Religion briefs

Join the Jubilee Club of Millbrook Baptist Church on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 10:30 a.m. in the gymnasium. Following the meeting, Kenny Cook will entertain with singing. Kenny is a member of Millbrook Baptist Church. Plan to attend this uplifting program, sing along and maybe win a door prize. A covered dish lunch will follow the entertainment. All are welcome to attend this event. Contact President Tammi McLaughlin at 803-443-9631 for more information.

Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry will celebrate their Annual Family & Friends Day on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. Our special guests will be Rev. Matthew Harden and The New Tabernacle Baptist Church, Lincolnton, GA. The church is located at 214 W. Five Notch Rd. in North Augusta, SC. Dr. Bobby G. Hankerson is the pastor. The public is invited to attend.

Join our community churches this Lenten season every week on Wednesday for worship and prayer. The services begin at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Grace United Methodist Church. A light lunch will be served at 11:50 a.m. before the service and again at 1 p.m. following the service. In the following weeks services will be held at Fairview Presbyterian (Mar. 4), St. Bartholomew Episcopal (Mar. 11), Anglican Church of the Holy Trinity with Second Providence participating (Mar. 18), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (Mar. 25) and Sweetwater Baptist (April 1).

Helpful Hands Ministries Inc., Mobile Food Bank will be in downtown Ridge Spring from 10 a.m. to noon every fourth Saturday. The supporters are Cedar Creek (Ridge Campus), Dollar General, Episcopal Church of the Ridge, Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, RSM Elementary School, Ridge Branch Baptist Church, Ridge Spring United Methodist Church and others.

A group of local Public Safety Personnel has started an AA group for active and retired law enforcement, fire and EMS personnel. The group meets at noon on Fridays at Advent Lutheran Church, 3232 Washington Road, Augusta. For more information, contact Patrick Cullinan at 706-533-3352 or

Kingdom Life Worship Center will hold services at 10 a.m. Sunday at Harrison-Caver Park, 4181 Augusta Road, Clearwater. All are welcome. For more information, call 803-593-6723.

Central Baptist Church, 1652 Wire Road, will hold worship services at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday. Sunday school will meet at 9:30 a.m. Bible Study is on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Buddy Brinkley is the pastor.

Clearwater Branch Baptist Church, 235 Crooked Creek Road, will hold Sunday school at 10 a.m. Worship services will follow at 11 a.m. Sunday school will be held at 10 a.m. followed by Sunday evening services at 6 p.m. Bible Study is held on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Mike Catoe is the pastor.