New Studies Offered At Christ United Methodist

Friday, March 11, 2011

The Open Door Singles Ministry at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road, will begin a new study and discussion on "Single Men Are Like Waffles, Women Are Like Spaghetti," beginning Wednesday, March 16, from 6-7 p.m. in Room A-9 and Sunday, March 20, from 5:30-7 p.m. in Room A-12. For more information, contact Cathy Turner at 892-9363.

To help kick off the new study, a Spaghetti and Chocolate Waffles dinner will be held Sunday, March 13, at 5:30 p.m. at Reunion Clubhouse.

Bring your favorite pasta sauce, salad, ice cream and drink. For more information, contact Vickie Pemberton at 580-4395.

A Lenten sermon series, "Questions God Asks Us," will begin Sunday, March 13, and continue until April 24. A parallel study on the same topic will also begin Sunday at 8:45 a.m. in Room A-10 led by Michael Brown and at 10 a.m. in Room A-14, led by Dr. Cathy Turner. Another Lenten class, "How to Dance With the Devil On Your Back," will be at 10 a.m. in Room A-4, led by Bill Teem.


Steve Ellison: My Country

As I write on July 4 th /Independence Day, I wonder about myself and my fellow countrymen.  We seem ready to declare any kind of behavior as acceptable, even worthy of celebration.  For decades, we have turned a blind eye toward adultery, unethical business practices, fornication, mistreatment of the weak, pornography, failure to discipline children, no-fault divorce, ... (click for more)

Iwo Jima Veteran Paul George - A Vessel Of Service

July 4th, 2015, is an important day in this part of the nation - it is the day that Paul George will turn 93. Allow me to explain.  Many of us ask each other, “ How are you? ” in an impersonal, small-talk greeting sort of way, but Paul uses it as a means to get a conversation going. He takes the question as a cue to produce a small piece of paper from inside a small ... (click for more)

Bradley County Commission Rejects 10-Cent Tax Rise For Lake Forest MS; Firefighters Get $3,000 Raise

With a small crowd of demonstrators sitting in the back of the room with signs that read, “Vote no on property tax increase,” the Bradley County Commission on Monday night finally rejected a proposed 10-cent property tax increase that would have added funds to the construction of a new academic building at Lake Forest Middle School.   Funding for renovations at ... (click for more)

11 Attorneys Apply In 2nd Round For Replacing Judge Stern

Eleven attorneys have applied in the second round of applications to replace Rebecca Stern as judge of Criminal Court's Division II. The applicants are: Christian J. Coder Chattanooga Tracy Cox Signal Mountain Amanda B. Dunn Chattanooga Ardena Juanita Garth Chattanooga Thomas Clifton Greenholtz Ooltewah Andrea DeFay Hayduk ... (click for more)

Could The Marriage Decision Spark A New Independence Day?

I confess that this year I am having a hard time with the idea of celebrating the 4th of July Independence Day. It is not because I am not thankful to God for what was done on that day, what it represents, and the blessings I’ve experienced that flow from it. On the other hand, I want to think that maybe this year’s celebration will mark a period in our history in which a new movement ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Hay Fields Of July

Oh my goodness, July has just arrived and during my formative years, it was the most hated month of the year. When I was 12 years old, my wonderful grandfather decreed the days of begging for money to go to the picture show and burgers at the Krystal were over, that I was on the payroll for a dollar an hour and, in our family, folks worked for what they spent. Now my grandfather, ... (click for more)