Faith Briefs

Seder celebration


A Seder celebration and meal re-creating Jesus' last supper with his disciples starts at 6 p.m. Sunday at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 3185 Wheeler Road, Augusta.

It is held by biblical archaeologist Hannaniah Pinto, of the Explorations in Antiquity Center in LaGrange, Ga.

Call (706) 733-4416 for tickets. The cost for adults is $8, and for children, $4.

Gospel explosion

The annual gospel explosion of Pierce Grove Baptist Church starts at 4 p.m. Sunday at Tender Sprout Christian Life Center, 4254 Windsor Spring Road.

Call (706) 737-9712 for more information.

Ladies banquet

A ladies banquet at Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave., North Augusta, starts at 11:45 a.m. today with Christian country singer Bobby Sanders performing.

Call (803) 279-7525.

Awakening Faith

St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, 4921 Columbia Road, will hold a seven-week series, Awakening Faith, for Catholics not currently in church or with questions about faith.

The series starts at 10 a.m. April 10. Call (706) 364-9289.

Five-night revival

A five-night revival at the House of Refuge Bible Church, 2118 Stoney Hill Road, Warrenton, Ga., starts at 7:30 p.m. March 29.

Speakers include the Rev. Seneca Moore, of New Battery Baptist Church, Crawfordville, Ga., on March 29 and 30, and the Rev. Joseph Hurley, of Siloam Missionary Baptist Church, Union Point, Ga., from March 31 to April 2.



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