What: Christian-centered 12-step program begins with dinner, followed by praise and worship, a lesson, group discussions and fellowship.
When: 6 p.m. Sundays
Where: The Baptist Church @ Riverland Terrace, 2023 Wappoo Drive
more info: Darryl at email@example.com
What: Eddie Driggers, deputy senior chaplain with Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy, will be the guest speaker at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. He will lead a combined Sunday school session for youths and adults and preach during morning worship.
When: 9 a.m. Sunday school and 10 a.m. morning worship July 15
Where: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian, 712 Wappoo Road
More info: 766-4262 or www.stapresbyterian.org
What: Christian comedian and impersonator Michael Kelly will perform, and proceeds from tickets purchased online will go to Without Walls Ministry and its outreach in the inner-city Charleston area.
When: 7 p.m., July 17
Where: Ashley River Baptist Church, 1101 Savannah Highway
More Info: 958-0703 or www.withoutwallsministry.org
What: The Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International Lunch will present guest speaker Russ Miller, senior pastor with James Island Christian Church, as he shares his story, including his missionary and pastoral background. Women are welcome and first-time visitors will receive a free meal.
When: Noon-1 p.m., July 18
Where: Ryan’s, 829 St. Andrews Blvd.
more info: 571-6767
What: Discussion on improving peace within daily life based on Buddhist wisdom. Topics include overcoming stress and anger, improving relationships with others and increasing happiness.
When: 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, May 16-July 25
Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St.
Price: $10, $5 students and seniors
More Info: 814-4766 or www.meditationinsouthcarolina.org
Mommy & Me
What: The summer session is designed for children ages 3 months to 3 years and their moms to experience Jewish traditions in a stimulating and creative atmosphere. Activities include cooking, crafts and more.
When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 9
Where: Chabad of Charleston, 734 York St.
Price: $8 suggested donation
More Info: 884-2323 or www.southernspirit.org
Vacation Bible Schools
North Trident Baptist
What: The theme is “Adventures on Promise Island” and is designed for ages 3 years through 12th grade and a nightly meal will be included. Children can register upon arrival.
When: 6-8:30 p.m. July 16-20
Where: North Trident Baptist Church, 9939 Miles Jamison Road, Summerville
more info: 873-3273
Mount Zion AME
What: The theme is “Fishing on a Mission with Jesus” and is for beginners through adults.
When: 6-8 p.m. July 16-20
Where: Mount Zion AME Church, 5 Glebe St.
More Info: 722-8118
What: Lifeway’s series, “Amazing Wonders Aviation” will be presented with Bible study and worship. Classes are available for ages 4 to adult.
When: 6-8:30 p.m. July 16-20
Where: Pinecrest Baptist Church, 1285 Ashley Hall Road
More Info: 766-7118
Coastal Shores Baptist
What: The theme is “Rev It Up! Full Throttle for God.” The church will have games, snacks, crafts, music and Bible study. Classes include ages 3 and 4, K5-2nd grade, 3rd-6th girls, 3rd-6th boys, youths and adults.
When: 6:15-8 p.m. July 16-20
Where: Coastal Shores Baptist Church, 8310 Dorchester Road
more info: 552-4135 or www.coastalshoresbaptistchurch.com
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian
What: The theme is “Along the Road With Jesus” and is designed for ages 3 years to 5th grade, as well as adults. Youths and adults will serve as helpers. A meal is served.
When: 5:30-8 p.m. July 22-26
Where: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 712 Wappoo Road
More Info: 766-4262 or www.stapresbyterian.org