Church Briefs


WALNUT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH continues the 6 p.m. 12-week gathering to discuss Max Lucado’s book Unshakable Hope on Sunday nights through April 28. Refreshments will be served. Email for more information.

J.B. PENNINGTON ALUMNI ASSOCIATION will host a concert with Canaan’s Crossing, Bama Blu Grace, and Daily Bread on Saturday, March 2, at 6 p.m., in the high school auditorium. Tickets are $10 and are available at Peoples Bank locations or at the door. All proceeds benefit J.B. Pennington projects. For more information phone 775-2050.

MT. VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH will have a singing Sunday, March 3, at 1:30 p.m. Special singers are Trusting Grace. The church is located on Arkadelphia Road about one mile northwest of the Skyline Drive intersection. Phone 647-5233 for more information. Pastor is Jeff Helton.

FRIENDSHIP FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH Gideons will be at the church on Sunday, March 3, at the 11 a.m. service. The church is located in the Selfville community. Phone 789-6403 for more information.

CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH Canaan’s Crossing will be in concert Sunday, March 3, at 6 p.m. The church is located on Ala 168 in Boaz.

JONES CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival Monday, March 4, through Wednesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. nightly. Prayer band starts at 6:45 p.m. Evangelist is John Hutchens, pastor is Earl Harper.

LESTER MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH children’s department and LMUMC Childcare are sponsoring “Mission Market,” a community wide indoor sale with a huge selection of clothes, toys, household items, and more! The market will be held at the church on Friday, March 8, and Saturday, March 9, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. All proceeds will benefit local and international missions.

GOD’S LITTLE CHURCH in Allgood will have a gospel singing on Sunday, March 10, at 1:30 p.m. The Fugatt Family from Gadsden will perform.

MT. ZION BAPTIST CHURCH will have the second appreciation honoring Pastor and Sister B.J. Price on Sunday, March 10, at 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be Mario McDaniel from Macedonia Baptist Church, Gadsden. The church is located at 625 C Street, Oneonta.

NEW EMMAUS MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival services Monday, March 11, through Friday, March 15, at 7 p.m. nightly. Prayer begins at 6:30 p.m. Evangelist is Johnny Allred, pastor is Wes Lowery. The church is located on County Highway 34 in Snead.

HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival Wednesday, March 13, through Friday, March 15, at 7 p.m. nightly. Evangelist is Freddy Hamby, pastor is Aubrey Glasscock. The church is located at 7151 County Hwy 27 on Straight Mountain.

ONEONTA SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH will have a Bible day camp for all ages on Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Transportation is provided. Phone Chasity at 602-9272 or Beverly at 493-0999. Pastor is Dale Young.

MT. CARMEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have spring revival Wednesday, April 3, through Friday, April 5, at 7 p.m. nightly. Prayer band starts 15 minutes prior to service. The church is located on County Highway 29 on Straight Mountain. Jeff Daily is evangelist, Jeff Fore is pastor.


ALTOONA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Sunday evening Bible study for children, youth, and adults will begin at 6 p.m., and Wednesday evening Bible study and youth group meets at 6 p.m. Pastor is Billy York.

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

HAYDEN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH has 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 State Highway 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.

BLOUNTSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH has the Wonderful Wednesday program for kindergarten through sixth grade with a light meal at 5:30 p.m. for grades seven through 12 followed by Bible studies and activities until 7:30 p.m. No Wonderful Wednesday when school is out. Bus transportation is available. The youth meets each Sunday from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Sunday services are as follows: early worship at 8:30 a.m.; Sunday school at 10 a.m.; and worship at 11 a.m.

CLEVELAND CHURCH OF CHRIST Service schedule is as follows: Bible study, 10 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m.; evening service, 5 p.m., midweek Bible study, Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Pastor is Stanley Ryan.

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 State Highway 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 Sundays at 4 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 State Highway 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.