• 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. The lineup of speakers includes: Pastor Jonathan Hambrick and Changing A Generation Church choir at 7 p.m. Friday; Minister Anice Price from New Jerusalem MB Church on Sunday; Minister Paula Rooks from Church Street CPCA and the St. Elizabeth Church choir at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31.
• Singing. Holt Road Baptist Church is the site of a gospel singing at 6 p.m. Saturday. Holt Family Bluegrass Band will be featured. Everyone is welcome. More information: 256-232-6160.
• 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.
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