Faith Calendar



HOPE AFTER SANDY: Help those who are hurting in New York by donating supplies, distributed through New York School of Urban Ministries; collected 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 19-21, Wrens Baptist; needed: shop vacuums and tools, work gloves, hand trucks, cleaning supplies, rubber gloves, rags, generators, winter hats, socks, coats, bottled water, single server crackers/snacks, tuna, diapers, blankets, boxes, tape; (706) 399-1678, (706) 267-4793,

SIXTH ANNUAL FEED THE HUNGRY THANKSGIVING MEAL: Sponsored by Churches of Christ; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, Julian Smith Casino

ELI’S BETHLEHEM INN: Musical dinner theater presented by Enopion at the Kroc Center, 7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 6; 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7; (706) 771-7777,

LITURGICAL DANCE TECHNIQUE MASTER CLASS: How to leap and turn for worship dance with joy, power and grace; 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, St. Luke United Methodist Church; $20;

A NIGHT WITH THE KING: Musical about the birth, life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ; 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, Millbrook Baptist; free, tickets available at church office and the door; (803) 641-8241,

BUS SHOPPING TRIP TO CONCORD MILLS, CHARLOTTE, N.C.: Sponsored by Women’s Ministry of Runs Missionary Baptist; 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8; $30; open to all ages; (803) 642-2212

JOYCELAND MCCASTER & VICTORIOUS SOUL HOLIDAY GOSPEL ARTIST MIXER: 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, Hilton Garden Inn, Willow Room; (706) 993-6265


CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (ANGLICAN): Community Thanksgiving dinner 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22; free; limited space, reservations required by Saturday, Nov. 17; donations of nonperishable food items for Golden Harvest Food Bank accepted; (803) 341-0075,

FAIRVIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Men and Women Day Weekend – conference 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, service 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, the Rev. Jason McSwain

GOOD HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Youth Day 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 17, classes for all ages, Puppet Ministry of St. John Baptist Church; Harvest Festival/Thanksgiving Celebration 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, the Rev. Corey Brown

JORDAN GROVE BAPTIST: Feed the Hungry and clothes giveaway 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17

POPULAR SPRING BAPTIST: Men and Women Day 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, the Rev. Schrendria Burnett Robinson

SILVER BLUFF MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Book signing and Men’s Day Program 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, the Rev. Craig Myers, Dr. Larry V. Brayboy signing The Black Church in America Preparing for a New Century

PLEASANT LANE BAPTIST: Missionary anniversary 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18

THANKFUL BAPTIST: Deacons & Deaconess Day 10:50 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, Dr. Joanne P. Gilchrist

MOSES MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Men & Women’s Day 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, the Rev. Jennifer Carner; (706) 724-9502

BETHLEHEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST: A.L. Kimp Fellowship Choir anniversary 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18; (803) 278-3639

OLD TIME WAY CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST: Family & Friends Day 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18

WHITE ROCK BAPTIST, LINCOLNTON, GA.: Family and Friends Worship Service 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, the Rev. Curtis Raines

MOUNT VERNON BAPTIST: Health Care Ministry’s 50 State Rally Program 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18; Women’s Ministry holiday shopping trip to North Georgia Premium Outlet, Dawsonville, Ga., leaving 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, returning 7 p.m.; $35; make payment 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1930 Olive Road; (706) 736-8078

SECOND MOUNT MORIAH BAPTIST: Male chorus anniversary 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18

MOUNT ANNA BAPTIST: Thelma J. Robinson and The Fellowship Chorale gospel concert, Celebrating the Favor of a Praiser: Revering the Journey from Then … to Now 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18; free

MOUNT CALVARY BAPTIST: Choir Day Anniversary Musical 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18; Thanksgiving service 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, Thanksgiving dinner following; (706) 724-8052

GALILEE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Thanksgiving Giveaway Dinner noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20; providing dinners and toiletry items

FULL GOSPEL BUSINESS MEN’S FELLOWSHIP IN AMERICA: Noon Wednesdays, Golden Corral; open to the public; upcoming speakers: Nov. 21 Joey Brush; Nov. 28 Terry Powell; (912) 245-3535, (803) 215-2805

MOUNT PLEASANT BAPTIST, GROVETOWN: Thanksgiving Eve service 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, the Rev. T.J. Conley

RICHMOND HILL BAPTIST: Early morning Thanksgiving service 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22

CARPENTERSVILLE BAPTIST: Thanksgiving morning service 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, the Rev. Chavis Boyd

WORD OF FAITH CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP: Thanksgiving Day community fellowship dinner and clothes giveaway 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22; (706) 729-9990, (706) 533-6626

FIRST MOUNT MORIAH BAPTIST: Deacon/deaconess boards anniversary 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, the Rev. Mark Anthony Downs

MOUNT ENON BAPTIST: Church anniversary 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, the Rev. Lester Smalls

CLARKS GROVE BAPTIST: Pastor installation of the Rev. Joann Dunn 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Oasis and the Glorymen 7 p.m. Dec. 1

MORNINGSIDE BAPTIST: Live Nativity 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 5 and 6; cocoa and baked Christmas goodies served; free

HAMMOND GROVE WORD POWER MINISTRY: Women’s Ministry indoor yard sale 7 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8

NEW ZION APOSTOLIC: Church anniversary 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, Nealon Guthrie

ASBURY UNITED METHODIST: Gourmet Dinner and Living Christmas Cards 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, Living Christmas Card production 7 p.m., free, dinner at 5:30 p.m. with reserved seating for 7 p.m. production, $10; (706) 736-0061, (706) 736-0061,

SHARON BAPTIST, APPLING: A Hayride Through the Life of Christ 7-9 p.m. Dec. 13-16, Columbia County Fairgrounds; hot chocolate; free; dress appropriately for an outside ride on a wagon; (706) 541-0667, (706) 541-1532

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


ST. MARY BAPTIST, MARTIN, S.C.: Pastoral anniversary for the Rev. Nathaniel Odom 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, the Rev. Riley Brown

CLARKS GROVE BAPTIST: Pastor installation for the Rev. Joann Dunn 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25

GOOD HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastor appreciation for Dr. Johnny R. Hatney 7 p.m. Dec. 7, Ramada Inn, Broad Street; call for ticket information (706) 722-1031


VINEYARD CHURCH OF GOD: Grief Share Seminar and Support Group 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays to help face the challenges of losing a loved one and move toward rebuilding your life;

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

CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (ANGLICAN): Experiencing God Bible study 6 p.m. Wednesdays; includes supper; (803) 341-0075,

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

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