• Homecoming/anniversary. Greater Hope Missionary Baptist Church at 14065 Lucas Ferry Road will hold its homecoming/church anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6. Guest pastor is C. Jermaine Turner with his Pine Grove M.B. Church family of Harvest.
• Pastoral appreciation. The Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church family at 27971 Easter Ferry Road will hold its Pastor and First Lady sixth Pastoral Appreciation Services at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6. Felicia Matthews, minister of Poplar Creek M.B. Church in Athens will speak. Pastor Charles Simmons and Little Ezekiel M.B. Church are in charge of the service. Lunch will be served.
• Friends and Family Day. Tanner Church of Christ at 19925 Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road will hold Friends and Family Day on Sunday, Oct. 13. Mark Little speaks at 9:30 a.m., Charles Thompson at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will follow. Singing and devotional at 2 p.m. More information: 256-233-1448.
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.