Church Briefs

Published 8:31 am Friday, June 28, 2019

Valley Forge Christian
Valley Forge Christian Church will celebrate homecoming Sunday, June 30.
The choir will present a patriotic cantata, “Sweet Freedom’s Song,” during the 10 a.m. service. Dinner will be served in the fellowship hall at 12:15 p.m.
There will be no evening services.
For more information, please call 542-4856.
David Siebenaler is pastor.

First Christian
Minister Michael Klaus will preach at morning worship Sunday at 9:45 a.m. at First Christian Church, Elizabethton.
The Sunday evening service will begin at 6 p.m.
Wednesday Bible study is at 6 p.m.
For more information call the church office at 542-5651.

Oak Street
Oak Street Baptist Church is accepting indoor and outdoor vendors for its Fifth Annual Vintage Marketplace. Applications with fees must be in by Sept. 16.
Vendor applications are available at and on Facebook: Oak Street Baptist Church.
The Vintage Marketplace provides a one of a kind shopping experience with unique and incredible high quality arts/crafts/handmade items, dessert and drink food trucks, classic and inspired boutique clothing, vintage fall and holiday decorations, home decor, furniture, garden, farm fresh, re-purposed items, treasures and antiques.
Over 500 guests shopped at the marketplace last year for a great day of fun, food and shopping.
All vendor and lunch fees will go to the Lottie Moon Christmas offering for international missions!

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Borderview Christian
Borderview Christian Church, 1338 Bristol Highway, will celebrate its 30th Annual God and Country Day Sunday, June 30.
Activities will begin with morning worship at 10:45 a.m. when the adult choir ministry will present the musical, “This Is My Country,” which has a video accompaniment. The service will also include a recognition and small gift to all veterans present.
The entire community is invited to attend the block party which begins at 5 p.m. with inflatables for the kids, followed by a free BBQ and hot dog supper at 6 p.m. All guests can register for door prizes that will be drawn throughout the evening. The sweet tooth can be satisfied with a make your own ice cream sundae at 7 p.m. A concert by LIFTED will follow at 7:45 p.m. LIFTED consists of Loretta Bowers, Tony Rominger (a member of Borderview), Fred Goodwin and Rusty Melton, all of whom are guaranteed to please your musical appetite.
At dusk, fireworks will be displayed.
Everyone is invited to celebrate freedom and the God who sustains it.

A Singspiration will be held at Central Community Christian Church’s outdoor pavilion Sunday, June 30, at 6 p.m.
The church is located at 137 Hopson Road, Johnson City.
The event, sponsored by the Carter County Christian Men’s Fellowship, will feature singers and instrumentalists supplied from area Christian churches.
The outdoor service will be planned and led by Todd Wolfe, senior minister, at the Central church.
The public is cordially invited to attend.

First United Methodist
Ever wonder, “Why Are We Here?”? That’s the theme of Pastor Raymond Amos’ sermon for Sunday morning worship June 30 at First United Methodist Church, Elizabethton. The sermon is based on Luke 9:51-62.
Everyone is invited to attend the services at First United Methodist Church, 325 East E St. Morning worship begins at 9:55 a.m. and Sunday School begins at 11:20 a.m.
The 4:12 Junior High Student Ministries will meet Sunday from 4:12-5:25 p.m. and the Senior High Ministries will meet from 5:30-7:15 p.m. in the 4:12 Ministries’ House.
The Coolagers will meet Wednesday 6 p.m.
Wednesday Night Life Lessons will meet in the church fellowship hall at 6 p.m..
For more information about First Christian and its ministries call 423-543-3505 or check out their website at and/or their Facebook page.