Lisa Kaylor

Stories by Lisa Kaylor

Friday, July 31, 2015

Church celebrates 150 years

Bottsford Spring Missionary Baptist Church clerk Eleanor Hopson will read the high points of the church's 150-year history like each anniversary of its past - on the second Sunday in August - ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Unitarian church seeking green certification

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta is sponsoring two community events in August as part of its journey toward becoming a certified Green Sanctuary congregation.
By Lisa Kaylor

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Pardon Our Mess

Landscaping looks neglected at the traffic circle at Pumpkin Center.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, July 24, 2015

St. Stephen's helps low-income, homeless with HIV

St. Stephen's Ministry, housed in a three-story building on Greene Street, provides shelter, assistance and resources to homeless and low-income people who are living with HIV and AIDS.
By Lisa Kaylor

Ground broken for Children's Ministry Center

First Presbyterian Church recently broke ground on the third phase of its long-range plans to fulfill its motto: "Restoring People, Rebuilding Places through the Gospel of Jesus Christ."
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Vandalized pro-LGBT church seeks money to boost security

The Metropolitan Community Church of Our Redeemer has set up a GoFundMe account to raise money to pay for security cameras and to print informational materials in the wake of vandals ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Walton Foundation's camp for special-needs children is fun, instructive

Walton Foundation's Camp to Be Independent will begin its 16th year July 26. It is for anyone ages 8 through 21 who has suffered a traumatic brain injury that results in physical disabilities.
By Lisa Kaylor

Pro-gay church spray-painted by vandals

Vandals spray-painted Tuesday morning a Bible passage that condemns homosexual sex on a downtown church whose pastor was part of the first gay couple to receive a marriage license in Richmond County.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, July 17, 2015

Church in Harlem recalls past through stories

Not much is known about the history of Philadelphia United Methodist Church. But the small white country church, set slightly off Old Louisville Road in Harlem, is full of stories of former ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Young church members fix houses

Salkehatchie volunteers from Grace United Methodist Church in North Augusta and Lothair United Methodist Church in Soperton, Ga., have been fixing the houses of elderly and poor area residents ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Roast and Toast to contribute to Augusta Mini Theatre goals

Tyrone Butler started the Augusta Mini Theatre in 1975 to offer youth an affordable way to study the arts. He turned it into a program that also teaches life skills. Thursday, July 16, the Mini ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Docents guide children at museum

Docent volunteers are an invaluable resource for the Morris Museum of Art. More than 60 of them lead about 4,000 children each year through the exhibits at the Morris, teaching them about local ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, July 10, 2015

Exterior of Union Baptist Church restored

Work has recently been completed on the exterior of Union Baptist Church, one of Augusta's historic churches.
By Lisa Kaylor

Workshop to help parents talk to kids about sex

A daylong workshop Aug. 8, titled 2bPure, will help adults learn how to approach the topic of sex education in an age-appropriate way.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Muslim groups raise money to rebuild burned black churches

A network of Muslim activists and organizations from across the country is raising money to rebuild eight black churches that have burned in the Southeast between June 17 and July 1.
By Lisa Kaylor

Women meet, donate funds to area charity

On June 30, about 15 women gathered at West Lake Country Club with a blank check in hand. An hour later, the Fisher House was $3,000 richer in checks and pledges, and they didn't even know it yet.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Missionaries getting special 60th anniversary celebration

The Dream Foundation, a national organization that grants wishes for adults with life-threatening illnesses, is sending John and Frances Manning to Detroit for a special anniversary party.
By Lisa Kaylor

Monday, July 6, 2015

Cemetery restoration fuels woman's ancestry research

Anne Sherman, who has been working to restore the cemetery since 2007, said a new cement coffin has replaced one that was destroyed by vandals.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Islamic center holds community Ramadan meal

Nearly 300 Muslims and guests bit into fresh dates, nibbled watermelon or sipped water for the first time all day as Imam Mohamad Jamal Daoudi gave the call to worship at 8:45 p.m. Saturday.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, July 3, 2015

Church forms bonds through mission trips

TrueNorth Church goes to Guatemala every April, June and December.
By Lisa Kaylor
Search Augusta jobs