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October 24, 2013

Church Bulletin 10/24/13

• Women’s Wellness. Grace M.B. Church, 549 W. Elm St., is hosting a Women’s Wellness Clinic, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Free breast cancer awareness, blood pressure, temperature and glucose checks, screenings and demonstrations, informational brochures, refreshments and door prizes. Call 256-771-7081 for more information.

• Women’s Ministry. The Pleasant Grove Leading Ladies Women’s Ministry will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday. Meika Jude will deliver a message on “Harvest Season.” The public is invited. Pleasant Grove CP Church is located at 15439 Hastings Road in Athens

• Celebration. Poplar Creek Missionary Baptist Church at 16031 Poplar Creek Road in Athens will hold its Ushers Annual Celebration at 2 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Grissom and Oak Grove CMC will be in charge of the service.

• Jamboree. Pleasant Grove Church Family at 15439 Hastings Road in Athens will hold its Hallelujah Jamboree on Oct. 30. Dinner at 5 p.m. The party is from 6-8. Singers include Anointed Voices, Sacrificial Praise and many more including a special surprise guest. The public is invited.

• Pancake breakfast. Lebanon Community Church at 13500 Lebanon Road in Elkmont will hold a pancake breakfast from 6-10 a.m. Nov. 2. Includes a variety of pancake choices, bacon or sausage and coffee or juice. Advance tickets $4 (call Sean at 256-655-1054), day of tickets $5.

• Chicken stew. Oak Grove CME Church will hold its annual chicken stew from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Nov. 2. Cost is $6 per quart.

• Fall revival.  New Life Church at 2314 S. Hine St. in Athens will hold its fall revival  at 7 p.m. Nov. 4-6. Pastor Gary W. Battles of the Hurricane Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Huntsville is the guest preacher. Music by: St. James CPCA Mass Choir on Monday; Blackburn Chapel CPCA Mass Choir on Tuesday; and the Hurricane Chapel Church Choir on Wednesday. The public is invited . More information: 256-233-7228 or 256-468-1539.

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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    The American Legion Post 49 monthly chicken stew will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $5 to eat in or for per quart carryouts. Containers provided. No sides with carryouts. More information or to reserve carryouts: 256-230-6233.
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    Plant and bake sale

    Athens Garden Club annual Plant and Bake Sale is 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, April 12, at the downtown Athens Farmers Market. A variety of plants and culinary choices available. The event helps support the Athens Garden Club's scholarship fund for graduating high school seniors in Limestone County who major in horticulture, agriculture, or other related fields. More information: athensgardenclub@aol.com.

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    Blood drive
    An American Red Cross blood drive will be held 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. today at the Athens High School old gym on U.S. 31 North. More information: www.redcrossblood.org or Teresa Bush 256-990-0830.

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