November 11, 2017

Impacting our city is an action. On Saturday, November 11, we’ll head out all over Knoxville from 8:00 a.m. to noon in an effort to reflect Jesus through serving those around us. We have so many opportunities lined up – make sure you, your family and/or your Group jump in! 

You can view the projects below. There is a link at the bottom of the page to register for a project!

SERVE KNOXVILLE

Join us at one of our 16 service projects this year. We will start at the Sevier Heights Worship Center at 8:00 a.m. on November 11. Most projects will be finished by 1:00 p.m.

To register, click the button at the bottom of this section.

First Responders Appreciation

Site Address:  Sevier Heights Baptist Church Kitchen

Project Description:  Prepare and deliver lunch to area firefighters.

On Site Contact: Kristi Rummel // 865.577.4222  

Team Leader: Matt Pickwell // 865.556.7178

Number of Participants:  30

Child Friendly:  Yes

Ministry to Knoxville’s Foster Families

Site Address: Sevier Heights Baptist Church Rotunda

Project Description: Participants will prepare and deliver gifts of appreciation to local foster families.

Team Leaders: Jeremy & Amy McAmis // 865.567.7258

Number of Participants:  30

Child Friendly:  Yes

South Doyle High School

Site Address:  2020 Tipton Station Rd, Knoxville, TN 37920

Project Description:  Serve South Doyle High School by completing on campus beautification projects including general clean up, leaf blowing and landscaping.

Team Leaders: Jeff & Mary Lynn Berry // 865.660.4531 / Janie Cormack // 865.604.0260

Number of Participants:  50

Child Friendly:  Yes

Critical Care Hospital Ministry

Site Address:  Various

Project Description:  Visit critical care waiting rooms and minister to the families who have sick or injured family members.

Team Leaders:  Charlie & Gail McNutt // 865.577.4222

Number of Participants:  6

Child Friendly:  No

Williamsburg Villas, Trinity Hills, Island Home, Asbury Place, Holston

Site Address:  Various

Project Description:  Volunteers will distribute gifts, visit and offer prayer to the residents.

Team Leaders: Charlie & Gail McNutt // 865.577.4222

Number of Participants: 30

Child Friendly:  Yes

Mount Olive Elementary School

Site Address:  2507 Maryville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920

Project Description:  Participants will serve Mount Olive Elementary by completing campus beautification – landscaping, planting and preparing the campus for back to school.

Team Leader:  Jeff Lingerfelt // 865.209.2702

Number of Participants:  25

Child Friendly:  Yes

Operation Backyard-Flenniken Landing

Site Address: 115 Flenniken Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37920

Project Description:  In partnership with Operation Backyard, the team will serve residents with a painting project and a storage area clean out.

Team Leader:  Carl Smith // 865.661.5611

Number of Participants: 30

Child Friendly:  Yes

Knox Area Rescue Ministries

Site Address:   418 N Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37917

Project Description:   Serve Knox Area Rescue Ministries with a construction project in their laundry area.

On-site Contact Person:   Dave Perkins // 865.804.0464

Team Leaders: Steve Whitted // 865.257.1643

Number of Participants:  20

Child Friendly: No

Alcoa Middle School

Site Address:  532 Faraday St, Alcoa, TN 37701

Project Description:  Participants will serve Alcoa Middle School by completing campus beautification – landscaping, planting and preparing the campus for back to school.

Team Leaders: 

Number of Participants:  20

Child Friendly:  Older kids

HOPE Resource Center

Site Address: 2700 Painter Avenue SW, Knoxville, TN 37919

Project Description: Participants will serve HOPE Resource Center by helping with a painting project.

Team Leader: Michael Stooksbury // 865.304.1448

Number of Participants:  12

Child Friendly:  Older kids

Cerebral Palsy Center

Site Address:  2014 Highland Drive, Knoxville, TN 37912

Project Description:  Serve the patients of the Cerebral Palsy Center by visiting, bible study and worship.

Team Leaders: Susie Logan // 865.659.8157 | Charlie McNutt // 865.577.4222

Number of Participants:  8

Child Friendly:  Yes

Ministry to Knoxville Homeless

Site Address: Sevier Heights Baptist Church

Project Description: Participants will serve the Knoxville homeless by preparing hygiene bags and delivering them to a local homeless shelter. They will also write encouragement letters to homeless shelter residents.

Team Leaders: Hayden & Jennifer Oakley // 865.660.1256  

Number of Participants:  30

Child Friendly:  Yes

Elementary School Goody Bag Assembly

 Site Address:  Sevier Heights Baptist Church

Project Description:  Partner with Children’s Ministry to assemble goody bags for outreach to local area elementary schools.

On-site Contact Person:  Andy Ellis // 865.577.4222

Leader: Alicia Baskin // 865.577.4222

Number of Participants:  50

Child Friendly: Yes

South Doyle Middle School

Site Address:  3900 Decatur Drive, Knoxville, TN 37920

Project Description:  Participants will serve South Doyle Middle School by completing campus beautification 

Team Leaders: Jordan Van Pelt // 865.806.8129 | Katie McCroskey // 865.640.7281

Number of Participants:  30

Child Friendly: Yes

THRIVE Lonsdale

Site Address:  1317 Connecticut Ave // Knoxville, TN  37921

Project Description:  Partner with THRIVE Lonsdale, an organization that ministers to elementary & upper school students with an after school/ summer program. Volunteers will complete a painting project

Team Leaders: Brad & Amy Higdon // 865.809.5431

Number of Participants: 20

Child Friendly:  No

Children’s Choir Nursing Home Ministry

Site Address:  Various

Project Description:  Our 4th and 5th grade Children’s Choir will partner with local assisted living facilities to minister to the residents through music. If you would like to sign up for this project, please email laura.taliaferro@sevierheights.org.

Team Leaders: Laura Taliaferro 865.577.4222

Number of Participants: 20

Child Friendly:  Yes

The King’s Academy

Site Address:  202 Smothers Rd, Seymour, TN 37865

Project Description:  Participants will serve The King’s Academy by completing campus beautification.

Team Leaders:

Number of Participants: 20

Child Friendly:  Yes

PRAY KNOXVILLE

Site Address:  Prayer Room, Sevier Heights

Project Description:  Pray for our city and the projects that will be taking place during the workday.

Team Leaders: Don Morris // 865.719.0020

On-site Contact Person:  Kristi Rummel //  865.577.4222

Number of Participants:  Anyone who feels led to support Here for Knoxville in this way.

Child Friendly:  No

Here for Knoxville! Prayer

Site Address:  Prayer Room, Sevier Heights

Project Description:  Pray for our city and the projects that will be taking place during the workday.

Team Leaders: Don Morris // 865.719.0020

On-site Contact Person:  Kristi Rummel //  865.577.4222

Number of Participants:  Anyone who feels led to support Here for Knoxville in this way.

Child Friendly:  No