Religion briefs for Friday, Sept. 14

September 14, 2018

Special services

Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) will hold services Sunday, Sept. 16, at 3315 Thread Needle Road W., Augusta. Worship in silence begins at 10 a.m., followed by refreshments and Second Hour Discussion. Visitors are warmly welcomed. For more information or directions, call Fred at 206-491-0261.

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.

Earl Church of God will hold a Family and Friends Day service on Sunday, Sept. 16. Hinson will perform in concert at 11 a.m. Lunch and fellowship will follow the morning service. For more information, call the Rev. Ronald Lee at 803-649-2849.

Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual Family and Friends Memorial Day service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at 220 Center St., Perry. The Rev. Ryan Young of Union Hill Baptist Church will be in charge of the service. The Rev. Kevin Jackson Sr. is the pastor.

Jacksonville Missionary Baptist Church, 528 Chalk Bed Road, Graniteville, will hold its Women in Red service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. The theme will be Women of Faith Standing on his Promises. The Rev. Debbie McCain will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 803-270-1439.

Cumberland African Methodist Episcopal Church, 111 Kershaw St. S.E., will hold a Pastor’s Appreciation service in honor of the Rev. Dr. Alvin Larke Jr. and first Lady Patricia Larke at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. The service will recognize their first year of service at the church.


Spring Branch Baptist Church of Williston will hold revival at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. The Rev. David Richardson of Mt. Beulah Baptist Church in Windsor will be the revivalist on Sunday. Revival will continue Sept. 24-27 at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Wilbur J. Simmons of Summer Grove Baptist Church and McCune Branch Baptist Church will speak on Monday. Dr. Jerry Corbett of Mt. Anna Baptist Church will speak on Tuesday. The Rev. Darrell Blocker of Jordan Baptist Church in Williston will speak on Wednesday, and the Rev. Dr. Joe F. Singleton, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Williston, will speak on Thursday.

Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church will hold revival at 7 p.m. nightly Sept. 17-19. The Rev. christopher Holley, pastor of Four Mile Missionary Baptist Church in New Ellenton, will speak on Monday and Tuesday. Evangelist Beatrice Barron, daughter of the house at Ashley Grove Missionary Baptist Church, will speak Wednesday. The Rev. Ronnie Devine is he pastor. For more information, call 803-649-3982.


Mount Anna Baptist Church, 2612 Banks Mill Road, will celebrate the third pastor’s anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Jerry D. Corbett at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16. Sunday school will be held at 9 a.m. The Rev. Dr. John M. Little of Friendship Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., will be the guest speaker.

St. Mary Baptist Church, 474 Highway 125, Martin, will celebrate its 23rd homecoming celebration at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. The Rev. Warren Butterfield, pastor of Gethsemane Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 803-584-4254. The Rev. Nathaniel Odom is the pastor.

Friendship Baptist Church, 515 Richland Ave. E., will celebrate the 34th anniversary of its male chorus at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16. The Rev. Clinton Edwards Jr. is the pastor. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 803-648-9290.

Cedar Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its 112th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. The Rev. Brendlyn J. Boseman will be in charge of the services.

Welcome Travelers Missionary Baptist Church, 617 Wire Road, will celebrate its 135th church anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. The Rev. Troy Nipper, pastor of Valley Fair Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. The Rev. James A. Adams is the pastor. For more information, call 803-640-3699.

The Mince Creek Burial Aid Society will celebrate its 110th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at Mine Creek Baptist Church. Minister Daisy Butler of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Johnston will be the guest preacher. The Rev. Johnny Peterson is the pastor.

Randall Branch Baptist Church will celebrate its 120th church anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. The theme is A Call to Worship. Pastor Cathy Patterson of Mt. Harris Baptist Church will be the guest minister. The Rev. Westley Guyton is the pastor. For more information, call 803-292-1447 or email w.guyton07@comcast.net.

Second Baptist Church will celebrate the 25th Pastor’s Anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Douglas A. Slaughter at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7.


The Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert, will hold a steak supper fundraiser from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. The cost is $9 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger. The monthly singing will begin at 6 p.m. with guests the the Atkins Family and Children of Promise. . For more information, call Brenda Crosby at 803-719-1289, visit the Facebook page or midgsc.com.

Terry Gibbs will perform in concert at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at Eureka First Baptist Church, 173 Johnston Highway, Eureka. The event is free and open to the public. A luncheon will be served following the concert.

The South Carolina Convention of Singing Church Women’s SeraphSong performance scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15, at Bethel Baptist Church, 1127 Bethel Church Road, has been canceled. It will be rescheduled for sometime in the spring.

WAAW Shout 94.7 FM senior management has postponed its 2018 ShoutFest previously scheduled for this Saturday, Sept. 15, at Perry Memorial Park in Aiken. WAAW Shout 94.7 FM is working on a rescheduled date in October 2018.

Chalk Hill Baptist Church, 3419 New Holland Road, Wagener, will hold The New Hill Gospel Fest at noon Saturday, Sept. 29. The event will feature Bryan Andrew Wilson, Chris Parker and other gospel groups. All are welcome. The Rev. Ronnie Tyler is the pastor.


St. John’s United Methodist Church will sponsor a bus trip to Fort Mill on Saturday, Sept. 22, for dinner and a show at the NarroWay Theater’s matinee production of “Sampson…The Last Judge.” The reservation deadline was Aug. 1. For more information, call 803-648-1268.

The Jubilee Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the gymnasium at Millbrook Baptist Church, 223 S. Aiken Blvd. S.E. Bernice Deloach and the Park Baptist Senior Group will perform. Those attending should bring a covered dish to share during lunch after the program. For more information, call June New, acting president, at 803-508-4185.

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.

The Spirit of Prevailing Faith Church of All Color, 1273 Edgefield Highway, will hold “Believers: Armor Class of Supernatural Sessions” at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sept. 10, 17 and 24, and Oct. 1, 15 and 22. Apostle Barbara A. Perry will lead the class. For more information, call 803-226-4820 or visit spiritofprevailingfaith.com.

Unity of Augusta, 2301 Central Ave., Augusta, will join Silent Unity, an international, transdenominational prayer ministry, for the 25th anniversary of Unity World Day of Prayer. This year’s theme is Courage to Heal with the affirmation, “I am a healing presence.” The event begins at 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13. For more information, visit silentunity.org.

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.

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