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Sunday, February 2, 2020

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February 2020 theme is Heritage - Remembering our History.   Exodus 20:1-3 says "1And God spake all these words, saying, I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.Thou shalt have no other gods before me."  We encourage member to participate as a church family by wearing your favorite HBCU colors and or gear on February 9th.  Wear your Africian Attire on February 16th.    On February 23rd, we will celebrate Healthy Heart Month by wearing red.   


Historically Black College and University School Spirit Day: Sunday, February 9th  has been designated HBCU School Spirit Day.  Join the Education Assistance Ministry as we kick-off our annual Historically Black College and University Fair. Show your school spirit.   We are asking all members to wear your favorite HBCU colors and/or gear. 


The Education Assistance Ministry will host the annual Historically Black College and University Fair on Saturday, February 15, 2020 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.  The HBCU Fair will be at the Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Charles L. Ray, Jr. Family Life Center.  We will have representatives from over 30 colleges to discuss opportunities, scholarship, and admission requirements.  There will be a financial aid session designed to help parents complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and identify other funding sources for college tuition and expenses.  Also, student leaders will be present to talk about campus involvement and living. Come see what top HBCUs have to offer.


Celebrating African American History –Quilt making was a necessary tradition in the homes of African Americans families during and after slavery.  On February 15 & 16, 2020, the Stitching & Quilting Ministry will present the eleventh annual “Stitches of Love” exhibit.  The exhibit is a display of quilts, crochet and sewing projects made or collected by participants in the Ministry.  Vintage and modern quilts will be displayed by new and returning quilters.  New this year will be antique artifacts displayed among the quilts.  Mrs. Skip Cleveland of Huntsville will display an assortment of antique sewing machines on Saturday, February 15, 2020. A quilt frame will be set up for attendees to try their skills at hand quilting.  The exhibit is from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Boone/Lacy Fellowship Hall.  An old fashion “Bed Turning” of quilts will be featured at 11:00 a.m. and repeated at 1:00 p.m. both days. Sunday February 16th is Heritage Sunday.  Wear African attire if you desire.  Contact persons in the Ministry are: Mother Betty Craighead, Sister Flora Ector, or Sister Sadie Pleasure.


Ministry Meetings                                                                                                                                                                   

The Senior Adult Ministry (SAM) will meet at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 3, 2020 in the north end of the Fellowship Hall.  All members planning to participate in the SAM trip to Savannah, GA in September,  please attend this meeting.  If you have questions, please contact Mother Linda Sanders, Mother Ola Tibbs, or Minister Walter Kelley.


Veteran’s  Ministry Veteran’s  Ministry will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at in the Fellowship Hall  If you have questions, please contact Sis. Bernice Berry.



The Transportation is in need of volunteers to drive the vans on Sunday mornings to pick up members for worship services. For additional information, contact Deacon Jerome Collins.

Youth Department                                                                                                                                                                   

Volunteers Needed to Serve:  The Youth Ministry is in need of volunteers who are energetic, passionate about youth, and called to teach children.  The mission of the Children's Church Ministry is to teach the basic beliefs about the Christian faith at a level that children ages 3 to 12 can grasp, understand, and make a decision to place their faith and trust in Jesus Christ.  If you would like to volunteer or have questions, please contact Min. Marquis.


Youth Trip - February 5, 2020 Registration Deadline:   The youth ministry trip to Disney World in Orlando, Florida is scheduled for July 20-25, 2020. Members interested in going on the trip may pick up trip info/registration forms at the welcome desk.  Members must secure their registration by February 5, 2020.  Completed registration forms should be emailed to Melvin Felton at

Health and Wellness                                                                                                                                                               

February is the month we focus on Healthy Hearts. On Sunday, February 23rd (4th Sunday) the Wellness  Ministry will be in the foyer with an informational table                                                                          

  • Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women, killing one woman about every 80 seconds. Although considerable progress has been made to increase awareness, disparities in care for women with cardiovascular disease continue to persist.
  • Cardiovascular disease is not just a problem for older women or men. Heart disease and stroke can affect a woman at any age, and new research shows heart attacks are on the rise in younger women.

Union Chapel Food Pantry & Caring and Sharing Ministry                                                                                                                                                         

Union Chapel Food Pantry & Caring and Sharing Ministry:  The Union Chapel Food Pantry & Caring and Sharing are open on Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Food Pantry & Caring and Sharing are open to Union Chapel members and the general public.  All persons who are in need of food, clothing, shoes and household items are invited to visit us.  Union Chapel members and friends, thank you for supporting this ministry and please continue to support us with your donations.  Please go by the Welcome Desk and pick up a list of suggested items to donate.  Feel free to drop off donations at the 100 Orange Drive location during the hours of operation.     

“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in...”  Matthew 25:35 NIV 

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Union Chapel M. B. Church
315 Winchester Road | Huntsville, Alabama 35811 | PH: (256) 852-1150