Religion briefs

Rosa Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 89 Little Rock Road, Wagener, will hold a Men and Women in Black and White service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24. The Rev. James C. Green and the New Pleasant Hill Baptist Church of Swansea will be the guests. For more information, call 803-649-7525. The Rev. Johnnie Lee Smith Jr. is the pastor.

Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church, 96 Edisto Road, Johnston, will hold a Clemson and USC Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24. Cleve Walker from WAFJ will be the guest speaker. There will be door prizes, trivia and tailgate food. An offering will be taken for the Johnson Food Bank. The Rev. Ricky Stokely is the pastor.

Oakwood Baptist Church will celebrate its 120th church anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Randall Branch Baptist Church, 157 Palmetto Farms Road. The Rev. Christopher Holley, pastor of Four Mile Baptist Church in New Ellenton, will be the guest speaker.

St. Mary Baptist Church, 474 Highway 125, Martin, will celebrate the 35th pastoral anniversary for the Rev. Nathaniel Odom at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24. The Rev. Riley Brown, pastor of Zion Grove Baptist Church in Martin, will be the guest speaker.

Historical Silver Bluff Baptist Church, 360 Old Jackson Highway, will hold an ordination service for Son of the House, Minister Benjamin Thurmond at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1. The Rev. Nathaniel Dunn of the McCullum Branch Baptist Church will deliver the message. The Rev. Marvin Morgan is the pastor. For more information, call 803-827-0706.

An 18th century harp program performed by Rebecca Winans will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at the Horn's Creek Church Museum, 475 Old Stage Road, Edgefield. Tickets are $20 at the door. For more information, call 803-637-4027. Proceeds will benefit the Oakley Park Museum.

The Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert, will hold its monthly gospel singing at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. The Gloryland and the Chordsmen Quartet will perform. A love offering will be accepted and refreshments will be served. Volunteers are needed to provide finger foods. For more information, call Brenda Crosby at 803-719-1289, visit the Facebook page or midgsc.com.

Living Christmas Tree performances will be held at 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Millbrook Baptist Church, 223 South Aiken Blvd. The event will feature local singers and actors. Tickets are free and are available at the church office. For more information, call 803-648-4167.

Historical Silver Bluff Baptist Church, 360 Old Jackson Highway, will hold Candlelight Communion services at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15. The Rev. Marvin Morgan is the pastor. For more information, call 803-827-0706.

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 pcullinan@sspba.org.