Originally created 07/12/97

Church bulletin



The Bulletin is a listing of church-and temple-related events. Items run as space allows. Send information to: The Bulletin, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. Mark your information to the attention of Virginia Norton. Send a fax by calling 722-7403. Deadline is noon Tuesday before publication. You may also call Info Line at 442-4444, extension 6400.

Community events

PRAYER PARTNER MINISTRY: Event continues until 6 p.m. today, Beulah Grove Baptist Church.

COMMON DENOMINATOR CONFERENCE: 6:30 p.m., Aug. 4-8; Sharon Baptist Church; with Apostle Mole, Bishop Timothy Greene, Dr. Sandra Kennedy,; the Rev. James Kendricks Sr. and William Benson.

Fine arts

PRAISE EXPLOSION: 7 p.m. today, South Augusta Pentecostal Holiness Church; featuring the Augusta Mass Choir and Rodney Elkins.

SINGING BELIEVERS AND THE HENDERSONS: 7:30 p.m. today, Grove Baptist Church, Grovetown.

PRAISE IN THE PARK: 5 p.m. today, Hopeland Gardens; performers include Twanna Thomas and Joy and the Vineyard Singers.

SINGING BELIEVERS: 6 p.m. Sunday, Asbury United Methodist Church.

MICHAEL COMBS: 11 a.m. Sunday, Corinth Baptist Church.

MARCIA HENRY AND LATTER RAIN: 7 p.m. Sunday, Open Door Baptist Church.

SAMMY POOLE: 6 p.m. Sunday, Flowing Wells Worship Center.

REPEAT PERFORMANCE: Film about the power of being forgiven and forgiving others; 7 p.m. Sunday, Cliffwood Presbyterian Church.

SOUTHERN SONGMASTERS: 7-10 p.m. Saturday, July 19, West Acres Baptist Church, Evans.

ALICIA WILLIAMSON: 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, July 20, Midland Valley First Church of the Nazarene.

MIKE WARNKE: 7 p.m. today and 6 p.m. Sunday; Maranatha Christian Center.

SINGING BELIEVERS: 6 p.m. Sunday, Asbury United Methodist Church.

JACK AND SARAH WARREN: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, First Presbyterian Church; $12; includes desserts by S'Moores Cafe.

Fund-raisers

CAR WASH, BAZAAR, BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m. today, (10 a.m. tournament); Broadway Baptist Youth Church.

SHELL-A-BRATION LUNCHEON: Augusta Christian Women's Club; 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, Holiday Inn West; reservations, pre-school nursery, 798-6918; $9.

BARBECUE CHICKEN SUPPER: 5-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, Fountain Campground, Norwood, Ga; plates, $5; tickets available campground trustees or at Thigpen's Citgo, Thomson, until noon Aug. 3.

Special events

FAMILY NIGHT SERVICE: 6 p.m. Sunday, Ross Grove Baptist Church; with the Rev. David Easterling.

CHOIR DAY: 6 p.m. Sunday, True Vine Missionary Baptist Church.

HEALING EXPLOSION: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 19, Whole Life Ministries; with Dr. Sandra Kennedy.

BAPTIST SENIOR ADULT CONVENTION: Sept. 22-23, Jekyll Island, Ga.; $25 deposit, total cost $70, paid in full by Sept. 14; includes travel and motel.

Revivals and crusades

FOUNDATION MINISTRIES: 7 p.m. today and 10:45 a.m. Sunday; with the Rev. Terri L. Terry.

BIBLE DELIVERANCE TEMPLE: Indoor camp meeting; 7:30 p.m. today; with Quint Shepherd.

DAMASCUS BAPTIST CHURCH: 7 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Monday- Wednesday, with the Rev. Tom Owen, Matt Owen and the Revs. Robert Daniel and Terry Jackson.

DOYLE GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH: 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; with the Rev. Thomas Sapp.

CONVENT BAPTIST CHURCH: Leesville, S.C.; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 7:30 p.m. July 21-23; with Dr. Bailey E. Smith.

FIRST SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH: 7:30 p.m. July 21-25; with the Rev. Stevie Berry.

MINE CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH: 2 p.m. Sunday, July 27, with the Rev. Jimmy Cue; and 7:30 p.m. July 28-31, with the Rev. Bennie Griffin.

Appreciation program

FOR THE REV. JOE WILLIAMS: 3 p.m. Sunday, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Edgefield; with the Rev. K. B. Martin.

Youth and religion

YOUTH CONVENTION: 9:30 a.m. today, the Walker Center, Avera, Ga.; $25.

YOUTH ACTIVITY AND BIBLE STUDY: 1-3 p.m. today, Gethsemane Baptist Church, with Mary Stewart.

YOUTH CHOIR MUSICAL PROGRAM: 3 p.m. Sunday, Galilee Missionary Baptist Church; featuring various local choirs.

YOUTH DAY SERVICE: 11 a.m. Sunday, Bell Grove Baptist Church, with Jay Jefferies.

MATH CAMP: Monday-Friday, Curtis School; pre-algebra, algebra I and geometry; cost, $225, call 738-0196.

YOUTH DAY SERVICE: 11 a.m. Sunday, July 20, Valley Fair Baptist Church, with Jeffrey Anderson.

MUSIC CAMP: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 21-25, First Baptist Church of North Augusta; for second- through seventh-graders, $6.

ALPHA YOUTH MINISTRIES: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, New Hope Church of God.

SCHOOL REGISTRATION: Pre-kindergarten through fourth grade, Living Word Christian Academy; 798-0123.

ST. JAMES LUTHERAN CHURCH SCHOOL REGISTRATION: Ages 2-5, child-care ministry, Graniteville; 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday; call 663-6809.

MOTHER'S DAY OUT: Children ages 18 months to 4 years; 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays starting in September, Fleming Baptist Church; 798-3511.

CHILDREN'S DAY OUT: Fall registration open for children age 1 and walking through preschoolers; Church of Our Savior; to register, call 863-1718.

TUTORING: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Friendship Baptist Church, Aiken.

TUTORING: For grades 3-12; 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; Mount Vernon Baptist Church; 736-8078.

Vacation Bible school

GRACEWOOD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Sunday- Friday; toddlers through adults; nursery provided.

HARLEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 6-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; for children in grades 3-6, snack supper provided.

COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday; to register, call 733-0513.

CURTIS BAPTIST CHURCH: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday; for children age 3 through fifth grade.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH: Columbia County; kickoff cookout and registration begins 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, Bible school is 6-9 p.m. Aug. 4-8.

Homecomings and anniversaries

CLIFFWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH PICNIC: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Thurmond Lake.

MOUNT HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 11 a.m. Sunday, with the Rev. John A. McCullough.

MOUNT OLIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 2:30 p.m. Sunday; with the Rev. James Hogan.

GOOD SHEPPARD BAPTIST CHURCH: For the Fannie L. Gilbert Gospel Choir; 3 p.m. Sunday.

GREATER LOVE BAPTIST CHURCH: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday; with the Revs. R.C. Herrington and Thomas E. Sapp Jr.

SERVANTS OF GOD BAPTIST CHURCH: Sunday school anniversary, 3 p.m. Sunday; with the Rev. Bobby G. Hankerson.

GOSPEL WATER BRANCH BAPTIST CHURCH: 2 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Clarence Moore.

OLD STORM BRANCH BAPTIST CHURCH: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Lewis P. Graham Sr.

MOUNT CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH: Clyde Hill Gospel Choir anniversary, 5 p.m. Sunday.

CORINTH BAPTIST CHURCH, NEW ELLENTON: 2 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Paul Bush.

BIG STEVENS CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH: Sunday school 9:45 a.m., morning worship 11 a.m. Sunday, July 20; covered-dish lunch; with the Rev. Larry Scales.

ROSS GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH: 2 p.m. Sunday, July 20; with the Rev. George Williams.

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST CHURCH: 3 p.m. Sunday, July 20; with the Rev. Norris Turner; dinner will be served.

GREATER MOUNT CANAAN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 20; with the Rev. Albert James.

VANDERHORST CHRISTIAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH: 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3; with the Rev. F.D. Favors; dinner will be served.

Religious seminars

MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT: 6 p.m. Sunday, July 20, Greater Young Zion Baptist Church; free registration; 724-1720.

CO-PARENTING WORKSHOP: 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, Greater Young Zion Baptist Church; free registration.

DISCIPLE STUDY: Bible studies begin Sunday, Sept. 7; registration, St. Mark United Methodist Church.

SOUTHEASTERN CHRISTIAN MARRIAGE AND FAMILY CONFERENCE: With the Revs. Larry Christenson and Charles Simpson; Nov. 14-15, Alleluia Complex; couples, $25; singles, $15; for information, child care, call 798-5097.

BIBLE STUDY FOR SINGLE ADULTS: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Family Life Center; led by Ty Lochridge.

BIBLE STUDY: 7 p.m. Tuesdays; Brown Grove Baptist Church.

BIBLE STUDY: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Everfaithful Missionary Baptist Church.

PRAYER SERVICE AND BIBLE STUDY: Noon Wednesdays, Mount Vernon BaptistChurch.

HOME OPPORTUNITIES FOR PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION: Adult educational program; basic Judaism, meets 8 p.m. Tuesdays; ethics, meets on Sundays; holiday preparation, meets before holidays; call 722-7659 for locations and times.

Theme programs

Of note

ARSON PREVENTION: Places of worship needing information about arson prevention or sources aiding in recovery after an attack due to arson or racism can call the Augusta-Richmond County Emergency Management Agency at 821-1155.

HOLY LAND TRIP: South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, Jan. 26 through Feb. 4, 1998; cost, $1,848 from S.C.; (803) 649-9454.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, house at Second and Reynolds; volunteers needed; site sponsored by Advent and Christ the King Lutheran churches.

Church groups

CLUB FIVE: 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Water Branch Baptist, Grovetown; with William L. Douglass.

ALPHA AND OMEGA COVENANT CHURCH: Bible study; 10:30 a.m. Thursdays.

ST. ANDREW'S AUGUSTA AREA CHAPTER OF EPISCOPAL SYNOD OF AMERICA: 7:30 p.m. third Thursdays, Christ Episcopal Neighborhood House, Eve and Greene streets.

Christian fitness

BENCH AEROBICS: 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; Warren Baptist Church; 860-1586.

TEMPLE TONERS: 7:30 p.m. Mondays, weigh-in at 7 p.m.; Maranatha Christian Center; 860-3011.

Charities

FREE CLOTHING: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays; Macedonia Baptist Church; 737-6834.

Support groups

DIVORCE RECOVERY/SINGLE PARENT: Two groups; 7 p.m. Mondays; Warren Baptist Church; must register for child care.

DIVORCE RECOVERY: 7 p.m. Mondays, Cokesbury United Methodist Church; 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Grace United Methodist Church, North Augusta, Room 114, annex, 279-7525

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY: 7 p.m. Thursdays, Warren Baptist Church; child care not available; 860-1586.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE RECOVERY MINISTRY: 8 p.m. Fridays; Sharon Baptist Church, Augusta.

CAREER TRANSITIONS: Program for unemployed and underemployed; 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Grace United Methodist Church, North Augusta; (803) 279-7525.

LIVING WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS: 6 p.m. second and fourth Sundays; Grace United Methodist Church, North Augusta.

JUST FOR WOMEN: 9:15 a.m. Thursdays; Grace United Methodist Church, North Augusta.

MAKING RELATIONSHIP DECISIONS: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays; Grace United Methodist Church, North Augusta.

MEN'S MINISTRY: 7 p.m. Tuesdays; Straightway Full Gospel Baptist Church.

Christian singles

HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS DISCO DANCE: 8 p.m. Saturday, July 19, First Baptist Church of North Augusta, Family Life Center; $3; dress as your favorite Hollywood actor or movie character.

SINGLES CONFERENCE: Aug. 26-30; White Oak Conference Center, White Oak, S.C.; to register, call (803) 724-1720.

SINGLES MEETING: 9:30 a.m. Sundays; Victory Baptist Church, North Augusta.

WEEKLY DANCES: Sponsored by the Christian Social Organization for Single Adults; 8-11 p.m. Saturdays, Westside High School, 1002 Stelling Road, Martinez; members $3, others $5; for information, call 650-2017.