Canadian Musicians In Concert Saturday At First Baptist

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The Fairview Academy Orchestra and Singers from British Columbia, Canada, will be in concert Saturday at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave. Their appearance is cosponsored by East Ridge and Chattanooga first Seventh Day Adventist churches.

Dr. Thomas Quisenberry will speak at the 11 o'clock worship service Sunday on "Our Psalm 23," with text from Psalm 23 and Ephesians 5:8-14. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. and Fellowship Time at 10:30 a.m.
 
First Friends monthly luncheon will be Thursday at 11:30 a.

m. in the Fellowship Hall. The cost is $6. The program will be presented by pianist Ethan McGrath.
 
The Women's Missionary Union luncheon will be Monday, April 7 in the Fellowshi9p Hall. The program will be presented by Don and Jane Pittman, field personnel in the Middle East. The cost is $7.


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Steve Ellison: Memorial Day Remembrances

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Don't Squander The 2016 Election Opportunity

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