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Jesus Church, 809 W. Main St., Johnson City: Evangelists Kenny and Hirrah Dunn, of Greer, South Carolina, will preach and sing during Sunday service at 10 a.m. For information, call 423-773-6917.

Oakland Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 694 Oakland Road, Telford: The church will have Family Day and Decorating Day on Sunday. A covered meal will be served in the Fellowship Hall after worship. To make donations for the upkeep of the cemetery, contact Gary Harris or Faine Presley. For information, call 423-257-6451.

Fairhaven United Methodist Church, 3131 W. Walnut St., Johnson City: Fairhaven will celebrate the 60th anniversary of its service to God on Sunday. The church will welcome all former ministers and members, current members, family, friends and anyone who wishes to join in the celebration. Pastor Mike Sluder will be the guest speaker for the 11 a.m. service. A covered meal will follow the service, where we can share memories and give thanks for the many blessings we have received. We will also take photos.

Liberty Fellowship Church, 1011 E. Holston Ave., Johnson City: The church will observe the Celebration Sunday this week. Special music will be provided by No Name But His for the 11 a.m. worship service. Sunday school will start at 10 a.m. Children’s Church will be held at 11:15 a.m. The congregation will gather at Rotary Park after services for a celebration. There will be no service on Sunday evening. Wednesday evening prayer and Bible study will begin at 6 p.m. A nursery will be provided for all services. Services can be viewed live on Liberty Fellowship’s Facebook page for those unable to attend. For information, call 423-330-2247 or visit

Free Will Roan Street Baptist Church, 820 N. Roan St., Elizabethton: The Sounds of Victory will sing during Sunday’s worship service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday school will start at 10 a.m. Bible study will be at 5 p.m., followed by evening worship at 6 p.m. Midweek Wednesday service will begin at 7 p.m. Reverend Donnie Harris is the pastor.

Mountain View Baptist Church, 4005 Bristol Highway, Johnson City: Sunday school will be held in the church at 9 a.m. Drive-thru will begin at 10 a.m. You can stay in your vehicle and listen to Pastor Rich Murray deliver the word of God on 91.9 FM radio station or attend the service inside the sanctuary. . The service can also be viewed at The Mountain View is located next to Winged Deer Park.

First United Methodist Church, 900 Spring St., Johnson City: Pastor Jodie Ihfe’s sermon will be “A New Thing,” from the Book of John (21:1-8) series, for Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. You can worship in person or online. The church’s website,, will provide a link to the online service. Sunday school will meet at 9:15 a.m. Pastor Ihfe’s Women’s Bible Study will continue Tuesday at 1 p.m. You can participate in the study in person or online. The Wednesday night stock market will be the last of the season. This evening will include a family barbecue at the church in the pavilion with games and activities for all ages.

Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 S. Roan St., Johnson City: On Sunday, Munsey will host the last guest preacher for his 150th birthday celebration. Bishop Richard Looney will speak at the 11 a.m. sanctuary service. Looney served as a pastor at Munsey from 1979 to 1987 and again from 2013 to 2014. Munsey will not be holding a 9 a.m. service or an 11 a.m. Journey service on Sundays. The sanctuary service will also be broadcast live in the Melting Pot. On-site Sunday school for all ages will meet at 10 a.m. The live stream from the service can be seen on Munsey’s Facebook page at and at and at Munsey Church on YouTube and Instagram.

Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church, 197 Suncrest Street, Gray: On Sunday, Bible study for all ages will begin at 10 a.m. Morning worship will be at 11 a.m. and evening worship will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday’s service, which includes Patch Club for grades one through five and a program for teens, will begin at 7 a.m. A daycare center will be available for all services. All services and Sunday School will also be available online. Buses will run on Sunday morning. For information, visit or call 423-477-3311. Radio station 96.3 FM will air the Sunday 11 a.m. service.

Westside Christian Church, 1405 Persimmon Ridge Road, Jonesborough: Westside will premiere the fourth installment of the Easter series on Wednesday. A meal will be served at 6:30 p.m., followed by the video at 7 p.m. Volunteer workers will have a garage/bake sale on Saturday, May 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

First Elizabethton Presbyterian Church, 119 W. F St., Elizabethton: Join First Presbyterian in person or online ( for Sunday worship at 11 a.m. The adult forum and the youth group will meet in person. You can also join the Adult Forum, Wednesday Meditation and Thursdays with Jesus online. Details at

Mount Bethel Christian Church, 361 Clear Springs Road, Limestone: Minister Palma L. Bennett’s Sunday sermon will be “Are Women…A Symbol of God?” The worship service will begin with a prayerful meditation with Reece Buckingham leading the congregation in song and fellowship. Sunday school will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship service at 10:25 a.m. Wednesday evening Bible study will be at 6 p.m. For information, visit the church’s Facebook page or

Otterbein United Methodist Church, 120 E. Chilhowie Ave., Johnson City: “New Commandment” will be the sermon for Sunday’s worship service at 9:00 a.m. Sunday school will follow at 10:15 a.m.

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Clark Street Baptist Church, 200 Clark Street, Johnson City: “What to do when God exposes your sin” will be the message for Sunday’s service at 11 a.m. as the series of sermons from 1 John continue. Rocky Vines will provide special music. The small group Bible study will meet at 9:45 am. The 11:00 a.m. service can be viewed via Facebook or YouTube. Information, visit

Downtown Christian Church, 335 E. Main St., Johnson City: Services will be held in the sanctuary on Sunday at 10:45 a.m. Jack Harris, senior minister, will bring the message “The Gospel of Grace,” from 2 Timothy 1:7-13. Special music will be offered. Stephen Moore, intergenerational minister, will lead the communion meditation. Dr. W. Edward Fine, associate minister, will lead the offering meditation. The Wednesday evening Bible study will meet at 6 p.m. and continue its study of Revelation. Downtown is collecting diapers, baby wipes and hand soap for one of its local missions. The services are available on Facebook and YouTube.

Central Baptist Church, 300 N. Roan St., Johnson City: “Forgived and forgiving” will be the sermon for all Sunday services. Traditional services will begin at 8:30 and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary, the contemporary worship The Gathering will begin at 11 a.m. in the community hall. Sunday School will be held at 9:30 a.m. The online worship experience and Sunday School lesson will be available on the church’s website, For more information on services, schedule changes and more, visit or call 926-7121 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Central Christian Church, 106 Fox and Main Streets, Jonesborough: Central will continue its series of “Apologetics” sermons on Sunday with the question “Did Jesus’ Resurrection Really Happen?” Services will take place in person and online. Worship will begin at 10:30 a.m. The children’s church will take place at 11 a.m. Sunday school will start at 9 a.m. for all ages. The service will be broadcast live on the church’s Facebook page. The link to the page is For more information, visit

East Unaka Christian Church, 1201 E. Unaka Ave., Johnson City: East Unaka will have a praise and worship service on Sunday at 9:45 a.m. Pre-service music will begin at 9:30 a.m. From the book of Acts chapter 1, Dr. Wayne Emery will bring the message “How to have the energy of God in your life”. By using FM 95.5, the service can be heard in the surrounding area. The think tank will meet at 11 a.m. in room 206. The revelation class will meet at 6 p.m. in the Commons. Information, visit

Grace Baptist Church, 612 Collins Drive, Johnson City: “Peace be with you” will be the subject of Pastor Michael Heath’s sermon on Sunday. He will use the scriptures of John 20:19-21. Worship will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be preceded by Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.

Special events

Tri-Cities Awake America: The tent revival starring Dr. Ralph Sexton will take place May 16-27 at 4630 Bristol Highway in Johnson City. The sermon will begin each evening at 7:30 p.m. Prayer meetings will be held Tuesday through Friday at 10:30 a.m. Sawdust Children’s Drop-off will be at 6:15 p.m. each evening with a choir practice at 6:30 p.m. The site is located near the historic site of Rocky Mount State.

Gray United Methodist Church, 2108 Oak Street, Gray: The church will serve a free drive-thru meal to anyone who wishes on Thursday, May 19 from 6-7 p.m. Please go to the side of the church where someone will greet you and bring your meals. On the menu this week, a chicken sandwich, fries and dessert.

Keystone Presbyterian Church, 505 Bert Street, Johnson City: Keystone will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Sunday, May 22 during the worship service followed by a meal. Sunday school will start at 10 a.m. The worship service will begin at 11 a.m. Information, visit

Full Gospel Holiness Church, 2225 N. Greenwood Drive, Johnson City: Full Gospel will be giving away clothes on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the building next to the church. There will be lots of new spring and summer clothes and other items.

Carter County Christian Men’s Scholarship: The group will meet on Tuesday, May 17 at 7 p.m. at the Blue Springs Christian Church. Ken Overdorf, minister of the Range Community Christian Church, will be the guest speaker.

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