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Church Briefs

By Staff
Editor's Note: The Madison County Record gladly accepts church announcements to be published each week in the paper. Church briefs can be mailed to: P.O. Box 859, Madison, AL 35758; e-mailed to: tom.tingle@themadisonrecord.com; faxed to: 772-6655. For more information, call 772-6677. The deadline to submit a church brief for the upcoming Wednesday paper is at noon the Friday before.
Grace UMC sets new hours
There will be a new Sunday studies class offered at Grace United Methodist Church for young adults to age 35. This class will be led by Nick Van Valkenburgh and will meet in the south end of the fellowship hall. Sunday studies classes will begin at 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. A new early worship has been added to the schedule that will be held at 8:30 a.m. The late worship service will begin its new start time at 10:45 a.m.
Messiah sets new service hours
Messiah Lutheran Church in Madison has set new service hours. They are 8:30 a.m., worship; 9:45 to 10:45 a.m., Sunday school; 11 a.m., service.
Parenting seminar at St. John's
Luther Kramer, one of Huntsville's most experienced pastoral family counselors, will present a positive parenting seminar at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12. Kramer's hour-long presentation, "Calling Forth Your Children's Gifts", will provide parents with practical approaches for reinforcing the positive accomplishments of their children without placing as much emphasis on the negative. Childcare will be provided. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 325-7596.
Parents' night out
The youth group at Grace United Methodist Church will be sponsoring a parents' night out on Valentines Day, Friday, Feb. 14, from 5 to 10 p.m. at the church. The cost is $10 for the first child and $5 for each additional child. The money raised will support the youth portion of the stewardship campaign. For reservations or more information, call Monte or Jean Bateman at 464-9964.
Spaghetti supper/talent show
The 6th Annual Messiah Lutheran Church Spaghetti Supper and Talent Show will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the church. All donations will benefit the On Eagle's Wings Bible School mission trip. For more information, call Lois Graff at 430-0510.
Annual spaghetti dinner
The 10th Annual Spaghetti Dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Madison Christian Church. Childcare will be provided for ages 2-7. Donations will be accepted.
New members Sunday
New members will be received into Messiah Lutheran Church on Sunday. March 2. If you would like to be included in this group, call the church office at 721-0041.
North Alabama Living Free in Christ Conference
The North Alabama Living Free in Christ Conference, featuring Dr. Neil Anderson, will be held on March 5-8 at Whitesburg Baptist Church in Huntsville. The basic conference is free. An advanced workshop is offered with an early registration fee of $75. For more information, log on to www.nalfic.org.

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