Find out about the services and events hosted by area churches.
Center Missionary Baptist Church, 4344 State Highway 173 N., Newville, will hold its annual revival July 27-29 with services at 7 p.m. Evangelist for the week will be the Rev. Ronnie Porchia of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Bellwood.
New Hope Baptist Church will host a concert by Brian Free & Assurance on July 28 at 7 p.m. Admission is free, but an offering will be accepted. For more information, call 334-735-3343. The church is located on County Road 114 in the New Hope community.
Klondyke Gospel Music Center, located between Newton and Ozark at 3885 Highway 123 S., will host the following groups: The Ward Trio from Valdosta, Georgia, July 29; Freddie Redmon from Cookville, Tennessee, July 30; The Fowlers from Anniston, Aug. 5; Glad Heart from Benton, Illinois, Aug. 6; Sounds of Victory from Hickory, North Carolina, Aug. 12; Bev McCann from Nashville, Tennessee, Aug. 19; and Tony Gray Family from Knoxville, Tennessee, Aug. 27. Concerts start at 7 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, contact Ron Jeffers, president and concert coordinator, at 334-797-9862.
St. Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church will present the musical event “Gospel Music for Your Soul” on July 30 at 5 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m. The event will feature Debra Snipes & the Angels, Pastor Shawn Jones & the Believers and Masters Choice. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. The gospel event will be held in the gymnasium at St. Elizabeth church, located at 611 Florida St. in Geneva. For ticket information, call 334-596-7754, 334-475-1287, 334-449-9596 or 334-379-3778.
A Wiregrass Prayer Rally will be held on July 30 at 9 a.m. at the Houston County Farm Center in Dothan. All Christians are invited to come together to pray for the country. Attendees are invited to wear red, white or blue.
Grimes Gospel Lighthouse, 1512 County Road 25, Grimes, will host 2 Blessed of Blakely, Georgia, on July 30. Concerts start at 7 p.m. Admission is free; offering will be taken. Call 334-983-4654 or 334-714-4658 for more information.
St. Luke AME Church, 234 Dr. T.V. McCoo Blvd., Eufaula, will host a Men’s Day celebration on July 31 at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Charles Atkins Jr. of Grant Chapel AME Church in Ashford will be the guest preacher.
Smyrna Baptist Church, 1800 Husky Road, Dothan, will hold a Fifth Sunday Night Sing on July 31 at 6 p.m. featuring The Sounding Spirit from Milton, Florida. Everyone welcome. Food and fellowship following the sing.
Mabson United Methodist Church will hold a Fifth Sunday Sing on July 31 at 6 p.m. Everyone welcome.
First Free Will Baptist Church, 1461 Timbers Drive, Dothan, will host a free showing of the movie “God’s Not Dead” on July 31 at 6 p.m. in the ministry center. There will also be free drinks and popcorn. The church is located one block off Highway 52 West (beside Lowe’s) and Honeysuckle Road. We are directly behind the Dollar General. For more information, call 334-792-3316, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.ffwbdothan.org.
Smithville Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual revival Aug. 1-3 with services at 7 p.m. Guest speaker of the week will be Pastor Superintendent Elder Eugene Smith of Jackson Chapel Church of God in Christ. The public is invited. The church is located at 160 W. Smithville Road in Dothan. Call 334-405-3064 for more information.
Temple of Grace Ministries is hosting a three night revival on Aug. 3-5 with services at 7 p.m. EST. The revival will be held at 12783 Magnolia St. in Blakely, Georgia. The theme is “Grace & Favor.” Guest speaker will be Apostle Virginia Smith of Faith Cornerstone Church Ministries of Malone, Florida.
North Highland Baptist Church, 407 Houston St., Dothan, will host a Back to School Bash on Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The free event will feature food, inflatables, speakers, games, a fashion show, a DJ, door prizes and school supplies. Call 334-792-8192.
Temple of Grace Ministries will be hosting a Marriage Seminar on Aug. 6 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. EST. The seminar will be held at 12783 Magnolia St. in Blakely, Georgia. Married and engaged couples are invited to attend this event.
New Bethel Baptist Church, 1277 County Road 102, Abbeville, will host the trial sermon of Deacon Bobby R. Brooks Sr. on Aug. 7 at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited. Call 334-585-2834 or 334-585-3401 for more information.
Shady Grove Baptist Church #2, 1547 Lucy Grade Road, Dothan, will hold a Men’s and Women’s Day program on Aug. 7 at 2:30 p.m. All churches are welcome. Guest pastor will be Christopher Scott of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Slocomb. Lunch will be served from 1 to 2 p.m. Call 334-677-5765 for more details.
Southside Baptist Church in Ozark will have a “Victory in Jesus” revival on Aug. 7-8 with services at 7 p.m. each night. David Ring will be the guest evangelist with Franklin Jacobs leading the music. There will also be a service on Monday, Aug. 8, at 10:30 a.m. for all the senior adults in the area. Signs of Mercy II from Jemison will be the special guest for the Monday morning service. The church is located at 902 Highway 123 S.
Pleasant Shade Baptist Church will hold Homecoming on Aug. 7 with a service at 2:30 p.m. The guest church will be Poplar Springs Baptist Church of New Brockton. Pleasant Shade will also host revival services Aug. 8-10 at 7 p.m. The evangelist will be the Rev. Carlton L. Phillips, pastor of Friendship Baptist Church in Anniston.
St. Rose Missionary Baptist Church in Skipperville will have a Homecoming and Family and Friends Day Service on Aug. 7 at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Bruce Burks, pastor of Oak-Grove Missionary Baptist Church and Mount Oliver Missionary Baptist Church in Midway and Mount Azure Missionary Baptist Church in the Three Notch community. St. Rose will also hold revival services Aug. 8-12 at 7 p.m. Speaker for the week will be the Rev. Joe Nathan Grey of Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Louisville. The church is located on County Road 33.
Shiloh Baptist Church, 218 County Road 407, Elba, will hold Homecoming on Aug. 7 with a service at 11 a.m. Former pastor Larry Wise will be preaching and Walter Wilson will sing. The church will also host a series of Gospel Meetings in August with each service at 7 p.m. The schedule and dates: Aug. 1, Donnie Marler preaching and Zion Chapel FFA Quartet singing; Aug. 8, Tony Dye preaching and Bethany Praise Team singing; Aug. 22, Sam Self preaching and Basin Four singing; and Aug. 29, Derek Snellgrove preaching and singing.
Burdeshaw Street Missionary Baptist Church, 714 E. Burdeshaw St., Dothan, will hold its annual revival services Aug. 8-12 at 7 p.m. Guest pastor for the week will be Pastor Vincent T. Owens II of Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church in Dothan.
Rocky Mount Baptist Church, 457 County Road 42 W., Abbeville, will hold revival services Aug. 10-12 at 7 p.m. Guest evangelist will be the Rev. Walter Bower, pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church in Dothan.
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church will host a program for anyone interested in learning the teachings of the Church Christ founded, the Catholic Church. The series starts on Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m. St. John the Evangelist is located at 123 Heath St. in Enterprise. Call 334-347-6751 or 334-464-1930 for more information.
New Hope Freewill Baptist Church, 3819 County Road 31, Abbeville, will host its annual Men’s Day program on Sunday, Aug. 28, at 2:30 p.m. featuring guest speaker Dr. Walter Simms from Sweet Bethel Baptist Church of Kinsey. Dinner will be served.
New Hope Freewill Baptist Church, 3819 County Road 31, Abbeville, will host Family and Friends Day on Sept. 25 at 11:15 a.m. and featuring guest speaker Pastor Randy Sewell of Solid Rock Missionary Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida. Dinner will be served.