Mitch McClure Speaks On "Christian Compassion" On Sunday

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Middle Valley Church of God, at 1703 Thrasher Pike in Hixson, announced that Pastor Mitch McClure will speak on the topic, "Christian Competition" in the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday. The sermon continues his latest sermon series on 'Moving Along Towards God'.  The message will focus on the need for Christians to understand they are in constant spiritual competition and need to understand they are winners through the help of Jesus Christ.  The message will move towards a practical theology of winning in spiritual competition against Satan and his evil forces.
 
The church will have a Game Day Chili Contest on Sunday, at 6 p.m.  The event will include a Chili Contest to raise funds for the church's Honduran Missions Project and the opportunity to watch the Super Bowl on big screen tv.  During half time of the game, a presentation about the Cusuna, Honduras Missions Project will be given.  All are invited to participate in this special Game Day Chili Contest. 
 
Each Wednesday at 7 p.m. classes are made available for all age groupings.  At the present time, Pastor McClure is leading a Bible study based on "The Utter Relief Of Holiness" by John Eldredge in the administrative classroom.  The community is invited to participate in all services of Middle Valley Church of God.  

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