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Where we worship in the Myrtle Beach area

SATURDAY

CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, 4511 Dick Pond Road, Myrtle Beach, Start Smart basketball, 9-10 a.m. for K5 to second grade and 10:15-11:30 a.m. for grades 3-6, practices to be held every Saturday for seven weeks, starting Jan. 14. $50 includes a t-shirt. This program teaches children the basic motor skills to play organized basketball. 843-650-2829

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 stjames@stjamesconway.org

LIFE MINISTRIES AND WALK INTO YOUR INHERITANCE OUTREACH MINISTIRES, accepting gently used clothing; drop off locations are 1757 Stanley Road, Supply, N.C. or 507 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach. 910-294-0656

TEMPLE EMANU-EL, 406 65th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, second nature project is collecting toiletries and packaged undershirts, socks, etc. especially in children’s sizes. Donations will go to Helping Hand and Associated Charities. 843-446-1060

TEMPLE SHALOM, 4023 Belle Terre Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Food bank is open for donations year-round. 843-957-1776 for hours.

SUNDAY

LIFE MINISTRIES, 1290 Dennison Ave., Myrtle Beach, empowerment service, 3 p.m. Sundays, with Pastor Carmin Leach. 843-455-9151

TEMPLE EMANU-El, 406 65th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, book discussion on "Orphan #8," by Kim van Alkemade, 12:30 p.m.elkarp@aol.com

VALLEY FORGE BAPTIST CHURCH, 4440 Valley Forge Road, Aynor, “Faith in the Midst of Tragedy”, 10 a.m., with featured speaker Cathy Hendrick and special singing with Lisa Ann Hammond. No charge. 843-503-4179

MONDAY

GREATER BIBLE WAY CHURCH, 1518 Hawkins St., Georgetown, man-to-man and woman-to-woman ministry, 7 p.m. 843-527-4158.

TEMPLE EMANU-EL, 406 65th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, mah jongh mavens, 1-3:30 p.m. Mondays. $1 donation. minkoff155@yahoo.com

TUESDAY

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

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 3810 Robert Grissom Parkway, Myrtle Beach, “Divorce Hurts” seminar support group for people who are separated or divorced, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through March 28, conference room, Grissom campus. Free and open to the community. 843-448-4496 to pre-register.

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

BLESSED BASIL HOPKO BYZANTINE CATHOLIC MISSION, 3059 S.C. 90, Conway, Divine Liturgy, 5 p.m. All are welcome. 843-249-9502

WEDNESDAY

GREATER BIBLE WAY CHURCH, 1518 Hawkins St., Georgetown, family Bible class, 7 p.m. 843-527-4158.

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

OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1100 Eighth Ave. N., North Myrtle Beach, Parkinson’s meeting, 2 p.m. with guest speaker Julie Schexnayder who currently works with patients for Select Therapy, specializing in neuro therapy.

THURSDAY

OCEAN DRIVE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 410 Sixth Avenue N., North Myrtle Beach. Priscilla Shirer Bible study, "The Armor Of God." 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays, beginning Jan. 19. Cost is $13. All area ladies welcome. 843-427-7407 or 843-290-3618 or 843-249-2312.

REAL LIFE CHURCH, 9644 N. Kings Highway, the Galleria Shopping Center, Myrtle Beach, special Pro Life service, 7 p.m. Public is invited to this free event. 843-449-7700 or www.pastorfrank.com

FRIDAY

THE FATHERS HOUSE, 4513 U.S. 17 Bypass S., Myrtle Beach, Grand Strand Citizens for Life 33rd interdenominational annual prayer vigil for the sanctity of life, 7:15 p.m. Prayers will cover from the unborn to the elderly, handicapped and for those who are involved in making decisions regarding life. Light refreshments following the vigil. All are welcome; no charge. 843-626-8684

TEMPLE SHALOM, 4023 Belle Terre Blvd., Myrtle Beach, Shabbat dinner, 6 p.m. $15 per person; $10 children. 843-903-6634

UPCOMING

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. Jan. 21, Feb. 18 and March 18. 843-215-4500 or www.resurrectionsurfside.org

GREATER BIBLE WAY CHURCH, 1518 Hawkins St., Georgetown, Kingdom Kidz children’s choir anniversary, 4 p.m. Jan. 22. 843-527-4158.

GREATER BIBLE WAY CHURCH, 1518 Hawkins St., Georgetown, leadership bible class, 7 p.m. Jan. 23-25. 843-527-4158.

SALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 2376 S.C. 90, Conway, fundraiser, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 27, prime rib $15 or chicken $12, dinner includes meat, baked potato, salad, garlic bread and dessert. Dine in or take out. Cash or check only.

GREATER BIBLE WAY CHURCH, 1518 Hawkins St., Georgetown, health and wellness ministry, 7 p.m. Jan. 30. 843-527-4158.

TEMPLE EMANU-El, 406 65th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach, “piled high on rye” kosher corned beef platter and bake sale, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 31. Corned beef platter includes coleslaw, potato salad, pickle spear, and choice of beverage (dine in). $10. Homemade baked goods include cakes, cookies, pies, and more. Eat in or take out. Free local delivery of 10 or more. 843-449-5552 to order tickets.

LATTA BAPTIST CHURCH, "A Weekend Of Encouragement", a marriage retreat, Feb. 3-5, the DoubleTree by Hilton Resort in Myrtle Beach. (formerly Springmaid Beach). $99 per couple for the conference; $79 plus tax each per night for an oceanfront room. 803-473-0386 or repierce@aol.com.

TEMPLE SHALOM SISTERHOOD, winter luncheon tea, 12:45-3 p.m. Feb. 12, Just Because IYQ Tearoom, Oasis Plaza, U.S. 17, Garden City Beach. Lunch includes chicken or tuna salad on croissant, served with choice of salad or cole slaw and tiered tray of desserts and choice of 3 teas for $25 per person. 843-903-6634

Compiled by Lisa Urban, lurban@thesunnews.com

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