Passion Narrative At Christ Episcopal Church Sunday

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist, Rite II Sunday at  Christ Episcopal Church, Douglas at McCallie, begins at 10:30 a.m. with the Liturgy of the Palms, Procession into the Nave and the Passion Narrative.

Maundy Thursday April 17,  Holy Eucharist, Rite II begins at 6 p.m. with foot washing; procession of reserved sacrament to the Altar of Repose, and stripping of the High Altar. An Agape Meal follows in Fox Hall.  Watch at the Altar of Repose, will be from approximately 9 p.

m. Maundy Thursday to almost noon Good Friday.

Good Friday, April 18, will begin with Stations of the Cross in the Nave at 11 a.m.  At noon will be the Good Friday Liturgy with Veneration of the Cross and Communion from the Reserved Sacrament.

April 19: Holy Saturday: The Great Vigil of Easter and First Holy Communion of Easter begins at 8 p.m.




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From time to time we’re treated to new renditions of old favorite songs. I remember when Faith Hill, then a rising star in the country-western world, recorded a twangy version of Janis Joplin’s classic, “Piece of My Heart.” Barbra Streisand has just released a new album – yep, she can still sing – in which she does duets with popular male singers. For one of the songs, “Love Me ... (click for more)

Storytelling Event At Grace Episcopal

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Police Say Texts From Slain Minister Detailed Drug Deals

An investigator testified Thursday that a minister who was beaten to death during an apparent drug deal had texts on his phone dealing with similar exchanges of illegal drugs. The minister's wife said he had gone out that night as part of a church counseling program to women. General Sessions Court Judge Clarence Shattuck bound charges of felony murder and especially aggravated ... (click for more)

Please Don't Close The Piccadilly Cafeteria At Hamilton Place

Oh, no. The Piccadilly Cafeteria at Hamilton Place is closing.  Its last day is Christmas Eve.  I will miss the great food they have there but most of all I will miss their servers, cashiers and waitresses.  They are all so friendly and accommodating.  They make it like it’s a home-style restaurant. I sure wish there was some way that Hamilton Place and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Last Day Of School

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This story first appeared in the Chattanooga News-Free Press in the early 1980s and every year since then I have been asked repeatedly about it. It is easily the most famous story I have ever written – copies have been sent to me from numerous foreign countries -- and it may be the easiest story I ever wrote. All I did was write what the noted religious psychologist ... (click for more)