week of OCTOBER 16

Fall Quarter Class List: Click here!


  • Needlework Outreach Group – 5:00 pm in the East Fellowship Hall
  • 4:12 University Class - 5:15 in the Chapel
  • Fellowship Meal – Barbecue chicken, green bean casserole, potato wedges, coleslaw, cornbread, and cobblers. Hosts: Halftimers
  • Classes for all ages – 6:45 pm

family news

  • We rejoice with Danny & Rachel Bateman on the birth of a son, Harvey Daniel Bateman, on Sunday, October 16, at 6:26 pm. 


  • Ladies Souper Supper will be held Tuesday, October 25, at 6:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. We will be welcoming back Melinda McInteer. Sign up in Bible class and at the News and Notes board to bring your favorite soup, dessert, drinks, and crackers. All ladies are encouraged to attend; it will be a fun evening of delicious soup and wonderful fellowship.
  • Preschool Hayride - Saturday, October 29 from 10:00 am - Noon. Nursery through kindergarten ages and their families are invited to join us for a morning of games, crafts, fall snacks and a hayride! RSVP to Sheila Montgomery at srm130@gmail.com by Wednesday, October 26.
  • Trunk or Treat - Sunday, October 30 Join us for a fun night of costumes, decorated trunks, and candy! 
    • Car Setup & Decorating - 5:30 pm
    • Trunk or Treat Begins - 5:45 pm
    • Family Devo - 6:30 pm
    • Dinner provided following Devo!

outreach opportunities

  • Room in the Inn is in need of volunteers to drive the bus, host, or help with laundry. If you can help out, please sign up online or at the News & Notes board.
  • Tennessee Prison Outreach Ministry has a wonderful outreach opportunity for women. There is an urgent need for 3 or 4 volunteers to lead worship on the second Sunday of each month. Worship services are held at 8:30 and 9:30 am, with approximately 6 to 15 women in attendance at each service. The necessary for this will be held on the fourth Tuesday of this month, October 25. We will leave Hillsboro at 5:30 pm to attend training. Please carefully & prayerfully consider joining us. It's a wonderful opportunity to be salt and light, an opportunity to grow, and yes, an opportunity to stretch your comfort zone a little. Ask a friend to go with you! Please contact Steve Church (615-351-5500) for more details.

remember in prayer

  • Please continue to remember in prayer those who were affected by Hurricane Matthew.
  • Lee Bates, wife of Vernon Bates, underwent surgery Wednesday morning at Vanderbilt. Please pray for a successful surgery & her recovery.
  • Robin Bonds, Chris Boyce, Lena Carman, Martha Hall, Jane Huffard, Henry Jablonski, Malinda Jones, Virginia Jones, Mary Alice Larkin, Lee Marsh, Harold Mitchell, John Moore, Drubby Potts, Margaret Smith, Shirley Stalvey, Joseph Tipton III, Judy Williams, Marian Whitfield, Elynor Williamson