Church Briefs


MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH Don Graham will be teaching a class for pastors and deacons Thursdays, Jan. 14, 21, and 28, beginning at 7 p.m. Robbie Burtram, pastor.

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.

TURNING POINT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will host the Blount County Emmaus Cluster on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will follow a potluck supper. The church is located at 337 Tabernacle Road in Locust Fork.


WELCOME #2 BAPTIST CHURCH will have a singing featuring the group Crimson Stained, on Sunday, Jan. 17, at 2 p.m. The church is located on Terry Heights Road in Palmerdale. James Burgess is singing chairman, Tommy Riggs is pastor.

PLEASANT VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have the regular third Sunday singing on Jan. 17, at 6 p.m., with The Steeles. The church is located on U.S. 278 approximately two miles east of Holly Pond. Phone 256- 796-5986 or 256-590-4468 for more information.

BLOUNT COUNTY FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE presents the groups Triumphant and Surrendered, on Monday, Jan. 18, at the Oneonta High School Auditorium, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 advance, $15 at the door and available at the Oneonta Police Department and Tidwell Auto Sales or can be ordered by phoning 994-0988 or 237-7795. Proceeds benefit the Blount County FOP.

CLEVELAND FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH will feature The Kingdom Heirs in concert on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m. The event is free and a love offering will be taken. Phone Randel Narrell at 559- 3021 for more information. The church is located at 36632 Ala 79.

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH in Snead presents Ivan Parker, Single Purpose Trio, and Melanie Thomas in concert on Friday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for general admission and a limited number of VIP tickets are available. To order tickets, phone 994-0988, 587- 0068, or 353-1000.

UNION HILL BAPTIST CHURCH presents The Durochers in concert on Sunday, Jan. 31, at 6 p.m. The church is located at 2919 County Road 30. Phone 274-9232 or visit for more information.


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


BLOUNTSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH has the Wonderful Wednesday program for kindergarten through sixth grade on Wednesdays with a light meal followed by Bible studies and activities until 7:30 p.m.

Older youth (grades 7-12) are invited for After School Hang Out on Wednesdays from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. and a light meal at 6 p.m.

The youth meets each Sunday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. PHILADELPHIA BAPTIST CHURCH invites children 3 years through sixth grade to AWANA every Wednesday night from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. The program will continue through April.

BROOKSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH service schedule is as follows: Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship at 11 a.m., and Wednesday night meal at 6 p.m., followed by Bible study at 7 p.m. The church is located at 51070 Ala 79.

ONEONTA CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST service schedule begins at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school followed by worship at 11 a.m. Pastor is Vondrick Harrison.

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 and phone is 625-6112.

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.