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Religion briefs for May 25




Special services

Cornerstone Baptist Church, Hitchcock Parkway, will hold its worship service on Sunday, May 27. 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 5:1-18 titled, "Grace at Work." Evening worship services will be held at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.cbcaiken.com.

Calvary Baptist Church, 194 Ascauga Lake Road, Graniteville, will hold Sunday worship on Sunday, May 27, to include Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. Pastor James Young will bring the message "Hope For Living" from Ephesians 3:14-21. Evening worship will be at 6 p.m. and Pastor Young will continue with "Stories From the Bible" from Joshua 23:1-16 and 24:15-27. For more information, call 663-7601.

Pastor Steve Taylor will continue his sermon series on the book of Acts on Sunday, May 27, 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. There will be no 6 p.m. worship service. For more information, visit www.gracechurchaiken.com.

The Smyrna Baptist Church, 1186 Smyrna Church Road, Springfield, will celebrate its annual pastor appreciation service for the Rev. Curtis Belton on Sunday, May 27, at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Rickey Ezell, pastor of Central Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 643-9700.

Jordan Missionary Baptist Church of Williston will hold its first pastoral appreciation honoring Pastor Darrell and Sis. Cynthia Blocker on June 3 at 3 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Sam Davis, pastor of the Beulah Grove Baptist Church, Augusta, will deliver the message.

Trinity Community Church of Edgefield will hold its pastor's appreciation day for Pastor Eddie J. Woods on Sunday, June 3, at 2:30 p.m.

The Piney Grove Baptist Church of Perry will hold its Men's Day Service on Sunday, June 17, at 11 a.m. The guest messenger will be Minister Charles O. Snyder, associate minister from the Hickery Hill Baptist Church of Orangeburg. For more information, call 215-2991.

The Aiken Unitarian Universalist Church,115 Gregg Ave., service will be led by Natalia Bowdoin, the Aiken UU Church Drummers and the Principle Singers who will help us explore the "Paths to Meditation" on May 27. Service time and Way Cool Sunday School are at 10:30 a.m. Child care is provided. For more information, visit www.AikenUUChurch.org.

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School will be held June 10-14 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road at the bypass. All ages are welcome. For more information, call 649-4021.

Graniteville First Baptist Church, 76 Canal St., Graniteville, will hold its Vacation Bible School on June 3-7 from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 663-7781.

Cumberland A.M.E. Church, 111 Kershaw St., will hold its Vacation Bible School on June 4-8 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

First Providence Baptist Church, 315 Barton Road, North Augusta, will hold its Vacation Bible School on June 4-8 at 6 p.m. For more information, call 641-1980 or email wjrpope@bellsouth.net.

St. Mary Baptist Church and Mount Hope Baptist Church of Martin will host a community Vacation Bible School June 5-7 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Mary Baptist Church, 474 Highway 125, Martin. The theme is "Heavenly Kitchen." For more information, call 652-7746.

Mount Anna Baptist Church, 2612 Banks Mill Road, will hold its Vacation Bible School June 11-15 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 648-7017.

Mount Transfiguration Baptist Church, 350 Blanchard Road, North Augusta, will host Vacation Bible School from June 11-22 from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 278-4051.

First Providence Baptist Church will hold its Vacation Bible School on June 4-8 at 6 p.m. The church is located at 315 Barton Road, North Augusta. For more information, call 641-1980 or email wjrpope@bellsouth.net.

Revival

Solid Rock Tabernacle of Praise will host its three night Power Conference Revival May 22-24 at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 221-9280.

The Magnolia Baptist Church, 2420 Wire Road, will celebrate its men's and women's day program at 3 p.m. on May 27. The speaker will be the Rev. Marvin Morgan. For more information, call 642-5644.

Valley Fair Baptist Church, Graniteville, will hold its spring revival on June 3 at 3 p.m. and June 4-7 at 7 p.m.

Culbert Branch Missionary Baptist Church, Williston, will hold its worship service on Sunday, June 10. The Rev. Douglas Slaughter, pastor of Second Baptist Church, will be the guest preacher. For more information, call 266-4252, 648-2161 or 266-4659.

The Pine Grove Baptist Church will host a youth revival on June 18-20 at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Pastor Kenny Grant, senior pastor of Christ's Community Church in Savannah, Ga. For more information, call 593-0803.

Anniversaries/ homecoming

Divine Deliverance Worship Center, 213 Eula Helen St., Gloverville, will hold its eighth church anniversary on Sunday, May 27, at 3 p.m. The Rev. Craig Meyers of Springfield Baptist Church will speak. For more information, call 652-7610.

The Beaver Dam Baptist Church will celebrate its 144th anniversary on Sunday, May 27, at 10:30 a.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. David Williams along with the Union Baptist Church.

New Life Outreach Ministries, 616 Edgefield Road suite 100, North Augusta, will present a pastoral anniversary weekend celebration in honor of Dr. W.E. Gasque on Friday, June 1 at 7 p.m., Saturday, June 2, at 6 p.m. and Sunday, June 3, at 5 p.m. For more information, call 502-0021, 257-2833 or 645-6621.

Ocean Grove Baptist Church, 12 Ocean Grove Road, will celebrate its Jubliee Choir anniversary on June 3 at 5 p.m.

Ashley Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 323 Ashley Grove Road, will hold its 45th senior choir anniversary on Sunday, June 3, at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call 648-5515.

Williams Chapel Church of God, 212 Abbeville Ave., will hold its first pastoral anniversary for Dr. Joyce O'Conner on June 3 at 4 p.m. The speaker will be Dr. Trudy Boyd, pastor of the Bethel Full Gospel Church No. 2, New Ellenton. For more information, call 649-2318.

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 594 Murrah Road, North Augusta, will hold its 101st church anniversary on June 3 at 2 p.m. The Rev. Amos O. Harlings, pastor of St. Mark Baptist Church, Batesburg-Leesville. For more information, call 278-3639.

Culbert Branch Missionary Baptist Church, Williston, will hold its 150th anniversary on Friday, June 8, at 7 p.m. The Rev. Clifford Williams, pastor of Carey Hill Baptist Church, North Augusta, will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 266-4252, 648-2161 or 266-4659.

Culbert Branch Missionary Baptist Church, Williston, will conclude its 150th church anniversary celebration at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, with the Rev. Clarence Moore, pastor of Good Shepherd Baptist Church, Augusta. Dinner will be served. The Rev. Leonard Griffin, pastor of Morris Street Church in Charleston, will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 266-4252, 648-2161 or 266-4659.

St. Mary Baptist Church, 474 Highway 125, Martin, will celebrate its 138th church anniversary on June 24 at 11 a.m. The theme is "God's Word Still Being Proclaimed." The Rev. Sheldon Ray of Beautiful Gate Baptist Church, Allendale, will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 652-7746.

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.

The Earle Church of God, 345 Earl Church Road, will hold its homecoming on Sunday, May 27. Echoes of Mercy will sing at 11 a.m. Lunch will follow in the Fellowship Hall after the morning worship. For more information, call 649-2849.

Eureka Baptist Church will host "The Beatenbo's" in concert on Sunday, May 27, at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 648-7569 or 645-7700.

Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert will hold a gospel singing on June 2 at 7 p.m. Lumber River and Sonrise will be featured. A love offering will be accepted and refreshments will be served. For more information, call 657-5373.

Miscellaneous

A Wednesday night Bible study and supper will be offered to the community at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 160 Merovan Drive, North Augusta. There is no charge for the supper, although donations are appreciated. The supper and Bible study times are 6 until 8 p.m. Nursery is provided for children. For more information, call 341-0075.

St. John Food Bank will be open on the third and fourth Saturdays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at St. John Baptist Church, 286 Huber Clay Road, Langley. For more information, call 593-4186.

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.

New Life 7th Day Adventist Church, 804 Collins Ave., will hold its annual Bible spelling bee for second grade students on Saturday, May 26. For more information about the Bible spelling word category, call 502-0444.

Family Life Worship Center, Highway 78, will hold its food and clothing giveaway on Saturday, May 26, from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 641-0218.

Mount Canaan Association Union Body will host he 2012 Baccalaureate in the L.W. Collins building at Bettis Academy, Trenton, on Sunday, May 27, at 4 p.m. All churches in the association for the 2012 high school graduates should plan to attend.

Cedar Creek Church will host Sheila Ray Charles at the Celebrate Recovery meeting on Friday, June 1, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 599-1503.

Culbert Branch Missionary Baptist Church, Williston, will hold a 150th banquet at the Blackville Community Center, Blackville, on Saturday, June 9. The Rev. Leonard Griffin, pastor of Morris Street Church in Charleston, will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 266-4252, 648-2161 or 266-4659.

The Health & Wellness Ministry of Runs Missionary Baptist Church, Beech Island, will hold its senior prom at Thankful Baptist Church's Old Town Community Outreach Center, 302 Walker St., Augusta, on Friday, June 1, at 7 p.m. This prom is for anyone age 50 and older. For more information, call 652-2455.

St. Mary Baptist Church, 474 Highway 125, Martin, will celebrate its fourth annual youth explosion program on June 10 at 11 a.m. The theme is "Moving Forward By Faith." Minister Frederick Quattlebaum of Old Rosemary Baptist Church, Montmorenci, will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 652-7746.

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.

Finace Bush Jr. Ministries will host its annual Kingdom Leadership Development Conference Wednesday, June 20, through Saturday, June 23, at Crown Christian Church International, 720 Edgefield Road, North Augusta, beginning at 7 p.m. For more information, call 278-1312.

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.