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Bishop welcomes Bruderhof to East Tennessee

Christian community aquires Hiwassee College, establishes new home in Madisonville        By Dan McWilliams The Bruderhof Christian community, which has some 3,000-plus people in 27 settlements worldwide, has come to East Tennessee and is eager to work with Bishop Richard F. Stika. The community, which has purchased the former Hiwassee College …

St. Joseph the Worker hosts ecumenical service

A community ecumenical worship service was held at St. Joseph the Worker Church on Jan. 27. Pastors who participated in the service were the Rev. Laura Trent of Vonore Methodist Church, the Rev. Carole Martin of First Methodist Church of Madisonville, the Rev. Jack Porter of Buckner Memorial Methodist Church, …