We love Maryville.
Scripture tells us that Jesus led by serving, so as we strive to become more Christlike we want to serve the least of these in our local community.
In March of 2008, two members of RIO Revolution had a vision to start a local outreach project called Helping Hands. Its purpose was to reach the Blount County’s underprivileged children and families in Blount County, TN. Our first Helping Hands event provided help to 180 families in need receive help.
Donations from local businesses and individuals and over more than 500 church volunteers from the church help serve more than 6,700 local children and families who were in need of help. We provide new shoes, free haircuts, food, hundreds of hygiene bags, school supplies, and clothing. Every year the numbers grow, and we need your help to continue to serve Blount County.
We look forward to working with you or your company as we endeavor to supply and meet both physical and emotional needs of children and families in our communities.
Contact: Terry McCoy at 865-567-1798 or Tony Law at 865-389-0213.
RIO is declaring war on hunger. We are determined that no child in Blount County should go to bed hungry. Isaiah 58 is an event that happens each week, and rotates between the different RIO churches. We would love your help boxing up food and distributing on Saturday mornings.
Contact: Tony Law. #865-389-0213 or 865-984-9200
God’s Place Church is a ministry of Pastor Tim Macklin of Knoxville, TN. Pastor Tim has a calling to minister to the hurting and the homeless in Knoxville. Although the ministry is at work all year round, on the fourth Saturday of each month Tim’s team sends out buses and vans and brings the hurting, homeless, and anyone else who wants to attend church to the old Sevier Heights Baptist Church building. That’s where our group of volunteers comes in.
After attending the church service, everyone is provided a very nice hot meal complete with dinner, dessert and coffee or a cold beverage. Our volunteers arrange for food donations for the meal, purchase food with cash donations received, deliver the food to the church, and set up and serve the attendees from start to finish. As many as 300 to 400 people are served each Saturday and we would love your help. Revolution’s group of volunteers greet everyone with a warm smile and shows God’s love to them through service.
Join us by meeting at the Ross Springs clubhouse the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm.
Contact: Brett Harmon. #865-604-5551
Family Promise of Blount County is an interfaith, non-profit network of local congregations and hundreds of volunteers working together to provide shelter, meals and support services to help homeless families achieve lasting independence.
Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it.
Contact: Pete Spiker 865-414-7633 or Phyllis Spiker 865-414-3475
Overcomers is a cancer survivor support group that meets at 6:15pm at the church on the second Monday of every month. Survivors and their families are welcome. We are here to support each other and praise God for what he has done in our lives!
Get in touch to learn about ways to serve at Overcomers.
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The Purpose of Recovery Revolution is to encourage fellowship and to celebrate God’s healing power in our lives as we work our way along the road to recovery. Recovery Revolution is a faith based support group, which is focused on healing from all of life's issues including addictions (alcohol, drugs, gambling, sex, food, etc), mental health illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar), codependency, grief, and domestic abuse and violence. Recover Revolution meets every Friday night at RIO Revolution Church. Meal is from 6:15pm to 6:50pm. Meeting begins at 7pm. Small groups begin at 8pm. Small groups include men's addiction group, women's addiction group, men's mental health group, women's mental health group, and women's codependency group. We offer our fun Recovery Kids group for ages 5 to 12.
Coming soon is a grief group, domestic abuse and violence group, and more. Transportation is available.
Contact us to learn how to serve with Recovery Revolution.
Contact: Nick Oxendine 865-310-2387
Second Chance Prom Ministry
Second Chance Prom Ministries strives begin or restore young women's identity in Christ, by offering various opportunities for them to see themselves as Christ sees them and by feeling the love of God. We reach out to students in need, and invite them to pick out a donated prom dress and accessories, then schedule hair and make up sessions for their school’s prom.
Second Chance will also assist with male attire needs for prom also. If there is a need in a student's life, we are here to fill it.
Donations of prom, bridesmaid, formal dresses, along with shoes, jewelry, etc are accepted year round.
Two Convenient Drop Off Locations:
RIO Revolution Church
Drop Off Times:
Monday - Thursday 9am-4pm
3419 East Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804
Consign to Design
Drop Off Times:
Monday - Saturday from 10am-6pm
9329 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37922
Contact Kristina Killebrew. 865-660-4798