubb Trio will be guest at the afternoon activities, which will begin at 2.

“HOW DO YOU PRAY?” will be the subject of Neil H. Bowles’ lecture Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the Workshop Theatre, 1136 Bull St.

The free lecture, sponsored by the First Church of Christ, Scientist, examines Christian prayer as something more “than pleading with God,” according to a spokesman for the sponsor church.

Mr. Bowles, a native of Chicago and a lifelong Christian Scientist, closed his real estate business in Chicago in 1943 to enter the full-time healing ministry of Christian Science. He served as a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Mass., from 1958 to 1973 and has now returned to that board.

First Reader Mrs. Patricia T. Hyatt of Lexington, of the Columbia church, will introduce the speaker.

Child care will be provided.

THE REV. W. L. COLLINS, pastor of Kilbourne Park Baptist Church, tomorrow will open a series of revival services at his home church, the First Baptist Church in Blue Ridge, Ga. They will continue through Thursday.

The Rev. John Glenn of Columbia, a retired minister, will be guest preacher tomorrow at the 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. services at Kilbourne Park.

Henry Garvin, newly elected chairman of deacons, will conduct the midweek service Wednesday at 7:15 p.m.

Members of ST. ANDREWS BAPTIST CHURCH will dedicate their new sanctuary tomorrow at 11 a.m.

Dr. A. Harold Cole, executive secretary of the South Carolina Baptist Convention, will be guest speaker.

BERTHA SMITH, who was appointed missionary to China in 1917, will lead a Christian Life Conference at Oakwood Baptist Church beginning tomorrow with sessions at 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

The host church is at 3520 Mineral Springs Road in the Oak Grove Community near Lexington. The Rev. Grady B. Parker is pastor.

SALEM UNITED Methodist Church of Ballentine will celebrate homecoming tomorrow with the Rev. J. Chad Davis, superintendent of the Columbia District, as guest speaker.

After the 11 a.m. worship service, a picnic dinner will be served in the fellowship building.

An afternoon program is planned, according to the Rev. C. W. “Jack” McNair, minister of the church.

DUNN’S CHAPEL CHURCH in South Congaree will have special services tomorrow in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the church.

A former pastor, the Rev. Henry Price, will be guest speaker at the 10 a.m. service.

He serves in cooperation with the Sudan Interior Mission Organization.

September 27, 1980  Columbia Record (published as THE COLUMBIA RECORD) 
 Columbia, South Carolina
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