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Prattville bullying meeting brings awareness to problem

Prattville bullying meeting brings awareness to problem

Prattville – The sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in Prattville was filled to capacity last night with parents, children, school and law enforcement officials, and concerned citizens, to learn and discuss the issues of bullying. Prattville Mayor Jim Byard Jr. stated that although the presentation was timely due to a website constructed recently to […]

Prattville-Autauga Humane Shelter to host tea for volunteers

Prattville-Autauga Humane Shelter to host tea for volunteers

Prattville – The Prattville-Autauga Humane Society needs help. We need volunteers to help at the shelter and with off-site projects such as fundraising, adoption teams, volunteer coordination, event planning, etc. We have a very small volunteer group and we need to increase our numbers so that we can do more because our needs are great. […]

Prattville Board of Zoning Adjustment votes down petition

Prattville Board of Zoning Adjustment votes down petition

Prattville – The Prattville Board of Zoning Adjustment voted 3-2 to disapprove the petition for a Use-On-Appeal by First United Methodist Church Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. The church and neighboring homeowners are in opposition over whether a 56-space parking lot should exit onto East Fifth Street. The church feels that the exit is needed […]

Tithing doesn’t have to be monetary

Tithing doesn’t have to be monetary

“Let each one give as he has made up his own mind and purposed in his heart, not reluctantly or sorrowfully or under compulsion, for God loves (He takes pleasure in, prizes above other things, and is unwilling to abandon or to do without) a cheerful giver whose heart is in his giving.” 2 Corinthians […]

Early pastor once President Garfield’s classmate

Early pastor once President Garfield’s classmate

Prattville – James King Hazen was born on April 28, 1833 in Awawam, Massachusetts, the son of ordained pastor, Reuben Stedman Hazen. In 1860, James was ordained and the next year he was installed there at the First Presbyterian Church of Prattville. He pastored there until 1877. During his time at the church he was […]

Church is rich in history

Church is rich in history

Montgomery – St. John’s, the oldest Episcopal Church in Montgomery, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 24, 1975. It was organized in 1834 by a small group of pioneer settlers. St. John’s has the distinction of being the first brick church in the city, and in 1837 it moved into […]

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