Editor’s note: The public is invited to the events published in the church calendar unless otherwise stated. Deadline is Friday at 5 p.m. for the next week’s paper.

RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS

St John the Evangelist Catholic Church will host a program for anyone interested in learning the teachings of the Catholic Church.  The series starts on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Guadalupe Hall. Call (334) 464-1930 for more information. 

AGLOW MEETING

The next Aglow International meeting is scheduled on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 10 a.m. at Po Folks in Enterprise. Guest speaker will be Terry Tripp from Gallatin, Tenn. For more information, call (334) 406-9683.

PARKING LOT PRAISE PARTY

Johns Chapel AME Church will have a Parking Lot Praise Party on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. in the church parking lot at 605 Geneva Highway in Enterprise. This event is in appreciation for the support of members of Johns Chapel and for members of the entire community.  There will be praise, fun and fellowship, plus popcorn and soft drinks for everyone!   All mandates and guidelines from Alabama health agencies and the Centers for Disease Control will be followed.  For more information, please text Pastor White at (334) 701-5853.  

OLD TIMEY DAY

Join Newbia Baptist Church on Sunday, Sept. 27, at the Vineyard Christian Retreat for “Old Timey Day.”  There will be a morning service in the chapel at 11 a.m. with lunch and fellowship at the pavilion following the service. This year’s theme is old timey day and most attending will be dressing the part, i.e. overalls, jeans, long dresses, hats and bonnets. There will be horse shoes, corn hole, fishing, boating, swimming and many other activities to fellowship. Since lunch is being catered, please RSVP via email to let us know how many in your family will be attending. The Vineyard is located at 245 County Road 131, Ariton. 

COUNTRY FEST

County Line Baptist Church will hold its sixth annual Country Fest on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 4-6 p.m. Join the church as it takes a step back to simpler days. There will be Bluegrass music by Ten Mile Branch, antique tractors and farm implements, the Tri-Communities Fire Truck, old time demonstrations, a hay ride, petting zoo, carriage rides, popcorn, peanut boil, door prizes and more. There will be free food and fun for all ages. Products will be available for purchase from the old time demonstrators.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY

Enterprise Celebrate Recovery has reopened to the public. Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday night at Enterprise First United Methodist Church. It is a recovery group for any issue.  In order to operate as safely as possible, there will be no meals or nursery at this time. The Landing for teens will be offered as well as Celebration Place for children K-6th grade.  Seating will be limited, so please register at  efumc.com Paper registration will also be available at the door until the limit has been met. Large group will start at 6:25 p.m., but everyone will be scanned using a touchless thermometer upon arrival, so please come early. Social distancing will be practiced and wearing a mask is strongly suggested.

CEMETERY UPKEEP

Goodman Assembly of God asks for a yearly donation of $50 for the upkeep of the church cemetery. If you have a loved one buried there or have a plot there, please send a donation to Goodman Assembly of God Church, 217 County Road 614 New Brockton, AL 36351;  Attn: Cemetery Fund

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