Souper Bowl Adult Fellowship Is Jan. 16 At Signal Mountain Baptist

Friday, January 10, 2014
The annual Adult Fellowship Souper Bowl at Signal Mountain Baptist Church, 939 Ridgeway Av e., will be Thursday, Jan. 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the Christian Life Center. Everyone is asked to prepare soup, chili, stew, chowder, cornbread or dessert. Jars with lids will be needed after the meal when some of the remaining food will be packaged for delivery to homebound Adult Fellowship members.
  Wear the colors of your favorite professional, college or high school team.
 
"Hope That Perseveres" will be the topic for Dr. Steven Wright Sunday, Jan. 12, at the 11 a.m. worship service. His text will be I Peter 3-9.Sunday school is at 9:45.

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Roy Exum: Vote For Rhonda Thurman

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