Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

March 28, 2013

Church News

Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana — God's Holy Temple COGIC Women Of Faith invite you to its Friday night service. Come and worship the Lord with us, a night filled with praise and worship, Gospel Choir Singing, Mime, Solo by Sis. Debra Miller and The Flaming Word by Sis. Amy Roberts who is such an awesome woman of God. Amy is an ordained minister who finds her most important ministry is to her wonderful husband Jim and children. Together, they have been in ministry for nearly 20 years serving from children, youth, young adults, marriage and  family ministries. Amy has been a minister of worship since she was 17 when she felt a strong calling to ministry. Coming from Chicago, she went to Bible college in Dallas and has ministered around the country and now back to Texas. Currently, Amy works as a caterer and event planner and serves as a worship leader at God's Holy Temple Church. Easter Sunday 10 a.m. Sunday School, 11a.m. Morning worship of singing and praising God for his son Jesus on the cross, for his death, burial and resurrection. Morning message by Pastor Grant titled  “Because He Lives.” Church is located at 301 E. Third Ave. in the homecenter or visit our church website  Pastor Eric Grant and Lady Jackie Grant.   

Benefit for Sister Vergie and Elder Willie Brown who lost their home, car, and all their possessions in a house fire March 16. This benefit program will be held Saturday, April 6 at Taylor Memorial Church, 1624 East G.W. Jackson Ave., beginning at 5 p.m. It is sponsored by the Taylor Memorial Church family. “But whoso hath this world’s good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him? My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.” 1 John 3:17-18. Please avail yourselves to a blessing to the Browns. If you cannot be there for any reason and would like to give money, gift cards or clothing, please brothers and sisters contact Evangelist Gertrude Richardson at (903) 654-1180 or (903) 654-2292. If no answer, please leave a message. If you would rather mail in a check, please make your checks out to Taylor Memorial Church. All proceeds will go to Elder and Sister Brown. Keep them in your prayers. Thank you so much for your unselfish support.

Westside Baptist Church will have its Fifth Sunday Gospel Singing Celebration at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 31. The program of southern gospel music will feature the well-known Southern Joy quartet. The quartet has been singing together for many years and have blessed and brought joy to the hearts of those who have heard them. The fact is, southern gospel quartet music doesn’t get any better than Southern Joy! The public is invited to attend the program and southern style fellowship immediately following the service. Nursery will be provided. Westside is located at 1522 N. 24th St. in Corsicana. For information, please call (903) 874-4640.

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. 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. and another group sings at Country Meadows at 2 p.m. We will have Easter Service at 11 a.m.  For transportation to services, call (903) 872-2861. A nursery is open for church services.

The Salvation Army would like to invite you to its Good Friday Service at 6 p.m. for praise, worship and fellowship. Also we will have Sunrise Services on Easter Sunday at 7 a.m. Please join us as we honor our Lord and Savior this Easter weekend. 212 E. First Ave -- (903) 874-7131.

Harmony Baptist Church, 400 East 12th Ave., Corsicana, where Bishop John Baker is pastor will have its Easter Pageant on Friday, March 29, 2013 at 8 p.m. with Sis. Annie Solomon and Sis. LaTresa Hervey in charge and will hold its Resurrection Day Service at 11:30 a.m. on March 31, 2013.  The church will celebrate with praise and worship ushered in by praise team members Minister Chasity Portis, Sis. Adrienne Perkins, Sis. Semetric Walker, Sis. Brandy Meankins, Dec. David Shockley, and Dec. Lawrence Williams. Elder Michael Williams will welcome guests, visitors, and friends and the primary department will give speeches and/or recitations. The sanctuary choir will lift the name of the Lord on high with songs of joy and Bishop Baker will give the joyous resurrection message. We would love to see you in these services.   

Brown Chapel AME Church, Pelham inviites you to join them for a day of worship. You are cordially invited to its Easter programs Sunday, March 31. Services will begin with a Sunrise Service at 6 a.m., followed by breakfast. Then Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Then Sunday Service at 11:30 a.m. Revs. Dennis and Yvonne Weaver will bring the word

for the services. All come.

Open Door Church of God in Christ, 1201 E. Eighth, Corsicana, invites you to its Revival April 1 to April 5. at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Pastor E. Sample. Come hear ye the word of the Lord!

Missionary Baptist Church, 405 S. 15th Street in Corsicana. An Easter Sunrise service will be observed this week. All are invited to meet at the church at 6:15 a.m. to be escorted to a local ranch where we will observe the Easter morning sunrise. After the Sunrise service, breakfast will be served at the Fellowship Hall by the men of the church. Sunday School and Sunday Morning worship will begin at 9:45 a.m. and 10:50 a.m. respectively. The afternoon service will be dismissed this week only. Adult Bible Study and Youth Program commence at 7 p.m. Wednesday as usual. Have a blessed and happy Easter.

Harmony Baptist Church, 400 East 12th Ave., will hold a special benefit service for their own first lady, Minister Vanessa Baker on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 8 p.m.  The church family wants to give her some much needed support for expenses incurred during her recent surgery and ongoing illness. Minister Baker is a true woman of God and is faithful to her calling in preaching and teaching God's word, praying for the sick, and ministering to the lost and brokenhearted.  She has taken on the attitude of a servant and is willing to go whenever and wherever she is needed. We are calling on family, friends and anyone who is acquainted with Minister Baker and/or her family to please join us in this service to lift up the name Jesus.  We ask that you come to be a blessing with your presence, your kind words and your love offering. If you have additional questions, please call the church at (903) 874-6108 or Sis. Colbert at (903) 654-2809.

Community Baptist Church, 125 SW CR 3040, will show “The Passion of the Christ” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 29 and 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30. Everyone is welcome.

Bethel A.M.E. Church: At 11 a.m. Sunday, March 31 Bethel will observe Easter Sunday Services and Missionaries in Action along with an Easter play from the Young People’s Department. This will follow the message by Rev. Greene, then the traditional Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Sunday School will close out the day. The public is always invited to attend. Bethel’s AME Gospel Choir will celebrate it’s 66th Anniversary at 3 p.m. on April 14 with a musical. Sis. Denise Freeman, choir president, Rev. W.L. Greene Sr., pastor.

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 2105 E. Jones Ave., will celebrate Easter Sunrise Service at 6 a.m. Sunday, March 31. They will celebrate Resurrection Sunday with the “Seven last Sayings from the Cross.” Please come and experience Resurrection Sunday with us. The public is invited. Rev. Alfred Cox Jr. is pastor.

Amelia Barton Church of the Living God, 917 G. W. Jackson St., invites the public to join for its annual Good Friday Service at 7 p.m. Friday, March 29 to worship and lift up the name of Jesus Christ. Each minister will speak on the “seven last words” and bless our hearts as we remember in this year of 2013, the great gift of love that Jesus gave for us on the cross. The congregation looks forward to a blessed time in this service. E.A. Bishop J.D. Morgan, pastor.

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.  March 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. will be Eggstravaganza, and March 31 is Easter Eatin’ Meetin’.

New Bethel Church family invites one and all to its sunrise Easter service at 5 a.m. Sunday, March 31 with breakfast served following the service. Sunday School is at 10 a.m., and morning worship at 11 a.m. The Women’s Department is in charge of the singing, praying and praise. The gospel will be presented by Pastor Earnest Betts.

The Liberty Tabernacle of God and Pastor Waites invite you to attend our Easter Sunrise service at 7 a.m. The church is located 2708 W. Eighth Ave. and 37th St. (behind Bowling Alley). After this service everyone will be at liberty to go home and fellowship with their own family. Our regular scheduled services are Sunday School at 9 a.m., Morning worship experience at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday night intercessory prayer at 6 p.m., and Bible study follows immediately at 7 p.m. We are presently studying “What on Earth Am I Here for?” a revised edition of “The Purpose Driven Life” by Rick Warren. Liberty Tabernacle of God where the Presence of God, the Power of God and the People of God are welcome. For more information call (903) 641-5675.

Believers Outreach Ministries will have an 11 a.m. Easter Service Sunday, March 31. Located at 3301 W. Seventh Ave., everyone is welcome. Tune in also on KAND 1340 AM every Sunday from 7:30 to 8 a.m. every Sunday from to hear the Single Believers Ministries radio ministry. For more information call (903) 602-0373.

Greater Love Outreach Fellowship invites you to its “Son” Rise Service at 4 a.m., Sunday, March 31. Guest speaker is Pastor Leon Tate of Calvary Baptist Church. After the spoken word we will bless your hearts and move your spirits with a touching and powerful skit of the Crucifixion and the Resurrection of Jesus Christ titled “They Didn’t Know.” You won’t want to miss this great service, bring your family and friends to be blessed. Breakfast will be served immediately after the service. Host pastor Bishop William Lewis Jr. and First Lady Sis. Marylyn Lewis.

Reaching Out to You Ministry at Sixth Ave. Baptist Church, invites you to join for its pastor’s 14th Anniversary celebration at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2013. Bishop k.d. davis sr. will be honored by guest churches Greater Love Outreach Fellowship, pastor Bishop William Lewis Jr.; Freedom Fellowship Church, Elder Jessie Williams; Pilgrim Rest PBC, Elder G.R. Moore; Lifeline Fellowship Church, Bishop Ricky Walters. The celebration continues Saturday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. with guest churches Johnson Memorial COGIC, Elder Joseph Johnson; Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Rev. A. Cox Jr.; David’s Chapel Baptist Church, Dallas, Rev. Joseph Roberson; and Cedar Fork Baptist Church, Rev. Corey Jenkins. The final day of celebration is Sunday, April 7 at 3:30 p.m. when special guest churches will be Deliverence MBC, Dallas, Rev. Kenneth Andrews; Faith Temple Ministries, Fairfield, Pastor P.A. Rischer; Greater El Bethel Baptist Church, Dr. William McNealy; Progressive Church Inc., Overseer Alton Davis.  For more information call (903) 874-4873.

New Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church, 1808 W. 10th Ave., invites you to day two of its Passion Week revival. On Thursday, March 28 speakers were Evangelist Dawson of Sixth Ave. Baptist Church, Sis. Sims of Pilgrim Rest; Sis. Campbell of 13th Ave., and Sis. Sharon Gray of New Cornerstone. For the Last Seven Sayings speakers are Rev. Crawford of New Cornerstone, Min. Campbell of 13th Ave., Min. Miller of Sixth Ave., and Pastor Whitehead of Mt. Olive at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 29. Come out and be blessed by these great men and women of God.


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.

Intercessors for Navarro County Men’s Prayer Breakfast meet at 6:45 a.m. Wednesdays at Navarro College. 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.

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.