Bibles For Third Graders Sunday At Christ United Methodist

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Bibles will be presented to third graders Sunday during the 9:30 and 11 a.m. services at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road. 

A Who Are We Class for new or prospective members will be Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 6 p.m. with the remaining two class sessions Nov. 13 and 20. Meet in the sanctuary with the Rev. Mark Flynn and David Hall leading the discussions. For more information call Kari Martin at 892-9363 or email newmembers@christplace.org.

A Downtown Business Men's Luncheon will be Wednesday at noon in the First Tennessee Bank Building, 701 Market St.
Pay $10 at the door. The program, led by Mark Flynn, will be on increasing our access to  distraction as well as information.

Times Are A Changing Quickly Is Topic At Middle Valley COG

Middle Valley Church of God announces that Pastor Mitch McClure will speak on the topic, 'Times Are A Changing, Quickly! '  in the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday.    Pastor McClure will lead the congregation in a time of prayer and worship on Sunday at 6:30 p.m.  All are invited to participate in this event.  Each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school classes ... (click for more)

North Georgia Church Exceeds School Supply Goal, Expands To 3 Schools

Rock Bridge Community Church has surpassed its goal of providing all school supplies for the 472 children at Roan Elementary School and has now committed to providing resources to two additional schools this fall through its Summer Bag Pack initiative.   Tony Helton, Rock Bridge’s Dalton Campus Pastor, says the church began working toward the initial goal in June.  Congregants ... (click for more)

Girl, 11, Missing In Cleveland After Returning To Ocoee Middle School Soccer Field To Get Keys

An 11-year-old girl is missing in Cleveland after returning to a soccer field to retrieve some keys that had been left there. Cleveland Police said on Thursday at  10:01 p.m. , Arleth Yazmin Linares Medina was reported missing by her mother, Rosa Medina.  Mrs Medina stated that she took her daughters, Arleth, and Andrea, age 3, to the Ocoee Middle Soccer Field ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Schools To Close Aug. 21 For Solar Eclipse

Due to safety concerns, Hamilton County Schools will close all schools and school age childcare on Aug. 21. This date coincides with the first total solar eclipse to occur across the entire continental United States in 99 years. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes directly in front of the sun, and casts its shadow on the Earth below. The eclipse will reach totality ... (click for more)

Children Should Not Get Holiday For Solar Eclipse

Re: County Schools to close for the solar eclipse: What a waste of an educational opportunity. The local folks in-charge of the Hamilton County, Tn., school system just announced that they are going to cancel school on Aug. 21 the day of the eclipse.  To protect the children from being on the school bus during the time of the eclipse.  It will be dark and other ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Jake, A Great Man

When Bob McKamey was 18 years old, the late Hitch Grimes came home on furlough from the Marine Corps and brought a handsome, energetic friend with him, Jake Butcher. “That was 64 years ago and that’s when it started, one of the greatest friendships of my life. Talking about Jake is like picking up a book with 1,000 pages and opening it to a random page. Only you can hardly put it ... (click for more)