Editor's Note: The Madison County Record gladly accepts church announcements for publication each week. Church briefs can be mailed to: P.O. Box 859, Madison, AL 35758; e-mailed to: mitch.freeman@ms\adisoncountyrecord.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.
Rummage Sale The Madison Freewill Baptist Church at 5295 Wall Triana will hold a rummage sale on Saturday, April 26. Proceeds will go to the church youth fund. A pancake breakfast will begins at 7 a.m. The rummage sale begins at 8 a.m. and runs until 1 p.m. There will be a car wash, donut sale, T-shirts for sale and free games for the kids. For more information, call Betty Lowery at 830-1486.
Reformers Unanimous If you want to break an addiction, you are invited to attend Reformers Unanimous at the Madison Baptist Church, which meets every Friday at 7 p.m. Child care and programs for children are provided. For more information, call the church at 772-8480.
National Day of Prayer The National Day of Prayer will be held on Thursday, May 1. A Madison community gathering will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the Gazebo in historic downtown Madison. Everyone is welcome to attend the event. For more information, call Deborah or Larry Ward at 772-7313.
Vacation Bible School Vacation Bible School will be held at Grace United Methodist Church, 2113 Old Monrovia Road June 22-25 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Volunteers are invited to help. For more information, call 430-0003.
Singing School at Messiah Lutheran Church Mark your calendars for this year's Singing School at Messiah Lutheran Church during the week of July 21-25. Presentations will be held on July 27. For more information, call Lois Graff at 430-0510.
Collectibles &More Auction at Messiah Lutheran Messiah Lutheran Church will have its annual Collectibles &More auction to raise funds to send its lay missionaries to northern Canada. Lee Marshall, anchor at WAFF-TV 48, will be the guest auctioneer. Businesses and individuals donate new or like new things for the event. Anyone who would like to donate new or gently used articles may call Nancy Grant at 772-7607. The auction will be held on Saturday, May 10, with a preview beginning at 4:30 p.m. and live bidding starting at 5 p.m. Free child care will be available and pizza will be available for purchase for dinner.
Fun Bells at Madison Christian Church Fun Bells will be incorporated into the Sunday school and Wednesday evening Bible studies for youths from preschool through sixth grade. Fun Bells are hand bells that are different colors. Young youth need only know their colors to play music. Older youth use the colors to learn the notes and rhythms to play music.
Morning Book Club at Grace UMC The morning book club at Grace United Methodist Church meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. The book to be reviewed in March will be The Ballad of Frankie Silver by Sharon McCrumb. The book is available in paperback and at used bookstores. For more information call Callie Vincent at 539-9870.
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.