Joseph Chapel AME Celebrates Founders Day Sunday

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Joseph Chapel AME Church will celebrate its Annual Founders Day celebration this Sunday at the 11 a.m. service. Founders Day is a time of reflection and commemoration dedicated to one of America's earliest civil rights pioneers and first bishop of the AME Church, Richard Allen, and all of the first congregants who were boldly led by faith. 

This year's celebration, themed “Acts of Faith: Blessings Fulfilled”, will be led by host pastor the Rev.

Tarel McCurklin, with the Rev. Anthony Carter serving as guest speaker for the occasion. A special first founders presentation will also be a part of the service. Everyone is invited to attend.


Mitch McClure Speaks On "He Is With Us" On Sunday

Middle Valley Church of God announced that Pastor Mitch McClure will speak on the topic, 'He Is With Us '  in the 10:30 a.m.  service on  Sunday . This is part of a sermon series titled 'God Is Working With Us.'  This new sermon series will develop the reality that the Holy Spirit is constantly working in our behalf in order to get ... (click for more)

Bob Tamasy: It’s All In The Name – Or Is It?

Have you noticed the recent surge in the use of hyper-aggressive, vicious-sounding names? (I’m not referring to the Presidential race, by the way.) We hear them on TV, the radio, newspapers, the Internet, in conversations in the break room at work. Because we’re immersed in another football season, when Giants and Titans roam the land, Bears and Bengals snarl at foes, Cowboys ride ... (click for more)

Boy In Critical Condition; Another Person Stabbed And Man Shot In Dispute At Apartments On Citico Avenue

A boy is in critical condition after being stabbed on Sunday afternoon in what police described as a dispute between neighbors. One other person was stabbed and a man was shot in the stomach in the melee in the 2700 block of Citico Avenue. The injuries to the second person stabbed in the neck and the shooting victim were said to be not life-threatening. The 12:45 p.m. incident ... (click for more)

Woman, 25, Shot On Dodson Avenue Early Sunday Afternoon

A 25-year-old woman was shot on Dodson Avenue just after noon on Sunday. Officers with the Chattanooga Police Department were notified at 12:13 p.m. by a local hospital that a victim arrived with a gunshot wound. The shooting reportedly occurred in the 1300 block of Dodson Avenue. Shaday Millener arrived at the hospital in a personal vehicle with a non-life threatening ... (click for more)

Patrol Cars Donation To Kevin Muhammad's Nation Of Islam Sets A Dangerous Precedent

Re: City Police donating two patrol cars to Kevin Muhammad's Nation of Islam: While I know it's unpopular to mention the wisdom of separation of church and state, this sets a dangerous precedent and should meet with concern from everyone who values religious and secular freedom. What's next? Southern Baptists getting old city parking scooters to patrol church parking lots ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Pitch Called ‘The Defector’

When Jose Fernandez was killed early Sunday morning in a boating accident, he was 24 years old yet had already lived a life much larger than almost all old men. He had spent part of a year in an unimaginably cruel Cuban prison, this when he only 14 years old and sandwiched in an inhumane cell among grown criminals. There were murders daily – in his very cell -- and nobody cared. ... (click for more)