Corsicana — Announcements submitted by local congregations throughout Navarro County.
Calvary Baptist Church, 308 E. 11th Ave., will host a 100 Men City Wide Male Chorus Musical at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14. This spiritually-uplifted choir will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 for a rehearsal. Come join Professor Paul Lewis and Minister Orlando Williams, and be part of this moving event. Psalm 133:1 — “Behold, how good and pleasant it is for men to dwell together in clarity.”
Straight Way Missionary Baptist Church, 400 S. 15th St., will have two services to honor its Pastor and Wife’s 16th Anniversary. This 16th Appreciation Celebration for Pastor A.E. Smith and Sister Linda Smith will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 with the youth and sanctuary choir sponsoring. Guest speaker will be Pastor C. Chambers and the 13th Ave. Baptist Church family. Then on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 3 p.m. the celebration will continue with special guest pastor Nathan Carter and the Mt. B Zion Baptist Church. The Straightway Church Family invites the public to participate in all these services.
Wesley United Methodist Church (due to heavy rains on Sept. 27) rescheduled its Blessing of the Animals with Celebration and Consecration of their new Noah’s Ark playground and youth gardens to on Saturday, Oct. 13. The Blessing of the Animals will be outside on the playground by Noah’s Ark at 3 p.m. This will be followed by the Celebration & Consecration of playground and youth gardens for their new after-school program called “Noah’s Kids” that will begin in November. The Celebration activities begin at 4 p.m. with live gospel music by The Eternal River Band and free hot dogs, chips and soda. The community is invited to both events. The only requirement is that if you bring a pet to be blessed, the animal must be on a leash or carried in your arms. Hope to see you there!