Category Archive: Faith & Religion

Faith & Religion

Marion County turns out to give helping hand to Florida evacuees

There’s no doubt that when a person is in a time of need, it’s nice to have people there to help and a community to support you. But what if your home community isn’t available to back you up? What if you’ve had to evacuate your community due to the threat of a natural disaster? …

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Helping those impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey has devastated communities across southeast Texas since making landfall on August 25th, ripping apart homes, deluging highways, and knocking out power for hundreds of thousands. Locally, one way Marion County residents can help is by dropping off a donation on Friday at the American Legion Post 62 (South Pittsburg). Items being collected include …

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Holly Avenue and Randolph United Methodist Church in South Pittsburg welcome new Pastor

Two churches in South Pittsburg are welcoming a new Pastor this month… Holly Avenue United Methodist Church at 413 Holly Avenue; and Randolph United Methodist Church at 103 N. Elm Avenue in South Pittsburg are welcoming Pastor Logan Jackson to their churches. Jackson, a native of Johnson City, Tennessee, recently graduated from Duke Divinity School …

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Mountain T.O.P.’s summer ministry returns to area June 5th

Coalmont, Tenn. — Organizers with Mountain T.O.P. (Tennessee Outreach Project) say they’re excited to begin their 43rd summer of ministry in the Sequatchie Valley area, starting on June 5th.   The ministry’s summer outreach program brings youth and adults from all over the country to spend a week in area communities while staying at their Camp Cumberland Pines in Coalmont, TN in Grundy County.     The group will spend weekdays during the program with youth and adults out in the community serving with local families by helping with minor home repair projects such as yard–work, window washing and construction repairs.  The ministry program concludes on …

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