Selah will be in concert at Millbrook Baptist on Dec. 5

Todd Smith never set out to sell millions of albums and perform in concerts across the world.
By Mike Rosier

Augusta Muslim group offers social services outreach

From the outside, the house at Davant Street and Middleton Drive looks just like its neighbors. A sign in the front yard that reads "Muslim Community Ser­vi­ces of Augusta" gives away its higher purpose: a social services outreach to help the needy.
By Lisa Kaylor

Column: Thanking others can revitalize our spirits

How do you rate your Thanksgiving experience this year?
By the Rev. G. Daniel McCall

Trinity plans Christmas program

Trinity C.M.E. Church will hold Christmas in the Chapel at noon Dec. 16.

Fellowship announces December programs

The Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship in America meets at noon every Wednesday at Golden Corral on Bobby Jones Expressway.

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.

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Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

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October's light helps us see God's full vision

Summer's excesses are pared down as her days wane, and just as the harvest is gathered in so we have need to gather up what the waning year has shown us.
By the Rev. Bernard Mason

New Life will open pumpkin patch Oct. 19

The worship center's pumpkin patch will be open noon to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays through Oct. 31.

Churches to be part of tour

On Oct. 25, 14 churches in downtown Augusta will throw open their doors to welcome the public. Rather than offering spiritual guidance, the churches will showcase their history and contributions ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Grace United Methodist to hold annual bazaar

Handmade items, baked goods and more will be for sale at Grace United Methodist Church's annual bazaar on Oct. 21.

Universalist Unitarian Church to discuss transgender issues

Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta will hold an interactive discussion about the transgender experience on Oct. 25.

Hillcrest Baptist to celebrate anniversaries

Hillcrest Baptist Church will celebrate 65 years of ministry and the anniversary of music minister Steve Patteson.

Mayor to speak at pastoral conference

Mayor Hardie Davis will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Pastoral Leadership Conference set for Oct. 24 at Augusta University. Social justice and other issues will be discussed.

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

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Church fall festivals

As Halloween nears, many churches are planning fall festivals and other events for the community.
By Lisa Kaylor

Trinity CME marks 175th anniversary

The church is celebrating 175 years with a weekend filled with events, including a pilgrimage commemorating that of their founders and a special afternoon service on Sunday.
By Lisa Kaylor

Rescue animals rescue us, too

This is the time of year when many churches have their annual Blessing of the Animals. At our service I am always struck by how many people bring forward rescue animals for blessings.
By the Rev. Cynthia Taylor

Church group helps flood victims outside Columbia

When Aiken County schools closed Tuesday because of flooding from heavy rain, youth pastor Michael Keltz decided to rally the teenagers at Grace United Methodist Church to help victims.
By Lisa Kaylor

Business Men's Fellowship's October speakers

Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship in America meets every Wednesday at noon at Golden Corral on Bobby Jones Expressway.

First Baptist suspends computer classes

First Baptist Church has suspended all of its free computer classes while heating and air conditioning work is being done.

Augusta's His Community Church to honor founding

His Community Church will hold a Founders Day Celebration at 11 a.m. Oct. 18.

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

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Church members must reach out to visitors

Far too often, however, all the good intentions of the pastors and the congregation remain outside on the church sign and not inside where visitors can feel genuinely welcome.
By the Rev. Gene Norris

Churches to hear presentation on Haiti orphans

Members of several area churches will gather at Gardner Grove Baptist Church to hear about helping the abandoned children of Haiti.
By Lisa Kaylor

Diversity important in churches, too

If we are inviting God's Kingdom on Earth, as the Lord's Prayer tells us to, then we desire that the every tribe, tongue and nation that worship God in heaven might be reflected here and now as ...
By the Rev. Jeff Miller


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