Harvest Hope Fills Community Needs

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The third annual Harvest Hope event will be held from 12-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Ringgold.
The Harvest Hope Field is comprised of new and used donated items available to the community at-large to take what they need for their families.
The 12 basic needs covered are: Bibles, Baby Needs, Food, Men's Clothing, Women's Clothing, Children's Clothing, Dental and Personal Hygiene, Household paper products, Tools and outdoor needs, Toys and Gifts, Books and Games, and Furnishings.
New this year, North Georgia Healthcare Center will offer the following medical screenings free of charge: Vision, Hearing, Breathing, Height, Weight, Blood Pressure, BMI, and diagnostic blood work.
 
Harvest Hope is a group of men, women and children from various families of Bible-believing, Christ-exalting churches who want to bring the hope of Christ to the Greater Chattanooga/North Georgia area. Formally a branch of Humble Harvest, Harvest Hope desires to make disciples of Christ by meeting basic needs while ministering to individuals and families spiritual needs.
For more information on donating, volunteering, or attending, please visit www.harvest-hope.org or contact us at info@harvest-hope.org.

St. Timothy's Holds Jazz Vespers Jan. 29

The tenth annual Jazz Vespers service will be held on Sunday, Jan. 29, at 5 p.m.  All are welcome to attend this service.  There is no admission charge, but a freewill offering will be accepted, with all gifts going to support the Jazz program.  A reception will follow Vespers in the Parish Hall. The principal musicians for the service are Kathy Tugman and the ... (click for more)

Steve Ellison: Rebellion

The book of Micah is a marvelous book.  Few passages of Scripture are better known than Micah 6:8 which adorns the alcove of religion in the reading room of the Library of Congress,  “He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God?”   (NASU) Even though it is a relatively ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Police To Add 14 Officers After Violent Weekend; New System To Allow Local Testing Of Shell Casings

In the wake of a weekend in which five people were shot with two dying, the Chattanooga Police Department is adding 14 more officers, Mayor Andy Berke and Chief Fred Fletcher said Monday. The department is also utilizing a new system that will allow local testing of shell casings and avoid a long wait time after sending them off to Nashville. Chief Fletcher also said there ... (click for more)

Cleveland Mother And Father Indicted After 2-Month Old Tests Positive For Meth; Has Multiple Injuries

The father and mother of a two-month-old in Cleveland have been indicted for child abuse after the baby tested positive for meth and had multiple injuries. Cleveland Police said on Jan. 4 the Department of Children Services and the Cleveland Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit began a joint investigation on an aggravated child neglect/abuse case.  DCS and ... (click for more)

Proud Of Chattanooga And The Women's March - And Response (2)

I was very happy to participate in the Women’s March on Chattanooga yesterday afternoon. The diversity and the sheer numbers of women, men and children were incredible. One estimate was at least 3,000. Standing together with all of these like-minded souls was overwhelming and humbling.  I have rarely been so happy and so proud of my town.  One question is, why is ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Our Puzzling Women

After Rhonda Thurman left the “Enlightment” meeting of the Hamilton Country School Board Saturday afternoon, she must have been catching up on the news when she posted this message on her Facebook page: “I am really trying to understand. I am a woman and I cannot think of one "RIGHT" I do not have. Can someone enlighten me?” Not one person enlightened Rhonda because nobody could ... (click for more)