Mitch McClure Speaks On Competency And Choices Sunday

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Middle Valley Church of God, located at 1703 Thrasher Pike in Hixson, announces that Pastor Mitch McClure will speak on the topic, "Competency and Choices Lead To Responsible Members" 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 church members, as a part of their stewardship, must be competent with the gifts given to them by God.  It also will focus on the need for members to choose to use the gifts given to them by the Lord.  When members are competent in using their gifts, the church will be what God intends it to be.   

Pastor McClure will lead the congregation in a time of prayer and Bible reading in the 6:30 a.m. service on Sunday.   This will be a continuation of the participation by the congregation in the READ Initiative of the Church of God. 

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 "You'll Get Through This" by Max Lucado in the administrative classroom.  The community is invited to participate in all services of Middle Valley Church of God.


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