Church happenings

Posted 4/7/17

Church Happenings, Gospel Singings and Cemetery Meetings will be featured each Wednesday and Saturday in the Daily Mountain Eagle, and daily on the Community Calendar at www.mountaineagle.com. Events are listed free of charge. They are ran by …

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Church happenings

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Church Happenings, Gospel Singings and Cemetery Meetings will be featured each Wednesday and Saturday in the Daily Mountain Eagle, and daily on the Community Calendar at www.mountaineagle.com. Events are listed free of charge. They are ran by calendar date and time as space allows, so there is no guarantee when or the number of days an event will run. Events are only accepted from local churches, faith-based ministries or organizations, and cemetery associations. The deadline to place an event is no later than noon on Tuesday or Friday of each week. For information, call Elane Jones at 205-221-2840 or email information to elane.jones@mountaineagle.com.

TODAY, APRIL 8

Old Flatwoods Cemetery in Nauvoo: All flowers need to be removed from grave sites by today. Any flowers left on graves after today will be removed for mowing. Donations to the Old Flatwoods Cemetery Maintenance Fund can be mailed to Mary Carey, 797 Pinetucky Road, Nauvoo, AL 35578 or the Old Flatwoods Cemetery Account at the First Bank of Jasper.

Boldo Methodist Church on Alabama Highway 69 North (across from the Dollar General) in Jasper will have a Free Clothes Closet Give-a-way today from 8 a.m. until noon at the church. For people who need of clothes or shoes.

Manchester Independent Church of God will host a community-wide “Fun Day” today at 10 a.m. at the church. Free food and drinks, singing and dramas, and activities for all ages.

First Baptist Church of Frisco at 2701 Corona Avenue in Jasper cordially invites you to attend and participate in the church’s 2nd annual Choir Day today at 5 p.m. Choirs are invited to sign-up and share an A&B selection.

SUNDAY, APRIL 9

Saragossa Baptist Church Mens Prayer Group meets each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at the church.

Trinity Church at 2615 Ripley Road in Carbon Hill invites you to join them each Sunday for morning worship services at 10 a.m. and evening worship services at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Pastor James Smith at 275-6628 or 302-5691.

New Prospect Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir will present the multimedia Easter program “In the Presence of Jehovah” on Sunday, April 9, at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary of New Prospect Baptist Church located at 770 Alabama Highway 5 North in Jasper. Guest soloist is Kara Kinnaird. Music minister is Becky Smith.

Victory Assembly of God will hold its Breaking Free meetings for those struggling with addictions each Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the church. For more information, call Jaye Trayal at 205-275-9974.

New Prospect Baptist Church at 770 Alabama Highway 5 North in Jasper will host a Glow-In-The-Dark Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 9, at 4 p.m. in the Christian Life Building located next to the church.

First Baptist Church of Jasper will hold its Celebrate Recovery program each Sunday at 5 p.m. in the fellowship hall at the church. The community is invited. For more information, please contact the church at 205-221-6444.

Voice of Truth Worship Center in Carbon Hill will have its Palm Sunday Easter Program on Sunday, April 9, at 6 p.m. at the church.

MONDAY, APRIL 10

Nauvoo United Methodist Church on 3rd Avenue in Nauvoo will host AA (Alcoholic Anonymous) and NA (Narcotics Anonymous) meetings each Monday and Friday at 6 p.m. at the church.

Saragossa Baptist Church Women’s Prayer Group will meet each Monday at 7 p.m. at the church.

TUESDAY, APRIL 11

Carbon Hill Methodist Church at 178 Northwest 4th Avenue will host Celebrate Recovery every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. and Twelve Step Program each Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Awakening Life Church on Alabama Highway 257 in Jasper will hold a CelebrateLIFE recovery and restoration accountability and support group meeting each Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the church. Groups for grief, recovering addition and unemployment. For more information, contact Pastor Anthony Sellers at 205-522-5033.

THURSDAY, APRIL 13

Sipsey Church of God on Pineywoods-Sipsey Road in Jasper will host a Celebrate Recovery meeting every Thursday. Cake and coffee served at 6:30 p.m., with Celebrate Recovery Program beginning at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Pastor Dale Lawley at 205-482-3586.

River of Living Water United Methodist Ministries (Christ United Methodist Church) at 1401 Jones Dairy Road in Jasper will conduct a 12-step Celebrate Recovery program each Thursday at 7 p.m. A meal and fellowship will be provided at 6 p.m. For more information, call 205-221-3486.

FRIDAY, APRIL 14

Akins Grove Baptist Church on Sipsey Road will have its Easter Cantata “Mighty to Save” on Friday, April 14, at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served following the service.

Faith Worship Center in Jasper invites you to its Easter Program “You are Holy,” the story of the life of Jesus Christ from before his birth through his death and after his resurrection, on Friday, April 14, and Saturday, April 15, at 7 p.m. each night and Sunday, April 16, at 6 p.m.

Bethel Grace Assembly of God on Alabama Highway 5 North in Jasper will present the Easter drama “Must Be Something In The Water” Friday, April 14, and Saturday, April 15, at 7 p.m each night in the church’s gymnasium.

SATURDAY, APRIL 15

Pleasant Grove Cemetery on Fish Hatchery Road in Fayette County: please remove all old flowers from the cemetery by Saturday, April 15, for mowing.

Ashbank Cemetery work day will be Saturday, April 15, at 8 a.m. All old flowers need to be removed before then in preparation for mowing. Donations for mowing may be mailed to Ashbank Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 185, Nauvoo, Al 35578. Decoration Day will be Sunday, May 21.

Elm Grove Church of God at 13412 County Road 63 North in Carbon Hill will present the movie “The Passion of the Christ” on Saturday, April 15, at 4 p.m. in the church’s fellowship hall. Admission is free.

Berry Civic Center in Berry will host a southern gospel singing Saturday, April 15, at 6 p.m. at the Civic Center, with featured singers, Crimson Stained from Bessemer and the Busby Family from Berry. Admission is free, but a love offering will be received.

SUNDAY, APRIL 16

Lupton First Baptist Church will have its Easter Sunrise service on Sunday, April 16, at 7 a.m. at the Dotson Baptist Camp on Rosehill Road in Nauvoo.

Friendship Baptist Church on Alabama Highway 195 North in Thach will have its Easter Sunrise service on Sunday, April 16, at 7 a.m. Breakfast will be served following the service. Sunday School will be at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10 a.m. There will be no evening service.

Westside Baptist Church in Jasper will host its Sunrise service, followed by breakfast, at 6:30 a.m. on Easter morning, Sunday, April 16. They will also have Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m., with a special presentation by KidsROC. Westside Baptist will also begin a new Special Needs Ministry for children needing unique care and instruction while their parents attend classes and worship. The Special Needs Ministry will be held each Sunday morning at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., beginning Easter Sunday. For more information, call 205-384-5182.

New Canaan Baptist Church on Walston Bridge Road in Jasper will present an Easter musical on Sunday, April 16, at 10:45 a.m.

Sumiton Church of God invites you to be their guest as they celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, April 16, beginning at 10:45 a.m. with a musical presentation by the Spirit Singer’s Sanctuary Choir and the Youth Ministry, followed by an illustrated sermon from the Word of God by Pastor Victor Massey.

Desperation Church will have Easter Sunday services at the Jasper campus located in the Jasper Civic Center at 8 a.m., 9:15 a.m., or 11 a.m. Safe, fun kids services are available at each time slot. For more information visit www.desperationchurch.tv.

SUNDAY, APRIL 20

Zula Musgrove Cemetery in the Barney community of Cordova will no longer have year round maintenance of the cemetery after April 20, 2017, due to the lack of donations, interest and money. All persons with loved ones buried there will be responsible for the care of their loved ones graves. Cemetery Board members are Sue Key, Nelson Barnett, Carl and Bonnie Whisenhunt. For more information, call 205-686-2376.

Bethel Baptist Church at 7000 Bethel Road in Dora will host a Cottage Prayer meeting on Friday, April 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the church’s youth sanctuary.

FRIDAY, APRIL 21

Williams Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery is being cleaned for Decoration Day, May 6. Please remove all flowers and decorations you wish to keep from your loved ones grave by Friday, April 21. Anything left on graves after April 21 will be discarded.

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

Living Light Church of God on North Airport Road in Jasper will host its third annual car, truck, bike and tractor show on Saturday, April 22, from 8 a.m. until noon at the church. Breakfast served at 8 a.m. and lunch will be served at 11 a.m. Registration will be $20 per vehicle. For more information, call Randy at 205-544-7997, Paula at 205-522-5993 or Brian at 205-471-4107.

SUNDAY, APRIL 23

Bethel Baptist Church at 7000 Bethel Road in Dora will host its Spring Revival beginning Sunday, April 23, at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Monday, April 24, through Wednesday, April 26, at 7 p.m. each night, with special guest speaker, Bro. Wade Stevens from the First Baptist Church in Mathiston, Miss. Childcare provided. There will also be a Bible Study at 11 a.m. each day in the church’s Fellowship Hall. Lunch will be provided (no child care).

THURSDAY, APRIL 27

Kelley Cemetery Maintenance Fund Inc. will hold its annual meeting Thursday, April 27, at 6 p.m. at the Eldridge Town Hall.

Jasper Aglow Community Lighthouse invites you to attend the Quarterly Outreach meeting being held Thursday, April 27, at the Holiday Inn Express, 110 Industrial Parkway, in Jasper. Coffee fellowship at 6 p.m. and meeting at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Glenda Eason, founder and lead minister of Intimacy With Him Ministries in Hartselle. Meeting is open to men, women, and youth - ages 16 and older. No charge to attend, but a love offering will be taken for Jasper Aglow Lighthouse Ministry. For more information, contact Cynthia Patton at 205-471-2879.

SUNDAY, APRIL 30

New Prospect Baptist Church in Jasper will present Squire Parsons in concert on Sunday, April 30, at 5 p.m. in the Christian Life Building located below the main building at 770 Alabama Highway 5 North in Jasper. A love offering will be taken for him, also. Pastor Howard Thompson invites everyone to attend.

Union Chapel Baptist Church invites you to its 5th Sunday Singing on Sunday, April 30. Regular service starts at 10:45 a.m., lunch at noon, and singing at 1 p.m. Guest singers will be J.J. Hadder and Awakening.

New Bethany Full Gospel Church of God on Dovertown Road in Nauvoo will have its 5th Sunday Singing on Sunday, April 30, at 6 p.m., with featured guest singers, Purpose.

MONDAY, MAY 1

Boldo Cemetery Association requests that all flowers be removed from graves at Boldo Cemetery before Monday, May 1, in preparation for mowing. Also asking anyone with family and friends buried at the cemetery to please make a donation so the Association can continue its efforts to keep the cemetery looking good. Send donations to Boldo Cemetery Association, c/o Delores Burgess, 495 Hardin Rd., Jasper, AL 35504.

SATURDAY, MAY 6

Wilson Cemetery on Myers Road in Nauvoo: Cemetery committee will hold annual business meeting Saturday, May 6, at 10 a.m. at the cemetery. Everyone with loved ones buried at Wilson Cemetery is urged to attend. Donations for cemetery upkeep can be mailed to Don Wilson, 114 Albert Windham Rd. Nauvoo, AL 35578.

SATURDAY, MAY 27

Prospect Independent Methodist Church at 3505 Prospect Road in Nauvoo will have the “When Life Gives You Lemons” Ladies Mini Retreat on Saturday, May 27, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the church. For more information, contact Robin Odom at 205-471-2128 or email at odomrobin@yahoo.com.