published Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Faith Briefs

Enrichment

• Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. today; “Iron Sharpens Iron” Christian conference for men ages 13 and older; guest speakers include former NFL quarterback Jeff Kemp, actor Robert Amaya (“Courageous”), others; $59 per person, discounts for groups of 10 or more and students; www.ironsharpensiron.net or www.mensministry.org; 423-892-9363.

• Hawkinsville Baptist Church, 7463 Pinewood Drive; Men’s Health Fair; today; 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Cardiologist Dr. Curti McKoy is keynote speaker; increase knowledge of key numbers to monitor health such as PSA, weight, BMI, blood pressure, cholesterol. 892-1092 or 304-1065.

• Oakwood Baptist Church, 115 Oakwood St., Chickamauga, Ga.; live simulcast of author and Bible teacher Priscilla Shirer from New Orleans, La.; 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. today; $20, tickets can be purchased at oakwoodbc.org/simulcast; 706-375-5760.

• Oakwood Baptist Church, 4031 Cloud Springs Road, Ringgold, Ga.; “Secret Church,” fast-paced, intense Bible study simulcast led by David Platt; 6 p.m. Friday, April 18; also includes student led worship, food and fellowship.

Lecture

• LifeSpring Baptist Church, Brainerd Crossroads, 4011 Austin St.; 6 p.m. pre-event activities; 7 p.m. dinner and program, Friday, April 25; “Women of Worth,” program on human trafficking; guest speakers Jerry Redman, managing senior partner of Second Life of Chattanooga, and Allison Hale, director of Women’s Ministries for DR Vision; event also includes dinner, live jazz, silent auction, more; $15 if registered by April 11, $20 after. lifespringbaptist.org/women-of-worth.

Music

• Bread of Life Mission, 281 Fourth St., Crossville, Tenn. 7 a.m. CDT today; gospel concert by Jim Ricketts and Crystal Elam; 894-5254 or 987-4737; also Antioch Baptist Church, 195 Williamsburg Road, Vonore, Tenn., 11 a.m. EDT Sunday; Everlasting Life Baptist Church, 311 S. Amherst, Englewood, Tenn., 6 p.m. EDT Sunday. 775-2806.

• Oak Grove Church of God, 9911 Highway 58, Ooltewah; concert by singer/songwriter and author Danny Wallace; 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday; free, but donations accepted; 310-5114.

Finances

• Orchard Park Church, 951 N. Orchard Knob Ave. 5 p.m. Tuesday; Consumer Credit Counseling Service hosts lecture on “Financial Skills For College Students” for parents who want to send child to college; free; 423-698-0707.

Meetings

• New Hope Presbyterian Church, 7301 Shallowford Road; Church Women United state meeting; theme of “We Are in God’s Hand, and We Are God’s Hands.” Friday-Saturday, April 11-12; 2-9 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-noon Saturday; free, open to the public.

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