Published 12:00 am Saturday, March 31, 2007
n He Lives ‘Eggs-Travaganza'
Call to Life Worship Center is sponsoring an Easter event in Confederate Park in Greenville from 2 to 4 p.m. on this date. Easter egg hunt ages 10 and under with great prizes; bring your camera for photos with the Easter Bunny. Face painting, balloons, hands-on children's crafts, sack races and more fun will be offered.
n Finer Womanhood Program
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville invites everyone to the Finer Womanhood Program at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 31. The theme is “Sisterly Love and Service.” Contact Hattie Brown at 382-2892 for more information.
n Brooks AOG Singing
Brooks Assembly of God invites everyone to a gospel singing at 5 p.m. March 31. Guest singers will be The Dyess Family of Opp and The Burning Bush Family of Red Level. Refreshments will be served after the singing. The church is located approximately 5 miles south of McKenzie.
n Greenville COG Revival
Evangelist Jerry Trotter will be preaching at the Greenville Church of God beginning Sunday, April 1, and continuing through Friday, April 6. Sunday services at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.; weekday services at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.
n Mt. Zion Missionary Program
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church is holding its Annual Missionary Day Program at 6 p.m. April 1, 2007. This year's theme: “Make a Joyful Noise Unto the Lord, All Ye Lands” Psalm 100:1. Everyone is invited to attend.
n Relay For Life Bake Sale
Come support the 2007 Relay For Life and buy some tasty treats starting at 8 a.m., April 6 in the Wal-Mart parking lot in Greenville. For more info, call Jerre Turner at 382-8989.
n Georgiana Community Easter Egg Hunt
The Georgiana Children Depot Youth Center is sponsoring a community-wide Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. April 7, 2007 at the park area on North Palmer Ave. (old Hwy 31, Georgiana). Donations are appreciated to make this event a success. Contact Mary Bellamy at 334-376-2505 or Elethiana Mobley at 334-376-2772.
n Midway and Damascus VFD Bake Sale
The Midway/Damascus VFD is holding a bake sale in front of Fred's on the Greenville By-Pass from 8:30 a.m. until Sat. April 7.
n Yard Sale at LBW
LBWCC-Greenville is hosting a yard sale from 6 a.m. until – Saturday, April 7 to raise funds for Phi Theta Kappa.
n Yard Sale for Relay
A yard sale is planned from 7 a.m. to noon by the Liber-T Birds, the Liberty National Relay For Life Team. All proceeds will go to the Butler County RFL. The sale will be held in the parking lot of the Liberty National offices, 115 E. Commerce St.
n P&R Easter Egg Hunt
The Greenville Parks and Recreation Department will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt for toddlers through 2nd grade at 10 a.m. at the City Softball Complex.
n Lily Missionary Baptist Revival
The Lily Missionary Baptist Church family holds its annual Spring Revival in Letohatchee at 7:30 p.m. April 9-11, 2007. Rev. Walter Ellis, pastor of Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Montgomery is guest speaker.
n Shackleville Spring Revival
Shackleville Baptist Church will be holding a spring revival at 7 p.m. nightly April 10, 11 and 12. Rev. Allen Stephenson will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited.
n Library Annual Used Book Sale
The Greenville-Butler County Public Library is holding its annual used book sale Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Preview sale is Friday, April 13 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Admission Friday is $5; Saturday admission is free. Come discover book bargains and support children's programs at the library! For more info, call 382-3216.
n Poker Run for Relay For Life
Help support the 2007 ACS Relay For Life at the Motorcycle Poker Run on Sat., April 14, 2007. $15 per play; registration at 1 p.m. Event runs 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Run starts and ends at MDBP Service Station (the old Myrick's BP). $100 cash prize for best hand; also prize for worst hand. 50/50 tickets and door prize tickets. Come join the fun and help find a cure!! For more info, call April at 382-0446. All proceeds go to Butler County 2007 RLF.
n Sweet AME Zion Family & Friends Day
The Sweet AME Zion Church, Rev. Mark Hawkins, pastor, invites you to join them for their annual Family and Friends Day at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 18, 2007.
Their theme will be “Members of the Royal Family of God” and “True Friends are Sent by God” John 1:12. Rev. Jessie Thompson, pastor of Harrison St. Baptist Church will bring the message.
n BOE Meeting
The Butler County Board of Education will conduct its next regular meeting on Thursday, April 19, 2007 at 7 p.m. at the Georgiana High School Auditorium located at 225 Patterson Ave., Georgiana. The public is encouraged to attend.
n Concert/Hair Cutting in the Park
Greenville Main Street presents the noted acoustic group The Alabama Gravy Soppers in Confederate Park at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 21. Along with the live music, ladies donating their hair to Locks of Love and Expressions of Love will be cutting their ponytails for this worthy cause that evening. BBQ baskets will be sold for $5 each with all proceeds going to the Butler County ACS Relay for Life. Come out, enjoy the music and support the fight against cancer!
n Alabama Boys in concert
Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Dr. Robert O. White, pastor, welcomes The Alabama Boys to Dunbar Recreation Center at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 22. Also featured will be Evangelist Brenda Williams and The Camellia City Singers, The Gospel Voices of Georgiana and more. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken at concert.
n Georgiana Youth Explosion!
The Georgiana Children's Depot Youth Center is sponsoring a youth explosion at 11 a.m. on May 5, 2007 at Hank Williams Park in Georgiana. Donations to these youth programs will help make this event a success. For more info, contact Mary Bellanmy at 334-376-2505 or Elethiana Mobley (334-376-2772).
n Hospice volunteers needed
Comfort Care Hospice is seeking volunteers to join their caring team of professionals and “Make A Difference.” Become a volunter today. Contact Sonya Dix, volunteer coordinator at 334-383-9688 or stop by Colmfort Care Hospice at 501 East Commerce St, Greenville.
n Fund established for liver patient
A fund has been established for Ruth Smith of Greenville. Smith is on the list for a liver transplant. Anyone wishing to contribute to the “Fund for Ruth Smith (or Evan)” can do so at any Colonial Bank branch.
n Jaycees Citizen of Year nominations
The Greenville Jaycees is now taking nominations for Citizen of the Year. Nominations are due Monday, April 2. For more info, contact T.J. Jernigan.
n Calling all readers
The Greenville-Butler County Public Library is now taking donations for its upcoming Annual Used Book Sale slated for April 13 and 14. Children's and adult fiction, nonfiction, magazines, CDs, sheet music and more all accepted up to the day of the sale. For more info, contact the library at 382-3216.
n Health and Wellness Classes
The Camellia Senior Center at 111 Bolling Street in Greenville is presenting a series of programs on health and wellness by Dr. Delores Victoria at 2 p.m. every other Monday afternoon. Classes began Feb. 12. Everyone is invited to be a part of these informative free classes, covering such topics as nutrition, diabetes, hypertension, and weight management. Contact Mary Braden at 382-5670 for more info.
n Praying For Our Community
“Praying For Our Community” continues in Greenville this Lenten season. Yard signs are available from FUMC for $3. Prayer booklets can be obtained through First Baptist Church and may be pre-ordered by calling the church.
n Lenten Services
The Greenville Ministerial Association sponsors Lenten Services at St. Thomas Episcopal Church each Wednesday and on Good Friday. Schedule is as follows: Feb. 21, Rev. Tim Patton, FBC; Feb. 28, Rev. Drik Williford, FUMC; March 7, Rev. Patrick Driscoll, St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church; March 14, Rev. Lois Robinson, Covenant Warriors; March 21, Rev. Jim Helms, Call to Life; March 28, Rev. Lane Simmons, First AG; April 4, Rev. Carolyn Griffin, Warrior Ministries and April 6, Good Friday, Rev. Fred Lindstrom, St. Thomas.
Light lunch provided except on Ash Wednesday and Wednesday of Holy Week. A voluntary offering is taken at the lunch to benefit GMA's Transient Ministry.
n OCAP Head Start applications
OCAP Head Start is now accepting applications for children, ages 3 to 5 for the 2007-2008 school year. The child must be three years old by Sept. 2, 2007. Applications are being taken Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the following Head Start centers: Greenville, 334-382-8034; Luverne, 334-335-3909, and Georgiana, 334-376-5331. Requirements are: birth certificate, physical or Medicaid screening, blue shot record, proof of income, Social Security numbers of all family members in household, food stamp card and Medicaid card or insurance information. Head Start is available for all children regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability or national origin. For more info, call any of the centers or the OCAP Head Start Central Office in Troy, Ala. at 334-566-1712.
n Mixonville Community Church
Why are we sick? How can we be made well? Join us on Sunday nights at 6 p.m. for proof you do not have to be sick and can be healed of most of today's ills. Contact the pastor at 334-376-2497 for more info.
n KBBN each Sunday on WGYV
The Kingdom Building Broadcasting Network is on the air Sundays 9 a.m. until sign-off on 1380 AM WGYV and on the Internet at www.warrior-ministries.org and www.wgyv.com (archives available for future listening). Ministers, psalmists, singing groups and community interest events are profiled each week. For more info, contact Deacon Daniel Robinson at 334-382-9047 or Evangelist Carolyn Griffin at 334-383-9732.
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