AREA RELIGION NEWS IN BRIEF
Community black history celebration
Decatur City Council President Billy Jackson will be among speakers for "Sound the Trumpet Celebration" at Progressive Outreach Ministry, Saturday at 6 p.m.
Other speakers and guests for the event honoring African-American heritage in Decatur include Lt. Nadis Carlisle and the Rev. Joe Cater. The Women of Courage Dance Team will perform. Lena Warrior is program director. A sit-down dinner will be afterward. Reservations are required by calling 340-2020.
Pentecostal Assembly to meet
The Pentecostal Assembly of Believers will have its midwinter convention March 7-9 at Greater Jubilee House of Prayer, 2110 State Ave. S.W.
The presiding bishop is the Rev. Carl E. Holland. The Rev. T.D. Strong, pastor of Jubilee, is bishop of the Alabama District of the organization.
Angel Food host site in Hartselle
A program that provides food boxes at reduced prices, Angel Food, has a new host site in Hartselle. Serenity Baptist Church, 1062 Perkins Wood Road, will be a delivery site March 17.
Orders must be made by March 3 by calling Diane Wright at 773-5666.
Food boxes are $25 and include a variety of meats, produce and baked goods. The program now accepts food stamps, Wright said.
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