Pastor McClure Continues Series On "Why Do We Need The Cross?"

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Pastor Mitch McClure of Middle Valley Church of God will speak on the topic, "Not Forty Days Of Purpose, But Forty Days Of Preaching" in the 10:30 a.m. service this 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.
 
Pastor Mitch McClure will lead the church in a time of Bible reading, prayer, and worship at 6:30 p.m.  this Sunday.  The church is participating in READ 2014 which includes all participants reading through the entirety of the Bible in 2014.  READ 2014 is a denominational program of the Church of God.
 

Each Wednesday at 7 p.m. classes are made available for all age groupings.  At the present time, Pastor Mitch McClure is leading the congregation in a Bible study on Heaven.  A portion of the study will involve reviewing 'The Story Of Heaven' by Max Lucado. 

On Tuesday, May 13, Senior Adult Pastor Craig Paul will lead a Senior Adult Gathering at 10:30 a.m.  in the church Family Life Center.  This gathering will include a Bible study, prayer, exercise, and a special speaker.  

The community is invited to participate in all services of Middle Valley Church of God.

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