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The “Church Happenings” section is featured each Wednesday and Saturday in the Daily Mountain Eagle and daily on the Community Calendar at Events are listed free of charge and run by calendar date and time as space allows. There is no guarantee when or number of days an event will run. Events are only accepted from local churches; faith-based ministries or organizations; and cemetery associations. Only the following information will be printed: name of church or organization hosting or sponsoring event; type of event; date, time and location; and name of a contact person and phone number. For information, call Elane Jones at 205-221-2840 or email information to


Friendship Baptist Church at 45 Nichols Street in Parrish will host the “Stepping into Our Destiny” women’s conference today, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. through lunch.

Maranatha Baptist Church at 1705 Barker Street in Jasper will host a benefit concert today, Aug. 23, from 5 until 9 p.m. with special singers, The Busby Family, The Hope Church Group, EverPraySing, The Cook Family, Latter Rain, Redemption and JJ Hadder. Donations accepted. Proceeds to benefit the church and the church’s building fund. For more information, call 205-388-6511 or 205-435-1284.


Cedar Hill Baptist Church will celebrate homecoming Sunday, Aug. 24, with singing beginning at 10 a.m. Will dismiss following lunch.

Edgil Grove Baptist Church will have revival services Sunday, Aug. 24, at 10 a.m.; 11 a.m. with special guest singers; and 5:30 p.m. with guest singers, The Page Trio; and Monday, Aug. 25, at 7 p.m.

Poplar Springs Freewill Baptist Church on Hwy. 195 North in Jasper will have its homecoming singing Sunday, Aug. 24, at 10 a.m. Guest singers will be Joyful Hearts and Joyful Praise.

Macedonia Baptist Church on Macedonia Loop in Curry will have its homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 24. The service starts at 10:30 a.m. Special singers will be The Page Trio.

Sumiton Church of God will have a special welcome home service Sunday, Aug. 24, at 11 a.m. for the church’s many friends, former members and attendees. A mass choir will sing and lead worship. Pastor Taylor will share and preach God’s Word. Sunday dinner will be served immediately following the worship service in the fellowship hall. For more information, call the church at 205-648-3257, ext. 102.

Central Baptist Church at 900 Airport Rd. South in Jasper will celebrate homecoming Sunday, Aug. 24, at 1:30 p.m. with guest singers, Eagle’s Wings. Lunch at noon.

Sixth Avenue Baptist Church at 2917 6th Ave. West in Jasper will host its men and women’s day program Sunday, Aug. 24, at 3 p.m. Morning speaker will be Sister Patricia Allen. Guest speaker will be Pastor Marvin Leonard of Community Baptist Church in Birmingham.

First Baptist Church of Frisco will be celebrating the church’s 130th annual homecoming anniversary Sunday, Aug. 24, at 3:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Jessie Miller and the congregation from Mt. Galilee Baptist Church in Northport. The theme is “Redeveloping a Mission Mindset Church” from Philippians 2:5.

Jasper’s First Baptist Church on 4th St. in Jasper will offer GriefShare, a 13-week support group for those who have lost a loved one, beginning Sunday, Aug. 24, at 4 p.m. For more information, call 205-221-6444.


New Hope Baptist Church on Fall City Rd. in Jasper will have its fifth Sunday singing, Sunday, Aug. 31, at 6 p.m. with guest singers, Pure Harmony.

Kelly Mill Church on Winston County Rd. 4 off Alabama Hwy. 195 in Double Springs will host a gospel singing Sunday, Aug. 31, at 5 p.m. with guest singers, Pure Harmony.

Crossroads United Methodist Church on Alabama Hwy. 5 in Jasper will have Sen. Greg Reed as a fifth Sunday guest, Sunday, Aug. 31, at 11 a.m.

New Prospect Baptist Church on Alabama Hwy. 5 in Jasper will have the Kingdom Work Quartet in concert Sunday, Aug. 31, at 6 p.m.


Elm Grove Church of God on Fayette County Rd. 63 North in Carbon Hill will host a special praise and worship service Friday, Sept. 5, at 7 p.m. with guest speaker, Jeremiah Yocom. Event sponsored by Elm Church of God, Nauvoo Church of God and Philadelphia Deliverance Tabernacle. For more information, call Pastor Brian Manasco at 205-275-9142.


First Baptist Church at 2701 Corona Ave. in Jasper will host its “Church in the Street” Saturday, Sept. 14, beginning with Sunday School at 1:30 p.m. Church service will be at 3:30 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor Billy Carpenter of Shady Grove Baptist Church in Parrish. For more information, contact Pastor Alonzo Harper at 205-387-7030.