Faith Briefs

Faith Briefs

June 16th, 2012 in Life Entertainment


• Chauncey-Goode Auditorium, 1815 Union Ave.; 7 p.m. Saturday, June 23; Christian Queens of Comedians presentation by Brandalyn Shropshire, Tresha Rutledge and Nikita Blakeney; $10; 313-7343.


• Antioch Primitive Baptist Church, 1107 N. Hickory St.; 5 p.m. today; Chattanooga Mass Choir pre-Father's Day concert features pastor André Sharp and the New Salem Mass Choir, minister John Jackson and the Workshop Choir, minister Robert Reed and the Trinity Mass Choir and Barbara Craigmiles of Thankful Baptist Church; donations benefit Good Neighbors Inc.; 521-3383 or 902-9947.

• First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave.; Friday and Saturday, June 23; Tennessee ACDA Summer Conference features performances by the King's Quire and the Chattanooga Choral Society for the Preservation of African-American Song; 265-2257.

• New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 3777 Wilcox Blvd.; 5 p.m. Sunday; musicians benefit features Trinity Baptist Church choir, New Vernon Grove Baptist Church choir, In His Steps dance team, The Spiritual Highlights, The Third Generation Gospel Singers and Gloria Pickens; 697-7000.

• Philadelphia Baptist, 1065 Pine Grove Road, Ringgold, Ga.; 6:30 p.m. Friday; gospel concert features The Scenicland Quartet and Chuck Robinson; 706-891-5683.

• Poplar Springs Baptist Church, 19584 Poplar Springs Road; 7 p.m. today; gospel concert by Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; 775-2806; also at Calvary Baptist Church, 1201 Grove St., Loudon, Tenn.; 11 a.m. Sunday.

• St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St.; 7 p.m. Sunday, June 25; organ concert by South Dakota student Wyatt Smith, who will perform works by Bach, Buxtehude and Alain; 266-8195.

• Sequoyah Church of God, 2007 Frankie Lane, Soddy-Daisy; 6 p.m. Thursday; concert by SonLife Quartet; 332-3834.


• Unity of Chattanooga Church, 604 Black St.; 7 p.m. Wednesday; prayer and meditation summer solstice service;

Vacation Bible schools

• Avondale Church of Christ, 1107 Dodson Ave.; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; all ages; theme: "The Treasure of the Forgotten Island"; 698-5814 or

• Belvoir Christian Academy, 800 Belvoir Ave.; 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 25-29 (Good Shepherd and First Lutheran churches); theme: "Amazing Desert Journey: Where Jesus Leads Us Home" (includes dinner); 629-4661.

• Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4829 College Drive; 11:45 a.m. service today; theme: "Sky: Everything Is Possible With God"; 396-2134 or 605-1779.

• First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave.; 9:30 a.m.-noon June 25-28; theme: "Sky: Everything Is Possible With God"; 756-2021 or

• Free Hope Baptist Church, 4176 Highway 76, Chatsworth, Ga.; 6-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday and Friday (family night); all ages; theme: "Amazing Wonders Aviation: Encountering God's Awesome Power"; 706-695-3717.

• Grace Church of the Nazarene, 6310 Dayton Blvd., Hixson; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; ages 4 through 12th grade; theme: "Amazing Desert Journey"; 842-5919.

• Hickory Valley Christian Church, 6605 Shallowford Road; 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; ages 3-fifth grade; theme: "Group's Sky"; 902-4585.

• Hixson United Methodist Church, 5301 Old Hixson Pike; 9 a.m.-noon June 25-29; ages 4-fifth grade; theme: "Sky: Everything Is Possible With God"; 877-1246.

• Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 5181 Highway 58 North; 6-8 p.m. Monday-Friday; all ages; 894-4822 or 894-9371.

• Red Bank Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 115 Morrison Springs Road; 5:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday (includes dinner); 877-1383 or

• St. Stephen, 7111 Lee Highway; 6-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; ages 4-12; theme: "The Vatican Express"; 892-2957 or email

• Union Hill Baptist Church, 1800 N. Chamberlain Ave.; 5:45-9 p.m. June 25-28 and 5:45-9 p.m. June 29 (Youth Explosion); ages 3-up; theme: "I Will Bless the Lord at All Times"; 629-7209 or 760-0177.