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    See You at the Pole: Superintendent Barnette joins students in Vinemont for prayer event

    VINEMONT, Ala. - Students and faculty members from Vinemont’s schools met around the flagpole in front of Vinemont High School Wednesday morning for a moment of prayer as part of the 2019 observance of “See You at the Pole,” a global day of student-led...

    Stepping out on faith: Desperation Church moving into civic center

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    Hanceville Knapsacks for Kids going strong in 4th year

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - For some people, hunger is an open-ended question: not so much “What’s for dinner?” as it is “when” or “if.” A recent report by Alabama Possible showed that one in five Cullman County children suffer from food insecurity. The county’s multiple...

    Faith, hope and ostrich: wild game cookout brings St. Paul’s family together

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Food is an integral part of southern religious traditions, so a church picnic is not necessarily a newsworthy event. Every so often, though, someone figures out how to tweak the formula, as happened Saturday when St. Paul’s Lutheran Church held its...

    Retired Swiss Guard visits St. Bernard

    CULLMAN, Ala. - St. Bernard students recently welcomed guest speaker Thiery Rock to campus, where he gave a presentation on his experience as a Pontifical Swiss Guard—the corps of soldiers charged with protecting the Pope.  A native of Switzerland, the 23-year-old recently retired from...

    Vinemont Baptist Church preparing to celebrate 100th anniversary

    VINEMONT, Ala. - On Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, Vinemont Baptist Church will celebrate 100 years of service to its community. As the congregation prepared, local historian, church member and former Vinemont Principal Dr. Jane Teeter shared the history of the church: “Vinemont Baptist Church was...

    Sons of Liberty Riders and Christian Motorcycle Association offer prayers at county schools

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Saturday morning, county schools around Cullman were visited by members of the Christian Motorcycle Association (CMA) and the Alabama Sons of Liberty Riders (AL-SoLR) during their 2019 Prayer and Pledge Ride. Starting at Harmony School, the riders visited Cold Springs, Good Hope,...

    West Cullman Baptist Assoc. kicks off Christmas in August ministry

    CULLMAN, Ala. - As part of its Christmas backpack ministry, the West Cullman Baptist Association (WCBA) kicked off its Christmas in August drive at Northside Baptist Church Wednesday night. The drive starts in August and ends Oct. 28, ensuring there is plenty of time to...

    Love letters to Jesus: ‘I just want everyone to know that Jesus loves them’

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Bonnie Guess is on a loving, faith-driven mission. She wants to deliver love letters to Jesus. “My story is that I have real bad health,” said Guess. “Blood pressure drops, they (my doctors) don’t know why, and blood sugar and all that...

    (Updated) Father Marcus Voss elected 10th abbot of Saint Bernard Abbey

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Tuesday morning, July 24, on the second day of the abbatial election at St. Bernard Abbey, the bells of the abbey pealed, breaking the silent anticipation of a campus awaiting news of a new abbot.  As the monastic chapter- composed of...