Mitch McClure Speaks On "I Came; I Saw; I Still Don't Believe" On Sunday

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Middle Valley Church of God, at 1703 Thrasher Pike in Hixson, announces that Pastor Mitch McClure will speak on the topic, "I Came; I Saw; I Still Don't Believe" in the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday.
This will be a continuation of the sermon series called 'Why Do We Need The Cross?'  This series deals with the chain of events that leads up to the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
 
On Sunday at 6:30 p.m. there will be a Honduras Missions Presentation with information relative to a recent trip to Cusuna, Honduras.  This meeting will include Accountability with pictures and reports of the effort in Cusuna; Access with missionaries who visited Cusuna being available for interaction; and Appreciation with the church showing appreciation for the efforts towards Cusuna.  Middle Valley funds feeding centers, a medical clinic, two churches, and other projects in Cusuna, Honduras.  All are invited to attend.  A light meal will be available.
 
Each Wednesday at 7 p.m. classes are made available for all age groupings.  At the present time, Senior Adult Pastor Craig Paul is teaching a Bible study on 1 John.  The community is invited to participate in all services of Middle Valley Church of God.

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