Oakwood Baptist Presents The Chickamauga Christmas Celebration

Friday, November 8, 2013

Oakwood Baptist Church is teaming with The Downtown Chickamauga Merchants Association and the city of Chickamauga to present the Chickamauga Christmas Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 3-6 p.m. in downtown Chickamauga.     


The Chickamauga Christmas Celebration will feature holiday goodies, deals from downtown merchants with a free gift wrapping booth, plus a live nativity and animal petting zoo,  Gingerbread man decorating table for the kids, family picture booth, live music, and more.

 It wraps up with the Chickamauga Christmas Celebration parade.

“A wonderful season in this beautiful city truly makes this a celebration for the whole family,” said Michael Haney, Chickamauga City manager.


Sandi Townlee, owner of Chocolate Therapy and president of the Chickamauga Merchant Association said, “I’m thrilled to have Oakwood involved because they have a way of making things fun and enjoyable for whole family.”


“At Oakwood, we are always looking for opportunities to love on our community, this time we get to share the greatest gift of all,” said Oakwood’s Lead Pastor Allen Farris.


The Chickamauga Christmas Festival takes place in downtown Chickamauga. There is no admission charge. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ChickamaugaChristmasCelebration or call 706 375-5760.  


The Chickamauga Christmas Celebration is presented by Oakwood Baptist Church. Oakwood is one church that worships in two locations, Chickamauga and on Cloud Springs Road in Ringgold.    



Men In Ministry Event At Greater Tucker Missionary Baptist On June 24

The public is invited to Greater Tucker Missionary Baptist Church, 1115 North Moore Road in Chattanooga on June 24 at 10:45 a.m. as they celebrate "Men In Ministry."  The guest speaker will be Dr. Bryan Johnson, Hamilton County School Superintendent. (click for more)

Father's Day Message Offered At Metro Tab Church

The public is invited to worship at Metro Tab Church, 2101 West Shepherd Road in Chattanooga, this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The Father's Day message, preached by Pastor Steve Ball, will be, "I Need a Father." Metro Tab is a multicultural and non-denominational ministry. (click for more)

Former County Mayor, Deputy Governor Claude Ramsey Dies

Former County Mayor and Deputy Governor Claude Ramsey has died after a recent illness. Mr. Ramsey held a number of top government posts after leaving his strawberry farm at Harrison and going into politics. He was a major factor in the development of the Enterprise South Industrial Park and landing Volkswagen as its main tenant. He served in the state legislature and was ... (click for more)

Gerald McCormick Pulling Out Of House Race

Former House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick has decided to pull out of the House District 26 race and take a position with an engineering firm in Nashville. He told the Chattanooga Times Free Press the move would still give Republicans a seven-day window to find a replacement as the election nears. His wife, Kim, earlier took a position with the State Board of Regents in ... (click for more)

Will Chattanooga Miss Another Reinvestment Opportunity?

In April, First Tennessee Bank and the National Community Reinvestment Coalition announced an agreement on a $3.9 billion reinvestment plan for economic development in low to moderate income communities under the 1977 Community Reinvestment Act. The Chattanooga Times Free Press soon followed with an article reviewing the plan in depth. The plan presented Chattanooga, as well as ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Are We Like Nazis?

Four years after William Styron’s best-seller ‘Sophie’s Choice,’ had achieved the highest height of an atrocity that the literary world had known at the time, a little girl who was birthed the same year as the book (1979) was cast as Meryl Streep’s daughter in the movie. The four-year-old blonde knew nothing about evil, not to mention the Holocaust, but she became enamored with ... (click for more)