Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Monday, July 7, 2014

The congregation of Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church invites the public to join it for the celebration of 125 years of ministry.

There are special events planned for the weekend of Aug. 9 and 10, to mark this historic milestone.

Saturday, Aug. 9
Fellowship Breakfast
9 a.m. - Fellowship Hall
First Lady of the Chattanooga District
Mrs. Patricia Johnson, speaker
Sunday, Aug. 10
Worship Service - 11 a.m.
Presiding Elder Rev.
Ralph E. Johnson, Speaker
13th Episcopal District
East Tennessee Conference
Chattanooga District

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Lee To Present Red Back Hymnal Night Oct. 19

Lee University will present “Songs that Touch Our Hearts” on Monday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Lee Chapel.  Hosted by Dr. Paul and Darlia Conn and directed by Danny Murray, the program will be a sing-along hour of familiar music with the entire congregation joining to sing from the popular "Red Back Hymnal."  Now in its fifth year, this event has become a favorite ... (click for more)

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