Faith Briefs

Faith Briefs

January 13th, 2014 by Clint Cooper in Life Entertainment

Men's events

GraceWorks Church, 6445 Lee Highway; 5:45-9 p.m. Thursday; "Advancing the Battle" dinner conference by Men's Ministry Network for men who want to be or are disciple-makers features catered dinner by Panera, program and message by Brett Clemmer, author and vice president of Man in the Mirror, testimonies and breakout sessions; 893-8885 or email


Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center, 916 Convent Road N.E., Cullman, Ala.; 6 p.m. CST Jan. 17-noon meal Jan. 19; Introduction to Centering Prayer retreat offered in conjunction with Contemplative Outreach Birmingham; $210 per person, includes private room and meals; 256-734-8302 or email

Women's events

Chattanooga Baha'i Faith Center, 2405 Hamill Road; 10 a.m. Thursday and third Thursday of every month; ongoing women's interfaith study group, with study materials for growth in understanding about different faiths chosen by the group; 505-4262 or 599-0143.* Salvation Praise Retreat Center, 13280 New Highway 68, Tellico Plains, Tenn.; 3 p.m. Friday-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18; Chattanooga Women's Aglow winter retreat features praise and worship, Graham Cook DVDs, discussion and fellowship; $25 (includes food and lodging); reservations required by Tuesday; 899-4809.