Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

March 27, 2014

Church News for Friday, March 28, 2014

Corsicana Daily Sun

— God’s Holy Temple COGIC presents A Time of Celebration and Elevation when it celebrates the fourth service anniversary of Pastor and Wife Eric and Lady Jackie Grant at 12 noon Sunday, March 30. Special guest speaker is Pastor Terry Washington and The Word of Faith Community Church, Houston. Other guests will be Greater Love Outreach Fellowship Church, Bishop William Lewis Jr., pastor; True Deliverance Outreach COGIC, Pastor Shirley Lucas. Come and enjoy the celebration of the Lord. Dinner will be served.

Navarro Mills Baptist Church will hold Spring Revival Services March 30th through April 2nd.  Dr. Woody Wilson, pastor of Southside Baptist Church in Palestine, will be our evangelist and Wayland Hazel will lead in worship.  Join us starting Sunday morning at 11 a.m. and then each evening at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please call (254) 578-1560.

Lighthouse of Praise Ministry, 200 East Collin St., Corsicana. Come this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and Sing with us “Pure Gospel Music” and hear The Word. Phone-903-872-7379        

Wesley United Methodist Church, 3308 N. Beaton, will host a Fifth Sunday Singing and Dinner Sunday, March 30. The Douglas Family will perform from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by a lasagna dinner which will be $8 for adults and $4 for children. Take out dinners available.

Mount Olive Baptist Church, 2105 East Jones Ave., is hosting a Spring Revival to begin Sunday, March 30 through Thursday, April 3 at 7 p.m. nightly. Theme: Lord, revive us again, Psalm 85:6. Evangelist will be Pastor Fabian K. Jacko of Greater Golden Gate Baptist Church of Dallas. Sunday night is sponsored by the Mission Society; Monday by the Deacons; Tuesday by the Senior Choir; Wednesday by the Youth/Young Adults and Thursday night is sponsored by the General Church. Please come and be revived by this powerful speaker. For more information call (903) 872-3457. Transportation is available, please call before 6:20 p.m. Alfred Cox Jr., pastor.

Lakeside Methodist on FM 416 will host “Holy Smoked” BBQ and MusicFest, April 5, 5 9 p.m. Barbecued brisket and pork plus all the fixin's are available for $8 for adults and $4 for children, plus a great mix of secular and gospel music, kids' activities, an old-fashioned hymn-sing and lots of fun for area residents. Please bring canned goods for area food banks and be prepared for a wonderful time for the whole family! 903-389-7586 for information.

NOW Faith Miracle Center will celebrate its Founder’s Day Appreciation Service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 301 Margaret Drive, Kerens Texas 75144. Guest speaker is Pastor Walter Scott, Living Sacrifice of Praise Church, Dallas. For more information call (214) 680-6243. All are invited.


The Cowboy Church of Corsicana, 5864 W. Hwy 31, invites the public to join us every Sunday morning at 10 a.m. for a worship and praise service. Derek Rogers serves as Pastor. A nursery for infants and care for small children is provided during the worship service. Bible Study is conducted every Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m. at the church. Seating has been expanded with the opening of the new part of our building. More parking is also available now. The Corsicana and the Ennis Cowboy Churches are joining for 2014 Playdays  and Youth Rodeo Buckle Series. The first Playday will be held at the Ennis Church on Saturday, April 5. These playdays will continue on specified week-ends thru July 26.  Anyone interested in participating may contact Jeremy Mink in Corsicana at 903-641-8278 or Cay Kubin in Ennis at 972-935-6191 for more information. Everyone is welcome to join us for church services and all other activities as well.

Missionary Baptist Church, 405 S. 15th Street, Corsicana. God is so good! Two people came forward Sunday professing Jesus Christ as Savior. May God bless and protect these new believers as they begin their new lives in Christ. MBC will observe the Lord's Supper at the close of this week's 10:50 a.m. Morning Worship. Sunday School and Afternoon Worship begin at 9:45 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday services begin at 7 p.m. and Friday Night Fun Night for all ages starts at 6 p.m. All are welcome to any and all of these services and classes. April 6 is a special day. The youth of the church will be in charge of the morning services with lunch immediately following for all. On that day only, the Afternoon Service will immediately follow lunch that will include baptism of two candidates. Preparations are underway for Vacation Bible School: Riding Strong with Jesus. More about VBS and summer camp as the time approaches. For more information on any activity at MBC, please call 903-874-6983. The Apostle Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians 3:6, “I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.” Come and be blessed!

Bethel A.M.E. Church, 101 N. Fourth St., Corsicana, will celebrate its 67th Anniversary with a Musical Celebration at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 13. Theme: Sing Unto the Lord a New Song.” Come and join with us as we celebrate the mighty workds of God. Your choir or group is asked for an A and B selection. Please RSVP to Denise Freeman at (903) 851-9401 or to any member of Bethel AMEC.

Harmony Baptist Church, 400 East 12th Avenue, will hold an appreciation service for its musicians on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 8 p.m. Those honored at this service will be: Patrick Colbert, Organist/Bass Guitarist and Christopher Meankins, Drummer/Percussionist. This will be the 15th year the church has appreciated its musicians. Thank you Patrick and Christopher for using your musical talents to bless our congregation. Let the church say amen. Brandon Gooden and Jazzton Williams, former musicians, have now joined the music ministry with their parents. Thank God for all of the musicians that have labored here at Harmony. Please come by and show your love and support. All musicians, soloist, and choirs are invited to share in this special occasion. Bishop John Baker is pastor; Minister Vanessa Baker is sponsor; and Minister Chasity Portis is minister of music.

Greater Love Outreach Fellowship welcomes Sis. Diana Tolliver as the guest speaker at 9 a.m. Sunday, March 30 as she ministers the word of God. Also, you are invited to join the congregation of Greater Love Outreach Fellowship for two special services at 7 p.m. nightly Thursday, March 27 and Friday, March 28 when Wilma F. Knight will bring the message. Greater Love is located at 700 E. Park, Corsicana. Bishop and First Lady William Lewis Jr. For more information call (903) 874-7273.

The Liberty Tabernacle Family and Pastor Erma Waites invites all to a “Holy Ghost Encounter” with Apostle Dan Layne of the Dayspring Ministries as teacher at 7 p.m. nightly, Sunday, March 30 through Wednesday, April 2. There will be teachings on the Third person of the Trinity, the Holy Ghost, based on Ephesians 5:18. Sunday School begins at 9 a.m., praise and worship at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday prayer at 6 p.m., Wednesday Bible Study at 7 p.m. and Praise and Worship Choir practice at 8 p.m. The church is located at 2708 West Eighth Avenue in Corsicana. For more information, call 903-641-5675.

Westside Baptist Church will have its Fifth Sunday Gospel Singing Celebration at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 30, featuring Southern Joy. The quartet has been singing together for many years and have blessed and brought joy to the hearts of those who have heard them. A southern style fellowship will follow the service. A nursery will be provided. The church is located at 1522 North 24th Street in Corsicana. For more information, call 903-874-4640.

Grace Community Church wants to know ... Are you tired of Easter being about bunnies, eggs, and candy? We have an alternative for your family that focuses on what the resurrection is really about. Please make plans to attend a fun live performance of Slugs and Bugs at 4 p.m. April 19.  Tickets cost $7 each or $25 per family — get yours now by calling 903-874-7300 or e-mailing To learn more about this special event, visit Other upcoming GCC Resurrection events include a pancake supper on April 17th and Biblical Way of the Cross on April 18th. We also invite you to join us at our Sunday worship services (9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.), or our Wednesday children and youth programs at 6:30 p.m. Please call, visit, or stop by 227 N Beaton Street for more details.

Taylor’s Memorial Church is sponsoring the Feast of Seven Tables from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 5 at 1114 E. Sixth Ave. Dine in or carry out. For more information call (903) 654-2292 or (903) 851-1344.

The Liberty Tabernacle family and Pastor Erma Waites will host “Holy Ghost Encounter” with Apostle Dan Layne as the instructor at 7 p.m. nightly Sunday, March 30 through Wednesday, April 2. Four nights of simplistic, dynamic, in-depth teaching on the third person of the Trinity, the Holy Ghost. Note: The “Send the Praise Up” which was scheduled for March 22 will be rescheduled at a later date. Liberty Tabernacle is located at 2708 W. Eighth Ave. (behind the Cox’s Carpet and the bowling alley). Sunday School begins at 9 a.m., followed by Praise and Worship Service at 10:30 a.m.; Super Wednesday Intercessory Prayer at 6 p.m., followed by Bible Study at 7 p.m. where we are currently discussing Heaven, and followed at 8 p.m. by Praise and Worship choir practice.

Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, 125 S. Fifth St., invites you to its Appreciation Banquet for pastor Bishop k.d. davis sr. at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Cook Center, 3800 W. Seventh Ave. Keynote speaker will be Bishop R.L. Davis of Emmanuel’s Upper Room COGIC, Waxahachie. Musical guest will be Vision of Destiny from Dallas. Tickets are on sale now and may also be purchased at the door. For more information please call (903) 874-4873.

Lone Star Cowboy Church of Navarro County, located at 4495 W. State Hwy. 22, invites all to join us for our Sunday Church Service starting at 10 a.m. We have nursery for babies through age 2 years and activities for 3 and 4 year olds. Children ages 5 through 12 are invited to meet in the children's building for Children's Church. We also have the following activities, Monday nights at 7 p.m. Mounted Shooting and Celebrate Recovery; Team Ropin' at 7 p.m., Wednesday Night Bible Study at 7 p.m., Youth Dinner from 6:30 to 7 p.m. and Youth Service, also on Wednesdays.  In March, UCCA Mounted Shooting Finals-Red Oak will be March 15. Open Mic night will be March 21, with March 23 as Communion Sunday. Eatin’ Meetin’ will take place Sunday, March 30, and Christ in the Passover will be 6 p.m. April 7.

Wesley United Methodist Church, 3308 N. Beaton, will host a Fifth Sunday Singing and Dinner Sunday, March 30. The Douglas Family will perform from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by a lasagna dinner which will be $8 for adults and $4 for children. Take out dinners available.

Petty’s Chapel Baptist Church, 1300 FM 3041, where Elvin Sikes serves as Pastor would like to invite everyone to our worship services.  Petty’s Chapel Baptist Church is located on Old Roane Road a half mile east of I-45. Sunday worship begins at 8:30 a.m. There is a short time of fellowship and Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. We have a second Worship Service at 11 a.m. Our Wednesday night prayer and Bible study begins at 6:30 p.m. We are presently in Exodus as we continue in our Pentateuch studies. In the age that we live in it is of great importance that we assemble ourselves together for the glory of God and the furtherance of His Kingdom. Everyone welcome!

Intercessors for Navarro County Men’s Prayer Breakfast will meet at Navarro College at Lone Star Room in the cafeteria at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday mornings. Men who are interested in praying for all those in authority are welcome to join (1 Timothy 2:1-3) For more information, please call (903) 874-5561.

Open Bible Study is held every Thursday morning at the Senior Activity Center, with singing beginning at 10 a.m. Bible Study is from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., and everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Fred Biltz at (903) 654-4980.

First Baptist Church of Eureka  Women's Conference at FBC Eureka. Send us your mailing address or email and we will get your registration or vendor form in the mail. Early registration is strongly encouraged as seats will fill up fast. Vendors will be screened and accepted on a first to register basis and items offered, only one vendor per item.  8718 South Hwy 287, Corsicana Texas 75109 (mailing address). Women of God “Faith, Hope, & Love” Conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3, 2014. There will be five speakers, three singers, four workshops, mini concert, vendor booths, breakfast, barbecue lunch, door prizes and a grand door prize. Doors and vendor booths open at 8 a.m., breakfast ends at 8:45 a.m., conference begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m., vendors close at 5 p.m. Please contact us on Facebook (First Baptist Church of Eureka Texas) by email:, phone: 903-875-9706 for more information or to make a donation. FBCE would like to welcome you to join us for: Sunday morning services at 11 a.m.; Wednesday evening service at 7 p.m.; Youth Night every fourth Sunday at 6 p.m.; Women's Bible Study every Thursday at 7 p.m.; and Men's Fellowship Meeting the first Saturday of each month at 9 a.m.

 Northside Baptist Church offers Grief Share, a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close. Grief Share is non-denominational and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. A 13-week course begins Wednesday, Jan. 15 at Northside Baptist Church. The meeting will be in the white house across the street from Northside, 222 Forest Lane  beginning at 6 p.m. and ending at 8 p.m. You will have the opportunity to interact with others who have experienced a loss, learn from their experiences and share your own. For further information call Thelma Harvey at (903) 875-8944 or (903) 874-3277.