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Friday, June 12, 2015

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Mass for persecuted Christians to be held

The Catholic Churches of the Augusta Deanery are holding a special Mass for Persecuted Christians at 7 p.m. June 18 at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, 4921 Columbia Road.

Christianity is a team sport

Immanuel means "God with us." It's not "God with me," but "God with us," and despite the messy challenges of life in transparent community with one another, we understand that it is only through ...
By the Rev. Ed Rees

Families make annual retreat to Fountain Campground revival

Families have been gathering at Fountain Campground in Norwood, Ga., for a week every summer since it was built in the early 1800s for camp meeting revivals.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, June 5, 2015

Brazil's biblical soap opera big success

RIO DE JANEIRO - The actress agonizes on her deathbed, her hair and makeup impeccable, as the hunky male lead clutches her hand. Tears pour down his face while her eyelids flutter to a final close.
By Jenny Barchfield

Vacation Bible school starting across area

When children step through the doors of the River Room at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, they'll find themselves in Nazareth during the time when Jesus was a boy.
By Lisa Kaylor

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A Joyful Noise: Casting Crowns in Aiken

Casting Crowns will perform June 11 at Millbrook Baptist Church

St. John's Thurmond Lake services to begin Sunday

St. John United Methodist Church has announced the schedule for its weekly services at Thurmond Lake.

Gene Norris: Church members can be God's most powerful tools

When I entered Georgia Tech to become a chemical engineer, I never intended to become a professional clergy person.
By the Rev. Gene Norris

Vacation Bible Schools

Here is a list of some Vacation Bible Schools taking place throughout the area this summer.

Westminster Presbyterian to get new pastor

On June 28, Westminster Presbyterian Church in Martinez will install the Rev. Mark Scholten as its pastor.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, May 29, 2015

Thousands are dying for their faith worldwide

The Vatican has estimated that 100,000 Christians around the world are killed for their faith every year. International Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need has estimated that figure at ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Are churches failing to pass on the faith?

The gurus are scrambling. The recent Pew report documenting the decline in our nation's Christian population from 78 percent to 70 percent is sure to stir up those who busy themselves crunching ...
By the Rev. Bernard Mason

Radio station to celebrate first year with gospel music festival

WNRR gospel radio is bringing gospel music to downtown Augusta with the Garden City Music Festival on May 30.
By Lisa Kaylor

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Redouble your efforts to renew your minds

Perhaps you read or heard reports earlier this month of the declining numbers of Americans who claim religious affiliations and/or attend religious services. 
By the Rev. G. Daniel McCall

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Radio station to celebrate first year with gospel music festival

WNRR Gospel Radio is bringing gospel music to downtown Augusta with the Garden City Music Festival on May 30.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, May 22, 2015

Christian church is receiving a purging

There is a form of purging going on, a pruning of the dead limbs, a purification which, when the heat rises, draws to the surface that which is not true.
By the Rev. Kevin Steele

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CHURCH DIRECTORY

Find a church by name, denomination or location in the Augusta-Aiken area.

A Joyful Noise: Karen Peck and New River

Karen Peck and New River will perform at 11 a.m. Aug. 9 at The Sanctuary of Augusta.

Church to hold singles conference

The 4G Connections Singles Conference set for Aug. 21-22 is intended to help singles and single parents find good connections and priorities.

More church security meetings planned

Two more programs are in the works to discuss church security and emergency preparedness, one in North Augusta and one in Columbia County.

Historic Rural Churches

These stories are part of a monthly series on historic rural churches. To nominate a church, contact Lisa Kaylor at (706) 828-3884 or lisa.kaylor@augustachronicle.com.

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