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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. 13-

Class of 1985

The Greenville High School Class of 1985 will hold a meeting on August 13 at 6 p.m. at the Greenville Chamber of Commerce Depot, downtown Greenville.

Fill the Boot

The Greenville Fire Department will be out on the hot pavement in front of Fred's on Aug. 13 and Aug. 27 holding out their boots to be filled for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

The proceeds will be used locally for individuals

suffering with neuromuscular diseases.

They will be collecting from 9 a.m. to noon on those two days.

Love’s Way Concert

The Workmen Quarter with J.G. Whitfield will appear in concert at Love’s Way Methodist Church, Saturday evening, August 13, 2005. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. and refreshments will be served following the event. No admission is charged, but a love offering will be taken. The church is located on Butler County Highway 15, five miles north of State Hwy. 106. Join us for a great evening of worship.

Special Christian Meeting

Mixonville Community Church invites everyone to attend a special meeting to hear the message of Pastor Doug Abner of Manchester Community Church of Clay County, Ky. Special singing will be provided by the Grace Harvest Youth Praise Team from Dothan and also the Jubilee Trio.

Singing begins at 6 p.m. on Aug. 13th and 14th. For more information, call 376-2497.

Arhleger performances

Jerry Arhleger, a Nashville songwriter/musician and evangelist, will be performing at four venues this weekend in the county. Arhelger will perform at the &uot;Fun Day at the Greenville Airport&uot; fundraiser for Pilots for Christ on Saturday morning, between 9 a.m. and noon; on Saturday afternoon, at the Watermelon Jubilee at 3 p.m.; on Sunday morning at 11 a.m. at First Baptist of Georgiana’s service at the Ga-Ana Theatre at 10:30 a.m., and on Sunday night at 6 p.m. at the Call to Life Christian Center in Greenville.

Workmen Quartet

The Workmen Quartet with J.G. Whitfield will appear in concert at Love's Way Methodist Church on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 7 p.m. with refreshments to follow.

A love offering will be taken.

The church is located on County Road 15, five miles north of Highway 106.

Singspiration

The Greenville Church of God, 407 S. Conecuh St., cordially invites everyone to join the church for The Hendersons from Milton, Fla.

Admission is free but a love offering will be received for the group.

For further information, call Rev. Felton Stewart at 382-2524.

-Aug. 14-

Forest Home Baptist Church

Homecoming and revival services are slated at Forest Home Baptist Church beginning Sunday, August 14, during the 11 a.m. service, with lunch to follow. Nightly services are scheduled Monday-Wednesday, Aug. 15-17, at 6:45 p.m. Guest speaker is Rev. Ronnie Boulware, pastor of Antioch East Baptist Church in Greenville. Special music will be performed at each service. The public is cordially invited to attend.

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.

Homecoming

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-

Revival

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. 20-

Gospel Singing

Friendship P.H. Church in the Friendship Community will hold a Gospel singing at 7 p.m. on August 20th. The Workmen Quartet will be peforming.

The Rev. Clarence Smith and the congregation invites eveyone to the event.

-Aug. 21-

Homecoming

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. The guest speaker will be Larry Powell and the guest minister of music will be Van Mote.

Mosley Reunion

The Mosley Reunion is slated for Sunday, August 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Beeland Park (the Boys and Girls Club).

Homecoming

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. 27-

McWane Center at Library

The McWane Science Center of Birmingham will be at the Greenville-Butler County Public Library on Saturday, August 27th at 11 a.m. for Super Saturday.

They will present &uot;Three Ring Science&uot; and all ages are invited to attend.

Please call the library at 382-3216 for more information.

-Aug. 28-

Concert

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.

-Sept. 10-

Boss Employee Reunion

Boss Manufacturing Employee Reunion will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Beeland Park.

Bring your favorite covered dish and enjoy the memories.

-Ongoing Announcements-

21st Century Afterschool ProgramThe 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.

GHS Class of 1961

The GHS class of 1961 is planning a 45th reunion. If you have not received any information about this, contact Joe Haygood at (334) 382-2727 or Phyllis Armstrong at (334) 382-8239 immediately. If not at home, leave a call back number.

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