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SPECIAL EVENTS

THE SIXTH EPISCOPAL DISTRICT AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL 2012 LEADERSHIP AND MINISTRY CONGRESS: July 24-27, Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center; opening worship 7 p.m. July 24, Dr. Frank E. Ray; Hour of Power I noon July 25, the Rev. Kevin Moore; Hour of Power II noon July 26, the Rev. Andrew King; evening worship service 7 p.m. July 26, Dennis V. Proctor; closing worship service 11 a.m. July 27, Reginald T. Jackson

AUGUSTA AGLOW MEETING: 10 a.m. July 24, Savannah Rapids Pavilion; Ginger Amerson, speaker; (706) 925-7164, aglow.org

DISCIPLES OF PRAISE MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA: 4 p.m. July 28, Rosemont Association Building, 5463 Burks Mountain Road, Appling

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, jadams@csrarc.ga.gov

BACK TO SCHOOL EXTRAVAGANZA: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 11, Laney High School; sponsored by General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia and Augusta Ministers Conference; school supply giveaways, speakers, hearing and dental screenings for children and adults, free haircuts and hairstyles, Christian family entertainment, car seat checks, refreshments, more; Lovoriaw@gmail.com

TALENT EXPOSÉ AND FASHION SHOW GALA: 4-9 p.m. Oct. 21, Kroc Center; $15

EVENTS

FIRST PROVIDENCE BAPTIST: Summer Enrichment Program for ages 5-12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through July 27; (803) 441-4092, (803) 279-8836, firstprovidence.org

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

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

SHARON BAPTIST: Church anniversary 10:45 a.m. July 22, Dr. Elaine Flake

JOHNSON UNITED METHODIST: Service and reunion for descendants of William Johnson Sr., 1750-1830, 11 a.m. July 22, Dr. Jon Tal Murphree

WATER BRANCH BAPTIST: Ushers’ Ministry anniversary 1 p.m. July 22, the Rev. Michael Ford; father/son prayer breakfast 9 a.m. Aug. 4, the Rev. Clarence Hill; men’s day celebration 11 a.m. Aug. 12, Norman Hill

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: Golden Agers Ministry serving hot food free to the public noon to 2 p.m. July 28 (fourth Saturday each month); church anniversary 11 a.m. Aug. 12, the Rev. Herman Bing; revival 7 p.m. Aug. 13-16, the Rev. James Holiday

THANKFUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST, BLYTHE: Church anniversary 2:30 p.m. July 22, the Rev. Johnny R. Hatney

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

ROSS GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Dr. M.L. Russell and the Musicians for Christ in concert, 4 p.m. July 22

GOOD SHEPHERD BAPTIST: Free concert 5 p.m. July 22

KENDALL HEIGHTS CHURCH OF GOD, SANDERSVILLE, GA.: The Celestials from Nashville, Tenn., in concert 6 p.m. July 22; revival 6 p.m. July 29-Aug. 1, Brian Boutwell; (478) 552-8572

RUNS MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Summer revival 7 p.m. July 23-26, the Rev. Maurice Porter

FIRST METROPOLITAN BAPTIST: Summer revival 7 p.m. July 24-26, the Rev. Clarence Moore

FRANKLIN COVENANT BAPTIST, HEPHZIBAH: Restoration revival 7 p.m. July 24-26, the Rev. Roscoe Perry

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

SALTERS GROVE BAPTIST, MILLEN, GA.: Initial sermon for Inmon Godbee 4 p.m. July 28

ST. MARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST, MARTIN, S.C.: Initial sermon of Tonda Geter 2:30 p.m. July 29

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

NEW LIFE WORSHIP CENTER: Lady Day celebration 11 a.m. July 29, Lucy Hill

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

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: 2 for 1 and Vessels of Praise 7 p.m. Aug. 4

THE SANCTUARY OF AUGUSTA: Church anniversary 8:30 and 11 a.m. Aug. 5

MOUNT TRANSFIGURATION BAPTIST: Church anniversary 2 p.m. Aug. 5

RICHMOND HILL BAPTIST: Birth month anniversary 2:30 p.m. Aug. 5, the Rev. Howard Harden

TABERNACLE OF JOY: Revival 7 p.m. Aug. 1-3, Stanley Gorrell; church anniversary 3 p.m. Aug. 5, the Rev. Joe Louis Brown

FIRST BAPTIST OF NORTH AUGUSTA: 7 p.m. Aug. 7; revival Sept. 21 and 22, James Brown Arena, Anne Graham Lotz; (706) 922-4800

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

VINEYARD CHURCH OF AUGUSTA: Single Parents Fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 18; free oil changes, free kids’ haircuts, free medical, dental, legal and benefits resources; vineyardaugusta.org

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

PASTOR APPRECIATION

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

ALLEN CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastoral anniversary of Dr. Albert Duncan 2 p.m. Aug. 5, the Rev. James Kendrick

NEW LIFE WORSHIP CENTER: Minister of Music Appreciation 6 p.m. Aug. 5, Monica Lisa Stevenson

POPULAR SPRING BAPTIST: Appreciation banquet honoring the Rev. F.C. Henderson 7 p.m. Aug. 18, Thomson Depot; call for information on tickets; (706) 829-3449, (706) 595-5887

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

LEARNING

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

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLS

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, fairviewchurch.com

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