Originally created 05/15/04

Faith calendar



The Faith Calendar is a roundup of church and temple activities. Space is limited. Deadline is noon Monday. Send items to virginia.norton@augustachronicle.com. Send a fax to 722-7403, or mail to Faith Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

SPECIAL EVENTS

IN HIS STEPS: 9 a.m. today, Central Christian Church; walk along the Augusta Canal; lunch provided

DEACON, DEACONESS PAGEANT: 5 p.m. today, Mealing Grove Missionary Baptist Church, North Augusta

ISRAEL EXPERIENCE: 1 p.m. Sunday, Augusta Jewish Community Center; children's activities, storytelling, dancing, petting zoo and more

PASTORAL CARE MINISTRY: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Mount Transfiguration Baptist Church, with Delmonica Gardenhire, Four Mile Choir

INSTALLATION SERVICE, THE REV. TONY ALLEN: 3 p.m. Sunday, Crawford Baptist Church

10TH DISTRICT WOMEN'S MISSION: 7 p.m. Monday, New Holt Baptist Church

WOMEN OF WISDOM: 7 p.m. Thursday, Crown Christian Center, Aiken

OPEN HOUSE: 10 a.m. Saturday, May 22, Greater Mount Canaan Missionary Baptist Church; information on Canaan Day Camp, food, festivities; 738-4930

MANNA TRUCK: Noon Saturday, May 22, Augusta First Church of the Nazarene; free fresh produce

ADLINE MIDDLETON, VIOLA JACKSON ORDINATION: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 23, Carey Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Clarks Hill, S.C.

RAINBOW TEA: 4 p.m. Sunday, May 23, Bell Grove Baptist Church, Aiken

APPRECIATION BANQUET: 6 p.m. Friday, May 28, Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta; for Greater Young Zion Baptist Church; with the Rev. Winfred Hope; $30; formal, semiformal attire; 724-0381

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

SPOTLIGHT ON JESUS: 6-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 7-11, First Providence Baptist Church, North Augusta

LAVA LAVA LUAU: 9 a.m. to noon, Monday-Friday, June 7-11, St. Mark United Methodist Church; 868-6481

ARTS, PERFORMANCES

ANNIVERSARY SING: 5 p.m. today, Lewis Family Pavilion, Lincolnton, Ga.; with Destiny's Call , The Cox Trio, Roy Knight Singers and The Wright Family

MUSICAL CELEBRATION: 4 p.m. today, Mount Olive Baptist Church, Evans

THE GARDEN CITY QUARTET: 6:30 tonight, Midland Gospel Singing Center, Gilbert, S.C.

QUARTET CONVENTION: 7 tonight, Midlands Gospel Singing Center, Gilbert, S.C.; Midland Quartet, The Georgia Boys

PROMISE LAND: 7 tonight, Belair Baptist Church

SPRING CONCERT: 5 p.m. today, First Providence Baptist Church, North Augusta

GOSPEL SING: 7 tonight, Purvis Community Center; Higher Ground Vintage

ORGAN CONCERT: 3 p.m. Sunday, Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church; with Everett Summerall

JIMMY PAGE: 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Bible Fellowship Church

HYMNS OF HOPE: 6:30 p.m. Sunday, First Baptist Church, North Augusta

GOSPEL MUSIC SING: 6 p.m. Saturday, May 22, Purvis Community Center, Thomson

THOMASON FAMILY, PROMISE LAND: 7 p.m. Saturday, May 22, Woodridge Baptist Church, Clearwater

CSRA GOSPELFEST: 5 p.m. Saturday, May 22, Jessye Norman Amphitheater, Riverwalk Augusta at Ninth Street; various musical acts; free

2004 GOSPEL EXPLOSION: 4 p.m. Saturday, May 29, Newberry Baptist Church, Newberry, S.C.; The Saints of God, Bright Stars

THOMASON FAMILY: 6 p.m. Sunday, May 30, New Heights Baptist Church

FREEDOM PRAISE, THE BRAZELLS: 8 a.m. Monday, Comcast Channel 21, Knology Channel 7, Charter Channel 9, G-Force Channel 7 and WBEK-TV (Channel 16); sponsored by Freedom Fellowship

THE BYRD FAMILY: 6:30 a.m. Fridays, Sundays, WFXG-TV (Channel 54), 9 a.m. Sundays, Comcast Channel 4; sponsored by Bible Fellowship Church

PASTOR APPRECIATION

FOR THE REV. AND MRS. WILLIAM B. BLOUNT SR.: 6 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; Greater Young Zion Baptist Church; with the Revs. Chuck Smallwood, Johnny Hatney, Gregory Fuller

FOR THE REV. CLINTON EDWARDS JR.: 2 p.m. Sunday, May 23, White Rock Baptist Church, Lincolnton, Ga.; with the Rev. Willie J. White

FUND-RAISERS

MEN'S DAY: 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church; with Willie Mays

MEN'S AND WOMEN'S DAY: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Pierce Grove Baptist Church; with the Rev. Howard Hardin

MEN'S AND WOMEN'S DAY: 11 a.m. Sunday, Good Samaritan Baptist Church

BENEFIT SING: 7 p.m. Saturday, May 22, Woodridge Baptist Church, Clearwater, The Thomason Family, Promise Land

VENDOR'S DAY: 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 22, New Life Worship Center, Hephzibah; $25 for vendors

PORK AND CHICKEN DINNER: 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 23, HIS Community Church; $6.50 adults, $2 ages 12 and younger; 798-1413

WOMEN'S DAY: 11 a.m. Sunday, May 23, First Mount Moriah Baptist Church; with the Rev. Monica Cofer

YOUTH CAR WASH: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 29, Cokesbury United Methodist Church

YARD SALE: 7 a.m. Saturday, June 5, Bel-Ridge Baptist Church; benefits youth camp

GOSPEL FEST: 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 6, Aiken Jaycee Fairgrounds, Columbia Highway; sponsored by New Ebenezer Missionary Church, Aiken; benefits church building fund

FOUR MILE EDUCATIONAL FIELD ASSOCIATION YOUTH BANQUET: 6 p.m. Saturday, June 26; Old Storm Branch Association Building, Indian Grove Baptist Church; $10; semiformal, dinner; (803) 648-6748

REVIVALS, CRUSADES

GOOD SHEPHERD BAPTIST CHURCH: 6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; with the Rev. Michael Williams

HAMMOND GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; with the Rev. Chuck Smallwood

MOSES MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 7 p.m. Monday-Friday; with the Rev. Karlton Howard

FIRST FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH: 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; with Bobby Taylor

BURNETTOWN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH: 7 p.m. Sunday-Wednesday, May 23-26; with Dr. Glen Savell and the Rev. Mark Sarver

FIRST MOUNT MORIAH BAPTIST CHURCH: 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, May 24-28; with the Rev. Reginald Steele

OLD PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH, EDGEFIELD, S.C.: 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, May 24-27; with the Rev. Clarence Moore

FAITH TEMPLE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, May 26-28; with Lawrence James

THE CHURCH OF GOD HOLINESS TABERNACLE: 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, May 31-June 5; with the Rev. Thomas Herndon

SEMINARS, CONFERENCES

WINNING WEDNESDAYS: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Central Church of Christ, Martinez; with various speakers; 855-0801

GETTING STIRRED UP FOR GOD AND COMPLETING THE TEMPLE: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Antioch Baptist Church; registration required; 724-2809

LIVING PROOF LIVE: 10:30 a.m. today, Cedar Creek Church, Aiken; simulcast with Beth Moore; $15

WOMEN'S RETREAT: 7 a.m. today, Antioch Baptist Church

WARD'S WOMEN'S WEEKEND: 9:45 a.m. today, 3 p.m. Sunday, Ward Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church; women's issues, Jazzercise

SOUL WINNING WORKSHOP: Mount Calvary Baptist Church; 6:45-8:45 p.m. Monday-Friday, Monday-Friday, May 24-28; 724-8052

FINANCE CONFERENCE: 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Crown Christian Center, Aiken

PRAISE AND WORSHIP WOMEN'S CONFERENCE: 7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 22; Pierce Grove Baptist Church; speakers, classes on women's issues and religion; $15

WOMEN'S CONFERENCE: 7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday, May 22; Old Piney Grove Baptist Church, Edgefield, S.C.

THE HOLY LAND: A FAITH DIALOGUE: 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 23, First Baptist Church Augusta; discussions of Christian, Islamic, Jewish faith

RAISING KIDS GOD'S WAY: 5 p.m. Sundays in May, First Baptist Church of Belvedere; with Dr. Alex Mabe, child psychologist; open to all parents, caregivers

HOMECOMINGS, ANNIVERSARIES

COBB GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH, HARLEM: Mission anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Melvin Adams

MOUNT CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Jacob C. Trowell

CODY GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, WARRENTON, GA: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Tommy Burgess

SAINT JOHN BAPTIST CHURCH, LANGLEY: 1 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Timothy Williams

FIRST METROPOLITAN BAPTIST CHURCH: 2 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Albert M. James

SPIRIT CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH: Ushers anniversary 2:30 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Isaiah Kirkland

YOUNG MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH, NORTH AUGUSTA: 1:30 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Limuer Myers

LIFE IN THE RIVER WORSHIP CENTER: 3 p.m. Sunday; with Elder Belton Williams

JOHNSTON PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH, JOHNSTON, S.C.: homecoming 11 a.m. Sunday, with Morning Star Trio

PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH: Choir anniversary 6 p.m. Saturday, May 22

MOUNT SINAI BAPTIST CHURCH: Usher, usherette anniversary 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 23

ELIM BAPTIST CHURCH: 3 p.m. Sunday, May 23, with the Rev. Gregory Young

CHRISTIAN FOUNTAIN BAPTIST CHURCH: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 23, with the Rev. Jerry Freeman

MOUNT VERNON MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 23, with the Rev. Paul H. Bush

YOUTH AND RELIGION

YOUTH CONFERENCE: 9 a.m. today, Saint Phillip Missionary Baptist Church, Langley

CROSS ROAD CAFE: 7 p.m. Friday, Fleming Baptist Church; praise, worship, food

BASKETBALL FUN DAY: 3 p.m. Saturday, May 22, Henry Brigham Community Center Gymnasium; sponsored by Mount Calvary Baptist Church; 724-8052

SUMMER ENRICHMENT: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 24-July 2, Cumming Grove Baptist Church, for grades K-5; breakfast, lunch served daily; $55 weekly; 868-7219