Former Israeli Soldier Speaks At St. Paul's Episcopal

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Einav Cahaner, an Israeli emissary who is spending a year with the Chattanooga Jewish community under the sponsorship of the Jewish Federation, will speak Sunday, at the 9:15 a.m. Adult Christian Education class at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 805 West 7th St. She will speak on "Israel and the Middld East Today Through the Eyes of a Former Israeli Soldier." The meeting will be in Huckabay Hall.

The Feast of Pentecost will be at 10:30 a.m. with a Festal Eucharist with special vestments and banners.

Holy Baptism will be offered. The parish Pentecost picnic will follow. Bring veggies, dessert or salad. Chicken will be provided.

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Roy Exum: So Why Pick A Fight?

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