Church Briefs


BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH Vacation Bible School will be tomorrow, June 13, and Friday, June 14, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., and Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. until noon. Phone 256-506-3439 for more information.

PINE GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH VBS for pre-K through sixth grade children continues through Friday, June 14, from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. nightly.

LAKEVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH ‘The Great Adventure’ VBS continues through Friday, June 14, from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. nightly. Classes will be for children age 4 to youth. The church is located at 117 Skyview Road, Highland Lake.

PARK AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH ‘Giddyup Junction’ VBS for age 3 through adult continues through Friday, June 14, from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. nightly. Light supper will be served.

FIRST INDEPENDENT CHURCH will have a yard sale Saturday, June 15, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. All proceeds will benefit its VBS ministry. The church is located at 27038 State Highway 75.

BLOUNT COUNTY MISSIONARY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION on Champion Road in Oneonta will have revival Sunday, June 16, at 7:30 a.m. (radio program), and 6 p.m., and Monday, June 17, through Friday, June 21, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Helper is Paul Jones.

FAIRVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH will have summer revival Monday, June 17, through Friday, June 21, at 7 p.m. nightly. Evangelist is Jeff Fore. Pastor is Jeff Daily. The church is located on County Highway 27 on Straight Mountain.

HAW GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Vacation Bible School for all ages will be Monday, June 17, through Friday, June 21, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served nightly. Commencement will be Friday, June 21, at 6:30 p.m.

REMLAP UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY meeting Thursdy, June 20, at 7 p.m., at the Church in Remlap. New board members will be elected.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH CLEVELAND will host Voices of Mobile Thursday, June 20, at 6:30 p.m.

BLOUNTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH The Singing Commodores will be in concert Sunday, June 23, at 6 p.m. The church is located at 270 College Street, Blountsville. Pastor is Randall Edmondson. Phone 205- 429-2528 with questions.

SHILOH CEMETERY in Allgood will have decoration Sunday, June 23. Please remove all old flowers beforehand.

TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH will have spring revival Sunday, June 23, at 6 p.m., and Monday, June 24, through Wednesday, June 26, at 7 p.m. nightly. There will be special music every night. Evangelist is Tim Davis. Pastor is Bobby Davis. The church is located at 6156 County Road 45 in Nectar.

LESTER MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ‘Have U Seen?’ VBS for children age 3 (by June 1 and fully potty trained) through fifth grade will be Monday, June 24, through Friday, June 28, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. nightly. Visit or the church Facebook page for more info and registration.


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. Desserts are served 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 begun a new Bible study titled ‘More Than a Carpenter.’ The class will meet each Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 11:15 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 are each Thursday from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. The church is located at 811 Greens Chapel Road in Cleveland. Phone pastor David Linski at 205-737-0863 for more information on church events.

BLOUNTSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday services are as follows: early worship at 8:30 a.m.; Sunday school at 10 a.m.; worship at 11 a.m.; and youth at 6 p.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.

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.

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.

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.