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.
STORYTIME WITH SANTA
St. John’s Catholic Montessori School will host an evening with Santa for the children on Saturday, Dec. 7. Advance admission is $15 and includes chili, hot dogs, milk and cookies, crafts and more. Children 2 years old and under are free. To purchase tickets, call Sandra Pellissier at (334) 347-0413.
CHRISTMAS COOKIE SALE
Christ the King Lutheran Church’s annual Christmas Cookie Sale will be Saturday, Dec. 8, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A huge assortment of cookies and candies will be available. Come in, pick what you like, and pay $6/pound. Pick up Christmas gifts for teachers and everyone else in your life. All proceeds go to charity. The church is located at 208 E Watts Avenue behind the hospital.
MEN OF VALOR SERVICE
Greater Holy Temple Church of God in Christ, New Brockton, will have a Men of Valor service on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 6 p.m. Guest speaker will be Elder Charles Holmes of Heirs of the Kingdom Ministries in Ozark. For more information, call (334) 494-4162.
The Masterwork Choir of Enterprise will present a Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 3 p.m., at Enterprise First Presbyterian Church; at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13 at Christ the King Lutheran Church; and 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Enterprise. The program entitled “Carols for Christmas” will feature original carols by famous British composer John Rutter and other holiday favorites. Concerts are free and open to the public but donations are always accepted. There will be a reception following the Dec. 9 performance at First Presbyterian Church. For more information, contact Roy Hoobler at firstname.lastname@example.org
FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY
Johns Chapel AME Church will celebrate its annual Family and Friends Day on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. James E.Jackson, pastor of Greater Mt. Calvary AME Church in Beloit. For more information, please call the church at (334) 393-2661 or call chairpersons Brother Roland Allen at (334) 494-0790 or Brother Freddie Engram at (334) 475-5856.
Macedonia Baptist Church will host its annual Adult Christmas Cantata on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 10 a.m. The adult choir will present The First Noel arranged by Russell Mauldin. The cantata will be under the direction of Michelle Carr, choir director. For further information, please contact the church office at (334) 347-7364.
New Home Baptist church will present the Christmas musical “Hope for the Ages” on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m. For more information, call (334) 347-3646.
The next Aglow International meeting is scheduled on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. at Po Folks in Enterprise. Guest speaker will be Chelsey Warren from Samson.. For more information, call (334) 406-9683.
Macedonia Baptist Church will host its Christmas Communion Candlelight Service on Sunday, Dec. 16, at 5 p.m. Included in the service will be a Living Christmas Card which is an adaptation of the timeless story of the Holy Christ’s birth set to live vocals. Contact the church for further information at (334) 347-7364.
New Haven Baptist Church will present its Christmas cantata “Good News From Home,” on Sunday, Dec. 16, at 10 a.m. Please call (334) 301-5205 for any additional information.
New Home Baptist Church will present a children’s Christmas musical on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. For more information, call (334) 347-3646.
YOUTH CHRISTMAS PARTY
St. John Catholic Church youth group will have a Christmas party from 6:30-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 19 in St. John Hall. There will be a White Elephant gift exchange. Teens are asked to bring a wrapped gift valued at no more than $5 with them for the exchange. The youth will also be filling out Christmas cards for the residents of the nursing home.
St. John Catholic Church has announced the times for Christmas Mass on Dec. 24. The children’s Christmas program will be at 4:30 p.m.; a Christmas Eve Mass at 5 p.m.; Christmas Eve Mass at 7 p.m. at St. Mary in Geneva; and a 10 p.m. bilingual Mass during the night. There will also be a Christmas Mass at 10 a.m. Christmas Day, Dec. 25.
COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDY
It’s not too late to join the Enterprise Women’s Day Class of Community Bible Study that meets at First Baptist Church in Enterprise from 10 a.m. to noon every Monday. The study will focus on the Book of Romans. A children’s ministry is provided for baby through sixth grade. Homeschool credit is available. Community Bible Study is an interdenominational study. A children’s ministry is provided for baby through sixth grade. Homeschool credit is available. For additional information, contact Lynne Reeves at (334) 494-2039; on the Facebook page - Community Bible Study Enterprise; or enterprise.cbsclass.org.
Community Bible Study will be held every Tuesday beginning from 6-7 p.m. at the Sconiers Clan Building, County Road 728, in the Bellwood community. S.R. Perkins will be the facilitator.
A Ladies Bible Study is held the first and third Tuesday of every month at 11 a.m. at the Adams Street Church of Christ.
Greater Holy Temple Church of God in Christ in New Brockton will have “Morning Manna” at 8 a.m. the second Sunday of each month.
Church on Boll Weevil Circle, 2017 Boll Weevil Circle holds Sunday worship service at 9:30 a.m. with Pastor Dr. John Granger. For more information, call 334-347-1885.
Johns Chapel AME Church holds worship service, prayer and Bible study each week. Church school is held on Sundays at 9 a.m., followed by worship service at 10:30 a.m. with inspired singing and preaching. The Johns Chapel AME Church Prayer Line is available Monday-Friday from 6 – 6:30 a.m. Call (712) 775-7031, Access Code 652-023-6333#. Bible study led by the pastor is on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. If physically unable to attend in person, Bible study from home is available. Log in at: www.anymeeting.com/johnschapel. You may also dial in via telephone at (323) 920-0091 – Access 1098424#. For more information, please call the church at (334) 393-2661. The Reverend Trevor E. Woolridge is pastor.
Abundant Life Fellowship has the “School of Healing” every Sunday at 6 p.m. Come and experience God’s amazing grace to heal. The church is located at 1601 East Park Avenue across from Mitchell Nissan. For more information, call (334) 347-4779 or go to the website at www.abundantlifefellowship.org
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 Independent Church, 217 County Road 614m New Brockton, AL 36351; Attn: Cemetery Fund
GriefShare classes are held at Hillcrest Baptist Church on Mondays from 6-8 p.m. in Building F, Room 311. Childcare is provided. For more information, call 347-2516.
KidsShare (Grief Support Group for Kids) classes are held at Hillcrest Baptist Church on Mondays, 6-8 p.m. in Building F, Room 305. For more information, call 347-2516.
DIVORCECARE FOR KIDS
Hillcrest Baptist Church Counseling Ministry offers a DivorceCare for Kids class on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Building F, Room 305.
DivorceCare classes are held at Hillcrest Baptist Church on Thursdays, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Building F, Room 312. Childcare is provided. For more information, call 347-2516.
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Hillcrest Baptist Church Counseling Ministry offers a Cancer Support Group on Mondays from 6-8 p.m. in Building F, Room 312. Childcare is provided. For more information, call 347-2516.