Welcome Home
 
 
 
 
 
New Here?
 
 
 
 
What should I expect?
 
 
We know visiting a new church can be intimidating. At Compassion Church, you will discover we are a big family. None of us are perfect either! You will be greeted with a warm welcome, a smile, a connection card, and answers to any questions you may have. We’re a modern church with contemporary praise and worship. At Compassion, you’ll always hear a biblically sound and Christ centered Word, led of the Holy Spirit. We also provide nursery and Compassion Kids Church!
 
 
 
What should I wear?
 
 
  
 
At Compassion, we have no formal dress code. Many here choose anything from jeans, shorts, and dress pants to dresses, suits, and khakis. Come as you are and how you feel comfortable.
 
 
 
Do you have something for my kids?
 
 
  
 
Yes! Our Compassion Kids meet during Sunday morning and Wednesday evening services. Our teachers are focused on loving our children, teaching them God’s Word, and having a great time. Please click the following links for more info:
 
 
 
Do you do any fun activities or outreaches?
 
 
   
 
Of course! At Compassion, we believe in reaching our community and hosting many fun events. Some of our events and outreaches include: Fall Fest, Easter Eggstravaganza, Morristown Christmas Parade, VBS, Game Nights, Movies on the lawn, cook-outs, volleyball games, volunteering in our community, And many more!
 
 
 
How do I get connected and plug in?
 
 
    
 
Here at Compassion, our two-step Immerse Course is THE way to get plugged in and connected! We’ll come in at 9:00 am the first and second Sunday of any month and enjoy breakfast snacks, coffee, cappuccino, bottled water, and hot chocolate. Then, we will talk and get to know one another. Finally, we will give you papers to follow along with our lesson plans and a folder to keep them in. 
 
Step one is designed to teach you about our DNA, what we believe, our mission/vision, and who we are. Step two is all about you. We will talk about how you are gifted spiritually and where you can serve and volunteer on our REACH Teams.
 
 
 
Do you have small groups?
 
 
    
 
Yes! We have cGroups to get you involved and on the path to growth. You can go to the page and contact the leader of the group(s) you want to join. We have many different diverse groups. All of our cGroups are Christ centered and designed to get you connected, learn, grow, and develop strong friendships that last a lifetime. Click the link below to find out more!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 THERE’S A PLACE FOR YOU! 
 
 
 
 
What We Believe
 
 
The Bible:
We believe that the Bible is verbally inspired of the Holy Spirit. (2 Timothy 3:16 and 2 Peter 1:21)
 
The Trinity:
We believe in triune Godhead: one God existing as three separate and distinct persons. The Father, Son and Holy Spirit are eternally self-existent and function as one entity. (Matt. 3:16, 17; 28:19; John 14:16-17; 26;15:26; 2 Cor. 13:14)
 
Jesus Christ:
We believe in the virgin birth of Jesus Christ. We believe that He was conceived in the virgin named Mary by the Holy Spirit. Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected from the dead. He has ascended to heaven and now at the right hand of God as our Intercessor. (Luke 1:26-35; Matthew 1:18-25)
 
Sin:
We believe that all of us have sinned and come short of God’s glory and therefore, repentance is not only commanded by God but necessary for the forgiveness of our sin. (Mark 1:15, Luke 13:3)
 
Salvation:
We believe that our justification, regeneration and New Birth are made possible through our faith in Jesus’ blood. (Roman 5:1; Titus 3:5; 1 Peter 1:23)
 
Holiness:
We believe that Sanctification is scriptural and that it is brought about through faith in Christ’s blood,through the washing of God’s Word and through the ministry of the Holy Spirit. Holiness results through a daily process of commitment. (Romans 5:2; 1 Corinthians 1:30)
 
The Holy Spirit:
We believe in the Baptism of the Holy Spirit, with the evidence of speaking in tongues as the Spirit gives utterance. (Acts 2:44; 10:44-46)
 
Spiritual Gifts:
We believe in Spiritual gifts and that they should be operative In the church. (1 Corinthians 12:1, 7, 10, 28, 31; 14:1)
 
Water Baptism:
We believe in water baptism by immersion as a testimony of our Conversion. We should be baptized in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit as Jesus said. (Matthew 28:19, Mark 1:9)
 
Healing:
We believe that divine healing is provided for us in the atonement. (Matthew 8:17; James 5:14-16)
 
Communion:
We believe in The Lord’s Supper as a reminder of Christ’s sacrifice. (Luke 22:17-20; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26)
 
Return of Jesus:
We believe in the pre-millennial second coming of Christ. Jesus will first resurrect the righteous dead and catch the saints away and then He will reign on the earth for a thousand years. (1 Corinthians 15:52; 1. Thessalonians 4:15-17; Jude 14,15; Revelation 5:10)
 
Judgement:
We believe that eternal life in heaven awaits the Saints and that eternal punishment awaits the wicked who have rejected Jesus Christ. (Matthews 25:46; Luke 18:30)
 
Marriage:
We believe in the sanctity of marriage as established by the Bible. That God created marriage, and that the only legitimate marriage is the joining of one man and one woman. (Genesis 2:24; Ephesians 5:22-33; 1 Corinthians 7:10-16).
Mission Statement
 
 

We are “striving for the radical reflection of God’s love!”


In Jesus’ teaching of the “Good Samaritan”, He reveals to us that Christianity is a personal relationship with Christ in which we Catch, as a mirror does, God’s love for humankind and then reflect it back into the World. Compassion Church strives to know God intimately and to make Him known to others in a relational way.

 

The Multi-Dimensional purpose of our church is discovered in the book of 

Acts 2:42-47. This is how we have based our ministry at Compassion Church. 

» Worship through which we grow stronger. 
» Ministry through which we grow broader.
» Discipleship through which we grow deeper.
» Evangelism through which we grow larger.
» Fellowship through which we grow closer. 

 
 
PURPOSE
 
 
 
 
One by one, we seek to reach individuals through our relationships with each other. No matter who you are or what you have been through in your life, we want you to know that when you walk through the door of our church, you are loved and accepted.
 
 
Compassion Church exists to become a voice and a family that crosses every generational, racial, and socio-economic barrier by ministering the Gospel in a clear and effective way, and by seeing people restored from all walks of life. This is all done by the anointing of the Holy Spirit.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Events
 
YOUTH TRIP TO HAUNTED CORN MAZE!
Saturday, October 12th @ 5 PM

Courtney will be taking our teens to a haunted corn maze and Echo Valley Farm
on Saturday October 12th. They will be leaving from the church at 5 PM.
All 7th – 12th graders are welcome to come, we want to fellowship with your
teens and make some memories!
 
IMMERSE COARSE STEP 2
Sunday, October 13th @ 9 AM
 
Upon completion of Step 1, we will have you back for Step 2! This is all about YOU. We will conduct a
spiritual gifts test to find out where you can serve and fit in with our mission at Compassion. We have
coffee and breakfast snacks.
 
BALLINGER FAMILY FARM
Sunday, October 13th @ 9 AM
 
We want to invite you and your family to Ballinger Family Farm on
Sunday, October 13th! We will be meeting there at 2 PM and would like you to come
and fellowship with us. The cost is $8 a person, we hope to see you there!
 
COMPASSION ANNIVERSARY SERVICE
Sunday, October 20th @ 10:30 AM
 
We want invite you and the whole community to come out to Compassion on
Sunday, October 20th at 10:30 AM! We will be celebrating Compassion’s 9th anniversary Sunday.
We will have a guest speaker, special service, couple of surprises, and a gift after church!
You do not want to miss this very exciting day. Invite and bring some friends with you
and let’s celebrate another year of ministry together!
 
NO SERVICE
Wednesday, October 30th
 
On October 30th we are canceling our regular Wednesday night service. Enjoy this time
with your family and we will see you tomorrow at FALL FEST!
 
3RD ANNUAL FALL FEST
Thursday, October 31st @ 6:30 PM – 8 PM
 
If you have ever been to one of our Fall Fest then you know we do it big!
This event is open to the whole community and the best part is, it’s all FREE!
We will have Inflatable, volley ball, trunk or treat, free food and much more!
Share this event around town and let’s have a great time together!
 
IMMERSE COURSE STEP 1
Sunday, November 3rd @ 9 AM

Learn about our vision, mission, DNA, culture, and connect with us! We have coffee and breakfast
snacks. Don’t forget about step 2, where we will take a spiritual gifts test and learn about our
Reach Teams here @ Compassion.
 
SACRED ASSEMBLY
Sunday, November 3rd @ 6:30 PM
 
This is a powerful time of prayer and seeking God together in our altars. Bring your family and come join us!
 
FIRST MONDAY FAST
Monday, November 4th
 
This is a time to fast and seek God as a church family. We have so many needs in our community and in our nation, we hope you will join us in this powerful time.
 
***To receive a text message alert with upcoming events & news, please text “@cctn” to the number 81010!***
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fall Semester ’19
CONTACT A GROUP LEADER
&
REGISTER NOW!
 
 
 

Why Join a cGroup?

 
 
 
We believe life is about relationships and being a Christian is about relationships too.  cGroups @ Compassion Church are designed to help us strengthen our relationship with God, other Christians, the local church, and our family and friends. Being in a group will help develop you as a leader and launch you into your God given purpose: changing the world around you!
 
To enroll in a cGroup, please contact the group leader via text or call! You’re welcome to join multiple groups. If you’re interested in starting your own cGroup, please email: pastor@compassionchurch.net, or speak with Pastor Travis. Our groups are in 3 semesters each year to give you a break and pray about trying different groups and adding brand new ones! 
 
Spring Semester: January-April
Fall Semester: September-December
 
We look forward to seeing you in one of our groups very soon!
 

“Men of Compassion”

This group is for men of ALL ages to come and experience powerful Bible study, dinners at the best restaurants, activities, and cookouts. We believe that our men should be empowered to lead their families and be planted in the Word of God. This group meets monthly. To enroll, please call/text the group leader now!
Leader:
Roger Dowell
423-231-2178
 

“Women of Compassion”

We believe in our women! They are our wives, mothers, sisters, daughters, and the strength of every family. Our women’s group meets monthly for dinners, meetings, study, and fun events. To enroll, please call/text the group leader now!

   

 
 
 
Leader: Jenny Anderson

 423-231-7861

 

 

“Seasoned Saints”

(Seniors)

Compassion recognizes that without our seasoned saints of God, the younger generation would be helpless. We honor our seniors and empower them to continue teaching, growing, learning, connecting, and have a great time together! This group meets bi-weekly. To enroll, please call/text the group leader now!
 
 
Leader: Pastor Travis Mills

 

pastor@compassionchurch.net

  

 

“Essential Oils & Scripture”

If you’re passionate about essential oils, then this is the group for you! This group is all about oils and what they can do for you and your family’s health and well being, all while studying God’s Word and growing together. This group will meet monthly. To enroll, please call/text the group leader now!    

Leader:
Traci Lay
423-748-5445
***Fees for supplies may apply***
 

“Young Adults”

(20’s and 30’s)

This group is all about our young adults and millennials! We will get you connected, have meals, fun events, and spend time in God’s Word and experience growth together. This group meets monthly unless notified otherwise. To enroll, please call/text the group leader now!

Leaders:
Erik & Nicole Nelson
423-578-4132
And
Courtney & Dustin Dalton
865-356-5570

 

 
 
 

“Walking & Working Together”

(Married Couples)
 
This group stresses the importance of a happy marriage and a happy life with your spouse! We will meet and have a great time sharing life events, practical problems with practical solutions, and grow together in Christ. This group will meet monthly. To enroll, please call/text the group leader now!
Leaders:
Tina Worthington
423-312-6016
And
Marty Worthington
423-312-6014
 

“Family Game Night”

This is a fun group of ALL ages to come together bi-monthly and bring board games, card games, finger foods, drinks, and desserts and just have a great time! This night normally takes place on a Friday and we gather in our fellowship hall and have a blast. Kids are welcome too. This group meeting will be announced as scheduled!
No registration is required for this group.
  
 
“Sacred Assembly”
 
This is an open group for all ages to attend the first Sunday of each month @ 6:30 pm. We gather together in our altars and call up needs to the Lord and seek God together. This is a very powerful time and all are encouraged to attend.
No registration is required for this group. 
 
 
 
 
 
TRAVIS & NOELLE MILLS
 LEAD PASTOR                 
 
 
Pastor Travis was born in Knoxville, TN and raised mostly in Jefferson County where he went to school and graduated. While in school at Jefferson County High, he was involved with FCA and teaching at church after getting saved at the age of 15 and filled with the baptism of the Holy Ghost at 16. He then went to Tennessee College of Applied Technology, where he graduated with a diploma in Graphic Arts and Photography. Two years later he met the love of his entire life, Noelle. Noelle was born and raised in Morristown, TN and graduated from Morristown East High School. They married in May of 2011. Shortly after, Travis heard the strong, irrefutable call of God to not only teach and be a youth leader but to preach the hope and power of Jesus Christ. He began to preach at every opportunity and share the Gospel and power of the Holy Spirit. After serving Word of Life Church of God and Compassion Church as a youth pastor for a total of six years, he was then called to the role of Lead Pastor of Compassion Church. Pastor Travis has a sincere passion and burden to reach the lost and to encourage and empower Christians through an active relationship with God, faith, and the Word of God.
 
 
 
 
Board of Directors
 
DR. LORI MCDONALD
 
 
ROGER DOWELL
DUSTIN DALTON
MIKE MCDONALD
GERI PRATT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
REACH TEAM COACHES
 
 
 

 
KATELYN JEFFERSON (NURSERY)
      TIM SHELL (SECURITY)   
JENEE KOWALSKI  &   CARRIE BOLEY              (EVENTS/OUTREACH)     
          
 
       AUSTIN TURNER (MEDIA)              
                 LORETTA WRIGHT
                   (FOOD SERVICES)                      
 
  TBD
(HOSPITALITY)
      DR. LORI MCDONALD
           WORSHIP LEADER
 
     COURTNEY DALTON
 YOUTH LEADER
 
 
 
 
 
 
At Compassion Church, we believe that giving is a continuation of worship!
 
Bring all the tithes into the storehouse,
That there may be food in My house, And try Me now in this,”
Says the Lord of hosts, “If I will not open for you the windows of heaven
And pour out for you such blessing that there will not be room enough to receive it.
 
Malachi 3:10
 
 
 
 
PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SECURELY GIVE YOUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS!
 
 
 

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520 KIDWELL RIDGE RD
MORRISTOWN, TN 37814
 
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423.839.2520
 
 
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compassionchurchtn
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Pastor Travis: pastor@compassionchurch.net
 
 
 
 
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