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• Oak Grove portraits. Oak Grove C.M.E. Church will have a photographer available Dec. 7 and 8 to make portraits. More information: Tiffany Burks 256-874-6716 or Shirley Malone 256-874-6605.
• Ordination Service. Mount Nebo Missionary Baptist Church at 27971 Easter Ferry Road in Lester will hold an Ordination Service for Minister Tavares Townsend at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8. The Rev. Damon Betts and Little Zion M.B. Church are in charge of the service. Lunch will be served. The church pre-Christmas program will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 and include Minister James Jamar and St. John M.B. Church.
• Pastor’s Love Day. Antioch Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America’s 22nd annual Pastor’s Love Day program is at 11:10 a.m. Dec. 15 at 923 Brownsferry Street in Athens. Guest speaker is the Rev. Kerry Warner of Saint Luke Christian Church in Huntsville. Musical guests are The Gray Sisters. The public is invited.
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