Roan Street FWB
Vacation Bible School will be held at Roan Street Freewill Baptist Church from June 6-8. The theme for VBS is “Sonlight Express: Jesus and Me.”
VBS will be held each day from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
The commencement program will be held at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, June 10.
For more information or to arrange van pick-up, call 543-2549 or 213-2567 and leave a message.
Pastor is Tim Gouge. The church is located at 820 N. Roan St., Elizabethton.
CrossPointe Fellowship Church will hold revival services June 3-7.
Services on Sunday, June 3, will be held 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Services Monday through Thursday will be held at 7 p.m.
Brother Manny Mill will conduct the services each evening. Mill has been an amazing testimony and influence in the evangelical community. Born in Cuba, he saw the violent takeover of Fidel Castro, which resulted in his family being stripped of their property and business. His family defected and eventually made their way to the United States.
Mill would later run afoul of the law after becoming involved with check fraud. However, he received Christ as his personal savior, served time in prison for his mistakes and attended Wheaton College after his release.
He earned two degrees and wrote a book, Radical Redemption, on his experiences. His ministry team at Koinonia House National Ministry conducts prison revivals and equips ex-convicts for their re-entry into society.
CrossPointe is located at 206 Parkway Blvd., Elizabethton.
Pastor is Harold Mains. For more information, call 647-1286.
Word Prevails Church will host Philippines missionary Arthur Peters as minister for the 10 a.m. service on Sunday, June 3.
Peters works with Touching the Nations, a Philippines ministry.
The church is located at 408 Cherokee Park Drive, Elizabethton.
Pastor is George Gross.
First Christian Church, Elizabethton, will have its monthly Men’s Breakfast on Saturday, June 2, at 8 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The cost is $3 per person.
The Willing Workers Class will have their first fishing expedition and fish fry, beginning at 6:30 a.m. Saturday in Butler.
At 9 a.m. Saturday, the VBS crew will set up for Vacation Bible School. Vacation Bible School will be held Monday through Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. Classes will be provided for children 5 years to 12 years of age (K-6th grade). Children are invited to attend and bring their friends on the Sonshine Express!
The Ladies Bible Study group will meet in the Fidelis Classroom Monday at 10 a.m.; Tuesday morning prayer will be held at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary; Wednesday evening classes will be dismissed due to VBS; Sunrise and Volunteer Circles will meet Thursday. Other circle meetings have been postponed until next week due to VBS.
The elders will meet in the conference room at 7 p.m. Thursday.
For more information regarding activities and services at First Christian Church, call the church office at 542-5651.
Valley Forge FWB
Vacation Bible School will be held Monday through Friday, June 4-8, at Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each day. The theme of the VBS is “From Raindrops to Rainbows” with Tim and Amanda Colbaugh as directors. There will be classes for toddlers to teens.
A VBS rally to kick off the week’s activities will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday.
For more information, call the church office at 542-5344.
Rev. Randy Johnson is pastor.
Bunker Hill Christian
Vacation Bible School will be held June 3-8 at Bunker Hill Christian Church from 6:30 to 9 p.m. each day.
Kickoff will be held Sunday at 6:30 p.m. featuring musical guests J4.
Children are invited to DJ Pray Z and the rest of the VBS gang as they learn about God’s greatness, authority, providence, power and love through worship, missions and song with the Go Fish Guys!
The church is located at 490 Bunker Hill Road, Bluff City.
St. John FWB
Revival will begin Monday, June 4, at the St. John Free Will Baptist Church, Roan Mountain. Services will begin at 7 o’clock each evening and will feature special singing. Revival speakers will be Rev. Carl Grindstaff and Rev. Jim Storie.
The pastor is Rev. Richard Sheppard.
Southside Christian Church will host flautist David K during the morning worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday. David K begins his 16th year this year of ministering nationwide to churches and organizations. He has won numerous competitions, including the Wurlitzer Collegiate Artist Competition, placing first for the state of Indiana.
In 2009 David K was selected as World Vision’s Independent Artist of the Year. He is not only a musician, but an engaging and relevant speaker.
He has been the featured speaker for numerous state conventions, revivals and other services across the country. More importantly, David K is recognized as a man with a heart to serve God.
Southside Christian Church is located at the corner of Southside Road and Parkway Blvd. For more information, contact Michael Koruschak, minister, at 542-2234.
Riverside Community Church of Jesus
The Riverside Community Church of Jesus will host “Hearts Ablaze for Jesus,” a weekend camp meeting, which will be held June 8-10.
Singing and fellowship will be featured on Friday, June 8, beginning at 5 p.m. On Saturday there will be singing and fellowship as well as activities and speakers. Dennis Carrico will speak at 10:15 a.m. and Bobby Oaks and the Skyland Singers will sing at 7 p.m. A cookout will be held at 2 p.m.
Throughout the day on Saturday there will be activities including a craft fair, cakewalks, horseshoe tournaments and fishing by the river (bring your fishing licenses).
Sunday will feature dinner on the grounds at 1 p.m. followed by singing from 3 to 4 p.m. and preaching by Pastor Ben and Sherry Johnson from 4 to 5 p.m.
The church is located on Patterson Lane off Pleasant Beach Road. For more information, call the pastor at 957-9025.
Homecoming will be held Sunday, June 3, at Milligan Free Will Baptist Church. Mike Presnell will present special singing at the 11 a.m. service.
Following the service, there will be a covered dish meal.
Rev. Mark Street is pastor. For more information, call 232-0288.
Caldwell Springs Baptist
“Travel with Paul, the Roaming Roman” at Vacation Bible School, beginning June 3 at the Caldwell Springs Baptist Church. The story of the Apostle Paul will be told in separate drama beginning with the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday. VBS will be held 6 p.m. each day Sunday through Wednesday.
Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. families are invited to VBS registration and inflatable fun. Each night of VBS will consist of a live drama, crafts, snacks, music, missions and recreation.
The church’s pastor is Dr. William Duncan, who will teach a class for the adults.
For more information, call 474-3016.
Johnson City Baptist Temple
The Crystal River Boys will present special singing Sunday, June 3, at the 11 a.m. service at the Johnson City Baptist Temple on Milligan Highway.
Homecoming will be observed at the church.
On Sunday evening the group will be singing at 6:30 p.m. at the Oakland Avenue Baptist Church in Johnson City.
Stoney Creek Baptist
Vacation Bible School at Stoney Creek Baptist Church will be held June 11-14 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. each day. The VBS kickoff will be Sunday, June 10, following the evening service at 6 o’clock. Hotdogs, chips, drinks and watermelon will be served at the kickoff.
Sandwiches, chips, cookies and drinks will be served Monday through Wednesday of Vacation Bible School and pizza on Thursday.
“Encounter With Christ (Part 1) will be the theme for the message at the 10:45 a.m. worship service on Sunday at Memorial Presbyterian Church (PCA). The scripture text is Acts 9: 1-19. The Lord’s Supper will be celebrated at the morning service.
The Chancel Choir will sing “Be Still” by Mary McDonald and the worship team will lead the congregation in singing modern worship songs.
A nursery and Children’s Small Talk will be provided during the morning service.
Sunday School for all ages will begin at 9:30 a.m.
Memorial Presbyterian is located at 100 East F St. Rev. Dwight Basham is pastor. For more information call the church office at 543-2711 or visit www.memorialpresbyterianpca.org
Unaka Baptist Church, located at Highway 91, will have an outdoor Vacation Bible School June 3-8 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. each day.
The registration and kick-off will be held Saturday, June 2, from 2 to 4 p.m. with a “water fun” day.
The theme for this year’s VBS is “Babylon — Daniel’s Courage in Captivity.”
There will be classes for all ages.
For more information, call 474-2224.
“Whom Shall I Send” will be the theme of morning worship Sunday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Johnson City. The sermon text is Isaiah 6: 1-8. Services will be held at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Holy 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.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church is located at 201 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City. Rev. Steven Harmon is pastor.
Unicoi Church of God
The Unicoi Church of God will hold revival services June 8-10 with Evangelist Clifton West, Virginia State Evangelist. West has been in full-time ministry with the Church of God for over 30 years.
Service times are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Special singing will be featured at each service.
The church is located at 508 Tennessee St., Unicoi. From Johnson City take exit 32 off Interstate 26.
Vacation Bible School at Oak Street Baptist Church will be held June 10-13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The VBS theme is “Adventures on Promise Island.”
On Friday, June 8, the church will host a City-Wide Truth Conference at 7 p.m. Music will be provided by the church’s praise team and the message will be given by Evangelist Manny Mill.
Rev. Bruce Hendrich is pastor.
“Amazing Wonders — Aviation” is the theme of Vacation Bible School at Calvary Baptist Church. VBS will be held June 3-7 with classes nightly from 6:15 to 8:45 p.m.
VBS Family Night will be held on Sunday, June 10, at 6:30 p.m.
Rev. Joe Sorah is the pastor.
Union Hill FWB
Union Hill Free Will Baptist Church will host Barry Rowland and Deliverance for a concert during the 11 a.m. service on Sunday, June 3.
Pastor Roger Hayley invites everyone to come and join this special service.
Union Hill is located at 125 Lane Hill Road, just off Peters Hollow Road, in the Stoney Creek community of Elizabethton.
Blevins Chapel Baptist
Revival will be held June 4-8 at Blevins Chapel Baptist Church, Roan Mountain. The service will begin at 7 p.m. and will feature Rev. Leonard Fletcher as evangelist.
Special singing will be featured nightly.
Rev. David Montgomery is pastor. For more information, call 725-2639.
Moore’s Chapel FWB
Moore’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School June 4-8 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each day.
There will be classes for children age three through 12.
Everyone is welcome. For those needing a ride, call 474-2079.
Rev. Greg Largent is pastor.
First United Methodist
“Who Will Live for Us” is the theme for the Sunday morning sermon at First United Methodist Church. The scripture text is Isaiah 6: 1-8.
Morning worship begins at 9:50 a.m. after which there is a brief fellowship time. Sunday School for all ages begins at 11:20 a.m.
The Men’s Prayer Group will meet on Sunday at 9 a.m. in Room 108. The Sunday evening Bible study on the book of Revelation will meet at 6 p.m. in the church fellowship hall.
The Abiding Love Bible Study will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the fellowship hall.
First United Methodist is located at 325 E. E St., Elizabethton.
Rev. Raymond Amos is pastor. For more information, call 543-3505.
“Movin’ for Missions” will be held on Friday, June 1, from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at Union Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.
Cost is $3 per person and childcare is available for $1 per child.
Instructors Christi Rouse-Deloach and Amanda Tester will conduct the Zumba fitness class. All proceeds will go to the Union Baptist Church Mission Trip Project.
The fellowship hall is located at 1411 Highway 321, Hampton.
For more information, call Christi at 213-8463 or Amanda at 957-1395.
Sonshine Church of Christ
Revival services will begin Sunday, June 3, at Sonshine Church of Christ in Butler. The revival services will continue until June 7.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. each day. Dr. James D. Spinnati, president of Sonshine School of Evangelism and director of TNT Ministries, will be preaching.
Special music will be performed each evening. Everyone is invited.
First Free Will
Vacation Bible School will be held at the First Free Will Baptist Church, Elizabethton, June 10-15, with classes daily from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The theme of the Bible school is “IncrediWorld Amazement Park.” Kids will take a thrill ride through God’s creation as they enjoy songs, crafts, games, goodies and dramas.
Rev. Nathan Jennings is pastor. For more information call 542-8702.