For Your Information – January 29th

For Your Information: (formally Your Place in Ministry)

~Usher meeting has been changed to Mon., 1/30 at 6:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall.

~The Women’s Tuesday Night Bible Study will start a new study on 1/31 at 4:45 in the Women’s Study Room. Barber Clark will facilitate.  Please email if you have questions –

~Prayers for Pastors beginning 2/5-Please join friends in the Conference Room each Sunday morning for a short prayer time for our Pastors and the upcoming service. Times: 8:15 and 10:45 am.

~Princess Ball – Sat., Feb. 11th at 6 pm. Girls ages 3 through 5th grade bring the Prince Charming of your choice to our annual Princess Ball. Cost is $10 per person and includes dinner, dancing and favors. Email today (but no later than 2/5) to reserve your tickets.

~A new women’s Sunday school class called “JOY” will be launched on Sun., 2/5 and we will meet in the Women’s Study Room at 9:45 am. For more info, please contact: Mary Morton: 205-529-6021 or Ann Thorn:; 205-602-6048.

~Sanctuary Flowers – A special note of appreciation to those who were flower sponsors this past year. Please contact Candy in the Church office at 655-3259 to reserve a Sunday in 2017. The cost is usually $35 and the arrangement may be taken by the sponsor after the second service. Pat Smith.

~Join us on Tues., 2/28 for a special “Shrove Tuesday” Soul Café Meal at 5 pm (this meal will take place instead of the usual Wed. Soul Café Meal on 3/1.)

~Prayer Shawl Ministry has placed baskets with Prayer Cloths in the Narthex, Transept and Welcome Center. Please feel free to share one with someone or take one for yourself.

~All women are invited to attend the UMW Prayer and Action event for Homeless and Hospitalized Veterans on Mon., 2/20 at 6:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall.  We will assemble gift bags and make prayer cards for the veterans, followed by a prayer time in the sanctuary.  Your circle leader will let you know the items to bring for the veterans’ gift bags.  The homeless veterans center on Old Springville Road needs all types of cleaning products, so please bring any kind or any size cleaning product to donate that night!  After refreshments and fellowship, we’ll conclude at 7:30 pm.  Don’t miss the first Prayer and Action gathering of 2017!  Everyone welcome, UMW members and guests!  We need your prayers and help for these veterans!