St. Paul's Episcopal Adults Meet Vestry Candidates On Sunday

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Christian Education for Adults at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 805 West 7th St., at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday, will meet the nominees for the Vestry, in preparation for the Tuesday annual meeting of the congregation which  will be at 5:30 p.m. in the Nave.
The Exum Gallery show opening will be Nov. 15 with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. The show will run through Dec. 29. The show will be an exhibit of the works of sculptor John McLeod. A native of Chattanooga, he graduated from Millsaps College, Jackson, Ms.
, with a principal focus on sculpture. His work has been exhibited in multiple galleries throughout the southeast as well as New York City. He has worked as props master for The Mississippi Opera, was co-creator, set designer and actor in The Land of Shadows and acted in several web series .He lives and maintains a studio in  Chattanooga.
A Legacy Society event will be Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 8 a.m. in Huckabay Lecture hall. The event will be a retirement and estate strategies workshop. RSVP to Kathy Rinchuso at 877 222-2379 or

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