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EASTER

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH TRAFFORD will present the musical drama “By Faith” on Easter Sunday, April 12, at the 11 a.m. service. Church members want all to celebrate Jesus’s resurrection with them. Church located at third avenue west in Trafford.

CLEVELAND CHURCH OF GOD will have its Easter program “Tell Me the True Story of Easter!” Saturday, April 11, at 7 p.m. Dinner follows the program.

Special Events

MT. ZION CHURCH OF GOD, on Ala 79 between Snead and Susan Moore, will be performing a cantata entitled “Love Grew Where the Blood Fell” on Sunday, April 5, at 10:30 am. and 6 p.m. For more information, call 466-3113.

ABUNDANT LIFE WORSHIP CENTER will have a bake sale April 4 at 9 a.m. at HomeTown Market in Oneonta.

CLEAR SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will have baby items, furniture, clothes, and much more for sale Friday, April 3, and Saturday, April 4, beginning at 8 a.m. Church located on county road 15.

FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST ASSOCIATION vacation Bible school clinic will be held at Locust Fork Baptist Church on Tuesday, April 7. Lifeway materials will on display beginning at 4:30 p.m. with a snack meal served at 5 p.m. Training conferences begin at 6:45 p.m. Preschool nursery will be provided.

REDEEMERS REFUGE CHURCH, 320 Wilson Chapel Road, Fridays Crossing community, welcomes Chris and Angela Calvert and their family. The Calverts will be ministering to children and young people. For more information, call pastor J.J. Brothers at 456-0104.

GREATER LOVE MINISTRIES will have a praise and worship day Saturday, April 18, at 2 p.m. at Walnut Grove Community Center, behind city hall at the city park. There will be gospel singing groups, faith-building preaching, and free supper. Everyone is welcome. For directions or more information, contact Douglas Lively, 587-8631.

BROOKSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH pancake breakfast will be Saturday, April 4, from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Allyou can-eat plates, dine-in or carry-out, are $5 for adults and $3 for children. Church located on Ala 79 a quarter mile north of its intersection with U.S. 278. SINGINGS JONES CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have a singing April 5 at 2 p.m. with Quest as special singers. Donnie Graves is pastor, and Fay Owen is song chairman.

VALLEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH singing Saturday, April 4, at 6 p.m. with Daily Bread as specials. Supper follows singing. Bobby Dunn is pastor and David Pate is singing chairman.

DELIVERANCE NOW TABERNACLE benefit singing April 5 at 4 p.m. for Hailey Grace Leslie, who was shot in the head when a shotgun accidentally discharged. Hailey spent 54 days in the hospital, lost an eye, and suffered an aneurysm. She will have therapy and surgeries for some time to come. Featured at the singing will be the Lataste Family, Faithmen Quartet, and Faith, Hope & Charity. Church located at 1415 Fairview Church Road, Cleveland. For directions or more information, call Angie Gaither at 965-8426 or Tim McMonigal at 527- 2404.

NEW HAVEN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH all-day singing Sunday, April 5, beginning at 10:30 a.m. with Mike Dyer as guest. Lunch will be provided. Church located on Cool Springs Road at the intersection of Ala 411 and county road 31 approximately eight miles south of Ashville.

ALLGOOD CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, three miles south of Oneonta on Ala 75, will have singing starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 5. The Believers of Guntersville will be special singers. Refreshments follow the singing.

REVIVALS PLEASANT VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH spring revival will be Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10. Services will be at 7 p.m. with prayer band at 6:45. Evangelist is Randy Taylor from Hamilton. In addition, the church will have its regular third Sunday night singing April 19 at 6 with “2nd Mile” from DeKalb, Miss., as guests. Church located on U.S. 278 East approximately two miles east of Holly Pond on the left. For more information, call 256-796-5986 or 256-593-3408.

CONCORD MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH revival April 5 at 5 p.m. and April 6-April 10 at 7 p.m. Larry Camp is evangelist, and Jeff Daily is pastor.

NEW BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH, on Ala 79 between Locust Fork and Cleveland, will have revival services Sunday, April 5, at 6 p.m. and Monday through Friday, April 6 to April 10, at 7 p.m. Pastor is Eric Stone and helper is Justin Childers.

MT. HEBRON BAPTIST CHURCH will have 7 p.m. revival services April 8 through April 10. Evangelist is Mike Murphree. Neal Whited is pastor.

MT. CARMEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have 7 p.m. revival services Wednesday, April 8, through Friday, April 10. Evangelist is Terry Butts. Pastor is Curtis Ray Atkinson. Church located on county road 29 on Straight Mountain.

NEW HOME #1 MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH at Snead will have revival services Sunday, April 5, at 5 p.m. and Monday and Tuesday at 7 p.m. Prayer will be 15 minutes before services. Evangelist is Jack Thomason and pastor is Tommy Riggs. Church on left on New Home Church Road off county road 36.

NECTAR BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival services Sunday, April 5, at 5 p.m. and Monday-Friday at 7 p.m. Prayer room at 6:45 p.m. Evangelist is Sam Johnson.

HOLY WEEK CALVARY EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 1002 Park Avenue, Oneonta, will observe Maundy Thursday with a 5 p.m. service April 9 and Good Friday with a 12 noon service April 10.

EASTER

REDEEMERS REFUGE CHURCH is hosting a community Easter sunrise service April 12 at Mt. Moriah Cemetery with service starting at 6 p.m. All local churches and Christians are invited. For more information, contact pastor J.J. Brothers, 456-0104.

GRACE FELLOWSHIP ALLIANCE CHURCH invites all to be a part of its Easter Sunday events April 12, including a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and showing of scenes from “The Jesus Film,” considered by some to be the most historically accurate film about the life of Christ, for children, youth, and adults at 9:45 a.m. The Resurrection Sunday worship service at 10:45 a.m. will feature music by the Bill (Jr.) and Debbie Serena family and Ralph R. Garnder will speak. In addition, the church will show the Mel Gibson film “The Passion of the Christ” on Good Friday, April 10, at 12 noon. Everyone is invited. Church located at 418 sixth street south on U.S. 231, Oneonta.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH ONEONTA invites all to its Easter Sunday (April 12) services: worship at 7 a.m., breakfast at 8 a.m., Sunday school at 9 a.m., and worship at 10:15 a.m. There will be no afternoon or evening activities. Church located at 300 third avenue east.

OAK GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Ala 79, Blountsville, will have all-day singing with dinner on the grounds Easter Sunday, April 12, beginning with sunrise service at 6 a.m., followed by breakfast, fellowship, and singing until the 11 a.m. service. The church is furnishing free food for the lunch and no collection will be taken. Stay all day or just drop in for a few minutes.