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Friday, February 23, 2023

Steele Hill A.M.E. Zion Church

Rev. Dr. Jerret C. Fite, Pastor

Devotion for Friday, February 23, 2024

Day 9: Listen

"So Eli told Samuel,' Go and lie down; and if He calls you, say, " Speak, Lord for Your servant is listening." So Samuel went and lay down in his place." -

1 Samuel 3:9 NIV I'm sure even blindfolded, you could recognize the voice of those you spend time with. All you'll need is a sound sample, and within a few lines you could make a positive voice recognition. There is something familiar about the experiences you have shared with others that brings clarity to the voice, but not always the message. When God speaks, whether the still small voice or the vibration of an earth-shaking command, we often hear, but miss the skill it takes to listen. Samuel sat in the scramble between what he heard, and the message God wanted him to listen for. Samuel heard the sound but missed the message. He was in the right place, in the right position, yet Eli helped a young Samuel, with this advice: "If He calls you, say, 'Speak Lord, for your servant is listening.'" As a truth that often we hear, more than we are trained to listen.

Prayer - Lord, while I'm seeking, synthesize the sounds, so I won't miss the message by settling for what I hear. Speak Lord, for your servant is listening. In Jesus' name. Amen

Rev. Dr. Jerret C. Fite


Celebrate Black History Month

Greese 'E Mout'

Contact Doris Waiters,803.416.2352, with any questions regarding the old timey meal. Please plan to bring a side dish. Thank You
My friend from the Lowcountry told me that in Gullah "Greese 'E Mout' means to eat - to feed with fatness, as with bacon. Come Greese 'E Mout' Sunday!

Black History is Local

Indian Land High Graduate

Information is Power

@White Hill A.M.E. Zion Church York SC

February 23 - Gwen Clyburn

February 23 - Shellie Springs

(Mr. Shellie is not feeling 100%, but hanging in there. Mr. Shellie's wife, Annie Pearl, was admitted to Lancaster Hospital Thursday night. She was diagnosed with pneumonia in both lungs))

February 29 - RJ Johnson

February 27 - Richard & Valerie Coffey

I would like to wish my love a "Happy Anniversary" Debbie

On The Hill

Ms. Sarah Tyler, the mother of Mrs. Keisha Sanders (Gabe's wife), passed on Wednesday, February 7. She was funeralized on last Saturday. Please keep the Tyler and Sanders family in your thoughts and prayer. Keisha Sanders (704.726.0965)

Dr. Patricia Taylor passed on Friday, February 16. A Memorial service will be Sunday, February 25, 3 PM, at Glorious Resurrection of Life Ministries, Lancaster, SC. Dr. Taylor was the sister-in-law of Mrs. Ruth Taylor.

(information provided by Doris Waiters)

Mr. Claude Springs, brother of Shellie Springs, Sr., transitioned Friday, February 23. Mr. Springs lived in Durham, NC and was 95. Mr. Shellie just celebrated his 94th birthday. Please continue to keep Mr. Shellie and family in prayer.

In The Community

Please note the new dates!

We are excited to share that the exhibit will be at Indian Land High School. Also, the High School is making the exhibit available for the community on Thursday, February 29, 2024, 5 pm - 6:30 pm, in the auxiliary gym. Please share with your network. A special thanks to Dr. Sheila Washington, Assistant Principal, for coordinating this event.

More Greese 'E Mout'

Mr. Charles Chicken & Fish: A family-run Charlotte restaurant that makes you feel at home

When Michael Rhynes Sr. describes his first location of Mr. Charles Chicken & Fish, tucked on the corner of Statesville and Atando avenues in Charlotte, he’ll tell you it’s “very small — it is like your little greasy spoon feel.” There’s a high volume of walk-in traffic in the restaurant, known for its fried chicken, as well as seafood and savory, down home side dishes.

“People always say, ‘Man, that place is always crowded.’ But I think five people makes it pretty crowded,” Rhynes said. Rhynes had a family background in restaurants. He opened Mr. Charles Chicken & Fish in 2006 with his best friend, Corwin Alexander, and Corwin’s father, Charles Alexander, after the elder Alexander asked about getting “back into doing restaurants again,” Rhynes said. At the time, Rhynes was “working and trying to figure things out.”

Food for the Soul @ Mr. Charles


VerShawn Grey receiving Chamber Award

Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce

2023 Award Recipients

Businessperson of the Year

Chef Vershawn Gray (Southern Dish 101)

My name is VerShawn Gray. I am the Owner and Executive Chef of VMeals.net and the Owner of Southern Dish 101 located in Lancaster, SC. My journey started while attending Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, NC. I worked for Delaware North a company that was contracted with the Carolina Panthers and Sur la Table as a Kitchen Assistant. I graduated in 2016 and worked at PF Changs as a prep cook and later moved on to become the Sous Chef for a small restaurant in the Arboretum called Cajun Yard Dog. I later went back to work for the Carolina Panthers and quickly realized that as a single mother I needed a job closer to home (Fort Mill, SC). I applied at the Hilton in Rock Hill, SC as the sous chef and became the Food & Beverage Director. I was employed for 3 years and eventually left the company to better my career and start my own catering business. Vmeals.net have catered numerous events from elected officials, colleges, and organizations such as the United Way of Lancaster. In my free time I love to spend time with Family. We love to cook, watch baseball, and play basketball. We also love our family beach trips and exploring nature.

Our Location

226 S. Main Street, Lancaster, SC 29720

(803) 313-9488


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