Religion briefs for Friday, Nov. 30
Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) will hold services Sunday, Dec. 2, at 3315 Thread Needle Road W., Augusta. Worship in silence begins at 10 a.m., followed by refreshments and Second Hour Discussion. Visitors are welcome. For more information or directions, call Fred at 206-491-0261 or Brenda at 803-640-9650.
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.
Rocksville Baptist Church, Gloverville, will hold a pastor’s appreciation service for the Rev. William H. Cooker Sr. at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. The Rev. Ronnie Williams will be the guest speaker.
St. Paul Lutheran Church will hold Advent Services at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Dec. 5, 12 and 19. A supper will be served at 5:30 p.m. The service, “Prayer Around the Cross,” will be a 25-30 minute combination of music, reading and prayer with a short sermon. The service is child friendly. Nursery will be provided from 5:45 to 7:45 p.m.
The Historical Silver Bluff Baptist Church of Beech Island, 360 Old Jackson Highway, Jackson, will hold its candlelight service at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16. Pastor David Mitchem of Park Missionary Baptist Church of Beech Island will deliver the message. Marvin Morgan is the pastor.
Evangelist Carrie Almeida will hold a two-day crusade at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, and 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Hope Center at the Fullness of Christ Christian Center, 3 Hickman St., Graniteville. Evangelist Willie Lewis from Durham, N.C., will be the guest preacher.
The Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert, will hold its monthly gospel singing at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. The Epps Family and the Lumber River Quartet 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.
Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Millbrook Baptist Church, 223 S. Aiken Blvd. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit celebratechristmastour.com.
The Augusta Choral Society will perform A Caroling Messiah at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St., Augusta. Tickets are $35 for adults, $30 for seniors age 60 and older and $15 for students and military. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 706-826-4713 or visit augustacs.org.
The Lord Our Righteousness Church of God, 716 Old Whiskey Road, New Ellenton, will hold its 17th annual Christmas Baskets Giveaway at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22. To have your name put on the list, call 803-645-2411.
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.