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Bethel UMC hosting Crosby Lane
Bethel United Methodist Church will host Crosby Lane in concert Saturday, February 25, 6:30 p.m. Crosby Lane is named for one of the most prolific hymn writers of all time – Fanny Crosby, who wrote more than 8,500 hymns. To God Be the Glory; Praise Him! Praise Him!; Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior; I Am Thine, O Lord; Rescue the Perishing; and Blessed Assurance are but a sampling of…
Mt. Olive celebrating pastor and first lady
The membership of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating their Pastor’s 33rd Year Love Celebration. The theme is “Worthy of Double Honor.” The Scripture is 1 Timothy 5:17 – “Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.” Services begin Thursday, February 9, 7:30 p.m., with a Love Night honoring Sister Nora Tucker, the pastor’s wife. The…
NDP Committee connecting with churches
The local National Day of Prayer Committee is beginning work on this year’s event to be held Thursday, May 4. NDP Committee Chairman JoAnn Martin is making a plea for area churches to get involved. “The NDP Committee is so excited about the upcoming 2017 National Day of Prayer, as we come together to pray for our community, country, and each other,” JoAnn said. “We are asking all churches in…
Spring planting is near – Join the Arbor Day Foundation in February and receive 10 free trees
Joining the Arbor Day Foundation is an ideal way to get in the mood for spring planting. Anyone who joins the Foundation in February 2017 will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees or 10 free redbud trees to plant when the weather turns warm. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation’s Trees for America campaign. “These trees will help beautify your home for many years to come,”…
February concerts at GSUMC
Several concerts are scheduled to be held at Gulf Shores United Methodist Church. Broadway and More Now an annual tradition, the GSUMC Snowbird Broadway and More concert will be held Thursday, February 9, and Friday, February 10, at 7 p.m., in the church sanctuary. The performances will feature excerpts from such memorable Broadway musicals as Oklahoma, Oliver, The Wiz and a number of other favorites from Elton John, Simon and…