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Johnson City Press • Jun 1, 2018 at 9:58 AM

Hopwood Memorial Christian Church, 09 Hopwood Lane, Milligan College, Elizabethton: Carter County Christian Men’s Fellowship on June 19 at 7 p.m. Join for Christ-centered worship, preaching and fellowship. All men and their guests are welcome. Information, 474-3231, 542-4856

Deer Lick Union Church, 793 Deer Lick Road, Piney Flats: Revival by Tommy Tester on June 6-8 at 7 p.m. Information, 323-8748

Pinecrest Baptist Church, 2129 Old Lewis Road, Johnson City: Vacation Bible school on June 4-8 at 6:30-8:30 p.m for ages 3 years-youth. Information, 926-9394

Union Christian Church, 3639 Cherokee Road, Jonesborough: “A Peculiar People.” Sunday service at 11 a.m. Lord’s Supper will be observed. Special music by Todd Bennett. Bible study at 10 a.m. Wednesday Bible study and youth meetings at 6 p.m. Information, 782-8141, www.unioncc.org

Eastern Star Free Will Baptist Church, 153 Eastern Star Rd Exd, Kingsport: Vacation Bible school on Sunday, June 3 at 4 p.m. with a special song service featuring The Whisnants. VBS will continue June 4-8 from 6-8:30 p.m. Information, www.esfwb.com

The Village Baptist Church, 214 Johnston Avenue, Bristol: Prayer Park family event with inflatables, food and more on June 2 at 2-9 p.m.

Calvary Baptist, 515 Hart Avenue, Johnson City: The Landmarks quartet from Unicoi will present a worship service in songs on June 3 at 11 a.m. Group members are Tenor Ernie Phillips from Asheville, NC; Lead Larry Pate from Unicoi; Baritone Ronnie Webb; Bass Clarence Bailey from Erwin. Information, 423-956-0109, cfbailey111943@embarqmail.com

Gray United Methodist Church, 2108 Oak St, Gray: "What happens when Christians die?...according to the New Testament" United Methodist will present "Summer Symposium of Difficult Questions" The first sessions will begin on June 7 and will continue each Thursday through June. Lifesong Service at 9 a.m. and traditional service at 10 a.m. We will begin with a meal of lasagna at 6:15 p.m. speaker at 7 p.m., and end with a Q & A session. A nursery will be provided for your convenience and all sessions will be very casual. Cost of meal is $5 and there is a family limit of $20. A nursery will be provided for your convenience and all sessions will be very casual. Information, 477-3792 (9 a.m.-2 p.m.), grayumc.org/news, email peggy@grayumc.org by June 5 to save a spot for symposium.

First United Methodist Church, 900 Spring Street: "This is not Going to End Well" Service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school will convene at 9:15. Programs for the children and youth are scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and will include a snack supper. The Branch, a contemporary service, will begin in the sanctuary at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday evening fellowship has been suspended for the summer. Information, 1stchurchjc.org, 928-9222.

Fairhaven United Methodist Church, located at 3131 W. Walnut St., Johnson City: “Law and Sabbath” Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Worship begins at 11 a.m. There will be a covered dish meal on Wednesday at 6 p.m. This will be a farewell meal for

Pastor Carole and her family. Bible study will be after the meal. Information, 928-1543.

St. Peter the Apostle Anglican Church, 3321 Thornton Dr, Kingsport: “Tired of hearing what you must do for God?” Information, www.stpeterskingsport.org, Vicarofsaintpeterschurch@gmail.com.

First United Methodist Church, 325 East E St., Elizabethton: “Watching Jesus” Worship service beginning at 9:55 a.m. A brief fellowship time immediately follows the service. Sunday school for all ages begins at 11:20 a.m.. 4:12 Student Ministries Jr. (6th-7th) meet Sundays 4:30-5:30 p.m. and Sr. High (8th – 12th) meet Sundays 5:45 – 7:30 p.m. in the 4:12 Ministries’ House. The Coolagers (K-5th) meet on Wednesdays 6 p.m. in the Coolager Hut. Wednesday night lenten Bible study will meet at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary. Information, 423-543-3505, www.fumcelizabethton.com.

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

Southside Baptist Church 928 Wheeler St., Johnson City: "What Should Keep You From the Lord's Table?" Special music will be presented by Three XVIII. Vacation Bible School will begin Sunday evening at 6:30-9 p.m. through Thursday night. There are classes for all age groups. Family night will be Friday evening at 6:30 p.m. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. with worship service following at 10:50 a.m. Sunday evening services begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday night children and youth activities begin at 6:30 p.m.

Unity Church of the Tri-Cities: "Celebration!" Service will begin at 11 a.m. to celebrate the new location, The Carnegie Hotel, Alfred Taylor Salon on the lower level, 1216 West State of Franklin Rd., Johnson City. Refreshments and conversation will follow the service. The Lending Library will be open before and after the service.

Keystone Presbyterian Church, 505 Bert St., Johnson City: "In God We Trust" Service t 11 a.m. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. with a study of "Fulfilling the Law of Love" lessons in June from Matthew. Rev. Lee Clements will be the visiting pastor.

Our Saviour Lutheran Church 212 Sunset Dr, Johnson City: The traditional service will meet in the nave of the church at 9 a.m. while the Heartsong Americana Service will meet in the fellowship hall at 11:15 a.m. Please use the back entrance of the church for the 11:15 a.m. service. A nursery is provided and all are welcome. “Babylon: Daniel’s Courage in Captivity” is the title of the 2018 Vacation Bible School at Our Saviour Lutheran Church that runs from June 3-7 and meets between 5:30-8:30 p.m. each night.

All children from Pre-K through Grade 4 are welcome to join. All are welcome! Information, www.oslc2.cc, 282-2313.

First Presbyterian Church, 105 S. Boone Street, Johnson City: Sunday worship times are 8:45 and 11 a.m. The 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.

By Faith Free Will Baptist Church, 909 Chase Dr., Johnson City: Service at 11 a.m. The Rev. Darrell Edwards guest speaker. Special Singing by Shirley Sutphin. Evening services at 6 p.m., special singing by Earl, Barbara, Belinda Hammer. The church bus will be available for anyone needing transportation to the church for any service. For more information call 423-794-6695.

Downtown Christian Church, 335 East Main Street, Johnson City: “The Chaos We Create” The sermon will be a continuation of the “Standing Our Ground in a Culture of Chaos” series. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and at 10:45 a.m. Stephen Moore will present this week’s special music. Wednesday Evening Bible Study will meet at 7 p.m.

Information, (423) 928-3197, dccsecretary@embarqmail.com.

Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church, 197 Suncrest Street, Gray: Sunday morning service at 11 a.m. Adult and children’s Bible study at 10 a.m. Sunday evening service begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday service & prayer begins at 7 p.m. Bus transportation provided on Sunday morning. Information, buffaloridgebaptist.org, 423-477-3311.

Liberty Fellowship Church, 1011 E. Holston Ave., Johnson City: “Living For God, Challenged” is the sermon title for the 11am worship service. Special music provided by Amy Foster Duncan. Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m. Children’s Church at 11:15 a.m. Sunday evening service and Youth meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer meeting and Bible study at 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all services. Information, 423-330-2247.

Watauga Avenue Presbyterian Church, 610 E Watauga Ave, Johnson City: "Resistance" Worship at 11 a.m. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. The Lunch Bunch will be dining at Bella Vita's following Worship. Everyone is welcome.

Clark Street Baptist Church, 200 Clark St., Johsnon, City: “In the Trenches: Part 1” will be the message with Ross Campbell as the guest speaker for both services. “In The Trenches: Part 2” will conclude during the evening service. Discipleship training for all ages will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

Central Baptist Church, 300 N. Roan St., Johnson City: “A Treasure Found, a Treasure Sought” 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. VBS will be, June 4-7 5:30-8 p.m. Online registration open on the website. Information, www.cbcjc.faith, 926-7121.

First Presbyterian Church of Elizabethton, 119 West F St., Elizabethton: Worship at 11 a.m. Nursery opens and Edcation Hour for all ages begins at 9:45 a.m. Meditation is Wednesday at 7 p.m. and THursdays with Jesus will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Yoga is Friday at noon. Information, 423-543-7737, www.FPCelizabethton.org.

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2343 Knob Creek Ro., Johnson CIty: “Covenant Grace and Commitment to Holiness” Sunday scool at 9:15 a.m. Service at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday evening activity is cancelled this week due to Vacation Bible School taking place in the mornings for children ages 4-12. Information, www.westminjc.org, 283-4643.

Munsey United Methodist Church, 201 South Roan Street, Exit 23 from I-26: “Called to Care” The 8:30 and 11 a.m. is the Sanctuary worship service, 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. is the Journey Worship Service, and the 11 a.m. will be the time for the Open Door Worship Service. Sunday School for all ages begin at 9:50 a.m.Information, www.munsey.org, 423-461-8070.

Eden United Methodist Church, 1620 Mill Springs Rd., Jonesborough: Worship at 11 a.m. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. A covered dish lunch will follow the worship service. Youth will meet at 5 p.m. and Prayer Circle will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday night. Information, www.edenumc.org or call 434-0175.

Boones Creek Bible Church, 1528 Old Gray Station Road, Johnson City: The Morning worship gathering begins at 9:30 a.m. and adult Bible fellowships at 11 a.m. Children's Sunday school will meet at 11 a.m. Teen Ministries and Prayer and Bible Study entitled, "Quieting a Noisy Soul" will be held on Wednesday evenings at 6:45 p.m. Radio broadcasts are Sundays at 7 p.m. on WHCB 91.5 FM or online at whcbradio.org Information, 423.477.3011, bcbible.org

Harmony Baptist Church, 1162 Harmony Rd., Jonesborough: “Shipwrecked VBS: Rescued by Jesus” A summer kids’ event called Shipwrecked VBS will be hosted at Harmony Baptist Church from June 3rd to June 7th. At Shipwrecked, kids discover that Jesus rescues them! Kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, make and devour yummy treats, experience one-of-a-kind Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies to remind them of God’s love, and test out Sciency-Fun Gizmos they’ll take home and play with all summer long. Each day concludes with the Sail Away Sendoff that gets everyone involved in living what they’ve learned. Family members and friends are encouraged to join in daily for this special time at 8:55 p.m. Kids at Shipwrecked VBS will join a missions effort to provide seeds for families in Haiti to grow food. Shipwrecked is for kids from Pre-k through 5th grade and will run from 6:30-p p.m. each day. Information, 423-348-7635.

Special Events & Sermons:

Milligan Free Will Baptist Church 1471 Milligan Hwy. Johnson City: will be having their Annual Homecoming featuring Carson Peters & Iron Mountain this Sunday Morning at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend! For more information, call 725-2936 or 232-0288.

Community connection: Clark Street Baptist Church, 200 Clark Street will hold its first Community Connection Saturday, June 16, from 9-11 a.m. in the Family Life Center. There will be a free giveaway of homemade laundry soap, ladies & children’s clothing, and kitchen items. Light breakfast snacks and a children’s craft table will also be available. Information, www.clarkstreetbaptist.org, 926-5622.

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