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Friday, March 20, 2015

Time in prayer crucial for Christians

Have you ever thought about the importance of communication? I'm not talking about e-mailing, texting, posting on Facebook or other technological forms of communicating; I'm talking about good ...
By the Rev. James Cole

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

GRU professor to discuss Quran

Dr. Jonathan Leightner, of Georgia Regents University, will discuss the Quran and its influence on Muslim belief and actions at a program at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. James United Methodist Church, ...

Friday, March 13, 2015

Business Men's Fellowship's speakers for April set

The Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship in America meets every Wednesday at noon at Golden Corral Restaurant, 231 Bobby Jones Expressway.

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A Joyful Noise: St. Patrick's Day concerts

On Saturday, St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church in Augusta will present a Celtic celebration. On Sunday, Simple Faith, a group from Northern Ireland, will perform at Trinity Baptist Church in ...
By From Staff Reports

Production company promotes interfaith understanding

In the darkened gymnasium at the Islamic Society of Augusta Community Center, a clip from the Fox television show "Bones" plays on a projector screen. It's used as a teaching tool by a production ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Area 'parachurch' serves young professionals

The altar at Sacred Heart Cultural Center glowed a hot pink Monday as the strains of Michael Jackson's "Beat It" echoed off the ornate, domed ceilings. Then Electric Cathedral began in earnest.
By Lisa Kaylor

In Christ we find strength to endure difficult times

Every one of us must undergo trouble sooner or later, and just as surely as we must endure trouble, we must also endure the well-meaning but misguided remarks of those attempting to comfort us.
By the Rev. Ed Rees

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

SC lawmakers take aim at Muslim law

COLUMBIA - South Carolina lawmakers are worried Islamic law could rule their state's courtrooms.
By Sarita Chourey

Friday, March 6, 2015

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Russian priest feels closer to God in Antarctica

KING GEORGE ISLAND, Antarctica -- Russian priests rotate in for yearlong stints, primarily to celebrate Mass for the workers on the Russian base, who number between 15 and 30 at a time.
By Luis Andres Henao

A Joyful Noise: Duo de Vista

Duo de Vista, a collaboration beteween flutist Teri Forscher-Milter and guitarist Marina Alexandra, will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 13 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3131 Walton Way.

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The Anglican Church of the Holy Trinity will sponsor a blood drive for Shepheard Community Blood Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 14.

Purim festival celebrates giving

Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrating the salvation of Jews in ancient Persia from a plot by the country's prime minister, Haman, to kill all of the Jews in a single day.
By Lisa Kaylor

There are times when we must refuse to compromise

Compromise is not to be done in connection with our basic moral values and our basic beliefs about God and what God would have us to do
By the Rev. Gene Norris

Theology on Tap to reach young people at bar

Members of area Catholic churches have come together to present Theology on Tap at The Indian Queen on Wrightsboro Road.
By Lisa Kaylor

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Purim celebrated

Today marks the first day of Purim, the Jewish festival celebrating the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

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The St. Paul's Choir will sing Evensong at 5:30 p.m. March 1.

Joyful Noise: Gabriel Faure's Requiem

The St. John Choir and orchestra will peform Faure's Requiem for Lent, accompanied by organist Jared Johnson, the canon organist and choirmaster of the Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Columbia.

Muslim students discuss wearing a hijab

The decision to wear the hijab is a personal one and is not an indicator of how religious a person is, said Asma Daoudi, the vice president of the Muslim Student Association at Georgia Regents ...
By Lisa Kaylor


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Norris: Church should employ skills of laity

To accomplish the mission of the local congregation with any degree of success, what is required is a blending of God's gifts found in the pastor or pastors and the laity of the congregation.
By Gene Norris

Daoudi: Quran calls for dialogue among faiths

When we open dialogue with non-Muslims, it is not for any party to compromise his or her own faith. It is a way for us to learn more about each other.
By Imam Mohammad Jamal Daoudi

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A National Day of Prayer Community Breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. May 7 at First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way.

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Plumb brings The Ready Now Tour to First Baptist Church of North Augusta at 7 p.m. May 8.
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