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2019 Homecoming Celebration Schedule of Events!

Inspirational Music featuring Tammy Jones Robinette: 10:30a – 10:45a.  Unite with us in the Oaks...

Inspirational Music featuring Tammy Jones Robinette: 10:30a – 10:45a.  Unite with us in the Oaks Tabernacle to worship in song with Tammy – award winning, Grammy nominated singer/songwriter in the southern gospel and bluegrass music field.

Special Message delivered by Evangelist Mike Blanton: 10:45a -11:45a.  Joining in the service will be his singing group, Mike Blanton & Evidence, consisting also of his wife Teresa and Shane Ferrell, from East TN.

Catered Luncheon served at the Oaks Lodge: 12:00p – 1:00p. Fellowship with friends, donors and alumni of Family Ministries, with a delicious menu of chicken, roast beef, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, green beans, noodles, tapioca pudding, homemade bread & desserts, prepared by Amish friends from Millersburg, OH.

Activities and Games for All: 1:00p – 3:00p.  Scattered on the front grounds of the Lodge, guests can enjoy carnival eats, booth games, cornhole, face painting and a photo booth to capture new memories. In addition, nostalgic picture albums of past Homecoming Celebrations will be available for viewing in the conference room at the Lodge.

Campus Tours: 1:00p – 2:00p.  Go on a guided tour of the main campus of Family Ministries and visit Niswonger Cottage. Learn the history of the Children’s Home and see first-hand what it is like today.

Hayrides and Train Rides: 1:00p – 2:00p.  Enjoy the autumn splendor of the beautiful mountain backdrop as you and friends take a guided hayride or train ride around the Oaks Campground.

Front Porch Southern Gospel Singing: 2:00p – 3:00p. Experience some of the best bluegrass/southern gospel music around. Grab a rocking chair on the porch of the Lodge after lunch and expect a blessing from Mike Blanton & Evidence, along with the singing talents of our own Family Ministries family; Tammy Robinette, Jacob Frady, Jim McComas and more.

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Greeneville, TN 37743
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I was there for 64 day starting from January 20, 2014 as a resident in DCS custody. I did not like it that much while I was there but after I got out I realized how much better it was than alot of group homes. It is a friendlier environment with great staff. We did have fun there, more than I realized while I was there. It was not that enjoyable while I was there because I was away from my home and family by force but now since I am out, I have truly realized what it has done for me and other people. It has gotten alot of teens boys to Christ by far while I was there. I really hope people will donate more stuff there because there was not much to do but it was not all that bad.

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