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Religion

  • Crowe to speak at Little Leaf’s scholarship event

    Charles D. Crowe, co-founder of The Men of Tomorrow program, will be the guest speaker for the annual Ed Fritz scholarship program at Little Leaf Baptist Church, Oliver Springs.

    The program starts at 4 p.m. June 9.

    Crowe, CEO of LeGacy Resource Consulting Corp., helped found the Men of Tomorrow mentoring program in 1990.

    The program promotes development of a good self image, positive role model, academic achievement, career development and cultural development among youth.

  • Rockwood Wesleyan Church reunion planned this weekend

    For more than 100 years, Rockwood Wesleyan Church on South Church Avenue has played a vital role in the community and in the lives of its congregation, especially during the Great Depression, World War II and the 1950-60s.

    Congregants past and present, the public and Pastor Bob Lower will celebrate that role this weekend during special reunion events that include a Saturday hot dog roast, Sunday services and a special afternoon singing.

  • Bethel marks Hettrick’s 50 years in ministry

    Bethel Presbyterian Church, Kingston, will host a special celebration of Pastor Emeritus Dick Hettrick’s 50th anniversary of ordination on June 9.

    The special event, which will coincide with a celebration of Bethel’s role in Kingston and Roane County for the past 195 years, will be during the morning worship service at 11.

    The church is at 203 S. Kentucky St.

  • Rockwood Methodist dedicating grand piano

    Rockwood United Methodist Church will dedicate its new Yamaha grand piano June 9 with special celebrations.

    Music in the 11 a.m. worship service will feature the piano, flute and trumpet and include a recognition of contributors to the piano fund.

    A 3 p.m. concert of sacred music will show off the new piano to the community with Rockwood United Methodist Church organist Wayne Duggin on piano and guest organist Fred Pogue.

  • Vacation Bible School 2013

    Bethel Presbyterian/Kingston United Methodist
    “Following in Jesus’ Footsteps: Inspired by Marketplace 29 A.D.” is the theme of the Bible school planned by Bethel Presbyterian Church, Kingston, and Kingston United Methodist Church. Classes will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 17-20 in Kingston United Methodist fellowship hall at 212 W. Church St. Registration information is available at Bethel Presbyterian at 203 S. Kentucky St., 376-6340 or Kingston United Methodist, 376-6337.

  • Rockwood letter carriers deliver to help hungry

    Letter carriers with the Rockwood Post Office collected about 5,000 pounds of food during their annual food drive earlier this month.

    Postal patrons left their donations of nonperishable foods in their mailboxes.

    The food was picked up by the letter carriers making their routes and later delivered to the Rockwood Ministerial Association’s food pantry warehouse.

  • Church Calendar: June 1-6

    SATURDAY, JUNE 1
    • Bethel Presbyterian Church, Kingston, will have a tai chi class at 9 a.m. in the church at 203 S. Kentucky St. A digital photography club will meet at 10. Call 376-6340 for details.

    SUNDAY, JUNE 2

    • Faith Primitive Baptist Church, Harriman, will have its homecoming beginning at 11 a.m. Sufficient Grace will be the featured singers; lunch will be served after the service. The church is on State Street.

  • Vacation Bible School 2013

    Clymersville Baptist
    Clymersville Baptist Church, Rockwood, will have its vacation Bible school from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 2-5 in the church at 662 Clymersville Road. “Colossal Coaster World” is the theme; classes will be available for nursery through adult.

    Childs Memorial Baptist
    Vacation Bible school at Childs Memorial Baptist Church, Harriman, will be from 6 to 8:45 p.m. June 10-14 at the church at 402 Childs Road. Supper will be served daily. Call 354-6544 for details or transportation.

  • Church Calendar: May 25-June 2

    SATURDAY, MAY 25
    • Bethel Presbyterian Church, Kingston, will have a tai chi class at 9 a.m. in the church at 203 S. Kentucky St. Call 376-6340 for more information.

    SUNDAY, MAY 26
    • New Hope Baptist Church, Rockwood, will have a communitywide homecoming during its morning worship service. Sara Webster will provide special singing; lunch will be served afterward. The church is at 1010 New Hope Road.

  • Safety Awareness Day planned at Grace Church

    Grace Church, Kingston, will have a Community Safety Awareness Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4 at the church at 438. W. Race St.

    The event, in cooperation with the Roane County Sheriff's Office, will include numerous safety displays.

    The Meth Awareness trailer, provided in part with Roane County Sheriff’s Office narcotics unit and methamphetamine team and the Tennessee Methamphetamine and Pharmaceutical task force, will allow meth unit team members to demonstrate their equipment to the public.