Six-Week Lenten Study Begins Next Wednesday At First-Centenary UMC

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
A six-week Lenten study of the book, "The Way," by Adam Hamilton will begin Wednesday, March 12 at 6 p.m. at Prime Time at First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 410 McCallie Ave.,  with dinner by reservation at 5:15. This study, led by the Rev.  Brian Davis, will be the only Prime Time adult program during Lent. Regular child and youth activities will continue. Small group studies of the same book  will be in various homes and times and at the church during Lent beginning March 9.

"Temptation Island" will be the Rev. Brian Davis' topic for the  8:30 and 10:45 a.m. sanctuary worship services Sunday, March 9. His text will be Matthew 4:1-11. Dr. Linda McDaniel will speak at 10:45 in The Vine service.

Ashes To Go Is Cancelled Due To Weather

The Ashes to Go event that was planned for Wednesday afternoon has been cancelled due to impending weather. (click for more)

Churches Take Ash Wednesday To The Streets In Chattanooga

On Ash Wednesday, several churches from the Chattanooga area will offer an ecumenical “Ashes to Go,” a new approach to a centuries-old Christian tradition, from noon to 2 p.m. in multiple locations across Chattanooga’s downtown, beginning with a short noon service in front of the Hamilton County Courthouse. Churches representing a number of traditions, including the Presbyterian ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Area Under Tornado Watch Until 7 PM

The Chattanooga area is under a tornado watch through 7 p.m. Here is the statement from the National Weather Service: TORNADO WATCH FROM  12:50 PM EST  WED UNTIL  7 PM EST  WED TENNESSEE COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BLEDSOE BLOUNT BRADLEY FRANKLIN HAMILTON KNOX LINCOLN LOUDON MARION MCMINN MEIGS MONROE MOORE POLK RHEA ROANE SEQUATCHIE ... (click for more)

Boyd Says Visitors Bureau Spending $25,000 A Month On Travel; Doak Agrees To Meeting

County Commission Finance Committee Chairman Tim Boyd on Wednesday said the Chattanooga Visitors Bureau regularly spends about $25,000 per month on travel. He said that was "one of the first items that caught my eye" after he said he got "an inch thick" packet from Auditor Jenneth Randall about CVB finances. He said spending he picked out "just on the first few pages was incredible."  ... (click for more)

Embrace America - And Response (2)

Okay, Hollywierd we get it. The world of entertainment and cinema arts do not support President Trump. But for all their derisive and divisive speech, truth remains. People who support conservative values do not hate children, we do not hate immigrants, we do not hate other races and ethnicities although that is all you trumpet at every opportunity.  What we do support ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My Garden This March

I can never remember a first day in March like this one – the daffodils are in full splendor, the crocus are wide awake, even the tulips are making a move. I know a guy who has already cut his grass! The signs of the earliest spring are everywhere. Golf course fairways are greening up. Suddenly the mounting prayers are that Mother Nature isn’t setting us up for a fearsome late freeze ... (click for more)