Gifts for Jesus

Think of something that you would miss if you couldn’t buy it. That is the perfect gift for you to give. Our church will collect the gifts on Sabbath, December 12.

Hope Twinkles

Help strings students fill needy food pantry! The “Hope Twinkles” play-a-thon is happening again this fall, on December 6 (note, this is a new date), from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm.

Turk Recognized for Community Service

This summer, Thomas Turk, a teen from McDonald Road Seventh-day Adventist Church, completed The 50 Yard Challenge. The challenge is to mow 50 yards free-of-charge to help the elderly, disabled, single parents, and veterans.

Belize Mission Trip 2020

Belize Mission Trip, year 11 out of 14, that McDonald Road has sponsored a mission to Belize that involves youth and adults in projects that will take them out of their comfort zone. The idea was to let our youth see how third world countries manage on a minimal income and in conditions our kids have never experienced.

How the East Lake Ministry Began

By Mary Anne Turner David and Mary Anne Turner are Sabbath School leaders at McDonald Road Church with a passion for outreach. Here, Mary Anne shares how their ministry in the East Lake Courts area of Chattanooga, Tenn., began. We have had people ask how our East Lake Courts ministry started. Here’s how it all … Read more

Collegedale Academy First Graders Help Koalas

With a gentle nudge from God and a loose tie to their classroom theme, the first graders at Collegedale Academy raised $1500 for the koalas impacted by the wild fires in Australia. First grade teacher Mrs. Schepers uses a bear theme to create a fun and organized learning environment for her students, so the project … Read more

Using Your Talents for Others

Story & Photos by Janice Parker The ladies of McDonald Road Church under the leadership of Arlene Lewis, used their God-given talents to make hats, mittens, scarves, and scrubbies for their sisters and brothers of the East Lake Courts, so they could stay warm during the winter months. On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, several boxes … Read more

Knitting With Love

By Janice Parker / Photos submitted Bill Phillips is a truck driver and a super-fan of the Chattanooga Roller Derby. He goes to as many of their games as he can fit into his work schedule. Our granddaughter, Fawnna, skates with the women’s Chattanooga Derby Team and has become acquainted with Bill. Bill’s hobby is … Read more