Website matches volunteers with projects

JustServe.org is a "gift to the community from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints," which connects volunteers with organizations that need their service, said Just Serve Outreach Coordinator Diane Jensen.
By Lisa Kaylor

Fast from digital communication to reflect on God

Take time to be civil in an uncivil world. And do it for the love of God. For God's sake, for your sake, do it.
By the Rev. Cynthia Taylor

Noah's Ark attraction opens to the public

Nearly six years after its highly publicized announcement, a northern Kentucky attraction based on the saga of a man who built a massive boat after getting an end-of-the-world warning from God is open to the public.

Steele: Your outside must reflect your insides

Paul mentions forbearance, forgiveness and love as the kind of clothing that represents genuine Christian behavior. Wear it well.
By the Rev. Kevin Steele

Prayer breakfast set for July 26 at Good Shepherd

The Augusta Monthly Community Prayer Breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 2230 Walton Way. Prayer begins at 8 a.m. and breakfast at 9 a.m.

Augusta interfaith service held after shootings

About 50 people filled the sanctuary at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta on Friday in remembrance of the victims of shootings that took place across the country this week.
By Lisa Kaylor

Community honors the grace of Allah with Eid al-Fitr

Allah (the name of God in Arabic) says in the Quran: "Say, O Muhammad, in this bounty of Allah and His grace in this, then, let them (the believers) rejoice: it is better than the worldly wealth that they may collect.
By Imam Mohamad Jamal Daoudi

Thanks be to God for His Word, chance to share it

The Word of the Lord! Thanks be to God! Those phrases are repeated throughout churches all over the world at the beginning and conclusion of scripture readings every Sunday.
By the Rev. Joe Bowden

Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan

Eid al Fitr is one of the biggest holidays in the Islamic faith and marks the end of Ramadan, a month of spiritual cleansing and renewal through fasting and prayer.
By Lisa Kaylor

Articles from the Your Faith section archive

Friday, June 10, 2016

Vacation Bible school plans emerge

A giant yellow submarine stands in the middle of the stage at West Acres Baptist Church, flanked by enormous blue waves.
By Lisa Kaylor

St. John UMC commences Chapel Under the Pines

Sunday services will be conducted by various ministers at Thurmond Lake for worshippers ready to swim, fish or boat.
By Lisa Kaylor

Faith Calendar

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Alleluia Community to hold Kairos international faith conference

The Alleluia Community will host the Kairos conference July 15-17 at the Alleluia Community School.

Daoudi: Allah commands us to care for the Earth

Since man has tendencies of good and evil, Allah sent him a divine curriculum that drew the road map to keep him in line. 
By Imam Mohamad Jamal Daoudi

Fallacy of pretense, beauty of grace

Last week it finally happened. At the age of 43, for the first time in my life, I got to wear makeup. I was doing a video interview, and my oily Italian skin was a bit too shiny for the cameras, ...
By the Rev. Jeff Miller

United Methodist churchgoers meeting in Athens for prayer, business

The 150th meeting of the conference session of the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church took place this week.
By Hilary Butschek

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Georgia Methodists meeting in Athens

ATHENS, Ga. - Downtown Athens will be filled with about 2,000 United Methodist clergy and laypeople this week as the denomination's North Georgia Conference holds its annual meeting.

Friday, June 3, 2016

Worship the Lord, not gods of habits, superstitions

Do our faces show the marks of defeat or victory? Because of what God has done for us through the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, we can always feel as victors of life’s events ...
By Gene Norris

Comedian Chonda Pierce talks about happily ever after

Comedian Chonda Pierce talks about trying to live happily ever after when life offers sadness.
By Lisa Kaylor

Faith Calendar

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Friday, May 27, 2016

A Joyful Noise: Kirk Franklin to perform at Bell on June 3

Kirk Franklin combines hip-hop, pop, R&B and gospel into his own unique sound that raised him to the top of the Gospel and Christian charts.

Bowden: Holy Trinity is love beyond understanding

The Holy Trinity -- the three in one -- is not so difficult to comprehend, and understanding is not required to accept its tenets.
By the Rev. Joe Bowden

Faith Calendar

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Friday, May 20, 2016

A series of photographs of the Eritrean faithful

TEL AVIV, Israel - Hundreds of faithful gather each week in the makeshift Savior of the World Church.
By Oded Balilty

North Augusta OKs park unity assembly

The event, sponsored by the Anglican Church of the Holy Trinity, will be from noon-1 p.m. July 13, in the park at 302 Georgia Ave.
By James Folker

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible Schools

When you 'cause God joy,' you will feel joyous

"Cause God joy!" This slogan was used regularly by a friend of mine, a fellow minister, to challenge and inspire the members of his congregation to make conscious efforts to do things that would ...
By the Rev. G. Daniel McCall

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Faith Calendar

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Friday, May 13, 2016

Tell us about your vacation Bible School

Is your church having a vacation Bible school for kids this summer? Share it with us.

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Faith Calendar

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Historic Churches

These stories are part of a monthly series on historic churches. To nominate a church, contact Lisa Kaylor at (706) 828-3884 or lisa.kaylor@augustachronicle.com.
 
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