Young church bonds as it continues to grow

...service reflecting on the year."Our mission statement is we desire to be a people who glorify God," said pastor Chris Norris.Within a year, the church has grown from meeting in homes to meeting at Augusta Christian Schools. It established...

Augusta Christian Schools graduates 72 students

...commencement ceremony at West Acres Baptist Church in Evans."Change happens," said Augusta Christian Choral Director Chris Norris in his commencement address. "Life happens. How you handle it makes us the men and women we become."Norris, also...

Youths are encouraged to set and achieve goals

...High School alumnus who now lives in the Washington, D.C., area.It was what the youths needed to hear, said Chris Norris, who brought 12 youths from the Knights of Pythagoras Mentoring Program to the event."It was really important for...

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Tidings of joy

...TWO FROM GALILEE at West Acres Baptist Church has elements of Fiddler on the Roof and Les Miserables, said the Rev. Chris Norris, minister of music. The musical, based on a novel by Marjorie Holmes, will be staged at the church at 7 tonight...

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Faith digest

...such as Thank You, Lord and You Are My All in All have found their way into many contemporary hymnals, said the Rev. Chris Norris, minister of music. A prolific writer, Mr. Jernigan's work draws on his personal testimony. The father of nine...

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Keeping kids safe on the Internet

...are available for free on the internet. The programs allow parents to monitor and block access to Internet sites. Chris Norris, the minister of music at West Acres Baptist Church in Columbia County, started with America Online, but that program...

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Jackets end Evans' dominance

...as the second period went along, it was obvious that the All Region 3-AAAA star would have the final say. Senior Chris Norris got the ball rolling for North Augusta (5-7) when he took a shot from the left corner that got by Lumpkin for the...

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Speakers get graphic with kids

...Fellas, I don't know about you, but I like my virginity," Mr. Harris said. "You feel what I'm sayin'?" Chris Norris, 34, told the pupils he was stabbed nine times in an attack by the Jamaican Boyz gang in Valdosta, his injuries so...

Songs of the season

...back to church. "We had our party and the people around the church had a little Christmas cheer," said the Rev. Chris Norris, minister of music. West Acres carolers also visited homebound members to give a little encouragement to folks who...

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Holiday arts

...encounter only see the baby as an ordinary infant. "Eugene and Connie have history on their side," said the Rev. Chris Norris, minister of music. Eugene and Connie are in contemporary clothing but the rest of the cast wears "biblical turn...

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