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We are glad that you are here!
Welcome to the website of Main Street Baptist Church of Rocky Top, TN.   We would invite you to visit this website often for the latest news, upcoming events and general information about our church staff and church family. Some areas are currently under construction, so please be patient.  Also information can be found on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/msbclctn
 

 

Exciting Future Events

Please visit our Calendar for more upcoming events.

July Senior Birthdays

Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday to you!
July 7th   Martha Guastini                                            July 8th   Joyce Templin
July 11th Tom Sims                                                    July 15th  Carolyn Braden
July 16th George Horton                                            July 20th   Glenna Pebley
July 21st Jan Byrd                                                     July 21st    Phil Holder

August 1-3:

TN Tax Free Holiday
Don't forget this coming weekend is Tax Free for the start of school. Most of the items that are 'tax free' can be used in the Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes. 
You can help others! Even if you do not have school age children. Even if your children are parents. Even if you are a great-great grandparent. Even if you are an aunt or uncle. All your help is greatly appreciated where ever it ends up (down the street, or across the ocean, or 500 miles away). YOU can be a hero!!  Please contact your local school(s) in order to find out what/if anything is needed.
Please check out their website for qualifying items.  www.tntaxholiday.com 

August 7:

Parent's Day Out
Parent's Day Out is starting for the new school year on Aug 7th. This event is held each Monday and Thursday during the school year. When Anderson County Schools are in session. Parent's Day Out is for children ages 18 months up to kindergarten age. Please register/sign up at the church office or contact the PDO Director, Ms Carole Leach.

August 11:

Men's Fifth Annual Conference
MEN - Tickets are NOW being sold. All men are welcome to purchase tickets at any time (even at the door that evening). However, if possible, MSBC men are asked to pre-purchase their tickts, in order to get a more accurate head count. Men that pre-purchase tickets for an entire table, may also reserve and choose their conference table location. Each table seats 7 men @ $10.00 per ticket - $70.00 per table.
For more information and/or tickets, contact Gary West, Dan Chase, or the church office.

August 23:

First Annual "Women and Men's Ministry Car Show"
9:00 am - 4:00 pm at the MSBC parking lot
If you would like to help with this please sign up or call Gary West.
No admission. We will have all types of vehicles here and have an opportunity to fellowship with our neighbors. Plan to be there and help "meet and greet."
These and other MSBC ministry programs are provided so "Others see Christ in us and to have fellowship with other brothers and sisters as we lift up the name of Jesus in everything that we do."

Fall Exercise Classes
If you are interested in fall excercise classes, contact the Church Office. We are looking at morning classes designed for stretching/balance ad very light cardio. Evening classes would be more cardio/aerobics. The cost would be about $2-3/person/class, with classes two or three times weekly.

Sanctuary Flowers for 2014
To beautify the church sanctuary on a Sunday during 2014, you may purchase fresh flowers "In Memory" or "In Honor" of a loved one. Call the office for available Sunday dates and to fill out the information/wording. 
The cost is $35.00
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Soup Kitchen Ministry
Closed till September, 2014

Wednesday Mornings beginning September 3rd
Main Street Family Life Center

11:00 am to 12:30 pm
This year, we averaged serving on campus and delivering 330 meals per week in the Soup Kitchen. It takes approximately 30 volunteers each Wednesday to prepare the fresh food , serve it and make timely deliveries. With dedicated volunteers, we can spread the gospel through touching lives in Lake City and surrounding areas. Plan to volunteer for this ministry when it resumes in September. Everyone receives a blessing!

Food Pantry
Tuesday afternoons (weekly)
12:00 - 1:00 pm
The Food Pantry is in desparate need of DONATIONS.  Anything and Everything would be greatly appreciated and needed.  The Food Pantry also needs YOUR help. If you have a couple hours on Tuesday, please drop by and see what you can assist with. Please continue to check the Church Bulletin weekly for needs and what the Food Pantry is completely out of.

Continued needs:  dried pinto beans, Ramen noodles, spaghetti sauce, fruit juice, canned fruit, rice, sugar, mac-n-cheese, flour, oatmeal, cereal, Spam, ravioli, Spaghettios, canned meat, peanut butter, jelly, VOLUNTEERS!



News

Main Street is going with the flow and staying in the know.
Due to the recent change in the city's name from Lake City to Rocky Top, Main Street is going with the flow and changing as well.
The website is now
www.msbcrt.org
Emails have changed as well.
info@msbcrt.org
wphillips@msbcrt.org
angela@msbcrt.org
jo@msbcrt.org
bbullock@msbcrt.org
jesbates@aol.com

Please note the ORG change in the URL
Please make the needed changes to your website browser and email contacts. At this time the old addresses works and are being re-routed to the correct and new addresses.

There will be no choir during the month of July.  Please be faithful by being in the choir on Sundays. 

Prayer Requests : Please call the Church Office or email us with any Prayer Requests. If there are any changes to be made, please let us know. For your convenience, we have changed the Prayer Request list. It will now be a separate bookmark for you to take home and have for your prayer time during the week.

Missions Opportunities

Food Pantry Focus for JULY
  CEREAL - PEANUT BUTTER - TOILETRIES

MEN'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE/DINNER

August 11th
Tickets are now being sold!!! $10.00 per person ($70.00 per table).  MSBC men are encouraged to buy their tickets early in order to give a better head count.  
For more information and/or tickets, please contact Gary West, Dan Chase, or the church office.

1st ANNUAL MEN/WOMEN'S CAR SHOW
August 23rd
It is the first annual "Women and Men's Ministry Car Show". If you would like to help with this, please sign up in the church office or see Gary West.
No admission. We will have all types of vehicles here and have an opportunity to fellowship with our neighbors. Plan to be there and help "meet and greet."

RAISING THE ROOF!!
Main Street's Family Life Center NEEDS a NEW ROOF!! Pastor Wayne has asked the congregation for a commitment from 180 people to give $100 by October 5th for the FLC roof. With this commitment, the Church would not have to borrow money and the roof would be completely paid for. Pastor Wayne has offered this option for Raising the Roof after much prayerful consideration. What a great response we received last Sunday (82 commitments)! Thank you for that! Won't you make a commitment to join your Church Family in this effort to raise $18,000?

Van Drivers are NEEDED
We are in need of van drivers for Sunday Worship and Wednesday TeamKIDS. Please contact Danny Chase to volunteer or more information.

Volunteers are NEEDED
Tuesdays from 10-2 for the Food Pantry.
If you would like to help with this, please call the church office or see Sandra Swisher.

GUATEMALA
September 20-27, 2014
VBS, Bible Studies, Mission Projects Cost is $600 with $100 deposit due June 1st. Contact Rebecca Hensley or Sandra Swisher for more information.


1,000 Acts of Kindness
Keep in mind - Main Street's Goal is 1,000 Acts of Kindness before January 1, 2015
Be a kind person and show others the results of God's love!!
HELP OUT!! Show kindness and God's love to a non-church friend, family member, and everyone else.