Community Calendar

If you have anything you’d like to add to the community calendar, please email Savannah Reams at or give us a call at (850) 973-4141.

August 23-26
Cherry Lake First Baptist Church is inviting all who are interested to their Summer Revival Time Service on Sunday, August 23 through Wednesday, August 26. Special music will be heard each night, and the Cherry Lake First Baptist Choir will minister on Sunday morning and Sunday evening. Monday evenings will feature the Master’s Singers and sing at 6:45 p.m. to start the service early. Reverend Dr. Joseph Hartranft of Cherry Lake Baptist Church and Director of Pastoral Ministries for the Florida Middle Baptist Association will be the guest speaker. He will be speaking at the 11 a.m. service and the 6 p.m. service. Monday through Wednesday evening services will begin at 7 p.m. Cherry Lake First Baptist is located on 1308 NW County Road 150 in Madison, Fl. For more information, call Pastor Murrell Bennett at (229) 630-8578.

August 29
Madison First Baptist Church Choir is celebrating Christmas in August on Saturday, August 29 at 5 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to bring their favorite Christmas dish! A ham will be provided. This event is also a good opportunity for anyone interested in joining the choir. Call (850) 973-2547 to find out more. Madison First Baptist Church is located at 134 S. W. Meeting Street, Madison, Fl.

September 6
Madison Church of God wants to celebrate Labor Day in a big way! In celebration, Madison Church of God is having its Annual Labor Day Picnic on Sunday, September 6 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. At this event, there will be games, food, horse rides, horse and buggy rides, a petting zoo, train rides, inflatable bounce houses, face-painting, music, and so much more! This event is all ages and free of charge, except for the “Dunk Tank.” All proceeds from the Dunk Tank will go to the New Family Life Center. For more information, call (850) 973-3339 or email Madison Church of God is located on 771 NE Colin Kelly Hwy in Madison, Fl.

September 18
The Senior Citizens Council of Madison is hosting their annual Senior Health Expo on Friday, September 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be healthcare providers, vendors and service providers to help educate and inform you about their services to help make life easier. All seniors, caregivers, loved ones and friends are invited to attend this event. The information provided is to enable you to “be the best you can be.” The event will be held at the Senior Center located at 154 Onslow Street, Greenville, Fl., 32331. There will also be special presentations, door prizes and refreshments. If you have any questions or would like to participate, please call the Senior Center at (850) 973-4241.

September 23
The Senior Citizens Council of Madison is preparing a custom cookbook and is asking the community to submit recipes. The cookbook will be professionally published and contain special pages of interest, a table of contents, an index, helpful cooking tips and recipe category dividers. The council asks that citizens submit three to five recipes for the categories of Appetizers and Beverages, Soup and Salads, Vegetables and Side Dishes. To submit a recipe or five, contact Claudia Goodman or Maverick Copeland at (850) 973-4241 to get a recipe form. It is only one recipe per form, so be sure to get one for every recipe you plan to submit. When filling out the form, please write in pen and include container sizes, cooking directions and any special notes that will make the recipe a success for others. Be sure to include your name so that you receive credit for your recipe.

October 13
The annual meeting of the Middle Florida Baptist Association will be held on October 13, 2015, beginning at 3 p.m. and lasting until 8 p.m, at Mayo Baptist Church. The doctrinal message will be brought by Pastor Robert Bradow. The missionary message will be brought by Pastor David During. Dinner will be served at 4:30 p.m., between the afternoon and evening sessions. MBC is located at 916 N Fletcher Ave, Mayo, Fl.

October 23-25
Jellystone Park Jam, one of gospel music’s largest events, is set to take place on Friday-Sunday, Oct. 23-25, 2015 at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Madison, Florida. Over a dozen of gospel music’s finest talent is scheduled to appear throughout the weekend including Stephen Jones Band, Logan Smith, LifeSong, Reflectsons, Mended Heart Quartet, Psalm 101, Celebration Singers, Perfect Grace, Simple Faith Qt., Groves Family, Sounds of Joy and many more! For schedule of appearances, lodging discounts and more, visit or call (850) 464-0114 or (850) 973-8269.

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