Church Briefs

PLEASANT VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have Homecoming Sunday, Oct. 20, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be served. Singing resumes at 1:30 p.m. featuring The Fishermen. The church is located on U.S. 278 approximately two miles east of Holly Pond. Phone 256-796-5986 for more information.

CORINTH BAPTIST CHURCH will have Homecoming Sunday, Oct. 20, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon. Special singers will perform at 1:30 p.m. The church is located on Skyball Mountain. Phone 205-353-3486 for information.

STRAIGHT MOUNTAIN BAPTIST CHURCH will have a 100th anniversary celebration Sunday, Oct. 20. Service will be at 10:30 a.m. with lunch to follow. There will be afternoon fellowship and sharing of pictures and memories. The church is located on County Highway 29.

HOPEWELL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have fall revival Sunday, Oct. 20, at 5:30 p.m., and Monday, Oct. 21, through Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. nightly. Mark Jones is evangelist. Micheal Lackey is pastor. The church is located at 315 Hopewell Road, Arab.

TAIT’S GAP BAPTIST CHURCH will have Homecoming Sunday, Oct. 20. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. with service to follow. Daily Bread will be in concert at 1:30 p.m.

DAILEY’S CHAPEL will have the second annual Fall Festival Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. There will be cake walks, face painting, hay rides, costume contest, games, candy, prizes, gift card giveaways, and more. The church is located at 222 Bynum Drive in Rosa.

COMMUNITY FALL FESTIVAL Lester Memorial United Methodist, Oneonta First Baptist, Redeemer Community Church, and First Independent Church are partnering Sunday, Oct. 27, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., on Third Avenue between First and Fourth Streets, for a community fall festival. There will be trunk-or-treat candy, inflatables, games, food, pumpkin painting, costume contest, hayride shuttle, and more. Admission is free.

MINISTRY TRAINING INSTITUTE Samford University’s Ministry Training Institute Biblical Foundations class begins Monday, Oct. 21. The eight-week course will meet each Monday, at 6 p.m., at First Baptist Church Oneonta fellowship hall, 300 Third Ave. E. Tuition is $50 plus book. Register at Phone 205-625-3191 for more info.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH ONEONTA invites all children in kindergarten through sixth grade to be a part of our Kid’s Bible Club. We will meet from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Thursdays and have Bible stories, Bible drills, memory verses, games, snacks, and crafts. Enter the church by the side door and take the elevator to the third floor. Phone the church office at 205-625-3191 for more 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 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.

PLEASANT GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., worship service is at 10:30 a.m. David D. Poole is pastor. The church is located at 4415 County Highway 21, Horton. Phone Carolyn Morton at 205-466-7413 for more information.

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.