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.


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.


Center Ridge United Methodist Church in Coffee Springs will have a Homecoming service on Sunday, Oct. 25, at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Tommy Cumbie will deliver the homecoming message. Special singing will be provided by the Longsworth Family. Due to COVID-19, the traditional luncheon following the service has been cancelled.


Johns Chapel AME Church will have a Pink Parking Lot Praise Worship Service on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 9 a.m. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, everyone is invited to wear pink if they desire. For more information, please call Nichole Nichols at (404) 375-5003.


The Ozark Troy District of the AME Church will host a welcome service for Dr. Willie Eugene Marshall, his wife Kimberly Marshall, and their son Joshua Marshall on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m.  The parking lot worship service celebrates the appointment of Dr. Marshall as Presiding Elder of the Ozark Troy District, which is comprised of 28 local congregations in southeastern Alabama, including Johns Chapel AME Church in Enterprise. His father-in-law, Retired Presiding Elder Willis N. Huggins, Jr. of Dothan, will be the preacher for the welcome celebration.    In compliance with health and government requirements and recommendations, all persons are asked to remain in vehicles or please wear a mask and practice social distancing if they must exit vehicles.  For more information, contact Pastor Willie White Jr. at (334) 701-5853 or Dr. Stafford L. Thompson, chairperson, at (334) 477-6904.


Johns Chapel AME Church will have a Hallelujah Night Grab Bag Walk Thru for youth and parents from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31. Tables will be set up in the parking lot and decorated in a fall or biblical theme with treats for the children. In compliance with health and government requirements and recommendations, all persons are asked to please wear a mask and practice social distancing. For more information, please call Nikki Mills at (334) 389-6427.


Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday night at the Enterprise First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. It is a recovery group for many issues. In order to operate as safely as possible, there will be no meals at this time. The Landing for teens will be offered as well as Celebration Place for K-6th grade. There is a nursery provided for small children.  A quick check-in process for all ages will be done by greeters at the Fellowship Hall entrance.  Social distancing will be practiced and wearing a mask is strongly suggested. The large group meeting will start at 6:25 p.m. and small groups will begin at approximately 7:30 p.m.  Call Denver at (334) 389-3584 for more information.  


A free educational support group for parents and families of addicted loved ones will be held each Tuesday at 701 North Main Street (Kelly’s Katering) from 6:30-8 p.m. For additional information, call (334) 379-9118. Participants must be 18 years old or over.


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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