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Serenity Baptist Church is now a host site for the Angel Food Ministry. To order or for more info contact Diane Wright at 773-5666.
Singers are needed for a Women’s Choir to take part in the Women of Strength Conference 2007 March 1-3 at New Life Missionary Baptist Church in Athens. For more information call 559-0609.
Emmanuel Church International will host a women’s conference March 2 at 6 p.m. and March 3 at 9 a.m. Speaker will be Amanda Goodson of Tucson, Arizona. She is a native of Decatur.
The Pentecostal Assembly of Believers Inc. of the Apostolic Faith and Bishop Carl E. Holland, presiding bishop, invite everyone to their Mid Winter Convention March 7-9 at the Greater Jubilee House of Prayer in Decatur.
The Women of Strength Conference will begin March 1 at 7 p.m. at New Life Missionary Baptist Church in Athens with Rev. Antoyne Green and Felicia Green speakers. A community choir will also be performing. On March 2 at 7 p.m., Angela Beard of Jackson, Tenn. will be speaking and New Life Dance team will perform. On March 3 from 8 a.m.-noon, sessions on marriage, surviving abuse and other topics will be offered. There will also be a health fair and blood drive. Call 559-0609 for more information.
Mill Creek Baptist Church will welcome “The Joyful Hearts” Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. To get to the church, take Highway 31 South to Lacon Trade Day, turn east on East Lacon Road go approximately two miles and turn right on Mill Creek Road. Church is a quarter mile on the right.
The “Transforming Lives through Faith Women’s Conference” will be held March 8-10 at the Decatur Utilities Training Center, located at 1002 Central Parkway. Host is Minister Vera Stanley, of Vera Stanley Ministries, Inc. Guests will be Minister Carolyn Brackin Orr of Orr Ministries Inc; Elder Veronica Fuller of St. Paul, Minn and the North Alabama Youth Explosion Choir. For more information call 637-8031.
The Committee of Church Cooperation will hold a one-day-only rummage sale March 2 from 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Blackwood Quartet will be at Huntsville High School March 23 at 7 p.m.
Parkview Baptist Church will host “Improving Communication in Your Marriage” March 9 from 6:30-9 p.m. and March 10 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Early registration (by Feb. 4) is $35 per person; $40 after Feb. 4. Cost includes continental breakfast and lunch on Saturday. For more information call 353-7124.
Sacred Heart Monastery in Cullman will host a Lenten Retreat Feb. 23-25. Leader is Rev. Kevin McGrath and cost is $195. Call 734-8302 for more information.
Committee on Church Cooperation will host its annual sunrise service at Point Mallard Prayer Chapel April 8 beginning at 7 a.m.
Sacred Heart Monastery in Cullman will host a special Moms Retreat for mothers of special needs children March 9-10. Cost is $65 for overnight; $45 for Saturday only.
Registration is required by Feb. 28. Call 829-1074 for information.
Macedonia Cumberland Presbyterian Church will host a gospel music workshop Feb. 24 at 9 a.m. and Feb. 25 at 6 p.m.
Calhoun Community College will host its 17th annual Gospel Fest Feb. 23 at the Aerospace Training Center. The Gospel Fests showcases a variety of talent from local communities including singing, liturgical dance, and step groups.
All events will be held on the Decatur campus and are free and open to the public. For more details, contact BSA club sponsors Pamela Little at 256-306-2633.
Athens First United Methodist Church will host a women’s retreat, “Girlfriends Growing in Grace,” March 2 from 6-9 p.m. and March 3 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Speaker will be Cathy Phillips of Atlanta. Tickets are $30.
Journey Church will host Evangelist Joe Oden Feb. 26, 27 and 28 at 7 p.m.
The Committee on Church Cooperation is in need of heaters. If you have a good working heater that is no longer in use, CCC would be happy to take it. Warm blankets are also needed. For more information call CCC at 355-8893.
Journey Church will host Neil Kennedy Ministries March 4 at the morning and evening services. The messages will be on “Grace to Grow: The Seven Laws Which Govern Divine Increase and Order.”
Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 721 Pickens Street, Hartselle, is offering free tutoring. For more information, call 773-2121.
Glory Road Quartet will be at Bethlehem Baptist Church March 4 at 6:30 p.m. The church is located in Hanceville.
McKendree United Methodist Church, 2795 Highway 55, West, in Danville, is accepting clothing donations for Helping Hands Outreach (free clothing for the needy) on the first and third Wednesdays of the month 9 a.m.-noon, and the first and third Saturdays of the month, 9 a.m.-noon. All clothing donations are greatly appreciated. Bring donations to the McKendree Youth Center on New Cut Road. For more information, call 462-3753 or 462-3302.
Eschaton First Independent Methodist Church of Decatur hosts a weekly come and go prayer time each Tuesday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. For more information, call 355-7518.
Liberty Baptist Church, 1206 Lane Road NW, welcomes and invites the community to worship with them each Sunday with Bible study at 9:45 a.m., Bible preaching at 11 a.m., discipleship training at 5:30 p.m., and Bible preaching at 6 p.m.
An Interfaith Summit will be held in Huntsville Feb. 22-25. Events will be held at Oakwood College Business and Technology Center Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. featuring Vanderbilt University’s John Thatamanil. On Feb. 23 the meeting will be held Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Huntsville Islamic Center. The topic will be “Toward Understanding Islam.”
On Feb. 24, Rabbi David Saperstein will speak at 12:30 p.m. at the Church of the Nativity. He will speak on “The Roots of Jewish Justice.” An interfaith dialogue will follow Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Center for Conscious Living. For more information call 536-2401.
El Shaddai Church Ministries, located at 271 Old Trinity Road in Decatur, is now offering a Sunday morning service at 8:30 a.m. and Intercessory Prayer on the first and third Sunday of each month at 8 a.m. Pastors are John and Linda Gray. For more information, call 355-2535.
Emmanuel Community of Christ, located at 28 Pheasant Private Drive off Bethel Road in Priceville, hosts Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; morning worship at 11 a.m.; Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. and Wednesday night worship at 6:30 p.m.
If you are interested in a drug and alcohol free recovery group, call Doug at 751-2996 or 255-5545. The “New Way of Life Recovery Group” meets every Monday at 7 p.m. at Fairview Church of God in Falkville.
A Christian Coffee House will be held each Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon, and each Sunday, 2-4 p.m., at Hartselle Wedding Chapel, featuring free coffee, doughnuts and Christian fellowship. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 773-4697.
Penny Lane Church of Christ, 615 Penny Lane SE in Hartselle, and Bro. Roy Lee Taylor invites the community to attend the church’s weekly worship services and Bible study classes. Sunday services are: Bible class at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m., afternoon worship at 5 p.m., and fourth Sunday afternoon worship at 4 p.m. Wednesday night Bible class is at 7 p.m. For more information, call 773-5654.
Harmony Word of Life Church’s Heavenly Manna Ministries offers food and clothing assistance the second Saturday of each month from 1-3 p.m.
To get to the church, from Cullman take Highway 157 to Battleground, turn right onto County Road 1212, go one and half mile to County Road to County Road 1204 turn left and go one half mile. Church is on the right.
Central Baptist Church in Decatur offers Divorce Support Care Wednesday nights from 6-7:30 p.m. Call 353-5912 for more information.
Bethlehem Baptist Church holds Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and Morning Worship at 11 a.m. Training Union is held at 5 p.m. and Men’s Prayer Warrior Meeting at 5:45 p.m. Sunday Evening Worship is at 6 p.m., Wednesday Evening Bible Study is at 7 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Choir Practice is at 7:45 p.m. Choir Director is Clint Crigger.
Penny Lane Church of Christ and Bro. Roy Lee Taylor invites everyone to listen to the church’s weekly radio programs on WKAC 1080 AM, Sundays at 7:30 a.m., on WWTM 1400 AM, Sundays at 10 a.m., and on WQAH 1310 AM, Saturdays at 7:30-8:30 a.m., and Sunday 10-10:30 a.m.
Gandy’s Cove United Methodist Church holds a weekly Men’s Prayer Breakfast at the Huddle House each Tuesday at 6:15 a.m.
Adult, youth and children’s Bible study is held each Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the church. Everyone is welcome.

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