Alabama Fork Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America (CPCA), Inc. Celebrates 100 years
Athens, Alabama July 25, 2018: Alabama Fork Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America (CPCA), Inc. announces upcoming centennial events. With its beginning as a school over 100 years ago, Alabama Fork CPCA has stood as a witness of God’s love and faithfulness. As we pause to reflect upon God’s blessings toward us, it is only fitting and proper that this milestone is celebrated. The public is invited to...
... attend all centennial events. On Friday, August 3, 2018, at 11:00 AM, there will be a proclamation signing by Mayor Ronnie Marks, historical reflections from present and former members, and special line hymn music by Ms. Lovie Swoope and Ms. Deidre Swoope. Refreshments will be served. An Alabama Fork CPCA centennial display will be showcased. The venue is the Limestone County Archives.
On Sunday, September 2, 2018, at 3:00 PM, a Centennial Celebratory worship designed to give glory to God, celebrate the faithfulness of God, celebrate a rich heritage, and rededicate and recommit ourselves to the service of the Lord is scheduled. The worship service will be held at the ELKMONT CPCA in Elkmont, Alabama, where the late Rev. Oscar Edmonds simultaneously served as pastor of Alabama Fork CPCA and Elkmont CPCA. A reception will follow the worship.
On Saturday, December 1, 2018, at 2:00 PM, a Centennial Grand Finale celebration is planned. An Afternoon of Hope Featuring World-Renowned Christian Artist Babbie Mason and recognition of CPCA Legacy Leaders: the late Rev. Henry Ewing, the late Rev. Oscar Edmonds, and the late Rev. McKinley Jones; this event will highlight and remember their love for God, Family, Church, and the Community. The venue is the Limestone Event Center at 114 Pryor Street, West in Athens, Alabama. Tickets are $55.00 each, and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Proceeds from this event will help support the church’s community outreach of helping widows, orphans, ex-offenders, and awarding a workforce development training scholarship. For details, call (256) 340-4824.