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Knoxville-Area Houses of Worship Ranked According to Sabbath Attendance, Then Total Membership
Rank
'14
House of worshipPhone
Website
Denomination
Attendance1 / members
Sun. svcs. / wkday. svcs.
# bldgs. / main bldg. sq. ft.
Empl.FT/PT
Ministers
MinistriesCongregational leader
Year established
1Sacred Heart Cathedral
417 Erin Drive, Ste. 120
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-588-0249
shcathedral.org
Roman Catholic
5,746 / 3,800
5 / 10
4 / 68,032
NA/NA
NA
NA
Very Rev. David Boettner
Pastor
1956
2Faith Promise Church
10740 Faith Promise Lane
Knoxville, TN 37931
865-251-2590
faithpromise.org
Interdenominational
4,628 / 1,554
9 / 0
5 / 75,000
40/12
24
Counseling, Celebrate Recovery, Compassion ministries, men's & women's groups, financial mgmt. groups
Dr. Robert Christopher Stephens
Senior pastor
1995
3Sevier Heights Baptist Church
3232 Alcoa Highway
Knoxville, TN 37920
865-577-4222
sevierheights.org
Southern Baptist
3,946 / 6,469
4 / 1
NA / 185,000
NA/NA
NA
The Walk (college worship service), youth, singles, Mother's Day Out
Dr. Hollie S. Miller
Senior pastor
1936
4First Baptist Concord
11704 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37934
865-966-9791
fbconcord.org
Southern Baptist
3,500 / 8,000
2 / 1
12 / 70,000
NA/NA
NA
Worship ministry, family ministry, missions, Concord Christian School
John Avant
Senior pastor
1896
5Cokesbury United Methodist Church
9908 Kingston Pike2
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-693-0353
cclive.org
United Methodist
3,031 / 4,704
5 / 1
4 / 140,000
34/46
4
Manna House (food pantry), Hope Initiative (benevolence), Cokesbury Children's Center (preschool), Celebrate Recovery, grief support, cancer support, singles, Moms & More, women's & men's ministries, Financial Peace, Divorce Recovery
Rev. Stephen B. DeFur
Senior pastor
1964
6All Saints Catholic Church
620 N. Cedar Bluff Road
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-531-0770
allsaintsknoxville.org
Catholic
2,800 / 8,563
5 / 10
4 / NA
7/7
3
Spanish Mass 7pm - Saturdays
Rev. Michael A. Woods
Pastor
1994
7Restoration International Outreach (RIO Church)3
370 S. Long Hollow Road
Maryville, TN 37801
865-681-2763
riocentral.org
Church of God
2,400 / 1,204
1 / 1
NA / NA
10/7
14
Isaiah 58 Food Project, Celebrate Recovery, disaster response, local/international missions
Ronnie Hepperly
Senior pastor
1998
8Fellowship Church
8000 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37909
865-470-9800
fellowshipknox.org
Evangelical Free Church of America
2,000 / 1,317
3 / 1
4 / 85,000
32/30
21
Chosen Children Foster Care and Adoption, Divorce Care, Marriage Innovators, Crossroad
Dr. Rick Dunn
Lead pastor
1987
9St. John Neumann Catholic Church
635 St. John Court
Knoxville, TN 37934
865-966-4540
sjnknox.org
Catholic
1,893 / 4,379
44 / 8
5 / 18,000
3/1
3
Youth, parochial school/religious education, Bible study, outreach to the poor, music
Rev. Monsignor G. Patrick Garrity V.E.
Pastor
1977
10Two Rivers Church
275 Harrison Lane
Lenoir City, TN 37772
865-777-2121
tworiverschurch.org
Evangelical Free Church of America
1,750 / 1,020
6 / 1
3 / 44,000
NA/NA
NA
Pier 45 (4th & 5th grades), student ministries for middle school (The Mix) and high school (Fuel), mentoring/tutoring partnership with Eaton Crossroads School, medical/evangelistic missions with sister church in Guatemala
Rev. Brad Brinson
Senior pastor
1998
11Park West Church of God
7635 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37909
865-693-0144
parkwest.org
Pentecostal, Church of God
1,456 / 2,122
3 / 1
3 / 67,500
16/5
10
Benevolence, youth, children, missions
Rev. Gerald E. McGinnis
Senior pastor
1980
12First Baptist Church of Powell
7706 Ewing Road
Powell, TN 37849
865-947-9074
fbcpowell.org
Southern Baptist
1,400 / 2,200
4 / 4
5 / 50,000
15/7
6
NA
Phil Jones
Mike Powell
Teaching elders
1885
13Corryton Church
P.O. Box 28
Corryton, TN 37721
865-688-3971
corrytonchurch.com
Southern Baptist
1,000 / 1,332
2 / 2
2 / 50,000
4/18
4
Upward Sports, missionary retreats
Dr. Rocky Ramsey
Senior pastor
1905
14First Baptist Church Lenoir City
2085 Simpson Road East
Lenoir City, TN 37772
865-986-9066
firstbaptistlc.org
Southern Baptist
996 / 3,007
1 / 1
4 / 164,000
25/23
8
Lenoir City Christian Academy, family ministry, Prime Time Ministry, discipleship
Dr. C. E. Jackson III
Senior pastor
1894
15Central Baptist Church of Bearden
6300 Deane Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-588-0586
cbcbearden.org
Southern Baptist
921 / 4,191
3 / 1
2 / 134,000
28/11
11
Focus prison ministries, Samaritan ministries, FISH, Mother's Day Out, M.O.P.S.
Dr. C. Wade Bibb
Senior pastor
1894
16First Apostolic Church-Knoxville
5020 Pleasant Ridge Road
Knoxville, TN 37912
865-523-5261
facknoxville.org
Apostolic/Pentecostal
800 / 1,200
2 / 1
4 / NA
NA/NA
NA
Apostolic Christian School, children and adult choirs, Joy group (seniors), Apostolic Kiddie Academy, Generation N Action (youth)
Mark Anthony McCool
Pastor
1957
17Tellico Village Community Church
130 Chota Center
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-1516
tellicochurch.com
International Council of Community Churches
700 / 1,490
2 / 1
5 / NA
5/7
4
NA
Martin Singley
Senior pastor
1988
1 Avg. Sabbath worship attendance, excluding Sunday School/relig. education and w/o duplication; 2 Physical address; mailing address is 9919 Kingston Pike; 3 Includes 9 satellite campuses in Maryville, Knoxville, Loudon, Sevierville; 4 Also Saturday vigil
Source: Individual company representatives, individual company Web sites. This list has been revised since its original publication Feb. 23, 2014, Knoxville News Sentinel. NA=not applicable or not available. Area includes Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier and Union counties. This list and other Knoxville-area market data are available as Excel spreadsheets at www.knoxvillebiz.com. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Angela Akers at 865-342-6424 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.
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