Religion briefs for March 14

  • Posted: Thursday, March 13, 2014 11:35 p.m.

Special services

Cornerstone Baptist Church will hold worship services on Sunday, March 16, at 10:45 a.m. The message by the Rev. Darrell Engle is A Divided Heart from Genesis 19:1-29. Nursery and Children’s Church for ages 3 through first grade are provided. Life App studies will be held at 6:30 p.m. Bill Winn will lead the session titled The God Anthology and Sue Redick will lead the last six sessions for ladies from the Book of Ruth. For more information, visit www.cbcaiken.com.

Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) will hold services on Sunday, March 16, at 204 Sonoma Place. Worship in Silence will begin at 10 a.m., followed by refreshments and Second Hour Discussion at 11 a.m. For more information, call 803-648-6020.

Calvary Baptist Church, 194 Ascauga Lake Road, Graniteville, will hold worship services on Sunday, March 16, at 11 a.m. and Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. The Rev. James L. Young will bring the message. The topic of this Sunday’s service will be The Greatest Gift from Luke 21:1-4. Evening worship services will be held at 6 p.m.; and Young will bring the message The Mandate to Forgiveness from Matthew 18:23-35. For more information, call 803-663-7601.

Grace Church of Aiken, 144 Talatha Church Road, will hold services on Sunday, March 16. Pastor Don Soule will speak about The Foundations of the Believer’s Life from Colossians at 9:45 a.m. Major Issues in the Minor Prophets will be the topic during evening worship at 6 p.m. Fellowships and classes for all ages are held at 11 a.m. For more information, call 803-649-3967.

New Life Outreach Ministry, 616 Edgefield Road, North Augusta, will hold a Time to Make a Change in Our Life service on Saturday, March 15, at 6 p.m. The Rev. Craig Meyers, the Springfield Baptist Church choir and the Unity Gospel Singers will be the guests. For more information, call 803-645-6621.

St. James Lutheran Church, 200 Laural Drive, Graniteville, will hold Lenten services on Wednesdays through Lent at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel. Holy Week services will be held on Maundy Thursday, April 17, at 7 p.m.; Good Friday, April 18, at 7 p.m. and Easter Sunrise service on Sunday, April 20, at 7 a.m. Easter breakfast will follow the service. For more information, call 803-663-6809.

New Life Outreach Ministries, 616 Edgefield Road, North Augusta, will hold a Joyful Night in the Lord service on Sunday, March 23, at 5 p.m. Bishop Angelo Hatcher, the Ebenezer Rock Choir, the Ladies of Prayer and the Miracle Outreach Temple Choir will be the guests. For more information, call 803-645-6621. Dr. W.E. Gasque is the pastor.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 902 Hitchcock Drive, will hold Lent worship on Wednesdays beginning March 12 at 7 p.m. A soup and sandwich supper will be offered in the fellowship hall at 6 p.m. Guests are welcome.

St. Peter Baptist Church of Elko will hold installation services for the Rev. Anthony Gadson March 28 to 30. The Rev. Phinice Young of Young Rosemary Baptist Church in Williston will speak on Friday at 7 p.m.; the Rev. Ricky Ezell of Central Baptist Church in Columbia will speak on Saturday at 5 p.m. and the Rev. Eulia C. Gadson of Faith Baptist Church in Columbia will speak on Sunday at 5 p.m.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 17519 Atomic Road, will hold a pastor’s appreciation service on Sunday, March 23, at 2 p.m. The Rev. Stevie Berry and the Runs and New Exodus Baptist church families will be the specials guests. For more information, email rjesusis@aol.com.

Samaria Missionary Baptist Church, 706 Samaria Road, Springfield, will hold its annual women’s day service on Sunday, March 16, at 9 a.m. Minister Thelma Belton will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 803-649-7759. Wendell C. Sims is the pastor.

Zion Fair Missionary Baptist Church will hold its fourth pastoral appreciation service for the Rev. Chauncey A. Scott and First Lady Grace Scott on March 15 and 16. The First Lady Banquet will be held on Saturday, March 15, at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The Rev. Michael Cash, son of the house of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, Macon, Ga., will speak on Sunday, March 16, at 10:45 a.m. and the Rev. Bruce Write will be the guest pastor during the 3 p.m. service.

Revivals

Mount Canaan Baptist Church, 2451 Edgefield Road, Trenton, will hold revival services March 26-28 at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Fred Coit of Columbia will be the revival preacher. In spiritual preparation for the revival, the church sanctuary will be open from noon to 7 p.m. for meditation and prayers on March 24 and 25. The Rev. George L. Brightharp is the pastor.

Cedar Branch Missionary Baptist Church, 385 Cedar Branch Road, Windsor, will hold revival on Friday, March 14, at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Cornelius C. Jenkins Jr. of Friendship Baptist Church. All area pastors and their choirs are invited.

The Williams Chapel Church of God, 212 Abbeville Ave., will hold its annual spring revival on Friday, March 14, at 7 p.m. Pastor Patricia Kirkland of Brockington Street Church of God in Timmonsville will be the evangelist. For more information, call 803-649-2318.

St. Mary Baptist Church, 474 Highway 125, Martin, will hold its spring revival April 8 through 10 at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Raiford Roundtree of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Jackson, will be the guest speaker. All area pastors and choirs are invited.

St. Peter Baptist Church of Elko will hold its annual youth revival March 26 and 27 at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Phillip Thomas of Second Baptist Church in Barnwell will be the speaker on Wednesday and the Rev. Reginald Mixon will be the speaker on Thursday.

Four Mile Baptist Church, 601 Jackson Ave., New Ellenton, will hold its annual spring revival March 18-20 at 7 p.m. nightly. The guest speaker will be Pastor Billy Smith of Building the Kingdom Ministries of Johnston.

Langley First Baptist Church, 2841 Augusta Road, Langley, will hold revival with Evangelist Len Turner and Music Director Preston Smith on Sunday, March 16, at 6:30 p.m. Revival will continue March 17 through 19 at 7 p.m. For more information, call 803-593-5133.

Anniversaries/Homecomings

Pine Grove Baptist Church, 250 Merriweather Drive, Graniteville, will celebrate the 18th anniversary of its Male Choir on Sunday, March 23, at 3 p.m. For more information, call 803-593-0803.

Ashley Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its usher’s anniversary on Sunday, March 16, at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Robert L. Heflin, pastor of Hayden Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.

The Family Life Worship Center will celebrate its 10th Church Anniversary on Sunday, April 6, at 11 a.m. All are welcome. For more information, call 803-641-0218. Bishop Dr. Gehazel Williams is the pastor.

Friendship Baptist Church, 515 Richland Ave., will celebrate the ninth pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Clinton “T.C.” Edwards Jr. on Sunday, March 16, at 3:30 p.m. All are welcome. The Rev. Dr. Victor Thomas and the Greater Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist Church of Augusta will be the guests. For more information, call 803-648-9290.

Carpentersville Baptist Church, 415 Carpentersville Road, North Augusta, will celebrate its 89th church anniversary on Sunday, March 16, at 2 p.m. The Rev. Gregory Fuller, pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church of Augusta, will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 803-279-2501.

Magnolia Baptist Church, 2420 Wire Road, will celebrate the ninth anniversary of its gospel choir on Sunday, March 16, at 2:30 p.m. Dinner will be served. For more information, call 803-642-5644.

The Silver Spring Missionary Baptist Church, Williston, will celebrate the 25th pastoral anniversary for the Rev. Freddie L. Bush and First Lady Mary Bush on Sunday, March 16, at 4 p.m. Bishop Michael Staley of Ascending Faith Ministry will be the guest speaker.

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 more information, call 803-649-9565 or email tj4u15@yahoo.com.

Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert, will host a gospel singing on Saturday, April 5, at 7 p.m. featuring Mercy’s Rain and Calvary’s Call. A love offering will be accepted and refreshments will be served. Volunteers are asked to bring finger foods. For more information, call Brenda Crosby at 803-657-5996.

The Down East Boys will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 21, at Second Baptist Church of Beech Island, 655 Beech Island Ave., Beech Island. A love offering will be received. For more information, call 803-827-0623.

Silver Bluff Missionary Baptist Church, 360 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island, will host An Evening of Praise Celebration featuring the JS Gordon choir on Saturday, March 22, at 5 p.m. For more information, call 803-827-0706. The Rev. Marvin Morgan is the pastor.

The SBC Men’s Ministry will host a night of jazz and old school R&B on Friday, March 14, from 7:30 to midnight in the Aiken Municipal Auditorium, 215 The Alley. Proceeds will benefit One Degree At a Time, an outreach program designed to help young men ages 13 to 17 make responsible choices. Tickets are $20 per person or $35 per couple. For more information, call Bill O’Conner at 803-644-0327 or 770-841-4162.

Miscellaneous

The United Methodist Women of Wesley United Methodist Church, 220 Richland Ave., will hold its second Children’s Literacy Festival with the theme Let’s Sail into Reading on Saturday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to noon. The event will feature storytelling and a puppet show, and is intended to help children ages 3 to 11 become confident readers and writers. For more information or to register, call Toni Strawther, chairperson, at 803-439-1869.

Jason Hodges, a native of Aiken, will launch out with seven other families to plant a new church in Boston. With the help of family, friends and churches from around the country, the entire team will move on July 1 to begin this new work. A Vision Night with Encounter Church will be held at the Woodside Plantation Country Club on Friday, March 14, at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in learning about how to partner with them in prayer and financial support is welcome. There will be dessert, coffee and fellowship. For more information, visit www.boston339.com.

New Life Outreach Ministries, 616 Edgefield Road, North Augusta, will hold Brethrens in Unity Seminar on Saturday, March 22, at 10 a.m. Dr. W.E. Gasque and Dr. Billy Pickney will be the speakers. For more information, call 803-645-6621.

New Life Outreach Ministries will hold a fundraiser on Sunday, March 30, at 5 p.m. in the Bettis Academy Auditorium in Trenton. Guests will be Brother Henry Hardy and the Byrd Sisters, the Willing Workers, the Pickney Sisters, Friends in Christ and the Unity Gospel Singers. For more information, call 803-278-5043 or 803-645-6621.

Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, 2429 Augusta Road, Gloverville, will hold the Stations of the Cross each Friday during Lent beginning on Friday, March 7, at 6 p.m. followed by a soup and sandwich fellowship in the Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Center. All are welcome. For more information, call 803-593-2241.

Mount Transfiguration Baptist Church, 350 Blanchard Road, North Augusta, will host the Pillars of Ministry Men and Women’s Conference with the theme Breaking Every Chain. The conference will begin with an opening fellowship service at Bethlehem Baptist Church in North Augusta on Friday, March 28, at 7 p.m. The women’s conference will be held at Mt. Transfiguration Baptist Church and the men’s conference will be held at Good Samaritan Baptist Church in Augusta. Registration for both men and women will be held from 8 to 8:45 a.m. and the conferences will meet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 803-278-4051.

Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, 2429 Augusta Road, Gloverville, will offer a Lenten Day of Reflection on Saturday, March 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the center adjacent to the church. Sister Margie Hosch, OSF from Greenville, will present the day titled What Do We Do With So Great A Love? Jesus Calls You to Follow Him. The cost for the day, including lunch, is $5. For more information or to make a reservation, call 803-522-0410.

St. Peter Baptist Church of Elko will hold a Rainbow Tea sponsored by the Missionary Ministry on Sunday, March 23, at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Ernestine Patterson. The Rev. Anthony F. Gadson is the pastor.

Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church, 96 Edisto St., Johnston, will hold a barbecue chicken plate sale on Saturday, March 22, at 11 a.m. Plates will consist of a half a barbecue chicken, potato salad, Cole slaw and bread. The cost is $7 per plate. For more information, call the church at 803-275-3418.

The Midland Valley Church of the Nazarene, 326 Jefferson Davis Highway, Clearwater, will hold a Re-Bling jewelry resale event as part of its yard sale on Saturday, March 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a fundraiser for the Driven by the Spirit Motorcycle Ministry. All proceeds will benefit the Rusty Bellamy Bikes for Missions Ministry. For more information, email peggy@justaskpeggy.com.

Services

Southside Free Will Baptist Church, 1411 East Pine Log Road, will hold morning worship at 10 a.m. and evening worship at 6 p.m. on Sundays. A fellowship meal will be held at 6:30 p.m. and Bible study and prayer will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. Larry Monday is the pastor. For more information, call 803-645-8897.

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.

Wesley United Methodist Church, 220 Richland Ave., will hold Sunday school at 9 a.m. and worship services at 10 a.m. on Sundays. The Rev. Walter E. Strawther is the pastor.

Cedar Creek Church offers the program Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered 12 step program on Tuesdays and Fridays. Tuesday night step studies are held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in building 3. The following celebrations are offered on Fridays in the Youth Worship Center: Dinner is served at 6 p.m.; praise and worship is held at 7 p.m.; Newcomers 101 is held at 8 p.m.; small group meetings are held at 8 p.m.; and the Holy Grounds Cafe is open from 9 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call Ray at 803-599-1503, Claire at 803-640-3501 or Jean at 803-646-0850.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church will offer an adult Bible class led by Brad Keefe based on favorite hymns at 9 a.m. on Sundays. Sunday school will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. and morning worship is held at 10:30 a.m.

The Aiken Christian Church, a non-denominational New Testament Church (Acts 2:40-47), hold Sunday services at 217 Gregg Ave., with prayer time at 9:30 a.m., meet and greet at 10 a.m. and worship services with communion at 10:30 a.m. Bible study is held every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Keith Ussery is the pastor. For more information, call 803-295-1270.

Silver Bluff Missionary Baptist Church, 360 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island, holds worship services on Sunday beginning with Sunday school at 9 a.m. and worship services at 10 a.m. Bible study is held every Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Rev. Marvin Morgan is the pastor. For more information, call 803-827-0706.

New Life Worship Center, 3550 Morgan Road, Hephzibah, Ga., holds midweek worship services at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Pastor Regina Harris is the speaker. Sunday worship services are held at 11 a.m. Pastor Claude Harris is the speaker. For more information, call 706-796-7880.

Beaver Dam Baptist Church will hold Sunday service the second and fourth Sunday at 10 a.m. and the third Sunday at 9 a.m. For more information, call 803-648-1749.

The Greater Faith Fellowship Church, 570 Town Creek Road, will hold prayer at 9 a.m.; Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.; worship services at 10:45 a.m. on Sundays. Praise services will be held at 6:30 p.m. and discipleship will be held at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesdays. For more information, call 803-648-6858. Dr. Olen I. Jessie is the senior pastor and the Rev. Gladiola S. Jessie is the co-pastor.

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road, will hold YaWay contemporary worship on Sundays at 9:45 a.m., a blended service at 8:30 a.m. and a traditional service at 11 a.m. Holy Communion is offered during all three services. Sunday school for children and adults is held at 9:45 a.m. and the Intergenerational Luther Cafe meets at 11 a.m. Coffee hour fellowship follows both the 8:30 and 9:45 a.m. services and child care is provided for those 6 and younger. For more information, call 803-649-4021.

Chinquapin Baptist Church, 1413 Chinquapin Road, Batesburg, will hold Sunday school at 9 a.m. and worship services at 10:45 a.m. Holy communion will be offered on the first Sunday of the month. Dr. Leroy V. Williams is the pastor. Robert L. Meyers is the chairman. For more information, call 803-532-2529.

St. Noah Church of God in Christ, 261 Charleston St., will hold prayer services every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Elder Roy Hooker is the pastor. For more information, call 803-648-7446 or 803-645-6621.

New Covenant Presbyterian Church, 526 Hitchcock Parkway, will hold Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. followed by worship services at 10:30 a.m. Supervised child care is provided. Drew Kornreich is the senior pastor. For more information, call 803-649-5007 or visit www.npcaiken.org.

Saint James Lutheran Church, 200 Laurel Drive, Graniteville, will hold Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. For more information, call 803-663-6809.

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.

Beaver Dam Baptist Church will hold Sunday service the second and fourth Sunday at 10 a.m. and the third Sunday at 9 a.m. For more information, call 803-648-1749.

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 be held on Saturday at 9 a.m., Sunday prayer at 9 a.m. and Wednesday prayer at 6 p.m. followed by Bible study at 6:30 a.m. Corporate Saturday Morning Prayer will be held the first Saturday of the month at 9 a.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. Bible study will be held on Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. 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. and morning worship at 11 a.m. on Sundays. Evening activities including AWANA for ages 3 to fifth grade and discipleship classes for youth begin at 5 p.m. Bible study is held on Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m. 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.

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 10 a.m. and the third Sunday at 9 a.m. For more information, call 803-648-1749.

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 services on Sunday at 11:45 a.m. with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and Praise and Worship at 10:45 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 morning worship at 10:50 a.m., Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., evening worship at 6 p.m., and youth group on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.grace-of-aiken.com. The Rev. Greg Bowen 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 will hold Sunday school at 9 a.m. and morning worship at 10 a.m. For more information, call the church office at 706-724-1056. The Rev. Hardy S. Bennings III 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. Sotello V. Long is the pastor.

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 activities, AWANA for ages 3 to fifth grade, discipleship classes for youth begin at 5 p.m. 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.

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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