News & Notes

August 24-31



Hiwassee River Rafting Trip – CANCELLED

Unfortunately, we were forced to cancel the Hiwassee River Trip last Saturday, August 20. We will not be able to make up this event due to a lack of availability with sponsors in the next couple of weeks. We will aim for another rafting trip next August!


August 28 – Visitation Project

On Sunday afternoon, August 28, we will have a visitation service project. We will make visits to area care facilities and spend time with older members of the Crieve Hall family. This is our service project for August and is for grades 6-12. We will meet at the building at 3:30 in Sister Tucker’s room and return in time for worship that evening.


September 4 – 9th-12th Devotional

            On Sunday night, September 4, we will have a 9th-12th devotional at the home of Jim & Cindy Palmer. Nathan & Tonja McRady will also help with hosting. Guys bring chips and a drink, girls bring desserts. We will run the bus and return by 9:15.


September 7 – Youth & Family Dinner

All K-12 families are invited to the Youth and Family dinner on Wednesday night, September 7, at 6 PM in the Activity Center. We will be having Whitt’s barbecue.  Cost is $3 per person.  Please bring a drink and either chips or a dessert.  Be sure to sign up at the Youth Corner if you plan to come.


September 10 – Bible Bowl

Our Bible Bowl participants are studying hard in preparation for the big event on Saturday, September 10, in Cookeville. The text this year is taken from Leviticus.  For those who need to ride the bus, please sign the list at the Youth Corner.  We will meet at Crieve Hall on Saturday morning at 5:45 and return around 4 p.m. that afternoon.


September 11 – Harding University Representative

            On Sunday morning, September 11, Scott Hannigan will be at Crieve Hall and speak to our 9-12 grades for a few minutes at the end of Bible classes about Harding. Scott is the Assistant Director of Admissions at Harding University in Searcy. After Bible class, all seniors and their immediate families are invited out to lunch to visit with Scott and to ask more questions about Harding.


September 11 – 6th-8th Devotional

On Sunday evening, September 11, the 6th-8th grades are invited to the home of Paul & Lori Hounshell for a meal and devotional. Ray and Shelly Walden are also serving as hosts. Guys bring chips and a drink, girls bring desserts. We will run the buses and return to the building by 9:15.


September 16-18 – R.U.S.H. @ FHU

9th-12th grades are invited to attend RUSH at Freed-Hardeman University, September 16-18. The theme for this year is “The Desert” and we will be discussing the temptations of Christ. The deadline to sign-up is Wednesday, September 7. Cost is $25. We will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 14, after Bible study in the Youth Assembly room to go over details about the trip.