Special Voting Edition

When We All Vote

"We all can play a big role in what happens this November - - and that work starts right now, by stepping up to make sure your friends and family are ready to vote. " Michelle Obama

Key Dates for South Carolina*

Register To Vote: Register by October 7 to vote in the November 6 General Election, update your address anytime

General Election: November 6, 2018

*In coming weeks, we will share information regarding elections in York, Union and Mecklenburg counties.

We are a group of Lancaster County Citizens fighting to make our county, state, and country a better place for every person. We believe that we are greater when we stand together, that everyone deserves a fair shot, and that everyone should be held to the same set of rules and standards. If you are ready for a better South Carolina, join us in working to elect Democrats.

In order to provide relevant information for all parties, we are searching for information on the Lancaster Republican party. We found a Facebook page, but did not have current information. Please share any information regarding the Republican party in Lancaster County with Fred Witherspoon. Thanks!

Corin Buskey, Candidate for South Carolina House of Representatives, District 45 (Lancaster, York) , visited Steele Hill Sunday, Sept. 2

Corin Buskey & Archie Parnell
Invitation from Archie Parnell

Archie Parnell, Candidate for US Congress, District 5,  would like to invite everyone to a fish fry and meet and greet event at Andrew Jackson State Park.

Thursday, September 13

Time: 6-8 PM

Location: Andrew Jackson State Park

196 Andrew Jackson Park Road Lancaster, SC

(Located off Highway 521 between Lancaster and Indian Land, SC)

We would appreciate it if you could let us know if you plan to attend (LCDPSCnews@gmail.com), but an RSVP is not required for attendance. Everyone is welcome. This event is open to the public, so please invite your friends and neighbors.

Thank you,

Keith T. Grey, Sr.

Chair, Lancaster County Democratic Party

(704)241-3445 (c)

What Happens When We All Vote?
In Florida

(CNN) A new poll out by Quinnipiac University shows Florida governor's race within to be basically neck and neck, with Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democrat, up by three points against Republican Rep. Rob DeSantis.

The race will be one of the closely watched contests in November since DeSantis has tied himself to President Donald Trump and defeated more establishment Republicans. Gillum, meanwhile, would become the state's first black governor, and has the backing of progressives like Bernie Sanders. In the primary, he was the only Democrat running who supported "Medicare for all" single-payer health care.

In Massachusetts

(CNN) Democratic Rep. Mike Capuano has conceded defeat to Boston city councilor Ayanna Pressley in the Massachusetts primary for his US House seat Tuesday, the latest upset to rock the Democratic Party and showcase a restive base eager for change.

Pressley's win comes less than three months after Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ousted the No. 4-ranking House Democrat, Rep. Joe Crowley of New York, in a primary.

In his concession speech, Capuano said the district was clearly upset with the status quo and that he shared those feelings.

"I will tell you, I'm sorry it didn't work out but this is life and this is OK. America is going to be OK," Capuano said, adding, "Ayanna Pressley is going to be a good congresswoman and Massachusetts will be well served."

Ayanna & Andrew
September 9

The Hill

5th Sunday Takeover

The TakeOver Committee will meet briefly after service Sunday, Sept. 09. Thank You, CED

Lancaster District Convention, Oratorical Contest, Penny Brigrade (Sept. 20 - 22)

Convention Delegates: Rachel Cuff, Wilma Hood (Alternate) Oratorical Contest Contestant: Cierra Morrison Penny Brigrade: Cassidy "Wonder Woman" Webb

Mission Sunday

We will be observing Missionary Sunday the 4th Sunday of September 9/23. We are asking all Missionaries ladies and men that have their stoles to please wear them in observance for that day. Ladies please wear white or off-white and men dark suit. We are also asking all missionaries to pay their $50.00 dues to help cover our Missionary Assessments for all departments.

Thank you

Debbie Johnson

Global Missions 2017

SAED Pre-Annual Conference Prayer Meeting & Love Feast

Sunday, Sept. 16

6:00 PM


No Camp Meeting 2018

Based on the focus on the mortgage and other key programs, the camp meeting is suspended for 2018. It is the position of the planning committee that moving forward; due to growth of the community and the rich tradition of the camp meeting, that the leadership of the church and committee will discuss the possibilities of camp meeting/community event on the third weekend of September. Please submit any questions/suggestions to Fred Witherspoon by mid-October. Thanks!

A Notification on Steele Hill Facebook page this week: Hi, When does the Camp meeting start? (Only 1 notification to date)


Gold Hill A.M.E. Zion Church: Choir Anniversary - Sunday, Sept. 9 - 2:30. Choir is asked to render two selections. Visit will be returned at your request. Sister Doleatha Gordon, Choir President

Mt. Zion Baptist Church (Waxhaw NC): Rev. Jacob Christian III Appreciation Program - Sunday, Sept. 9 - 2:30 PM - Dinner: 12:30 - 2:15 - Guest Speaker: Rev. Howard Cureton - Rock Hill Baptist Church - Heath Springs, SC.

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