Poinsettia Fund

Honor or remember your loved one this Christmas season by contributing to Our Lady of the Mount Poinsettia Fund. The suggested cost begins at $15 per remembrance. Forms are available in the Narthex and online. Donations may also be made via Online Giving. In order to be included in the Christmas bulletin, all names and payments must be received no later than Monday, December 18th. Questions? 706-820-0680.  

PRE Christmas Party

All children in our parish religious education classes are invited to attend a Christmas party following Mass next Sunday, December 17th from 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Contact Mary Voges for more details.


– Thank you to everyone who donated dresses last weekend for the students at Orchard Knob Middle School (OKMS). Through your support we donated 85 dresses to the girls for their upcoming holiday luncheon. – Interested in learning more about mentoring/tutoring a student at Orchard Knob Middle School? We will be meeting for our tour at 10:00 a.m. this Thursday, December 14th at the OKMS school office. The tour will consist of seeing the school, learning how to mentor/tutor and answering any questions about the mentoring/tutoring program. This tour is for informational purposes and you are not committing to partici-pate … Continue reading

Centering Prayer Group

Our parish Centering Prayer group continues to meet and pray together on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the church basement.  Because Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on a Monday we will not meet on those days but will resume on January 8th.  All are welcome.  Please contact Susan Brace with questions:  (423) 681-8284 or susan.r.brace@gmail.com.

To Gather & Grow Building Our Future

Heartfelt thanks to everyone who has submitted their pledge cards. Our goal is 100% parish participation so please continue to submit your pledge cards in the collection basket or by mail. Misplaced yours? Please contact the office and we will send you a replacement.


August through May, the Orchard Knob Middle School (OKMS) distributes 50 food boxes to 50 families that are in need of additional food items to get through the month. The boxes are mostly filled by contributions made by TVA. The school has asked our parish to supplement the food boxes with one large jug of nutritional fruit juice. We are looking for two volunteers each month to purchase the juice (costing anywhere between $175 to $200) and deliver to the Middle School the day before the date of distribution. Juice should be delivered during school hours. Ideally, we will have … Continue reading