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Friday, March 25, 2016

Easter observances

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Bernard Mason: We need to get Eastered up

Getting all "Eastered up" used to mean that every lady had to have the perfect hat and real men could wear pink.
By the Rev. Bernard Mason

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Good Friday events planned

Today is Good Friday, which recalls the day Jesus was crucified. According to the the Gospels - the biblical books of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John - Jesus had been arrested for proclaiming to be ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Weekend has plenty of Easter egg hunts

Find an Easter weekend activity that's fun for the whole family.

Friday, March 18, 2016

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Easter Week observances

Sunday is Palm Sunday, the joyful day Jesus came into Jerusalem and the beginning of the week leading to Easter. The Holy Week is filled with observances, from Maundy Thursday to Good Friday, ...

St. Teresa of Avila offering new series

Awakening Faith is an 11-week program designed to give inactive or marginally-active Catholics a place to reconnect with their faith.

Singer Kirk Franklin will perform in Augusta

Kirk Franklin has earned nine Grammy awards, 39 Stellar Awards, 16 Dove Awards, eight NAACP Image Awards, two BET Music Awards, and a Soul Train award, among others.

Grief that's disguised as fear can be overcome

I had my first experience of grief masquerading as fear, the day of my father's funeral, as we drove to the church. Despite having officiated at dozens of funerals, this time it was personal and I ...
By the Rev. Cynthia Taylor

Friday, March 11, 2016

New rabbi already beloved at Augusta's Congregation Children of Israel

It's been less than a year since Rabbi Shai Beloosesky first came to the Congregation Children of Israel, and the congregation has already fallen in love with him.
By Bianca Cain Johnson makes Irish Catholic church records available for St. Patrick's Day

BOSTON - Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, genealogical research website is making 10 million Catholic parish records from Ireland - some dating to 1655 - available online for free ...
By Mark Pratt

We must determine why anger exists to take the right actions

We live in an angry world. Everywhere I turn, there seems to be an in-your-face mentality rearing its ugly head.
By the Rev. Randall Monk

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Friday, March 4, 2016

Murchison will hold grief workshop

Facing life after the death of a loved one is a difficult thing, and everyone handles grief differently. Retired minister Rodger Murchison has devoted more than 20 years to helping people grieve ...
By Lisa Kaylor

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'Fireproof' marriage event coming to North Augusta

The Love Worth Fighting For Marriage Event will come to First Baptist Church of North Augusta on March 13, beginning at 4 p.m.
By Lisa Kaylor

Norris: The right attitude produces positive results

Who is the ultimate human troubleshooter? Some say retired former President Jimmy Carter. He is most fair-minded and tenacious, therefore the most trusted and sought-after peacemaker on this planet.
By the Rev. Gene Norris

The more we visualize Christ, the more we see

The Apostle Paul observed in himself as in others the effects of the godlessness and evil that surround us in our daily lives.
By the Rev. G. Daniel McCall

Sandi Patty to bring farewell tour to Aiken

Grammy Award winner Sandi Patty is Forever Grateful to her fans and is bringing her farewell tour to Millbrook Baptist Church in Aiken on April 17.

Teen finds way out of addictions with God's help

When Augusta University senior Jeremiah Rosales became enamored with the skateboarding culture as a child, he fell in love with all of it - even the dark side.
By Lisa Kaylor


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Historic Churches

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