Middle Valley Church Of God Honors Pastor McClure And Family Sunday

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Middle Valley Church of God will host a special day to honor Pastor Mitch McClure and his family on Sunday during the 10:30 a.m. service.   The community is invited to participate in this day to honor Pastor McClure.  Middle Valley Church of God is at 1703 Thrasher Pike in Hixson.

Pastor McClure begins his 17th year of pastoral ministry at Middle Valley on Sept. 23.  He is an ordained bishop in the Church of God and has served as a pastor for some 36 years in Tennessee.   

Pastor McClure has served on numerous Boards and Committees within the Church of God along with serving as the PTA president of several schools, president of CACPC, vice chairman of Dallas Bay Volunteer Fire Department, and other community positions in recent years.   

He is married to the former Sherri Parson of Mosinee, Wi.  They have been married for over 33 years. The McClure's have two children, Sara of Soddy Daisy and Jonathan who serves as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army stationed at Fort Eustis, Virginia.  

Pastor McClure has led the church in multiple new ministry opportunities that focus on the community.  Multiple partnerships have been formed in order to accomplish ministry.  Some of these partnerships include Ganns Middle Valley School, Dallas Bay Volunteer Fire Department, Hamilton County Sheriff's Office, and various other groups.  In particular, Pastor McClure has led the church to be a major supporter of an orphanage in Cusuna, Honduras.  In addition to these programs, he led the church in various building projects since 1997. 

The community is invited to participate in this service honoring Pastor McClure and his family.  A catered meal will be held in the church Family Life Center at the conclusion of the service.

For additional information, please contact the church office at 843-1539.


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