Church Events

Published 12:00 pm Wednesday, May 9, 2018

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Area Happenings, Church Events, Cemetery News, Reunions or Society items is Thursday at noon. See our website each week for a full listing of local events:


Cedar Grove Baptist Church

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“Experience the Ride of a Lifetime with God!” Come join is at the Cedar Grove Baptist Church Vacation Bible School Rolling River Rampage, July 8-12 from 6:00-8:30p.m. nightly. There will be classes for all age groups. For more information, please contact Sue Carter, Director, or Eddie Overholt, pastor. We hope to see you there!

Liberty Baptist Church

Bible School is set for July 15-20 a 7:00 p.m. with the exception of Sunday night, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Classes for all ages. Director, joey Branham; pastor, Rev. Kenny Clark.

Benefit singing at Mount Harmony Baptist Church

We will have a benefit singing on July 15th at 11:00 a.m. The benefit is to help Rescue One Ministry Outreach. Rescue One is an outreach ministry dedicated to being the hands and feet of Jesus and led to the stricken areas where natural disasters have taken place. A love offering will be taken. The groups that will be with us are Faithful Promise, Rescued, and the Gloryway Believers. Everyone is welcome to come and support the cause. The church is located at 819 Raccoon Valley Rd NE, Heiskell TN 37754. One mile west of I-75 at exit 117.

Davis Creek Primitive Baptist Church

There is a singing, fellowship and a potluck supper every third Saturday from 5-7 p.m.

Midway Baptist Church

Midway Baptist Church welcomes everyone to a daytime Christian Bible study (in the basement) where people are growing in their faith, modeling the hospitality and generosity of God, embracing God’s call to missions and becoming more knowledgeable of God’s Holy Word. Enjoy fellowship with fellow Christians. Bring your own Bible. The study is from 11 a.m. until noon on the first and third Tuesday of each month. The church is located on Davis Street in New Tazewell.


Rose Cemetery

Donations needed for mowing and upkeep of the Rose Cemetery. Donations can be sent to Don Rose, 220 Chumley St., Tazewell, TN 37879.

Cook Cemetery

Anyone with family buried in the Cook Cemetery, located in the Liberty Community, is asked to please send donations for mowing and upkeep to: Cook Cemetery; 250 Evans Lane; Tazewell TN 37879

Cave Springs Cemetery

Please mail donations to Cave Springs Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 465, Tazewell, TN 37879.

Bethel Cemetery

Anyone having loved ones buried in Bethel Cemetery, please send donations for upkeep to: Bethel Cemetery Fund, 2850 Cave Springs Road, Tazewell, TN 37879.

Lily Grove Cemetery

Send donations to: Bridget Day, 1088 Locust Grove Road; New Tazewell, TN 37825

Seals Chapel Cemetery Fund

Mowing season is here again. We will be needing donations for mowing. We appreciate all donations. They can be given to or sent to Joyce Morris at 216 Bull Lane; Tazewell, TN 37879. Cemetery meetings are held every third Sunday after services. Thank you for any help.

Collins Cemetery

If you have family buried there, please send donations for mowing to: Commercial Bank, c/o Collins Cemetery Fund, 130 S. Broad Street, New Tazewell, TN 37825

Woods-Cosby Cemetery

Anyone with loved ones buried in Woods-Cosby Cemetery, please send donations for upkeep to: Woods-Cosby Cemetery Fund, c/o Commercial Bank, 130 S. Broad Street, New Tazewell, TN 37825.

Epperson- Hurst Cemetery

Donations are needed for the Epperson-Hurst Cemetery located in Lower Caney Valley, Tazewell, TN. Donations received will be used for mowing and maintenance of the cemetery. Any help from those with loved ones or friends buried there will be greatly appreciated. Send donations to: Mrs. Kathy Epperson Hurst, 158 West Longfellow, Pontiac, MI 48340.

Hack Hurst Evans Cemetery

Anyone having loved ones buried in Hack Hurst Evans Cemetery, please send donations for upkeep to: Tom Dalton, P.O. Box 66, Tazewell, TN 37879. All donations are appreciated.

Hopewell Cemetery

For anyone having family buried in the cemetery, donations are needed for the upkeep. Please send donations to: Thelma Buchanan, 1381 Lakeshore Drive, Bean Station, TN 37708 or Judith Harmon, 838 Harmon Road, New Tazewell, TN 37825.

Burch Cemetery

Upkeep of the cemetery is through donations only. Please give a donation to any trustee, or at any First Century Bank location, Burch Cemetery Fund, or mail c/o Becky Gordon, P.O. Box 732, New Tazewell, TN 37824. Make checks to Burch Cemetery Fund.


Appalachian Aglow

Appalachian Aglow meets bi-monthly at the home of Lisa Leonard in New Tazewell. If interested, call 865-585-0091 for directions and information.

Claiborne County Ministerial Association

Pastors and preachers of Claiborne County, the Claiborne County Ministerial Association needs your help. We now only have a few members. We do volunteer chaplain work at Claiborne Medical Center and 15-minute Daily Devotions on WNTT Radio. If God leads you to be a part of this ministry, we meet once a month at the Claiborne Medical Center conference room on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. For further information call 865-585-7112. President, Kenny Clark.

Fairview Baptist Church

Come and join us at Fairview Baptist Church. Sunday school for all ages, 10 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m.; Sunday night service, 6 p.m. Rev. Adam Daniels, pastor.

FBC Deaf and Hearing Impaired Worship

The addition of a deaf interpreter for the Sunday morning worship service has brought a new ministry to First Baptist Church in New Tazewell. To learn more, call 423-626-5401 or visit at 814 Buchanan Road, next to Laurel Manor Nursing Home.

Free Drug Testing Kits

The Stand in the Gap coalition (SIGCO) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, faith-based organization and is providing free saliva based drug testing kits with instructions. They are called “give me a reason” (GMAR) kits. Anyone with questions about or needing to obtain GMAR kits or information regarding addiction treatment or anyone interested in getting involved with SIGCO or volunteering in the office, with the jail ministry or in any other area of SIGCO can call the Stand in the Gap office, located at 502 Pennlyn Ave. in Cumberland Gap, at 423-300-1302. Leave a message with contact information and someone will return the call. You may also email or mail P.O. Box 539, Cumberland Gap, TN 37724.

Midway Baptist Church

Everyone is invited to be a part of our services. We know you will be blessed. Sunday morning services: 10 a.m. Worship services: 11 a.m. Sunday night services: 7 p.m. Wednesday night: Adult Bible study, Youth services and Children’s program at 7 p.m. Senior Ministry: Every first and third Tuesday at 11 a.m. Ronnie Pressnell, Pastor. Kenny Trent, Assoc. Pastor. Jason Miracle, Youth Pastor.

Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church

Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church welcomes everyone to Sunday School at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. and evening service at 6 p.m. The King James Version Bible is used. The church is located at 1250 Pine Hill Road. Rev. Terry Herrell, pastor.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church

Regular services include: Sunday School every Sunday at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. Sunday night service every first and third Sunday at 7 p.m. We also have a fifth Sunday night singing at 7 p.m. Pastor Kenny Williams and the congregation invite everyone.

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church

Regular services are Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Robert Minton, pastor.

Regional Education Center

The Regional Education Center, an FBC Ministry Center, is located at 1724 Epps Street in Tazewell. They distribute food boxes on Tuesday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon. Residents of Claiborne County need to bring proof of residence and income. The center is located behind the courthouse in Tazewell.

Thompson Chapel United Methodist Church

The Thompson Chapel Clothing Bank is in need of any and all donations. We are open Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Call 626-3913 or 626-4435 for info.

Twin City Baptist Church

Twin City Baptist Church now offers sign language interpretation of the services. Everyone is welcome.