Religion briefs for the week of Aug. 13

  • Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Runs Missionary Baptist Church, 717 Williston Road, Beech Island, will hold its Women’s Conference Aug. 22 through 24. The Rev. Monica Cofer, of Carpentersville Baptist Church, will speak at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22. A health and safety fair will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and is open to both men and women. Pastor Adrina Lee, of Holy Nation Ministries, will speak at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 24. For more information, email Lanatthomas@ugaalum.uga.edu.




Bible Fellowship Church, 3701 Old Petersburg Road, Augusta, will hold Barbecue & Bluegrass on Sunday, Aug. 17, at 6 p.m. The event will feature musical guests The Clinton Gregory Bluegrass Band with Doug Flowers & Friends. A love offering will be received. For more information, call 706-922-5314 or visit www.bfc4me.org.




Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry, 214 West Five Notch Road, North Augusta, will celebrate its 145th church anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 24, at 3 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Kenneth B. Martin and the congregation of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Augusta, will be the guests. The theme will be Celebrating the Journey in Unity from Ecclesiastes 4:9 (NLT). Dinner will be served following the service. For more information, call 803-279-1493.




The Boys & Girls Club of Mount Canaan Baptist Church, 2451 Edgefield Road, Trenton, will hold a Youth Forum on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Discussion topics will include Bullying, Depression, Self-Esteem and Suicide. For more information, call Gail Smith or Renee Williams at 803-275-3651.




Lakeside Baptist Church, 4319 Jefferson Davis Highway, Clearwater, will hold its 911 Honor Service on Sunday, Sept. 7, at 10:45 a.m. The service will honor members of the police, sheriff’s office, fire, DMV, EMS, security, ER Rescue Squad and highway patrol. All agencies are welcome to display their equipment. A noon meal will follow the service for all personnel and families. For more information, visit www.besidethelake.com. Tad Marshall is the pastor.




The Healing Journey Ministry of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road, will meet on Aug. 18 and Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. in the Parish Hall.




St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road, is now accepting recipes from its parishioners for the St. Bart’s Cook Book. Recipe categories are: Appetizers and beverages, soups and salads, vegetables and side dishes, main dishes, breads and rolls, desserts, cookies and candy, this and that, and special diet. Make sure to include all necessary steps. Email recipes to Kimberly Vickets at bella052280@yahoo.com.




St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road, will hold a St. Bart’s Day celebration on Sunday, Aug. 24, at 10:30 a.m. A pot luck brunch will follow the service. The church will provide meat and drinks. For more information, call 803-279-4622.




St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road, will be collecting school supplies such as back packs, pens, pencils, crayons, notebook paper, etc. through Aug. 17. Items should be left in the baskets in the narthex.




St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road, will hold training sessions on Sunday, Aug. 17. Refresher training for oblationers and ushers will be held at 2 p.m.; refresher training for intercessors and lectors will be held at 3 p.m.; training for new intercessors and lectors will be held at 4 p.m.; and training for new acolytes will be held at 5 p.m. Anyone interested in serving or for more information, call Mary Anne Park at 706-495-1199 or email maryannepark@comcasat.net.


Mt. Transfiguration Baptist Church, 350 Blanchard Road, North Augusta, will hold a Deacons and Trustees Appreciation service on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 2 p.m.


For more information, call 803-278-4051 or visit www.mt-bc.net.




St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road, will hold a yard sale on Sunday, Aug. 30. Proceeds will benefit the Ecuador mission trip. Children’s clothes size 16 and smaller will be accepted, as well.




St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road, will hold Bell Choir Workshops Aug. 20 and 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Weekly practices for the Handbell Choir will resume on Wednesday, Sept. 3, from 6:15 to 7 p.m. in the Parish Hall.




The EpiscoPals of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21, at Pot Smokers; on Thursday, Sept. 18, at Sterling House and Thursday, Oct. 16, at French Market Grill West.




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First Providence Baptist Church, located at 315 Barton Road, holds Sunday School classes each Sunday at 8:30 a.m. Children’s church follows at 9:15 a.m., with the regular worship service set for 9:45 a.m. For more information, call the church at 803-279-8836.




The Loaves and Fishes Quilting group will meet on Saturdays at 9 a.m. in the fellowship hall of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Many of the quilts are made to be donated, and quilts have been given to the Cumbee Center, the Ronald McDonald House and Tanzania. For more information, call 803-279-0765.




St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church will hold Rector’s Bible Study on Wednesdays from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. and the children’s program Discovering God from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.




New Light Christian Fellowship Center, North Hills Shopping Center, 401 W. Martintown Road, Suite 133, 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 803-202-0808.




The Young At Heart Seniors group of Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1002 Carolina Ave., will meet on the first and second Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall. There is no cost but a love offering will be received. For more information, call 803-279-0765.




The Healing Journey Ministry of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church meets on the first and third Monday of the month at 1 p.m. in the Parish Hall.




Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave., will offer Jazzercise classes at 9:15 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, and 6:30 p.m. on Mondays. For more information, call 803-279-7525 or email info@gotgraceumc.org.




Grace United Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave., will host Wisdom of the Ages in the conference room on Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.




The Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet on the third Tuesday of the month at 2 p.m. in the parish hall of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church.




BLT’s will meet the first and third Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m. in the Ministry Center at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church.




First Providence Baptist Church, 315 Barton Road, has a senior Bible study each Wednesday at noon. Also, on Wednesday evening, there is a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. followed by a Bible study at 7 p.m. For more information, call the church at 803-279-8836.




The New Life Worship Center, 3550 Morgan Road, Hephzibah, Ga., will host activities for seniors age 55 and older every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; a midweek worship service will be held every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. with Pastor Regina Harris; and Sunday worship at 11 a.m. with Pastor Claude Harris. For more information, call 706-796-7880.




A Wednesday night Bible study and supper will be offered to the community at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 160 Merovan Drive, from 6 until 8 p.m. There is no charge for the supper, although donations are appreciated. Nursery is provided. For more information, call 803-341-0075.




Mount Transfiguration Baptist Church, 350 Blanchard Road, will hold Sunday school at 9 a.m., followed by worship services at 10 a.m. The Rev. Clarence D. Hill is the pastor. For more information, call the church at 803-278-4051 or visit the website at www.mounttrans.org.




New Life Outreach Ministries, 616 Edgefield Road Suite 100, will hold services on Sunday at 11:15 a.m. and Sunday school at 10 a.m. For more information, call 803-645-6621 or 803-278-5043. The Rev. W.E. Gasque is the pastor.




New Light Christian Fellowship Center, North Hills Shopping Center, 401 W. Martintown Road, Suite 133, 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 803-202-0808.




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




The Healing Journey Ministry will meet the first and third Monday of the month at 1 p.m. in the parish hall of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church.




Crown Christian Center, 720 Edgefield Road, 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 803-278-1312.




Riverfront Christian Church, 1766 Knox Ave., 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 803-645-5756.


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