CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST. JAMES, 1071 Academy Drive, Conway, collection of food for the needy every weekend. Donations help Churches Assisting People and Catholic Charities. 843-347-5168 or email@example.com.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 200 U.S. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach, Maker's Market holiday bazaar, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fundraiser to benefit the local chapter of MOPS International (a ministry for moms of preschoolers). 843-399-7719 or www.mops.org/groups/nmb-mops.
LIFE MINISTRIES, accepting gently used clothing, toys and coat donations. Items can be dropped off at 507 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach or 1757 Stanley Road, Supply, N.C. Free clothing giveaway will be held at 10 a.m. Nov. 19, Household of Faith, 1290 Dennison Ave., Myrtle Beach. 910-294-0656 or 321-961-9913
REAL LIFE CHURCH, 9644 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach (near Rossi's). One-Day Intensive Self-Defense class, 1-4 p.m. Learn basic and advanced maneuvers for teens and adults with black belt expert. Free and open to the public. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
ST. MICHAELS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 542 Cypress Ave., Garden City Beach, Thanksgiving food drive, Duffy Center, before and after Masses on Saturday and Sunday through Nov. 20.
TEMPLE EMANU-EL, 406 65th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, second nature project is collecting snack items for children’s lunches such as peanut butter and jelly. Donations will go to Helping Hand. 843-446-1060
TEMPLE SHALOM, 4023 Belle Terre Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Food bank is open for donations year-round. 843-957-1776 for hours.
GREATER BIBLE WAY CHURCH, 1518 Hawkins St., Georgetown, appreciation services, 5 p.m., every Sunday through Nov. 27, with guest speakers. 843-527-4158
FORESTBROOK BAPTIST CHURCH, 2051 Forestbrook Road, Myrtle Beach, The Dixie Melody Boys concert, 10 a.m. 843-236-2224
LIFE MINISTRIES, 1290 Dennison Ave., Myrtle Beach, empowerment service, 3 p.m. Sundays, with Pastor Carmin Leach. 843-455-9151
MT. OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH, 1950 Mt. Olive Church Road, Nichols, homecoming celebration, 11 a.m. Nov. 13, with the Rev. Mike Vipperman and special music by Chevelle Turner. Sunday school at 10 a.m. A nursery available for infants and session for children ages 3-6 years old provided by trained staff. 843-392-3589
ST. BARNABAS ANGLICAN CHURCH, located in the Low Country Stores, the corner unit on the porch, 10138-5 Beach Drive SW, Calabash, N.C. Consecration of St. Barnabas, the newly formed Anglican Church, 10 a.m., Archbishop Tomas E. Gordon will celebrate Mass. 843-467-4979 or email@example.com
UNITY MYRTLE BEACH, 1270 Surfside Industrial Park Drive, Surfside Beach, Sunday service "Deep Call to Deep - Lessons From the River", 11 a.m., with the Rev. Dr. Preston McKever-Floyd former CCU chair, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies. 843-238-8516 or www.unitymyrtlebeach.org
GREATER BIBLE WAY CHURCH, 1518 Hawkins St., Georgetown, man-to-man and woman-to-woman ministry, 7 p.m. 843-527-4158
ST. MICHAEL CATHOLIC CHURCH, 542 Cypress Ave., Murrells Inlet, prayer shawl ministry is in need of yarn and volunteers to knit and crochet shawls, baby blankets, lap robes, hats and scarves for the sick, homeless, and those in nursing homes or homebound. Meetings are held 1-3 p.m. second and fourth Monday, parish hall center. 843-712-2044
TEMPLE EMANU-EL, 406 65th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, mah jongg mavens, 1-3:30 p.m. Mondays. $1 donation. 336-402-1014
ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH, 2080 Highway 129, Galivants Ferry, men’s bible study, 5:30 a.m. Tuesdays. All men are welcome.
BLESSED BASIL HOPKO BYZANTINE CATHOLIC MISSION, 3059 S.C. 90, Conway, the Divine Liturgy, 5 p.m. All are welcome. 843-249-9502.
LIFE MINISTRIES, Life Lessons with facilitator Pastor Carmin Leach, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Household of Faith, 1290 Dennison Ave., Myrtle Beach. All are welcome. A leadership class designed for ministers to help themselves in all facets of their ministry.
OCEAN DRIVE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 410 Sixth Ave. S., North Myrtle Beach, stitching ministry, 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays. Quilts, skirts, tote bags and dolls are among the items made for local and international missions. 843-280-3530
TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 2061 Glenns Bay Road, west of Surfside Beach, men’s voices sought for chorus. Men of all ages are invited to weekly rehearsals from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays for joining the Low Country Barbershop Chorus. 843-605-7700
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH SURFSIDE, 711 16th Ave. N., Surfside Beach, Singers are invited to share the joy of Christmas, rehearsals are 7 p.m. each Wednesday. The Singing Christmas Tree to be held 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9-11. 843-238-0206
NEW LIFE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 7311 S.C. 544, Myrtle Beach, welcomes all needleworkers to join weekly prayer shawl group, 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, fellowship hall. Bring your own needles; yarn provided. 860-690-4868 or 843-655-7208
ST. PHILIP LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL, 6200 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, barbecue supper fundraiser, 5-6 p.m., the Wingard Fellowship hall. $9 per plate; includes chicken bog, pulled pork barbecue, cole slaw, beans, bread, dessert and drinks. Tickets available at the door or call 843-449-4322 to reserve.
CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION, 8901 U.S. 17 Bypass, Surfside Beach, New Beginnings monthly food distribution, social services assistance, play area for children, free lunch served, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Nov. 19, Dec. 17, Jan. 21, and Feb.18. 2017843-215-4500 or www.resurrectionsurfside.org
HOLY CROSS FAITH MEMORIAL EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 113 Baskervill Drive, Pawleys Island. yard sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and bazaar 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 19. Close-out items from two local gift shops, used jewelry, hand bags, pottery, baked goods, hamburgers, hotdogs and more. All proceeds benefit patients of Smith Medical Clinic and local charities.
LIFE MINISTRIES, free clothing giveaway, 10 a.m. Nov. 19, Household of Faith, 1290 Dennison, Myrtle Beach. 843-455-9151
SALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, annual golf tournament, 8:30 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. shotgun start, Nov. 19, Wild Wing Plantation, 1000 Wild Wing Blvd., Conway. $65 per golfer. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Epworth Children’s Home. 843-796-9496
ST. BRENDAN THE NAVIGATOR ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, Knights of Columbus free throw championship, 1-1:15 p.m. registration, Nov. 19, Shallotte Middle School, 225 Village Road, Shallotte, N.C. Awards presented at 3 p.m. Open to all boys and girls ages 9 to 14. 910-287-1785 or 910-754-3825
TRINITY CHURCH, 3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, the St. Augustine Choir presents Amahl and the Night Visitors, an Opera by Gian Carlo Menotti. 4 p.m. Nov. 20. Admission $10, $5 students under 13 years old. Proceeds benefit Hope House of Myrtle Beach. 843-448-8426 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GREATER BIBLE WAY CHURCH, 1518 Hawkins St., Georgetown, Bible class, 7 p.m. Nov. 28. 843-527-4158
CELEBRATION PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 2300 Carolina Forest Blvd., Myrtle Beach, Blue Christmas service, 6 p.m. Nov. 29. The Christmas season can be a painful time for many who have experienced loss of a loved one, employment or good health. 843-903-1403 or email@example.com.
CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION, 8901 U.S. 17 Bypass S., Surfside Beach, service of advent lessons and carols, 4 p.m. Dec. 4. Reception to follow service. An offering will be taken to support the Music Ministries of Resurrection. 843-215-4500.
TRINITY CHURCH, 3000 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, a blue Christmas service of hope and healing, 1:30 p.m. Dec. 6. A reception will follow. 843-448-8426 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TEMPLE EMANU-El, 406 65th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, all day mah jongg tournament, 9 a.m. Dec. 7. $25. 843-748-0612 or 843-828-0664.
THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION, 8901 U.S. 17 Bypass, Surfside Beach, "Return to Bethlehem" live drive-through nativity, 5-8:30 p.m. Dec. 10, 11. Admission is free but monetary donations are welcome. 843-215-4500 or http://www.resurrectionsurfside.org
Compiled by Lisa Urban, email@example.com