Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Offers 7-Week Marriage Course

Saturday, May 24, 2014

A 7-session course at Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church, 310 North Bragg, "The Marriage Course," will be on  Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. May 28 thru July 16 (no class on June 25 due to VBS-Market Place). Topics will include:

• How can I be happily married to the same person for a lifetime?
• Learn practical tools to improve and strengthen your marriage.
• For couples who have been married for one year to 61 years.
• No group work – You will not be asked to share anything about your relationship with anyone other than your spouse.

$25/couple includes materials; nursery is not provided. Facilitators for the class are Barb and Joe Novenson and Joy and Dwight Montague. For questions contact marriagecours@lmpc.org or 821-1028. With questions, contact marriagecourse@lmpc.org or 821-1028.

Hank Currin has accepted the position of Middle School Youth Director. Hank will join the staff May 22 and will work alongside Robbie Sweet before he completes his tenure in this same position.

Hank is a native of Lookout Mountain and graduated from McCallie School and Centre College (2011). He served as a senior high intern for a year before working for Southern Champion Tray. While there, Hank continued as a volunteer leader with our high school students and is excited to be able to focus full-time on our middle school ministry. Hank is married to Kellie (Kent) and they currently live on Marvin Lane. 


Jones Memorial United Methodist Church To Have VBS July 20-23

Jones Memorial United Methodist Church will host Vacation Bible School in July. Here are the details: VBS Family Night and Registration Event Dinner and Activities Sunday, July 19, from 6-8 p.m. VBS "Bible Blast to the Past - Discover God's Everlasting Love!" Monday, July 20 - Thursday, July 23 Doors open at  5:45 p.m. ... (click for more)

Victory Over Temptation

I am not sure that I am ready to declare that temptation to evil is good, but it is certainly clear that it is often used by God for good.  Immediately following the baptism of Jesus, the Holy Spirit sent Him into the wilderness for the express purpose of being tempted by Satan.  Because Jesus quotes from Deuteronomy chapter eight during the temptations and because both ... (click for more)

Work Set To Restart On Chickamauga Lock This Year

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allocated $3 million that Congress provided for fiscal year 2015 to restart construction on Chickamauga Lock this year, Senator Lamar Alexander and Rep. Chuck Fleischmann announced. “We need to replace Chickamauga Lock before it fails, and I talked with Secretary Darcy today to thank her for making this project a priority by deciding to restart ... (click for more)

Boyd Asks Coppinger For Public Apology; Does Not Get One

County Commissioner Tim Boyd on Wednesday morning read a letter in which he asked County Mayor Jim Coppinger for a public apology. However, he did not get one. Instead, County Mayor Coppinger called remarks last Wednesday by Commissioner Boyd that the county mayor had $4.4 million in discretionary funds "ridiculous." He said that money includes such items as the Humane Educational ... (click for more)

Police Need To Stop The Road Cowboys - And Response

Where is our highway patrol?  If they were known to regularly patrol our interstate highways through our city I don't think it would take long before the "truckers" were aware of it.  There are places in our country where this is the case.   When I have traveled Interstates 24 and 75 I may see the occasional car pulled over but rarely if ever is it an 18-wheeler. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Never Disturb The Dead

I’ve got too many things in my life that scare me so I’ve always been real leery of “unnecessary fear.” A guy named Terry wanted to teach me how to catch a live rattlesnake one time but had a tough time telling me what exactly to do with the angry serpent when the time came to let it go. I have the same view of these paranormal societies where otherwise sane people go around looking ... (click for more)