Wednesday Family Night Study Of Healthy Church At Signal Mountain Presbyterian

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Wednesday Family Night at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, 612 James Blvd,,  will have a winter series on "Nine Marks of a Healthy Church." Dinner is at 5:30 p.m., by reservation, with the program at 6:30 p.m. As we prepare for a season of transition, we must ask ourselves important questions about what binds us together as a church. EachWednesday evening will feature one  key value, one special feature of  Signal Mountain Presbyterian. Our elders, pastors and guest speakers will help us take a close look at the commitments we share. The topic  for Jan,. 15 will be "Life-long Discipleship."

On Sunday, Dr. William Dudley will speak at the worship services on "What Holds You Up?" with text from I Peter 3:13-18.  At 9 a.m. in Dudley Hall David and Kelsey Burke will continue the study of "Spiritual Transformation and Heart Renovation." Scones and more will be provided.

First Cumberland Presbyterian Church Celebrates Pastor Gary L. Carver's 50 Years Of Ministry

First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga will celebrate its pastor, Dr. Gary L. Carver in a service of worship this  Sunday, at 11 a.m . The service will commemorate 50 years of ministry by this long-time Chattanooga pastor.  First Cumberland is at 1505 N. Moore Road in Chattanooga, and the general public is invited to attend. The service will include ... (click for more)

Heritage Pointe Baptist Hosts Free Movie Night Oct. 18

The public is invited to a free movie night, "Do You Believe?", on Sunday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m. at Heritage Pointe Baptist Church.  The church is at 60 Dyer Bridge Pl. in Ringgold.  Popcorn, drinks, snacks and child care will all be provided.   Check out the church's website at  and Facebook page for more information. (click for more)

Father Killed By Train Just After Pushing Daugter To Safety In East Brainerd

A 31-year-old man was killed just after he pushed his 10-year-old daughter to safety in an encounter with a train on a trestle in East Brainerd on Thursday afternoon. Police said two pedestrians were walking on the train tracks on a trestle at Audubon Acres when a train came around a bend and struck one of them. Justin McCary was struck by the train as he pushed ... (click for more)

Debate Blocked On Bill That Includes Funding To Restart Work On Chickamauga Lock

A bill by Senator Lamar Alexander that includes funding to restart Chickamauga Lock was halted on Thursday. Setting what Senator Alexander called a "dangerous precedent" for the Senate, he said Senate Democrats blocked deba te on th e bipartisan Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill. Senator Alexander said on the floor, “You don't start the process at the ... (click for more)

Regulations As A Whole On Signal Mountain

A few years ago I was flying over Chattanooga on my way to Atlanta.  The sun had just come up and I enjoyed picking out Signal Mountain’s location, on Walden’s Ridge, in the morning light.  What was amazing was that I could not tell that a town existed under the tree canopy.  I hope that the same can be said 10, 20, or even 50 years from now.  During last ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: An Unfortunate Sentence

There was a most unfortunate line in a recent email written to me and, in retrospect, I should not have included it in some examples of the huge response regarding the bicycle lanes now being installed on Broad Street. I’ll admit I misread the line because I feel certain I know what the writer was trying to convey. As a matter of fact, I received enough of an outcry I want to clarify ... (click for more)