Signal Mountain Baptist Hosts Young Adult Mission Trip Aug. 4-7

Saturday, July 27, 2013

A Young  Adult mission trip, Project Chattanooga, will be Aug. 4-7 at Signal Mountain Baptist Church, 939 Ridgeway Ave. All young adults college age and older will participate in a number of different mission projects in the Chattanooga area during the mission week. Service opportunities include visiting nursing homes, hospitals, housing complexes in downtown, playing with children, ministering to the homeless, giving out salvation bracelets, possibly doing some work projects and trying to be open to where God would have them serve.

 

Dr. Steven Wright will speak at the 11 a.m. worship service this Sunday, on "The Battle Belongs to the Lord," with text from Judges 7.


Black History Celebration Offered At Second Missionary Baptist

Members of the Club 11 Ministry of Second Missionary Baptist Church will sponsor a 30th anniversary Black History Banquet on  Saturday, Feb. 13 , at  6 p.m.  at the church.  The keynote speaker will be Reverend Dr. Ernest L. Reid, Jr., the newly-installed pastor of Second.  Also featured will be the children's praise troupe, a poetic medley, ... (click for more)

"Let's Get Better Together" Is Sunday's Topic At Middle Valley

Pastor Mitch McClure will speak on the topic, 'Let's Get Better Together'  in the  10:30 a.m.  service this  Sunday.   This is part of a new sermon series titled 'Loving, Accepting, And Forgiving Will Work.'  This series of sermons will focus on the need of all Christians to examine relationships and discover ways in which they ... (click for more)

Cleveland School Board Votes 5-2 To Terminate School Director Ringstaff Over Twitter Messages

The Cleveland School Board on Friday fired Dr. Martin Ringstaff, director of schools, for sending sexually explicit messages to an anonymous woman a year ago.  His termination is effective immediately and does not include severance pay.  The school board called an emergency meeting after Dr. Ringstaff, who is married, admitted to sending explicit messages to ... (click for more)

History Center Not Giving Out Any More Information On Past Spending Details, Current Status, At This Time

The president of the Chattanooga History Center, which has halted plans for a world class history museum near the Aquarium after raising over $10 million, said no other information will be provided at this time. Chattanoogan.com had sought details about prior spending and the salary of former executive director Daryl Black as well as the center's current status. Jo Coke said, ... (click for more)

A Missing Link In Chattanooga's Crime Prevention Program

I would like to begin by introducing myself. I grew up in Chattanooga and I love this city. As a child, the space program and lunar landings were in full swing. I dreamed of a progressive city. I grew up reading books about space, travel, and superheroes at the Bicentennial Library.  I am the only son of a local pastor and businessman. When I graduated from East Ridge High ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The School’s Search Begins

Jonathan Welch, the chairman of the Hamilton County School Board, had no idea he would be giving himself a well-deserved treat some months ago when he promised his son they would go on a mission trip together. This week has to be the first time his phone hasn’t blinked overload since a December tragedy triggered a tsunami and repeated shock waves that crashed the Hamilton County ... (click for more)