First Baptist Church LaFollette will be the collection site for shoe boxes for the Samaritans Purse Operation Christmas Child. The times of collection are Nov. 16-20, 4 – 7 p.m., Nov. 21, 1 to 4 p.m., Nov. 22, 12:30 – 3 p.m. and Nov. 23, 9-10:30 a.m. If a different time is needed, call the church at 562-7649 or John Faulkner at 562-4432. If brochures are needed for packing the boxes, call these numbers also. Forks Grove Baptist Church will have its monthly singing on Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. with the Botts Family singing. Refreshments will be served after the service. The Heirmen, Graceful Sounds and God’s Three will be singing Nov. 21 throughout the day at the Book Rack.
Lick Creek Holiness Church will have a benefit singing on Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. with the Singing Reapers and others. Indiana Avenue Baptist Church will host a free meal at the church on Nov. 24 from 6 -7 p.m. Lakeview Baptist Church will be hosting a 5K fun run/walk on Dec. 5 at Cove Lake State Park. Pre-registration is required and forms can be picked up at the Caryville Municipal Building and at The LaFollette Press. The cost for the 5K fun run/walk will be $10. For those who pre-register by Nov. 18 a t-shirt will be guaranteed. Registration will be 8:30 a.m. and the race will begin at 9 a.m. For more information contact Cindy Leach at 566-5005. Submit your items for Church News by 3 p.m. on Friday. Items concerning community events run free of charge. Send items by mail to 225 N. 1st Street, LaFollette, TN 37766, by fax at 566-7060 or by email to email@example.com.