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Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

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Woman seeks help finding family of letters' authors

Colleen Hilton was pleasantly surprised to find a hardcover "Guideposts" book copyrighted 1948 as she browsed the south Augusta Goodwill store. She took the book home, and as she began to read the ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Special service honors St. James anniversary

St. James United Methodist Church will hold a special music service at 4 p.m. Jan. 31.

Augusta prayer breakfast set for Jan. 26

The Augusta Community Prayer Breakfast for January will be held at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church.

Show others they are valued

Remember how as a child the pain and distress of a skinned knee, a bruise or cut could be instantly softened when a loving mother quickly responded to your plea to "kiss it and make it well"?
By the Rev. G. Daniel McCall

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016

Trot to Adopt helps adopting families

To help adopting families defray some of that cost, the Trot to Adopt 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run will be held Saturday at Blanchard Woods Park.
By Tom Corwin

Church moves missions agency to Atlanta

The United Methodist Church's missions agency is moving its headquarters from New York City, where it has been based for nearly 200 years, to Atlanta.

Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016

Sikh community holds interfaith service

The Sikh community at Guru Singh Sabha Augusta Gurudwara celebrated three important events: the 20th anniversary of their temple, the 350th birthday of their 10th Guru and the ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Victory Baptist Church in North Augusta celebrates end of mortgage

Victory Baptist Church celebrated the end of its mortgage on Sunday, Jan. 10.

Sammy Rosenbaum Trio to perform

The Sammy Rosenbaum Trio will perform at Congregation Children of Israel on Jan. 23.

Augusta's Sikh priest is retiring

Bhai Jit Singh is retiring after 22 years as priest at Guru Singh Sabha Augusta.
By Lisa Kaylor

Lay aside the cellphone and see the world

Not long ago I stopped off before going into work to grab breakfast at a restaurant near my office. About the time I ordered my food and sat down, I discovered I had left my cellphone at home.
By the Rev. Ed Rees

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Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016

Dozens of teenagers vow celibacy until marriage at ceremony

After 17-year-old Keone Cooper took her oath of sexual abstinence and her family members placed a sterling silver ring on her finger, she said one word described her experience: "pride."
By Sean Gruber

Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

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Church to hold yard sale fundraiser

Vineyard Community Church is holding a yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. Jan. 16 at the old Sue Reynolds school.

Elim Baptist to install ninth pastor

Elim Baptist Church will install its ninth pastor, the Rev. George C. Miller, on Jan. 17.

Business Men's Fellowship announces speakers

The speakers for January are: Jan. 13 - Burles Johnson, business owner; Jan. 20 - Maria Shoemaker, healed from kidney disease; Jan. 27 - Jay Jefferies, meteorologist.

Orthodox congregation blesses waters

Around the world on the same day, Jan. 6, Orthodox Christians gathered at bodies of water or in their churches to observe the Holy Theophany, or Blessing of the Water.
By Lisa Kaylor

Alaska minister to speak in churches, homes across area

Nancy Haney, the founder of Point to Hope Ministries based in Nikiski, Alaska, will speak at several engagements throughout the area during January.


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