Greater Haynes Memorial COGIC, Mexia, will celebrate the 26th Pastoral Anniversary and 27th year of service of Elder and Mrs. C.D. Washington Sr., at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. The anointed messenger is Supt. C.D. Evans of Centerville. Choirs and churches from Corsicana, Jacksonville, Dallas, Butler and Buffalo will be on the program. Pulpit conductor is Elder Gatson, Mistress of Ceremony is Mt. B. Calhoun. Associate pastors Rev. L. Brown and Min. C. Turner. It’s worth the drive to a church alive!
Ebenezer Baptist Church, FM 633, Powell, Elm Flat area will hold a Revival at 7:30 p.m. nightly Oct. 17, 18. Evangelist is Elder Curtis Johnson Sr. of Olive Grove Church in Blooming Grove. The word of God will be preached and you will be blessed by this anointed man of God. Dr. Arilla Moore, pastor.
Blooming Grove United Methodist Church will celebrate 100 years of worship in its present church building on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. Although the local church began in 1873 and has held services in two other church buildings, construction of the present edifice was started, completed and dedicated in 1913. The church will welcome family, friends and guests with coffee, juice and donuts at 10 a.m. in its Heritage Hall followed by a worship service at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Bishop Mike Lowry and special music by the Douglas Family. Following the service, lunch will be served in Heritage Hall.
Barry and Emhouse Lord’s Acre Festival will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 at the Fannie Mae Vernon Room of the Navarro County Exposition Center with a country store and sweet shop. Lunch will be held at 11 a.m. with turkey and dressing and homemade pies. Adults meals will be $8 and children’s $4. Take out meals will be available, and there will be an auction held at 12 noon.