Church Briefs


ONEONTA SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH will have a singing on Sunday, May 27, at 2 p.m., featuring Trusting Grace. Pastor is Dale Young.

NEW HOME #1 MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have the group Chosen Generation singing on Sunday, May 27, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Pastor is Matthew Fallin.

ONEONTA FIRST INDEPENDENT CHURCH will have a prayer and praise service on Sunday, May 27, at 5 p.m. Come prepared to share your favorite gospel or contemporary Christian song. The church is located on Ala 75, just south of Oneonta schools.

JONES CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival Monday, May 28, through Friday, June 1, at 7 p.m. nightly. Prayer band begins at 6:45 p.m. Evangelist is Quinton Claburn and pastor is Earl Harper.

ONEONTA CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST will have a one day tent revival and outreach service on Saturday, June 2, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Darryl Johnson of Glad Tidings Church will bring the message. The church is located at 607 Washington Ave. West, Oneonta.

EDGEWOOD CEMETERY will have a Memorial Service on Sunday, June 3, at 10:30 a.m. Please remove all flowers by May 25 for preparation of the cemetery grounds.

ROBIN HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have Homecoming on Sunday, June 3, with worship at 10:30 a.m., lunch around noon and singing at 1:30 p.m. with Daily Bread.

EASLEY BAPTIST CHURCH will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, June 3. Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m., worship at 11 a.m., followed by members and friends gathering in the fellowship hall for a covered dish luncheon. Phone Toby Hollingsworth at 353-1133 for more information.

TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival services Sunday, June 3, at 6 p.m., and Monday, June 4, through Wednesday, June 6, at 7 p.m. nightly. The church is located at 6156 County Road 45 in Nectar. Evangelist is Will Standridge, pastor is Bobby Davis, and special music performed by Joe Wallis.

PARK AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH will have a yard sale Saturday, June 9, from 7 a.m. until ?

UNITED CHILDREN OF GOD (formerly Mt. Ebell) will have a singing on Sunday, June 17, at 1:30 p.m., with Jeremiah’s Call performing.


ONEONTA SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH will have ‘Jesus is my Superhero’ VBS on June 4 – 8. Monday night will be 5:45 p.m. until 8 p.m., Tuesday – Thursday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., and Friday will be program night from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. with refreshments after.

HIGH ROCK METHODIST CHURCH will have ‘Rolling River Rampage’ VBS on Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 8, from 6:15 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. nightly.

HARMONY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have ‘Camp Moose on the Loose’ VBS on Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 8, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:45 p.m. nightly. Ages two through adult. The church is located on County Road 42.

PHILADELPHIA BAPTIST CHURCH will have ‘Camp Moose on the Loose’ VBS on Monday, June 11, through Friday, June 15, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:45 p.m. nightly. VBS is offered to ages three through adult. Dinner is served and transportation is available. Visit the Facebook page to register.

PARK AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH will have ‘Game On’ VBS on Monday, June 18, through Friday, June 22, from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., for ages preschool through adult. Registration will be held Sunday, June 10, at 2 p.m. The church is located at 909 Park Avenue behind Burger King. Pastor is Bobby McCullough.


HOOD CEMETERY in Riverside is requesting that all flowers be removed by Monday, May 28, for mowing.

PRE-NEED WORKSHOP Long Family Funeral Homes will offer a free Pre-Need Workshop at Valley Chapel on Thursdays, May 24 and 31, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Family service counselor Shelia Wootan will answer questions on pre-planning funeral needs. Phone 274-2323 for more information.

FREE BIBLE COURSE For more information, phone 631-7000 or mail a request to: Free Bible Course, 1750 Decatur Hwy, Gardendale, AL 35071.

LOCUST FORK BAPTIST CHURCH Open registration for 2-5 year-olds has begun for the 2018-19 kindergarten year. 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

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 Word, and will begin the New Testament on April 25, one book each week, on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Come learn more about the world of technology and how you can put it to use in your life with Taming Technology 1 Byte at a Time. Classes have begun and are on Thursdays from 10 – 11:30 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 will have a Swamp John’s dinner fundraiser on Wednesday, May 30, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m., at the fellowship hall. The $12 plate includes chicken, shrimp, or fish, and includes sides, drink, and dessert. Eat in or take out. Proceeds benefit the ladies’ group’s local missions.

The 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 Saturdays and Sundays. Phone 274-2879 or 647-0150 for more information.