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Appalachian Aglow is currently meeting bi-monthly at the home of Lisa Leonard in New Tazewell. The current Bible study focus is on health and healing for one’s spirit, soul and body. It is being led by Debra Collett. If interested, call Lisa at 865-585-0091 for directions and information. Everyone is encouraged to attend.
Awakening Tent Revival
The Awakening Tent Revival will be held at Rose Hill Elementary School in Rose Hill, Va., April 4-6 nightly at 7 p.m. The schedule is: April 4 - Evangelist Ronnie Owens, a missionary at heart and founder of Camp Jubilee, will be preaching; True Gospel of Cumberland Gap will be doing the music; Rose Hill First Priority will be singing in the service. April 5 - Evangelist Justin Helton, president of Skywatch Ministries, will be preaching; the Freedom Christian Fellowship Praise Team from London, Ky., will be leading the worship; Elydale First Priority will be singing and doing a skit during the service. April 6 - Pastor Norman Clark, pastor of the Ewing Circuit UMC, will be preaching; the Kevin Wilson Band from Corbin, Ky., will be doing the music for the service; Thomas Walker High School First Priority will be doing a skit during the service.
There will be a benefit singing for Ralph and Peggy Fultz at Indian Creek Baptist Church on April 6 at 7 p.m. The benefit is for their medical expenses. Featured singers will be Glory Road Boys, Gibson Family and others. Everyone is invited to attend. The church is located at 665 Indian Creek Rd., Harrogate.
Cave Springs Baptist Church
Cave Springs Baptist Church is having an Easter program on March 24 at 6 p.m. The service will be conducted by Brother Scott Pack. Rev. Mitchell Ferguson invites everyone to attend.
Cedar Fork Baptist Church
Cedar Fork Baptist Church will begin a revival on March 24, beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Jim Smith and Rev. Kendall Walker will be evangelists. Everyone is invited to attend. Rev. Mark Campbell, Pastor.
Chestnut Grove Pentecostal Church
Chestnut Grove Pentecostal Church has resumed regular Sunday services. Everyone is invited to attend. Services are each Sunday at 2 p.m. Robert Yeary is the pastor.
Chittums Chapel Baptist Church
Chittums Chapel Baptist Church will be presenting its Easter Son Rise play March 22 and 23 at 6 p.m. outside at Springdale School. Please bring a lawn chair. In case of rain, the play will be held in the school’s gymnasium. Everyone is invited to attend.
Christ of the Cumberlands Lutheran Church
Christ of the Cumberlands Lutheran Church in Harrogate is holding worship services at a new time, each Sunday at 9:15 a.m. Lenten Service is each Wednesday with a meal at 6 and worship at 6:45 p.m. Services during Holy Week will be Maundy Thursday, March 28, at 6 p.m. and Good Friday, March 29, at 6 p.m. Joining us will be Our Savior Lutheran Church of Morristown. Pastor Gordon Smith invites everyone to attend.
Pump Springs Baptist Church will be having Divorce Care on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. It is a special weekly support group and seminar conducted by people who understand what you are experiencing. Most importantly, you’ll learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life. For information call 423-869-8323 or www.pumpsprings.org
Fairview Baptist Church
Sunday School Fairview Baptist Church begins at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m. and Sunday evening worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening services begin at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. Rev. Mark Sutton is pastor.
First Baptist Church
Weekly services at First Baptist Church are held as follows: Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., Sunday worship hour at 11 a.m., and Sunday and Wednesday evening worship at 6:30 p.m. Please join us for worship and Christian training for all ages, nursery through adults. The church is located at 814 Buchanan Road in New Tazewell. Please see our website at www.ntfbc.com for more information or call the church office at 423-626-5401.
Forge Ridge Baptist Church
Forge Ridge Baptist Church is located on Hwy. 63. Everyone is invited to regular services each Sunday - worship at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 6 p.m., and Wednesday services at 7 p.m. Rev. Robert Simmons is pastor.
Those who are mourning the death of a family member or friend are invited to attend the GriefShare video seminar at the New Beginning Baptist Church, located four miles west of Harrogate on Hwy. 63. This nondenominational Christ-centered program features biblical teaching by nationally respected grief experts and others journeying through grief. As well as providing the opportunity to be around others who understand, GriefShare also offers valuable insights about building a new normal in life and renewing hope for the future. Meetings will be held on Tuesday nights, from 6-8 p.m. through March 26. For further information contact Bob or Nancy Jackson at 423-869-4422, Pastor Don Bannister at 423-526-4491, or visit www.griefshare.org.
Indian Creek Baptist Church
Indian Creek Baptist Church 5th Sunday singing will be March 31 at 10:30 a.m. Special singers will be Thankful Hearts from Burnsville, N.C., and others. Lunch will be served following the services. Everyone is welcome.
Little Creek Missionary Baptist Church
Little Creek Missionary Baptist Church invites everyone to a special Easter egg hunt on March 23 at 2 p.m. There will be food and prizes. We will also be having a Sunrise Service at 6 a.m. on Easter morning, March 31, with breakfast at 9 a.m. There will be no evening service that night.
The Beauty of Holiness broadcast is on air and the Internet Sunday mornings at 8-8:30 a.m. over WFXY 1490 AM Middlesboro, Ky., and WANO 1230 AM Pineville, Ky., with Rev. Randy Dobbs of Tazewell, Tenn., each week. Click “listen live” at www.1230wano.com for web stream.
Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist
Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist will be having their 5th Saturday Night Singing on March 30 at 7 p.m. Visiting singers will be the Berry Family and local singers. Everyone welcome. Kenneth Lambert, Song Leader; Rev. Stewart Fultz, Pastor.
Mount Harmony Baptist Church
Mount Harmony Baptist Church will have an Easter Cantata on March 24 at 6 p.m. The church is located at 819 E. Raccoon Valley Road, one mile west of I -75, Exit 117, Heiskell, Tenn. Everyone is welcome to come. Pastor, Michael Parsley.
Neal’s Chapel Baptist Church
Neal’s Chapel Baptist Church has Sunday School starting at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. There will be no night services until further notice. Everyone welcome.
New Tazewell Christian Church
Everyone is invited to attend New Tazewell Christian Church, 516 Cosby St., one block from light #3 behind Home Federal Bank. For more information call 423-626-5761 and leave a message. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m., church services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., and Wednesday evening Bible study at 7 p.m. Michael Parker is the pastor.
Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church
The congregation of Oak Grove invites everyone to join in old-time worship. Services are Sunday morning, Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Evening worship is Sunday at 6 p.m. Pastor is Mika Long.
Open Bible Community Church
The Open Bible Community Church in Harrogate is having a verse-by-verse study in the Book of Genesis. This study will explore topics like the origin of the universe, did God create the world in six literal days and Noah’s flood. This study is being offered on Wednesday nights starting at 7 p.m. There is also a time of food and fellowship before the study at 6:30 p.m. Open Bible Church is located at 347 Shawanee Rd.
Prayer at the Pinnacle
Join us for Prayer at the Pinnacle! Every Monday at noon a group gathers at the Pinnacle overlooking the Tri-State area to pray for the community. Everyone is welcome.
Pump Springs Baptist Church
There will be a Special Needs Children’s Activity Day March 30 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Hillcrest Bowling Alley, 200 Cromwell, Harrogate. You are invited to spend a couple of hours of having fun! The event is sponsored by Hillcrest Lanes Bowling Center and Pump Springs Baptist Church. All special needs children, wheelchairs, crutches and walkers are welcome. Parents/caregivers, this is also a time for you to share with others your thoughts and hints on living with a special needs child. This will also be a time to share thoughts on more activities for our Special Needs Ministry. Please contact us to sign up as we will have to let the bowling alley know how many lanes to reserve. For information please contact Pump Springs Baptist Church at 423-869-8323. Special Needs Ministry: Jacque Lindsay Home: 423-869-0433; Cell: 423-437-7275; email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Pam Murphy: 865-945-2155.
The Victory of Holiness broadcast can be heard on Wednesday mornings at 11 -11:15 a.m. on WKXV 900 AM Knoxville, Tenn., with Rev. Randy Dobbs of Tazewell, Tenn., each week.
Riverside Baptist Church
Riverside Baptist Church will be holding a revival beginning March 24 at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Tommy Louthan Jr. and Marvin Simmons will be helping in the revival. Follow Cave Springs Road in Tazewell to the river. Cross the bridge and turn left; the church is on the left. Pastor, Rev. Tyler Debusk.
Straightway Missionary Baptist Church
Straightway Missionary Baptist Church will be having The Gates of Heaven play on March 30 at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Pastor, Rev. Gary Sampson; Song Leader, Melissa Turner.
Sugar Grove Missionary Baptist Church
The congregation of Sugar Grove invites you to services on Sunday mornings at 10 a.m., Sunday evenings at 6 p.m. and every fourth Saturday night for singing at 7 p.m. Rev. Dale Meyers, Pastor.
Tazewell Baptist Church
Join Tazewell Baptist for Sunday School beginning at 9:45 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m. and Sunday evening worship at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday services begin at 7 p.m., with Mission Friends, Children in Action, Youth on Missions, Teen Class and Visioneers available as well. Children’s Church and nursery are available on Sunday. Everyone is welcome. Wayne Coffey, Music Director, Rev. Mitch Burke, Pastor.
Threads of Hope
Threads of Hope at Meyers Grove Church will have formal attire for the prom. We will also be accepting donations of formal wear. Please call and make an appointment for Monday through Friday evenings from 5-8 p.m. and Sat. from noon until 6 p.m. if you are interested in the formal attire. Please call Elphida Sweet at 423-259-0604 or Lillian Workman at 423-489-8962 or 423-626-9696.
Tiprell Community Full Gospel Church
Tiprell Community Full Gospel Church invites you to worship. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. Sunday evening service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m. Rev. Johnny Parks, Pastor.
Trinity Full Gospel Church
Trinity Full Gospel Church is located at 1990 Tiprell Road, and everyone is invited to attend. Sunday School is at 10:30 a.m., with a worship service at noon. Tuesday evening service is at 7 p.m. James Strunk, Pastor.
Twin City Baptist Church
Twin City Baptist Church now has church buses. If you need a ride please call 626-2674 or email email@example.com.
Watson’s Chapel American Christian Church
Watson’s Chapel will be having a revival beginning March 18 at 7 p.m. Evangelists will be Jimmy Frye and Jimmy Poore. The church has Sunday School starting at 10 a.m. each Sunday with worship service at 11 a.m. Evening worship service starts at 6 p.m. on the fourth Sunday night and singing on the fifth Saturday night of each month. Everyone is welcome to come and fellowship. Pastor, Rev. Brandon Coffman.