Christmas church services

Looking for a place of worship for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day?
By Lisa Kaylor

Christmas is time to ponder contrasts in faith, life

We may become greatly unsettled with the shameless promotion of materialism contrasted against the striking poverty of many. We become engrossed in exciting gift-giving and egregious greed. 
By the Rev. Kevin Steele

A Joyful Noise: Christmas Eve concert

St. John United Methodist Church choirs and orchestra will present a Christmas Eve concert and Lessons and Carols at 10:30 p.m. Dec. 24.

International Village a tradition at Fort Gordon

When Tilly Mendieta proposed the idea of an international Christmas village at Fort Gordon's Good Shepherd Chapel in 2000, she never imagined it would be going strong 14 year later.
By Lisa Kaylor

Steven Curtis Chapman, Third Day to perform in Augusta

It has been a while since Steven Curtis Chapman has done a Christmas tour - nine years, to be exact - but this year's Joy and Worship tour will be at James Brown Arena on Dec. 19.
By Lisa Kaylor

Parade, other events to mark Hanukkah

Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish Festival of Lights, will begin at sundown Tuesday.
By Lisa Kaylor

A Joyful Noise: Christmas performances

Marco Panuccio presents O Holy Night: An Evening of Holiday Song at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3131 Walton Way.

All children of Abraham should work together

Allah (name of God in Arabic) has favored the people of revealed religions with His service and granted them guidance with the light of His remembrance, thus uniting them into a brotherhood and spreading through them all good and mercy.
By Imam Mohamad Jamal Daoudi

Christmas tour unites Edgefield, S.C., churches

The four churches in downtown Edgefield come together every year to present the Nativity story in a unique way.
By Lisa Kaylor

Advent reminds us that our salvation is in Christ

Writing this column again as Advent begins, I appreciated being reminded again that God sent His Son to help us deal with our human predicaments and struggles to discover what life is all about.
By the Rev. Gene Norris

Finding meaning in Advent's placement

It's taken me awhile to understand the wisdom of liturgical churches in making us go through Advent to get to Christmas, of making us face a grown-up Savior come again before we can welcome the Christ Child.
By the Rev. Cynthia Taylor

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