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Highlights of 2015:
Since 9/1/2015 922 familes got food from our Food Pantry.

A total of 27 people made a committment to the Lord during the Food Pantry Service.

Around 18 people were saved through our Prision Ministry.

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse certified our church as a Recovery Congregation because of offering Celebrate Recovery to our community. You can learn more about CR by clicking on the Community Ministry menu button.

Events from 2016:
1/5/2016 - At our Celebrate Recovery meeting, 4 people accepted Christ and He became their true "higher power". They also entered into a new future as they apply the 12 steps and 8 Biblical principles of CR.

1/30/2016 - Gave away about 17,000 lbs of food to 140 families at the food pantry today. We had one person accept Christ, one make a recommittment to Christ, and one person was healed.

1/31/2016 - After an awesome worship service,  Pastor Roxie gave a dynamic sermon today. One person in the church was Baptized in water.

2/7/2016 - Today we dedicated 3 wonderful babies. I love dedicating babies to Lord.

2/10/2016 - Despite the snow and ice, around 56 families got food at the food pantry today.

2/21/2016 - This Sunday was youth Sunday and the Youth did a great job conducting the service. They were especially good at doing their skit communicating the faithfullness of Christ. We also dedicated two more babies during the service. What a blessing to dedicate the twins to the Lord Jesus Christ.

2/24/2016 - Today 56 families got food from the food pantry.

3/11/2016 - Over 190 people got food from the food pantry ministry today. I am amazed at how the Lord continues to provide for all those people. He is awesome indeed!

Easter Sunday - We had over 100 people attend the service and one person was saved during the service.  it was also reported that one person in the prision ministry was saved.

4/13/2016 - About 91 families got food from our 2nd Wednesday food pantry service. Our food pantry service focused on healing and I am looking forward to hearing testimonies as to what God did during the service.

4/22/2016 - About 161 families got food from our mobile food pantry today. It is amazing to see our parking lot full of cars, even overflowing to the grass next to the lot. God has really blessed our country with food, and there is absolutely no reason that anyone should go hungry in our nation.

4/24/2016 - Today one member of our youth group was water baptized. What a wonderful step of faith for a teen to make before the whole church. Congratulations!

5/11/2016 - Our food pantry served about 85 people today. God continues to bless us with food and provisions.

5/25/2016- Today at the food pantry, 3 people were saved and 90 families got food. God is awesome.

6/1/2015 - We began our children's lunch feeding program by surving dinner to 10 children to start with. We expect the number of children involved to increase as the program progresses.

6/12/2016 - Today we had two of our Children's Church kids get baptized in water. Way to go Dixie and Zack!

6/15/2016 -  Had a wonderful time a food pantry today with 110 families getting food. Lindsay Konrad delivered a great message. Looks like we have a "preacher lady" on our hands. Way to go Lindsay!

6/24/2016 - To our great joy, we had 3 salvations and one water baptism in the jail ministry today. We also had two others make a re-dedication to the Lord.

6/28/2016 - Had over 100 boxes of food given away at food pantry plus three salvation committments.

6/28/2016 - Recently we had three salvations in the jail ministry. God is really working behind bars.

7/3/2016 - Today the church celebrated the 25th year of service at the church for Pastors Jerry and Roxie Jochem.  Superintendent Terry Baily of the Tennessee District of the Assembly of God delivered an outstanding message, and the church was blessed with the Presence of the Holy Spirit and much love in the membership.  Thank you Jesus for more years of ministry to come for our Pastors.

7/5/2015 - Today four people at Celebrate Recovery were saved and requested water baptism. Awesome#!

7/13/2016 - We gave out about 85 boxes of food today. We also saw two healings. In the first healing a woman who was in pain because of a fall had also lost her sight, but after the Lord moved on her, she regained her sight and had much less pain.  In another case, a woman who was not able to raise her arms over her head was healed and she was able to lift her arms high above her head. All these healings proceeded God's Word about hope for Christians.

8/2/2016 - Two people from the CR group and I person from the Church were water Baptized today to the glory of the Lord.

8/10/2015 - Gave out 100 boxes of food today, and had 3 salvations and testimony confirming a healing from the last food pantry.  

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Food Pantry Schedule
Regular Food Pantries will be on the following dates and times:
  • The 2nd Wednesday at 3:30 pm
  • The 4th Tuesday at 3:30 pm
Church Grand Re - Opening
For the last several months we have been remodeling our church building. On March 28 at 10:15 am we will celebrate grand re-opening. Please invite a friend to the celebration. If you once attended Abundant Life Assembly of God, you are automatically invited to be with us when it is re-dedicated to the Lord.
Men's Meetings
Men's Fellowship meetings will be held on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 8:00 AM. The meetings consist of breakfast and fellowship.

The GriefShare group will no longer meet until the next session. The group meets in the Prayer Chapel on Fridays at 6pm for 13 weeks. If you know anyone who has lost a loved one and is dealing with the grief of the loss, please tell them about the GriefShare group. To register for the group, please call Pastor Jerry Jochem at 931-636-1120 . Everyone is welcome.
NewComers Group
If you want to become a member of our church, you need to attend at least 3 Newcomers group meetings. These meetings are at my house after church and dinner is served. These are just fellowship times so that you can get to know me and find out a bit more about the church and I can get to know you and find out how I can be your pastor. These groups are held once a month and because of Roxie being on chemotherapy, we have not had one for the last several months.
Our next Newcomes group will be announced here so come back for more information. If you want to attend, please let me know. We need to know so we know how much food to prepare

Internet Tithe and Contributions
To Tithe or give a donation to the church, click the "Give" button below. Be sure to have your credit card ready. Once the transaction is approved you will be notified. Select the fund that you want to give into, but I would suggest giving to the General Fund normally. We will record your giving for the end-of-year tax purposes. If you have any questions, ask Pastor Jerry.
The School of Spiritual Gifts
The purpose of the School of Spiritual Gifts is to teach Christians how to work with the Holy Spirit in the practical application of the Spiritual Gifts mentioned in ! Corinthians 12.  Each meeting will last for one to two hours depending on the actions of the Holy Spirit. The basic requirement for the group is salvation through Jesus Christ. The tentative start date for the school is Sunday September 4th at 6 PM. To register for this group please call 1-931-636-1120.  Return here for up dates on the School.

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