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An update from the Gatlinburg congregation

House of Pancakes
Turn here to reach the current meeting place of the Gatlinburg church of Christ at 189 West Ogle St, Gatlinburg TN

Rod Rutherford reports that the saints in Gatlinburg are currently meeting at 189 West Ogle Drive, off Highway 321; turn at the “Little House of Pancakes.” The church is leasing this meeting space until their building can be rebuilt. They are still in need of financial assistance to help members and others in the area.

Gatlinburg fires destroy church building and members’ homes

“Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith.” (Galatians 6:10)

Gatlinburg church of Christ

Fire has destroyed the meeting house for the Gatlinburg church of Christ (above). According to the congregation’s website, all members are safe and accounted for. The following was posted on Facebook by a friend of Rod Rutherford, who preaches for the church in Gatlinburg:

“Since last talking on the phone with you I have learned the three members have lost their homes. A friend called a friend in the Gatlinburg fire department to ask about the church building. He was told that everything on Reagan Drive was destroyed, either burned down or badly damaged beyond use. This would include our church building. We plan to worship with the Sevierville church Sunday and then have a congregational meeting to discuss our future. Our building was fully insured. If anyone wants to help those who lost their homes, we ask them to send a contribution to the Gatlinburg church of Christ and mark it For Fire Relief. We will use it to help our members first and then others as funds permit. The address is: Gatlinburg church of Christ, P.O. Box 361, Gatlinburg, TN 37738. Thanks for your interest, prayers and concern.”