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Religion

  • Playing for Keeps

     Twelve Students With a Testimony members from New Midway Baptist Church, Kingston, traveled to Belloc, Haiti, in December for their first “Fields of Discipleship” program on the village’s soccer field.

  • Need doesn’t end with the holiday season

    The Christmas season is a time of year when people often donate to charities such as Rockwood Ministerial Association’s food pantry.

    Donations, however, often fall off when January rolls around.

    That could lead to problems in keeping food on their shelves for the ministry that serves about 500 individuals and families per month.

    “It’s important that we continue receiving donations,” Rockwood Ministerial Association Director Steve Osborne said.

  • Church Alliance to honor five for public service

    Five individuals will be honored for outstanding public service with the Roane County Distinguished Citizenship Award on Jan. 24.

    The awards program will be at 3 p.m. in Bazeltown Baptist Church, Harriman.

    The award was established in 2013 by the Rev. Joseph Weaver, chair-
    man of the Roane County Church Alliance.

    The award honors Roane Countians for exceptional achievement in community service and leadership.

  • Bible Trivia by Wilson Casey

    1. Is the book of Joshua in the Old or New Testament or neither?
    2. What animal did God provide Abraham to sacrifice in place of Isaac? Dove, Calf, Ram, Camel
    3. From Joshua 14, to whom did Joshua give a blessing? Jacob, Caleb, Esau, Himself
    4. The word “ball” is mentioned how many times in the Bible? Only once, 6, 41 113
    5. From Job 39, what bird is cruel to her young? Sparrow, Eagle, Ostrich, Raven
    6. In the Bible, how many men are/were named “Dodo”? 2, 3, 4, 5

  • Church Calendar

    SATURDAY, JAN. 16
    • The Singing Cookes and Cooke Brothers will be in concert at 6 p.m. in Swan Pond Baptist Church, Harriman. Admission is free. Call 335-7981 for details.

    SUNDAY, JAN. 17

  • Victorious moves to new location

    
This month’s “Singing in The City” hosted by Victorious  Ministries, will be this Saturday,  Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. but in a new location.

  • Photos illustrate how contest winner’s garden grows

    Kingston’s Marianne DeVaney won this year’s Roane County Cooperative Ministries photo contest.

  • Harriman Church of God revival set

    Harriman Church of God is planning “Elevate,” its 2015 revival with Host Pastor Jeff Blackburn from Aug. 23-27 at the church at 3106 Roane State Hwy., Midtown.
    Doug Small, president of Alive Ministries: Project Pray, will be the guest speaker for Sunday services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Special music guest will be Ty Parker and the East Chattanooga Church of God Choir and Praise Team.
    Weekday services will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday will be Youth Emphasis Night. Thursday’s service will be followed by the pastor’s reception.

  • Luminary’s ministries making a difference

    Three successful ministries at Luminary United Methodist Church, Ten Mile, are coordinating schedules so people with pressing needs can be better served.

    Thanks to generous donors, Luminary’s food and cloth-

    ing ministries are well stock-ed.

    The church’s clothes closet and food pantry are now open during the same time, from 9 a.m. to noon each Tuesday.

    Luminary also provides meals for the community from 6 to 7 p.m. nearly every Wednesday of the year.

  • Recording at next Singing in the City

    Victorious’ next monthly Singing in the City in Rockwood will include a special live DVD recording to commemorate the quartet’s first anniversary.

    The event will start at 6 p.m. June 27 in the Rockwood Event Center at 104 E. Rockwood St.

    Admission is free.

    A number of area soloists and singers will be featured.

    Special guests The Overhome Boys of Morristown will bring their full band to play and sing favorite Southern/country gospel songs.

    Bill Anderson of The REC will film the entire concert.