Concord Baptist Hosts Community Back-To-School Picnic

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Concord Baptist invites the whole community to Heritage Park on Sunday, Sept. 8, for a Back-to-School Picnic. There will be free food, bounce houses, games, prizes, and a free concert of Slugs and Bugs Live! featuring Randall Goodgame. Slugs and Bugs Live! is a joy-filled musical experience featuring animated videos, energetic vocals, and exuberant piano, guitar and mandolin instrumentals. 

The party is from 4-7 p.m., and the concert will start around 5 p.m. in front of the big red barn. 

For more information, call 423 892-9313 or visit concord-baptist.org.

Concord is happy to welcome Randall Goodgame back to Chattanooga. Mr. Goodgame (former “Silly Song” writer for VEGGIETALES) is a former worship pastor and the driving force behind Slugs and Bugs. Randall has brought the Slugs and Bugs Live concert into 30 states and Canada. Slugs and Bugs videos have surpassed 1.13 million views on YouTube, and most importantly, countless families have been encouraged toward a deeper walk with Jesus while having a great time together.

Slugs and Bugs music rollicks from bluegrass to Dixieland to folk-pop to arena rock with songs you’ll be glad you remember long after the concert is over. To find out more about Slugs and Bugs, visit the website and blog at www.slugsandbugs.com, and its YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/slugsbugslullabies.


Organ Recital Offered At First Christian Church On Monday

First Christian Church of Chattanooga will present an organ recital in the church sanctuary on Monday, at 7 p.m. hosted by the Chattanooga American Guild of Organists (AGO). The recital will feature students studying organ from around the greater Chattanooga area. The event is free and open to the public; however, there will be an opportunity to support these young organists through ... (click for more)

Royal Tailor And Capital Kings To Kick Off Spring U-Church Series

Lee University’s U-Church will offer another diverse series of concerts this semester, providing students the opportunity to worship together in a unique chapel format. The line-up includes Royal Tailor featuring Capital Kings this month, Kari Jobe in February, a student-led “Evening of Worship” in March, and Jon Foreman in April. Opening the season this Sunday will be Royal ... (click for more)

6,533 Apply For Chattanooga Housing Authority Voucher Program

The Chattanooga Housing Authority closed its Housing Choice Voucher Program application process Monday at 11:59 p.m. There were 6,533 applicants. CHA will randomly select 1,000 of those names on Monday, for the voucher program waiting list. Anyone who is not selected will need to apply again in the future.  The Housing Choice Voucher program is a federal government program ... (click for more)

Times Free Press Pays Bonuses, Has Layoffs

The Chattanooga Times Free Press told employees on Monday that the newspaper had improved financial performance over the prior year quarters and employees were receiving two percent bonuses. Sources said at the same time, the newspaper announced some layoffs. Those include four people in the newsroom and an unspecified number in other departments. Bruce Hartmann, president, ... (click for more)

We Need The Chattanooga History Center

Having been on several of Dr. Daryl Black's walking tours, I can say that they weren't just informative, but a treat. The downtown, Fort Wood and Ninth Street of yesteryear were brought dramatically to life. We stood on the ground where Sherman had his headquarters (near the Ice Cream Show) and the corner where Bessie Smith sang as a young girl. And we also stood beneath the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Big (Un)Easy: Mardi Gras

Not since Hurricane Katrina has New Orleans had a bigger problem. When over a million visitors flood the city for the annual Mardi Gras bash over the next three weeks, there will be signs all around town and into the French Quarter that blare, “CAUTION: Walk In Large Groups. We (heart symbol) love NOPD. We Just Need More Of Them.” In other words, it appears things are quite unsettled ... (click for more)