published Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Faith Briefs


• Chabad Jewish Center, 22 Pisgah Ave.; 7 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Jan. 30; six-session course, "Living With Integrity: Navigating Everyday Ethical Dilemmas," offered by Rohr Jewish Learning Institute and led by Rabbi Shaul Perlstein of Chabad of Chattanooga; open to all faiths/no faith; Tennessee state bar credits available; 490-1106, 910-9770, or email

• First Seventh-day Adventist Church, 7450 Standifer Gap Road; 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. today; worship/education sessions on importance of religious freedom in the United States, led by Melissa Reid, former associate editor of Liberty Magazine and current executive director of North American Religious Liberty Association; free; 710-0603 or


• Collegedale Community Church, 4995 Swinyar Drive (room 203); 3-5 p.m. Sunday; couponing workshop for men or women offers tips on cutting grocery bills but getting more for your money and also offers an opportunity to swap coupons; 396-5464.


• Covenant College, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, Ga.; Monday-Tuesday; lecture series on race and Christianity by Dr. J. Kameron Carter, author and teacher at Duke Divinity School; schedule: 11 a.m. Monday, chapel, "A Prescription for the Blues," 4 p.m. Monday, Kresge Library, "Bonhoeffer's (and Our) Postracial Blues," 11 a.m. Tuesday, chapel, "Django's Blues: Quentin Tarantino's Filmography"; free; 706-820-1560 or


• Pine Hill Baptist Church, 12626 Highway 41, Tunnel Hill, Ga.; 6:30 p.m. Sunday; concert by Heirborn Quartet of Rockmart, Ga.; 706-937-3107.


• The Generosity Trust, 736 Market St. (SunTrust Bank Building, Suite 1402); noon Wednesday; church financial stewardship program seeks input from pastors, church staff members, stewardship campaign veterans and other volunteers, and offers stewardship book overviews and sampling of Generosity Trust resources; free (reservations appreciated), lunch provided and parking ticket stamped for bank garage; 266-5257 or email henry@thegenerosity

Women's event

• Trinity Presbyterian Church, 104 McBrien Road; 10:30 a.m. Friday (registration, 10 a.m.); Church Women United meeting, with Paul Green, executive director of Hope for the Inner City Ministry, as speaker.


• Conn Center, 150 11th St. (Lee University), Cleveland, Tenn.; 7:30 p.m. Sunday; U-Church, worship in an atypical chapel format for students, alumni and friends, features The City Harmonic, a Dove Award-nominated and three-time Covenant Award-winning Christian rock band; free; 614-8347 or

about Clint Cooper...

Clint Cooper is the faith editor and a staff writer for the Times Free Press Life section. He also has been an assistant sports editor and Metro staff writer for the newspaper. Prior to the merger between the Chattanooga Free Press and Chattanooga Times in 1999, he was sports news editor for the Chattanooga Free Press, where he was in charge of the day-to-day content of the section and the section’s design. Before becoming sports ...

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