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.

Three Local Tenors Free Concert Is Sunday

Local tenors, Michael Mays, Bob Sauser, and Harv Wileman, will present an informal concert featuring tenor repertoire on Sunday beginning at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 650 McCallie Ave., across from UTC.  "The wide variety of music should appeal to everyone," organizers said. Included will be opera by Rossini, Donizetti, ... (click for more)

Times Are A Changing Quickly Is Topic At Middle Valley COG

Middle Valley Church of God announces that Pastor Mitch McClure will speak on the topic, 'Times Are A Changing, Quickly! '  in the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday.    Pastor McClure will lead the congregation in a time of prayer and worship on Sunday at 6:30 p.m.  All are invited to participate in this event.  Each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school classes ... (click for more)

Girl, 11, Missing In Cleveland After Returning To Ocoee Middle School Soccer Field To Get Keys

An 11-year-old girl is missing in Cleveland after returning to a soccer field to retrieve some keys that had been left there. Cleveland Police said on Thursday at  10:01 p.m. , Arleth Yazmin Linares Medina was reported missing by her mother, Rosa Medina.  Mrs Medina stated that she took her daughters, Arleth, and Andrea, age 3, to the Ocoee Middle Soccer Field ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Schools To Close Aug. 21 For Solar Eclipse

Due to safety concerns, Hamilton County Schools will close all schools and school age childcare on Aug. 21. This date coincides with the first total solar eclipse to occur across the entire continental United States in 99 years. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes directly in front of the sun, and casts its shadow on the Earth below. The eclipse will reach totality ... (click for more)

Children Should Not Get Holiday For Solar Eclipse

Re: County Schools to close for the solar eclipse: What a waste of an educational opportunity. The local folks in-charge of the Hamilton County, Tn., school system just announced that they are going to cancel school on Aug. 21 the day of the eclipse.  To protect the children from being on the school bus during the time of the eclipse.  It will be dark and other ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Jake, A Great Man

When Bob McKamey was 18 years old, the late Hitch Grimes came home on furlough from the Marine Corps and brought a handsome, energetic friend with him, Jake Butcher. “That was 64 years ago and that’s when it started, one of the greatest friendships of my life. Talking about Jake is like picking up a book with 1,000 pages and opening it to a random page. Only you can hardly put it ... (click for more)