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January 23, 2014

Church News for Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

Corsicana — News and announcements from congregations throughout Navarro County.

Grace Community Church is so excited to share that God has faithfully provided us with a new Student Pastor. Jess Demarest and his wife, Laura, have been married for 10 years, and they have one daughter (Lila, 5). Jess has been the Student Pastor at Louetta Road Baptist Church in Spring for the past eight years. He is a graduate of McNeese St. University, where he played football, and was selected all conference in 2004. He also recently graduated with a Master’s of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jess is smart, funny, and displays the kind of character and integrity that we’ve become accustomed to in our student leadership. We are so happy to have Jess and his family on board; please stop by to give them a big Corsicana welcome.  GCC worship services are held on Sundays at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., and Wednesday night Awana and youth activities are held on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Hope to see you soon.

Petty’s Chapel Baptist Church, 1300 FM 3041 invites the public to join for a night of music, worship, praise and fellowship at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. Featured will be Cross Timber gospel trio and special guest Beverly Jo Crocker. A meal and fellowship will follow. This is a free event, and all are welcome. Petty’s Chapel Baptist Church is located a half-mile east of I-45 on Roane Road. For more information, please contact Pastor Elvin Sikes at (903) 257-5690.

Lighthouse of Praise Ministry, 200 E. Collin St., Corsicana, invites you to visit this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and Worship with us in spirit and truth. For more information, call (903) 872-7379.    

Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance will host a “Fourth Sunday Night Fellowship Service” at the Greater Wilgo Baptist Church, 621 E. First Ave., Pastor Arthur Faulk, host.  Pastor Clyde Chambers of Thirteenth Avenue Christian Church will bring the message at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. We encourage all churches and pastors to please be present. The public is invited to come and share in this worship experience.

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