'Give me that old time religion': Annual Jonesborough revival unites community

'Give me that old time religion': Annual Jonesborough revival unites community


JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (May 6, 2015) -- “Without Christ, we have nothing. Without the Lord, we have nothing,” Vincent Dial, pastor of Bethel Christian Church in Jonesborough, told a gathering of local Christians at the Jonesborough United Methodist Church Sunday night.

And the audience — Baptists, Methodists, Presbyterians and more — nodded their heads in agreement.

For this night, and the ones that followed, doctrinal differences were to be set aside as Jonesborough’s Community Worship week got underway.

“It brings the town together,” said Mary Ann Clark, a member of Jonesborough United Methodist. “It shows that even though we’re different churches, we worship the same God.”

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