Corsicana — Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 2105 E. Jones Ave., and its Pastor-Aide Department is sponsoring a Pre-Anniversary Breakfast for its pastor, Alfred Cox Jr. and wife Hazel at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. The theme is “A passionate shepherd with a clear vision,” based on Habakkuk 2:3. Area ministers will offer prays for our nation, our president, our community, our churches, world peace, and our pastors. Solos will be performed by Bro. Melvin Williams, Sis. Ruby Williams, and Bro. Fred Hall. Welcome will be by Sis. Cathy Cole. Pastor Ernest Betts of New Bethel in Kerens will be the master of ceremony. Pastor Fabian Jacko of Dallas will be the speaker for this occasion. Donations are welcome. Please come and hear this dynamic speaker and celebrate 11 years of our Pastor and Wife at Mt. Olive with great food and fellowship.
Bethel AME Church invites all to join them at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20 for annual Family and Friends Day Program. There will be acknowledgement of families with the most attending, those who have traveled more than 100 miles, the youngest person and oldest person. Guest speaker and church family will be Rev. Jessie Williams and Freedom Fellowship Church. Refreshments will be served. Bethel AME looks forward to fellowshiping with all its friends, former members and community leaders. Pastor and wife are Rev. Willie L. and June Greene Sr.
Missionary Baptist Church, 405 S. 15th Street, Corsicana. Services this week return to the regularly scheduled times. Sunday services begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday School followed by Morning Worship at 10:50 a.m. The Afternoon Worship begins at 4 p.m. A new program begins this Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. The Adult Bible Study Group will now meet in a classroom in the main building taught by Bro. William Dollar. A newly formed Youth Group will meet in the Fellowship Hall with access to the gymnasium and refreshments from the kitchen. We are excited to add this youth group as part of the regular Wednesday evening program. Plans are also underway for summer Vacation Bible School and Church Camp. Everyone is welcome to come to any and all of these services and activities and enjoy God's wonderful blessings. God is favorably answering prayers offered for Missionary Baptist Church.