Faith Briefs

Faith Briefs

October 19th, 2013 in Life Entertainment


• St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St.; 7 p.m. Wednesday; presentation, "Chattanooga's Churches Under Siege - 1862-63," a look at the city and its religious communities during the Civil War, particularly St. Paul's, First Presbyterian, First Methodist, Centenary Methodist, Sts. Peter and Paul and First Baptist churches, lecture by Jim Ogden, head ranger and historian of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park; free; reservations needed only for 5:45 p.m. soup/salad dinner; 602-5660 or email

Halloween alternatives

• Heritage Pointe Baptist Church, 60 Dyer Bridge Place; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; Fall Family Fun Night includes activities such as bean bag toss, bobbing for apples, crafts, plus light snacks and services such as financial counseling, haircuts and medical screenings; free; 706-858-0976.

• Covenant Life Worship Center, 7001 LaFayette Road, Chickamauga, Ga.; 7-10:30 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 26-27; annual Hayride Through Hell allows participants to ponder the reality of their decisions; free but canned food donation requested; 706-375-5286.

• Bi-Lo, 6951 Lee Highway; 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27; Takin' It to the Streets community event sponsored by Hickory Valley Christian Church features carnival-style games, candy, popcorn, prizes, face-painting, inflatable obstacle course and family friendly live band; free; food by Taqueria Jalisco for sale; 892-4270 or


• Westmore Church of God, 2412 Wolfe Drive, Cleveland, Tenn.; 7 p.m. today; concert by USA Southern Territorial Band with The Jericho Brass; 756-1023; also, First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave.; 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

• Cloud Springs Baptist Church, 210 Cloud Springs Road, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.; 10:45 a.m. Sunday; concert by the Sammy Glass Family; 706-866-0164.

• Faith Community Wesleyan Church, 7725 Shallowford Road; 11 a.m. Sunday; Eight Days After provides music for Homecoming/celebration of new name change from First Wesleyan Church; meal follows; free; 894-9510.

• Bible Baptist Church, 2561 East Valley Road, Jasper, Tenn.; 6 p.m. CDT Sunday; gospel concert by Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; free; 421-4269; also, Covenant Baptist, 5502 Dayton Blvd., 7 p.m. Wednesday.


• Stuart Heights Baptist Church, 3208 Hixson Pike; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; annual meeting of the Hamilton County Baptist Association; 267-3794 or