Faith Briefs

Faith Briefs

April 27th, 2013 by Clint Cooper in Life Entertainment


• East Cleveland Seventh-day Adventist Church, 801 Howard Circle S.E., Cleveland, Tenn.; 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 4; health fair offers, among other things, health screenings, massages, diabetes testing, body mass index calculations and blood pressure checks; free; 476-9299.


• First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave.; 2 p.m. Sunday; Hospice of Chattanooga-sponsored community memorial service for relatives and friends of loved ones who have died (reception follows); 892-4289.


• Philadelphia Baptist Church, 1065 Pine Grove Road, Ringgold, Ga.; 6:30 p.m. Friday; Friday Night Sing features the Nobleman Quartet and Chuck Robinson; 706-891-5683.

• Victory Missionary Baptist Church, 535 Warren St., Madisonville, Tenn.; 7 p.m. today; concert by Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; 775-2806; also, Summer City Church of God, 2621 Kiuka Road, Dayton, Tenn., 11 a.m. Sunday, and Jesus Is The Way Baptist Church, South 41 Highway, Dalton, Ga., 6 p.m. Sunday.


• Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St.; 6:45-8:45 a.m. Tuesday; Mark Whitacre, former Fortune 500 executive, former FBI informant and ex-convict speaks at 35th Chattanooga Area Leadership Prayer Breakfast; $20; 698-0100, or email

• Hamilton County Courthouse, 625 Georgia Ave.; noon Thursday; National Day of Prayer gathering; 697-9866 or

• Red Bank City Hall, 3117 Dayton Blvd.; noon Thursday; National Day of Prayer gathering; 877-1103 or

Women's event

• Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road; 10:30 a.m. Friday (registration 10 a.m.); Church Women United salad luncheon meeting for May Friendship Day.