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Located high on the Cumberland Plateau, Sunbright First is a family of believers with a heart to serve the King of Kings. 2Corinthians 4:5 states our purpose: "For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus'sake." It is our desire that neither this pastor nor the Sunbright First Baptist Church would be the central subject of this ministry. Christ Jesus is to be lifted up here. We desire to selflessly serve Him as we minister His Love first to Sunbright, then Tennessee, then to the world. Believers who are led here by the Lord are welcome. Sinners seeking Jesus are welcome. Members are expected to come to worship, leave to serve.

Year Founded: 1876
Members: 284
Average Attendance: 110

Mailing Address:
PO Box 237
Sunbright,  TN  37872


Church Staff:

Senior Pastor: Rev Mike Hammonds, (423) 628-2404

Content last updated: 3/13/2018

Worship Times

  • SUNDAY
  • 10:00 am - Sunday School
  • 11:00 am - Morning Worship
  • 06:00 pm - Evening Worship
  • WEDNESDAY
  • 07:00 pm - Mid Week Bible Study

Driving Directions

From I-75 driving south from KY exit #141 toward Oneida/Huntsville on TN 63 west about 20 miles.Turn left on US 27 South 18 miles to Sunbright. Second street past TN 329 turn right. Church on left. From Nashville driving east on I-40 around 130 miles to Exit # 347 toward Harriman. Turn right on US-27 Drive north Approximately 28 miles to Sunbright. Turn left 1/10 mile beyond Highland Telephone Company. Church on left. From Knoxville I-40 west I-75 South to exit # 376 onto TN 162 toward Oak Ridge Continue on TN 62 15 miles to Wartburg. At first traffic light Turn right onto US 27 11 miles to Sunbright. Turn left 1/10 mile beyond Highland Telephone Company. Church on left.

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