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.


Mass Choir Reunion Concert At Union Hill MBC May 6

Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1800 North Chamberlain Ave., will present a Mass Choir Reunion Concert on Saturday, May 6 at 5 p.m. For more information, contact the church office at 423-698-0337. (click for more)

Steve Ellison: The Money In The Hand

In the middle of Proverbs chapter 17 there is an odd little question.  Verse 16 asks,  “Of what use is money in the hand of a fool, since he has no desire to get wisdom?”  (NIV) The NASU asks it a different way,  “Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, when he has no sense?”    I look around and I see vast amounts of resources ... (click for more)

City Vows Lincoln Park To Be Preserved Despite Major Road, Sewer Projects

City officials vowed on Tuesday that Lincoln Park will be preserved despite a major road extension and sewer relocation planned nearby. Maura Sullivan, the city's chief operating officer, said the Trust for Public Land will hold public meetings geared around ideas for refurbishing the African-American park that once featured ball fields, a swimming pool and other attractions. ... (click for more)

Teen Shot At Brainerd Tunnel; Gunshot Came From Passing Vehicle

A teen was shot in the Brainerd Tunnel on Tuesday afternoon. He was identified as Adrian Williams, 19.   Chattanooga Police responded at 3:16 p.m. to a shots fired call at the 2600 block of Bailey Avenue (the tunnel).   At the same time officers were arriving on the scene, the victim walked into a local hospital suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot ... (click for more)

Don't Clog Up The Last Remaining Semi-Unobstructed Route Into Town From North Of The River

The proposal to turn Hixson Pike in Riverview into a more pedestrian friendly street is more than absurd.   Let's be honest. This is the last semi-unobstructed route into town from north of the river, due to I-27 construction and the bike lane/parking lot that is North Market Street.  So, now the businesses in Riverview would like parking on this main artery? ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: New Orleans Slaps History

It was balmy and relatively quiet on Sunday afternoon in New Orleans. The flowers of spring were in full flush on Canal Street and, as darkness began to cloak the city, no one was aware that a cadre of police snipers was quietly setting up in a hotel parking garage across from the Liberty Place monument. Shortly after 1 a.m. yesterday morning, a number of large trucks rumbled past ... (click for more)