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February 20, 2014

Church News for Friday, Feb. 21, 2014

Corsicana — Freedom Fellowship Church celebrated its annual Royal Family Fashion and Talent Show. Winners were Pastor Jessie R. William, Mother Lucy Irvin was crowned Ms. Freedom Fellowship. Other winners were Imani Brandon, Sweetheart; Joshua Harris, King; TreAnah Coppock, Queen; and Isaiah Williams, Duke and Leilani Standford, Duchess. All proceeds are for the church building fund.

First Baptist Church Corsicana will host The PraiSingers from Travis Avenue Baptist Church, Fort Worth, a senior adult choir in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at 510 W. Collin St. The concert is free and open to the public. The 150 voice choir sings a variety of traditional and gospel music, and ends with a musical salute to our Armed Forces.  The choir makes about 15 appearances a year for association and state events, retirement communities and churches.

Lighthouse of Praise Ministry, 200 E. Collin St., Corsicana, invites you to visit this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. “Hear about the power of The Holy Spiri.” For more information, call (903) 872-7379.  

Harmony Baptist Church, 400 East 12th Ave., Corsicana will celebrate Old-Timers Day along with its 105th Church Anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.   At the 11:30 a.m. hour, the church will hold regular morning worship service.  At 3:30 p.m., Ennis Mt. Zion Church, where Elder Larry Rhone is overseer, will be the special guests. The members are asked to dress in old-time attire all day. Come and join us for a wonderful worship experience as we honor the Lord for all that He has done and is doing in our midst right now. Dinner will be served after the morning service and carryout dinners will be available for guests after the evening service. Bishop John Baker is pastor and Minister Vanessa Baker is First Lady.

First Baptist Church of Mertens will have a service to celebrate the final Sunday in its present sanctuary at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23. The building was constructed in 1924 and will be removed to allow for the building of a new sanctuary. Refreshments will follow the service. All are welcome to attend.

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