“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” — 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18. Read the full story
Eighteen months after an EF-3 tornado decimated the church on its way to sweep through Jacksonville, work recently began on a new sanctuary at the same site for a group of devoted churchgoers that has doubled in size since the storm.
Way back in 1915 — 104 years ago — McCoy Methodist Church opened a brand new church building at the corner of 19th Street and Moore Avenue in Anniston.
It’s a sight —and sound — found every Labor Day since the 1920s at tiny Shoal Creek Church: Devotees of the traditional Sacred Harp style of singing gather in the old church in the woods to display their ancient art.
The steeple atop Pastor Ronny Moore’s sanctuary was tall and sleek, a skyward beacon easily seen among the hills surrounding West Point Baptist Church in Jacksonville. Its color mimicked the clouds above. Windows adorned each side. At its apex stood a simple cross.
When Katrina Dorsey began going to the Anniston Soup Bowl with her mother in 2015, she never imagined she would become the director.
LINEVILLE — When passing through Lineville, a visitor might expect to see 175 acres of farmland. But what about 175 acres of land used for ministry? That’s quite a bit bigger than a typical church property, but the campus of Servants in Faith and Technology, otherwise known as SIFAT, is used…
It was the summer of 2002 when a young John McDonald arrived in Anniston as a seminarian. As part of his theological studies, he spent a month working alongside the parish priest at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church.
A sunflower towers over the corner of Circle Drive and West 15th Street in Anniston, at about 12 feet high, welcoming the community to Our Martha’s Garden.