Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

May 2, 2013

Church News

From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana — House of Refuge will hold its fifth annual fundraising concert at First Baptist Church sanctuary. The concert “Glorious” will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2013. Todd Jones will serve as emcee for the fifth time. Wes and Liz Haefs will return with an old favorite performance, joined by Billy Elias; Crystal Trevino; Shellie Buckley, Shellie O’Neal and the Fine Arts Dept. of Navarro College; Hispanic Fellowship Praise Team; First Baptist Church Choir; Navarro College Students performing song in American Sign Language; Taylor Parks; Lydia Bailey, Todd Jones and Wayne Owen; Grace Worship Team; and Ruined and Redeemed from First Baptist Church, Kerens. This is the one big fundraiser the House of Refuge does each year. Please come out and hear great music and support a wonderful cause.



Intercessors for Navarro County Men’s Prayer Breakfast meet at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Baptist Church, 1700 N. 45th St. Please note the change in 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.



Beulah Baptist Church, 814 Martin Luther King Ave., Wortham, will host a Spring Musical at 6 p.m. May 4. All are invited to witness surrounding area choirs, soloists, praise teams/dancers and others participate. If you wish to uplift His name in song, you’re invited to participate. For more information, contact First Lady Emma Delancey, (254) 765-3513. Pastor John L. Delancey.



House of Refuge COGIC, 413 FM 709 East, Dawson, Pastor Elder Paul E. Puckett invites you to worship with them at 1 p.m. May 4 when the Women’s Department holds its Spring Program. The theme color is purple, and theme is “When Nobody Becomes Somebody,” Esther 2:17. Keynote speaker is Missionary Ivy Cottrell. For more information, call Sis. D. Puckett at (254) 582-0890.



Taylor Memorial COGIC will have its Feast of the Seven Tables again from 12 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11. All you can eat for a donation of $7. You may dine in or take out. It will be held at the MLK Center, 114 E. Sixth  Ave., Corsicana. For more information call Gertrude Richardson at (903) 654-1180 or Elder Willie Horn Sr. at (903) 851-1344.



The Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church cordially invites you to its Family and Friends Day, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5. The morning service will be brought by Pastor Robert Murphy of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church of Dallas. he is the president of Dallas Baptist Ministers Union. At the 3 p.m. service Pastor Dr. V.B. Lockhart and the St. John Baptist Church family of Greenville will be the guest. His Christian journey has afforded him many opportunities to do God’s work. He is a member of the National Conventin of America, Oak Cliff Ministers’ Union, Vice President of the Metroplex Builders Association and member of the Dallas and Vicinity Ministers Union, where he holds the office of Instructor for Pastor of Ethics. He received his doctoral degree in Fall of 2012 at Criswell Bible College and completed studies at the School of Scripture Accredited Bible Institute in Dallas. Bro and Sis. Bobby Tillie will be our Master and Mistress of ceremony for this service. Please come and be our guest on that day and hear this great speaker. Rev. Alfred Cox Sr., pastor.



Missionary Baptist Church, 405 S. 15th Street, Corsicana is extremely pleased to announce Bro. William Dollar has accepted the church's call as pastor. He immediately assumed the duties April 28, 2013. Bro. Dollar has led the church as Interim Pastor for the past 11 months. The church has shown exceptional spiritual growth as well as numerical growth in that time. Thanks to the Lord for His guidance and blessings during this time. Thanks to the Lord also for the one who came Sunday on 'profession of faith' and as a candidate for baptism. God is good and at work at MBC. Come and join the worship, praise, Bible studies and other activities this coming week beginning with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., Morning and Evening Worship at 10:50 a.m. and 4 p.m., Wednesday at 7 p.m. and Friday at 6 p.m. for the Youth Activities and Fellowship night. Come and be blessed.



Believers Outreach Ministries presents a Healing Revival at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Johnson Memorial COGIC, 1700 S. Bus. 45 and T.A. Carroll Ave. Host pastor is Joseph Johnson Sr. and Elect Lady Pearl Johnson. Speaker is Pastor H.B. Horn Jr. of Greater Mt. Calvary, Dallas. For more information contact Pastor Cathy Horn Douglas or Asst. Pastor Margaret Evans at (903) 602-0373.



New Victory in Christ Sanctuary, 805 S. 15th St., invites you to its Family and Friends Day at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2013. Pastor D.R. Washington Sr. Mistress of ceremony First Lady Sonji Washington, welcome by Bro. Leon Gunnell. Speaker will be Pastor C.D. Washington of Greater Haynes COGIC, Mexia. Come hear a great choir praise God and lift Him up.



New Bethel Baptist Church, 700 Elm Flat Road, Goodlow, will host an Old Time Revival conducted by The Holy Spirit. It will take place at 7:30 p.m. nightly May 14-17, with Pastor Lelious Johnson of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Dallas, as the guest speaker. Please come join this congregation for singing, praying, and soul saving. “And how shall they believe in Him in whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher?” Romans 10:14. Rev. Earnest Betts Jr., pastor.



First Baptist Church of Eureka, 8718 S Hwy 287, 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 relaxed, comfortable, casual dress, family oriented church, with a loving and caring congregation. If you haven't yet found 'your' church, please give us a try.



Life in the Word Bible Church, 1408 N. Beaton, Corsicana and Pastor Emma Jessie welcome you to come celebrate its 11th Church Anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2013. This worship experience will be held at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church where Bishop K.D. Davis Sr. is the senior pastor, located at 125 S. Fifth St. Guest speaker of the hour will be Lady Elect Prophetess Rhonda Coleman from Gate Community Church International located at 702 W. Tyler St., Athens where Apostle Alan Coleman is the senior pastor.



Sixth Avenue Baptist Church will hold a Bake Sale at Ole Foods, 100 N. 15th St., from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4. Come by and eat Barbecue sandwich, chips and drink for $5. Try Aunt Hazel’s homemade 7Up Cake and Sock-It-To-Me Cakes, among other sweet treats.



Pilgrim Rest Primitive Baptist Church, 1009 S. Fourth St., Corsicana, invites you to its Annual Men’s Day at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5. Special guest speaker will be Bishop k.d. davis sr. of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. For more information call (903) 872-3496. Come and be blessed. Bring a friend.



The Reaching Out To You Ministry of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church invites you to its Mother’s Day Special at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 12. Special guest will be Chuck and the Guiding Clouds, Huntsville and The Southern Travelers of Arlington. For more information call (903) 874-4873. Come and be blessed. Also, on Saturday, May 18 the Sixth Ave. Youth Ministry will present “You Got Talent,” as youth from age 9 to 18 showcase their talent. Deadline to enter is May 12. There will be prizes given to first through third place winners. On Saturday, May 25 at 6 p.m. the Drama Ministry will present “Speak Life,” a live play about the power to speak life into the desires of our hearts. The next day, Sunday, May 26 will be the Annual Youth Day at 10:30 a.m. Come out and be blessed!



The Liberty Tabernacle of God at 2708 W. Eighth Ave., Pastor E.J. Waites, invites you to a “Time of Refreshing” at 7 p.m. Friday, May 24. Special guest will be Bishop k.d. davis sr. of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. For more information call (903) 641-5675. Bring a friend.



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.)



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. 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.  On April 19, May 24, June 21 and July 19 there will be a Team Sorting Buckle Series with books opening at 6 p.m. and the sorting starting at 7 p.m. For more information contact John McLain at (903) 641-6648. There will be a Play Day June 1 at Lone Star, books will open at 8 a.m. and Play Day starts at 9 a.m. Events will be Cloverleaf Barrels, Straightaway Barrels, Flag Race, Speed Race, Poles and Potato Race, with special events for the kids: mini bull riding and mutton bustin. So load your horses and family up and come join us for some fun. For more information please contact Scott Reed at (903) 804-7377.



 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.