Faith calendar

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

MUSIC FOR TRUMPET AND ORGAN: 7:30 p.m. Monday, St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church; with Alvin R. Blount and Mark Dulin; benefits St. Vincent dePaul Health Center

WILLIAM TOOLE, AUGUSTA COLLEGIUM MUSICUM: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Covenant Presbyterian; reception

BEULAH BOYS: 6:30 p.m. May 9, J&M Singing Center, Gilbert, S.C.

FREEDOM PRAISE: The Joseys singing, Windom Josey testifying 8 a.m. Mondays, Comcast Channel 103, Knology 96, Charter 96, Atlantic Broadband 96, noncable Channel 16


BATH PRESBYTERIAN, BLYTHE: 225th anniversary, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, food, singers

MUSICAL CELEBRATION: 4 p.m. today, Mount Zion Missionary Baptist; in honor of the Rev. Thomas Walker

BEULAH GROVE BAPTIST: Pastor anniversary banquet, 6 p.m. today, Doubletree Hotel Augusta

MOUNT ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastor's 25th anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Clarence Moore

ALLEN CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastor anniversary, 2:30 p.m. Sunday; for Dr. Byron C. Williams

RUNS MISSIONARY BAPTIST, BEECH ISLAND: 137th church anniversary, 8 a.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Clarence Moore

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


TRASH TO TREASURE SALE: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, First Baptist, Vaucluse

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

HEALTH FAIR: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 9, Franklin Covenant Baptist; Mother's Day, 11 a.m. May 10

MOTHER DAUGHTER BRUNCH: 9 a.m. May 9, Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry, North Augusta; with Barbara West


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

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


FOR THE REV. GLASPER NERO JR.: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 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


GOSPEL WATER BRANCH BAPTIST, EVANS: 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, with the Rev. Michael H. Baker

OPEN ARMS COMMUNITY: 7 p.m. May 10-13, with Gerald Crabb, Aaron, Jason and Amanda Crabb, Crabb Revival, Jason Crabb



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