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Smith County Churches
To make an addition/change to a listing, a representative of the church must call the Courier office at 735-1110.


Lancaster Seventh-Day Adventist

742 Lancaster Highway

Pastor: Dennis Clark


Bide Russell Missionary Baptist

Riddleton Circle

Preacher-Bro. Richard Smith

Brush Creek Missionary Baptist

School House Road

Pastor – Bro. Chris Chambers

Calvary Missionary Baptist

Highway 70, South Carthage

Pastor    Bro. David Manning

Caney Fork Missionary Baptist

Helms Bend

Pastor    Bro Luke Spurgeon

Carthage First Baptist

Main Street – Carthage

Pastor — Tim Frank

Carthage Road Baptist

Hwy. 70, Carthage

Pastor – Bro. Donny Payne

Chestnut Mound Missionary Baptist

Chestnut Mound

Pastor – Bro. Dewey Dyer

Defeated Creek Missionary Baptist

Difficult Community

Pastor – Bro. Witt Cook   

Dixon Springs Missionary Baptist

Dixon Springs

East Carthage Missionary Baptist

Eastland Heights

Pastor – Elder Van Mathis

First Freewill Baptist

329 Dixon Springs Hwy.

Pastor: Frank Bratcher

Gordonsville First Baptist

Main Street – Gordonsville

Pastor – Bro. Ray Gilder   

Grant Missionary Baptist

Grant Community

Pastor –  Bro. Dave Slicox

Green Valley Missionary Baptist

Horseshoe Bend

Pastor Thomas Allen Gibbs

Hickman Baptist


Pastor –  

Hogan’s Creek Missionary Baptist

Carthage (Turn off Hwy. 70 at Rivermont)

Pastor – Bro. Carter Robinson

Jared Missionary Baptist

Chestnut Mound

Pastor –  Bro. James Gibbs

Knob Springs Missionary Baptist

Hiwassee Road (near Rome)

Pastor – Heath Dodson

Lancaster Baptist

Lancaster Community

Pastor    Bro. Guy Buckner

Lighthouse Old Fashioned Baptist

Lancaster Road

Bro. Tom Hunter

Lily Hill Missionary Baptist


Pastor – Rev. Preston Carter

Macedonia Baptist

New Middleton

Interim Pastor –

Mace’s Hill Missionary Baptist

Pleasant Shade

Pastor –  Bro. Rickey Brooks

Monoville Missionary Baptist

Key Hollow Lane

Pastor – Bro Shane Gregory

Mt. Olive Missionary  Baptist

210 E. 2nd Ave, Carthage

Pastor – Tyrone Coleman

Mt. Pilgrim Baptist

Highway 70

Pastor –  Jerry Payne

Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist

Pleasant Shade

Pastor– Eld. Kenny Hensley

New Fairview Missionary Baptist Mission

20 Volunteer Circle, Rome

Pastor – Wilkie Winfree

New Macedonia Missionary Baptist

Chestnut Mound

Pastor –  Ricky Wilson

New Middleton Baptist


Pastor –Bro. BJ Thomason

New Salem Missionary Baptist


Pastor – Bro. Chris White

North Carthage Baptist

108 Carmack Avenue

Pastor – Anthony Dixon

North Gordonsville Missionary Baptist

Gordonsville (Near I-40/McDonald’s)

Pastor – Bro. Stephen Brooks

Old Macedonia The Baptist Church of Christ

Club Springs Community

Pastor – Bro. Tim Bennett

Peyton Creek Baptist


Pastor – Bro. Jimmy Gregory

Plunkett’s Creek Missionary Baptist

Off Highway 70 (near Mineral Wells)

Pastor – Eld. Junior Dickerson

Riddleton Baptist

Riddleton Circle, Riddleton

Pastor – Bro. Bill York

Rome Baptist Church

Rome Community – Hwy 70

Pastor – Wayne Malone

South Carthage Missionary Baptist

Davis Street, South Carthage

Pastor – James (Pee Wee) Massey

Independent Baptist

Cornerstone Baptist

Cornerstone Lane, Carthage

Pastor – Ron Ralph

Friendship Primitive Baptist


Pastor – Jeff Patterson

Grace Baptist Church

3 Preacher Road, Riddleton

Pastor – David Rich

Church of Christ

Brush Creek Church of Christ

Brush Creek Circle,

Brush Creek

Duane Williamson, Minister

Carthage Church of Christ

711 Main Street, Carthage

Edward Anderson, Minister

Chestnut Mound Church of Christ

Pea Ridge Road

Minister –  Luke Hall

Gordonsville Church of Christ


Minister – John Griffin

Montrose Church of Christ

53 Lakeside Drive, Defeated

Minister – Sam Willcut

Rome Church of Christ

Hwy. 70, 1 mi. from Rome

Minister – Donnie Vick

Church of God of Prophecy

Church of God of Prophecy

332 Lebanon Highway

Pastor – Donna Guire

Church of God of Prophecy Family Worship Center

207 Lancaster Hwy.

Pastor – Bobby Peoples

Church of God

Carthage Church of God

Highway 53, So. Carthage

Pastor – Seth London

Lancaster Hill Church of God

Lancaster Hill Road

Pastor – Richard Hackett

Living Water Ministries

15 New Middleton Hwy., Gordonsville

Pastor – Kevin Blackburn


Chestnut Mound Emmanuel Apostolic

Cookeville Hwy.,

Pastor – Eld. Patsy Vinson


Ballard’s Chapel Methodist


Pastor – Willie Cameron

Braden United Methodist

Third Avenue, Carthage

Pastor – Lee Tarpeh

Brush Creek United Methodist

Brush Creek

Pastor –  Bro. Rick Frazier

Carthage United Methodist

609 Main Street

Pastor – Rev. Monica Mowdy

Cedar Point United Methodist

Bluff Creek Community

Pastor – Luanna Tollett

Chapel Hill Methodist

Riddleton, Beasleys Bend Rd

Pastor – Abe Zimmerman

Chestnut Mound Methodist

Chestnut Mound, Hwy. 70

Pastor – Dickie Johnson

Dicktown United Methodist

New Middleton Rd., Hwy 53

Pastor: Willie Cameron

Elmwood Methodist


Pastor – Wallace Caldwell

Gordonsville United Methodist

118 Main St. E., Gordonsville

Pastor – Bro. Floyd Massey

Granville United Methodist


Pastor – Steve Frye

Lancaster United Methodist

Highway 141, Lancaster

Pastor – Rick Fraizer

Maggart United Methodist

Chestnut Mound

Pastor –

Mt. Zion United Methodist


Pastor – Wallace Caldwell

New Middleton United Methodist

New Middleton

Pastor – Floyd Massey

Independent Methodist

Kempville Chapel Old Time Methodist

Highway 85, Kempville

Pastor – Bryan Bratcher


Carthage Church of the Nazarene

Carmack Ave.

Pastor – Scott Ezell

Gordonsville Church of the Nazarene

168 Main Street, Gordonsville,

Pastor – Rev. Shane Smith


Union Hill Cumberland Presbyterian

235 Sykes Rd., Brush Creek

Pastor –  Dennis Croslin    

Upper Cumberland Presbyterian

21 Sloan Branch Rd
Pleasant Shade

Pastor – Bro Scott Rigsby


Christ Pentecostal

Brush Creek

Pastor– Billy Hale

Christ Church Pentecostal

118 Valley View Drive, Gordonsville

Pastor – Kerry A. Dugan

Church of Redemption

124 Lebanon Hwy.,


Pastor – Larry Butler

Grace Family Fellowship

222 Main St N. – Carthage

Pastor –  Brian Goodman

Mt. Calvary Pentecostal

658 Lebanon Hwy. – Rock City

Pastor –  Bro. Randall Hunt

New Life

Apostolic Church

316 Main Street N. Carthage

Pastor – Steve Nicholson

Trinity Full Gospel Church

Lebanon Highway (Hwy. 70), Carthage

Pastor – Jimmy Green


Abundant Harvest Worship Center

178 Lebanon Hwy.

Pastor –  Bro. Lanny Thomas

Carthage Full Gospel

109 West 1st Ave.

Pastor – Jackie Dawson

Christ Church Missions

215 Main Street N.

Christian Community

Fellowship Church


Pastor – Jeff Burton

Truth & Deliverance International Ministries

205 Granville Highway

Pastor Prophet Jerry Wallace

Free Holiness Church of God

1464 Main St., Carthage

Grace House Ministries

99 Hackett Hollow Ln

Pastor: John Fahner

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses

326 Dixon Springs Hwy.,

Light Of The World Church

209 Third Ave W, Carthage

Pastor – Billy Smith

LightHouse Community Church

Grant Hwy., New Middleton

Pastor – Doug Dillard

Long Branch Community Church

1820 Hickman Road Hickman

Pastor – Bruce Nunley

Morning Star Chapel

177 JMZ Drive, Gordonsville

Pastor – Bryan Wachsmuth

New Level Church

208 Upper Ferry Road

Pastor – Jamey Duke

New Life Church

68B  Cookeville Hwy.,

Pastor – Derrick Brooks

Rawls Creek

309 Rawls Creek Rd

Pastor – Garry Wix

The Crossings Church

22 Dixon Spr. Hwy

Pastor – Steve Bode

Turner Chapel A.M.E. (African Methodist Episcopal)

113 Avenue East, Carthage

Pastor –  Albert Strawther

Williams Chapel

P.O. Box 19, Riddleton

Pastor – Tony Clemmons

Wind of Pentecost Apostolic

Bradford Hill Road,
South Carthage

Pastor – Brian Armstrong