Religion CalendarPublished 8:59am Monday, September 9, 2013
•Women of God Ministries will present its first U2 Rally Sept. 13-15 in Clanton. This event is free to the public. Times: Friday, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday begins at 8 a.m. and singing starts at 10 a.m.; Sunday – 10 a.m. This is an outdoor event, so bring lawn chairs and blankets. There will be vendors with concessions, arts and crafts, jewelry, face painting, etc. Performers will be Shelia Ray Charles (daughter of Ray Charles), Infamous, Beyond The Clouds,The Dennis Family, Surviving The Fall, Brittany Wakefield, Ryan Fales, Hopes on Hold, Bethel CR, Final Harvest, Battle Cry, Tina Wakefield, Arkangels, David Palmer, Rick Camp and Embers In Ashes. There will also be a Kids Corral Saturday ($5 wrist bands good for all day) with inflatables and other activities. Proceeds will benefit Agape House in Clanton that houses abused, battered, homeless, addicted women from all walks of life. For more information and directions call 1-205-212-8037 or 1-205-914-5786.
•Thelma Baptist Church Women’s Ministry will sponsor the Beth Moore 2013 Living Proof live simulcast Sept. 14, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. The simulcast will feature Moore and worship leader Travis Cottrell. Seating is limited, so attendees should register and make payment at www.tlifeonline.com by Aug. 30. The simulcast will be viewed at Thelma Baptist Church, 810 Weoka Road in Wetumpka. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $15 and includes lunch. For questions, call the church office at 334-567-3665.
•Operation Christmas Child will kick off at Tallassee First Assembly of God Sept. 15 at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be Shoebox recipient Anya Johnson. For information, call Teresa Wheat at 334-386-3315 (days) or 334-283-5818 (evenings).
•Reeltown First Baptist Church will hold a special Back to Church Sunday celebration Sept. 15 during 8:30 and 11 a.m. worship services. These Back to Church services will kick off a special Gather the Family Conference Sept. 15-18 at 6:30 p.m. nightly with singer, speaker and musical ventriloquist Lee Pitts and Nicky. Visit www.reelchurch.com for more information. Josh Cook is pastor.
•The Mercy Seat Church of God will host Homecoming\Gospel Singing Sept. 15 at 10:45 a.m. featuring Heartline. The church is located at 718 Elizabeth St. in Prattville. For information, call 334-590-5795.
•Rodgers Chapel AME Zion Church invites everyone to its annual revival Sept. 18-20 at 7 p.m. each day. The theme will be Come Let Us Seek the Lord (Isaiah 55:6). Plan to join in the quest to revive the church for service.
•The Elmore County Singing Convention will meet at Cedarwood Community Church in Wetumpka Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy singing or listening to favorite old songs and hymns. Books available for all to pick favorite songs. Refreshment and fellowship to follow singing. For more information, call Laura Knight at 334-567-2457, Betty Boshell at 334-567-1876 or Jo Parker at 334-514-0242.