Church Briefs


LEE’S CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will have a gospel concert featuring Robert and Pam Glass on Sunday, May 21, from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.

MOUNT PLEASANT MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have Homecoming and Decoration on Sunday, May 21, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Singing Commodores will perform, lunch will be served, with more singing to follow lunch. The church is located at 40 Mt. Pleasant Church Road in Altoona.

ONEONTA SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH will have a friends and family singing on Sunday, May 28, beginning at 2 p.m. The church choir will also sing.

PINE GROVE METHODIST CHURCH will have memorial services on Sunday, May 28, with the group Perkins Revival from Gadsden performing at 10:30 a.m., worship at 11 a.m., and lunch to follow.

ONEONTA CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST will have a one-day tent revival and outreach service on Saturday, May 27, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Terry Ball, state president of department of evangelism for the first jurisdiction of the COGIC, will bring a message. The community is invited to enjoy food, fun, and fellowship. Phone pastor Vondrick G. Harrison at 602-8548 for more information.


CLEVELAND FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH will have VBS on Monday, June 5, through Friday, June 9, from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. nightly.

MT. VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH will have ‘Galactic Starveyor’ VBS on Saturday, June 10, from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. for ages 3 to adult. The church is located on Arkadelphia Road, one mile northwest of the intersection of Skyline Drive. Phone 590-3321 with questions.

PHILADELPHIA BAPTIST CHURCH will have VBS ‘Operation Arctic,’ on Monday, June 12, through Friday, June 16, from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., nightly for ages 3 through sixth grade. Dinner served each evening and transportation is available. Phone Nicole Bryant at 353- 2192 for more information.


FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH ONEONTA is seeking a parttime children’s coordinator. If interested, email resume to LaNeia Wilkinson at

CALVARY EPISCOPAL CHURCH has 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.

BLOUNT COUNTY SAV-A-LIFE now offers Forgiven and Set Free, a biblical support group for women who have had an abortion. The free, confidential meetings have begun. Phone Kathy Lacks at 625-5416 or Heather Payne at 579-2023 for more information.

MT. VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH has begun the Beth Moore Bible study, Daniel: Lives of Integrity, Words of Prophecy. The study will continue every third and fourth Wednesday night at 7 p.m. and all are invited. The church is located on Arkadelphia Road one mile northwest of Skyline Drive. Phone 590-3321 for more information.

REMLAP UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY is accepting bids for lawn maintenance and trash removal. Send bids to P.O. Box 162, Remlap, AL 35133. Phone Jennifer at 520-6711 between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for an appointment. Deadline for bids is June 14.

GREENS CHAPEL CHURCH has begun a new Bible study, Windows to the World, and will explore all 66 books of the Bible, one book each week, on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Phone pastor David Linski at 737-0823 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 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 meets 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.

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.

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