Spring Missions Luncheon April 7 At First Baptist Downtown

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The spring missions luncheon at First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave., will be Monday, April 7, at noon in the Fellowship Hall. Don and Janet Pittman, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel to the Middle East, will be guest speakers. This is a church-wide mission event for all men and women. Tickets, $7, are available Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings.

The April First Friends Luncheon will be Thursday, April 3, at 11:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. The program will be presented by Ethan McGrath, pianist.

The cost is $6. Make reservations by Sunday, March 30, at 423-648-2543 or frances@fbcchattanooga.org.

Dr. Thomas Quisenberry will speak this Sunday at the 11 a.m. worship service on the topic, "They Didn't Ask for Evian," with text from Exodus 17:1-7 and John 4:4-26. Youth Movie Night will be Sunday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The movie will be "Frozen."


Fall Festival/Trunk Or Treat At Orchard Missionary Baptist

Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church,1734 East Third St., is hosting a fall festival and trunk or treat on Saturday from 1-4 p.m.  Ages 4-11 are welcome to come for fun, games, food, and candy. The event is free and they request no costumes, please. For more information, contact the church at 423-629-6115. -- (click for more)

Heritage Pointe Baptist Hosts Harvest Hangout Oct. 31

Heritage Pointe Baptist Church, located at 60 Dyer Bridge Place in Ringgold, will host a Harvest Hangout with a bonfire, hot dogs, hayride and trunk of treat on Friday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. The event is free and everyone is welcome to attend.   If you need more information please call  706/858-0976 . (click for more)

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Man Airlifted To Erlanger After Early Morning Crash In Bradley County

Bradley County EMS responded to an early morning crash Thursday at 7 a.m. at the intersection of Lauderdale Memorial Highway and Walker Valley Road in Charleston. Three ambulances and an EMS supervisor responded to the scene. There were three vehicles involved and one car left the roadway.   One adult man suffered serious injuries and it was determined that he needed ... (click for more)

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