Mitch McClure Speaks On "Learning How To Love Others" On Sunday

Monday, February 4, 2013

Middle Valley Church of God, at 1703 Thrasher Pike in Hixson, is announced that it has adopted the theme, "Demonstrating Our Love," for the month of February.  

Pastor Mitch McClure said, "As we enter the new year, most individuals make goals and resolutions relative to their lives. These include exercise, diet, work habits, and, even, their spiritual life. It is our plan to encourage those who attend Middle Valley to think about their relationship with God as we enter the new year. I shall be preaching specially developed sermons each week in February."  

Pastor McClure will speak on the topic, "Learning How To Love Others," in the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday. 

Pastor McClure will lead the church in a time of Scripture reading and worship in the 6:30 p.m. service on Sunday, Feb. 10. The church is participating in the READ Initiative of the Church of God. READ encourages all to read the Bible on a daily basis with the goal of reading the Bible through in 2013. 
 
Each Wednesday at 7 p.m. classes are made available for all age groupings. Pastor McClure is presently leading a Bible study on Grace. This study is partially based on a book by Dr. David Jeremiah and is titled Captured by Grace.
 
Sunday School is available each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. with classes for all age groupings.
 
Middle Valley Church of God was founded in 1946 and has served the Middle Valley community from the same location concentrating on community ministry with various ministry partnerships.  For additional information, please contact Pastor McClure at 423 843-1539.  Pastor McClure can also be followed on Facebook and Twitter (@McClure1Mitch).
 

Bethel A.M.E. Church Hosts Annual Women's Day Celebration

The pastor and members of the Bethel A.M.E. Church cordially invite the public to worship with them during their Annual Women’s Day Celebration on May 22.  The speaker will be Dr. Linda Paramore, of Detroit, Mi., and a native of Chattanooga.  This year’s theme is: Women of God Stand Up! Services begin at 11 a.m.  The church is at 2000 Walker Avenue, Chattanooga, ... (click for more)

Eric Youngblood: When The Phone Is Like Kryptonite

“If Mad Men has taught me anything, it’s that phones are the worst.” Why would Sammy Rhodes say, sorry, “tweet” that? Don’t you know exactly what he means? And how come we break into exuberant elation on those rare moments when we’ve screwed up the courage to make a return phone call and it goes directly to voicemail?” What makes the Hallelujah chorus seem the ... (click for more)

Mayor Berke Pledges $6 Million For New Recreation Center At Avondale

Mayor Andy Berke announced Thursday that he plans to include $6 million in his upcoming budget for a new Recreation Center at Avondale. He said at a press conference at the current center on Dodson Avenue, "We want to make an investment in Avondale." Mayor Berke said the current center by Wilcox Boulevard was built in 1949 and last remodeled in 2002. The new center, which ... (click for more)

Developer Plans Single-Family Homes, Townhomes, Apartments, Retail On 7.5 Acres At South Broad Street

A developer is planning single-family homes, apartments, townhomes and retail on a 7.5-acre South Broad Street site. The development by South Broad LLC and DEW LLC is located within several blocks between South Broad Street, W. 26th Street, Long Street and W. 27th Street. It would include a 3-story U-shaped apartment building with ground floor retail at the north end of the ... (click for more)

Thankful For The Vital Role Teachers Played In My Life

Re: Roy Exum: Teachers Day Tomorrow Roy, I am especially appreciative of your poignant column written in tribute to teachers.  It made me tear up, as I have encountered both as a student and a career educator-- teachers like the second-grade teacher who said, "I wish you were my little girl" and teachers like Mrs. Poindexter.   My teachers have played such a vital ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The DA’s Cold-Case Quest

It is clearly a job nobody can do for over an hour or two, but Neal Pinkston, working in hand with precise professionals from the county’s auditing department, is intent on doing the right thing. As I watched a revolving team of four people at a time open and study envelopes of autopsy photographs on Tuesday, the scene would have made a fascinating television documentary. But ... (click for more)