Religion Calendar

Published 10:09am Thursday, November 28, 2013

First Presbyterian Church of Wetumpka on West Bridge Street will hold a Thanksgiving baked goods and casserole sale Nov. 27 starting at 12 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Let the sale help in preparations for Thanksgiving dinner. All proceeds will benefit Wetumpka’s 2014 Relay for Life.


•The invitation is given to “Get Connected” this Christmas at Cedarwood Community Church. “The Promise of a Son” is the title of Rev. Olsen’s message on the first Sunday of Advent, Dec. 1. The text for message comes from Isaiah 9: 1-7. Worship is at 10 a.m. every Sunday, and Mickey Knight leads the adult Sunday School class at 9 a.m. Cedarwood Community Church will also hold a community carol singing that evening at 5. The event is part of the church’s community outreach and all are welcome. Cedarwood Community Church is both  a non-denominational and an inter-denominational fellowship.  To begin the season of Advent the first candle of the Advent wreath will be lit – the “prophecy” – and symbolizes the hundreds of scriptures in the Old Testament which point to the birth of the Christ Child. The Church is located at 10286 U.S. Hwy. 231 in the Wallsboro/Wetumpka area. Cedarwood is 1-1/2 miles north of Tutweiler prison at mile marker 166. For more information, call the church office at 334-399-6918 or follow on the church Facebook page.


First Presbyterian Church of Wetumpka will hold an evening prayer service in the style of Taize Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. in the sanctuary.


Santuck Baptist Church Worship Ministry will present “The Mystery of the Manger Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. In the program, Jane Blonde, an investigative reporter wants the facts. Her questions and searching make headline news on Christmas morning.


First Presbyterian Church of Wetumpka’s choir will present the Christmas portion of Handel’s “Messiah” Dec. 15 at 11 a.m.


Santuck Baptist Church Worship Ministry will present “The Story, The Musical,” Dec. 15 at 10:30 a.m. Attend to experience the stories of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. The church is located at 7250 Central Plank Road in Wetumpka.


Grace Point Community Church will hold a Christmas Eve service Dec. 24 from 6 to 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to bring their family and come for a time of worship through music, reading Scripture, communion and a special candlelight service.


First Presbyterian Church of Wetumpka will hold candlelight service of lessons and carols Dec. 24 at 5 p.m. in the sanctuary.


•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.


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.


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.


•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).


•Friendship Closet, a ministry of Friendship Baptist Church, is open the first Tuesday of each month from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Those who need clothes, shoes, etc. for women, men and children, may visit.


•Hope For Healing Grief Support Group meets the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Tallassee.


•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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