Stories by Kelly Jasper

Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

Crowdsourced: Your prayers for our schools

We asked you to share your photos and prayers from See You at the Pole at area schools. Here are your responses from Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
By Kelly Jasper

Friday, Sept. 20, 2013

Amen Corner: Car and Bike show helps homeless mission

Garden City Rescue Mission brings back its Hotrodin' for the Homeless Car and Bike Show
By Kelly Jasper

Faith Digest

The Rev. Suheil Dawani, the 14th Anglican bishop of Jerusalem, visits St. Paul's Episcopal Church on Sunday.
By Kelly Jasper

The Rhett Walker Band comes home

The Rhett Walker Band returns to Aiken on Sept. 26 in a concert at Milbrook Baptist Church.
By Kelly Jasper

Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013

Five questions with Columbia County author Louise Shivers

Augusta area author Louise Shivers jokes that she only publishes a book once a decade, but when she does, they make a splash.
By Kelly Jasper

Writing sequels presents unique challenges, local authors say

There's a reason good sequels are hard to find: They're hard to write, but it's not for want of trying.
By Kelly Jasper

Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013

Historic church gets renovated

First Presbyterian spent a year and $3.5 million renovating the sanctuary, where President Woodrow Wilson's father was once pastor. The new sanctuary was dedicated in August.
By Kelly Jasper

Friday, Sept. 13, 2013

Faith Digest: NAACP anniversary, harp duo and Dixie Echoes

The Rev. Walter Strawther, the pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church of Aiken, will speak at a 95th anniversary celebration of the Aiken NAACP.
By Kelly Jasper

Amen Corner: Gospel crooner Eddie B. to perform

Eddie B. will have two shows this weekend.
By Kelly Jasper

Concerts with a Cause celebrates 10 years of giving

Over the past decade, Concerts with a Cause has raised more than $127,000 for 38 local charities.
By Kelly Jasper

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013

Amen Corner: Pray and fast for Syria

In a brief video to pastors this week, Catholic Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer joined Pope Francis in asking Catholics to fast and pray for peace in Syria.
By Kelly Jasper

The Big Local aims for big, local and free event

Covenant, a United Methodist church in Evans, is sponsoring a community event called The Big Local, with free music, food and kids' events at Evans Towne Center Park on Sept. 14.
By Kelly Jasper

Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013

Churches turn to consignment sales

Churches are delving into the resale business with seasonal consignment sales that not only help families, but church ministry and missions.
By Kelly Jasper

Friday, Aug 30, 2013

Christian vocalist Jason Crabb brings solo show to Graniteville

Jason Crabb answers questions about his most recent album, Love Is Stronger, and new children's book, One God, One You.
By Kelly Jasper

Amen Corner: Action Dash

A superhero-themed 5K run/walk in five cities is set for Labor Day.
By Kelly Jasper

Monday, Aug 26, 2013

St. Teresa breaks ground on new sanctuary

With the turn of a shovel, ground was broken Monday evening on an $11 million expansion of a Co­lumbia County church that will make it the largest Cath­olic church in the Diocese of ...
By Kelly Jasper

Friday, Aug 23, 2013

Senior Saint: Dollie Bradshaw Highsmith

"We welcome everybody in Christ Church," says Dollie Bradshaw Highsmith, 81, who has attended Christ Episcopal Church in Harrisburg for most of her life. "We always have."
By Kelly Jasper

Faith Digest

August's Mayor's Prayer Breakfast begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday with prayer and a welcome by Mayor Deke Copenhaver at Ascension Lutheran Church, 2860 Wells Drive.
By Kelly Jasper

Friday, Aug 16, 2013

Senior Saint: Rena Mobley

At her church, First Baptist of Augusta, Rena Mobley is a longtime deacon, a former Women's Missionary Union president, home-bound ministry coordinator and wedding director. And that's not all.
By Kelly Jasper

Faith Digest

Tabernacle Baptist Church is celebrating its 128th anniversary with the theme "A Church Going Beyond Beyond."
By Kelly Jasper
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Kinhult wins Junior Invitational at Sage Valley

Marcus Kinhult of Sweden secured a one-shot victory in the fifth annual Junior Invitational at Sage Valley. Kinhult shot 3-under-par 69 to finish the tournament at 7-under 209, one shot better ...
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