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Free Will Baptist Family Ministries, based in Greeneville, Tennessee, has been caring for hurting children and families since 1939. What began as an orphanage has expanded into a multi-faceted and diverse ministry, providing a wide range of professional services to all ages. Family Ministries serve pregnant teens and young women, infants, toddlers, adolescents, teens, senior citizens and families with programs and facilities in Tennessee, Virginia and Arkansas. We have been accredited by CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities), founded in 1966, as a service provider, which signals our commitment to continually improving services, encouraging feedback and serving the community.


  • New Child Care Opportunities in Charleston, AR! brochurefront

    History In March of 2014, Fred Schaffer, during a casual conversation with Pastor Jeff Holland, offered to give the former Greenhurst Nursing Center (15,000 square feet) to the Free Will Baptist Church. Pastor Jeff accepted the offer and immediately contacted Family Ministries to ask them to consider taking the building and turning it into a […]

    Posted on 18th May 2015 Comments Off on New Child Care Opportunities in Charleston, AR!
  • Governor Mike Huckabee Keynote Speaker at 2014 Hope Celebration! huckabee

    Governor Mike Huckabee was the keynote speaker for the annual Free Will Baptist Family Ministries’ Hope Center Celebration on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at the General Morgan Inn in Greeneville, Tenn. The Hope Center Celebration was chaired this year by Daniel Wolcott, president/CEO of Takoma Regional Hospital. Daniel and his wife Cynthia are long time supporters […]

    Posted on 7th Nov 2014 Comments Off on Governor Mike Huckabee Keynote Speaker at 2014 Hope Celebration!
  • Generations of Alumni Celebrate our 75th Anniversary! luncheon

    Family Ministries celebrated its 75th homecoming and the dedication of its newly constructed school, Stokes Academy, on Saturday, October 18th.    We welcomed a gathering of about 500 people to the dedication ceremony and an afternoon of festivities. Several key figures for the ministry shared the history behind Free Will Baptist Family Ministries, the dedication of the […]

    Posted on 23rd Jul 2014 Comments Off on Generations of Alumni Celebrate our 75th Anniversary!

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90 Stanley Lane
Greeneville, TN 37743
(423) 639-9449 (main office)
(423) 639-5083 (fax)

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Testimony

It was here that that wounds of the past were healed and a love for adventure was instilled that released me from being place-bound. It set me on a path to a wider experience. Right here I developed a concern for other people and learned to accept love as well as give it. In this very place, a desire was born in me to pass on the message that had made my life glad....
Trula Cronk, first child to live at "The Children's Home" in 1939

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A happy foster family