Faith Briefs

Concert of psalms


The Wingate University Touring Concert Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2261 Walton Way. The free concert will feature psalms, hymns and spirituals. Call (706) 733-2275.

Memorial concert

A memorial concert for musician Thomas L. Clark will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Greater Young Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 405 Sand Bar Ferry Road.

Mr. Clark played drums for a number of area churches, including Greater Young Zion and Williams Memorial CME Church, where he was a member. He died unexpectedly in 2006 at age 32.

The concert funds the Thomas L. Clark Memorial Scholarship and features music from groups including the Lucy C. Laney High School Jazz Ensemble, Tabernacle Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir and Greater Young Zion Mass Choir. Call (706) 724-1720.

Family, Friends Day

Oakey Grove Baptist Church, 911 N. Belair Road in Evans, will celebrate its annual Family and Friends Day at 2 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. T. C. Edwards, of Friendship Baptist Church of Aiken, will speak. Call (706) 627-8953.



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