• Chattanooga Valley Baptist Church, 90 Nick-A-Jack Lane, Flintstone, Ga.; 7 p.m. today; concert benefits Faith Allen, a 4-month-old infant born with no pulmonary artery in her heart and facing surgery in California Aug. 29; 423-208-0276.
• Rivermont Presbyterian Church, 3319 Hixson Pike; daily through Aug. 31; ongoing drive for new socks and shoes for children and teens (or $25 donation) as part of annual nationwide Shoes for Orphan Souls campaign; 866-774-SHOE or Buckner.org/shoes.
• Hixson Presbyterian Church, 1005 Gadd Road, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Hamilton County Baptist Association English as second language classes begin, 875-0616; also beginning at New City Fellowship-East Lake, 2903 E. 37th St., 4-5:30 p.m. Sept. 2; Concord Baptist Church, 7025 East Brainerd Road, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 5; First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave., 9:30-11 a.m. Sept. 6; First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave., 5-6 p.m. Sept. 8; Red Bank Baptist Church, 4000 Dayton Blvd., 5 p.m. Sept. 9; Brainerd Baptist Church, 300 Brookfield Ave., 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 10; Grace Baptist Church, 7815 Shallowford Road, 7 p.m. Sept. 10; Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4829 College Drive East, 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 11; ongoing classes at Abba's House, 5208 Hixson Pike, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays; New City Fellowship, 2424 E. Third St., 4-6 p.m. Sundays; Chattanooga Public Library, 1001 Broad St., 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Brainerd Baptist Church, 300 Brookfield Ave., 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays; Chattanooga Public Library, 1001 Broad St., 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursdays; and Building Stable Lives, Dodds Avenue at 37th Street (office trailer), 6-7 p.m. Thursdays; 267-3794 or www.baptistassociation.com.
• New Bethel Baptist Church, 1635 Salem Valley Road, Ringgold, Ga.; 7 p.m. today; concert by Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; 775-2806; also at Old Piney Grove Baptist Church, 826 Old Piney Road, Maryville, Tenn., 10:30 a.m. Sunday; Murray's Baptist Church, 468 Murray Chapel Road, Sweetwater, Tenn., 6 p.m. Sunday.
• Oakwood Community Church, 3927 Webb Road; 6 p.m. Sunday; Willow Creek Quartet and New Season guests for singing; 648-9388.
• (Original) Church of God, 2214 E. 17th St.; 10:30 a.m. Sunday; award-winning Redeemed Quartet in concert celebrating church's 126th anniversary; 999-0960.
• Philadelphia Baptist Church, 1065 Pine Grove Road, Ringgold, Ga.; Friday Night Sing features the Sunrise Quartet and Woody Bluegrass; 706-891-5683.
• Suck Creek Baptist Church, 2721 Suck Creek Road; 11 a.m. Sunday; Redemption Trio of Alabama guests for singing (dinner follows); 886-1169.
• Mount Paran Missionary Baptist Church, 1319 Moss Drive; 9 a.m-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25; "Christian Women Standing in God's Strength" is theme for women's conference/luncheon with speakers Maxine Holmes, Linda Woodruff and Alma Jean Broomfield; 892-0472.
• Chattanooga House of Prayer, 1604 Carter St.; 10 a.m.-noon today; Chattanooga Aglow Lighthouse Spiritual Spa offers worship, prayer, Holy Communion and "fresh encounter with God"; free (lunch provided with reservation); 296-1631 or 332-9715.