Family LIfe Goes Climbing

Family Life Ministries hosted an outing to High Point Climbing in Chattanooga on Sunday, Feb. 9. A number of families and friends came out for the event, making it a fun time for everyone to get to know each other.

Adventurers Lead Sabbath Service

Photo by Michelle Snow On February 8, members of McDonald Road Church woke up to snow falling and perhaps some slippery roads. Despite the weather, our Adventurer Club, led by Ryan and Oriona Van Dolson, shared a special worship service with the church. Many thanks to the leaders, staff, parents, grandparents and Adventurers who make … Read more

Church Board Notes – February 2020

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Duane Lemon, Stacie Schepers, Bob Boggess, Tim Cook, Verlyne Starr, Pastor Starr, Sheryl Baker, Pastor Smith, Pastor Fuller, Cheryl Ashmore, Andrew Myaing, Eric Ford, Don Van Ornam, Charles Phillips, Andrew Mountcastle, Wyatt Good, Ryan Van Dolson, Archie Moore, Jeff Lemon, Stephen Bauer DEVOTION & PRAYER:  Andrew Myaing BOARD MINUTES: Voted and approved … Read more

Rocky Railway VBS 2020

Rocky Railway - Jesus' Power Pulls Us Through

All aboard! Rocky Railway VBS is chugging through our church July 13-17, 2020. On this faith-filled adventure, kids discover that trusting in Jesus pulls them through life’s ups and downs. Learn more, sign up to be a volunteer, and share information with friends: https://vbspro.events/p/events/mrc

The Glories In The Heavens are Telling – March 2020

By Nels Angelin / Photo by malith dk on Unsplash It has been my delight to open the realm of the heavens above and tell about the glories of God. In my last couple of stories, I needed to tell my experience with miracles of hearing, which are also a glory of God. It is more than wonderful … 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

The Glories of God are Telling – February 2020

By Nels Angelin I am continuing the miracle story of hearing as a most marvelous journey that we might take for granted because it works so well. It is the glory of God that normal hearing works so that all the sound waves that make the world of hearing enter your ear down to the … Read more

Church Board & Business Meeting Notes – January 2020

Church Board Meeting – January 20, 2020 MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE: Chic Coleman, Greg Keller, Todd Lawson, Stephen Bauer, Duane Lemon, Stacie Schepers, Bob Boggess, Tim Cook, John van Zyl, Verlyne Starr, Pastor Starr, Sheryl Baker, Pastor Smith, Pastor Fuller, Cheryl Ashmore DEVOTION & PRAYER: Duane Lemon BOARD MINUTES: Voted and approved the minutes of the … Read more

Wednesday Night Out

Wednesday Night Out Starts this Week! We’ll meet each Wednesday evening for the next 6 weeks (now through February 26) to share a meal and explore some fun topics together. Keep reading to find a topic that interests you. Topics: Prayer Meeting – Pastor Fred R. Fuller (Sanctuary) Authentic Manhood: A Man and His Design … Read more