- New Monumental Baptist Church, 901 Woodmore Lane (William Calvert Fellowship Hall); 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3; presentation of "The View," the latest play -- on women in the Bible -- by Dr. V.J. Caldwell, pastor emeritus of New Monumental; 899-2881.
Nonaburg House of Prayer, Highway 39, Englewood, Tenn.; 7 p.m. today; concert by Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam (also 11 a.m. Sunday, Grace Baptist Church, 1001 Mountain Creek Road, and 6 p.m. Sunday, Middle Cross Baptist Church, 4009 Norcross Road, Hixson); 775-2806.
Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, 2701 Cleveland Highway, Dalton, Ga.; 7 p.m. Wednesday; folk concert by Carolina Story and Jessica Campbell; free; 706-259-3141 or www.aliveatpgumc.org.
Philadelphia Baptist Church, 1065 Pine Grove Road; 6:30 p.m. Friday; gospel concert featuring Naomi & Segoes and Loraine and Bill Henderson; 706-891-5683.
- Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center, 906 Convent Road, Cullman, Ala.; Friday-Sunday, Dec. 4; "Greeting Christ: A Christmas Card Making Retreat" focuses on greeting others in the name of Christ (no card-making experience necessary) and will be led by Sister Therese Haydel and Diane Haydel; $210 (private room, includes meals and supplies) or $190 (shared room, includes meals and supplies); 256-734-8302 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Compiled by staff writer Clint Cooper
Clint Cooper is the faith editor and a staff writer for the Times Free Press Life section. He also has been an assistant sports editor and Metro staff writer for the newspaper. Prior to the merger between the Chattanooga Free Press and Chattanooga Times in 1999, he was sports news editor for the Chattanooga Free Press, where he was in charge of the day-to-day content of the section and the section’s design. Before becoming sports ...