Originally created 07/15/06

Faith digest



Fresh vegetables

Gospel Water Branch Baptist Church of Evans will provide free produce to needy families through a Golden Harvest Food Bank Manna Truck at 8:30 a.m. today at the church, 703 Furys Ferry Road. Call (706) 860-7091.

Mentor workshop

A workshop for volunteers interested in mentoring youths at risk, incarcerated or in aftercare programs will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, 3500 Walton Way. The event is sponsored by Full Circle Refuge Inc., Juvenile Justice Ministry.

Camp meeting

The Sammy Glass Family, of Decatur, Tenn., will sing at 7 tonight at the Mount Moriah Camp Meeting on Campground Road in Matthews, Ga. Services will be at 7:30 each night through Sunday, July 23, with additional services at 11 a.m. Sundays.

Bible teacher Linda Lariscy, of Wrens, Ga.; evangelist Walter Connell, the pastor of Snowhill Church of God in Glenwood, Ga.; and the Rev. Leon C. Price, of Wichita, Kan., will be guest speakers.

AME district meet

The Rev. George Clements, a Catholic priest who founded One Church-One Child, One Church-One Addict and One Church-One Inmate to recruit faith communities in helping the disadvantaged, will be guest speaker during the Leadership and Ministry Congress of the Sixth Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Church, Tuesday through Friday at Augusta Marriott Hotel & Suites, 2 10th St.

Registration is $65 for adults, $40 for ages 13-18 and $25 for 12 and younger. See sixthepiscopal district.org.

Twice the music

Contemporary Christian artists Shane Barnard and Shane Everett - Shane & Shane - will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, 642 Telfair St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. See shaneandshane.com.

Gospel concert

Gospel singers Jerry Widener and Ansley Morrison will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church of Belvedere, 208 Verdery Drive in Belvedere.

Mass choir

James Bignon, a former director of the Georgia Mass Choir, will be in concert with the Metro Mass Choir at 6 tonight at Stone Springfield AME Church, 7476 Georgia Highway 296, Stapleton. Refreshments will be served. Call (706) 547-2395.

- From staff reports

REACH US

Contact Tharon A. Giddens, features editor, at (706) 823-3347 or tharon.giddens@augustachronicle.com.