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Church Briefs

Roan Street Free Will
An in-car service will be held Sunday at 10 a.m. at Roan Street Free Will Baptist Church in the fellowship hall parking lot.
The message will be presented by Minister Brett Jones.
Those attending are asked to stay in their cars or follow social distancing guidelines.
First Presbyterian
First Presbyterian Church, Elizabethton, will have an online worship service Sunday at 11 a.m. This Sunday marks the beginning of a three-week series on how the church has dealt with pandemics throughout history. Worship services will be shared by Norcross Presbyterian Church, Norcross, Ga., and Fondren Presbyterian Church in Jackson, Miss. A different preacher will be featured each week.
This week, the Rev. Dr. Robert Lowry’s message is titled “Not All Angels Have Wings.” He will speak on the AIDS pandemic, and will base his message on the scripture Mark 5: 25-34.
Youth and Adult Forums, Wednesday Meditation and Thursdays With Jesus will meet online this week.
All in-person events have been canceled.
First Christian
First Christian Church, Elizabethton, during the coronavirus pandemic, is continuing its in-house service at 9:45 a.m. Sunday for all ages.
The 60 to 70 minute service is posted online and sent via e-mail and Facebook. This has been done for 21 weeks and is available to all members and visitors with Internet access. The church has also provided a midweek video devotion along with a weekly newsletter called the FCC Update. These services are also available for anyone to watch in our sanctuary during the week by calling the church office.
The third prong of the church’s ministry is a radio worship service. Plans are to implement a drive-in and park radio program to be broadcast in the church’s parking lot at 9:45 a.m. Sunday in the safety of your cars by simply listening to your car’s radio.
The church’s minister is Michael Klaus.
CCCMF Meeting
The Carter County Christian Men’s Fellowship will meet Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. at First Christian Church, 514 Hattie Ave. With social distancing and face masks, this meeting will feature worship led by Greg Odom, worship leader, and preaching by Don Brandon, minister of the Carter Christian Church.
This is a joint meeting with the Carter County Christian Women’s Fellowship and all the ladies are encouraged to attend.
Borderview
Borderview Christian Church, 1338 Bristol Highway, has resumed in-person worship services.
The 10:45 a.m. service Sunday will be open to the community as well as members with COVID-19 protocols in place.
Those attending are asked to wear a mask, especially while entering and exiting the service, only sit in seats not marked off for social distancing.
Sunday School will be live streamed at 9 a.m. on Facebook, as will the Sunday evening service at 6 p.m. and Wednesday evening Bible Study at 7 p.m.