Frequently Asked Questions


Where is Wheeler Church located? 
We are located across the street from Northeast State Community College, Tri Cities Airport, and next door to Holston Elementary/Middle Schools. The physical and post office address is 211 Sanders Street, Blountville, TN 37617

Where & when are the church services? 
Our two morning services are held on Sundays at 9:00 a.m. and 11 a.m. Occassionally, we offer Sunday evening worship at 6:30pm in the Family Life Center. Currently.  There are several special worship services throughout the year such as: Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Christmas Eve Candlelight. 

Where is the main entrance? 
On Sunday mornings you may enter any of our exterior doors. During the week, the main entrance and church office entrance is in the side parking lot off Sanders Street. We usually keep the front door of the church locked during the week due to security reasons because of our childcare center. 

How would you describe the church services? 
Wheeler Church's morning services follow more of the traditional liturgy and format. The evening service (Fall/Winter/Spring) is casual, informal and uses more contemporary music. It meets in the Family Life Center. 

How should I dress? 
Dress comfortably. Though we have some members who dress up, we don't worry about what you wear. We are just happy to have you worship with us! 

Will I have to say anything or sign anything? 
Don't worry... you will not be put on the spot, singled-out or embarrassed. To have a record of your attendance, we encourage everyone to sign "Attendance" pads, which are located in the pews. 

What about my children? 
A nursery is available for children and it is located at the end of the education wing hallway (directly down the hall from the entrance to the sanctuary). Our volunteers are safe sanctuary trained.  

I'm not a member... can I receive Communion? 
Yes, United Methodists have an "open" table, meaning all persons are invited to receive the elements. 

What about Discipleship at Wheeler? 
Discipleship is an important part of our Christian journey. We encourage each member or attendee at Wheeler to be involved in at least one of the three areas of ministry at Wheeler Church:

1. WORSHIP -A Sunday morning or evening worship service

2. GROW - A Bible Study / small group / sunday school / United Methodist Men / United Methodist Women

3. SERVE - One of our Local, regional or international missions or service projects. 

Can I get married at Wheeler Church? 
Yes. But please read the wedding policy and wedding application part of our website under "Facility Reservations & Forms" and contact the pastor about scheduling.

How can I find out what's going on at Wheeler Church? 
First, check out the various areas of this website. When you visit us in person, pick up our monthly newsletter, TOWER CHIMES, from the church literature rack. You may also check out our calendar and events page on our website or email one of our staff members. 

What if I have more questions? 
Please contact the Church Office at (423) 323-7267 or by email. You may also contact a staff member.