Here & There – 5/23/12

A listing of happenings around the area.

Youth Forum: 2nd Annual Youth Forum hosted by Mt. Canaan’s Boys and Girls Clubs, 2451 Edgefield Rd., Trenton, May 26, 12 noon to 2 p.m. Topic: “Violence Among Youth” Lunch will be provided. This will be a day of fun, food, fellowship and facts. RSVP by phone to one of the following: G. Smith 803-221-6690; R. Williams 803-215-5588; or Mt. Canaan Church 275-3651.

Baccalaureate: Mt. Canaan Association Union Body 2012 Baccalaureate; L.W.Collins Bldg., Bettis Academy campus, Trenton, May 27, at 4 p.m. All churches in the Association 2012 High School Graduates please plan to participate.

Men and Women’s Day: Mt. Calvary Church of Johnston will have their Men and Women’s Day Program on May 27, at 11 a.m. with guest speaker, Rev. Inez Kemp of Bethlehem Baptist Church of Edgefield. For more info call Carrie Johnston at 275-4010.

Men and Women’s Day: Pleasant Lane Baptist Church will have Men and Women’s Day, Sunday, June 3, at 9:30 a.m. with guest speaker Rev. Nikita C. Wigfall. Everyone is invited to attend.

Edgefield United Methodist Vacation Bible School – At SKY Vacation Bible School everything is possible with God!  SKY is filled with amazing experiments, wild games, lip-smacking snacks, surprising adventures, and incredible music.  Join your friends age 3 through grade 5 on June 4-8 from 6-8 PM at Edgefield United Methodist Church for Sky VBS …  fun activities that help faith flow into real life.

Church Anniversary: The 127th Church Anniversary of Republican Grove Baptist Church(276 Gary Hill Road) will be Sunday, June 17, with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and Worship Service at 11 a.m. Guest minister will be Rev. Ronald McFadden of Moores AME Church.

Strom Thurmond Reunion: Attention first two graduating classes, 1962 and 1963. Hold this date on your calendar for our joint 50th High School Reunion on Saturday night, November 3, 2012 at Pine Ridge Country Club, Edgefield.  Details to follow.  For further information, contact Eleanor (Priest) Crim at (803) 275-4573 or Betsy (Rucker) Martin at (803) 480-2234 or