Religion briefs for March 15

  • Posted: Friday, March 15, 2013 12:02 a.m.

Special services

Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 127 Cedar Drive, will hold a Men’s/Women’s Day Program on Sunday, March 17, at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Donald Brookard and the Welcome Traveler’s Baptist Church will be in charge of services. For more information, call 803-642-5359.

Jerusalem Baptist Church will celebrate its Family & Friends Day on Sunday, March 17, at 4 p.m. The guest speaker for the occasion will be Minister Gary Thomas of First Nazareth Baptist Church, Columbia. For more information, call Leonard Bell at 803-685-5204.

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 900 Kerr Drive, will hold a Holy Communion service on Monday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary and an Easter Sunrise service 6:45 a.m. on Sunday, March 31, at the lake by Solitude Farm. The regular Sunday service in the sanctuary is at 11 a.m. Following the service, flowers will be placed on the cross in front of the church. For more information, call 803-648-4523.

Second Baptist Church, 425 Hampton Ave. N.W., will hold an Easter Sunrise Worship service on Sunday, March 31, at 6 a.m. The church will hold a worship service at 10 a.m. An Easter egg hunt will follow the service.

Smyrna Missionary Baptist Church, 1186 Smyrna Church Road, Springfield, will hold Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, March 31, at 6 a.m. This is the only service for the day, followed by a fellowship breakfast and an Easter egg hunt. All are welcome. Curtis Belton is pastor. For more information, call 803-649-7759.

New Beginning Ministries, 317 Williston Road, Beech Island, will hold a service, “A Time of Favor” on Sunday, March 31, at 6 p.m. Apostle Lenard King of Charleston is the guest speaker. For more information, call 803-827-3913.

Ashley Grove Baptist Church, 323 Ashley Grove Road, will hold its Good Friday service, “The Seven Last Sayings of Christ” on Friday, March 29, at 2 p.m., and Easter service on Sunday, March 31, at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Antony Q. Miller is the pastor. For more information, call 803-648-5515.

Miracle Temple of Deliverance Church, 3731 Richland Avenue W., will hold an Appreciation Day Service for the Rev. Aaron Woodward on Saturday, March 16, at 5 p.m. For more information, call Minister Ethel Woodward at 803-648-7597 or 803-349-6778.

New Life Outreach Ministries Church, 616 Edgefield Road, Suite 100, North Augusta, will host the Move of Faith Choir and Jackson Family Service on Friday, March 22, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 803-645-6621.

Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry, 214 W. Five Notch Road, North Augusta, will hold its Good Friday service, “The Last Seven Sayings of Christ,” on Friday, March 29 at 6:30 p.m. Bobby G. Hankerson is the pastor. For more information, call 803-279-1493.

CSRA Ministers Conference present “The Seven Last Sayings of Jesus,” hosted by Indian Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 3057 Silver Bluff Road, on Friday, March 29 at noon. There will be various speakers. Dr. Anthony Wilson is the senior pastor. For more information, call the Rev. Rosa James at 803-295-7174.

Indian Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 3057 Silver Bluff Road, will hold the service “Making Right Choices” on Saturday, March 23, at 5 p.m. Come and share the experiences the speakers have had in making or not making the right choice. Dr. Anthony Wilson is the senior pastor. For more information, call the Rev. Rosa James at 803-295-7174.

The Religious Society of Friends will hold services on Sunday, March 17, at 204 Sonoma Place. Worship in Silence begins at 10 a.m., with refreshments at 11 a.m. followed by Second Hour discussion. For directions or more information, call 803-640-9650.

Women In Ministry will host a Night with the Bishop on Friday, March 22, at 7 p.m. at Zion Hopewell FGFWC, Gilbert. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Trinikia Mason at 803-480-3237 or Linda Bryant at 864-993-3583.

Solid Rock Tabernacle of Praise, 590 Hemlock Drive, North Augusta, will hold its Quarterly Birth Month Ministry Celebration on Sunday, March 17, at 2:30 p.m. Various singers and dancers will be featured. Everyone is invited.

At Aiken Unitarian Universalist Church, 115 Gregg Ave., Janeth Welch and the Service and Outreach Committee will present “Why Immigration is a Moral Issue” on Sunday, March 17, at 10:30 a.m. Understanding of the history and attitudes that created the current system makes it clear that many aspects are immoral and unjust through discrimination, exclusion, preferences and failure to enforce the laws in a consistent and fair manner. Child care is provided. For more information, visit www.AikenUU.org.

Pastor Steve Taylor will speak on Sunday, March 17, at Grace Church of Aiken, 144 Talatha Church Road, during the 9:45 a.m. 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 pavilion facility. Taylor will also speak at the 6 p.m. service. For more information, visit www.gracechurchaiken.com.

The Mount Harris Baptist Church, 1729 Powderhouse Road, family will observe a “Pre-Resurrection Fun Day” on Saturday, March 30, at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for ages 12 and younger. Annual Resurrection Services will be on Sunday, March 31 during morning services. All are invited to attend. Dr. Olen I. Jessie is the senior pastor. For more information, call 803-648-2202 or email mtharrismissiona@att.net.

The Ocean Grove Baptist Church Pastor’s Aid will present its Easter Program celebrating “The Resurrection of Christ” on Sunday, March 31, at 2 p.m. The Rev. Joseph B. Williams Sr. is the pastor. For more information, call 803-221-7280.

Calvary Baptist Church, 194 Ascauga Lake Road, Graniteville, will hold Sunday Worship on Sunday, March 17 beginning with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and Morning Worship at 11 a.m. Pastor James Young will bring the message “Take Up The Cross and Follow Christ” from Matthew 16:21-28. Evening Worship begins at 6 p.m. and Pastor Young will continue with the series “Stories From The Bible” from 1 Samuel 11. For more information, call 803-663-7601.

Montmorenci Missionary Baptist Church will hold Easter Sunrise Service at 6 a.m. along with Old Rosemary Baptist Church. The pastor is Timothy O. Williams.

Mount Anna Baptist Church, 2612 Banks Mill Road, will hold its C.A.Y.A Worship Service on March 24 at 10:45 a.m. All are welcome. For more information, call 803-648-7017.

Rocksville Baptist Church, Gloverville, will hold the ordination service for Minister Bernard Sapp on April 7 at 2 p.m. The Rev. Timothy Williams will be the guest speaker. The Rev. William H. Booker Sr. is the pastor.

Jerusalem Baptist Church will host Ridge Hill Baptist Educational Association’s annual Easter Sunrise Service at 6 a.m. on Sunday, March 31. The preacher will be former moderator, the Rev. Eldwyn Griffin, pastor of the Mount Alpha Baptist Church in Ward.

Revivals

Mount Canaan Baptist Church, 2451 Edgefield Road, Trenton, will hold its Spring Revival March 27, 28 and 29 at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Martris Mims of Augusta, will preach the gospel.

Jerusalem Baptist Church will hold a one-day revival

St. Peter Baptist Church of Elko will hold Youth Revival March 27-28 at 7 p.m. nightly.

St. Mary Baptist Church, 474 Highway 25, Martin, will hold its Spring Revival April 9-11 at 7 p.m., with the theme “They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength .” Minister Marcel W. Smith, associate pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church in Girard, Ga., will be the guest pastor for the week. The Rev. Nathaniel Odom is pastor.

Four Mile Baptist Church, 601 Jackson Ave., New Ellenton, will hold its Spring Revival beginning Tuesday, March 19-21, at 7 p.m. nightly. Guest Speaker for the week will be the Rev. Augustus Washington, Jr., pastor of Joshua Generation House of Faith.

Ocean Grove Baptist Church, 12 Ocean Grove Road, will hold Spring Revival from March 17-20, beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. For more information, call 803-648-4844.

Bean Pond Missionary Baptist Church, 337 South Hankinson Street, Jackson, will hold a One Night Spring Revival on Thursday, March 28, at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Raford Roundtree of the Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, Jackson. the Rev. Dr. David Easterling is the pastor. For more information, call 803-471-3426.

Anniversaries/Homecomings

Ashley Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 323 Ashley Grove Road, will celebrate its Usher’s Anniversary on Sunday, March 17, at 2:30 p.m. It will also host a trip to Holy Land Experience. For more information, call 803-270-7922. The Rev. Anthony Miller is the pastor.

Old Rosemary Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the anniversary of its Gospel Senior Choir on Sunday, March 24, at 10 a.m. For more information, call 803-649-7448 or email oldrosemary@gmail.com.

Silver Spring Missionary Baptist Church, Williston, will celebrate the F.L. Bush Choir Anniversary on Sunday, April 7, at 3 p.m. The Rev. Freddie L. Bush is pastor.

Silver Spring Missionary Baptist Church, Williston, will celebrate the 24th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Freddie L. Bush and First Lady Mary Bush on Saturday, March 17, at 4 p.m. The Rev. J.B. Moody will be the guest speaker.

Gospel of Peace Church of God in Christ, 10 Lions Trail, Bath, will celebrate its Church Anniversary Service on Sunday, March 17, at 4:30 p.m. Elder Roy Hooke, pastor of St. Noah Church of God in Christ, will be the speaker. The Elder George Hightower is the pastor. For more information, call 803-648-9473.

New Life Outreach Ministries Church, 616 Edgefield Road, Suite 100, North Augusta, will celebrate a Love Weekend for Deacon Johnny Burnett, Friday, March 29, at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 30, at 6 p.m., and Sunday, March 31, at 5 p.m. For more information, call 803-8645-6621 or 803-278-5043.

Carpentersville Baptist Church, 415 Carpentersville Road, North Augusta, will celebrate its 88th Church Anniversary on Sunday, March 17, at 2 p.m. Guest Speaker will be Reverend Willie White, pastor of Newberry Baptist Church, Lincolnton, Ga. For more information, call 279-2501.

Bean Pond Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its Mission Anniversary on Sunday, March 24, beginning at 3 p.m. Guest speaker for the occasion will be the Rev. Cook. Bean Pond Missionary Baptist Church is located at 337 South Hankinson Street, Jackson. the Rev. Dr. David Easterling is pastor. For more information, call 803-471-3426.

Runs Missionary Baptist Church, 717 Williston Road, Beech Island, will celebrate its 142nd church anniversary on Sunday, May 5, at 8 a.m. The guest minister will be the Sharpe, of Lithonia, Ga. the Rev. Sharpe is a Student Chaplain with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes–Inner-City Atlanta Ministry which serves the Morehouse and Clark Atlanta football teams; and chapel assistant at the MLK International Chapel. the Rev. Reginald Sharpe was inducted into the Academy of Young Preachers in January 2010, where he was one of the youngest members to be honored.

St. Mary Baptist Church, 474 Highway 125, Martin, will hold its 32nd Anniversary Willing Workers Program on Sunday, March 24, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Sam Roundtree of Webb Grove Baptist Church in Jackson will be the guest speaker. The Rev. Nathaniel Odom is the pastor.

St. John Baptist Church, 286 Huber Clay Road, Langley, will celebration the 18th Pastoral Anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Dr. Curtis J. Blocker Sr., on Sunday, April 7, at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Maurice Porter, pastor of Mount Anna Baptist Church. Everyone is invited to attend.

Pine Grove Baptist Church, 250 Merriweather Drive, Graniteville, invites male choirs and church families throughout the area to its Male Chorus 17th Anniversary on Sunday, March 24, at 3 p.m. For more information, call 803-593-0803.

The Senior Choir of Ocean Grove Baptist Church, 12 Ocean Grove Road, will hold its 39th Senior Choir Anniversary on Saturday, March 16, at 2 p.m. All are welcome. the Rev. Joseph Williams is pastor. Sis. Leona Burris is president.

The Magnolia Baptist Community Gospel Choir will celebrate its 9th Choir Anniversary on March 17 at 2:30 p.m. at Magnolia Baptist Church, 2420 Wire Road. Dinner will be served. The Rev. Charles M. Simpkins is pastor. Sadie Griffin is president. For more information, call 803-642-5644.

Music/dramas

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 mo

Second Baptist Church, 425 Hampton Ave. N.W., will host a musical workshop March 14 -15 at 7 p.m., and March 16 at 9 a.m. A concert will be on Sunday, March 17, at 4 p.m. The Rev. Phillip Slaughter will facilitate. For more information, call 803-644-3994.

Second Baptist Church, 425 Hampton Ave.,N.W., will present the Seven Last Words on Friday, March 29, at noon.

Mount Transfiguration Baptist Church, 350 Blanchard Road, North Augusta, will hold a dance ministry concert on Saturday, March 30, at 5 p.m. The Rev. Clarence D. Hill is the pastor. For more information, call 803-278-4051.

Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road., Gilbert, will feature gospel singing by Holy City and Common Ground on Saturday, April 6, at 7 p.m. A love offering will be accepted and refreshments will be served. Volunteers are needed to bring finger foods. For more information, call Earl Outlaw at 803-657-5373.

Abundant Life Church, 4665 Augusta Road, Beech Island, will hold service with special guest, recording artist Willis Canada, on March 19 at 7 p.m. For more information, call Lallie Boyd at 803-593-3164 or Kathy LeRoy at 803-640-7964.

Lenten services

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road, will hold weekly “Keep It Simple” suppers and worship each Wednesday during Lent starting Feb. 20. Supper begins at 6 p.m., and evening prayer starts at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

Ridge Hill Baptist Church, 144 Ridge Hill Drive, Ridge Spring, will hold Ash Wednesday services on successive Wednesdays until the final week of Lent. The final week, will conclude on Good Friday, March 29, at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. All services will begin at 7 p.m. nightly and will last no longer than one hour.

Miscellaneous

New Life Outreach Ministries, 616 Edgefield Road, Suite 100, North Augusta, will sponsor a Brother Prestic R. Faulk benefit program on Friday, March 15, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 645-6621.

St. Peter Baptist Church of Elko will hold a Missionary Ministry Rainbow Tea on Sunday, March 24, at 3 p.m.

A Concord Mills Shopping Trip sponsored by the Aiken County Ministers’ Wives & Ministers’ Widows Alliance will be on Saturday, March 16. The bus will leave the Save-A-Lot parking lot at 6:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit the South Carolina Association of Ministers’ Wives & Ministers’ Widows State Convention, which Aiken will host in 2014. For more information, call Jeanette Cue at 803-648-0960, Linda Coleman at 803-649-9817 or Luchelle Abney at 803-275-2568.

Second Baptist Church, 425 Hampton Ave. N.W., will hold a food bank the first and third Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 803-644-3994.

Ashley Grove Baptist Church will host a “Trip to the Holy Land Experience” in Orlando, Fla., June 10-14. For details call 803-270-7922.

There will be a Free Community Cookout on Saturday, April 27, at Perry Park, from noon to 4 p.m. There will be barbecue chicken and ribs, hot dogs, hamburgers, fried fish, gospel music and more. The event is open to the public and those attending should bring lawn chairs. Event sponsored by Light of the Word JESUS Ministries, St. Noah Church of God in Christ, New Direction SOP, and more. To RSVP, help sponsor, volunteer, or donate to the event, call 226-1616.

Levels Baptist Church, 2456 Levels Church Road, is hosting a drop-in Saturday, March 16, to honor Cathryn McGee on the occasion of her 94th birthday. The drop-in is from 2 to 4 p.m.

The Pastor’s Aide Committee at Bean Pond Missionary Baptist Church will have a “Hat Program” on Sunday, March 17 beginning at 3 p.m. Bean Pond Missionary Baptist Church, 337 South Hankinson St., Jackson. The Rev. Dr. David Easterling is pastor. For more information, call 803-471-3426.

Created for Purpose Women’s Ministry presents “To Bee or Not to Bee: Victim or Victor (a Study of Hannah)” on Saturday, March 16 at 10 a.m. at the Smith-Hazel Recreational Center on 400 Kershaw St. The speaker will be Minister Delores Thomas. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Minister Delores Thomas at 864-631-3073.

Services

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 completely digital music service that is contemporary. It begins at 8:30 a.m. The second service is a blended music service and starts at 11 a.m. Between the morning services we offer Sunday school from 9:45-10:45 a.m. We offer classes for all ages. The first Sunday evening of the month there is an evening service that begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. is our weekly Bible study. Dr. Tommy Richardson is the Pastor. If you would like 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.

A Wednesday night Bible study and supper will be offered to the community at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 160 Merovan Drive, North Augusta, 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.

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.

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 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 279-6370.

MOPS (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. 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.

Calvary Baptist Church, 194 Ascauga Lake Road, Graniteville, will hold Sunday services to include Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Sunday night service will hold at 6 p.m. For more information, call 803-663-7601.

Solid Rock Baptist Church, 3079 Old Powderhouse Road, will hold Sunday school 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. 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 hold 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 hold 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 the 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 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 have 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.

Union Baptist Church will hold Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m., and Bible study will hold on Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. The Rev. David R. Williams, pastor. For more information, call 803-642-2211.

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.

The Tabernacle of Joy will hold worship services at its new location at 820 Park Ave. Family Bible Institute (F.B.I.) is held at 9 a.m., intercessory prayer is at 10:15 a.m. and Sunday worship is at 10:30 a.m. Bishop J. Raymond Mackey I is the senior pastor.

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 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 have 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. Sundays. The church is located at 3510 Trolley Line Road; for more information, call 803-648-1160.

Cornerstone Baptist Church, Hitchcock Parkway, will hold Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship services at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and Children’s Church for ages 3 through first grade are provided. The Rev. Darrell Engle will give the sermon. For more information, call 803-642-6822, or visit www.cbaiken.com.

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. We invite you to worship with us! For more information, call 803-564-3319.

Bethany Full Gospel Church, 104 Sabra Ave., New Ellenton, Sunday School will be at 10 a.m. Sunday morning worship service will be every Sunday except on the fourth Sunday at 11 a.m. Afternoon service will be every third Sunday at 3 p.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study will be at 7 p.m.

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