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BRIAN MILLS: A SEMINAR ON INTERCESSORY PRAYER: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, Alleluia Community School; Releasing God’s Power Through Prayer and Intercession; $20; (706) 798-1882,

HEPHZIBAH COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING WORSHIP: 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, Hephzibah Baptist; includes Hephzibah Baptist, Hephzibah United Methodist, Hephizbah Church of God, First Ebenezer Baptist and Compass Christian Baptist

COMMUNITY FUN DAY – THERE BECAUSE WE CARE: Held by Broadway Baptist and Strong Tower Christian Fellowship; noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, McDuffie Woods Community Center, 3431 Old McDuffie Road; giveaways, résumé workshop, information and services, food, haircuts, inflatables; the Clothes Closet open with coats and clothes for all sizes; free; (706) 790-8185

AN EVENING OF JUBILEE IN SPIRITUAL SONGS: 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, Greater Young Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 405 Sandbar Ferry Road; presented by 10th District Laymen Movement, featuring 10th District male choirs; each choir asked to donate two cases of canned goods for Golden Harvest Food Bank

THE TRUE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS – A DRIVE-THROUGH PRESENTATION: 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 5-9 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 14-15, Midland Valley Recreation Association, 4552 Augusta Road, Clearwater; presenting the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ as a father shares the true meaning of Christmas with his daughter; presented by Heights Church; (803) 593-3054,

WALK THROUGH BETHLEHEM: 6-9 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Dec. 13-15, Harlem United Methodist Church, 115 W. Milledgeville Road; experience Christmas in Bethlehem; held by Harlem United Methodist Church, Harlem Baptist Church and Second Mount Moriah Baptist Church; refreshments

NOEL: NIGHT OF EVERLASTING LOVE, A CHRISTMAS CHOIR CONCERT: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, 4921 Columbia Road, Grovetown; by composer Derric Johnson; dessert reception follows; donations support St. Teresa’s Music Ministry; $3 or two for $5; tickets sold after Mass and at the door; (706) 863-4956 ext. 109,

THE PINCKNEY SISTERS ANNIVERSARY: 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, Carey Hill Resource and Conference Center, 1591 Edgefield Road, North Augusta; many gospel artists ministering through song; free, open to the public; Willie Mims (803) 439-4122

GOSPEL PLAY: TO BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS PARTS I AND II: 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd.; presented by Words To Live By and Oakey Grove Resource Center; limited space; $15, ages 4-12 $7; tickets available by phone, e-mail and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Thursday at church office, 911 N. Belair Road; (706) 863-4215, or

ANDREW PETERSON – BEHOLD THE LAMB OF GOD CHRISTMAS TOUR: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, First Presbyterian, 642 Telfair St.; $20;

COMMUNITY PRAYER BREAKFAST: Prayer 8 a.m., breakfast 9 a.m. Tuesdays, breakfast reservations required – (706) 796-2091,; Dec. 17 First Presbyterian Youth Center, 638 Greene St.

CREATIVE IMPRESSIONS PRESENTS BEHOLD THE STAR 2013: 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, Maxwell Theatre; musical and dance production celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ and embodying the spirit of Christmas; 2 p.m. $15, $10 groups of 10 or more; 7 p.m. $20, $15 students; (706) 664-9022,,

SPOKEN WORD CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES: Fall Gathering of Prophetic Intercession 2014; Workshop 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23; 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, Carla McDouglad

JORDAN GROVE BAPTIST: Feed the hungry and clothes giveaway 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23

MACEDONIA BAPTIST: Concert 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23; (706) 922-6101

FAITH TEMPLE BAPTIST: Prophetic Impartation – The Power of Prayer 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23; Bernice Orange and Abia Williams; (706) 589-2689

SHAWS CREEK BAPTIST: Deacon and deaconess anniversary 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24

NEW EXODUS BAPTIST: Church anniversary 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, Reginald S. Hinton Jr.

BOTTSFORD SPRING MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Men and Women’s Day 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, the Rev. Bobby Griffin

CHRIST PRESBYTERIAN: Women’s Day program 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, Cheryl J. Beard

FRANKLIN COVENANT BAPTIST: Deacon ordination service for Larry Cole 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24

KENDALL HEIGHTS CHURCH OF GOD: Sandra & Friends in concert 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24; (478) 552-8572

FIRST MOUNT MORIAH BAPTIST, AUGUSTA: Deacon/Deaconess Board anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, the Rev. Louis T. Coley

VIRGIN MARY BAPTIST: Pre-Thanksgiving/Family and Friends day 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24

GOOD HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Harvest festival celebration 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, the Rev. Don Darden

MOUNT ENON BAPTIST: Church anniversary 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, the Rev. George Smith

EVERFAITHFUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Elevation to Clergy – first sermon of deacons Delaun Tanksley and Daniel Warthen 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24; fall revival – teaching session 6:15 p.m., preaching 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 25 and 26, the Revs. Reginald Grimes and Antonio Smith

TABERNACLE BAPTIST, AUGUSTA: Hanging of The Greens for Christ 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25; (706) 724-1230,

WORLD OUTREACH EVANGELISTIC: Women of the Word – WOW! 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, Giving Thanks;

MOUNT VERNON BAPTIST: Thanksgiving Day service 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28; (706) 736-8078,

LIVE RIVER BAPTIST: Fundraising shopping trip to Sugarloaf Mills (outlet shopping) 7 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30; Ladies of Christ program 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14; (706) 495-8342, (706) 231-3342

WILLIAMS MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL: Candlelight service 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1; Christmas program and dinner 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21; Kwanzaa program 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26; Watch Night service 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31; (706) 733-9430


RUNS MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Women’s Ministry bus shopping trip to Tanger Outlet, Charleston, S.C., Saturday, Dec. 7; $25; open to all ages; (803) 642-2212 or (803) 215-2165 to reserve seat

MEALING GROVE BAPTIST: Shopping trip to Concord Mills outlet mall Saturday, Dec. 7, $25, (803) 442-9376, (803) 599-7209

LAKEMONT PRESBYTERIAN: Window Into Challenge – parents of K4 through high school students invited to equip yourself and inspire children to develop lifelong skills to change the world through a Christian classical education 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7; (706) 294-5261,,

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Gospel singing featuring the Glorymen and Lumber River 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7; refreshments served; love offering accepted

BUTLER CREEK AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL: Ushers anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8

REDEEMER: Concert featuring Nashville, Tenn., recording artist Kim Hill 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8; tickets available online using Paypal or from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in church office; (706) 854-9797,,

HAMMOND GROVE WORD POWER MINISTRY: Youth Christmas program 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11; Watch Night service 10 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, the Rev. Jerry Freeman; (803) 279-1493,

MORNING STAR BAPTIST: Christmas Explosion 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14

MOUNT PLEASANT BAPTIST, GROVETOWN: Christmas program 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15; Christmas Eve service 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24; (706) 860-5616

LAURA GROVE BAPTIST.: Clarks Hill Community Christmas Concert 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21; free; celebrate the life of Jesus through music

SECOND HOPEFUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Musical Christmas program 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22

ST. JOHN UNITED METHODIST: Concerts with a Cause Sundays, free; offering taken for charity; 10:30 p.m. Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Concert of Lessons and Carols with St. John’s Choirs and Orchestra, for United Methodist Children’s Home; 3 p.m. Feb. 23 Baroque Chamber Music featuring Bertamo, for New Bethlehem Community Center; 3 p.m. March 23 What a Hoot! instrumental and vocal music for Augusta Warrior Project

ST. MARY BAPTIST: Pastoral anniversary for the Rev. Nathaniel Odom 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, the Rev. Sheldon Ray

COMPUTERS @ FIRST: Free computer classes, First Baptist of Augusta Room 101 C&D, Walton Education Building; limited class sizes, registration required with Susan Jones (706) 733-2236, Basic PowerPoint 6-8 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 13 and 27; iPad Basics 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, Tuesday, Jan. 7 or Tuesday, Jan. 28, meets in Walton Building Room 104; Facebook Basics 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, or Tuesday, Jan. 14; Basic Computer Academy, eight- to 10-week course focusing on Microsoft applications, two hours per week, registration required with Jim West (706) 651-0390

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

CELEBRATE RECOVERY: 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays, First Assembly of God, 1613 Fenwick St., supper 6 p.m., (706) 738-5532; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Calvary Temple Assembly of God, 3343 Peach Orchard Road, dinner 5:45 p.m., (706) 592-6744

FIRST BAPTIST, NORTH AUGUSTA: SOLA; authentic worship and sound biblical teaching, atmosphere engaging to all walks of life; doors open 6 p.m., service 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays; coffee, snacks provided; casual dress; parking behind administration building; child care available;,

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

HOMEWORK HELP/TUTORING AND BIBLE STUDY: 5:45 p.m. Thursdays, PATH Worship Center, 1405 Marks Church Road; free meal; (706) 736-4581, (706) 736-6394,,

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

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