Faith digest

World Labyrinth Day walk


The Episcopal Church of Our Savior will celebrate World Labyrinth Day with a group walk at 1 p.m. today. Participants can also walk individually from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

Historically, labyrinths have been used to facilitate prayer. Similar to a maze but with one path, a labyrinths have a pattern that leads to the center and back out.

The church is at 4227 Columbia Road in Martinez. Call (706) 863-1718.

Gang awareness workshop

Devon Harris, of the Full Circle Refuge, a ministry for juvenile offenders, will present a workshop on gangs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Glenn Hills Baptist Church, 2877 Lumpkin Road. Call (706) 726-0948.

Israel Experience event

Israel Experience, a program of the Augusta Jewish Community Center, includes music, Israeli dances, a biblical petting zoo and children's activities Sunday.

The event is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the center, 898 Weinberger Way, Evans. The festival is free, and food will be sold. Call (706) 228-3636 or go to

Church rededication service

A restored Union Baptist Church will be rededicated at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The church, which dates to 1851, is at 1102 Greene St. Call (706) 724-0436.



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