Union Gospel Mission Hosts Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner On Wednesday

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Union Gospel Mission will be hosting its Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Wednesday, from 12-2 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center – front lawn.

 Turkey, dressing, gravy, sweet potato casserole, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls, tea, and desserts will be offered.

For more information, call Jon Rector at 423 356-0177 or visit www.theuniongospelmission.org.


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Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints Gather For Conference On Christ


A friend reminded me of a fable about a hapless donkey that somehow fell into a well. The water in the well wasn’t very deep, but it had no way of getting out. When townspeople discovered the ... (click for more)

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Church

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A friend reminded me of a fable about a hapless donkey that somehow fell into a well. The water in the well wasn’t very deep, but it had no way of getting out. When townspeople discovered the animal’s plight, they tried to devise a solution to save it, but it seemed impossible. Finally the citizens determined that if they couldn’t extricate the donkey from the well, the humane ... (click for more)

Steve Ellison: A Limit To God’s Patience

The Bible indicates that there is a limit to how much God will put up with from us. We would do well to remember Biblical occurrences of hearts becoming hardened as well as the admonition in Scripture that the Spirit of God will strive only so long with man. Because of the great patience and lovingkindness of the Lord, we often act as if God is bound to wait patiently for us to ... (click for more)

Breaking News

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A Chicago drug dealer who prosecutors said supplied a large amount of heroin to sources in Chattanooga was found guilty by a federal jury in Chattanooga on Tuesday. James Silas, 50, was convicted of conspiring to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin. Sentencing is set for April 24 at 2 p.m. by Judge Curtis Collier, who presided over the trial. Based on a prior drug ... (click for more)

Opinion

Thanks To First Volunteer Bank

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Roy Exum: It’s A Racist Thing

Being a child of the South, I’ve marveled at our funny sayings for all of my life. I’ve been at a football game and heard a disgruntled fan in the stands say of his team’s quarterback, “That boy couldn’t play dead in a cowboy movie.” I’ve been at the Sunday supper table and heard, “I’m of a mind each one of his sermons is better than the next.” And I’ve sat in a Saturday morning ... (click for more)