• Gospel meeting. Duane Permenter of Lawrenceburg, Tenn. is guest speaker during the gospel meeting at 807 Sanderfer Road Church of Christ April 11-13. Services are at 7 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The Sunday evening service includes a presentation on Permenter's African mission work.
• Gospel celebration. Gospel Musical Celebration 2014, a Little Ezekiel M.B. Church fundraiser for Relay for Life will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at the church, 16439 Lindsay Road in Tanner. Free admission but donations accepted. Proceeds go to American Cancer Society. There will be multiple performers including The Spiritual Motivators, The Mighty Determines, Mistress of Ceremonies Cynthia Hines &New Day, Shawn Moore, James Gill, Darshelle Sandifer, and S.H.E. (Serving His Excellence). More information: Mary Freeman 256-232-8012.
• Friends & Family Day. Kingdom Builders Outreach Ministries invites the public to attend its Friends & Family Day at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at Poplar Place Event Center, U.S. 72 West and Poplar Creek Road. Dinner served after services. More information: 256-431-0968.
• Spring Revival. Owens Crossroads Baptist Church, at 21619 Alabama 99 will hold its Spring Revival at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. April 13 and at 7 p.m. April 14-15. Chris Pirtle is guest speaker. There will be guest singing and a children's class for age 10 and under. More information: Pastor John Norman 256-874-0196.
• Passover Seder meal. First Presbyterian and Copeland Presbyterian Churches invite the public to a traditional, but relaxed, Passover Seder meal at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at the First Presbyterian Church Rodgers Center downtown. Reservations required at 256-232-0122.
• Drama of Lord's Supper. Piney Grove Baptist Church located at 28430 Pinedale Road will present the “Drama of the Lord’s Supper” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17, and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 20. The Lord’s Supper will be served at each presentation. More information: 256-423-2748.
• Easter musical. Round Island Creek Missionary Baptist Assoc. Mission Center at 13829 Lucas Ferry Road will hold its Easter Musical Celebration at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 19. It features the RICMBA Women's Choir musical skit “The Easter Story” with the Rev. Thomas Sanderfer Jr. More information: 256-232-6247.
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