Saturday, April 19th & 20th

Hosted by Hopwood Christian Church

Since the time when they were installed in those bleak days of the Depression, the stained -glass windows have filled the Hopwood Christian Church sanctuary with light and wonder.  The community is invited to a devotional tour of these beautiful windows which depict the Life of Christ. The sanctuary will be open 9 am- 5 pm on Friday and Saturday, April 19-20 for viewing of the windows and prayers. Devotional booklets will be available.  Guided tours will be provided on Friday 10 am-3 pm. Tours are free and open to the public.

Location: 109 Hopwood Lane, Milligan College, TN 37682

Church web site: http://www.hopwoodcc.org/

Easter Sunrise Services

Sunday, April 21, 7 a.m.

St. Luke United Methodist Church

105 North St., Bristol, VA 

The service takes place in the church’s courtyard.

A full breakfast for all will follow the service.

Easter morning worship service will be at 11 a.m. with special music from the choir.

All are welcome to attend

“Girls on the Run” Spring 5K

Saturday, May 11, beginning at 9 a.m.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.—The annual “Girls on the Run” Spring 5K fun run is just weeks away,
set for Saturday, May 11, beginning at 9 a.m. from South Side Elementary School in Johnson
City on a course that winds through the Tree Streets neighborhood.
This non-competitive race is the capstone event for third- through eighth-grade girls who
have participated in Girls on the Run (GOTR), a voluntary exercise program at schools in
Johnson City and the surrounding area. GOTR is a nonprofit organization that encourages young
girls to enjoy being active and to develop healthy lifestyles. The girls and their coaches meet
twice a week to train and learn how operate in a community together.

“We always need volunteers during the race and throughout the ten weeks,” Thomas
added. “If you want to help these young girls achieve their goals, you can volunteer at the 5K in
May or just be there to cheer them on.”
To register online to participate in the 5K, go to https://www.gotrnetn.org.

For more information on volunteering or GOTR, contact Thomas through email at

Brian Burchfield Singing


For more information call 423-345-2776.

Sullivan County Red Back

Church Hymnal Sing


Clay Hill Baptist Church

122 Hobbs Hollow Rd., Blountville, TN.

The church is located just off Hwy. 11W approx. 5 miles west of the Pinnacle Shopping Center, Bristol, TN.

For more information call: 423-612-3385

Bancroft Ministries Teen Bible Study

Thursdays Nights from 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Bancroft Gospel Ministry

Meet in Tilley Hall

141 Bancroft Pvt. Dr.

Kingsport, TN

For additional information contact: 423-288-4532 or http://www.bancroftbiblecamp.org

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

 Asdhub.org 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 www.ramvolunteers.org.

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 karen.fox@wellmont.org

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 10campbellssing@gmail.com

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

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 www.chcckpt.org.

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 haleywherry@firstpriority.org.

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 5
Blountville, TN 37617-0005
or “Connect with WHCB”