TFH Appalachia Annual Meeting

Together for Hope Appalachia

First Annual Meeting

Beginning a Conversation about our Place in Appalachia

September 20-21, 2019
First Baptist Church of Middlesboro, KY
2300 Cumberland Ave, Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

Questions? Contact Keith Stillwell.


Friday, September 20

6:00-7:00 Supper

7:00-7:45 Introduction to Together for Hope

7:45-8:45 Networking: Sharing about the Work from our Friends in Appalachia

8:45 Dismiss (for those not participating in Vesper Service)

8:45-9:00 Vesper Service (optional)

Saturday, September 21

7:00-7:30 Morning Prayers (optional)

7:30-8:15 Breakfast

8:15-8:45 Presentation: Asset Based Community Development

8:15-8:45 Introduction to Together for Hope (for any not able to attend the Friday night session)

8:45-11:00 Beginning a Conversation: What is Together for Hope’s Place in Appalachia? (Dreaming, Planning, Collaborating)

11:00-12:00 The Appalachian Immersion Experience: An Introduction

12:00-12:45 Lunch

1:00 Dismiss or Site Visits and Tourism


A variety of housing options are available including some very affordable ones. For more information email: A list of recommended hotel options will be listed soon.

View Photos of the FBC Middlesboro, Flowers Mission Wing

Things To Do In or Near Middlesboro


TFH Appalachia Participants are also encouraged to attend the Annual Brushy Fork Institute Leadership Summit at Berea College, Kentucky, September 18-20 where TFH Appalachia will be exhibiting.

For more information click here.

The Brushy Fork Annual Institute serves to build the capacity of community-based leaders and organizations in Central Appalachia. It provides the training, resources, and networking tools Appalachian leaders need to work collaboratively and address the most pressing issues facing our region.