* Jim Ricketts & Crystle Elam, 11 a.m. Sunday, Cold Springs Baptist Church, 1226 Cold Springs Road, Walland, Tenn.; also 6 p.m. Sunday, Old Piney Grove Baptist Church, 536 Blockhouse Road, Maryville, Tenn.; 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 775-2806 or

* Jeff Hullender & Family, Marcia Hughes, Cindy Gibbs, 10 a.m. Sunday, Origin Church, 7638 Nashville St., Ringgold, Ga., 706-406-4130.

* Scott Agee and Family, Allen Coleman and Austin Olvey, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, Cokesbury Church, 2232 Lyndon Ave., Red Bank, free, for information, contact Linda Nelson at 551-2901 or Marty Burke 267-0837.

* Testimony Quartet, 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, Signal Mountain Church of God, 517 Timberlinks Drive, part of church Homecoming, lunch after concert, public invited, free, 267-0837.


* Aglow, 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, Broad Street Grille at The Chattanoogan, 1201 Broad St., call Deanna at 423-332-9715 or Carol at 423-698-1764.

* Pastors' Luncheon, noon Wednesday, Aug. 24, Dalton Golf & Country Club, 333 Country Club Way, Dalton, Ga., and noon, Thursday, Aug. 25, Ruth's Chris Steak House in Embassy Suites, 2321 Lifestyle Way, Chattanooga; discussion of Christians United for Israel and update on current issues regarding Israel; open to to all pastors in Northwest Georgia, Chattanooga and Southeast Tennessee; pastors free, no charge for public with advance reservations; reservations at 645-1552.


* Free Food Giveaway, 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, One Accord Community Church, 343 Sweetland Drive, Red Bank; giveaway takes place on the second Tuesday of each month; to receive notifications, text "Food" to 423-200-4005 or email with "Food," name and telephone number as the subject. If you do not have email or texting, call 423-432-0860 or sign up at the church. First-come first-served basis.

* English as a Second Language Workshop Training, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, Aug. 13 & 20, Tennessee Baptist Children's Home, 6632 Lee Highway, $15 non-refundable registration fee unless already certified and taking refresher course; sponsored by Hamilton County Baptist Association, 267-3794.

* Sunday of Support, 1o:45 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, Memorial Baptist Tabernacle, 905 Hogan Road, Rossville; supporting local police and fire departments, public invited, 423-838-3524.


* Second Missionary Baptist Church 150th Anniversary, 2305 E. Third St., 6 p.m. Friday, banquet featuring a dramatization chronicling the church's history, $25 donation; 1o:45 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, 10:45 a.m., speaker is Pastor Emeritus Rev. Paul A. McDaniel, to purchase banquet tickets or for more information, call 624-9097.

* First Christian Community Church 47th Anniversary, 392 Illinois Ave., Dayton, Tenn., Sunday, Aug. 14; 11 a.m. worship service followed by dinner; 3 p.m. the Rev. Joe Moore and men's choir from Mt. Olive AME Church, 423-618-4731.

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