Originally created 02/16/02

Faith digest



Bluegrass and breakfast offered

Bible Deliverance Temple, 1857 Fenwick St., provides bluegrass and breakfast for its come-as-you-are services at 8 a.m. Sundays. For more information, call 736-1600.

Groups join forces to fight hunger

Augusta Jewish Community Center and Golden Harvest Food Bank have teamed up to give hunger a one-two punch.

They are co-sponsoring the Empty Bowl dinner, catered by local restaurants. Patrons will also get to take home souvenir pottery bowls crafted by Augusta-area potters and art students (while supplies last).

An all-you-can-eat buffet of soups, breads, drinks and desserts will be offered at the Augusta Jewish Community Center, 898 Weinberger Way in Evans, between 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 per person or $35 per family.

For more information, call the center at 228-3636 or visit Golden Harvest's Web site at www.goldenharvest.org.

Cancer survivor has song to sing

Thirty years old and facing the last year of his life, David M. Bailey turned to music.

That was 1996, and the brain tumor doctors thought would take his life, hasn't.

The guitarist and songwriter from Stafford, Va., will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 224 Barnwell Ave. N.W. in Aiken. Tickets are $6. For more information, call (803) 648-2662.

Story of Jesus to be presented

The story of Jesus told in first person will be presented in drama and music at St. Mark United Methodist Church, 2367 Washington Road, at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday.

Jonathan Richard Cring, author of I'm ... the Legend of the Son of Man, and oboist Janet Clazzy Scott are the artists. For more information, call 736-8185.

Churches to hold black festival

Mount Transfiguration Baptist Church, 350 Blanchard Road in North Augusta, will hold an African-American Festival, with food, storytelling, fashion, art and dance, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23.

The event is sponsored by Bethlehem, Christian Fountain, Galilee, Jacksonville, Mealing Grove and Mount Transfiguration Baptist churches.

AGENCY SNAPSHOT:

WHO: Young Life of Greater Augusta

WHERE: 2249-B Walton Way

WHAT IT DOES: Youth evangelism through relationships, club, camping and Bible studies

TO VOLUNTEER OR DONATE: 733-2507



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