East Side Christian
East Side Christian Church, 1400 Siam Rd., will have a giveaway of clothing, household items, and more Saturday, Oct. 26.
The hours of the giveaway will be from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the church fellowship hall.
Trunk or Treat will be held Thursday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Immanuel Baptist Church, 205 Hunter Ave.
All children in the community are invited to participate.
Roan Mountain Free Holiness
Roan Mountain Free Holiness Church will hold a special singing at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27.
Performing will be the Brotherhood Quartet from Elizabethton.
Pastor Don Julian welcomes everyone to attend. For more information, call 772-3686.
First Free Will
Trunk or Treat will be held Sunday, Oct. 27, at the First Free Will Baptist Church following the evening service.
The church is located at 706 First St. Trunk or Treat will be held in the First Street parking lot across from the church.
A Kid’s Harvest will be held Thursday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, 1114 Broad St.
There will be candy, games refreshments, and inflatables.
Families are welcome
The Rev. Travis Tyler is pastor.
Homecoming will be held Sunday, Oct. 27, at Morgan Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 1782 Ripshin Mountain Road.
The Lonesome Pine Bluegrass Band will sing at the 10 a.m. service followed with morning worship. The pastor, the Rev. Greg Whitehead will bring the message.
Lunch will be served following the preaching service.
Pastor Appreciation Day will be observed Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Willow Springs Baptist Church.
At the 6 p.m. service, Young Song will perform.
Trunk or Treat will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31.
The Rev. Doug Hardin is pastor.
The church is located at 544 Willow Springs Road.
Freedom Road Baptist
A special trunk or treat will be held Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Freedom Road Baptist Church, 708 W. C St.
Paul LaRue will perfrom a magic show, and there will be face painting, treats and much more.
Upper Gap Creek
The Ladies Aide of the Upper Gap Creek Free Will Baptist Church will have a fall festival Friday, Oct. 25, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
There will be games, refreshments to buy and a cake walk. There will also be a silent auction.
The church is located at 1380 Dry Creek Road. For more information call 542-4144 or 725-3847.
Homecoming will be held Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Pinecrest Christian Church, 124 Woodland Drive, Johnson City.
Don Marshall will be speaker for the morning service, which will begin at 11 a.m. Special music will be presented by IIIrd Day Resurrection.
Lunch will be served following the morning service.
Randall Carrier is minister.
Valley Forge U-M
Valley Forge United Methodist Church, 3974 Highway 19-E, will have its annual Apple Harvest Sale Saturday, Nov. 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Homemade crafts, baked items, home-canned green beans, chow-chow, jams, jellies and applebutter will be for sale along with a large assortment of gift baskets with some of the above items.
Hotdogs with all the trimmings will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Doe River Baptist
Doe River Baptist Church will have a fall festival Saturday, Oct. 26, from 3 to 6 p.m.
Featured activities will include face painting, games, food and fellowship.
The church is located at 113 Avon St.
The pastor is the Rev. Jim Hawk.
Siam Baptist Church will have a fall festival Saturday, Oct. 26, from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m.
There will be a musical performance by Fiddlin’ Carson Peters and the Siam Gospel Train.
Featured will be free clothes, free homemade apple butter, free food, a Bible character scavenger hunt, inflatables, football toss, face painting, pumpkin decorating, a Ten Commandments duck hunt, corn hole, candy, gift baskets, prizes, mule carriage rides, and much more.
The Gathering will be featured at 4 and 5:30 p.m.
The church is located at 2414 Siam Road.
“The Law of Faith” will be the topic of the sermon for Sunday morning worship Oct. 27 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Johnson City. The sermon text is Rom. 3: 19-28.
Morning worship will be held at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. School 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 is located at 201 E. Watauga Ave. The pastor is the Rev. Steven Harmon.
For more information call the church at 926-5261.
Unaka Baptist Church will have trunk-or-treat Thursday, Oct. 31, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
The church is located at 1598 Highway 91.
The Rev. Walker Roberson is pastor.
Minister Brent Nidiffer will host the ordination of the leadership at First Christian Church Sunday, Oct. 27, at the morning service. All elders and deacons are asked to be present.
Leslie Brackley and Frank Shepherd will present special music.
Sunday School will follow after which a covered dish appreciation luncheon will be held for Minister Nidiffer and his family for their 10 years of ministry to the church.
At 6 p.m. the Vintage Gospel Lads will present a concert. A love offering will be received.
Members of the group inclde Murray Hollis,Steve Kehrer, Darrel Morlan, Ron Rasmussen, and Jon Stedman. Most are involved in fulltime Christian ministry, but accept several singing engagements each year.
The Ladies Bible Study will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Fidelis Classroom.
Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Choir practice will follow at 8 p.m.
The Men’s Monthly Breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, in the fellowship hall.
First Christian is located at 513 Hattie Ave. For more information contact the church office at 542-5651.
Nick Colbaugh will be preaching during the morning worship service Sunday, Oct. 27, at the New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church.
The service will begin at 11 a.m. and will also feature music by the New Liberty Revival Choir.
During the 6 p.m. worship service the New Liberty Kids will present a skit honoring Biblical heroes. Puppeteer Curtis Huskins will assist with a puppet presentation to support the kids message.
Pastor Ray Colbaugh invites the public to share in both of these youth-led services.
New Liberty is located at 113 Peters Hollow Road near the Stoney Creek Volunteer Fire Department.
Hopwood Christian Church at Milligan College will host a fall festival,Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Emmanuel Christian Seminary auditorium at 6 p.m.
The festival will take the place of the normal Wednesday Table Service, which will include a pasta dinner, an auction of baked goods, hand-knit Harry Potter scarves, homemade cards, latch-hook pillows and rugs, yard work, and much more.
Funds raised will go toward building a new Entasikira Church in Kenya.
Hopwood hopes to raise $7,000 to send to the congregation by Jan. 1, 2014.
The pastor, Dr. Earl Davis, will present the sermon “The Triple Tragedy” at the morning worship hour Sunday, Oct. 27, at First Baptist Church of Elizabethton. The scripture text is Luke 15.
The service will begin at 10:45 a.m. and will feature a blend of modern worship songs and traditional hymns.
Treat Street will be held Thursday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Elizabethton.
First Baptist is located at 212 E. F St.
East River Park
Trunk or Treat will be held at East River Park Christian Church Sunday, Oct. 27, from 5:30 to 9 p.m.
There will be tons of candy, train rides, inflatables, food, games, family hay rides and much more.
East River Park Christian is located at 1207 Broad St.
of the Nazarene
Revival continues at the First Church of the Nazarene, 200 W. I St.
Services this evening and Saturday will begin at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Dinner will be served followed the Sunday morning service.
The evangelist will be Russell Coffey.
The Rev. Kenley Knight is pastor. For more information call 542-5152.
First United Methodist
The sermon topic for morning worship Sunday, Oct. 27, at First United Methodist Church will be “It Is Not How We Came Here Today, But How We Leave That Matters.” The scripture text is Luke 18: 9-14.
The service will begin at 10 a.m. after which there will be a brief fellowship time. Sunday School will begin at 11:20 a.m.
The Men’s Prayer Group will meet at 9 a.m. Sunday in Room 108.
The Sunday evening Bible study on Acts will be held at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall.
UMY meets 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, 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.
First United Methodist is located at 325 E. E St. The Rev. Ray Amos is pastor and Debbie Fields is minister to children and youth.
For more information call 543-3505.
Elk Park Christian
Trunk or Treat will be held Thursday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Elk Park Christian Church, located at 220 Old Mill Road, Elk Park, N.C.
In addition to trunks filled with candy, there will be games, hot drinks, and hotdogs.
Valley Forge FWB
Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church will host the Billy Graham “My Hope” service Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m.
Pastor Randy Johnson invites everyone to attend.
The Harvey Family will present special singing at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Watauga First Baptist Church. The church is located at 111 E. Third St.
The public is invited to attend.
A clothing giveaway will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Buffalo Valley Christian Church, 111 Buffalo Valley Church Road, Johnson City.
Clothing will be all sizes, from infant to adult.