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Unified in Christ,

we actively seek to create harmony in a diverse community

through compassion

mutual respect

and love.

 

banner-600x639Sunday in the Sanctuary

Sunday Worship at Erin is a unique blend of traditional Reformed liturgy, contemporary music, prayers of the people, and other elements.

Rather than segregating communities of worshipers by taste (traditional, “praise & worship“, etc), we have chosen the more difficult path: inclusiveness and openness to a variety of worship styles and tones within the context of a single family of faith.

We encourage you to experience it for yourself.

Communion (The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper) is celebrated the first Sunday of each month and at special liturgical times during the year.

Got Kids?

Our professionally-staffed nursery opens at 9:30 am to welcome children up to two years old. Check out the schedule of lessons for this year!

planet-worship-kids03Planet Worship is Erin’s Children’s Church program for children ages 4 years old through 4th grade. Children attend worship with their parents for the first half of the service. After the family sermon and Praise Song, children are dismissed to Planet Worship, which is held in the Family Life Center.

This program is designed to teach our children why we worship and how we worship. Find out more.

Erin offers a rich program of Christian education on Sunday mornings for learners of every age.

Whether you are in preschool, grades K-12, or an adult, you’ll find a class eager to welcome you. Find out more.

Youth Groups

Erin’s youth groups explore what it means to follow Christ in today’s complex world. On Sunday nights, our youth meet to discuss important questions together and bring Jesus’ perspective to the decisions they make every day. There’s fun, opportunities for service, and serious study, too. Both groups also participate in outreach events, lock-ins, and retreats.

Middle School Youth Group meets Sundays 4:45-5:45 pm.

High School Youth Group meets Sundays 5:45-7:00 pm.

Join Us for Dinner, Wed. 5:45 pm

Wednesday nights from September through May offer Erin’s famous “Wednesday Night Dinner.” Everyone is welcome!

Our super-talented (or should we say, “supper-talented”) Dinner Team led by Dan and Betty Gibbs, serve up a great time of food and fellowship to get our Wednesday Night activities off on the right foot. The menu is different every week and includes “just for kids” options.

Reservations are requested and a donation of $5 per adult and $2 per child is recommended. To reserve your spot, contact the Church Office at 865-588-5350.

CEX

Erin’s Creative Expressions ministry began in 1995, and is still going strong after more than 2 decades. Current programs include:Seussical 1-71

  • Such is the Kingdom (musical performance group for grades K-5)
  • Sonshine Company (musical theater group for grades 1-6)
  • Journey 7 (drama performance group for grades 7-10)
  • Dayspring Dance Ensemble (liturgical dance group for grades 6-12)
  • Erin Youth Players (musical theater for grades 7-12)

Erin is also proud to be a creative partner with The Wordplayers, Knoxville’s renowned Christian theater company.

 

Visit us this Sunday.