The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Calendar of Events

March 28, 2013

Church Bulletin 3/28/13



• Holy Week. The public is invited to the annual Holy Week services at First Presbyterian Church through March 29. Worship service at noon, light lunch at 12:30 p.m. A love offering will be collected. A different local minister will be the featured speaker each day.

• Celebration. Little Elks Missionary Baptist Church at 4692 Snake Road in Athens will hold its annual Seven Last Words Celebration at 7 p.m. Friday, March 29, featuring seven ministers. The church choir will provide a song service.

• Holy Week. The Pleasant Grove Church Family Holy Week Celebration will feature special guest Tye Tribbett and GA Saturday, March 30. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the concert begins at 6. Tickets are $20. Seating is limited.

• Gospel singing. Union Hill Baptist Church at 25368 Union Hill Road in Ardmore, Tenn., is holding a gospel singing featuring Denis Hopkins-Jaco of Toney at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 30.

• Resurrection celebration. Bright Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America will celebrate Easter with breakfast from 7-8:45 a.m. and a worship service at 9 on Sunday, March 31. The Rev. Leroy Clark of Mount Hope is the featured speaker. Contact: 256-355-6253.

• Sunrise service. Elkwood Baptist Church on Alabama 127 in Elkmont will hold a Easter Community Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. Sunday, March 31. Contact: 256-732-3162.

• Concert. Sardis Springs Baptist Church in Athens will host “A Night of Hope” featuring Kingston Drive, Channing Eleton and Will McFarlane at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 31.

• Revival services. Saint Mark Primitive Baptist Church at 740 Sanderfer Road in Athens will hold a revival at 6:30 nightly April 2-4. Guest evangelist is the Rev. Jermaine Turner of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Harvest. Public invited.

• Free clothes. Saint Mark Primitive Baptist Church at 740 Sanderfer Road in Athens will hold a free clothes giveaway at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 6.

Women Day. The Greater Hope Missionary Baptist Church at 14065 Lucas Ferry Road in Athens will celebrate Women Day at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 7. Irma Johnson, associate minister of Shiloh M.B. Church in Decatur is the guest speaker. Greater Hope’s women choir will provide music.

• Summer program. David’s Temple Missionary Baptist Church at 11273 Stewart Road in Tanner is taking registrations for its Operation Timothy II Summer Program for children ages 5-13. The program will be from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Cost is $200 per child. Contact: Dorothy Shoulders at 256-232-8035.

Church briefs must be submitted in writing, either on a form available at The News Courier office at 410 W. Green St., Athens, or sending email to ed@athensnews-courier.com or a fax to 256-233-7753.

 

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