New Worship Times And Classes Scheduled At Hixson 1st Baptist

Thursday, August 29, 2013
A new schedule for Sunday and Wednesday evenings at Hixson First Baptist, 5800 Grubb Road, will begin Sept. 4. Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m. will be a light meal in the CLC. Family worship in the CLC begins at 6:05 with discipleship classes for all ages beginning at 6:30.
 
Sunday evening will begin at 5 p.m. with Family Night the first Sunday night of each month; second and fourth Sunday nights, Prayer service; third Sunday night, regular church conference and fifth Sunday, Sunday night singing.
 Sunday morning worship is at 10:45, with Sunday school and Bible study at 9:30.
 
A "Shepherding Women in Pain: Real Women, Real Issues" class will begin Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the Bride's Room. See Anna Wilkins for more information.
 
The Women's Fall Retreat will be Sept. 6-7 at Camp Mananatha in Scottsboro, Ala. The cost is $40 per person, with a deadline to sign up Wednesday, Sept. 4.
 
A men's Bible study, Temptation: Standing Strong Against Temptation," a study of the Book of James, will begin Sept. 4 at 6:30 p.m. See Terry Nida or sign up in the Worship Foyer.

Fall Festival/Trunk Or Treat At Orchard Missionary Baptist

Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church,1734 East Third St., is hosting a fall festival and trunk or treat on Saturday from 1-4 p.m.  Ages 4-11 are welcome to come for fun, games, food, and candy. The event is free and they request no costumes, please. For more information, contact the church at 423-629-6115. -- (click for more)

Heritage Pointe Baptist Hosts Harvest Hangout Oct. 31

Heritage Pointe Baptist Church, located at 60 Dyer Bridge Place in Ringgold, will host a Harvest Hangout with a bonfire, hot dogs, hayride and trunk of treat on Friday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. The event is free and everyone is welcome to attend.   If you need more information please call  706/858-0976 . (click for more)

Additions And Improvements At Camp Jordan Arena Coming Soon

Additions and improvements are coming to Camp Jordan Arena in the near future. At the Thursday night meeting of the East Ridge city council, approval was given for buying new playground equipment. It will come from Gametime, a locally-based company. The VP of Marketing lives in East Ridge and made a proposal to set up the playground at Camp Jordan so his company could use it for ... (click for more)

Teenager Killed In ATV Accident Thursday Night

Damon Lee Jones, 15, was killed Thursday night in an ATV accident in Walker County. It was reported he was riding with a 17-year old, when they tried to enter a church parking lot, but ran into a cable barrier. The accident happened on Dunwoody Road in LaFayette. The other rider, identified as Timothy J. Wallin, was not injured.   (click for more)

Tom Dugan Was A Good Man

Tom was my boss for most of my 36 years at Carta.  At the ceremony where I was awarded my 30-year service award, Tom said, "Don disagrees with 85% of my decisions, but I wish I had 80 more employees just like him." This kind of indicates our relationship. When I asked him to help with my plans for a reunion for the group of Veterans that I served with in Vietnam, he quickly ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Veterinarian’s Horse Sense

I suspect you’ve heard by now that a doctor in New York City, who volunteers with “Doctors Without Borders,” just got back from the African nation of Guinea on October 17 – last Friday – and on Thursday tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus. Luckily, he came in actual contact with only a few people but he reportedly rode a subway, took a taxi, went on a three-mile run and ... (click for more)