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.


Johns Chapel AME Church will continue its Breast Cancer Awareness Observance during services and events this weekend.  On Saturday, Oct. 23, from 7-8 p.m., a  Breast Cancer Awareness Prayer Vigil and Candlelighting Service will be held in the church parking lot. The program will include words of encouragement by Sonya Wheeler Rich, District 1 Councilwoman for the City of Enterprise as well as a special trumpet solo by Enterprise Mayor William “Bill” Cooper and a siren tribute by the Enterprise Police Department.


Center Ridge United Methodist Church in Coffee Springs will have Homecoming Services on Sunday, Oct. 24, at 10:30 a.m. Guest pastor Rev. John Baxter will lead the service and special music will be presented. A covered dish luncheon will follow the service.


Johns Chapel AME Church presents The Great Pink Pumpkin Contest and Pinkout Sunday on Oct. 24.  Pumpkins must be real, not ceramic, plastic, etc.,  and reflect a breast cancer awareness theme. They may be dropped off during the prayer vigil or contact LauReen McDaniel at (334) 470-1816 to arrange drop off times. Winners will be announced at 9 a.m. on Sunday. During the 10:45 a.m. worship service, the church will be “painted” pink to observe Breast Cancer Awareness Pinkout Sunday. Come and hear a breast cancer testimonial message by Carol Baker of Greater Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, a special message by Pastor Willie White, as well as pink balloons, pink attire and a fashion show with pink cupcakes and pink lemonade after the service in the fellowship hall. For more information, please contact Marge Simmons at (334) 477-1962, LauReen McDaniel at (334) 470-1816, or Pastor White at (334) 701-5853.


A sing is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 31, at 5 p.m. at Chancellor Assemly of God Church. The Thompson’s from Grand Ridge, Fla., will be singing.


Christian Faith Fellowship Temple Church will present a community rise of fellowship with an afternoon of gospel music and spiritual uplifting on Saturday, Nov. 6, from 3-4:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the church in Ozark. Guest speaker will be Pastor Eric Minniefield from Wings of Deliverance in Newville. For more information, contact the church at (334) 443-0342.


Grief Share classes are held at Hillcrest Baptist Church on Mondays from 6-8 p.m., in room E219 (Multipurpose Room). For more information, call 347-2516.


The Enterprise Women’s Day Class of Community Bible Study meets on Mondays from 10 a.m. until noon in the chapel of First Baptist Church on North Main Street in Enterprise. For those who cannot meet in person, a dedicated online Core Group will be offered. We will spend 30 weeks studying 1 and 2 Peter and Revelation. You can register for the in-person class or the online Core Group at enterprise.cbsclass.org, or you can contact our class Coordinator Lynne Reeves by phone or text at (334) 494-2039 and by email at bandl894@yahoo.com. Registration will be offered throughout the class year. At this time, we are building our Children’s Ministry and children will be put on a Waiting List. Once the Children’s Ministry is underway, we will let you know. Please join us as we study God’s Word and learn to apply it to our lives.


Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday night at the Enterprise First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. It is a Christ-centered recovery group for any issue. We now offer a meal at 5:45 p.m. The Landing for teens will be offered as well as Celebration Place for K-6th grade. A quick check-in process for all ages is done by greeters at the Fellowship Hall entrance. Social distancing will be practiced and wearing a mask while moving around the room is encouraged. A 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 to schedule a nursery worker for children under five or for more information.


A free educational support group for parents and families of addicted loved ones will be held each Tuesday at Hillcrest Baptist Church from 6:30-8 p.m. Parking on Watts St., in Room D108 (look for sign). 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. For more information, go to the website http://ow.ly/GUPT50FPcND

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