Central Alabama church & business closings/delays for Sunday, Jan. 8

(WIAT) — Travel remains treacherous for Sunday in some areas of Central Alabama, and as a result, many churches have decided to delay or cancel Sunday morning services.

All of the viewing area is under a hard freeze warning. Any wet spots on roadways will refreeze overnight.

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Some businesses have also announced closures for Sunday. Below is a list of the closings and delays reported. Need your church or business added to our list? Email reportit@wiat.com


The Worship Center Christian Church will only have an online service at 9 a.m. All campuses are closed.

45th Street Baptist Church will be closed for all services Sunday because of road conditions

St. Mark Baptist Church Avondale will not have Sunday services

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Hoover will not have 8 or 10 AM services or 9 AM Sunday School.

Homewood Church of Christ delaying services until 10:30 AM

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church has canceled all Sunday morning services as well as Sunday School.

Olivet Monumental Baptist Church will have 10:45 AM services only.

McCalla Bible Church is closed for Sunday morning services.

New Start Covenant of Grace will not have Sunday morning services.

First Memorial Baptist Church is canceling all services.

The Rock Church at Boutwell Auditorium will start service at noon instead of 11:30 AM.

All services at Riverchase United Methodist Church in Hoover are canceled.

Jesus Is Lord Ministry in Bessemer is canceling all services.

New Life Interfaith Ministries in Bessemer is canceling both the 10:00 AM & 6:30 PM services today.

Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Fairfield will cancel all Sunday services.

Revelation Church Ministries in Irondale will hold online services only at 10:00 AM. The password for the service is “webster”

St. Mary’s-On-The-Highlands is holding two worship services: 11:00 AM with Baptism and 5:00 PM with strings. There is no Christian Education today.

St. Patrick Catholic Church Adamsville is postponing 10:00 AM Mass. It will be held at 2:00 PM instead.

Shades Mountain Baptist Church is closed. All services and Sunday School are canceled.

All services at Liberty Park Baptist Church in Vestavia Hills are canceled.

Woodlawn UMC is canceling all Sunday morning services.

Services at Huffman Baptist Church are canceled.

All services and activities at Grace Christian Church in Helena have been cancelled.


McWane Science Center closed Sunday. They plan to reopen Monday, Jan. 9 for regular hours.

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