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Children discover ‘God’s Great Light’ at Camp Branch VBS

Camp Branch United Methodist Church invited children from the area for a week of music, games and bible lessons during its island-themed Vacation Bible School. Read more

2 weeks ago by Nathan Howell.

Asbury’s Summer Institute to explore Eastern Orthodox Christianity

The Rev. Dr. Kip Laxson will lead the 2021 Summer Institute of Religious Studies, “Understanding Eastern Orthodox Christianity,” beginning on Wednesday, July 21 at 6:30 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

Helena CP Church collecting school supplies for back-to-school event

Helena Cumberland Presbyterian Church is collecting school supplies throughout the rest of July that will be distributed to kids returning to school next month. Read more

2 weeks ago by Nathan Howell.

Pelham Lakeview UMC brings children back for a successful Vacation Bible School

Children attending Vacation Bible School at Lakeview United Methodist Church spent several days learning spiritual lessons in a fun environment. Read more

1 month ago by Nathan Howell.

Double Oak Community Church VBS returns in person

Double Oak Community Church held its first in-person Vacation Bible School last week for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began.  Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

The Mission seeks to help those struggling with addiction

Grady Covin won’t hesitate to tell you that he was once an alcoholic. What led to the dramatic change in his life is something he ... Read more

2 months ago by Scott Mims.

The light at the end of the tunnel: ACOG recovers after flooding

When tornadoes came through and hit the neighboring cities of Helena and Pelham months before, the Alabaster Church of God reached out and tried to ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathan Howell.

Broken Bread Ministry seeks to feed those in need

CALERA — A partnership between community members, local churches and businesses is helping to fill the pantries of families in need. Read more

3 months ago by Scott Mims.

Area churches hosting Vacation Bible School

Churches all across Shelby County are planning to host Vacation Bible School and similar events—many of them in person—as the summer months approach. Read more

3 months ago by Scott Mims.

Keeping the faith during a pandemic

Attending faith services can be the highlight of any given week for a lot of people. Unfortunately, the pandemic has caused many people to miss ... Read more

3 months ago by Nathan Howell.

Manna Ministries assisting with food insecurity after tornadoes

After tornadoes ripped through the state during the last two weeks of March, many families who were already facing food insecurity had their situations worsened ... Read more

4 months ago by Nathan Howell.

Camp Branch UMC to hold Easter sunrise service

Camp Branch UMC will hold a sunrise service on Easter Sunday, April 4 beginning at 6:30 a.m. Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

2021 Poor Man’s Supper a success

ALABASTER — The return of Camp Branch UMC’s annual Poor Man’s Supper was a success, even though the ongoing pandemic prevented the option of indoor ... Read more

4 months ago by Scott Mims.

Area churches, communities hosting Easter egg hunts

Some Easter egg hunts in the Shelby County area have been either canceled or scaled back this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Read more

4 months ago by Scott Mims.

Lakeview youth’s small group has big impact for GBHS

The teenagers who make up the youth of Lakeview Pelham’s First United Methodist Church came together over the past few weeks with a mission to ... Read more

4 months ago by Nathan Howell.

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