Chattanooga, TN, September, 2021: A celebration of life is planned to honor the late Reverend Paul Anderson McDaniel Sr., Pastor Emeritus of Second Missionary Baptist Church (SMBC). This commemorative service will be held at SMBC on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. The church is located at 2305 East Third Street, Chattanooga, TN.

In accordance with COVID Protocol, and in the interest of the health and safety of all, seating capacity is limited, and social distancing will be observed. Face masks are required, and temperatures will be checked upon entering. Registration is required by accessing the church website at www.mysmbchurch.org. Registration will open Friday, October 1, 2021, and will remain open until capacity is reached. Attendees are requested and encouraged to be vaccinated. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. on October 7, to allow enough time for guests to be screened and processed.

The service will be live streamed from SMBC’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/2ndMBChurch/, as well as accessible from The Church App® by searching for Second Missionary Baptist Church and looking for the church logo, or by visiting the church website www.mysmbchurch.org and clicking on Resources then Watch Live.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Paul A. McDaniel Boulé Scholarship of Gamma Pi Boulé Foundation (P. O. Box 11396, Chattanooga, TN 37401) or to Second Missionary Baptist Church, In Memory of Paul A. McDaniel (2305 E. 3rd St., Chattanooga, TN 37404).

For more information, call the church office at (423) 624-9097 during regular business hours, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Fridays, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.