Religion briefs for the week of Nov. 19 UPDATED

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 5:31 p.m.

Holy Trinity Lutheran, 1002 Carolina Ave., will hold a Youth and Family Outing on Saturday, Nov. 22. The event will begin with a trip to a local …

Religion briefs for Nov. 12 UPDATED

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 9:36 p.m.

St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road, will offer classes for those who wish to become official members of the church on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. through Nov. 5. The classes will cover the church's polity, worship, sacraments, creeds, stewardship and other pertinent practices. A practice for the service will be held on Wednesday, …

Bolivia Run results

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 9:36 p.m.

The following racers were the winners of the Bolivia Run 1-mile kids run: Payne Whitlock, overall winner: Catherine Newman, 1 mile Female 10-11; Ashlynn Sweat, female 12-13 ; Johanna Patterson, female 5 Under; Amelia Pettigrew, female 6-7 ; Lilah Kohlbacher, female 8-9; Jackson Beavers, male 10-11; Payne Whitlock, male 12-13; Xavier Brisson, male …

Religion briefs for the week of Nov. 5

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 5:04 p.m.

St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road, will offer classes for those who wish to become official members of the church on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. through Nov. 5. The classes will cover the church’s polity, worship, sacraments, creeds, stewardship and other pertinent practices. A practice for the service will be held on Wednesday, …

St. Bart’s bazaar set for Saturday

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 5:04 p.m.

The 34th annual Holiday House Bazaar at Saint Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church is right around the corner.

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: God can offer help in impossible circumstances

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 5:05 p.m.

As we were on our way to the Richland Creek Fall Festival in Saluda last Saturday morning, we were surprised to see a few snowflakes in the rain. Farther down the road, the few lacy flakes danced their way into a full snow shower. It was hard for us to actually realize there was inches of snow accumulating around us after sweating out temps in the …

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: God provides instructions for man

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:02 p.m.

Have you ever taken the time to carefully write out instructions for a work, educational or family project only to have someone else not read them and ask questions? Questions you had already anticipated and provided the answers for? The person’s negligence now requires you to stop and take more time to answer questions that could have been …

Religion briefs for Oct. 29 UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:02 p.m.

New Life Worship Center, 3550 Morgan Road, Hephzibah, Georgia, will hold a community pumpkin patch Mondays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 31. Pumpkins of all sizes will be available, and field trips are welcome. For more information, call 706-796-7880.

Grace UMC holds annual bazaar UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:02 p.m.

Visitors to Grace United Methodist Church’s Wesley Center were shopping and enjoying lunch for a cause.

Church reaches out to community with event UPDATED

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:02 a.m.

Carpentersville Baptist Church gave back to the community in a major way on Saturday.

Sweetwater Baptist Church dedicates Wild Game building UPDATED

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:50 p.m.

Sweetwater Baptist Church began its Wild Game Supper nine years ago, using tents to protect people from the elements.

Religion briefs for the week of Oct. 22

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:53 p.m.

New Life Worship Center, 3550 Morgan Road, Hephzibah, Georgia, will hold a community pumpkin patch Mondays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. …

Grace UMC to hold fall festival

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:53 p.m.

Grace United Methodist Church is ready to celebrate the season.

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: Chocolate is a gift from God

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:53 p.m.

Did you know that a delicious food item that has been written against and outlawed is also the reason the microwave was invented? Percy Spence was a scientist working on World War II radar and weapons projects; he also happened to be a big fan of chocolate. After spending some time near a formidable device called a magnetron, he noticed the …

Religion briefs for the week of Oct. 15 UPDATED

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:51 p.m.

New Life Worship Center, 3550 Morgan Road, Hephzibah, Georgia, will hold a community pumpkin patch Mondays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. …

Sweetwater Baptist to dedicate new building

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:51 p.m.

A few years ago, a gentleman from the community approached the Rev. Dr. Paul Noe about Sweetwater Baptist Church’s Wild Game Dinner. The man, who asked to remain anonymous, told Noe that if he would allow it the man would build a building for the event.

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: The ear is intricately designed by God

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:51 p.m.

Hydraulics are part of our everyday lives. Fluids, such as the brake fluid used in your car, cannot be compressed, so when you step on the brake pedal that fluid can be forced from a cylinder into the braking mechanisms attached to your wheels. All hydraulic machines work in a similar way because the fluid used will flow easily to areas where …

Annual GIFTS bazaar and bake sale is Oct. 22 UPDATED

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 1:18 p.m.

Grace United Methodist Church will hold its annual GIFTS bazaar and United Methodist Women’s bake sale on Wednesday, Oct. 22.

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: He sees our needs, designs a solution

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 7:46 p.m.

Which body structure is a powerful generator of emotions, gives us a sense of direction and serves as a cannon all at the same time?

Religion briefs for the week of Oct. 8

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 7:46 p.m.

The Ruth Circle at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1002 Carolina Ave., North Augusta, will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 10 a.m. JoBessie Bickley will …

Pumpkin patch returns to St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church of North Augusta UPDATED

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 2:39 p.m.

The pumpkin patch is back at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church of North Augusta.

Religion briefs for the week of Oct. 1 UPDATED

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 8:15 p.m.

St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 471 W. Martintown Road, will hold pumpkin patch aerobics on Sunday, Oct. 5, at 1 p.m.

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: Anglerfish demonstrate God’s perfect design

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 8:16 p.m.

Many thanks to my readers who came to hear me speak at Nancy Carson Library last week and said you look forward to and read my column every week. You are important to me and I appreciate you all.

A day in the life of a jail chaplain

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:01 p.m.

Call it divine intervention.

Pumpkins to go on sale Monday

STAFF REPORTS

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 8:15 p.m.

The annual Saint Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church pumpkin patch sale is just around the corner.

Holy Trinity in North Augusta transitions to North American Lutheran Church UPDATED

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 2:34 p.m.

It is the beginning of a new era for Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

Local Lutheran church welcomes new pastor

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 6:56 p.m.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church found its new pastor – on YouTube.

Religion briefs for the week of Sept. 24

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 6:56 p.m.

Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry, 215 W. Five Notch Road, will hold its annual fall revival Sept. 24 and 25 at 7 p.m. The guest revivalists will be …

NEWS FROM THE FRONT PORCH: God’s glory can be found in the smallest of things

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 6:56 p.m.

When scientists completed the first genetic map of an animal, they found that the results have the signature of our creator all over them. This animal is the nematode, a very small worm. Even though it has only about 1,000 cells, it is similar to more complex animals. It has a nervous system, a brain and it reproduces sexually. Scientists picked …

Religion briefs for the week of Sept. 19

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 8:25 p.m.

First Baptist Church of Langley, 2841 Augusta Road, Langley, will celebrate its 144th homecoming on Sunday, Sept. 21. A concert featuring the Pine …

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