Ripley's Aquarium Sleepover
February 23rd - February 24th, 2018
Do sharks sleep? Find out for yourself when you spend the night at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Come for a fun-filled night including a dive show, scavenger hunt and fish printing activity. The cost is $50 and includes admission, warm-up game, dive show, scavenger hunt, late night activity, Creature Feature, a snack and breakfast.
Men's Ministry Cornhole & Chili Cookoff
February 24th, 2018
Men, join us for our first ever Cornhole & Chili Cookoff Event! This is open to all men of the church thirteen and up. The event will consist of a cornhole tournament and chili competition followed by a meal and door prizes. We will also let you know about some of the various men's groups that are meeting for activities inside and outside of the church.
If you would like to register for the cornhole tournament, you can sign up with a partner or by yourself and we will match you with someone. If you would like to participate in the chili cookoff, please bring a pot of your best chili from home. You can enter to do both. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.
The cost to attend is $3 and can be paid online or at the door. Guests and chili cookoff participants attend for free.
Mighty Musical Monday
March 5th, 2018
Join us as we head to the beautiful Tennessee Theatre to hear Dr. Bill Snyder and Freddie Brabson perform on the Might Wurlitzer organ. There will also be a special guest performance by the Farragut High School band.
Brown bag style lunches can be purchased at the theater for $5 and consist of a sandwich, chips and a dessert. There is also a concession stand where you can purchase drinks, popcorn and other items.
The bus will depart the church at 11:15am. Sign up today!
March 16th - March 17th, 2018
Jr. high students are at a unique moment in their lives. They're growing and learning differently than any other age group. They're still young enough to need to play, but they're old enough to start grabbing onto some core ideals that will stay with them the rest of their lives. Believe is a high-energy weekend event for Jr. high students only. It's structured specifically for Jr. high students and is packed with powerful worship and teaching from God's Word. We will be attending the conference in Atlanta, GA this year. Sign up by Feb. 14 for the lowest rate. After Feb. 14 the price increases to $110. Registration will be closed after March 2.
Women's Ministry Range Day
March 24th, 2018
Ladies, if you enjoy spending time at the shooting range or if you have never shot a firearm and would like to have the opportunity to do so, we have an event for you!
On Saturday, March 24th, we will be hosting a Ladies' Range Day. We will meet at the church at 8:00am. We will have a short safety discussion and then head to Cracker Barrel for breakfast. After breakfast we will travel to Sevier Indoor Shooting Range to have fun shooting up some targets!
The cost of the event is $20. This includes your range fee, targets, ear muffs and safety glasses. We will have several handguns with ammunition provided to try out. You can also bring your own handgun or shotgun if you would like. The range also has several handguns available to rent for $8.
We will be accompanied by a couple of men who are experienced shooters who will gladly help those who would like assistance or those who have never been to a range before.
Due to range size, we are limited to 15 attendees for this event.
Slugs and Bugs Family Concert Event
March 24th, 2018
Randall Goodgame has produced several albums titled Slugs and Bugs and Sing the Bible with Slugs and Bugs. We are excited to be hosting an event featuring Randall and the Slugs and Bugs music. This is a great event for families with elementary age children and younger. Your family will have an opportunity to sing and laugh together. Tickets are only $5 a piece with a maximum of $25 per family. Purchase your tickets here in advance, but tickets will also be available at the door as long as they last.
April 14th, 2018
Everyone is invited to join us for an afternoon of bowling and fun at the Sevierville Community Center. We are asking for a $3 donation for those who would like to bowl (shoe rental is included). If you would like to come out and cheer on the bowlers or just get to know people better, then come out for free!
We are asking that each family bring a snack item to share and the church will provide drinks.
Tim Hawkins Live - BUS RIDE SIGN-UP
April 27th, 2018
We will be going as a group to see Tim Hawkins Live at Grace Baptist Church on Friday, April 27th. If you would like to attend, PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE directly from the Tim Hawkins website. This show sells out quickly so don't wait to purchase your ticket.
Once you have your ticket, you can register on this site if you would like to ride over with our group on the church bus. We will depart the church at 5:30pm. The doors open at 6:15pm and the show begins at 7:00pm. We will return back to he church following the show. Seating is limited so sign up soon!
Guatemala Family Mission Trip
June 22nd - June 30th, 2018
About Our Mission
Clubhouse Guatemala is currently serving families in 13 different communities of Guatemala. Clubhouse has Student Development Centers in 6 communities and works with over 1000 kids and their families on a weekly basis. Clubhouse hosts a Child Sponsorship Program which paves the way for hundreds of personal relationships between US families and Guatemala families. Clubhouse also works with church partners from all over the United States by hosting them at the Clubhouse Mission House and Camp Calvary. Today, Clubhouse is making a huge impact in thousands of lives with ministries such as VBS, Block Parties, Medical Clinics, Home Construction, Water Filter Systems, Chicken Coops, and many other ways. Finally, Clubhouse has seen many visions become realities as they currently have 2 church plants in process, our Seminary is now open at Camp Calvary, and they are partnering with the local Government in Palin to launch a school and make clean water available to thousands.
About Our Trip
The total cost of the trip is $1400, and you must put down a $140 non-refundable deposit by January 31. The cost of the trip does not include individual passports, immunizations, or travel insurance. Final payments will be due by June 8.
High School Camp 2018
July 9th - July 13th, 2018
Three water parks. Ten indoor and outdoor thrill rides. A 10,000-foot wave pool. A 19,000-gallon surfing experience. High School Camp promises to present a different adventure every day. High School Camp is so much more than just a camp. It’s part of a strategy. HSC is all about small group conversations where students can not only hear the message but interact, ask questions, debate, personalize and apply it. The deluxe, mountain-resort accommodations make for a memorable week that is sure to bring small groups closer together. Students will be inspired to encounter God in a whole new way. High School Camp is held at Wilderness at the Smokies Water Park Resort, July 9-13, and is for rising freshmen thru graduated seniors. The cost, $415, is all inclusive.
Men's Whitewater Rafting Trip on the Gauley River
September 7th - September 8th, 2018
The Men's Ministry is hosting a whitewater rafting trip on Sept. 7th-8th. We will be rafting the east coast's premier upper Gauley River in West Virginia. This world class river has over 100 rapids and five Class V rapids along the way!
We will depart from the church on Friday at 8:30am and stop for lunch on the way. From there we will travel to our place of lodging at Alpine Ministries where we will gather for dinner and fellowship.
On Saturday, we will share in a breakfast buffet before hitting the water. Lunch will be served on the river. After rafting we will head back to Seymour stopping for a bite to eat on the way.
This event is open to men ages 16 and over. The estimated cost of the trip is $170 plus the cost of three meals. You can sign up now for $20. A total of $90 will be due by June 15th to secure your reservation.
Available lodging accommodations (price included in estimate):
Lodge (dorm setting with beds and air conditioning)
Bunkhouse (bring your own mattress, pillow, sheets and blanket)
Tent (6-8 man tents already set up on premise with mattress. Bring bedding)
RV parking and hook-up