Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

August 1, 2013

Church News

Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana — Missionary Baptist Church is located at 405 S. 15th Street in Corsicana. Bro. William Dollar is church Pastor. Anyone who does not have a church home is welcome and encouraged to visit MBC. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. followed by Morning Worship at 10:50 a.m. and Afternoon Worship at 4 p.m. each week. These services are observed in a scripturally conservative environment with singing, praise and worship to the Lord who continues to bless this church wonderfully. MBC also meets each Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Classes are very casual. The youth also participate in fun activities in the gymnasium. Come and be blessed and enjoy the warm Christian fellowship. For further information please call (903) 257-8275.

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.  We now have Kings Kids for Teens also. 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. For transportation to services, call (903) 872-2861. A nursery is open for church services.

Harmony Baptist Church, 400 East 12th Avenue, Corsicana, will conclude its pastor and wife's appreciation celebration on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013 for Bishop John Baker and First Lady Vanessa Baker, for their 19 years of faithful service to the church. There will be no Sunday school or morning service on Sunday morning.  Dinner will be served at 1 p.m. at the MLK Community Center, 1114 East Sixth Ave., Corsicana. At 3:30 p.m., Ennis Mt. Zion Church, Ennis, will be guest church and Elder Rufus Gant, Pastor, or appointee, will be the speaker of the hour. Other guests will be:  Pastor Joe Hubbard, Sr. and Macedonia Baptist Church, Streetman; Pastor Ronald Williams and Faith to Faith Ministries, Burleson; Bishop Annell Haney and Church of the Living God, Malakoff; and Pastor William Laktari and Gospel Springs International, Ft. Worth. All are invited to come and show love for this man and woman of God.

13th Avenue Christian Church, 817 E. 13th Ave., Corsicana, will hold its Sunday School Annual at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. Guest Church is Fairfield Missionary Baptist Church, Fairfield, REv. A.L. Thibodeaux, pastor. Sunday School Superintendent, Elder Bobby Hayley, Pastor is Clyde Chambers, Assistant Pastor Allen Campbell. All are invited to join the 13th Avenue Congregation for this joyous occasion.

 Intercessors for Navarro County Men’s Prayer Breakfast will meet at Navarro College, in the Lone Star Room at the cafeteria at 6:45 a.m on 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 Door Church of God in Christ, 1201 East Eighth Ave, Corsicana, will have a Seven Day Revival. It will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013 and continue Monday thru Friday at 7:30 p.m. and ending at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013.  God designated three speakers for this VERY special occasion: Pastor David /Co-Pastor Erlene Williams of Waxahachie for Sunday through Tuesday, Evangelist Ella Coaster for Wednesday thru Friday and Pastor Ernie Sample of West for Sunday. Overseer Joan Thompson, (903) 872-6907, (903) 875-8348, or (903) 654-2448.

 United Methodist Women’s Annual Salad Supper will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 at St. Luke Methodist Church, 2308 N. Bowie, host church. Inspirational speaker Mandy Grounds, with her husband Donnie, will bring the program. Bring your favorite salad and join us. Bring a guest.

Grace Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church invites you to join its family as they celebrate the man and woman of God, Pastors Michael and Joann Donaldson with an appreciation service Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 at 3 p.m. God has truly blessed Grace Temple with this awesome team and the church family wants to take this time to express their love for them and to thank them for their dedication and hard work. The speaker for this celebration will be the Rev. Jessie Williams of the Freedom Fellowship Church here in Corsicana. Chairperson Sister Lula Williams, co-chairpersons Brother B. J. Deeds and Sister Charlene Littleton. Pastors Michael and Joann Donaldson.

  Second Mission Baptist Church, 909 S. Fifth, will hold a “Men Only” movement of God from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. Area pastors/ministers will speak on the topics: 1) Breaking generational curses, 2) Receiving generational blessings, 3) Dead Men Walking, 4) No More Excuses. Rev. Fabian Jacko of Golden Gate, Dallas, will bring the sermon. Each one, reach one. Come and be blessed.

 The Liberty Tabernacle of God church family and Pastor Erma Waites invite the public to worship with them celebrating its “Man Up Ministry” program at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4. Honored Guest will be Pastor Tommy Seals, co-pastor Sandra Seals and the Harvest Worship Center family of Hillsboro. Brother Morell Thomas will serve as Master of Ceremony, Greetings and Occasion Deacon J.B. Brown. You are also invited to worship at 9 a.m. Sunday followed by Praise and Worship at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at 6 p.m. is Hour of Prayer and 7 p.m. is Bible Study (How to hear from God series0, and 8 p.m. Wednesdays is Praise and Worship/Choir Rehearsal. The church is located at 2708 W. Eighth Ave. (behind the Bowling Alley). For more information call (903) 641-5675.

 Thirteenth Ave. Christian Church will hold a Benefit Barbecue Sale at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 at A-1 Rental on Seventh Ave. behind Bush’s Chicken. Proceeds will go to the women’s group at 13th Ave. Christian Church.

Lifeline Family Fellowship Church at 5301 West Hwy 31, Corsicana, will hold a Teenage Bible Conference at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9 until 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10. Breakfast will be served and parents are asked to pick up their children no later than 10 a.m. Conference cost is $15 per teen, $25 for two, and $40 for three. Your children will truly be blessed of God, so send them out for the night in a loving environment. Then from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 children ages 4 to 12 are invited for the Double Feature of The Lorax and Over the Hedge shown from 4 to 5:30 p.m. There will be a 30 minute intermission, hot dogs, chips and drink. This double feature will be $10 per child.

Greater Love Outreach Fellowship Church invites you to its Revival at 7 p.m. nightly Aug. 7-9. Speaker for the Revival is Supt. Jimmy Glenn of Greater Love Chapel COGIC, Fort Worth. Host Pastor Bishop William Lewis Jr.

Roane Chapel Full Gospel Church, 100 S. Parham, Corsicana, announces its Revival at 7 p.m. nightly Aug. 6-9. Evangelist Gloria Hawkins will be the guest speaker for this Revival. Hawkins has a true heart for addicts. The public is invited to come hear this inspired woman of God.

The New Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church will host a car wash and bake sale in the Autozone parkig lot at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 until there are no more cars to wash or brownies to sell. Donations are welcomed.

The Harmony Baptist Laymen are sponsoring their Second Men of Faith Conference 2013 at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3. Host Church is the Second Mission Baptist Church, 909 S. Fifth St., Corsicana. Host pastor is L.L. Polk Sr. Theme: Men Fall but Godly Men get up” from Proverbs 24:16. Speakers: Bro. Lewis Berry of St. Mark MBC of Dallas will speak on Receiving General Blessings. Pastor David Wilson of Love Chapel Baptist Church will speak on Breaking Generational Curses. Pastor Polk of Second Mission Baptist Church will discuss Dead Men Walking, and Pastor Alfred Cox Jr. of Mount Olive Baptist Church will address No More Excuses. Bishop Cedric Beard of True Vine Baptist Church of Dallas will bring the message. Making their singing debut will be “The Servant,” with chairman Bro. Kevin Cole. For more information, call Bro. Cole at (214) 938-7581. Please come and be blessed.  

 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 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 and Celebrate Recovery at 6 p.m. Tuesday Night Women's Fellowship at 6 p.m. and Team Ropin' at 7 p.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study 7 p.m., Youth Dinner 6:30-7 p.m. and Youth Service 7 p.m. Thursday Practice is at 7 p.m.

 East Texas District Pentecostal Church of God invites you to its Camp Meeting and Convention Aug. 5-7, with Guest Speaker Rev. Joe Skiles Sr. It will be held at the East Texas District Pentecostal Church of God Convention Center, 3521 Bus. 45 north, Corsicana. Hosted by te executive committee. Services are 7 p.m. nightly Aug. 5-7. Junior Church Activities will be provided for children ages 4-10. Special Music and great fellowship — everyone is welcome! For more information call (903) 872-3664.

 First Baptist Church, 510 W. Collin, Corsicana Kidz Day Out Preschool Program is now enrolling children ages 6 weeks old through Pre-K for the Fall. The program operates Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., September through May.  More information can be found at or by contacting the church office at (903) 872-7473.

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.  Wednesday night services begin at 6:30 p.m.  We would also like to invite all women to a special time of fellowship and Bible study.  It is held every second and fourth Saturday of each month at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall.  (Light lunch and childcare will be provided.)

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.

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.

Freedom Fellowship Church, 917 S. 17th St., Corsicana, Elder Jessie Williams, pastor, invites you to its Church Anniversary at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. Special guest is Bishop k.d. davis Sr. of Sixth Ave. Baptist Church, Corsicana. For more information call (903) 872-7188. Bring a friend.

Reaching Out to You Ministry of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church invites you to its Volleyball Tournament at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. Registration is $10 per team and money is due by Aug. 14. Age groups are 13 and up, and 12 and younger. The community may open a booth for $20. If there are questions, contact Evangelist C. Dawson, (903) 257-8330.

The New Bethel Baptist Church, 700 Elm Flat Road, Goodlow, Pastor E. Betts Jr. will have its Annual Choir Program at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. Guest Speaker will be Pastor A. Cocks and the Mt. Olive Baptist Church. The public is invited to come and praise the Lord with us. A revival will be held at 7:30 p.m. nightly Aug. 13-15. The Evangelist will be Pastor Daryl Carter, pastor of the Carver Heights Baptist Church, Dallas. Come  and be revived. You are welcome.