Originally created 08/30/97

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

CITY GATES PRAYER MEETING: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Beaverdam Baptist Church, Aiken.

WORSHIP CELEBRATION, BARBECUE AND CONFERENCE ON HEALING: Sunday, Sept. 7, Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 3126 Parrish Road; worship, 9 and 11 a.m. with Jack Little; barbecue at 5:30 p.m.; conference registration 6, with conference sessions 7-9:30 Sept. 7-9, registration $5 per person or $8 per couple ($10 per person and $15 per couple after Monday).

WOMEN'S CONFERENCE: Registration 6:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 12, sessions, 7-9 p.m. Sept. 12 and 9:15 a.m. and 1:40 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, Vineyard Christian Fellowship of Augusta;, 3126 Parrish Road. with Penny Fulton and Cindy Rethmeier; registration $25 ($35 after Monday).

Christian singles

BIBLE STUDY: 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Family Life Center, First Baptist Church of North Augusta.

CSRA SINGLEFEST: Features disc jockey Don Barclay; fellowship, music, games and activities for children of singles; 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, Grace United Methodist Church, North Augusta; $4 per person, $10 per family; pay by Aug. 30, qualify for door prizes; 279-7525.

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

CHRISTIAN SOCIAL ORGANIZATION SINGLE ADULTS DANCES: 8-11 p.m. Saturdays, Westside High School, 1002 Stelling Road, Martinez; members $3, others $5;today; members $4, others $6;} 650-2017.

Fine arts

GLORYLAND SINGERS: 7:30 tonight, Langley Community Center; 7 p.m. Sunday, Curtis Baptist Church; 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, Clearwater First Baptist Church.

MUSICAL PROGRAM: 6 p.m. today, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Hephzibah.

MUSICAL PROGRAM: 7 tonight, Thankful Baptist Church, Blythe; featuring New Shiloh Choir.

GOSPELFEST: 7 p.m. Sunday, Greater Love Baptist Church; featuring Dan Allen and the True Believers; doors open at 6 p.m.

HEARTLAND GOSPEL TRIO: 6 p.m. Sunday, Central Baptist Church.

DARREL LESTER: 6 p.m. Sunday, Langley Church of God.

ONE VOICE: 7 p.m. Sunday, Open Door Baptist Church.

THE SINGING BELIEVERS: 7 p.m. Sunday, Mount Lebanon Baptist Church, Hephzibah.

ELMORE HARPER: 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday, Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church.

MASTERPEACE: 11 a.m. Sunday, Warrenville Church of God.

TRINITY: 6 p.m. Sunday, Fleming Baptist Church.

TONY GORE AND MAJESTY: 7 p.m. Thursday, Bath Pentecostal Church.

SANDRA MACHBURN: 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, Church of the Good Shepherd.

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

THE BOSTON BRASS: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

KIRK TALLEY: 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, Hephzibah Church of God.

THE SWANEE QUARTET ANNIVERSARY PROGRAM: Doors open 4 p.m., program at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, Bell Auditorium; featuring Willie Neal Johnson and the Gospel Keynotes, Jackson Southernaires, Violinaires, Angelic Gospel Singers of Philadelphia and others; advance tickets, $13, at door, $15; children ages 12 and younger, $5 at door.


CHURCH BAZAAR: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, True Vine Missionary Baptist Church.

BENEFIT CONCERT FOR SHEILA T. HUNTER: 4 p.m. Sunday, Mount Transfiguration Baptist Church, North Augusta.

MARANATHA CHRISTIAN CENTER AUCTION: 2 p.m. Sunday, Warren Road Community Center.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS PROGRAM: 3 p.m. Sunday, Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, Jackson; with the Rev. Cecil Thomas.

CHILDREN'S CLOTHING AND TOY ROUNDUP AND SALE: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Sept. 19 and 9-11 a.m. Sept. 20, First Baptist Church of Aiken; (803) 648-5476.

URBAN MINISTRIES WALKATHON: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13; 722-8195.

MUSICAL: 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6; First New Hope Baptist Church; proceeds used to purchase piano.

SAXOPHONE CONCERT: Includes banquet before concert on Friday, Sept. 26, Savannah Place Community Center; sponsored by True Vine Baptist Church; proceeds used to purchase instruments, music and for transportation for students; 774-6979.

TRASH AND TREASURE SALE: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church.

Special events

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM: 11 a.m. Sunday, Thankful Baptist Church, Blythe; with the Rev. C.M. Booker.

ORDINATION SERVICE: For Clifford Devine, Jeanette Devine, Dorsey Jackson and Bridget Jackson; 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Anointed Christian Center.

MISSIONARIES NIGHT: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Gethsemane Baptist Church; with the Rev. McKinley Drake.

PRAYER BREAKFAST: 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, Gethsemane Baptist Church; with the Rev. Glossine Davis Patten.

ORDINATION SERVICE: For Otis Taylor; 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, Christian Fountain Baptist Church.

MEN'S AND WOMEN'S DAY PROGRAM: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, Fielding Spring Missionary Baptist Church; with the Rev. James Cogan.


and crusades


PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH: 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, with the Rev. Howard Harden.

GALILEE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, with the Rev. Louis Coley.

GETHSEMANE BAPTIST CHURCH: 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; with the Rev. McKinley Drake.

MOUNT PLEASANT MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; with the Rev. R.C. Herrington.

BIG STEVENS CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH: 7 p.m. Sept. 7-11; with Dr. Charles Page.

FIRST NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH: 7 p.m. Sept. 8-12; with the Rev. Joseph Cook.

HEALING WATERS MINISTRY: Langley; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17-19; with Tim Thompson.

NEW ELLENTON REDEMPTION CENTER: New Ellenton; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18-20; with Cecil Hamby.

JERUSALEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 7 p.m. Sept. 21-24; with the Rev. Stanford L. Anderson.



FOR BISHOP MANDY HAMILTON: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, Sept.7, Powerhouse Temple of Faith.

FOR ROY T. MYLES: 3:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, William B. Bell Auditorium.

Youth and religion

MINISTRIES IN PSALMS: Free music instrument classes; 5:30-7 p.m. Mondays, True Vine Baptist Church.

A NEW YOUTH THANG: Live band, skits and talks; 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, First Baptist Church of North Augusta.

YOUNG ADULTS AND YOUTH SERVICES: 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Brown Grove Baptist Church; with the Rev. Clary Dishmond Jr.

YOUTH ANNIVERSARY: 11 a.m. Sunday, Everfaithful Missionary Baptist Church.

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

YOUTH ANNIVERSARY: 11 a.m. Sunday, McElmurray Spring Branch Baptist Church.

YOUTH DAY SERVICE: 11 a.m. Sunday, Cumming Grove Baptist Church; with J.D. Green.

TEAMKID: Year-long program for children ages 21/2 to 12; includes games, Bible stories and crafts; 5-6:30 p.m. Sundays, starting Sept. 7; Calvary Baptist Church, Graniteville; (803) 663-2601.

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

MOTHER'S DAY OUT: Ages 18 months to 4 years old; 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; Fleming Baptist Church; 798-3511.

CHILDREN'S DAY OUT: Fall registration open for children age 1 and walking through preschoolers; Church of Our Savior; 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.


and anniversaries

ST. MARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, WASHINGTON ROAD: Sept. 14; with the Rev. Charles Wallom; covered-dish luncheon after 11 a.m. service.

ST. MARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, MARKS CHURCH ROAD: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8-11; with the Revs. Sally Parrish, Johnny Allen, Betty Jones and Karlton Howard; homecoming service, 11 a.m. Sept. 14; with Dr. James E. "Chico" Fincher.



DISCIPLE STUDY: Remember Who You Are, 32-week study; orientation Sunday; first session Sept. 7; Gracewood United Methodist Church; cost $30; for information, call 798-2200.

ROSES AND RAINBOWS: Seasons of Influence, Sept. 26-27; Westminster Presbyterian Church, Martinez; with Jan Dravecky; registration, $25; call 868-6832.

CRASH COURSE IN READING HEBREW: 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 11, 15, 22 and 25, Friedman Branch Library; material fee, $5.

WEIGH DOWN WORKSHOP: Twelve-week program; 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, Church of Christ, North Augusta.

BIBLE COURSES: Weekly, beginning Sept. 15, Augusta School of Biblical Studies; 736-7711.

COMPREHENSIVE STUDY COURSE: 52-week Bible course; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15, Healing Waters Ministry, Langley.

MUSICAL WORKSHOP AND CONCERT: A.A. Bush United Gospel Chorus at St. Peter Baptist Church, Elko, S.C.; registration 9:30-10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sept. 20; concert at 4 p.m. Sept. 21; registration, $10.

SOUTHEASTERN CHRISTIAN MARRIAGE AND FAMILY CONFERENCE: With the Revs. Larry Christenson and Charles Simpson; Nov. 14-15, Alleluia Community 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 Baptist Church.

listed under"Community Events"WOMEN'S CONFERENCE: Friday and Saturday, Sept. 12 and 13; Vineyard Christian Fellowship of Augusta; registration, $25 ($35 after Aug. 31); for information, call 863-9766.

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.

Of note

SUNDAY MORNING LITE WORSHIP SERVICE: Informal service; 9:45 a.m. Sundays; fellowship hall, Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

HOLY LAND TOUR: 14-day tour includes Feast of Tabernacles, Nimrod's Castle and more; Oct. 11-24; cost, $1,898 from New York; 798-2200.

HOLY LAND TRIP: South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, Jan. 26 through Feb. 4, 1998; cost, $1,848 from South Carolina; (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

MEN'S BIBLE STUDY CLASS: 10 a.m. Sundays, St. James United Methodist Church.

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.


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

Support groups

WOMEN FACING CANCER: Coffee and dessert organizational meeting; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church of North Augusta.

SINGLE PARENTS: 7-8:30 p.m. second Fridays, First Baptist Church of North Augusta; child care for fifth graders and younger.

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.


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