' Hymn sing: An old-fashioned hymn sing is scheduled at 6 p.m. today at the Little Brown Church, 3209 Spring Ave. on Signal Mountain. Mountain Cove Bluegrass band will be featured. An offering will be received. 423-664-3280.

' The King's Brass, an instrumental ensemble featuring three trumpets, three trombones, tuba, percussion and keyboards, will be in concert at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Hickory Valley Baptist Church, 2320 Hickory Valley Road. A love offering will be taken.

' Music ministry celebration: Casey Hindman celebrates eight years of music ministry at All Nations Church of God, 1600 Elrod St. SE in Cleveland, Tennessee, starting at noon June 30.


' Lyerly festival: Lyerly United Methodist Church seeks vendors for its 10th annual Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show and Craft Festival, set for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 11 in Summerville, Ga. Booth rental is $20 for a 15- by 15-foot space. For a vendor application, call Judy Motes at 706-857-6008 or email Marie Hanna at

' Payne's Chapel cookbook: Payne's Chapel United Methodist Church in Lookout Mountain, Ga., still has copies of its latest cookbook, "Payne's Chapel Cooks." Proceeds will go into the church building fund. Cost is $12, plus $2 shipping/handling if mailed. To order, email or leave a message at 706-820-2095.


' Plant-Based Cooking School: Battlefield Community Seventh-day Adventist Church, 96 Hillman Lane, Ringgold, Ga., offers free, plant-based cooking seminars 6-8:30 p.m. on third Tuesdays (next is June 19). Participants will be able to taste food prepared by the health ministries staff and share recipes in efforts to reverse Type 2 diabetes, lower blood pressure and lose weight. There will be a drawing for a cookbook each night. 706-463-1415,

' C.S. Lewis Society: Dr. Bill Davis, professor of philosophy at Covenant College, will speak at the June meeting of the C.S. Lewis Society of Chattanooga, starting at 7 p.m. Thursday at The Meeting House, 3912 Dayton Blvd. in Red Bank. The topic is "C.S. Lewis on the Medieval Imagination: A Challenge to Modernity?" based on Lewis' book "The Discarded Image," which examines human existence's place in the cosmos. $5 admission at the door (coffee shop will be open).

' Titus II Woman: The Lunch & Learn topic for June 23 will be "Faith & Finances, Part 2." The event, presented by Rivers of Living Water Christian Center, takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bethlehem Center, 200 W. 38th St. Children welcome. Bring your Bible. For more information, call 423-551-2801 or email

' Movie screening: Hickory Valley Baptist Church, 2320 Hickory Valley Road, will show "I Can Only Imagine" at 6 p.m. June 24. The song is about the troubled relationship with his father that led Bart Millard of MercyMe to write the hit song of the same name. Free admission.

' IBF Conference: The annual Independent Baptist Fellowship Conference will be June 25-28 at Grace Baptist Tabernacle Church, 2551 Tunnel Blvd. The theme is "Cultivating the Spirit of Forgiveness." Find registration information and the preaching schedule at

' SCWN luncheon: April Taylor of Sound Living Counseling Center will be guest speaker for this month's meeting of the Scenic City Women's Network on June 28. Networking starts at 11:30 a.m., and the program lasts from noon to 1 p.m. at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St. Luncheon cost is $20. RSVPs are requested by June 26. Find a link to register at

' Community Clothes Closet: Open 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays at 1015 Laura St. across from Dodson Avenue Health Center. Free clothes and small household goods available; donations appreciated. Contact: R. Ludy at 423-933-6314.

' Siskin Museum of Religious Artifacts: Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday at Siskin Children's Institute, 1101 Carter St. The facility is home to more than 400 religious pieces (247 Judaic and 140 Christian), ranging from the 16th to 20th century. Other religions and philosophies represented include Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and Confucianism. 423-648-1700,

' Exercise class: Northside Presbyterian Church, 923 Mississippi Ave., offers an exercise class focusing on strength, energy and balance 10:30-11:30 a.m. each Tuesday and Thursday. Open to all ages and skill levels. $5 per class. 423-266-1766.

' Recovery, a Christ-centered 12-step program for anyone struggling with addictive issues, compulsive behaviors, loss and life challenges, meets each Thursday at Ooltewah United Methodist Church, 6131 Relocation Way. Dinner at 5:30 p.m., worship at 6:15 p.m., open share groups at 7:30 p.m. Child care provided. 423-238-9216,

' Grief support: 5 p.m. every first Tuesday at Fort Oglethorpe United Methodist Church, 1733 Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Presented by PruittHealth Hospice. Free. For more information, call 706-602-9546.

' Not Alone, a support group for family and friends of a loved one who is incarcerated, meets at 11 a.m. the fourth Saturday of each month at LaFayette Presbyterian Church, 107 N. Main St., LaFayette, Ga. Refreshments and child care are provided.


' Falling Water Baptist Church: 523 Roberts Mill Road. Vacation Bible School, for children ages 3 through sixth grade, runs 6-8:15 p.m. nightly next week, Sunday through Friday. Activities include Bible study, music and crafts. Visit the church at or on Facebook.

' Silverdale Baptist Church: "It's Your Move" is theme of weeklong Quest camp Monday through Wednesday at Silverdale's Bonny Oaks campus, 7236 Bonny Oaks Drive, teaching kids about the life of a child in the Bible. Includes activity tracks such as soccer, art, music and drama, plus daily snacks, worship time and Bible study. For kids who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade. Meets 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. daily. Free to attend. Register at Questions? Call 423-892-2173.

' JAM Camp: Burks United Methodist, 6433 Hixson Pike, offers JAM Camp, for kids 5 years to fifth grade, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays in June. Next up (June 20) is Messy Games Day, featuring shaving cream slip-and-slide, marshmallow slime creations and spaghetti noodle relay. Kids should wear swimsuits for the crafts and cleanup (water sprinklers). June 27 will be a field trip. There is a one-time charge of $20 for first-time attendees, $40 per family. Each child receives a T-shirt. Lunch is provided. Find out more on the Burks UMC Facebook page.

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