Vacation Bible School Listings 2017

  • Walnut Grove Presbyterian Church

Friday & Saturday, June 23rd & 24th

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

“Hero Central: Discover Your Strength in God”

Final Lesson will be on Sunday 6/25/17 at 11:00 am at Sugar Hollow Park at Shelter A

Walnut Grove Presbyterian Church

3012 Lee Hwy, Bristol, VA

Pastor: John Markel

  • Limestone Free Will Baptist Church

June 18-23 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

3709 Old State Route 34, Limestone, TN 37681

For info call: 423-620-9129

  • Pleasant View United Methodist Church

Sunday – Friday, June 25-30 6:00pm  – 8:00pm

“Hero Central, Discover Your Strength in God!”

Across from VA Highlands Airport

18416 Lee Hwy.,  Abingdon, VA 24210

  • Gunnings Baptist Church

June 19 – June 23 6:30pm – 9:00pm

“Over the Moat – the Drawbridge to the King”

213 Shipley Ferry Rd., Blountville, TN

For more information, or if you need a ride contact the church office (423) 323-4595 or find us on facebook at Gunnings.Church

  • Island Road Evangelical Methodist Church

June 25 – June 30 6:30pm-9pm

“The Reedemer”

2799 Island Road, Blountville, TN 37617

(at the intersection of Hwy 394 & Island Road, between I-81 & 11-W)

Pastor: Bradley Reider

For more information please contact our Pastor or visit or

Brian Burchfield Singing


Gospel Singing Service

“The Landmarks Quartet”

Sunday, June 25 7:00 pm
1st Baptist Church
100 Cherry Street
Piney Flats, TN 37686

RAM Massive Health Care Outreach

July 21, 22 & 23 at the Wise County Fair Grounds

The Health Wagon with a host of community involvement will be providing a FREE massive health care outreach with RAM and the Virginia Dental Association Foundation. Some of the many services offered are complete eye exams, prescription glasses, dental fillings, extractions, cleanings, hearing exams, hearing aids, chest x-rays, bone density, lab work, mammograms, pap smears, in addition to medical exams and exams to be provided by health care providers. These services will be provided for the uninsured, under-insured, and unemployed and those who cannot afford to pay. ALL services are FREE of charge. Registration will begin at 6:00 am daily and services will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, please call Dr. Teresa Gardner Tyson 276-328-8850.

Veterans Benefit Concert, Charity Ride Run & Cornhole Tournament

July 1, Noon to Midnight

Sponsored by Honor Flight Northeast Tennessee Branch

$10 Donation per person or $15 Charity Ride Run (includes wrist band for All Day Concert)

(100% of proceeds go to the Honor Flight)

Appalachian Fairgrounds

100 Lakeview Street

Gray, TN 37615

Registration is required, please visit:

For more information, contact Kathy Matney at (423) 914-0608

or by email:

For information on the Charity Ride Run contact:

Bear: (423) 502-1975 or Beanz: (423) 297-5675

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park

“Where Our Heritage Comes to Life!”

For a listing of this month’s Special Events and Workshops,
visit, click, or call:
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
1651 West Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643
(423) 543-5808

The Autism Society of East Tennessee’s fully-featured autism directory 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

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”