Church Briefs

EVENTS

ONEONTA SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH will have spring revival today, 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 concludes revival tonight, 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.

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER RALLY will be tomorrow, May 2, at noon, on the Blount County Courthouse steps. This is a time of prayer for our city, government, churches, families, military, education, media, businesses, persecuted Christians, revival, and America. Lunch will be served afterwards at First Baptist Church fellowship hall. The theme is ‘Love One Another.’ In case of rain, the rally will be moved to First Baptist Church sanctuary.

BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH in Snead will have a yard sale, tomorrow, May 2, and Friday, May 3, from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m., and Saturday, May 4, from 7 a.m. until noon. New and different items coming in daily. To donate or get information, phone the church at 205- 466-7424 or Denise Mead at 205-363-0359.

PINE MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CHURCH will have a large fundraiser yard sale Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Lots and lots of stuff! The church is located at 2678 Valley Grove Road in Remlap.

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.

MT. EBELL CHURCH will have decoration Sunday, May 5. Church service is at 11 a.m. There will be special singers and Tyler Doty will speak. A special offering will be taken for the cemetery. The church is located on Ebell Road in Rosa.

HARMONY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have memorial services Sunday, May 5, at 10:30 a.m. Lunch at noon; singing in the afternoon with the Steve Beam Family. Sam Johnson is pastor. The church is located on County Highway 42.

SERVICES/SUPPORT 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.