Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Roane Community Seventh-day Adventist Church Harriman, TN


My Whole Life

I was born to reflect the image of a God who is powerful enough to create my universe, attentive enough to hear my prayers and loving enough to be defined by self-sacrifice. I find my greatest fulfillment on a journey toward purpose and wholeness.

SpiritualityMy God loves without restraint... VitalityMy Life is a gift to be valued... ServiceMy World is a place where people find hope...

Our Beliefs

Seventh-day Adventist beliefs are meant to permeate your whole life. Growing out of scriptures that paint a compelling portrait of God, you are invited to explore, experience and know the One who desires to make us whole.

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"Prayer is the key
in the hand of faith

that unlocks Heaven's storehouse"

A Risen Christ still changes lives!

We are working on a special feature that presents unfolding events from a newspaper perspective as if written the week following Christ's ressurection.

Look for this work in progress post after Friday April 18th. 


Study Guides
Discover a personal relationship with God  from several different
interactive online study guides.  

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We wish to extend a warm welcome to you.  It is a privelege to have you visit this website.  
We strive to meet the needs of as many as 
possible but we fall short.  We Praise God
for his forgiveness and love when we do not
meet His expectations.

We ask as you look around this website,
that you extend forgiveness and love
where we have failed.  We also 
encourage you to contact us and let us
know how we can improve.

Certainly, it is our hope that you find a real connection
to our Creator within these pages.

Pastor Mike Pethel 

The Bible Says

Step Out of the Boat
Have you ever noticed that in the story of Peter walking on...
About Time
Time is a currency I frequently struggle to make good use of....

Family First

Life is About Moments
Browsing through a magazine recently I turned the page and my...
Father to the Fatherless
So, what’s the big deal about fatherless homes? Isn’t that...



Picture It

Door of Hope
I am the door; if anyone enters through Me, he will be saved,...
Gather the Wheat
Allow both to grow together until the harvest; and in the time...
His Road
What a God! His road stretches straight and smooth. Every...

Next Events

PM Dev & Pray - Jul 23, Wed - Every evening we seek a blessing as we join via Google+...
AM Dev & Pray - Jul 23, Wed 7:00 AM - Devotional & Prayer Circle: Google+ Every morning we seek...
Bible Study - Jul 26, Sat 9:30 AM -  We welcome you to participate in our Bible Study...
Sermon: Ethan Woodard - Jul 26, Sat 11:05 AM
Sermon: Pr. Mike Pethel - Aug 2, Sat 11:00 AM -   Pastor Pethel is scheduled to speak on the 1st &...
Sermon: Pr. David Manzano - Aug 9, Sat 11:00 AM - Pastor David Manzano is a retired pastor, we are blessed by...
Church Board Mtg - Aug 13, Wed 6:00 PM -  
Sermon: Pr. Mike Pethel - Aug 16, Sat 11:00 AM -   Pastor Mike is scheduled to speak on the 1st...
Sermon: Greg Wilson - Nov 29, Sat 11:05 AM


Devotional Thought for Today

Blessed Are Those Who Mourn July 23, 2014

Jesus' words also speak to those who are hurting because of grief. God doesn't cause these tragedies to happen (Lamentations 3:33), but He allows them so we can grow closer to Him and learn to depend more on His strength (Hebrews 12:10). If we hold on to our faith during these difficult times, the trials that come will prove to be a blessing. The terrible blows that diminish our joy can turn our eyes to heaven. Many would never have found Jesus if pain hadn't led them to search for Him!

     God uses the difficulties in our lives to chisel, square, and polish our rough edges, making our characters more like Jesus. This process can be painful - it hurts to be smoothed and polished by a sander! But God is carefully preparing those who trust Him to take their place in His heavenly temple.

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Season of Service

40 days of devotional readings, discussion and prayer.
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Roane Community Seventh-day Adventist Church
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