Rocky Mount United Methodist Church invites everyone to tune in to WKLF FM 95.5 on Thursday mornings at 7:30 to hear a broadcast of the previous Sunday’s morning worship message by the church’s new preacher, Bro. Phil Guin. Bro. Phil has also started an informal evening worship study of the various parables of the Bible. The group meets from 5-5:30 on Sunday evenings, and all are welcome. Last Sunday, the group started the series with Luke 15:11-32, “The Prodigal Son,” or the “Parable of the Lost Son.” Some agreed that perhaps it should have a different title, such as the “Parable of the Loving Father.”

Grace Fellowship Church will start Celebrate Recovery on Tuesdays from 7-9 p. at the church, which is located at 1208 Fourth Ave. N. across from Martin Funeral Home. Celebrate Recovery is a Christian-based 12-step program designed to help those coping with hurts, habits or addictions affecting their lives. For more information, call (205) 755-4150.

Care Net will be hosting a post-abortive Bible study for ladies called “Forgiven and Set Free.” There is no charge to attend, and classes will be held on Mondays from 6-8 p.m. For more information, call Care Net at 205-755-6767.

Senior Connection holds weekly exercise classes Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. at the Clanton Recreation Center. For more information, call 755-9032.

A community grief support group meets on the second Thursday of each month at Hatley Healthcare, 300 Medical Center Drive in Clanton, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. This group is open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. This is a community service of ComfortCare Hospice.

The Aging and Disability Resource Center assists those 55 and older with disabilities. The center is able to locate the following resources: dental and hearing, utility assistance, Medicare/medication assistance, nutrition/food assistance, disability advocacy, and housing and job assistance. Call 1-866-570-2998 to schedule an appointment. A representative is available every second and fourth Tuesday by appointment only. The ADRC is located at Chilton Medical Center.

Clanton Alcoholics Anonymous meet each Monday at 7 p.m. at 208 10th St. N. for an open meeting. The organization also meets Thursdays at noon for a closed meeting (only for those who have a desire to quit drinking). For more information, call (205) 755-0979.

Cottonpatch Quilters meet every second and fourth Thursday of the month at the Extension office in Clanton from 1-2:30 p.m. Membership is $10 per person each year. A group meeting is held each second Thursday, which includes various sewing projects with instruction. Members bring lunch each fourth Thursday for informal sewing and fellowship.

The Chilton County Solid Waste Authority meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Thorsby Annex at 5 p.m.

Bible studies of God’s Word will be held the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Jemison Wedding Chapel from 10:30 a.m. until noon. All are welcome to attend the first study on Bible authority given by preacher Brian Funderburg. Lunch is available at the wedding chapel from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, call Cindy Vining at the wedding chapel at (205) 688-2290 or Brian Funderburg at (205) 688-5807, or visit or

The Chilton County Arts Council meets every second Sunday at the Chilton-Clanton Public Library at 2 p.m. Meetings are free to attend, and membership is open to anyone interested in promoting the arts in Chilton County.

The Chilton County Energizers, a group of retired Alabama Power employees, will hold a drawing for an Alabama or Auburn quilt made by Elaine Williams. Anyone may donate $1 for his or her name to be entered in the drawing. All proceeds will go to the Alabama and Auburn clubs for a scholarship for Chilton County students. The drawing will be held Dec. 6, and entrants do not have to be present to win.

Clanton First United Methodist Church offers a special-needs adult Sunday school class called the Sunshine Class every Sunday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the main church building, located at 207 Eighth St. N. All special-needs adults are invited to attend. Seasonal programs are offered (Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Easter), and these members of the congregation are included in church activities throughout the year. For additional information, call the church office at (205) 755-0490.

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