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North Alabama congregations offering online worship experiences


In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Bishop Wallace-Padgett and the Cabinet have asked North Alabama congregations to follow public health officials' requests and suspend in-person gatherings and worship services. Although North Alabama United Methodists are not physically gathering for worship, the churches of the North Alabama Conference continue to be in ministry! The following local churches are offering an online worship experience. If your church is also offering virtual ...

Central Alabama Congregants Prepare for Sixth Annual Afternoon of Praise


Singers and musicians from 22 diverse congregations across Central Alabama will gather to present the Sixth Annual Afternoon of Praise to benefit charitable organizations that help those in need. The choir and orchestra have been practicing since February to provide a professional and soul-stirring Afternoon of Praise. Christian music great Richard Kingsmore will conduct the choir and orchestra, which, at more than 100 strong, fills the stage and orchestra pit to capacity. Both contemporary and...

Oxford First UMC to host “Chip in Fore the Children” golf tournament to fund children's ministry


Oxford First UMC announces it’s first-ever "Chip in Fore the Children" golf tournament to be held on Nov. 17, 2017, at Anniston’s Pine Hill Country Club. The purpose of the tournament is to raise funds for staffing and programming children’s ministries at Oxford First. “The idea came about when we needed to raise money to hire a minister to children and fund children’s ministries but couldn’t fit it into budget,” Pastor David Allison said. “With this tournament we should be able to fund, in ...

Afternoon of Praise event to benefit two nonprofits


The Fourth Annual Afternoon of Praise benefitting The Red Door Kitchen and The Samaritan House is scheduled for Sunday, August 21, at the Historic Ritz Theatre in Talladega, AL 35160. Dove Award nominee Richard Kingsmore will direct more than 100 singers and musicians from throughout North Central Alabama as they perform soul-stirring contemporary Christian classics and Southern gospel favorites to praise God and raise funds and food for two 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations. Performances are ...

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