Faith Calendar

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IC CENTENNIAL 5K WALK/RUN: Commemorating 100 years of Immaculate Conception Catholic School, 8 a.m. Saturday, April 20, Church of the Most Holy Trinity; ages 12-17 $20, 18 and older $30; benefits the school; (706) 722.4944,,

CHILI COOKOFF & DESSERT AUCTION: 6 p.m. Sunday, April 21, First Baptist Church of Augusta; $10 adult, $5 child, $30 family max; tickets at church office or by phone; (706) 731-5355

AUGUSTA DAY AGLOW MEETING: 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, Spring Lakes Clubhouse; David McDonald; (706) 925-7164,

ALLELUIA GLORY RUN: 8 a.m. Saturday, April 27, Faith Village neighborhood off Lumpkin Road, 2325 Norton Court; benefits Alleluia Community School; 1-mile Fun Run/Walk 9 a.m.; $25; Tot Trot for preschoolers $10; military, police and fire personnel $15;

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER, NORTH AUGUSTA MAYOR’S PRAYER LUNCHEON: Noon Thursday, May 2, North Augusta Community Center, Dr. John M. Younginer Jr.; $12; tickets at North Augusta Parks and Recreation Department, North Augusta Chamber, North Augusta Community Center, North Augusta Municipal Center, Parks Pharmacy

BUILDING 429 GIVE ME JESUS TOUR: Rhett Walker Band, Finding Favour, Carlos Whittaker 7 p.m. Friday, May 17, Grace Baptist, Evans; $15 advance, $20 at door; tickets at church office, Lifeway Christian Store, Family Christian Store and online; (706) 868-9729,


BUILDING WORSHIP CENTER: Yard sale 7 a.m. Saturday, April 20

EVERFAITHFUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Spring Armorbearer Workshop 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 20, Earl Wiggins; registration required; guest speaker Jackuline Scott 3 p.m. Sunday, April 21; (706) 722-0553

GREATER MOUNT CANAAN MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Men’s prayer breakfast 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 20, Dr. Jeffrey Thomas; Building Vision Service (Family & Friends Day) 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28, the Rev. Clinton Terry; spring revival 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, May 6-8, Dr. W.J. Lawson; ushers silent anniversary 10:45 a.m. Sunday, May 26; church anniversary 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, the Rev. Louis Coley

CATHEDRAL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT AT LIVING WORD CHRISTIAN CENTER: Prayer conference 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20; $20 advance, $25 at door;,

CRAWFORD BAPTIST: Men’s conference 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20, the Rev. Lee Hudson; spring revival 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, April 22-26, the Rev. Orvel Hisel; church anniversary 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, the Rev. Frank Seabrook

TRUST AND OBEY OUTREACH: Praise Dance anniversary 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20

THE RIDGE, LOWNDESVILLE, S.C.: Memorial service for drowning victims at Harper’s Ferry April 4, 1920, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20

MOUNT ZION BAPTIST, MARTINEZ: Gospel choir anniversary 6 p.m. Saturday, April 20

GOSPEL WATER BRANCH BAPTIST: Historical Observation Day 10:45 a.m. Sunday, April 21, Continuing the Shift from Past to Present: Honoring Our History, the Rev. Robert L. Ramsey

COKESBURY UNITED METHODIST: Church anniversary 10:50 a.m. Sunday, April 21; (706) 798-2954

OPEN DOOR BAPTIST: Barbecue fundraiser; plates available for pickup 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21; $7 chicken plate, $8 rib plate

WILLIAMS MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL: Men & Women’s Day 11 a.m. Sunday, April 21, Calvin Holland; (706) 733-9430

JERUSALEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Choir anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21; mission anniversary 9:45 a.m. Sunday, April 28, Rainbow Tea Time, sponsored by the choir, 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5; Woman of Power Praise & Worship with Lorice Griffins 7 p.m. Friday, May 17; Woman of Power Fashion Show 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18

MEALING GROVE BAPTIST: Deacons and deaconess anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21, the Rev. George L. Brightharp

CORNERSTONE OF FAITH MINISTRIES: Church anniversary 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 21, Donald Long Sr.

JORDAN GROVE BAPTIST: Women Day program, Fruit of the Spirit 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 21

RICHMOND HILL BAPTIST: Men’s and Women’s Day musical 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 21

GOOD SHEPHERD BAPTIST: Church anniversary 3 p.m. Sunday, April 21, Dr. Charles Goodman

CENTRAL AFRICAN BAPTIST: Praise and Worship 4 p.m. Sunday, April 21; The Word 6 p.m. Saturday, April 27

FIRST METROPOLITAN BAPTIST: Sunday school anniversary 4 p.m. Sunday, April 21, Dr. Lucinda Sullivan

CONGREGATION CHILDREN OF ISRAEL: Bob Alper Rabbi/Stand-Up Comic 7 p.m. Sunday, April 21; $18 advance, $22 at door; open to ages 11 and older; (706) 736-3140

CARPENTERSVILLE BAPTIST: Spring revival 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, April 22-24, Dr. Charles Goodman

PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST, WARRENTON, GA.: Youth revival 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, April 22-24, the Rev. Shawn Cooper

NEW BIRTH MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pre-anniversary revival 7:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, April 22-24, Shun Newson, Michael Riley

BETHEL AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL: 99th session of the Augusta Annual Conference Tuesday-Thursday, April 23-25

FAIRVIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Spring revival 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, April 23-25, Eric Butler, Shawn Adams, Herman Jackson

ST. PAUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Spring revival 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, April 23-25, the Rev. Donald Williams

FIRST BAPTIST OF THOMSON: Gospel sing with the Harmony Harmoneers and Decorus 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 24; (706) 595-4252

FLAT ROCK MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Revival 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, April 24-26, Anthoni McElrath, Roosevelt Jones Jr., Broderick McConico

ANTIOCH MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Tutt House Ministries & Mission clothing giveaway 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 1308 Augusta Ave.; spring revival 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, April 29-May 2, Dr. R.L. White

CUMMING GROVE BAPTIST: Youth Empowering Youth with the Word of God youth conference 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, Terrance Thomas, Rod Maxwell, Vickie Daniels, facilitators; classes for all ages

GALILEE MISSIONARY BAPTIST, AUGUSTA: Golden Agers Ministry feeding the needy noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, donations accepted; spring revival Monday-Wednesday, April 29-May 1, the Rev. Bobby G. Hankerson; (706) 724-4017

SPRING GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Women of the Bible Praise & Worship Program 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27

NOAH’S ARK MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Usher’s Ministry gospel play 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, performed by Jerusalem Baptist of Augusta

CUMBERLAND AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL, AIKEN: Gospel Fest featuring the Rev. Billy Smith and Radio Angels, Thelma Robinson 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27; $10 adults, $5 ages 6-12 (803) 648-2761, (706) 793-7211

SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST: Gospel sing featuring The Homeland Boys 6 p.m. Saturday, April 27

THANKFUL BAPTIST CHURCH, AUGUSTA: 100 Men in Black program 10:50 a.m. Sunday, April 28, the Rev. Paul H. Bush

FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST, APPLING: Church anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, the Rev. L.J. Tanksley

THANKFUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST, BLYTHE: Ushers anniversary 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28, the Rev. William L. Mincey

MOUNT SINAI MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Women’s Ministry – Women of the Bible 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, the Rev. Larry Carter; ladies should wear church hats

TRINITY CHRISTIAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL: Family and Friends Day 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28, the Rev. K.B. Martin

BEULAH GROVE BAPTIST: The Bridge: An Evening of Multicultural Worship 7 p.m. Sunday, April 28

SHARON BAPTIST, APPLING: Tent Crusade 6:30 p.m. Sunday-Wednesday, April 28-May 1, Dr. Mike Watson; (706) 550-0946, (706) 541-0667

PINE GROVE BAPTIST, GRANITEVILLE: Spring revival 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, April 29-May 1, William Blount

OLD LINE PRIMITIVE BAPTIST: All day Sacred Harp singing 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4, covered dish lunch, noon; free; (706) 798-6410, (706) 868-5262,

LIFE IN THE RIVER WORSHIP CENTER: Women of the Word Ministry Mothers and Daughters Fellowship Luncheon 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4, Loretta Butler

MIDLAND GOSPEL SINGING CENTER: Gospel singing featuring The Crusaders and The Glorymen 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4; refreshments; (803) 657-5373

WEST TOWN COMMUNITY: Shine Your Light 5K 8 p.m. Saturday, May 4; to raise funds for the summer Baja Water Project; begin at Westtown Community, run through Northwood Subdivision, finish at Westtown; registration includes T-shirt, goody bag;

LIVE RIVER BAPTIST: Church anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, the Rev. Lewis J. Tanksley

GREATER YOUNG ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastor’s Celebration Revival 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 9 and 10, the Revs. Doug Slaughter and Greg Fuller

BEECH BRANCH BAPTIST, SARDIS, GA.: Church anniversary 11 a.m. Sunday, May 12, Raymond Cooper

GOOD SAMARITAN MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Frances Tell Gospel Choir music celebration presents Explosive Prayze and The Avery Family in concert 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28; Women’s conference – A Year of Healing and Restoration 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 17, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 11 a.m. Sunday, May 19, Sylvia Culbreth, Lorice Oates Griffin, Tywanna McNeal, Carmen Brown, Kilauna Edwards, Annette McElderry; (706) 722-5853

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

THE PATH WORSHIP CENTER: Barbershop Ministry offering free haircuts 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. second and fourth Sundays;

GLENN HILLS BAPTIST: Pick’n and Praise’n 6-9 p.m. third Saturdays; bring your instruments and enjoy an open jam session; all levels of expertise; call 24 hours in advance to participate; free; (706) 373-7855


MOUNT OLIVE BAPTIST: Pastor appreciation for the Rev. L.J. Tanksley 11 a.m. Sunday, April 21, the Rev. Jesse Johnson

BROWN GROVE BAPTIST: Pastor’s anniversary for the Rev. Clary M. Dishmond Jr. 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21, the Rev. Maurice Porter

MOUNT PLEASANT MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastoral anniversary for R.W. Roundtree Jr. 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 21

NEW ZION APOSTOLIC: Pastor anniversary for Kenneth Dyson 4 p.m. Sunday, April 21

NEW BIRTH MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastor appreciation for Ira Hendrix Jr. 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, Elliott Bing

FIRST NEW CANAAN BAPTIST: Pastor’s anniversary 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28, David Williams

FLAT ROCK MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastor’s appreciation 11 a.m. Sunday, April 28, Dexter Crawford; 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, Tommy Burgess

BEAN POND BAPTIST: Pastor’s appreciation program 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, the Rev. Joseph Cook

OLD STORM BRANCH BAPTIST: Celebration of Dr. Nathaniel Irvin Sr. retiring 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28

CENTRAL AFRICAN BAPTIST: Pre-Pastor’s Appreciation 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, May 8 and 9, the Rev. J.L. Stokes and Loretta Butler; Pastor’s Appreciation for the Rev. M.E. Stokes 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11

GREATER YOUNG ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST: Pastor’s appreciation banquet for William B. Blount Sr. 6 p.m. Friday, May 17, Belair Conference Center, the Rev. Benjamin Lett; guests speakers Sunday, May 19, the Rev. Chuck Smallwood 7:30 a.m., the Rev. Frederick Ricks 10:45 a.m., the Rev. Winfred Hope 4 p.m.


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

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,

HOMEWORK HELP/TUTORING AND BIBLE STUDY: 5:45 p.m. Thursdays, PATH Worship Center, 1405 Marks Church Road; free meal; (706) 736-4581, (706) 736-6394,,

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

FIRST BAPTIST, NORTH AUGUSTA: Sola, authentic worship and sound biblical teaching, atmosphere engaging to all walks of life; doors open 6 p.m., service 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays; coffee, snacks provided; casual dress; parking behind administration building; childcare available;,



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