Church Briefs



CLEAR SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will hold the annual yard and bake sale on Saturday, July 11, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The church is located just off Ala 75 on County Road 15 near Limestone Springs.

LOCUST FORK BAPTIST CHURCH will have an evening of praise and worship on Wednesday, July 15, at 6:30 p.m. with Randy Beason and Jeremy Lesley performing. The public is invited to the free event.

PHILADELPHIA BAPTIST CHURCH will have Homecoming services on Sunday, July 19, at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be served after the worship service and Bama Blu Grace will perform at 1 p.m. Summer revival services will be at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 19, through Thursday, July 23. Dan Boatman will be the evangelist.

EASLEY BAPTIST CHURCH holds yard sales on the first and third weekend of every month at 62866 U.S. 231. Proceeds benefit Redeemed Ministries, a group which helps people coming out of rehab transition back to a normal, healthy life.

SINGINGS

GOD’S LITTLE CHURCH will have a singing on Sunday, July 12, at 1:30 p.m. with Abiding in the Vine of Cleveland performing. The church is located at 4977 Old Hwy. 75 in Allgood.

REVIVALS

NEW EMMAUS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival services through Friday July 3, with services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Prayer meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Shane Bryson is evangelist and Wes Lowrey is pastor. HENDRIX MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival services Sunday, July 12, at 5 p.m. and Monday, July 13, through Friday, July 17, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Derrick Lowery is helper, Mark Jones is pastor.

NEW BETHEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival services Sunday, July 5, at 6 p.m. and Monday, July 6, through Friday, July 10, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Larry Smith is helper, Shane Bryson is pastor.

ALLGOOD MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival services Monday, July 6, through Friday, July 10, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. nightly. Evangelist is Chad Allbright, pastor is Gary Thrasher.

MOUNTAIN GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival services Sunday, July 12, at 5 p.m. and Monday, July 13, through Wednesday, July 15, at 7 p.m. Evangelist is Junior Thomas, pastor is Jerry Hackney.

PLEASANT VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival services Sunday, July 19, at 6 p.m. with New Ground performing and Monday, July 20, through Friday, July 24, at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Lunch will be served after the morning services and prayer band begins 15 minutes prior to each service.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

BLOUNTSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will have VBS titled ‘G-Force,’ on July 6-9, from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. for kindergarten through sixth graders.

TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH will have ‘Everest’ VBS July 13-17 from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Phone 256-620-5044 or 516-0313 for more information.

MT. VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH will have ‘Journey off the Map’VBS on Saturday, July 18, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and commencement and community cookout at 3 p.m. Ages 3 through adult welcome and nursery is available. The church is located on Arkadelphia Road one mile northwest of Skyline Drive. Phone 590-3321 with questions.

THE CHURCH AT ONEONTA will have a Western Round-Up on Sunday, July 19, through Thursday, July 23, with dinner at 6 p.m. nightly. There will be games, puppets, balloons, lessons, and more. The church is located at the corner of Ala 231 and County Road 20. Phone 625-6744 for more information.

NOTIFICATIONS

MOUNTAIN POINTE MINISTRIES has started a new bus ministry. Need a ride to church? Phone Tim Baker at 559-4565.

NECTAR BAPTIST CHURCH is taking sealed bids from the public to purchase the older model baby grand piano at the church. Bids will be accepted through July and money raised used for church ministries. Phone 680-2228 or 429-2715 to arrange to view the piano.

SERVICES/SUPPORT GROUPS

BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH serves a free community dinner on the fourth Sunday of each month. The church is located on U.S. 278 in Snead.

THE CHURCH AT ONEONTA hosts a weekly GriefShare Group on Mondays from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The support group is open to those grieving the death of a loved one. Phone Linda Reid at 625- 4477 with questions. The church is located at the intersection of U.S. 231 and county road 20.

FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST ASSOCIATION Baptist Center Thrift Store is located at 7730 Ala 160 in Hayden, at the corner of Wallstown Road. Donations of household goods and gently-used clothing are accepted. The store is open daily 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and closed Sundays. Phone 274-2879 or 647-0150 for more information. The association is sponsoring an adult conference on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on Sunday, July 12, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Gethsemane Baptist Church on Ala 160 in Hayden. Prison and disaster relief chaplain Mark Wakefield will be leading the conference. Learn to identify the symptoms of PTSD and ministry opportunities for churches to assist with individuals and families with the disorder. Phone 274-2879 with questions.