Church Briefs


CALVARY EPISCOPAL CHURCH in Oneonta will have the Blessing of the Animals service on Sunday, Oct. 8, at the 11 a.m. service. All are welcome – two-legged or four-legged.

NEW HOME #1 MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have a missions conference today through Sunday, Oct. 8. Times are as follows: today through Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, meal at 5 p.m. and service at 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. Evangelist is Stinnett Ballew.

WARRIOR RIVER BAPTIST CHURCH will have a singing on Sunday, Oct. 8, beginning at 1:30 p.m., featuring Freida Martin and her grandchildren. The church is two miles east of West End on U.S. 278, on the right.

THE CHURCH AT REMLAP will have a giant yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 14, beginning at 8 a.m. For sale will be clothes, household items, interior and exterior paint, and much more. Concessions include chili dog plates. The church is located on Remlap Drive. Proceeds will benefit youth group projects.

CORINTH BAPTIST CHURCH will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 15, beginning at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch at noon, then singing led by the youth. The church is located on Skyball Mountain. Phone 625-6054 for more information.

PLEASANT VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 15, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Point of Honor will perform then lunch will be served afterwards. There will be no Sunday school or evening service. 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.

GOD’S LITTLE CHURCH will have a benefit singing on Saturday, Oct. 14, beginning at 10 a.m. The benefit is for Mark Herd, who needs eye surgery. Performing will be Nate Fortner, The Travelers, Heartfelt, and Pine Mountain Bluegrass. The church is located at 4977 Old Ala 75 in Allgood.

STRAIGHT MOUNTAIN MENNONITE CHURCH will have a ‘Fall Fun Day’ on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. There will be a lesson, music, crafts, supper, and a hayride. The activities are planned for elementary through junior high students, but all ages are welcome to participate.

The church will have revival services Sunday, Oct. 15, with worship at 11 a.m., followed by a noon meal, and evening service at 5 p.m., through Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m., nightly. Phil Swartzentruber from Jackson, Ky., will be guest evangelist. The church is located at 4860 County Road 24. Phone 274-7833 with questions.

ONEONTA SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH Fall revival will be Wednesday, Nov. 1, through Friday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. nightly. William McClellan is evangelist, Dale Young is pastor. Phone 274-9116 for more information.


AUTUMNWOODS CHURCH at Dailey’s Chapel in Rosa has begun an eight-week small group study by Francis Chan, titled ‘You and Me Forever,’ on Wednesdays, at 6:30 p.m. A light meal will be served and childcare is available. Phone pastor David Shearrer at 256-338-7292 or email for more information.

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.

GREENS CHAPEL CHURCH has a 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- 0863 for more information.

CALVARY EPISCOPAL CHURCH has a food pantry 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.

BLOUNTSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH has the Wonderful Wednesday program for kindergarten through sixth grade with a light meal at 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. for grades 7-12 followed by Bible studies and activities until 7:30 p.m. No Wonderful Wednesday when school is out. Bus transportation is available. Youth meets each Sunday from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

CLEVELAND CHURCH OF CHRIST offers in-depth Bible studies with pastor Stanley Ryan. Sunday, Sept. 24, will be ‘You can come to Christ.’

Service schedule is as follows: Bible study, 10 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m., midweek Bible study, Wednesdays, 6 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.

CARPENTER’S MINISTRIES CHURCH 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.