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• Marriage sermons. Pastor Tim Anderson of Clements Baptist Church will conduct a sermon series, “Strengthening Your Marriage” at 9:30 a.m. Sundays through Feb. 9 at the church, 8690 U.S. 72 West. The public is invited.
• Founders Month. Christ Church at 1350 Evangel Drive is celebrating its annual Founder’s Month. Remaining speakers include: Minister Anice Price from New Jerusalem MB Church on Sunday, Jan. 26.; Minister Paula Rooks from Church Street CPCA and the St. Elizabeth Church choir at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31.
• Valentine Tea. Mount Nebo Missionary Baptist Church at 27971 Easter Ferry Road in Lester will hold its Valentine Tea at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. The public is invited for an evening of love and fellowship.
• Quarterly singing. Oakland Church of Christ at 18111 Townsend Ford Road in Athens will hold its quarterly singing at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. The public is invited. More information: 256-729-8866.
• Creation/evolution debate. New Life Assembly of God at 16768 U.S. 72 West will air the live streaming of a debate between creationist Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis and scientist and evolutionist Bill Nye “the science guy” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4. This is a free public event. More information: Church office 256-232-6119 or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Athens-New-Life-Assembly.
• Men’s conference. Registration is underway for the fifth annual Joint Men’s Conference set for 5-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, on the Clements Baptist Church campus. The fee is $25 and includes dinner at 5 p.m. Registration deadline is Sunday, Feb. 2. More information: 256-729-1328 and www.clementsbaptist.org.
• Youth revival. Church of the Living God at 22870 Sandlin Road in Elkmont is holding a youth revival at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7-8. Contact: Jesse Woodby 256-226-2998.
• Black history month celebration. Trinity High School Class of 1966 will host its annual Black History Month Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Village View United Methodist Church in Athens. Pastor Gaylon Darby of Rockford, Ill., is the guest speaker. Music is by David Temple Missionary Baptist Church Youth Choir. Contact: Shelbye Hobbs 256-233-2264.
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