On Feb. 22, more than 600 women from across the state gathered at Gardendale’s First Baptist Church for Renew, an annual women’s event sponsored by Alabama Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU). Renew 2014 featured keynote speaker Cindy Townsend, of Jackson, Miss., and songwriter and worship leader Shelly E. Johnson, who serves at First Baptist Church, Woodstock (Ga.), best known for her…
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