Weekly announcements

Evangelistic Institute: The Columbia Conference Christian Education Evangelistic Institute is Friday, Jan. 5 from 6:30-9 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 6 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 819 Woodrow Street Columbia. To register, contact Rev. McClure at (803) 331-4118 or

21-Day Fast: The annual 21-day fast begins on Monday, Jan. 8 and ends on Sunday, Jan. 28.  

Rededication and Commitment Service: Our service of rededication and commitment is Sunday, Jan. 28 during the 10 a.m. worship service. All persons serving in leadership positions will rededicate and commit to the work of the Kingdom as we continue in the spirit of love in serving each other as we serve God. 

Church Retreat: The church retreat is scheduled for Saturday, January 20 from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. The Rev. Dr. John F. Green will be the facilitator.