Church happenings

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 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 SATURDAY, MARCH 3 Jasper First Nazarene at 400 14th Avenue W. in Jasper, will have a yard sale on Saturday, March 3, from 7:30 a.m.-12. p.m. at the church. Rain or shine. The Church at Beech Grove at 347 Beech Grove Rd. in Townley will not host a singing in March. But will return to its regular first Saturday night singing schedule in April. 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. Featured guest singers for March will be the bluegrass group, A.M. Ramblers. Townley Community Center in Townley will have the Kingsmen Quartet in concert on Saturday, March 3, at 6 p.m. Discount tickets can be purchased for $10 at FNB of Hamilton in Carbon Hill, Victoria’s Restaurant Gift Shop, Western Finance, and Stewart Family Pools and Christian Bookstore in Parkland Shopping Center. Tickets at the door are $12. Sunday, March 4 Saragossa Baptist Church Mens Prayer Group meets each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at the church. Cedrum Grove Free Will Baptist Church will have special guest singer, Chris Smith, the One Man Quartet, at its Sunday, March 4, 11 a.m. worship service. For more information, call Pastor Ron Woodard at 205-602-9444. 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. 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. Macedonia Baptist Church on Macedonia Loop Road in Jasper will present Shannon Knight in concert on Sunday, March 4, at 5 p.m. at the church. Jasper First Baptist Church at 1604 4th Ave. in Jasper will host the Walker Baptist Association’s Spring Evangelism Conference Sunday, March 4, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the church. Guest evangelist will be Dr. Robert Smith Jr., who holds the Charles T. Carter Baptist Chair of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School where he teaches Christian Preaching. Everyone is invited to attend. Rev. David Miller is the Walker Baptist Association’s Director of Missions. MONDAY, MARCH 5 Hope House Church at 1620 10th Ave. in Jasper will host its “Fishes & Loaves” Soup Kitchen each Monday at 11 a.m. and Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., with a worship service following the meal. 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. Nauvoo Church of God will host NA (Narcotics Anonymous) and AA (Alcoholic Anonymous) One Step Group meetings each Monday from 67 p.m. at the church. Meals provided. Saragossa Baptist Church Women’s Prayer Group will meet each Monday at 7 p.m. at the church. TUESDAY, MARCH 6 St. Mary’s Episcopal Church at 801 The Trace in Jasper will host a Caregivers Support Group meeting each Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the library at the church. This group is open to the community and is for people who provide care to loved ones dealing with chronic illness. Carbon Hill United Methodist Church at 178 Northwest 4th Ave. hosts a Celebrate Recovery each Tuesday 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. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7 Maranatha Baptist Church at 1701 Barker St. in Jasper will have its Soup Kitchen open each Wednesday and Friday beginning at 11 a.m. each day. The church will offer a free full-meal to those in need. Aldersgate United Methodist Church on U.S. Highway 78 in Dora will host a New Mother’s Support Group for new and expecting mothers each Wednesday from 5:307:30 p.m. at the church. Topics will include infant feeding, sleep, play/development, returning to work and managing stress. For more information, call Aldersgate United Methodist Church at 205-648-2470. Bethel Grace Assembly of God will host a Community Supper each Wednesday from 66:45 p.m. at the church. For more information, call Kat at 205-544-2302.

THURSDAY, MARCH 8 Arley United Methodist Church on Alabama Highway 41 in Arley will host its Annual Bean Dinner on Thursday, March 8, from 4:306:30 p.m. at the church. Donations will benefit the Laurel Crandall Brown Foundation. Plates include choice of pinto, big lima, or great northern beans, or red beans & rice, cornbread and coleslaw. Dine-in or carry-out. SATURDAY, MARCH 10 Boldo Methodist Church on Alabama Highway 69 North (across from the Dollar General) in Jasper will host a Free Clothes Closet Give-a-way the second Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. until noon at the church, for people who need clothes or shoes. Aldersgate United Methodist Church on U.S. Highway 78 in Dora will host the “Joy In Jesus” program for those with special needs, and their parents, on the second Saturday of each month, beginning Saturday, Jan. 27, from 46 p.m. at the church. RSVP is requested. For more information, call Carla at 205-522-1993, Anna-Kate at 205-471-9900, or Aldersgate United Methodist at 205-648-2470. SUNDAY, MARCH 11 Friendship Missionary Baptist Church at 45 Nichols St. in Parrish will celebrate its 9th Anniversary on Sunday, March 11, at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor Terrance Gaines of Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Parrish. Rising Star Baptist Church in Dora will be celebrating pastor James Kelley’s 23rd anniversary as their pastor on Sunday, March 11, at 3 p.m. Bishop Theo Bailey and Christ Temple Church in Ensley will be our special guests. New Bethel Baptist Church Youth and Young Adult Choir in Oakman will celebrate their annual “Choir Day” on Sunday, March 11, at 3 p.m. Everyone invited to attend. THURSDAY, March 15 Northside Baptist Church at 500 U.S. Highway 78 in Jasper will host a Alzheimer’s Disease Seminar on Thursday, March 15, from 6 until 8 p.m. at the church. The keynote speaker will be, Miller Piggott, the executive director of Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama in Birmingham. The seminar is open to all who would like to attend. No charge for admission. However, to ensure adequate seating, organizers are requesting that you call to make reservations. For more information, you may contact the Church Office at 205-384-3214 or Dr. Morris Murray Jr. at 205-522-3662 or email your reservation to SATURDAY, MARCH 17 New Prospect Baptist Church on Alabama Highway 5 North in Jasper will have its food closet open the third Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. until noon at the church. 6th Annual Good Walk of Faith-A-Thon will be held Saturday, March 17, beginning at 9 a.m. at Hancock Park on Ida Street in Tupelo, Miss. River of Living Water United Methodist Church will have its “Feed My Sheep” Food Bank the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10-11:30 a.m. at its Durr’s Chapel campus. Berry Civic Center in Berry hosts a Southern gospel singing the third Saturday of each month at 6 p.m. featuring the Busby Family from Berry. Admission is free. A love offering will be received. SUNDAY, MARCH 18 Sanctuary Church of God’s “Standing In The Gap” Men’s Ministry will host a Resurrection breakfast Sunday, March 18, 8 a.m. For more information, call 205-471-1922. First Baptist Church - Corona Avenue in Jasper invites you to Pastor Alonzo L. Harper’s 20th Appreciation Celebration being held Sunday, March 18, at 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Roy Ferguson, with his church family from Saint John Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa as special guests. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28 Living Light Church of God at 3420 N. Airport Rd. in Jasper will host its monthly “Night of Passion” service the last Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the church. SUNDAY, APRIL 8 Shady Grove Baptist Church at 155 Shady Grove Road in Parrish will host the first Pastorial Anniversary of its Pastor, Rev. Terrance J. Gaines and First Lady Jackie Gaines on Sunday, April 8, at 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor Alonzo Harper of the Corona Avenue First Baptist Church in Jasper. MONDAY, APRIL 16 Carbon Hill Presbyterian Church at 227 N.W. 3rd Ave. in Carbon Hill will have a Swamp John’s Dinner Fundraiser on Monday, April 16, from 47 p.m. at the church. Dine-in or Take-out. SUNDAY, MAY 6 Pleasant Grove Church near Oakman will have Decoration on Sunday, May 6. Singing from 10 a.m.3 p.m., with guest singers, EverPraySing and the Awakened Quartet. Dinner on the ground from noon1 p.m. For more information, call Richard Phillips at 205-388-9912.