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February 13, 2009

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Calvary Church family will reenter their church building, 308 E. 11th Ave., on Feb. 15. The building had been previously damaged. Sunday school will begin at 9 a.m. and the worship experience at 10:30 a.m. Minister Dwight O’Banion, a former Corsicana resident, will be God’s messenger for the morning service. O’Banion and his wife Lillie reside in Huntsville. O’Banion is the associate minister of Hills Chapel Church, where the Rev. Jimmie Lawrence is pastor.

At 3 p.m., the church will also celebrate with “double favor” from God for it will also be a time of appreciation to Pastor Erma Young for five years of servitude. The theme for this blessed occasion will be “The Set Time for Favor” from Psalm 102:13. The honored guests will be Straight Way Missionary Baptist Church and Apostle A.E. Smith, who will be God’s anointed messenger; Love Chapel Baptist Church and Pastor David Wilson; New Bethel Baptist Church and Pastor Earnest Betts; and Macedonia Baptist Church and Pastor Joe Hubbard.

Family and friends from near and far are invited to come and celebrate this joyful, exciting time of favor in the lives of Calvary Church members. You are always welcome at Calvary where signs, miracles and wonders are expected.

Calvary Church thanks the MLK Center for the use of its building during this trying time, and to Mr. Graves for being so thoughtful and considerate each Sunday while members were in the MLK Center. Members ask God’s blessing to continue to be upon the MLK Center.

Bethlehem Baptist Church, 409 N. Third St., where the Rev. Dairy G. Johnson Sr. is pastor, will present “Our moment in black history” at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 22. The theme will be from James 1:22. Guest speakers will be Cleo Lee, Danzell Lee and Jake Griffin.

City Wide Women will present a valentine musical at 7 p.m. Feb. 14 at Bethel AME Church, where Ray Charles Emanuel is pastor. If anyone is interested in participating, call (903) 872-2250.

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