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Pleasant Grove Methodist Church will have a southern gospel singing July 12 at 6 p.m. Richard K. Gleaves will be the master of ceremonies and featured performing groups will be the Commonwealth Quartet and Fred VanHook & the Harmoneers. Admission is free, a love offering will be taken and refreshments will be provided. The church is located at 6485 Central Pike in Mt. Juliet.
Maple Hill Church of Christ
Maple Hill Church of Christ will have its annual giveaway July 12 from 7:30 a.m. until noon. Clothes of all sizes and ages, household items, shoes, toys, books, games, home décor, kitchen items, baby items and more will all be available. Everything is free and the event is like a giant yard sale. It is first come, first serve and will be held in the back in the Fellowship Hall. The church is located at 102 Maple Hill Road in Lebanon.
Macedonia Church will be selling fish sandwiches, corndogs, homemade ice cream and drinks at the church July 11-12 from noon until 7 p.m. The church is located at 521 S. Maple St. in Lebanon.
Westland United Methodist
Westland United Methodist will have Vacation Bible School themed “Bible Boot Camp Training” July 13-17 from 5:30 until 8 p.m. Sign up today at WestlandUMC.org. Volunteers are needed for VBS, as well as supplies. A VBS meeting will be held Sunday at 4:15 p.m. as a time of prayer and getting ready for VBS.
Dickerson Chapel will be celebrating the 11th anniversary of Pastor Jerome Stewart July 13. The 11 a.m. guest will be the Rev. Alton Pickett. The 3 p.m. guest will be Pastor Brooks and Laguardo M.B. Church. Everyone is inivited.
West Haven Baptist Church
The community is invited to join West Haven Baptist Church in worship on Sundays at 10 a.m. with Sunday School at 8:45 a.m. Classes are offered for all ages from newborns to seniors. Children’s ministry and nurseries are available, along with music, fellowship and exploring God’s word. Wednesday evening services for both adults and children begin at 6 p.m. The Caring Women’s Outreach still needs laundry detergent, dryer sheets, fabric softener, dish detergent and bar soap to share with those in need in Wilson County. West Haven Baptist Church is located at 5860 Lebanon Rd. (Highway 70 West) in Lebanon. Call the church at 615-613-4202 or the prayer line at 615-547-7729 for more information. Services are on Charter channel 6 at 5 p.m. each Sunday. Check the church online at westhavenbaptistchurch.com.
First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church of Lebanon will be celebrating the fifth Sunday after Pentecost during worship service July 13. Each Sunday during July the church will have a single Sunday service instead of the usual two services. The church will meet for Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and have a worship service in the Sanctuary at 10:30 a.m. The 8:45 a.m. contemporary service and 11 a.m. traditional service schedule will resume Aug. 3. Beginning in August the church will offer Disciple I Class, an intense study of the Bible. This 34-week, video based Bible study course will meet each Monday night. Disciple I is the prerequisite for all other Disciple-based Bible studies and covers the entire Biblical story from Genesis through Revelation. For more information, contact the church at 615-444-1360.
Love’s Way Community Church
All is welcome to Love’s Way Community Church as interim Pastor Billy Jones will present a special message Sunday at 10 a.m. Praise and worship will be led by musician Bro. Rick Brown and the Love’s Way Praise Band. Children’s ministry is also available. Love’s Way Community Church is presently meeting in the chapel of Joseph’s Storehouse, 1960 S. E. Tater Peeler Road (off Maddox Simpson Parkway). Call 615-453-5777 for information.
First Baptist Church Mt. Juliet
The community is invited to join First Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet July 13 as Pastor Andy Hale continues the sermon series in 1 Corinthians. This week’s sermon is “How Do You Glorify a God Who Has Everything?” from 1 Corinthians 10:31. Worship is at 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Small groups meet at 9:35 a.m. First Baptist is located at 735 N. Mt. Juliet Road. For additional information call the church at 754-2525 or visit www.fbcmj.org.
West Hills Baptist Church
The community is invited to West Hills Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. Sunday mornings. Children K-6 have their own worship time with Worship KidStyle in the chapel. During the morning worship time the church also provides an opportunity for preschool age children to experience a time of activity and Bible story each week. Discipleship classes are also offered Sunday evenings at 5 p.m. for all ages from preschool to adults with childcare provided. The youth meet at 5 p.m. for Bible study, fellowship, activity and missions. The Sunday evening service is at 6 p.m.
College Hills Church of Christ
This week at College Hills Church of Christ, Owen Mitchell from Family Dynamics International will be the guest preacher. Mitchell’s message is designed to strengthen and encourage marriages. He will speak at both the 8:45 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. services. He will also teach a class on “Marital Communication” during the Bible class hour beginning at 10:15 a.m. in the auditorium.
Episcopal Church of the Epiphany
The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany will celebrate the fifth Sunday of Pentecost July 13. The community is invited to Christian education is at 9:15 a.m. and the 10:30 a.m. service. The Rev. Kira Schlesinger will lead in worship. The church is located at 1500 Hickory Ridge Rd. (at the corner of Hartmann Drive and Hickory Ridge) in Lebanon.
Watertown First Presbyterian Church
The community is invited to join Watertown First Presbyterian July 13 at 11 a.m. as Dr. John Cheetham will deliver the message “Dreaming God’s Dream” from Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23. The church is located at 304 W. Main St. in Watertown.
Dowell Chapel United Methodist Church
Dowell Chapel United Methodist Church will be having homecoming July 13 at 2:30 p.m. Mt. Calvary from Madison Pastor Sandy McClain will be the pastor. Morning service will start at 11 a.m. The church is located at 107 Linwood Rd. in Watertown.
Maple Hill Church of Christ
Preaching minister Tim Parish will be speaking on the subject of “1+1= Matthew 5:31-32” this Sunday, July 13 at Maple Hill Church of Christ. The community is invited to worship at 9 a.m. followed by Bible School for all ages at 10:15 a.m. The church is located at 102 Maple Hill Road next to Publix in Lebanon.
Statesville Baptist Church
Women’s Day and Men’s Day will be celebrated at Statesville Baptist Church July 13. The day will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. with the Pinnacle Life Christian Center and Pastor Felicia Butler and at 2 p.m. with New Beginning Baptist of Nashville and Pastor Carl Horton.
Fall Creek Baptist Church
Fall Creek Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School July 14-18 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The theme will be “Weird Animals, Where Jesus’ Love is One-of-a-Kind.” The church is located at 11535 Cainsville Rd. in Lebanon.
Fairview Missionary Baptist Church
The New Fairview Missionary Baptist Church-Rome will be having revival beginning July 16 thru 18 at 7 p.m. nightly. The guest evangelist is Brother Frank “Pee Wee” Carter. Carter is a native of Smith County. The community is invited to worship and the church is located off of Carthage Highway in the community of Rome at 20 Volunteer Circle. Brother Wendell Wilkie Winfree is the pastor.
You can now preregister your kids for the Good vs. Evil Vacation Bible School. This VBS is for kids ages 3-12 years old and all children will get to be superheroes. There will be music, singing, dancing, puppets, funny characters, special effects, crafts, special super hero snacks, giant inflatables and more. VBS will be July 16 thru 18 at 7 p.m. nightly at Life Church located at 3688 Highway 109 in Lebanon, across the street from The Dollar General Store. Call or email to preregister, 615-469-5190 or info@LifeChurchFamily.com.
A half-price sale featuring a truckload of new ladies summer clothing, jewelry and accessories will be available July 18-19 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Cornerstone General Baptist Church located at 1415 E. Broadway St. in Gallatin. The items were obtained from a boutique going out of business. Buyers pay one-half of the ticketed prices. Proceeds go to help purchase Bibles, food and supplies for Hearts & Hands Ministries Honduras Mission Team. For further information, call 615-477-7174.
PHOEBE Ministries, a ministry of widows connecting with widows, will meet July 26 at 9:30 a.m. at Round Lick Baptist Church in Watertown. All widows are welcome to attend. There will be a report from the mission team that went to Pigeon Forge to work with international students with Nations for Christ. Please bring school supplies to donate to homeless children who are starting back to school.
Generation Changers Church
A “We Love Lebanon Back-to-School day” will be held Aug. 2 from 12:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the lawn at Wilson Bank & Trust located at 1130 N. Castle Heights Ave. in Lebanon. The event will offer free backpack and school supply giveaways, as well as haircuts, dental screenings, face painting, inflatables and more. Free food will be provided with registration.
Immanuel Baptist Church
Immanuel Baptist Church will have its annual church picnic with music, food, fun and fellowship Aug. 3 from 6-8 p.m. at the Jimmy Floyd Center. A barbeque supper will be provided and the cost is $4 for adults and $2 for children. Every family may bring a dessert.
Disciples class meets each Monday at 6 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Lebanon for intense Bible study.
A knitting group meets each Tuesday at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Lebanon to make items for the Veterans Affairs Hospital and Project Joy.
From the Heart: A Blessed Hope Food Ministry Inc. will provide free meals every Thursday beginning Nov. 7 from 5-8 p.m. at Bairds Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 19138 Central Pike, Lebanon.
Unity of Music City
Welcome to Unity of Music City, a Center for Spiritual Transformation. This Center exists to support your desire for spiritual growth and positive change. Join us on Sundays at 11 a.m. and expect an incredible experience of great music, friendly people, a welcoming atmosphere and Truth taught with warmth, humor and clarity. For more information, please check out our website: http://www.unityofmusiccity.com/. Call 615-847-7480. Unity of Music City, 4319 Saundersvile Rd, Old Hickory.
A Course in Miracles
A Course In Miracles: The Course’s understanding of forgiveness as the road to inner peace and the remembrance of God is unique among world spiritualities, and we hope that this will help you decide whether the spiritual path of A Course in Miracles is for you. Classes meet each Sunday at 9:45. Unity Music City, 4319 Saundersville Rd, Old Hickory. 615-847-7480.
College Hills Church of Christ is hosting Job Seekers, a ministry that helps the unemployed and underemployed. The ministry is available every Monday from 6-7 p.m. Contact the church at 444-9502 for more information.
The Gospel Project
First Baptist Church Lebanon is offering The Gospel Project, a multigenerational Bible study for children, students and adults. The curriculum examines the breadth of the Bible. The Bible study is offered each Sunday at 8:45 a.m. For more information call 444-3330 or visit www.fbclebanon.org.
First UMC Women’s Bible Study
Women’s Bible Study: Sunday Nights, Beth Moore study “When Godly People Do Ungodly Things” from 5-7 p.m. All are welcome.
First UMC Monday morning Bible Study
Monday Morning Women’s Bible Study - 9-11 a.m. - A study of James. All are welcome.
Mt. Olivet Baptist Church has a food pantry available for those that have a need. It will be open the third Wednesday night of each month from 5-6:30 p.m. and is for all Wilson County residents. Please call 444-2390 with any questions.
West Hills Baptist Church Women’s Bible Study
Women’s Bible study will be each Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at West Hills Baptist Church. The group is studying the book of Jonah. All are welcome.
First UMC clubs
Piecemakers Quilt Club meets on the second Thursday of each month at First UMC. Call 497-4262 for more information. Knitting & Prayer Shawl Ministry meets every Wednesday morning at 9:30 in the Craft Room of the Family Life Center. Sit n Stitchers meet every Saturday from 9-11 am in the Craft Room of the Family Life Center. Call 443-2354 or 444-1182 for more information. Everyone is welcome to worship and all activities.
Monthly Reiki Healing Circle
The Reiki Academy at New Life Spiritual Center in the home of Rev. Krista Kaine, and Reiki Master, Teacher Davidlee Slate is held from 6-10 p.m. at New Life Spiritual Center, 318 Estate Drive, home of Rev. Krista Kaine in Mt. Juliet. If questions: email email@example.com or phone 615-212-9881. Or visit Facebook: New Life Spiritual Center - Mt. Juliet.
Weekly Meditation Group
A weekly meditation group will be held on Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 318 Estate Drive, home of Rev. Krista Kaine (New Life Spiritual Center) in Mt. Juliet. Love Offering accepted. If questions: email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 615-212-9881. You can also visit Facebook: New Life Spiritual Center - Mt. Juliet.
Overcomers Bible Study
Bro. Leonard Diebold is teaching a Bible class each Tuesday morning in the chapel of Joseph’s Storehouse from 9-10 a.m. Join the group as they search God’s word to discover how to walk in faith. Classes are held at Joseph’s Storehouse, 1960 S. E. Tater Peeler Rd., Lebanon. Call 615-453-5777 for more information or visit loveoneanotherembassy.com.
Love Television Ministry
Love Television Ministry is produced by Love One Another Embassy under the direction of Pastor Bob Evans. Love Television broadcasts Christian television programs from the Middle Tennessee area. Presently they are sharing information about Joseph’s Storehouse Food Ministry, as well as other local ministries. The Love Television programs can be seen on cable channel 6 Sunday at 7:30 a.m., and again on Tuesday and Thursday at 7p.m. The CTN broadcast time is Sunday at 4 p.m. For information, call 615-453-5777 or visit loveoneanotherembassy.com.
Women’s Exercise Group
A women’s exercise group meets each Thursday at 6 p.m., using the “Body Gospel” by Beach Body as a workout program, at West Haven Baptist Church at 5860 Lebanon Road in Lebanon. Call 615-613-4202 or visit westhavenbaptistchurch.com.