Servant Leadership Christian Fellowship Hosts Youth March, Rally Against Violence

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

The Servant Leadership Christian Fellowship, in conjunction with the Chattanooga Youth, local churches and area agencies, will host the Chattanooga Youth Against Violence March and Rally on Tuesday.

The march will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Orchard Knob Baptist Church and will continue to the Engel Stadium where a peace rally will begin at 7 p.m.

Event organizers expect 1,500 to 2,500 participants.

A volunteer informational meeting will be held on Monday at 6 p.m. in the Olivet Baptist Church Kingdom Center for those interested in volunteer opportunities.

Event sponsors include:
East Chattanooga Weed & Seed
City of Chattanooga Parks and Recreation Department
Eastside Task Force
Stop the Madness, Inc.
Blood Assurance
City of Chattanooga Office of Faith-based Initiatives
Reach One
Chattanooga Police Department
Legacy Campaign
No More Drama, Inc.
WNOO 1260 am

The Servant Leadership Christian Fellowship is a local alliance of pastors and churches in the tri-state area that have combined forces to address issues that face the city of Chattanooga and surrounding areas. They meet monthly during a fellowship luncheon in the Olivet Baptist Church Kingdom Center for strategic planning.

For more information on the march and rally, contact 266-8709.


Abba's House Honors Pastor For 35 Years Of Service

Abba’s House (Central Baptist Church of Hixson) will honor Senior Pastor Ron Phillips and his wife, Paulette, for 35 years of service on Sunday, Nov. 9 . Dr. Ron Phillips was called as the pastor of Central Baptist in September 1979 from the East Gadsden Baptist Church in Gadsden, AL. Under his leadership, the church entered a new era of growth and expansion. In addition to ... (click for more)

Thankful Missionary Baptist Honors Pianist Michelle Johnson Flanagan For 15 Years Of Faithful Service

Thankful Missionary Baptist Church is hosting an Appreciation Day for its pianist, Sister Michelle Johnson Flanagan.  The Appreciation will be held on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 4 p.m. at the church located at 980 North Orchard Knob Ave. Guest choirs from Union Grove Baptist Church and Trinity Baptist Church will take part in the celebration, as well as Thankful’s Male Chorus ... (click for more)

Downtown Chattanooga Apartment Complex That Brought $3 Million Profit Exempt From Most Taxes Until 2022 Under PILOT

A downtown Chattanooga apartment complex that recently was sold at a $3 million profit is exempt from most property taxes through 2022 under a PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) agreement.   No payment of school taxes was included in the deal for Walnut Commons at Walnut Street and Aquarium Way.   The only taxes due on the property for the next eight ... (click for more)

Cold, Wet Front To Make For Chilly And Damp Trick Or Treating; Snow Showers Possible Saturday

A surge of cold, moist air will make for less-than-ideal trick or treat conditions on Halloween night. Temperatures are expected to dip below freezing this weekend. There is a possibility of snow showers in Chattanooga on Saturday. Here is the latest forecast: Today Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming northwest ... (click for more)

Thanks For Publishing The Stokes Photo Book

I pre-ordered the Stokes Photo Book and picked it up Wednesday . The covers and content are very high quality and contain photos you will not see anywhere else.  This book of photos is worth much more than $35.  I have seen many historic photos of my hometown Chattanooga, but this collection is amazing. My favorites are National Cemetery, Confederate Cemetery near ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Saban: ‘Ratings Don’t Matter’

When the first College Football Playoff rankings were released earlier this week, Alabama football coach Nick Saban got it right on the button when he shrugged, “I don't even care, to be honest with you." "To me, none of it matters, What does it matter?” he laughed at the Tide’s No. 6 ranking. “I mean, it only matters where you end up at the end. So what matters to us is how ... (click for more)