Joyful Noise: Brian Free and Assurance

Southern gospel group will perform during two church services and for an evening concert on July 20 at Abilene Baptist Church.

Church services at lake return for summer

...years, people have gathered on the shore and in the waters of Thurmond Lake for an annual series of outdoor summer church services.The services return to the lake this Sunday."It's the most beautiful pastoral setting. You feel like you're...

Ushers and Usherettes Union aids church services, preserves religious traditions

...since 1991.Lewis' father was a Baptist minister who reared eight children, instructing each to choose a role in church services. Some of her siblings chose singing in the choir, but Lewis was drawn to usher as a young child."We didn't...

Chapel Under the Pines will begin 50th season

...welcome.The chapel services were started in 1964 under the Rev. James Segars, who loved to fish. Like typical church services, the lake services include an organ and hymnals, and offering baskets are passed to boaters on long poles. Afterward...

Chorale hopes camp teaches lessons

...create the program. Many of the children who attended the camp also attend St. Luke's tutoring program, attend church services and otherwise have a good relationship with the ministry, said Marsha Jones, the church's director of outreach...

Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney not changing following complaint about religion

...asking the entire team to attend a Fellowship of Christian Athletes breakfast in 2011, taking the team and staff to church services as it says occurred several times or organizing team devotionals."The nonreligious and non-Christian student...

Bradley County trains deputies for church services

CLEVELAND, Tenn. ---The sheriff in Bradley County has 10 new special deputies who will have guns at church services they attend to protect the congregations. Sheriff Tim Gobble said in an e-mail statement Friday that the 10 deputies...

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Religion News in Brief

...churches OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- An advocacy group for separation of church and state plans to send volunteers to area church services to make sure there's no election-year campaigning from the pulpit. The Mainstream Coalition, headed by Caroline...

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Ramblin' Rhodes: Mandrell devoted to Sunday services

...up five hours later preparing to greet visitors at church services in her Smoky Mountains theater. "My daughter, Nicole, said God put it on her heart that we should hold church services in our theater," said the country star, who was...

Singing brings us in harmony with our faith

...Mission, singing is something that is inherent to most church services. Why do we sing these songs? Where do they come...Our God , and Blessed Be Your Name are sung in many church services. New sound has filled the air and brought many to...