Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 17, 2007
n Law Enforcement Memorial Service
In recognition of National Police Week, a law enforcement memorial service will held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 16 at the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church. Refreshments will be served; the public is invited.
n Farewell Reception for Peak
A farewell reception for board member Joanne Peak will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the BOE Boardroom Thursday, May 17. The public is invited.
n BOE Regular Meeting
The Butler County Board of Education will conduct its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17 at the Butler County BOE Boardroom at 215 Administrative Drive. The public is encouraged to attend.
n McLain Reunion
The McLain Reunion is slated for 9:30 a.m. until –
Saturday, May 19 at the Walnut Street Church of Christ Fellowship Hall in downtown Greenville. Bring a basket lunch and join us!
n Bethel Methodist Church Memorial Service
Bethel Methodist Church will hold its annual Memorial Service (Decoration Day) at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2007.
Rev. Forrest Weakley, former pastor, will bring the message. The service will be followed by a covered dish dinner in the fellowship hall and everyone is invited to attend. For more info, contact Nadine Bell at (334) 227-4434.
n CMN Trail Ride
The Children's Miracle Network Trail Ride is slated for Saturday, May 19 at the Henry County Horse and Saddle Club. Ride begins at 1:30 p.m. In the event of rain, ride will be re-scheduled for Sat., June 2. Admission is $15 for riders and $5 for non-riders. For more info, contact Angie Sherrill at 334-678-9039 or Leigh Watford at 334-585-5588. No smoking or alcoholic beverages allowed.
n Harrison Street Choir Day
Harrison Street Christian Church, Timohty O'Neal, pastor, will observe their annual Choir Day at 2 p.m., May 20. All choirs, groups and soloists are welcome to attend to make this program what God would wish it to be. Guest Choir is St. Paul Baptist Church.
n Mt. Olive Homecoming
Everyone is invted to homecoming at Mount Olive East Baptizt Church, McKenzie Grade Road, at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 20. Dinner will be served following the services. Join us and bring a covered dish. For more info, contact Betty Ray at 382-5685.
n Luckie Reunion
The Luckie Reunion will be held on Sunday, May 20 at Sherling Lake Park, Pavilion #1. All relatives and friends are invited. A covered dish lunch will be served at noon.
n 39th Anniversary of Kelly Temple
Welcome to Kelly Temple Holiness Church's 39th anniversary celebration at 2:30 p.m. May 20, 2007 at its 736 Oglesby Street location. Speaker will be Elder Roderick Albritton of Free Deliverance Holiness Church in Camden.
n Singing Aggregation at Friendship
The Mean's Singing Aggregation of Mobile will be at the Friendship Baptist Church of Bolling at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20. Please come and help us lift up the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
n Stinson Reunion
Descendants of Reuben and Arrie Collins Stinson will hold a family reunion in Greenville at Beeland Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 2, 2007 in Room 1. All relatives and friends are invited to come. Bring a basket lunch.
n East Chapman Homecoming and Revival
Everyone is invited to homecoming at East Chapman Baptist Church on Sunday, June 3 and to revival at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday nights the following week. Brother Lester Garrett will bring the message for both homecoming and revival. Be blessed as you attend these services.
n ‘Avalanche Ranch' VBS at Southside
Southside Baptist Church invites all buckaroos ages four to 11 to join them for an exciting Vacation Bible School adventure June 4-8 during “Avalanche Ranch: A Wild Ride Through God's Word.” Pre-register your children by going to the church website at www.lightforliving.com and clicking on the Avalanche Ranch picture.
You may also pick up forms at the church office; please return registration forms by June 1.
n Wanted: Juneteenth participants
Vendors, groups, singers, choirs: come and join Johnnie Dee and the Boys at the Celebration of Juneteenth, African American Freedom Day on June 16th.
For more info, call Jo-Ann Tillman, at 334-376-0365.
n Dropped out of Church?
Have you dropped out of church? Interested in a simpler, less hectic form of church? Contact Marvin Hewlett, 226 N. College St. in Greenville. Call 382-3484 (home) or 382-0047 (office).
-Ongoing Announncements –
n Hospice volunteers needed
Comfort Care Hospice is seeking volunteers to join their caring team of professionals and “Make A Difference.” Become a volunteer 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 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 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.
n Weight Watchers
Weight Watchers meets in Greenville every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at the Walnut Street Church of Christ.
The Church is located directly behind the Peoples Bank in uptown Greenville.
Sessions run for 12 weeks each with subsequent “rollover” sessions.
Come join the program and see what our new Turnaround Program can do for you.
For more information call Margaret Pierce at 382-5754.
n April Community Classes
The BCECLC on School Highlands Road announces its March-April classes. All classes are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. unless otherwise specified and filled on first-come, first-served basis. Contact 382-5199 ext. 1400 or 382-2665 ext. 1210 for more info or to register.
n Beginning Computer – Instructor, Mark McClaney, 3 sessions, $15 fee, Tuesday, April 10, 17 and 24
n Baby Sitting Basics – Instructor, First Steps Staff, 1 session, $5, Monday, April 16
n Floral Design – Instructor, Nancy Idland, 1 session, $20 (supplies) Monday, April 16
n CPR/Certification – Instructor, Ada Sue Thompson, 2 sessions, $15 fee, Mon. and Tues. April 23 and 24
n Praying with Dimple
Dimple McInvale will lead a prayer time each Sunday afternoon from 3:30 to 4 p.m. on air at WGYV, 1380 AM. Topics include: healing the sick, casting out demons, praying for local schools, churches, nursing homes; breaking witchcraft curses, family curses; praying for lost family members, prayers to raise the dead, praying in million dollar miracle for business, church or ministry.
Pray along with Dimple and expect great miracles. Mail personal prayer requests to Dimple McInvale Ministries, P.O. Box 267, Georgiana, AL 36033. Broadcast is live on Internet at www.wgyv.com. Call prayer line at 334-376-8931.
n MOPS at Southside
Moms who need a break are invited to join MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) at Southside Baptist Church. Meetings begin January 2007. Teaching, discussion, creative projects, and community are offered for all mothers with children from birth through kindergarten. Childcare is provided. We will meet twice a month on Mondays from 9-1(optional evening meetings TBA). Registration forms may be picked up at Southside Baptist Church. Contact Erica at 382-0465 for more info.
n Disabled American Veterans seek new members
The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Unit 67 is seeking new members. The unit meets every fourth Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Building at the Butler County Fairgrounds.
The unit also has a junior program for ages newborn to age 17.
The unit won first place for community service in the 10 to 50-member category at state competition.
Unit 67 Commander is Alberta Johnson.
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