Church Briefs

Published 8:19 am Friday, November 1, 2019

First United Methodist
“Living on Both Sides of the River,” based on 2 Kings 2:6-14, is the sermon for All Saints Sunday, Nov. 3, at First United Methodist Church, Elizabethton.
The service will honor and remember all the saints that have blessed and continue to bless our lives.
Morning worship begins at 9:55 a.m. Sunday School is at 11:20 a.m.
The 4:12 Junior High Student Ministries will meet Sunday from 4:12 to 5:25 p.m. followed by the Senior High Ministries group from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m.
The Coolagers will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Wednesday Night Life Lessons service will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the fellowship hall.
First United Methodist is located at 325 E. E St.
Rev. Raymond W. Amos, Sr. is the pastor.
For more information about the church and its ministries, call 423-543-3505 or check out the church website at

Church of Jesus
Faith Evangelist Ray Wolford from Saltville, Va., will be singing and preaching at the Church of Jesus, 809 West Main St., Johnson City, Sunday, Nov. 3, at 6 p.m.
Pastor George Hall and his people invite everyone to attend.
For more information, call 845-0211.

Hunter Memorial
The Hunter Memorial Baptist Church Youth will be having a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Levi Fisher and his family on Sunday, Nov. 10, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the HMBC fellowship building.
The dinner includes all you can eat spaghetti, garlic bread, a drink and dessert for $8. Dine in or carry out.
All proceeds go to Levi and his family.

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Carter Christian
A holiday craft and bake sale will be held Nov. 8 and 9 at Carter Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 1765 Highway 91.
Available will be beautiful handmade crafts, holiday gift ideas, and delicious homemade treats and canned goods.
The event is sponsored by the Ladies Aide Ministry.

Valley Forge U-M
Valley Forge United Methodist Church will have its annual Fall Harvest Sale Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Items for sale include canned goods, baked items, quilted items and crafts.
A hot dog lunch will be served, beginning at 11:30 a.m.
The public is invited.

Doe River
Greater Glory will present special singing Sunday at morning worship at Doe River Baptist Church. The service will begin at 11 a.m.
Following the service, there will be a chili dinner.
The church is located at 113 Avon St.

First Presbyterian
The pastor, Dr. Brian C. Wyatt, will present the message Sunday at the 11 a.m. worship service at First Presbyterian Church, Elizabethton. The sermon “Being Remembered” is based on Gen. 9: 8-17.
An Education Hour will be held at 9:45 a.m.
Other opportunities for the week include Meditation at 7 p.m. Wednesday; Thursdays with Jesus Reading Group from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon; Exercise Class Tuesday and Thursday from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.; and yoga from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Friday.
First Presbyterian is located at 119 W. F St.
For more information about the church and its ministries call the church office at 543-7737.

Oak Street
Oak Street Baptist Church will host its Fifth Annual Vintage Marketplace Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This event 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!
The Women on Mission group will serve a delicious, homemade lunch for a small fee in the church fellowship hall where you can dine in or take out.
All vendor and lunch fees will go to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions.

Crossroads Christian
Crossroads Christian Church’s Women’s Ministry is hosting The Crossroads Marketplace on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Marketplace will have over 45 vendors with products that include handmade gift and home decor items, jewelry, cosmetics, skin care, gourmet foods, woodworking, international and fair trade items and quilts, as well as representatives from national companies such as The Pampered Chef, Avon, Mary Kay, Color Street, Young Living Essential Oils, Rodan & Fields, and Origami Owl.
Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Many of the vendors are giving away door prizes.
Crossroads is located off 1-26, exit 13 at 1300 Suncrest Drive in Gray, between Daniel Boone High School and the Gray Fossil Site. For more information, call 477-2229 or go to