Religion Calendar

Published 9:27am Thursday, August 1, 2013

•A benefit gospel singing will be held for Jeff Collier Aug. 3 at 6 p.m. at Sanctuary Worship Center, 9301 U.S. Hwy. 231 in Wetumpka. Artists for the concert will be Final Harvest, Spoken For, Calvin and Stephanie Thornton and the Dennis Family. There will be no admission charge, but a love offering will be taken. All proceeds will go to aid Bro. Jeff with medical expenses he has incurred. Everyone is welcome to attend. Come and enjoy a great night of gospel music.

•Cedarwood Community Church will hold a Camp Stew and Indoor Yard Sale Aug. 3, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stew is $8 for a large container. Proceeds go to help complete the interior of the church building. Yard sale space is available inside or out. For information, call Laura Knight at 334-567-2457 or Jo Parker at 334-514-0242. The church is located on U.S. Highway 231 North in the Wallsboro area of Wetumpka.

•A celebration of the 50th wedding anniversary of Ron and Virginia Estes will be held Aug. 4, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Rushenville Baptist Church.

•New Home Baptist Church of Titus will host a Women’s Conference Aug. 9 and 10. Tickets are $5 each. Joette Castleberry will teach from the book “The Grace and Truth Paradox” by Randy Alcorn. Tell a friend and come join in a special weekend. Schedule: Friday – dinner starting at 6 p.m., program starting at 7 p.m.; Saturday – pastries and coffee at 8:15 a.m., program starting at 9 a.m. See Lisa Cummings, Donna Stoner or Debbie Bush for tickets.

•True Divine Baptist Church will provide hundreds of kindergarten through high school students with free school supplies and new to slightly used uniforms during the Loop Music Festival to be held Aug. 10. The event will take place at the 4525 Virginia Loop Rd. church location from noon until 6 p.m. The evangelistic effort will feature a mini-job fair; pony rides, a petting zoo and inflatable amusements; vendors with information, food and non-food items; music, arts, entertainment, empowerment sessions and more. There is no admission charge and the event is open to the public. For more information, call 334-286-4008 or visit

•The annual Central Union Note Singing will be held at New Style United Methodist Church Aug. 11. Join for a glorious time. New Style UMC is located at 76729 Tallassee Hwy., Wetumpka. Rev. John L. Bratcher is the pastor.

•Claud Independent Methodist Church will hold homecoming Aug. 11. Singing will begin at 9:30 a.m. with Mark Lanier. Worship service will be at 10:45 a.m. nwith Pastor Earl Crutchfield. Everyone is welcome to join the congregation for worship and a fellowship meal following the service. The church is located at the intersection of Highway 14 and County Road 63.

•Everyone is invited to join New Style United Methodist Church in revival Aug. 12-14. Services will begin at 7 p.m., nightly. Rev. Johnny Hollis, pastor of Mercy Missionary Baptist Church, Montgomery, will be the guest speaker. The revival theme is, “Produce Fruit Worthy of Repentance” (Luke 3:8). Come and help uplift Christ’s Kingdom through worship, song and praise. New Style UMC is located at 76729 Tallassee Hwy., Wetumpka. Rev. John L. Bratcher is the pastor.

•Registration is open for Upward Soccer for boys and girls, K4 through sixth grade, at Mountain View Baptist Church. First evaluation will be held Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information about registration and league schedule, call 334-567-4458 or visit

•Thelma Baptist Church Women’s Ministry will sponsor the Beth Moore 2013 Living Proof live simulcast Sept. 14, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. The simulcast will feature Moore and worship leader Travis Cottrell. Seating is limited, so attendees should register and make payment at by Aug. 30. The simulcast will be viewed at Thelma Baptist Church, 810 Weoka Road in Wetumpka. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $15 and includes lunch. For questions, call the church office at 334-567-3665.

•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.

•First Presbyterian Church of Wetumpka holds a fellowship lunch every third Sunday after worship.

•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 welcome – new items, old items, crafts, youth groups, ball teams, baked goods, produce and food. Various booth costs available. For info, 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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