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Friday, July 24, 2015

Ground broken for Children's Ministry Center

First Presbyterian Church recently broke ground on the third phase of its long-range plans to fulfill its motto: "Restoring People, Rebuilding Places through the Gospel of Jesus Christ."
By Lisa Kaylor

Preparing to answer life's tough questions

Thinking deeply about our ethical beliefs and moral standards can become mentally and spiritually exhausting, and it reminds us of the need to build an ever-deeper understanding of our core ...
By the Rev. G.Daniel McCall

Friday, July 17, 2015

Church in Harlem recalls past through stories

Not much is known about the history of Philadelphia United Methodist Church. But the small white country church, set slightly off Old Louisville Road in Harlem, is full of stories of former ...
By Lisa Kaylor

A Joyful Noise: Dixie Melody Boys

The Dixie Melody Boys will perform at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Jefferson County High School Auditorium, 1157 Warrior Trail, Louisville, as part of the Jefferson Energy Cooperative's annual meeting.

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Young church members fix houses

Salkehatchie volunteers from Grace United Methodist Church in North Augusta and Lothair United Methodist Church in Soperton, Ga., have been fixing the houses of elderly and poor area residents ...
By Lisa Kaylor

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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