Local Churches Join In Monthly Prayer for American “Awakening”
August 1, 11:30 am Founders Park, Downtown Johnson City, TN
September 1, 11:30 am First Christian Church, 200 Mountcastle Rd, Johnson City, TN
October 1, 11:30 am Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2343 Knob Creek Rd, Johnson City, TN
November 2, 11:30 am Burbank FWB Church, 122 Burbank Rd, Roan Mountain, TN
January 4, 11:30 am Addilynn UMC, 3225 Avoca Rd, Bristol, TN
February 1, 11:30 am Hosanna Fellowship Church, 715 Sunset Dr, Johnson City, TN

Dare to Dream VBS
June 28-August 3 (Sundays only), 4:30-7:00 pm
First UMC, 900 Spring St, Johnson City, TN
(pre-K – 6th grade)
(423) 928-9222

Everest VBS
Wednesday, July 29-Friday July 31, 6:00-8:00 pm
Grace Point Church 1318 Shelby St, Bristol, TN
Ages 3 through the 5th Grade
Crafts! Snacks! Exciting Bible Lessons! Activities! Free!
Call Pastor Logan at 423-764-6832 with questions.

Brandon & Chysta Beene in Concert
Saturday, August 1, 7:00 pm
Steele Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 274 Old Stage Dr, Bristol, TN  37620
Everybody welcome. Pastor Kenneth Beene

Back to School Bash
inflatables, food, drinks, and school supplies…all free!
Saturday, August 1, 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Gray Church of God, Gray, TN
(423) 297-1477

All Came As One in Concert
Saturday, August 1, 6:00 pm
Amazing Grace Ministries, 4892 Veterans Hill Rd, Pulaski, VA
Free admittance- Love offering will be taken.

The Keithians in Concert
Saturday, August 1, 5:00 pm (meal by donation at 4:00 pm)
No admission for concert. Love offering will be taken for the group.
Cross Anchor, 421 Old Baileyton Rd, Greeneville, TN

Brian Burchfield in Concert
Saturday, August 1, 6:00 pm
Way of the Cross Baptist Church, 1342  Smith St, White Pine, TN
Sunday, August 2, 10:00 am
Midway Baptist Church, Midway Church Rd, Midway, TN
Sunday, August 2, 6:00 pm
Pleasant Hill Church of the Brethren, 343 Pleasant Hill Church Rd, Blountville, TN
(423) 345-2776

Friend Day at Parkway Baptist Church with Evangelist Tom Hayes

Sunday, August 2, 10:00 am & 6:30 pm
**everyone welcome**
(423) 383-2856

Abingdon Senior Center Presents…
Tuesday, August 4,  “Don’t Miss the Boat” with Sandra Rhymer
(defining senior housing & long term care communities)
Tuesday, August 18, “Hospice: The Untold Story”
(covered dish, bingo and have a talk about free healthcare)
Friday, August 28,  Lightin’ Charlie and a night of gospel music!
All events will be held at 300 Senior Drive in Abingdon VA 24210

Help, Hope, Healing Conference (Suicide Prevention)
Thursday, August 6, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Higher Ed Center, Abingdon, VA
Register online here

Michael Combs, The Browders, and YoungSong in Concert
Friday, August 7, 7:00 pm
Ross N. Robinson Middle School, 1517 Jesse St, Kingsport, TN
(423) 677-5093

Higher Ground in Concert
Friday, August 7, 7:00 pm
The Lee Valley Music Barn, 500 Lee Valley Rd, Whitesburg, TN
Admission is free, a love offering is received, and there will be food and door prizes.

2nd Annual 19 Mile Yard Sale
Saturday, August 8, 8:00 am – ???
Saturday, July 8, 2015
Along Kingsport Hwy, Chuckey/Greeneville, TN
Come out for a day of bargains with lots of finds, food and fun!

Back-to-School Event
Saturday, August 8, 3:30 pm (picnic at 5:00 pm)
St. Luke United Methodist Church, 105 North St, Bristol, VA
Free school supplies, free food, and games are planned. All are welcome.

Billy Sampson Family in Concert
Sunday, August 9, 6:00 pm
Throne of Grace Baptist Tabernacle, 202 Meadowview Rd, Bristol, TN
(423) 764-0456

Institute on the Constitution (IOTC) Course
(for concerned Americans (recommended for ages 12 and up)
August 11 – September 22 (every Tuesday and Thursday) 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
**Register now! 50 participants are needed to conduct the course**
(423) 239-4376 or 638-6076
Freedom Baptist, 202 Thornwood Dr, Greeneville, TN
You will benefit from each session that you attend,
so don’t feel that you can’t register if you have to miss a meeting or two.

Christian Storytelling Festival Presents Steven Curtis Chapman
Saturday, August 15, 7:00-9:00 pm
Providence Academy, 2788 Carroll Creek Rd, Johnson City, TN

Horn/Horne Reunion
Sunday, August 16, 9:00 am-4:00 pm; covered dish at noon (ice provided)
Eastman Park, Shelter #9
Please bring your photos and histories.
(423) 345-2683

The Funny Side Featuring The Foggy Valley Gang
August 21-23,28-30, September 4-6
Lamp Light Theatre, 140 Broad St, Kingsport, TN
(423) 343-1766

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.

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”