Faith Briefs

Faith Briefs

July 27th, 2013 by Clint Cooper in Life Entertainment


• Collegedale Community Church, 4995 Swinyar Drive, Room 240; 7:15 p.m. Tuesday; "iWake - Killing Your Dark InVader" seminar is an in-depth look at discovering why pain is the key to purity and power; led by grief counselor Kevin Becker; free; child care provided; 762-2907.


• Community Holiness Church, 634 Back Valley Road, Dayton, Tenn.; 6 p.m. today; concert by Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; free; 421-4269; also, Mooneyham Church of God, 43 Frazier St., Pikeville, Tenn., 5 p.m. CDT Sunday.

• Mountain View Christian Church, 9118 Snow Hill Road, Ooltewah; 7 p.m. Friday; gospel concert by oft-honored, traveling quartet The Texans, in conjunction with 28th anniversary/Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 11; free but love offering taken; 344-7849.


• St. Marks United Methodist Church, 701 Mississippi Ave.; 5:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6; "Secrets to Lasting Love," hands-on seminar led by First Things First; 267-5383 or

Service camps

• Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga/Chattanooga First Church of the Nazarene, South Terrace Road; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; concurrent Philanthropy Camp for rising first- through sixth-graders and Camp Tikkun Olam for rising seventh- through ninth-graders, both regardless of religious affiliation; $120 for first camper and $100 for additional sibling; snacks provided but campers bring own lunch; 493-0270, ext. 10, email

Vacation Bible schools

• East Chattanooga Church of God, 4872 Jersey Pike; 7-9 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, Aug. 3, and 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 4 (family festival); ages 3-sixth grade; theme: "God Trek"; 894-7526 or

• Rock Spring United Methodist Church, 3477 Peavine Road, Rock Spring, Ga.; 5:15-8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, and 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3; meals included; ages preschool-fifth grade; theme: "SonWest Roundup"; 919-491-6600 or email

• Daisy United Methodist Church, 9508 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy; 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 3; ages 4-fifth grade; theme: "Jonah: A Whale of a Tale"; 332-3243.