Spirit and Truth Fellowship of Knoxville (STFK) meets weekly for church services on Sunday morning at 10:30 A.M. We rent a meeting space in the Visitor's Center building at Ijams Nature Center located at 2915 Island Home Ave., Knoxville, TN (click here for directions). If you would like to meet Pastor David Spakes, you can arrive up to an hour early to talk while we finish setting up the sanctuary. You can enjoy breakfast snacks and drinks with us while we become acquainted with one another.
On the last Sunday of each month, STFK has a Singing Service in which anyone with a heart to praise Jesus and worship God can sing a song or share their testimony. Follow this link to watch many of the songs that were sung during the Singing Service on July 26, 2015.
Pictures from Fanboy Expo 2015
For the fourth year, Spirit and Truth Fellowship of Knoxville attended the Fanboy Expo Comic Con to tell people about the church and Science Café activities.
End Times Bible Study
On Sunday mornings during the summer, the church is engaged in a Bible study called "The End Times and Revelation According to Jesus Christ". If you enjoy studying Bible prophecy, you don't want to miss these church services! The next two dates when we will be talking about this topic are June 21 (Father's Day) and July 5.
About Our Church
Spirit and Truth Fellowship of Knoxville meets weekly for church service on Sunday mornings (see schedule below) at Ijams Nature Center in South Knoxville. Click here for directions. We are an independent, nondenominational, Evangelical Christian Church that is friendly to the sciences. We welcome sincere skeptics to consider starting a relationship with God in fellowship with a group of Christians who are not judgmental against beliefs such as a 13.7-billion-year-old universe and evolution. We consider the Bible to be the inspired Word of God and inerrant in the original text, and where science and the Bible do not appear to agree, the flaw lies in human inability to fit the puzzle pieces together (the church takes no official position on such matters). We study from both classic (KJV, etc.) and modern (NIV, NRSV, etc.) English translations of the Bible. Please come and be warmly welcomed!
Spirit and Truth Fellowship of Knoxville is celebrating its fifth year in existence and our fourth year at Ijams Nature Center! We began to hold church services at our current location on April 8, 2012, and we have been meeting here weekly since May 27, 2012.
Verse of the Day
Spirit and Truth Fellowship of Knoxville (STFK) is a member of the NOVA scienceNOW community and proudly sponsors Science Café events for the Knoxville, Tennessee area. You can see a list of upcoming and past Science Café topics by hovering over the Events menu above, then choose Science Café Events.
August Science Café
Our discussion topic for the month of August is "Emergent Intelligence and Machine Consciousness". Our guest scientist is Dr. Bruce MacLennan, an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at the University of Tennessee. We will be meeting at Ijams Nature Center on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 from 5:30 P.M. until 7:00. The meeting is FREE to attend and open to all ages.
Please RSVP by calling Ijams Nature Center at (865)577-4717 extension 110, or by sending an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org. Let us know how many adults and children are in your group and the ages of the children.
Children are welcome to attend any of the Science Café meetings with their parents! For ages 5-12, we offer a Kid's Café program in a nearby area with a science lesson and activities that help make learning science fun! Kids can participate with the permission of their parents while the parents enjoy the adult-level discussion. For proper planning purposes, it is important that our children's director knows in advance how many kids will be attending and their ages.
The STFK Science Café is sponsored by a pro-science Evangelical Church called Spirit and Truth Fellowship of Knoxville. However, during Science Café meetings, discussion will be restricted to topics of science only. Religious viewpoints shall not be presented. Within the context of the Science Café, Spirit and Truth Fellowship of Knoxville does not advocate religion.