Awaken Your Spirit.

The North Alabama Hallelujah Trail features 32 churches that are at least 100 years old, stand on their original sites, still hold services, and are accessible to the public.

This pass will help you explore churches that define the heart of North Alabama's rich and diverse culture and spiritual heritage! This pass is a gamified check in challenge. Check in at each location with your phone's GPS to earn yourself a Hallelujah Trail cyclone fan! We look forward to seeing you on the trail!

These structures paint an immaculate portrait of North Alabama’s history and combine to tell the remarkable story of early Alabamians' spiritual journey. The Hallelujah Trail winds through 16 counties and the churches were selected during an intensive two-year research process.

While some churches were designed by experienced architects, many are simple expressions showcasing the blood, sweat, and tears of early church members who simply felt the calling. Many church interiors feature what seem to be inelegant designs, but the gentle grace and perfect balance of the construction is what really stands out.

Several white painted timber-framed churches are nestled in quiet surroundings, standing as testimonies to those who wished to create a place of silence, prayer, and spiritual joy. Others can be found in serene locations, open on three sides, married to the woodlands with only a single room. Like the forest, each church has its atmosphere, fragrance, light, and shadow. Sturdy benches and a simple wooden pulpit are the sole furnishings in some.

The stained glass windows are perhaps the most breathtaking feature of many churches on the trail. The glimmering sunlight warms and fills the sanctuaries with colorful prisms of nature’s power. The beautiful gothic, cathedral-like structures are truly great wonders of art. In addition, the tall elegant steeples rise into the heavens, touching the sky and providing a direct connection for the church denizens down below.

Some churches can be described as grand gothic edifices while others are simple clapboard buildings. No matter, the passion of the churches’ parishioners pulsates through the walls. Whatever your beliefs, these houses of worship cause us to pause, reflect, and recount the most important events in our lives: birth, marriage, death, and the mysteries that await.

Experience the Hallelujah Trail today.

The Hallelujah Trail was made possible by grants from the Appalachian Regional Commission, the Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel, and the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association.


Mentone Methodist Church

  • Location: 415 Cutler Avenue Mentone, AL 35984
  • Phone: (256) 516-3022
1. Mentone United Methodist Church

Helton Memorial Chapel

  • Location: 94 County Road 454 Stevenson, AL 35772
  • Phone: (256) 437-9474
2. Helton Memorial Chapel

Woodville Methodist Chapel

  • Location: 106 Pear Street Woodville, AL 35776
  • Phone: (256) 776-2860
3. Woodville Methodist Chapel

Temple B’nai Sholom

  • Location: 103 Lincoln Street SE Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 536-4771
4. Temple B'Nai Shalom

Episcopal Church of the Nativity

  • Location: 208 Eustis Avenue Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 533-2455
5. Episcopal Church of the Nativity

Cambridge United Methodist Church

  • Location: 13980 Cambridge Lane Athens, AL 35613
  • Phone: (256) 233-2862
6. Cambridge United Methodist Church

First Presbyterian Church of Athens

  • Location: 112 South Jefferson Street Athens, AL 35611
  • Phone: (256) 232-0122
7. First Presbyterian Church of Athens

St. Joseph Catholic Church

  • Location: 1111 East College Street Florence, AL 35630
  • Phone: (256) 764-3303
8. St. Joseph Catholic Church

Trinity Episcopal Church

  • Location: 410 North Pine Street Florence, AL 35630
  • Phone: (256) 764-6149
9. Trinity Episcopal Church

First Presbyterian Church of Tuscumbia

  • Location: 108 N. Broad Street Tuscumbia, AL 35674
  • Phone: (256) 383-2412
10. First Presbyterian Church of Tuscumbia

St. John’s Episcopal Church

  • Location: 202 Gordon Drive SE Decatur, AL 35601
  • Phone: (256) 353-9615
11. St. John's Episcopal Church of Tuscumbia

Mount Pleasant Methodist Church

  • Location: Highway 724 & CR 87 Russellville, AL 35654
  • Phone: (256) 332-1760
12. Mount Pleasant Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church of Red Bay

  • Location: 509 4th Street SW Red Bay, AL 35582
  • Phone: (256) 356-4654
13. First United Methodist Church of Red Bay

Hamilton Methodist Church

  • Location: 130 Military St N. Hamilton, AL 35570
  • Phone: (205) 921-3243
14. Hamilton Methodist Church

Brilliant Methodist Church

  • Location: 825 Main Street Brilliant, AL 35548
  • Phone: (205) 465-2281
15. Brilliant Methodist Church

Corinth Church

  • Location: 2540 County Road 57 Double Springs, AL 35553
  • Phone: (205) 489-2328
16. Corinth Church

Church of the Forest

  • Location: 51 County Road 94 Houston, AL 35572
  • Phone: (205) 269-2897
17. Church of the Forest

Courtland Presbyterian Church

  • Location: 645 Hamilton Courtland, AL 35618
  • Phone: (256) 247-5994
18. Courtland Presbyterian Church

Pine Torch Church

  • Location: 1955 County Road 70 Moulton, AL 35650
  • Phone: (256) 974-1658
19. Pine Torch Church

St. John’s Episcopal Church of Tuscumbia

  • Location: 300 N. Dickson Street Tuscumbia, AL 35674
  • Phone: (256) 710-9081
20. St. John's Episcopal Church

The Tabernacle

  • Location: 35 Tabernacle Road Hartselle, AL 35640
  • Phone: (205) 310-8067
21. The Tabernacle of Hartselle

St. John’s Evangelical Protestant Church

22. St. John's Evangelical Protestant Church

Shady Grove Methodist Church

  • Location: 895 County Road 846 Logan, AL 35098
  • Phone: (256) 747-6569
23. Shady Grove Methodist Church

Blountsville United Methodist Church

  • Location: 415 College Street Blountsville, AL 35031
  • Phone: (205) 429-3347
24. Blountsville United Methodist Church

Shiloh Methodist Church

  • Location: 134 Boat Landing Allgood, AL 35013
  • Phone: (205) 237-4441
25. Shiloh Methodist Church

First Methodist Church of Guntersville

  • Location: 539 Gunter Avenue Guntersville, AL 35976
  • Phone: (256) 582-2001
26. First Methodist Church of Guntersville

First Presbyterian Church of Guntersville

  • Location: 901 Gunter Avenue Guntersville, AL 35976
  • Phone: (256) 582-3875
27. First Presbyterian Church of Guntersville

Keener United Methodist Church

  • Location: 6025 US Highway 11 N Attalla, AL 35954
  • Phone: (256) 538-3315
28. Keener United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church of Attalla

  • Location: 601 NW 4th Street Attalla, AL 35954
  • Phone: (256) 538-8491
29. First United Methodist Church of Attalla

Providence Baptist Church

  • Location: 9750 Al Hwy 9 South Centre, AL 35960
  • Phone: (256) 484-3131
30. Providence Baptist Church

First United Methodist Church of Centre

31. First United Methodist Church of Centre

First Presbyterian Church of Fort Payne

  • Location: 300 Grand Avenue North Fort Payne, AL 35967
  • Phone: (256) 845-2915
32. First Presbyterian Church of Fort Payne

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