Christian Karaoke Coffeehouse: Next in the monthly series at Oakwood Church of God of Prophecy, 3927 Webb Road, is 6-9 p.m. Saturday, March 7. Bring soundtracks and be prepared to sing. Small donation will be taken at the door from anyone older than 10. Concessions will be available. 423-902-3652.

Jewish Americana music: Joe Buchanan, whose music highlights the values and history of the Jewish people, will be in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace. $10 adults, $3 college students with ID, free for children. RSVP to 423-493-0270 or at

Rize Up: Roy Zimmerman brings his latest tour to Unitarian Universalist Church of Chattanooga, 3224 Navajo Drive, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 10. The 90-minute concert of satirical songs offers his funny affirmation of peace and social justice for progressive-minded people. Admission is $25 (or pay what you can).

Choral concert: Central State University Chorus from Wilberforce, Ohio, will highlight the contributions of African-American composers and arrangers in a concert at 6 p.m. Friday, March 13, at First Baptist Church, 506 E. Eighth St. 423-265-3229,

Rhythm Retreats: Chattanooga House of Prayer offers the next in a monthly series, focusing on cultivating a deeper intimacy with Christ, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 14, at 3912 Dayton Blvd. in Red Bank. This month's topic is "Honoring the Body: Flesh and Blood Spirituality." Cost is $18. Register at, or email

Concert: Signal Mountain Church of God, 517 Timberlinks Drive, will host worship leader and ordained minister Chris Van Allman at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 15. A catered lunch will follow his concert. 423-267-0837, 423-661-0956.

Chattanooga Singing Circle: A three-week workshop using songs taught in the oral tradition runs 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, March 16, at The Chattery, 1800 Rossville Ave., Suite 108. $30 through Sunday, March 15; $40 at the door.



Tornado relief: The Salvation Army is accepting financial donations to help with its relief efforts for families affected by the tornadoes in Nashville and nearby communities. Visit or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY and designate "disaster efforts."

Men's Prayer Breakfast: 8-10 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at Grace Baptist Tabernacle, 2551 Tunnel Blvd. Includes biblical message by a guest speaker and free home-cooked breakfast. 423-622-2565.

Canned food drive: Soddy-Daisy High School cheerleaders will accept donations for the Soddy-Daisy Food Bank 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Zaxby's in Soddy-Daisy, 9347 Springfield Road. Donate three canned food items to receive a free sandwich meal card.

Go Maranatha: Maranatha Volunteers International, a nonprofit Christian organization whose global work includes building churches, schools and wells, will hold a mission Sabbath event 2:30-5 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Celebration Event & Conference Center, 6425 Lee Highway. The event includes testimony from volunteers, reports from Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders and music by Christian Edition. Free; no registration required.

Men's Day events: New Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 139 E. 25th St., will have its annual Men's Day celebration at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 8, with Bishop Julian A. Lott of Koinonia of Grace Church of Camden, Arkansas, speaking during the morning worship.

Dinner With the Doctor: Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists, 4829 College Drive East, will host Dr. Harold Mayer of Southern Adventist University's School of Physical Education, 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 9. He will speak on "Change ME Will Change You: Understanding Metabolic Efficiency," a science-based approach to physical activity that changes the health of body, mind and soul. A plant-based meal is provided for the first 100 sign-ups; cost is $5. For reservations, call 423-430-9695 or email

"The Four Loves" study: The Christian Study Center of Chattanooga concludes a five-week study and discussion of C.S. Lewis' book "The Four Loves" at Anglican Church of the Redeemer, 104 McBrien Road, 7-8 p.m. Thursdays, 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

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