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March 7, 2013

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Corsicana — Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, under the direction of the  Pastor Rev. WIllie L. Greene Sr., has gone “Back to the Basics.” Bethel AMEC, the second oldest African American church in Corsicana, began 2013 with a renewed focus on Sunday School as basic biblical training for youth in the church and in the community. Sis. Pam Colbert, youth teacher, combines the Bible and Sunday School literature with arts and crafts activities and real-life illustrations to share the truth of the Holy Trinity. Sis. Dolores Carter is the adult teacher. All are welcome to join Bethel on Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. for sunday School and at 11 a.m. for morning worship.

Bethel AMEC observed its Black History Celebration on Feb. 24, 2013 during the 11 a.m. worship service. Sis. Lizzie O’Neal, director and coordinator, along with members of the church, highlighted African Americans of the past and present, well-known and not so well-known, who used their skills, talents and opportunities to make this a better world for all.

Bethel AMEC will host Rev. Walter McDonald of Baker Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Ft. Worth, and former member of Bethel, Corsicana on March 10, 2013 at 11 a.m. The service will celebrate the Sunday School, Ushers, and Youth of Bethel. Rev. Willie L. Greene Sr. will bring the message at the IDMA Fourth Sunday Night service to be held at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Pastor Dairy Johnson, on March 24, 2013.

Westside Baptist Church says STOP!! Do not move your clock forward Saturday night. Come to Westside Baptist Church for Bible Study and Worship this Sunday, March 10 and set your watch forward one hour at the close of the service. This will be the fourth year Westside has waited until after the 11 a.m. service to observe the time change. It has been met with enthusiasm because you do not lose one hour of sleep. Bible Study begins at 9:45 a.m., Morning Worship starts at 11 a.m. The Evening Worship begins at 6 p.m. and will conclude with the observance of The Lord’s Supper. Southern Joy will present a concert for the Fifth Sunday Gospel Singing Celebration at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 31. The public is invited to attend. Following the service there will be a time for food and fellowship. A nursery will be provided for all services. Westside is lcoated at 1522 N. 24th St. in Corsicana. For information, please call (903) 874-4640.

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