74th Annual Men’s Day Celebration At SMBC Set For March 24

Friday, March 15, 2019

The community is invited to Second Missionary Baptist Church, 2305 E. Third Street, for the 74th annual Men’s Day Celebration on Sunday, March 24. 

The 8 a.m. guest speaker is local pastor Rev. Terrance A. Hannah, of New Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church.  Pastor Hannah also serves as vice moderator of the Hamilton County Baptist, Missionary, and Education (B.

M. & E.) District Association. 

The 11 a.m. speaker is Rev. Dr. Sammie L. Logan, pastor, New Hope Baptist Church, Chesapeake, Va. Dr. Logan is a Morehouse graduate and founder of A Better Life, Inc., a non-profit organization that marries academics with charity and religious education in an effort to improve the quality of human life.

The 2019 Men’s Day theme is “Godly Men United with a Mind to Work” using Nehemiah 4:6 as the background scripture.  Music will feature a special guest soloist and inspirational Men’s Day Choir under the direction of Mrs. Paula Coleman, music coordinator.

Leading the planning committee are two young and energetic men of the church: the children's and youth choir director, Mr. Leroy Scott, chairman and Deacon Michael Woods, vice-chairman. Dr. Ernest L. Reid, Jr. is pastor.  For more information, call the church office at 423 624-9097 or visit smbchurch.org.   


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Church

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John Shearer: Getting An Inside Look At Former Methodist Church In East Chattanooga

In a chattanoogan.com story posted on Jan. 29, I profiled several historic former United Methodist churches that had ceased being churches for that denomination. My interest had come from the fact I am a United Methodist and love historic architecture and community and social history. Of the five churches I stopped at and photographed, my favorite was probably the old ... (click for more)

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Opinion

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