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The Community Outreach Ministry exists to provide Union Baptist Church
with opportunities to serve the community for Christ.


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Ritta Faculty Breakfast                                                                      Montgomery Village Block Party
Collection Box
Located at the Community Outreach Cottage- Just drive around back to drop off slightly used clothing and other items listed below for this Quarter.
Community Outreach Coupons
Start collecting coupons to help this program! You may drop your coupons off in the shoe box placed in Union Square, in the outside Community Outreach box, or give to Sherry King.  This is a simple way to assist this program in purchasing what is needed. 
Community Partners
Below are the organizations we partner with to serve the people of Knoxville and East Tennessee.  This is our obedience to Christ’s command to serve others. 
Ritta Elementary School
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We will collect the following in the 1st Quarter: Jan, Feb, March
  • Glue Sticks
  • Age appropriate scissors
  • Backpacks/canvas tote bags
  • Composition Notebooks
  • Notebook paper-wide ruled and standard ruled
  • 3-ring binders
  • Vinyl folders-all colors
  • Ziploc bags-sandwich and gallon
  • Kleenex
  • Crayons
  • Washable magic markers
  • Dry erase markers-low odor
  • Pencil boxes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Socks-to clean dry erase boards
  • Paper towels
  • Post-it notes
  • Band aids
  • Red Pens
We will collect the following in the 2nd  Quarter: April, May, June


Montgomery Village Baptist Center
Knox CO Baptist
We will collect the following in the 3rd  Quarter:July, Aug, Sept

The Baptist Center distributes emergency food once per month and they also do a weekly distribution of 5 items which include but are not limited to…

  • Mac-n-cheese
  • Toilet Paper
  • Soup
  • Crackers
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Shampoo
  • Dishwashing Liquid
  • Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Clothing
We also provide a: 
Quarterly Bible study & lunch
Annual Block Party
Highways & Byways Ministry
We will collect the following in the 4th Quarter: Oct, Nov, Dec

Pop top canned foods, such as soup, beanie weenies, etc

  • Scarves
  • Green or Brown tarps
  • Tents
  • Water
  • Bug spray
  • Coats
  • Warm hats
  • Socks
  • Clothing
  • Gloves
  • Blankets
  • Sleeping bags


Personal Necessity kits consist of:

  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Shampoo
  • Soap/Handiwipes
Want to get involved?  Contact our Community Outreach Coordinator- Arnie Harbolt 865.206.4234