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SINGINGS MOUNTAIN GROVE BAPTIST on county road 47, Blountsville, will have a singing Saturday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. Special singers will be the Singing Commodores Quartet and the Strait-Way Quartet. Earl Young and Milo Hamm, singing chairmen, and Jerry Hackney, pastor, invite all to attend.

PLEASANT VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST will have its regular third Sunday night singing Nov. 21 at 6 with Tradition from Fort Payne as guests. The church is located on U.S. 278 East, approximately two miles east of Holly Pond on the left. For more information, call 256-796-5986 or 256-796-8375.

COMMUNITY CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN FELLOWSHIP will have monthly singing Nov. 14 at the church, located at Allgood, three miles south of Oneonta on Ala 75. Lunch will be served at 12 noon with singing following at 1:30 p.m. The Joyful Heart of Cullman will be guests. For directions or more information, call Marfaye Love, 274-0636.

REVIVALS FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST on U.S. 231, Cleveland, will have revival services at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 14, and at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, through Wednesday, Nov. 17. Tyler Doty is evangelist, and W.C. Green is pastor. Special singers are expected every night. All are invited.

NEW EMMAUS MISSIONARY BAPTIST will have 6:30 evening prayer meetings and 7 p.m. services during revival Nov. 15 through Nov. 19. Evangelist is Ennis Stone, and pastor is Wayne Allcorn.

SPECIAL EVENTS FIRST BAPTIST ONEONTA will have its annual community Thanksgiving service Sunday, Nov. 21, at 6 p.m. A love offering will be taken for the Good Samaritan Fund. Join the church for a time of worship and fellowship. The church is located at 300 3rd Avenue East. Call 625-3191 for more information.

PARK AVENUE BAPTIST will host its annual community Thanksgiving lunch Thursday, Nov. 18, with serving beginning at 11 a.m. and ending at 1 p.m. Everyone is invited to come and share the meal with church members. No home deliveries will be made, but takeouts are welcome. The event will be held in the church’s Zbinden Family Life Center.

LESTER MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST will have its annual shoebox collection week Nov. 15 through Nov. 21 for Operation Christmas Child. Take offerings to the fellowship hall Monday through Sunday between 10 a.m. and 12 noon or on Wednesday and Friday nights between 5 and 8. Operation Christmas Child is an annual outreach of Samaritan’s Purse, which makes it possible for millions of children to experience God’s love through shoe boxes filled with gifts. The project emphasizes kids helping kids. For more information, contact Lester Memorial at 625-5681 or go to www.samaritanspurse.org.

GREEN’S CHAPEL CPW is having a yard and bake sale Friday, Nov. 12, beginning at 7 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. The church is located at 811 Green’s Chapel Road.

PINE BLUFF BAPTIST at Locust Fork welcomes all to wear old-fashioned clothes and help the church celebrate Thanksgiving while remembering bygone days on Sunday, Nov. 14. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m., and dinner in the fellowship hall after the service. After the meal, stay and listen to bluegrass gospel music by the Uplander Singing Band from Kimberly.

CLEVELAND UNITED METHODIST is hosting Donnie Sumner of Nashville, Tenn., in concert Sunday, Nov. 14, at 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome to hear Donnie Sumner, who was a backup singer for Elvis Presley for many years. For more information, contact Joy Hitt at 274-0955.

CENTER SPRINGS BAPTIST will have concerts featuring Terry G. Hall, Southern Gospel’s bass soloist and oneman quartet, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, and at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 21. Pastor Luther Williams, 256-352-8946, invites all to attend. The church is on Center Springs Road at Little Shenandoah, off Ala 79 at Locust Fork.

FOWLER SPRINGS BAPTIST at Blountsville will have a building fund bazaar Saturday, Nov. 20, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Eat-in or take-out plates featuring turkey ‘n dressing or ham and all the fixins will be available between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for $7 or $5 for children under 10. Baked goods will include cakes, Delores Dunn’s fried pies, candy, cookies, and breads. Arts and crafts of all kinds will be offered for sale, and Jo Ann Bullard will sing between noon and 1 p.m. Activities are planned for the children.

TURNING POINT UNITED METHODIST Women’s quilt walk and bake sale will be held Saturday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. An exhibit of antique and contemporary quilts will be available for view during the free community quilt walk. A holiday luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for $6 per plate, which can be taken out or eaten in the church dining room. Vendors are welcome to showcase and sell their homemade goods and crafts. For more information, contact Una Jackson at 681- 0159. The church is located at 337 Tabernacle Road, Locust Fork, about .5 mile south of the school.

THE WORD CHURCH members invite all to attend services at 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 6 p.m. on Sundays and at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. Pastor Don Edwards says, “Come worship with us. God loves you and we do too!” Church is located in Blountsville on U.S. 231 south of Jack’s Restaurant in the Ponderosa Mini-Plaza.

A PLACE CALLED HOPE is now conducting church services in the Neely Arts Center building, 306 First Avenue East, downtown Oneonta. Pastor Jeremy Lesley is originally from Oneonta; he is joined by Neely owner Randy Beason, bassist Billy McKeithen, and drummer Si’ave Teofilo as church band members. There are activities for children. All who need HOPE are invited to attend the new and dynamic style of worship. For more information, call 274-PLAY.