Church Briefs

ONEONTA CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST will host the annual appreciation Friday, July 19, and Sunday, July 21. Walter J. Henderson, superintendent of the Birmingham District and pastor of 11th Avenue Church of God in Christ, will speak Friday at 7:30 p.m. Willie E. Hearn, superintendent of the Greater Anniston District, will speak Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

FIRST INDEPENDENT CHURCH OF ONEONTA ‘Power Up’ VBS for ages 3 through 18 continues through Friday, July 19, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. nightly. Transportation is available in the Oneonta and Allgood areas. Phone 205-446-5681 for more information.

MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH Revival continues through Friday, July 19, at 7 p.m. nightly. Evangelist is Randy Burtram. Pastor is Robbie Burtram. The church is located on County Highway 35 in the McLarty community.

HIGH MOUND MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Revival continues through Friday, July 19, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Prayer room is at 6:40 p.m. nightly. Pastor is Mark Jones. Helper is Paul Kelley. The church is located at 196 Teal Road, Horton.

GOSPEL SINGING Blountsville Fire & Rescue Auxiliary is hosting a gospel singing Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., beside We-Tote-Em in Blountsville. Singers will be Red and Friends, The Singing Commodores, One Accord, Pleasant Valley Church, and many more. Bring your blanket or chair. Food will be available for purchase. All proceeds benefit Blountsville Fire & Rescue. RSVP to Mindy at 205-237-9805 or 205-429-3400 or Jessica at 205- 456-8364 or 205-429-3400.

PLEASANT MOUNT MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival Sunday, July 21, at 6 p.m., with The Baileys as special singers, and Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26, at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Matthew Fallin is evangelist. Lunch will be served daily following the morning service. Prayer band begins at 6:45 p.m. nightly. The church is located on U.S. 278 approximately two miles east of Holly Pond. Phone 256-796-5986 for more information.

HARMONY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival Sunday, July 21, at 5:30 p.m., and Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26, at 7 p.m. nightly. Prayer meeting will be at 6:45 p.m. Evangelist is Wes Lowrey. Pastor is Sam Johnson. The church is located on County Highway 42.

HOPEWELL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have summer revival Sunday, July 21, at 5:30 p.m., and Monday July 22, through Friday, July 26, at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Evangelist is Lee Smith. Pastor is Michael Lackey. The church is located at 3155 Hopewell Road, Arab.

WELCOME #2 MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Homecoming will be Sunday, July 21. Bama Blu-Grace will sing at 2 p.m. Summer revival will be Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26, at 7 p.m. nightly. Men will meet at 6:45 p.m. nightly for prayer. Evangelist is Daniel Wright. Pastor is Tommy Riggs. The church is located on Terry Heights Road in Palmerdale.

TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH ‘Faith on the Farm’ VBS will be Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26, from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. nightly. Early registration is Monday, July 22, at 5 p.m. Meal will be served every night. Phone 205-516-0313 for transportation.

HAW GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26, at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Prayer is at 6:45 p.m. nightly. Evangelist is Paul Jones. Pastor is Justin Childers. The church is located in the Five Points Community in Cleveland.

TAITS GAP BAPTIST CHURCH will have summer revival Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26, at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Evangelist is Jack Thomason. Pastor is Neil Whited.

BETHLEHEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival Sunday, July 28, at 5 p.m., and Monday, July 29, through Friday Aug. 2, at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Evangelist is Paul Kelley. Pastor is Ennis Stone. The church is located on County Highway 6.

ONEONTA SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH will have summer revival Sunday, July 28, at 5 p.m., and Monday, July 29, through Friday, Aug. 2, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily. Prayer is at 6:45 p.m. nightly. Phone 205-493-0999 for local transportation. Helper is Sam Johnson. Pastor is Daryl Young.

MT. VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH will celebrate the 75th anniversary with a Homecoming service and singing Sunday, Aug. 4. Service starts at 10 a.m., lunch is at noon, and special singers Living Faith will perform at 1:30 p.m. The church is located on Arkadelphia Road approximately one mile from the Skyline Drive intersection. Phone 205-590-3321 for information.

SHILOH-ALLGOOD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH presents Un-Follow, a three-week sermon series beginning Sunday, July 21, at 11 a.m., and continuing July 28 and Aug. 4. The series examines changes to make in order to change our lives for the better. What do you want to change? The church is located at 134 Boat Landing Road, Allgood. Phone 205-237-4441 for directions or information.

NECTAR CEMETERY AND NECTAR CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH are raising money for the upkeep of the cemetery and repairs and improvements to the church. All money raised will be divided equally between the Nectar Cemetery Fund and the Nectar Congregational Church. Donations may be made through Go Fund Me at www.gofundme.com/f/nectar-alabama-cemetery or by sending contributions directly to Nectar Cemetery Fund, c/o Sue Gaither, 14760 State Highway 160, Cleveland, AL 35049. Please write “Nectar Cemetery Fund” in the memo section of your check.

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 every 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.

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.