Faith notes

Sacred Harp Sing


The annual Augusta Sacred Harp Singing at Old Line Primitive Baptist Church begins at 9:30 a.m. today at the church, 3646 Old Petersburg Road.

“Sacred Harp” is a form of singing commonly referred to as “shape note singing,” in which triangles, diamonds and rectangles are used instead of traditional music notation.

A covered dish lunch will be at noon. The program ends at 3 p.m. For more, call (706) 798-6410.

Faith Alive

Faith Alive, a program of stories of faith and Christian witness, will be May 11-12 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 160 Merovan Drive, North Augusta.

The program is open to all faith traditions and will tell stories of answered prayer and faith experiences. The group will meet for dinner at 6 p.m. May 11; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 12; and for dinner at 6 p.m. May 12.

Call (803) 341-0075 for more information.

Seniors expo

More than 30 represen­tatives from groups, including assisted living, home health care, hospice care, mental health, the Aiken Area Council on Aging, Social Security, TLC Medical Centre, Mended Hearts, Sports Plus, the South Carolina Alzheimer’s Association and Aiken Regional Medical Centers, will be at a PrimeTimer Expo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 22 at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St., Aiken.

Seniors at the church planned the free event. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call (803) 648-6891 or see

Honoring mothers

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