LOCAL SERVICES

Damascus Baptist Church, 547 Tyler St., Gadsden: 3 p.m. Sunday, 16th pastoral appreciation for the Rev. and Mrs. Timothy Madden; guest speaker and church, Mount Zion Baptist Church, the Rev. Melvin Guyton

First Baptist Church of Gadsden: 5 p.m. Sunday, Back-to-School Prayer Rally; students, parents, school officials, resource officers, custodians, lunchroom workers and bus drivers welcome

Greater Life Church, 3502 Godfrey Ave. NE, Fort Payne: 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday, three-year Pastoral Anniversary Services; special music, Jennifer Hall, and special speaker, Evangelist Sammy Sherrill; Pastor Michael Thomas Sr.; 256-364-2400

 

HOMECOMINGS

Goldenrod Avenue Baptist Church, 503 Goldenrod Ave., North Gadsden: 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday, featuring Exodus

Hatcher Avenue Baptist Church, Jacksonville: 10:30 a.m. Sunday; no Sunday school; guest singers, Surrendered; lunch served; no evening service; 256-435-6214

Valley Community Church, 607 Valley Drive, Attalla (Reece City): 10 a.m. Sunday, The Willing Vessels; lunch served

 

REVIVALS

Goldenrod Avenue Baptist Church, 503 Goldenrod Ave., North Gadsden: 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; Brother David Smith, evangelist; Brother Gary Hare, pastor

Mission Baptist Church, 1115 Tuscaloosa Ave., Gadsden: Summer Revival, 6 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; the Rev. Alphonso Bowen, evangelist; casual attire; members asked to bring seven guests; the Rev. Grady E. Robinson Jr., pastor

Morningstar Missionary Baptist Church, 1311 Fourth St. NW, Attalla: Summer Revival; 3 p.m. Aug. 12, the Rev. André Huff, pastor, Mount Zion Baptist Church, East Gadsden; 7 p.m. Aug. 13, the Rev. Roderick Thomas, pastor, Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church; 7 p.m. Aug. 14, the Rev. Earl Dudley, pastor, Friendship Baptist Church, Gadsden; different choirs singing at each service

Thankful Baptist Church, 308 N. Church St., Piedmont: Fall Revival, 2 p.m. Aug. 12, Pastor K. Solomon Williams, Mount Pleasant CME Church, Piedmont; 7 p.m. Aug. 13, Pastor E. Tramaine Solomon, Springhill Baptist Church, Lineville; 7 p.m. Aug. 14, Pastor Joe Brown, Rhema Christian Center, Heflin; Dr. Charlie Parker, pastor

Victory Missionary Baptist Church, 106 Carman Ave., Gadsden: 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; theme, “Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou will revive me” (Psalms 138.7); guest evangelist, the Rev. Joseph Stafford Rowser, Pine Grove Baptist Church, Lincoln; choirs of the tri-cities each night

 

SINGINGS/CONCERTS

Calvary Baptist Church, Alabama Highway 168, Boaz: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday (lunch break between), the Littles of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; 256-388-9468 or 256-593-3192

Fellowship Baptist Church, 807 Ave. C, Gadsden: 4 p.m. Aug. 19, “When Men Come Together to Praise the Lord in Song,” in honor of the Wesley Jones Male Chorus’ fifth anniversary; featuring Fellowship Baptist Mass Choir, Mount Avery Baptist Male Chorus of Margaret, Oak Ridge Baptist Male Chorus of Hopson City, First Baptist Male Chorus of Alabama City, Provident Baptist Male Chorus of Leesburg, the Rev. Julius Love Gospel Train Radio Network of Gadsden, and Friendship Baptist Male Chorus and Wesley Jones Male Chorus; Samuel Jones, 256-492-4392 or 256-295-8340

Full Gospel Church, 1618 Pierce Ave., Gadsden: 3 p.m. Sunday, The Lord’s Servants

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Gospel Truth Lighthouse Church, 2315 Hill Ave., Gadsden: 6 p.m. Aug. 19 and 7 p.m. Aug. 20 through Aug. 22, Nancy Harmon Ministries with Evangelist Jason Page and family; Harmon is nationally known for her anointed singing and speaking; Page ministers anywhere God leads and a door opens; information, 256-546-0939

New Canaan Baptist Church, 1201 Stroud Ave., Gadsden: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Back to School!; free backpacks for the first 150 students; school supplies; moon bounce; food; door prizes; Christian entertainment; games; guest speakers, Gadsden City Schools Superintendent Tony Reddick and Gadsden City Council President Deverick Williams; the Rev. Edward Jones, pastor

 

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