Originally created 05/11/02

Faith and fellowship calendar



The Faith and Fellowship Calendar carries highlights of events in the Augusta area. Space is limited. Deadline is noon Monday.

E-mail items to vanorton@augustachronicle.com; send a fax to 722-7403; or mail to Faith and Fellowship, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, PO Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

REVIVALS AND CRUSADES

ZION FAIR MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 5 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. David Easterling; 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, with the Rev. Clarence Moore.

MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH: 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday; with Dr. Michael Graves.

PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH: Edgefield, S.C.; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; with the Revs. Montrise Mims, Sloan Gordon and Curtis Blocker.

NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH: Harlem; 7 p.m. May 20-23; with Dr. Walter R. Houston; transportation available, 556-8066.

SUMMERVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH: 7 p.m. May 20-24; with the Rev. John Harmon.

FUND-RAISERS

YARD SALE: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, St. Augustine Episcopal Church, Aiken.

BAKE SALE: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, CVS, Kalmia Plaza; sponsored by St. James Lutheran Church, Graniteville; benefits VOICe Ministries.

PROMISE LAND SINGERS AND TERRI GIBBS: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, West Acres Baptist Church, Evans.

DEACON AND DEACONESS PAGEANT: 5 p.m. Saturday, May 18, Mealing Grove Missionary Baptist Church, North Augusta.

MEN'S DAY: 11:15 a.m. Sunday, May 19, Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church; with the Rev. Ron Spry.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY: 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, Summerville Baptist Church.

BI-LO BOOSTERS: Benefits Hope Homes, North Augusta; sponsored by Ridgeview Baptist Church, North Augusta; (803) 441-8888.

PDC MINISTRIES AND REFUGE CENTER: Accepting clothing, furniture, musical instruments, equipment and other items; benefits abused women and children; sponsored by Praise Deliverance Church, Wrens, Ga.; 860-5177.

LUNCH DELIVERY: Tuesday-Friday; $6 and $7; order day ahead, (803) 441-8888; benefits Hope Homes, North Augusta.

GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH: Accepting new and used Bibles for United We Care Missions; 854-8802.

ARTS AND PERFORMANCES

OUTERSPACE INNERSPACE: 7:30 tonight, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church; with puppet ministry.

GOLDEN BELLS ANNIVERSARY: 6 tonight, Paine College's Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel; $7 adults, $3 age 12 and younger; 733-7984.

THE GREENES: 6 p.m. Sunday, Curtis Baptist Church.

FREEDOM PRAISE: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Comcast Channel 66; with Maxine Whisnant; sponsored by Freedom Fellowship and partners.

SONS OF JUBAL AND JUBALHEIRS: 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church; with Jubal Brass and Jubal Handbells; free.

TRUTH: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, New Hope Worship Center, Grovetown; nursery.

AIKEN CHORAL SOCIETY: 8 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19, St. Mary Help of Christians Roman Catholic Church, Aiken.

DELORIS KEY AND DAMEON JOHNSON: 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18, Daystar Bible Church, Aiken.

SPRING GOSPEL SING: 1-9 p.m. Saturday, May 18, Flowing Wells Worship Center; with various groups; sponsored by CSRA Southern Gospel Music Association.

THE JOHNSON FAMILY: 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, Belle Terrace Presbyterian Church.

A FESTIVAL FOR THREE CHOIRS: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 18, Sacred Heart Cultural Center; with Augusta Choral Society, Chorale and Children's Chorale with Georgia Brass and Keith Shafer; $16 adults, $13 seniors and students.

NEW JERUSALEM SINGERS AND HEARTLAND GOSPEL TRIO: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, Purvis Community Center.

SEMINARS, CONFERENCES

ALPHA COURSE: 5 p.m. Sundays through June 9, Wesley United Methodist Church, Evans.

MUSIC WORKSHOP: 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 18, Zion Hill Baptist Church, Aiken; with Derrick Monk; registration at 6:30 p.m.; concert, 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19.

ADULT EVENING BIBLE CLASSES: 6:30 p.m. Mondays, 6:30 and 7 p.m. Tuesdays through June 17; Augusta School of Biblical Studies; 736-7711.

CROSS TRAINING FOR MEN: 6:15 a.m. Tuesdays through June 4, First Baptist Church, North Augusta.

LOVE NEEDS OF A MAN: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 23, Greater Young Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

JEWISH HISTORY: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through May 29; Augusta Jewish Community Center, Evans; with Rabbi Zalmon Fischer; $45; 228-3636.

CLEANSING STREAM COURSE: 7 p.m. Thursdays through May 30, Gracewood United Methodist Church; 798-2200.

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT: 6 p.m. Mondays, Savannah Place Recreation Center; sponsored by Partners for Empowerment Ministries; 828-6448.

TEN COMMANDMENTS: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Augusta School of Biblical Studies, 2050 Walton Way; free for age 66 and older; 736-7711.

PROVERBS: 10 a.m. Saturdays, Augusta School of Biblical Studies, 2050 Walton Way; free for age 66 and older; 736-7711.

HOW TO BE A CHRISTIAN 101: 9 a.m. Sunday, St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, North Augusta; (803) 279-4622.

THE SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES: ENHANCING YOUR CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Wesley United Methodist Church, Evans; with the Rev. John Ellis III.

JESUS, THE ONE AND ONLY: 7 p.m. Mondays, Wesley United Methodist Church, Evans; with Jane Griffin.

TRAINING FOR SERVICE: 2 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Hephzibah; 737-2675.

WOMEN'S ENRICHMENT: 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 5:30 p.m. Sundays, Abilene Baptist Church, Martinez.

HEALING SCHOOL: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Alpha and Omega Covenant Church; 739-0029.

LAHAIROI BIBLE INSTITUTE COLLEGE: Aiken; School of the Prophet course; 6 p.m. Mondays; (803) 649-1891.

FIRST DAYSPRING BAPTIST CHURCH: Moses Tabernacle in the Wilderness; 7 p.m. Wednesdays; with Dr. Willie R. Rivers.

CHRISTIAN MATURITY CLASS: 7 p.m. Fridays, Olivet Baptist Church.

FRESHSTART - STOP SMOKING PROGRAM: 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Asbury United Methodist Church; 736-0061.

YOUTH AND RELIGION

COLUMBIA COUNTY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY REGISTRATION: For mother's day out through sixth grade; A Beka used; 863-0535.

MARTINEZ UNITED METHODIST CHURCH REGISTRATION: For mother's day out and preschool; 860-3141.

FELLOWSHIP: 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Sherwood Baptist Church.

FELLOWSHIP: 5 p.m. Sundays, Cokesbury United Methodist Church; for middle school through high school age.

CHILDREN'S DAY OUT: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Episcopal Church of Our Savior, Martinez; 863-1718.

KINDER KARE CENTER: 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, Faith Outreach Christian Life Center, Hephzibah; age 6 weeks to 5; 792-9972.

COLUMBIA COUNTY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY REGISTRATION: Martinez; for mother's day out through fourth grade; A Beka used; 863-0535.

BIBLE STUDY: 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First Ebenezer Baptist Church, Hephzibah.

BIBLE STUDY: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.

BIBLE STUDY: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church.

YOUTH MINISTRY MEETING: Noon Saturdays, Macedonia Baptist Church, Wrightsboro Road.

GOOD NEWS BIBLE CLUB: Noon Saturdays, Trinity Outreach Mission; games, crafts and snacks; preschool through age 14; sponsored by Miracle Making Ministries; 722-8693.

READING TUTOR: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Old Storm Branch Baptist Church, Clearwater; 279-6009.

TUTORS: 3-6 p.m. weekdays, New Hope Community Center; field trips Fridays; 826-1961.

TUTORS: 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Mount Vernon Baptist Church; sponsored by Southside Outreach Program; 736-2242.

HOMECOMINGS AND ANNIVERSARIES

BEACH BRANCH BAPTIST CHURCH, SARDIS, GA.: 11 a.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Kenneth Davis.

NORTH AUGUSTA BAPTIST CHURCH: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Jimmy McCullough.

JOHNSON GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH, HEPHZIBAH: 2 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Jerry Freeman.

FREEDOM FELLOWSHIP CHURCH: Homecoming; concert with The Brazells, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; praise service, 6:30 p.m.

SECOND SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH: Choir program 5 p.m. Sunday, May 19.

PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH, EDGEFIELD, S.C.: 10:45 a.m. Sunday, May 19, with the Rev. Clarence Kenner.

FOR THE REV. WILLIAM B. BLOUNT: 6 p.m. Friday, May 24, Sheraton-Augusta Hotel; with the Rev. J.S. Wright; $25; $40 couple, includes buffet; formal attire; sponsored by Greater Young Zion Baptist Church.

NEW CREATION MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 4 p.m. Sunday, June 2; with the Rev. James Hogan.

SPECIAL EVENTS

CLOTHES CLOSET GIVEAWAY: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Macedonia Baptist Church, Wrightsboro Road.

NIGHTLY PRAYER: 6 p.m. today, 7 a.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Augusta Praise Tabernacle.

WOMEN'S PRAYER BREAKFAST: 9 a.m. today, Galilee Missionary Baptist Church; with the Rev. Monica Cofer.

MOTHER'S DAY CELEBRATION: 5 p.m. today, Fielding Spring Missionary Baptist Church.

MOTHER/DAUGHTER BREAKFAST: 9 a.m. today, Hammond Grove Baptist Church, North Augusta; with the Rev. Angela Harden.

MOTHER'S DAY PROGRAM: 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Four Mile Missionary Baptist Church, New Ellenton; with Nancy Parker.

MOTHER'S DAY PROGRAM: 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Brown Grove Baptist Church, Keysville, Ga.; with the Rev. Sara Jennings.

TIME OUT: 11:50 a.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, Evans; with the Rev. Hank Flowers; $5; reservations required by noon Wednesday; 863-1228.

CLOTHES GIVEAWAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, Jordan Grove Baptist Church.

MOTHER/DAUGHTER LUNCHEON: 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, Four Mile Missionary Baptist Church, New Ellenton; with Carla Jones.

ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION: 4-6 p.m. Sunday, May 19, Augusta Jewish Community Center; family talent show and dinner; $9 adults, $5 children ages 4-13, free for children younger than 4; reservations required by Wednesday; 228-3636.

EVENING OF JAZZ AND ART: 3 p.m. Sunday, June 30, Second Baptist Church, Aiken; (803) 649-2665.

HIV/AIDS TESTING: 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Stephen's Ministry; free condoms and dental dams; sponsored by Medical College of Georgia.

OPEN CHAPEL: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Trinity-on-the-Hill United Methodist Church.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS: 5:30-6:30 p.m. second Mondays, Asbury United Methodist Church.

FOOD BANK: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, St. John Baptist Church, Langley.

OF NOTE

PILGRIMAGE: To Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Our Lady of the Angels Monastery and Eternal World Television Network, Birmingham, Ala.; July 8-10; $225 per person, includes transportation, lodging, meals and itinerary; 722-4944.

SINGERS NEEDED: Old Zion Hill Baptist Church, Aiken.

PRAYER LINE: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Everfaithful Missionary Baptist Church; 722-5550.

CHRISTIAN SINGLES

ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH: 6-7 p.m. Fridays before first Sundays.