Church Briefs

Published 8:47 am Friday, February 15, 2019

Willow Springs
Willow Springs Baptist Church observes its 70th anniversary Sunday, Feb. 24, with special activities at the morning service. The church was established Feb. 13, 1949.
Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Jack Roddy, Director of Missions for the Watauga Association of Baptists, preaching. All former members, pastors, and interim pastors are invited to attend the service, after which a meal will be served. There will be no evening service.
If you need transportation, call 474-2176.
During the week of Feb. 17-20, there will be a winter Bible study taught by Dr. Steve Davis.
Sunday services will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Monday through Wednesday services will be at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited.
The church is located at 544 Willow Springs Road. Dr. Kenneth Jordan is pastor.
For more information call 474-2176.

First Christian
Sunday Morning worship at First Christian Church, Elizabethton, will begin at 9:45 a.m. with Minister Michael Klaus preaching. He will begin a new sermon series entitled “Revive Us, Lord.”
David Hutton will lead the worship service and Tim Broyles will have the communion meditation. Judy Donley will read scripture and Leslie Brockley will share special music.
The evening service is at 6 p.m.
Bible study will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m.
For more information about First Christian and its ministries, call the church office at 542-5651.

Music School concert
Grace Baptist Church will host the finale concert of the Watauga Association of Baptists Music School, which will be this evening at 7 p.m.
The group will perform “One Day” by Russell Maulding with Scott Shepherd, Tenn. Baptist Mission Board Worship Leader, as director. Kerry Jenkins of Elizabethton First Baptist is orchestra director.
The public is invited to attend.
Grace Baptist is located at 1114 Broad St.

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Siam Baptist
Youth Sunday will be observed Sunday at Siam Baptist, beginning with a youth fundraiser breakfast at 8:45 a.m.
Gabe Treadway will preach at the morning service at 11 a.m.
Ricky Lack is pastor.

First United Methodist
Trusting God in the Desert is the sermon theme for Sunday morning worship Feb. 17 at United Methodist Church, Elizabethton. The service begins at 9:55 a.m. with Pastor Raymond Amos, Sr. preaching. The sermon is based on the teachings of Jeremiah, and Rev. Amos in explaining his sermon time said, “In a hard and dry place, the difference between a tree and a shrub is the depth of the roots of trust…”
Sunday School will be begin at 11:20 a.m.
The 4:12 Junior High Student Ministries will meet Sunday from 4:12 to 5:25 p.m. and the Senior High Ministries will meet from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. Coolagers will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Wednesday Night Life Lessons will meet at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
For more information about First Methodist and its services, call the church office at 543-3505.

Unaka Baptist
An all-you-can-eat fish fry will be held this evening from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Unaka Baptist Church. The menu will feature fish, coleslaw, french fries, chicken tenders and dessert for $10 per person.
All are invited.

First Presbyterian
The Evolution of Religion is the theme of Dr. Brian Wyatt’s sermon Sunday morning at First Presbyterian Church. The sermon is based on I Cor. 12: 12-27.
The service begins at 11 a.m. An Education Hour for all ages is at 9:45 a.m.
Other opportunities of the week include Meditation at 7 p.m. Wednesday; the Thursdays with Jesus Reading Group from 10:30 a.m. to 12 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.