Church News for June 11, 2020

First United Methodist Church photo by Vickie Carpenter

Editor’s Note: Due to a judge’s ruling that declared the closing of churches unconstitutional, some churches are now opening with safety protocols in place and altered schedules. Email macon with schedule or venue changes.

Oak Grove Baptist Church Homecoming will be held on July 19. For more information call (828)369-2415.

New Song Church Cherokee 5th Annual Speak to the Mountain Divine Healing Conference is hosting a Hundred Days of Healing, will be held  through September 6. Services held daily at 10 a.m. for prayer, 2 p.m. for teaching, and 7 p.m. nightly healing demonstrations. The church is located  at 3548 Wolfetown Rd., Cherokee. Visit 

Franklin First United Methodist Church Sunday Online Worship is held at 9 a.m., on Facebook Live at Franklin First United Methodist Church while we are social distancing due to COVID19.  The church is located at 66 Harrison Avenue in downtown Franklin; senior pastor is Rev. David Beam. For more information, call  (828)524-3010 or<>

Lifespring Community Church is holding Sunday services beginning at 10 a.m. with social distancing observed. Brian Lamb in the pastor. The church is located at the intersecton of Cheek Road and Addington Bridge Road. 

Tellico Baptist Church Sunday Services are currently being held in the parking lot at 11 a.m.  Anyone wishing to attend are asked to stay inside their car or near their car and maintain a 6 foot distance from others.  For more information, call TJ Guffey at (828)347-1014.

West Franklin Church services are held on Sunday, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. The church is located on Sloan Rd. next to the Forest Service Office.

Memorial United Methodist Church Anonymous Call-in Prayer Line. If you need prayer,  call (828)369-0707. Leave a message with your prayer request, and the church will be happy to pray for you or whoever you request prayers for. You may also leave a request for a call back if you need one.  

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