Church Services


Spirit and Truth Fellowship of Knoxville (STFK) is a local and independent Evangelical Christian Church: Trinity in doctrine, Pentecostal in experience. Everyone is welcome, and we would like to invite you to visit us for worship on Sunday mornings at 10:00 A.M. We are located at 241 Neals Landing Road, Suite 201, Knoxville, TN 37924.

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Closed Announcement (December 25)

Christmas Day falls on a Sunday this year. The congregation of Spirit and Truth Fellowship of Knoxville (STFK) previously decided to not have church service on this day so that families could be together at home on Christmas morning. Some church members may be traveling out of town to be with their families. Also, weather forecasters are predicting that this Christmas will be the coldest on record! For all these reasons, the church building will be closed.

New Year's Eve Watch-Night Service (December 31)

Watch Night Service

We welcome everyone to join us at 9:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 31 for our special New Year's Eve church service to bring in the start of 2023 with prayer, praise & worship, and communion. There will be an opportunity for anyone who wants to praise the Lord with their talent to do so also.

Please note that we will not be having a church service at 10:00 A.M. on the following Sunday morning, January 1.

Weekly Video Log

Watch this short video each week to get the highlights of the most recent sermon and a brief glimpse at upcoming events and church happenings at STFK. Randy Henderson has served our church for several years as Deacon of Media Ministry and is now ordained and in training to be our Assistant Pastor. Send any comments or questions related to this video log to vlog@spirit-and-truth.net, and be sure to include the recording date of the related episode.

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Speaker: Randy Henderson

Watch: Vlog Playlist on YouTube


STFK Movie Night (January 27)

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Our church makes an event out of watching movies together, partly for outreach and partly just for fun. We welcome everyone to take in a good flick with us. Movie dates and times are announced in advance.

Movie theaters were closed during the pandemic, so the church purchased a license to watch movies at the church building instead. Our license runs out in February. Before that date, we will meet on a selected Friday night each month at 8:00 P.M. Snacks and drinks provided.

About Our Church

Spirit and Truth Fellowship of Knoxville (STFK) is a local and independent Evangelical Christian Church. The church building is located at 241 Neals Landing Road, Suite 201, Knoxville, TN 37924.

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You can read our statement of faith here. We are worshipers of God, followers of Jesus Christ, and supporters of science and science education. We see no conlict between believing in the Creator and understanding the creation. As a church, we take no official position on Genesis chapters 1-11 in the Bible, so controversial matters such as the age of the Earth are avoided. Newcomers can basically believe what they want about Genesis 1-11 without being judged for it.

People usually think of a skeptic as someone who finds it difficult to believe in God. We are not a church comprised of skeptics. We are a church who ministers to skeptics in an atmosphere of mutual respect where skeptics can explore the concept of believing in God.

In the South, many Christians have this concept that the study science is somehow a threat to their faith. We also exist to help those Christians learn that faith in God and the study of science are not mutually exclusive.

You might find it helpful to watch our video describing the church vision, located here.

What People Are Saying About Us

(Justin - August 6, 2022)

"Hey man! Thanks for the message. I was looking at the Fanboy posts and I remembered meeting you with my wife in 2019 in Knoxville. We're in Birmingham aaaaand we've had some bad church experiences and remembered y'all and kept thinking we need some good folks like that around here!

I'm 38 and had never been to church for real until I was about 30 or so, since then I keep coming back to the same conclusion: God's cool, Jesus is cool, and people suck 😁 it breaks my heart though because they don't have to. It's just tough to get connected with folks when inevitably you see behind the mask and it's all gossip or run by folks with a business mindset that are only concerned about butts in seats.

I know it's not like that everywhere, it just takes a toll.

Really I just wanted to say thanks for being a good person and trying to do what Jesus was all about: love folks, build em up, and just don't be a turd."

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Science Café


Spirit and Truth Fellowship of Knoxville (STFK) is a member of the NOVA Science Cafés community and proudly sponsors Science Café events for the Knoxville, Tennessee area. You can see a list of past Science Café topics and presenters by hovering over the Events menu above, then choose Science Café Events.

STFK Science Café (2023)

The STFK Science Café is currently on break and will resume in 2023. Please check back later for announcements.

Kid's Café

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.

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STFK Science Café (Virtual Attendance)

For those who are physcially unable to attend the Science Café or still not ready to meet in person because of the pandemic, we are now making a best-effort attempt to provide virtual accessibility through Zoom. To join the meeting as it is happening, point your browser to http://zoom.knoxsciencecafe.org. We will also attempt to record meetings and post the video on YouTube.

Sponsor Information

The STFK Science Café and Kid's Café are 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 and Kid's Café, Spirit and Truth Fellowship of Knoxville does not advocate religion. For more information, contact David Spakes, spakes@spirit-and-truth.net.

UT Science Forum (Currently on Winter Break)

Spirit and Truth Fellowship of Knoxville has been a financial sponsor of the UT Science Forum since January, 2015. This forum provides the general public, students and other researchers an opportunity to learn about the latest cutting-edge research at UT, ORNL and other local institutions.

Meetings of the UT Science Forum will resume soon, after students return to classes for the Fall semester. Watch for announcements below.



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