Deacons, Deaconess

Deacons and Deaconesses conduct Communion Services in the homes, hospitals, and nursing homes for our sick and shut-in members and others. 
Chairman - Deacon Board Gaylord Gibson
Chairperson - Deaconess Board Bernice Phillips

Kitchen/Food Service

This ministry provides food for church functions, including funerals and other services.
Chairperson: Crystal Bell-Styles (865) 637-7203
Ora Jean Chandler
Ella Neal
Mattie Sharp
Kathy Tate



The Rachel and Sisterhood Circles provides resources and outreach services to the local and state communities. 
Patricia Netherland (865) 522-2956
Janice Wykle (865) 363-8266

Nursing Home

This ministry conducts Bible Study, Individual Visitation, and Outreach to surrounding nursing homes.
Contact: Almeda Wright (865) 282-5539
Deacon Larry Mooney (865) 898-2837

Usher and Greeter Ministry

The mission of the Usher Ministry is to accommodate every worshipper who enters the church with a seat in the most pleasant and efficient manner possible. Our ushers minister to the well-being and comfort of our church members and all visitors as they enter the worship service. The ushers are to serve for revivals, special programs at Tabernacle and with other churches. 
Chairperson, Sheliah Minor-Wilkes (865) 525-6894
Co-chairperson, Patricia Netherland (865) 522-2956
Senior Usher Leader, Mary Ruth Reed
Adult Usher Leader, Bernice Phillips
Youth Usher Leader, Kim Jones