Church happenings

Posted 12/1/17

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 www.mountaineagle.com. Events are listed free of charge. …

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Church happenings

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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 www.mountaineagle.com. 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 elane.jones@mountaineagle.com.

DEC. 2

Live Christmas Nativity and Drama will be held in Parrish today, Dec. 2, at 18 p.m. at the intersection of Alabama Highway 269 South and the new Parrish Highway in front of Jack’s. Live Christmas music and free hot chocolate. Bring your whole family and a lawn chair. The event is an outreach ministry involving several area churches.

Jasper Christian Center at 12696 U.S. Highway 78 East in Jasper will host a “Your Family Matters” seminar today, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Topics include, Godly principals for marriages, training children God’s way, family Covenant commitments, and time for married couples to renew their vows. Free event. Seats reserved for pre-registered guest first. Nursery (ages 0-6) available to those who pre-registered. To pre-register, please call 205-221-1747.

The Church at Beech Grove at 347 Beech Grove Rd. in Townley will host a singing today, Dec. 2, at 5 p.m., featuring special guest singers. 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 will hosts its monthly gospel singing today, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m., featuring the gospel group, Three In One from Moulton.

DEC. 3

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

Trinity Church at 2615 Ripley Road in Carbon Hill invites everyone to its Sunday 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.

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.

Arley First Baptist Church Praise Choir will present “The Living Christmas Tree” Sunday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Arley First Baptist Church located at 1610 Hickory Lane in Arley.

DEC. 4

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.

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

Walker County Christian Chorus will perform Handel’s Messiah on Monday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Jasper First Baptist Church at 1604 4th Ave. in Jasper.

DEC. 5

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.

DEC. 6

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.

DEC. 8

Walker Memory Gardens at 692 Alabama Highway 5 North in Jasper will host its annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 8, at 5 p.m. Special guest speaker and music, and refreshments will be served.

DEC. 9

Boldo Methodist Church on Alabama Highway 69 North (across from the Dollar General) in Jasper will host a Free Clothes Closet Give-a-way on the second Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. until noon at the church, for people who need clothes or shoes.

New Canaan Baptist Church on Walston Bridge Road in Jasper will host Pancakes with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 911 a.m. at the church. Come enjoy pancakes, hear the real Christmas Story and have your picture made with Santa. Everyone is invited and there is no charge.

Oakman Community Center has cancelled the Southern gospel singing that was held at the center on the second Saturday of each month until further notice.

Jasper First Baptist Church at 1604 4th Ave. in Jasper will present “Classic Christmas” with David Phelps on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. Advance tickets for General Seating is $20 and Artist Circle is $25. Day of tickets will be $25 and $30. VIP meet and greet/front row seats are $75. Tickets can be purchased at JFBC or at ITickets.com (link is on JFBC website).

River of Living Water United Methodist Church on Jones Dairy Road in Jasper will host a Christmas Ball on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Percy Goode Community Center. Tickets will be $15. Come and enjoy plenty of good music, food, fun, fellowship and dancing. Deadline to make reservations will be Sunday, Dec. 3. For more information, purchase tickets or make reservations, please contact the church office at 205-3877603 or visit the church’s website at www.rolwumc.org.

DEC. 10

Greater Vision Baptist and Phillips Chapel Holy Church of Christ have joined together to perform the Christmas musical “Come Let Us Adore,” on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m. at the Greater Vision Baptist Church on Sharon Boulevard in Dora.

Rising Star Baptist Church in Dora will be celebrating 115 years of service to God. The celebration will be Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at 3 pm. Rev Louis Jones and the Mount Hebron Baptist Church in Bessemer will be the special guests. The public is invited.

Walker County Mass ChoirHoliday Gospel Concert will be Sunday, Dec. 10, at 5:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church located at 2701 Corona Ave. in Jasper.

Dec. 16

Berry Civic Center in Berry hosts a Southern gospel singing Saturday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. featuring the Busby Family and other special guest singers. Admission is free, but a love offering will be received.