Hixson United Methodist Older Adult Ministry To Hear Missionary Thursday

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Missionary Rebekah S. will speak at the XYZ's Older Adult Ministry at Hixson United Methodist Church, 5301 Old Hixson Pike on Thursday, June 19, at 7 p.m.

"Rebekah will share her insights from spending years in mission to Muslims. Hers is a fascinating story that will challenge your beliefs and enlighten your heart. Everybody is welcome to join us and learn more about God's reconciling work in the Muslim world," church officials stated.

The Mom's Bible Study will be meeting on Wednesday evenings for the summer from 6:30 - 8 p.

m.  There will be Yoga from 6:30 - 7 p.m. in the Children's Worship space and then a meeting in room G-16 from 7 - 8 p.m. to discuss a book from the bible. 
Vacation Bible School will be June 23-27 from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 4 through completed 4th grade. The theme is Weird Animals: Where Jesus' Love is One of a Kind. 


First Christian Church And The House Hosting Fall Festival And Block Party Thursday

First Christian Church (FCC) and The House, University Ministries of Chattanooga, are hosting a free Fall Festival and Block Party on Thursday, from 4-7 p.m. in the parking lot of First Christian Church, 650 McCallie Ave. “We are so excited to be working with The House ministry to provide a Fall Festival/Block Party for families,” said Rev. Jonathan Hyde, FCC assistant minister. ... (click for more)

Kathy Carroll Speaks At Christ Unity Church Sunday

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In Surprise Vote, Chattanooga City Council Turns Down Short Term Vacation Rentals

In a surprise vote, the City Council on Tuesday night turned down allowing a process to legalize short term vacation rentals in Chattanooga. Only Chip Henderson and Jerry Mitchell voted in favor. Opposed were Carol Berz, Yusuf Hakeem, Larry Grohn, Moses Freeman, Ken Smith and Russell Gilbert. Chris Anderson was absent. Afterward, Councilman Smith said, in light of the vote, ... (click for more)

Cold Case Unit Makes Arrest In Murders Of Brothers In Brainerd Almost 20 Years Ago; Detectives Say Brainerd Jeweler Rick Davis Tied To Incident

The Cold Case Unit set up by District Attorney Neal Pinkston has made an arrest in the murders of two brothers in Brainerd almost 20 years ago. The Hamilton County Grand Jury on Monday indicted 52-year-old Christopher Jeffre Johnson on two counts of first-degree murder in the January 1997 deaths of Sean and Donny Goetcheus. The 25-year-old Sean Goetcheus and his ... (click for more)

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Picture a sold-out baseball game at Wrigley Field or Nationals Park packed with 40,000 fans. That image represents roughly the same number of women and men who die from breast cancer each year.  In Tennessee alone, an estimated 900 women will die from the disease in 2016. It is a sad statistic, but there is some good news: thanks to early detection and improved treatments, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Saving A Life & More

About 40 years ago I was at an afternoon football practice when one of those who was also watching from the fence was bitten by a bumble bee or yellow jacket or whatever it was and almost died from anaphylactic shock. Luckily an athletic trainer had an EpiPen, jammed it into the man’s thigh and it is believed to have saved the victim’s life. For years I kept an EpiPen on the top ... (click for more)