Church Briefs

Published 8:06 am Friday, March 20, 2020

Lynn Valley Baptist
Lynn Valley Baptist Church, 1367 Broad St., Elizabethton, will have its monthly clothes closet beginning Saturday, April 25, from 9 to 11 a.m.
Clothing will be available to all ages for men, women and children.
The clothes closet is held in the church annex.
For more information call the church office at 423-543-6171.

Roan Street Free Will
All church services at Roan Street Free Will Baptist Church have been cancelled until April 5, a church spokesman said this week.
“The services have been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak,” said the spokesman.

First Christian
Minister Michael Klaus is continuing his sermon series on the cost of following Jesus at the morning worship service Sunday at First Christian Church, Elizabethton. Sunday, the minister will discuss one’s investment in their faith and the cost, as to what you are investing and its value.
The service begins at 9:45 a.m. David Shields will have the scripture.
Sunday evening, Leslie Brockley will lead the music.
Wednesday evening, the minister will lead a study on the TORAH, which is a multi-generational study with a catered meal.
For more information about First Christian and its ministries, check out the church’s Facebook page and its website:

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First United Methodist
All worship services and gatherings at the First United Methodist Church, Elizabethton, have been cancelled for this week per the Bishop’s mandate in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus.
The pastor’s sermon will be live-streamed, which can be viewed on the church Facebook page at 10 a.m. on Sunday.
The mandate includes all church gatherings, including Sunday School, choir, youth, children, Lent dinners, Bible studies, meetings, etc.
The mandate is effective through at least March 28.

First Presbyterian
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, worship services at First Presbyterian Church, Elizabethton, will be held online at the normal worship time on Sunday at 11 a.m. at least until April 4.
Sunday, the pastor, Dr. Brian Wyatt, will present a sermon titled “The Cost of Compassion” based on Luke 3: 7-14 and Phil. 2: 1-8.
Also, the congregation has suspended all in-person gatherings at the church. This includes regular events like choir and handbell rehearsals, meditation, Thursdays with Jesus, adult and youth forums, and special events including Pies for Peace.
However, Youth Forum and the Wednesday meditation fathering will be online this week.
Church sponsored events taking place outside of the building have also been postponed or canceled, including scheduled committee meetings, Dinners for Eight, and Food for the Multitude.