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Lighthouse of Praise Church, 200 E. Collin St. in Corsicana will have special guest speaker, Apostle Jeremy LaBorde ministering at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. Apostle Jeremy LaBorde will return with Apostle Kenneth Fletcher at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 for the installation and ordination service of Pastors Steve and Teri Smith. All are welcome to attend.

10-10-19 Church News

Pastors Steve and Teri Smith

True Deliverance Holiness Tabernacle, 519 S. Fourth St. will host its Pastor Shirley Lucas and Deacon L. Lucas Eighth Pastoral Anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20. Apostle Shawn Percy of Tyler Tx. Lunch to follow at Martin Luther King Jr. Center. A second service will be held at 3:30 p.m. with Apostle Kevin Hawkins of Tyler. For more information call 903-493-4466.

New Bethel Baptist Church, 700 Elm Flat Rd, in Goodlow will host its Annual Youth Day at 3 p.m. Oct. 27. Guest will be Bishop k.d. Davis, Sr. For more information call 903-396-7437.

First Independent Baptist Church, 708 E. G.W. Jackson Ave. will host its 151st Annual Homecoming at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20. Guest will be Bishop k.d. Davis, Sr. of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. For more information call 903-519-6018.

Greater Love Outreach Fellowship Church, 720 E. Park Ave. where Bishop Wm Lewis, Jr. Serves as pastor will host its Pastor Anniversary at 7 p.m. Oct. 25. Guest will be Bishop k.d. Davis, Sr. For more information call 903-874-7273.

The Grace Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church family will be celebrating its Choir and Usher Annual Sunday at 3 p.m. Oct. 13. The choir, under the direction of Bro. B. J. Deeds, Jr. sets the tone for the worship service while the ushers, under the leadership of Brother Marshall Deeds are the doorkeepers to God's house. Rev. George Morgan of Roberson Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church of McGregor will be the speaker. Bro. B. J. Deeds, Jr., chairman; Brother Marshall Deeds, co-chairman; Revs. Michael and Joann Donaldson, pastors

First Independent Baptist Church will observe its 151st Church Anniversary at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 20. Theme: “We've Come This Far by Faith.” The historical church was organized in 1868 and is the oldest registered African American church in the State of Texas. An historical marker was erected Sept. 14, 1980. With everyones support, this will be a memorable day, spirituality and financially. Honored guests will be Bishop k.d. Davis and Sixth Avenue Baptist Church.

Blooming Grove United Methodist Church will hold its Lord's Acre from 10:30 to 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Blooming Grove Methodist Church. The Country Store and Silent Auction will be open till noon. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with take-outs starting at 10:30 a.m. The meal will consist of brisket, potato salad, beans, slaw, dessert and tea. Adult meals are $10 and $7 for children 10 and under. The live auction will begin in the sanctuary at 1 p.m.

Reaching Out to You Ministry hosts its “Radio Broadcast” from 8 to 9 a.m. every Sunday morning on KAND 1340 a.m. Listen to win CDs, cash give aways, and more during the broadcast. A night of learning is held at 6 p.m., every Tuesday at the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, 125 S. Fifth St. The church will host its Usher's Annual at 3 p.m. Oct. 13. Guest will be Greater New Mt. Pilgrim B.C. Of Dallas with Rev. D. Williams, Pastor. Pink out Sunday will be held at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 20 in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Fall Gospel Festival will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 26 on the new lot of the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church Burnert and Frey streets at Eighth Avenue. For more information call 903-874-4873.

Faith Lutheran Church welcomes everyone to Sunday school at 9 a.m. studying the book of Revelations with worship services to follow at 10:30 a.m. The church will celebrate its annual Octoberfest Oct. 19. There will be a German meal, bake sale, drawing for quilts, silent auction and “Still a Treasure” sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fun continues Oct. 26 with “Keeping the Faith” Octoberfest Car Show, co-hosted by Status C.C. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be more food, music and raffles. The church is located at 3824 W. Hwy. 22. Next to the Navarro County Coop. For more information call 903-641-9053.

God's Grace Country Church, 8626 S. Hwy. 287 in Eureka host its Sunday worship services at 10 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study is held at 6:30 p.m.

The Cowboy Church of Corsicana, 5864 W. Hwy. 31, holds its Sunday Morning services at 10 a.m. and adult Bible Study every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. “Herden ‘Em Up!” Wednesday evenings are at 6 p.m., ages first through fifth grade and Jr. High and High School begin at 6:30 p.m. Adult Bible Study will be held at 7 p.m. 5D Barrel Races will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sunday school classes for 3 to 4 year-olds and kindergarten through sixth grade will be held at 9:45 a.m. Bible Sunday's are at 6 p.m. Meet and Eat will be held at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. Chili will be served. Bring salads and desserts. The church's fall festival will be held at 5 p.m. Oct. 26. See website for more information.

Central Independent Baptist Church, Corsicana's newest baptist church, 101 S. 30th St., invites the community to Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., with Sunday services to follow at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer is at 7 p.m. Gary W. Winters serves as pastor. Dr. Winters has been a pastor for 40 years with 27 years as senior pastor. His first wife passed away in 2015 and he met and married Sandra in 2017. Church planting in the USA has been a lifetime calling as he has pastored in Michigan, Wyoming and Arkansas. Mr. and Mrs. Winters are excited to be serving in Corsicana. For more information visit

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 3000 W. Hwy. 22 welcomes Farther Juan Carlos as its new pastor. The daily Holy Mass schedule is at 12:15 noon on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Confessions will be heard on Tuesday from 5 to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 4 to 5 p.m.. The weekend Holy Mass schedule will remain the same with Saturday Vigil Mass in English at 5:30 p.m. Sunday mornings English Masses at 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. and Spanish Masses at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. For appointments or other information please call 903-874-4437. God Bless you and Pray often.

The Liberty Tabernacle church family and pastor invites the public to come and worship each Sunday with Sunday school beginning at 9 a.m. Not only is it fruitful but also the fellowship is great. Morning worship begins at 10:30 a.m. with anointed praise and worship. The church is located at 329 S. 37th St.

Northside Baptist Church, at 2800 N. Beaton St, has launched a new Spanish speaking ministry and called a new Associate Pastor to Hispanic families, Raj Kripalani. Spanish-speaking Bible study for adults is held on Sundays from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., and on Wednesdays, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. There is also a time of prayer on Thursdays, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call the church at (903) 872 5601, and ask to speak to Pastor Raj. You may also e-mail Pastor Raj at

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 312 N. 13th St. invites the community to its worship service at 11 a.m. every Sunday. Also adult Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. For more information call the church at 903-874-3781. All are welcome.

Petty’s Chapel Baptist Church, 1300 FM 3041, where Elvin Sikes serves as Pastor is located on Old Roane Road a half mile east of I-45. Sunday Worship starts at 8:30 a.m. followed by a short time of fellowship and then Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. A second Worship Service begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday night prayer and Bible study of the book of Mathew begins at 6:30 p.m. They are family Church focused on ministry to all people. “Little country Church with a BIG heart” where everyone is always welcome. `For more information 903-257-5690.

Pilgrim Rest P.B. Church, 1009 S. Fourth St. will offer free breakfast at 8:30 a.m. every Sunday morning.

New Victory in Christ Sanctuary, 805 S. 15th St. where D.R. Washington, Sr. RN Pastor Sonji Washington, will host its Sunday services at 10 a.m. followed by morning worship at 11:15 a.m. every Sunday.

Lighthouse of Praise located at 200 E. Collin St. in Corsicana where evangelists Steven Smith and his wife,Teri serve as minister invites the public to its services at 10:30 a.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Wednesday nights. Come and be blessed.

Purdon Community Church where Don Crum serves as pastor will feature Nycie Smith and Virginia Martin who will provide musical entertainment. Services begin at 10:30 a.m.

Dayspring Fellowship Church has a prayer line for those who are needing prayer. They may call or text 903-874-PRAY. Callers remain anonymous, if no answer please leave a message.

Dresden United Methodist Church invites the public to attend its regularly scheduled services at 9 a.m. every Sundays. The church is located at 13672 FM 744 in the Dresden Community.

Harmony Christian Ministries hosts its Sunday service from 11 a.m. to noon Tony Stephens serves as preacher. Nondenominational.

Intercessors for Navarro County Men’s Prayer Breakfast meets at 7 a.m. Wednesdays at the Trinity Baptist Church, 1200 N. 13th St., Corsicana. All men who are interested in praying for those in authority are welcome. (1 Timothy 2:1-3.) For more information, please call 903-872-5466.

Lone Star Cowboy Church of Navarro County, 4495 W. Hwy. 22 Invites the community to attend its worship services on Sunday at 10 a.m., and/or on Monday nights from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday Bible study classes are available for all ages with child care provided. The Lone Star Diner is open from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m., Bible Studies start at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Team Roping on Tuesday nights (weather permitting.) Navarro County Singles meet the second Thursday each month at the Corsicana Opry, fellowship and finger foods start at 5:30 and a service at 7 p.m. For more information on upcoming events follow the Lone Star Cowboy Church of Navarro County on Facebook.

Cedar Creek Missionary Baptist Church, where Tim Easley serves as pastor is located at 4094 FM 709 in Corsicana. The church can best be described as “A perfect place where imperfect people connect with Jesus and each other.” For more information call 903-257-6215 or e-mail

Emmanuel Baptist Church, 2217 W. Seventh Ave., in Corsicana meets and holds services at 9:30 a.m. Sunday for Sunday school and worship services begin at 10:45 a.m. Bible study is held at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. For more information call Jacey Adelbal at 903-519-3962 or BJ Hideos at 214-971-2972 or Debbie at 903-875-1910.

Petty’s Chapel Baptist Church, 1300 FM 3041, where Elvin Sikes serves as Pastor is located on Old Roane Road a half mile east of I-45. Sunday Worship starts at 8:30 a.m. followed by a short time of fellowship and then Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. A second Worship Service begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday night prayer and Bible study of the book of Mathew begins at 6:30 p.m. They are family Church focused on ministry to all people. “Little country Church with a BIG heart” where everyone is always welcome. For more information 903-257-5690.

The Message Ministries invites you to call Patrick and Nancy McCurrin for prayer and information on receiving salvation and health that Jesus died for on the Cross. Most calls for prayer are about sickness so start repeating and believing, I Peter 2:24. Call 903-874-5226. Proverbs 4:20-22

Wesley United Methodist Church, 3308 North Beaton, has Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., services at 11 a.m., and prayer meeting and Bible Study Wednesday at 1 p.m. Minster is Glen Blackmon.

Redeemed Christian Church of God— Fountain of Life Tabernacle, 1800 MLK Blvd. invites the public to its powerful worship service. The service starts with Sunday school at 10 a.m. worship will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon every Sunday. Bible study will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. every Wednesday and a Night Vigil of prayers and Holy Communion will be held from 9 to 11 p.m. every third Friday. Come and be richly blessed. For more information call 903-423-7328 or 469-263-4895.

St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 N. 14th St., invites the community to it’s services at 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Adult Sunday school follows the 9:30 a.m. service every Sunday. Wednesday evening bible study will begin at 7 p.m. For more information visit the Facebook page or call 903-874-5425.

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