Calendar

Feb
17
Sun
WMS Red Dress & March of Dimes
Feb 17 all-day
New Member Training @ Sheridan M. Hamilton Christian Education Annex
Feb 17 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Feb 17 @ 11:00 am
Feb
23
Sat
YPD Black History Program and Breakfast @ C. M. Davis Fellowship Hall
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Church School Monthly Meeting @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Feb
24
Sun
New Member Training @ Sheridan M. Hamilton Christian Education Annex
Feb 24 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am
Feb
26
Tue
Congregational/Pastoral Care Ministry @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Feb 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Feb
27
Wed
Orangeburg District Ministry of Prayer & Evangelism Workshop @ OCAB Community Action Agency Auditorium
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Mar
1
Fri
The Richard Allen Awards/UNCF Gala @ SC State Museum
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mar
3
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Mar 3 @ 11:00 am
Mar
6
Wed
Ecumenical Services
Mar 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Mar
7
Thu
Orangeburg District Ministry of Prayer & Evangelism Workshop @ OCAB Community Action Agency Auditorium
Mar 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Mar
10
Sun
New Member Training @ Sheridan M. Hamilton Christian Education Annex
Mar 10 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Mar 10 @ 11:00 am
Mar
13
Wed
Ecumenical Services
Mar 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Mar
17
Sun
New Members Fellowship @ Sanctuary
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:15 am

The New Member Fellowship will take place during the morning worship service.

Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am
Mar
20
Wed
Ecumenical Services
Mar 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Orangeburg District Ministry of Prayer & Evangelism Workshop @ OCAB Community Action Agency Auditorium
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Mar
23
Sat
Church School Monthly Meeting @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
DMC Central Conference S. C. Conference Orientation Meeting @ Williams Chapel AME Church Fellowship Hall/Kithcen
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mar
24
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Mar 24 @ 11:00 am
Mar
26
Tue
Congregational/Pastoral Care Ministry @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Mar 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Mar
27
Wed
Ecumenical Services
Mar 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Orangeburg District Ministry of Prayer & Evangelism Workshop @ OCAB Community Action Agency Auditorium
Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Mar
31
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am
Apr
3
Wed
Ecumenical Services
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Apr
5
Fri
Orangeburg District Conference @ Felderville AME Church
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Apr
7
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Apr 7 @ 11:00 am
Apr
10
Wed
Ecumenical Services
Apr 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Apr
14
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am
Apr
17
Wed
Ecumenical Services
Apr 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Apr
19
Fri
Seven Last Words
Apr 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Apr
20
Sat
WMS Monthly Meeting
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Apr
21
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am
Apr
23
Tue
Congregational/Pastoral Care Ministry @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Apr
26
Fri
Orangeburg Area WMS Banquet
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Apr
27
Sat
Church School Monthly Meeting @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
DMC Central Conference S. C. Conference Elders, Pastors, Parents and Participants @ Williams Chapel AME Church Fellowship Hall/Kitchen
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Apr
28
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am
May
3
Fri
Sons of Allen Retreat @ TBD
May 3 – May 4 all-day
May
5
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
May 5 @ 11:00 am
May
10
Fri
Allen University’s Baccalaureate Services @ Allen University
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
May
11
Sat
Allen University’s Commencement @ Allen University
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
May
12
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
May 12 @ 11:00 am
May
18
Sat
WMS Monthly Meeting
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
May
19
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
May 19 @ 11:00 am
May
25
Sat
Church School Monthly Meeting @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
May
26
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
May 26 @ 11:00 am
May
28
Tue
Congregational/Pastoral Care Ministry @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Jun
2
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am
Jun
7
Fri
Seventh Episcopal District Lay Organization’s Convention @ Allen University
Jun 7 – Jun 8 all-day
Jun
9
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am
Jun
14
Fri
Seventh Episcopal District Sons of Allen Retreat @ Charleston, SC
Jun 14 – Jun 15 all-day
Jun
15
Sat
WMS Monthly Meeting
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Jun
16
Sun
Men’s Day Celebration @ Sanctuary
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Jun 16 @ 11:00 am
Jun
17
Mon
Vacation Bible School
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm
Jun
22
Sat
Church School Monthly Meeting @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
DMC Central Conference S. C. Conference @ Williams Chapel AME Church Fellowship Hall/Kitchen
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jun
23
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am
Jun
24
Mon
The Bishops Council and General Board Meeting @ Birmingham, AL
Jun 24 – Jun 26 all-day
Jun
25
Tue
Congregational/Pastoral Care Ministry @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Jun 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Jun
30
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Jun 30 @ 11:00 am
Jul
2
Tue
Annual Conference Committee Meeting
Jul 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

All Annual Conference Committee Chairperson or designee are required to attend.

Jul
7
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am
Jul
14
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am
Jul
20
Sat
WMS Monthly Meeting
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
DMC Central Conference S. C. Conference Photo Session/Measurements @ Williams Chapel AME Church Lower Level, Class Rooms, Sanctuary & Fellowship Hall
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jul
21
Sun
Connectional YPD Quadrennial @ Columbus, OH
Jul 21 – Jul 27 all-day
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am
Jul
23
Tue
Congregational/Pastoral Care Ministry @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Jul
27
Sat
Connectional WMS Quadrennial @ Columbus, OH
Jul 27 – Aug 1 all-day
Church School Open House and Fun & Picnic Day
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jul
28
Sun
Homecoming/Family and Friends @ Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am
Aug
4
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am
Aug
10
Sat
DMC Central Conference S. C. Conference Career Fair/Rehearsal @ Williams Chapel AME Church Fellowship Hall & Classrooms
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Aug
11
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am
Aug
17
Sat
WMS Monthly Meeting
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Aug
18
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am
Central Conference Grandparent Cotillion @ The Premiere
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Aug
24
Sat
Church School August Meeting @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
DMC Central Conference S. C. Conference Table Etiquette Luncheon @ Williams Chapel AME Church Fellowship Hall/Kitchen
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Aug
25
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am
Central Conference YPD Closing Meeting @ Williams Chapel AME Church
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Aug
27
Tue
Congregational/Pastoral Care Ministry @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Aug
31
Sat
MUSC HCC Cancers Training @ Williams Chapel AME Church - CM Davis Fellowship Hall
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Give Cancer Prevention a Voice

Registration Form

Sep
1
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am
Sep
7
Sat
DMC Central Conference S. C. Conference Post Test @ Williams Chapel AME Church Fellowship Hall/Kitchen & Class Rooms
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sep
8
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am
Sep
14
Sat
Orangeburg Area WMS Closing Meeting
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sep
15
Sun
Women’s Day Worship Celebration
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am
Sep
18
Wed
Health and Wellness Forum @ Williams Chapel AME Church - CM Davis Fellowship Hall
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Williams Chapel AME Church family cordially invites you to attend the Nazry D. Jones Ministry to Seniors Annual Health and Wellness Forum on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. (The Keynote Speaker at 1:00pm).

Keynote Speaker

Jaime Harrison served as chair of South Carolina Democratic Party from 2013 to 2017 and is an associate chairman of the Democratic National Committee. He is running for U. S. Senate from South Carolina in the 2020 election.

Williams Chapel is located at 1198 Glover Street, Orangeburg. Telephone (803) 536-0600. Rev. Stanley Rivers, Pastor

Sep
21
Sat
WMS Monthly Meeting Special
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Church School September Meeting @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
DMC Central Conference S. C. Conference @ Williams Chapel AME Church Sanctuary/Fellowship Hall/Kitchen
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sep
22
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am
Central Conference WMS Closing Meeting @ Heyward AME Church
Sep 22 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Sep
24
Tue
Congregational/Pastoral Care Ministry @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Sep 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Sep
29
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am
Oct
4
Fri
Orangeburg District End of Year Celebration and Scholarship Gala @ Santee Convention Center
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Oct
6
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am
Oct
12
Sat
Central Conference YPD Annual Conference Rehearsal @ Sanctuary
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Oct
13
Sun
Pastor Appreciation @ Sancutary and Fellowship Hall
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am
Greeter’s Ministry Monthly Meeting @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Oct 13 @ 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
Oct
19
Sat
DMC Central Conference S. C. Conference @ Williams Chapel AME Church Fellowship Hall/Kitchen
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
WMS Monthly Meeting
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Oct
20
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am
Oct
22
Tue
Congregational/Pastoral Care Ministry @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Oct 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Oct
25
Fri
First Steps Community Day @ WCAMEC Fellowship Hall and Year Courtyard
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Oct
26
Sat
Central Conference YPD Annual Conference Rehearsal @ Sanctuary
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Church School October Meeting @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Oct
27
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am
Nov
3
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am
Nov
10
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am
Nov
16
Sat
WMS Monthly Meeting
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Nov
17
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am
Greeter’s Ministry Holiday Meeting @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Nov 17 @ 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
Nov
19
Tue
First Quarterly Conference 2019-2020 @ Williams Chapel AME Church - Sanctuary
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Nov
24
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am
Nov
26
Tue
Congregational/Pastoral Care Ministry @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Nov 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Dec
1
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am
Dec
2
Mon
Unoffical Board Meeting @ C M Davis Fellowship Hall
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Dec
7
Sat
Orangeburg District Planning Meeting @ Greater St. John AME Church
Dec 7 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Orangeburg District Planning Meeting Schedule

8:30 am: Registration

8:45 am – 9:00 am: Devotion

9:00 am – 9:05 am: Welcome from Host Church

9:07 am – 9:20 am: Presiding Elder’s Greetings and Welcome of New Pastors and Family

9:25 am – 10:45 am: Concurrent Sessions:

Pastors and Stewards

Local Church Delegates and Members

Local Ministers

10:55 am: Service of Prayer, Praise, and Word

Dec
8
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am
Dec
10
Tue
Trustee Election @ C M Davis Fellowship Hall
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
14
Sat
WMS Monthly Meeting
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Dec
15
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am
Orangeburg Area WMS Meeting @ C M Davis Fellowship Hall
Dec 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Dec
16
Mon
WMS Christmas With the Children
Dec 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Dec
17
Tue
Steward and Trustee Training @ W. A. Purvis Board Room and C. M. Davis Fellowship Hall
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Dec
22
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am
Dec
24
Tue
Congregational/Pastoral Care Ministry @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Dec 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Dec
29
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Dec 29 @ 11:00 am
Dec
31
Tue
Watch Night Services
Dec 31 2019 @ 10:30 pm – Jan 1 2020 @ 12:15 am
Jan
3
Fri
U. S. Senator Elizabeth Warren for President Campaign Visit
Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Jan
5
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Jan 5 @ 11:00 am
Jan
6
Mon
Steward Board Monthly Meeting @ William A. Purvis Board Room
Jan 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Trustee Board Monthly Meeting @ C. M. Davis Fellowship Hall
Jan 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Jan
11
Sat
Sister Joi G. Artis Initial Sermon @ Williams Chapel AME Church
Jan 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jan
12
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am
Orangeburg County NAACP Meeting
Jan 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Jan
14
Tue
Parable Player Rehearsal @ C M Davis Fellowship Hall
Jan 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Jan
17
Fri
Seventh Episcopal District’s WMS Retreat @ Westin Resort
Jan 17 – Jan 19 all-day
Jan
18
Sat
Parable Players Rehearsal @ C M Davis Fellowship Hall
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jan
19
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Jan 19 @ 11:00 am
Jan
24
Fri
Seventh Episcopal District’s Lay Retreat @ Sheraton Convention Center
Jan 24 – Jan 26 all-day
Jan
26
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am
Jan
28
Tue
Congregational/Pastoral Care Ministry @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Jan 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Feb
2
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am
Feb
8
Sat
Central Annual Conference Founders Day @ Williams Chapel AME Church
Feb 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Feb
9
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am
Feb
16
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am
Church Conference @ Sanctuary
Feb 16 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Feb
20
Thu
Mid-Day Bible Study @ Conference Call
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Democratic Party Meeting
Feb 20 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Feb
22
Sat
Central Conference WMS/YAM/YPD Institute @ Williams Chapel AME Church
Feb 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Feb
23
Sun
Seniors’ Recognition Sunday @ Williams Chapel AME Church
Feb 23 all-day

Members 90 years and older will be recognized during the worship service for their contributions to Williams Chapel A.M.E. Church and the community.  A reception for the honorees, thier families and guest will be held following the worship service.

Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am
Feb
25
Tue
Congregational/Pastoral Care Ministry @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Feb 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Feb
26
Wed
Health and Wellness Ministry @ CM Davis Fellowship Hall
Feb 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mid-Day Bible Study @ Conference Call
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Ash Wednesday Service @ Williams Chapel AME Church
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Feb
27
Thu
Black Voters Matters Rally @ CM Davis Fellowship Hall
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Feb
29
Sat
Lay Organization Baby Contest @ Williams Chapel AME Church
Feb 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
1
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am
Mar
4
Wed
Mid-Day Bible Study @ Conference Call
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mar
6
Fri
Seventh Episcopal District YPD Retreat @ Embassy Suites Hotel
Mar 6 – Mar 8 all-day
Mar
7
Sat
Single Ministry Bingo @ CM Davis Fellowship Hall
Mar 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Mar
8
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Mar 8 @ 11:00 am
Greeter’s Ministry Monthly Meeting @ W. A. Purvis Board Room
Mar 8 @ 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
Mar
10
Tue
Second Quarterly Conference
Mar 10 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

All ministry leaders are asked to have their quarterly reports into the church office two weeks prior to the quarterly conference.  A copy of the quarterly conference form is attached.

Mar
11
Wed
Mid-Day Bible Study @ Conference Call
Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mar
14
Sat
The One Hundred Forty Seventh Church Anniversary Celebration
Mar 14 – Mar 15 all-day
Mar
15
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Facebook Live
Mar 15 @ 11:00 am
Mar
18
Wed
Mid-Day Bible Study @ Conference Call
Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm