Church Briefs

Published 11:48 am Thursday, May 2, 2024

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Roan Street Free Will

Jonathan Sams will preach Sunday at the 11 a.m. worship service at Roan Street Free Will Baptist Church.

The pastor, Donnie Harris, invites the public to attend.

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Upper Shell Creek

Upper Shell Creek Christian Church, Roan Mountain, will have a revival May 5-8 with Ken Overdorf as guest speaker. There will be special music at each service.

The Sunday service at 11 a.m. will be followed by a potluck dinner. The evening service is at 6 p.m.

Monday through Wednesday services are at 7 p.m.

Everyone is invited.


Long Hollow Baptist

The monthly singing will be held Saturday at 5 p.m. at Long Hollow Baptist Church, Valley Forge.

Jeff Millsaps will sing along with the Garland Family and others.

Singing will be held the first Saturday of each month through October.

The Rev. Everette Garland is pastor.

The public is invited to attend.


Oak Grove Christian

Singer, songwriter, and guitar builder Tony Vines will be featured in a concert Sunday at 6 p.m. at Oak Grove Christian Church.

A love offering will be received.

Everyone is invited.


Sims Hill Christian

Revival will be held at Sims Hill Christian Church May 5-9.

Dr. James Spinnati of Portsmouth, Ohio will be the evangelist and preach at each service. 

Services will be held Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Lunch will be served following the morning service.

Monday through Wednesday, services will be at 7 p.m.

Richard Thomason will present special singing at the Monday service; the Brick Christian Church Choir, Tuesday; Eve Justus and family at the Wednesday service.

Bret Jones and the congregation invite the public to attend.


Siam Baptist

The Children’s Choir of Siam Baptist Church will present the musical “The Amazing Grace Race” Sunday evening at 6 o’clock.

The musical created by Celeste and David Clydesdale focuses on the race of life. The trail is full of mountains, valleys, and detours. The key to running this race successfully is to follow in Christ’s footsteps.

The pastor, Brian Holloway, invites everyone to attend.

The church is located at 2414 Siam Road, Elizabethton.


Doe River Baptist

The Recovery Soldiers Women’s Choir will sing Sunday, May 5, at the morning worship service at Doe River Baptist Church. The service begins at 11 a.m.

Everyone is invited.


First Presbyterian

First Presbyterian Church Elizabethton will have both an online and live worship service Sunday at 11 a.m.

The pastor, the Rev. Dr. Brian Wyatt, will present the message “Messy Forgiveness” based on Matt. 18: 15-35 and Matt. 6: 12.

Meditation is Wednesday at 7 p.m. and Adult Forum is at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, when there is a weekly conversation about spirituality and current issues.

The church is located at 119 West F St.


New Liberty Free Will

Youth Sunday will be observed Sunday at New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church with the church teens teaching, singing, playing instruments, and leading in worship.

The New Liberty Revival Choir will provide music with Cooper Shanks, a sophomore at Unaka High School, presenting the message at the 11 a.m. worship service.

The pastor, the Rev. Wesley Duncan, invites all friends and family of Cooper to attend in support of him and the church teens.

New Liberty is located at 113 Peters Hollow Road near the Stoney Creek Volunteer Fire 



First Christian

First Christian Church Elizabethton will have worship Sunday at 9:45 a.m. The congregation has started a new series that follows the book “Cost” by Mike Baker.

There is also Bible study for adults, youth, and children on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

First Christian has a food pantry. Persons needing a food box are asked to call the church office at 542-5651 to make an appointment.

The church is located at 513 Hattie Ave.

Michael Klaus is minister.


JC Church of Jesus

Wesley Ward will preach May 9 at 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus, 809 W. Main St., Johnson City.

Pastor Brian Cloyd and the congregation invite everyone to attend.