Women's Bible Study In James Begins At Brainerd United Methodist

Friday, July 26, 2013

"Seasoned Women." a study in the book of James, will begin Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m.and continue each first and third Tuesday of the months of August, September and October, taught by Terri Lowe at Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road,  The study will be held in the Truman Brooks Classroom.

The Rev. Mark Davis will speak at the 9 and 11 a.m. sanctuary worship services on Sunday, on "Think On These Things," with text from Philippians 4:6-9. The guest speaker in the Oasis service at 9 a.m. in Fellowship Hall will be Tony Smith.

Family Movie Night will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, in the Fellowship Hall with pizza and drinks provided.


Daisy UMC Hosts Daisy Fun Day May 16

Daisy United Methodist Church is hosting Daisy Fun Day on May 16 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be arts, crafts, carnival games, blowups, face painting, food, music and more. This is a free event . Daisy UMC is located at 9508 Dayton Pike Blvd., Soddy Daisy. For more information, call 423-322-3243. (click for more)

A Life Of Praise

Churches of all denominations, all over the United States, have difficulty retaining those who come and profess faith in Christ.  A person who comes to faith in Christ is a “new creation” having been born again.  This new Christian is not born fully developed and spiritually mature. Just before ascending to heaven, Jesus gave us a command: make disciples by baptizing and ... (click for more)

Corker, Alexander Say Budget Bill Is A Start, But Much Left To Do

Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander said the budget bill passed Tuesday was a first step, but much more work remains on balancing the federal budget. Senator Corker said,  “Left to my own accord this budget would look far different, but at the end of the day I believe it’s important for Congress to complete this basic tenet of governing and set the stage for a responsible ... (click for more)

Ringgold Woman Killed In Foley, Ala., Wreck

A Ringgold woman died from injuries she sustained in a two-car wreck at Foley, Ala., on Friday night, and several others from Chattanooga were injured. The victim was Sharen Mueller Shields, 56, a TVA employee for the last 35 years serving in the purchasing and transportation departments. The accident happened on U.S. 98 outside the grounds of a hot air balloon festival. ... (click for more)

Dr. King Wouldn't Approve Of The Mayhem In Baltimore

I am mostly certain that Dr. King never meant for this kind of violence to happen.  I don't recall any of the protests he led not being peaceful.  He would most definitely not approve of people burning, looting, the complete and utter unnecessary mayhem, or anything like what happened in Baltimore. Do you really believe Dr. King would condone 8, 10, 12-year-old children ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Why The Lynching Stopped

Over the weekend I became fascinated by Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, and yesterday I devoted my Monday opinion piece to the fact this black man, who for 25 years was a cop in Milwaukee and who is now in his fourth term as the sheriff, believes the arrest of six Baltimore police is “a miscarriage of justice.” The more I read and researched Sheriff Clarke, the more I ... (click for more)