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The Faith Calendar lists church and temple activities. Space is limited and deadline is noon Monday. Send to Send a fax to (706) 722-7403 or mail to Faith Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.


GOD AND COUNTRY CELEBRATION: 1 p.m. Sunday; Trinity on the Hill United Methodist; with sanctuary choir and orchestra and representatives from each branch of the military.

PATRIOTIC PROGRAM: 7 p.m. Sunday; Abilene Baptist, Martinez.

GOD AND COUNTRY PROGRAM: 10 a.m. Sunday; Bible Fellowship; with Jimmy and Lucille Page; communion served.

JULY FOURTH EXTRAVAGANZA: 2 p.m. Wednesday; Augusta Jewish Community Center, Evans; barbecue chicken, watermelon, corn on the cob, salad, coleslaw, potato salad, baked beans and cake; $10 adults, $5 children 3-12; guests: $15 adults, $7 children; $35 family max; reservations required by today; (706) 228-3636.

STAR-SPANGLED CONCERT: 8 p.m. Wednesday; St. Paul's Episcopal, 605 Reynolds St.; featuring an orchestra and the Independence Day Chorus; followed by fireworks.


COKESBURY UNITED METHODIST: Avalanche Ranch, 6 p.m. Friday through Aug. 3.

NEW HEIGHTS COMMUNITY: 6:30-9 p.m. July 8-13; dinner provided.



COMMUNITY OUTREACH FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today; Liberty Baptist.

YARD SALE: 7 a.m. today; First New Canaan Baptist.

MEN AND WOMEN'S DAY: 2:30 p.m. Sunday; Second Shiloh Missionary Baptist; with Dr. Chris Lowe.

LAKE SERVICES: 8:45 a.m. Sundays through Sept. 2; Thurmond Lake, Clarks Hill, S.C.; Sunday, Ron Cross; held by St. John United Methodist.

YOUTH EXPLOSION: 10 a.m. Sunday; Shaws Creek Baptist, Trenton, S.C.; with the Rev. Stanley E. Walker.

SINGLE LADIES ACCESSORY AND CHILDREN'S TOY EXCHANGE: 10 a.m. Saturday, July 7; First Baptist of North Augusta; items include scarves, hats and jewelry.

FRIENDS DAY FELLOWSHIP: 2 p.m. July 8; Crawford Baptist; with the Rev. Joseph Williams Sr.

BACK TO SCHOOL EVENT: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4; Servants of God Baptist; games, prizes, free medical and dental screenings, lunch; school supplies needed; held by Miracle Making Ministries; (706) 722-8693.

BACK TO SCHOOL INNER CITY MISSION: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 14; Servants of God; held by Miracle Making Ministries.

AFTER-SCHOOL BRIDGING: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, Good Hope Baptist.

GED CLASSES: 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays-Thursdays, Good Hope Baptist.

SPIRIT AND TRUTH: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays; The Stulb House, corner of Central and Arsenal avenues; Augusta Young Adult Ministry.


DRAMA CAMP: Read-through, 2:30-5 p.m. July 8; auditions, 9 a.m. to noon July 9-13; performance of Esther-Ordinary Faith, 7 p.m. July 13; Grace United Methodist Church, North Augusta; for anyone who has completed first through fifth grade; (803) 279-7525.


CRISIS INTERVENTION FOR YOUTH WORKERS: 4-6 p.m. Sunday, or Sunday, July 22; West Acres Baptist; (706) 860-6573.


GOSPEL SING: 7:30 p.m. July 7; Midland Gospel Singing Center, Gilbert, S.C.; with Calvary Calls and Riverside; refreshments.

CONCERT: 4 p.m. Sunday, July 15; Glenn Hills High School, 2941 Glenn Hills Drive; held by City of Praise


GIBSON GROVE BAPTIST, WASHINGTON, GA.: 2 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday; with the Rev. Dante Smith.

WALNUT GROVE BAPTIST, APPLING: 5 p.m. Sunday, July 8; 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 9-13.

CAMP MEETING: 6 p.m. July 8, 7:30 p.m. July 9, 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. July 9-11; Upper South Carolina Conference Campground, Williamston, S.C.; with Drs. E. Leroy Baker and Ronald Q. Moore; children's church and nursery available during evening services.

MINERAL SPRINGS BAPTIST, MITCHELL, GA.: 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, July 9-11; with Dr. Gary Hadden.

FIRST BAPTIST, STAPLETON, GA.: 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, July 16-19; with the Rev. Coy Henderson.

FROST BRANCH BAPTIST, ELKO, S.C.: 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 22, with the Rev. Alex Jefferson; 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 23-27, with the Rev. Steve Berry.

GOSPEL WATER BRANCH BAPTIST, EVANS: 7 p.m. July 23-25; with the Rev. Terrance Albrenton.


FOR APOSTLE JAMES BROWN: 5 p.m. Sunday, July 15; Jesus Kingdom of God, Beech Island.


FIRST MOUNT MORIAH BAPTIST: 119th anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

ZION HILL BAPTIST: 123rd anniversary, 10:45 a.m. Sunday; with the Rev. Raiford Rountree.

MCELMURRAY SPRING BRANCH BAPTIST, WAYNESBORO: 133th anniversary, 2 p.m. Sunday; with the Rev. J.J. Smith.

GOSPEL WATER BRANCH BAPTIST, EVANS: 127th anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 8; with the Rev. A.W. Dock.

MINERAL SPRINGS BAPTIST, MITCHELL, GA.: Homecoming, 11 a.m. Sunday, July 8; with the Rev. David Self; covered dish.

GREATER LOVE BAPTIST: 18th anniversary, 3 p.m. Sunday, July 8; with Leonard Mole.

AUGUSTA URBAN MINISTRIES: 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 13; Wesley United Methodist, Evans; Greek salad, grilled chicken with mushroom cream sauce, baked red potatoes with garlic butter, summer vegetables, rolls, tea and fried cheesecake; $12; reservations by July 6; (706) 722-8195.

SPRING GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST, NORTH AUGUSTA: Usher's anniversary, 2:30 p.m. July 15; with the Rev. Tracy B. Brown.

FIRST BAPTIST, STAPLETON, GA.: Homecoming, 2:30 p.m. July 15; with the Rev. Lee Jones.

FIELDING SPRING MISSIONARY BAPTIST: 127th anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 22.

FROST BRANCH BAPTIST, ELKO, S.C.: Homecoming, 11 a.m. Sunday, July 22; with the Rev. Joseph Williams Sr.

GALILEE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: 113th anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 22; with the Dr. Albert James.

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