FBI talks to churches about active shooter situations

AIKEN -- Churchgoers might not be able to prevent a shooting at a house of worship, but the FBI says there are ways to survive until help arrives.
By Travis Highfield

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Friday, June 26, 2015

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Patience is religious, worldly necessity

Follow models of patience. We need patience for our devotion and worship. We need patience for resisting worldly temptations. And we need patience to overcome our difficulties and tests.
By Imam Mohamad Jamal Daoudi

CMONA uses thrift store to fund ministry

In the year Chrissy Evans has worked as a salesperson in the Community Ministries of North Augusta Thrift Store, business has picked up considerably.
By Lisa Kaylor

Churches will celebrate July 4

Here are some church events planned in honor of the Fourth of July.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, June 19, 2015

Prayer breakfast scheduled

The monthly Augusta Community Prayer Breakfast will be held June 30 at the Vineyard Church, 3126 Parrish Road.

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The FCA 7 on 7 football builds athletes' body and soul

Sixteen teams took the fields at Westminster and Harlem high schools Tuesdays during June for the Fellowship of Christian Athlete's 7 on 7 football camp.
By Lisa Kaylor

What in God's name is going on?

Expect persecution. Expect trouble. You're a Christian, for God's sake! Jesus said, "In the world you will have trouble, but be of good cheer. I have overcome the world."
By the Rev. Cynthia Taylor

Times change, the Bible doesn't

God's Word is true, it does not change and it is binding. We must believe every word of it and ask God to grant us the strength to live it out in a culture that is totally against it.
By the Rev. James Cole

Bath Presbyterian Church marks site of Richmond Bath community

Bath Presbyterian Church was built in 1784 and, except for a few creature comforts and some decoration, very little has changed in the original sanctuary.
By Lisa Kaylor

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Augusta churches issue call for prayer

Five churches and the Augusta Interfaith Coalition issued a call for prayer and a citywide prayer vigil for 24 hours for families of the victims killed in Wednesday's Charleston church shooting.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, June 12, 2015

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Mass for persecuted Christians to be held

The Catholic Churches of the Augusta Deanery are holding a special Mass for Persecuted Christians at 7 p.m. June 18 at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, 4921 Columbia Road.

Christianity is a team sport

Immanuel means "God with us." It's not "God with me," but "God with us," and despite the messy challenges of life in transparent community with one another, we understand that it is only through ...
By the Rev. Ed Rees

Families make annual retreat to Fountain Campground revival

Families have been gathering at Fountain Campground in Norwood, Ga., for a week every summer since it was built in the early 1800s for camp meeting revivals.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, June 5, 2015

Brazil's biblical soap opera big success

RIO DE JANEIRO - The actress agonizes on her deathbed, her hair and makeup impeccable, as the hunky male lead clutches her hand. Tears pour down his face while her eyelids flutter to a final close.
By Jenny Barchfield

Vacation Bible school starting across area

When children step through the doors of the River Room at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, they'll find themselves in Nazareth during the time when Jesus was a boy.
By Lisa Kaylor

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A Joyful Noise: Casting Crowns in Aiken

Casting Crowns will perform June 11 at Millbrook Baptist Church

St. John's Thurmond Lake services to begin Sunday

St. John United Methodist Church has announced the schedule for its weekly services at Thurmond Lake.


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Historic Rural Churches

These stories are part of a monthly series on historic rural churches. To nominate a church, contact Lisa Kaylor at (706) 828-3884 or lisa.kaylor@augustachronicle.com.

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