Church Briefs

Published 12:50 pm Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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Grace Baptist
Hanging of the Greens will be celebrated Sunday at the 10 a.m. worship service at Grace Baptist Church.
The service will mark the beginning of the Advent season with traditional carols and scripture reading. During the hanging of the greens, the sanctuary will be transformed for the Christmas season as the significance of each decoration is explained.
Sunday School will be at 9 a.m.
The Rev. Travis Tyler is pastor.

Roan Street Free Will
Roan Street Free Will Baptist Church will have an in-car service at 10 a.m. Sunday.
Brett Jones, minister, will have the message.
Those attending can turn to 89.7 FM on their car radio to listen to services.
Everyone is asked to stay in their car during the service.
The public is invited.

First Presbyterian
First Presbyterian Church, Elizabethton, will have online worship Sunday at 11 a.m.
The pastor, Dr. Bryan Wyatt, will preach the sermon “An Advent Apocalypse” based on Mark 13: 24-37.
Youth and Adult Forums, Wednesday Meditation, and Thursdays with Jesus will meet online this week.
All in-person events remain canceled until further notice.

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First Christian
First Christian Church, Elizabethton, is not canceling Christmas.
“We really can’t because God’s son was born on that ‘cold winter’s night,’” said a church spokesman.
There will be an Advent candle celebration each Sunday through Dec. 20. The Hanging of the Greens is at 9:45 a.m. Dec. 6, and a children’s play will be presented at 6 p.m. Dec. 13.
There will also be the singing of Christmas carols and favorite Christmas songs in the socially-distanced sanctuary on Dec. 2, 9, and 16.
This Sunday, the church will have in-person services, radio parking lot services, and online services available.
Michael Klaus is minister.

New Liberty
Hadley Marie Greer, young daughter of Aaron and Julie Greer, will be baptized Sunday during the 11 a.m. worship service at New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church.
Tammie Cole will provide special Christmas music, kicking off the church’s celebration of Christ’s birth.
In addition to in-person service, other worship options include live-streaming at and via 93.3 FM radio for vehicles parked at the church.
The Rev. Nick Colbaugh, pastor, invites everyone to attend in support of Hadley and her profession of Christ as Savior.