Maple Avenue Baptist Church will host the next 39er’s C.L.U.B. luncheon meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 11 a.m. The church is at 1009 W. Maple Ave. in Geneva. The acrostic means “Christians Living Under the Blood!” The non-denominational 39er’s C.L.U.B. is open to anyone and is held once a month on the second Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until noon. The cost for the luncheon is $5 per person. If you have been involved in the 39er’s C.L.U.B., contact your table hostess by Tuesday, Feb. 7, to make or cancel your reservation. If you would like to be a part of the 39er’s C.L.U.B. and have never been before, call the church office at 334-684-9617 by Tuesday, Feb. 7. The February meeting will be a musical program presented by Kim Tate, a member of Carmel Assembly of God Church of Bonifay, Florida.
Dale Baptist Association Family Life ministry is sponsoring an overnight Couples Refresh Retreat at Camp Vineyard in Ariton on Feb. 10-11. Johnny and Debbie Fain will lead the retreat, which will begin with dinner at 6 p.m. on Friday and end at noon on Saturday. Housing accommodation for the night and two meals are included. There are no facilities for children nor child care available. Cost will be $89 per couple. Reservations required. Call the Dale Baptist Association at 334-774-2713 or call Jim Hill at Ridgecrest Baptist Church at 334-774- 5610.
Rhonda G. Berry’s stage play "I Know Where I Have Been; Now, I Know Where I Am Going" will be performed on Feb. 11 at 5 p.m. Lively Stones Ministries Worship Center, located at 2622 U.S. 231 S. in Ozark. The play will feature local soloists, actors/actresses, loads of laughter, wisdom deposits, heart-jerking moments and spiritual-filled dialogues. Free admission.
Daleville Christian Fellowship Worship Center will host the event “Home Improvement – It’s a Family Affair” on Feb. 11 beginning at 8:30 a.m. with Family Enrichment. Guest facilitators from the area and Atlanta, Georgia, will share on a variety of topics for the family unit, as well as in individual sessions for couples, singles and youth. The event has been dubbed and is designed to strengthen families, and thereby churches and communities. The family session will be conducted from 8:45 to 10:15 a.m., and the breakout session for couples, single individuals and youth will begin at 10:30 a.m. and conclude at 12:30 p.m. The morning seminar, which is free and open to the general public, will be followed by a Valentine Day Love Feast at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are available for $13 per person and can be obtained from the church administrative office. For more information, call 334-598-6279.
Grimes Gospel Lighthouse, 1512 County Road 25, Grimes, will host Clear Crystal Gospel Singers of Six Mile, South Carolina, on Feb. 11; local talent on Feb. 18; and Michael McGowan on Feb. 25. Music starts at 7 p.m. Admission is free; offering will be taken. Call 334-983-4654 or 334-714-4658 for more information.
Klondyke Gospel Music Center, located between Newton and Ozark at 3885 Highway 123 S., will host: Straight & Narrow Bluegrass from Black, Feb. 11; Heartline Trio from Prattville, Feb. 18; Jordans River from Rockledge, Georgia, Feb. 25. Music starts at 7 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, contact Ron Jeffers, president and concert coordinator, at 334-797-9862.
Glory To Him Church, 6193 Andrews Ave., Ozark, will host motivational speaker Reggie Dabbs on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 10 a.m. Reggie Dabbs is a widely sought-after speaker who helps people of all ages and backgrounds meet their problems head-on and overcome them by sharing his own story of tragedy, redemption and hope through Jesus. This event is open to the public and everyone is welcome. For more information, call 334-774-7677 or visit www.reggiedabbsonline.com or www.gthchurch.com.
Greater Springfield Missionary Baptist Church in New Brockton will hold a Family and Friends Day service on Feb. 12 at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Superintendent Loearl Flowers of New Philadelphia Church of God in Christ in Elba.
Stringer Street AME Church will host its Founders Day celebration on Feb. 12. A memorial breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. with a worship service at 11 a.m. The attire is heritage church wear. The public is invited.
The Dixie Echoes Quartet, one of America's favorite Southern gospel quartets, will be in concert on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m. at Bay Springs Baptist Church, 1721 S. Bay Springs Road, Dothan. The concert is free, and a love offering will be received. For more information, call the church office at 334-692-3138.
The members of Temple Emanu-El will host Neighbor Night on Friday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. Members of the community are invited to attend the Temple’s worship service, and Rabbi Lynne Goldsmith will explain the parts of the service. There will be a reception following the service. Temple Emanu-El is located at 188 N. Park Ave.
Aglow International Meeting will be held Saturday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m. at Po Folks in Enterprise. Guest speaker will be Rose Stephens from Dothan. For more information, call 334-406-9683.
Greater Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Headland will present “A Change is Gonna Come,” written by Karen Boyd, on Feb. 18 in honor of Black History Month. Presented by the Performing Arts Ministry, the stage play will begin at 6 p.m. A Wax Museum will be held at 5 p.m. The church is located at 12 Martin Luther King Drive.
New Hope Baptist Church in Brundidge will hold its annual Chili Cook-Off and Cake Auction on Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. in the New Hope Fellowship Hall. The church is at 5711 County Road 114. Proceeds from cake auction go to missionaries in the field, Ryan and Philann Stewart with Forgotten Children Ministries and Chase and Kimmey Barbrey with For Life Ministries. For more information, call Judy at 334-475-6098.
Cloverdale United Methodist Church at 102 Rollins Ave. in Dothan will celebrate their 63rd Homecoming on Feb. 19. The special speaker will be the Rev. Mark Lilly. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a covered dish lunch following the morning worship service.
Balkum Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 10014 County Road 53, Headland, will hold a 10th Appreciation service for Pastor James E. and Charlo Melton on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Wilbert Dawsey, pastor of Burdeshaw Street Missionary Baptist Church in Dothan. All pastors and their churches are invited. Dinner will be served in the fellowship hall.
Glory To Him Church, 6193 Andrews Ave., Ozark, will be celebrating its 30th Church Anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 10 a.m. with a special service featuring guest speaker, Dr. Jesse Duplantis. Known throughout the world as the “Apostle of Joy,” Jesse Duplantis has been sharing a memorable mix of strong, biblical preaching and hilarious life lessons every week on television for years. His unique way of ministering the Gospel and making Jesus “real” to all generations has made him one of the most loved ministers today. This event is open to the public and everyone is welcome. For more information, call 334-774-7677 or visit www.jdm.org or www.gthchurch.com.
The Masterworks Choir of Enterprise will present selections from Mendelssohn's “Elijah” and other music on Feb. 19 at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Enterprise with guest organist Urs Tolotti from North Carolina. Besides several choruses from “Elijah,” Tolotti will play pieces by J.S. Bach and Mendelssohn. Soloists will sing selections and the program will finish with the WindNotes Youth Choir singing “Elijah Rocks.” The concert is free but donations are welcome. Enterprise First Baptist Church is located at 302 N. Main St. in Enterprise. For more information, visit the Masterworks Choir's Facebook page or call 334-390-1009.
Pleasant Shade Missionary Baptist Church will host the “Iron Sharpening Iron Conference” on Feb. 22 and Feb. 24-25. The conference begins Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m. and continues on Friday, Feb. 24, from 6-8 p.m., and culminates on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Revs. Kevin Griffin, Trevor Woolridge and E. Steven Richardson are collaborating to offer teaching that is biblical and relevant to the changing of lives through an abundant relationship with Christ.
Lively Stones Ministries Worship Center, located at 2622 U.S. 231 S., Ozark, will host a Black History Month Banquet on Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. The Black History Month Committee will be presenting the Henry Jenkins Sr. Lifetime Achievement Award and the Excellence in Education Award. Tickets are on sale now for $25 per person. Call 334-774-1039 for more information and tickets.
Rocky Mount Baptist Church in Abbeville will hold a Deacon Ordination on Feb. 26 at 2:30 p.m. The church is at 457 County Road 42 W. The theme is “Stand Faithful to the End.” Guest pastor will be the Rev. James Melton of Balkum Chapel Baptist Church in Brown’s Crossroads.
Shady Grove Baptist Church in Dothan will hold a Church Anniversary service on Feb. 26 at 2:30 p.m. The church is at 1547 Lucy Grade Road. Guest pastor will be Christopher Scott, pastor of Antioch Baptist Church, and music will be provided by Antioch Choir. All churches invited. Lunch served from 1-2 p.m.
Bethlehem Temple Church of God in Christ, 465 Railroad Ave., in Bellwood will host a Pre-Anniversary Celebration for Elder Sylvester Pritchett and Mother Ethel Pritchett on Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. The theme is “Worthy of Double Honor.” Guest speaker will be the Rev. Hal Reynolds, pastor of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Abbeville. Call Elder Roy Matthews at 334-464-4149 or Deacon Joseph Killings at 334-798-6433 for information.
Rocky Mount Missionary Baptist Church in Abbeville will hold a Founder’s Day service on March 19 at 11 a.m. The church is at 457 County Road 42 W. The theme will be “The Church: Its Nature, its Marks and its Purposes.” Guest minister will be Pastor Irvin Stallworth of Unity Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Naples, Florida. Everyone is invited.
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