TLC Autism Support Group presents Autism Is A World
an American documentary film written by Sue Rubin will be shown at the Tuesday, February 16, 2016
The meeting will be held at the State Street United Methodist Church, 300 West Valley Drive in Bristol, Virginia from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

Marksmanship Competition to Benefit Haven of Rest in Bristol
Saturday, February 20, 9:00 am.  We are limited to 30 teams, so sign up early.
   Shooters Edge will be providing a safety briefing.
    Secure your spot, register today.

10th Annual East Tennessee Rally Featuring The Primitive Quartet
Sunday, February 21, 6:00 pm
Proceeds will benefit Freewill Baptist Family Ministries
Valley Forge FWB, 1503 Riverview Dr, Elizabethton, TN

Free Movie Night “Do You Believe”
Friday, March 4 at 7 p.m.   Free snacks and drinks at 6:30 p.m.
Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 136 Highridge Street, off Blountville Highway in Bristol, TN.

Autism Society kicks off 5th Annual Tri-Cities Conference
This informative event will be held on March 12, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 3:15 PM (EST) at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church in Johnson City. The cost of the conference is $15 per person, which includes lunch. For more details and to purchase tickets, please visit the event page (

Chattanooga: Preaching the Psalms: Igniting Worship
March 21-23, 2016
Join Dr. Steven Lawson as he trains in preaching the unsearchable riches and the various types of the Psalms.

The Autism Society of East Tennessee is excited to announce the launch of a fully-featured autism directory through
The new site has over 300 different autism-related listings for families and individuals to view, with more to be added over the coming months.
There are many ways to search the directory, making ASDhub a simple and accessible site to use not only for those families and individuals affected by autism,
but also for businesses who have an autism related service to provide.

Volunteer Opportunities

Remote Area Medical (RAM) Massive Health Care Outreaches
RAM is in need of volunteers, church and civic organizations, dentists, and donations to help make these events successful. To register as a volunteer please apply at

Trail Life USA
A new organization in the Tri-Cities seeking leaders and participants.

Most guys want exciting outdoor adventure with their friends. We’ve got that! Trips and travel? That, too. Camping. Check. Physical and mental challenge? Yep. And awards? Of course! Trail Life USA is a Christian adventure, character, and leadership program for young men. The K-12 program centers on outdoor experiences that build a young man’s skills and allow him to grow on a personal level and as a role model and leader for his peers. Living the Trail Life is a journey established on timeless values derived from the Bible.

International Student Exchange
Seeking caring families to host international high school students.
(844) 556-6688

CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates)
Seeking volunteers to work with abused and neglected children.

The Oasis of Kingsport
The Oasis is a Christ-centered women’s day center where women are considered “guests.” Guests can do 2 loads of laundry (including the laundry products), get free haircuts,  take free hot showers with towels and toiletries provided, and utilize free WIFI and computer access for job searching and college applications. The Oasis is looking for volunteers. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Dianne Scott at (423) 392-1137.

Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, TN
Holston Valley Medical Center has several volunteer opportunities: Main Lobby/Reception, CCU Waiting Area, Waterfall Lobby, Guest Services, Same Day Surgery, Outpatient Radiology, Beverage Cart, Mail/Magazine Delivery. Volunteers are also needed at Kingsport Hematology/Oncology and Johnson City Cancer Center. Hours vary. If interested, contact Karen Fox at 423-224-6041 or email

Heavenly Homes (aka The Big Black Bus)
Heavenly Homes (aka The Big Black Bus) parks near Munsey Memorial Presbyterian in downtown Johnson City every Sunday morning at 8:30am. Bus Director, Tom Campbell, and volunteers provide a place to warm up, get a cup of hot coffee, a fresh doughnut, and other needed items such as winter wear, blankets and health and beauty aids. They also minister to the people one on one as well as have a time of worship and Bible study. If you know someone in need of hope or you would like to volunteer, please come or contact Tom Campbell, Assistant Pastor, The Vineyard

Welcomes volunteer physicians, nurses, dentists, care technicians, and maintenance help.
(423) 256-2408 visit the web site

Welcomes volunteers to help with weekly food distributions, which take place at the church every Monday from 8 – 11 a.m.,
and with monthly food deliveries, which are made every second Saturday and begin at 8:30 a.m. 
Canned food donations are also accepted.  For more information please visit

Lamp Light Theatre
Welcomes volunteers for parking attendants, ushers, and concession workers. Call (423) 348-7610

First Priority Blue Ridge
Welcomes volunteers for events such as concerts, Pledge 2 Purity and Campus Ministry Training.  If you wish to volunteer for these events, and/or want to be informed on what events are coming to our community, please email at

Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center
Small Miracles needs leaders, sidewalkers, program support, and barn help. Volunteers needed for entire sessions or one a hour a month. Please contact Linda McBride at 423-349-1111 for more information.

You may mail your church and community news to us (two weeks in advance, if possible) to:
 WHCB 91.5 FM Church/Community News
PO Box 2061
Bristol, TN 37621-2061
or “Connect with WHCB”