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Clover First Baptist

Live Nativity: "A Visit to Bethlehem" guided walking tour. Indoor waiting area with refreshments. Free. 7-9 p.m. Dec. 9 and 10 and 5-8 p.m. Dec. 4 and 11. 117 S. Main St., Clover. 803-222-3216.

Epiphany Lutheran, Rock Hill

Community outreach: Free family and individual portraits. Volunteers and donations welcome. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 10.

Advent worship: 6:30-7:15 p.m. Dec. 7, 14, 21. 2370 W. Main St., Rock Hill.

Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene

Advent service: Sermon by Pastor A.D. Smith: "Characters of the Christmas Story." Special music by worship ensemble. 10:45 a.m. Dec. 4.

Children's Christmas musical: 10:45 a.m. Dec. 11. Nursery provided at all services. 109 Harris St., Fort Mill. 803-548-4633.

City of Chester, S.C.

Historic church tour: Maps available at information tent downtown; churches on tour marked with red bows. Free. 3-6 p.m. Dec. 4.

Morningstar United Methodist

Paintball: Ages 12 and up. $20 to play. Lunch provided. 10 a.m. Dec. 10. Registration 8:30 a.m. 11440 Shopton Road W.

Taste and See Ministries

Gospel music concert: Guests artists The Moore Praise Band, worship artist Paul Scott, host minister Apostle Teresa Jones. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at The Upper Room, 8409 Regent Parkway, Fort Mill.; 704-937-5250.

Shepherd's Center South

Book club: Discussion of Matthew Algeo's "Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure." Read the selection before the meeting. 10-11:30 a.m. Dec. 13 at The Ivey, 6030 Park South Drive. The club meets the second Tuesday of each month. 704-541-0100;

St. Stephen United Methodist

New ministry: Adults in their 20s and 30s meet for informal refreshments, music, conversation. Visitors welcome. 10 a.m. Sundays. 6800 Sardis Road.