Faith Calendar

THE BREAKING OF THE ALABASTER BOX: 1-4 p.m. Dec. 10, TNT Ministries, 205 West Ave., North Augusta; free registration; (803) 507-0334, (706) 284-9380


11TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS AT CEDAR ROCK: 6:30-9 p.m. Dec. 10, Macedonia United Methodist; sights and sounds of Christmas with a complementary 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. 10-11, Columbia County Fairgrounds; free; (706) 541-0667, (706) 541-1532, (706) 339-4306

WALK THROUGH BETHLEHEM: 6-9 p.m. Dec. 10-11, between Harlem United Methodist and Harlem Baptist; free; refreshments

THE SINGING CHRISTMAS TREE: 7 p.m. Dec. 10-11, and 3 p.m. Dec. 11, Abilene Baptist; free, tickets at the church office

BUS SHOPPING TRIP TO TANGER OUTLET, CHARLESTON, S.C.: Dec. 10, sponsored by Women’s Ministry of Runs Missionary Baptist; $20 per person, open to all ages; (803) 642-2212

THE PINCKNEY SISTERS SECOND GOSPEL ANNIVERSARY: Gospel recording artists of North Augusta; 5 p.m. Dec. 10, Old Macedonia Family Life Center, 200 Macedonia Road, North Augusta; doors open at 4 p.m.; The Anointed Hinds Sisters, Chevella & The Spiritual Voices and more; free, open to the public;

FA SHO ENTERTAINMENT’S ANNUAL GOSPEL BENEFIT CONCERT: 5 p.m. Dec. 10, World Outreach Evangelistic Church; proceeds benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; artists include Lowell Pye, Rodney Raines, Claude Deuce, Marcus Dawson and Shaudy P.; free

JESUS IS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON: Live nativity scene with animals 6-8 p.m. Dec. 17, Belle Terrace Presbyterian; held by youth group; praise dancers, live music, refreshments; free; (706) 793-6908

PRAISE YOUR BEST: Open to all singers, dancers and musicians; Dec. 17, Rock of Ages Missionary Baptist Church, meeting at Jamestown Community Center, 3647 Karleen Road, Hephzibah; first round 10 a.m., final praises 2 p.m.; $10 individual, $25 per group of two members or more; $3 to attend; (706) 793-2728

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA FEATURING AN ALL-MALE COOKOFF: Held by Christians in Unity 5 p.m. Dec. 17, Carey Hill Resource & Conference Center


GOSPEL SINGING – SAM GODFREY AND OASIS: 7 p.m. Jan. 7, Midland Gospel Singing Center; refreshments

USHERS BANQUET: Sponsored by the Ushers and Usherettes Union of Georgia Inc.; 7-11 p.m. Jan. 13, Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St.; $25, $12.50 children; reservations required

COVENANT CONCERT SERIES: 6:30 p.m., Fridays, Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3131 Walton Way; The Magellan String Quartet on Feb. 3; Clara Park on March 23; Augusta Men’s Chorus on May 4; (706) 733-0513,

A NIGHT WITH THE ISAACS: 7-10 p.m. Feb. 10, New Beginning Ministries; $15 general admission, $25 preferred seating; (803) 827-9172,

SECOND HOPEFUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Musical Christmas program 2 p.m. Dec. 11

BUTLER CREEK AME: Ushers’ anniversary 2:30 p.m. Dec. 11, the Rev. David Walker

NEELY GROVE CME: Church anniversary 2:30 p.m. Dec. 11, the Rev. Larry Edmond

FELLOWSHIP MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Installation of Pastor Donald A. Long Sr. 3 p.m. Dec. 11

MOUNT CARMEL BAPTIST: Christmas musical 3 p.m. Dec. 11

OLIVE GROVE BAPTIST: Candlelight communion service 5 p.m. Dec. 11, the Rev. Darryl Burns

ROSS GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Christmas cantata 5 p.m. Dec. 11

MOUNT VERNON MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Annual Christmas Musical 6 p.m. Dec. 11

OLD STORM BRANCH BAPTIST: Candlelight communion 6 p.m. Dec. 11, the Rev. Herman Bing; Christmas morning service 9 a.m. Dec. 25, Dr. Nathaniel Irvin Sr.

PINE GROVE BAPTIST: Candlelight communion 6 p.m. Dec. 11, the Rev. Limuer Myers

SOUTH AIKEN CHURCH OF GOD: Concert/revival service featuring South Aiken Church of God Sanctuary Choir and The Shepherds, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 11, 7 p.m. Dec. 12 and 13

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF THOMSON: Drive-through nativity scene 7-9 p.m. Dec. 13-15; free

BELLEVUE BAPTIST CHURCH: Live nativity scene with live animals from Steeds Dairy Farm; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 16-18; (706) 421-5027

GALILEE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Toy and Clothing Giveaway 10 a.m. Dec. 17; Watch Night Service 10:30 p.m. Dec. 31

STONE SPRINGFIELD AME: Choir anniversary 4 p.m. Dec. 18, the Rev. Phillip Dunston

HISTORIC FIRST EBENEZER BAPTIST: Annual candlelight Christmas concert 6 p.m. Dec. 18

Runs Missionary Baptist: Candlelight service 6 p.m. Dec. 18, the Rev. Juan Lancaster; Watch Night service 10 p.m. Dec. 31

YOUNG MACEDONIA BAPTIST: Annual Christmas concert 7 p.m. Dec. 21; collecting food, money, clothing and toys for families in need; (803) 386-1481

WORK NETWORKING GROUP: Networking and informational group; 8:30-10 a.m. Mondays, Room 206, Asbury Building, Grace United Methodist, 639 Georgia Ave., North Augusta; no registration required; (803) 279-7525

Free Women’s Prayer Breakfast: 9-10:30 a.m. fourth Saturdays, Seed Master’s Cafe, 744 Broad St.; (706) 288-9198

GOOD HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastoral anniversary 2 p.m. Dec. 11, the Rev. Victor Thomas

BETHLEHEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastor’s anniversary 2 p.m. Dec. 11, Dr. James A. Hogan Sr.

EVERFAITHFUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastor appreciation celebration Jan. 26-29; revival 7 p.m. Jan. 26; concert 7 p.m. Jan. 27; banquet 5 p.m. Jan. 28, $50 adults, $25 ages 11 and younger; anniversary service 11 a.m. Jan. 29; Ruby Holland Hutchins Jan. 28 and 29; (706) 722-0553

THE ONE COMMAND: 10 a.m. to noon, second and fourth Saturdays; Christ Church Unity, 2301 Central Ave.; (706) 738-2458

FREE TUTORING: 6-7 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Beulah Grove Baptist, 1434 Poplar St.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY: 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays; First Assembly of God, 1613 Fenwick St.; supper 6 p.m.; (706) 738-5532

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






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