There will be a special celebration of Holy Communion with jazz music at 10:30 a.m. today at the Church of the Holy Comforter, which meets at Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road. Music of Duke Ellington and other jazz favorites will be featured, with a jazz pianist, saxophones, percussion section and flute trio under the direction of Robbie Jarrell. A chili cook-off will follow the service. For information, call 210-1133.
Total Dance in Praise dance team from Huntsville, Ala., will minister at City of Refuge Christian Center, 2659 Lamar Road in Hephzibah at 10 a.m. today. For information, call 592-5865.
The Georgia Boys will sing at Bethesda Baptist Church, 5793 Old Augusta Highway, 6 p.m. today . For information, call 556-6818.
Dr. Rita Boyle, a missionary and evangelist to Russia, Brazil, Indonesia and Alaska, will be the guest speaker at 10:30 a.m. today at Bible Fellowship Church. The church meets at the Belair Conference Center, 4083 S. Belair Road in Augusta. For information, call 651-1971.
Monday is the deadline to purchase chances to win a 2005 Harley-Davidson Sportster in a raffle sponsored by the American Red Cross. Tickets cost $20 for one or $50 for three, and only 1,000 will be sold. Tickets are available at the Red Cross office on Ellis Street in Augusta; at Augusta Harley-Davidson on Frontage Road; at Georgia Bank & Trust on Furys Ferry Road; or at Jim Hudson Lexus on Washington Road in Martinez. The winner will be announced Saturday. For information, call 724-8481.
The Fort Gordon firefighters who recently responded to the disaster in Graniteville will be honored by the commanding general in a ceremony at 8 a.m. Tuesday at Fire Station No. 1 on Avenue of the States. For information, call 791-5139.
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