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Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 3, 2005

Union Baptist VBS

Due to Hurricane Dennis, Bible School at Union Baptist church has been rescheduled for Wednesday August 3rd – Friday August 5th, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. and  Saturday morning 8:00 – noon. Classes will be held for Nursery – Youth. Everyone is invited to attend.

For information, please call Cathy Odom 335-6579.

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-Aug. 6-

Thomas Reunion

The family and descendants of Ida and Frank Thomas of the Sandcut Community will hold its annual family reunion on Saturday, Aug. 6, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Boys and Girls Club in Beeland Park.

Garland VFW Yard Sale

Garland Volunteer Fire Department will have a yard sale on Saturday, August 6th starting at 8 AM.

We will have old and new stuff.

Hot dogs, drinks and boiled peanuts too!

Weed Whacking Weekend

On Saturday, August 6, 2005, Greenville Middle School will have a "Weed-whacking Weekend" event from 6:30 a.m. until. All parents and volunteers are invited to bring weed-eaters, hedge clippers or lawn mowers to help clean and landscape the school grounds.

Refreshments will be served.

Gospel Explosion

Rapture MInistries will present a Gospel Explosion beginning at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005 at New Testatment Holiness Church on Wagon Wheel Road in Fort Deposit.

There will be many special speakers and musicians bringing the Word of God to those in attendance.

For more information, call 376-2044.

-Aug. 7-


East Greenville Baptist Church will hold its annual Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005 with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and morning services with the Rev. Lenny Bolton of Chisholm Baptist Church delivering the message at 11 a.m.

Baptismal services and dinner on the grounds will follow.


Antioch East Baptist Church will host Homecoming at 10:45 a.m. on Aug. 7, 2005 with a covered dish lunch to follow.


Antioch East Baptist Church will hold revival services Aug. 7-10 with the Sunday night service at 6:30 p.m. and the Monday to Wednesday with services at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Bruce Willis and the Worship Leader is Brad Jones.

Pastor Ronnie Boulware welcomes all at 2303 Old Stage Road, Greenville.

-Aug. 8-


Sardis Baptist Church in Pigeon Creek will celebrate homecoming on Aug. 8.

Sardis Baptist Church was established in 1856 and continues its homecoming service the first Sunday in August each year.

Everyone is invited to attend.

The Rev. Carey Jarrett will be the speaker for the 11 a.m. service.


East Greenville Baptist Church will hold revival services Aug. 8-10 with services beginning nightly at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Lenny Bolton of Chisholm Baptist Church delivering the message.

-Aug. 9-

BOE Budget Hearing

The Butler County Board of Education will hold a budget hearing on Tuesday, August 9, 2005 at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Office Boardroom located at 215 Administrative Drive, Greenville, AL. The public is encouraged to attend.

American Legion Activation

There will be a reactivation meeting of the American Legion Post #24 at 7 p.m. on Aug. 9 at the American Legion Building.

The meeting will be used to elect new officers.

For inquiries, please call T.A. Newton at 382-5242, Ed Jernigan at 382-3844 or Eric Cates at 382-3363.

Butler County Commission

The Butler County Commission meeting will be scheduled for Monday, Aug. 8, 2005 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 8:30 a.m.

-Aug. 12-

Women of Faith

Sweet Home Baptist Church of McKenzie, AL,

will host its 2nd Annual Women of Faith Get Together on August 12 at 6 pm. Tickets are $5, and may be purchased by calling 374-2560 (day) or 374-2389 (night). The keynote speaker is Debbie Fleming of Double Portion Ministries, and the Get Together will include a salad meal and door prizes. Don’t miss this exciting and uplifting event!

-Aug. 14-

150th Homecoming Celebration

New Ebenezer Baptist Church of Highland Home will observe its 150th Homecoming Celebration on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005 with worship services at 10:30 a.m.

There will be no Sunday School that morning.

Gary Swafford of the The Baptist Convention will be the guest speaker.

Lunch will be served afterwards in the fellowship hall.

At 1:30 there will be a singing and PowerPoint presentation of pictures throughout the years of the church in the beautiful new sanctuary.

The Rev. William

Leverette and entire New Ebenezer family invites you to join them for this momentous milestone celebration.


Spring Hill United Methodist Church, located on Gibson Road, will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 14, with worship beginning at 10:30 a.m., to be followed by dinner-on-the-grounds.

Everyone is cordially invited to celebrate and fellowship.

Revival service will be Monday through Wednesday, Aug. 15-17, with worship beginning at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Sam Persons-Parke, of Captiol Heights UMC, Montgomery as the guest speaker.

-Aug. 15-


New Ebenezer Baptist Church, of Highland Home, will hold its summer revival Aug. 15-18 at 7:30 p.m. Each night.

The Rev. Don Batson, of Bethel Baptist Church in Dora, will bring the message.

There will be special singing each night and everyone is cordially invited to attend.

-Aug. 18-

BOE Meeting

The Butler County Board of Education will hold its next regular meeting on Thursday, August 18, 2005, at 7 p.m. at the Central Office Boardroom located at 215 Administrative Drive.

The public is encouraged to attend.

-Aug. 21-


Mount Pleasant Baptist Church of Georgiana will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 21 with services at 10:30 a.m. with lunch to follow.

There will be no Sunday School or evening services.

Everyone is invited to bring a covered dish and attend.


Bethel United Methodist Church will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 21 with worship beginning at 10:30 a.m. to be followed by dinner-on-the-grounds.

The Rev. Dr. Thomas L. Butts Jr. will be the guest speaker for the worship service and will preach Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Everyone is cordially invited.

-Aug. 28-


The Johnson Family Trio from Brantley will be in concert at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Sunday, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m.

Everyone is invited to come and receive a blessing.

-Ongoing Announcements-

21st Century Afterschool Program

The Butler County Board of Education will be offering a 21st Century Afterschool Program for K-8th grade students Monday-Friday until 5 p.m. at W.O. Parmer, Greenville Elementary, and at the Education and Community Center for Greenville Middle School students. Certified teachers assist with homework and offer learning activities which are fun and educational. Tuition is $25 per month. Registration forms are available at each of the sites. Classes begin Aug. 10. Contact Gerry Adair or Amy Bryan at 382-2665 for more information.

GHS Child Care

Greenville High School Child Care is accepting applications for the 3-to-4-year-old daycare program for 2005-2006 school year.

For more information, call Pat Gibson or Glinda Parmer at 382-2608 ext. 5 or 382-2665.

Prayer Breakfast

A men's interdenominational prayer breakfast is held each Wednesday at Just Julie's at 7 a.m.

All who are interested in praying for our community and are seeking Christian fellowship are encouraged to attend. Call Doyle Sasser at 391-0351.

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