Thankful Baptist Church to celebrate 175 years

On Sunday, the congregation will celebrate the church's anniversary on the same plot of land where its forefathers gathered in 1840.
By Lisa Kaylor

Vandalized church gets security cameras

The Metropolitan Community Church of Our Redeemer raised enough money through a Go Fund Me account to install security cameras after two incidents stemming from its support for gay marriage.
By Lisa Kaylor

Christian singles look for ministries of their own

Tracey Landrum has been visiting churches looking for a group of single Christians to plug into, who want to socialize without going to out to bars.
By Lisa Kaylor

Visit to Paradise prompts thoughts on faith

Nothing much matters when wrapped in the handiwork of God's glorious display. I think that's the way God intended life to be.
By the Rev. Dan White

A Joyful Noise

Brian Free and Assurance will perform at 6 p.m. Aug. 30 at Grace Baptist Church, 4945 Hardy McManus Road.

Thousands participate in 'March for Jesus'

Thousands of people carrying crosses, singing hymns and waving flags marched down Broad Street on Saturday.
By Sean Gruber

Tabernacle marking 130th anniversary

Tabernacle Baptist Church is celebrating its rich 130-year history with events honoring its past and present.
By Lisa Kaylor

New church to preview its services

River Rock Church will hold a "Test Drive" service at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, at Augusta Preparatory Day School to show anyone interested what services will be like when the church officially launches in about a year.
By Lisa Kaylor

Warren Baptist to hold singles conference

Warren Baptist Church is holding a conference on Aug. 21-22 to help singles find good connections to paths, priorities and relationships.

New puppy makes world seem new

Lexi brings new life, and in that bringing she tells us that maybe we can wake up every morning and see the world as a puppy sees it. A world full of awe and wonder.
By the Rev. Joe Bowden

A Joyful Noise: John Waller

John Waller will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at First Baptist Church of North Augusta, 625 Georgia Ave.

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Friday, July 17, 2015

Prayer forges important connection to divine

Prophet Muhammad emphasized the concept of prayer as a way to reconnect with the divine and seek comfort for the problems we are going through after we make sure we fulfilled all the requirements ...
By Imam Mohamad Jamal Daoudi

Friday, July 10, 2015

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Aiken churches create fund to help Glover Grove

Aiken-area churches have created the Glover Grove Phoenix Fund to help support the rebuilding of Glover Grove Missionary Baptist Church, which was destroyed by fire June 26.

Exterior of Union Baptist Church restored

Work has recently been completed on the exterior of Union Baptist Church, one of Augusta's historic churches.
By Lisa Kaylor

A tribute to pastors' wives everywhere

It was the early 1990s, and we had been dating a few years. We’d both just finished college and it was time to get engaged or part ways. We were madly in love, so engagement was the inevitable choice.
By Jeff Miller

Workshop to help parents talk to kids about sex

A daylong workshop Aug. 8, titled 2bPure, will help adults learn how to approach the topic of sex education in an age-appropriate way.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, July 3, 2015

Faith notes

The Islamic Society of Augusta is inviting friends from all other faiths to join a community dinner at 8:30 p.m. Saturday

Church forms bonds through mission trips

TrueNorth Church goes to Guatemala every April, June and December.
By Lisa Kaylor

Pope won't hold his tongue during South American tour

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is taking his “church for the poor” to three of South America’s poorest and most peripheral countries, making a grueling, weeklong trip that will showcase the pope at ...
By Nicole Winfield

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Mission takes church members to Honduras

After a mission trip, an Augusta family gives up one Sunday dinner out a month to sponsor a child in Honduras.
By Lisa Kaylor

Norris: People of faith can heal nation

The community of faith, composed of many different congregations, can offer a message of hope and reconciliation to a nation that is deeply divided by political and racial differences.
By the Rev. Gene Norris

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White: Nation's hymn reminds of God's blessings

Today marks the 120th anniversary of the publication of America the Beautiful. On July 4th, we need to see how God's grace has been and is shed through the United States. We live in an ...
By the Rev. Dan White

Friday, June 26, 2015

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Patience is religious, worldly necessity

Follow models of patience. We need patience for our devotion and worship. We need patience for resisting worldly temptations. And we need patience to overcome our difficulties and tests.
By Imam Mohamad Jamal Daoudi

CMONA uses thrift store to fund ministry

In the year Chrissy Evans has worked as a salesperson in the Community Ministries of North Augusta Thrift Store, business has picked up considerably.
By Lisa Kaylor

Churches will celebrate July 4

Here are some church events planned in honor of the Fourth of July.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, June 19, 2015

Prayer breakfast scheduled

The monthly Augusta Community Prayer Breakfast will be held June 30 at the Vineyard Church, 3126 Parrish Road.

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The FCA 7 on 7 football builds athletes' body and soul

Sixteen teams took the fields at Westminster and Harlem high schools Tuesdays during June for the Fellowship of Christian Athlete's 7 on 7 football camp.
By Lisa Kaylor


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Augusta's monthly prayer breakfast set

The Augusta Community Prayer Breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. Aug. 25 at Church of the Good Shepherd, 2230 Walton Way.

Children learn about shofars

At Chabad of Augusta, Rabbi Zalman Fischer talked to children about how a shofar is used.

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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
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