News from the Tennessee Valley Religion



120th anniversary, Parker Chapel United Methodist Church, Greenbrier Road, seven miles north of Interstate 565, Sept. 30, 10:30 a.m. Speaker, the Rev. Tom Bell, superintendent of the Northeast District of the North Alabama Conference. Call 353-2010.

117th anniversary, Garner Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Sunday, 11 a.m., with speaker Rev. Ricarldo Linsey, pastor. Also, 3 p.m. service with the Rev. James Copeland of Courtland speaking and the Jackson Chapel CME Church choir singing.

Pastor’s seventh anniversary, honoring the Rev. Ronald Merriweather and Norma Merriweather, Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, Sunday, 11 a.m., with the Rev. Anthony McCoy of Huntsville speaking. Also, 3 p.m., with the Rev. Julius Scruggs and Huntsville First Missionary Baptist Church as guests.

139th Church anniversary, Frazier Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Athens, Sunday, 3 p.m. Guests, the Rev. Gregory Scott and Oak Grove CME Church. Theme, “Work for the Lord is Worth It.” Call 233-2104.

Women’s Day brunch, King’s Memorial United Methodist Church, Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Theme, “Keep Mission Alive.”

Benefit for Deborah Black, Greater Jubilee House of Prayer, Sunday, 7 p.m. Also, Friends and Family Day, Sept. 30, 5 p.m.

122nd homecoming/Friends and Family Day, Poplar Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Athens, Sunday, 11 a.m., with the Rev. Jackie Irving. Anniversary celebration 3 p.m., with the Rev. Robert Rogers and Douglas Tabernacle Primitive Baptist Church as guests. Also, contemporary service, Sept. 30, 9 a.m., with Arnecia Bradley speaking.

Fourth anniversary, Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church, Sept. 29. Outdoor Mass, 5 p.m. Picnic, games and entertainment.

Tent service, Central Baptist Church’s future location, Mutual Savings Life Insurance building, U.S. 31 South, Sept. 30, 10 a.m.

Missions conference, Speake Christian Fellowship, Sunday, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., and Monday and Tuesday, 7 p.m. Missionary speakers and camp meeting-style worship. Call 974-5693.

Women’s Day, Mount Olive Baptist Church, Hillsboro, Sunday, 2 p.m. Call 306-0776 or 637-8651.

“The Gospel According to Andy,” Emmanuel Community of Christ, 28 Pheasant Private Drive, Sundays, 6 p.m. Viewing of an episode of “The Andy Griffith Show” each week and discussion. Call 351-9501.

Reflection Day, Sacred Heart Monastery, Cullman, Sept. 29, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Music and prayer of Taize. Cost, $30, including lunch. Call 734-8302.

Prophecy seminar, Decatur Seventh-day Adventist Church, Saturday and Monday through Sept. 29, except Wednesday, 7 p.m.

“An Evening with Dan Seaborn,” Fairview Church of God, Falkville, Oct. 13, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $25 per couple. Seaborn is the founder of “Winning at Home.” Also, he will speak Oct. 14, 10 a.m. Call 784-5642.


Toby Mac and Thousand Foot Krutch, YouthQuake 2007, Cullman County Fairgrounds, Oct. 3, 5 p.m. Speakers: Rick Burgess of “Rick and Bubba” radio show and Scott Dawson. Tickets,

Casting Crowns, Leeland and John Waller, Boutwell Auditorium, Birmingham, Nov. 2, 7 p.m. Tickets,

Old Song Sing-Along, Samford University’s Reid Chapel, Birmingham, Sunday, 2 p.m.


Autumnwood Baptist Church, 4511 Danville Road S.W., Sept. 30, 6 p.m., and Oct. 1-3, 7 p.m. Speakers: the Rev. Teamon Knight on Sept. 30; the Rev. Randy Gunner on Oct. 1; the Rev. Randall Von Kanel on Oct. 2; and Danny Buggs on Oct. 3. Call 351-1646.

First Baptist Church, Falkville, Sunday, 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., and Monday through Wednesday, 7 p.m. Speaker, the Rev. Bill Harper III of Florence. Worship leader, Richie Thompson. Call 784-5827.

Living Water Christian Life Center, 3074 Lawrence County 214, Saturday, 6:30 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Eddie Jones, speaker. Call 974-8779.

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