DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon.
Appalachian Aglow meets bi-monthly at the home of Mrs. Lisa Leonard in New Tazewell. If interested, call 865-585-0091 for directions and information.
Bethel Baptist Church
Bethel Baptist Church will have a monthly singing every fourth Sunday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Rev. Tim Sharp, pastor.
The College Alpha Connection Group is coming Oct. 10 at 5:30 p.m to First Baptist Church in New Tazewell. College Alpha gives everyone the opportunity to explore the meaning of life in a relaxed, friendly setting. The Alpha course usually meets once a week for 10 weeks, including a one-day or weekend getaway. Sessions begin with a meal, followed by a short talk and time to discuss what’s been taught. Visit www.Alphausa.org for more information or call the church office at 423-626-5401.
“The Connection” worship service starts Oct. 10 at First Baptist New Tazewell (FBNT). A weekly contemporary service begins on Thurday at 7:30 p.m. for fellowship and 8 p.m. for worship. For more information or directions, call the FBNT and Emmaus Counseling Center at 423-626-5401 or visit our website at ntfbc.org. The church is located at 814 Buchanan St., New Tazewell.
Carrs Branch Missionary Baptist Church
Carrs Branch has Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m., evening service at 6 p.m. and Wednesday service at 7 p.m. The third Sunday of each month is Youth Sunday. Michael Joe Gray, pastor. David Cole, song leader.
Cave Springs Baptist Church
The 11th annual Bass Tournament will be Oct. 12 at Brogan’s Hollow public ramp. Registration is at 6 a.m.
Celebrate Freedom is a new support group meeting held each Thursday night at Fairview Baptist Church for those affected by alcohol and drug addiction. It is for individuals and families to share how drugs and alcohol are affecting their lives. Individuals who have overcome addiction are invited to speak to encourage those struggling with addiction. For more information call Fairview Pastor, Rev. Mark Sutton at 423-526-9782 or Rev. James Shoffner at 865-585-3345 and visit the Celebrate Freedom Facebook page.
The Emmaeus Centre for Christian Counseling is available at First Baptist Church of New Tazewell. Appointments are available each Thursday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Rev. Dr. Brett Travis Jr. provides Christian counseling. Call 423-626-5401 to make an appointment. All calls are confidential.
Deaf and Hearing Impaired Worship
The addition of a deaf interpreter for the Sunday morning worship service has brought a tremendous new ministry to First Baptist Church in New Tazewell. To learn more, call First Baptist Church at 423-626-5401 or visit us at 814 Buchanan Road, next to Laurel Manor Nursing Home.
Dogwood Heights Baptist Church
A study on the 18 Articles of Faith is held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. The instructor is Pastor Travis Pressnell. Sunday School is at 10 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. and Sunday evening service at 7 p.m. There will be a singing on each fifth Sunday at 7 p.m.
First Baptist Church
FBC New Tazewell Sunday Worship is at 11 a.m. (deaf interpreter for hearing impaired) and 6:30 p.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 9:45 a.m.; Wednesday Prayer and Bible Study is at 6:30 p.m. Small group studies: “Not A Fan;” “Crazy Love;” “God’s At War.” Nursery provided for all services. The church is located at 814 Buchanan Road. Website: www.ntfbc.com, for information call 423-626-5401.
Forge Ridge Baptist Church
Forge Ridge Baptist Church is located on Hwy. 63. Everyone is invited to regular services each Sunday - worship at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 6 p.m., and Wednesday services at 7 p.m. Rev. Robert Simmons, pastor.
God’s House of Prayer
God’s House of Prayer is a non-denominational church worshipping Jesus in Spirit and Truth. Services are Wednesday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. For more information call 865-585-6746.
Howerton’s Baptist Church
Revival will be starting on Oct. 13 at 6:30 p.m., weeknights at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. Rev. Larry McAnally, pastor.
Little Creek Missionary Baptist Church
Regular Sunday worship service is at 10 a.m. and Sunday evening service at 6 p.m. There is lunch after service on every fourth Sunday, with no evening service following the luncheon. Wednesday night service is at 7 p.m. Pastor, Rev. Adam Daniels.
Little Valley Missionary Baptist Church
Revival will begin Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. The preachers will be Rev. Lonnie Dalton and Rev. Ryan DeBusk. Everyone welcome. Randy Boldin, pastor.
Neal’s Chapel Baptist Church
Neal’s Chapel Baptist Church Sunday School regularly starts at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. There will be no night services until further notice.
New Tazewell Christian Church
New Tazewell Christian Church is located at 516 Cosby Street, one block from light #3 behind Home Federal Bank. For more information call 423-626-5761 and leave a message. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m., church services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., and Wednesday evening Bible study at 7 p.m. Michael Parker is the pastor.
Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church
The congregation of Oak Grove invites everyone to attend. Services are Sunday morning, Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Evening worship is Sunday at 6 p.m. Pastor is Mika Long.
Pleasant View Baptist Church
The second Saturday night singing will be held Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. Special singers expected. Everyone welcome. Pastor, John Hall. Song director, Kevin Creech.
Speedwell Freewill Baptist Church
Speedwell Freewill Baptist Church will have an auction Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. Hot dogs and drinks will be available. Call 423-201-7306 for more information.
Stand In The Gap
There will be a prayer meeting Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Stand in the Gap office. Also, everyone is invited to attend the quarterly meeting Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. in the office, which is located at 502 Pennlyn Ave., Cumberland Gap.
Sugar Grove Missionary Baptist Church
The congregation of Sugar Grove invites you and your loved ones to attend services every Sunday morning at 10 a.m., every Sunday evening at 6 p.m. and every fourth Saturday at 7 p.m. Rev. Dale Meyers, Pastor.
Tazewell Church of God
Come Sunday at 3 p.m. for Sunday school, 4 p.m. for the church service. Wednesday night service is at 6 p.m. Rev. Edward Noochester, Pastor.
Thompson Chapel United Methodist Church
Thompson Chapel is offering Bible Study on Sunday nights at 6 p.m. The church is located below New Tazewell on Old Knoxville Road. The annual hayride is Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. with a cookout afterward.
Tiprell Community Full Gospel Church
Tiprell Community Full Gospel Church invites you to worship. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. Sunday evening service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m. Rev. Johnny Parks, pastor.
Trinity Full Gospel Church
Homecoming will be held Oct. 10-12 at 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 11 a.m. Dinner will follow. Trinity Full Gospel Church is located at 1990 Tiprell Road, a quarter mile down the road on the left, in Cumberland Gap. Sunday School is at 10:30 a.m., with the regular Sunday worship service at noon. Tuesday service is at 7 p.m. Rev. Bill Angel, pastor. For more information call 423-869-7855.
Upper Room East
The Upper Room East, a new non-denominational church in Middlesboro, Ky., would like to invite you to attend our services on Sunday evenings at 6 p.m. We are located at 728 Winchester Avenue. Pastor Mark and Tammy Gilbert welcome you. Come early and help us pray for the city and revival to come to the Appalachian area. For more information about The Upper Room East visit our website at www.urrcministries.com or call the church ofﬁce at 606-526-7283. We have been expecting you.
Watson’s Chapel American Christian Church
Watson’s Chapel has Sunday School starting at 10 a.m. each Sunday with worship service at 11 a.m. Evening worship service starts at 6 p.m. on the fourth Sunday night and singing on the fifth Saturday night of each month. Rev. Brandon Coffman, pastor.
Young’s Chapel Baptist Church
Young’s Chapel Baptist Church will have a singing on Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. Singers will be the Harvesters, Rita and Mitch Fine and Glory Bound. Everyone welcome. Travis Singleton, Pastor.