Concord United Methodist Church | 11020 Roane Drive, Knoxville, TN 37934

March 16, 2023

Sharing Christ. Serving Others. Growing in Faith


Concord is excited to announce that we have installed new Wi-Fi Streaming Assisted Listening devices for both our Worship Center and Sanctuary.

Bring wired headphones that will work with your smart phone or tablet. Connect to the church Wi-Fi network, "Concord UMC Guest". Download the app "Listen Everywhere". Then open the app and choose your location. NOTE: Bluetooth headphones/hearings will have latency issues. If you need wired headphones, stop by the Information Desk. 

Click here for a directional video

Click here to download app


WOULD YOU BE WILLING TO MAKE VISITORS FEEL WELCOME ONCE A MONTH? Our church is growing and so are our needs. Please consider serving as a rotating Sunday Morning Greeter, Usher, Coffee Host or as a smiling face at our Welcome Desk. There is also a need for more help on Wednesdays for Concord Community Care Nights - food prep in the morning, serving or clean up in the evening. Contact Joan De Tar for more info or to sign up - [email protected] or 865-966-6728, ext. 242.

UMCOR SUNDAY - This ministry is achieved exclusively through your generosity. The special offering on March 26 underwrites UMCOR’s “cost of doing business” making it possible for UMCOR to focus on responding to communities and individuals when they need immediate assistance. It allows UMCOR to preserve the promise that 100% of any donation to a specific UMCOR project or missionary will go towards that project and not administrative cost. DONATE HERE.


KINDERGARTEN/1st GRADES VOLUNTEER NEEDED - Have you thought about volunteering in Children's Ministry? We are in need of another Sunday School volunteer to assist twice a month. Please prayerfully consider this opportunity to help our littles grow in faith. Contact Victoria if you are interested. ([email protected])

MARCH FOOD PANTRY NEEDS - Cake Mix & Frosting (happy colors), Oil (32oz), Canned Pasta Sauce, Easter Candy (small bags), Scalloped Potatoes, Crushed Pineapple (20oz)

EASTER GIFT CARDS - We invite you to help our pantry guests celebrate Easter by funding the Wal-Mart gift cards for hams and fresh food items. Will you help us by making a donation to buy these? Click here to donate.



AGING FAITHFULLY - Our faith accompanies us through all stages of life. Join us as we learn, share, and support each other through the years of our life that occur in retirement, and/or as parents of adult children. Returns March 15 - Wednesdays, 4:30PM in Room E-109.

MEN'S GROUP - Men of all ages, join us for a place to connect, learn about God and discuss issues confronting men. Our next gathering of our Men's Group is this Sunday, March 19 at 5:00. We are meeting in the Worship Center on the east side of campus. Meal is provided. Questions, contact Chas Means - [email protected].

55+ FIESTA BINGO NIGHT - Friday, March 31 - 6PM - Join us for a night of Bingo, Mexican Food and tons of fun! $10 per person. Register Here.


Senior Sunday - Please contact Becca Means at [email protected] if your Senior plans to participate in the Senior Recognition Service and/or Senior Banquet. Mark your calendars for Sunday, April 30! Senior Recognition will be in the 11:00am Contemporary service on this date and the Senior Banquet will Senior Sunday Sign-up for Senior Recognition Service and/or Senior Banquet. Mark your calendars for Sunday, April 30! Senior Recognition will be in the 11:00am Contemporary service on this date and the Senior Banquet will be that evening at 6:00pm. 

Confirmation Sunday - Sunday, May 7, at 6:00pm in the Worship Center with a reception immediately following.

Click here to sign-up for Confirmation Interviews.

Sunday Morning Small Groups

10:00-10:50am Upstairs in the Student Wing

Sunday Night "Unite"

6:00- 7:30pm Upstairs in The Studio

Wednesday night Students

5:45-6:30pm Free Community Meal

6:30-8:00pm Worship and Small Groups in The Studio



10am - 10:50am

Drop off in the Crossroads Classroom (Room 117) 

K-5th grade


11:00am in the gym

K-5th grade 


12:15pm Room 292

K-5th grade


8:50am-12:00 pm

Preschool Wing


5:45-6:30 Free community dinner

6:30-7:45 Nursery-Preschool activities 

6:30-7:15 Crescendo

7:15-8:00 Community Kids


PALM SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICES, APRIL 2 - 9 & 11AM both traditional and contemporary worship - Our children will be waving palms at both 11 AM services before sitting down with their parents for Family Worship in the Traditional 11AM service.

EASTER CELEBRATION & EGG HUNT- Come join us for an afternoon of family fun on Palm Sunday, April 2 from 3:00-5:00. We will have age divided egg hunts, the Easter story, a few inflatables, a balloon artist, face painters, crafts, and ice cream. If you are interested in volunteering for this family event, please contact Victoria or Jennifer in the Children's Ministry office. Contact here.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS - Monday, April 3 - 6:00-7:30PM -Meet in the Worship Center - Stations of the Cross is an interactive, one hour walk through events of Jesus’ journey from his sentence of death to being buried in the tomb. Persons will walk through six stations which tell the story of these events. Journeying through the stations occurs through groups walking through the stations. Groups will begin the stations every 10 minutes starting at 6:00pm until 7:00pm. We encourage sign-ups for a start time, yet welcome walk ins are welcome. Invite someone to join you on the journey. Sign up here.

COMMUNITY CARE NIGHT - Wednesday, April 5 - Meal: 5:45-6:30PM/ Worship: 6:30PM/ Groups: 7:00PM - We continue our series, "Were We There?, by focusing on John. Parenting Workshop (7PM Fellowship Hall) - Parenting with Faith led by Children's Ministry Director, Victoria Shackelford, Student Ministry Director, Daniel Doubleday, and Pastor of Discipleship, Brooke Hartman. We will discuss ways to parent with faith.

MAUNDY THURSDAY WORSHIP SERVICE (Holy Thursday) - Thursday, April 6 - 7PM - Sanctuary - Also, available online at or Join us on Thursday, April 6 for a very special Holy Week service of Maundy Thursday. This will be a service that remembers and reflects upon Jesus’ last supper with his disciples before his death. The story will be retold through music, scripture, and the observance of Holy Communion.

GOOD FRIDAY WORSHIP SERVICE - Friday, April 7 | 7PM | Worship Center - Also, available online at or Good Friday is a service of worship that offers both scripture and meditation, reflecting on Jesus’ last hours on earth. The format of this service of Tenebrae, or “Darkness,” is based on a twelfth-century service and is an extended meditation on the passion of Christ. Good Friday is not meant to leave you feeling happy. It was a very heavy time. It is hard to imagine what Jesus must have gone through, but he knew what was coming. The celebration of Easter and the resurrection are the most joyous after you have experienced Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.

EASTER WORSHIP SERVICES - Sunday, April 9 | 9 & 11 AM | Traditional & Contemporary worship offered at both times.


Sunday, March 19, 2023


Sermon: Facing Threats

Scripture: Luke 13:31-35

Pastor: Mike Stallings

Hymns: Leaning On the Everlasting Arms - UMH 133

It Is Well With My Soul - UMH 377


Sermon: Facing Threats

Scripture: Luke 13:31-35

Pastor: Larry Trotter


A gift has been received in memory of Bill Little (memorial fund)


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Texting - Text CONCORDUNITED to 73256

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March 18-19 - Mike Stallings - 865-719 -3469







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