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Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

New Episcopalian ministry focuses on living by faith

If everything goes according to plan, three full-time residents will move in next summer and commit for almost one year to living intentionally by the pillars that shape the Columba House ministry.
By Lisa Kaylor

Differences between people can be overcome

The fact that differences of opinion and likes and dislikes exist can be good news. After all, life would be terrribly boring if all people around us were simply carbon copies of ourselves.
By the Rev. Gene Norris

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Bridge Ministry gearing up for Thanksgiving celebration

The Bridge Ministry needs at least 800 volunteers to serve meals, usher guests, help with children and serve each guest a warm Thanksgiving dinner.
By Lisa Kaylor

Halloween has message for Christians

Protestant Christians have traditionally taken a dim view of Halloween and many refuse to participate in activities because of its pagan undertones. But maybe we should acknowledge that these ...
By the Rev. Ed Rees

St. Paul's to hold Evensong

The choir of St. Paul's Episcopal Church will sing Evensong at 5:30 p.m. on All Saints' Day, Nov. 1.

Hunger Luncheon puts world poverty into perspective

Guest at Your Table Luncheon will be held Nov. 15 to bring poverty and hunger to life for guests.

Water Branch Baptist Church to hold security conference

Water Branch Baptist Church will hold a church security conference Nov. 21.

Vineyard Church to hold Single Parents Fair

Vineyard Church of Augusta will hold a Single Parent Fair on Nov. 7.
By Lisa Kaylor

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Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

Artists announced for 2016 Winter Jam

Grammy Award winners for King & Country and Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Matthew West will co-headline 2016 Winter Jam, rounding out a diverse roster that includes Crowder, RED, Sidewalk ...
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

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A Joyful Noise

Colin Grant-Adams will perform for Covenant Presbyterian's annual Kirking of the Tartans concert, which honors Scottish heritage.

Universalist Unitarian Church to discuss death

A little food, a little drink, and a little discussion about death. That's the concept behind an after-service event Nov. 1 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta.
By Lisa Kaylor

Remembering is central to faith, worship, Communion

Remembering is present in everything we do as people of faith. Through intercessional prayer we remember those whom we lift up to God. 
By the Rev. Joe Bowden

Hindu Temple to screen film about yogi

The Hindu Temple Society will show Awake, a biography of Paramahansa Yogananda, who brought yoga to the west.

Episcopal vestments have practical origins

Many customs in the liturgical Christian church were born of necessity and became tradition.
By Lisa Kaylor

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

St. Mary on the Hill holds White Mass

The White Mass for health care professionals was held at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church in Augusta on Wednesday, Oct. 14.
By Jon-Michael Sullivan

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October's light helps us see God's full vision

Summer's excesses are pared down as her days wane, and just as the harvest is gathered in so we have need to gather up what the waning year has shown us.
By the Rev. Bernard Mason

New Life will open pumpkin patch Oct. 19

The worship center's pumpkin patch will be open noon to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays through Oct. 31.


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