Friday, October 30, 2015

Visit the Bates at Church

Are you looking for a church near Knoxville, Tennessee? The Bates family attends Bible Baptist Church of East Tennessee, a congregation that meets in the Holiday Inn Express Conference Room at 111 Hillvale Road in Clinton. Service times are 10:00am, 11:00am, and 6:00pm on Sundays and 7:00pm on Wednesdays.

In addition to his job as owner and operator of Bates Tree Service, Gil Bates pastors at Bible Baptist.

Carlin Bates (then age 16) and Gil Bates in California, 2014


Photo courtesy of the Bates family

14 comments:

  1. They must have short services to have them so close together.

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  2. I just wish I DID live near Knoxville so I could attend Bible Baptist Church!!!

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  3. Do his religion allow Christmas trees?

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  4. If I weren't so far away, I'd be there tomorrow.

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  5. my family is thinking of visiting, has anyone been to their church?

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  6. We are vacationing in Tennessee in August. We hope to stop in for prayer meeting. 😊

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  7. The 10:00 o'clock service is Sunday School and the 11:00 o'clock service is the worship sevice. It is the standard Baptist service with worship music and the preaching of God's word from the Bible.The family is extremely friendly and down to earth just as you see on TV. They are the real thing.

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  8. I forgot to mention we were passing through the area when we visited the church. If you are vacationing in the Gatinburg area it isn't to far.

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  9. Is the service still held at the Holiday Inn?

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  10. Me and my family are coming for Vaca in gatlinburg in a couple weeks. We are considering attending here for Wednesday night service

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  11. Hi,

    I sent an email to the church regarding a question and received an email back stating that the email address is no longer active. Do you know the current email address or how I could contact them? The email address info@biblebaptisteasttn.com did not work. Thank you for your help!

    Blessings!

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    1. Hi Mom For Christ,

      We will let the Bates know that there seems to be a problem with their email address. That is the only email address that the church currently has. May we ask what your question is?

      Lily and Ellie

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