Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

April 10, 2014

Church News for Friday, April 11, 2014

From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana —

Liberty Tabernacle family and Pastor Waites would like to extend an invitation to the public for “Send the Praise Up” which will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13. The Gospel Five are the special guest performers. The church is located behind Cox's Carpet One and the bowling alley. Liberty Tabernacle has Sunday School at 9 a.m., Worship at 10:30 a.m. Super Wednesday night begins at 6 p.m., with Intercessory Prayer at 7 p.m., Bible Study at 8 p.m., followed by Praise Team/Choir Practice. All are invited. For more information please call (903) 641-5675.

First Assembly of God, W. Hwy 31, Dawson, will host Sheree Moon, an Assemblies of God missionary serving in the Philippines since 1986, at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 13. The Philippines is a beautiful, tropical country of 7,000 islands and 100 million people. Her passion is for every Filipino child to have the opportunity to know Jesus and His power in their lives. Prior to this she served as a short-term missionary for two years with ICI in Brussels, Belgium. She graduated with her B.A. And M.S. From SAGU. She is blessed to have a mother and father with hearts for missions, as well as a brother who serves as Media Director at North Texas District Council. God has given Sheree two beautiful Fillipino foster daughters, Riza, 22, and Grace, age 15. Both love the Lord and Riza is now serving with Global University/ICI in the Philippines in marketing, and Grace has begun her studies to become a heart surgeon, Lord willing.

Wesley Methodist Church at 3308 N. Beaton Street will be having a multi-family garage sale on Saturday, April 12th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds will go to the church budget. Wesley Methodist will also host the first of the Methodist joint Easter week services at 6:30 Sunday, April 13, 2014. Refreshments will be served after the service.

Grace Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church, 402 East 14th Avenue, Corsicana, will be celebrating its 101st Church Anniversary on April 27, 2014 at 3 p.m. Rev. Donne Watson of the New Cornerstone Baptist Church will be delivering the message for this occasion. The public is invited to come and help the Grace Temple family celebrate this day. Brother James Turner, chairman; Sister Maxine Kelly, co-chairperson; Reverends Michael and Joann Donaldson, pastors.

General Assembly Church of the Living God PGT, 517 S. Powell St., Corsicana, Overseer Wilma Johnson, pastor, invites you to its 77th Ushers Annual Program at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 2014.

Unity Baptist Church, 101 S. 30th St., where Chad Owens is Pastor, invites you to services: Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sunday: worship and Children’s Church at 11 a.m., worship at 6 p.m., and Wednesday: Prayer meeting at 7 p.m., Kings Kids class meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Tuesday, a group from Unity visits shut-ins at 10 a.m. Thursday, there is a Bible study at Northwest Apartments Community Center at 7 p.m. Saturday we have Brotherhood Breakfast at 8 a.m. and Monthly Sing Night at 6 p.m. Sunday, a group teaches and sings at Twilight Nursing Home at 8:45 a.m. For transportation to services, call (903) 872-2861. A nursery is open for church services.

Mt. Olive Baptist Church women invite all ladies to join in Walking in Our Destiny at the Second Annual Sister 2 Sister Conference, “Stay in your Lane” on Saturday, April 12 from 9:30 to 12:15 p.m. Panel discussions will address 1) Health: Is your Temple in order? 2) Relationships: Enjoying Godly Living, 3) Thoughts and Actions: Are you a virtuous woman? And 4) Spiritual Maturity: Staying focused. Guest speakers will be Sis. Monique Foster of Dallas, Sis. Sherrye Willis of Euless, and Rev. Alfred Cox Jr., pastor. Mt. Olive Baptist Church is located at 2105 E. Jones Ave., Corsicana.

StraightWay Missionary Baptist Church, 400 S. 15th, Corsicana, invite you to its Deacon and Deaconess Annual at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13. Mistress of ceremony is Evangelist F. Kitchen. Theme: Love and Support each other. Spoken word will be brought by Bishop William Lewis of Greater Love Outreach Fellowship. Deacon chairman is Deacon S. Daniels. Dinner will be served following the service.

Missionary Baptist Church, 405 S. 15th Street, Corsicana. Youth Day this past Sunday was a wonderful blessing for all. The youth of the church did a great job and the visiting Youth Pastor delivered a meaningful and timely message. The afternoon service included baptism of two candidates upon their profession of faith in Christ. Revival services are planned at the church for April 28-30. The pastor plans to speak this week on the importance of and purpose of church revival in the Sunday morning message. All members are encouraged to hear this message in preparation for the coming services. Other services this week include Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and Monthly Business Meeting during the 4 p.m. service. The weekly Wednesday studies and youth activities begin at 7 p.m. each week and the three hour Friday Night Fun Night begins at 6 p.m. on Friday. MBC worships, sings, studies God's Word and has some of the best fellowship anywhere. MBC even eats some too. Come and join in. You will be blessed.

Samaria Baptist Church Spring Revival will be held April 14-17 at 7:30 p.m. Nightly at Samaria Baptist Church of Kerens. Spoken word will be brought by Evangelist Rev. Lenard Jackson of the Mount Calvary Baptist Church of Athens. For more information, call (903) 396-2495. Pastor Johnny R. Vanibuls.

First Baptist Church of Eureka's girls youth group is having a bake sale at FBCE, 8718 S Hwy 287, Eureka Tx 75109 this Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (or until the goodies are gone). 

We invite you to support the girls in their efforts to earn their own funds to attend the Girls of Grace Conference in Ft. Worth on April 26. They need to raise a minimum of $600 for tickets, lunch and transportation. They will have a lot of homemade goodies for sale. Please come out and help the girls reach their goal! If you would like to make a donation or have questions please contact Marsha Jones at 903-875-9706.

The Cowboy Church of Corsicana, 5864 W. Hwy. 31, would like to invite the public to join us for our praise and worship service every Sunday morning at 10 a.m. A nursery for infants and care for small children is provided during the morning service. This Sunday, April 13, is our regular Eatin' Meetin'.  A pot luck meal will be served following the worship service.  A favorite guest singer, Billy Roy Mitcham, will be singing accompanied by the CCC band during the worship service. Bible Study is held at the church on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. The Playdays, in conjunction with the Ennis Cowboy Church, are  continuing with the next event to be held on April 26 at the Corsicana Church. Anyone interested in taking part in this event may call Jeremy Mink at 903-641-8278 or Cay Kubin  at 972-935-6191 of the Ennis Church. Everyone is welcome to join us for worship service and any of the other events. Derek Rogers serves as Pastor of the Corsicana Church.

Bethlehem Baptist Church, 409 N. Third St., Corsicana, invites the public to come celebrate its Pastor and wife's 29th Anniversary of service to the church. Rev. Dairy G. Johnson Sr. and Ellender Johnson will be honored beginning on Friday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. When Rev. Alfred Cox of Mt. Olive Baptist Church brings the message. Saturday, April 12 at 8 a.m. There will be a prayer breakfast and Dr. Preston Malone will bring the message. Sunday, April 13 at 3:30 p.m. Pastor C.M. Iglehart of Temple Bapitst Church will bring the spoken word. Sis. Sherretta Lewis, Chairperson; Sis. Darline Preston, co-chairperson.

Word of Life Tabernacled COGIC, 200 E. 18th Ave., Corsicana, and Elder Lee James Keeton Sr., pastor, invite the public to its 25th Church Appreciation at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13. Guest churches will be Kelly's Temple COGIC, Greater Crossway COGIC, Johnson Memorial COGIC, Greater Love Outreach Ministries, Open Door COGIC, Bread of Life COGIC, and the spoken word will be brought by Supt. Elijah Baptist of Griffin Chapel COGIC.

Trinity Assembly of God on Highway 31, Pastor James and Judy Williams, invite the public to come hear “Express Praise,” Mark and Penney Douglas and family, at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, April 13. All are welcome.

Bethel AMEC cordially invites the public to the 67th Anniversary of the Gospel Choir at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 13. Come enjoy good gospel singing during this musical. Sis. Denise Freeman, choir president. Bethel AMEC is making preparations for its Pastor and Wife Appreciation service on May 25 at 3:30 p.m. The spoken word will be given by Rev. Greene's long-time friend and military brother Rev. William A. Forbes Jr. of Roberson Chapel AMEC, McGregor. Join Bethel that afternoon as it celebrates and says “thanks” for three years of dedicated service to the church and community by Rev. Willie L. Greene Sr. and First Lady Sis. June Greene.

Church of the Living God, 917 GW Jackson Blvd., Corsicana will have a Holy Ghost revival hosted by True Deliverance Outreach Ministry. This Revival will take place April 14, 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. Nightly, and spoken word will be brought by Co-Pastor Debbie Keele of Community Chapel. Apostle D. Barton, presiding pastor.

God's Holy Temple COGIC located at 301 E. Third Ave, Corsicana, invites you to Revival services which begin Friday, April 11, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Pastor Terry and Lady Pam Washington of Houston will be the guest speaker with praise and worship leader recording artist  Brandon Washington and drummer Dr. Souse and the God's Holy Temple Gospel Choir. Saturday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. Gospel musical explosion with master of ceremony Pastor Terry Washington. Special guest group is Rev. Regional Marshall and Communications Singers of Palestine. And Sunday Morning at 11 a.m. the Revival will close out with Pastor Terry Washington and Lady Pam. "Theme: This Battle You Are Fighting Belongs To God" 2nd Chronicles 20-5-15 .  Host Pastor Eric Grant Sr and Lady Jackie Grant.

NOW Faith Miracle Center will celebrate its Founder’s Day Appreciation Service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 301 Margaret Drive, Kerens Texas 75144. Guest speaker is Pastor Walter Scott, Living Sacrifice of Praise Church, Dallas. For more information call (214) 680-6243. All are invited.

Lone Star Cowboy Church of Navarro County, located at 4495 W. State Hwy. 22, invites all to join us for our Sunday Church Service starting at 10 a.m. We have nursery for babies through age 2 years and activities for 3 and 4 year old.  Children's Church for Children ages 5 through 12. Join us through the week: Monday: Celebrate Recovery at 6 p.m., Horsemanship classes 6 p.m., and Mounted Shooting 7 p.m.; Tuesday: Team Ropin' at 7 p.m. and Women's Fellowship 7 p.m.;  Wednesday: Adult Bible Study in the Children's Building 7 p.m., Children's (0-12 years old) in the main Church 7 p.m., and Youth Dinner from 6:30 to 7 p.m. followed by a Youth Service; Thursday: Barrel Practice at 7 p.m.

Grace Community Church wants to know ... Are you tired of Easter being about bunnies, eggs, and candy? We have an alternative for your family that focuses on what the resurrection is really about. Please make plans to attend a fun live performance of Slugs and Bugs at 4 p.m. April 19. Tickets cost $7 each or $25 per family — get yours now by calling 903-874-7300 or e-mailing To learn more about this special event, visit Other upcoming GCC Resurrection events include a pancake supper on April 17th and Biblical Way of the Cross on April 18th. We also invite you to join us at our Sunday worship services (9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.), or our Wednesday children and youth programs at 6:30 p.m. Please call, visit, or stop by 227 N Beaton Street for more details.

The Hubbard Cowboy Church rough stock ministry will be having a Buck Out on April 13 at the Hubbard Rodeo Arena on Hwy 31 next to sale barn.  Please contact Bob for more information 254-205-8540.  Books open at 1p.m. Hubbard Cowboy Church Arena Team and the Wranglers (Youth) is hosting a Team Sorting Fundraiser on May 6 (rain out date May 10) starting at 1 p.m. $10 per person/$20 per team. 100 percent  proceeds will go towards defraying the cost of 2014 AFCC Cowboy Camp  that our youth will attend in July. More Information contact Cody Gibson 254-292-8084 or Johnny Mathis 254-640-1560.

The women of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 2105 E. Jones Ave., invite all the ladies to join us in Removing the Mask at the Second Annual 2014 Sister 2 Sister Conference, “Stay in Your Lane,” Proverbs 3:5-6, from 9:30 a.m. To 12:15 p.m. Saturday, April 12. Panels of discussion covering health, relationships, thoughts and actions, and spiritual maturity will be covered by guest speakers Sis. Monique Foster of Dallas, and Sis. Sherrye Willis of Euless. Please and join us on this occasion. Lunch immediately following the conference. Alfred Cox Jr. is our pastor. It is free to the public.

Tri-Fellowship Pre-Easter Celebration will start April 16 through April 18 at 7 p.m. Nightly. On April 16, Pastor Alfred Cox Jr. of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church will bring the message at First Independent Baptist Church, 703 E. G.W. Jackson Ave. April 17, Pastor Larry L. Polk of Second Mission MBC will bring the message at Mount Olive Baptist Church, 2105 E. Jones Ave., and on April 18, Pastor Kenneth Walton, First Independent Baptist church will bring the message at Second Mission Baptist, 909 S. Fifth St. Also, please come and join the Mount Olive Baptist Church for its Sunrise Service on Easter morning at 6 a.m.

Petty's Chapel Baptist Church, 1300 FM 3041, where Elvin Sikes serves as Pastor would like to invite everyone to our worship services. Petty’s Chapel Baptist Church is located on Old Roane Road a half mile east of I-45. Sunday worship begins at 8:30 a.m. There is a short time of fellowship and Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. We have a second Worship Service at 11 a.m. Our Wednesday night prayer and Bible study begins at 6:30 p.m. We are presently in Exodus as we continue in our Pentateuch studies. In the age that we live in it is of great importance that we assemble ourselves together for the glory of God and the furtherance of His Kingdom. Everyone welcome!

Intercessors For Navarro County Men's Prayer Breakfast will meet at Navarro College at Lone Star Room in the cafeteria at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday mornings. Men who are interested in praying for all those in authority are welcome to join (1 Timothy 2:1-3) For more information, please call (903) 874-5561.

Open Bible Study is held every Thursday morning at the Senior Activity Center, with singing beginning at 10 a.m. Bible Study is from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., and everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Fred Biltz at (903) 654-4980.

First Baptist Church of Eureka Women's Conference at FBC Eureka. Send us your mailing address or email and we will get your registration or vendor form in the mail. Early registration is strongly encouraged as seats will fill up fast. Vendors will be screened and accepted on a first to register basis and items offered, only one vendor per item. 8718 South Hwy 287, Corsicana Texas 75109 (mailing address). Women of God “Faith, Hope, & Love” Conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3, 2014. There will be five speakers, three singers, four workshops, mini concert, vendor booths, breakfast, barbecue lunch, door prizes and a grand door prize. Doors and vendor booths open at 8 a.m., breakfast ends at 8:45 a.m., conference begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m., vendors close at 5 p.m. Please contact us on Facebook (First Baptist Church of Eureka Texas) by email:, phone: 903-875-9706 for more information or to make a donation. FBCE would like to welcome you to join us for: Sunday morning services at 11 a.m.; Wednesday evening service at 7 p.m.; Youth Night every fourth Sunday at 6 p.m.; Women's Bible Study every Thursday at 7 p.m.; and Men's Fellowship Meeting the first Saturday of each month at 9 a.m.

Northside Baptist Church offers Grief Share, a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close. Grief Share is non-denominational and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. A 13-week course begins Wednesday, Jan. 15 at Northside Baptist Church. The meeting will be in the white house across the street from Northside, 222 Forest Lane beginning at 6 p.m. and ending at 8 p.m. You will have the opportunity to interact with others who have experienced a loss, learn from their experiences and share your own. For further information call Thelma Harvey at (903) 875-8944 or (903) 874-3277.