Church briefs for April 19

12:38 pm | April 19, 2013

First Free Will
The Rev. Robert Harris, Pastor of Harriett Memorial Free Will Baptist Church in Forest City, N.C., will be the evangelist for a revival beginning Sunday at First Free Will Baptist Church of Elizabethton.
Services on Sunday will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., and at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.
Special music will be featured at each service.
The Rev. Nathan Jennings is pastor.
First Free Will is located at 706 First St.

College Park FWB
Revival will begin April 28 at College Park Free Will Baptist Church with the service Sunday beginning at 6 p.m., and all other nights at 7 p.m.
Evangelists will be Nathan Saylor and Austin Woods.
The Rev. Matthew Guy is pastor.
The church is located on Williams Street in the Milligan community. If coming from Elizabethton, take the first left after passing Milligan Free Will Baptist Church. Turn on to Miller Avenue and then go to Williams Street.

East Side Christian
Spring revival will begin April 28 at East Side Christian Church and continue through May 2.
Services Sunday, April 28, will be held at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday services will begin at 7 p.m.
The evangelist will be Mark Smith.
East Side Christian is located at 1400 Siam Road.
The minister is Randle Johnson.

East Side FWB
Singer Archie Watkins will present a concert of music Sunday, April 21, at the 6 p.m. worship service at East Side Free Will Baptist Church.
Watkins began singing with The Inspirations when he was only 15 years old, giving up school sports in order to sing full time. During his tenure with The Inspirations, he helped them place more songs on Singing News Radio Airplay Charts than any singing group. Watkins has had the feature vocal on more charting songs than any singer ever, including several Songs of the Year and others that peaked atop the radio charts.
In 1999, Watkins was the recipient of the Coveted Singing News Marvin Norcross Award, the most prestigious award in all of gospel music.
In October 2007 he was inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame.
East Side Freewill Baptist is located at 704 Siam Road.

Keystone FWB
Keystone Free Will Baptist Church, 110 Bettie St., Johnson City, will have special singing Sunday, April 21, at the 10 a.m. worship hour. Featured will be the Edwards Family from Burnsville, N.C.
The Rev. Terry Jones is pastor.

First United Methodist
“Held in God’s Hands” will be the theme of the sermon at the Sunday morning worship service, April 21, at First United Methodist Church. The sermon text is John 10: 22-30.
The service will begin at 10 a.m. followed by a brief fellowship time.
Sunday School will begin at 11:20 a.m.
The Men’s Prayer Group will meet Sunday at 9 a.m. in Room 108.
The Sunday evening Bible study will be held at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Also, UMY will meet Sunday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the youth house.
The Abiding Love Bible Study group will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the fellowship classroom.
G2s will meet Tuesday from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. in the youth house and the Coolagers will meet Wednesday from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m.
The Wednesday evening service will be held at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary.
The Rev. Raymond Amos is pastor and Debbie Fields is minister to children and youth.
For more information, call 543-3505.

Word Prevails
Sidney Hall from Kingston, Jamaica, will deliver a special message Sunday, April 21, at the 7 p.m. worship service at Word Prevails Church & Ministries, 408 Cherokee Park Drive, Elizabethton.
Burbank FWB
Singer Archie Watkins, formerly of the Inspirations, will be at Burbank Free Will Baptist Church on Sunday, April 21, at the 11 a.m. worship service.
Watkins will present a concert of gospel music, including some old favorites of the Inspirations.
The Rev. Randy English is pastor. For more information, call 772-3505.

Memorial Presbyterian
The Rev. Calvin Jett will bring the message Sunday at the morning worship service at Memorial Presbyterian Church, 100 E. F St. The theme of his message will be “Repentance and Fruitfulness.” The scripture text will be Luke 13: 1-9.
Morning worship will begin at 10:45 a.m.
Sunday School will begin at 9:30 a.m.
For more information, call the church office at 543-2711 or visit

Hampton First Baptist
Hampton First Baptist Church will have revival services on Bible Prophecy with Evangelist Sherrel Nave on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Services will continue Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. daily.
The Rev. Nave will be preaching a series of sermons on Bible prophecy, the rapture of the church, the tribulation period, the book of Revelation and the return of Jesus Christ.
Special singing will be presented each service. Brown’s Chapel Choir will sing Sunday evening; Shelecia Grindstaff and Lisa James will sing Monday; the Carr Family, Tuesday; and the Grace Baptist Church Youth Praise Band will play Wednesday, which will be Youth Night.
Hampton First Baptist is located at 407 First Ave., Hampton.
The Rev. Mike Hyder, pastor, invites the public to attend. For more information, call 895-2918.

Ridgeview Baptist
Sacred Harmony will be in concert Sunday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Ridgeview Baptist Church, 234 Hurd Road, Church Hill.
The public is invited to attend.

Watauga First Baptist
Lightnin’ Charlie and Beth will sing Sunday, April 21, at the 10:30 a.m. service at Watauga First Baptist Church.
The church is located at 111 E. Third Ave.

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