Mitch McClure Speaks On "Sometimes You Just Have To March" On Sunday

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Middle Valley Church of God, at 1703 Thrasher Pike in Hixson, announced that Pastor Mitch McClure will speak on the topic, "Sometimes You Just Have To March" in the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday. This message will focus on the story of the people of Israel marching around the city of Jericho.  God gave them victory as they followed His instructions.  The message will relate how Christians today can experience victory in their lives as they follow the instruction of God.
  Middle Valley Church of God will be joining the Bible in School Gathering at Loftis Middle School on Sunday, at 6 p.m.  
 
Each Wednesday at 7 p.m. classes are made available for all age groupings.  Pastor McClure is presently leading a Bible study called, "Developing A Spiritual Strategy." It is partially based on a book by Tony Evans and is being taught in the Administrative Classroom of the church.  
 
Sunday School is available each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. with classes for all age groupings. 
 
Middle Valley Church of God has established a 24-hour prayer line.  The 24-hour telephone number is 423 843-1539 and is available for confidential prayer requests.  Each request received will be included in prayer ministry of the church. 
 
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).


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