Welcome to Grandview!

Welcome to Grandview Baptist Church in Maryville, Tennessee. We want you to feel at home! You will be greeted by members and church staff who will extend their hands in Christian fellowship. We invite you to worship with us and experience the blessings of our Lord’s goodness and love.


Greetings Church Family,

   In a recent online worship service I planted a seed about our collectively, as a church family, embarking on a journey together through the Word of God in 2021. This chronological reading plan which is unique from other reading plans as it traces the characters and events of Scripture as they unfolded in human history; not in the order in which each book is listed in the Bible. Example; we will begin with the first three days of reading in Genesis of course but then we move to the Book of Job for a time, because that is the order in which the historical events unfolded in Scripture! Through this wonderful Journey we are about to embark on through the Bible for 2021, I promise that we will grow in our knowledge, trust, and worship of God, both individually and corporately as church family. Click the link below to find the daily reading schedule for January as we will get started this Friday, January 1st, 2021! Bible.com uses the The Bible app and is user friendly! For those of you who enjoy listening to the Bible being read to you as you follow along, that option is available as well. Tara-Leigh Cobble hosts a daily podcast to sum up and explain the daily reading. Bible information and recaps the daily reading with additional information you may want to listen to using iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcast or PodBean. If you need a visual of the daily Bible Recap then choose the free version of Ignitertv and search for The Bible Recap. As with some of the other podcasters, Ignitertv will ask for you to create an account and using the free version of this account will work fine. I hope you will commit to be apart of this great journey for 2021 and experience God through His written Word as it happened! 

January 2021

Pastor Chris

 


 


Live Church Paused

 
Greetings Church Family,
 
    Unfortunately, our intended live worship plans are going to be paused. Our local hospitals are a barometer of types for gauging the levels of Covid-19 in our community and it is important for us to realize that the hospitals are currently overcrowded treating the cases of Covid-19 that are life threatening. With that said, there are many more cases of Covid-19 in our community that are of less severity and yet  a strong contributor to the spread of the virus among us.
    After much prayerful consideration and discussion our church leadership believes that once again the best course of action for our church family is to pause live worship till further notice in an effort to keep you, our church family, and our community as safe as we possibly can. 
    We want to thank you for your prayers, trust, and patience in our efforts to navigate this almost daily changing, very fluid situation. 
    We will be providing our services digitally each week, this Sunday however, it will be later in the afternoon when they become available. We ask that you please continue to remember in thought and prayer the many in our community affected by Covid-19, as well as all of our front line medical workers and our nation as we continue to persevere in this time of trial. 
    Thank you for your love and support of our church leadership who prayerfully seek the Lord’s guidance and wisdom in how to best protect His people in these difficult days as we enter the Christmas season. 
 

(2) Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,  whenever you face trials of many kinds,   (3) Because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.    (4)  Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.      James 1.2-4

 

Servant of Christ,

Pastor Chris