Chattanooga-Hamilton County BM&E District Association To Hold 45th Annual Session "Let Us Rise Up And Build"

Saturday, August 4, 2018

The community at-large is invited to a four-day conference that "guarantees to provide sound biblical preaching and teaching, songs of praise to the highest degree and fellowship among the saints from any background" at the 145th Annual Session of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County BM&E District Association.

“We are addressing the divisive climate of today’s culture by asking people of faith to come together as brothers and sisters in Christ. It is our time to change the atmosphere for the cause of Christ. We are reaching out across every line and into all communities asking Christians to come together for four evenings of worship and praise," said E. Lamar Young, moderator, Chattanooga-Hamilton County BM&E District Association.

The annual session will involve preaching, lecturing and Gospel music. The line-up is as follows: 

Monday, Aug. 13, 6:30 p.m. - Pastor Gerald O’Guinn and the Congregation/Choir of the Love Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church 

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 6:30 p.m. - Rev. Edward L. Thrasher and the Congregation/Choir of the Stoney Point Missionary Baptist Church   

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 6:30 p.m. - Dr. Ternae Jordan, Sr. and Congregation/Choir of the Mount Canaan Missionary Baptist Church  

Thursday, Aug. 16, 6:30 p.m. - Rev. Carlos D. Williams and the Congregation/Choir of the Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church

Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 13 and 14, 6:30 p.m. - Dr. Kelly Miller Smith, Jr., Pastor of First Baptist Church – Capitol Hill, Nashville  

For more information about the 2018 Annual Session, contact Chattanooga-Hamilton County BM&E District Association at 423-680-6393 or email at

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