• Pastor’s Love Day. Antioch Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America’s 22nd annual Pastor’s Love Day program is at 11:10 a.m. Dec. 15 at 923 Brownsferry Street in Athens. Guest speaker is the Rev. Kerry Warner of Saint Luke Christian Church in Huntsville. Musical guests are The Gray Sisters. The public is invited.
• Coat drive. The Frazier CME Church at 1108 S. Hine St. will hold its first “Helping to Keep our Brothers Warm” coat drive from 9 a.m. until noon Dec. 21. There will be coats of different sizes for men, women and children, drawing for a Christmas food box, Bible book markers and hot dogs. All are free. A specially-marked coat will win a $10 gift card. The public is invited.
• Journey of Mary and Joseph. First Christian Church will present a Christmas pageant, “The Journey of Mary and Joseph,” from 3-4:30 p.m. Dec. 22, on the west side of the Athens Square, proceeding to the church at Market and Madison streets. There will be a trumpeter, singers and refreshments. The public is invited.
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