Faith Briefs

Faith Briefs

June 8th, 2013 by Clint Cooper in Life Entertainment


• St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. (church library); 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15; beginning session of Forward, an ecumenical, eight-session support group for those who have lost a spouse; free; 755-2460 or 875-0107.


• St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St.; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; harpsichord concert by Atsuko Watanabe, soloist, continuo and chamber music groups member; reception follows; $10 suggested donation ($5 students); 266-8195.

• White Oak Baptist Church, 2043 White Oak Valley Road NW, Cleveland, Tenn.; 11 a.m. Sunday; concert by Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; 775-2806; also, Victory Faith Church, 1253 King Edward Ave. S.E., Cleveland, Tenn., 6 p.m. Sunday.

Vacation Bible schools

• Spring Creek Road Baptist Church, 1312 Spring Creek Road; 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; ages kindergarten-fifth grade; theme: "Kingdom Chronicles"; 894-0700.

• Oakwood Baptist Church, 115 Oakwood St., Chickamauga, Ga.; 6:15-8:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; all ages; theme: "Athens: Paul's Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth"; 706-375-5760 or

• McDonald Road Seventh-day Adventist Church, 5440 McDonald Road; 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday; ages 5-12; theme: "Tell It on the Mountain"; 316-8134 or register at

• Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, 612 James Blvd., Signal Mountain; 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday; ages kindergarten-fifth grade; theme: "Marketplace: Christ the King"; 886-2190 or

• Church of the Good Shepherd, 211 Franklin Road, Lookout Mountain, Tenn.; Monday-Friday; 821-1583.

• Soddy United Methodist Church, 255 Depot St., Soddy-Daisy; 6-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; ages 3-fifth grade; theme: "Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God!"; 331-3960.

• Dalton Seventh-day Adventist Church, 300 S. Tibbs Road, Dalton, Ga.; 6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; children to adults; free but preregistration requested; 706-226-2166.

• Hixson First Baptist Church, 5800 Grubb Road; 9 a.m.-noon June 17-20; ages 4-fifth grade; theme: "Colossal Coaster World"; 877-2467.

• Signal Crest United Methodist Church, 1005 Ridgeway Ave., Signal Mountain; 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 17-20; ages kindergarten-fifth grade; theme: "Colossal Coaster World"; 886-2330.

• Avondale Church of Christ, 1107 Dodson Ave.; 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 17-21; theme: "Five-Ring Circus of Faith"; 698-5814 or

• First Baptist Church, 2645 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.; 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 23-27; ages 4-fifth grade; theme: "Kingdom Chronicles"; registration, 706-866-0232 or

• First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave.; 6-8 p.m. June 24-27; ages pre-kindergarten-fourth grade; theme: "Everything Fun Fair: Where God's World Comes Together!"; registration,

• Oakwood Baptist Church, 4501 Bonny Oaks Drive; 6-8:45 p.m. June 23-28; ages kindergarten-eighth grade; theme: "Kingdom Chronicles"; 892-6414.

• Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4829 College Drive NE; 9 a.m.-noon June 24-28; ages 4-13; theme: Paul's missionary journeys; 396-2134.