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Religion briefs for Friday, Oct. 26

October 26, 2018

Special services

Kingdom Life Worship Center will hold services at 10 a.m. Sunday at Harrison-Caver Park, 4181 Augusta Road, Clearwater. All are welcome. For more information, call 803-593-6723.

Central Baptist Church, 1652 Wire Road, will hold worship services at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday. Sunday school will meet at 9:30 a.m. Bible Study is on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Buddy Brinkley is the pastor.

St. Noah, 261 Charleston St., will hold its annual tea service at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. For more information, call 803-647-7446 or 803-648-3330. Elder Roy Hooker is the pastor.

Greater Faith Ministries, 150 Charles St., Barnwell, will hold its annual Hallelujah Night service from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 803-259-0405.

Carpentersville Baptist Church, 425 Carpentersville Road, North Augusta, will hold its Women’s Day Service at 9 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4. Pastor Evett Davis of Abundant Life Worship Center will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 803-279-2501.

The Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry, 214 W. Five Notch Road, will hold its annual Men’s and Women’s Day service at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11. The theme is Worship Matters to God. Dr. Reginald D. Jones and the Sharon Baptist Church of Augusta will be the special guests. The Rev. Dr. Bobby G. Hankerson is the pastor. For more information, email dhankerson@bellsouth.net or call 803-279-1493.

Union Baptist Church will hold a Women’s Day program at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Minister Deanna Brown of Thankful Grove Baptist Church will be the speaker.

The Deaconess Ministry of Mt. Transfiguration Baptist Church will hold a praise and worship service at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, featuring Sons of Thunder, Old Macedonia Male Choir, Pillars of Ministry Praise Team and the dance ministries of Mt. Zion and MTBC. The Rev. Clarence D. Hill is the pastor.

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 1226 Barksdale Ferry Road, McCormick, Will hold its eighth pastoral appreciation for the Rev. Jimmy and Sister Sylvia Gilchrist at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18. The Rev. Karlton Howard, pastor of Noah’s Ark Baptist Church of Keysville, Ga., will be the guest speaker. The Rev. Jimmy Gilchrist is the pastor. For more information, call 803-480-4599.

Historical Silver Bluff Baptist Church, 360 Old Jackson Highway, Beech Island, will hold its annual Women’s Day service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4. Sunday school will be held at 9 a.m. Evangelist Brenda Abney and the Move of Faith Church of Aiken will bring the message. For more information, email michellejohn757@gmail.com.

Revivals

The Historical Silver Bluff Baptist Church of Beech Island will hold a one-day youth revival at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11. The Rev. Ryan Young, pastor of Union Hill Baptist Church of Salley, will deliver the message. The Marvin Morgan is the pastor.

Anniversaries/Homecomings

Rosa Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 89 Little Rock Road, will celebrate the sixth anniversary of the Rev. Johnnie Lee Smith Jr. at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. The Rev. Lucius Smith and Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church of Swansea will be the special guests. For more information, call 803-649-7525.

New Beginning Baptist Church, 4000 Trolley Line Road, will celebrate the second anniversary of Pastor Earnest Thomas at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Bishop Alexander Dwhite of Bible Way Church in Aiken will be the guest speaker.

Jordan Missionary Baptist Church in Williston will celebrate its 130th church anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11. The Rev. Alvin Larke Jr. and the Cumberland AME Church Family will be the guest speaker. The Rev. Blocker is the pastor. For more information, call 706-836-2335.

Old Zion Hill Baptist Church, 1167 Lincoln Ave., will celebrate the 22nd pastor’s appreciation of the Rev. Ronald Thurmond at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. The Rev. Hermand Jackson, pastor of Christian Fountain Baptist Church in Augusta, will be the spiritual messenger.

Mine Creek Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 148th church anniversary at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Martin, pastor of the Rock Hill Baptist Church in Saluda.

Friendship Baptist Church, 515 Richland Ave., will celebrate its 152nd church anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18. The Rev. Oscar W. Brown and the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Edgefield will be the special guests. Dinner will be served. The Rev. Clinton “TC” Edwards Jr. is the pastor. For more information, call 803-648-9290.

New Life Outreach Ministries, 616 Edgefield Road Suite 100, North Augusta, will hold an anniversary service at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9. The Rev. Eric Butler will be the guest speaker. The St. Phillip Baptist Church Choir and Pastor Andrew Carter and First Lady Pamela Carter will perform. For more information, call 803-278-5043, 803-257-2833 or Johnny Burnett at 803-6645-6621.

New Beginning Baptist Church, 4000 Trolley Line Road, will celebrate the second anniversary of Pastor Ernest Thomas at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4. Bishop Alexander D. White, of Bible Way Church in Aiken will be the guest speaker.

Music/dramas

The Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert, will hold its monthly gospel singing at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. Safe Haven and the Glorymen will perform. A love offering will be accepted and refreshments will be served. Volunteers are needed to provide finger foods and work in the kitchen. For more information, call Brenda Crosby at 803-719-1289, visit the Facebook page or midgsc.com.

The 2018 ShoutFest will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Perry Memorial Park in Aiken.

Miscellaneous

New Holland Baptist Church will hold a Fall Festival from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dorothy Garvin Recreational Park, 918 J.B. Swartz Road, Wagener. A gospel concert featuring the Jameson Road Band will be held from 11 a.m. to noon. The event will feature antique machines, competitive games, exhibitors and crafts, and a campfire fellowship.

A two-hour seminar titled “Surviving the Holidays” will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in building four of Cedar Creek Church, 3001 Banks Mill Road. The seminar is for those who have lost a loved one, or are separated or divorced and are facing the holidays under new circumstances. For more information, call 803-292-9188 ext. 3143 or visit care.cedarcreekchurch.net.

Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry, 214 W. Five Notch Road Suite 100, North Augusta, will hold a Food and Clothing Giveaway from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. The Rev. Dr. Bobby G. Hankerson is the pastor.

Thankful Grove Baptist Church, 856 Mt. Beulah Road, Windsor, will hold a college scholarship fundraiser in the family life center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. The event will feature a fashion show, food, an auction and entertainment.

Corinth Baptist Church, 805 S. Main St., will hold a Trunk or Treat from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the church parking lot.

South Aiken Presbyterian Church, 1711 Whiskey Road, will hold its annual Secret Santa for Aiken County families in need of assistance providing Christmas gifts. Registration for children ages 1-12 will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Nov. 3, at the church. Each child will receive approximately three gifts and some basic necessities.

Runs Missionary Baptist Church, 717 Williston Road, Beech Island, will hold its Friends and Family Weekend on Oct. 27 and 28. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, there will be a cookout, entertainment, kids activities and a basketball free-throw tournament. A flea market will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Stevie Berry. For more information, call Sara Davis at 803-652-8993 or Deacon Al Young at 803-877-5484.

A Churches United Fall Harvest will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Salvation Army, 322 Gayle Ave. The event will feature music, food, games, fellowship and more. It is sponsored by area churches. For more information, call Patty Walsh at 803-646-0874 or Donna McClary-Derrick at 803-645-1951.

Maranatha Baptist Church, 1617 Columbia Highway N., will hold a truck-or-treat from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The event will feature games and candy. For more information, call 803-507-4732.

Cornerstone Baptist Church, 100 Cornerstone Drive, will hold a trunk-or-treat event from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. The event is free and open to everyone.

Talatha Baptist Church, 361 Talatha Church Road, will hold a Fall Festival for kids from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The event will feature food, games, inflatables, a costume contest, hay rides, horse rides and trunk-or-treating.

Carpentersville Baptist Church, 415 Carpentersville Road, North Augusta, will hold its annual Fall Community Outreach from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. For more information, call 803-279-2501.

The Brethrens in Unity will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at New Life Outreach Ministries, 616 Edgefield Road, Suite 100, North Augusta. Dr. W.E. Gasque is the pastor.

New Holland Baptist Church will hold its annual fall festival from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Dorothy F. Garvin Recreational Park, 918 J.B. Swartz Road. The Jameson Road Band will lead an old country gospel concert at 11 a.m. The event also will include train rides for children, inflatables, crafts, antique machines, barbecue and hot dogs. Vendors are welcome. For more information or to be a vendor, call 803-564-3934.

Greater Faith Ministries, 150 Charles St., Barnwell, will hold an Angel Wings food giveaway from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. First time applicants will need a valid ID. For more information, call 803-259-0405.

Helpful Hands Ministries Inc., Mobile Food Bank will be in downtown Ridge Spring from 10 a.m. to noon every fourth Saturday. The supporters are Cedar Creek (Ridge Campus), Dollar General, Episcopal Church of the Ridge, Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, RSM Elementary School, Ridge Branch Baptist Church, Ridge Spring United Methodist Church and others.