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Friday, Aug 7, 2015

Does God like fruitcake?

If you were asked "Does God like fruitcake?" how would you respond? Let's quit superimposing our biased thoughts on what we think God likes and dislikes and be about ministering to others.
By the Rev. Gene Norris

Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship announces August speakers

The Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship in America meets every Wednesday at noon at Golden Corral Restaurant on Bobby Jones Expressway.

Sounds of Faith to be presented

The Interfaith Fellowship of Augusta and the Hindu Temple Society of Augusta will present Sounds of Faith at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9.

Author to speak at Jewish community center

Author Raymond M. Weinstein will discuss his book "Soldiers' Field: A Novel of Postwar Germany," at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9.

Back-to-school event set in North Augusta

From noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Molina Healthcare will hold a Back to School Bash at Cornerstone United Pentacostal Church, 836 Edgefield Road, North Augusta. School supplies and haircuts will be ...

Augusta for Jesus March scheduled

Christians from across the area will converge on Broad Street on Aug. 15 for the Augusta for Jesus march.
By Lisa Kaylor

Church basketball game to benefit Haitian orphans

On Aug. 15, "Old School" basketball players will face off against the "New School" in a game to benefit Christian Haitian Outreach, an orphanage in Port-Au-Prince. 
By Lisa Kaylor

Church could learn a lot from coffee shop

Coffee shops have become the new connection point for people in the community. They offer “communal” experiences. I believe today’s church could learn a lot from their local coffee shop. 
By The Rev. John Kenney

Friday, July 31, 2015

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A Joyful Noise: Karen Peck and New River

Karen Peck and New River will perform at 11 a.m. Aug. 9 at The Sanctuary of Augusta.

Taylor: God loves us even when it hurts

There is never a time when a parent stops being a parent. Children grow up and move out but that child never really moves out of your heart, your care, your concern.
By the Rev. Cynthia Taylor

Church celebrates 150 years

Bottsford Spring Missionary Baptist Church clerk Eleanor Hopson will read the high points of the church's 150-year history like each anniversary of its past - on the second Sunday in August - ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Unitarian church seeking green certification

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta is sponsoring two community events in August as part of its journey toward becoming a certified Green Sanctuary congregation.
By Lisa Kaylor

More church security meetings planned

Two more programs are in the works to discuss church security and emergency preparedness, one in North Augusta and one in Columbia County.

Church to hold singles conference

The 4G Connections Singles Conference set for Aug. 21-22 is intended to help singles and single parents find good connections and priorities.

Monday, July 27, 2015

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

Friday, July 24, 2015

Rabbi David Sirull earns award

The Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs has honored Rabbi David Sirull, of Adas Yeshurun Synagogue, with the Ma'aism Tovim Award.

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St. Stephen's helps low-income, homeless with HIV

St. Stephen's Ministry, housed in a three-story building on Greene Street, provides shelter, assistance and resources to homeless and low-income people who are living with HIV and AIDS.
By Lisa Kaylor

Ground broken for Children's Ministry Center

First Presbyterian Church recently broke ground on the third phase of its long-range plans to fulfill its motto: "Restoring People, Rebuilding Places through the Gospel of Jesus Christ."
By Lisa Kaylor


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