News and announcements from congregations throughout Navarro County.
The Freemans, as seen on the Gaither Videos, are returning to Calvary Worship Centerat 6 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013 for an awesome night of Gospel music. For more info contact Calvary Worship Center, 1364 N. Beaton, or at (903) 875-1084.
New Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church, 1808 W. 10th Ave., Corsicana, would like to invite you to the Licensing Ceremony of Sis. Sharon Gray on Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 3 p.m. She will be delivering her first message. We would like for you to come out and hear this inspirational Woman of God, under the careful watch of Pastor D.R. Watson. Everyone is Welcome.
Church in the Park at Fullerton-Garitty Park will celebrate and remember 10 years with an Anniversary Celebration at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 14 (or July 21 in the event of inclement weather). The program will include a time of worship, singing and special music. There will be a recognition time for agencies and individuals who have been blessed by tithes and offerings, as well as a new tree added to the Prayer Garden in honor of those who have passed on the last 10 years. All are invited, and there will be a lunch provided afterward and the community is invited.
Missionary Baptist Church, 405 S. 15th Street, Corsicana. MBC observed Youth Led Sunday last week. All of the positions in the worship services were filled by young people and the morning message was presented by a seminary student. It was great. More Youth Led services will be observed in the future. Next week, July 8, is Summer Camp. All camp goers will meet Saturday, July 6, in the Fellowship Hall for Camp Kick-Off. Sunday services include Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., Morning Worship at 10:50 a.m. and Afternoon Worship at 4 p.m. Pastor William Dollar will speak at both services. Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. offer really good Bible studies in a very casual setting for youth and adult alike. Everyone is encouraged to come and be blessed in any or all of these planned events.
Unity Baptist Church, 101 S. 30th St., where Chad Owens is Pastor, invites you to services: Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sunday: worship and children’s church at 11 a.m., worship at 6 p.m., and Wednesday: Prayer meeting at 7 p.m., Kings Kids class meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. We now have Kings Kids for Teens also. Tuesday, a group from Unity visits shut-ins at 10 a.m. Thursday, there is a Bible study at Northwest Apartments Community Center at 7 p.m. Sunday, a group teaches and sings at Twilight Nursing Home at 9 a.m. Our VBS, The Kingdom of God, will be July 22-26 from 5 to 8 p.m. Ages are 4-14. Harvey Strain and his puppets will be at VBS also! For transportation to services, call (903) 872-2861. A nursery is open for church services.
Liberty Tabernacle and Pastor Waites located at 2708 W. Eighth Ave. invite the public to “What a Fellowship” with the Pastor Jessie Williams and the Freedom Fellowship Church Family as our honored guests at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 7. The public is also invited to the upcoming “Understanding the Times Prophetic Summit” to be held at 7 p.m. July 18 and 19. Intercessory prayer at 6:20 p.m. each night. Minister Sharron D. Wilson will be the honored guest teacher/messenger at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18. She is from Love Chapel Baptist Church, Pastor David Wilson. Co-pastor Debbie Keele will be the honored guest teacher/messenger at 7 p.m. Friday, July 19. She is from Community Chapel, Pastor Lonnie Keele. The selected scripture is I Chron. 12:32 b) Understanding of the times to know what the people of God ought to do.
For more information please call (903) 641-5675.
Griffin Chapel COGIC, 709 E. 12th Ave., invites the public to join as they celebrate the 30th Anniversary of its pastor and wife, Supt. Elijah L. Baptist and Ethel P. Baptist at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2013. For more information, contact (903) 851-3704.
Grace Community Church invites you to learn more about our current sermon series, THE CHEATER, during weekly worship services each Sunday at 10:45 a.m. We offer nursery care, an engaging toddler class, and exciting children’s worship for kids PK through third grade. Join us on our journey of faith together by visiting www.welcometograce.org or 227 N. Beaton St. at the corner of Fourth Ave. (903) 874-7300.
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. Please note the return to usual venue. 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.
Mildred Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School July 8-12 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. for ages 4 years old through sixth grade (completed). Parents Night will be Sunday, July 14 at 6 p.m. with awards and refreszhments. There will be Bible stories, crafts, games, refreshments and age-appropriate activities. Everyone is welcome! For more information call the Mildred Baptist Church office at (903) 874-7928, Pastor Tony Neal at (903) 874-5152, or Director Elaine Jernigan at (903) 654-8119. Register online at www.mildredbaptist.org.
Wesley United Methodist Church, 3308 N. Beaton St., will hold Vacation Bible School July 15-18 from 9 to 11 a.m. for kindergarten through fifth grade. For more information call (903) 874-0718.
Emmanuel Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to 12 noon July 8-12. All ages are welcome. For more information call (903) 654-2763.
City Wide Women Convention Annual Revival will be held July 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. nightly with Intercessory Prayer at 7 p.m. The theme is “Worship with Meaning” Isaiah 29:6-16, and the message will be brought by Apostle Sandra Calvin of Shreveport. This revival will take place at Greater Love Outreach Fellowship Church, 700 E. Park Ave., Corsicana. Bishop William Lewis Jr., pastor and Sis. Marylyn Lewis, First Lady. For more information contact Min. Florine Hubbard at (903) 872-1693.
Central Baptist Church in Blooming Grove will hold Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 15-19. Children age 5 through completed grade six are admitted free for a Bible School like they’ve never experienced before!! For more information, call (903) 695-2271.
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.
The Reaching Out To You Ministry of Sixth Ave. Baptist Church, 125 S. Fifth St., invites you to take part in Family and Friends Day at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013. Come and be blessed, and bring a friend!! For more information 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 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.
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) 654-4979.
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.