E-NEWS


  • ADULT


    Our Sunday morning service is at 10:30am. We also offer an online service on a live feed that will be available here at 10:30am or later. We encourage you to join a Sunday school class at 9:15am.


    This Sunday two of our graduating seniors, Gavin Hurt and Brevin Swartzentruber  will present the sermon.


    Sunday School Classes:

    ~Jason Warden's class meets in the Sanctuary. He is teaching on Exodus.

    ~Mike Morrison's class meets in Room A2. They are currently in Romans.


    Jason is on sabbatical until May 19. Contact the church office with any needs.


    If you see a bake sale on a Sunday morning in the lobby, it is for a small group of students who are heading to Orlando in July for a leadership conference. Please consider supporting their efforts and enjoy some goodies!


    Senior Sunday is THIS Sunday, May 19. Our graduating High School Seniors will be preaching and participating in the Worship Service on that day. They will also have displays in the foyer which we invite you to visit and to encourage them. We ask that you write them a note of encouragement and give a monetary gift if you feel led. Our 2024 Seniors are Gavin Hurt, Khloe Marlowe, Isaak Nussbaum, Ryan Regan, Brevin Swartzentruber, and Kyee Wallis.


    This Sunday, May 19 we will have a combined adult Sunday school class in the Youth Center. This will provide us an opportunity to have a Pavilion Conversation concerning building a pavilion and the  left over building fund. We want to hear your thoughts! We hope you will join us.


    Our Interns are coming! Our Interns are coming! Our summer interns, Jaxon Bailey and Noah Battenberg, will be here May 25. You can bless them with donations for a Welcome Basket and/or sharing a meal with them. Please bring donation items to Dena Cunningham THIS Sunday, May 19. Here are the links to sign up for each.

    Welcome Basket donations

    Dinner with an intern


    Mark your calendars for our annual Memorial Day Picnic on May 26 at 5:00pm. FCC will provide the hamburgers and hot dogs with all the fixins'. Please bring a side and/or dessert  to share and a chair as we will eat on the grounds.


    Our Sower's Sewing Ministry, which has served to meet the needs of our community and throughout the world for over 10 years, will be offering a Summer Sewing Camp for those ages 8-108 to learn to sew or for those that have become a little "rusty" at their sewing skills. The classes will be on four Tuesdays (June 18, June 25, July 9, and July 16) at two different times (10am-12pm and 2-4pm). Project ideas will be available along with some kits and fabric to sew needed items for area ministries. Please sign up in the foyer if you would like to attend. If you would like to see some of the projects this ministry has worked on, go here.


    Copies of our 2024 Bible Reading Plans are available at the Sign Up Center and below. We hope that you will choose the one that suits you best and encourage you to use it throughout the year.

    2024 Online Reading Plans

    2024 Printed Bible Reading Plan

    2024 Family Bible Reading Plan


    We invite you to download our app and directory.  Here is a short video to help you download it.  You can also use the QR code located throughout the foyer. If you are still having trouble, just give us a call or an email and we can help.  There will also be people available in the foyer to help if needed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20Q-9HFCdTo. On this app you can view upcoming events, link to our online service, view the weekly bulletin, access our online giving and our church directory. Use your phone number to access your profile. There you can update your information and approve what information you want for yourself and your family displayed in the directory. You can add a picture for each member of your family  to your account. You can also send a picture to Dena and she can add it it to your account.


    A list of small groups and the day and time they meet is available here and in the Welcome Center kiosk. If you would like to connect with a group, please contact the office and we will help connect you to a group. Note ~ Small groups will take a break in May for the summer and resume in the fall.


    The May 2024 newsletter has been mailed. You can also get a copy here.


    Attendance for last Sunday:

         Adult SS ~ 36

         Youth SS ~ 22

         Kids SS ~ 25

         Worship ~ 226

         Kids Worship ~ 59


    2023 Monthly Budget..........$48,200

    Month to Date Giving...........$26,078

    Building Fund Balance.......$219,725*

    *This number is total giving (with interest) less expenses paid out and will be updated as available.


    We have received several questions about the easiest way to set up online giving. Of course you can go to https://farragutcc.com/giving to give. We also want you to know that you can Text To Give. Text to 1-844-407-6015 the amount you want to give and send. You will then receive instructions on how to set up Text To Give.


    FCC travel mugs are available for purchase in the foyer. We are asking for a $10 donation for each cup. We will be giving these mugs to visitors and wanted to make them available to the congregation as well.


    The Deacons have established an email address for you to be able to contact them about issues with the building or any other help that is needed from the Deacons. Their email address is deacons@farragutcc.com.


    Follow along with the sermon on your smartphone or tablet. Each Sunday Jason will post a live event on the YouVersion Bible app. The live event will include places to take notes and scripture used during the sermon. It may also include quotes mentioned, links to websites for more information, and surveys. Here are the steps to get to the event:

    Download the YouVersion Bible app:

    Go to "Menu"

    Go to "More" at the bottom of the menu

    Go to "Events"

    Enter in the Search bar "Farragut"

    You can also access the live event from our Church app under through the Bulletin.











  • 55+

    2024 Activity calendars are available in the foyer! You can also get a copy here.


    Join us for our annual Breakfast in the Park at Founders Park on June 8 at 9:00am. Great food and fellowship! Sign up in foyer today.






  • MEN


    A Men's Small Group meets every Thursday at 7am at Einstein Bagels on Campbell Station Road.


    A Men's Small Group meets on Wednesdays at 6:00-7:15pm. They will take a break for the summer.


    Men, mark your calendars for a golf outing on June 22 at Dead Horse Golf Course, 2 man scramble. Cost will be $60 per person.


    A Men's ministry page is now available on our website. Go here to check it out.



  • WOMEN


    The women have two small group Bible study options:

    ~Bi-weekly Tuesday night @ 6pm - this class will resume in the fall

    ~Wednesday night @ 6pm will resume in the fall


    Women, you are invited to a Baby Shower for Amy Hosier's daughter, Veronica Settles on Sunday, June 2 at 2:00pm. Veronica and Logan are registered at Amazon and Target. There will be a diaper raffle -- if you bring diapers you will be entered to win a prize.


    Craft Days ~ Friday & Saturday, June 21 & 22. Join other women in the church as we fellowship, work on our craft, and maybe learn something new! We meet in the KidMin Worship Room from 10am until 5pm. We would love to have you join us for one or both days, for the whole day or just a few hours. Bring your own lunch and/or snacks. See Dena Cunningham or Peg Kennedy if you have any questions.


    You can pick up a 2024 calendar of women's events at the Sign Up Center or get a copy here.


    A Women's Ministry page is available on our website. Go here to check it out.


    A Facebook page has also been established. You can access it here.


    You can go to either of these resources to get the latest events planned for our women.






  • SERVE

    "He makes the whole body fit together perfectly. As each part does its own special work, it helps the other parts grow, so that the whole body is healthy and growing and full of love." ~ Ephesians 4:16


    The Senior Meals ministry is looking for new clients to bless with Saturday meals. The only requirement is that they live locally. See Doris Cole or Dena Cunningham if you know of someone or have any questions.


    We have two volunteer opportunities that are a great way to meet others that attend FCC:

    ~Greeters

    ~Coffee Station volunteers

    Contact Dena Cunningham for information.


    Be part of a prayer team that meets on Sunday mornings and the first Wednesday evening of the month to pray for our church and staff. You can pray for one Sunday a month from 9:15-10:15am OR the first Wednesday of the month from 6-7pm. Contact Angie Davidson or Dena Cunningham if you are interested.


    We also have a group of ladies (Lydia Prayer Group) that meets on Tuesday mornings at 10:00am. If you are interested in this group, please contact Judy Jones.


    The May Card Care List is available. You can pick up a copy in the Welcome Center kiosk or here.


    If you would like the Prayer Card for this week you can get it here.


    Our CARE Food Pantry has the opportunity to provide food for the UT Student Food Pantry! We need the following items to help fulfill their needs: Nature Valley bars, tuna packages (not cans), Easy Mac microwavable cups, and canned fruit. 


    Our CARE Food Pantry is open the 2nd and 3rd Thursday of the month.

    Food Pantry items of the week:

    Cereal, Hamburger Helper, canned chicken, Vienna sausages, canned pastas


    Did you know that when you take your donations to KARM and mention Farragut Christian Church we get KARM gift cards that we can pass along to those in need. We had 145 donations credited to us for March - June 2023. Because of those donations we received $350 in KARM gift cards to hand out to those in need.








  • Young Adults

    This group is designed for young adults age 18-26 years in or out of college.


    Dane & Allisan Ogden have a heart for young adults and  have decided to take up this ministry. Watch for more information to come.


    ~New Young Adult Instagram: farragutcc_ya

    ~New Young Adult Facebook page: Farragut Christian Church Young Adults


  • STUDENTS



    Youth Sunday School ~ 9:15am meet for a time of fellowship and study. Bring your Bible and your own coffee! 


    Wednesday night Youth Group (6th-12th grade) meets from 5:45-7:15 for evenings filled with food, fun, worship and Biblical youth applicable lessons. Youth group will resume after the summer break.


    Sunday Night Small Groups meet from 5:00-6:15 at the church. This Sunday, May 5 will be the last Sunday night program to break for the summer.


    Our Sojourn Students* have put together an event for our 6th-7th Graders. The day after school gets out (May 24) we are celebrating by 'Breaking Out’ at a Break Out Room. Students will meet at church, head to a break out room, and come back to church for lunch and classic youth group games.

    Cost: $20

    Sign-up here

    *Sojourners are a group of students dedicated to leadership, accountability, and spiritual disciplines. One of their projects this semester is to initiate and lead an event.


    Parents, please join us on Sunday, June 2 during the Sunday school hour (9:15am) in the KidMin Worship Room for a pre-summer parent meeting. This is a great opportunity for first time youth parents to learn about the youth program and ask questions.


    Is your student interested in learning to sew? Check out the  information on a Summer Sewing Camp that will be offered this summer in the Adult section of the e-news.


    Upcoming Dates to Remember:

    May 19 ~ Senior Sunday

    May 24 ~ 6th-7th Grade Sojourn Event

    June 2 ~ Parent Meeting


    Summer Christian Camp at Appalachian Christian Camp and Smoky Mountain Christian Camp is RIGHT around the corner and early bird sigh-ups have already begun. Early bird pricing ends the end of May. Contact Kenny with questions on which week of camp would be best for your student. Here are some that our members or staff will be leading or actively attending:

    Kenny ~ Middle/High School combined Week @ SMCC - June 23-28

    Ryan Kent ~ Middle School Outpost (Adventure) Week @ ACC - June 16-21


    Ways to stay in the Loop:

    Remind-Text Message Information

    Parent Information-

    Text: 81010

    Text this message: @parentfcc

    Student Information-

    Text: 81010

    Text this message: @fccyouthtn

    Social Media

    Facebook

    Instagram: _fccstudentmin_








  • KIDS



    Farragut Kids Sunday Night Bible Study meets 5:00-6:15pm. This Sunday, May 5 will be the last Sunday night program to break for the summer.


    Farragut Kids Sunday school meets Sunday mornings from 9:15 - 10:15am.


    Due to the foyer restroom renovation and the congestion in the Kids/Youth Hallway after worship service, we will begin Kid's Worship check-out from the ramp (the Kid's Worship entrance) until the renovations are complete.


    May 26 - 5th Grade Graduation Sunday ~ this special Sunday celebration is a great way for our rising middle schoolers to lead and be acknowledged for their leadership in KidMin. A special gift and a prayer time will round out our time together. Our rising 6th graders will start in the Student Ministry beginning June 2, but we want to invite them back for one last hurrah at our Wingfeather Movie Event on June 4 from 3:00-5:00pm.


    Our much anticipated Mini Indy 500 will May 26 @ 5:00pm during our annual Memorial Day Picnic. Bring your bike, trike, scooter to participate. We will ride, race, decorate our mode of transportation and even have a car wash! Don't forget your close-toed shoes and helmet. Invite your friends!


    Our Summer KidMin Reading club, Dive Into Reading! will kick off on Wednesday, May 29 at 6:00pm. Join us on Wednesday evenings through June and July for all the fun! You can still participate even if you can't attend on Wednesdays. See Dena Cunningham or go here for details.


    Elementary kids are invited to a Wingfeather Movie Event on Tuesday, June 4 from 3-5pm. All rising 6th graders are invited to join us for a last KidMin event!


    Is your child (8 years or older) interested in learning to sew? Check out the  information on a Summer Sewing Camp that will be offered this summer in the Adult section of the e-news.


    Summer Christian Camp at Appalachian Christian Camp and Smoky Mountain Christian Camp is RIGHT around the corner and early bird sign-ups have already begun. The early bird pricing ends the end of May. The church is offering scholarships and applications will be ready by the first of May. The scholarship will be applied to your final payment. Contact Randi with questions on the best week of camp for your child. Here are some that our members or staff will be leading or actively attending:

    Randi ~ K-2nd grade Overnighter @ ACC - June 6 & 7

    Randi ~ 4th-6th grade Week @ ACC - July 7-12

    Dane Ogden ~ 3rd-5th grade Week @ SMCC - July 21-26


    SCUBA VBS registrations have begun!! VBS will by July 29 -August 2 from 5:30-8:00pm. You can go here to register your child or sign up to volunteer. The first 50 kids that register will get their own SCUBA drawstring backpack on the first day of VBS!


    2024 Summer KidMin Schedule ~

    May 26~5-6pm Mini Indy 500 (all ages)

    May 29~6-7pm Summer Reading Club Kick-off (2 yrs-5th)

    June 4~3-5pm Wingfeather Movie Event (Elementary)

    June 11~10:30am-12pm Preschool Water Play Day

    July 18~10:30am-12pm Kindergarten-2nd Water Play Day

    July 23~10:30am-12pm 3rd & 4th Water Play Day

    July 29-August 2~5:30-8pm Scuba VBS


    Now hiring for Fall 2024 - Mother's Day Out Assistant Teacher

    Mother's Day Out mission is to provide a ministry to parents and preschool children of our community. We strive to create a loving, nurturing, and home-like atmosphere for young children. This is to enable children to feel good about themselves and the world around them. We want each child to experience God's love through loving relationships and happy times.

    We are hiring a Teaching Assistant for our Toddlers Classroom. Position begins Mid-August, with work days Tuesday/Thursday from 8:00am to 2:00pm. This is a paid position. Anyone interested contact Teresa Goff at 865.806.7751 or teresag314@comcast.net.

    • High School graduate
    • Must be flexible, and able to work as a team
    • Able to work with children 2-3 years old
    • Excited and dedicated to helping children learn and grow through play & activities
    • Assist lead teacher in the safety and well being of each child
    • Assist lead teacher in communications with parents
    • Assist lead teacher with daily operations of classroom activities
    • Assist Mother's Day Out program through being a supportive team member, various teacher tasks, and professional towards staff and families at Mother's Day Out
    • To assist Mother's Day Out staff and families in a positive manner, showing professional courtesies, making sure that our facilities are a warm and inviting environment, and that our best interest is in each child at Mother's Day Out. 


    We need volunteers to help out on Sunday nights! See Randi if you would be willing to help.


    Preschool Worship  and Nursery is available during the 9:15 and 10:30am service.

    ~On Sunday, Check your preschooler/infant/toddler in at the KidMin Check-In Station located in the office foyer. There, your child will receive their name tag/check out tag, and can proceed to their classroom.

    ~PLEASE adhere to our sick policy. If your child is experiencing ANY symptoms of COViD-19 or any other illness, please stay home and enjoy the online option.

    ~DO NOT leave campus.

    ~Please be very prompt in checking out your child. Check out will be at the Preschool/Nursery counter in the foyer.

    ~Be prepared for some separation anxiety with your preschooler. Please keep your phone with you, on silent. If your child struggles getting adjusted in the classroom, we will text you.


    We offer our KidMin Worship at the church at 10:30am. All policies for Preschool Worship will also be in effect for our big kids.