Church Briefs



FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST ASSOCIATION will have a Music Festival on Friday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. at Oneonta First Baptist Church. Member churches are encouraged to participate. Phone the office at 274-2879 to register.

MOUNTAIN POINTE MINISTRIES has new worship times: Sunday worship begins at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday school and small groups begin at 11 a.m. For more information, visit

ONEONTA SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH will have the fourth Sunday singing Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. with Daily Bread as guest singers. Phone Chasity Hunt at 602-9272 with questions.

The church will have revival services Wednesday, March 4, through Friday, March 6, at 7 p.m. each evening. Prayer begins at 6:45 p.m. and refreshments will be served after the Friday night service. Dale Young is pastor, Jeff Daily is helper.

NEW HOME #1 MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will feature the group River City on Sunday, Feb. 22, at 1:30 p.m. Song chairman is Bruce Hamby and pastor is Matthew Fallin. Phone 559-4359 for more information. The church is located off county road 36.

AUSTIN CREEK MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival services Sunday, Feb. 22, at 5 p.m., and Monday, Feb. 23, through Friday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. The church is located on Joy Road five miles southwest of Blountsville. Evangelist is Eric Stone, pastor is Curtis Ray Atkinson.


BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH will serve a free Sloppy Joe community dinner on Sunday, Feb. 22, from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. which includes baked beans, potato chips, homemade cookies, and drink. The church is located on U.S. 278 in Snead.

PHILADELPHIA BAPTIST CHURCH will have Awana’s Children’s ministry every Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. and continuing until the end of the school year. Open to ages K-3 through sixth grade, children will participate in games, crafts, and learning about God. Phone Nicole Bryant at 353-2192 with questions.

E STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST has Bible classes at 7 p.m. each Wednesday.

THE CHURCH AT ONEONTA hosts a weekly GriefShare Group on Mondays from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The support group is open to those grieving the death of a loved one. Phone Linda Reid at 625-4477 with questions. The church is located at the intersection of U.S. 231 and county road 20.

FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST ASSOCIATION Baptist Center Thrift Store is located at 7730 Ala 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. and closed Sundays. Phone 274-2879 or 647-0150 for more information.