CULLMAN — St. Vincent dePaul Society of Sacred Heart Church in Cullman sponsored a “Coats For Kids” project, collecting and providing coats to children in the Cullman area. Parishioners were asked to donate new or gently used coats for youths 12 and younger. Some 50 coats were donated in varying sizes. The Society’s office is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 to 11:45 a.m. to offer food and assistance to those in need in the Cullman County area, regardless of religious affiliation. Shown are, from left: St. Vincent dePaul Society Director Charlotte Kreps with fellow members, Nell Loegler and Mary Frances Fink.
Sacred Heart Elementary's May Crowning
Students at Sacred Heart Elementary School in Cullman, held their annual May Crowning of the Blessed Mother, during Mass services Sunday. Students carried flowers from their gardens to honor the Mother of Jesus.
Rev. Hermetz remembered at Lutheran Church convention
One of Cullman’s longest serving ministers, the late Rev. Harold Hermetz, pastor emeritus of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, recently was honored by the Southern District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) at the church he founded in the 1950s as a new pastor.
Dr. Kilgore receives highest honor from Southern Bible College and Seminary, Knoxville, Tenn.
The Rev. Dr. Stanley Kilgore, senior pastor of Center Grove Baptist Church in Cullman, and former pastor of North Gardendale Baptist Church of North Gardendale, was awarded its highest honor given by Southern Bible College and Seminary of Knoxville, Tenn., March 22, 2013.
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Creation Museum trip spaces available for Northbrook Baptist Church trip
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Catholic religious order abuse files may go public
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