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.  

Children's AWANA Ministry Starts At Middle Cross Baptist

Middle Cross Baptist Church, 4009 Norcross Road, Hixson, has begun its Awana ministry for children ages 3-17. The Awana program is each Wednesday from 6:30-8 p.m. Van service is provided by contacting Pastor Ed Gravett at 423-877-5742 . "Awana offers a fun, proven approach for early evangelism and discipleship. Scripture-based programs and exciting games attract families, ... (click for more)

Covenant Hosts Panel By 3 Pastors Discussing Situation In Ferguson, Mo.

This Saturday, in conjunction with the  Leadership Development Resource Weekend  co-hosted by Covenant, a free panel discussion will be offered in Covenant’s chapel with three PCA pastors from St. Louis. These pastors will discuss the long-term response to racial inequality in Ferguson and beyond, as well as how the church has been affected by these events. The panel ... (click for more)

Detectives Investigating Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy At Soddy Daisy

Detectives are investigating the death of a three-year-old child, who was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday and later died. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to 10710 Jenkins Circle, Soddy Daisy, on Wednesday on a report of a boy having drowned in the bathtub.  Deputies arrived on the scene and immediately took over CPR until Hamilton County Emergency ... (click for more)

Shooting Of 15-Year-Old Began As Argument Between Teens

According to police, the Tuesday night shooting of a juvenile on Taylor Street started as an argument between the two young men. Terry Marshell Smith Jr., 19, was arrested the following day. Police said the former Hixson High School student shot the juvenile in the shoulder after their argument and then fled the scene.  According to police, Smith admitted to the shooting. ... (click for more)

Better Plan For Walnut Street Hotel

Mitch Patel and his Vision Hospitality Group have unveiled a revised plan for a hotel on Walnut Street. It is much better than the one proposed two years ago. By having no curb cuts on Walnut Street, it makes that special block near the bridge more inviting and safer for pedestrians. Deliveries would be off Riverfront Parkway and hotel access (valet parking) would be off Aquarium ... (click for more)

Thanks For Making The Southern Brewers Festival A Success

Now that the dust has settled I'd like to thank Chattanooga for supporting the Southern Brewers Festival and making it yet another very successful event.    For those who do not know - the SBF benefits the Chattanooga chapter of Kids on the Block and the Chattanooga Community Kitchen.  As a partner helping the SBF with volunteers, sponsorships and the overall production ... (click for more)