Church Briefs


HENDRIX MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have spring revival tonight, April 17, through Friday, April 19, at 7 p.m. nightly. Prayer room at 6:45 p.m. Sammy Blakely is evangelist; Keith Franks is pastor.

EDGEWOOD MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival tonight, April 17, through Friday, April 19, at 7 p.m. nightly. Evangelist is Stanley Jones, pastor is Bobby Goss. The church is located on County Highway 13 in Locust Fork.

WARRIOR RIVER BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival tonight, April 17, through Friday, April 19, at 7 p.m. nightly. Prayer begins at 6:45 p.m. Evangelist is Paul Kelley, pastor is Roy Miller. The church is located east of West End.

HAYDEN AND SMOKERISE UNITED METHODIST CHURCHES will have joint Holy Week services. Maundy Thursday service will be tomorrow, April 18, at Smokerise; Good Friday Tenebrae service will be April 19 at Hayden. Both services start at 6 p.m.

ANTIOCH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will have Good Friday service April 19, at 7 p.m., with special music and worship. Refreshments will be served after the service. The church is located at 3928 County Highway 20 in Oneonta.

LESTER MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ‘Seven Last Words of Christ’ will be presented Friday, April 19, at 7 p.m., in the sanctuary. Experience the actual words spoken from the cross with choir, soloists, and piano by Deborah Beason.

WELCOME #2 MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival Wednesday, April 24, through Friday, April 26, at 7 p.m. nightly. Men will meet at 6:45 p.m. for prayer. Evangelist is Houston Daily, pastor is Tommy Riggs. The church is located on Terry Heights Road in Palmerdale.

REMLAP UNITED METHODIST CHURCH cemetery committee will meet Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m., at The Church of Remlap. Please remove all flowers by Mother’s Day for mowing.

HAYDEN CHURCH OF GOD will host the 22nd annual bass tournament Saturday, April 27, at Guntersville State Park. Entry fee is $80 per boat. Cash prizes will be awarded to first through fifth place and there will be a prize for big fish. For more information, visit the Facebook page, email, or phone 205-438-0429. All proceeds benefit Youth World Evangelism Action Missions.

THE CROSS AT CLAY Voices of Lee will be in concert Saturday, April 27, at 6 p.m. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken. Doors open at 5 p.m. Come early; limited capacity. The church is located at 6712 Old Springville Road. For more information phone Brice Marsh at 256-508-9470 or Leigh Marsh at 205-245- 5097.

NEW BEGINNINGS BAPTIST CHURCH will have the annual yard sale Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. The church is located at 5375 State Highway 160 in Hayden.

ONEONTA SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH will have the fourth Sunday singing on April 28, at 2 p.m. Bloodline will perform.

Spring revival will be Wednesday, May 1, through Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. nightly. Prayer begins at 6:45 p.m. Evangelist is Johnny Allred, pastor is Daryl Young. Local transportation is available. BLOUNTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival Sunday, April 28, at 6 p.m., and Monday, April 29, through Wednesday, May 1, at 6:30 p.m. Caleb Elrod is evangelist, Randall Edmondson is pastor. The church is located at 270 College Street in Blountsville.

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

PINE BLUFF MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have a benefit singing and spaghetti supper Saturday, May 4. Dinner will be served from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.; $5 per plate. Singing is at 6 p.m. with several groups.


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 205-631-7000 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 205-647-0921 or 205-901-4980 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 205-625-5416 or Heather Payne at 205-579-2023 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 205-737-0863 for more information on church events. 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 205-910- 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 205-625-4477 with questions. The church is located at the intersection of U.S. 231 and County Road 20 and phone is 205-625- 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 205-274-2879 or 205-647-0150 for more information.