Faith Calendar

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


HAT AND TIE TEA: Held by Highland Park Prayer Connection 7 p.m. Feb. 10, Bethel Community Apostolic; $10; (706) 737-9829

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

THOMAS L. CLARK JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP CONCERT: Guest soloists Dr. Mirrial J. Moses, Audrey Mitchell-Thomas, Trey McLaughlin with a combined choir 3 p.m. Feb. 12, Greater Young Zion Missionary Baptist; rehearsal 6 p.m. Jan. 31, Greater Young Zion Missionary Baptist; (706) 833-9202

THE GREAT WESLEY CHASE: 5K run/walk and fun run March 10, Wesley United Methodist; proceeds go to the youth mission project to provide medical treatment to Afghan children through Solace for the Children; registration 8 a.m., 5K race 8:30 a.m., kids half mile 9:45 a.m.; registration and race start/finish, Wesley United Methodist; adult registration $20 ($25 after Feb. 23), striders/student/military $17, kids half mile $12; Patty Gilbert,

RICHMOND HILL BAPTIST: Choir Extravaganza 3 p.m. Jan. 28; Black History play, Momma’s Porch, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 12

CLIFFORD GROVE BAPTIST: Musical presented by the music ministry 5:30 p.m. Jan. 28, Roxanne Broadnax and Revised; doors open 5 p.m.; free

TRINITY COMMUNITY: Friends Day 10 a.m. Jan. 29

ROSS GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Fifth Sunday gospel music program 4 p.m. Jan. 29

WORD OF FAITH CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP: Leadership Consecration 2012 4 p.m. Jan. 29, Kenneth Johnson

REDEEMER PRESBYTERIAN: Allen Levi concert 6 p.m. Jan. 29; free; (706) 854-9707,

SHARON BAPTIST: Fifth Sunday Sing 6 p.m. Jan. 29, The Kelley Family and Jason Hammond; refreshments served; (706) 541-1532, (706) 339-4306

WHISPERING PINES BAPTIST: Fifth Sunday sing 6 p.m. Jan. 29, Roger Tomlin and The Crowns; (706) 592-4862

HUDSON MEMORIAL CME: Youth and Young Adult Week with seminars 6-8 p.m. Jan. 30-Feb. 1; Homework/Test Taking and Planning for the Future Jan. 30; Mentoring and Health Education Jan. 31; Young Men and Women of God and Dating Feb. 1; refreshments served

MOUNT ZION AME ZION: Red and White Ball 7 p.m. Feb. 3, Boathouse, 101 Riverfront Drive; music by Fusion Band; $50 couples, $30 singles, Dr. Victor Wilson, host pastor

MOUNT TRANSFIGURATION BAPTIST: Return to the Well in 2012 women’s conference 7 p.m. Feb. 3, Christine Wallace, 9 a.m. Feb. 4 Adrienne Saulsberry, lunch served; If You Want to Laugh, Go to Church Black History play 3 p.m. Feb. 18; concert featuring Tabernacle and Friendship choirs 5 p.m. Feb. 25; (803) 278-4051

THE PATH WORSHIP CENTER AND MIRACLE-MAKING MINISTRIES: Expository Preaching & Teaching Workshop 6-9 p.m. Feb. 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 4, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 5; Transformational Preaching with Dr. Michael Woods, guest lecturer; $65, registration required by Jan. 29; (706) 504-8077,,

KENDALL HEIGHTS CHURCH OF GOD: Annual Williford Family Sing 6 p.m. Feb. 4; (478) 552-8572

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: The Standridge Family & Gabriel’s Call 7 p.m. Feb. 4; (803) 657-5373

CHRISTIAN FOUNTAIN BAPTIST: Family and Friends Day 3 p.m. Feb. 5

CANAAN OF GALILEE BAPTIST: Missionary Ministry anniversary 2 p.m. Feb. 12, the Rev. Larry Sims

JOHNSON GROVE BAPTIST: Annual Men and Women Day celebration musical with The Bright Stars; 2 p.m. Feb. 12

GOOD HOPE BAPTIST: Gospel jazz and comedy featuring saxophonist Grady Allen and Comedian Tommy Ingram 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17; $7 individual, $10 couple; (706) 722-1031

HISTORIC FIRST EBENEZER BAPTIST: Black History program 2:30 p.m. Feb. 19, the Rev. Tony Miller; dinner served

TABERNACLE OF JOY: Three-Night Winter Revival 7 p.m. Feb. 21-23, Andre Cook

FIRST ALLIANCE: Missionary Conference 7 p.m. Feb. 23-24, 11 a.m. Feb. 25-26; free; speaker from Asia Feb. 23 and 24; international dinner 6 p.m. Feb. 25; speaker from Mexico 7 p.m. Feb. 25, 11 a.m. Feb. 26

MEALING GROVE BAPTIST: Shopping trip to Dawsonville, Ga., outlets 7 a.m. March 10, returning 7 p.m.; depart/return Save A-Lot Plaza, North Augusta; $25 adult, $15 younger than 14; (803) 279-5792, (803) 442-9376

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

EVERFAITHFUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastor appreciation celebration through Jan. 29; banquet 5 p.m. Jan. 28, $50 adults, $25 age 11 and younger, Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center; anniversary service 11 a.m. Jan. 29; Ruby Holland Hutchins; (706) 722-0553

RUNS MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastoral Appreciation Day for the Rev. Stevie Berry 8 a.m. Jan. 29, the Rev. Reginald Sharpe

BEULAH GROVE BAPTIST: Pastor’s appreciation honoring the Rev. Willie Callaway Jr. 3 p.m. Jan. 29, the Rev. Sam Davis

TABERNACLE BAPTIST: Pre-pastoral musical in honor of the Rev. Ray C. Lewis 3 p.m. Jan. 29; pastoral anniversary 2 p.m. Feb. 5, the Rev. Larry Sims

FIRST BAPTIST, STAPLETON, GA.: Pastoral anniversary of Dr. Frank Seabrook 3 p.m. Feb. 19, Dr. Charles E. Goodman Jr.

GALILEE MISSIONARY BAPTIST, BEECH ISLAND: Pastor’s anniversary for the Rev. Christopher Mitchell 3 p.m. Feb. 19, the Rev. Robert Ramsey

PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST, HEPHZIBAH: Pastor’s appreciation for the Rev. Charles E. Lacy 2 p.m. Feb. 5, the Rev. Calvin Staley

CHRISTIAN FOUNTAIN BAPTIST: Pastor’s appreciation anniversary for Herman Jackson 2:30 p.m. Feb. 26

THE FIRST STEP: Divorce recovery workshop 4-6 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 5-March 11, First Baptist 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



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