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Tennessee Marriage Retreat

by ecmckinley

Applications have gone out for our upcoming annual Marriage Retreat.  We hope that you have seen them in your local church.  We are looking forward to another wonderful retreat at the MainStay Retreat Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.  We hope you will make plans now to attend this special time of fun, fellowship, teaching and […]

New Look!

by ecmckinley

We are excited to unveil the latest upgrades to your Tennessee Church of God of Prophecy website.  We hope you will look around, check out the links and share with your friends.  Please note that the pages formerly dedicated the our overseer’s blogs are now included in the tab marked “LATEST NEWS.” Special thanks to […]

October is Pastor Appreciation Month

by ecmckinley

Throughout the United States and in multiple countries of the world, October is set aside as a very special time to show appreciation to our pastoral family.  Throughout the year, our pastors and their family service in a multitude of responsibilities to help keep the church looking presentable, assisting in the worship services and other […]

Monthly Reports

by ecmckinley

One of the methods of accountability employed by the Church of God of Prophecy is that of the monthly report.  Each minister is required to submit the monthly report by the 10th of each month for the prior month.  While there are times the minister may be so overwhelmed with the work that a late […]

Global Outreach Day

by ecmckinley

When we hear the words GLOBAL OUTREACH we are immediately reminded of the March and October World Mission Drives, and those mission offering sent from the local church. THIS IS TOTALLY DIFFERENT from what we’ve been accustomed to. Church movements from around the world are committing to EVERY last Saturday in May as a day […]

At 98, Woman Pastor is Still Going Strong

by ecmckinley

There are several small lessons I’ve learned from Sister Buna Lampley.  First, I’ve learned that when the fire of God burns in your heart, you just can’t quit. Secondly, I’ve learned that you can’t convince me women can’t preach…she has been doing it for almost 65 years.  Thirdly, I’ve learned that age really is a […]

Tennessee Pastor’s Wife Retreat 2018

by ecmckinley

We have booked a cabin in Pigeon Forge for our retreat.  The cabin is Crestview and is a larger cabin with more capacity. The cabin overlooks Dollywood. I’m letting you know so you can save the date which is November 30th-December 2nd. Hopefully, these dates will give you more time between the retreat and local […]

Death Notice – Johnny Mack Rector

by ecmckinley

Johnny Mack Rector,  61 of Waverly, Tennessee was born on October 16, 1956 and passed from this life on January 18, 2018.  Johnny is survived by wife, Towana Rector; Children: Peggy (Jim) Cardwell of North Port, Florida, Margaret (David) Bryant of Lafayette, Tennessee, Annette Pace of Hendersonville, Tennessee and Travis Pace of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Grandchildren: […]

Death Notice – Bessie Corlew

by ecmckinley

  Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. from the Crossroads Church of God of Prophecy in White Bluff, TN.  Sister Londa Richardson and Bro. Gary Riley will officiate. Place of rest will be in the Williams Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Friday, January 26th at Taylor Funeral Home from […]

Death Notice – Pastor Stewart Slone

by ecmckinley

Stewart A. Slone age 75 of Coalfield, passed away peacefully at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, January 11, 2018. He served as pastor of the Petros Church of God of Prophecy for the past 26 years. He also was a well-known business man and had owned the Coalfield Carpet and Burger along with his wife, […]