Religion Calendar

Published 10:30pm Tuesday, May 7, 2013

•A women’s self defense class will be held at New Home Missionary Baptist Church on Highway 14 in Wetumpka May 11 at 10 a.m. All donations will go to the Sunshine Center in Montgomery.

•An Outdoor Benefit Gospel Singing will be held May 11 at 5:30 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church in Wetumpka. The event will be a fundraiser for the Search and Rescue of Elmore County K9 team. Featured performers will be Solid Rock and Forgiven Heart. There will be concessions, a cake auction and more. Bring lawn chairs. If rain, the singing will be inside the church.

•Cain’s Chapel United Methodist Church will have a huge yard sale May 11, during the Slapout VFD parade and barbecue sale. If interested in renting a space for $20, contact the church office at 334-569-2375 for further information. There are a limited number of spaces, so call by May 3.

•The Emmaus Road Quartet from Dalton, Ga. will be at Jubilee Christian Fellowship in Montgomery May 17 at 7 p.m. For information, call 334-451-0059.

•New Home Baptist Church of Titus will celebrate an Old Fashioned Sunday May 26 at 10:30 a.m. Following the church service will be dinner on the grounds of the Sewell Memorial School property (corner of Sewell Road and Spigener Road). That afternoon, there will be games for kids and adults and homemade ice cream. Everyone is invited to join in a good old time. The church is located at 1605 New Home Road in Titus.

•Jubilee Christian Fellowship in Montgomery will host the quarterly Central Alabama Southern Gospel Music Association Singing May 31 at 7 p.m. CASGMA artists will perform. No admission charge, but a love offering will be accepted. For information, call 334-451-0059.

•Friendship Baptist Church will hold a Pancakes for Paducah breakfast June 1 from 8 to 10 a.m. Tickets are $5 each and proceeds will help 12 church members on their mission trip to Paducah, Ky. July 13-18. The church is also collecting Pennies For Paducah. For pancake breakfast tickets, call Jeanette Lambert 334-541-3408 or Margaret Day 334-283-1160.

•Rock Springs Baptist Church, 375 Rigsby Road, Tallassee, will host a free pancake breakfast from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. June 1 at the fellowship hall. The event is free to everyone and includes pancakes, coffee, juice, butter and syrup. In addition, a giant yard sale will be available on the church grounds from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. that day. Coupons for free merchandise are on hand. Come out and enjoy breakfast and shop and save. Located just off Rifle Range Road at the Rigsby Road entrance across from the Dozier farm house. Coming from Wetumpka on Rifle Range do not exit at the first Rigsby Road sign. Turn in front of the Dozier farmhouse at 12531 Rifle Range Road. Turn off Rifle Range Road onto Rigsby and it will be on the left. All proceeds go to missions.

•First United Methodist Church Wetumpka will hold VBS June 24-28, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The theme will be “Kingdom Rock.” To register, call 334-567-7865 or email

•Eastmont Baptist Church in Montgomery will host the second annual Memorial Concert June 30. The Blackwood Quartet will perform. The group is one of the leading names in gospel music with 27 Dove Awards, nine Grammys and more than 60 million albums sold. The Blackwoods were featured in the Johnny Cash movie, backed up Elvis and featured many times on Bill Gaither’s Homecoming videos. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the concert will begin at 7 p.m.

•Mulder Memorial United Methodist Church hosts a noon salad luncheon the third Thursday of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 334-567-4225 for more information.

•Community Fellowshippers meet at Cain’s Chapel United Methodist Church every third Wednesday at 11 a.m. The gathering includes a devotion, program, prizes and a covered dish luncheon. Local pastors and families are encouraged to attend.

•Celebrate Recovery, which deals with life’s hurts, habits and hang-ups, holds meetings every Thursday at 6:15 p.m. at Santuck Baptist Church.

•Hope For Healing Grief Support Group meets the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church Tallassee.

•Need a bus ride to church? Healing Waters Church of God in Eclectic offers bus rides to church for anyone who would like to attend, but does not have transportation. Call Steve Roberson at 334-252-1575 at least 24 hours in advance. Sunday services are at 9 a.m. (prayer), 10 a.m. (Sunday School), 11 a.m. (worship) and 6 p.m. (worship). Wednesday services are at 6 p.m. (prayer) and 7 p.m. (worship).

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