Access Church Holds Cruise-In This Saturday

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Access Church, with the assistance of the Scenic City Camaro Club will be having its First Cruise-in  this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Access Church, 4064 South Access Road, Chattanooga.  This event is open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles and the proceeds will go to The Access Community Fund.  There will be a Power Wheels Race (bring your own unmodified Power Wheels vehicle) and Easter Egg Hunt for the kids, as well as concessions.
  There will be Peoples Choice Trophies for 1st and 2nd Place Car, Truck and Motorcycle as well as a Best Club Participation Trophy.  There is no registration fee and free admission.  Everyone is invited to attend this exciting event!     
 
The Access Church will be having an Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. this Sunday at the Pavilion at Chickamauga Lake. The Easter Celebration Service will follow at 10:30 a.m. at the church.  Everyone is invited to attend this very special Easter of celebrating our Risen Saviour as well as the first official day of The Access Church.
 

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