June Church News Notes

June 20
First Presbyterian Church hosts EaglesWings, an outreach ministry serving the community, on the first and third Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m. Volunteers are always needed to distribute food items and to donate non-perishable food items. Contact Coordinator JoAnne Arnold at (850) 997-2252 or eagleswingsmonticello@yahoo.com. Rev. R.C. Griffin III, church pastor.
June 21, 23, 24, 25
AA meetings at 8 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays at Christ Episcopal Church annex, 425 North Cherry Street. For information call (850) 251-0278. Father Jim May, church pastor.
June 22, 23
USDA Commodities Food Program and Second Harvest Food Bank together with the churches of New Bethel AME, Elizabeth MB, Hickory Hill MB, Mt. Pleasant AME, and Philadelphia MB will provide food to those needing assistance monthly at 8 a.m. on the fourth Saturday with distribution at the New Bethel AME Church, 6496 Ashville Highway. Volunteers are also needed on the Friday evening before at 6 p.m. to help bag the food packages. Contact Nellie Randell at (850) 997-5605, or Jackie Harvey at (850) 997-8410 to volunteer or for more information about this program. Rev. Jimmie F. Dickey, NBAMEC pastor.
July 23-27
Central Baptist Church Aucilla will hold Vacation Bible School Monday through Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly for children 3 years of age to eighth grade. There will be adult classes and a nursery will also be provided. Dinner will be served. This year's theme is 'SPORTS'. To volunteer and for more information contact Pastor Daryl Adams at (850) 251-0129.
June 24, July 1
Greater Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, 690 Cypress Street, will celebrates its pastor's 17th Anniversary at 11 a.m. beginning with Sunday Morning Worship and Rev. Joseph Nelson and Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church bringing the Message; and at 3 p.m. with an Evening Worship Service and Rev. Kassolando Brooks and Sweetfield Missionary Baptist Church bringing the Message. Special Services for Church Pastor Rev. Dr. Melvin Roberts will conclude at 3 p.m. on July 1 with Rev. George Williams and Genesis Missionary Baptist Church bringing the Message. (850) 997-4375.
June 25
Alzheimer/Dementia Support Group meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the fourth Monday at the First United Methodist Church Family Ministry Center. Alzheimer’s Project, Inc. is a non-profit organization extending a warm supportive welcome to caregivers. Questions and comments may be relayed to Rural Outreach Manager Stephanie Pollack at (850) 386-2778 or alzheimersproject.org or call the church at (850) 997-5545 for directions. A light lunch is provided. This is a free program offering a time of sharing and learning with each other. Bring another caregiver with you. Rev. John Hicks, church pastor.
June 26-29
Waukeenah United Methodist Church will hold Vacation Bible School Tuesday through Friday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. daily for children ages Pre-K (four years old) to fifth grade. This year's theme is 'Babylon: Daniel's Courage in Captivity'. For more information call (850) 997-4854. Rev. Mary Ann Piccioni, church pastor.
June 29
Christ Episcopal Church Food Share distribution from 9 to 11 a.m. on the last Friday at 425 North Cherry Street. Father Jim May, church pastor.