Church Events


Compiled by Marisa Anders - [email protected]



DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website each week for a full listing of local events: www.claiborneprogress.net.

Carr’s Branch Missionary Baptist Church

Homecoming services will be held Oct. 16 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is invited to come worship. Lance Estes will be bringing the message. Ray Bull singers, singing. Lunch will be served after the service.

Cave Springs Baptist Church

There will be a Fall Festival at Cave Springs Baptist Church on Oct. 29 from 9-3 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.

Christ the King Catholic Church

Christ the King Catholic Church welcomes the new pastor, Father Ray Powell. Mass schedule is Sunday at noon and Thursdays at 10 a.m. The church is located at 816 Blue Top Road, Tazewell.

Indian Creek Missionary Baptist Church

A Fall Festival/Vintage Car Show (1960 & older), will be held Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. The church is located at 665 Indian Creek Road, Harrogate. Special singing by The Gospel Lights and The Botts Family. There will be crafts, a bake sale, cake walk, apple and peach butter stir off, carnival games and so much more! Please come join us!

Liberty Baptist Church

After 28 wonderful, blessed years of fun and fellowship, Liberty Baptist Church is taking a break from our Annual Fall Festival Fundraiser. We will truly miss the fellowship we have had with all who have been faithful to attend. However, we truly feel God is leading us to make this decision. We would like to thank all those who have worked so hard throughout the years to make this Fall Festival the success that it has been. Without their hard work and dedication, it would not have been possible for it to be the success it has been.

We invite anyone who wishes to fellowship with us to attend our worship services, Sunday morning at 10 a.m. and again Sunday evening at 6:30. We hope to see our Fall Festival family there as we have come to know and love all who faithfully supported our efforts to further God‘s work.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church

Regular services include: Sunday School every Sunday at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. Sunday night service every first and third Sunday at 7 p.m. We also have a fifth Sunday night singing at 7 p.m. Pastor Kenny Williams and the congregation invite everyone.

New Beginning Baptist Church

New Beginning Baptist Church will host Trunk or Treat at the church on Oct. 31 beginning at 5 p.m.

Everyone is invited to New Beginning Baptist Church’s outdoor drama “Mr. Fisher’s Journey thru Hell,” which will be held at the church on Oct. 21-22. Rides will begin at 7 p.m. and will continue every 20-30 minutes. Come experience a ride you won’t forget! This is a free event. The church is located at 2305 Hwy 63, four miles west of Hwy 25E. Please call the church at 423-869-7378 if you need more information or have questions.

On Wings as Eagles

On Wings as Eagles is a non-denominational church located at 213A S. Broad Street, New Tazewell. Tuesday meeting is at 7 p.m. Thursday, youth services and drama are at 6 p.m. Sunday services are Sunday School at noon, worship service at 1 p.m.

Pump Springs Baptist Church

PSBC has added an early worship service. The early worship service is held at 8:30 a.m. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship is at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited.

Stand in the Gap

Please join us for prayer every first Tuesday of each month 5 to 6 p. m.at the Stand in the Gap Coalition office at 502 Pennlyn Ave. in Cumberland Gap.

Trinity Full Gospel Church

Revival services are being held Oct. 11-16, at 7 p.m. Homecoming service is Sunday at 11 a.m. with lunch served after the service. Steve Campbell, pastor, invites everyone to attend.

Watson Chapel

Watson Chapel American Christian Church is having a revival that began on Oct. 2. All services begin at 7 p.m. Helping in the services will be Rev. Bobby Zavattieri and Rev. Randy Beeler. Everyone is welcome. Rev. Tommy Russell, pastor.

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Appalachian Aglow

Appalachian Aglow meets bi-monthly at the home of Lisa Leonard in New Tazewell. If interested, call 865-585-0091 for directions and information.

Chapel of the Good Shepherd

Chapel of the Good Shepherd, the only Lutheran church in Union County, has begun to hold worship services on Sunday afternoons at 4 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact Paul Kritsch, pastor of the church, at 865-279-1279, or via e-mail at [email protected]

Claiborne County Ministerial Association

Pastors and preachers of Claiborne County, the Claiborne County Ministerial Association needs your help. We now only have a few members. We do volunteer chaplain work at Claiborne Medical Center and 15-minute Daily Devotions on WNTT Radio. If God leads you to be a part of this ministry, we meet once a month at the Claiborne Medical Center conference room on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. For further information call 865-585-7112. President, Kenny Clark.

Dogwood Heights Baptist Church

Weekly services at Dogwood Heights Baptist Church include: Tis So Sweet Café Worship, Sunday from 8:30-9:45 a.m.; Sunday School at 10 a.m.; Worship Service at 11 a.m.; Evening Worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening – Bible Study at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited. Pastor, Travis Pressnell, Youth Pastor, Charlie Longworth.

FBC Deaf and Hearing Impaired Worship

The addition of a deaf interpreter for the Sunday morning worship service has brought a new ministry to First Baptist Church in New Tazewell. To learn more, call 423-626-5401 or visit at 814 Buchanan Road, next to Laurel Manor Nursing Home.

New Beginning Baptist Church

New Beginning Baptist Church has new meeting times. We now meet for worship on Sunday at 10 a.m. and at 3 p.m. and on Sunday at 6 p.m. for Bible study. On Wednesday at 6 p.m. we have Visitation, Bridge Builders and Youth. On Sunday nights and other nights throughout the week we offer Life Application classes.

The church is located at 2305 Highway 63, four miles west of U.S. Hwy. 25E in Harrogate. For more information please call the church office at 423-869-7378 or Pastor Donnie Bannister at 423-526-4491.

Regional Education Center

The Regional Education Center, an FBC Ministry Center, is located at 1724 Epps Street in Tazewell. They distribute food boxes on Tuesday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon. Residents of Claiborne County need to bring proof of residence and income. The center is located behind the courthouse in Tazewell.

Servolution Health Services

The Servolution Health Services free medical and dental care clinic is open. Anyone from the Tri-State area is welcome. The faith-based clinic serves the uninsured of the area, from any state, whose income does not exceed 200 percent of the federal poverty level guidelines. Servolution Health Services is located 8.7 miles from Harrogate, off Hwy. 63 in the old Powell Valley High School vocational building in Speedwell. The address is 245 Powell Valley School Lane. To determine eligibility, make an appointment or for more information call 423-419-5070.

Thompson Chapel United Methodist Church

The Thompson Chapel Clothing Bank is in need of any and all donations. We are open Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call 626-3913 or 626-4435 for info.

Twin City Baptist Church

Twin City Baptist Church now offers sign language interpretation of the services. Everyone is welcome.

Compiled by Marisa Anders

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