"A Festival Of Lessons And Carols" Offered At First-Centenary On Sunday

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
"A Festival of Lessons And Carols" will be presented on Sunday, at both the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. sanctuary services at First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave. The service will include accompaniment by organ and brass quintet. The topic for Dr. Doug Fairbanks will be "Dancing With Divine Activity," with text from Matthew 1:18-25. At the 10:45 a.m. service in The Vine the Rev. Brian Davis will speak on "The Wise Men," with text from Matthew 2:1-12.
 
On Tuesday, there will be three Christmas Eve services in the sanctuary.
At 3 p.m., Candlelight Communion, music begins at 2:45 p.m.; 5 p.m., Candlelight Communion, music begins at 4:45; and 11 p.m. Candlelight Communion with music by the Chancel Choir and soloists beginning at 10:30. Childcare for infants provided for 3 and 5 p.m.services.

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Church

Special Guest Pastor Jeff Taylor Will Preach At Metro Tab Church Sunday

Metropolitan Tabernacle Church will host special guest pastor Jeff Taylor to preach in the MTC Sanctuary Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The church has cleaning of high touch point areas, hand sanitizer stations and the coffee and conversation area is closed. There will be spaced sanctuary seating. Kidz World and the nursery are back open. There will be a meet and greet after the ... (click for more)

Bob Tamasy: Exuding A Fragrance, Or Creating A Big Stink?

A story is told about Charles F. Weigle, an itinerant evangelist and gospel songwriter whose compositions include, “No One Ever Cared for Me Like Jesus.” Weigle was in California to speak at a conference center and had spent some time in the center’s popular rose garden. During a reception time, person after person came up to him and inquired, “Did you enjoy your time in the ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Tennessee Has 3,500 New COVID Cases; Hamilton County Has 109 New Cases

Hamilton County had no more deaths from the coronavirus on Sunday, as the toll remained at 108. There were 109 new cases, compared to 128 on Saturday, bringing the total to 11,969. There were 3,500 new coronavirus cases in the state on Sunday for a total of 247,587. Tennessee had 31 more coronavirus deaths bringing the total to 3,131, state Health Department officials ... (click for more)

Senator Blackburn: We Are Going To Confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett To The U.S. Supreme Court

Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, spoke on the Senate floor ahead of Monday’s vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. She said, “My colleagues across the aisle who speak so frequently about diversity – and I agree, diversity is a strength, we should seek to hear all voices, that should be a goal – but, when ... (click for more)

Opinion

We Must Love

I feel it too. It is easy to hate. Maybe we could try harder to love. Hate seeps into our bones, rules our integrity, and convinces us to forsake those we love. Hate is toxic. It spreads to our neighbors; people we once trusted. It spreads to our coworkers and friends; people who once trusted us. We lose sight of what truly matters. That is what we have in common now. Is ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Our Conservative Justice

Sometimes forgiveness is a mighty hard thing for me. This is to say of all the politicians who have ever made it to the top of the heap, I have a bitter taste in particular for Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn. Some years ago I learned about the filthiest bunch of slime ever known in Tennessee – the despicable louts who intentionally maim our great Walking Horse breed for a cheap ... (click for more)