Abundant Life Church, 425 Anderson St. will observe the 19th pastoral anniversary of James Goins and his wife Tammy on Sunday, Nov. 17. Elder Joseph Senter will bring the message for the 11 a.m. worship service; luncheon will be served immediately following the morning service. Pastor Hugh Hale of Powerful New Life in Kingsport will bring the message during the 3 p.m. service, with the Powerful New Life congregation as special guests.
Bewley’s Chapel, Russellville, will hold its Thanksgiving service 11 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 17. The guest speaker will be Cheryl Mason, associate minister from Sentertown Missionary Baptist Church in Knoxville. Ron Bragg serves as interim pastor
Blue Springs Baptist Church, Hwy. 92, Rutledge, will host the 2nd Annual Rev. Bobby Farrow Memorial Singing at 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16. Featured singers will be The Farrow Girls, The Johnson Family, The Smith Family, Robin Turley and Family. Free admission but a love offering will be taken, with proceeds to benefit scholarships for A.L.P.S. Adult Day Services in Morristown.
Calvue Missionary Baptist Church, 1548 Old Liberty Hill Rd., will have their regular monthly singing 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16. The Swatzell Family will be the featured singers. Travis Bowden is pastor.
Fairview Bible Baptist Church will begin revival services Sunday, Nov. 24 through Wednesday, Nov. 27, led by Dr. Don Anderson. Bro. Hunter Jarnigan will preach for the 10:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. services, Sunday, Nov. 17; Bro. Bobby Helton leads Bible study at 7 p.m. each Wednesday.
Faith Temple Church of God in Christ, 420 Henry St., Morristown, will host the The Sherles Family Anniversary Concert at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16; doors open at 3:30 p.m. The Sherles are observing more than 20 years in the ministry. Special guests include Josh Eason, Tanika Walthall, Rock of Ages, Kenny Springs, Mount Vale Church of God Praise Team, C. Dwayne Slocum and The Voices, The Pendergrass Singers and Marcella Makins. For more information, call 865-309-6938. Elder J.W. Dukes Jr. is pastor.
Fernwood Church, Fernwood Road, will have its Thankful for Our Shut-ins visit day, Saturday, Nov. 23. Friday, Nov. 29 will be church Christmas decorating day. Rev. Sonny Davis is pastor.
Freedom Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Helton Road, Bean Station, will host its fifth Saturday night singing 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, featuring New Prospects, Forgiven and others. Rev. Ricky Dalton is pastor.
Lakemoore Church, 2600 N. Davy Crockett Pkwy., will host its 24th Annual Dickens Christmas. Lunches will be available Tuesday, Dec. 3 and Thursday, Dec. 5. Dinners will be available Dec. 6. Private parties will be available Saturday, Dec. 7 and the week of Dec. 9. The Sweet Shop fresh bakery, the Crafts & Flowers shop, and The General Store will be open all dates. For more information or for reservations, call 423-586-2640. The pastor is Biship Robert Carpenter.
Mountain View Baptist Church will host The Blessings of Grace for special singing for the 10 a.m. service, Sunday, Nov. 17; The Purkey Family will sing during the 6:30 p.m. service. Lee Johnson is pastor.
New Life Baptist Church, Bean Station, will host The Overhome Boys as they sing for the 11 a.m. worship service, Sunday, Nov. 17. The church pastor is Jimmie Hubbard.
New Prospect Baptist Church, Lakeshore Road, Rutledge, will host Rev. Herbie Burchell as he brings the message for the 6:30 p.m. service, Sunday, Nov. 17. Rev. Tim Walker is pastor.
Shady Grove Freewill Baptist Church, 2115 St. Clair Rd., Whitesburg, will host a benefit country breakfast with all the trimmings 6 – 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 16. The breakfast is donation-only, with proceeds to benefit the church building fund. For more information, call 423-312-1535. Donnie Myers is pastor.