"When Faith Is Enough" Is Sermon Topic At First Christian Church On Sunday

Friday, April 5, 2013

Pastor Paul Rebelo will present “When Faith is Enough” on Sunday. Sunday School classes for children and adults meet at 9:45 a.m., and worship begins at 10:45 a.m. Assistive listening devices are provided for members and guests with hearing loss while many Sunday services are captioned as well. All are welcome.

Regular outreach activities this week include P.A.W.S. (Positive Action With Success), Mondays and Thursdays at 3 p.m.; NA meetings, Mondays and Fridays at 8 p.m.; and Tai Chi on Friday at 11 a.m.

Volunteers are always needed on Tuesdays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Brown Academy. Brown has expressed a need for bottled water during T-Cap week beginning April 22. Water donations may be left in the Brown Academy bin located in the lobby.

Come to volunteer at Habitat for Humanity on April 13 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Our week with Family Promise guests begins April 14; volunteers are needed to help with meal preparation and serving; overnight hosts are needed to spend the night at the church during the week. Call the church office to volunteer.

On Wednesday, April 10, Betty Proctor will present a program on Walk4Hearing and Hearing Loss Association of America following the Wednesday Night Fellowship dinner. Dinners are $5 and reservations must be made in advance by calling the church office.

If you would like to share your time, please give us a call. First Christian Church is at 650 McCallie Ave. Our unique motto is a “Church of Service, Not Lip Service.” Visit Firstchristian-chat.com, like us on Facebook, or call the church office at 267-4506 for more information.


Bob Tamasy: Someone’s Always Got Their Eye on You!

One of the fun characters in the Pixar animated film, “Monsters, Inc.,” is Roz, the slug-like, gravelly voiced administrator who warns her fellow monsters, “I’m watching you. All-ways watching.” In the TV series “Person of Interest,” which ran for five seasons, each episode opened with the haunting words, “You are being watched.” Numerous other TV shows feature characters undergoing ... (click for more)

"Why Did You Have To Do That?" Is Topic At Middle Valley Church Of God On Sunday

Middle Valley Church of God announced that Pastor Mitch McClure will speak on the topic, "Why Did You Have To Do That?" in the  10:30 a.m.  service on  Sunday . This is part of a sermon series titled "We Have To Find A Way To Fix This Problem." This new sermon series will focus on the need for redemption of humanity because of ... (click for more)

Man, Child Killed In Crash On Highway 136 In Walker County; 2nd Child Seriously Injured

A man and an unrestrained five-year-old child were killed when a vehicle went out of control on Highway 136 in Walker County on Saturday. A 10-year-old in the car was seriously injured. The driver was thrown from the van and was dead at the scene. The five-year-old was trapped in the vehicle and also died at the wreck site at Ponder Creek Road. The Georgia State Patrol ... (click for more)

2 People Shot After Domestic Dispute In Brainerd; Corey Moon Taken Into Custody On Saturday Night

Two people were shot during a domestic dispute in Brainerd late Friday night.   Chattanooga Police responded at 11:17 p.m. to the 4700 block of Rogers Road on a shooting. The following are the preliminary facts of that investigation.   Officers were able to locate two victims, Cortez Moon, 23, and Terri Dossett, 45, suffering from non-life threatening gunshot ... (click for more)

Rhonda Thurman: Speaking The Truth About CSLA - And Response

One parent called me a “Liar” during Thursday’s Facilities meeting. Others from CSLA have been a bit more creative saying that I spread “misinformation”, “falsehoods” and “spread inaccurate statements”. Then there were more descriptive terms- “arrogant”, “uninformed”, “unprofessional”- if these CSLA parents don’t stop, they are going to hurt my feelings. In this letter, I will attempt ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Illegals Cost Us Billions

We learned over the weekend that John Kelly, our new Secretary of Homeland Security, has just prepared two strongly-worded memos that could greatly enhance federal authorities to detain and/or deport illegal immigrants both inside the United States and those caught at our borders. All rational United States citizens know we have a horrible problem with illegals – in 2010 the annual ... (click for more)