Faith calendar

Send listings by noon Monday to or to Faith Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.



FILL A PEW RALLY MUSICAL: 5 p.m. today, Johnson Grove Baptist, Hephzibah

Susan Osboron and Friends Piano Concert: Piano concert 4 p.m. Sunday, Marvin United Methodist

Laurent Boukobza: Piano recital 7:30 p.m. Friday, Covenant Presbyterian; reception

USHERS MUSICAL: 5 p.m. April 25, Noah's Ark Missionary Baptist; with Carpentersville Male Chorus and Gospel Tones; refreshments

THE CENTURIONS: 10:30 a.m. April 26, Freedom Fellowship Assembly

THE MIDLANDS QUARTET AND THE CENTURIONS: 7 p.m. May 2, Midlands Gospel Singing Center, Gilbert, S.C.

BYRD FAMILY: 5:30 p.m. Saturdays, WPBI-TV; 7:30 a.m. Sundays, WFXG-TV; 10 a.m. Fridays, Knology Channel 24

FREEDOM PRAISE: Your Hope singing, R.O. Fleming testifying, 8 a.m. Monday, Comcast Channel 103, Knology Channel 96, Charter Channel 96, Atlantic Broadband Channel 96, noncable Channel 16


BUTLER CREEK AME: Pastor anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday

MOUNT PLEASANT BAPTIST, JACKSON: Pastor anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Anthony Mansfield

MOUNT OLIVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastor anniversary 3 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Clyde Hill Sr.; deaconess anniversary, 2:30 p.m. April 26, with the Rev. W.L. Hampton

CORNERSTONE OF FAITH MINISTRIES INC.: Church anniversary 2:30 p.m. Sunday

ZION HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST, AIKEN: Ushers anniversary 10:45 a.m. Sunday; deacon and deaconess anniversary 4 p.m. April 26

FIRST BAPTIST, STAPLETON, GA.: 104th anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. William B. Blount Sr.; dinner

FAIRVIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST: 18th church anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday

PALMER GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST, HEPHZIBAH: Mary Walker Chorus anniversary, 5 p.m. April 25

FIRST NEW CANAAN BAPTIST: Pastor anniversary 3 p.m. April 26, with the Rev. Barney Glover

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist: Pastor's 25th anniversary, 2:30 p.m. May 3; with the Rev. Clarence Moore

JOHNSON GROVE BAPTIST, HEPHZIBAH: 93rd church anniversary, 2 p.m. May 10, with the Rev. Willie Mincey Sr.

ST. JOHN BAPTIST, LANGLEY: 112th church anniversary, noon May 17, with the Rev. Clarence Hill


LIFE IN THE RIVER WORSHIP CENTER: Pastor's anniversary, 2 p.m. today, with Bobby Hankerson

CHICKEN BOG: 5-7 p.m. today, Midland Gospel Singing Center, Gilbert, S.C.; $7, $3.50 ages 12 and younger; sing starts at 7 p.m.

MEN'S AND WOMEN'S DAY: 11 a.m. Sunday, Williams Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal; with the Rev. Keith Johnson

SENIOR MINISTRY FELLOWSHIP: 11:30 a.m. April 23, Springfield Baptist; food, speaker

YARD SALE: 7 a.m. April 25, First Baptist, North Augusta

GOSPEL CAFE: 6 p.m. April 25, Covenant Deliverance Ministries; food, entertainment

FAMILY SERVICE: 11:15 a.m. April 26, with Ardena Johnson

MEN'S AND WOMEN'S DAY: 2:30 p.m. April 26, Fellowship Baptist; with the Rev. I. Kirkland

WOMEN'S DAY CELEBRATION: 4 p.m. April 26, New Destiny Ministries; with Lola Lewis

MUSICAL CELEBRATION: 4 p.m. May 2, Mount Zion Missionary Baptist; in honor of the Rev. Thomas Walker's 25th pastor's anniversary

SAND HILLS GOSPEL PARTY: 5-7 p.m. May 2, Sand Hills Community Center; food, music, games


MEN'S CONFERENCE: 8:30 a.m. today, Gospel Water Branch, Evans; with the Revs. Michael Curry and Martrice Mims; $20; lunch provided; (706) 860-7091

the school of the holy spirit and prayer: 4 p.m. Sunday, Kingdom Life International Fellowship Ministries; (706) 798-4278

CLASSES, BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES OF MONEY, NEW TESTAMENT SURVEY: 6:30-9:15 p.m. Thursday, Westside Baptist, 261 Flowing Wells Road; offered by the Augusta School of Biblical Studies; meets for 10 weeks; (706) 284-3569

MINISTRY OF HELPS SEMINAR: 10 a.m. April 25; Trenton Community Center, Trenton, S.C.; with Tony Bush; $10

ADVANCING THE KINGDOM OF GOD: 7 p.m. Tuesdays through May 12, Life in the River Worship Center

BIBLE STUDY: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, New Bread of Heaven, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Faith Tabernacle Charity; with the Rev. Robert McKinney


FOR THE REV. L.J. TANKSLEY: 11 a.m. Sunday, Mount Olive Baptist

FOR THE REV. RICKEY DENT: 11 a.m. April 26, Flat Rock Missionary Baptist, Matthews, Ga.; the Rev. Darrell Burns

FOR THE REV. GLASPER NERO JR.: 2:30 p.m. May 3, Spirit Creek Baptist, with the Rev. Karlton Howard

FOR THE REV. WILLIAM B. BLOUNT SR.: Banquet, May 15, Gordon Club, Fort Gordon; with the Rev. Chuck Smallwood

FOR PETER PARKER: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Fairfield Baptist, Waynesboro; with John A. Lockhart; dinner

FOR THE REV. THOMAS WALKER: Banquet, 7 p.m. May 1, The Gordon Club, Fort Gordon; held by Mount Zion Missionary Baptist


GOOD SAMARITAN BAPTIST: 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday

GALILEE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: 7 p.m. April 27-29, with the Rev. Ronald Thurmond

JORDAN GROVE BAPTIST: 7:30 p.m. April 28-30, with various ministers



Imam Daoudi: Islamic calendar begins new year

Today, I would like to shed light on the Islamic calendar, also known as the lunar calendar.

Arabs used to follow a lunar calendar that... Read more