Faith Calendar

PINCKNEY SISTERS SPRING GOSPEL CONCERT: Featuring Radio Angels, Bishop Staley & Appointed, Old Macedonia Male Choir, Rebirth, Alice Williams & New Beginnings, Anointed Voices, Pinckney Sisters, more; 5 p.m. today, Bettis Academy Nicholson Building, Trenton, S.C.; free


JOEY’S CAMO COLLAR TOUR: Wild Game Supper 7 p.m. Friday, Parkway Baptist; open to men and boys of all ages; free food, fun, door prizes

COVENANT CONCERT SERIES: Augusta Men’s Chorus 7:30 p.m. Friday, Covenant Presbyterian, 3131 Walton Way; (706) 733-0513,

CONCERNED WOMEN IN ACTION – WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP BANQUET: 5:30 p.m. May 5, The Partridge Inn; ladies only; $30; Renita Germany (706) 631-3129

DARLENE & REFLECTIONS OF BLUEGRASS OUTDOOR BLUEGRASS GOSPEL CONCERT: 6 p.m. May 5, New Hope Baptist; free admission; come comfortable, bring chairs, blankets; no coolers; (706) 401-3940,,


GALILEE MISSIONARY BAPTIST, AUGUSTA: Golden Agers Ministry serving hot food free to the public noon to 2 p.m. today (fourth Saturday each month); spring revival celebration 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday

GOOD SHEPHERD BAPTIST: Women’s Conference 2012 9 a.m. today, the Rev. Paulette Higgins; (706) 733-0341,

STRONG TOWER CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP: A Place of Worship Women’s Event by Sista-2-Sista Ministry, all day at 10 a.m. today; for women ages 13 and older; red and white attire; $20; (706) 737-6758

TRUST AND OBEY OUTREACH PRAISE DANCERS: First anniversary celebration 6 p.m. today, Brigham Community Center

LANGLEY FIRST BAPTIST: Creation seminar 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Steve Levinson

GOOD HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Family & Friends Day 10 a.m. Sunday

POPULAR SPRING BAPTIST: Columbia County Praisers Ministry anniversary 10 a.m. Sunday, the Rev. Tommy Burgess

UNITY MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Family & Friends Day 11 a.m. Sunday

FIRST SOUTHERN METHODIST: Fifth Sunday Benefit Concert for Southern Methodist College; lunch 12:30 p.m. Sunday, local talent 1:30 p.m., Mike Wainright 2 p.m.; free concert, lunch $5 adults, $2.50 ages 3-10, ages 2 and younger free

WORD OF FAITH CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP: Rainbows tea 3:30 p.m. Sunday

LIVE RIVER BAPTIST: Vivian Hambrick’s first sermon 5 p.m. Sunday

BELAIR BAPTIST: Mercy Rain, from Lexington, S.C., in concert 6 p.m. Sunday; free

HEPHZIBAH UNITED METHODIST: Nfluence praise band in concert with Ronny Johnson 6 p.m. Sunday; free

NEW HEIGHTS BAPTIST: Gloryland Singers in concert 6 p.m. Sunday

PINEVIEW BAPTIST: Gabriels Call in concert 6 p.m. Sunday

OAK GROVE BAPTIST: Jeff Barnes performing Christian music 6:30 p.m. Sunday; free

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S EPISCOPAL: Smart Discipline Program For Parents 7-9 p.m. Monday; $12; reservations required; (803) 279-4622 ext. 205,

ROSS GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Spring revival 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, the Rev. Bobby Hankerson

MOUNT PLEASANT BAPTIST: Spring revival 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, the Rev. Shaun Cooper

JORDAN GROVE BAPTIST: Spring revival 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; the Rev. DeJuan A. Bell Sr. on Tuesday, the Rev. A.L. Cutler on Wednesday, the Rev. Daviad Mitchem on Friday

CLIFFORD GROVE BAPTIST: Spring revival 7:30 Wednesday-Friday, the Rev. Wendy Smith-Martin

WHOLE LIFE MINISTRIES: Prayer & Praise Rally 7 p.m. Thursday; free, open to the public

LIFE IN THE RIVER WORSHIP CENTER: Mothers and Daughters Fellowship Luncheon 11 a.m. May 5, Ardena Johnson

OLD LINE PRIMITIVE BAPTIST: Augusta Sacred Harp Singing 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5; covered dish, noon; Agnes Robert (706) 798-6410,

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Good News and King’s Cause 7 p.m. May 5

HOSANNAH BAPTIST: Pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Jeff Moffett 2:30 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. Herman Bing

NEW BIRTH MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastor anniversary of Ira Hendrix Jr. 3 p.m. Sunday, Harry Tremble Jr.

HAMMOND GROVE WORD POWER MINISTRY: Pre-anniversary sermon 7 p.m. Friday, Elliott R. Bing

JOBS FOR LIFE: A movement of churches and community organizations committed to transforming lives by classes teaching people God’s design for work and helping experience life; 5 p.m. Tuesday, Multipurpose Cultural Center, 2673 Suite D Tobacco Road, Hephzibah; Cherry Carter (706) 504-3270,

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

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


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