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Upward Soccer
Ellendale Baptist Church
3861 Broadway Road, Bartlett, Tennessee
Saturdays, March 22nd – May 25th

Upward Soccer is one of the world’s largest Christian sports leagues for children and provides a great experience for kids. Upward teaches sports fundamentals in an environment of healthy competition, helping kids to develop skills for the sports arena and values for life. This soccer league is designed for kids ages 5 through the 5th grade. With weekly practices and games limited to one-hour each, this league is family-friendly. The deadline to register is April 5th. For more information, contact Ellendale Baptist Church at (901) 386-4676 or visit http://ebcbartlett.org/ministries/recreation/item/spring-soccer. The cost is $60 before February 17th.

2014 Missions Golf Tournament
Wedgewood Golfers Club
5206 Tournament Drive, Olive Branch, Mississippi
Saturday, April 12th 8:00 a.m.

Longview Heights Baptist Church will be hosting this Charity Golf Tournament. It will be a four man scramble and all proceeds will go directly to sponsoring a 2014 mission trip to Kathmandu, Nepal. Individuals can participate by playing with and/or recruiting a four man team ($60 per person), sponsoring a hole or holes ($100 per hole), or by donating a prize or gift for winners or participants. For more information, go to http://www.longviewheights.org/foremissions.

Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (MABTS) Preview Day
Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary
2095 Appling Road, Cordova, Tennessee
Tuesday, April 15th 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Thinking about seminary? Come visit the MABTS campus and experience it firsthand. Get information on all the degree programs, hear from faculty and staff, and see how to become part of the community. For more information, go to http://www.mabts.edu/admissions/get-know-mid-america/preview-days or contact Glenda Norville at (901) 751-3060.

2014 Passover Seder
Hilton Memphis, Tennessee Ball Room Facility
939 Ridge Lake Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee
Friday, April 18th 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Don’t miss this special evening. Jewish and non-Jewish followers are invited to come and experience a traditional Jewish Passover Seder with special emphasis on Yeshua (Jesus) the Messiah and His Last Supper. This event will feature Messianic Jewish music, dance, and worship. Tickets are $42.50 for adults and $18 for children. Visit www.brithadasha.org for more information and to purchase tickets.

Praying in Concert and in Color
Second Presbyterian Church, Prayer Room
4055 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee
Tuesday, April 8th 11:05 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 13th 11:05 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

This will be an event for individuals to pray and worship. Lunch, if desired, is $6 and advance reservations are required.

Prayer at the Pavilion
Pavilion in Lincoln Park
1695 Cincinnati Road, Memphis, Tennessee
Saturday, April 12th 10:00 a.m.

This event is organized by the Community Prayer League (CPL), a local group of believers who are committed to praying, privately and corporately, for urban Memphis neighborhoods. Contact Anne Chambers at (901) 619-8548 or achambers@mamsports.org for more information.

Mid-South Stand for Life Rally feat. Dr. Alveda King
Kirby Woods Baptist Church
6325 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee
Thursday, April 17th 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, will be speaking. She will be discussing the Pro-Life Amendment One on the Tennessee Ballot (to be voted on this November). Everyone has a voice! Come learn and understand what this movement is all about.

Kainos 2014
Cannon Center for Performing Arts/National Civil Rights Museum
255 N. Main Street, Memphis Tennessee/450 Mulberry Street, Memphis, Tennessee
Wednesday, April 16th 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 17th 12:30 p.m.

Dr. Tony Evans, Bryan Loritts, John Piper, Dr. John M. Perkins and many others will be speaking at this conference. The purpose of the Kainos 2014 is to gather leaders who either seek to start multi-ethnic ministries or churches, or who aspire to transition their current homogenous ministries into a multi-ethnic trajectory. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to http://kainos.is/.

Easter Eve Concert @ Levitt Shell
Levitt Shell
1928 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee
Saturday, April 19th 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Everyone is welcome to attend this free concert, sponsored by Independent Presbyterian Church, featuring singer/songwriter Myla Smith. Invite family and friends to enjoy a beautiful spring evening at the 5th annual Easter Eve Concert. Bring chairs, blankets, picnic foods, etc. Visit www.levittshell.org to see what is allowed.

BAM (Business as Mission) Apologetic
Garrett Auditorium at the Baptist Memphis Education Center
6027 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis, Tennessee
Tuesday, April 22nd 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Learn how to integrate real business with real missions. BAM is a legitimate economic activity by a workplace professional, which serves as a vehicle for sharing the love of Christ and his message of personal salvation. Come hear Larry W. Sharp speak. The event is free and no reservation is necessary. For more information, contact Wayne Sneed at wayne@orphanos.org or (901) 458-9500.

Sweet Dreams
Christ United Methodist Church
4488 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee
Friday, April 25th 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

This is a full-scale prom for special needs individuals, ages 16+. On March 22nd there will be a time to come find a dress or tux. On April 25th, the actual prom will be held at Christ United Methodist Church. To donate, become a sponsor, or volunteer, visit www.memphisjoyprom.org.

Block Party at the Ball Fields
First Baptist Church Millington
5010 West Union Road, Millington, Tennessee
Saturday, April 26th 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Volunteers are needed to work games and help with food for this block party. Call (901) 872-2264 for more information.

Holding On To Me Worship Concert
Bellevue Baptist Church
2000 Appling Road, Cordova, Tennessee
Sunday, April 27th 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

The Bellevue Choir and Orchestra will premiere Holding On To Me, a collection of original arrangements by Bellevue’s Josh Stewart. Songs include gospel, praise and worship, and classic hymns. CDs will be available for $10.

This Hope in Concert
First Baptist Church Fisherville
11893 Macon Road, Eads, Tennessee
Sunday, April 27th 6:00 p.m.

This will be a beautiful a capella concert. Everyone is invited.

Jennifer Kennedy Dean Luncheon
Bellevue Baptist Church, Room 227
2000 Appling Road, Cordova, Tennessee
Monday, April 28th 11:30 a.m.

All ministers’ wives and women’s ministry leaders are invited to hear Jennifer Kennedy Dean speak. Lunch will be served for $5.50 per person. Jennifer has written numerous books on prayer as well as other topics. She is a very gifted author, speaker and leader.

Called to Missions Conference
Collierville First Baptist Church
830 New Byhalia Road, Collierville, Tennessee
Monday, April 28th 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

This conference will have NAMB president Dr. Kevin Ezell as the keynote speaker. There will also be several breakouts. The cost is $10 and includes a Chick-Fil-A box dinner at 6:00 p.m. For more information or to register, visit http://www.c2mconference.com/index.html.

Mid-America Celebrates Dr. Gray Allison’s 90th Birthday
Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (MABTS)
2095 Appling Road, Cordova, Tennessee
Thursday, May 1st 11:00 a.m.

Join MABTS in celebration for their founding president, Dr. Gray Allison, who is turning 90 years old. The celebration will begin with a chapel message by Dr. Jerry Vines and a pastoral testimony by Dr. Steve Gaines. The service will conclude with a special presentation by Dr. Michael Spradlin, followed by a birthday reception.

National Day of Prayer Lakeland
International Harvester Club House
4523 Canada Road, Lakeland, Tennessee
Thursday, May 1st 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

There will be prayer, singing, and refreshments. Come and join.

National Day of Prayer Rally
Shelby County Clerk’s Office
1075 Mullins Station Road, Memphis, Tennessee
Thursday, May 1st 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Join this Rally in praying for the nation, government, and communities. The rally will be held around the flagpole and will feature Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr., Donna Gaines, Cathy Allen, Jimmy Blackwood, Pastor Rolando Rostro, Shelby County Commissioners, and the Millington Composite Squadron Color Guard. Contact Barbara Butler at (901) 860-1777 for more information.

225th Inaugural Anniversary of President George Washington
Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol
Washington D.C.
Wednesday, May 7th 7:30 p.m.

There will be a special simulcast of this event held at several different locations. It will be available via Daystar Television Network and a webcast to homes and churches all across America. This could be a spiritual turning point for the nation as Americans witness members of Congress reaching out to God in penitent prayers from inside the nation’s Capitol. Go to http://washingtonamanofprayer.com/ for more information.

Family Worship Night
Whitten Baptist Church
6773 Macon Road, Memphis, Tennessee
Friday, May 9th 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

There will be two bands leading in worship as well as a message from God’s Word and entertainment between sets. Admission is free; concessions will be available and the proceeds will go to Memphis Union Mission. Contact the church office at (901) 386-5444 for more information.

The Art of Marriage Retreat
The Country Place
1850 Price Road, Moscow, Tennessee
Friday, May 16th 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 17th

For more than three decades, FamilyLife has hosted live, hotel-based weekend marriage conferences known as “Weekend to Remember Marriage Getaways.” Now, FamilyLife is introducing The Art of Marriage, an all-new video-based marriage event created to help couples fully experience God’s plan for their marriage. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.countryplaceretreat.com/art_of_marriage_retreat.html. Nancy and Hamp Holcomb will host this event. There will be teaching, activities, delicious meals and more.

Opportunity Camp
The Grove at Red Oak Lake
849 Rocky Point Road, Cordova, Tennessee
Monday, May 26th – Friday, May 30th

Opportunity Camp serves impoverished refugee children who live in the Memphis area. They provide a safe, loving environment and share the life-changing hope and love of Jesus Christ through gospel-filled education, music, fun and relationships. To be involved by praying, giving, or volunteering, visit www.opportunitycampmemphis.com. Contact Beth Cox at (901) 853-3880 with any questions

City Serve Missional Camp
The Grove at Red Oak Lake
849 Rocky Point Road, Cordova, Tennessee
Sunday, June 1st – Thursday, June 5th

This camp is for 6th through 12th graders. Greg Locke will be the speaker and worship will be led by the Fayette Baptist Church Worship Band. The cost is $175 per camper. For more information and to register, contact Joe Gambrell at info@cityservecamp.com or by phone at (901) 331-7584.

Camp Conquest
The Grove at Red Oak Lake
849 Rocky Point Road, Cordova, Tennessee
Friday, June 6th – Wednesday, June 11th

Volunteers ages 14 and up with a servant’s heart are needed to eagerly and joyfully work with children and adults with special needs and disabilities. The cost of $175 covers lodging and all meals for the week. Visit www.campconquest.com or contact Mark Price at (901) 490-7164 for more information.

Christian Mobile Dental Clinic
Innovation Church
3925 Overton Crossing, Memphis, Tennessee
Wednesday, June 4th – Saturday, June 7th

The Christian Mobile Dental Clinic will be coming to Innovation Church this summer. Details coming soon!

Vacation Bible School (VBS)
Grace Evangelical Church
9750 Wolf River Boulevard, Germantown, Tennessee
Monday, June 23rd – Friday, June 27th

Grace Evangelical is having VBS for children all week long in June. More details to come.

Co-ed Camps
The Grove at Red Oak Lake
849 Rocky Point Road, Cordova, Tennessee
Monday, June 30th – Friday, July 4th
Monday, July 14th – Friday, July 18th

There will two co-ed camps offered this summer geared towards small churches. June 30th – July 4th will be for campers who have completed grades 3-6. July 14th – July 18th will be for campers who have completed grades 7-12. The cost is $200 per person. Call the office at (901) 729-7292 or visit www.mygrove.org for more information.

The Art of Marriage Retreat
The Country Place
1850 Price Road, Moscow, Tennessee
Friday, August 22nd 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 23rd

For more than three decades, FamilyLife has hosted live, hotel-based weekend marriage conferences known as “Weekend to Remember Marriage Getaways.” Now, FamilyLife is introducing The Art of Marriage, an all-new video-based marriage event created to help couples fully experience God’s plan for their marriage. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.countryplaceretreat.com/art_of_marriage_retreat.html. Nancy and Hamp Holcomb will host this event. There will be teaching, activities, delicious meals and more.


Ongoing Events

 

Conservatory of Music Spring 2014
Germantown Baptist Church
9450 Poplar Avenue, Germantown, Tennessee
Monday, January 6th – Friday, May 2nd

The Conservatory, a division of the Worship Arts Ministry, seeks to help all students discover their talents to use for God’s glory. The Conservatory is staffed by qualified Christian teachers desiring to provide an environment for students to grow musically and spiritually. Instruction is offered in piano, voice, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion and music theory. Contact Donna Thorne at dthorne@germantownbaptist.org for more information. Go to http://www.germantownbaptist.org/ministries/worship/conservatory.html for prices, registration and more general information.

Celebrate Recovery
Highpoint Church
6000 Briarcrest Ave, Memphis, Tennessee
Wednesdays, January 8th – March 5th 6:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step recovery program that is Christ-centered, biblically-driven, and relationally friendly. This recovery program aids individuals that are suffering from addictions such as: alcohol, drugs, anxiety, anger, abuse, control, codependency, pornography, and more. This weekly workshop is a safe place to make progress away from harmful addictions. Direct any questions toward Kelly Hendrix by e-mail at kelly.hendrix@highpointmemphis.com.

Women’s Bible Study Fellowship (BSF)
Faith Baptist Church
3755 North Germantown Road, Bartlett, Tennessee
Wednesdays, January 8th – April 30th 9:10 a.m.

Bible Study Fellowship is kicking off the year. All women are welcome! Mothers are welcome to register their pre-school children for child care. For more information, contact Marsha at (901) 373-3624 or by email at wikenm@earthlink.net. For more information and locations on BSF, visit https://www.bsfinternational.org/locate-a-class1.

School of Rock
Christ United Methodist Church
4488 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee
Wednesdays, January 8th – April 23rd 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

School of Rock is a free arts camp open to the public. Kids (ages 3rd – 5th grade) learn how to use drama, technology, creative athletics and music to tell their story as it relates to their part in God’s story. Martial arts, graffiti arts and much more are offered. Contact the Children’s ministry office at (901) 261-2139 if interested in serving or participating.

GriefShare
Oliver Creek Church of Christ
8313 US Highway 70, Arlington, Tennessee
Sundays, January 19th – April 13th 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

GriefShare is a 13-week video study and support group for anyone experiencing a grief or loss. This group will be coordinated by two licensed counselors, Landon Self and Keith Fussell. Thirteen lessons will be covered, such as: Living with Grief, The Effects of Grief, Stuck in Grief, and Heaven. This is a free study. For more information, call (901) 388-2250 or see www.olivercreek.org.

Christ College Classes
Christ United Methodist Church
4488 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee
Wednesdays, January 22nd – March 5th 6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Sundays, February 2nd – March 9th 9:45 a.m. – 10.45 a.m.

Christ College classes are designed to speak to those who are in the pews, wanting to learn about the God who meets them right where they are. These classes are designed to shape the church with a deeper understanding of God’s story and to send the church out into the world with God’s story. Please visit http://www.cumcmemphis.org/christcollege to register and for more information.

Community Bible Study Memphis
Independent Presbyterian Church in Room 223
4738 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis, Tennessee
Thursdays, beginning September 12th 10:00 a.m.

The Community Bible Study Memphis is a weekly Bible study that meets on Thursdays beginning on September 12th at 10:00 a.m. Full childcare is available. For more information, please contact Suzanne Wexler at swexler1@bellsouth.net.

Senior Adult Activity Days
Central Church
2005 Winchester, Collierville, Tennessee
Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.

These senior adult activity days are a good time of fellowship for senior adults. Bring a snack or a sack lunch and play games with other seniors. A devotional is included at 11:30 a.m. For more information, contact Alicia Miehe at (901) 255-8144 or email at Aliciamiehe@centralchurch.com.

Senior Adult Exercise Classes
Central Church
2005 Winchester, Collierville, Tennessee
Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m.

These weekly classes are led by a trained instructor. For more information call Alicia Miehe at (901) 255-8144 or email her at Aliciamiehe@centralchurch.com.

New Men’s Sunday Morning Connection Point
Central Church
2005 East Winchester Boulevard, Collierville, Tennessee
Sunday Mornings
9:55 a.m.

Do you want to learn how to “mine” the Word of God for truth for your personal life and learn how to listen to God as you read His Word? Would you like to learn how to talk to God through journaling and prayer? Men are invited to take a journey with other brothers in Christ as they help each other figure out how to feed themselves and grow in a more intimate and abiding relationship with Jesus Christ. Join Howard Jones as he leads “Salt and Light” in room 207.

It’s Time to Pray for Memphis
Incredible Pizza
6015 Hickory Ridge, Memphis, Tennessee
Every first Saturday of the month
Begins October 6th
Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
Prayer: 9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Join a group of Christians as they pray for our city. The doors open at 9:00 a.m. for a time of “Meet and Greet”. For all who attend, there will be a $5.00 buffet and drinks. For more information contact Robert Gray (901) 691-8837 or robertbgray@yahoo.com.

House of Prayer
Community Bible Church
601 North Bellevue Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee
Every Wednesday
6:30 p.m.

The House of Prayer is open to all. For more information call (901) 726-WORD.

Drive Thru Prayer Ministry
Temple Baptist Church
8432 Germantown Road, Olive Branch, Mississippi
Every second Friday of the month
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Temple Baptist Church has launched their new prayer ministry and they invite you to “drive thru” their parking lot where you can receive prayer. Volunteers from the church will meet commuters at their cars and pray with you right at your window. For more information, call the church office: (662) 890-9385 or visit the website: www.templebaptistob.com.

Grace Bible Study Fellowship
832 Virginia Run Cove, Memphis, Tennessee
Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Grace Bible Fellowship is holding twice weekly Bible studies at their rented facility in Midtown Memphis. You are invited to join them for an open and in-depth look into the pages of the Bible to discover a greater understanding of God's preserved word for us for today. There is no denomination affiliation and the Bible is the source for doctrine and learning. For more information, call (901) 361-0956 or visit www.thegracebiblestudy.org.

Memphis Union Mission
Ellendale Baptist Church
3861 Broadway Road, Bartlett, Tennessee
4:30 p.m.

Please join Ellendale Baptist Church on the first Thursday of every month as they serve the Memphis Union Mission. For more information, send an e-mail to skelly@ebcbartlett.org.

XYZ Club Luncheon
Ellendale Baptist Church
3861 Broadway Road, Bartlett, Tennessee
Tuesdays
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Ellendale Baptist Church holds a potluck luncheon for senior adults every third Tuesday of each month. Afterwards a program will be presented by a special guest. For more information, please contact Linda Bentley at (901) 386-4676 or by e-mail at lbentley@ebcbartlett.org.

Christ First School of Martial Arts
Raleigh Assembly of God
Memphis, Tennessee
Tuesdays 6:00 p.m. and Wednesdays
5:00 p.m.

Christ First School of Martial Arts is a Christian ministry for children and adults that incorporates Christian discipleship with Taekwondo. Taekwondo classes are held Tuesday and Wednesday evenings before church services at Raleigh Assembly of God, 3883 Austin Peay Highway, Memphis, Tennessee. Classes are taught by three black belt instructors and are free of charge. For more information, call the church at 901-386-5055 or email joy14_2005@msn.com.


 

Tennessee’s Senators

 

Contact information for
Senator Lamar Alexander (R)
455 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
(202) 224-4944
Office Locations
Web Form:
http://alexander.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=Email
Web page:
http://alexander.senate.gov/

Contact information for
Senator Bob Corker (R)

United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510
202-224-3344
Office Locations
Web page: http://www.corker.senate.gov
Web Contact Form:
http://corker.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=ContactMe

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