Signal Mountain Presbyterian Sunrise Service On North Palisades

Thursday, April 17, 2014
A sunrise service at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, 612 James Blvd., will be at 7 a.m. at 318 North Palisades.  Worship services will be at 8:15 and 10:40 a.m. with Dr. William Dudley preaching. Sunday school will be at 9:15 a.m.

Other Holy Week activities include a 6:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday service in sanctuary, with children’s program for ages four through second graders in handbell room.

On Friday at 6 a.m., Prayer Vigil begins in Marr Chapel; noon, Good Friday worship in Marr Chapel.

The next Women of the Word Bible Study is Beth Moore’s, “He Is," a  four DVD series with no homework, Thursdays, April 24-May 15 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Youth Café or 6 to 8 p.m. in Woodward Hall.  The fee is $10.00. You do not need to register, but Online Childcare Registration is required on or before Sunday.


Eastdale Village Community UMC Gives Produce To Community

The Eastdale Neighborhood Association will share and provide free produce to feed the community on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at Eastdale Village Community United Methodist Church at 1403 Tunnel Boulevard. If it rains, the event will be held in the fellowship hall. (click for more)

Steve Ellison: Proper Response To A Sermon

Firsts in the Scripture ought to capture our attention.  We should pay close attention to those things occurring first in the Biblical record.  Acts 2 records the first sermon after the coming of the Holy Spirit. Furthermore, Peter’s message to those present in the upper room constituted the first sermon to the newly birthed Church.  Peter focused on the evidences ... (click for more)

Settlement May Be Close In Government's $1.8 Billion Case Against Cleveland, Tn.-Based Life Care Centers Of America

A settlement may be close in the federal government's massive False Claims Act case against Cleveland, Tn.-based Life Care Centers of America. Attorneys have asked Chattanooga Federal Judge Sandy Mattice to put a 30-day hold on depositions, saying a settlement is in the works. Judge Mattice granted the motion. The government says claims in the case amount to $1.8 billion. ... (click for more)

Erlanger Projecting $15.2 Million Profit In Aggressive "Growth Budget"

Erlanger Health Systems is projecting a $15.2 million profit in an aggressive "growth budget" for the upcoming fiscal year. President Kevin Spiegel, who has led the public hospital to a succession of profitable years, said the projections are based on a TennCare waiver being renewed once again. He said if it is not renewed, then the hospital will have to completely rework the ... (click for more)

Late-Night Harassment By The Signal Mountain Police - And Response (9)

I am writing about the misconduct of the Signal Mountain Police Department. This is a repetitive civil rights problem, systemic within their department, with no hint of remorse or regret or a notion to change, though they have been confronted numerous times.   I live on Signal Mountain. In the last few months, I have been pulled over three times while I was driving three ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Hot Rod’s Catfish Dinner

It could well be the best part of playing a prank is in the delicious moments until your “fish” takes the hook. So yesterday afternoon, as I tried repeatedly to talk to a man I haven’t spoken to in 27 years, rather than leave my name I popped off the Happy Birthday song in a snappy, loud way and then ended it with a simple, “Call me,” adding my number. John “Hot Rod” Talley spent ... (click for more)