Corsicana — News and announcements submitted by congregations throughout Navarro County.
Bread of Life COGIC, 1309 MLK Blvd, Corsicana, with Rev. Dennis Albert, pastor, will hold a night of praise at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 in honor of its Second Pastoral Anniversary. It will be held at Greater Crossway COGIC, located at 708 G.W. Jackson Ave. Host will be Pastor D. Houston, who is also speaker of the hour. Come join Bread of Life in this night of praise. There will be no Sunday service. Call (903) 874-3555 for more information.
The Second Mission Baptist Church located at 909 South Fifth St. in Corsicana, where Larry L. Polk, Sr., serves as Pastor, will observe the 18th Year Recognition Service for their Pastor on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. This year’s theme: “Who Is On The Lord’s Side?” from the text of II Corinthians 4:5. The Morning Worship Service will begin at 11:15 a.m. with guest speaker Minister Gary Floyd of the Galilee Baptist Church of Longview. The afternoon Celebratory Service will begin at 3 p.m. with special guest Pastor Donald R. Parish, Sr. and the True Lee Missionary Baptist Church of Dallas. The congregants invite you to share in this service of praise and thanksgiving for Pastor Larry L. Polk, Sr., who has faithfully served as the Under Shepherd to the Shepherd of the Second Mission B. C. Pastor Polk has diligently proclaimed the authoritative word of God; he is enthusiastic and jubilant to share the message of hope and salvation through a relationship with Jesus Christ. He is charismatic in his greeting and profound in his execution of the scriptures to be certain we know God’s desire for all to receive this gift of salvation. The congregants of the Second Church give God all the Glory for Pastor Polk and the tireless service he has given to the people of God.
Intercessors for Navarro County Men’s Prayer Breakfast will meet at Navarro College, in the Lone Star Room at the cafeteria at 6:45 a.m. on 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.
First Baptist Church of Eureka would like to invite anyone searching for a home church to visit with us for Sunday morning service beginning at 11 a.m. We are a growing, relaxed, comfortable, casual dress, family oriented church, with a loving and caring congregation. If you haven't yet found 'your' church, we invite you to give us a try.
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 at 6 p.m. Tuesday Night Women's Fellowship at 6 p.m. and Team Ropin' at 7 p.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study 7 p.m., Youth Dinner 6:30-7 p.m. and Youth Service 7 p.m. Thursday Practice is at 7 p.m. There will be an Eatin’ Meetin’ at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. For more information call the church at (903) 872-1670.
Sixth Ave. Baptist Church and its Reaching Out to You Ministry, 125 S. Fifth St., calls all Youth to its Inner-Outer City Cry at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. Bishop k.d. davis sr. will bring the message for a Pastor’s Anniversary celebration at Faith Temple Ministries in Fairfield at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25.
Missionary Baptist Church, 405 S. 15th Street, Corsicana is planning a Back to School Event for both adult and youth at the church on Saturday, Sept. 14. There will be food and fun including a large water slide for all ages. It will also be the kick-off for the return of Friday Evening Fun Night. Make your plans to attend and enjoy the festivities. Sunday School that begins each Sunday at 9:45 a.m. will have a new teenage class starting in September as part of the church curriculum. We are excited for this new class. Morning Worship and Afternoon Worship begin at 10:50 a.m. and 4 p.m. respectively. All are invited. With school restarting and cooler weather on the horizon, more fun youth activities will be possible in the gymnasium on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. The Adult Bible class will also continue to meet at 7 p.m. each Wednesday. Come and be blessed as you worship and learn more about the Lord with MBC.
Beulah Baptist Church of Wortham will hold its Annual Women’s Day Program at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. The pastor is John L. Delancey, and the theme is “Heaven or Hell?” All family churches, friends and members are invited to come celebrate this event with them. All soloists, praise teams, choirs and acts are welcome.
Church on the Rock, 1405 SE McKinney, Rice, will hold a weekly Bible study at 7 p.m. Thursday nights beginning Thurs., Aug. 15. This study will be led by Bro. Frank Jones, who may be reached for more information at (903) 872-6316.
Amelia Barton COGIC, 917 G.W. Jackson Ave., invites all to attend its Choir Annual at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25. Guest Speaker will be Rev. Harold K. Gause of New Beulah Missionary Baptist Church, Pasadena. Come and be blessed.
The Women Of Glory Ministry will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 at the Love Chapel Baptist Church located at 400 North Benton Street where David E. Wilson serves as Pastor. All women are encouraged to attend to make preparation for the conference. Sis. Pamela Colbert serves as President. Pastor Erma Waites serves as Founder and Pastors David E. Wilson and Alvin E. Smith are Advisors.
Women Of Glory Victory Conference 2013 extends a warm welcome to everyone, when it convenes at 7 p.m. nightly, Sept. 3-5, 2013 at the Liberty Tabernacle Of God Church, located at 2708 W. Eighth Avenue where Erma J. Waites serves as Pastor. The theme for the conference is “Dare To Be Different” from the scripture text Mark 7:8-9. Guest speakers are: Co-Pastor Dot Clark of the Believers Christian Cathedral Church, Hillsboro, where Bishop Billy Clark serves as Pastor; Minister Loretta Hawkins of the Greater Mount Hope Baptist Church, Mt. Calm where W. R. Daniel serves as Pastor; and Co-Pastor Debbie Keele of the Community Chapel Church where Lonnie Keele serves as Pastor. Come expecting Miracles, Signs and Wonders! Sis. Pamela Colbert serves as President; Pastor Erma Waites serves as Founder; Pastors David E. Wilson and Alvin E. Smith are Advisors.
God's Holy Temple COGIC located at 301 East Third Ave downtown Corsicana in the home center will continue with its back to school community outreach service on Monday, Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. There will be free haircuts to those in need. Barbers from Hair Force 1 of Dallas will be here offering their services. We are in need of more school supplies, school uniforms any sizes. If anyone would like to make a donation to help those in need please feel free to drop off your donations at the church at 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thank you and may God bless you.
Bethany Baptist Church, 1900 Mulberry Lane, cordially invites everyone to come and help us celebrate its pastor, Rev. Samuel Chambers for his second year of service at Bethany. There will be a Pastor Appreciation Service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Alfred Cox Jr., pastor of the Mount Olive Baptist Church in Corsicana. The theme is “Called to Serve,” 1 Samuel 3:10. Come celebrate in Worship and Praise and give God thanks for all the great things He has done. Food will be served after the service. Blessings!
First Baptist Church, 510 W. Collin, Corsicana Kidz Day Out Preschool Program is now enrolling children ages 6 weeks old through Pre-K for the Fall. The program operates Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., September through May. More information can be found at www.fbccorsicana.org or by contacting the church office at (903) 872-7473.
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. Wednesday night services begin at 6:30 p.m. We would also like to invite all women to a special time of fellowship and Bible study. It is held every second and fourth Saturday of each month at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall. (Light lunch and childcare will be provided.)
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.
Grief Share, sponsored by Northside Baptist Church, meets from 5 to 7 p.m. each Sunday at the Fellowship Center on Forest Lane (across the street from Northside). This is a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. Each Grief Share session includes a video seminar and group discussion. Grief Share is a non-denominational group and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. This group is sponsored by people who understand what you are experiencing and want to offer you comfort and encouragement during this difficult time. You are welcome to begin attending the Grief Share group at any session. Each is “self-contained,” so you do not have to attend in sequence. For more information, call Thelma Harvey at (903) 874-3277.
Blooming Grove United Methodist Church will hold its Lord's Acre celebration on Sept. 14, 2013 at the Blooming Grove Methodist Church. The Country Store will be open from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with take-outs starting at 11 a.m. Free delivery in Blooming Grove area. Call (903) 695-2334. The meal will consist of brisket, potato salad, beans, slaw, dessert and tea. Adult meals are $8 and children 10 and under $5. The live auction will begin in the sanctuary at 1 p.m. There will be a drawing for a beautiful homemade quilt made by the BGUMC quilting group. Tickets are being sold now and on the day of the Lord's Acre. If interested in tickets now you may contact Carolyn Turner at (903) 695-2226. The donations for the tickets are 1 for $1 or 6 for $5.