Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

January 31, 2013

Church News

Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana — Word Alive Church, currently meeting at I.O.O.F., will host Dr. Jerry Savelle at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17. Dr. Jerry Savelle was an average, blue-collar man who was struggling and needed God’s help. While he considered himself a “nobody,” when he became a believer God told him not to worry about it because He was a master at making champions out of nobodies. God has since taken Dr. Savelle from being a constant quitter to a man who knows how to stand on the Word of God until victory is experienced. Because of the life-changing combination of God’s faithfulness and Dr. Savelle’s “no quit” attitude, his life is totally different than it was 38 years ago. Since 1969, Savelle has traveled the world teaching people how to win in life. He has ministered in more than 3,000 churches in 26 nations, and has overseas offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and a mission’s outreach in Tanzania, Africa. God has used Dr. Savelle to impact people who are burned out on religion and who have backslidden in their walk with God, as well as Christians who have a need to hear the Word of God presented in terms applicable to their lives, dreams, and destinies. He is the host of the Jerry Savelle Ministries television broadcast which airs in 200 countries worldwide. Dr. Savelle is the author of more than 40 books, including his bestsellers, If Satan Can’t Steal Your Joy, He Can’t Keep Your Goods and Called to Battle, Destined To Win. He and his wife, Carolyn, also serve as founding Pastors of Heritage of Faith Christian Center in Crowley, Texas.

Bethel A.M.E. Church, 101 N. Fourth St., invites you to the Women Missionary Society Annual Prayer Breakfast. Guest speaker will be Rev. Linda Moore, Assistant pastor of Life Works Bible Church of Dallas. The men of Bethel will cook breakfast. Donations are $10. This will take place from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 at the church.

Wesley United Methodist Church has started its afterschool program “Noah’s Kids.” If you know a third, fourth or fifth grader who would benefit from Noah’s Kids, please call (903) 874-0718. The program will focus on how to care for God’s creation through Bible studies, crafts, gardening, and snacks will be provided. Noah’s Kids is every Tuesday from 3:15 to 5:30 p.m.

First Baptist Church announces the beginning of V.I.P.’s, designed to minister to Very Important People (children with special needs). FBC Corsicana believes everyone is created in God’s image and can relate to God, and that salvation is a gift that is not dependent on a certain level of intelligence or ability. If you have a child with special needs, you may bring him/her to Sunday School at 9:45 Sundays in the Fourth Floor Room E405 (purple door). Someone will be there to meet you, find out more information about your child and his/her needs, and match them up with a “buddy” (aide). From there, your child will be placed in an age-appropriate classroom with their buddy. There is a “purple room” for children who may need less stimulation for a time, or a medically-fragile child, or one who requires more individualized attention. During the contemporary worship service at 11 a.m., you may choose to take your child into worship service with you, or children with special needs may remain in the VIP Room on the Fourth Floor after Sunday School with adult special needs people. When Kidzpraise (Children’s Church) begins, the VIP students will transition down the hall to join that service with their “buddy” (aide). After the contemporary service ends, you may pick up your child from the Kidzpraise Room (Fourth floor Room E411). Kids (and adults) with special needs and their families are loved and welcome at FBC Corsicana!

Lone Star Cowboy Church of Navarro County, located at 4495 W. State Hwy. 22, invites all to join us for our Sunday Church Services starting at 10 a.m. We have nursery for babies through age 2 years and activities for 3 and 4 year olds. Children ages 5 through 12 are invited to meet in the children’s building for Children’s Church.  We also have the following activities, Monday Nights at 7 p.m., Mounted Shooting; Tuesday Night 7 p.m., Team Roping and Women’s fellowship. 7 p.m. each Wednesday is Bible Study and Youth Service. Barrel racing is held at 7 p.m. on Thursdays. Everyone is welcome. Saturday, Feb. 16 is the Sweetheart Dinner/Ball, Dinner served 5 to 7 p.m., Ball starts at 7 p.m.

 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) 654-4979.

Intercessors for Navarro County Men’s Prayer Breakfast will meet at 6:45 a.m. Wednesdays. After meeting at various local churches through the holidays, the men returned to the usual meeting place at Navarro College on Jan. 16. 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.

Missionary Baptist Church, 405 S. 15th Street in Corsicana invites you to come and worship this Sunday. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. followed by the 10:45 a.m. and 4 p.m. morning and afternoon worship services. The Vacation Bible School Committee requests everyone interested in participating as a VBS worker attend a 3 p.m. planning meeting this Sunday. Refreshment servers, teachers, music leaders, activities leaders and many other opportunities are available. Programs for both the youth and adults have been very well attended each Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Come and join in next Wednesday. We are excited to announce that Brother Mark Smith of Texas City has accepted an invitation to come in view of a call as pastor on Feb. 10. Everyone is encouraged to come worship together and enjoy great fellowship. God continues to greatly bless Missionary Baptist Church. Come see why and be blessed by doing so.

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.  Sunday, a group teaches and sings at Twilight Nursing Home at 9 a.m. and another group sings at Country Meadows at 2 p.m. Pastor Chad Owens, Jimmy Qualls, Jack Kuykendall, and James Trull went to Ghana, Africa to meet our 30 established churches and to meet the children from our school. While there, 1,057 received Christ as their Savior.  For transportation to services, call (903) 872-2861. A nursery is open for church services.

Grief Share, sponsored by Northside Baptist Church, meets from 5 to 7 p.m. each Sunday at the Fellowship Center on Forest Lane (across the street from Northside). This is a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. Each Grief Share session includes a video seminar and group discussion. Grief Share is a non-denominational group and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. This group is sponsored by people who understand what you are experiencing and want to offer you comfort and encouragement during this difficult time. You are welcome to begin attending the Grief Share group at any session. Each is “self-contained,” so you do not have to attend in sequence. For more information, call Thelma Harvey at (903) 874-3277.

Love Chapel Baptist Church located at 400 North Benton Street where David E. Wilson serves as Pastor and Sharron D. Wilson serves as Minister will celebrate Black History Month with a special service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. The spoken word will be brought by Minister George Kitchen, Associate Minister at the Straight Way Missionary Baptist Church where Alvin E. Smith serves as Pastor. The theme for the occasion is “Connecting The Past To The Present” from the scripture Psalms 77:11-13. Everyone is cordially invited to worship with us in this service.

The Church on the Rock is having its first Saturday of the month singing in Rice. From 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. is open mic. Then we will have the Unity Heirs until 9 p.m. A spaghetti dinner will be hosted following the singing, and everyone is welcome.

Northside Baptist Church announces that the Singing Men of North Central Texas, will be in concert on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m.  The church is located at 2800 N. Beaton. Singing Men of Texas consists of men who serve in various music-related positions in Texas Baptist churches and institutions. The group is divided into six regional groups, which present concerts of classic and contemporary Gospel music throughout the state each month. The North Central Chapter is comprised of over 150 men and is one of the finest men’s choruses in the country. Everyone is invited to be a part of this free concert at Northside Baptist Church. To accommodate all families, a nursery will be provided.  A missions offering will be taken and recordings of the Singing Men will be available for purchase. For more information about the concert call Northside Baptist Church at (903) 872-5601.  For more information about the Singing Men of North Central Texas, go to

The New Bethel Baptist Church, 700 Elm Flat Road, Goodlow, Pastor Earnest Betts Jr., will host a FREE male screening at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 until 2 p.m. The screening will be sponsored by the Methodist System of Dallas. All men are welcome to come. On Sunday, Feb. 3 at 4 p.m., New Bethel will host a Christian baptism. Anyone wishing to receive a Christian baptism are welcome to contact Pastor Betts at (903) 396-2333.

The Bethany Baptist Church, 1900 Mulberry Lane, Corsicana, will hold its Annual Kingdom Men Seminar at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. Every boy or man is invited to come and enjoy this free event. Guest lecturers are Pastor Dan Layne of Dayspring Fellowship, and Deacon Lester Dewberry of the People’s Missionary Baptist Church, Tyler. Deacon Dewberry also serves as First Vice Layman President of the Original East Texas Baptist Association.

Pilgrim Rest P.B. Church Brotherhood, 1009 S. Fourth St., will host a Valentine’s Banquet at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. There will lots of entertainment and dinner. The public is invited. Tickets are $10, and you may obtain one by contacting Deacon Mills at (903) 872-7663, Deacon Sims at (903) 872-0901, Deacon Gooden at (903) 257-6706, or any brother of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church.

Trinity Baptist Church will celebrate a time of revival and renewal Feb. 3-6. The Sunday morning service will take place at 10:30 a.m. The evening services will be at 6:30 p.m. Brother Herman Cramer from Seguine will be the evangelist and Brother Don Horton from Fairfield will be the music evangelist. Both of these men have been in evangelism many years. They are gifted and anointed in sharing the message of our Lord. Everyone is invited to come and share in this very special time. The church is located at 1200 N. 13th St. (in front of the YMCA). If you have questions, please call Pastor Floyd Petersen at the church (903) 874-6637.

The Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 2105 E. Jones Ave. is celebrating its pastor and wife’s 11th year at the church Sunday, Feb. 10. Theme: A Passionate Shepherd with a clear vision. Habakkuk 2:3. At the 11 a.m. service, Bro. Kevin Cole will have love expressions on the pastor and wife and Rev. Frank Randall of the Greater Golden Gate Baptist Church of Dallas where Fabian Jacko serves as pastor, will bring the message. At 3 p.m. service, Sis. Cathy Cole will be in charge of the program all evening with welcome and occasion. Guest churches will be The Bethlehem Baptist Church, Pastor Dairy Johnson; Mount B. Zion Baptist Church, Pastor Nathan Carter; and Second Mission Baptist Church, Pastor L.L. Polk, Sr. will bring the spoken word. Please come and celebrate with us. Sis. Linda Young, program coordinator.

Love Chapel Baptist Church located at 400 North Benton St. where David E. Wilson serves as Pastor and Sharron D. Wilson serves as Minister will celebrate Black History Month with a special service at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.  The spoken word will be brought by Minister George Kitchen, associate minister at the Straight Way Missionary Baptist Church where Alvin E. Smith serves as Pastor.  The theme for the occasion is “Connecting The Past To The Present” from the scripture Psalms 77:11-13. Everyone is cordially invited to worship with us in this service.

Brown Chapel AME Church in Pelham invites each one of you to its recognition Sunday honoring Clarence McDade and all Vietnam Veterans on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 11:30 a.m.

The Liberty Tabernacle of God Church located at 2708 West Eighth Avenue is proud to announce the second Pastoral Anniversary for Pastor Erma J. Waites.  The celebration will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 with the spoken word brought by Pastor Alvin E. Smith of the Straight Way Missionary Baptist Church.  The theme for the occasion is “A God Sent Pastor” from the scripture Jeremiah 3:15.  Everyone is cordially invited to come and celebrate this great occasion as we honor our Pastor for her faithful leadership and dedication to God and the people of God. For further information you may contact Minister Kathy Carroll at (903) 851-8235.

Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, 125 S. Fifth St., will host its Annual Men Day at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10. Special guest will be Pastor David Wilson of Love Chapel Baptist Church. For more information, call (903) 874-4873. Overseer/Bishop k.d. davis sr., pastor; Rev. C.A.D. Miller, associate minister; and Evangelist Charlece Dawson. Each Sunday in February there will be photographs taken after the morning worship service. Individual and group photos, all are welcome.

Westside Baptist Church presents “The Masada Mystery.” Jonathan Cahn is Senior Pastor and Messianic Rabbi of the Jerusalem Center/Beth Israel in Wayne, N.J. and the author of “The Harbinger,” the number one best-selling Christian book in America in 2012 — a book that stayed on the New York Times bestseller list longer than any other title. He’s also the inspiration for “The Isaiah 9:10 Judgment,” number one faith movie of 2012. Now, in partnership with WND Films, which produced “The Isaiah 9:10 Judgment,” he is releasing some of his finest teachings in the video “The Masada Mystery.” For 2000  years, God kept a scroll hidden on top of Masada in the Israeli wilderness waiting for the Jewish people to come back to the land and uncover it. If you liked “The Harbinger” and “The Isaiah 9:10 Judgment,” you will love the rich and abundant biblical teachings of messianic rabbi Jonathan Cahn. Discover this awesome prophecy of God and what it has to do with you. Come see and hear Jonathan Cahn, via DVD, explain and interpret these discovered scrolls at Westside Baptist Church, 1522 N. 24th St., at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. Nursery will be provided. For information, call (903) 874-4640.

Lifeline Fellowship Church, 5301 W. Hwy 31, will hold “A Night of Healing” concert at 7:30 p.m. tonight. Host pastor is Bishop Ricky Walter. Special guests featured will be Jessica Bradford, Trudie Wafer, LaVetra Hernandez, Jewel Angelica Davis and others. For more information contact Simeon Wafer at (469) 238-9893 or (214) 727-0627.

Frost Community Center in conjunction with Hillsboro First United Pentecostal Church will hold a benefit from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 9, 2013. They will sell homemade fudge, Valentine gift baskets, cakes, cookies, brownies and miscellaneous items. Money raised will go toward funding the trip for the children of the church to travel to competition where they will recite memorized Psalms. Children are aged 6 through 18. Come out and support these teams! For more information, call Sarah Mulkey at (254) 266-4705, or Betty McNeely at (903) 851-2828.