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  • September 1. Church Office Closed
  • September 7. Praise 150: A Night of Worship
  • September 14. Students Choirs Begin
  • September 14. Foster Parent/Respite Care Training
  • September 14. Rays of Hope Cancer Support Meeting
  • September 21. Science and Faith Simulcast


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September 3
K & P Kitchen

Adults’ Menu

Chicken fingers with a variety of dipping sauces, green beans, mac & cheese, peaches, Sister Shubert rolls, and brownies for dessert!

Kids’ Menu

Same as the adults.


News & Events

Labor Day


The Church Office and The Recreation Outreach Center will be closed Monday, September 1 for Labor Day. Both will reopen on Tuesday, September 2.

Praise 150

September 7

Join your Hunter Street family for a special church wide night of worship next Sunday evening. Our Adult Choir along with Chi Alpha will lead worship. Praise 150 will begin at 6:00 p.m on September 7.

Ladies, Let’s Study Together

Register Today!

Check out newly added Women’s Bible Studies: True Woman 101 and The Best Yes: Making Wise Decisions in the Midst of Endless Demands, the fall session of MomEncourage. Precept studies include, Ephesians, To Live is Christ and Fierce Woman: The Power of a Soft Warrior.

Living Proof Simulcast

Saturday, September 13

If you’ve ever enjoyed studying the Bible through Beth Moore Bible studies, you’ll love experiencing her teaching via simulcast. Beth’s mission is to guide women everywhere into a richer, more fulfilling relationship with the Father.

Hunter Street women are invited to attend a Live Simulcast of Beth Moore’s Living Proof Conference on Saturday, September 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Gardendale’s First Baptist Church. Ticket are $22 (includes lunch) if purchased by September 4 and are available in the church office. For more details contact Shannon Prado.

Foster Parent/Respite Care Training

September 14

Could God be calling you to protect and restore children in need by serving as a foster parent or a respite care provider? Hunter Street’s Orphan Care Ministry is the place to start as you learn more about nurturing children in need.

Training is required to provide Christian homes for foster children. The Orphan Care ministry partners with Alabama Baptist Children’s Home to provide training. There are several requirements including passing background and finger printing checks. To find out more, contact Jodie Frye. The next 10-week foster parent training course begins on September 14. Childcare will be provided.

Nominate A Deacon

Deacon nominations are now being accepted.

Church members may nominate men to serve as Deacons. Is there a man who you, after prayerful consideration, believe should represent the Lord and Hunter Street Baptist Church in this position? If so, please complete a Deacon nomination form in the Church Office. Nominations close September 3.

Career Transition Mentors Needed

The Career Transition Ministry at Hunter Street is a resource for those looking for a job.

As this ministry expands to assist more people, we’re seeking mentors, especially females, to help job seekers. What does it take to be a mentor? Consider this “job description” and seek the Lord’s wisdom to see if He is leading you to be a mentor.

Duties. A CT mentor will work one-on-one with a job seeker to provide spiritual help and encouragement. Men will work with men, women will work with women.

Skills. A desire to help others through a stressful life situation and the ability to meet periodically during the job search.

Qualifications. A man or woman who is a well-grounded, mature Christ-follower. A Human Relations background is not required. All career types are needed.

Training Provided. Mentor training will take place on Sunday, July 10. For more information contact Joan Landrum.

Why Me? What Now?

September 14

Do you know someone who is going through cancer treatment? Have you ever thought or asked: “Why me and what now?” 

Hunter Street’s cancer support ministry, Rays of Hope, will look into this question and seek biblical answers at the September 14 meeting. Brian and Karen Rosenow will be our guest speakers.

Please join them as they take a biblical approach in exploring trials and tough times of this journey. They’ll also address coping strategies during times of diagnosis and beyond.  The meeting starts at 5:00 p.m. in Room E301. Anyone is welcome to attend, including patients, family and friends.

What’s Your Story

Everyone has a story.

How has God worked in your life? Tell us how you’ve experienced Real Church – how you BELONG, GROW, SERVE, TELL, or WORSHIP.

Men’s Basketball League

September 15

The Hunter Street Men’s Basketball league will begin play on September 15. Now is the time for individuals to register and come out and have some fun. Games will be played on Monday nights in the Gym.

The fee is $30 per player and forms are available at The ROC desk and online. The deadline to register is September 2. Contact Collin McNiel if you have any questions. All teams need to have at least one-half of their team made up of Hunter Street members.

Science and Religion–Are They in Conflict?

September 21

Has science disproved God? Or do new scientific discoveries actually provide compelling support for faith? According to a recent survey, 55% of American adults believe that “science and religion [are] often in conflict.” This same attitude can be found among young adults. Nearly a third of young adults with a Christian background say “churches are out of step with the scientific world we live in,” and a quarter of them think “Christianity is anti-science.”

Join us at the Hunter Street Student Building for the Science and Faith Simulcast on September 21 from 5:45 to 8:00 p.m. This is a worldwide simulcast event that will be of interest to everyone, but it will be especially helpful for parents and their middle school, high school, and college-age children. Childcare is available, birth to K-5, by contacting Mary Beth Rush.

The simulcast features Oxford University Professor John Lennox and New York Times bestselling author Stephen Meyer, two of today’s leading speakers and writers on the intersection between science and faith. The simulcast will be emceed by bestselling author Eric Metaxas, whose speaking style has been described as “a combination of edgy wit, charm, inspiration, evangelization, [and] thoughtfulness,” making him a highly sought after public speaker, especially on college campuses.

London Calling

October 17-25

“You know, I guess I should think about faith and the spiritual dimension of life. But I have never given church or Christianity any thought at all!” “It’s not that I don’t care about God or religion, I just don’t know anything about God.”

These statements characterize many of the unchurched people living in London. It also clearly illustrates the challenge of sharing the gospel with unchurched, post-Christian, postmodern people. However, as Christians, we are a new creation and have been reconciled to God and have been given the ministry of reconciliation (2 Cor. 5:17-18)!

We are seeking 2 or 3 more people to help us engage the unchurched people of London and expose them to the Real Jesus and the Real Gospel. Our team is going to London October 17-25. Contact Spencer Knight. to find out more about this exciting opportunity.

English as a Second Language Ministry

The ESL ministry at Hunter Street offers classes four times each week to internationals who wish to learn conversational English.

Many of the ministry leaders have been involved in ESL for several years, while some are just beginning to serve in various opportunities. Teachers, greeters, and those who bring refreshments all fulfill a vital role in this ministry. In addition to classes offered on Sunday mornings and twice on Wednesday, lay ministers and students observe special occasions, such as birthdays, holidays, and other celebrations. Many of the workers seek to build ongoing relationships with the internationals who come. Over 30 different countries have been represented in the classes over the past 12 months. Additional workers are needed now and all Hunter Street members can be involved through prayer and by referring (or bringing) new students to the ESL classes.

ESL meeting times are Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. To find out more, contact Karla Luttrell.


New! Zumba® classes are back at The ROC. Classes are offered at 9:15 a.m. on Mondays Wednesdays or Fridays. Classes are $4 per session. Check the calendar at for the complete schedule or visit The ROC Welcome Desk.

The Zumba® program fuses Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.

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