Dodgeball Teams Forming At Christ United Methodist

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Dodgeball is Back at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road. We will begin our season on Feb. 9 from 2:00-4:30 in the Gym. This is open to all youth and adults.

Teams of seven will compete for the title over the course of a seven-week season. You can form a team, or just show up and join one. For more information, contact Alex Ford at or 423 544-4540.

Women, join us for Dressing for the Seasons of your Life on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 9 a.m to 2 p. m. in the Commons. Certified Christian image consultant Donna Roland will be showing us 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 January 26 at the church information desks on Sundays and in the church office during the week.

Christ Church is starting a new ministry – Run for God - a couch to 5K ministry that incorporates Bible study, fellowship and small group training.

The group, which will begin meeting in March, is in need of leaders and support volunteers to help organize and implement the program. If you would be interested in helping with the Run for God ministry or would like more information, please contact Darren Lewis at or 423 645-3386.

The Do Drop In Class, especially designed for newcomers to Sunday School, will begin a new study Sunday, Feb. 23, at 8:30 in M-1. How can you know, love, and serve God in a life-changing way? This three-part course helps you to answer that question. You will learn 15 core traits of a deeply committed Christian. Contact Judy Driggans for more information 485-9042.

"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)

Man Shot On Cannon Avenue Early Saturday Morning

A man was shot early Saturday morning on Cannon Avenue. At approximately 5:30 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 2300 Cannon Ave. for shots fired.  Shortly after receiving the call, officers learned that a victim arrived at a local hospital.  The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the right leg and is undergoing treatment. The injury is not considered to be life-threatening.  ... (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

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: God Could Use You…

In the spring of 1968, this just before pro golfer Billy Casper would win six tournaments that year and be the leading money winner on the tour, the wildly-popular “Buffalo Bill” was in Japan playing some off-season tournaments. He was asked if he would like to visit some American soldiers who had been seriously wounded and Casper, ever the gentleman, said of course. As he melted ... (click for more)