Church events

Area churches have announced the following special events. To add yours to this listing, email with “Church Events” in the subject line. Also see our listings for other types of events, including calendar of events (general interest) and camps.

bex-2018-03-22-church-events-logo-275pxArea churches have announced the following special events. To add yours to this listing, email it to no later than noon Friday the week before desired publication, and put “church events” in the subject of the email. Also see the general-interest calendar of events and summer camps calendar on our website at

Football & cheerleading registration: Now open at Bartlett Baptist Church, 3465 Kirby Whitten Pkwy., Bartlett. Evaluations also required on Aug. 11, 14 or 16. Register for $65 through July 30 or $75 through Aug. 16. Practices begin week of Aug. 27 with the first game on Sept. 15 (all games on Saturday mornings). Details: or (901) 333-3350.

Kindergarten Day Camp “Amped!”: 9 a.m.-noon July 26-28 at New Hope Christian Church, 3300 Kirby Whitten Road, Bartlett. Open for all children entering/exiting kindergarten. Details:

Refuge Students White Water Rafting: July 26 down the Ocoee with the Ocoee Outpost of the Nantahala Outdoor Center. Designed for students who have completed grades 6-12. Hosted by the Refuge Church, 9817 Huff N Puff Road, Lakeland. Cost: $75. Details: Contact Cole Fullerton at or visit the church website’s events page.

Special Needs Support Group: 6-8 p.m. July 27 (the fourth Friday of each month) at the New Hope Christian Church Chapel, 3300 Kirby Whitten Road, Bartlett. Designed to help families of special needs individuals. Details: Email Chris and Nicole Humphrey at

College & Young Adult Beach Trip: July 27-30 in Panama City Beach, Fla. Open to 18-25-year-olds for $150 (or $175 after July 1). Details:

One Memphis – Interfaith Musical Celebration: 4-6 p.m. July 29, Sept. 30 and Oct. 28 at Handy Park Pavilion, 200 Beale St., Memphis. Free and open to the public. Featuring live music, food concessions, the opportunity to sing in the One Memphis Choir and family activities. Details:

Back to School Family Movie Night: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3 in the Youth Gym at St. Ann Catholic Church, 6529 Stage Road, Bartlett. Featuring the movie “Sing!” Food and coolers welcome. Free hotdogs, popcorn and lemonade. Donations accepted to benefit St. Ann Youth Group.

Bible Teachings for Amazing Health: Course offered at three times and two locations, led by sister Cathy Galaskiewicz. Four-week study at 10-11:30 a.m. or 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 6, 13, 20 and 27 in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Marian Hall, 1695 Central Ave., Memphis. Also on 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28 at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Conference Room, 2300 Hickory Crest Dr., Memphis. RSVP to or (901) 726-5611. Cost: $10. Bring your Bible. Event announced by St. Ann Catholic Church in Bartlett.

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser: 6 p.m. Aug. 22 at the cafeteria of St. Ann Catholic Church and School, 6529 Stage Road, Bartlett. Sponsored by the St. Ann Knights of Columbus Council #7170. Donations accepted. all proceeds will go toward the St. Ann Kitchen Updates Project.

Memphis Mission of Mercy (MMM) Fundraiser Gala: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Central Ballroom of the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis. Includes dining, silent auction and entertainment. Hosted by Saint Ann Catholic Church, Bartlett. Cost: $125/person. RSVP by Aug. 6 to or (901) 386-8953.

Zoe Conference: Sept. 20-22 at the Life Church-Houston Levee, 650 Houston Hill Road, Eads. This event is designed to place value on women and create an environment where they can encounter God and grow in strength, friendship and purpose. Details:

St. Ann Fall Fest: Oct. 19-20 at St. Ann Catholic Church, 6529 Stage Road, Bartlett. Featuring an Italian dinner, silent and live auction, golf tournament, corn hole tournament, car giveaway ($5 tickets), Oglesbyland (carnival rides and attractions) vendor fair, main stage entertainment, food truck fair, chili cook-off and the “Live on the Field with 5th Kind” concert. Benefits both the church and school. Details: