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HOMETOWN CELEBRATION CONCERT/CD RELEASE PARTY FOR RHETT WALKER BAND: 6 p.m. July 8, USC Aiken Convocation Center; $5, $10 VIP (includes early admission, meet & greet); tickets: box office, (866) 722-8877 or

SECOND ANNUAL SANCTIFIED DIVA CONFERENCE: 7 p.m. July 12, 13, New Life Worship Center; theme, Fully Persuaded; no registration fee; July 12 Tanda Canion and Kenny Smith; July 13 Christina Glenn-Weeks and Kenny Smith; (706) 796-7880

ECUMENICAL MIRACLE/HEALING SERVICE: 7 p.m. July 14, Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, with Damian Stayne, from England; held by Alleluia Community; free; (706) 798-1882

ANNUAL FAITH & AGING CONFERENCE: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 9, DoubleTree Hotel; by CSRA Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging; on Changing Faith, Changing Health, Changing Lives; $30 professionals, $20 retirees, caregivers, students, grandparents raising grandchildren; (706) 210-2000 ext. 5654, (888) 922-4464,


TABERNACLE OF JOY: Yard sale 8 a.m. July 7, church parking lot, 820 Park Ave., Aiken; table rental $10; (803) 292-1982

CORINTH BAPTIST: Church anniversary/annual homecoming 9 a.m. July 7, Mark Barnwell Fielding

SPIRIT CREEK BAPTIST: Church history enacted 5 p.m. July 7 through 2:30 p.m. July 15, Hardy Bennings III

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Shine On Trio and the Crusaders 7 p.m. July 7; refreshments at intermission; volunteers needed to bring finger foods; Earl Outlaw (803) 657-5373

LIVING WATERS: Camp Meeting/Revival through July 8, Paul Hodge, Don Hughes, Wayne Owens, Alan Kirby, Randy Perry, Wayne Dawkins

FIRST METROPOLITAN BAPTIST: Senior Citizen Day 11 a.m. July 8, the Rev. Melvin Johnson

GOSPEL WATER BRANCH BAPTIST: Church anniversary 2:30 p.m. July 8, the Rev. Charles E. Goodman; Enrichment Program 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. through July 20; grades Pre-K through 8; (706) 860-7091,

MOUNT OLIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Church anniversary 3 p.m. July 8, Dr. James A. Hogan

WORD OF FAITH CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP: Anniversary celebration 3:30 p.m. July 8, Melvin Colbert

WALNUT GROVE BAPTIST: Pre-revival service 5 p.m. July 8, the Rev. Frank Lewis; revival 7:30 p.m. July 9-13, the Rev. Billy Smith

MOUNT CARMEL BAPTIST: Summer revival 7 p.m. July 9-11, the Rev. Chavas Boyd

DOYLE GROVE BAPTIST: Revival 7 p.m. July 9-12, the Rev. Stephen Bratton

MOUNT CANAAN BAPTIST, TRENTON, S.C.: Revival 7 p.m. July 9-12, Dr. Charles G. Adams

GREATER LOVE BAPTIST: 7 p.m. July 9-13, the Rev. Sam Roundtree; church anniversary 3 p.m. July 15, the Rev. R.W. Roundtree

SAULTERS GROVE BAPTIST, MILLEN, GA.: Summer revival 7:30 p.m. July 9-13; Nathaniel Howard July 9; the Rev. Eddie Walker July 10; the Rev. Ellis Godbee July 11; the Rev. Tommy Walker July 12; and the Rev. Willie Evans Jr. July 13

FIRST PROVIDENCE BAPTIST: Summer Enrichment Program for ages 5-12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 9-27; drop off as early as 6 a.m., pickup 3-6 p.m. daily; (803) 441-4092, (803) 279-8836,

GLENN HILLS BAPTIST: Praise band Lily in concert 7 p.m. July 13; (706) 798-3382

CUMMING GROVE BAPTIST: Women’s conference 8:30 a.m. to noon July 14, Joann Nicely; one-night revival 6:30 p.m. July 15, Rosa Williams

HAMMOND GROVE WORD POWER MINISTRY: Youth day celebration 10:15 a.m. July 15, Juditha Beard

CARPENTERSVILLE BAPTIST: Christian Women Alliance Ministry anniversary 2 p.m. July 15, Brothers in Christ

COBB GROVE BAPTIST: Usher anniversary 2 p.m. July 15, Dennis Quinn

FIRST BAPTIST, STAPLETON, GA.: Homecoming 2 p.m. July 15, the Rev. Tommie Walker; revival 7:30 p.m. July 16-18, the Rev. Tony Allen

HISTORIC FIRST EBENEZER BAPTIST: Church anniversary 2:30 p.m. July 15

ROSS GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Missionary ministry anniversary 2:30 p.m. July 15, Dr. Jerry Smith

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST, LINCOLNTON, GA.: Church anniversary 2:30 p.m. July 15, the Rev. Matthew Hardin

FOUR MILE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Summer revival 6 p.m. July 15, 7:30 p.m. July 16-19, the Rev. William Blount

ADAS YESHURUN SYNAGOGUE: Batsheva in concert 6:30 p.m. July 15, sanctuary; dessert reception, Abram Pomerance Social Hall; free, open to the public; (706) 733-9491

GOOD SAMARITAN BAPTIST: Youth revival 7 p.m. July 16-18; Davarious Cullars, July 16; Nakia Williams, July 17; and Jonathan Alexander, July 18

ST. MARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST, MARTIN, S.C.: Summer revival 7 p.m. July 16-20; July 16 the Rev. Lester Small; July 17 the Rev. Sarah Perkins; July 18 the Rev. Chris Holley; July 19 the Rev. Floyd Hughes, July 20 the Rev. McKinley Neal; initial sermon of Tonda Geter 2:30 p.m. July 29

STONE SPRINGFIELD AME: Summer gospel concert with the Rev. Milton Biggham 6 p.m. July 21

GOOD SHEPHERD BAPTIST: Gospel Explosion 2012 – workshops 6-9:30 p.m. July 20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 21, free concert 5 p.m. July 22

TABERNACLE BAPTIST, LINCOLNTON, GA.: Young Men’s Conference 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 21, the Rev. Charles Goodwin, for ages 6 and older; Girls Day Out 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 28, Tesa Gunby, for ages 4-18; (706) 359-7635

BUTLER CREEK AME: Rainbow Tea 6 p.m. July 21; (706) 772-8080

MACEDONIA MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Annual Family & Friends Day 2 p.m. July 22, the Rev. Douglas Mazyck

FIELDING SPRING MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Church anniversary 2:30 p.m. July 22, the Rev. J.L. Reid

GALILEE MISSIONARY BAPTIST, AUGUSTA: Church anniversary celebration 2:30 p.m. July 22, Dr. Sam Davis; Golden Agers Ministry serving hot food free to the public noon to 2 p.m. July 28 (fourth Saturday each month)

PINE GROVE BAPTIST: Church anniversary 3 p.m. July 22, the Rev. Ralph Holloway; summer revival 7 p.m. July 23-25; July 23 T.C. Edwards; July 24 Herman Bing; July 25 the Rev. Paul Bush

KENDALL HEIGHTS CHURCH OF GOD, SANDERSVILLE, GA.: The Celestials from Nashville, Tenn., in concert 6 p.m. July 22; (478) 552-8572

ANTIOCH MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Antioch Women in Christ Ministry Midday Bible Study anniversary celebration noon July 25

PINEY GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Youth Explosion July 26-27, the Rev. Derwin Jackson

TRINITY ON THE HILL UMC: Senior Adult Community Celebration July 28, Dr. Thomas Q. Robbins; (706) 738-8822

HOSANNAH BAPTIST: Two-day youth explosion 5 p.m. July 28, 3 p.m. July 29, Paul Coppett III

MOUNT ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Ordination service for Mary J. Ingram 2 p.m. July 29

TRANSFORMING LIVES WORSHIP CENTER: Anniversary with concert and festivities 10 a.m. Aug. 4

SECOND HOPEFUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Summer revival 7 p.m. Aug. 7-9, the Rev. Willie Given

NEW ZION APOSTOLIC: Family and Friends Day 4 p.m. Aug. 12, Alvin Smith; Women’s Day Program 4 p.m. Oct. 14, M.D. Jackson; church anniversary 4 p.m. Dec. 9, Nealon Guthrie

GREATER MOUNT CANAAN MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Church anniversary 2:30 p.m. Aug. 26, Dr. James Hogan

MIDLAND VALLEY COMMUNITY CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE: Biker Church 7 p.m. second Fridays; (706) 373-1380


MOUNT ENON BAPTIST: Pastor appreciation for John W. Harmon 2:30 p.m. July 8, the Rev. Louis J. Tanksley

MORNING STAR BAPTIST: Pastor appreciation for the Rev. William Bussey 2 p.m. July 15, the Rev. Christopher Roberts

GREATER MOUNT CANAAN MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastor’s Appreciation Day for Dr. Victor R. Thomas 2:30 p.m. July 22, the Rev. Herman Bing

FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST, APPLING: Pastoral anniversary dinner for Dr. Philip M. Dunston Jr. 6 p.m. Aug. 23; (706) 790-0805


AFTER-SCHOOL BRIDGING: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Good Hope Missionary Baptist; (706) 722-2779, (706) 722-1031

CELEBRATE RECOVERY: 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays; First Assembly of God, 1613 Fenwick St.; supper 6 p.m.; (706) 738-5532

FREE TUTORING: 6-7 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Beulah Grove Baptist, 1434 Poplar St.

GED CLASSES: 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday-Thursday, Good Hope Missionary Baptist

THE ONE COMMAND: 10 a.m. to noon, second, fourth Saturdays; Christ Church Unity, 2301 Central Ave.; (706) 738-2458


BUTLER CREEK AME: 6-8 p.m. July 9-12; (706) 772-8080

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S EPISCOPAL: Sky VBS: Everything is Possible with God 6-8 p.m. July 9-12; age 4 to fourth grade; (803) 279-4622

NORTH AUGUSTA BAPTIST: No Friend Like Jesus 6-8 p.m. July 9-13; all ages

FREEDOM BIBLE: Operation Overboard 6:15-8:45 p.m. July 15-20, Freedom Bible Church; snacks, games, crafts, skits, music, more; for ages 3-15; free; (706) 651-8373

TRINITY ON THE HILL UMC: Where Kids Get Down and Lift God High 9 a.m. to noon July 16-20; $15; registration deadline June 29;


SWEETWATER CHURCH OF GOD: Rocky Point Lighthouse 6-8:30 p.m. July 23-25

FAIRVIEW PRESBYTERIAN: SonRise National Park Vacation Bible School 5:30 p.m. July 29; (803) 279-6441,

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