Church Briefs

Published 12:18 pm Thursday, August 3, 2023

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Zion Baptist
Zion Baptist Church, Gap Creek, will host the first annual Blue Ridge Jubilee August 13-18 with services each evening at 7 o’clock.
Guest speakers will be Dr. Ralph Sexton, Dr. Joe Arthur, Dr. Kenny Baldwin, Evangelist Billy Sampson, Evangelist Brent Carr, and Pastor CT Townsend.
There will be special singing and a jubilee choir.
Alan King is pastor.
Everyone is invited.

Lynn Valley Baptist
Lynn Valley Baptist Church, 1367 Broad Street Ext.. will begin a Grief Share Support Group Aug. 15. Sessions will continue weekly through Nov. 14. The session on Aug. 15 will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The group will meet weekly on Tuesday for 14 weeks.
This Christ-centered program helps people apply Biblical principles as they deal with the emotions and life stresses following the death of a loved one.
Call the church office at 543-6171 to sign up.
The Rev. Tim Tapp is pastor.

Union Baptist
Revival will be held at Union Baptist Church, 1411 Highway 321, Hampton, Aug. 6-9.
Sunday, Aug. 6, the Rev. Ray Green will preach at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.: Monday, Aug. 7, the speaker is the Rev. Joe Searfoss; Tuesday, Aug. 8, the Rev. Steve Davis; and Wednesday, Aug. 9, the Rev. Teddy Lewis.
There will be special music at each service.
The pastor, the Rev. James Bentley, invites the public to attend.

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Roan Street Free Will
Roan Street Free Will Baptist Church will begin revival Monday, Aug. 14, with services nightly at 7 o’clock.
The evangelist is the Rev. Gordon Lewis of Erwin. Special singing will be featured at each service.
Roan Street Free Will is located at 820 N. Roan St.
The pastor is the Rev. Donnie Harris.
Everyone is invited.

First Christian
First Christian Church, Elizabethton, has worship at 9:45 a.m. Sunday. The current sermon series is titled “Out of the Mouth of Babes,” and each week features a question that came from one of the children in the church’s Children’s Ministry.
Bible study is at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
First Christian has a food pantry. Persons needing a food box can call the church office at 542-5651 to make an appointment.
First Christian is located at 513 Hattie Ave.
Michael Klaus is the minister.

First Presbyterian
First Presbyterian Church, Elizabethton, will have both an in-person and online service Sunday at 11 a.m.
Delanna Reed will be guest speaker. She will present the message “Enfolded in Nature’s Arms” based on Psalm 8.
Meditation is Wednesday at 7 p.m., and Adult Forum is Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in Martin Hall.
First Presbyterian is located at 119 West F St.
The pastor is the Rev. Dr. Brian Wyatt.

Long Hollow Baptist
The monthly gospel singing at Long Hollow Baptist Church, Valley Forge, will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. Featured will be Southern Harmony, Lisa Simerly, Jeff Mislays, and others.
The Rev. Everett Garland, pastor, invites the public to attend.