Faith Briefs

Faith Briefs

January 12th, 2013 by Clint Cooper in Life Entertainment


• Chattanooga Bible Institute, 1815 McCallie Ave.; 10 a.m.-noon beginning Tuesday; "Hinds' Feet on High Places," 12-week reading/discussion class for women; other women's classes available: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, "Me, Myself and Lies: A Thought-Closet Makeover"; 9:30-11:30 a.m. Fridays, "James: Mercy Triumphs"; and noon-2 p.m. Fridays, "Boundaries: When to Say Yes, When to Say No, to Take Control of Your Life"; $40 per class, including materials; 266-4574.


• Standifer Gap Seventh-day Adventist School, 8255 Standifer Gap Road; beginning 7-8:15 p.m. Monday; eight-session StepFast Program series on nutrition and lifestyle choices, including DVD and live presentations, food samples, demonstrations, recipes, blood pressure readings and blood sugar sampling; $15 per person or couple for series (vegetarian cookbook free for attending four or more sessions); 892-6013.


• Chamberlain Baptist Church, 4064 S. Access Road; 7 p.m. Friday; concert by singer/songwriter Squire Parsons; free but love offering received; 624-4323.


• Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4829 College Drive (youth room); 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 20-Feb. 20; six-session, video-based "The Art of Marriage" seminar includes teaching, stories, testimonies, interviews and humor; free; optional manual is $35, free child care available; 396-2134 or Marriage.

• First Baptist Church, 2645 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.; 6-7:15 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Jan. 16; six-week First Things First video series, "The Art of Marriage," for adults interested in marriage or who want to enrich their marriage; free (dinner available 5-6 p.m. for minimal charge); 706-866-0232.


• Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center, 916 Convent Road, Cullman, Ala.; 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18; noon meal Sunday, Jan. 20; introductory centering prayer retreat; $210 per person, including private room and meals; 256-734-8302 or email