Church Calendar

Staff Reports • Updated Jul 1, 2016 at 10:45 AM

Editor’s Note: The Church Calendar is for notices of special services, events and programs. Information may be submitted via the Internet at www.lebanondemocrat.com (click Community, select Community Calendar and choose either Church Calendar or Church Sermon as the category) up until 4 p.m. on Wednesdays before publication in Friday’s newspaper. Listings may also be mailed to Church Calendar, The Lebanon Democrat, 402 N. Cumberland St., Lebanon, TN 37088; faxed to 615-444-0899 or brought by the office at 402 N. Cumberland St. The deadline for submissions other than those submitted via the Internet is noon Wednesdays. We reserve the right to reject or edit material. Notices cannot be taken over the phone. Include a contact name and phone number in the event we have questions. For listings of regular church services and times, please see the Church Page. For listings of church sermon topics, the same deadlines as above appear, and the topics will be listed in the Church Calendar that also is published each Friday. We greatly appreciate and strongly urge area churches to continue to send in notices of special programs that may be of interest to our readers.

July 1

Life Church

The free clothing store will be open Friday from 9 a.m. until noon at Life Church at 3688 Highway 109 in Lebanon. Everything is free. The free store is open on the first Friday of each month. It offers clothing for men, women and children in all sizes. It is open to everyone. For more information, visit lifechurchfamily.com.


July 3

Westland United Methodist Church

A Fourth of July fellowship event will be Sunday at Westland United Methodist Church in Lebanon. The men’s club will grill hot dogs and hamburgers. The event will also feature a youth water balloon fight and inside fellowship games for adults. 


Mount Olivet Baptist Church 

Sunday school begins at 9 a.m. with worship services at 10 a.m. and discipleship hour at 5 p.m. at Mount Olivet Baptist Church at 7463 Hickory Ridge Road in Mt. Juliet. Pastor Rodney Duckett preach Sunday at 6 p.m. For more information, contact the church at 615-444-2390, [email protected] or @MtOlivetBC on Twitter. 


Leeville United Methodist Church

Bill Owens will deliver sermons each Sunday at 10:45 a.m. at Leeville United Methodist Church at 7019 Hickory Ridge Road off Highway 109. 


Cornerstone Baptist Church

Sunday school is each Sunday at 10 a.m., followed by worship at 11 a.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church, which is celebrating its 20th year. For more information, call 615-453-0288 or 615-237-3715. 


Maple Hill Church of Christ

On Sunday, Tim Parish, the preaching minister at the Maple Hill Church of Christ, will speak on the subject, “Jesus Is… The Image of God,” from Colossians 1:15-20. Worship service begins at 9 a.m., followed by Bible school at 10:15 a.m. for all ages. Maple Hill Church of Christ is at 102 Maple Hill Road next to Publix. 


West Hills Baptist Church

Sunday school begins each week at 9:15 a.m. for all ages at West Hills Baptist Church. The morning worship service follows at 10:30 a.m. in the worship center. During the Sunday morning worship time, West Hills also provides an opportunity for preschool-age children to experience a time of activity and Bible story each week, as well as KidsWorship for school-age children. On Sunday evenings at 5 p.m., West Hills has Bible drill for children, as well as adult discipleship classes, which vary according to topic. The evening service begins at 6 p.m. in the chapel. The church is at 1240 Leeville Pike in Lebanon.


LaGuardo Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. each Sunday at LaGuardo Christian Methodist Episcopal Church at 306 Woods Ferry Road in the LaGuardo community. The church’s annual musical program will be Sunday at 3 p.m., featuring various musicians. Wednesday Bible study starts at 6:30 p.m. 


Hobson Pike Baptist Church

Worship services begin Sunday with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Hobson Pike Baptist Church at 3525 Hobson Pike just off S. Mt. Juliet Road. Seth Rone serves as pastor. 


Love’s Way 

Community Church

Pastor Johan McGregor will bring a message Sunday at 10 a.m. at Love’s Way Community Church. Love’s Way offers meaningful worship, ushering in the presence of God, singing mainly contemporary Christian worship music and a mix of traditional hymns from time to time. Children’s ministry is available. Love’s Way meets at its new location at 310 Coles Ferry Pike. Call 615-453-5777 or visit loveswaycommunitychurch.com for more information. 


College Hills Church of Christ

College Hills Church of Christ ministers will continue the message series from Ecclesiastes called “Been There, Done That” on Sunday during services. The message will explore Solomon and give insight and perspective into worship of the false money god. The first service begins at 8:45 a.m. in the auditorium, followed by classes for all ages. The second service begins at 11:15 a.m. in the Witt Family Life Center. 


First Baptist Church 

in Lebanon

Worship services will begin Sunday at 10 a.m. at Lebanon First Baptist Church. All services will be in the church sanctuary at 227 E. Main St. in Lebanon. More information is available at fbclebanon.org or by calling 615-444-3330.   


First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church, a Christian center of worship in Lebanon since 1910, will meet Sunday for a contemporary service in the chapel at 8:45 a.m. and a traditional service in the sanctuary at 11 a.m.  Sunday school classes meet at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Members are reminded to bring items for the Timberline ministry. Communion is celebrated the first Sunday of each month. For more information, call the church at 615-444-1360 or visit fpclebanon.org. 


Tuckers Crossroads United Methodist Church

Adult coffee and fellowship, along with Sunday school for children, begin Sunday at 9:45 a.m. at Tuckers Crossroads United Methodist Church. Worship service will be at 10:45 a.m. 


West Haven Baptist Church

Sunday school begins at 8:45 a.m. with worship at 10 a.m. at West Haven Baptist Church. The prayer team meets each Sunday at 8:25 a.m. in the sanctuary for a time of prayer and reflection. Worship includes music, fellowship for all and children’s worship. The church is at 5860 Lebanon Road in Lebanon. Call 615-613-4202 or the prayer line at 615-547-7729 for more information. Services are on Charter Channel 6 Sundays at 5 p.m. Visit westhavenbaptistchurch.com for more information. 


Unity Church

Pastor Kenneth Bowen will present a message Sunday at 11 a.m. Also, hear Bowen live on WANT 98.9 with “Call on God today” each Sunday morning from 9:30-10 a.m. for gospel music. The church is at 222 Cainsville Road in Lebanon. Call 615-202-8451 for more information.


Grace Bible Church

Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship service at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Bible Church at 255 Franklin Road in Lebanon. For more information, call 615-449-4156.


Immanuel Baptist Church

Services will be Sunday at Immanuel Baptist Church in Lebanon. Celebration Worship will be at 8:30 a.m. in the sanctuary with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. At 11 a.m., the Gathering Worship will be in the Life Center with Homecoming Worship in the sanctuary at Immanuel Baptist Church at 214 Castle Heights Ave. in Lebanon. Jim Murray, an original member of the Imperials, will perform at the 6 p.m. service.


Lost and Found Church

The Sunday morning service times at Lost and Found Church at 215 McGregor St. in Lebanon have changed. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. and worship service begins at 11 a.m.


Episcopal Church 

of the Epiphany

The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany will celebrate the Eucharist on Sunday. Christian education begins at 9:15 and 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Kira Schlesinger will lead worship. The church is at 1500 Hickory Ridge Road, at the corner of Hartmann Drive and Hickory Ridge Road, in Lebanon.


First United Methodist Church

Worship services with the Rev. Michael Potts, senior pastor, will be Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary at First United Methodist Church in Lebanon. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Visit lebanonfumc.com to read what Methodist Christians believe. Watch YouTube videos of the sermons or read printed sermons on the website as well. The church observes communion every first and third Sunday. The church is at 415 W. Main Street in Lebanon. Call the church office at 615-444-3315.


First Baptist Church Mt. Juliet

Disciple-Making Pastor Craig Webb will deliver the sermon, “The Power of the Blessing,” from Genesis 27 on Sunday at First Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet. Worship is at 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Small groups will meet at 9:35 a.m. First Baptist Church is at 735 N. Mt. Juliet Road in Mt. Juliet. For more information, call the church at 615-754-2525 or visit fbcmj.org. 


July 4

First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church of Lebanon disciples’ class meets Mondays at 6 p.m. in the chapel for a time of intense Bible study.


First United Methodist Church

Grief support meets Mondays at 6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. for children at First United Methodist Church in Lebanon.


Responding 12-Step Recovery

Responding 12-Step Recovery meetings will be each Monday at 7 p.m. The 12-step recovery program is Bible based and takes the traditional 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and looks at a biblical view of true recovery through the word of God. For meeting location and more information, call Robert at 615-559-2867.


July 6

West Hills Baptist Church

Mid-week Bible studies and prayer meeting, as well as children’s classes and activities, are Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at West Hills Baptist Church. The youth meet at 6:35 p.m. for a time of Bible study, fellowship, activity and missions education. West Hills Baptist Church offers many education opportunities each week, including Precept Bible study and missions work. The church is at 1240 Leeville Pike in Lebanon.


Leeville United Methodist Church

Wednesday night Bible study begins at 6:30 p.m. at Leeville United Methodist Church at 7019 Hickory Ridge Road. 


Mt. Olivet Baptist Church

Family fellowship meal is each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church at 7463 Hickory Ridge Road in Mt. Juliet. The cost is $5 per person or $15 per family. Reservations are encouraged by calling the church at 615-444-2390. The first meal is free. Children, youth and adult activities follow the meal. The church also offers a monthly food pantry and coat closet free to anyone in need the third Wednesday of each month from 5-6 p.m. Email the church at [email protected]


Highland Heights Church of Christ

A sermon series with the theme, Satan’s arsenal, will be featured each Wednesday at 7 p.m. through Aug. 31 at Highland Heights Church of Christ at 505 N. Cumberland St. in Lebanon. Various speakers will be featured at each service. 


July 9

Healing Broken Vessels

The sixth annual Feed the Spirit Conference will be July 9 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Fairview Church at 1660 Leeville Pike in Lebanon. The guest speaker will be Saunya M. Williams, a first-generation college student and graduate. For more than two decades, Williams struggled with guilt and shame because of the amount of abuse that she had experienced as a child. For more information, contact Patty Head at 615-547-4936 or [email protected]


July 10

Statesville Baptist Church

Women and Men’s Day will be July 10 at Statesville Baptist Church. The 11:30 a.m. Women’s Day service speaker will be Sister Snyder with True Faith Church in Lebanon. The 3 p.m. Men’s Day service speaker will be the Rev. Raymon Burns with Baird’s Grove Church. 


Key United Methodist Church 

Women’s Day will be July 10 at Key United Methodist Church at 314 W. Main St. in Hartsville. Pastor Diantha McLeod will deliver the 11 a.m. message. The 3 p.m. guests will be Evangelist Renee Caston and the congregation at Hartsville Original Church of God. The theme will be “Growing in Blessedness.” The scriptural reference will be from Matthew 5:1-16. The color theme will be purple and white.   


July 10-14

Lebanon First United Methodist Church 

Vacation Bible school for ages 3 to sixth graders will be July 10-14 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 415 W. Main St. in Lebanon. Register online at cokesburyvbs.com/lebanonfumc or visit the church office to register.  For more information, call Mandy Pittman at 615-478-5833.


July 10-15

Calvary Baptist Church

Vacation Bible school will be July 10-15 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church at 1702 Sparta Pike in Lebanon. 


July 11-15

First Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet

Vacation Bible school will be July 11-15 from 8:30 a.m. until noon at First Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet for children entering kindergarten through fifth grade. Register at fbcmj.org. 


Crossroads Fellowship 

Vacation Bible school will be July 11-15 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Crossroads Fellowship at 7860 Linwood Road. The theme will be teaching on the Parables of Jesus. For more information, call 615-474-4771 or visit come-see.net.


July 13-15

Life Church

Vacation Bible school will be July 13-15 at 6:30 p.m. at Life Church at 3688 Highway 109 in Lebanon. The theme will be Spacemen vs. Aliens, and it will feature crazy characters, puppets, music, dancing, games, prizes, crafts, snacks, giant inflatables, snow cones, cotton candy, Bible teaching and more. It is for children 3-12 years old, who can register at lifechurchfamily.com or call 615-469-5190 for more information. 


July 16

Market Street Church of Christ

A fundraiser benefit for Michael Neal, associate minister of Market Street Church of Christ, will be July 16 from 2-5 p.m. at the church at 502 E. Market St. in Lebanon. Various musical groups will perform. Refreshments will be served after the benefit. 


July 18-21

Westland United Methodist Church

Vacation Bible school will be July 18-21 from 5:45-8 p.m. at Westland United Methodist Church in Lebanon. 


July 26

Covenant Fellowship Church of the Nazarene

An evening of southern gospel music with the Master’s Four Quartet will be July 26 at 6 p.m. at Covenant Fellowship Church of the Nazarene at 101 Faulkner Lane in Mt. Juliet. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. Recordings of the quartet will be available before and after the concert.  


Ongoing events

Missing Rib ministry

The Missing Rib ministry — a new ministry for widowers — will meet the first and third Thursdays of each month at 7 p.m. at The Roast Coffee House at 216 S. Maple St. in Lebanon. Call Steve Wheeley at 615-513-9062 for more information.


Disciples Class

Disciples class meets each Monday at 6 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Lebanon for intense Bible study. 


Knitting Group

A knitting group meets each Tuesday at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Lebanon to make items for the Veterans Affairs Hospital and Project Joy. 


Food ministry

From the Heart: A Blessed Hope Food Ministry Inc. will provide free meals every Thursday beginning Nov. 7 from 5-8 p.m. at Bairds Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 19138 Central Pike, Lebanon.


Unity of Music City

Welcome to Unity of Music City, a Center for Spiritual Transformation. This Center exists to support your desire for spiritual growth and positive change.   Join us on Sundays at 11 a.m. and expect an incredible experience of great music, friendly people, a welcoming atmosphere and Truth taught with warmth, humor and clarity. For more information, please check out our website: http://www.unityofmusiccity.com/. Call 615-847-7480. Unity of Music City, 4319 Saundersvile Rd, Old Hickory.


A Course in Miracles

A Course In Miracles: The Course’s understanding of forgiveness as the road to inner peace and the remembrance of God is unique among world spiritualities, and we hope that this will help you decide whether the spiritual path of A Course in Miracles is for you. Classes meet each Sunday at 9:45.  Unity Music City, 4319 Saundersville Rd, Old Hickory. 615-847-7480.


Job seekers

College Hills Church of Christ is hosting Job Seekers, a ministry that helps the unemployed and underemployed. The ministry is available every Monday from 6-7 p.m. Contact the church at 444-9502 for more information.


The Gospel Project

First Baptist Church Lebanon is offering The Gospel Project, a multigenerational Bible study for children, students and adults. The curriculum examines the breadth of the Bible. The Bible study is offered each Sunday at 8:45 a.m. For more information call 444-3330 or visit www.fbclebanon.org.


First United Methodist Church Women’s Bible Study

Women’s Bible Study: Sunday Nights, Beth Moore study “When Godly People Do Ungodly Things” from 5-7 p.m. All are welcome.


First United Methodist Church Monday morning Bible Study

Monday Morning Women’s Bible Study - 9-11 a.m. - A study of James. All are welcome.


Food Pantry

Mt. Olivet Baptist Church has a food pantry available for those that have a need. It will be open the third Wednesday night of each month from 5-6:30 p.m. and is for all Wilson County residents. Please call 444-2390 with any questions.


West Hills Baptist Church Women’s Bible Study

Women’s Bible study will be each Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at West Hills Baptist Church. The group is studying the book of Jonah. All are welcome. 


First United Methodist Church clubs

Piecemakers Quilt Club meets on the second Thursday of each month at First United Methodist Church. Call 497-4262 for more information. Knitting & Prayer Shawl Ministry meets every Wednesday morning at 9:30 in the Craft Room of the Family Life Center. Sit n Stitchers meet every Saturday from 9-11 am in the Craft Room of the Family Life Center. Call 443-2354 or 444-1182 for more information. Everyone is welcome to worship and all activities.


Monthly Reiki Healing Circle

The Reiki Academy at New Life Spiritual Center in the home of Rev. Krista Kaine, and Reiki Master, Teacher Davidlee Slate is held from 6-10 p.m. at New Life Spiritual Center, 318 Estate Drive, home of Rev. Krista Kaine in Mt. Juliet. If questions: email [email protected] or phone 615-212-9881. Or visit Facebook: New Life Spiritual Center - Mt. Juliet.


Weekly Meditation Group 

A weekly meditation group will be held on Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 318 Estate Drive, home of Rev. Krista Kaine (New Life Spiritual Center) in Mt. Juliet. Love Offering accepted. If questions: email [email protected] or phone 615-212-9881. You can also visit Facebook: New Life Spiritual Center - Mt. Juliet.


Overcomers Bible Study

Brother Leonard Diebold is teaching a Bible class each Tuesday morning in the chapel of Joseph’s Storehouse from 9-10 a.m. Join the group as they search God’s word to discover how to walk in faith. Classes are held at Joseph’s Storehouse, 1960 S. E. Tater Peeler Rd., Lebanon. Call 615-453-5777 for more information or visit loveoneanotherembassy.com.


Love Television Ministry

Love Television Ministry is produced by Love One Another Embassy under the direction of Pastor Bob Evans. Love Television broadcasts Christian television programs from the Middle Tennessee area. Presently they are sharing information about Joseph’s Storehouse Food Ministry, as well as other local ministries. The Love Television programs can be seen on cable channel 6 Sunday at 7:30 a.m., and again on Tuesday and Thursday at 7p.m. The CTN broadcast time is Sunday at 4 p.m. For information, call 615-453-5777 or visit loveoneanotherembassy.com.


Women’s Exercise Group

A women’s exercise group meets each Thursday at 6 p.m., using the “Body Gospel” by Beach Body as a workout program, at West Haven Baptist Church at 5860 Lebanon Road in Lebanon. Call 615-613-4202 or visit westhavenbaptistchurch.com.


G.R.O.W. at Westland United Methodist Church

 G.R.O.W. will be held Wednesday nights beginning at 5:30 p.m. with fellowship dinner. At 6:15 p.m., adult small groups, youth ministry, children’s ministry and music ministry will meet.


Tutoring Ministry

Westland United Methodist Church will hold weekly tutoring meetings Tuesday nights. They will be held at WUMC from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.


Praise Team and Choir Rehearsal 

Westland United Methodist Church will hold weekly praise team rehearsal at 6:15 p.m., and chancel choir rehearsal at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday nights.


Youth Group

Westland United Methodist youth group will meet Sunday nights at 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

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