New Bible Study Begins At St. John United Methodist

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The Journey Sunday School class at St. John United Methodist Church, 3921 Murray Hills Drive, will be starting a new study, "10 Things Jesus Never Said: And Why You Should Stop Believing Them," by Will Davis Jr., will begin Jan. 26. The study unmasks commonly believed myths about our relationship with God and shows readers how to replace this pervasive theology of failure with the truth of how Jesus really feels about them. The class will have a breakfast Jan. 19 to hand out books. Contact Tom or Peggy Moyer at 423 843-3220 to reserve a copy  of the book.

The Dames, a group ministry that reaches out to all women who are divorced, widowed or single, will meet Thursday, Jan. 23, at 5:30 p.m. at the Chophouse on Gunbarrel Road. Make your reservations by contacting Judith Reich at 423 903-0513 or the church office at 423 892-2257.

On Sunday, Dr. Kenneth LaDuke will continue his sermon series on "A New You For a New Year" with "A New You, What It Takes to Really Change," with text from Romans 12:1-12. Services are at 9 and 11 a.m., with Sunday School at 10 a.m. On Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., a series on Christian Spirituality will continue. The topic Jan. 22 will be "The Human Quest for Spirituality: Is Spirituality An Attitude?"

Church Of God Of Prophecy Gears Up For Historic Gathering Of 10,000 Plus

The Church of God of Prophecy, a Pentecostal denomination reporting a membership of more than a million constituents around the globe, will hold its biennial International Assembly in Orlando, Fl., July 30-Aug. 3. Foremost on the agenda for the 10,000 or more expected church leaders and members will be the selection of a new leader. In addition to the leadership selection, ... (click for more)

Study On The Book Of James Continues At Middle Valley Church Of God

Middle Valley Church of God, located at 1703 Thrasher Pike in Hixson, announces that Pastor Mitch McClure will speak on the topic, "We Need To Stop Fighting Ourselves" in the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday.  This sermon will focus on the book of James and how James tells the church to live out what the Bible says to do.  This sermon is part of a special series of sermons ... (click for more)

Suzann Odum, 59, Dies In Single-Vehicle Crash On Highway 153

A single-vehicle crash on Highway 153 early Saturday morning claimed the life of 59-year-old Suzann Odum. At approximately 1:15 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 240 Highway 153 northbound for a  traffic crash.  The driver of the vehicle, Ms. Odum, was pronounced dead on the scene.  Traffic Investigators are working to determine the cause of the accident ... (click for more)

Girl, 14, Killed, Man Injured In Separate Jet Ski Accidents On Boone Lake At Tri-Cities

TRI CITIES---A local teenager was killed and a man was injured in separate personal watercraft accidents yesterday on Boone Lake.  The fatal accident occurred around 2:41 p.m. when two early 1990s model Kawasaki jet skis collided near Goodman Cemetery Road in Piney Flats.  Steve Stout from Bristol, Va., was operating one PWC, while his teenage daughter ... (click for more)

Disgusted With Volkswagen

Jumpin' Jehoshaphat, Roy, are you suggesting that it may be possible that UAW could ever be engaged in anything illegal?   My reaction to this charade is:   I am almost as disgusted with VW as I am with UAW.  When all is said and done, if I were employed by VW I would think a long time under the present circumstances before I would remain in its employ, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Is UAW Deal Even Legal?

On April 21, 2014, when the United Auto Workers union abruptly abandoned its appeal of a 712-626 loss in an attempt to organize the Chattanooga Volkswagen manufacturing facility, it was widely reported that due to rules established by the National Labor Relations Board that the much-maligned UAW must refrain from any further efforts at VW’s only facility in the United States for ... (click for more)