Rivermont Presbyterian Hosts Youth Luncheon July 25

Thursday, July 18, 2013

A youth-suggested luncheon meeting at Rivermont Presbyterian Church, 3310 Hixson Pike, will be Thursday, July 25, in the Commons. Bring your favorite food for lunch for the Feast of Fabulous Foods. There are no age restrictions. Adults are asked to bring portable hobby items to share with the youth. 

The Rivermont Presbyterian Women's Retreat will be Saturday, July 27, from 9:45 a.

m. to 2 p.m. in the Commons  The theme will be Get Connected. The Rev. Laura Becker, pastor of Northminster Presbyterian,  will be the speaker. The cost is $8. Lunch and childcare provided.


St. Elmo Missionary Baptist Church Celebrates 156th Anniversary July 9

St. Elmo Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the church's 156th Anniversary and Homecoming on Sunday, July 9, at 11 a.m.   The 3 p.m. guest will be Pastor Maurice Gilchrist and Congregation of Greater Nazarene.   The theme for the day will be Plunging Our Roots Into Christ, Ezekiel 47:12.   The community is invited to come and join the celebration. ... (click for more)

60-Year-Old Ministry Breaks Ground On New Headquarters In Collegedale

The international media evangelism ministry, It Is Written, is breaking ground on a new ministry headquarters on July 10 at 10 a.m. The groundbreaking ceremony will feature It Is Written representatives, local government and business leaders, and Seventh-day Adventist church leadership. The groundbreaking ceremony will begin at the fellowship hall of the Collegedale ... (click for more)

Apartment Fire Leaves Family Of 4 Homeless

No injuries were reported in connection with an apartment fire Tuesday afternoon. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm around  1:30  p.m. and responded with six fire companies to Bayberry Apartments at 2300 Windsor Street. Ronald Boyd, who lives nearby, was one of the first to spot the flames and ran to the two-story apartment building to alert the ... (click for more)

3 People Shot At Citgo On Glenwood Drive; 1 Dies; D'Kobe Jordan, 19, Arrested On Multiple Charges

Three people were shot at a convenience store in Glenwood on Monday afternoon. One later died after being rushed to the hospital.  The incident happened around 2:40 p.m. at the Citgo at 101 Glenwood Dr. Police said the teen who shot the man who died was wounded himself and went to the hospital. D'Kobe Jordan, 19,  is now facing murder charges. Chattanooga Police ... (click for more)

Dennis Norwood: Through The Lens, My Early 4th Of July

Our wonderful nation’s birthday, the 4th of July, came early for me this year. Always one of my favorite holidays, perhaps it’s tied to that fact that my birthday is on Flag Day, this year’s early observance was extra special. The day was this past Sunday, June 25, and it came about as my wife and I attended a concert by our very favorite Christian artist, Sandi Patty, at Abba’s ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: California’s Foolishness

Over the weekend Hillary Clinton, the first runner-up in the latest presidential election, tweeted, “Forget death panels. If Republicans pass this (health) bill, they're the death party.” It was also being seriously debated if the psychotic action of the gunman who shot Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise was due to the repugnant rhetoric being increasingly spewed by other liberals. Great ... (click for more)