This week in faith: Church news

Hannah Swayze • May 11, 2018 at 10:58 AM

Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church, 197 Suncrest Street, Gray: Sunday morning service at 11 a.m. Adult and children’s Bible study at 10 am. Sunday evening service begins at 6:30 p.m. and TRUTH Teen meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday service & prayer begins at 7 p.m. and the Cadets for Christ for children ages 3 year – grade 6 meet at 6:45 p.m. Bus transportation provided on Sunday morning. Information, buffaloridgebaptist.org, call 423-477-3311.

Union Christian Church, 3639 Cherokee Rd., Jonesborough: “Motherly Images of God!” Sunday Worship at 11 a.m. he Lord’s Supper will be observed. All mothers will be honored. Special music by David Hamm. Bible study will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday Bible study and youth meetings will be held at 6 p.m. Information, 782-8144, www.unioncc.com.

Rich Acres FWB Church, 1245 King Spring Rd., Johnson City: Service at 10:45 a.m. Special music will be provided by Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers bluegrass gospel singers.

First United Methodist Church, 900 Spring Street: "It's all about Jesus" Service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. Activities and programs for the children and youth will begin at 4:30 p.m. A contemporary worship experience, The Branch, will begin at 6:15 p.m. in the sanctuary. Beginning Friday evening, FUMC will host the families of the Appalachian Service Project for the weekend. Wednesday evening fellowship and Bible study will begin with a meal at 5:45 p.m. Following the meal, Pastor Jane Taylor will lead an in-depth study of Mary, the mother of Jesus. Information, 1stchurchjc.org, 928-9222.

Fairhaven United Methodist Church, 3131 W. Walnut St., Johnson City: “Going Up” Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Worship begins at 11 a.m. Bible study meets at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Information, 928-1543.

Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 212 Sunset Dr., Johnson City: Two holy communion services at 9 a.m. The traditional service meets in the nave; Heartsong Americana service is offered at 11:15 a.m. in the fellowship hall. For the late service, please park in the back parking lot. Sunday School has a special "Celebration Sunday" for students of all ages that meets at 10:15 a.m. All are welcome. A nursery is provided. Information, www.oslc2.cc

Munsey United Methodist Church, 201 South Roan Street, Exit 23 from I-26, Johnson City:

“Called to Go” will be the message in all services. The 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sanctuary worship services, the 8:30 and 11 a.m. Journey worship services, and the 11:00 a.m Open Door worship services will be Sunday. Sunday school for all ages begin at 9:50 a.m. Information, www.munsey.org, 423-461-8070.

Holston Valley Unitarian Universalist Church, 136 Bob Jobe Rd, Gray: “The Question Box” Whatever questions have been dropped into the Question Box will be answered ay 11 a.m. At noon will be a potluck lunch. Attendees are asked to bring a dish to share. www.HVUUC.org.

Unity Church of the Tri-Cities: " The Queen of the Stardust Ballroom." The service will begin at 11 a.m. at Samadhi Healing Arts Center, 423 W. Walnut St., Johnson City. Coffee and conversation will follow the service. The Lending Library will be open before and after the service.

Jonesborough United Methodist Church, 211 West Main St., Jonesborough: "Power of Doing Good" Sermon is a continuation on the “Nobodies of the Bible becoming Somebodies when they follow God.” COntemporary service at 8:30 a.m. Traditional service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday school for all ages at 9:45 a.m.

McCarty United Methodist Church, 104 McCarty Church Rd., just off 11-E, Telford: "What Are You Staring At?" Service at 9:30 a.m. Following the service there will be Bible study in the fellowship hall. Information, 329-2288.

Liberty Fellowship Church, 1011 E. Holston Ave. Johnson City: “The Work of the Holy Spirit” Service at 11 a.m. Special music by Tom Foster. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Children’s church at 11:15 a.m. No SUnday evening service for Mother’s Day. Wednesday evening prayer meeting and Bible study at 6 p.m. The youth will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all services. Information, 423-330-2247.

First Presbyterian Church, 105 S. Boone Street, Johnson City: “One of these must become a witness.” Sunday worship times: 8:45 and 11 a.m. Youth meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday night: dinner line opens at 5:30 p.m. Adult, youth and children's Bible studies at 6:15 p.m. Information, 926-5108, www.fpcjc.org.

New Liberty Freewill Baptist Church, 113 Peters Hollow 113 Peters Hollow Rd., Elizabethton: Bible school will be held Sunday through Wednesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. nightly with classes for all ages. Information, 278-6090.

Boones Creek Bible Church, 1528 Old Gray Station Road, Johnson City: Morning worship gathering at 9:30 a.m. Adult Bible fellowships and children's Sunday school will meet at 11 a.m. No evening gathering for Mother's Day. All Wednesday gatherings begin at 6:45 p.m. with Pioneer children's club, teen ministry, prayer and Bible study. The BCBC Radio Broadcast "Triumphant Living" can be heard on 91.5 FM (or online at whcbradio.org) Sundays at 7 p.m. Information, 423.477.3011, bcbible.org

Keystone Presbyterian Church, 505 Bert St., Mark 7:1-13, “Confronting Tradition”” at 11 a.m. Communion and worship service. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. with a study of Acknowledging God.

At Southside Baptist Church, 1928 Wheeler Street, Johnson City: "The Remarkable Claims of the Remarkable Christ". Special music will be presented by Gaylia Whetsel. There will be no evening services. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. with worship service following at 10:50 Aa.m. Wednesday night children and youth activities begin at 6:30 p.m.

Central Baptist Church, 300 N. Roan St., Johnson City: “Hagar: A #MeToo Mom” Traditional worship services begin at 8:30 and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. The Gathering contemporary worship service begins at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Bible study classes for all ages begin at 9:45 a.m. Information, www.cbcjc.faith, 926-7121.

Watauga Avenue Presbyterian Church, 610 E Watauga Ave., Johnson City: "The Other Lord's Prayer" Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. The Lunch Bunch will be dining at McAlister's Deli following Worship. Everyone is welcome.

Otterbein United Methodist Church, 120 Chilhowie Ave., Johnson City: “Preparations” Service at 9 a.m. Sunday school will follow immediately. Wednesday night dinner will be at 5 p.m. Reservations are required. Call 741-2079.

Downtown Christian Church, 335 East Main Street, Johnson City: “Jesus’ Mother Asks For Help,” Sunday school at 9:45 and service at 10:45 a.m. Larey and Chris Pippen will present Mother’s Day music. Every mother and daughter in attendance will receive a special gift. Immediately following Worship Service will be a Mother’s Day Luncheon, in the Hospitality Room. Wednesday Evening Bible Study will meet at 7 p.m. Information, (423) 928-3197, [email protected]

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2343 Knob Creek Rd., Johnson City: Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m.,followed by morning worship at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday evening begins with a Fellowship Supper at 5:45 p.m. (reservations required), followed by Prayer & Bible Study for all ages. This will be the final Kid’s Club evening,

and they will make a short presentation including what they have learned during the school year. Next week the will recognize graduates. Information, 283-4643, www.westminjc.org.

First Presbyterian Church of Elizabethton, 119 West F St.: "Holy Conversations" Service at 11 a.m. Nursery opens and education hour for all ages begins at 11 a.m.

Special Events and sermons:

Sullivan County Red Back Church Hymnal Sing: Clay Hill Baptist Church, 122 Hobbs Hollow Rd., Blountville. Red Back Church Hymnal SIng will meet May 19 at 5 p.m. The group meets every 3rd Saturday. The church is located just off Hwy. 11W approx. 5 miles west of the Pinnacle Shopping Center, Bristol, TN.

Yard sale: Austin Springs United Methodist CHurch, 726 South Austin Springs Rd., Johnson CIty, will host a church yard sale Saturday May 19 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Information, 423-483-1242.

Men’s fellowship: Carter County Christian Men’s Fellowship will meet at Central Community Christian Church Tuesday May 15 at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Lee HUnt. All men and their guests are welcome. Information, Terry Oliver 474-3231 or David Siebenaler 542-4856.

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