Religion Calendar

Published 1:11pm Sunday, June 9, 2013

•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.

•Cain’s Chapel United Methodist Church will hold VBS Gotta Move! (Keepin’ in Step with the Spirit) June 10-13, 6 to 8 p.m. Registration and sign-in will be 5:30 to 6 p.m. Children ages three (must be potty trained) through sixth grade are invited. A light snack will be provided during registration.

•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.

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

•Calvary Baptist Church, 504 West Osceola Street, in Wetumpka will hold Colossal Coaster World Vacation Bible School June 17-21, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. each day. Open to children from three years old through sixth grade.
•Eclectic United Methodist Church will host Hay Day Vacation Bible School June 21, from 6 to 9 p.m. and June 22, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

•Lance Drieskell will be in concert at Holtville Riverside Baptist Church June 23 at 10:45 a.m. For more information, call 334-569-2421.

•Eclectic United Methodist Church will hold a covered dish lunch honoring the Osgood family June 23 following morning worship. The family is leaving to serve the congregation at Perry Hill United Methodist Church in Montgomery.

•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

•Holtville Riverside Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School June 24-28 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information or a bus ride, call Cindy Tate at 334-313-3076.

•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.

•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).

•River’s Edge Flea Market is open every Saturday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. at East Tallassee United Methodist Church. All vendors are welcome – new items, old items, crafts, youth groups, ball teams, baked goods, produce and food. Various booth cost available. To reserve a space, call Joan Wood at 334-313-4913 or Melanie Baker at 334-415-8314. All proceeds are used for church-sponsored programs.

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