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Published 2:52pm Wednesday, September 4, 2013

•New Style United Methodist Church will hold a church family yard sale Sept. 7 beginning at 6 a.m. Numerous items in good condition will be available for purchase. All proceeds will go toward the New Style UMC building fund. The church is located at 76729 Tallassee Hwy., Wetumpka. Rev. John Bratcher is the pastor.

•Wind, Rain and Fire Ministries will hold a women’s destiny meeting Sept. 7 at 9:30 a.m. at 1201 Gilmer Ave. in Tallassee. Speakers will be Pastor Anita Whatley and Pastor Angela Floyd.

•Tallaweka Baptist Church will hold Community Appreciation Day Sept. 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be hot dogs, hamburgers and fellowship. The church is located at 1419 Gilmer Ave. in Tallassee.

•Homecoming at Equality United Methodist Church will be Sept. 8. Special music will be presented by The Stephens Family at 10 a.m. Worship services will be at 11 a.m. with Rev. Johnny Mann bringing the morning message. Make plans to attend. Bring a covered dish – everyone is invited to stay for lunch at noon in the fellowship hall. The church is located on Highway 259 in Equality.

•River Road Baptist Church, 239 Lower Tuskegee Road, Tallassee, will celebrate Homecoming Sept. 8 beginning at 11 a.m. Rev. Ken Tankersley will be the guest preacher and will provide the special music. There will be a fellowship meal following the Homecoming service. Rev. John E. Sparks is pastor.

•East Tallassee United Methodist Church will celebrate Homecoming Sept. 8. Guest speaker will be Frank Clem. There will also be special music provided by Clem and his band. Dinner will be served in the dining hall following the 11 a.m. worship service. The church is located at 101 Central Blvd. in Tallassee. Everyone welcome.

•Carrville Baptist Church will host a first responder dinner Sept. 10 at 6:30 p.m. If any first responder would like to attend, call the church office at 334-283-2221 before Sept. 5.

•Women of God Ministries will present its first U2 Rally Sept. 13-15 in Clanton. This event is free to the public. Times: Friday, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday begins at 8 a.m. and singing starts at 10 a.m.; Sunday – 10 a.m. This is an outdoor event, so bring lawn chairs and blankets. There will be numerous vendors with concessions, arts and crafts, jewelry, face painting, etc. Performers will be Shelia Ray Charles (daughter of legendary singer/songwriter Ray Charles), Infamous, Beyond The Clouds,The Dennis Family, Surviving The Fall, Brittany Wakefield, Ryan Fales, Hopes on Hold, Bethel CR, Final Harvest, Battle Cry, Tina Wakefield, Arkangels, David Palmer, Rick Camp and Embers In Ashes. There will also be a Kids Corral Saturday ($5 wrist bands good for all day) with inflatables and other activities. Proceeds will benefit Agape House in Clanton that houses abused, battered, homeless, addicted women from all walks of life. For more information and directions call 1-205-212-8037 or 1-205-914-5786.

•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 www.tlifeonline.com 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.

•Operation Christmas Child will kick off at Tallassee First Assembly of God Sept. 15 at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be Shoebox recipient Anya Johnson. For information, call Teresa Wheat at 334-386-3315 (days) or 334-283-5818 (evenings).

•Reeltown First Baptist Church will hold a special Back to Church Sunday celebration Sept. 15 during 8:30 and 11 a.m. worship services. These Back to Church services will kick off a special Gather the Family Conference Sept. 15-18 at 6:30 p.m. nightly with singer, speaker and musical ventriloquist Lee Pitts and Nicky. Visit www.reelchurch.com for more information. Josh Cook is pastor.

•The Mercy Seat Church of God will host Homecoming\Gospel Singing Sept. 15 at 10:45 a.m. featuring Heartline. The church is located at 718 Elizabeth St. in Prattville. For information, call 334-590-5795.

•Rodgers Chapel AME Zion Church invites everyone to its annual revival Sept. 18-20 at 7 p.m. each day. The theme will be Come Let Us Seek the Lord (Isaiah 55:6). Plan to join in the quest to revive the church for service.

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