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Religion

  • Christmas basket applications slated

    Kingston First Baptist Church has set aside three dates to take applications for its 2011 Christmas basket and angel tree programs.

    The angel tree is designated for children through eighth grade.

    Applications will be taken for both programs from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20, Oct. 27 and Nov. 10 at the church’s Loveliss Street entrance.

    Those applying are asked to bring identification and proof of address, such as a current electric bill.

    Call 376-6041 for details.

  • Seton’s to offer information about food pantry, thrift store

    Seton's Food Pantry and Thrift Store will distribute information about its program from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5 at Harriman Kroger.

    Representatives of the agency, part of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee Inc., will also be available to collect food and monetary donations.

    Seton Thrift Store raises funding by selling preowned clothing, housewares, furniture, toys, books and appliances and offering the opportunity for families to shop in a climate of dignity and respect.

  • Food pantry in need of refrigerator

    Rockwood Ministerial Association’s food pantry is in need of a refrigerator to hold food  to be distributed to those in need.

    Call 354-1750 for details or if interested in making a donation.

  • Spotlight on Central Baptist Church
  • Churches partner for youth rallies

    More than 15 churches in Roane and Anderson counties are having monthly youth rallies with an average attendance of more than 250 youths.

    The nondenominational youth rallies began in June and include music from praise and worship bands, addresses by pastors and youth pastors and, according to Travis Harmon, youth pastor at Harriman’s Big Emory Baptist Church, “some of the most intense group building games our area has seen.”

  • Spotlight on Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
  • Cooperative Ministries to mark 20th anniversary in September

    Roane County Cooperative Ministries will observe its 20th anniversary of assisting neighbors in need with a special celebration next week.

    The celebration will begin at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in Redeemer Lutheran Church at 1658 Roane State Hwy., Midtown.

    The nondenominational organization was born from an idea of the Rev. Richard Hettrick, pastor of Kingston’s Bethel Presbyterian Church in the early 1990s.

  • Dyllis Baptist marks anniversary, homecoming

    Dyllis Baptist Church, Harriman, will celebrate its 129th anniversary with its homecoming on Sept. 11.

    Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., with worship service beginning at 11.

    Pastor Scott Kennedy will deliver the message. A basket lunch will follow in the church’s fellowship hall.

    The church is at 530 Dyllis Road.

  • Women's conference set in Kingston

    Kingston First Baptist Church’s women’s ministry is making plans for “In His Steps,” a fall women’s conference to take place on Oct. 8.

    Rachel Lovingood of Hendersonville will be the guest speaker for the conference, which begins with 8:30 a.m. registration in the church atrium on Kentucky Street.

  • Aglow plans special event in September

    “Unity of the Body of Christ: Oneness of Sound Through God’s People in Roane County” is the theme of the special worship, testimony, vision and ministry planned by Harriman Lighthouse of Aglow International next month.

    The event will start at 10 a.m. Sept. 17 in Grande Vista Bay Clubhouse, Rockwood. Visit www.tennesseelandandlakes.com for driving directions.