Events For Women And Men Scheduled At Christ United Methodist

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Women at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road, are invited to Dressing for the Seasons of Your Life on Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Commons. Certified Christian image consultant Donna Roland will be showing ways to discover your best colors, dress your body shape, and design your closet.

A salad luncheon provided by the ladies of Christ UMC will be served. Tickets are $15 and will go on sale in the church office during the week 

How can you know, love, and serve God in a life-changing way? This three-part course, "Knowing, Loving and Serving God Class" helps you to answer that question. Participants will learn 15 core traits of a deeply committed Christian. The Do Drop In Class, especially designed for newcomers to Sunday School, will begin this study Sunday at 8:30 in M-1. Contact Judy Driggans for more information at 485-9042.

On behalf of the Men Leadership Team at Christ United Methodist Church, the public is invited to the next "Business Lunch", on Thursday, March 6, led by Pastor David Hall of Christ United Methodist Church in East Brainerd.  These business lunches offer fellowship and the opportunity to hear about relative work issues from a Christian and inspirational viewpoint. Open to all men. 

The lunch topic/discussion is: "Can We Love Generously in Business?" The event will be Thursday, March 6, noon–1 p.m. at First Tennessee Bank building downtown, 701 Market St., at the corner of Market and 7th Street, in the 2nd floor boardroom. 

The Ladies Supper Club will be meeting Tuesday, March 4, at 6 p.m. at Macaroni Grill on Gunbarrel Road. Please call Ann Boleman to make a reservation at 855-8701. The Ladies Supper Club was formed to encourage single women who are age 50+ to make and build strong friendships. The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Reservations are required each month.

The next meeting of the Book Review Group at will be Saturday, Mar. 22, at 8 a.m. in the Adult Bldg., Room A-13. The book is "Choosing the Amusing" by Marilyn Meberg. If you would like the book ordered contact Becky Hall at 892-9363.


Brainerd UMC Hots Birmingham Southern College Concert Choir And Hilltop Singers

The Birmingham Southern College Concert Choir and Hilltop Singers, under the direction of Dr. Lester Seigel will present a concert at Brainerd United Methodist Church at  7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 12 .  The concert will feature works by Eric Whitacre, Joseph Haydn, Samuel Barber, Robert Morris, Ernest Bloch, Alice Parker, Robert Shaw, Thomas LaVoy, Daniel Seigel ... (click for more)

BBQ Dinner/Gospel Benefit Is Friday, March 6

There will be a BBQ dinner and gospel concert benefit dinner on Friday, March 6 at New Heights Baptist , 158 Ooltewah Ringgold Road in Ringgold from 4:30-6:30 p.m.  BBQ plates for $5. Gospel Singing starts at 6 p.m., featuring The Hullender Family, Aimee Garner and Rightpath bluegrass.  All proceeds to benefit Charles (Chuck) Waters who was recently diagnosed ... (click for more)

Signal Council, Residents Concerned About Unsafe Driving En Route To Schools

The town council of Signal Mountain is dealing with a traffic problem caused by increased traffic to and from Signal Mountain Middle High School and Nolan Elementary. Mayor Dick Gee said, “This is a tough issue that we wouldn’t have to deal with if everyone would drive responsibly.” The main concern is for safety and in November the council agreed to try to fix the problem by ... (click for more)

88-Year-Old Woman In Bradley County Severely Burned After Going Back In Burning House For Pets

Two people were injured in a house fire in Bradley County on Friday.   Shortly before noon, Bradley County EMS responded to a reported house fire on Hancock Road.   Two ambulances and a shift commander responded. Initial reports were that there were two people injured. When EMS crews arrived, Bradley County firefighters were performing resuscitative ... (click for more)

We Ought To Pay Our Own Way

The government is too big. It has never been bigger - by any measure. It spends more money than any other single actor in our society. From Blue Rhinos to providing telecommunications services, our government knows no bounds. We’ve gone from a free enterprise system to a public enterprise system.  I'm not an artist. I'm not terribly tech savvy. The part of government that ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Garden On March 1

As I try to do at the beginning of each month, I stroll through my garden to see the good and the bad. This morning there is still a solid covering of snow but, as usual, there is still a lot to see. March is historically known for “coming in like a lion and leaving like a lamb” so let’s see who gets what: A LAMB to the fact 90-year-old Floyd Hartwig of Easton, Calif., and his ... (click for more)