April 14, 2018

Impacting our city is an action. On Saturday, April 14, we’ll head out all over Knoxville from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 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 many service projects this year. We will start at the Sevier Heights Worship Center at 8:00 a.m. on April 14. 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:  Serve local first responders by preparing and delivering lunch to area firefighters. Participants will also assemble/deliver gifts of appreciation and encouragement.

Team Leaders: Matt and Jennifer Pickwell 865.556.7178

Number of Participants:  20

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 / Katie McCroskey 865.640.7281

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

Nursing Home Visitation

Site Address: Williamsburg Villas, Trinity Hills, Island Home, Asbury Place, Holston

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.

Team Leader:  Jeff Lingerfelt // 865.209.2702

Number of Participants:  25

Child Friendly:  Yes

Operation Backyard-Ramp Project

Site Address: Local Knoxville Home

Project Description:  In partnership with Operation Backyard, the team will serve residents by installing a ramp.

Team Leader: Jay Zartman 865.337.0168

Number of Participants: 10

Child Friendly:  No

Operation Backyard-House Project

Site Address: Local Knoxville Home

Project Description:  TBD

Team Leader: Jay Zartman 865.337.0168

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 campus beautification project. Participants will be doing general landscaping and pressure washing.

Team Leaders: Steve Whitted // 865.257.1643

Number of Participants:  20

Child Friendly: No

The Salvation Army

Site Address:   409 N Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37917

Project Description:   Partner with The Salvation Army in helping them update their playground area. Participants will do general landscaping and staining of the outdoor furniture.

Team Leaders:  Greg and Jennifer Green 865.387.7701

Number of Participants:  15

Child Friendly:  Yes

HOPE Resource Center

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

Project Description: Partner with HOPE Resource Center by helping complete a painting project at their facility.

Team Leader: Michael Stooksbury 865.304.1448

Number of Participants:  12

Child Friendly:  Older kids

Cerebral Palsy Center-Visitation

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:  10

Child Friendly:  Yes

Cerebral Palsy Center-Painting

Site Address:  2014 Highland Drive, Knoxville, TN 37912

Project Description:  Serve the patients of the Cerebral Palsy Center by helping complete a painting project.

Team Leaders: Allen Moyers 865.256.7106 / Charlie McNutt 865.577.4222

Number of Participants:  8

Child Friendly:  No

South Doyle Middle School

Site Address:  3900 Decatur Drive, Knoxville, TN 37920

Project Description:  Serve South Doyle Middle School by completing a project in their front office. Participants will help spruce up the office space with clean out and renovation.

Team Leader: Greg and Tonya Williams 865.577.4222

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 help build bookcases and sort books for the library.

Team Leaders: Brad & Amy Higdon 865.809.5431

Number of Participants: 20

Child Friendly:  No

Bonny Kate Elementary School

Site Address: 7608 Martin Mill Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920

Project Description:  Participants will serve Bonny Kate Elementary by completing campus beautification – landscaping, planting and preparing the campus for spring events.

Team Leaders: Jim & Amanda Snowden 865.333.8290

Number of Participants:  25

Child Friendly:  Yes

Bethany Christian Services // Safe Families For Children

Site Address:  310 Erin Drive, Suite 10, Knoxville, TN 37919

Project Description:  Partner with Bethany Christian Services to help serve new foster families. Volunteers will help assemble shelving and assemble gift bags for new foster families.

Team Leaders: Brandon & Kelly Burton 865.548.4312

Number of Participants: 20

Child Friendly:  Yes

Children's Choir Nursing Home Ministry

Site Address:  Various

Project Description:  Our 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 Leader: Laura Taliaferro 865.577.4222

Number of Participants: 20

Child Friendly:  Yes

KARM Student Choir Project

Site Address:  418 N Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37917

Project Description:  Our Student Choir will partner with KARM to lead in worship on Sunday, April 8th. If you would like to sign up for this project, please email katelyn.parker@sevierheights.org.

Team Leader: Katelyn Parker 865.577.4222

Number of Participants: 20

Child Friendly:  Middle and High School Students

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