"A Peculiar Vision" Is Sunday's Topic At First-Centenary UMC

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Dr. Doug Fairbanks will speak at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. sanctuary worship services this Sunday, at First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 410 McCallie Ave., on "A Peculiar Vision," with text from Jeremiah 8:8-19:1. The Rev. Brian Davis will speak in The Vine at 10:45 on "The Gospel According to Duck Dynasty." 

Prime Time Wednesday begins with dinner from 5:15 to 6 p.m., by reservation. Cantad! Youth Ensemble is at 5:15, Children's Choirs at 6, Chancel Ringers, at 6, Adult Bible studies and classes at 6, children's programs at 6, youth at 6 and Chancel Choir at 7. 

Beginning Sept. 25 will be "Financial Peace University," taught by Matt Black in Room 101 Prigmore. The class will continue through Nov. 20. Continuing classes are "Intimacy with God led by the Rev. Duke Walker, executive director of the Chattanooga House of Prayer; "The Entitlement-Free Child: Raising Confident and Responsible Kids in a Me, Mine, Now Culture," led by Beverley Trobaugh, director of First-Centenary's Children's Enrichment Center; "Couch to 5K," meeting in the Oak Street Center lobby where Jeremy Christopher will lead on a run through downtown; "Who Was Jesus Really?," led by the Rev. Chris Black. 

A 35 year reunion of the Positive Christian Singles will be Sept. 27-29. Register online at firstcentury.com/35-year reunion. The Oak Street Playhouse will present "Hallelujah Girls" Sept. 27, 28 and Oct. 3, 4, 5 and 6. For reservations call 756-2428 or email oakstreetplayhouse@gmail.com

Bazaar, Barbecue And Fish Fry Will Be Held Saturday At Washington Hills UMC

Washington Hills UMC will be having a Bazaar/Barbecue/Fish Fry this Saturday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. The Barbecue/Fish Fry is sponsored by the Methodist Men and all profits go towards replacing a heat pump in the sanctuary.  The church is located just off Bonny Oaks Drive at LaGuana Drive. (click for more)

Community Devotion Next Thursday At BCSO

Sheriff Eric Watson announces a public Community Devotion on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in the Community Room of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office.   Pastor Charlie Campbell of Shiloh Baptist Church in Ocoee will bring an uplifting, positive message during the event, which should last between 20 to 30 minutes.  The public is invited to attend. Sheriff Watson said, ... (click for more)

Planning Commission Votes 6-5 To Reject 7-Story Apartment Building On Cowart Street

After lengthy discussion on Monday before the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission, historical neighborhood advocates won a victory in the Southside area when the commission narrowly rejected a request to allow developers to build a seven-story apartment building on the 1200 block of Cowart Street.   The Belle Investment Co. & BYD Coward, ... (click for more)

Charges Upgraded Against Avery To Murder After Victim of Chair Leg Attack At Moccasin Bend Dies

Charges have been upgraded to murder against Leviticus Avery, 37, after a man he allegedly attacked with a chair leg has died. Avery initially was charged with aggravated assault and attempted first-degree murder in the incident last Thursday at the Moccasin Bend Mental Health facility. Kevin Green, 38, remained in critical condition until he died. He was struck in ... (click for more)

Ole Man River Just Keeps Rollin

Citizens are hearing yet another new chapter in Chattanooga’s 21st Century Riverfront concrete repair saga. It seems it will require more repair, more delays and more tax dollars to do it. When will it end? Construction of the Riverfront concrete structures began in 2003. Before it was finished, designers, engineers, contractors, Public Works officials, Mayor Littlefield and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: It Was Our Tool Shed

Some said the huge beams had been soaking in creosote for two or three years when the men finally stacked them to dry. They were long, about 20 feet each, and thick – maybe eight inches. I remember they were 14 inches wide but the biggest thing I remember was that it was the ugliest lumber I ever saw. They cured the beams for one entire hot summer in the Tool Shed, a huge building ... (click for more)