Church Briefs


NEW BETHEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival through Friday, July 6, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. The church is located on Hwy 79 between Locust Fork and Cleveland. Larry Smith is helper, Stanley Jones is pastor.

GOD’S LITTLE CHURCH will have a gospel singing on Sunday, July 8, at 1:30 p.m. with Stanley Turner and Set Free from Piedmont performing. The church is located at 4977 Old Ala 75 in Allgood.

MOUNTAIN GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival Sunday, July 8, at 5 p.m., and Monday, July 9, through Wednesday July 11, at 7 p.m. nightly. Evangelist is Larry Dale Smith, pastor is Greg Stone. The church is located on County Road 47 in Blountsville.

LESTER MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will have a salad luncheon on Tuesday, July 17, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Norma Bynum Scholarship Fund to help children in need attend preschool and daycare.

ONEONTA SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival on Sunday, July 22, at 5 p.m., and Monday, July 23, through Friday, July 27, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Phone 493-0999 or 602-9272 for transportation. John Fallin is helper, Dale Young is pastor.


NEW BEGINNINGS BAPTIST CHURCH will have a one day VBS ‘Time Lab’ extravaganza on Saturday, July 7, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will be classes for children ages three through sixth grade. Lunch will be served. For more information, phone Cathy at 647- 8933 or Glenda at 901-0279. The church is located in Hayden.

BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH will have a one day VBS ‘God’s Top 10’ on Saturday, July 14, from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be served.

TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH will have ‘Jesus is My Super Hero’ VBS on Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 20, from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. nightly.


FREE BIBLE COURSE For more information, phone 631-7000 or mail a request to: Free Bible Course, 1750 Decatur Hwy, Gardendale, AL 35071. BLOUNTSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH The youth meets each Sunday from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

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 will have small group study on Monday nights at 6 p.m. Bring a covered dish to share. Hosted by Hayden and Smokerise UMC. Please phone 647-0921 or 901-4980 with questions.

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.

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 has begun the New Testament, 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.

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.