New Bible Study Begins At St. John United Methodist

Thursday, January 23, 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.  Contact Tom or Peggy Moyer at 423 843-3220 to reserve a copy  of the book.

On Sunday, Dr. Kenneth LaDuke will continue his sermon series on "A New You For a New Year" with "Prayer  That  Changers Us," with text from Isaiah 40:31 and Matthew Chapter 6. Services are at 9 and 11 a.m., with Sunday school at 10. A covered dish church fellowship dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.  

On Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., a series on Christian Spirituality will continue. The topic will be "The Human Quest for Spirituality: Is Spirituality An Attitude?"


GreenFaith Sunday And Dedication Of O’Dell Garden To Be Held Sunday At St. Paul’s Episcopal

The GreenFaith team at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 805 West 7th St., under the leadership of parishioner Bruce Blohm, invites you to 17 indoor and outdoor stations (with food and door prizes for all ages) on Gardening, Food, the Solar project for Elewana, Education Project in Kenya, Energy, Recycling (with Community Kitchen, Habitat ReStore), Transportation (with Bike Share, ... (click for more)

Chorus Peregrimus Will Sing Evensong At Christ Episcopal On May 4

The Chorus Peregrinus will sing Evensong at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Christ Episcopal Church, 663 Douglas St. at McCallie Avenue. A reception will follow in Fox Hall. Composed of singers from many different musical backgrounds with a variety of education, training, and experience, from basic knowledge to a Master’s Degree in Music, Chorus Peregrinus meets weekly and dedicates ... (click for more)

Catoosa Man Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Of 5 Young Girls Gets Life Plus 250 Years

A Catoosa County man convicted of the sexual abuse of five young girls and possession of child pornography has been sentenced to life plus 250 years. James Martin Ferris, 34, was found guilty after a recent trial. The day after his conviction, Judge Ralph Van Pelt set the sentence. Ferris on June 5, 2013, was indicted by the Catoosa County Grand Jury on 46 counts.   ... (click for more)

Rev. Jesse Jackson To Be Guest Speaker At City-Wide Peace And Love Rally On Friday

Rev. Jesse Jackson will be the speaker at the City Wide Peace and Love Rally at Olivet Baptist Church, 740 East ML King Blvd.,  on Friday, from 5:15-7 p.m. Rev. Jackson is the founder and president of Rainbow PUSH Coalition. Cedric Pendleton, actor and humanitarian with Have and Have Nots/House of Payne/Fantasia Story, will be the special guest. (click for more)

Use The Current Rail System Already In Place - And Response

Why spend $20 million or more on an unproven system to run from the Southside of Chattanooga when we already have the beginnings of a system?  The question apparently has surfaced of why the Choo Choo City doesn't have a rail line. We do have a rail line with the Tennessee Valley RR Museum and their hardware. And they already make runs from the Southside to close to Enterprise ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Clemson Prayer And Much More

Clemson’s football program, which has won 11 games in each of the past two years and was ranked 8 th in the nation after whipping Ohio State in this year’s Orange Bowl, has just been “blind-sided.” The Freedom from Religion Foundation claims Coach Dabo Sweeney and his staff are doing far too much “to promote Christianity to their student athletes.” Clemson promptly roared back ... (click for more)