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Panther Springs holds note burning ceremony

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 11:40 am

Panther Springs United Methodist Church marked a milestone March 5 by holding a note burning ceremony to celebrate paying off the debt on the church’s land. Panther Springs has been serving God for 179 years. The church originated in 1836 in a log cabin on Panther Springs Road. A second building replaced the original log church when it became dilapidated. Around 1920 another building was built on the same site

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  • Church Briefs

    Posted on March 27, 2015 at 11:40 am

    Alpha Baptist Church, 245 St. Johns Road, Morristown, will have The Hoppers in concert on Sunday evening, March 29 at 6:15. Call 423-581-3237 or visit www.alphabaptist.com for more information. Bethel Baptist Church, 1800 Cherokee Drive, is having Good Friday service at noon, April 3. Light lunch will be served. Clifton D. Jackson, Sr. is pastor. Breath of Life Ministries will have a yard sale March 28 at 8 a.m. Proceeds

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  • First United Methodist Church in Morristown to host annual Mission Celebration Weekend

    Posted on March 20, 2015 at 11:13 am

    First United Methodist Church in Morristown is hosting its annual Missions Celebration Weekend this Friday through Sunday, March 20, 21, 22. This year’s keynote speaker is Bishop Ivan Abrahams, General Secretary of the World Methodist Council. Bishop Abrahams is the fourth person and first South African to serve as General Secretary of the World Methodist Council. He began his tenure in 2012 after a period of transition commencing at the

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  • Church Briefs

    Posted on March 20, 2015 at 11:11 am

    Alpha Baptist Church, 245 St. Johns Road, Morristown, will have The Hoppers in concert on Sunday evening, March 29 at 6:15 p.m. Call 423-581-3237 or visit www.alphabaptist.com for more information. Calvue Missionary Baptist Church will have its regular monthly singing Saturday, March 21 at 7 p.m. Pastor is the Rev. Travis Bowden. Clinch Mountain Easter Sunrise Service will be held at 6:54 a.m. April 5 rain or shine on top

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  • Mount Olive to celebrate Norfolk’s pastoral anniversary

    Posted on March 13, 2015 at 9:52 am

    Ventrus and Melba Norfolk

    Elder Ventrus Norfolk will celebrate his 20th pastoral anniversary as under shepherd at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church Sunday, March 15. Norfolk loves the Lord, believes in the gospel of Jesus and that true believers should be Kingdom minded and Kingdom builders, teaching and reaching out to others to share the love of Jesus. He expressed joy and excitement to see other Christians allowing the Word to work in their

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  • Church Briefs

    Posted on March 13, 2015 at 9:48 am

    Abundent Life Church will host the monthly meeting of the Women Of Worship Auxiliary (WOW) Saturday, March 14 at 10 a.m. at Abundant Life Church. The theme of this meeting will be “Survived by God’s Grace,” with the focus on Domestic Abuse. The meeting will be informative as well as Inspirational. The Men Of Worship will meet at the same time in the Fellowship Hall where they will share testimonies

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  • Good Shepherd hosts luncheon, donates Bibles to M.A.T.S.

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 12:21 pm

    Good Shepherd Lutheran Church donated Bibles to M.A.T.S. with the assistance of a grant from Thrivent Financial. From left are Leslie Wilder, pastor of Good Shepherd; Sandy Kubis, Larry Wallingford and Sue Whiting, all with Food Shepherd; Dr. Gary Brewster, executive director of M.A.T.S. and Tonya Polidoro, M.A.T.S. office and administrative manager.

    Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, one of the founding members of Ministerial Association Temporary Shelter. hosted a luncheon Feb. 25 to honor those involved with M.A.T.S. The church received a $250 grant from Thrivent Financial to purchase Bibles for M.A.T.S. residents. Those attending the luncheon included Dr. Gary Brewster, executive director of M.A.T.S.; Tonya Polidoro, M.A.T.S. office and administrative manager; Jamie Hodge of M.A.T.S. Community, Pastor Leslie Wilder of Good Shepherd

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