"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


Women Moving Forward Seminar This Saturday At Second Missionary Baptist

Second Missionary Baptist Church will be holding a Women Moving Forward Seminar on Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for their 69th  Annual Women's Day Celebration. The event is free but participants will need to register by calling the church office at 423-624-3275. The sessions available will be Grief & Healing, Caregiving, Christian Parenting, Health & Healthy Choices ... (click for more)

Shadrix Trio Plays At Bethesda Baptist Oct. 12

Shadrix Trio is playing a live concert at Bethesda Baptist Church on Oct. 12, at 6 p.m. Bethesda Baptist Church is at 600 Highway 151 in LaFayette.  For more information call 706.620-2066.  The concert is free.  Review for Shadrix Trio: From Northwest Georgia, the Shadrix Trio is a young, exciting, anointed ministry that has been traveling throughout the United ... (click for more)

Youth Pleads Guilty In 2011 Club Fathom Shootings; Rakestraw Gets 3 Years In Prison

A teen who was 15 at the time nine people were shot outside Club Fathom downtown on Christmas Eve 2011 pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated assault on Tuesday. Brandon Lebron Rakestraw, who is now 18, appeared before Criminal Court Judge Don Poole. He received a three-year prison term to serve. Rakestraw has been in jail for 10 months. Prosecutor Jason Demastus ... (click for more)

Erlanger Finishes Fiscal Year With $18 Million Profit

After a major loss the year before, Erlanger Health System finished the fiscal year with an $18 million profit, officials announced Monday night. It was well ahead of the $2 million gain that Erlanger had budgeted for, and far better than last year's $8 million loss. The profit was boosted by a first-time $19,587,000 from a Public Hospital Supplemental payment and essential ... (click for more)

ChattaData Is A Real Advance For The City

This past Tuesday, the city of Chattanooga's new performance management tool called ChattaData was unveiled. As the chairman of the City Council’s Budget & Finance Committee, I am excited to witness the city putting this important information online in a way that is accessible and transparent to all taxpayers. This approach shines light on how we as a city prioritize our ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Apollos Hester’s Way

East View High was trailing at halftime by a pair of touchdowns in last Friday night’s game against unbeaten Vandegrift. But the players at the Georgetown, Texas, school each have a sticker on the back of their helmets that says “TPW” which is a constant reminder that “Tough People Win.” Then there is “attitude” and that is where running back Apollos Hester steps in. In what ... (click for more)