Church Briefs

FRIENDSHIP FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH in Selfville will have Trey Hancock, missionary with Assemblies of God, as guest speaker on Sunday, Feb. 18, at the 11 a.m. service, followed by lunch and fellowship. The church is located on Ala 79 near Mile Marker 22.

UNION HILL BAPTIST CHURCH will offer a study, ‘…Then comes marriage,’ led by Alan and Carol Hatcher, on Friday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 24. The cost is $40 per couple and includes dinner Friday, breakfast Saturday, snacks, and notebooks. Deadline to register is Feb. 19 at 274-9232 or online at unionhillbaptist.org. Childcare available by reservation.

LOCUST FORK BAPTIST CHURCH will have registration for the 2018-19 kindergarten year. Open registration for 2-5 year-olds will begin March 6. Phone 680-1101 with questions.

HAYDEN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH The Celebrate Recovery ministry is held Monday nights from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., at the Family Life Center at the intersection of Ala 160 and County Road 7. The ministry, sponsored by Hayden and Smokerise United Methodist Churches and Oasis of Hope Church, offers help for those with ‘hurts, hang-ups, and habits.’ Meal provided.

CROSSROADS BAPTIST CHURCH offers a Celebrate Recovery ministry every Tuesday evening with a light meal at 6:30 p.m., followed by praise and worship music, then a testimony or lesson in small groups led by a leader. Come as you are. The church is located at 801 Ala 160 in Hayden.

CLEVELAND FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH is seeking a youth minister. The Crosswalk youth group has a consistent attendance of 30-50 teens. Email a resume and references to cfb@otelco.net.

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 on church events.

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 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.