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Historic Selma Church Looks to Rebuild after 2016 Collapse

From the West Alabama Newsroom– An historic old church in Selma — is reaching out to the community for help — to try and preserve it’s legacy. Green Street Baptist Church hosted leaders of the voting rights movement during the 60’s. Along with preparing food for the people who marched from Selma to Montgomery. The sanctuary at the church collapsed…

Valiant Cross Academy Receives Scholarship Donation

GOOD IN THE COMMUNITY: Morning Star Baptist Church donated two-thousand dollars to Valiant Cross Academy to assist in their educational enhancement. The check was presented to Valiant Cross Academy founders and staff Thursday, Oct. 1st by Morning Star Pastor Micah Thomas. Thomas, sought out Valiant after noticing the good its staff is doing for young African American males in Montgomery….

President Trump Deems Churches ‘Essential,’ Calls for Them to Reopen

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he has deemed churches and other houses of worship “essential” and called on governors across the country to allow them to reopen this weekend, even as some parts of the nation remain under Coronavirus lockdown. “Today I’m identifying houses of worship — churches, synagogues and mosques — as essential places that…

Taylor Road Baptist Church Holding Drive-In Services This Weekend

In the wake of COVID-19, a local church is bringing the community together this weekend- all while following Governor Ivey’s Safer-at-Home Order guidelines. It’s been several weeks since members of Taylor Road Baptist Church have seen each other face-to-face. “We want to safely and slowly get back into the groove of things, so this is phase one for Taylor Road….

Montgomery Church Donating Supplies to Build COVID-19 Field Hospitals

More medical supplies are being shipped out from a Montgomery’s Dalraida Church of Christ to COVID-19 hot spots. Last week, the church sent loads of personal protective equipment to Harlem Hospital in New York. Now, they are shipping supplies to make field hospitals in other hard-hit areas. Hospital beds, bed linens, isolation gowns, cleaning supplies and more were loaded into…

Drive-In Easter Sunday Service Planned in Camden

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Easter Sunday will be a lot different this year — because of the Coronavirus pandemic. But people in Camden still plan to gather together to celebrate the day. Churches in Camden are planning a community-wide drive-in church service for Easter Sunday morning. Organizers say troubling times like these — actually cause Christians to hold tighter…

Millbrook Community Mourns Death of Pastor

He was lighthearted, witty, a man of God and a joy to be around. Those are some of the words being used to describe Jared Decker. The pastor of Grandview Pines Baptist Church died on December 28th at the young age of 35.  Decker is survived by his wife and six children. He was ordained pastor of the church in…

Local Church Collecting “Buckets Of Blessings” For Displaced Families In Ukraine

Dalraida Church of Christ in Montgomery is helping provide families on the other side of the world with some basic necessities one bucket at a time; but need a little help to complete their mission. The church is collecting “Buckets of Blessings” or 5 gallon buckets stuffed with everyday & ordinary items like personal hygiene products and cleaning supplies. The buckets…