Church Briefs


LEBANON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will feature The Blackwood Quartet in concert on Sunday, Jan. 15, at 3 p.m. The church is located at 925 County Road 42. A love offering will be taken for the group.

WELCOME #2 BAPTIST CHURCH will have the third Sunday singing Jan. 15 at 2 p.m., featuring special singers Crimson Stained. The church is located on Terry Heights Road in Palmerdale. Pastor is Tommy Riggs, singing chairman is James Burgess.

PLEASANT VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have the regular third Sunday singing Jan. 15 at 6 p.m., with the group Exodus from Gadsden. 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.

MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH will have a pastors and deacons school each Thursday in January, at 7 p.m. The class will be taught by Randy Burtram. Phone 353-1315 for more information.

BLOUNT COUNTY EMMAUS CLUSTER will meet Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Turning Point United Methodist Church in Locust Fork. Potluck supper begins at 6:30 p.m., meeting begins at 7 p.m.


CALVARY EPISCOPAL CHURCH has begun a beans and rice food ministry the fourth Sunday of each month, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Dry beans and rice will be given away on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.

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 with a light meal followed by Bible studies and activities until 7:30 p.m. No Wonderful Wednesday when school is out.

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 meet each Sunday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

CLEVELAND CROSS HALO COWBOY CHURCH invites worshippers to come as they are to Sunday services at 9 a.m. Arrive early to enjoy a pancake breakfast. The church is located on Ala 160, just past the Ala 79 intersection. Phone pastor Tim Corson at 910-7296 for more information.

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.

NEED AN ITEM IN CHURCHBRIEFS? Email info to or call 625-3231.

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., closed Sundays. Phone 274-2879 or 647-0150 for more information.