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Religion briefs for April 20




Special services

Cornerstone Baptist Church, Hitchcock Parkway, will hold services on Sunday, April 22. Bible study for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. Morning worship service will be held at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and children's church for ages 3 through first grade will be provided. The Rev. Darrel Engle will present his sermon from John 3:17-21 titled "Condemmed Already." A church conference will take place in lieu of the evening services. For more information, visit www.cbcaiken.com.

Aiken Unitarian Universalist Church, 115 Gregg Ave., will hold itsservice on Sunday, April 22, at 10:30 a.m., led by Savannah Riverkeeper Tonya Bonitatibus, who will present "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children." Bonitatibus will speak about how we all rely on the earth's resources, not just from a natural standpoint, but an economic one as well; protecting our resources isn't a "tree hugging" thing to do, it is the only thing to do. Sunday school will be held at 10:30 a.m. Child care will be provided. For more information, visit www.AikenUUChurch.org.

Pastor Steve Taylor will continue his sermon series on the book of Acts on Sunday, April 22, at Grace Church of Aiken during the 9:45 a.m. service. Grace Church of Aiken is located at 144 Talatha Church Road. During the service, Pastor Don Soule will serve as worship leader. A supervised nursery is available during all services. At 11 a.m., there will be a variety of Sunday school classes. Classes are available for adults, college and career young adults, and ladies. Also meeting at 11 a.m. is Grace Fellowship, which meets in the church's pavilion facility. During the 6 p.m. worship service, Pastor Steve Taylor will speak, and Don Faugl will serve as worship leader. For more information, visit www.gracechurchaiken.com.

Calvary Baptist Church, 194 Ascauga Lake Road, Graniteville, will hold Sunday worship on Sunday, April 22, to include Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. Pastor James Young will bring the message "He is Known" from Acts 17:16-34. Evening worship will be at 6 p.m. and Pastor Young will continue with "Stories From The Bible" from Joshua 9. For more information, call 663-7601.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 2673 Silver Bluff Road, will hold its member's program on Sunday, April 22, at 10:45 a.m. beginning with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Bible study will be held every Wednesday night at 7 p.m.

The Cedar Branch Baptist Church, Windsor, will celebrate its first women's day program on April 22 at 2 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Sheldonia Brown of Thankful Grove Baptist Church, Williston. For more information, call 443-3877 or 443-5287.

Christ Centered Outreach Ministries will celebrate its annual family and friends day on Sunday, April 22, at 2:30 p.m. at 2260 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Augusta. Pastor Paul Robertson and the Windsor Spring Baptist Church will be special guest. Bishop Willie Jackson is Pastor. For more information, call (706) 294-4832.

Mount Harris Baptist Church will observe the "5th Sunday - Healing & Deliverance Services," on Sunday, April 29, at 6 p.m. Pastor Brenda Abney and The Move of Faith Church are the special guest. All are invited to attend. For more information, call 648-2202 or email mtharrismissiona@att.net.

New Life Outreach Ministries Church, 616 Edgefield Road, suite 100, Belvedere, will hold its praising God service on Saturday, May 5, at 6 p.m. For more information, call 645-6621.

New Life Outreach Ministries Church, 616 Edgefield Road, suite 100, Belvedere, will hold its appreciation day celebration for Deacon Johnny Burnett at 6 p.m. The St. Noah Gospel Choir and the Pickney Sisters will be the guests. For more information, call 645-6621.

Revival

Cumberland A.M.E. Church will hold its revival services on Monday, April 23, through Friday, April 27, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 644-6052 or 648-2761.

Carpentersville Baptist Church, 415 Carpentersville Road, North Augusta, will hold its spring revival beginning Monday, April 23, through Wednesday, April 25, at 7 p.m. Guest minister will be the Rev. Charles Goodman, pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church, Augusta. For more information, call 279-2501.

The Piney Grove Baptist Church, Perry, will hold its Youth Day Service on Sunday, May 6, at 11 a.m. The messenger will be Minister Freddick Quattlebaum, associate minister from the Friendship Baptist Church. Special guest will be The Gospel Worriors of Aiken. For more information, call 215-2991.

Ashley Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 323 Ashley Grove Road, will hold its spring revival on Wednesday, May 7, through Friday, May 9, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 648-5515.

The Old Rosemary Missionary Baptist Church, 1048 Old Barnwell Road, Montmorenci, will hold its spring revival from May 15-17 beginning at 7 p.m. The guest speaker for the week is Rev. Billy Smith, pastor of the Mars Tabernacle Baptist Church of Clover. For more information, call 648-7448 or email oldrosemary@gmail.com.

The Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, Eureka, will host its 2012 spring revival from Wednesday, May 16, through Friday, May 18. The guest revivalist will be the Rev. Reginald Grimes of the Four Mile Baptist Church, New Ellenton. Services will begin at 7 p.m.

Anniversaries/homecoming

Zion Field Missionary Baptist Church, 406 Cooper Drive, will hold its pre-anniversary fellowship worship service on Friday, April 20, at 7 p.m. The Rev. Freddie Bush, pastor of the Thankful Grove and Silver Springs Baptist Churches. The celebration will continue on Sunday, April 22, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Paul H. Bush, pastor of the Mount Zion Baptist Church will be the guest minister. For more information, call 652-2402.

New Beginning Baptist Church, 4000 Trolley Line Road, will hold its pastor's 20th anniversary services on Friday, April 20, at 7:15 p.m. and Sunday, April 22, at 3 p.m. For more information, call 522-4426.

Reedy Branch Baptist Church, Ward, will hold its pastor's anniversary on April 21 at 1 p.m. The Rev. Clarence Hill of Mount Transfiguration Baptist Church, North Augusta, will be the speaker. For more information, call (864) 445-2668.

The Praise Team of the Old Rosemary Missionary Baptist Church, 1048 Old Barnwell Road, Montmorenci, will celebrate its fourth anniversary on Sunday, April 22, at 10 a.m. For more information, call 648-7448 or email oldrosemary@gmail.com.

Jacksonville Missionary Baptist Church, 528 Chalk Bed Road, Graniteville, will hold its mission's anniversary on April 22 at 10 a.m. For more information, call 663-0678.

The Bethlehem Baptist Church of Graniteville, 271 Bethlehem Circle, will hold its 136 church anniversary on Sunday, April 22, at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call 215-1805 or 663-3835.

The Magnolia Baptist Church, 2420 Wire Road, will celebrate its 124 church anniversary on Sunday, May 5, at 3 p.m. The Rev. William Boker of The Roxville Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 642-5644.

Christ Centered Outreach Ministries will celebrate its annual church anniversary to be held on Sunday, May 6, at 2 p.m. at 2260 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Augusta. Pastor Herman Bing and the Carpentersville Baptist Church will be special guest. Bishop Willie Jackson is Pastor. For more information, call (706) 294-4832.

The Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, Eureka, will celebrate its 144th church anniversary on Sunday, May 20, at 2 p.m. The Rev. Maurice S. Porter of Mount Anna Baptist Church will be the guest minister, along with his church and choir.

Music/drama

The Anointed Youth Voices for Christ Community is now enrolling new members. The choir is led in the spirit of Jesus Christ and is open to youth ages 7 to 17. Rehearsals are held the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 p.m. For more information, call 649-9565 or email tj4u15@yahoo.com.

Southside Baptist Church, Gloverville, will hold its gospel singing on Saturday, April 21, at 6 p.m. The Homeland Boys will be in concert. For more information, call 593-4943.

Unity Holiness Church, Highway 19, will host a gospel singing on Saturday, April 21, at 6 p.m. For more information, call 648-5870 or 649-2392.

South Boundary will team up with The Columbia County Civic Orchestra to present "The Time Line," the development of five centuries of show music at the First Baptist Church of Aiken on Sunday, April 22, at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10. For more information, email CalhounThomas@bellsouth.net,

The first musical gathering, Standing in Unity - Closing the Gap, will be held Friday, April 27, at 7 p.m. at St. Noah Church of God in Christ, 261 Charleston St. For more information, call 648-7446.

Highland Pines Baptist Church, 1530 Hampton Ave., will host the Soldiers Of Faith gospel group Sunday, April 29, at 6 p.m. Finger foods will be served following the service.

Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert, will host a gospel singing featuring Good News and King's Cause on May 5 at 7 p.m. For more information, call 657-5373.

New Life Outreach Ministries Church, 616 Edgefield Road, suite 100, Belvedere, will hold its joy night with the Rev. Craig Meyers and the Pickney Sisters on Sunday, May 6, at 5 p.m. For more information, call 645-6621.

Miscellaneous

Fountain of Living Waters Church, 275 Flint Drive, Warrenville, will hold yard sales every Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. starting March 31 until April 28 for its building fund.

Ridge Hill Worship and Deliverance Center, 630 Bradley Dr., North Augusta, will hold its One Time Deliverance service with Overseer Bishop Apostle Joann Hooper on Friday, April 20, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 21, at 4 p.m.

A benefit dinner and silent auction will be held for Bud and Sarah Dampier and children of Johnston with all proceeds going to the family for medical and personal expenses. A barbecue chicken dinner will be served in the fellowship building at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1186 Mt. Calvary Road, Johnston, on Saturday, April 21, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8. The dinner plate includes a half chicken, green beans, slaw, bread and tea. Desserts will be available for purchase. Eat-in or takeout is available. A silent auction will be held during the dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. For tickets or additional information, contact the church office at 685-7523, Pam Hallman 685-7663, or Donna Hatcher 275-4839.

The St. Thaddeus Home and Garden Tour continues a 50-year legacy on Saturday, April 21. Elegant homes, beautiful gardens and a woodworking shop all in the historic Highland Park district built around the Aiken Golf Club are highlighted on the tour. The home tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the tea and heritage market will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Tickets are $25, and are available at St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church, 125 Pendleton St. S.W., The Curiosity Shop, Material Things and Plum Pudding. For more information, call 719-3017 or visit www.stthaddeushomeandgardentour.org.

A National Day of Prayer community-wide ceremony will be held at the Warrenville Revival Center's Family Life Center, located at the corner of Howlanville Road and Polatty Street, on Thursday, May 3, at 11 a.m. with lunch to follow at noon. RSVP by calling 663-7753 or emailing wrc6@att.net.

The Monetta Baptist Church will visit Dawsonville, Ga., on Saturday, May 26, for sightseeing and shopping. Departure will be from Monetta at 7 a.m., and from Dawsonville, Ga., at 5 p.m. The cost is $40. The deadline to register is May 6. For more information, call 685-5224 or 685-7051. For tickets or more information, call the church office at 685-7523, Pam Hallman at 685-7663 or Donna Hatcher at 275-4839.

Women in Ministry, a community-volunteer ministry group, will sponsor its second pre-retreat conference, "Bringing Wholeness to the Body of Christ" on May 5 at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, North Augusta, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A continental breakfast and lunch will be served. The conference speakers are Pastor Mia Gentry and Pastor Tabitha Johnson. Cost of pre-registration is $10 and is due April 28. On-site registration is $15. For more information, call (864) 980-4119 or (864) 389-8774.

First Providence Baptist Church, 315 Barton Road, North Augusta,will hold a summer enrichment program from June 11-29 and July 9-27. This six-week program is for students age 5 to 12. It will include reading, math skills, crafts, black history, Bible lessons and fun-filled trips. The program hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Extended care hours will be as early as 6 a.m. and from 3 to 6 p.m. For more information, call 441-4092, 279-8836 or visit www.firstprovidence.org.

Services

Southside Freewill Baptist Church, 1411 East Pine Log Road,has services at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. every Sunday, and on Wednesday at 6 p.m. For more information, call 627-6725.

Mount Transfiguration Baptist Church, 350 Blanchard Road, North Augusta, will hold Sunday school at 9 a.m., followed by worship services at 10 a.m. For more information, call 278-4051.

Montmorenci Missionary Baptist Church, Montmorenci, will hold Sunday school at 8:45 a.m. and worship service at 10 a.m. Bible study is held at noon on Wednesdays.

Grace Covenant Church of God, 703 N. Main St., New Ellenton, will hold prayer meetings on Tuesday at 10 a.m., Wednesday night services at 7:15 p.m., Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday worship service at 10:50 a.m. and Sunday night service at 6 p.m.

Family Life Worship Center, Highway 78, will hold Sunday morning prayer at 10:30 a.m., Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m. and Sunday evenings services at 6 p.m. Wednesday night Bible study will be held at 7:30 p.m. First Sunday evening will hold communion at 6 p.m., fourth Sunday youth day will be held at 11 a.m. For more information, call 641-0218 or visit www.familylifeaiken.com.

New Light Christian Fellowship Center, North Hills Shopping Center, 401 W. Martintown Road, Suite 133, North Augusta, will hold Bible study on Tuesdays at 7 p.m., Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship services at 11:15 a.m. There will also be a daily noon day prayer. For more information, call 202-0808.

Kedron Baptist Church will have worship service at 11 a.m., evening worship at 7 p.m. and Wednesday prayer service at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

New Life SDA Church, 804 Collins Ave., will hold a Step Fast Lifestyle Seminar the first Wednesday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. Come sample the food of life.

First Providence Baptist Church, 315 Barton Road, North Augusta, has senior Bible study each Wednesday at noon, prayer service at 6:30 p.m. and Bible study at 7 p.m.

Young Storm Branch Baptist Church, Langley, provides a clothes closet for anyone in need. For more information, call Dorothy Young at (706) 399-8117.

Second Baptist Church, 425 Hampton Ave., offers a series of Bible classes on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. On Wednesdays, there are also classes for ages 3 to 11. For more information, call 502-1518.

SDA Church, 217 Gregg Ave., will hold Bible study on Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m.

The Clothes Closet at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 117 Hard St., Graniteville, is open from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday. Clothes are free. For more information, call Ann Mayer at 663-7440.

First Baptist Church of North Augusta will hold T.N.T. (Tuesday Nights Together), a Bible study for single adults, every Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the church's administration building at 625 Georgia Ave. For more information, call Connie Franks at 279-6370.

Spotless Lamb Ministries is collecting used cell phones to send to its partner ministry for refurbishing. The phones will be sent to senior citizens, disabled and battered women and women's shelters at no cost to the recipients. For more information, call Timothy Davis at 234-6496 or visit www.spotlesslamb.org.

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) will meet in the fellowship hall at South Aiken Presbyterian Church on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. All mothers of children age birth through kindergarten are welcome. Child care will be provided. R.S.V.P. to the church office at 648-9574.

Verse by Verse Bible Study meets every Thursday at 10 a.m. in the administration building at First Baptist Church of North Augusta. For more information, call 279-6370.

The Montmorenci Baptist Church Women of Hope invites churches to join its health and fitness class. The class will be held every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Montmorenci Baptist Church. For more information, call Sister Faye Odom at 649-0988 or 640-7702.

A Christ Centered Recovery program will meet at Cedar Creek Church from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and from 6 to 9 p.m. on Fridays. For more information, call the church at 649-3096.

Second Baptist Church will offer SPIRIT Institute Biblical Studies with Growing Strong in God's Family on Monday, Young Adults/Evangelism on Tuesday, Church Leadership/Spiritual and Bible Teacher Development and Debt Management and Night Youth Bible Study on Wednesday. All classes meet at 7 p.m. For more information, call 644-3994.

The Healing Center of the CSRA meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at 2799 Whiskey Road, Fountain of Life Fellowship, every Monday to minister healing and deliverance to those in need, including those with scheduled surgery. Call 221-1701 or visit www.healingcenterofcsra.com.

First Providence Baptist Church, 315 Barton Road, North Augusta, has senior Bible study each Wednesday at noon, prayer service at 6:30 p.m. and Bible study at 7 p.m.

Mount Anna Baptist Church, 2612 Banks Mill Road, will hold Sunday worship services at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday Bible study will be held at 6:30 p.m. and Thursday Bible study will be held at noon. For more information, call 648-7017.

Calvary Baptist Church, 194 Ascauga Lake Road, Graniteville, will hold Sunday services to included Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Sunday night service will be held at 6 p.m. For more information, call 663-7601.

Solid Rock Baptist Church, 3079 Old Powderhouse Road, will hold Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m., evening service at 6:30 p.m., AWANA on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday Bible study at 6:45 p.m. For more information, call 642-6715.

Fountain of Living Waters, 275 Flint Drive, Warrenville, will hold its church services on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Tuesdays at 7 p.m. For more information, call 226-2800.

Temple of God Ministries, 587 Holiness Church Road, Wagener, will hold Sunday services at 4 p.m., Wednesday night Bible study at 7 p.m., and Thursday night empowerment class at 7 p.m. For more information, call 260-0771 or 564-6988.

Mount Sinai Baptist Church will hold Sunday school at 9 a.m., followed by worship services at 10 a.m. Bible study will be held on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. The pastor is the Rev. Sammie L. Williams.

Biker Church will be held at the Midland Valley Community Nazarene Church, 3526 Jefferson Davis Highway, Clearwater, will meet on the second Friday of every month. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for fellowship and service starts at 7 p.m. in the Teen Building. Ride the bike or bring the car. For more information, call Wayne Cheselka at (706) 373-1380.

The Mount Harris Baptist Church will hold its weekly service on Sunday at 11 a.m. beginning with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Morning glory prayer will be held on Saturday at 9 a.m., Sunday prayer will be held at 9 a.m. and Wednesday prayer will be held at 6 p.m. followed by Bible study at 6:30 a.m.

Memorial Baptist Church, 3100 Vaucluse Road, will hold Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. and worship service at 10:30 a.m. every Sunday. Bible study and prayer services will be held Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 648-3244.

Sardis Baptist Church, Salley, will hold its regular morning services every Sunday beginning with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and worship services at 11 a.m. Every Wednesday is a weekly Bible study at 7 p.m.

Charles Wesley United Methodist Church, 3510 Trolley Line Road, will hold Sunday morning services at 11 a.m. Sunday school will be held at 10 a.m.

St. John Baptist Church, Langley, will hold Sunday school at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10 a.m. each Sunday and Bible study on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Curtis J. Blocker Sr. is pastor. For more information, call 648-7602.

St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, Gray Mare Hollow Road, will hold Sunday school at 9 a.m., following church service at 10 a.m., every second and fourth Sunday. For more information, call 652-2061.

Ashley Grove Baptist Church, 323 Ashley Grove Road, will hold Sunday services at 10:30 a.m. and Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Bible study will be held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Providence Presbyterian Church, 573 Town Creek Road, will hold worship services on Sunday at 11 a.m. For more information, call 257-2334.

Aiken Congregational Holiness Church, 1611 Park Ave., will hold Bible study every Wednesday at 7 p.m. and Sunday school at 10 a.m. followed by worship at 11 a.m. Evening service will be held at 6 p.m. For more information, call 641-6596.

Beaver Dam Baptist Church will hold Sunday service the second and fourth Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday school will be held at 10 a.m. For more information, call 640-0220.

Full Gospel Praise and Deliverance Center, 116 Fellowship Lane, will hold Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday service at 11:30 a.m., Monday prayer service at 6:30 p.m. and Thursday Bible study from 7 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 642-2516 or 649-1201.

Cedar Branch Baptist Church of Windsor will have church service every Sunday at 11 a.m. with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and Bible study every Saturday at 10 a.m. For more information, call 641-0116 or 642-5246.

Hayden Baptist Church, 175 Hayden Road, will hold worship services on the first, second, third and fourth Sunday of each month, beginning with Sunday school at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10 a.m. Bible study/young adult ministry will be held each Wednesday night at 7 p.m. For more information, call 649-0313.

Covenant Deliverance Ministries will hold a miracles, healing and deliverance service the first Sunday of every month at 6 p.m. For more information, call (706) 793-9916. Jordan Sherman is the pastor.

Union Baptist Church will hold Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m., and Bible study will be held on Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. The Rev. David R. Williams, pastor. For more information, call 642-2211.

Join Providence Presbyterian Church for traditional worship with biblical preaching on Sundays at 11 a.m. For more information, call 257-2334 or visit www.aikenopc.org.

Miracle Temple of Deliverance, 342 Jefferson Davis Highway, will hold services Sundays at 11 a.m., Sunday school at 10 a.m., noon day prayer every Wednesday and Bible study and healing services will be held Thursdays at 7 p.m.

Join the Tabernacle of Joy in worship services at its new location at 820 Park Ave. Family Bible Institute (F.B.I.) is held at 9 a.m., intercessory prayer is at 10:15 a.m. and Sunday worship is at 10:30 a.m. Bishop J. Raymond Mackey I is the senior pastor.

Driven by the Spirit Motorcycle Ministry meets at the Midland Valley Community Church on Sundays at 9 a.m., and biker Bible study is held Sunday at 6 p.m. Fellowship is every second and fourth Friday. For more information, call Wayne Cheselka at (706) 373-1380 or email wcheselka@comcast.net.

Old Zion Hill Baptist Church will hold Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m., Bible study at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays and the Women of Purpose Bible Study will be held on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. The Rev. Ronald Thurmond is the pastor. For more information, call 642-9148.

Rosa Hill Baptist Church, 89 Little Rock Road, will hold worship services on the second and fourth Sunday of each month beginning with Sunday school at 9 a.m. and worship at 10 a.m. Bible study is every Tuesday at 6 p.m. For more information, call 649-7525.

Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church will hold third Sunday service at 10:45 a.m. and fourth Sunday service at 4 p.m.

The new Sunday service schedule for St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church is 7:45 a.m. Rite I, no music; 9 a.m. Rite II, contemporary music; 10 a.m. Christian Formation, all ages; and 11 a.m. Rite II, traditional music.

New Beginning Baptist Church, 4000 Trolley Line Road, will hold Sunday school at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11:30 a.m. every Sunday and Bible study and prayer meeting will be held on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Praise and worship will be held on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Pastor James Jackson at 522-4426.

Kingdom Life Worship Center, at 52 Aiken Blvd., Warrenville, holds enrichment services on Saturdays at 5 p.m. and worship services on Sundays at 10 a.m. Elder Jerry and Phyllis Adams are the pastors. For more information, call the church at 663-9222.

Grace Presbyterian Church, 49 Varden Drive, will hold Sunday worship at 10:50 a.m., Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and youth group on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.grace-of-aiken.com. Dr. Gordon Reed (stated supply) is the pastor.

Crown Christian Center, 720 Edgefield Road, North Augusta, featuring Bishop Finace Bush Jr., will hold services Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., and Bible study on Wednesday at 7 p.m. For more information or transportation, call the church office at 278-1312.

Lighthouse Christian Learning Center is an outreach educational center designed for the academic and spiritual well-being of each student. Hourly tutoring in reading, writing and math is provided Mondays through Thursdays at 3, 4 and 5 p.m. Call 642-4830 for an appointment. For more information, call 644-1118.

DayStar Christian Center will hold its Teen Extreme Sunday every fourth Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon. DayStar Christian Center is located at 739 Augusta Road, Edgefield. For more information, call 637-9950.

DayStar Christian Center will hold marriage enrichment sessions every fifth Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. DayStar Christian Center is located at 739 Augusta Road, Edgefield. For more information, call 637-9950.

Historic Springfield Baptist Church of Augusta has early morning worship service on Sundays at 8:45. For more information, call the church office at (706) 724-1056. The Rev. Dr. E.T. Martin is the pastor.

Family Life Worship Center World Wide Ministries Inc. will hold worship at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday; Bible study at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays; Youth Day every fourth Sunday at 11 a.m.; communion the first Sunday at 6 p.m.; and intercessory prayer every first Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 641-0218.

The Gospel of the Peace Church will hold Bible study on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., worship service on Sundays at 11:45 a.m. and Sunday school at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 594-1114. Elder George Hightower is the pastor.

First Presbyterian Church will hold Sunday worship services at 8:45 and 11 a.m. and church school at 9:45 a.m. Child care is provided. The Stephen Ministry Congregation is located at the corner of Barnwell Avenue and Laurens Street. For more information, visit www.aikenpresbyterian.org.

Young Rosemary Missionary Baptist Church of Williston will hold a fourth afternoon worship service on Sundays. The new service will begin at 5 p.m. This service will be in addition to the first, third and fifth morning worship Sunday service. Sunday school begins at 9 a.m.

Shiloh Baptist Church of Aiken, 3925 Shiloh Church Road, offers Sunday worship service at 10:15 a.m. Sunday school classes for all ages are at 9 a.m.

Chalk Hill Baptist Church, Wagener, holds regular morning services on the first, second and third Sundays beginning with 10 a.m. Sunday school and worship services beginning at 11 a.m. On fourth Sundays, services begin at 8 a.m. Every Wednesday is weekly Bible study at 7 p.m. The Rev. Ronnie Tyler is the pastor.

Thankful Grove New Testament Church will hold services every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call 685-7403 or 295-1131.

Jerusalem Branch Baptist Church, 576 Jerusalem Branch Road, Salley, will hold worship service the first and third Sunday at 9 a.m., and the second and fourth Sunday with Sunday school at 10 a.m. Bible study will be held every Wednesday at 7 p.m. and choir practice on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. The Rev. Christopher D. Vaughn is the pastor.

First Christian Church(Disciples of Christ) is holding a new Sonshine Disciples Sunday school. These classes will be offered for children kindergarten age through fifth grade. Join in for Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. followed by worship at 11 a.m. The denomination has communion every Sunday. For more information, call 648-4523.

Old Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church will hold Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m., Bible study on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. and women's Bible study on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. For more information, call the church at 642-9148. The Rev. Ronald Thurmond is the pastor.

Riverfront Christian Church, 1766 Knox Ave., North Augusta, will hold services at the Sleep Inn Hotel in North Augusta every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Terry Byrd is the pastor. Pastor Jerry and Maryam Byrd recently appeared on CBN's "700 Club." For more information, call 645-5756.

Ocean Grove Baptist Church observes worship services on the first and third Sundays of each month. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship begins at 11 a.m. Bible study is held weekly on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. The Rev. Joseph B. Williams Sr. is the pastor. For more information, call 644-4786.

Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, Eureka, will hold worship service at 10:45 a.m. and Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday. Bible study will be every Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Rev. Regional White is the pastor.

Chalk Hill Baptist Church, Wagener, holds regular morning services on the first, second and third Sundays of the month, with 10 a.m. Sunday school and worship services at 11 a.m. On the fourth Sunday, services begin at 8 a.m. Every Wednesday is weekly Bible study at 7 p.m. The Rev. Ronnie Tyler is the pastor.

Young Rosemary Missionary Baptist Church will hold fourth Sunday afternoon worship services, which will begin at 4 p.m. This will be in addition to the church's first, third and fifth morning worship Sunday service. Sunday school starts at 9 a.m. The Rev. Phinice Young is the pastor.

New Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 876 Bachman-Dykes Road, Swansea, will worship each Sunday beginning with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and worship service at 10:45 a.m. The Rev. James C. Green is the pastor. For more information, call 642-8353.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 2673 Silver Bluff Road, has prayer service every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. and Bible study every Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Howlandville Baptist Church, 316 Howlandville Road, Warrenville, extends an invitation to join us for worship. New hours are Sunday school at 9:30, morning worship at 10:45 and evening worship remains at 6 p.m. Wes Pigman, the new pastor of Children's Ministry leads Children's Church, Kingdom Builders, during the regular worship hour. The church kicked off TeamKid on Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Nursery is provided for all services. Call (404) 242-7905 for more information or call 270-8470 for church van pick-up.

Zion Fair Baptist Church will have service every Sunday during the month beginning at 10:40 a.m. and Sunday School every Sunday during the month beginning at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call 652-7789.