Followers of 3 faiths gather for Thanksgiving service

About 100 people from different faiths and backgrounds came together Tues­day evening on Old Evans Road to hear a message of peace, unity and thanksgiving.
By Steve Crawford

Volunteers gather items for Operation Christmas Child

Mary Jordan stacked shoeboxes filled with toys in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Aiken.
By Lisa Kaylor

Bridge Ministry plans to feed, clothe 3,000

The Bridge Ministry will offer anyone who needs them a hot dinner and a new coat at its annual Thanksgiving Dinner at James Brown Arena on Saturday.
By Lisa Kaylor

Church says Buy a Tree, Change a Life

Oasis Church members will sell Christmas trees beginning Nov. 23, with proceeds helping children.
By Lisa Kaylor

A Joyful Noise: Joseph Habedank in concert

Singer Joseph Habedank will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at Grace Baptist Church, 4945 Hardy McManus Road, in Evans.

Christians should debate with kindness

Regardless of how right we believe we are, hate filled and self-righteous opinions don't compel others to Christ. Only love can win that war.
By the Rev. Randall Monk

Abilene Baptist Church to present Singing Christmas Tree

Abilene Baptist Church will present its 37th annual Singing Christmas Tree from Dec. 11-13.

St. Teresa of Avila to hold Awakening Faith series

St. Teresa of Avila will hold an 11-week series to help Catholics reawaken their faith.

Local church volunteers receive service award

Volunteers from thruoghout the Diocese of Savannah will receive Gartland Awards in honor of their service. Several are from Augusta.

Augusta Islamic Society condemns Paris attacks

The Islamic Society of Augusta has issued a statement condemning the attacks on Paris.
By Lisa Kaylor

Universalist Unitarian clergy garb as individual as the church

The Unitarian Universalist tradition is a very individualized, free-thinking faith tradition, and the dress of its clergy reflects that.
By Lisa Kaylor


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