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March 14, 2013

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Corsicana — News and events submitted by congregations throughout Navarro County

First United Methodist Church  will hold its Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 23 at 10 a.m. at 320 N 15th St, Corsicana. Please bring a basket and be ready to have a fun time; for kids ages 12 and younger.  Register for Prize Easter Baskets to be given away after the egg hunt.  Open to the community; please invite your friends and family.

Lighthouse of Praise, 200 E. Collin St is hosting:   PASSOVER with JESUS presented by Ze’ev Nevo, a Jewish believer from Jerusalem and the son of a holocaust survivor at 7 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013. Ze’ev is the founder and president of Israel Media Ministries. Come get an authentic insight into what it was like to celebrate Passover with Jesus in the upper room. Gain an understanding of the original Jewish roots of Communion.  Discover how each item on the Passover table foreshadows the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. Ze’ev will present a “Model Seder” which will last approximately 75 minutes. Seating is limited. Please RSVP to:  (903) 519-9082 by March 11.  No accommodations for children under 12 yrs of age.

The New Bethel Baptist Church, 700 Elm Flat Road, Kerens, Pastor Earnest Betts Jr. invites you to its Annual Men Day Service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 17. Host speaker will be Pastor Dairy Johnson and the Bethlehem Baptist Church, Corsicana. Come and enjoy the Lord with us. New Bethel will sponsor its first annual musical at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 23. Please come and enjoy worship of God through song with us. All soloists, groups and choirs are welcome.

Missionary Baptist Church, 405 S. 15th Street in Corsicana is blessed each week with visitors attending the weekly services. It is the desire of Missionary Baptist Church to warmly welcome guests to feel at home at all services. Sunday services begin with Sunday School for all ages at 9:45 a.m. Morning and Evening Worship services are at 10:50 a.m. and 4 p.m. respectively.  Bible study, singing, great fellowship and youth activities in the gymnasium are all enjoyed each Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. for the Adult Bible Study and the Youth Program. Details for the Easter Sunrise Service will be announced in the next Church News installment. Come this week and be blessed!

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