Church news, Oct. 4-Oct. 1110:02 am | October 4, 2013
Homecoming will be celebrated Sunday, Oct. 6, at Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church. The service will begin at 10 a.m.
Special music will be provided by Called Out, and lunch will be served following morning worship.
The Rev. Talmadge Brown will be guest speaker during the Sunday School Convention revival services at the church Oct. 9.
For more information or for a ride to the church, please call 542-6147.
Lynn Valley Baptist
Lynn Valley Baptist Church will have its monthly clothes closet Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. till noon.
Clothing will be available to all ages for men, women and children.
The clothes closet is held in the church annex.
Revival will be held at Biltmore Baptist Church Oct. 6-11 with services each evening at 7 o’clock.
Speakers and musicians for the services include:
SUNDAY: Pastor Bill Davis will speak Sunday morning and the church choir will sing. Evangelist Jerry Scalf of Kingsport will speak at the evening service.
MONDAY: Rev. Joseph Holifield’s associate will speak and Phillippi Baptist Church Choir will sing.
TUESDAY: The Rev. Lyons Smith, pastor of the Revival Center in Bristol, will preach, and the Benton Family of Kingsport will sing.
WEDNESDAY: The Rev. Donnie Humphries will preach and the River of Life Church Choir will provide special music.
THURSDAY: The Rev. Doug Hartley will preach and Hunter Memorial Baptist Church Choir will sing.
FRIDAY: The Rev. Charlie Trivette will preach and the Fork Mountain Free Will Baptist Church Choir will provide music.
Biltmore Baptist Church is located at 1181 Bristol Highway. The Rev. Bill Davis is pastor and invites the public to attend.
First Christian Church will have its monthly men’s breakfast Saturday, Oct. 5, at 8 a.m. A $4 donation is requested from those attending.
Minister Brent Nidiffer will bring the message at morning worship Sunday, Oct. 6, at 9:45 a.m. Joanna Robinson will present special music.
The Ladies Bible Study group will meet Monday at 10 a.m. in the Fidelis Classroom.
Tuesday at 10 a.m., Mid-morning Prayer will be held in the church sanctuary.
Bible study classes will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m.
The Seniors Rally will be held Thursday, Oct. 10, at Boones Creek Christian Church in Gray with Roy Lawson as guest speaker. Also Thursday at 7 p.m., the church elders will meet in the conference room.
For more information about First Christian and its activities, call the church office at 542-5651.
Doe River Baptist
Doe River Baptist Church will have homecoming Sunday, Oct. 6. Sunday School will begin at 10 and morning worship at 11 a.m., followed by a homecoming meal.
Revival will begin at the 11 a.m. worship service with Evangelist Sherrel Nave preaching. The revival will continue Monday through Thursday, with services each evening at 7 o’clock.
Special singing will be featured and a nursery will be provided.
The church is located at 113 Avon St. in the Valley Forge community. The Rev. James Hawk is the church’s pastor.
“You Are My Witnesses” is the theme for the sermon at morning worship Sunday, Oct. 6, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 201 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City. The sermon text is Romans 10: 10-17.
Morning worship will be held at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Communion will be served at both services. Sunday School and Bible study will be 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. Steven Harmon is pastor. For more information, call the church office at 926-5261.
Harvest Baptist Church, 309 E. F St., will launch “Harvest Days” during the month of October.
Homecoming will be observed Sunday, Oct. 6. Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m. followed by morning worship at 11 a.m. Dinner will be enjoyed following morning worship.
An afternoon singspiration and more preaching will be enjoyed in the afternoon.
There will be no evening service.
Harvest Baptist was started by Pastor Dale Greenwell in 1997.
For more information, call the pastor, the Rev. Jim Johnson, at 543-3303 or 707-5468.
Cobbs Creek Baptist
Revival services will be held Oct. 13-16 at Cobbs Creek Baptist Church, Butler.
Services will be held at 6 p.m. with Dr. Bill Duncan as evangelist.
A community-wide fall festival is planned at the church Nov. 2.
The Rev. Terry Ward is pastor.
An installation service will be held Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church for new pastor, Travis Tyler.
Tyler, originally from Fall Branch, comes to Grace Baptist from Crossroad Church in Greenville, Ind., where he served as a pastor.
A church-wide cookout will be held following the morning service.
Services at Grace Baptist include Sunday School at 9:15 a.m., morning worship at 10:30 a.m. and evening worship at 7 p.m.
The church is located at 1114 Broad St.
The Revolution Choir and Hand Bells from First Baptist Church, Lilburn, Ga., will perform Sunday, Oct. 6, at Hampton First Baptist Church at the 11 a.m worship service. The group will perform at Lynn Valley Baptist Church Sunday at the 6 p.m. service.
The group will has been partnering in local missions with Hale Community Ministries.
Carter Christian Church will celebrate homecoming and their 78th anniversary Sunday, Oct. 6, beginning at 10:30 a.m. There will be no Sunday School classes that day.
Tim Brokaw will be guest speaker for the celebration, and Unity will provide special music.
There will be a covered dish dinner following the worship service, with no services that evening.
Tom Caraway is minister of the church, which is located at 1765 Highway 91, Stoney Creek.
For more information, call 474-2488 or visit the church website at www.carterchristianchurch.com
Lower Shell Creek
Homecoming will be held Sunday, Oct. 6, at Lower Shell Creek Christian Church, Roan Mountain. Also, revival will be held at the church, beginning Sunday and continuing through Thursday.
The evangelist will be Jack Harris.
Services Sunday will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Services Monday through Thursday will begin at 7 p.m.
Special music will be presented each night.
Gerald Holly is minister.
Sinking Creek Baptist Church will present Masquerade every Saturday night in October at its Christian Life Center, beginning at 6 p.m.
No reservations are required. Donations will be received.
The live performance will be open until the last person is served.
The church is located at 2313 Elizabethton Highway.
God’s House Full
A Clothes Give-Away for families in need will be held Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at God’s House Full Gospel Church, 1206 Old Stateline Road.
Clothing will be available for both children and adults.
For more information, call Pastor Jerry Davis at 753-4821.
Sacred Harmony will be in concert Sunday, Oct. 6, at 6 p.m. at Union Christian Church, 3639 Cherokee Road, Jonesborough.
The group will also be performing at the Erwin Apple Festival Saturday, Oct. 5, at 12:30 p.m. on the main stage.
First United Methodist
“Did You Say, Grace?” will be the theme of the message for Sunday morning worship, Oct. 6, at First United Methodist Church, 325 E. E St. The sermon text is Luke 17: 5-10.
The worship service will begin at 10 a.m. followed by a brief fellowship time. Sunday School classes will meet 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 on Acts 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 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 the church at 543-3505.
Elk Park Christian
His Mercies will be in concert at Elk Park Christian Church Sunday, Oct. 13, at 6 p.m.
Prior to the song service a soup bean dinner will be held at 5 p.m.
Everyone is invited.
The church is located at 220 Old Mill Road in Elk Park, N.C.
Cobbs Creek Baptist
A coffee and dessert fundraiser will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, at Cobbs Creek Baptist Church from 4 to 7 p.m. Donations will be accepted for the church’s youth group.
Cobbs Creek Baptist is located in Butler.
Watauga First Baptist
Sounds of Victory will be singing at Watauga First Baptist Church, 111 East Third Ave., Watauga, on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 10:30 a.m.