Parish notes: Five Rivers Deanery

Holy Trinity, Jefferson City
The parish collected $2,407 from the Friday Lenten meals, which will be used to purchase groceries to feed the work teams who will participate in the Appalachian Outreach drive during July.

The parish vacation Bible school, “Gangway to Galilee,” will take place from 6-8:30 p.m. June 23-27 in Trinity Hall. Registration will begin in June. For more information, call the parish office at 865-471-0347.

Anniversaries: Lawrence and Veronica Merryman (55), Martin and Patti Slattery (25)
First Holy Communion: Natalie Arnold, Angelina Hager, Nick LaMonte, Mary Deary Lehman, Blayne Wawrin

Notre Dame, Greeneville
The parish vacation Bible school, “Rome: Paul and the Underground Church,” will take place on Wednesday nights, June 4, 11, 18, and 25. Activities planned include skits, a Roman marketplace with live animals (sheep, goats, chickens), games, crafts, and more. Call Susan Collins to learn more or to volunteer at 423-639-9381.

St. Dominic, Kingsport
Second-graders from the parish raised $392.70 from a bake sale to benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

The parish vacation Bible school, Totus Tuus, is scheduled for June 1-6. Grades one through six will meet from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Monday, June 2, through Friday, June 6. Grades seven through 12 will meet from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, June 1, through Thursday, June 5. Call Paul Vachon for more information at 423-288-8101.

“True Beauty Revealed,” a program for teen girls, will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, June 11 through July 16, at the parish. To learn more or to RSVP, contact Sandy McAdams at 423-863-2828 or

St. Patrick, Morristown
Deacon Jack and Sandy Raymond were welcomed as part of the ministry team at St. Patrick Church. Bishop Richard F. Stika recently assigned Deacon Raymond to the parish.

The 13th annual Shamrock Shenanigans raised $15,659.52 for the parish.

The parish vacation Bible school will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 9-13 at the parish. Preschoolers through fifth-grade students are welcome to attend. For more information, call the parish office at 423-586-9174.

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