Parsonage proceeds benefit missions

Easley Baptist Church, represented by Toby Hollingsworth (right) presented $134,000 to Doug Medlin (center), stewardship advisor for ministry advancement of the International Mission Board (IMB), and his wife Marcy (left) at the conclusion of church services on Sunday, Sept. 30. The church sold its parsonage and members unanimously agreed to donate the proceeds of the sale to missions with the […]

The history of Blountsville Baptist Church

Billie Ann Standridge collected the following information about the history of Blountsville Baptist Church in 1988. She wrote: The earliest known record of the Blountsville Baptist Church is a deed, dated July 26, 1859, made by the executors of the estate of John Fowler. This deed grants “right and title to the lot of land whereon the meetinghouse of the […]

Church Briefs

EVENTS BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH in Snead will have a huge indoor yard sale on Thursday, Oct. 4, and Friday, Oct. 5, from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 6, from 7 a.m. until noon. There will be something for everyone. The church will have Canaan’s Crossing performing on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 6 p.m. No admission. For more […]

Church Briefs

EVENTS TRAFFORD FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH will have the annual yard and bake sale on Saturday, Sept. 29. For sale will be fried apple pies, baked goods, and many yard sale items. All proceeds will benefit church missions. The church is located at 9330 3rd Ave. West in Trafford. FOWLER SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH will have a yard sale Saturday, Sept. 29, […]

Celebrating 115 years

In conjunction with its 115th anniversary, Union Hill Baptist Church will be holding a dedication service of its Family Life Center on Sept. 30 at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Bill Barnett, who is excited about this time of celebration, invites everyone to take part in the dedication service. After the morning service, there will be “lunch on the ground” in the […]

125 years of ministry

Warrior’s Calvary Hill Baptist Church pastor Rodney Dixon preached the anniversary sermon for Oneonta’s Mount Olive Baptist Church, Sunday. About 80 people attended the 3 p.m. celebration. Members relocated the church building from its original 1893 Murphree Valley site to Sand Valley in 1912. Church history lists a Rev. Nomad as the first pastor followed by Walter Pryor and Julius […]

Church Briefs

EVENTS FOWLER SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH will have a yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m., at the church, 1108 Fowler Springs Road, Blountsville. There will be clothing for $1, home decor, furniture, tools, goodies baked by church members for sale, and much more. All proceeds will benefit the church building fund. TURNING POINT UNITED METHODIST […]

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