Union Hill Missionary Baptist Holds Annual Youth Day This Sunday

Friday, July 18, 2014

Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1800 North Chamberlain Avenue, Chattanooga, will hold its Annual Youth Day this Sunday at 10:30 a.m.  The speaker will be First Lady Vivian Jackson. Mrs. Elizabeth Trimble will be honored on Youth Day.

Mrs. Elizabeth Knowles Trimble was born August 31, 1927; she has seven children, 19 grandchildren, and 29 great-grandchildren; she is called “Grannie” not only by her grandchildren, but by many of the adults who were raised in the Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church as well as those in the South Chattanooga area where she lived for many years; she has been a tremendous influence in the lives of people who are now doctors, lawyers, ministers, police officers, teachers, administrators, and laborers. 

Mrs. Trimble has been actively involved in youth ministry for more than 60 years; she has not only ministered to young people within the church but also in the community. She has served as president of the Parent Teacher’s Association for several years at Chattanooga Avenue Elementary School, Howard Elementary School, and Howard Junior High School; while her children were of school age, she served as a Homeroom Mother and as a leader of the Girl Scouts, she worked with the Boy Scouts of America where she was a Den Mother; she’s worked with the Red Circle, the Sunshine Band, and various other Youth Ministries within the church, including supervisor of the Youth Choir and the Youth Usher Board; she’s worked in the Vacation Bible School where she has supervised the Arts and Crafts program for several years and continues to do so.  She is volunteering at Vacation Bible School this week.


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