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.
• Extravaganza. Westside Church of Christ at 25704 Smithfield Road in Elkmont will host a Summer Gospel Meeting Extravaganza at 7 nightly through Aug. 23.
• Revival. Bright Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America at Mooresville-Belle Mina Road will host a revival at 7 nightly, Aug. 20-22. Pastor Lester Baker of New Zion Primitive Baptist Church will be guest preacher. Contact: James Moore 256-355-6253.
• After-school care. David’s Temple will hold an after-school program for anyone in the community from 2:30-5 p.m. beginning Aug. 22. Cost is $10 per week. Homework, reading and math skills. Contact: 256-355-1343.
• Benefit singing. Grace Full Gospel Church at 27267 Bain Road will hold a singing to benefit Clint and Tammy Johnson at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 featuring Marvin Morrow and Joyful Hearts. Contact: Leon Layne at 256-874-4753 or Tommy Lackey at 256-616-8267.
• Hometown Singing. Lighthouse Baptist Church will host a singing featuring 4 Ever Praise and Denise Hopkins-Jaco at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 with proceeds benefitting
the Huntsville Assistance Program of Toney. Contact: 256-278-8565.
• Day of Love. Pleasant Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America will hold a Day of Love and give away free food and clothing boxes at the corner of Plato Jones and Browns Ferry streets from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. Contact: 256-216-0660 or 256-233-5995.
• Yard sale. Owens Crossroads Baptist Church All-Seasons Yard Sale Saturday will be held at 7 a.m. Aug. 25 at 107 Barbara Street. Contact: 256-232-8767.
• Homecoming. Salem Springs Baptist Church at 28320 Alabama 99 will hold its annual homecoming Aug. 26. Sunday School begins at 9:50 a.m. with worship service at 11 featuring Harlon Hood as guest speaker. A covered dish lunch will follow. Contact: 256-232-4551.
• Pastor installation. Bright Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America at Mooresville-Belle Mina Road will install the Rev. Katherine Baker as pastor at 2 p.m. Aug. 26 with the Rev. James Robinson and the Huntsville Presbytery in charge. Contact: James Moore 256-355-6253.