Religion Calendar

Published 10:06am Thursday, May 30, 2013

•Healing Waters Church of God in Eclectic will host a blood drive May 29, from 3 to 8 p.m.

•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.

•Seman Baptist Church will sponsor a yard sale June 1 at 6:30 a.m. on Highway 9, six miles north of Santuck. Many new items will be available.

•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.

•Cedarwood Community Church in Wetumpka will host Mark Lanier in concert June 1 at 6 p.m. Lanier is formerly from Elmore County, but now lives in Louisiana. Everyone is invited to come and bring a friend. No admission, but a love offering will be taken. Refreshments and fellowship to follow singing. For more information, call Laura Knight at 334-567-2457, Alice Shepherd at 334-279-0835, Jo Parker at 334-514-0242 or the church office at 334-399-6918.

•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 and bake sale will be held on the church grounds from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. that day. Items will include clothing, electronics, kitchenware, appliances, books, nursery items and more. Proceeds benefit the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions. Gifts while they last, discount coupons available. 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. For information, call 334-514-6821.

•Homemade camp stew and white chili will be available for purchase June 1 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cedarwood Community Church in Wetumpka. There will also be an indoor yard sale. All proceeds help support the ministries of the church. For more information, call 334-567-0476.

•The death, burial and resurrection of Jesus will be presented by Horseplay Equestrian Drill Team June 2 at Brush Poppers Cowboy Church. Presentation times will be at 11 a.m. following Brush Poppers morning service and at 1 p.m following other area churches’ morning services. There will be a loaded baked potato lunch served from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance – $6 each. To order lunch, call 334-567-8253, 334-324-5998 or 334-300-1810. Brush Poppers Cowboy Church is located at Iron Horse Arena, 3214 Weoka Road in Wetumpka.

•Union Church will hold a VBS preview event June 2, from 4 to 6 p.m. This year’s Vacation Bible School theme is “Kingdom of the Son: A Prayer Safari.”

•First Baptist Church of Eclectic will host a blood drive June 2, from 3 to 8 p.m.

•Vacation Bible School will be held at Thelma Baptist Church June 3-7, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Children entering K5 through sixth grade are invited to attend “Colossal Coaster World VBS.” Register online at or pick up a paper form in the church office. Everyone is invited to come and learn how to Face Fear and Trust God.

•Sonwest Roundup VBS will be held at Central Baptist Church on Wednesdays June 5, 12, 19 and 26, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to children four years old through sixth grade. For information, call334-541-2556 or 334-567-4872.

•First Presbyterian Church of Wetumpka will hold Family Vacation bible School June 10-14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. each day. Classes are offered for all ages.

•Deatsville Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School June 10-14, from 6 to 9 p.m. each day. This year’s theme is The Colossal Coaster World. Chldren from nursery school age up to high school youth are welcome. The church is located at 184 Church Street in Deatsville. For more information, call Chuck DuBose at 334-312-0090.

•Wall Street AME Zion Church in Tallassee will host the Tuskegee District Vacation Bible School June 11-13. Preschool children through adults are invited to participate in this fun-filled Bible program. There will be crafts, games, snacks and Bible training. VBS is scheduled for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For information, call 334-283-5638.

•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.

•Rodgers Chapel Church in Wetumpka announces a Missionary and Church Choir Sponsored Bake Off to be held July 20, from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. Bakers will receive advertisement and a chance to win a $50 gift card. Attenders will have an opportunity to taste and purchase cake by the slice. Cake must be homemade. Entrants must be willing to donate their cake with a chance to win. Participants may bake an additional cake to sell whole – the donated cake will be sliced and wrapped for the community to purchase and enjoy. Judges will taste a slice of each cake donated to determine the winner. Second and third place cakes will be mentioned on the church Facebook page the day of the event. To register, visit or call/email Pam at 334-567-7744 The church is located at 609 West Bridge Street.

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