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The “Church Happenings” section is featured each Wednesday and Saturday in the Daily Mountain Eagle and daily on the Community Calendar at Events are listed free of charge and run by calendar date and time as space allows. There is no guarantee when or number of days an event will run. Events are only accepted from local churches; faith-based ministries/organizations; and cemetery associations. Only the following information will be printed: name of church or organization hosting/sponsoring event; type of event; date/time/location; and name of a contact person/phone number. Deadline for placing an event is noon each Tuesday and Thursday. For information, call Elane Jones at 205-221-2840 or email information to


Zion’s Rest Primitive Baptist Church on Viking Drive in Jasper will host the third annual Kitchens Memorial Sacred Harp (fa so la) Singing Saturday, Aug. 16, at 9 a.m.

Bethel Assembly of God Church will host a “Back To School” event for children in the church’s community Saturday, Aug. 16, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the church. Games, free hot dogs, drinks and movie, "Wreck It Ralph."

United Methodist Church of Nauvoo on 3rd Avenue in Nauvoo will host the “Christian Place Mission” Food Distribution Program Saturday, Aug. 16, from 10 a.m. until noon at the church. For more information, call Carole Newman at 205-410-7029.

High Hill Church Restoration Group will host a benefit concert featuring country music artist, Leah Seawright, and various local bands Saturday, Aug. 16, at 5 p.m. at Parrish High School Football Field. Proceeds will go to the restoration of High Hill Church. For more information, contact Town of Parrish or Brenda Helton at 205-623-9055 or 256-440-9631.

Phillips Chapel Church on Empire Road will have a singing today Saturday, Aug. 16, at 6 p.m. featuring guest singers, the Royal Masters.

Westside Baptist Church on 22nd Street West in Jasper will host a benefit singing for Charlie Woods and Family Saturday, Aug. 16, at 6 p.m. featuring, the Kingdom Work Quartet, EverPraySing, Eagles Wings, Lamar Winsett, Ray Charles and Ray Sherer. For more information, call Rick Sherer at 205-275-2524; Bobby Gibson at 205-522--1929 (after 6 p.m.); or Pastor Scott Argent at Westside Baptist Church at 205-384-5182.

Lifesprings Assembly of God on Alabama Highway 195 North will host its “Thunder and Lightning” Youth Rally Saturday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. For more information, call the church at 205-221-9320


Townley First Baptist Church on Main Street in Townley will host its 124th Homecoming Service Sunday, Aug. 17, at 10:30 a.m. (no Sunday School) with guest speaker, former church pastor, Carl Uptain. Lunch at noon. Singing in afternoon with guest singers, the Carrell Family from Gallant. For more information, call 205-275-1360.

Corona Baptist Church on Alabama Highway 18 between Berry and Oakman will have its Homecoming Sunday, Aug. 17, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Guest singers will be the Capstone Quartet. Lunch at noon.

Townley Free Will Baptist Church will celebrate its 110th Anniversary Sunday, Aug. 17, at 10:30 a.m. with former pastors, the Rev. Ronnie Edgil singing and Rev.Dennis Reeves preaching. A meal will be served following service.

Saragossa Baptist Church will host a special lunch Sunday, Aug. 17, at noon in honor of the church’s new minister, Pastor Don Graham and his wife, Irma.

Highway 5 Church of God will have revival services beginning Sunday, Aug. 17, at 5:30 p.m. and Monday through Saturday, Aug. 18-23, at 7 p.m. each night with guest speaker, Jerry Trotter. Church pastor, Richard Harbin.

Saragossa Baptist Church/Saragossa Nazarene Church will host a joint “Back to School” service Sunday, Aug. 17, at 6 p.m. at Saragossa Baptist Church on Saragossa Road in Nauvoo. Guest speaker will be Greg Tinker.


Friendship Baptist Church at 45 Nichols Street in Parrish will host the “Stepping into Our Destiny” Women’s Conference Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. through lunch. Ladies feel free to wear denim and white. Pastor, Steve Yarbrough.

Maranatha Baptist Church at 1705 Barker Street in Jasper will host a benefit concert Saturday, Aug. 23, from 5 until 9 p.m. with special guest singers, the Busby Family, the Hope Church Group, EverPraySing, the Cook Family, Latter Rain, Redemption, and JJ Hadder. Donations accepted. Proceeds to benefit the church and the church’s building fund. For more information, call 205-388-6511 or 205-435-1284.


Argo First Baptist Church on U.S. Highway 78 in the Argo community of Walker County will be celebrating *3 years at its Homecoming Services Sunday, Aug. 24, at 10:30 a.m. Guest speaker will be Bro. Jay Robinson. Lunch at noon. Afternoon singing with the Spradlin Family. Bro. Harold Spradlin, pastor.

Boldo United Methodist Church on Alabama Highway 69 North at Gray Road in Jasper will celebrate its 112th Homecoming Sunday, Aug. 24. Worship from 10:30 until noon. Lisa Aaron will be the guest preacher. Lunch will be served at noon. Afternoon singing at 1:30 p.m. with guest singers, the Traveleers Quartet. Rev. Lisa Aaron, pastor. For more information, call 302-0677.

Sumiton Church of God will have a special “Welcome Home” Service Sunday, Aug. 24, at 11 a.m. for the church’s many friends, former members and attendees. A “Mass Choir” will sing and lead worship. Pastor Taylor will share and preach God’s Word. Sunday dinner will be served immediately following the worship service in the Fellowship Hall. For more information, call the church at 205-648-3257 ext. 102.

Jasper’s First Baptist Church on 4th Street in Jasper will offer GriefShare (13 week support group for those who have lost a loved one) beginning Sunday, Aug. 24, at 4 p.m. For more information, call 205-221-6444.


New Prospect Baptist Church on Alabama Highway 5 in Jasper will present the Kingdom Work Quartet in concert Sunday, Aug. 31, at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited. Howard Thompson, pastor.

New Hope Baptist Church on Fall City Road in Jasper will have its 5th Sunday Singing, Sunday, Aug. 31, at 6 p.m. with guest singers, Pure Harmony.


Elm Grove Church of God on Fayette County Road 63 North in Carbon Hill will host a special praise and worship service Friday, Sept. 5, at 7 p.m. with guest speaker, Jeremiah Yocom. Event sponsored by Elm Church of God, Nauvoo Church of God and Philadelphia Deliverance Tabernacle. For more information, call Pastor Brian Manasco at 205-275-9142.