SATURDAY, JULY 26
Hickory Grove Church of the Nazarene located in the Black Pond community of Winston County will have an Open House today, July 26, from 2 until 4 p.m. For more information, call 205-384-4137.
SUNDAY, JULY 27
First United Methodist Church in Jasper will host the Celebration Service “Worship in the Park” at Gamble Park on Sunday, July 27, at 8:30 a.m. Christian Gann will be playing pre-service music. Special activities for children. Refreshments.
Snowtown Baptist Church on Snowville/Brent Road will celebrate homecoming Sunday, July 27, at 10 a.m., lunch around noon and more singing at 2 p.m. Guest singers will be the Cook Family.
Goodsprings Full Gospel Church on Alabama Highway 269 five miles south of Parrish will celebrate Homecoming with Mike and Kelly Bowling on Sunday, July 27, at 11 a.m. Lunch following service. For more information, call Pastor Ben Godwin at 205-686-5478.
Arley First Baptist Church on Hickory Lane in Arley is having a “Free Yard Sale” Sunday, July 27, from 2 until 4 p.m. to help families with back to school clothing. All sizes from toddlers to adults. First 110 students to arrive will also receive new backpack filled with school supplies. For more information, call Arley First Baptist Church at 205-384-4667.
Philadelphia Baptist Church on Burrows Crossing Road in Jasper will host its Back 2 School Blast Sunday, July 27, at 6 p.m. with ventriloquist Leisha Campbell Everett. School supplies for students and teachers. Food and fellowship to follow. For more information, call 205-275-7973.
Lupton First Baptist Church will host its Vacation Bible School “Cross Canyon Trail” Sunday, July 27, through Friday, Aug. 1, afrom 6 until 8:30 p.m. each night. VBS Round-up Night will be Sunday, July 27, from 5 until 8 p.m. For more information, call Andrea Sexton at 205-522-1859 or Tammy Myers at 275-8446.
MONDAY, JULY 28
Berry Church of Christ will host its Vacation Bible School “God’s Word: Digging for Answers” Monday, July 28, through Thursday, July 31, from 6 until 8 p.m.
Carbon Hill Church of God of Prophecy will host an Area Ladies meeting Monday, July 28, with dinner at 6 p.m. and services at 7 p.m. For more information, call 205-924-9388.
Peace Baptist Church in Parrish will have revival services beginning Monday, July 28, through Wednesday, July 30, at 7 p.m. each night with guest evangelist the Rev. Dennis Brown from West End Missionary Baptist Church in Birmingham.
Lamon Chapel United Methodist Church on Lamon Chapel Loop in Thach will have Vacation Bible School “Jungle Safari” beginning Monday, July 28, through Friday, Aug. 1, from 7 until 8:30 p.m. nightly. For more information, call Lela at 205-522-7205.
TUESDAY, JULY 29
Dutton Hill Baptist Church on Dutton Hill Road between Jasper and Oakman will have Vacation Bible School beginning Tuesday, July 29, through Friday, Aug. 1, from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. each night.
FRIDAY, AUG. 1
Our Father’s House Ministry will hold a yard sale Friday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2, at 1502 Laurin Street beginning at 7:30 a.m. each day. For more information, call Frieda at 205-381-6892.
SATURDAY, AUG. 2
Providence Baptist Church in Oakman will host its annual School Backpack Giveaway Saturday, Aug. 2. Registration will be from 8:30 until 9:30 a.m. Backpacks are limited to the first 100 children to register. Breakfast will be served.
Dora First Baptist Church will host its Back To School Blast/One Day Vacation Bible School Saturday, Aug. 2, from 9 a.m. until noon for children Preschool through school age. Pre-registration available by messaging church’s Facebook page or calling 205-648-9414. First 100 students will get a backpack filled with school supplies.
Praise Tabernacle on 6th Avenue in Jasper will host a Youth Night Saturday, Aug. 2, at 6:30 p.m. and a Community Day Sunday, Aug. 3, at 10 a.m. Food, fun, fellowship.
Pleasantfield Missionary Baptist Church at 109 Rob Key Road in Parrish will have a Youth Rally Saturday, Aug. 2, at 4:30 p.m. with music by Born To Fly and dramas by Pleasantfield Church, Crossway of Aldridge and Oakman Central. For more information, call Rev. Johnny Franklin at 205-229-6728.
Highway 5 Church of God in Jasper will host a benefit singing Saturday, Aug. 2, at 6 p.m. for Lanny Young, who was recently diagonosed with Huntington’s disease. Guest singers will be Family Tradition from Haleyville and Latter Rain from Carbon Hill. Host pastor, Rev. Richard Harbin.
SUNDAY, AUG. 3
Saragossa Baptist Church Mens Prayer Group meets each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at the church.
Salem Church of the Nazarene on County Road 83 will have its Homecoming Celebration Sunday, Aug. 3, with guest speaker, Bro. Carroll Smith. Service times include Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., worship at 10:30 a.m. followed by preaching, dinner and afternoon singing at 1:15 p.m. with guest singers, Chosen Witness. No Sunday evening service. Host pastor, Bro. Jonathan Smith.
Nauvoo United Methodist Church on 4th Street in Nauvoo will celebrate Homecoming 2014: 121 years of organization Sunday, Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. with guest speaker, the Rev. John Ray of Riverchase United Methodist Church in Hoover. Featured singer will be Mary Stokes and others. Lunch around noon. For more information, call Carole Newman at 205-410-7029.
Oakman First Baptist Church Girls in Action (for girls ages kindergarten thru sixth grade) meets each Sunday at 5 p.m. at the church.
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church at intersection of County roads 63N and 44 in Fayette County will host their annual revival services Sunday through Wednesday, Aug. 3-6. Services will be at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Guest speaker will be Bro. C.W. Box. Lee Livingston will lead singing. Host pastor, J.W. Shaw.
Union Grove Baptist Church on Cullman County Road 18 in Bremen will have revival services beginning Sunday, Aug. 3, at 5 p.m. and Monday, Aug. 4, through Friday, Aug. 8, at 7 p.m. each night with guest evangelist Dale Banks. Church pastor, Bobby Waddle.
MONDAY, AUG. 4
LifeSprings Assembly of God on Alabama Highway 195 North in Jasper will host the 2014 GriefShare grief recovery support group meetings beginning Monday, Aug. 4, at 6 p.m. For more information, call the church at 205-221-9320 or Chaplain Cynthia Patton at 205-471-2879.
Saragossa Baptist Church Womens Prayer Group meets each Monday at 7 p.m. at the church.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 6
Back Forty Cowboy Church on Highland Shores Drive just off Lamon Chapel Road in Jasper will host Paul Daily, who relates horse training with God based on trust, faith, obedience and love, on Wednesday, Aug. 6, at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Daniel Keeton at 205-544-7947.
THURSDAY, AUG. 7
Christ United Methodist Church on 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.
Midway Holy Bible Church Of God on Slick Lizzard Road in Nauvoo will have its Break Free Program meeting the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Meeting Place located behind the church. Break Free deals with addictions of any kind. For more information, call Jeff Schrader at 205-442-3435.
SATURDAY, AUG. 9
Dutton Hill Missionary Baptist Church on Dutton Hill Road between Jasper and Oakman will have its Food Bank/Clothes Closet open the second Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. until all food is gone. Please register by 8:30 a.m.
TUESDAY, AUG. 12
Living Light Church Of God on North Airport Road in Jasper will have its monthly Bible Study Class the second Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the church. For more information, call Rev. James C. Davis at 205-384-5065 or Pastor Billy Driver at 205-387-7195.
FRIDAY, AUG. 15
Philadelphia Baptist Church will host a Back To School Youth Service Friday, Aug. 15, at 6:30 p.m. with 4 Crying Out Loud leading the worship. Guest speaker will be James Cato. Concert by the J.J. Weeks Band.
SATURDAY, AUG. 16
Zion’s Rest Primitive Baptist Church on Viking Drive in Jasper will host the third annual Kitchens Memorial Sacred Harp (fa so la) Singing Saturday, Aug. 16, at 9 a.m.
United Methodist Church Of Nauvoo on 3rd Avenue in Nauvoo will host the "Christian Place Mission" Food Distribution Program 3rd Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon at the church. For more information, call Carole Newman at 205-410-7029.
High Hill Church Restoration Group will host a benefit singing starring country music artist, Leah Seawright, and various local bands on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 5 p.m. at the Parrish High School Football Field. For more information, contact the Town of Parrish or Brenda Helton at 205-623-9055 or 256-440-9631.
SUNDAY, AUG. 17
Townley First Baptist Church will host its 124th Homecoming Service Sunday, Aug. 17, at 10:30 a.m. (no Sunday School) with guest speaker, the church’s former pastor, Carl Uptain. Lunch after service followed by afternoon singing with music by the Carrell Family from Gallant, Alabama. For more information, call 205-275-1360.