• Fundraiser. Seven Mile Post Road Church at 14435 Seven Mile Post Road in Athens is holding a Power in the Blood fundraiser and blood drive from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 11. Donors are asked to claim reservation time before May 11 with LifeSouth. Blood drive in memory of Angie King White. Event includes music, yard sale, arts and crafts, food and fun for children. Booth rentals available.
• Unity tea. St. Mark Primitive Baptist Mothers Ministry requests the presence of all mothers and daughters — biological, spiritual, grand, step, in-law or whatever title possessed — at its Mother and Daughter Unity Tea at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 11, in St. Mark’s fellowship hall, 740 Sanderfer Road, Athens. Catherine Baker of Bright Hope CPCA will minister.
• Encouragement rally. Elk River Mill Baptist Church at 10020 Upper Snake Road will hold its Encouragement Worship Rally at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11. Davy Johnson will bring a message for youth and Pastor Tommy Ruple will bring a message to adults. Bubba Wallace is in charge of music, Contact: 256-729-1642
• Gospel meeting. Church of Christ at South Side is holding a gospel meeting at 7 nightly from May 12-17. Speakers are Bobby Robinson, Sunday and Monday; Kasey Harbn, Tuesday; Lance Taylor, Wednesday; Don Lee, Thursday; and Jonathan Reeder, Friday.
• Yard sale. Tanner United Methodist Church at 19607 Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road will hold a yard sale from 7 a.m. until noon Saturday, May 18. Proceeds benefit the church. Contact: 256-232-0482.
• Youth Day. The Greater Hope M.B. Church, located at 14065 Lucas Ferry Road, will hold Youth Day at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 19. Guest speaker is the Rev. Darrell Green, associate of Macedonia P.B. Church. The song service features the Greater Hope young adult choir.
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.