A Pike County pastor is marking another year at his church, but this anniversary is one for the history books. He’s the longest serving pastor at the oldest historically African American church in the area.
Thursday is the National Day of Prayer. It’s a time when people of faith pray for their families, communities, police and rescue personnel, clergy, and elected leaders, among others.
From the West Alabama Newsroom– There’s a unique outreach ministry brewing at a church in Selma — designed to help the church connect with the community.
The diagnosis of dementia can be devastating. Many caregivers need help to cope and find resources for memory-loss patients. Faith groups in our area are stepping up to the challenge.
From the West Alabama Newsroom– As the city of Selma prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches — the eyes of the world will once again be focused on the historic Voting Rights Movement — and the faith that fueled it.
It’s one of the biggest parties of the year.
Mardi Gras is a crazy day of parades and costumes, but the day that follows is about something different entirely.
Music, sermon, prayer and fellowship. They’re elements we find in many churches across our area. However, some congregations look very different.
One of the biggest challenges facing many churches is getting people inside who have never been before or haven’t gone in years, and some Christian churches are trying creative new ways to get the message across.
For many Christian churches in the River Region, attendance spikes around Christmas, but after the holidays, many churches face a challenge–keeping members and visitors coming to services all year long.
From the West Alabama Newsroom– Jewish people around the world are celebrating Hanukkah. The Festival of Lights is an eight-day celebration of faith, miracles and victory.