Saturday, Oct. 5
• Rummage/bake sale, 7 a.m., Liberty Hill C.M. Church, fellowship hall, U.S. 431, north of Hollis Cross Roads.
• The 20th women’s retreat of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 6 p.m., Anniston City Meeting Center, guest speaker will be Rita Smith of New Destiny of Gadsden.
• Food distribution through the Beans & Rice Ministry, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 1000 Leighton Ave.
• Pet memorial service, 4 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 1000 Leighton Ave.
Sunday, Oct. 6
• Homecoming, 11 a.m., Alexandria Emmanuel Holiness Church, dinner will be served after service, everyone is invited to attend.
• Pastor appreciation day, 10:30 a.m., United Freewill Baptist Church, 401 N. Ledbetter St., guest singers will be Heaven Seekers of Piedmont, everyone is welcome.
• Pastor appreciation day to honor Pastor Larry Gardner, 10 a.m., Hatcher Avenue Baptist Church, 1311 Hatcher Ave., S.E., Jacksonville, 256-435-6214 or 256-282-1616.
• Blessing of the animals, 4 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 1000 Leighton Ave., all pets must be on leash and under the control of their owner. All are welcome.
• Gospel radio explosion 2013, 21st gospel radio anniversary, WHMA 1390 AM, 4 p.m., Greater Calvary Baptist Church, 1600 Constantine Ave., the Rev. Hershel Taylor is pastor.
• Celebration of pastor's 20th anniversary, 10:45 a.m., Mt. Liberty Baptist Church, 851 Morrisville Road, special guest is Pastor William Fields and the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church.
• Revival, 5 p.m., Joyview Heights Church of God, 2529 McArthur St., Sister Linda Baughtman of Carrollton, Ga., is special guest.
Monday-Wednesday, Oct. 7-9
• Revival, 6 p.m., Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, the Rev. Artis Clayton is pastor.
• Revival, 6:30 p.m., Joyview Heights Church of God, 2529 McArthur St., Sister Linda Baughtman of Carrollton, Ga., is special guest.
Monday-Friday, Oct. 7-11
• Revival, 7 p.m., Alexandria Emmanuel Holiness Church, guest speaker will be Brother Ray Asher. Everyone is invited to attend.
• Annual homecoming service, 11 a.m., Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, the Rev. Artis Clayton is pastor. The guest speaker will be the Rev. James C. Jenkins of New Canaan Baptist Church of Gadsden.
Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 12-13
• The ninth annual pastoral appreciation for the Rev. and Sister Andrew C. Bolton Jr., 5 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Parker Memorial Baptist Church, Eastaboga. All choirs, groups and soloists are invited. The Rev. L.L. Jacobs and Kelly Springs Baptist Church are special guests.
Saturday, Oct. 19
• Benefit supper and singing, 5 p.m.; singing, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Choccolocco Community Church, 22 Nicholas Court, across from Pine Hill Country Club Golf Course, Choccolocco. The event is for Zachery Coffee, 2-year-old son of Lenn and Staci Coffee of Oxford, who has leukemia. Admission is free and open to the public. A love offering will be accepted for expenses related to his condition. Call 256-237-3405 or 256-310-7126 for more information.
How to submit calendar items
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• Email to email@example.com “For Faith Calendar”
• Fax to 256-241-1991, note “Attn: Anniston Star Faith Calendar”
• Mail to The Anniston Star, Attn: Faith Calendar, P.O. Box 189, Anniston, AL 36202
• Drop off to The Star’s office at 4305 McClellan Blvd.
Call 256-235-3556 with any questions.