Faith Briefs

Faith Briefs

August 24th, 2013 by Clint Cooper in Life Entertainment


• Camp Scott Patterson, 72 Old Mill Lane, Ringgold, Ga.; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today, with 9 a.m. registration; Back to School Fair sponsored by the churches of the Catoosa Baptist Association includes music, devotionals, backpack/school supplies giveaway, medical screenings, hearing tests, haircuts, food and drinks, inflatables, swimming, information and prizes; free; 706-937-5323.


• Mercy Missionary Baptist Church, 5456 Wassom Memorial Highway, Grandview, Tenn.; noon-4 p.m. today; Faith, Hope & Love Fest fundraiser for Tennessee Baptist Children's Home features the Psalm 149 Praise & Worship Dance Team, The Grove Expressive Worship Team, Jim Ricketts and Crystal Elam, George Garrison and the host church band (plus silent auctions, prizes); participants asked to bring own chairs; free but donations encouraged; email


• Calvary Chapel, 3415 Broad St.; 7:30 p.m. Thursday; concert for Prison Prevention Ministries by fingerstyle guitarist Doyle Dykes; free but donations accepted; 622-5768 or

• Grace Baptist Church, 172 Robin Drive, Suck Creek, Tenn.; 11 a.m. Sunday; gospel concert by Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; free; 421-4269; also, Union Springs Baptist Church, 5911 Levi Road, 6 p.m. Sunday, and Sequoyah Church of God, 2007 Frankie Lane, Soddy-Daisy, 6 p.m. Thursday.


• Heritage Pointe Baptist Church, 60 Dyer Bridge Place Road, Ringgold, Ga.; 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 1; relaunch of the former Cedar Hill Baptist into congregation with blended worship and community-oriented ministry; 706) 858-0976.