Chattanooga area church news

Chattanooga area church news

June 23rd, 2012 by Clint Cooper in Life Entertainment


• Hutcheson on the Parkway, 4750 Battlefield Parkway; 1-5 p.m. Saturday, June 30; LoveLOUD on The Parkway, featuring inflatables, arts and crafts, music, food and rock climbing wall, is Catoosa Baptist Association-sponsored block party fundraiser for Mount Peria Baptist Church, which is seeking to rebuild after an April 27, 2011, tornado; 706-937-5323 or

• Valley Memorial Baptist Church, 614 Browns Ferry Road; 7 p.m. Sunday; "God and Country Sunday" event features food, fireworks and bluegrass music by Mountain Faith of Sylva, N.C. (participants asked to bring lawn chairs); 821-5499.


• Brittsville Baptist Church, 2650 Brittsville Road, Georgetown, Tenn.; 6 p.m. Sunday; screening of film "Courageous"; 472-5177.


• Bartlebaugh Baptist Church, 6129 Champion Road; 1:45 p.m. Sunday; Four by Grace quartet featured at homecoming service/86th anniversary (lunch precedes service); 344-5207.

• Bread of Life Mission, West Fourth Street, Crossville, Tenn.; 1 p.m. today; block party gospel concert by Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; 775-2806; also at Fellowship Christian Church, 2847 Fairview Road, Madisonville, Tenn., 11 a.m. Sunday; Ball Play Tabernacle, Madisonville, Tenn., 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

• Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 5149 East Valley Road, Dunlap, Tenn.; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, June 30; Reborn event features speakers Justin Lookadoo and Jason Dildine, music from Roger Williams & The All Mixed Up Quartet, The Wayne Kerr Band and AnyGivenDay and food vendors; $20; 423-949-4847 or 423-718-1297.

• Hamlett Chapel, 2510 Cowart St.; 3 p.m. Sunday; song service in honor of the Rev. Mary Baker Hendricks, pastor; 267-6013.

• Philadelphia Baptist, 1065 Pine Grove Road, Ringgold, Ga.; 6:30 p.m. Friday; gospel concert features Joy Harvey & Persuaded and Harmony Gold Quartet; 706-891-5683.

Vacation Bible schools

• Belvoir Christian Academy, 800 Belvoir Ave.; 5:30-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday (Good Shepherd and First Lutheran churches); theme: "Amazing Desert Journey: Where Jesus Leads Us Home" (includes dinner); 629-4661.

• East Brainerd Baptist Church, 1047 Graysville Road; 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 9-13; ages 3-rising sixth graders; theme: "Sonrise National Park"; 892-4253.

• First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave.; 9:30 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday; theme: "Sky: Everything Is Possible With God"; 756-2021 or

• Hixson United Methodist Church, 5301 Old Hixson Pike; 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday; ages 4-fifth grade; theme: "Sky: Everything Is Possible With God"; 877-1246.

• Lookout Valley Baptist Church, 23 Lilac Ave.; 6-8:45 p.m. July 8-12; ages 4-fifth grade; theme: "Amazing Wonders"; 825-5335.

• One Accord Community Church, 343 Sweetland Drive, Red Bank; 6-8:30 p.m. July 8-12; ages preschool-adults; theme: "Amazing Wonders"; 875-8377 or oneaccord

• Pilgrim Congregational Church, 400 Glenwood Drive; 5:30-8 p.m. July 11-13; ages 3-11; 698-5682.

• Union Hill Baptist Church, 1800 N. Chamberlain Ave.; 5:45-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 5:45-9 p.m. Friday (Youth Explosion); ages 3-up; theme: "I Will Bless the Lord at All Times"; 629-7209 or 760-0177.

Women's event

• Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St.; 7-9 a.m. Thursday; Scenic City Women's Network Praise Breakfast features author, Synergy Women's Network founder and WhitbyForum president Carolyn Custis James and songwriter, musician and Music for Missions founder Eric Parker; $20; 698-6262 or www.WeAllAsk