Men’s Community Prayer Breakfast will meet at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday, in the Lone Star Room of the Walker Dining Hall on the Navarro College campus. This meeting is open to all men in the community. The main emphasis is prayer for the community with interceding for leaders, schools, institutions, government and churches in the community. For more information call (903) 874-5561.
Open Bible study and gospel singing is held every Thursday at the Senior Activity Center, 919 W. Park Ave., Corsicana. There is no cost to attend. Singing will be from 10 to 10:30 a.m. with Patrick and Nancy McCurrin, Hugh Parrish on guitars, and Virginia Terry on the piano, then from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Peggy Smith is teaching Bible study. For more information call Activity Director Fred Biltz at (903) 654-4980.
Kerens Missionary Baptist Church announces information on regular services of the church: 10 a.m. Sunday School, 11 a.m. Worship Service, 6 p.m. Sunday Evening Service, and 7 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service. At 2:30 p.m., on the first Sunday of each month services are held at Kerens Care Center. Wednesday evening services focus on the study of different books of the Bible. It is the desire and privilege of the churches to minister to those in Kerens who are not attending other churches regularly. A warm welcome is awaiting those who worship at Kerens Missionary Baptist Church.
Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 101 N. 4th Street, Corsicana, and the Rev. Keith Gavin present The Dennis Johnson Women’s Missionary Society’s Annual Day, beginning at 3 p.m., Aug. 29. The theme will be “Missionaries on the Move.” Guest Speaker will be Sis. Janice M. Brown, WMS President of the Northwest Texas Conference, from Anderson Chapel AMEC of Kileen, with the Rev. WM Campbell Jr., Pastor, the Rev. Dr. Jessica K. Ingram, 10th District Episcopal Supervisor of Missions, Sis. Brenda Hobbs, Missionary Supervisor of Paul Quinn District, NW Texas Conference, the Rev. Keith and Sis. Sylvia Gavin, Pastor and wife, and Sis. DuAne Yancy, Dennis Johnson WMS, President. For more information call Penny Liggins at (903) 654-7732.
Taylor’s Memorial Church, 1600 G.W. Jackson Ave. in Corsicana, will be hosting a benefit musical for the C.D. Washington family at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 27. The event will be given on behalf of Donell Washington who is in Baylor Hospital. The Washington’s are the ministry leaders at the Greater Haynes Memorial Church in Mexia. Many anointed singers and musicians will be appearing on the program to help raise funds for the family. Love gifts may also be sent directly to the Washingtons at 712 Northwood Blvd., Corsicana, Texas 75110, or to Pastor P. A. Rischer, 102 PR 1279, Fairfield, Texas 75840. Any contribution will be received with much gratitude.
Unity Baptist Church, 406 S. 34th St., Corsicana, and Pastor Chad Owens, announces service information: 9:45 a.m. Sunday school, 11 a.m. worship service and children’s church, 5 p.m. Bible study classes, and 6 p.m. evening worship service, 7 p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting and Kings Kids meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. Tuesday a group from Unity visits shut-ins. Bible study is held at Northwest Apartments Community Center 7 p.m. every Thursday. The Brotherhood Breakfast will be 8 a.m. and Monthly Sing Night is 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14. David Nelson Teaches at Twilight Nursing Home 9 a.m. every Sunday. Vacation Bible School will be held 5 to 8 p.m. starting Monday, Aug. 16. The nursery is open for church services. For transportation to services call (903) 872-2861.
The Second Mission Baptist Church, 909 South Fifth St., will hold a 15 Year Recognition Service for Pastor Larry L. Polk, Sr., 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 22. Minister Gary Floyd of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in Houston will deliver the morning worship message. Pastor Donald R. Parish, Sr., of True Lee Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas will proclaim the gospel message for the 3 p.m. afternoon service. The congregates are elated to invite all to share in this celebration.
Kelly's Temple Church Of God In Christ, 501 North 3rd St., and Pastor Billy Joe Kelly, invite you to the 11 a.m. Sunday morning service, with special guest speaker Eld. Terry Washington of Houston, and praise and worship leader Brandon Washington. Eld. Washington serves as Associate Minister of Maranatha church, with Pastor Milton C Jones. He also serves on the Church Executive Board of Directors, is President of the Helping Hands Ministry, supports the Married Couples Ministry, is on the Ways and Means Committee, and is the Choir Music Director. He is a graduate of James Madison High School in Houston, and Navarro College. He is married to Pamela Grant Washington, and they are the parents of Brandon and Chelsea Washington. Eld. Washington is employed at Fort Bend I. S. D., in Sugarland.
The New Revelation Ministries 700 Hwy. 31 West, Chandler, and Bishop D.L. Barton, Pastor, Elect Lady Lisa Barton, and Associate Minister, the Rev. Kelvin J. Blains, invite the public to an explosive summer revival beginning Thursday, Aug. 19. Guest speakers will be there throughout the week beginning at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 19 with Evangelist L. Shead of Frankston, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 20, 21, and 22 with Evangelist Barbara Calloway of McKinney, 11 a.m. and again at 3 p.m., Aug. 21 with Prophet Sequina Moore of Dallas, and 3 p.m., Sunday. Aug. 22 with Evangelist Barbara Calloway. For more information call (903) 515-2424.
Northside Baptist Church, 2800 North Beaton Street is beginning a program called Grief Share, a non-denominational weekly support group for people grieving the death of someone close. The finality of death is hard to accept, and Grief Share is a place to be around people who understand the pain of loss. This support group will begin meeting 5 to 7 p.m., Sept. 12, in the Fellowship Center (small white house across from the parking lot) 222 Forest Lane, Corsicana. Meetings will consist of three components: Video seminar, Grief Share workbook, and group discussion. The Grief Share group is open to everyone. The only expense is the $10 workbook. Childcare and refreshments will be provided. For more information call (903) 874-3277.
Johnson Memorial Church of God in Christ celebrates the 20th Pastoral Anniversary of Eld. Joseph Johnson, Sr., with a banquet, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, at Lifeline Fellowship Family Church, 5301 W. State Hwy. 31, Corsicana, led by Pastor Rickey Walters. The banquet is $20 and includes guest speaker Eld. H.B. Horn of Greater Mt. Calvary COGIC, Dallas. There will also be an Anniversary Service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12 at Johnson Memorial Church of God in Christ, 1700 S. Business 45, Corsicana, Pastored by Joseph Johnson. Guest speaker for the service will be Eld. William Lewis, Jr., of Greater Love Outreach Fellowship Ministry, Corsicana. For more information contact Sis. Bettye Barge-Calhoun (903)872-0780, Sis. Bridgett Jennings (903) 875-0632, or Sis. Petrina Pipkins (903) 493-0697.
First United Methodist Church, 320 N. 15th St., Corsicana, invites the community to a free Broadway Spectacular! Come and hear favorite Broadway songs presented by the Chancel Choir and the Hand Bell Choir of First United Methodist Church. Bring family, friends, and neighbors for a joyous afternoon of great music, 2 p.m. Aug. 22.
The Kelly Temple Church of God in Christ church family and Pastor Billy Joe Kelly invite all in Corsicana and the surrounding communities to a benefit for the Timothy Cemetery Association at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28. Special guests include The Gospel Five of Corsicana, who will be entertaining for the fundraiser. All proceeds will benefit The Timothy Cemetery Association for scheduled maintenance and upkeep of the cemetery grounds. Checks may be made out to The Timothy Cemetery Club. For more information contact Pastor Bill Joe Kelly at (903) 872-2737.
Faith Temple Ministries, N. Hwy. 75, in Fairfield is hosting “A Holy Ghost Revival” beginning at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16, through Wednesday Aug. 18. The revivalist will be Pastor Carlos Daniels of Palestine. Faith Temple Ministries will also honor their pastor for 14 years of service in the ministry beginning Friday, Aug. 20 to Sunday, Aug. 22. Guest speaker Pastor Thibodeaux of Fairfield Baptist Church will lead services at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20 . Guest speaker Pastor Carlos Daniels of Faith Tabernacle Ministries will lead services at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21. Guest speaker Pastor H.B. Horn, Jr., of Dallas, and the Greater Mt. Calvary C.O.G.I.C. will lead services at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22. Other guests will be on the program, and everyone is welcome to join in. For more information call (903) 389-9030.
Bethel AMEC Missionary has a special Sunday morning speaker, Bethel’s own Sis. Penny A. Liggins, planned for 11 a.m. Aug. 29. Penny has been a resident of Corsicana her whole life. She is a 1981 graduate of Corsicana High School, and a 1983 Navarro College graduate, with an AA degree. She is currently employed with UT Southwestern Medical Center of Dallas as an administrative assistant. She is a proud mother of one daughter Brittney Liggins-Deckard; grandmother to Zachary, Za’Ryah and Zane Deckard; daughter of the late Joseph and Wynona Overby-Liggins; she is also the sister of the late Reginald “Ricky” Liggins I, and Gregory Liggins. Penny is a former member of the St. Andrews United Methodist Church from the time of her birth to the age 30, then she joined Bethel 17 years ago. She now serves as church secretary, choir member, assistant secretary of the Missionary Society, President of the Lay Organization, stewardess and delegate to next months annual conference to be held at Wesley Chapel AMEC in Fort Worth, TX. Sis, Liggins’ favorite scripture is Joshua 24:15, “As for me and my house we will serve the Lord.” The church asks for prayers that it will be a good day for all; all day in Christ Jesus. Feel free to stop by for services held at 11 a.m., and again at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29. Also in attendance will be the Rev. Keith and Sylvia Gavin, Pastor and wife, and Sis. Du’Ane Yancy, WMS President. For more information please call (903) 874-8674 or (903) 654-7732
Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance and President of the IDMA Group, Dairy Johnson, Sr., invite you to the IDMA Alliance Fourth Sunday Fellowship, 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22 at the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church Pastored by Bishop K.D. Davis. The guest speaker will be Eld. Gary Moore, Pastor of Pilgrim Rest Primitive Baptist Church of Corsicana. The public is invited to come and worship.