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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.

August 
Senior Birthdays

Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday to you!
Aug 8th     Betty Boyd                                                Aug 27th     Opal Harris
Aug 11th     Earl Chapman                                           Aug 30th     Jake Albright
Aug 13th     Bobby Tucker

August 15-16th:

Deacon's Retreat
Retreat for Deacons and their wives, held in the FLC.  Deacon development is a critical part of church growrth.
Friday evening - 6:00-8:30pm (Deacons and wives)
Saturday morning - 8:30-11:00am (Deacons)

August 17:

Deacon Ordination
At 2:00 pm we will welcome and honor three young men who have been called to serve the Lord as servants of the church, Deacons.
Nathan Jackson, Michael Swisher, & Russell Byrge.
God Bless YOU!!
NOTE: Deacons please meet in Tom Barton's Sunday School Classroom @ 1:00pm for Ordination Counseling.

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."
    If it rains the Car & Truck Show will be held on Saturday, August 30th.

Christmas in August
Choir, new music, and a fellowship to introduce it, will be held at Judy's house @ 6:00 pm.  Bring a new choir member to introduce and practice the new Christmas Music.

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

INTERNET AND WEB CHANGES


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 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.

CHOIR
Choir members...July was a break. Hope you enjoyed and had fun. NOW it is time to get to work.  Christmas is coming soon!!
Adult Choir : There will be a "Christmas in August" social at Judy's house on Aug 23rd @ 6:pm.
Bring a friend to join the choir and learn what's going on for our Christmas Spectacular and for the rest of the year.
Children Choir : We have restarted practice on "Down By The Creek Bank." We will be passing out practice schedules next week (first week of Aug). We need your children to be faithful on Wednesday nights to learn this musical. Our plan is to present the musical late August or early September. 

Fall Exercise Classes
If you are interested in fall exercise classes, contact the Church Office. We are looking at morning classes designed for streatching/balance and 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/week.

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 AUGUST
Cereal & Peanut Butter


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."
If the show is rained out the Show will be held Aug 30th

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.  Won't you make a commitment to join your Church Family in this effort to raise $18,000?

Parent's Day Out
Started Aug 7th
Paren'ts Day Out is held every Monday & Thursday when Anderson Co Schools are in session.

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.