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.


Pinky Up For Freedom Event Set For July 28 At City Church Chattanooga

A women's tea luncheon, "Pinky Up For Freedom," benefiting Adult & Teen Challenge Midsouth, will be held on Saturday, July 28 at City Church Chattanooga, 7122 Lee Hwy.  Doors open at 11:30 a.m., table viewing and silent auction will be held at 11:45 a.m. and the tea luncheon will begin at 12:30 p.m.  Tickets may be purchased here . (click for more)

Bob Tamasy: I’m With Him

Being a journalist for most of my life has had its perks. Lucrative compensation wasn’t among them, unfortunately, but I did get to go to some interesting places. I had the privilege of meeting the late, highly respected Dr. Richard Halverson in the U.S. Senate Building when he was chaplain of the Senate. I got to go up to an exclusive restaurant atop one of the World Trade Center ... (click for more)

Former City Education Commissioner John P. Franklin Dies

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All School Board Members But Rhonda Thurman Approve Going Ahead With Equity Study

All County School Board members except Rhonda Thurman said Thursday afternoon they are in favor of pushing ahead with an equity study sought by new Supt. Bryan Johnson. Ms. Thurman said she was "tired of bullying tactics by outside groups" such as UnifiEd and Chattanooga 2.0. She said the 132 people who signed a letter in support of the study include people "with deep pockets" ... (click for more)

The Boss, Claude Ramsey

I try not to overuse the word great, but we lost a great man today, Claude Ramsey. I had the pleasure of serving under him as director of Commercial and Industrial Properties for 14 years while he was the Hamilton County Assessor of Property. He was probably the smartest person I have ever known. He was tough but patient, kind, caring and compassionate. He knew how to get ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Not A Blessed One

When I read, to no great surprise, that 132 of Chattanooga’s “leaders” had signed a letter in support of “socioeconomic integration” in Thursday’s Times Free Press, there were two things that were immediately obvious to me: Not a blessed one would have (a) written such a letter on their personal stationery, and (b) not a blessed one would have ever voted for the current president ... (click for more)