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Church Briefs for Friday, November 9, 2012


Upper Gap Creek FWB

The Ladies Aide of the Upper Gap Creek Free Will Baptist Church will have a fall festival Saturday, Nov. 10, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the church fellowship hall.

There will be games, snow cones, ice cream, cake walks, etc.

Wrist bands for unlimited games may be purchased at the door for $5 each or for 25 cents per game. Food items will be in addition to the game charge.

All proceeds will benefit the Ladies Aid projects for the sick, elderly, and shutins.

The church is located at 1380 Dry Creek Road, Hampton.

For more information, call 725-3847.


First Christian

First Christian Church will honor its veterans at the Sunday morning worship service. Minister Brent Nidiffer will deliver the message.

Shoeboxes filled with gifts for Operation Christmas Children are due. A monetary gift to fill a box is also acceptable.

At noon Sunday, the Children’s Committee will meet in the fellowship hall for a luncheon planning meeting.

The choir will meet at 4:15 p.m. Sunday for cantata practice in the sanctuary.

The evening service will be held at 6 p.m. Children and youth classes will also meet.

Young adults are invited to a meal at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall for a “brainstorming” session.

The church board will meet at 7 p.m. in the Men’s Classroom.

The church offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 12, for Veterans Day.

Tuesday morning at 10 a.m., a prayer service will be held in the sanctuary.

Wednesday at 7 p.m. Bible study classes ill be held for all ages.


New Liberty FWB

Veterans Day will be observed Sunday at New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church with special recognition of all military veterans.

Special patriotic music will be presented, and lunch will follow in the fellowship center.

There will be no evening worship service.

The Rev. Colbaugh, pastor, invites everyone to attend this special service and lunch

The church is located at 113 Peters Hollow Road, Elizabethton.


Jackson Park

Jackson Park Church of the Brethren,100 Oak Grove Ave., Jonesborough, will have fall revival beginning Sunday, Nov. 11, and continuing through Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m.

Pastor Mark Ray of Leake’s Chapel Church of the Brethren in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley will be the guest speaker. He has served as a minister of the Gospel in Indiana and Florida, as well as a missionary in Ireland for eight years.

There will be special music each night.


East Side FWB

A bean supper will be held at East Side Free Will Baptist Church today from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and again from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Carryouts will be available.

The charge will be $5 with all proceeds goingto the church’s food pantry, which is open the second Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon.


Freedom Road Baptist

Revival will be held Nov. 9-11. with services beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday.

Evangelists will be Sarge Arnold, Ancel Presnell, and Edd June.

There will be special singing each service.

The church is located at 708 W.C St.

The pastor, the Rev. Steven Davis invites the public to attend.


Bethlehem Lutheran

“All She Had” will be the theme of the message at morning worship Sunday, Nov. 11, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 201 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City. The sermon text is Mark 12: 38-44.

Morning worship services will be held at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Communion will be held at both services.

Interpreted services for the deaf are available on the second and fourth Sundays at the 10:45 a.m. service.

Sunday School and Bible study will be held at 9:15 a.m.

The Rev. Steven Harmon is pastor.


Milligan FWB

Milligan Free Will Baptist Church Ladies Auxiliary, 1471 Milligan Highway, will host a turkey dinner with all the trimmings Saturday, Nov. 10, from 4 to 7 p.m.

The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children eight years old and under.

Carry-outs will be available.

For more information, call April Pittman at 895-0008.


Prayer Tabernacle

Phil Cross and Poet Voices from Chattanooga will be singing Friday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Prayer Tabernacle, Cedar Avenue, Elizabethton.

Kenny Davis is the pastor. Everyone is welcome to attend.

For more information, call 723-1209.


Hampton First Baptist

Hampton First Baptist Church will have its annual “Bulldog Bonfire” Saturday, Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. in the field directly behind the Hampton General Dollar Store.

The community as well as all Hampton High School students and athletes are invited. Athletes will be recognized.

Art Gibson from University Parkway Baptist Church will be playing and singing. Also, there will be free food and drinks.

This is a community event and all are welcome.

Hampton First Baptist Church is located at 407 First Ave. in Hampton.

The Rev. Mike Hyder is pastor. For more information, call 895-2918.


First United Methodist

“Loving God With All Your Mites” is the topic of the Sunday morning service Nov. 11 at First United Methodist Church, 325 E. E St. The sermon text is Mark 12: 38-44.

Veterans will be recognized during the worship service, which begins at 10 a.m.

Following a brief fellowship time, Sunday School will begin at 11:20 a.m.

The Men’s Prayer Group will meet at 9 a.m. in Room 108.

The Sunday evening Bible student on Galatians will begin at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

UMY will meet Sunday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the youth house.

The Abiding Love Bible Study group will meet Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hal.

The G2s will meet on Tuesday from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. in the youth house. The Coolagers will meet on Wednesday from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m.

The Wednesday evening service will begin at 7 o’clock 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.


St. John FWB

Revival services will begin Sunday, Nov. 11, at St. John Free Will Baptist Church, Roan Mountain

Services will begin at 7 p.m.

Evangelists will be Justin Hodges, Richard Sheppard, Jr., and Steve Bennett.

The pastor, the Rev. Richard Sheppard Sr., invites the public to attend.


Memorial Presbyterian

“What Lies Behind History” will be the theme of the message at the 10:45 a.m. worship service Sunday at Memorial Presbyterian Church. The scripture text is Daniel 10: 1-11:1.

The Milligan College Women’s Chorale under the direction of Anne Elliott, Assistant Professor of Music, will sing at the service.

The November Fellowship Potluck Lunch will be held following the service.

A nursery, Children’s Small Talk, and Kidz Praize Service are provided for children.

School School begins at 9:30 a.m.

Memorial Presbyterian is located at 100 E. F St. The Rev. Dwight Basham is pastor.

For more information, call the church office at 543-2711.


Lynn Valley Baptist

A Christmas craft bazaar will be held at Lynn Valley Baptist Church this evening and Saturday. The bazaar will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday,

Also, breakfast and lunch will be served on Saturday. Breakfast will consist of biscuits and gravy, country ham, eggs, bacon, apple jelly and pancakes. Lunch will consist of soup and grill cheese sandwiches and hotdogs.

Featured will be homemade items, including Christmas wreaths, gifts and decorations as well as baked items and canned goods.

Funds raised will benefit the church building fund.


Hunter U-M Youth

The Hunter United Methodist Youth will host inspirational speaker Justin Lookadoo Monday, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m. at T.A. Dugger Junior High Auditorium.

Admission is free. The program is for all ages.


Stoney Creek

Stoney Creek Baptist Church, 1843 Highway 91, will celebrate its 190th anniversary with homecoming Sunday, Nov. 11.

The Rev. Norman Markland will preach at the 11 a.m. worship service.

The public is invited.


Blue Springs Christian

YoungSong will present a special Veterans Day program Sunday, Nov. 11, at the 10:45 a.m. worship service at Blue Springs Christian Church.

All veterans and their families are invited to attend.

For more information call 474-2305.


Pleasant Beach

Pleasant Beach Baptist Church will honor its veterans at a special service Sunday at 11 a.m. There will be a patriotic video tribute and gifts will be presented to each veteran.

The evening service will begin at 7 p.m.

The Rev. Mark Fowler is pastor.


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