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Jenny Turney attends meeting at Camp Sumatanga

Published 2:42pm Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Jenny Turney of Forrest Chapel United Methodist Church attended the United Methodist Women’s Spiritual Enrichment Spring Meeting at Camp Sumatanga on Sat., April 5. The Conference theme was “Faith in Action.” United Methodist groups from the North Alabama Conference collected layette kits for the United Methodist Committee on Relief. The items included baby clothes, diapers and blankets. Also, the women provided packages of food, snack items and non-perishables for older children. These are to be given to the Upper Sand Mountain Mission.

Forrest Chapel UMC invites everyone to its Wednesday night study on April 9 and 16 at 7 p.m. The topic will be “The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life.”

Forrest Chapel UMC will host its annual Easter egg hunt on Sun., April 13, at 4 p.m. The Easter Bunny will be there and refreshments will be served after the egg hunt.

I enjoyed visiting this week with my friend Linda Owens of Danville at the American Legion post in Hartselle. She is running for the Board of Trustees, District 5, of Joe Wheeler EMC. Linda is the widow of the late O.B. Owens. She has a daughter, Jonna Owens Lee and a granddaughter, Macy Beth Lee. Linda has been a Joe Wheeler EMC director since 2013. She successfully completed Credentialed Cooperative Director Program 2 in 2014. She is a retired teacher from the Morgan County School System and has a reading specialist degree (K-9), master’s degree in education from UNA and a B.S. degree in education from Athens State. She is a member of Fairview Grace Place Church in Falkville.

Special congratulations go out this week to Danville High School volleyball star Sydni Shelton. She was selected for the AHSAA North Volleyball All- Star Volleyball Team. She has also signed to play volleyball for Kennesaw State College in Georgia this fall.

Pastor Rickie Ball conducts the worship services and Bible study at Pleasant View Holy Church of Christ on Hogan Road SW in the Mt. Nebo community. Sunday morning worship is at 11 a.m., Sunday night at 5 p.m. and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

On Tues., April 1, the No Fences Cowboy Church in Falkville had its monthly fellowship supper at 6 p.m. Pastor Josh Sparkman invites everyone to the other services as well. On Sunday’s at 9:30 a.m. and Tuesday’s at 6:30 for youth and adult Bible studies.

New Life-God’s Church of Fairview community welcomes everyone to its community singing on Sun., April 13, at 5 p.m. Sunday service is at 11 a.m. and Wednesday night Bible study at 6:30 p.m. On Sat., March 29, New Life members and visitors enjoyed their one-year anniversary lunch in the fellowship hall. Inflatables, hamburgers and hotdogs were provided for the children and youth.

Mt. Nebo Baptist Church members enjoyed a fifth Sunday fellowship lunch on March 30, after the morning worship service. Their pastor is Greg Compton.

Resurrection Journey Egg Hunt will be held at McKendree United Methodist Church Youth Center and church grounds on Sat., April 19, at 2 p.m. Youth and children’s leaders have requested members to bring cupcakes, candy, drinks and eggs for the event. They also requested pillowcases for the program. Everyone is invited to attend.

The McKendree UMC Praise Band sang at the fifth Sunday Singspiration at Falkville United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. on March 30. Other area churches attending were Roundtop Community Church, New Life-God’s Church, Victory Fellowship, Pine Street Baptist, Piney Grove Christian, Mt. Zion Baptist, Falkville First Baptist and No Fences Cowboy Church.

The Youth at Roundtop Community Church conducted the Sunday morning worship service on March 30. Members of the group are in charge of music and the entire program. Their guest speaker was Michael Harris, from Madison who is a student at Southern Baptist Seminary in Kentucky. Jack and Allison Albert are youth directors.

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