Church Calendar
All church calendar items must be received by noon Thursday to be included in Saturday’s paper. Call Janice Keith at 256-299-2125, email, or fax to 256-299-2192.


Oak Grove Methodist Church invites you to come worship. Sunday Bible study, 10 a.m.; Sunday worship service, 11 a.m.; and Thursday Bible study at 6 p.m. Pastor, Joel Maxwell.

Tallaseehatchie First Baptist Church invites you to Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.; worship at 10:45 a.m.; and discipleship training with Dr. Adrian Rogers teaching ‘Revelation’ at 5 p.m. and worship at 6 p.m.


Reeves Grove Baptist Church has morning classes at 10 on Sundays, with Scripture preaching at 11. Sunday night Bible classes begin at 5:30 with church service following. Wednesday night at 6 is Awanas for kids award night with regular Awanas classes resuming after Christmas holidays. The Youth Group for teens begins at 6. Anyone needing a ride should call 205-874-2131.


Sunday service times at Bon Air Baptist Church: Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m. discipleship training, 5 p.m.; worship service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday night prayer meeting, 6:30.

Encouragers Grief Support every Thursday at 6 p.m. at Mt. View Baptist Church, 6585 Old Sylacauga Highway. Sponsored by Lakeside Hospice.


The Rev. Cameron Thomas was recently chosen as the new pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church. Services are at 10:45 a.m.


Mt. Olive First Baptist Church is accepting donations for maintenance of cemetery grounds. Mail contributions to Mt. Olive First Baptist Church Cemetery Trust Fund, 7636 Coosa Highway 49, Goodwater, Al., 35072.


Homecoming at St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church is Sunday, July 21, at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Jefffrey Wilson, pastor of First Baptist Church in Pell City, will be the speaker. Family revival services will be July 21-24 at 6:30 nightly. Speaker will be the Rev. Ava Harvey, pastor of Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church in Brandon, Miss. Pastor is the Rev. Everett Kelley.


Morning service, 10 a.m., every Wednesday at Freedom Holy Ghost Headquarter Mission, 1211 Landmark Road.


Fairview Church of Christ, 2770 Highway 78 W., and Minister Max Gaskin invites you to join them for worship services. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening worship, 5 p.m. and Wednesday Bible study, 6 p.m.


Mt. Carmel Homecoming, Wolf Creek Road North behind St. Vincent’s St. Clair Hospital. Come and help “Spread The Gospel In Song with the Royal Master Gospel Quartet. For more information, call Sterling Brown at 205-338-2497.

AA meets every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. Simon Peter Episcopal Church, intersection of Mays Bend Road and Stemley Bridge Road. Call 256-268-5300.

Power lunch at Eden Westside Baptist Church, noon, the second and fourth Wednesdays each month, for business and professional people. Meals cost $6. Reservations are required. Call 205-338-7711, ext. 221.

Thirty minutes in the word 8-8:30 a.m. every Thursday in the fellowship hall of Eden Westside Baptist Church, 223 Wolf Creek Road N. Call 205-338-7711, ext. 221.

Mothers of Preschoolers meeting, 9-11 a.m., the second Thursday of each month at Eden Westside Baptist Church. Call 205-338-7711 or 205-338-8818.

Pathway to Joy Alanon family group meeting 7 p.m. every Thursday at St. Simon Peter Episcopal Church, Pell City. Call 205-629-7491.

Seddon Baptist Church now offering two worship services, 8:30 and 11 a.m., with Sunday school at 10 a.m. Call 205-338-4285.

Sunday services at First United Methodist Church, traditional services, 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., contemporary service, 10:30 a.m. Call 205-338-3374.

Cancer Support Group at Eden Westside Baptist Church. Monthly, each third Tuesday at 6 p.m. and each 3rd Thursday at 2 p.m. in Building C. Sponsored by St. Vincent's St. Clair. For more info: 205-338-7711

Arbor Baptist Church offers Sunday school at 9 a.m., Lord’s Day Worship at 10 a.m. and Evening Worship at 5:30 pm. Wednesday activities are at 6:30 p.m. with adults having prayer and devotion, student worship and Bible study and children’s classes. Call 205-338-7046 or visit

Feeding His Flock Food Pantry, 2898 Florida Road, Pell City is a food pantry resource available to those in the community who have a need. No referral or voucher is needed. Food is provided on the second and fourth Friday and Saturday of each month, from 3-7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. For more information call 205-525-5437.


Ragland United Methodist Church, Highway 144. Pastor Ben Vernon, Sunday school at 10 a.m.; worship service at 11 a.m.; Wednesday night dinner at 6; Wednesday night Bible study at 6:30.


The Westview Baptist Church in Sylacauga will host a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder support group each first and third Thursday of the month. The class is designed for anyone experiencing PTSD or knows someone who is. The sessions begin at 6:30 p.m. and refreshments will be provided. Westview is located at 415 North Merkel Avenue.

Harperspring Missionary Baptist Church, 525 Harpersprings Road, invites everyone to welcome new pastor Rev. and Sister James Blackmon and family. Service times, Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; morning worship, 11 a.m.

Service times at Bluff Springs Baptist Church: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; worship service, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday night service, 5 p.m.; Wednesday night service, 6:30 p.m.

The Rev. Tim Childers hosts a radio program each Sunday morning starting at 9 on radio station WYEA 1290 AM.

First Fridays at First Baptist Church noon-12:50 p.m. every first Friday of the month. Meals and entertainment for working women. Cost: $5. Make reservations on the Wednesday before the first Friday of the month at, e-mail or call 256-245-6301.

Free Community Soup Kitchen at noon every Tuesday at Mignon Baptist Church fellowship hall, 900 Avondale Ave.

Celebrate Recovery at 6 p.m. every Friday at The Sanctuary. Child care and meal provided. Call 256-207-2464.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church invites you to join them for worship on Sunday mornings. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10:45 a.m.; Holy Communion on first Sundays; and Bible study is every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Pastor, Rev. Roger Holtzclaw.

Marble City Church of God, Old Goodwater Highway, has Sunday school at 10 a.m. and preaching at 11 a.m. Pastor is Bloise Morris.

ChristPoint Community Church and the 112 Mission Center in Sylacauga now has Café 112, a new opportunity for those in need. Through the 112 Mission Center, a free lunch will be served each Thursday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Café 112 is located in the Mission Center at 12 N. Anniston Ave., next to NAPA Auto. Volunteers are welcome. For more information, call 256-369-7042 or email


Jacobs Chapel CME Church celebrates 127 years Saturday, July 20, at 5 p.m. at the Talladega Regional Family Life Center, 405 W. Battle St., Talladega. Speaker is Dr. Horace Patterson, pastor of Mt. Canaan Baptist Church. For tickets, which are $25, contact Martha Jordan at 256-493-0137. The Rev. Dolly Panky, pastor of St. James C.M.E. Church in Jasper, is the speaker for the church service Sunday, July 21, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Frederick L. Braddock Sr., pastor of Jacobs Chapel C.M.E. Church, is presiding elder of the Anniston District. Bishop Teresa E. Snorton is presiding prelate.

Lee Williams and The Spiritual QC’s will be at the Talladega Regional Center, 405 Battle St. W. next to Mt. Canaan Baptist Church, Saturday, Sept. 7, along with many other gospel singers. For more information, call 678-907-3813.

Bible Study at noon and 6 p.m. on Wednesdays at Mt. Cleveland Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Jerry Jones, Pastor.

Annual Women’s Conference held at Rushing Springs Missionary Baptist Church Saturday, July 20, at 1 p.m.

Local church starting an out-of-the-box, radical praise team for Jesus Christ. All interested parties should visit and fill out the online form.

Bible study 10 a.m. every Tuesday at Mabra Community Center with the Rev. Hardy Reynolds. Call 256-362-5769.

Free 12-step Biblical-based ministry, Celebrate Recovery, 6:30 p.m., each Wednesday at Harvest Assembly of God, 81 Old Shocco Road.

Men’s breakfast, 7:30 a.m. on the first Saturday of every month at New Life Church, 34950 Alabama 21 N.

Farmer’s market, second and fourth Saturday of each month at New Life Church, 34950 Alabama 21 N.

Bible study, 6 p.m. every Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Sister Ethel Jones Inspirational Time broadcast, 6 p.m., Sundays on TV 47.

Sister Ethel Jones, Radio Voice of Praise broadcast, will be heard each Sunday morning 8:15-8:30 beginning April 7 on 92.7 FM, 99.3 FM and 1350 AM.

Community services emergency provisions: free clothes, food, information and referral, Christian counseling and free literature. Call 256-404-4029.

Single Again Ministry. Estelle Community Church, East County Line Road. Call 256-207-0422 or 256-510-2574.

Mt. Canaan Baptist Church’s Talladega Regional Family Life Center is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon; reopens 3-7 p.m.

Fibromyalgia Support Group, weekly meetings Tuesdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 6-8:30 p.m. at Stemley Baptist Church, Rock Church Road. Pool therapy is offered at 1:30 p.m., lunch included. There is faith-based open discussion, which is confidential.


First Baptist Church Talladega Springs has Sunday school at 10 a.m. and Sunday evening services at 5.


Single Again Bible study, each Sunday morning, at Estelle Community Church. Call 256-207-0422 or 256-510-2574.

Holly Springs Baptist Church and Cemetery Association is currently accepting donations for cemetery and building upkeep. Donations can be mailed to: Holly Springs Baptist Church and Cemetery Association, c/o Jean Braden, 6248 Coosa County Road 56, Weogufka, AL 35183.

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