Welcome to our Bearden location

1000 Francis Rd, Knoxville, TN 37909

Sundays at 11am

Bring the whole family, we have something for everyone!

Join us in person

Join us this Sunday at our Bearden location for our worship experience at 11 AM. We know going to a church or going to a new church can be intimidating, but we promise to do whatever it takes to help you and your family feel like they belong here at FC.


Frequently Asked Questions

Is this location currently open?

Our Bearden location is officially open! Come worship with us every Sunday at Bearden Middle School.

Who is the location pastor?

Pastor Greg Gibson leads our Bearden location under the direction of our Lead Pastor. Greg is a Knoxville native who loves his family, basketball, & all things church planting. If you want to know Pastor Greg a little more, check out his Instagram.

Where do I go when I get there?

If it's your first time visiting us, our volunteers will direct you to our VIP Parking. We have a special parking reserved for you. As you arrive on campus, just follow the signs to our VIP lot. From there, one of our volunteers will direct you to our VIP tent, where a Guest Experience volunteer will meet with you and help get started.

What do I wear?

Here at FC we encourage you to come as you are. There is no dress code, but most of our partners wear casual attire. Please feel free to wear what makes you comfortable!

How long does the worship experience last?

Our worship experience usually lasts approximately 70 minutes. We encourage you to arrive early to grab some coffee and check your children into one of our FC Kids environments.

Is there something for my kids?

We have an incredible kids ministry at Foothills Church. In FC Kids, our goal is to help parents lay a foundation of faith that lasts a lifetime. We have unforgettable and age-appropriate environments for all of your kids, with volunteers who are dedicated to sharing the love of Jesus with your children. When you arrive on campus, head to one of our black VIP tents, and one of our Guest Experience volunteers would love to direct you to our FC Kids environments.

Is there something for my students?

Currently, we do not have a worship experience or small groups for 6-12 grade students at our Bearden location. We hope to launch FC Students small groups in the winter, but in the meantime, your student can engage at our Maryville location. For more information on FC Students, you can head to

Can I attend if I’m ____?

Fill in the blank with any fear you might have about not being accepted. You belong here. So come as you are, and we’ll see you on Sunday!

What do I do if I have questions?

When you arrive on campus, our Guest Experience volunteers at the black VIP tents are equipped to answer any questions you may have! However, you can also go to the Connect Center located in the Atrium as well if you need to talk to someone. You can also email us at during the week with any other questions you may have.