Marvin United Methodist Church's pumpkin patch, with pumpkins, mums and hay for sale for fall decorating, is open from noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 31 at the church, at Wheeler Road and Belair Road. For information, call 863-0510.
The White Rock Baptist Church gospel choir will celebrate its 46th anniversary at 3 p.m. today. Fall revival at the church, at 1870 White Rock Road in Lincolnton, continues at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The Rev. Steve Berry, the pastor of New Exodus Baptist Church in Hephzibah, will be the guest minister. For information, call (706) 359-1339.
Christian messages in the work of horror writer Stephen King will be the topic of a discussion from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 30 at the offices of Church of the Holy Comforter, 1105 Fury's Lane, Suite C, Martinez. The discussion will be led by Barry Paschal, the publisher of The Columbia County News-Times and an avid King fan, and will include Salem's Lot, The Stand, Desperation and The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon. For information, call the church office at 210-1133.
Church yard sale
The Church of Our Savior at 4227 Columbia Road in Martinez will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 5.
In Focus Church of Evans will hold Harvest Fest 2005 starting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31 with candy for children, a cookout, praise and worship by the In Focus band, a special performance by Wave and a video presentation at 9 p.m. for youth (with parental discretion advised). The event will be held at Riverwood Plantation. For information, call 868-7788.
The Jenkins County Soggy Bottom Boys from West Millen Baptist Church will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bible Fellowship Church, which meets at Belair Conference Center, 4083 Belair Road. For information, call 651-1971.
The Augusta Seventh Day Adventist School, at 4301 Wheeler Road, is seeking arts and crafts vendors for its arts and crafts show and fall festival Nov. 6. For information, call Joy Lowery at 210-8752.
The annual Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church fall carnival will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, with food fun and games at the church, at 703 Furys Ferry Road. The Rev. Robert L. Ramsey is pastor. For information, call 860-7091.
Marvin Methodist Preschool, at 4400 Wheeler Road, has openings for the 2-, 3- and 4-year-old classes, meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. For information, call 863-0510.
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