Faith

Dance, acrobatics tell story of ‘The Thorn’

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 14 Apr 2024 · 0

“The Thorn” takes a unique approach to retelling the story of Jesus through dance, aerial acts and martial arts. Its creator said “The Thorn” is not a church service but a performing arts’ event. It will be at the Columbia County Performing Arts Center April 22-23.

In pictures: Good Friday Stations of the Cross at St. Joseph Catholic Church

By Mike Adams · 29 Mar 2024 · 0

Photos from the Good Friday Via Crucis at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Woman’s words of encouragement find way into Lysa TerKeurst devotional

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 29 Mar 2024 · 0

Holly Murray’s piece about spending five minutes with God has been published in a devotional book through Thomas Nelson.

Project Life marks five years on Gordon Highway

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 14 Mar 2024 · 2

Project Life celebrated its fifth anniversary on Gordon Highway in February.

Renovate Ballet Company to perform ‘Make Room’ at Flowing Wells Theatre

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 01 Mar 2024 · Comments Off on Renovate Ballet Company to perform ‘Make Room’ at Flowing Wells Theatre

Renovate Ballet Company, a Christian dance group, will perform its original ballet “Make Room” two consecutive weekends in March.

Lecrae brings message of hope and encouragement at Winter Jam Feb. 8

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 02 Feb 2024 · Comments Off on Lecrae brings message of hope and encouragement at Winter Jam Feb. 8

Winter Jam will be at the James Brown Arena Feb. 8.

Sacred music concert to benefit stained glass window restoration

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 23 Jan 2024 · Comments Off on Sacred music concert to benefit stained glass window restoration

The Church of the Most Holy Trinity is raising funds for restoration of its stained glass windows.

Area teen featured on GRAMMY-nominated singer’s upcoming album

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 18 Jan 2024 · Comments Off on Area teen featured on GRAMMY-nominated singer’s upcoming album

It’s been a busy 12 months for an area teen who released her first song in January 2023.

Pastor reflects on seeing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Augusta two weeks before King’s death

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 13 Jan 2024 · Comments Off on Pastor reflects on seeing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Augusta two weeks before King’s death

The Rev. Rickey Dent, pastor of Keys Grove Baptist Church, spoke at the Congregation Children of Israel’s Shabbat Tzedek Jan. 12.

Enopion Theatre Co. celebrates 25th anniversary in 2024

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 28 Dec 2023 · Comments Off on Enopion Theatre Co. celebrates 25th anniversary in 2024

The Bible-based theater company started with a one-woman show in 1999.

Column: I’m already home for Christmas

By The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Taylor · 24 Dec 2023 · Comments Off on Column: I’m already home for Christmas

The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Taylor, a retired Episcopal priest, shares what it means to her to go home at Christmas.

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‘Longest Night’ services offer hope to those who grieve at Christmas

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 18 Dec 2023 · Comments Off on ‘Longest Night’ services offer hope to those who grieve at Christmas

Area churches will offer special services on Dec. 21 for those dealing with grief and sadness at Christmas.

In pictures: ‘Return to Bethlehem’ in North Augusta

By Mike Adams · 06 Dec 2023 · Comments Off on In pictures: ‘Return to Bethlehem’ in North Augusta

Mike Adams took a trek through ‘Grace United Methodist Church’s Return to Bethelem.

Patti’s Playground dedicated at First Baptist Church of Augusta

By Charmain Z. Brackett · 03 Dec 2023 · 1

First Baptist Church of Augusta dedicated a playground to its retired longtime preschool program minister.