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• Education Day. Little Ezekiel M.B. Church at 16439 Lindsey Road in Tanner will hold its Pastor’s Anniversary at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, with guest speaker Pastor John Jude. Pleasant Grove CPCA Church Family is in charge of the service.
• Friends and Family Day. Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church at 27971 Easter Ferry Road in Lester will hold Friends and Family Day at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. The Rev. Patton and the Pleasant Hill Church from Stella, Tenn., is in charge. The Rev. Clarence Park and the Ole Mt. Zion Church from Pulaski, Tenn., will be in charge at 2:30 p.m. Public invited.
• Spaghetti fundraiser. Tanner United Methodist youth is having a spaghetti fundraiser from noon until 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Dine in or carryout. Donations accepted. Proceeds go to Gatlinburg Extreme Youth Camp in December.
• Trunk or Treat. First Church Athens will hold their Trunk or Treat from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at 17175 Lucas Ferry Road. The event includes hot dogs, snacks, hayrides, hot-air balloon bounce and 20-foot slide, best costume prize and best decorated car prize. Contact: 256-232-7710.
• Trunk & Treat. Lamb of God Lutheran Church, located at 11716 County Line Road in Madison, will host a Trunk & Treat event in the church parking lot from 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, for children ages 4 to 14. It will include a hayride, candy and refreshments.
• Hallelujah Jamboree. The Pleasant Grove Fresh Fire Youth Ministry and Senior Pastor John W. Jude present a Hallelujah Jamboree Worship Celebration from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Pleasant Grove Church, 15439 Hastings Road in Athens. Dinner served at 5 p.m. Event features Travis “T-Ack” Acklin of Harvest Time Outreach Ministries, PG's own Anointed Voices Youth Choir, The PG Youth Combined Dance Group and M4JC Modeling Agency.
• Hallelujah Fall Festival. Round Island Baptist Church at 14790 Browns Ferry Road in Athens will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. Games for all ages. Public invited.
• Fall Festival. A Fall Festival will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at St. Mark P.B. Church, 740 Sanderfer Road in Athens. Event includes games, hayride, candy and refreshments. Children of all ages can dress in costume. Public invited.
• Community outreach. A free coat giveaway will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at St. Mark P.B. Church, 740 Sanderfer Road in Athens. Contact: 256-233-1700.
• Gospel meeting. A gospel meeting will be held Sunday through Tuesday, Nov. 4-6, at Sardis Springs Church of Christ on Mooresville Road at Alabama 251. Sunday schedule is Bible class, 9:45 a.m., worship, 10:30 and evening service at 3:30. Monday and Tuesday services are at 7 p.m. Greg Chandler will speak on the book of Ecclesiastes.