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Prayer, unity event organized by local pastors set for June 11

“We see a lot of the negative stuff that happening across the country,” Brandon Matthews said. “We’re just trying to offer some positive. We believe ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Drive-by boost: Church hosts parade for memory-care program participants

The memory-care program’s Drive-By Summer Kick-Off Parade gave participants and their caregivers the opportunity to return to the church campus and see many of the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

Manna Ministries using mobile distribution during outbreak

“Manna is a 501c3 non-profit, whose heart has always been focused and will continue to serve those in need as we expand our current location,” ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Church installs Little Free Pantry to help feed those in need

“We don’t want it be just a ministry of our parish; we want it to be seen as a ministry that everyone can participate in,” ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Local ministry to provide boxes of fresh produce to those in need

ALABASTER – God Did It Ministries will provide 60,000 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables to those in need in the Alabaster area over the ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Churches plan alternate approaches to Vacation Bible School

“People are being creative because Vacation Bible School is such an opportunity for us to show the gospel, to tell people about Jesus and to ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Calera church showing drive-in movies

“It was just nice to get out of the house and do something fun for the kids,” Josh Howell said. “I think some people still ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Evangelist ministering through roadside signs

“I’m walking, pointing up…every honk and every wave, every thumb up, every shout, every point to God is a praise to God,” Eddie Burchfield said. ... Read more

3 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Churches plan creative Easter activities for families

Easter this year will look different amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but local churches are organizing social-distancing-oriented activities for families to enjoy together. Read more

3 months ago by Emily Sparacino.

Club studies different world religions

In the past six months, the group has been studying World Religions, noting similarities and differences in the details of Christianity, Judaism, Sikhism and Buddhism.  Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Asbury UMC finds new ways to minister during pandemic

“We may not be there, but everything we normally do we are still doing in some capacity,” Amy Gonzalez said. Read more

3 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

PROFILE: LaKesha Williamson’s ministry is putting supplies into the hands of those who need it most

"It’s always been in me to help people, but about two years ago when we started doing a sock drive downtown at Christmas, I knew ... Read more

4 months ago by Emily Sparacino.

PROFILE: W.J. Posey’s life story has been tied to Coosa Valley Baptist for 43 years

“All of a sudden, everything in my view changed. I had never seen anything like it. I ran and told my mama that something had ... Read more

4 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Anchor for the Soul holds Mardi Gras party

FROM STAFF REPORTS NORTH SHELBY – A Mardi Gras party on Tuesday, Feb. 25, was just the latest occasion for guests and volunteers to have ... Read more

4 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Registration open for Women of the Word Conference

For the sixth straight year, the church will host the Women of the Word (WOW) Conference, a multifaceted event featuring various speakers and live music. Read more

5 months ago by Emily Sparacino.

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