Faith Calendar

Staff Reports • Updated Jul 22, 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 23

Second Baptist Church

The Back to School Bash will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Second Baptist Church at 323 W. Adams Ave. in Lebanon. It will feature A prize giveaway, food, inflatables, games, Lebanon firefighters and more. For more information, call Crissie Patton at 615-335-2138 or Ethel Coggins at 615-449-0845.


July 24

Seay’s Chapel United Methodist Church

Women’s Day will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Seay’s Chapel United Methodist Church at 122 Rocky Road in Lebanon. The Seay’s Chapel Male Choir will sing. 


Gospel Singing

The Wilson County Baptist Association Gospel Singing will be Sunday from 2-3:30 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church at 214 Castle Heights Ave. in Lebanon. Mark Caruth will be the coordinator for this month’s singing, and a program of choir, quartet, duet and solo performances is planned. 


Winters Chapel African 

Methodist Episcopal Church

Missionary Sunday will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Winters Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church at 320 W. Adams St. in Lebanon. The guest speaker will be Carlene Douglas with Lee Chapel AME Church in Nashville. The theme will be “Walking by Faith, Serving in Love.” The pastor is Tonna Gibert. 


Leeville United Methodist Church

The Leeville United Methodist Men will hold their monthly breakfast meeting Sunday at 8 a.m. at Leeville United Methodist Church. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. and 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. 


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. 


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, “The Beatitudes,” from Matthew 5:3-11. 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…Now What?” on Sunday during services. The message will explore a world that resists wisdom, but the path is still possible. 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. 


Westland United 

Methodist Church

On Sunday, Pastor Tim Palmer will bring the message. Praise service begins Sunday at 8:30 a.m. at Westland United Methodist Church at 110 Dawson Lane in Lebanon, followed by Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and a traditional service at 10:30 a.m. 


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. 


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

Pastor Andy Hale will continue his sermon series in Matthew. The sermon will be “The Healing of the King” from Matthew 8:1-9:35 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. 


College Hills Church of Christ

A handful of housing, education and judicial leaders will hold a community forum Sunday as a part of the annual unified worship event at College Hills Church of Christ. The Unity in the Community forum will start at 4:30 p.m. and will feature Wilson County Sheriff Robert Bryan, Wilson County general sessions Judge Barry Tatum, Dr. Charles Beaman, International Educational consultant and preacher, Michael Johnson with the Tennessee Department of Correction, Lebanon Housing Authority director Patrick Johnson and Stephanie Bost, Lebanon Special School District educational assistant.

The forum is designed for panelists and community members to take an honest look at problems facing Wilson County and the nation.


July 25

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.


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 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.  


July 27

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 30

Leeville United Methodist Church

Food will be served at 5 p.m., and the movie, “Amazing Grace,” will be shown July 30 at 5:30 p.m. at Leeville United Methodist Church. There will be no charge, however, a canned food item for the church’s food pantry is requested. The church plans to have five movie nights per year each fifth Saturday. 


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