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Should We Have Church Services?

Should We Have Church Services?

Should We Have Church Services? (March 17, 2020) CLEVELAND, TN: “Should we have church services this week?” In the church “world,” there is probably no question that is being asked more often than that single question. While there is no easy answer, I think it is important that we consider the different options. I have even been asked, “Could this virus change the way we do church forever?” We cer... »

Tennessee Junior Talent Rescheduled

Tennessee Junior Talent Rescheduled

Tennessee Junior Talent Rescheduled Due to current national and state policies concerning the COVID-19 (Corona Virus Disease) involving larger social gatherings, the Tennessee Church of God State Office has elected to err on the side of caution and postpone our State Junior Talent competition which was to be held on Saturday, March 21. The competition has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 18 at... »

General Assembly Postponed until 2022

General Assembly Postponed until 2022

Cleveland, TN—The International Executive Council of the Church of God met in their regularly-scheduled spring session on Monday, April 20, 2020, where they made the historic decision to postpone the 78th International General Assembly until 2022. In what would have been a session to finalize the agenda for the Assembly, members of the Church’s governing body instead grappled with the fallout of t... »

Drive Thru Alternative COVID Freindly VBS

  This year churches are having to resort to unique ways of ministry.   We are doing a great job reaching our adults and being creative with virtual, online experiences for the kiddos to stay connected, but kids need routine and consistency of years pasts.  Our kids will be looking forward to their annual VBS in person experience.  So let’s not let them down.  Lets put our heads togethe... »