Faith digest

Oil change


Single mothers and wives of deployed military will be treated to free breakfast and an oil change for their cars at Warren Baptist Church in Augusta this weekend.

The Single Mom’s Oil Change starts at 9 a.m. today at The Edge, the student building at 3231 Washington Road. The event typically lasts until noon, depending on the number of cars serviced, according to event organizers. Call (706) 922-7038 for more information.

Praise dancers

The Trust and Obey Outreach Praise Dancers will celebrate their first anniversary at 6 p.m. today at Henry Brigham Community Center, 2463 A Golden Camp Road. For more information, call (706) 231-3882.

Special speakers

Two leading evangelical pastors will speak at services of area churches Sunday.

The Rev. Johnny Hunt, a former president of the Southern Baptist Conven­tion and pastor of First Bap­tist Church of Woodstock, Ga., will be at Warren Baptist Church, 3203 Washington Road, at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Hunt is traveling with his church’s senior adult choir, which is on tour. See or call (706) 860-1586.

The Rev. Tony Campolo, the author of more than 35 books and the president of the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Educa­tion, will preach at Wesley United Methodist Church at 8:30, 9:30, and 11 a.m. Sunday. Wesley is at 825 N. Belair Road, Evans. See or call (706) 869-0888. Child care will be available.


Bloom, a one-day conference for women on God’s truth for their lives, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 5 at The Quest Church, 4020 Washington Road.

It will feature music, lunch and three local speakers: Sue Meehan, a licensed pastor; Jessica Bolyard, a writer and blogger; and Shelley Martin, a speaker and revivalist.

The cost is $10. Child care will be available. Register at through May 4.

Faith Alive

Faith Alive, a program of stories of faith and Christian witness, will be May 11-12 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 160 Merovan Drive, North Augusta. The program, which is open to all faith traditions, will have no preaching, but will have stories of answered prayers and faith experiences. The group will meet three times over that weekend: for dinner at 6 p.m. May 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 12; and for dinner at 6 p.m. May 12.

Call (803) 341-0075 for more information.

Seniors expo

More than 30 representatives from groups including assisted living, home health care, hospice care, mental health, the Aiken Area Council on Aging, Social Security, TLC Medical Centre, Mended Hearts, Sports Plus, the South Carolina Alzheimer’s Association and Aiken Regional Medical Centers will be at a PrimeTimer Expo for seniors at St. John’s United Methodist Church from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 22, at 104 Newberry St., Aiken.

Seniors at the church planned the free event, which includes exhibits in the gym and speakers in Ward Hall. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call (803) 648-6891 or see