Hatcher Community Center, 205 Jackson St., Centre: 4 p.m. Nov. 23, featuring The Devine Truth, Brenda Card and Pastor Hersey Taylor with special guests, Men of Praise, Birmingham


Rainsville Holiness Church, 89 Trinity Lane, Rainsville: 6:30 p.m. Friday, doors open at 5:30 p.m., featuring The Dixie Echoes and New Ground (New Ground will be recording a “live project” and want to pack the house with gospel music fans); free admission, love offering will be received


Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 950 Forrest Ave., Gadsden: 2 p.m. Sunday, 13th Pastor Appreciation for the Rev. Charles E. Posey; guest church, Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, the Rev. Mario McDaniels, pastor

Friendship Baptist Church, 709 Third St. NW, Attalla: 3 p.m. Sunday, Annual Choir Day; the Rev. Tyson R. Burwell, pastor

Victory Missionary Baptist Church, 106 Carman Ave,, Gadsden: 3 p.m. Sunday, Family and Friends Day, the Rev. R.A. Trammell, pastor; guest minister and church, the Rev. Wilbert Gadson, pastor, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, East Gadsden

North Broad Church Street Church of Christ, 308 N. Broad St., Albertville: 9:30 a.m. Nov. 17, Friendsgiving; worship followed by Thanksgiving style lunch


Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 113 Coosa St., Gadsden; 10:45 a.m. Nov. 17, fourth anniversary and appreciation for Dr. and Mrs. Mario McDaniel; guest minister is the Rev. P.Q. English, pastor emeritus of the Greater Thankful Baptist Church, Anniston

First Baptist Church, Alabama City, 101 N. 29th St.: 9:45 a.m. Sunday, 109th church anniversary; 9:45 a.m., mass Sunday School, guest teacher, Renita Davis, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Gadsden; 11 a.m. worship, guest evangelist the Rev. T.D. Birdsong, Grace United Baptist Church, Columbia, Tennessee; 2 p.m. anniversary program, guest evangelist the Rev. Samuel Jackson, Union Hill Baptist Church, Chattanooga, Tennessee


Beck Conference Center, Gadsden State Community College campus, 5:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 18; all area churches are invited to attend a community-wide meeting to discuss volunteer opportunities for the RAM free health clinic next year; for information call Mark Condra, 205-960-2664

The Church at Wills Creek, 2730 Wills Creek Road, Gadsden; Faith First Basketball registration; 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. each Sunday in November at Coosa Christian gym; 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday in November at Boys & Girls Club; fee of $30 due at registration

HarvestField Church, 4533 Rainbow Drive, Rainbow City: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 12-week GriefShare cycle; for information or directions, call Director Mary Whorton at 256-442-9361.

North Broad Church, 308 N. Broad St., Albertville: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., third Saturday of every month in the fellowship hall behind the church, Veteran’s Meeting for non-threatening discussions on topics that matter to past and present military personnel; facilitated by retired Army Lt. Col. Dr. Gary G. Payne, chaplain; all military, active duty, reserve, National Guard and veterans are welcome

The Tabernacle, 1301 S. 11th St.: 5 p.m. Mondays, Bro. Don Arnold, Thrive Class; 256-543-9317

West End Baptist Church, 312 Henderson St., Walnut Park, Gadsden: Accepting donations of gently-worn clothing, shoes, household items, small appliances and non-perishable food items for our Community Outreach; call 256-393-2727 for drop-off or pick-up

The deadline is noon Tuesday to submit special services articles for publication in Saturday’s Worship section. Send announcements to with Worship Guide in the subject line or mail to The Gadsden Times, Worship Guide News, P.O. Box 188, Gadsden, AL, 35902.