The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

June 5, 2013

Church bulletin 6/6/13

• Bible camp. Members of James Chapel M.B. Church will hold vacation Bible school from 5-7 p.m. each Sunday in June with the theme “Night Under the Stars.” Programs include Serve Family, Serve Friends, Serve Neighbors, Serve Community and Serve Jesus.

• VBS. Clements Baptist Church at 8690 U.S. 72 West will hold vacation Bible school from 9 a.m.-noon daily through June 6 with the theme “Colossal Coaster World.” VBS includes Bible stories, crafts, music and games and concludes with a family night at 6:30 Thursday, June 6. Contact: 256-729-1328 or

• VBS. Fairview Baptist Church at 27550 Nick Davis Road in Athens will hold vacation Bible school from 9 a.m.-noon daily through June 7 for ages 4-sixth grade, and family night at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 7. The VBS theme is “Colossal Coaster World, Facing Fear, Trusting God. II Timothy 1:7.” Register on church Facebook page. Contact: Mallorie Hall 256-777-1365 or

VBS. Oakland Church of Christ at 18111 Townsend Ford Road will hold vacation Bible school at 10 daily through June 7 with the theme “The Last Days of the Northern Kingdom.” Classes for all ages. Information: Jeff May 256-233-8775.

VBS. Soul’d Out Christian Center International in Athens will hold vacation Bible school from 6-8 nightly through June 7 at Athens Boys & Girls Club on Washington Street. Snacks provided. Register children at

VBS. St. Mark Primitive Baptist Church at 740 Sanderfer Road in Athens will hold vacation Bible school at 6:30 nightly through June 6. Course is titled “Jesus Family Reunion, U.S.A. The Remix.” Classes for all ages. Public invited.

Spaghetti dinner. King’s Table Ministry community spaghetti dinner will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at New Life Baptist Baptist Church, 2314 S. Hine St. in Athens. Pastor is Antoyne Green. Public invited for fellowship, dining. Carryouts after 1:30 p.m. No deliveries.

VBS. Ephesus Church of Christ at 21815 Elkton Road will hold vacation Bible school at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, June 9, and at 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday June 10-12. Theme is Learnem &Dailey’s 5-Ring Circus of Faith. Classes for all ages.

VBS. Tanner Church of Christ at 19925 Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road will hold vacation Bible school from 6:30-8:30 nightly June 9-14. Program for Sunday through Thursday will be “It’s a Blue Ribbon Life — Fruits of the Spirit.” Friday will be County Fair Fun Night. Classes available for ages 3-adult. For information or transportation, call 256-233-1448 or minister at 256-431-4044.

VBS. Sweet Springs Baptist Church at 26250 Sweet Springs Road in Ardmore will hold vacation Bible school from 9 a.m.-noon June 10-14 for ages 4-12. Bible quizzing and memory awards, moon bounce, giant slide, cotton candy, obstacle course and many prizes. Contact: 256-423-6237.

VBS. Indian Creek Primitive Baptist Church at 380 Indian Creek Road in Huntsville will hold vacation Bible School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 10-13. The theme is “Jesus Family Reunion: The Remix!” The public is invited.

Youth Day. David’s Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Tanner will celebrate Youth Day at 9 a.m. Sunday, June 16. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Chris Telley, associate minister of Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Athens. Everyone welcome.

VBS. Coxey Church of Christ on U.S. 72 at New Cut Road, west of Athens, will hold a one-day vacation Bible school from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 22. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Theme is “Bible Stories Under the Big Top.” Event features outdoor activities, including an inflatable, lunch, snacks, stories about Daniel the lion tamer, Doracs the woman raised from the dead, Samson the strong man and the woman known as the witch of Endor. Contact:

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 or a fax to 256-233-7753.