Articles from the Your Faith section archive

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

SC school board doesn't vote on meeting prayer policy

The Pickens County School Board has set aside a vote on a policy approving prayer at its meetings.

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Augusta's Liberia tie dates back to 1836

Richmond County's ties to West Africa date back to the 1830s, when plantation owner Richard Tubman wrote in his will that his slaves were to be offered freedom.
By Doug Stutsman

Bridge Ministry event moves to arena

Bridge Ministry's annual Thanksgiving service will move to the James Brown Arena this year, thanks to staff at the arena.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

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The monthly Augusta Community Prayer Breakfast will be held Tuesday at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 3045 Deans Bridge Road.

A Joyful Noise: United Aiken Christian Music Festival

Aiken acts Red Letter Echo, Lame the Band and Centerpoint Worship will perform a concert that will be emceed by Eric “Bogie” DeBeaugrine.
By Lisa Kaylor

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Put down the smartphone and make a real connection

Zaxby's, Friday night. My wife, myself and my four kids are enjoying chicken together. As we are eating, I notice something: We are the only ones talking to one another. Fourteen out of 17 people ...
By the Rev. Jeff Miller

Pagan Pride Day set for Nov. 1

Paganism gets a lot of negative attention around Halloween, but local groups will invite the community to see what it's really about on Nov. 1.
By Lisa Kaylor

3 faith traditions share chants

Standing on the bimah at the Congregation Children of Israel, Mark Gottlieb chanted a Hebrew blessing that is often recited before and after the Torah is read at a typical Jewish service.
By Lisa Kaylor

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Tour features historic churches

Fourteen churches throughout downtown Augusta will open their doors Sunday to share their individual and collective histories and demonstrate the impact the faith community has had on the city ...

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

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St. Paul's Church will hold a Halloween Family Movie Night at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26.

Joyful Noise: Thomas Pandolfi

Thomas Pandolfi will perform in concert to benefit Catholic Social Services at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church.

Real friendship is important

You and I can't do the divine things Jesus did, but each time that we carry his qualities into a relationship with another person we develop the possibility of a true friendship.
By the Rev. G. Daniel McCall

Don't put faith in earthly rulers

Don't ask government to do the things we should be doing for ourselves or the things that only God can do.
By the Rev. Ed Rees

Attorney Jay Sekulow addresses Augusta Care Pregnancy Center's fall banquet

The same forces that are behind the terrorist group ISIS are the same forces that are behind abortions, and it is up to communities groups like Augusta Care Pregnancy Center working at the ground ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Quest Church future set in Grovetown

The church will hold a groundbreaking Sunday on land it purchased two years ago on Gateway Boulevard, near the new Columbia County Exhibition Center and the Steiner Family Y.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

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The Islamic Speakers Bureau of Atlanta named five Columbia County residents as Influential Muslims at its gala Sept. 20.

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Here come the fall festivals

Many churches offer members and the community an opportunity to fellowship while participating in outdoor activities ranging from bonfires to hayrides to movies on the lawn.
By Lisa Kaylor

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