Lenten Activities Continue At Episcopal Church Of Good Shepherd, Lookout Mountain

Thursday, March 20, 2014
The Rev. Mac Brown will preach Sunday at the 8 a.m. Rite I Holy Eucharist and the 10:30 a.m. Rite II Holy Eucharist at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 211 Franklin Road, Lookout Mountain.
 
At 9:15 a.m., the Adult Forum will meet in the Library. Matt Farr will  facilitate. The Lectionary Study in the conference room is a discussion of the lessons of the day. Shepherd's Study in the Youth Building is discussing words and phrases that form our faith. Bringing It Home in the Lupton Reading Room is for parents to come together for coffee and discussion.
The Adult Confirmation Class continues in Talbird Hall.
 
Lenten Morning Prayer is at 8:30 a.m. in the Chapel on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during Lent, concluding with Holy Eucharist on Friday, April 11th.
 
Shepherd's Night Out Wednesday begins with worship at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. by reservation, and at 6:40 p.m. Father Robert and Father Mac continue their series, Lenten Study, in Shepherd's Night Out with a look at some things you might want to give up for Lent. Wednesday we will consider giving up feelings of unworthiness.

"A Baby Brings Peace" Is Sunday's Topic At Middle Valley

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Christmas Service Times At Jones Memorial UMC Announced

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Walker County Will No Longer Have Full-Time County Attorney Under Whitfield Tenure; Will Add Full-Time Communications Director

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Vehicle Emissions Testing Causes More Pollution Than It Prevents - And Response

While a noble cause to make sure vehicles are operating efficiently with the minimum amount of pollutants, a simple analysis makes it somewhat evident the VET program in Chattanooga causes more pollution that it prevents.  Though I don't know how many vehicles are tested on an annual basis, if you assume an average round trip of 10 miles to the nearest testing station (five ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Cost Of No Discipline

At the start of the current school year, state education officials gathered at some “state testing task force” when disciplinary records from across Tennessee happened to be revealed. You probably are unaware of this, as it seems to have been kept on the “down low,” but statewide a full 20 percent of the black males in our public schools were suspended at least once during the 2014-2015 ... (click for more)