2018 Summer Camps

Bancroft Bible Camp

Overnight Camps:

June 11-15 Teens (13-17)

June 18-22 Jr. Girls/Boys (7-12)

June 25-29 Jr. Girls/Boys (7-12)

July 9-13 Jr. Girls/Boys (7-12)

July 16-20 Jr. Girls/Boys (7-12)

July 23-27 Teens (13-17)

Day Camps:

June 18-22  (6-12)

June 25-29 (6-12)

July 9-13 (6-12)

July 16-20 (6-12)

Activities may include: zip line, swimming, crafts, octaball, archery, climbing tower, human foosball, air hockey, carpet slide, sports, games, paintball and riflery.

Family Quest July 6th 4-8pm (for additional info please call 423-288-2713 by July 4th)


Day Camps for K-3rd Grade

June 4-8 or July 2-6

Junior Weeks for 3rd-5th Grades

June 18-22 or June 25-29

Jr. High Weeks for 6th-8th

July 9-13 Girls only

July 16-20 Boys & Girls

Teen Week for 8th – 12th grades

June 11-15

Wilderness Weeks for 6th – 12th grades

June 4-8 or July 2-6

For additional information visit: http://www.cbmcamp.com

or call 423-543-2201

Bowmantown Country Breakfast

Saturday, June 2nd 7:00am  – 10:00am

 Breakfast includes:  biscuits and gravy , eggs, sausage, bacon, pork loin, hash browns,

grits , orange juice, coffee, stickies ,and chocolate gravy.

 1573 Barkley Rd. Telford


Austin Springs United Methodist Church

“Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus!”

June 7th-9th


Registration on 6/7/18 @ 5:30 PM

For more information call Mike : 423-483-1242


726 South Austin Springs Rd

Johnson City, TN

Charity Baptist Church

“Soul Wars”

June 11th – 15th

6:00pm 8:30 pm

Charity Baptist Church

3020 Highway 126
Blountville, Tennessee

Paw Creek Ministries

Camp Meeting 2018

Sunday, June 24th – Friday, June 29th

The End Times Are At The Door

Sunday & Monday : 7:00 PM

Service Times: Tuesday – Friday:

Morning Worship: 9:30 AM

Bible Study: 11:00 AM

Youth Service: 6:00 PM

Night Service: 7:00 PM

Lunch Served Daily Tuesday – Friday

Night Speaker: Rev. Michael Switzer

Bible Teacher: Rev. Joey Yeatts

Host Pastor: Rev. Joseph Chambers

5110 Tuckaseegee Road

Charlotte, NC 28208

 For additional information : 704-391-0588  or visit:   http://www.pawcreek.org


Join this biennial patriotic
musical celebrating our
July4th Independence


Performances at:

Eastman Toy F. Reid Employee Center

June 29 & 30

For Information or Enrollment Visit:


Liberty Celebration-Kingsport TN (on Facebook)

or 423-276- 1276

Brian Burchfield Singing


The Holy Friendship Summit

May 18tn & 19th

This event, organized by many local community leaders in partnership with representatives from Duke University and Duke Divinity School, provides an opportunity for people of faith to learn about the opioid addiction crisis facing the region and the nation. The summit’s purpose is to bring together clinicians, clergy, educators, congregations and friends to share love, resources and guidance on how to respond to, interact with and care for people struggling with pain and addiction. Attendees will benefit from participating in multiple education tracts, discussing topics such as pain management, depression, anxiety, trauma, violence, incarceration, prevention and recovery. There will also be several panel discussions, plenary sessions, opportunities for fellowship and opening and closing worship services. For more information, please visit www.holyfriendshipsummit.com.

Celebration Church

429 Shipley Ferry Road, Blountville

Russell Bennett Singing

05.20.18 Poplar Grove Baptist will host gospel soloist Russell Bennett from Kingsport, TN. 

Bennett will provide special music and worship for the church’s 11:00 AM service hour.

  Poplar Grove Baptist is located at 2829 TN-91, Elizabethton, TN 37643.

Eric Wright is the pastor and all are welcome to attend.

05.20.18 Greene Ridge Freewill Baptist will host gospel soloist Russell Bennett from Kingsport, TN. 

Bennett will provide special music and worship for the church’s 6:00 PM service hour.

Greene Ridge Freewill Baptist is located at 1255 Greene Ridge Loop, Afton, TN 37616

Jeff Daugherty is the pastor and all are welcome to attend.

Mark Lowry Concert

Thursday May 24 th

First Christian Church in Johnson City, Tennessee

Grammy and Dove award winner Mark Lowry will perform in concert on Thursday May 24 th at First
Christian Church in Johnson City, Tennessee. The concert, part of the “What’s Not to Love” tour starts
at 7pm with doors opening at 6pm. General Admission, Artist Circle, VIP and group tickets are available
online at www.marklowry.com and at the church located at 200 E Mountcastle Dr. in Johnson City.
Known for his endearing humor and a beautiful voice, Lowry spent thirteen years singing baritone with
the Gaither Vocal Band before leaving the group to focus on his solo career. A Houston, Texas native,
Lowry may be best known as the co-author of the Christmas standard “Mary Did You Know”; a song he
and Buddy Green co-wrote in 1984. “Mary Did You Know” has been recorded by over thirty artists
world-wide and is considered one of the greatest Christmas songs ever written.
Fifty-nine, Lowry is a graduate of Liberty University and has entertained audiences since he was 11
years old. He has a unique gift of communicating profound Biblical truths through music and storytelling.
His life’s work features a large catalog of diverse projects including many videos, books, and CDs.
In addition to his touring schedule Lowry hosts two weekly Facebook broadcasts – “Mondays with
Mark” and “Dinner Conversations with Mark Lowry and Andrew Greer”. For more information contact
Carpenter’s Son Productions at (270)-627- 0570 or First Christian Church (423)-943- 1048. The church is
located at 200 E. Mountcastle Dr. in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Northeast Tennessee Honor Flight

June 2nd from 12 noon to 12 midnight

Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray, Tennessee
  1. Indoor Concert – Bluegrass/Gospel
  2. Outdoor Concert – Mostly Classic Rock
  3. Flea Market
  4. Car/Bike Show
  5. Veterans Corner
  6. Kids Corner

Providence Academy 2018 Christian Storytelling Concert

Saturday, August 25th

Featuring Recording Artist, Mac Powell of Third Day
with Opening Performance by Laura Story

 The concert will be held in the Providence Academy gymnasium.

 The doors open at 6:15 p.m., and the event starts at 7:00 p.m.

For additional information visit: http://www.christianstorytellingconcert.com

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

Sullivan County Red Back Church Hymnal Sing

Saturday, May 19, 5 p.m.

Clay Hill Baptist Church

Singing the 3rd Saturday of each month at 5:00PM, Clay Hill Baptist Church

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

Clay Hill Baptist Church

122 Hobbs Hollow Rd

Blountville, TN

For more information call, 423-323-4085

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”