Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 S. Roan St., will host The Raleigh Ringers in concert on Saturday, July 8, at 7 p.m.
VATICAN CITY — Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis’ top advisers, took a leave of absence as the Vatican’s financial czar on Thursday to fight multiple criminal charges in his native Australia that allege he committed sexual assault years ago.
ELIZABETHTON — Did you ever hear about the group of Mormons in Roan Mountain that traces its lineage back more than 132 years? If you are intrigued, you can learn more about it in a presentation tonight by the historian who uncovered this
Updated Jun 28, 2017 at 10:12 PM
Sherri Duncan is a writer of historical fiction, but she may never write a happier ending than the final chapter of her 45-year real-life struggle to know her birth father. It was an ending that happened just last week in the courtroom of Carter County Chancery Court.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other proponents of school voucher programs are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said a Lutheran church was wrongly denied a state grant for its preschool playground. But opponents say the ruling is far from an endorsement of the use of public money for religious schools.
Central Christian Church, 106 Main and Fox Sts., Jonesborough, will offer “Strategic Resume Writing,” a free community program on Thursday June 22, at 6 p.m.
Over his past two years as executive director of Good Samaritan Ministries, the local community has come to know Aaron Murphy as a dedicated young minister with a passion for service to the the homeless and poor.
KINGSPORT — The Triumphant Quartet will be in concert along with Young Song on Thursday, June 22, at 7 p.m. at Ross N. Robinson Middle School, 1517 Jesse St. off Memorial Boulevard. Doors will open at 6.
Rajan Zed, the president of the Universal Society of Hinduism, welcomes the idea of a meditation room at East Tennessee State University
Nicaragua is the destination for a handful of local students to do mission work this summer, and they have toured through several states to raise funds toward their trip.
Muslims in Portland, Oregon, thanked the community for its support and said they were raising money for the families of two men who were killed and others involved when someone targeted young women with an anti-Muslim rant on a light-rail train.
The resolution must go for a vote in the state Senate next year before a constitutional amendment could land on the ballot for a statewide referendum in 2022.
“The theme is very needed today because of the way the world is behaving. It affects all of us. And if we don’t have any hope we’ll give up. We believe that having confidence in God is what is going to help us endure in these days.”
In conjunction with Saturday’s worldwide observance of Earth Day, the local church of Latter Day Saints is inviting the community to join in day of earth-friendly service projects in Johnson City and Unicoi.
KINGSPORT — After several years of going through a revitalization process, Litz Manor Baptist Church, 1383 Dewey Ave. just off Fort Henry Drive, has adopted the new name of Port City Baptist Church.