Corsicana — News and announcements from congregations throughout Navarro County.
First Independent Baptist Church will celebrate its 145th Church Anniversary Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 with an 11 a.m. service in which Rev. Marvin Jones, executive assistant pastor of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Waco, where Rev. Delvin Atchison is pastor, will deliver the message. At 3:30 p.m. Bishop Cedric Beard and the True Vine Missionary Baptist Church of Dallas will be the special guest for the afternoon service. The public is invited to share in this special day with the First Independent Baptist Church congregation.
Petty’s Chapel Baptist Church and Pastor Elvin Sikes would like to announce an added service time for Worship beginning Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. We would like to remind everyone of our Sunday morning worship schedule: Our first Worship service begins at 8:30 a.m. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. Our second Worship service will begin at 11 a.m. We meet on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. for worship and youth activities. We are beginning a series titled “Exploring the Bible.” Pettys Chapel Baptist Church will present The Texas Gospel Jamboree on Saturday, Nov. 2. Brought to you in the tradition of the Grand Ole Gospel Opry, doors will open at 5 p.m. and show will begin at 6 p.m. Mercy Song, made up of Larry Green, Les Pratt, Tonya Eakins and Jeff McFarland, is known as one of the best quartets in the country. They will be joined by Marvin Stewart Jr., Beverly Kay Crocker, and Master of Ceremonies Royel Clark. Admission is free, though there will be a love offering. A meal will be served and there will be door prizes. We are located on Old Roane Road a half mile east of I-45, 1300 FM 3041. For more information or needs, please call (903) 257–5690 or (903) 875–0002. For more about the Texas Gospel Jamboree, visit www.royelclark.com.