Mitch McClure Speaks On "The Church Must Be The Church" On Sunday

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Middle Valley Church of God, at 1703 Thrasher Pike in Hixson, continues its adopted theme for 2012, "Involving Ourselves in 2012."  This theme will guide all ministry efforts.
 
In conjunction with this theme,  Pastor Mitch McClure will preach a new series of sermons titled, "The Church Must Be The Church" starting on Sunday. Pastor McClure will speak on the topic "What Is That Voice You Are Listening To?" in the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday. 
 
Pastor McClure will lead the church in a communion service on Sunday, in the 6:30 p.
m. service. 
 
In addition to the Sunday worship times, Sunday School is offered with classes for all age groupings at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday.  As well, Family Training Hour is offered each Wednesday at 7 p.m. with classes for all age groupings.  Presently, Pastor McClure is leading a Bible study on the topic, "Where Is God?"  This interactive study is conducted in the administrative classroom of the church.  All are invited to participate in all the opportunities of Middle Valley Church of God. 
 
Middle Valley Church of God continues community ministry since 1946.  For additional information, please contact Pastor Mitch McClure at 423 843-1539.

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