Bluffton-Okatie Community Lenten Services

Presbyterian, United Methodist, and A.M.E. churches in the greater Bluffton – Okatie area will gather together at noon each Wednesday, March 6 to April 10, in the season of Lent for worship and fellowship.

A guest pastor from the area will share the message during the 30-minute service. Offerings received as part of the service will support missions and ministries selected by the host church. Following the worship service, a light luncheon will be offered so that additional fellowship may be experienced.

The first service is Ash Wednesday, March 6, at Lowcountry Presbyterian, with the Rev. Chris Herrin serving as the host pastor. Rev. Becky McCorkendale will be the guest proclaimer. This service will include the imposition of ashes.

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Athens VBS FunShop at Church of the Palms

Church of the Palms in Okatie SC is hosting a Group VBS Athens FunShop on March 2 from 8:30 a.m – 12:30 p.m.

While over three-dozen participants from various churches have already pre-registered for this event, there is still room for YOU!

Register now at

Group’s VBS FunShop events offer hands-on-training where you’ll learn how to create amazing decorations with step-by-step instructions, experience a “Day at VBS,” network and learn how to plan, coordinate and pull off an amazing VBS event. Learn how to make every second count at VBS. Get practical pointers on all things VBS—including fundraising, volunteer recruiting, decorating, and family follow-up. Get an energizing jump start to your VBS season, and…have fun! Bring all your key leaders!

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District Lay Servant School – March 2-3

The Walterboro District Lay Servant School is March 2-3 at Bethel UMC in Walterboro.  Ten different classes will be offered.  The School meets Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m

Due to technical issues, the deadline for registration has been extended  The cost is $45.  Register online at

Download a complete flyer here.



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