Faith Calendar



BIBLICAL WISDOM FOR POST-BIBLICAL TIMES – LEARNING TO READ THE BIBLE LIKE A MYSTIC: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 9 a.m. Oct. 13, St. Augustine’s Episcopal parish hall, 7:30 a.m. Oct. 14, Episcopal Convent of St. Helena; $135; (706) 798-5201 ext. 1,,

MINISTRY SECURITY REGIONAL TRAINING COURSE: 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Oct. 18, First Baptist Church of Augusta; how to handle security situations, protect your children, worship and ministries; recognizing signs of a crisis before it occurs; strategies for handling a difficult person in a public environment; how to develop a security plan for your church or ministry; $149; (509) 252-8533; register online at

TALENT EXPOSÉ AND FASHION SHOW: 4-9 p.m. Oct. 21, Kroc Center; $15



CHURCH OF THE HOLY COMFORTER: Blessing of the Animals 10 a.m. Sept. 29

SMITH GROVE BAPTIST, APPLING: Gospel Explosion 5 p.m. Sept. 29

GOOD HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Family and Friends day 9 a.m. Sept. 30

CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 2:30 p.m. Oct. 7, Dr. Sam Davis

CLIFFORD GROVE BAPTIST, RAYLE, GA.: First Lady Richardson appreciation 10 a.m. Sept. 30; Pre-anniversary celebration 5 p.m. Oct. 6; Pastoral anniversary 11 a.m. Oct. 7, Marcus Glass

GOOD SAMARITAN MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Installation for the Rev. Christopher M. Culbreth I 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sept. 30, the Revs. Tory Cox and Dr. Bobby L. Love

SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH: Voter registration 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 30

TRUE VINE BAPTIST: Choir Day 3 p.m. Sept. 30

WINDSOR HEIGHTS BAPTIST: Homecoming 2 p.m. Sept. 30; revival 7 p.m. Oct. 1-3

CRAWFORD GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Shopping trip by Pastor’s Support Ministry Nov. 10 to Concord Mills Factory Mall Outlet, Charlotte, N.C.; leave 7 a.m. (arrive by 6:30 a.m.), return 7 p.m., Walmart Shopping Center, Deans Bridge Road; $40, includes snacks; paid reservations required by Oct. 1; (706) 793-3385, (706) 650-2916, (803) 215-1412

FIRST NEW HOPE BAPTIST: Fellowship services 7 p.m. Oct. 2, the Rev. Daniel Ramsey

MOSAIC UNITED METHODIST: Night of worship and praise 7 p.m. Oct. 4

STRONG TOWER CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP: First Friday Fellowship 7 p.m. Oct. 5, Dr. Hardie Davis


EVERFAITHFUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: The Everything Skit 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6; revival 7 p.m. Oct. 8-10

WILDWOOD CHRISTIAN: Fall festival noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 6

MOUNT ENON BAPTIST: Krunk for Jesus Music Celebration 5 p.m. Oct. 6

RUNS MISSIONARY BAPTIST: United States Rally 8 a.m. Oct. 7, the Rev. Anthony Gadson

FREEDOM FELLOWSHIP ASSEMBLY: Guest speaker 10:30 Oct. 7, the Rev. Alfred McClendon Jr.

HILLCREST BAPTIST, WILLISTON: Homecoming 10:45 a.m. to noon Oct. 7

PINE HILL BAPTIST CHURCH: Homecoming 10:45 a.m. Oct. 7

PLEASANT LANE BAPTIST: Church anniversary 10:45 a.m. Oct. 7, the Rev. J.C. Williams

ALLEN CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Homecoming anniversary 11 a.m. Oct. 7

JERUSALEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Ushers anniversary 2 p.m. Oct. 7, the Rev Favors; youth anniversary 2 p.m. Oct. 14


MARVIN UNITED METHODIST: Corner Pumpkin Patch Oct. 7-31, noon to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday

FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST: Fall revival 7 p.m. Oct. 8-10; John A. Lockhart

GREATER YOUNG ZION BAPTIST: Women’s Conference Noon to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11-13, Ozell Woods

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF NORTH AUGUSTA: Francesca Battistelli concert Oct. 12

CARPENTERSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH: Community outreach 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 13; choir anniversary 2 p.m. Oct. 14

ST. TERESA OF AVILA CATHOLIC: Campaign Kickoff Noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 13

BEAN POND MISSIONARY BAPTIST, JACKSON: Church anniversary 11 a.m. Oct 14, the Rev. Henry Ingram

NEW ZION APOSTOLIC: Women’s Day Program 4 p.m. Oct. 14, M.D. Jackson; church anniversary 4 p.m. Dec. 9, Nealon Guthrie

FIRST NEW HOPE BAPTIST: Men and Women Day celebration 2 p.m. Oct. 21; the Rev. Roscoe Perry

SECOND HOPEFUL BAPTIST: Usher’s anniversary 2 p.m. Oct. 28, the Rev. Stephen C. Bratton

MOUNT VERNON BAPTIST: Women Ministry holiday shopping trip to North Georgia Premium Outlet, Dawsonville, Ga., leaving 7:30 a.m. Nov. 24, returning 7 p.m.; $35; make payment 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1930 Olive Road; (706) 736-8078

MIDLAND VALLEY COMMUNITY CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE: Biker Church 7 p.m. second Fridays; (706) 373-1380



NEW DESTINY TRIUMPH MINISTRIES: Pastor’s appreciation 11 a.m. Sept. 30

JOHNSON GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH: Pastoral anniversary 2 p.m. Oct. 14, the Rev. Roscoe Perry

MOSES MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastoral anniversary 3 p.m. Oct. 21, Dr. Sam Davis



INTERCESSORY PRAYER CLASS: Six-week program began 7 p.m. Sept. 24 and 27, Young Storm Branch Baptist; attend one night a week; (803) 646-9506

MOSAIC UMC: REST (Recovery, Education, Support and Training) 7-9:30 p.m. Fridays through Dec. 21, for anyone struggling with addictions, bad habits or dependency issues, in addition to family, friends and helpers; (813) 528-5871

AFTER-SCHOOL TUTORIAL & ENRICHMENT: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Good Hope Missionary Baptist; (706) 722-2779, (706) 722-1031

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

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

GED CLASSES: 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday-Thursday, Good Hope Missionary Baptist

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



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