Church happenings

Posted 1/31/17

Church Happenings, Gospel Singings and Cemetery 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 ran by …

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Church happenings


Church Happenings, Gospel Singings and Cemetery 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 ran 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


Zula Musgrove Cemetery in the Barney community of Cordova will no longer have year round maintenance of the cemetery after April 20, 2017, due to the lack of donations, interest and money. All persons with loved ones buried there will be responsible for the care of their loved ones graves. Cemetery Board Members are Sue Key, Nelson Barnett, Carl and Bonnie Whisenhunt. For more information, call 205-686-2376.


Dora Church of God on Sharon Boulevard in Dora will host a Swamp John’s Fundraiser for its youth and children on Friday, Feb. 3, from 4:30 until 7 p.m. at the church. Plates will be $11 (Fish, Chicken or Shrimp plus fixings). Dine-in or carry-out. For more information and advance orders please contact, Paulette Murray at 205-902-9195.

Parrish Church of Christ will present “The Christian and Government” with Matt Vega, former dean and professor of Faulkner University’s Jones School of Law, on Friday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4, Men’s Session at 9:30 a.m. and worship session at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 5, at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., lunch and 1 p.m. For more information, contact 205-686-7996 or


The Church at Beech Grove at 347 Beech Grove Road in Townley will host its First Saturday Night Singing and Service Saturday, Feb. 4, at 5 p.m., featuring congregational singing, special guest singers and refreshments following the service. Offering will be received to help with the upkeep of the church building. For more information, contact John Cooner at 275-7823.

Winston County Gospel Theater (formerly Looney’s Tavern) on Alabama Highway 278 near Houston, Alabama will host a gospel singing Saturday, Feb. 4, at 6 p.m. featuring guest singers, Eagle’s Wings. Admission is free, but a love offering will be received.


Saragossa Baptist Church Mens Prayer Group meets each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at the church.

Townley First Baptist Church at 229 Alabama Avenue in Townley will host Super Sunday “The Decision” on Sunday, Feb. 5. Tailgate at 9:45 a.m. and Kickoff at 11 a.m., featuring an announcer, special music, drama team, commercials, and halftime show. Guest speakers will be John Cooner and Wayne Page. Wear your favorite team colors. For more information, call Pastor Wayne Page at 205-471-2769.

Trinity Church at 2615 Ripley Road in Carbon Hill invites you to join them each Sunday for morning worship services at 10 a.m. and evening worship services at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Pastor James Smith at 275-6628 or 302-5691.

Hunters Chapel Holy Church of Christ on Hunters Chapel Road in Jasper will have a singing Sunday, Feb. 5, at 10:45 a.m. with guest singers, Gold City.

Herman Baptist Church will have a singing Sunday, Feb. 5, beginning at 11 a.m., with lunch at noon and singing in the afternoon. Guest singers will be the Barnett Family from Tennessee.

Burnwell Baptist Church on Sharon Boulevard in Dora will have its Founders Day Celebration on Sunday, Feb. 12, with special singing at 11 a.m. by Southern Image from Plantersville, Miss., lunch following worship service and more singing at 1 p.m.

Victory Assembly of God will hold 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.

Oakman First Baptist Church Girls in Action meets each Sunday at 5 p.m. at the church.

First Baptist Church of Jasper will hold 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.


Nauvoo United Methodist Church on 3rd Avenue in Nauvoo will host AA (Alcoholic Anonymous) and NA (Narcotics Anonymous) meetings each Monday and Friday at 6 p.m. at the church.

Saragossa Baptist Church Women’s Prayer Group will meet each Monday at 7 p.m. at the church.


Carbon Hill Methodist Church at 178 Northwest 4th Avenue will host Celebrate Recovery each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. and Twelve Step Program each Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Awakening Life Church on Alabama Highway 257 in Jasper will hold 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.


Sipsey Church of God on Pineywoods-Sipsey Road in Jasper will host a Celebrate Recovery meeting each Thursday. Cake and coffee served at 6:30 p.m., with Celebrate Recovery Program beginning at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Pastor Dale Lawley at 205-482-3586.

River of Living Water United Methodist Ministries (Christ United Methodist Church) at 1401 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.


Townley Church of God will host a Youth Fundraiser Friday, Feb. 10, at the church. Will be selling Spaghetti plates for $5 (includes spaghetti, bread, salad, desert and drink). Reservations are required for dine-in or take-out. To reserve plates, call Sherry at 515-3959.

Bethel Baptist Church will host a “Night to Shine” prom event, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, for people with special needs, ages 14 and older. For more information, contact the church office Monday through Thursday, 8:30 until 3:30 p.m. After church hours, you may contact Angela Washington at 205-212-0670 or email


Boldo Methodist Church on Alabama Highway 69 North (across from the Dollar General) in Jasper will have 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 of clothes or shoes.


St. Mary’s Episcopal Church at 801 The Trace in Jasper will host its 40th Annual Valentine’s Luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 14, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the church. Tickets are $12 and include lunch, silent auction, and access to vendors. Tickets can be purchased at the door or from a St. Mary’s member. Proceeds will benefit St. Mary’s Food Bank, which serves the communities of Walker and Winston counties.


Edgil Grove Baptist Church on Alabama Highway 5 in Jasper will host a singing Saturday, Feb. 18, at 6 p.m. Guest singers will be the Page Trio and Barnett Family.


Townley Community Center at 62 Townley School Road in Townley will present the Kingsmen Quartet in concert Saturday, March 4, at 6 p.m. Advance tickets will be $10 (12 years and up) each and available at First National Bank of Carbon Hill, Victoria’s Restaurant in Jasper and Stewart Christian Bookstore in Jasper. Tickets at the door will be $12 (12 and up). Children 12 and under free when accompanied by a parent. For more information, call Denise Clements at 205-544-0888 or Jerry Edgil at 256-412-3608.