Adventures With God

Check out this new podcast from our very own Pastor Geoff Starr. In the podcast, titled “Adventures With God,” Pastor Starr shares some of his own adventures as well as interviews with others who have been changed through their walk with God. “We truly live life to the fullest when we follow God,” Starr says. … Read more

Lord, Open Our Eyes to Your Power

To say that we are living in unprecedented times would be an understatement. If any Seventh-day Adventist wondered how things could finish up rapidly, there would be no question now. In a matter of weeks, we went from a booming economy, with people running to and fro on the face of the earth, to everything coming to a screeching halt and a nation told to “shelter in place.”

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.

The Battle Belongs to the Lord

We are living in unsettling times. From loss of income because of Covid-19 social distancing to the loss of property and lives through the tornadoes. We need to continue to lift our eyes to the Lord for “Our help comes from the Lord, who made the heavens and the earth” (Psalm 121:2).

Youth Help with Tornado Cleanup

By Pastor Geoff Starr Tornadoes devastated parts of the Southeast on April 12, 2020, over Easter weekend. As soon as we could get out of our own neighborhoods, we asked the youth of the Collegedale area to come and help clear the trees off people’s cars and houses. We had a good response with youth … Read more

Sparkling Clean Sign

Our church sign is now sparkling clean and sharing a new message. Many thanks to Tommy Honeycutt for cleaning the church sign and Eva Burchard for putting up the new message earlier this month. We hope to meet together again soon!

Looking Back at Pathfinder Sabbath

It seems like Pathfinder Sabbath on February 29 was ages ago, doesn’t it? Let’s take a look back at this uplifting Sabbath service brought to us by the McDonald Road Hawks Pathfinder Club. “We have had positive responses from multiple church members about the services,” shares Andrew Myaing, McDonald Road Pathfinder Director. “In fact, one … Read more

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

Creativity Flows at Wednesday Night Out

Many thanks to those who led out and everyone who participated in the six weeks of Wednesday Night Out. Attendees practiced painting, woodworking, and crocheting in addition to a meal and study groups. It was a great time of fun and fellowship together!

McDonald Road Church has information about our approach to phased reopening.View our COVID-19 page