Articles from the Your Faith section archive

Friday, June 6, 2014

Why do we separate from the world?

As a sufferer of neuropathy resulting from chemotherapy, I often use our transit system and now see this city through different eyes. 
By Bernard Mason

What we need to overcome obstacles

There are times when we face insurmountable obstacles, which require character we can only muster by trusting in God's promise to help us. The Book of Haggai is a good place to discover what these ...
By Gene Norris

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

First Baptist of North Augusta names new senior pastor

First Baptist Church of North Augusta has named Ryan Pack as its new senior pastor.

Friday, May 30, 2014

Faith Calendar

Send listings by noon Monday to willie.malpass@augustachronicle.com or to Faith Calen­dar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Southern Baptist membership declines for 7th year

A new report by the Southern Baptist Convention puts total membership in the Nashville-based SBC at 15.7 million. That's down from 15.9 million in 2012.
By Travis Loller

A Joyful Noise: Holly Starr

Holly Starr will perform at noon June 13 at Grace United Methodist Church as part of WAFJ's 20th anniversary celebration.

Chapel Under the Pines in 50th season

Since 1964, St. John United Methodist Church has invited vacationers to worship on the banks of Thurmond Lake.
By Lisa Kaylor

How to experience God's presence

After Christ's ascension into heaven the disciples must have felt terribly bereft. How could they (or we) ever know again the comfort and joy of Christ's immediate presence?
By G. Daniel McCall

New church getting back to basics

The founders of The Gathered Flocks want to use the strength of the family as the foundation for a new congregation.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, May 23, 2014

Interfaith service features chants, hymns

Hindus, Sikhs and Christians demonstrated chants and hymns during Thursday's Sounds of Faith service at St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church.
By Lisa Kaylor

Faith Calendar

Send listings by noon Monday to willie.malpass@augustachronicle.com or to Faith Calen­dar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Community prayer breakfast scheduled

The Augusta Community Prayer Breakfast will be held Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2607 Lumpkin Road.

Choir preparing for trip to England

Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church's youth choir, Love Unlimited, will depart for a 10-day tour in England, including one date in Godalming, next month.
By Lisa Kaylor

A Joyful Noise: GScott

GScott will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 30 at World Outreach Ministries, 3521 Jack Kelly Road.

It's a good time to give thanks for religious freedom

Perhaps a good way to celebrate our religious freedom is to pray as our consciences see fit for those who bear the authority of government and to give thanks for those who gave their lives serving ...
By the Rev. Jefferson Otwell

Friday, May 16, 2014

Faith digest

Seventeen students from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints completed the LDS seminary program and will receive diplomas at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Evans chapel, located at 835 N. Belair ...

St. Mary priest retiring, but not quitting

Next week, the Rev. Charlie Hughes will leave St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church to move to Glenmary Home Missions headquarters in Ohio, where he will continue ministering through writing.
By Lisa Kaylor

Faith Calendar

Send listings by noon Monday to willie.malpass@augustachronicle.com or to Faith Calen­dar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Celebration to honor Jewish sage

On Sunday, members of Chabad of Augusta will honor the death of a Jewish sage the way Jewish people have honored it for centuries: with a celebration.
By Lisa Kaylor

Monday, May 12, 2014

Some religious groups oppose new gun law

Dubbed the "guns everywhere" legislation by opponents, House Bill 60 passed on the final day of this year's state legislative session and expands where Georgians may legally carry firearms, ...
By Wesley Brown Staff Writer

Church directory

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Faith Calendar

Send listings by noon Monday to willie.malpass@augustachronicle.com or to Faith Calen­dar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Faith Digest: Enopion auditions

Enopion Theatre Com­pany is holding auditions for Eli's Bethlehem Inn, a musical dinner theater show

We're different, and we're supposed to be

Christians might look like everybody else, but we're not like everybody else. We're different. We're weird. We're mutants.
By the Rev. Cynthia Taylor

Top headlines

Goodale House owner gets 60-day extension before trial

Richmond County Magistrate Judge H. Scott Allen gave the Goodale House's owner, Wes Sims, 60 days to begin restorations on the 215-year-old Federal-style building Tuesday, nine months after the ...
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