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PERFORMANCES

* "The Gospel of Mark": Covenant College Theatre Department presents this one-man show, performed by Drew Archer, at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, in Sanderson Hall auditorium, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, Georgia. Admission is free, with a recommended $5 donation at the door. Reserve by calling 706-419-1051 or emailing boxoffice@covenant.edu.

* Chattanooga Singing Circle: The Center for Mindful Living, 400 E. Main St., Suite 150, hosts a community singing session, with songs taught by call-and-response method, 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16. $10 suggested donation; free for children under 13. www.centermindfulliving.org.

* The Kingdom Heirs will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at New Haven Baptist Church, 1058 Graysville Road. Special guests will be The Hullender Family. An offering will be received. Contact: Robby Jackson, 423-316-3718.

* U-Church: Lee University will welcome the worship band Housefires for the opening of the spring U-Church series at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, in Conn Center, 150 11th St. NE, Cleveland, Tennessee. Housefires originated at Grace Midtown Church in Atlanta in 2014. Free and nonticketed. Seating is first come, first served. Child-care information: jillbarnett@leeuniversity.edu. U-Church information: jlane@leeuniversity.edu.

* Unity Dance Troupe will present a revised version of "The Veil: Story of Creation" at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, in Lee University's Conn Center, 150 11th St. NE, Cleveland, Tennessee. Tickets are a suggested donation of $10 to $30. Reserve at https://www.showclix.com/event/the-veil-story-of-creation.

* Let's Sing From Memory: Free social gatherings for those affected by Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia, along with their caregivers, are 1-2:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays at Northside Presbyterian Church, 923 Mississippi Ave. Free. For more information: 423-266-1766, http://northsidepresbyterian.org.

 

PROGRAMS, EVENTS

* Grief support: Forward will start a new seven-week session 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, in the parlor at First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave. The ecumenical group is open to anyone who has lost a spouse, no matter how recent or long ago, to find mutual support for going forward. There is no charge to participate. To join, call Cindy Ruff at 423-756-2021.

* Jubilee services at Friendship Baptist Church of Hixson, 1005 Gadd Road, will be Feb. 16-21. Sunday services start at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., with the Rev. T.D. Burgess preaching. Monday through Friday services start at 7 p.m. Sammy Burgess will preach Monday and Tuesday, and evangelist Brent Carr will preach Wednesday through Friday.

* "The Four Loves" study: The Christian Study Center of Chattanooga continues a five-week study and discussion of C.S. Lewis' book "The Four Loves" at Anglican Church of the Redeemer, 104 McBrien Road, meeting 7-8 p.m. Thursdays through March 12. The series precedes the annual C.S. Lewis Lecture at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on March 19. Event details on Facebook or www.chattanoogastudycenter.org.

* Men's Day events: Stanley United Methodist Church, 501 Dodson Ave., will have Men's Day Prayer Breakfast 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, with Daryl Walsh as guest speaker. Men's Day services start at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, with the Rev. Ronald Harris as guest speaker.

* Black History Sunday will be celebrated Feb. 23 at Greater Tucker Missionary Baptist Church, 1115 N. Moore Road, with businessman and former member Langston Walker as guest speaker at 10:45 a.m. The theme is "Economic Empowerment." 423-510-9026.

* Virginia Scott Sweet Heart Day will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at Holy Temple Church of God in Christ, 2311 Bliss Ave. She is the wife of Bishop James Scott, who has been pastor for 61 years. Guest speaker is Dr. Sheryl Randolph of Destiny Church of Chattanooga.

* Health event: The Health/Nursing Ministry at Olivet Baptist Church, 740 E. M.L. King Blvd., will host a Go Red - Love Your Heart event, focusing on heart disease and stroke prevention, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, in the Kingdom Center. Featured speakers are Dr. Robert C. McKoy, a cardiologist; Terrell Stevens, who survived a heart attack; and Carrie Lightfoot, who survived a stroke. Shirley Gordon, author of "Miss Shirley's Southern Cooking, will give a healthy foods demonstration. Wear red to show support.

* Ash Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Fairview United Methodist Church, 3901 Hamill Road, Hixson. fairviewumchixson.com.

* SCWN luncheon: Scenic City Women's Network's Christmas Networking Luncheon is scheduled Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St. The speaker is Mimi Nikkel, founder and executive director of Love's Arm outreach. Networking starts at 11:30 a.m., and the program and luncheon at noon. Reservations are due by noon Tuesday, Feb. 26. Cost is $20. RSVP online at scwn.org. Information: 423-698-6262, admin@scwn.org.

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