Faith calendar



CELEBRATION OF BRINGING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH A HOLY GHOST FILLED TIME: Featuring The Shepherds, Brazells, Kingdom Heirs Revival and Bible Deliverance Temple Praise Team; 9 p.m. today, Bible Deliverance Temple;

THE MARTINS PERFORM: 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Sanctuary; free


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

BENDING THE ARC: LBGT activist Marc Adams 11 a.m. Jan. 8, Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta

DRIVEN IN THE PRESENCE OF GOD THROUGH PRAYER MID-WINTER CONFERENCE: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11-14, Kingdom Life Fellowship Ministries; Clifford Duckworth Sr.; (478) 252-1511, (478) 552-1516,

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

CHARLOTTE RITCHIE IN CONCERT: 6 p.m. Jan. 15, Pine View Baptist

COVENANT CONCERT SERIES: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3, Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3131 Walton Way; The Magellan String Quartet; (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,


SHARON BAPTIST: New Year’s Eve Service 8 p.m. today

GOOD HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: New Year’s Service 10 a.m. Sunday; Candlelight Communion 5 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. William Blount

HAMMOND GROVE WORD POWER MINISTRY: Sermon of licensing for Elizabeth Grant-Anthony 11 a.m. Jan. 7; sermon of licensing for Sam Hairston 11 a.m. Jan. 14

WORLD OUTREACH EVANGELISTIC: Women of the Word – One Hour of Power 7-8 p.m. Jan. 13, all invited (including men), free child care, doors open at 6 p.m.;

ANTIOCH MISSIONARY BAPTIST: New Year’s Day service 9 a.m. Sunday

KENDALL HEIGHTS CHURCH OF GOD: The Shepherds in revival 6 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; (478) 552-8572

MOUNT TRANSFIGURATION BAPTIST: Prayer & Praise Celebration 7 p.m. Tuesday

ST. AUGUSTINE’S EPISCOPAL: Choral Evensong for Feast of the Epiphany 7 p.m. Friday

RICHMOND HILL BAPTIST: 100 Men and Women in Black and White 2:30 p.m. Jan. 15; Choir Extrava-ganza 3 p.m. Jan. 28

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; (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


RUNS MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastoral Appreciation Day for the Rev. Stevie Berry 8 a.m. Jan. 15, the Rev. Reginald Sharpe

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 age 11 and younger; anniversary service 11 a.m. Jan. 29; Ruby Holland Hutchins Jan. 28-29; (706) 722-0553


THE FIRST STEP: Divorce recovery workshop 4-6 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 5-March 11, First Baptist Church of Augusta; free childcare; (706) 631-3361,

THE ONE COMMAND: 10 a.m.-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



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