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Published 2:24pm Saturday, August 17, 2013

•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 the league schedule, call 334-567-4458 or visit

•The Elmore County Singing Convention will meet at Cedarwood Community Church Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to come and sing favorite songs and hymns or just listen to the singing. Books available for all. Refreshments and fellowship to follow singing. For more information, call Laura Knight at 334-567-2457, Betty Boshell at 334-567-1876 or Jo Parker at 334-514-0242.
•Cain’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 96 Lightwood Rd., Deatsville, will host a pancake breakfast Aug. 24, 7 to 10 a.m. Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage or bacon, and orange juice. Cost is $5 per plate or $15 per family. The public is invited. Proceeds will go to the debt reduction fund.

•Antioch Baptist Church in Titus will hold Homecoming Aug. 25 at 10:30 a.m. with Dr. Perry Neal as guest speaker. Lunch will follow the services. Everyone is invited, especially former members. The church will also have revival Aug. 26 and 27 at 6:30 p.m.

•First Baptist Church of Eclectic will host a free Back to School Block Party Aug. 25, from 2 to 6 p.m. The event will offer a fun-filled afternoon of inflatables, food, games and prizes for the Eclectic community.

•Union Congregational Christian Church will host a benefit fish fry Aug. 25 for Jalisa Ridley. Plates are $7. Donations are also accepted.

•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.

•Mack Daugherty, Jerry and Carol Daugherty, Suzanne Orr and Gerrie Hayes will provide a worship service of music at Union United Methodist Church Sept. 29 at 10:30 a.m. The service will be followed by a covered dish lunch.

•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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