• Family & Friends Day. Greater Hope M.B. Church, 14065 Lucas Ferry Road, will hold Family & Friends Day at 11 a.m. today, Aug. 4. Pastor Antoyne Green of New Life M.B. Church will be guest speaker.
• Gospel meeting. A gospel meeting will be held Aug. 4-7 at Bethel Church of Christ, 26772 Capshaw Road in Athens. Speakers include Kyle Butt, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Aug. 4; Bill Cantrell, 6 p.m., Aug. 4; Mark Posey, 7 p.m., Aug. 5; Glenn Colley, 7 p.m., Aug. 6; and Wayne Kilpatrick, 7 p.m., Aug. 7.
•VBS. Section Line Community Church at 14184 Section Line Road in Elkmont will hold vacation Bible school themed “Colossal Coaster World” from 6-8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Aug. 5-9. VBS is for children who have completed grades 1-6. Family Day Sunday is at 11 a.m. Aug. 11. More information: Leslie Wills 256-614-3647.
• Free food, clothes. Day of Love, Feed the Hungry, sponsored by Pleasant Grove CPCA at 15439 Hastings Road in Athens, will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park. There will be free food boxes, a clothing giveaway and school supplies. More information: 256-216-0660 or 233-5995.
• Silver Rose Prayer Service. Our Lady of Guadalupe Silver Rose Program of Rosary and Litany with Holy Mass for the vigil of the Feast of the Assumption will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Athens. Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Council No. 13679 is hosting the program.
Church briefs must be submitted in writing, either on a form available at The News Courier office at 410 W. Green St., Athens, or sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org or a fax to 256-233-7753.