Centering Prayer Support group

Everyone is invited to Taylor’s Creek Greenway in Estill Springs on Wednesdays at 9 a.m. for a refreshing time in God’s presence along the picturesque, gurgling banks of Taylor’s Creek. Centering prayer is the silent prayer of the heart, resting in God’s presence beyond words. Enjoy two sits of prayer with a nature walk in between. Newcomers to centering prayer and all denominations are welcome. Call or text Laura Ellen Truelove at 615-881-2492 for info.

Zen Buddhist Meditation & study

Tullahoma Sangha, a Zen Buddhist meditation and study group, meets each Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church of Tullahoma.  The service will consist of zazen (meditation), kinhin (walking meditation) and a short lesson and discussion.   Newcomers are welcome; please call ahead for a short orientation at 5:45 p.m.  The church is located at 3536 New Manchester Hwy. in Tullahoma.  Info., 931-588-8935.

May 31

Pastor appreciation

Members of Burning Bush, Original Church of God, Belvidere invite everyone to celebrate Pastor Elder R. Lee Brannon III’s 19th Pastoral Appreciation services Friday at 6 p.m. with speaker Pastor Cornelius (Arna) Hill.

June 1


Gospel singing at Hardee’s in Decherd Saturday from 6-8 p.m. featuring Greg Finch and the Sullivans.

June 2

Burning Bush Original Church of God services

Everyone is invited to Burning Bush Original Church of God, Belvidere special services Sunday starting with Sunday school at 10 a.m. followed by worship at 11:30 a.m. with guest speaker Pastor Sharon Bonner Austell and congregation from Pleasant Grove UMC, Estill Springs. Lunch will be served following morning worship. Evening service is at 3 p.m. with speaker Rev. Phillip Buchanan and congregation from First Baptist Church, 317 3rd Ave. SE Winchester with special MC Deacon Danny Lockridge from Railroad Street OCOG from Mt. Pleasant.


Pastor Lester Ashley invites everyone to homecoming Sunday at 11 a.m. at Church of Restoration, 324 W. Cumberland St. in Cowan. Bro. Justin Galloway will preach. Dinner will be served following service.


Homecoming at Paynes Baptist Church in Decherd Sunday starting with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and service at 10:45 a.m. with Eric Bradford. The Sims Family will sing. Lunch provided. All are welcome.

June 3-7


Vacation Bible School June 3-7 from 6-8 p.m. at Huntland United Methodist Church, 108 Methodist Ave., Huntland. All are welcome.

June 8

Benefit auction / BBQ, hot dog supper

Benefit auction June 8 from 3-5 p.m. at Apostolic Church of Restoration, 324 W. Cumberland St. in Cowan. Enjoy barbecue, hot dogs or cheeseburger with chips, drink $5. Auction at 5 p.m.

Donations to the auction appreciated. Info., 931-308-9588. Bro. Jolley is undergoing medical treatments and is unable to work.


Gospel singing at Hardee’s in Decherd June 8 from 6-8 p.m. featuring Brian Smotherman and Joyful Praise.

June 9


Everyone is invited to homecoming June 9 at 11 a.m. at Keith Springs Baptist Church, 1055 Keith Springs Mountain Road. Pastor Ron Taylor will speak. Lunch served followed by singing with The Modesitt Family, Brittany Miller and Danny Nunley.

June 10-13


All students entering kindergarten through those who have completed fifth grade are invited to Estill Springs and Harris Chapel United Methodist churches’ “Mighty Fortress Vacation Bible School” June 10-13 at Estill Springs United Methodist Church, 215 Eastbrook Road. June 10 from 9 a.m. to noon; June 11-12 from 9:30 a.m. to noon and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday is fun day with games and activities. Lunch served each day. Reserve a spot by calling 931-649-5561.

June 12-14


The entire family is invited to “Farm Fresh Faith” Vacation Bible School June 12-14 from 5-8:30 p.m. at Broadview Baptist Church, 3477 Lynchburg Road, Winchester. Pre-school through adults. Enjoy a light supper at 5 p.m. followed by lessons, fun and gardening.

June 15


Gospel singing at Hardee’s in Decherd June 15 from 6-8 p.m. featuring Chris Vanallman and The Hills.

June 22


Gospel singing at Hardee’s in Decherd June 22 from 6-8 p.m. featuring Calvary’s Blend.

June 23

Unity prayer service

The community is invited to a unity prayer service June 23 from 8-9 a.m. at the old Franklin County High School stadium on Dinah Shore Boulevard in Winchester. Pastors and community leaders especially urged to attend.

June 29


Gospel singing at Hardee’s in Decherd June 29 from 6-8 p.m. featuring Robert and Brenda Perry and church group