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: www.claiborneprogress.net. Send all church events to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Little Sycamore Baptist Church
The 3rd Saturday night singing will be Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. The New River will be with us. Everyone is welcome. Pastor, J.C. Bull.
Speedwell Church of God
20th homecoming, Sunday September 16th at 10:30 am. Pastor Daniel Ellison and the congregation invites everyone to attend. 345 Carr Gap Road, Speedwell, TN.
Cedar Fork Baptist Church
Homecoming at Cedar Fork Baptist Church will be Sunday, Sept. 16. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. with special singing by The Large Family. Rev. Larry Sharp will be bringing the message. Everyone is welcome. Rev. Mark Campbell, Pastor.
First Baptist Church, New Tazewell
First Baptist Church, New Tazewell will have a Pack A Pews Sunday on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th. Bring your friends, family and neighbors! Fellowship begins at 10:45am. Worship begins at 11am. See you all here!!!!! 814 Buchanan Rd., New Tazewell.
Pleasant View Baptist Church
Homecoming at Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church will be Sunday, Sept. 16, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is cordially invited to attend. Lunch will be served around noon in the Fellowship Hall.
Riverside Baptist Church
Homecoming at Riverside Baptist Church in Harrogate will be Sunday, September 16th. Services begin at 10:30 with special singers Wayne Carpenter and Glory Bound. We will have a dinner following the service. Pastor, K.J. Zumbrum welcomes everyone. Direction: Follow Cave Springs Road in Tazewell to the river, cross the bridge and turn left. Church is on the left. For more info, call Beckie at 423-626-5337.
Seventh Day Adventist
Free 5 Day Stop Smoking Clinic at Middlesboro, KY, S.D.A. Church, 210 North 11th Street, Middlesboro, KY, on the hill behind the First State Bank. Register on Sunday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. Limited seating. See you there!
St. Julian Catholic Church
Are you interested in learning about the Catholic Church? Do you have questions about what Catholics believe? We will begin weekly sessions soon to answer questions for anyone interested in learning more about Catholicism.Inquirer sessions will begin on Wednesday, September 26th at 7:00 PM in the Adult Education Room in the Church Hall. All are welcome!! Please contact the church office or Fr. John (606-248-2068) or Carolyn O’Boyle (606-269-0017) if you wish more details.
Midway Baptist Church
The Marksmen Quartet will be at Midway Baptist Church on Oct. 7th at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to come be a part of this night of worship through music. Ronnie Pressnell, Pastor; Kenny Trent, Assoc. Pastor; Jason Miracle, Youth Pastor.
Indian Creek Baptist Church
Indian Creek Baptist Church will hold their Fall Festival on Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will include an old country store apple and peach butter stir off, apple pies, crafts, cake walks, kettle corn, pork skins and gospel music.
Crafters Wanted New Tazewell United Methodist Church Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair
The New Tazewell United Methodist Church will sponsor a Holiday Arts and Crafts Show on November 3, 9:00-4:00 and November 4, 12:-1:00. All crafters are invited to participate. Crafts must be handmade articles, woodworking, paintings, jewelry, Christmas crafts, quilts, purses etc. Tables are $25 each. Lunch will be available to purchase. Funds will be used for missions. To reserve a table, call the church office at 423-419-5028 or contact Jody Kennedy or Shelley Wieting.
Davis Creek Primitive Baptist Church
There is a singing, fellowship and a potluck supper every third Saturday from 5-7 p.m.
Those who are mourning the death of a family member or friend are invited to attend the GriefShare video seminar at the New Beginning Baptist Church, located four miles west of Harrogate on TN Hwy 63. This non-denominational Christ-centered program features biblical teachings by nationally respected grief experts and others journeying through grief. We provide you the opportunity to be around others who understand. GriefShare also offers valuable insights about building a new normal in life and renewing a new hope for the future. Meetings will be held on Wednesday nights, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, July 25th through October 17th. For further information, contact Bob Jackson at 423-869-4422, Pastor Donnie Bannister at 423-526-4491 or visit www.griefshare.org.
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. 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 email@example.com 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.