Cumberland Mountain Deanery calendar

Sister Elizabeth Wanyoike, coordinator of adult faith formation at St. John Neumann Parish in Farragut, will present “Family Crisis: A Blessing or a Curse” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, in the St. John Neumann School cafeteria. Married couples and widowed or divorced adults are encouraged to attend. The workshop is free, but donations to cover the cost of lunch will be accepted. Child care will be available with advance notice. Register in the parish office in person or by calling 865-966-4540.
Knights of Columbus Council 8152 in Crossville will hold its 22nd annual Oktoberfest on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12 and 13. The festivities will kick off at 11:30 a.m. Friday and run through 9:30 p.m. On Saturday at 11 a.m. another day of German food, music, and dancing will begin and continue until 9:30 p.m. Admission tickets are $7.50 at the gate. Advance tickets are $6 and can be purchased by calling 931-707-7291 or visiting Admission for children under 14 is free.


The young people of St. Alphonsus Parish in Crossville recently performed in What’s Up, Zak? A Musical Encounter With Jesus, the story of Zacchaeus, Bartimaeus, and Jesus. More than 20 children, from kindergarten to high school, participated. The musical was produced by St. Alphonsus music director Marian Sullivan, with help from the parish community and artists from the Cumberland County Playhouse. This was the third children’s summer musical at St. Alphonsus. Photo by Sara Carey



Lintzes celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

MaryAnn and Jim Lintz of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Fairfield Glade celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 30.
The Lintzes were married at Holy Redeemer Church in Flint, Mich. They have two children, Kim Marie Bonomo of Manitou, Mich., and Steven Michael of DeLand, Fla. They also have five grandchildren and are expecting their first great-grandchild in January.
The couple retired from General Motors in Michigan and moved to the Glade in September 1991.

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