• Methodist cookbook available

    Kingston United Methodist Church has published a new cookbook with more than 400 recipes.

    “These make wonderful gifts for those special people on your gift list, as well as yourself,” said church member Sharon Price.

    Books are $15 each and  may be purchased by calling the church office at 376-6337.

  • Need pews? They're free

    Sevier Drive Church of Christ, Harriman, is giving away church pews.

    Call 882-7659 for details.

    The church is at 1014 Sevier Drive.

  • Blessed Sacrament taking Christmas basket applications

    Blessed Sacrament Church in Harriman will be taking applications for Christmas Baskets. Families/adults, needing assistance are asked to bring some form of identification and proof of income.
    Applications will be accepted at Blessed Sacrament’s church office on Margrave Dr. in Harriman on the folowing dates: Tuesday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m. to noon, 5 p.m. to 7; Wednesday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. to noon; Tuesday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to noon; and Wednesday, Nov. 10, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    Call the church office at 882-9838 for details.

  • Churches gear up for Christmas basket programs

    Kingston area churches have started the annual process  to make sure Roane County families in need have a merrier Christmas.

    Kingston United Methodist Church started taking applications earlier this week for its Christmas basket program.

    Kingston First Baptist Church will start its application process next week for families seeking assistance from the church’s Chrstmas food basket and angel tree programs.

  • Church Calendar


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  • Harriman First Christian anticipating new minister

    Harriman First Christian Church is undergoing some changes.

    Member Becky Ells said it is an exciting period for the church. Randy Tucker has been filling the pulpit as senior minister until Josh Head assumes his duties on Oct. 17.  

    Head comes to Harriman from Decatur, Ala., Christian Church, where he served as senior minister for more than six years.  

    “If you are in the process of finding a church, come visit and worship with us,” Ells said.

  • Shiloh Baptist cites Chapman

    W.D. “Bud” Chapman was recently presented with a plaque of recognition commemorating his many years of service to Shiloh Baptist Church.  

    Chapman’s conversion and baptism was in the mid-1950s when a Cherokee Indian minister, the Rev. Robert Bushyhead, led a revival at the church.

    His contributions to the church include teaching the adult men’s Sunday school class for years. He and his wife, Alice, founded and helped lead the Shiloh senior ministry for 15 years.

  • Great Pumpkin Patch offering decorations, fun group activities

    Rockwood First Christian Church’s Great Pumpkin Patch will open on Oct. 2 to offer the community a venue for fall-decorating supplies and activities.

    The church’s children and youth ministries will benefit from the sales of pumpkins, gourds and Indian corn throughout the month.

    Attractions for groups visiting the Great Pumpkin Patch include pumpkin painting, treats and a children’s story corner. Families are also welcome to bring a camera to take pictures.

    Call 354-1753 to schedule a group visit.

  • Poplar Springs contributions lauded
  • St. Andrew's plans Blessing of Animals

    St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Harriman will join other churches across the country and around the world on Oct. 9 in the Blessing of the Animals custom.
    The event that will be open to the public. The line of pets — everything from dogs and cats to hamsters and horses — will begin forming at 2 p.m. at the church at 190 Circle Drive.
    The Rector of St. Andrew’s, the Rev. Joseph Pinner, will preside.