The National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 2 will include a 12-hour prayer vigil at the Navarro County Courthouse lawn, starting at 7 a.m. Churches from around the community will be taking 30-minute shifts to pray for the nation. Following that will be a community-wide prayer service at 7:14 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 320 N. 15th St. For more information, call Dan Layne at (903) 872-5466.
House of Refuge will hold its fifth annual fundraising concert at First Baptist Church sanctuary. The concert “Glorious” will begin at 7 p.m. Todd Jones will serve as emcee for the fifth time. Wes and Liz Haefs will return with an old favorite performance, joined by Billy Elias; Crystal Trevino; Shellie Buckley, Shellie O’Neal and the Fine Arts Dept. of Navarro College; Hispanic Fellowship Praise Team; First Baptist Church Choir; Navarro College Students performing song in American Sign Language; Taylor Parks; Lydia Bailey, Todd Jones and Wayne Owen; Grace Worship Team; and Ruined and Redeemed from First Baptist Church, Kerens. This is the one big fundraiser the House of Refuge does each year. Please come out and hear great music and support a wonderful cause.
Beulah Baptist Church, 814 Martin Luther King Ave., Wortham, will host a Spring Musical at 6 p.m. May 4. All are invited to witness surrounding area choirs, soloists, praise teams/dancers and others participate. If you wish to uplift His name in song, you’re invited to participate. For more information, contact First Lady Emma Delancey, (254) 765-3513. Pastor John L. Delancey.
House of Refuge COGIC, 413 FM 709 East, Dawson, Pastor Elder Paul E. Puckett invites you to worship with them at 1 p.m. May 4 when the Women’s Department holds its Spring Program. The theme color is purple, and theme is “When Nobody Becomes Somebody,” Esther 2:17. Keynote speaker is Missionary Ivy Cottrell. For more information, call Sis. D. Puckett at (254) 582-0890.