Sweetwater Baptist Association
Monday, August 19, 2019
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Office Hours
Mon-Thurs:  8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday:        Closed
Holiday Schedule:
September 2, 2019 - Closed for Labor Day
November 27-28, 2019 - Closed for Thanksgiving
December 23, 2019 - January 3, 2020 - Closed for Christmas/New Years

Sept/Oct 2019 Issue of The Messenger is now available.

       Check our Churches page for Church News, Announcements and Staff Openings

 Petition Deadline Approaching....Please sign by August 8th! 
Tennessee’s legislators are currently considering legislation that affects the lives of unborn children. At question is when, and if, an abortion can be performed in our state. In an effort to communicate that Tennessee Baptists stand for life, the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board respectfully requests that you sign the petition voicing your support for legislation that protects the lives of unborn children in Tennessee. 
Click the link below to sign the petition.



Old Fashioned Prayer Meeting
Monday, August 12, 2019
7:00 pm
Mt. Calvary Baptist Church
Guest Speaker:  Rev. Rick Harris   
Music by:  Umphrey Trio

Round Table Meeting with Dr. Randy Davis
Thursday, August 22, 2019
6:00 pm
Notchey Creek Baptist Church 

Church Growth & Development Conference
Monday, August 26, 2019
6:30 pm
First Baptist Church, Madisonville
*Church Leadership Training 

Week of Prayer for Tennessee Missions &
Golden Offering for Tennessee Missions
September 8-15, 2019


Biblical Studies - Fall Session 
September 3, 2019, 6:30 pm
Instructor:  Dr. Dennis Ellis
Course Study:  The End Times
8 Week Course 
*Can Pre-Register by calling 423-442-6604 or Register at first class on Sept. 3


Ephesians 6:11

Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

All churches and youth groups are invited to join together for a night of revival and worship!

Pastor & Family Picnic
Monday, September 9, 2019
6:30 pm
Notchey Creek Baptist Church 
Outdoor Pavilion

See You at the Pole
National Day of Student Prayer
Wednesday, September 25, 2019



SBA WMU Meeting
Monday, November 4, 2019
7:00 pm
Hosted by:  Rocky Springs Baptist Church
                    1011 Rocky Springs Rd, Madisonville

Guest Speaker:  Beth Moore (Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, WMU)

Summit: The Gathering of Tennessee Baptists
Tennessee Baptist Mission Board - Annual Meeting
November 17-20, 2019
First Baptist Church, Concord 
Click for more information

Senior Adult Christmas Show
Monday, December 9, 2019
10:30 a.m.
Vonore Baptist Church (Sanctuary)
Tim Lovelace
As a Grammy and Dove nominated artist, this nationally sought after storyteller and musician has been described as the most versatile comedian on stage today. His award-winning musical talents, coupled with his crystal clean humor, have people of all ages laughing their ribs loose!
With over three decades of world travel under his performance belt, he has developed his concerts into more than just a great show. He uses humor to motivate and inspire by uniquely delivering life lessons. He also has an extraordinary way of weaving songs into his stage performance as he masterfully displays his musical abilities on piano, guitar and harmonica.
Tim’s chart-topping comedy songs are continuously aired on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio, as well as other major radio stations around the country. His comedy has been featured on videos that have garnered both gold and platinum sales awards.
Tim is also the host of the national TV hit, The Music City Show, aired weekly on five syndicated networks, including RFD’s FamilyNet, NRB and Heartland.
  • Billboard Top 5 in Comedy Sales
  • Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame Inductee
  • Grammy and Dove Award Nominee
  • Musician of the Year
  • Writer of numerous #1 songs
  • Prestigious BMI award as Songwriter and Publisher
  • Diamond Award nominee for Comedian of the Year

Pastors & Wives Christmas Banquet
Monday, December 9, 2019
6:30 pm
Vonore Baptist Church (Family Life Center)

Special Guest:  Tim Lovelace

Upcoming Mission Opportunities

Guatemala 2020   
Anyone interested in participating in a one of these projects should contact the association.
Tentative 2020 Dates:
  • June 23-30
  • September 15-22

Pastor's Conference meets each Monday at 10:00 a.m. at the SBA Office.  
Pastors do not meet in June and December, nor on holidays.

For more information regarding any of the above events, please contact the Sweetwater Baptist Association.
Phone:   423-442-6604

Photographs may be taken an any Sweetwater Baptist Association event.
Photographs from these events may be posted in our newsletter, website or social media pages.