Faith digest

'Bad Girls' author to speak


Liz Curtis Higgs, the author of Bad Girls of the Bible , speaks today at Warren Baptist Church, 3203 Washington Road. The event, which runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., includes worship, music and two sessions with the author. The cost is $30. Call (706) 860-6878.

Founders Day celebration

In celebration of its 225th anniversary, Bath Presbyterian Church on Bath-Edie Road in Blythe is holding its Founders Day event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. The celebration features tours of the church, cemetery and the adjacent Boardman property. Call (706) 495-3507.

See rosary brought to life

The 20th annual Living Rosary, organized by The Augusta Deanery Council of Catholic Women, starts at 7 p.m. Sunday at Aquinas High School Stadium, 1920 Highland Ave. A chain of more than 220 people will offer prayers and song. Call (706) 496-2151.

Second annual Festival of Choirs

He Reigns! is the theme of the second annual Festival of Choirs, sponsored by the Music Ministry at Greater Apostolic Holy Temple, 3443 Morgan Road, Hephzibah. It starts at 5:30 p.m. today and includes M.D. Stokes and Victorious Praise and the Georgia State Council Young People's Choir. Call (706) 667-0614.

Life Chain prayer event

Augusta's annual Life Chain, a gathering of people who pray to end abortion, starts at 2 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Scott Nixon Memorial Drive, Pleasant Home Road, Walton Way Extension and Davis Road. Printed signs will be provided. Call (706) 793-8090.

St. Paul's Blessing of the Animals

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds, St., will hold a Blessing of the Animals service at 4 p.m. Sunday. All animals are welcome but must be on a leash or in a carrier. Call (706) 724-2485.


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