Several New Wednesday Classes Begin In January At Hixson UMC

Thursday, January 02, 2014
Wednesdays at Hixson United Methodist Church, 5301 Old Hixson Pike, are evenings together with family and friends. Dinner begins at 5:15 p.m. Groups for all ages begin at 6:30. Adult Meal: $7 (entrée, salad bar, drink and dessert); Child Meal: $5 (entrée or kids option, salad bar, drink & dessert); .salad bar, drink and dessert). Six new mid-week classes begin in January:  

Love and Respect: Building Blocks for Marriage (Jeff & Carmen Rawiszer). In this study, both men and women will learn how to resolve conflict and how to motivate each other by meeting each other's need. Cost: $10/person or $18/couple).  

Keep Climbing: Finding God when Life Gets Hard (Pastor Reed). Is God listening? Does God care? In these four sessions, Todd Phillips explores how God works with us through the challenges in our lives.

A Journey through Matthew’s Gospel (Pastor Paul) We will explore together Matthew's unique emphasis in this Gospel, and how this directs our discipleship in reaching the world with the Good News of Jesus Christ.

No Perfect People Allowed: Come as You Are Faith (Jim Lewis)  In our postmodern, post-Christian world. how do we embrace our own imperfect nature and welcome others to become part of Christ's mission?

Men's Bible Connection (John Fortmiller) A gathering of husbands and fathers seeking to grow together in friendship and faith. This group is an expedition of God’s Word, encouraging men through Bible Study, discussion and fellowship.

Beginning Jan. 15,   Becoming MyselfEmbracing God's Dream of You (Cathy Shell). Discover your truest self—the woman God created you to be.


"I Am The Resurrection And The Life" Is Sunday's Topic At Church Of The Highlands

Dr. Jeremy Roberts will speak at the worship services this Saturday and Sunday, at Church of the Highlands, 6620 Hunter Road, Harrison, on "I Am the  Resurrection and the Life." Contemporary services are at  6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday Blended service at 9:15 and Contemp[orary 10:45.  Family fun with inflatables, carnival ... (click for more)

"The Not-Quite-Empty Tomb" Is Sunday's Topic At Signal Mountain Bible

"The Not-Quite-Empty Tomb" will be Dr. Gary Phillips' topic for the 11 a.m. worship service this Sunday, at Signal Mountain Bible Church, 4872 Shackleford Ridge Road. His text will be I Corinthians 15:1-22. The Ladies Spring Luncheon will be Saturday, April 26, at noon. The guest speaker will  be Jan Silvious. The cost is $10 and those attending are to wear ... (click for more)

UAW Abruptly Drops Appeal Of Vote At Chattanooga Volkswagen Plant

The United Auto Workers announced Monday morning that it was withdrawing objections filed with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regarding February's vote at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, effectively terminating the NLRB review process. UAW President Bob King said the decision was made "in the best interests of Volkswagen employees, the automaker, and economic ... (click for more)

Child Playing With Cigarette Lighter Starts $25,000 Mobile Home Fire

A child playing with a cigarette lighter started a mobile home fire on Saturday morning. At 9 a.m., the Chattanooga Fire Department responded to a mobile home fire at 6561 Cassie Lane. It took four fire companies about 10 minutes to get the fire under control. The fire was contained to one bedroom. No injuries were reported. Damage to the home is around $25,000. (click for more)

When The City Was Silent - And Response

I don't know how to say this without getting my head handed back to me on a platter as is often the usual case. But at least I no longer receive the hateful (even threatening) emails and insults I became accustomed to. So I'll just bite and say it: I honestly don't see anything expressed by the NSM that hasn't been said locally on some level at one time or another, and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: VW-UAW Fiasco Begins

One pundit who is awaiting the opening volleys of “The Volkswagen Hearings” is calling today’s start of the labor union fiasco at the Hamilton County Courthouse as fascism at its finest. That’s what you call it, he wrote in a fiery way, when the union, the employer and the president of the United States all line up on the same side. “And this push to eviscerate the legal rights ... (click for more)