Religion briefs for Aug. 2

  • Posted: Thursday, August 1, 2013 11:59 p.m.

Special services

New Life Outreach Ministries, 616 Edgefield Road, North Augusta, will hold its pre-anniversary service on Saturday, Aug. 3, at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 11, at 5 p.m., featuring the Rev. Marshall Hopkins, the Ladies of Prayer and the Piney Grove Holiness Church Choir. For more information, call 803-645-6621.

Memorial Baptist Church, 3100 Vaucluse Road, will hold a “Summer Celebration,” a summer picnic on Sunday. Aug. 4. It will follow the 10:30 a.m. morning worship service. The picnic will be held in the family life building. Fried chicken will be provided. Bring complimentary vegetable dishes and desserts. For more information, call 648-0697 or 270-2421.

New Life Outreach Ministries, 616 Edgefield Road, North Augusta, will hold a Coming Together to Make a Difference Service on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 6 p.m. For more information, call 803-645-6621.

The Aiken Unitarian Universalist Church service on Aug. 4 at 10:30 a.m. will be conducted by Naomi Frost Hewitt, who will reflect on a book titled “The New Jim Crow: A Unitarian Universalist Call to Action.” A service and outreach Sunday with discussion will be held afterward and a traditional First Sunday Potluck. The Aiken Unitarian Universalist Church is located at 115 Gregg Ave. For more information, visit www.AikenUU.org.

Revivals

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will hold its summer revival Aug. 5-8 at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. J.O. Strowbridge, pastor of the Franklin Covenant Baptist Church, Hephzibah, Ga., will be the guest minister. The church is located at 2673 Silver Bluff Road.

St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1400 Gray Mare Hollow Road, will hold a nightly revival on Aug. 6 and 7 at 7 p.m. each night. The Rev. Clark from the Macedonia Baptist Church of Edgefield will serve as the guest speaker on Tuesday, and on Wednesday, the Rev. James Harris from Mealing Grove Baptist Church will speak.

Friendship Baptist Church, 194 Green Acres Road, Salley, will hold its summer revival Aug. 5 through 7 at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Charles DeLaughter of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Columbia, will be the guest speaker. The Rev. Henry G. Cook is the pastor.

Ashley Grove Baptist Church will hold its revival Aug. 5 through Aug. 8. The Rev. Anthony Q. Miller is pastor and the Rev. Herman Bing from Carpentersville Baptist Church will serve as guest minister.

Hayden Baptist Church will hold its annual revival at the Aiken Electric Co-op, 2790 Wagener Road, on Aug. 5 through 8 at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Tracy Wheeler will be the guest speaker.

Mt. Transfiguration Baptist Church, 350 Blanchard Road, North Augusta, will hold its annual revival Aug. 5 through 7 at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Clarence D. Hill is the pastor. For more information, call 803-278-4051.

Bell Grove Baptist Church will hold its annual revival Aug. 11 at 2 p.m. The Rev. Anthony Wilson, pastor of Indian Grove Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. The revival will continue on Monday, Aug. 12, through Thursday, Aug. 15, at 7 p.m. nightly.

Smyrna Baptist Church, 1186 Smyrna Church Road, Springfield, will hold its summer revival on Sunday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. with the Rev. Reginald Byrden, pastor of Gill Creek Baptist Church. The revival will continue Aug. 12 through 16 at 7 p.m. nightly with the Rev. Nathaniel Bonapart, pastor of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. For more information, call 803-649-7759.

Second Providence Baptist Church, 1202 Old Edgefield Road, North Augusta, will hold its summer revival at 7 p.m. nightly on Monday, Aug. 12, with the Rev. Rodney Edmond; Tuesday, Aug., 13, with the Rev. Enoch Ward; and Wednesday, Aug. 14, with the Rev. David Matthews.

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Edgefield will hold its homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Billy Smith of Mars Tabernacle as the guest speaker. The church’s revival will be held Aug. 19-22 at 7 p.m. nightly with the Rev. Arthur Kemp of Bethlehem Baptist Church as the guest speaker.

Springfield Missionary Baptist Church will begin its annual revival services Sunday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Herman Bing of Carpenter Baptist Church of North Augusta as the kickoff revivalist. The revival will continue Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m. nightly with the Rev. T.C. Edwards of Friendship Baptist Church of Aiken leading services. Call 803-648-2453 for more information.

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church of Beech Island will hold revival services Aug. 12 through 15 at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Willie Givens will be the guest minister. The Rev. Christopher Mitchell is the pastor.

Anniversaries/Homecomings

Tabernacle of Joy Church - Aiken will celebrate its fourth anniversary with a revival tonight at 7 p.m. The revival pastor is Cyril Francis of First Born Church of God in Jamaica. The anniversary message will be Sunday, Aug. 4, at 4 p.m. with Bishop Emanuel Cooper of Emmanuel Temple in Laurinburg, N.C.

The St. Phillip Missionary Baptist Church of Langley will celebrate its 124th church anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 4, at 3 p.m. The guest preacher is the Rev. Roger Cummings of New Enoree Baptist Church of Newberry. For more information, call the church at 803-593-4638. The Rev. Eric Butler is pastor.

St. Mary Anointed Angels Praise Dancers will celebrate their first anniversary at St. Mary Baptist Church, 474 Highway 125, Martin, on Sunday, Aug. 4, at 3 p.m. The Rev. Nathaniel Odom is the pastor. For more information, call 803-584-4254.

Mt. Transfiguration Baptist Church, 350 Blanchard Road, North Augusta, will celebrate its 128th church anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 4, at 11 a.m. The theme will be We Come This Far By Faith, Psalm 121:1-2. For more information, call 803-278-4051.

Young Storm Branch Baptist Church, Langley, will celebrate its 137th church anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 4, at 10 a.m. The Rev. Lyndon Heath will be the special guest.

Mt. Anna Missionary Baptist Church, 2612 Banks Mill Road, will celebrate its 128th church anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 4, at 10:45 a.m. The Rev. Collins A. Days will be the guest speaker. For more information, visit www.mtanna.org.

The Mt. Harris Baptist Church Family will celebrate its 125th church anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 11, during morning services. Dr. Olen I. Jessie is the senior pastor and the Rev. Gladiola S. Jessie is the executive pastor. For more information, call the church office at 803-648-2202 or email mtharrismissiona@att.net.

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church of Beech Island will celebrate its 127th church anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Willie Givens will be the guest minister. The Rev. Christopher Mitchell is the pastor.

Southside Baptist Church, Gloverville, will celebrate its 48th church anniversary with homecoming services on Sunday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m. The Byrd Family will perform in concert. Dinner will be served. For more information, call 803-593-4943.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church will celebrate its 166th church anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 11, at 2 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Sam Davis will be the guest speaker. The Rev. Paul Bush is the pastor.

Second Providence Baptist Church, 1202 Old Edgefield Road, North Augusta, will hold its homecoming services on Sunday, Aug. 11, at 9:30 a.m.

Friendship Baptist Church, 515 Richland Ave., will celebrate the 98th usher’s anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 18, at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. David Williams of Union Baptist Church will be the guest minister. The Rev. Clinton T.C. Edwards Jr. is the pastor. For more information, call 803-648-9290.

Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church will hold its 130th church anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. with guest speaker the Rev. John Davis of Park Missionary Baptist Church. The church is located at 107 North Silverton St., Jackson. The Rev. Elroy Wilson is the pastor. For more information, call 803-652-3528.

Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry in North Augusta will observe its 144th anniversary celebration on Sunday, Aug. 25 at 3 p.m. The Rev. Chavas L. Boyd and Mount Vernon Baptist Church will be guests. Dinner will be served.

Music/dramas

Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert, will feature Disciple V and Kindred Spirit on Saturday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served and a love offering will be accepted. Volunteers are needed to bring finger foods. For more information, call Earl Outlaw at 803-657-5373.

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 803-649-9565 or email tj4u15@yahoo.com.

The Langley Community Center will host a gospel singing featuring Chosen, All For Him and The Powells on Saturday, Aug. 10, at 6 p.m. For more information, call 803-593-0681.

Miscellaneous

Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have a barbecue sale fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 10 at 11 a.m. The cost of a plate is $7 and includes half of a barbecued chicken, coleslaw, potato salad and bread. The church is located at 96 Edisto St., Johnston. Call 803-275-3418 for more information.

Solid Rock Tabernacle of Praise in North Augusta will hold its Family and Friends Day celebration on Sunday, Aug. 11 at 2 p.m. The Rev. Bobby Hankerson and the Hammond Grove Baptist Church family will hold the services. All are invited to attend. Call 803-221-9280 for more information.

Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) will hold services, including First Day School, on Sunday, Aug. 4, at 204 Sonoma Place in Aiken. Worship in Silence begins at 10 a.m., followed by refreshments and Second-Hour discussion at 11 a.m. For directions or more information, call 803-648-6020.

The Disciples Ministry of Indian Grove Baptist Church, 3057 Silver Bluff Road, will present Making the Right Choice Part II on Saturday, Aug. 10, at 5 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Anthony Wilson is the pastor. For more information, call 803-652-3153.

The women’s department of Greater Faith Ministries will host its annual women’s conference on Friday, Aug. 30, at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 803-259-0405.

The Lord Our Righteousness Church of God, 716 Old Whiskey Road N., New Ellenton, will hold a community enrichment camp through Aug. 3. For more information, call 803-652-2615.

Mt. Harris Baptist Church will sponsor a Summer Enrichment Camp for children ages 4 to 12 through Aug. 15. A pre-registration fee is required along with reasonable weekly rates. Meals are provided and several events are scheduled. For more information, call Renay Williams, camp director, at 803-292-7256, the church office at 803-648-2202 or email mtharrismissiona@att.net.

Second Baptist Church, 425 Hampton Ave. N.W., will hold a food bank the first and third Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Young Adult Bible Study will be held on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; on Wednesdays, Bible study will be held at noon, Worship and Word will be held at 7 p.m. and Youth Bible Study will be held at 7:15 p.m. For more information, call 803-644-3994.

The 2013 SonShine Club for children in first through fifth grades will meet at Stiefeltown Baptist Church, 143 Springwood Loop, Warrenville, through Aug. 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 803-392-7819.

Back to the Bible will offer a School of the Prophet class beginning on Saturday, Aug. 31, at 10 a.m. For more information, call 803-295-8115.

The 2013 United Methodist Retreat will host Living in God’s Grace Aug. 22 through 25 at Epworth by the Sea Conference Center, St. Simons Island, Ga. All men are invited to attend. The deadline to apply is Aug. 9. For more information or to register, call 803-640-7061.

Runs Missionary Baptist Church, 717 Williston Road, Beech Island, will hold its Women’s Conference Aug. 23 through 25. The Rev. Trudy Boyd will be the speaker on Friday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m.; The Rev. Arlean Edwards will be the guest speaker on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 9 a.m.; and the Rev. Monica Cofer will be the speaker on Sunday, Aug. 25, at 8 a.m. Tickets are $10 for Saturday, and this day is for women only. For more information, call 803-652-2128 or 803-652-7152.

Rocksville Baptist Church, Gloverville, will hold its Men’s and Women’s Conference on Friday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. with pastor Joanie Foster and Saturday, Aug. 10, at 10 a.m. with pastor Tony Foster. The Rev. William H. Booker Sr. is the pastor.

Services

Calvary Baptist Church, 194 Ascauga Lake Road, Graniteville, will hold Sunday Worship on Sunday, Aug. 4, beginning with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. The Rev. James L. Young will bring the message “The Soul Physician” from Mark 1:21-45. Evening worship begins at 6 p.m. and the Rev. Steve Gillette will continue with the series, “Telling Your Story: Part 2.” For more information, call 803-663-7601.

Pastor Steve Taylor will speak on Sunday, Aug. 4, at Grace Church of Aiken during the 9:45 a.m. service. Grace Church of Aiken is located at 144 Talatha Church Road, Aiken. During the service Pastor Don Soule will serve as worship leader. A supervised nursery is available during all services. At 11 a.m., there will be a variety of Sunday school classes. Classes are available for adults, college and career, young adults and ladies. Also meeting at 11 a.m. is Grace Fellowship, which meets in the church’s pavillion facility. Grace Fellowship is an alternative to more formal worship services. During the 6 p.m. service Taylor will also speak. For more information, visit the church’s website at www.gracechurchaiken.com.

Ascending Faith Church Ministries, 149 Posey St., Burnettown, holds services every Sunday with prayer at 9:45 a.m., praise and worship at 10 a.m. and worship services at 10:30 a.m. Bible study is held every Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Central Baptist Church, 1652 Wire Road, holds Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday followed by worship service at 10:30 a.m. A prayer meeting and Bible study for adults, youth, junior high and children are held every Wednesday at 7 p.m. For more information, call 803-642-6335. Buddy Brinkley is the pastor.

New Life Outreach Ministries, 616 Edgefield Road, North Augusta, will hold services on Sundays at 11 a.m. and Bible class at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays. Dr. W.E. Gasque is the pastor. For more information, call 803-648-6621.

Union Baptist Church will hold Sunday school at 9 a.m. and worship services at 10 a.m. on Sundays. The Rev. David R. Williams is the pastor.

Mt. Transfiguration Baptist Church, 350 Blanchard Road, North Augusta, holds its Sunday School at 9 a.m. and its Worship Services at 10 a.m. The Rev. Clarence D. Hill is pastor. For more information, call 803-278-4051.

Solid Rock Baptist Church, 3079 Old Powderhouse Road, will hold Connect Groups at 9:45 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m. Sundays, evening service at 6:30 p.m., Bible study on Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m. and children’s AWANA at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Dr. Steven Drawdy is the pastor. For more information, call 803-642-6715.

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 803-226-2800.

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 803-260-0771 or 803-564-6988.

Mount Sinai Baptist Church will hold Sunday school at 9 a.m., followed by worship services at 10 a.m. Bible study will hold 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, 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.

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 hold on Saturday at 9 a.m., Sunday prayer will hold at 9 a.m. and Wednesday prayer will hold 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 hold Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 803-648-3244.

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 803-648-7602.

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 803-652-2061.

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 hold on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

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 hold at 6 p.m. For more information, call 803-641-6596.

Beaver Dam Baptist Church will hold Sunday service the second and fourth Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday school will hold at 10 a.m. For more information, call 803-640-0220.

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 803-642-2516 or 803-649-1201.

Cedar Branch Baptist Church of Windsor will hold 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 803-641-0116 or 803-642-5246.

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 hold each Wednesday night at 7 p.m. For more information, call 803-649-0313.

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 hold Thursdays at 7 p.m.

Tabernacle of Joy, 420 Park Ave., will hold its Family Bible Institute (F.B.I.) at 9 a.m. every Sunday, and Sunday worship at 11 a.m. Bishop J. Raymond Mackey I is the senior pastor. Intercessory Prayer service is held every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. Bible study will be held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Bishop J. Raymond Mackey is pastor. For more information call 803-642-8237.

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 hold on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. The Rev. Ronald Thurmond is the pastor. For more information, call 803-642-9148.

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 803-649-7525.

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 hold on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Praise and worship will hold on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Pastor James Jackson at 803-522-4426. The church has a wheelchair accessible van for church pickups; to arrange a ride to church, call 803-522-4426 or 803-522-6496.

Kingdom Life Worship Center, 52 Aiken Blvd., Warrenville, will hold 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 803-663-9222.

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 803-278-1312.

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 803-642-4830 for an appointment. For more information, call 803-644-1118.

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 803-637-9950.

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 803-637-9950.

Historic Springfield Baptist Church of Augusta has early morning worship service on Sundays at 8:45 a.m. 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 803-641-0218.

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 803-594-1114. 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, 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, will hold 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 803-685-7403 or 803-295-1131.

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 hold 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) will hold Sonshine Disciples Sunday school 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 803-648-4523.

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 803-642-9148. 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 803-645-5756.

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 803-644-4786.

Chalk Hill Baptist Church, Wagener, will hold 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 803-642-8353.

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 803-270-8470 for church van pick-up.

Zion Fair Baptist Church will hold 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 803-652-7789.

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 803-471-3426.

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

Charles Wesley United Methodist Church will hold traditional worship services at 11 a.m. Sundays and Sunday school classes at 10 a.m. The church is located at 3510 Trolley Line Road. For more information, call 803-648-1160.

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. The Rev. Johnnie Lee Smith is the pastor. For more information, call 803-649-7525.

Baughmanville Baptist Church, 125 Baughmanville Road, Wagener. Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m., praise and worship service at 10:45 a.m. and Bible study every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 803-564-3319.

Kingdom Life Worship Center, Warrenville, will hold noon day prayer services Monday through Friday at noon.

Tabernacle of Joy Church, 420 Park Ave. Aiken, hold Family Bible Institute (FBI/Sunday School) every Sunday at 9 a.m. Prayer is at 10:30 a.m., Worship Service at 11 a.m. Intercessory Prayer Service is every Wednesday from 12 to 1 p.m. Bible Study is every Wednesday at 7 p.m. Bishop J. Raymond Mackey is pastor. For more information call 803-642-8237.

Levels Baptist Church, 2456 Levels Church Road, Aiken, holds Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., Morning Worship at 11 a.m., and Evening Worship at 6 p.m. Midweek Prayer Meeting is on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Rev. Ron Hasty is interim pastor. For more information, call 803-649-2022.

Spoken Word Ministries, 1219 Edgefield Highway N., will hold an Empowerment Teaching on Sundays at 10:15 a.m. and worship services at 11 a.m. Prophetic studies will hold on Tuesday at 7 p.m. For more information, call Ray Singleton at 843-670-9977 or Carolyn Toole at 803-226-3355. Prophet Ray Singleton is the senior pastor.

First Baptist Church Montmorenci, 44 Old Barnwell Road, Montmorenci, is now offering two Sunday morning services. The first service is a contemporary, completely digital music service, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The second service is a blended music service and starts at 11 a.m. Sunday School is from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Classes are offered for all ages. The first Sunday evening of the month there is an evening service at 6 p.m. Weekly Bible Study is on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. Dr. Tommy Richardson is the pastor. For more information, call the church office at 803-641-0801.

Solid Rock Baptist Church, 3079 Old Powderhouse Road, holds Connect Groups at 9:45 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 6:30 p.m. Children’s AWANA for ages 3 to fifth grade is held Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday Bible study is held at 6:45 p.m. Dr. Steven Drawdy is the pastor.

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

St. Peter Baptist Church of Elko’s doors are open on first and third Sundays beginning with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. and on second and fourth Sundays beginning with Sunday school at 8 a.m. and worship service at 9 a.m. Bible study is held on Wednesday nights at 7 p.m.

Saint James Lutheran Church, 200 Laurel Drive, Graniteville, will resume Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.

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 803-627-6725.

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 803-278-4051.

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 Thursdays.

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 hold at 7:30 p.m. First Sunday evening will hold communion at 6 p.m., fourth Sunday youth day will hold at 11 a.m. For more information, call 803-641-0218 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 803-202-0808.

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 803-502-1518.

The Seventh-day Adventist Church, 217 Gregg Ave., will hold Bible study on Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m.

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 803-279-6370.

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 803-648-9574.

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 803-279-6370.

The Montmorenci Baptist Church Women of Hope invites churches to join its health and fitness class. The class will hold every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Montmorenci Baptist Church. For more information, call Sister Faye Odom at 803-649-0988 or 803-640-7702.

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 803-649-3096.

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 803-644-3994.

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. For more information, call 803-221-1701 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 hold at 6:30 p.m. and Thursday Bible study will hold at noon. For more information, call 803-648-7017.

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