Faith

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

9 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

9 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

9 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

10 months ago by Emily Sparacino.

Camp Branch UMC celebrating 200 years

Dot Finley, a lifelong member of Camp Branch United Methodist Church, remembers the days when the church’s two small Sunday school rooms had space heaters ... Read more

10 months ago by Briana Harris.

‘There is hope:’ Ministry supports people touched by incarceration

“Our whole purpose is to share the transforming love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ, to impact the lives of incarcerated citizens,” Deb Timmons said. Read more

11 months ago by Emily Sparacino.

Thank God it’s Friday? Not so much

I found a volume in a used book story a few years back on the life and death of President William McKinley. It was interesting ... Read more

11 months ago by Staff Reports.

Hallelujah, How The Angels Sang?

The book of Acts tells about Aquila and Priscilla who were helpers in the early church. They had the gift of exhortation, or encouragement, and ... Read more

12 months ago by Staff Reports.

first fruits ministries holding annual Christmas basket fundraiser

FROM STAFF REPORTS BIRMINGHAM – ‘Tis the season of giving, and the team at first fruits ministries is planning their annual Christmas basket campaign. The ... Read more

12 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Church holds free Thanksgiving dinner for community

A line of people started to form on the sidewalk in front of Fat Johnny’s Comfort & Soul restaurant at 5 p.m. for Cultivate Church’s ... Read more

1 year ago by Emily Sparacino.

Wilton Baptist Church to hold ‘Hometown Christmas’ Dec. 14

Wilton Baptist Church is preparing for its annual Christmas event for the community, albeit with a few changes this year. Read more

1 year ago by Emily Sparacino.

AU baseball coach speaks to CVA students about overcoming fear

HARPERSVILLE – As the Auburn baseball team fought its way to the College World Series this year, the Tigers had to face, and overcome, their ... Read more

1 year ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Turkey Trot to benefit church’s Beans and Rice Food Pantry

FROM STAFF REPORTS CHELSEA – On Thanksgiving Day, St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church in Chelsea will host its second “Turkey Trot for Hunger” 5K Run to ... Read more

1 year ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Registration open for Chamber’s 23rd annual Prayer Breakfast

The Shelby County Chamber will host its “23rd Annual Prayer Breakfast” on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at the Pelham Civic Complex and Ice Arena. Read more

1 year ago by Graham Brooks.

Montevallo Presbyterian Church to dedicate rebuilt sanctuary, install new minister

Members of Montevallo Presbyterian Church’s congregation are preparing to celebrate the start of a new chapter in the life of the church following a season ... Read more

1 year ago by Emily Sparacino.

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