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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,

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; supply giveaways, speakers, hearing and dental screenings, free haircuts and hairstyles, Christian entertainment, car seat checks, refreshments, more;

HEALTH FAIR: Held by Health Care Ministry of Mount Vernon Baptist Church 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 18, Carrie J. Mays Family Life Center; health screenings, Augusta School of Massage, Alzheimer’s information, Care Hand home heal information, Area Agency on Aging, diabetes information, Shepeard Bloodmobile, more; (706) 736-8078

BIBLICAL WISDOM FOR POST-BIBLICAL TIMES – LEARNING TO READ THE BIBLE LIKE A MYSTIC: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 9 a.m. Oct. 13, St. Augustine’s Episcopal parish hall, 7:30 a.m. Oct. 14, Episcopal Convent of St. Helena; $135; (706) 798-5201 ext. 1,,

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


GOOD HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Prayer vigil and baptism 7:45 a.m. Aug. 4; The Impact of Christian Education and Spiritual Growth conference 5 p.m. Aug. 5, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7, the Rev. Paul Little II, Dr. Thomas Simmons; Communitywide back to school giveaway 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 11, Laney High School, entertainment, vendors, free services for children, speakers, children must be present to receive service; (706) 722-1031

BIBLE DELIVERANCE TEMPLE: Youth rally 8:30 and 11 a.m. Aug. 4; Labor Day Celebration Concert 4 p.m. Sept. 2, Soap Creek Marina, grill out, fellowship, Restoration Praise and Kingdom Heirs Revival and guest

WATER BRANCH BAPTIST: Father/son prayer breakfast 9 a.m. Aug. 4, the Rev. Clarence Hill; men’s day celebration 11 a.m. Aug. 12, Norman Hill

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

NEW DESTINY TRIUMPH MINISTRIES: Back to School Youth Rally 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 4; free; food, live music, praise train, City Stars, DJ BB, inflatables, closet giveaways, school supplies giveaway

MERCY MINISTRIES: Free food 11:30 a.m., recreational bingo noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 4 (first Saturdays); (706) 432-8452

MASTER’S WAY CHRISTIAN: Parents Night Out 6:30 p.m. Aug. 4; games, movies, fun; make sure children have eaten supper; snack/drinks provided; limited space for infants, reservations required; attendant certified in CPR and first aid; free; (706) 799-5318

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

CHURCH OF THE HOLY COMFORTER: Blessing of the Backpacks 10:30 a.m. Aug. 5; bring backpacks, briefcases, book bags; receive a small gift from the church; bring school supplies to be distributed to Lakeside Middle School

PLEASANT LANE BAPTIST: Homecoming 10:45 a.m. Aug. 5, the Rev. Eric Butler; revival 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6-9, the Rev. Charles Lacy Jr.

BETHESDA BAPTIST: Homecoming 11 a.m. Aug. 5; revival 7 p.m. Aug. 6-8, Hal Hodgens

BIG HORSE CREEK BAPTIST, JENKINS COUNTY, GA.: Homecoming 11 a.m. Aug. 5, F.L. Hollaway

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

FAIRVIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Ushers anniversary 2:30 p.m. Aug. 5, the Rev. Tommy Burgess

RICHMOND HILL BAPTIST: Birth month anniversary 2:30 p.m. Aug. 5, the Rev. Howard Harden; summer revival 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13-15, the Rev. Herman Bing

ST. PHILLIP MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Church anniversary 3 p.m. Aug. 5, the Rev. Bernard White

TABERNACLE OF JOY: Church anniversary 3 p.m. Aug. 5, the Rev. Joe Louis Brown

TREMOUNT TEMPLE BAPTIST: Renewal Revival 7 p.m. Aug. 6-8, the Rev. General Jennings

KENDALL HEIGHTS CHURCH OF GOD, SANDERSVILLE, GA.: HisSong in concert 6 p.m. Aug. 12; (478) 552-8572

BEAN POND BAPTIST: Summer revival 7 p.m. Aug. 6-9; ; Aug. 6 the Rev. Elroy Wilson, Aug. 7 the Rev. Gordon Thomas, Aug. 8 Hezekiah Pressley, Aug. 9 the Rev. Freddie Bush

CORINTH BAPTIST: Summer revival 7 p.m. Aug. 6-9, the Rev. Herman Bing

FIRST MOUNT MORIAH BAPTIST: Summer revival 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6-10, the Rev. Karlton Howard

FIRST BAPTIST OF NORTH AUGUSTA: Just Give Me Jesus Revival Prayer Rally 7 p.m. Aug. 7; Just Give Me Jesus Revival Sept. 21-22, 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; church anniversary 2 p.m. Sept. 9, Dr, David Kemp

ST. JOHN MISSIONARY BAPTIST, MILLEN, GA.: Revival 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7-9, Clarence “Teddy” Williams

BEECH BRANCH BAPTIST, SARDIS, GA.: Revival 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8-10, the Rev. Craig Tremble

ROCKSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH: Men and women conference 7 p.m. Aug. 10, Hezekiah Pressley, 10 a.m. Aug. 11, T.L. Reddick

MOSAIC UMC: REST (Recovery, Education, Support and Training) 7-9:30 p.m. Fridays, Aug. 10-Dec. 21, for anyone struggling with addictions, bad habits or dependency issues, in addition to family, friends and helpers; free community service 10 a.m. to noon, third Saturdays – food, medical screening, mental health care, free haircuts, GED sign ups, mentoring options for kids at risk, job resources, prayer; (813) 528-5871

KINGDOM LIFE FELLOWSHIP MINISTRIES: Empowering Men and Women to Walk in Forgiveness 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10, Clifford Duckworth Sr.; breakfast 9-9:45 a.m. Aug. 11; Forgiveness class 10-11 a.m. Aug. 11; morning service 11 a.m. Aug. 11, Joyce Waites

SECOND PROVIDENCE BAPTIST: Health fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 11; Welcome Home, homecoming 9:45 a.m. Aug. 12; summer revival 7 p.m. Aug. 13-15; Aug. 13 the Rev. Jacques “Jay” Wright; Aug. 14 the Rev. Enoch Ward; Aug. 15 the Rev. Ronald Strong

JERUSALEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Women in Powered in Christ meeting noon Aug. 11; deacons, deaconess and trustee anniversary 2:30 p.m. Aug. 19, the Rev. Chavas Boyd; fall revival 7 p.m. Sept. 17-19, the Rev. Anthony McElrath; ushers anniversary 2 p.m. Oct. 7, the Rev. Favors; youth anniversary 2 p.m. Oct. 14

HISTORIC SPRINGFIELD BAPTIST: Church anniversary memorial service 10 a.m. Aug. 12, Augusta Fire Chief Chris James; church anniversary celebration service 3 p.m. Aug. 12, the Rev. Al Sharpton

BOTTSFORD SPRING MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Church anniversary 11 a.m. Aug. 12, the Rev. Willie Tomlin

GIBSON CHURCH OF GOD: Gospel singing 11 a.m. Aug. 12, guest singers HisSong; (478) 552-4726

SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST, GLOVERVILLE: Church anniversary 11 a.m. Aug. 12, The Byrd Family performing bluegrass country gospel; (803) 593-4943

THE PATH WORSHIP CENTER AND MIRACLE MAKING MINISTRIES: School supply drive 11 a.m. Aug. 12; haircuts, manicures, health screenings, lunch, live music, games; (706) 722-8693, (706) 504-8077

PINEY GROVE BAPTIST: Church anniversary 2 p.m. Aug. 12, the Rev. Robert Ramsey

ST. PAUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Musical gospel program 3 p.m. Aug. 12

MOUNT CARMEL BAPTIST, AUGUSTA: Male chorus anniversary 3:30 p.m. Aug. 12

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

BROWN GROVE BAPTIST, KEYVSILLE, GA.: Summer revival 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13-17

OLD STORM BRANCH BAPTIST: Summer revival 7 p.m. Aug. 13-17

FIRST BAPTIST OF AUGUSTA: Women’s Bread of Life luncheon 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 15, fellowship hall; $7, Blanche Conger, speaker; reservations required by Aug. 13; (706) 733-2236,

MOUNT ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Youth conference: Ignorance of the Law is NOT a Defense 8:30 a.m. Aug. 18, Judge Wade Padgett and other guests speaking on laws, drugs, gangs, bullying, cyber bullying, college/career preparation, DARE and fire safety; open to all ages; (706) 793-7399,

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; Grief Share seminar and support group, including a video seminar and group discussion, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 21-Nov. 13; Divorce Care support group and seminar 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 21-Nov. 13, $15 for participant workbook; Divorce Care for Kids for ages 5-12 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 21-Nov. 13, $10 for participant workbook;

LOUISVILLE (GA.) CHURCH OF GOD: Benefit concert for Pete and Barbara Bridges 6 p.m. Aug. 18; (478) 552-4726

MOUNT MORIAH BAPTIST, PLUM BRANCH, S.C.: Homecoming 10 a.m. Aug. 19, the Rev. Melvin Gordon

CARPENTERSVILLE BAPTIST: Deaconess ministry anniversary 1 p.m. Aug. 19, the Rev. David Matthews

EVERFAITHFUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Combined ministry anniversary 3 p.m. Aug. 19, the Rev. Victoria Evans

MOSES MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Senior ushers and usherettes anniversary 3 p.m. Aug. 19, Dr. K.B. Martin

MOUNT ENON BAPTIST: Fall revival 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20-22, the Rev. Jeff Moffett

RUNS MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Women’s Conference 7 p.m. Aug. 24 the Rev. Verdene Thomas, 9 a.m. Aug. 25 Faith A. Washington, 8 a.m. Aug. 26 Jona Gaskin; (803) 652-2128, (803) 652-7152

AUGUSTA JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER: An Evening of Hors D’oeuvres and Jazz 8 p.m. Aug. 25; eat, talk, listen, dance; Garden City Jazz, featuring Bill Karp; $25, make check payable to AJCC; reservations required by Aug. 22

GALILEE MISSIONARY BAPTIST, AUGUSTA: Golden Agers Ministry serving hot food free to the public noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 25 (fourth Saturday each month)

BUTLER CREEK AME: Women Day 2:30 p.m. Aug. 26; (706) 772-8080

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

MOUNT VERNON BAPTIST: Women Ministry holiday shopping trip to North Georgia Premium Outlet, Dawsonville, Ga., leaving 7:30 a.m. Nov. 24, returning 7 p.m.; $35; make payment 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1930 Olive Road; (706) 736-8078

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


ALLEN CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastoral anniversary of Dr. Albert Duncan 2 p.m. Aug. 5, the Rev. James Kendrick; summer revival 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27-31, the Rev. Bobby Williams Sr.

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

MOUNT VERNON BAPTIST: Pastoral appreciation for the Rev. Chavas L. Boyd 3 p.m. Aug. 12, the Rev. Willie Mincey

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

JERUSALEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST: The Rev. Beotis Clark Annual Banquet 7 p.m. Sept. 7, Julian Smith Casino, the Rev. Brightharp; the Rev. Beotis Clark pastor anniversary 2:30 p.m. Sept. 9, the Rev. Clerence Moore


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

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