Church Briefs

Published 8:49 am Friday, February 1, 2019

Hunter U-M
Hunter United Methodist Church will host a breakfast for all First Responders and Veterans Saturday at 8 a.m.
The event is to honor the service and contributions of these men and women, not only to the local community, but to the nation as a whole.
A spokesman for the church said, “These dedicated men and women are often taken for granted.”
Hunter UMC is located at 722 TN Highway 91.

Roan Street
Church of God
Roan Street Church of God invites the public to join them Sunday for Super Sunday. The service at 11 a.m. will be an uplifting time of praise and worship with Pastor Brien Sturgill sharing the Word.
At 5 p.m. the church will host a Super Sunday Tailgate as there will be a time of fellowship with a chili cookoff accompanied by hotdogs, desserts, and drinks.
Everyone is invited.
The church is located at 113 N. Roan St., just out the street from T.A. Dugger Junior High.

First Christian
Minister Michael Klaus will bring the morning message Sunday at the 9:45 a.m. worship service at First Christian Church, Elizabethton. He will continue his sermon series “Questions God Asks.”
Gene Estep will have the communion meditation and Teresa Densford will read the morning scripture. Janie Broyles will have special music.
The Sunday evening service will begin at 6 p.m. with Cara Hutton as worship leader.
Wednesday, there will be Bible study for all ages at 6 p.m.
For more information about First Christian and its services, call the church office at 542-5651.

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St. Thomas
Love offerings received at recent community celebrations of Dr. Martin Luther Kings Jr. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church have made possible assistance for families from throughout the area affected by the recent federal workers shutdown.
Gift food and assistance cards will be distributed to families who have been without pay since Christmas Wednesdays at noon at St. Thomas Church, 815 E. Second St. More information is available by calling the church at (423) 707-0042.
“We give God thanks for all who serve us, our aged, young, overseas, our parks, our airways, and so much more,” sand Father Timothy Holder, priest and pastor at St. Thomas. “Let’s pray that we all now unite to serve one another with fairness, justice, and love in the way Dr. King did.”

Zion Baptist
Zion Baptist Church, 1982 Gap Creek Road, will observe Super Savior Sunday Feb. 3.
Evangelist Phil Glisson from Memphis will be guest speaker for the morning and evening worship services.
Dr. D. Alan King, pastor, invites the public to attend.

First Free Will Baptist
The Rev. John Harrington will preach Sunday at both the morning and evening services at First Free Will Baptist Church, 701 First St.
Services will begin at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Following the morning service, Souper Bowl Sunday will be held with soup and sandwiches served in the Christian Life Center. Donations will go to the youth.
The Rev. Nathan Jennings, pastor, invites the public to attend.

St. John Free Will
Special singing will be featured Sunday at the 10 a.m. worship service at St. John Free Will Baptist Church, Roan Mountain.
The pastor, the Rev. Richard Shepard, invites the public to attend.

New Faith Zion Center
“The Three of Us” featuring Loretta Bowers and musicians, Fred and Tony, will present an evening of music Saturday, Feb. 9, at the New Faith Zion Center, 1904 Jamestown Road, Johnson City, beginning at 5 p.m.
A variety of evening hors d’oeuvres will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
A love offering will be featured.
The Rev. E.E. Widby is pastor.

First Presbyterian
The pastor, Dr. Brian Wyatt, will preach Sunday at the 11 a.m. worship service at First Presbyterian Church of Elizabethton. His message titled “An Ethic For Christians and Other Aliens In A Strange Land” will be based on scripture from Matt. 6: 1-21.
An Education Hour will begin at 9:45 a.m.
Other opportunities for the week include Meditation at 7 p.m. Wednesday; the Thursdays with Jesus Reading Group from 10:30 a.m. to noon Thursday; Exercise Class Tuesday and Thursday from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.; and yoga from 10 a.m. to noon Friday.
The church is located at 119 W. F St.