Faith calendar

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



TURKEY/TOY REGISTRATION: 9-11 a.m. today, Good Hope Missionary Baptist, 710 E. Cedar St.; picture ID and a utility bill with name and address on it required; (706) 722-1031

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD NATIONAL COLLECTION WEEK: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Monday, Warren Baptist, 3203 Washington Road, and Macedonia Baptist, 1828 Wrightsboro Road; Thomas Ruffin (706) 860-1586,

BABIES AND CHILDREN CONTEST: Held by Augusta Chapter Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows; 4 p.m. today, First Dayspring Baptist

HOLIDAY MEALS: Noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Galilee Missionary Baptist, 931 Cedar St., Augusta

COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER: Beulah Grove Community Resource Center; singing, door prizes, words of thanks; 6 p.m. Tuesday, Beulah Grove Building of Oppor-tunity, 1434 Poplar St.; to volunteer (706) 722-4999 ext. 18; to make donations (706) 722-4999 ext. 15

FULL GOSPEL BUSINESS MEN’S FELLOWSHIP IN AMERICA: Noon Wednes-days, Golden Corral Restaurant, 227 Bobby Jones Expressway; Jesse Stone will speak.

11TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS AT CEDAR ROCK: 6:30-9 p.m. Dec. 8-10, Macedonia United Methodist; sights and sounds of Christmas with a complimentary hayride; nativity scene; roast marshmallows; petting zoo; hot dog with dessert $5 adults, $2.50 kids; talk with Santa; crafts, baked goods; handicapped accessible

HAYRIDE THROUGH THE LIFE OF CHRIST: Sponsored by Sharon Baptist; 7-9 p.m. Dec. 8-11, Columbia County Fairgrounds; free; (706) 541-0667, (706) 541-1532, (706) 339-4306


EVERFAITHFUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Prophetic, Armourbearer and Security Workshop 8:30 a.m. to noon today, Rita J. Johnson; $8, includes lunch; (706) 722-0553

REPUBLICAN GROVE BAPTIST: Sponsored by W.E. Parker Class of 1966; fish, hamburger and hot dog dinners sold 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today; praise and worship 6-8 p.m., the Rev. Calvin Robinson

MEALING GROVE BAPTIST: Male choir anniversary 5 p.m. today; shopping trip to Discovery Mill outlet, Lawrenceville, Ga., $25, $15 ages 12 and younger, bus leaves 7 a.m. Nov. 26 from Save-A-Lot Plaza, North Augusta; (803) 442-9376, (803) 279-5792

CAREY HILL BAPTIST: Pre-Thanksgiving service 8 a.m. Sunday, Clifford Williams

POPULAR SPRING BAPTIST: Men and Women Day program 10 a.m. Sunday, Audrey Smith Hawkins

NEW SPRINGFIELD BAPTIST: Men & Women Day 11 a.m. Sunday, the Rev. Christopher Chance; dinner served

MOSES MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Annual Men and Women’s Day 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Jennifer Carner; Thanksgiving Day service 8 a.m. Thursday, breakfast served

BIBLE DELIVERANCE TEMPLE: HisSong church anniversary concert 2 p.m. Sunday; free

COBB GROVE BAPTIST: Men and Women Day program 2 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. Tommy Burgess Jr.

FIRST BAPTIST, STAPLETON, GA.: Deacon and trustee program, 2 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. Tracy Brown

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

CHRIST CENTERED OUTREACH MINISTRY: Ordination of JoAnn Price Dunn 3 p.m. Sunday

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST: Family and Friends 3 p.m. Sunday

LIVELY STONE: Church anniversary 4 p.m. Sunday, Reather Kennedy

MOUNT CALVARY BAPTIST: Choirs anniversary 5 p.m. Sunday; Thanksgiving service 9 a.m. Thursday, dinner served

KENDALL HEIGHTS CHURCH OF GOD, SANDERSVILLE, GA.: HisSong concert 6 p.m. Sunday; (478) 552-8572

GETHSEMANE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Thanksgiving Day service 10 a.m. Thursday, the Rev. Ronald Strong




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