The Tall Pines Club will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at noon in the Mill Conference Room in Clyattville, Ga. Ham, turkey and dressing will be furnished. Please bring a side dish.
Get in the spirit of Christmas with Cherry Lake United Methodist Church’s Legends of Christmas Adventure Day on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9-11 a.m. Children, ages five and up, will enjoy learning about the Legends of Christmas and make Christmas crafts while glorifying the true meaning of Christmas. Festive refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.
The First United Methodist Church of Madison will present the cantata I Hear a Prophet Calling on Sunday, December 8, during the 11 a.m. service at the church in Madison. Lynn Corbin is the director.
Ribbon cutting for the new Sumpter James Park, located at the intersection of SW Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and SW Bunker Street, 3 p.m.
The community is invited to attend the Christmas Cantata at Grace Presbyterian Church on Sunday, December 8, at 6 p.m. This presentation of Christ Was Born for This will be presented by the combined choirs of Grace and Community Presbyterian of Live Oak. Following the presentation, a light supper will be served in the Fellowship Hall. Please join us as we celebrate the birth of our Savior. The church is located at 1200 N. Washington Street (Highway 53 North).
The First Baptist Church of Madison will present their Christmas cantata, Come Messiah King, on Sunday, December 8, at 6 p.m. at the church in Madison.
The 55 Plus Club has a special treat in store for its December meeting: a performance by the Madison Boys Choir, under the direction of Rev. Marcus Hawkins. The club meets at 12 noon on the second Wednesday of every month at the UMCM Center, 135 NW Dill Ave., on the corner of Dill and Colin Kelly Hwy (Highway 145) near Hanson, about five miles north of town, for a free lunch provided by one of the member churches, and a guest speaker or musical performance. Come on out Wednesday, Dec. 11 at noon, and bring some friends to enjoy food, fellowship and some fine Christmas singing. For more information on the Club, or for directions to the UMCM Center contact Deborah Brown at (850) 929-4938.
SkillsUSA will hold a fundraiser on Friday, Dec. 13, from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on the Courthouse Lawn. Funds will be used to help MCHS SkillsUSA compete in Regional and State Competitions. A grilled chicken plate will be available for $6 in advance or $7 at the lawn. It will include potato salad, green beans, roll and dessert. Sweet tea will be available for $1. For tickets or questions, contact Paige Thomas at (386) 965-6771.
Greenville Country Christmas at Haffye Hays Park in Greenville, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Join in for fun, food, a parade, live entertainment and arts and crafts.
The First Baptist Church of Madison will go caroling at 6 p.m. Prayer meeting for those not caroling at 6:30 p.m. at the church.
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, 407 NE Mt. Zion Church Avenue in Cherry Lake, will hold a Hanson, Pinetta and Cherry Lake Community Christmas Outreach Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 21, from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Meals will be delivered to community residents beginning at 9:30 a.m. Anyone interested in helping with the event is welcome to go serve with them. Anyone needing transported to the church or who is sick or shut-in can call Brother Johnnie Woods at (850) 929-4141. For more information, please call Savilla Murphy at (850) 929-4386.
Live Nativity from 5-7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Madison. Please join them in the church parking lot as they go back in time to the village of Bethlehem and what the first Christmas might have looked like.
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