Union Gospel Mission Will Host Dinner Monday To Discuss Volunteer Opportunites

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Union Gospel Mission will host an evening of food (pizza and soft drinks), fellowship and information on Monday at their chapel, 124 Signal Hills Dr., Chattanooga.  Dinner and registration will begin at 6:30 p.m.
 
"We will spend a few minutes outlining some of our upcoming volunteer opportunities, so please come and join us," organizers said. "In 2020 the Union Gospel Mission will be celebrating its 70th year in ministry and we are planning a full year of exciting events that we want to share with you.  We should be wrapped up no later than 8 p.m.  You are encouraged to bring a friend or two (or ten)."
 
RSVP by phone at 423-752-4998 or by email to mail@theuniongospelmission.org.

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Breaking News

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Opinion

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