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.

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Roy Exum: Ooltewah & The Bullies

During the week of Christmas I got an email from a longtime friend at the Knoxville News-Sentinel that laughingly wondered what kind of basketball do you people play (in Chattanooga?) It included sketchy details of the rape, and subsequent surgery, of an Ooltewah High School basketball player who had been assaulted by his own teammates at a Gatlinburg holiday tournament. Today ... (click for more)