Church news, Aug. 16-Aug. 231:59 pm | August 16, 2013
Roan Park Baptist
Homecoming will be observed at Roan Park Baptist Church on Sunday, Aug. 18.
Special singing will be provided by the Old Mountain Bluegrass Gospel Band, the youth and the church choir.
The message at the 11 a.m. worship hour will be provided by Don Winters.
Dinner will be served following the service.
The pastor, the Rev. Darrell Holly, invites friends of the congregation as well as former members to attend.
“Divide to Conquer” will be the theme of the sermon at morning worship services on Sunday, Aug. 18, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 201 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City. The sermon text is Luke 12: 49-53.
Morning worship is held at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School and Bible Study are held at 9:15 a.m.
Interpreted services for the deaf are available on the second and fourth Sundays at the 10:45 a.m. service.
The Rev. Steve Harmon is the pastor. For more information, call the church at 926-5261.
Homecoming will be observed on Sunday, Aug. 18, at Freedom Fellowship Church, 194 Old Stoney Creek Road.
The service will begin at 10 a.m. and will feature special music by the New Covenant, a bluegrass gospel group.
Pastor John Hammett will preach, after which there will be lunch and a time of fellowship.
The evening worship service will be held at 6 p.m.
For more information, call 768-3735 or 342-7977.
Minister Brent Nidiffer will continue his sermon series entitled “Lost And Found” at the Sunday morning worship service, Aug. 18. The scripture text is Luke 15.
Sharon Brown will present special music and donations will be received for the church building fund.
The evening service will begin at 6 p.m. and will feature special music by Daniel Wilson.
The Ladies Prayer Group will meet Monday at 10 a.m. in the Fidelis Classroom.
Midmorning Prayer will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary, when the public is invited to pray with members for our nation, state, community and church family.
Also on Tuesday the Carter County Christian Men’s Fellowship will be held at Central Community Christian Church with Tim Ross speaking.
Bible study classes will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. for all age groups.
Thursday, the church pantry will be open and boxes of food will be shared. Appointments must be made by Wednesday noon by calling the church office at 542-5651.
The Mountain City First Presbyterian Church will host an old-fashioned block party Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The entire community is invited to enjoy snacks and drinks, live music, games, train rides, face painting, special kettle corn, fellowship, fun and much more. Everything will be free.
Entertainment will be provided by Lois Dunn and grandsons, the talented Johnny Cash imitator and Christian broadcaster and music teacher, Doug Smith, and his group.
The church is located at 517 Fairground Lane across from Johnson County High School.
Roan Mountain Church of God
The Roan Mountain Church of God will host the “Called Out” singers Sunday, Aug. 18, at the 11 a.m. service.
The church is located at 106 Smith Road, Roan Mountain. Pastors are Mike and Anna Lusk.
For more information, call 631-2406.
Homecoming will be observed Sunday, Aug. 18, at Phillippi Baptist Church.
Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m. followed by morning worship at 11 a.m. Dinner will be served at 1:30 p.m., and an afternoon service will be held at 3:30 p.m.
Guests at the morning worship service will be the Rev. Ernest Widby and the congregation at New Zion Church in Jonesborough.
William Hollifield, pastor, invites the public to attend.
Milligan Free Will Baptist Church will host a women’s conference Saturday, Aug. 17, at 9 a.m. The event is free.
The guest speaker will be Patricia Edwards from Burnsville, N.C.
The theme for this year’s event will be “The Hem of His Garment.”
Lunch will be provided after the service.
For directions or more information, call 895-0008.
First United Methodist
“Faith On Fire” will be the theme of the sermon for Sunday morning worship Aug. 18 at First United Methodist Church of Elizabethton. The sermon text is Luke 12: 49-56.
Morning worship will begin at 10 a.m. after which a brief fellowship time will be held. 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.
UMY will meet Sunday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the youth house.
The G2s will meet Tuesday from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. in the youth house. 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.
First United Methodist is located at 325 E. E St.
The Rev. Raymond Amos is pastor and Debbie Fields is minister to children and youth.
For more information, call 543-3505.
Pastor John Shuck will preach at the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday, Aug. 18, at First Presbyterian Church. The theme will be “The Coming Out of the Female Christ,” with readings from The Thunder: Perfect Mind.
Adult Forum and Sunday School for children, five years old and up, will be held at 11 a.m. A nursery will also be provided.
The Science and Spirit Study Group will meet at 7 p.m. in Martin Hall.
First Presbyterian is located at 119 W. F St.