Vestavia Hills Baptist Church


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Several churches in the Vestavia Hills area will once again host fall festivals and trunk-or-treats this Halloween season, offering families an opportunity to enjoy the fall weather with their children for some trick-or-treating alternatives. Read more


When Joanne Casey turned 100 years old in May, her caretaker, Linda Newsom, was by her side for her party, just as she’s been there for Casey nearly every day for the past 11 years. Read more


After 34 years of dedicated service to the congregation of Vestavia Hills Baptist Church, Dennis Anderson is retiring as of March 2019. Read more



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An automobile incident led to multiple utility lines being down. Read more



Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills Baptist Church archives.

Perched high on Shades Mountain, Vestavia Hills Baptist Church sits where peacocks once roamed and former Mayor George Ward hosted lavish parties in the shadows of a Roman Temple known to most as the Temple of Vesta. Read more



Photo courtesy of Betsy Lowery.

As part of its emphasis on missions, Vestavia Hills Baptist Church’s missions committee recognized Mavis and Bob Hardy, church members who spent four decades as missionaries in Japan. Read more

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Christmas Day falls on a Sunday this year, and many churches will meet at their regular service times the day-of. In addition, however, several area churches will host Christmas Eve events, as well as other activities throughout December. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Merryl Cooper.

Oct. 31 is fast approaching, and while Vestavia Hills doesn’t have a formal trick-or-treating schedule, that Monday night is sure to see hundreds of kids going door to door looking for sweets. Read more


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Ron Burkett

Activities include trucks to explore, a play area, crafts and more. Food trucks will be available for food purchases. Read more

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The Amelia Center is a support service of Children's Health System which provides individual and grief counseling as well as other services. Read more


Leadership Vestavia Hills

Photo by Madoline Markham.

As Leadership Vestavia Hills introduced members of its newest this fall, past graduates touted how the organization has made a positive difference in the city — and in their own lives. Read more


Helping Hands in the Hills

Sydney Cromwell

From Girl Scouts to local church groups, around 300 Vestavia Hills residents took part in Helping Hands in the Hills on Sept. 12. Read more


George Elliot

Photo by Katie Turpen.

Friends of The Amelia Center will hold a pancake supper, Sunday, April 19 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Vestavia Hills Baptist Church, located at 2600 Vestavia Drive. Read more


Members of Vestavia Hills Baptist Church honored the 20th anniversary of their pastor, Dr. Gary A. Furr, with a special recognition in August during a worship service and reception. Read more


Vestavia Hills Baptist Church is hosting two concerts this month as a part of its fifth annual Artists on the Mountain series. Read more


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