LOCAL SERVICES

• East Gadsden Baptist Church, 211 N. Sixth St. — 6 p.m. Sunday, “O Come Let Us Adore Him,” Christmas musical presented by Sanctuary Choir; director, Allen Hudson

• Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 33540 U.S. Highway 231, Ashville — 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Musicians’ Appreciation Program; honoring Bro. Randy Oliver, Bro. Jamal Woody and Bro. Davian Smith; interested choirs, groups, soloists should email mtzion.ashville@gmail.com or call 334-467-3778; Gary W. Robinson Sr., pastor

• New Canaan Baptist Church, 1201 Stroud Ave., Gadsden — 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Family & Friends Day; Doug Williams, singing music from his latest release; Monica Lisa Stevenson, Stellar Award nominee; James Bolton of the Bolton Brothers preaching at 6 p.m.; the Rev. Edward Jones, senior pastor

• Potter’s House Church, 2613 S. 11th St., Gadsden — 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 18, “Just Us” Charles and Tyler Levens, Karen Pinkard, Christmas Special Service; 256-393-7131

• Sardis Baptist Church, 1501 Church St., Boaz — 6 p.m. Saturday, “Christmas, We Remember, Rejoice, Worship,” Celebration Choir, directed by Nic Holland, with guest Tim Parton; 256-593-7762

 

CONCERT

• Higher Ground Baptist Church, 2955 Fairview Road, Gadsden — 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Dec. 18, Troy Burns Family; Burns was a founding member and lead singer of The Inspirations; James O. Wallace, pastor

 

REVIVAL

• Gospel Truth Lighthouse Church, 2315 Hill Ave., Gadsden — 7 p.m. nightly Dec. 27 through Dec. 30, WV Grant Miracle Revival; miracles, signs and wonders are part of internationally renowned pastor and evangelist Grant’s ministry; 256-546-0939; Jan. 1 through 7, Praying for America, week of prayer and fasting; anyone willing to commit to a time for the week of continuous prayer may call 256-391-1173 and leave a message with contact number

 

MISCELLANEOUS 

• First Baptist Church of Douglas, 304 11th St., Fort Payne — 3 p.m. Dec. 18, Benefit Program for Clara Underwood; singing groups, soloists, choirs; family, friends, associates invited; the Rev. Hoyt Bynum Sr., pastor

• First Baptist Church of East Gadsden, 1411 Meadowbrook Ave., Gadsden — 3 p.m. Sunday, Annual Seasonal Tea Program hosted by The Missionary Society; guest speakers, Fall, Sister Cornelius Slaughter, Oak Grove Baptist Church, Gadsden, the Rev. Grover Robinson, pastor; Winter, Sister Sadie Robertson, Shiloh Baptist Church, Centre, the Rev. Michael Robertson, pastor; Spring, Minister Gloria Marbuary Hope, Spirit Led AOH Church, Guntersville, the Rev. Jeffrey Hope, pastor; Summer, Minister Brenda Dunning, United Christian New Beginning Ministry, Gadsden, the Rev. Charles Kirkpatrick, pastor; theme, “This is Your Season to Be Blessed” Galatians 6:9

• Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, Tabor Road, 7 miles from Noccalula Falls — 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, “Journey to Bethlehem,” outdoor, walk-through drama portraying the birth of Jesus Christ; journeys depart every 20 minutes and lead travelers the marketplaces of Nazareth, ending at the manger; each child receives an ornament; free; call 256-547-5693

• The Tabernacle, 1301 S. 11th St. — 5 p.m. each Monday, Bro. Willie Wilson, Faith Class; 256-543-9317

The deadline is noon Tuesday to submit special services articles for publication in Saturday’s Worship section.