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Religion briefs for Friday, Sept. 21, 2012




Special services

Dr. Gaye Ortiz, consulting minister at Aiken Unitarian Universalist Church, 115 Gregg Ave., will discuss the Doctrine of Discovery at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23. For information, call 502-0404.

Cornerstone Baptist Church, Hitchcock Parkway, will hold services on Sunday, Sept. 23, beginning with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and Children's Church for ages 3 through first grade is provided. Pastor Darrell Engle will deliver his sermon from John 12:1-11 titled "A Wonderful Fragrance." In lieu of the regular Sunday Evening Worship Services the church is holding Life Apps Bible Study at the church from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 642-6822.

Kingdom Life Worship Center, 42 Aiken Blvd., Warrenville, will host a Deliverance and Healing Service at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, with Prophet Raymond Varnadoe of Walterboro.

Light of Life Community Church will hold a Friends and Family Day on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 10:30 a.m., featuring guest speaker the Rev. Brandon Clay.

New Life Outreach Ministries, 616 Edgefield Road, Suite 100, Belvedere, will hold a Praising God and Testimony Service at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Special guests will be the Johnson Sisters and Elder King David Johnson. For information, call 645-6621.

New Life Outreach Ministries, 616 Edgefield Road, Suite 100, Belvedere, will hold a Brethrens of Unity in the Community Service at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. Guests will be the Miracle Outreach Ministries Choir and Ladies in Prayer. For information, call 645-6621.

St. John Baptist Church, 286 Huber Clay Road, Langley, will hold a Birthday Celebration and Appreciation Service for pastor the Rev. Dr. Curtis J. Blocker Sr. on Sunday, Sept. 23, at 3 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call 648-7602.

The congregations of South Aiken Presbyterian Church and Friendship Baptist Church will worship together on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 11 a.m. at Friendship Baptist, 515 Richland Ave. E. The Rev. Dr. Christopher Crotwell of South Aiken will preach and the South Aiken choir, under the direction of Phillip Hare, will sing.

The St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, 1400 Gray Mare Hollow Road, Aiken, will hold services on Sunday, Sept. 23, at 3 p.m. due to the Ironhorse Marathon.

Calvary Baptist Church, 194 Ascauga Lake Road, Graniteville, will hold worship on Sunday, Sept. 23, beginning with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. Pastor James L. Young will bring the message "The Glory Of The Ordinary" from John 1:35-42. Sunday evening worship begins at 6 p.m., and Pastor Young will continue with the series "Stories From The Bible" from Judges 14. For more information, call 663-7601.

HPJ Provision for the Vision presents the 2012 Prophetic Crusade service at 7 p.m. Sept. 26-28 at New Beginning Ministries, 317 Williston Road, Beech Island. Bishop Hezekiah Pressley Jr. will be the speaker. For information, call 514-0930.

Revivals

New Life Outreach Ministries, 616 Edgefield Road, Suite 100, Belvedere, will have three nights of revival services Sept. 26 through 28 at 7 p.m. nightly. The special guests will be the Rev. Louise Lowman, Apostle Sandy Brooks and the Rev. Meyers. For more information, call 645-6621.

The Willing Workers Ministry of Montmorenci Missionary Baptist Church will hold a one-day revival with the Rev. Billy Smith as guest speaker and guest choir Hayden at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22.

Second Baptist Church, 425 Hampton Ave., will hold revival Oct. 2 through 4 at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Troy Johnson and Bishop Sean Elder Sr. will be the guest preachers. Thelma Robinson will be the guest psalmist. For more information, call 644-3995.

The Earle Church of God will hold revival Sept. 23 to 26. Sunday's service will be at 6 p.m.; weekday services will be at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker and singer will be the Rev. Mitch Looper. For more information, call the Rev. Clyde Hardin at 649-2849.

Anniversaries/homecomings

Jerusalem Baptist Church will celebrate the 135th church anniversary at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, at the church, 4185 Columbia Highway N., Ridge Spring. The Rev. S.E. Murray is pastor.

Cedar Grove Baptist Church celebrates the church's anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at the church, 127 Cedar Drive. The Rev. Ralph Holloway and Jacksonville Baptist Church of Graniteville is in charge of the service.

Hillcrest Baptist Church, 4284 Williston Road, Williston, will hold Homecoming services at on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 10:45 a.m. to noon. Dinner will follow services.

The New Beginning Baptist Church will celebrate the 21st church anniversary at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7, at the church, 4000 Trolley Line Road. For more information, 522-4426.

Unity in Christ will celebrate its fifth anniversary at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, at Old Rosemary Missionary Baptist Church. For more information, call Bro. George Coates at 624-2810.

The Usher's Ministry of Carpentersville Baptist Church will celebrate its 86th anniversary at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23. The guest speaker will be the Rev. C.D. Roberts of Elim Baptist Church, Augusta. For information, call 279-2501.

Jerusalem Baptist Church celebrates its 135th church anniversary at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Kenneth Waldo of Piney Grove Baptist Church, Perry. Piney Grove and Jerusalem Baptist churches will provide the music. For information, call 648-1495.

The male chorus will celebrate its anniversary at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, at Old Rosemary Baptist Church. For information, call 649-7448 or email oldrosemary@gmail.com.

Old Rosemary Baptist Church will celebrate the Rev. Henry Curry Jr.'s 23rd pastoral anniversary at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21. The guest speaker will be the pastor of Republican Grove Baptist Church in Edgefield. For information, call 648-7448 or email oldrosemary@gmail.com

Second Baptist Church 425 Hampton Ave., will celebrate the 19th Pastoral Anniversary for the Rev Douglas Slaughter on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 7:45 a.m. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Troy Johnson. At 11 a.m., the guest preacher will be the Rev. Paul Bush. For more information, call 644-3995.

Bean Pond Missionary Baptist Church, 437 South Hankinson St., Jackson, will celebrate the 137th church anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 14, beginning at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Henry Ingram of Hazel Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Beech Island. The Rev. Dr. David Easterling is the pastor.

Music/dramas

Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert, will hold a Gospel Sing at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, featuring Mercy's Rain and Gabriel's Call. A love offering will be accepted and refreshments will be served. For more information, call Earl Outlaw at 657-5373.

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 LeFevre Quartet will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, at Trinity Baptist Church, 4594 Columbia Road, Martinez, Ga. Admission is a love offering only. For more information, call (706) 829-6618 or (706) 829-5628.

The North Greenville University Baptist Student Union's ensemble, Joyful Sound, will perform at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, at New Holland Baptist Church, 2279 New Holland Road, Wagener.

Miscellaneous

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

Young Storm Branch Baptists Church will hold an intercessory prayer class beginning on Monday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. or Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. It is a six-week program. For more information, call Hope Spires at 646-9506.

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

Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the church, 96 Edisto St., Johnston. Proceeds will be for a church remodeling project. For information, call the church at (803) 275-3418.

Gospel Warriors Mime Ministry led by Kadarius Thomas will hold the Gospel Warriors - Transforming Spirits Through Mime 2012 Conference Phase III through Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Etherredge Center for the Performing Arts on the USC Aiken campus. Registration for youth and teens is $25, adults $35, and groups of 10 or more will be $15 per person. The registration deadline was Sept. 17; late registration will be $30 for youth and teens and $40 for adults. For information, call Patricia Thomas or Calandra Thomas at 221-5065.

Greater Young Zion Baptist Church will hold the 2012 God's Masterpiece Women's Conference Oct. 11 through 13. This year's theme is, "A Ruby by Design." There will be teaching and worship services every day at noon and 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (706) 724-1720.

Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have special guests the Rev. Roger Garnder and the Bridge Church Choir at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the church at 96 Edisto St., Johnston. The public is invited.

A food and clothing give-away will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Family Life Worship Center, Highway 78, Aiken. For more information, call 641-0218.

Services

Southside Freewill Baptist Church, 1411 East Pine Log Road, will hold services at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. every Sunday and at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. 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 hold worship service at 11 a.m., evening worship at 7 p.m. and Wednesday prayer service at 7 p.m.

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.

First Providence Baptist Church, 315 Barton Road, North Augusta, offers 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.

The Seventh-day Adventist 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.

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. RSVP 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. Sundays, evening service at 6:30 p.m., Bible study on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and children's programs at 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays. 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.

Providence Presbyterian Church will hold 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.

The Tabernacle of Joy will hold 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.

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, has new hours for 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.

Solid Rock Baptist Church will hold Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m., evening worship at 6:30 p.m., AWANA Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday Bible Study at 6:45 p.m. and children's programs (ages 3 through grade 5) Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. The pastor is Dr. Steven Drawdy. The church is located at 3079 Old Powderhouse Road. For more information, call 642-6715.

Montmorenci Missionary Baptist Church has Sunday School at 8:45 a.m., Worship Service at 10 a.m. and Bible Study Wednesday at noon and 7 p.m. The Rev. Timothy O. Williams is the pastor.

Bean Pond Missionary Baptist Church, 437 S. Hankinson St., Jackson, has worship services on the first and third Sundays beginning at 8 a.m. followed by Sunday school and on second and fourth Sundays beginning with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and worship services at 11 a.m. Bible study is held each Wednesday night at 7 p.m. The Rev. Dr. David Easterling is the pastor. For more information call, 471-3426.Mount Transfiguration Baptist Church, 350 Blanchard Road, North Augusta, has Sunday School at 9 a.m. and worship services at 10 a.m. Rev. Clarence D. Hill is the pastor. For more information, call the church at 278-4051 or visit the website at www.mounttrans.org.