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News and Events for July 8

Church Council will be Sunday, July 15 at 4:00 PM.  Committee chairs, please get your written reports to Betty by Thursday, 7/12.  The reports should include accomplishments made so far this year and plans for this next quarter. Members are:  … Continue reading

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News and Events for July 1

Today, we welcome Pastor Sean Glenn and his family to Bluff City UMC.  Sean is married to Bethany and they have three children—Will (age 7), Luke (age 6), and Anna (age 3).  They are originally from  Dandridge TN.  Sean is … Continue reading

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News and Events for June 17

We welcome Rev. Fred Balding, to our pulpit today.  Rev. Balding is Director of Development for Good  Samaritan Ministries in Johnson City.  Good Samaritan Ministries is supported by our congregation through our District Fair Share giving, and has offices in Johnson City and … Continue reading

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News and Events for June 10

Thank you to all who have given so generously towards our shared Holston Conference and Three Rivers District ministries to children and families in poverty. Our 12 backpacks filled with school supplies valued at about $600 will join with several hundred other … Continue reading

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News and Events for June 3

In our new worship format, our offering will be given on Communion Sundays by coming forward to the Communion table to give the offering before receiving the Communion elements.  An offering is not required or expected in order to receive Communion. Communion is … Continue reading

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News and Events for May 27

Today is Trinity Sunday, our special celebration of the Triune nature of God — that God is Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We are delighted to have Rev. Eddie Mabry as our guest preacher today. Though officially retired, Rev. Mabry … Continue reading

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News and Events for May 20

Today is Pentecost, a great celebration in the church based on the special outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the apostles and the Jerusalem church, recorded in Acts 2. The liturgical color for Pentecost is red.  Cake will be served on … Continue reading

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News and Events for May 13

The Ascension of the Lord is officially forty days after Easter and ten days before Pentecost.  On this Sunday closest to the Ascension, we celebrate the ascension of Jesus recorded both at the end of Luke’s gospel (Luke 24:50-53) and the … Continue reading

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News and Events for May 6

In our new worship format, our offering will be given on Communion Sundays by coming forward to the Communion table to give the offering before receiving the Communion elements.  An offering is not required or expected in order to receive … Continue reading

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News and Events for April 29

At its April 15 meeting, the Church Council unanimously approved combining both of our existing Sunday worship services into a single worship to begin at 10:30 am . Sunday School will begin at 9:30 am, with a gathering time at 9:15 am … Continue reading

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