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SINGINGS PLEASANT VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST will have its third Sunday night singing Sept. 19 at 6:00. The Revelations will be featured. The church is located on U.S. 278 East approximately two miles east of Holly Pond on the left. For more information, call 256-796- 5986 or 256-786-8375.

COMMUNITY CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN will have a special singing Sunday, Sept. 12, featuring the Gloryfield Singers of Cullman. Lunch will be served at 12 noon, and the singing will begin at 1:30 p.m. The church is located in Allgood, three miles south of Oneonta on Ala 75.

REVIVALS JONES CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST will have revival services at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 through Sept. 10. Evangelist is David Hopper, and pastor is Sammy Blakely.

AUTUMNWOODS CHURCH at Dailey’s Chapel welcomes all to fall revival services at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 12, and at 7 p.m. the following Monday through Wednesday. Evangelist is Carl Cureton from Missouri. Come hear God’s man preach His word.

CALVARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST, on U.S. 231 south, 70621 Main Street, Blountsville, will have revival services at 7 p.m. through Friday, Sept. 3. Evangelist is William McClellan, and pastor is Waylon Thrasher.

SPECIAL EVENTS GRACE FELLOWSHIP ALLIANCE invites all to participate in its 70th-year anniversary celebration Sunday, Sept. 19, when a special service looking backward and forward is planned at 10 a.m. A gospel singing featuring the Tableland Quartet and others will follow at 1:30 p.m. For further information on both events, call interim pastor Ralph R. Gardner at 274-8381. The church is located on U.S. 231 South, past the Jet Pep in Oneonta.

ROYAL ADVENT will have yard/donation sales Sept. 4 and Sept 11 beginning at 6 p.m. on Timmerman Road. Benefits from the event will go toward the building fund.

NEW BEGINNINGS BAPTIST will welcome interim pastor Dillon Thornton to the church family Sept. 12. New Beginnings meets at Hayden Community Center.

CALVARY EPISCOPAL, on Sunday, Sept. 19, at 5 p.m., will present organist Samuel Burke Jr. in recital at the historical Hinners-Zimmer-Hand pipe orgran situated in the church’s nave. The public is invited to the musical event and to a reception to follow in the parish hall.

Samuel Burke Jr. is the son of Sam and Mary Logan Burke of Rosa. He is organist at Grace Episcopal Church, Cullman, and a member of the Birmingham chapter of the American Guild of Organists. He holds degrees from Birmingham-Southern College and Westminster Choir College, Princeton, N.J. Burke has served as musician for churches in Alabama and in North Carolina and has been employed by public broadcasting studios WHQR in Wilmington, N.C., and WBHM in Birmingham.

The accomplished organist is a member of Calvary Church and served as consultant for the procurement and installation of the organ, a gift from The Chapel of The Cross, Chapel Hill, N.C. The recital will celebrate the eighth birthday of Calvary Episcopal Church. The church is located at 1002 Park Avenue, Oneonta, and visible from Ala 75 behind the old Blount Memorial Hospital.

Calvary Episcopal invites anyone interested to join Josephine Rouse and the choir for practice Sundays at 10 a.m. and welcomes everyone to Holy Eucharist following at 11 a.m.