Special services Aiken Unitarian Universalist Church will feature Ralph Brown who will speak on "A Liberal Christian Look at His Pentecostal Roots." In a life journey spanning 66 years, traveling to 44 countries and learning 10 languages, Ralph Brown has discerned common ties across religions that have transformed his personal spirituality. Aiken UU Church, 115 Gregg Ave. holds its service and Way Cool Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. Childcare is provided. For more information, visit www.AikenUUChurch.org. Pastor Steve Taylor will continue his sermon series on Romans Sunday, Sept. 6, at Grace Brethren Church during the 9:45 a.m. worship service. Supervised nurseries are available for all services. Grace Brethren is located at 144 Talatha Church Road, Aiken. The 6 p.m. worship service will also feature a message by Pastor Taylor. Four Mile Baptist Church will hold a Men's and Women's Day Program on Sunday, Sept. 13 beginning with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and worship service at 10:45 a.m. The Rev. Verdina Thomas will be the guest minister. Four Mile Baptist Church will hold a Pastor Appreciation Program on Sunday, Sept. 20 beginning with Sunday School at 4 p.m. The Rev. John Brightharp will be the guest minister. Cornerstone Baptist Church, Hitchcock Parkway (turn at Wando Ridge Road into Hitchcock Crossing), Aiken, invites you and your family to worship Sunday at 10:45 a.m. The message by Pastor Darrell Engle is "Credit from God: How to Get It" from Romans 4:1-15. Nursery is provided and Children's Church is for ages 3 through first grade. Bible Study for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. For additional information, visit Cornerstone's website (www.cbcaiken.com). St. John's United Methodist Church will participate in the National Back to Church Sunday day on Sunday, Sept. 13. Invite a friend or neighbor to any service. Acts of Renewal will perform Christian theatre vignettes at 3 p.m. Dr. Henry Blackaby, co-author of "Experiencing God," will be the guest speaker Sept. 20 and 21 at Town Creek Baptist Church. Jason Burden will be the guest speaker at Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. He will tell the story of how he came into contact with 7,200 volts of electricity. The Jacksonville Missionary Baptist Church will hold an Appreciation Day to honor Deacon Patrick H. Robinson Sr. on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. All are welcome. New Life Outreach Ministries will hold a Friday Prayer, Worship and Testimony Service on Friday, Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. in the Lockett Chapel Holiness Church. For more information, call Elder W.E. Gasque at 278-5043. The Family Life Worship Center will hold a pre-founders day service on Sunday, Sept. 6 at 6 p.m. Apostle E. Wiggins will be the guest speaker. Bishop Dr. G. Williams is the pastor. The Family Life Worship Center will hold Incessory Prayer on Friday, Sept. 4 from 6 to 9 p.m. Dr. Gehazel Williams is the pastor. For more information, call 641-0218. Revival The 2009 Greater Young Zion Fall Revival will be held Sept. 21 - 23. The returning evangelist is the powerful, God- ordained Rev. Robert McGowen, pastor of Greater Galilee Baptist Church in Charlotte, N.C. Get ready for an earth-shaking, soul-stirring revival like they had in the old days. The word of God will be proclaimed each night beginning at 7 p.m. The Kingdom Focus 2009 Revival The Next Level will be held Sept. 9- 11 at 7:30 p.m. nightly from the Zion Hopewell Full Gospel Family Worship Center, Gilbert. Bishop Derek D. Kelly will be the guest minister. For more information, call (803) 892-5611. Cedar Grove Baptist Church will hold revival Sept. 21-24 at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Bruce Wright will be the revivalist for the week. Anniversaries/homecomings Glover Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the 123rd Church Anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 6 at 3 p.m. The Rev. Joe F. Singleton of the Ebenezer Baptist Church will be in charge of the service. The Rev. Bobby J. Jones is the pastor. The Hayden Baptist Church Youth Choir will celebrate their 17th Choir Anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 2:30 p.m. Randall Baptist Church will celebrate the 111th Church Anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. The Rev. Eugene Guyton will be the guest minister. All are welcome. Mount Canaan Baptist Church, Trenton will celebrate the 141st Church Anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. The Rev. J.C. Williams will bring the message. Rev. George L. Brightharp is the pastor. The Ocean Grove Gospel Choir will celebrate their 34th Choir Anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 6 at 5 p.m. The Rev. Joseph Williams is the pastor. Ashley Grove Missionary Church will celebrate the 119th Church Anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Leander Jones will be the guest minister. St. Noah Church of God in Christ will celebrate the church anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 5 p.m. Elijah Alford will be the keynote speaker. Elder Roy Hooker is the pastor. Cedar Grove Baptist Church will celebrate the church anniversary Sunday, Sept. 27 at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Welsey Guyton will be the guest minister. Zion Fair Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the Usher's Anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 10:40 a.m. Rev. The Anthony Dicks will be the guest speaker. Music/drama Christian Magician Keith Brown will bring a brief children's sermon in the morning worship services 9 and 10:45 a.m. and a full concert Sunday night at 6 p.m. at the Midland Valley First Church of the Nazarene on Sunday, Sept. 6. For more information, call the church 593-3114. Miscellaneous Cedar Creek Church will hold Financial Peace University Classes beginning on Sunday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. To register, call John Travis at 439 -5002 or e-mail jtravis@ryaltd.com. Zion Fair Missionary Baptist Church will hold a prayer breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 19. Beth Everitt will be the guest speaker. The Edgefield Baptist Association will honor Mrs. AnnaBelle Nicholson for 20 years of dedicated service as Association Coordinator with a retirement drop-in Sunday, Sept. 13 from 2 to 4 p.m. The event will be held at the Edgefield Baptist Association building at 985 Highway 25 N, Edgefield. All relatives, friends and Edgefield Association co-workers are invited. Ridge Hill Worship & Deliverance will hold a health fair on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Kmart Shopping Plaza in North Augusta. There will be free blood pressure checks, glucose checks, AIDS testing, health information and more. For more information, call Angela Brown at (803) 226-0695. The first annual Labors of Love Mission Adventure will be held on Monday, Sept. 7 in the Family Life Center of Aiken Presbyterian Church at 8 a.m. You can sign up for projects at ACTS, Christ Central, Project Vision, Children's Place, or painting at the Jolley's house. There will be something for children, youth, young adults and seniors. Some projects require skills with power tools and others just require you to know how to use a broom. The group plans to meet again at 6 p.m. to fellowship over dinner and communion. See the witness and service bulletin board in the back hallway to sign up for this day of mission and sharing the love of Christ. If you can't be here, you can sign up to pray for the group. Second Baptist Church will host Home Ownership Classes sponsored by the City of Aiken beginning Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call the church office at 644-3974. John K. Rosemond, noted author and expert on parenting, will offer day and evening sessions on Thursday, Oct. 8 at St. John's United Methodist Church. For more information, visit www.stjohns-umc.com. A ladies retreat will be held at Unity Holiness Church, Highway 19, Aiken, Sept. 14, 15 and 16 at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Rhonda Holland will be the guest speaker with Praise and Worship by Faye Risinger. Four Mile Baptist Church will hold a Health Fair on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Driven By the Spirit's Motorcycle Ministry will hold the fifth annual Biker Sunday on Sept. 13. Registration starts at 8 a.m., and the service will be at 10:45 a.m. The first 200 registered bikes get a free ride pin. There will be morning refreshments, a free barbecue dinner, an escorted ride and door prizes, including the grand prize of a Garmin GPS. For more information, call 593-3114 or visit www.drivenbythespirit.org. Join the Tabernacle of Joy in 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 First Church of the Nazarene on Sundays at 9 and 10:45 a.m. and Biker Bible Study is held Sunday at 6 p.m. Fellowship is every second and fourth Friday. The fifth annual Biker Sunday will be Sept. 13 at 8 a.m. For more information, call Wayne Cheselka at (706) 373-1380 or e-mail wcheselka@comcast.net. Union Baptist Church will hold weekly Bible Study starting Wednesday, Sept 9 at 6 p.m. The Rev. David R. Williams is pastor. For more information call 642-2211. Mt. Harris MBC will hold a Biblical marriage connection enrichment seminar the third and fourth Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. Second Baptist Church, 425 Hampton Ave., is offering 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. New Zion Branch Ministries will hold regular service on the first, second and fifth Sunday at 9 a.m.; senior service on the third Sunday at 9 a.m.; youth service on the fourth Sunday at 9 a.m.; Bible Study every Thursday at 7 p.m.; movie night the first Friday at 7 p.m.; and a healing service the third Friday at 7 p.m. For more information, call 643-2755. Rosa Hill Baptist Church, 89 Little Rock Road, will hold worship services on the second, third 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. Troy Nipper is the pastor. For more information, call 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. Mount Harris Missionary Baptist Church will host the quarterly "Transforming/Renewing the Mind Seminar with Biblical Money Management Principles" the first and second Thursday of the month from 7 to 8 p.m. and "Biblical Marriage Enrichment" the third and fourth Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 648-2202 or e-mail mtarrismissiona@bellsouth.net. 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 a.m. every Sunday and at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Sundays. Bible study and prayer meeting will be held on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. Praise and worship will be held on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Pastor James Jackson at 648-8014. St. John Baptist Church, Huber Clay Road, Langley, will hold Sunday school at 9 a.m. and church services at 10 a.m. The Rev. Dr. Curtis Blocker Sr. is the pastor. For more information, call 648-7602. Kingdom Life Worship Center, at 52 Aiken Blvd., Warrenville, holds 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 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. Timothy J. Hammons is the pastor. Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 3522 Trolley Line Road, will hold Sunday school at 8:45 a.m. and worship service at 10 a.m. every Sunday, and Bible study every Thursday at 6 p.m. For more information, call 642-3288. The Rev. Aaron Woodward is the pastor. Crown Christian Center, located at 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 278-1312. The 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 642- 4830 for an appointment. For more information, call 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 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 637-9950. Zion Fair Missionary Baptist Church will hold a regular worship service every Sunday at 10 a.m. Sunday school begins at 9 a.m. SDA Church, 217 Gregg Ave., will hold Bible study on Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. The Clothes Closet at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 117 Hard St., Graniteville, is open from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday. Clothes are free. For more information, call Ann Mayer at 663-7440. 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. Spotless Lamb Ministries is collecting used cell phones to send to its partner ministry for refurbishing. The phones will be sent to senior citizens, disabled and battered women and women's shelters at no cost to the recipients. For more information, call Timothy Davis at 234-6496 or visit www.spotlesslamb.org. 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. Childcare will be provided. RSVP to the church office at 648-9574. Historic Springfield Baptist Church of Augusta has early morning worship service on Sundays at 8:45. 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 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 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. Childcare 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 of Aiken, 3925 Shiloh Church Road, offers Sunday worship services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday school classes for all ages are at 9:45 a.m. Chalk Hill Baptist Church, Wagener, holds 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 685-7403 or 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 be held 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) is holding a new Sonshine Disciples Sunday school. These classes will be offered 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 648-4523. Verse by Verse Bible Study meets every Thursday at 10 a.m. in the administration building at the First Baptist Church of North Augusta. For more information, call 279-6370. 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 Tuesday at 6 p.m. For more information, call the church at 642-9148. The Rev. Ronald Thurmond is the pastor. Memorial Baptist Church will hold Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. and service at 6:30 p.m. There will be a prayer service Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 648-3244. Steve Gillette is the pastor. Riverfront Christian Church will hold services at the Sleep Inn Hotel in North Augusta every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Terry Byrd is the pastor. Pastor Terry and Maryam Byrd recently appeared on CBN's "700 Club." For more information, call 645-5756. The Montmorenci Baptist Church Women of Hope invites churches to join its health and fitness class. The class will be held every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Montmorenci Baptist Church. For more information, call Sister Faye Odom at 649-0988 or 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 649-3096. Ocean Grove Baptist Church will hold worship service the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. There will be a guest speaker each month. The Rev. Joseph Williams is the pastor. The Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, Eureka,will hold worship service at 10:45 a.m. and Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday. Bible study will be every Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Rev. Regional White is the pastor. Chalk Hill Baptist Church, Wagener, holds 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. 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 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. The first Aiken representative was just healed of cancer with metastasis. Call 221-1701 or visit www.healingcenterofcsra.com. Rosa Hill Baptist Church, 89 Little Rock Road, Aiken, invites you to worship services on the second, third and fourth Sunday of each month, beginning with Sunday School at 9 a.m. and worship at 10 a.m. Bible Study will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. Rev. Troy Nipper is the Pastor. For any other information, call 803-649-7525. Springbranch Baptist Church, Centerwood Road, Windsor, is starting a Bible club called G-Force for children ages 5 to 12. G-Force meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for Bible stories, games, music, fun and food. If summer is getting you down, join us and be lifted. New Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 876 Bachman-Dykes Road, Swansea, invites you to worship each Sunday beginning with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and worship service at 10:45 a.m. Rev. James C. Green is the pastor. For more information, call 642-8353. Young Rosemary Missionary Baptist Church would like to announce its fourth Sunday Afternoon Worship Services. The service will begin at 4 p.m. This will still be in addition to our first, third and fifth Morning Worship Sunday Service. Sunday school starts at 9 a.m. Rev. Phinice Young is the pastor. New Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 876 Bachman-Dykes Road, Swansea, invites you to come worship each Sunday beginning with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and worship service beginning at 10:45 a.m. Rev. James C. Green is the pastor. For more information, call (803) 642-8353.