• Free hot meal to Oxford/Anniston area, provided by Hands Extended Meal Ministry, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., House of Prayer Church of God, 18 Hamric Drive W, Oxford, next to UPS on US 78, everyone is welcome for dine-in only, 256-831-3505 or 256-689-1419.
• Annual men’s day, 3 p.m., Mars Hill Baptist Church, 1923 Noble St., guest speaker and church will be the Rev. Clarence Henderson and Shady Grove Baptist Church of Talladega; master of ceremony will be Dennis Gibson.
• Homecoming, bible study, 9 a.m.; service, 10 a.m., New Haven Baptist Church, 100 New Haven Road, lunch will follow in the Christian Life Center, The Galloways of Nashville, Tenn., will sing, the Rev. Roy L. Cordle is pastor, Todd Ford is music minister, 256-237-2604.
• Annual choir day, 2:30 p.m., Mars Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1300 Parkwood Drive, the Rev. La’Noah Ealy is pastor, 256-236-0949 or 256-283-1801.
• 122nd church anniversary, 11 a.m., Friendship Baptist Church, 1130 W. 14th St., Anniston. Dr. E.O. Jackson of the Greater New Antioch Baptist Church of Birmingham will speak. The Rev. Carlton Phillips is pastor.
• The 125th anniversary homecoming celebration, Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m., Plum Springs Baptist Church, Eastaboga.
• Applications accepted today for Piedmont Benevolence Center’s 2012 Star of Christmas program, 9-11 a.m., Piedmont First United Methodist Church, 300 N. Main St., Piedmont, those residing in the 36272 zip code will need to bring the following items with them when applying: valid photo I.D., birth certificate for children, proof of income, guardianship documentation, past months’ bills and any new paperwork stating they receive financial assistance (food stamps, WIC, Medicaid card for children), call 256-447-2220 for more information.
• “A Heart Changing Event”, 7 p. m., West Side Baptist Church, Jacksonville, 713 W. Mountain St., guest speaker will be the Rev. Sammy Gilbreath, director of evangelism for the State Board of Missions for Alabama Baptist; guest musician is the Rev. Rick Stone, worship pastor at Whitesburg Baptist Church in Huntsville, 256-435-6111.
• Revival, Unity Church, Pleasant Valley Community, Jacksonville, Rickey Hudson is pastor, Sister Linda Baughtman of Carrollton, Ga., is special guest. Call 256-435-6724 for more information.
• Free Holiday Cooking School, 10 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1701 Henry Road, Anniston, sponsored by the Calhoun County Cooperative Extension System and Calhoun County Homemakers and Community Leaders. Call 256-237-1621 for more information.
• NHBC WMU annual holiday bazaar, 5-8 p.m., New Haven Baptist Church, 100 New Haven Road, west of Anniston, just off Alabama 202 at the Coldwater Road intersection. All proceeds go to missions.
• Annual event sponsored by the Episcopal Church Women of St. Michael & All Angels, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Michael & All Angels, Lagarde Parish Hall, 1000 W. 18th St., door prizes, money tree, Christmas crafts, bake sale items, gifts and more, 256-237-4011.
• NHBC WMU annual holiday bazaar, 8 a.m.-noon, New Haven Baptist Church, 100 New Haven Road, west of Anniston, just off Alabama 202 at the Coldwater Road intersection. All proceeds go to missions.
• Annual event sponsored by the Episcopal Church Women of St. Michael & All Angels, 8 a.m.-noon, St. Michael & All Angels, Lagarde Parish Hall, 1000 W. 18th St., door prizes, money tree, Christmas crafts, bake sale items, gifts and more, 256-237-4011.
• Soup for the Soul, an outreach program that provides a free community meal for families and individuals who need a helping hand, 11:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church of Oxford, 216 Snow St.
• Family fun day, 8 a.m., Oxford C.H. Church, 1410 Caffey Drive, Oxford.
• Christmas bazaar, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., 334 Glade Road W., off U.S. 431, sponsored by McCoy Methodist Church, Carpenter Methodist Church, Saks First United Methodist Church, breakfast, baked goods, lunch, crafts and more will be available.
• Beans & Rice Ministry food distribution, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 1000 Leighton Ave., until supply is gone. Call 256-236-4457 for more information.
• The 133rd church anniversary, 2:30 p.m., Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 210 Boundary St., Anniston. The Rev. Marvin James and the Union Springs Baptist Church of Talladega will be guests. The Rev. B.G. Springer is pastor.
• Friend and family day, Bible study, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10:30 a.m., meal after service, afternoon worship service, 1 p.m., Betta View Hills Church of Christ, 2140 U.S. 78 W, Oxford, guest speaker is the Rev. Richard O’Connor, pulpit minister at Betta View, 256-831-0651.