The News Courier
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or a fax to 256-233-7753.
• Christmas Giveaway. Sould Out Christian Center-Bama will have a Christmas giveaway at 10 a.m. today, Dec. 23, at The Boys & Girls Club, 1017 W. Washington St. Public is invited.
• Church anniversary. Westside Church of Christ will celebrate its fifth anniversary today, Dec. 23. Morning worship begins at 10 a.m., followed by Bible study at 11:15 a.m. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., followed by afternoon worship at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Bro. Timothy Otis, minister of the Bradyville Road Church of Christ in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The church is located at 25704 Smithfield Road, Elkmont.
• Christmas services. St Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Athens invites the community to their 10:30 p.m. Christmas Eve service Monday, Dec. 24, with music and the Holy Eucharist. A Christmas Day service, held at 9 a.m. will include Holy Eucharist but no music. The church is located at 207 E. Washington St. Contact: 256-232-3541.
• Watch Night Service. The Indian Creek Primitive Baptist Church will hold its annual Watch Night Service beginning at 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31. This year’s guest speaker is the Rev. Jermaine Turner and Pine Grove M.B. Church. The choirs of Pine Grove and Indian Creek will present the song service. Breakfast will be available.
• Singers needed. The Limestone Singers are in need of more singers to visit local nursing homes and assisted living facilities three Sundays each month. The ministry is in its fourth decade of service. For more information, call Herby Greenhaw at 256-0998-0765 or Glynn Snider at 256-431-5029.