Drive-In Worship At Lookout Valley Presbyterian

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Beginning May 5, Lookout Valley Presbyterian Church will be adding a second Sunday morning worship service with Chattanooga's first Drive-in-Worship Service. Right now, preparations are underway to launch this 8:45 a.m. service which will be held in the new Pavilion of Praise on the church grounds at 435 Patten Chapel Road in Lookout Valley.

When you attend Drive-in Worship you may remain in your car, tuning your radio dial to our FM broadcast. Or (weather permitting) you may bring your camp chair or blanket out nearer to the Pavilion of Praise and enjoy worshiping the Lord under God's cathedral of the great, blue sky.

Worship music at Drive-in Worship will be primarily contemporary praise, integrated with some of the older, more familiar hymns each week. Preaching will focus on New Testament passages.

For more information, log on to or call 423 821-3419.

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