Church happenings

Posted 8/22/17

Upcoming church happenings, gospel singings and cemetery cleanings/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. …

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Church happenings

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Upcoming church happenings, gospel singings and cemetery cleanings/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 listed 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.

AUG. 23

New Prospect Baptist Church Sonshine Singers will be in concert on Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. at the Shadescrest Health Care Center.

AUG. 27

Cedar Hill Baptist Church on Old Parrish Highway in Parrish will have Homecoming services Aug. 27 from 10 a.m. until noon, with lunch following services. Singers will be from the church and the Lowe Family from Tennessee. Guest speaker will be John Alexander Jr. from Tuscaloosa. No evening services.

Argo First Baptist Church on U.S. Highway 78 in Argo community of Cordova will celebration 86 years with a Homecoming service on Aug. 27, at 10:30 a.m., with lunch and singing following the morning service. Bro. Tim Salors will be the guest speaker.

Macedonia Baptist Church at 305 Macedonia Loop Rd. in Jasper will have Homecoming Aug. 27 at 10:30 a.m. Guest speaker will be Alan Hadaway and guest singer will be Pat Barker, bass singer with the Second Half Quartet. Lunch will follow morning service. Afternoon singing at 1:15 p.m.

Boldo United Methodist Church on Gray Road off Alabama 69 North in Jasper will celebrate its 115 years of ministry, worship and mission Aug. 27 at 10:30 a.m., with guest preacher Rev. Herbert Williamson. Luncheon at noon in the fellowship hall and afternoon singing at 1:30 p.m., with guest singers, the Lyons Family and Linda Bryant. Church’s pastor is the Rev. Lisa Aaron. For more information, call 205-295-5131, 205-717-4976 or 205-717-4946.

Central Baptist Church at 900 Airport Rd. S. in Jasper will have its Homecoming Aug. 27, with worship service at 11 a.m., followed by lunch at noon and singing at 1:30 p.m., with special guest singers, Hope’s Journey.

Mt. Joy Baptist Church at 5640 Smith Lake Dam Rd. in Curry will have its Homecoming and Centennial Celebration Aug. 27, with worship service at 11 a.m., with Rev. David Miller preaching. Lunch at 12:15 p.m. and quartet singing at 1:30 p.m. Celebrating 100 years of serving Christ in the Curry community. All community friends and former members are invited to attend.

Rising Star Baptist Church in Dora will be celebrating Men’s Day Aug. 27 at 3 p.m., with special guest, Rev. Frank Scott of the Calvary Baptist Church in Birmingham. The public is invited and dinner will be served following the morning service.

First Baptist Church at 2701 Corona Ave. in Jasper will celebrate its 133rd Church Anniversary Aug. 27 at 3:30 p.m., with guest minister, the Rev. Smitt Moore from Bethel Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa. Rev. A.L. Harper is pastor.

AUG. 28

New Prospect Baptist Church Sonshine Singers will be in concert Aug. 28 at 10 a.m. at the Ridgeview Healthcare Center in Jasper.

SEPT. 2

The Church at Beech Grove at 347 Beech Grove Rd. in Townley hosts its First Saturday Night Singing and Service the first Saturday of each month at 6 p.m., featuring congregational singing, special guest singers and refreshments following the service. Offering will be received to help with the upkeep of the church building. For more information, contact John Cooner at 275-7823.

Winston County Gospel Theater (formerly Looney’s Tavern) on Alabama Highway 278 near Houston will hosts a gospel singing the first Saturday of each month at 6 p.m. The featured singers for Sept. 2 will be the Freedom Land Quartet from Jasper.

SEPT. 3

Elbethel Independent Baptist Church at 2500 Elbethel Rd. in Fayette will have Homecoming Sept. 3 at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. with special singers, Exodus. Lunch will be served. David Wilson is pastor. For more information, call 205-270-9170.

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 holds Sunday 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.

Victory Assembly of God holds 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.

Greater Shiloh Baptist Church on Martin Luther King Drive in Jasper will host its Women’s Day Celebration on Sept. 3, at 3:30 p.m. at the church. Guest speaker will be Sister Rosalind Operton from the Prince of Peace Christian Fellowship Church in Meridian Miss.

First Baptist Church of Jasper holds 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.

SEPT. 4

Nauvoo United Methodist Church on Third Avenue in Nauvoo hosts 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.

SEPT. 5

Carbon Hill Methodist Church at 178 Northwest 4th Ave. hosts Celebrate Recovery each 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 holds 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.

SEPT. 6

Sipsey Church of God on Pineywoods-Sipsey Road in Jasper hosts a Celebrate Recovery meeting each Thursday. Cake and coffee served at 6:30 p.m., with the 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 Rd. in Jasper conducts a 12-step Celebrate Recovery program each Thursday at 7 p.m. A fellowship meal is provided at 6 p.m. For more information, call 205-221-3486.

SEPT. 8

Camp McDowell at 105 Delong Rd. in Nauvoo will host the 114th United Sacred Harp Convention Sept. 8 - 10. Around 200 singers from all over the United States are expected to converge to sing this historic music, which has deep roots in both Walker and Winston Counties. Visitors are welcome. Meals will be $7 each. For more information, call Linda Sides at 384-4234; or visit www.fasola.org or www.facebook.com/groups/1901106560109644/.

Sept. 9

Boldo Methodist Church on Alabama Highway 69 North (across from the Dollar General) in Jasper will host a Free Clothes Closet Give-a-way on the second Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. until noon at the church, for people who need clothes or shoes.

Oakman Community Center willhost a Southern gospel singing the second Saturday of each month at 6 p.m. featuring the Freedom Land Quartet and the Busby Family. Admission is free, but love offering will be received.

SEPT. 10

Living Light Church of God on North Airport Road in Jasper will have a ribbon cutting ceremony for the church’s new sanctuary on Sept. 10 at 10:20 a.m., with refreshments following.

SEPT. 11

New Prospect Baptist Church Sonshine Singers will be in concert Sept. 11 at 10 a.m. at the Cordova Health Care Center in Cordova.

Sept. 16

Dutton Hill Baptist Church will have its food bank and clothes closet open Sept. 16 at 8 a.m. at the church.

Berry Civic Center in Berry hosts a Southern gospel singing the third Saturday of each month at 6 p.m. featuring the Busby Family and other special guest singers. Admission is free, but a love offering will be received.