Food Events

Friendsville United Methodist Church, 204 E. College Ave., Friendsville

June 12: The monthly luncheon will be held at noon in the church’s Lowery Hall. Cost is $3 per plate. All are welcome.

Mother Love Baptist Church, 3919 Wrights Ferry Road, Louisville

June 15: Annual Father’s Day Breakfast will take place at 11 a.m. The community is invited.

Homecoming, Decoration Day


June 9: Homecoming will be celebrated beginning at 9 a.m. at Jakes Creek Cemetery. Chad Teaster will be preaching.

Old Fashioned Independent Missionary Baptist Church, 938 Meadow Road, Greenback

June 9: Homecoming will be celebrated during the 10 a.m. worship. Music will be provided by Gospel Travelers amnd Skyways. Dinner will follow the service at Greenback Community Center. Bring covered dishes.

Pleasant View Baptist Church, 487 Cochran St., Alcoa

June 9: Larry Lewis will preach for Homecoming at the 11 a.m. worship service. The Supernals will sing.

Smyrna Baptist Church, 6823 Howard School Road, Maryville

June 9: Homecoming and Decoration will be observed. A special singing will take place at 10:45 a.m. with lunch to follow.


Bethlehem Baptist Church, 130 Bethlehem Church Road, Madisonville

June 19: An evening with Triumphant Quartet, 7 p.m. Admission is free. A love offering will be taken. For more information, call 423-253-7900.

Cold Springs Community Club, 616 Cold Springs Road, Walland

June 8: Monthly gospel singing will be held, featuring New Horizon and Crossroads. Food will be available starting at 5 p.m. and the singing will begin at 6:30 p.m. Hot dogs, chips, beans and cornbread are on the menu.

New Providence Primitive Baptist Church, 2633 Six Mile Road, Maryville

June 8: Simple Faith Quartet will be in concert. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the singing starts at 7 p.m.


Eusebia Presbyterian Church, 1701 Burnett Station Road, Seymour

June 13: The Eusebia History Group will meet at 7 p.m. The group will hear stories about the steamship Sultana as told by Jason and A.B McTeer. The public is invited.

Vacation Bible School

East Walland Baptist Church, 720 E. Millers Cove Road, Walland

June 17-21: Vacation Bible School classes for all ages, including adults, will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each day. Food will be served each evening.

Faith Encounter Church, 2342 Duncan Road, Maryville

June 24-28: VBS will take place from 6:15-8:45 p.m. each day. To register, visit

Hickory Valley Baptist Church, 3920 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Friendsville

June 10-June 16: VBS will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day, and buses will run. Lunch will be served. The closing program will be at 6:30 p.m. on June 16. Theme for week is “Giddyup Junction.” For transportation, call 865-995-2053.

Hillview Baptist Church, 2759 Mentor Road, Louisville

June 9-14: Theme will be “Roar, Life is Wild, God is Good.” Classes for ages 3 through teens will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Dinner provided nightly. Pre-registration and cookout will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on June 8. For more information, call 865-336-9336.

Hopewell Baptist Church, 526 Hopewell Road, Maryville

June 9-13: Classes available for ages 3 through adults, 6 to 8 p.m. A meal will be served at 5 p.m. The theme is “This Little Light of Mine.” For more information, call 865-856-2973.

Knob Road Missionary Baptist Church, 2023 Knob Road, Maryville

June 10-14: “Anchored in Faith” is the theme. Classes will be held from 6:45-8:45 p.m. Commencement will be held on June 14.

Meadowbrook Baptist Church, McArthur Road, Maryville

June 17-21: Classes will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each day for all ages, including adults. Theme is “Giddyup Junction.” For transportation, call 865-209-5803.

Mount Zion Baptist Church, 608 Ed Davis Road, Maryville

June 16-20: Classes will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. each day. Commencement and Fun Night will take place at 6 p.m. on June 21.

Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 503 Pleasant Hill Road, Maryville

June 6-8: VBS is being held 5:30 to 8 p.m. Theme is “Taking Care of God’s Green Earth.”

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