A bill seeking to continue Texas’ ban on gay marriage, no matter how the courts rule, received strong opposition during a late Thursday public hearing — much of it from religious leaders and believers who said conservative Christians do not have the sole perspective on marriage.
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The Vatican announced Friday that a Scottish cardinal accused of sexual misconduct will lose all the rights and privileges of that high office following his resignation — the first time a cardinal has resigned since the 1920s.
DENISON — The Mt Vernon Baptist Church will have its 5th Sunday Mission Program at 3 p.m. on Sunday. The speaker of the hour will be Evangelist Gloria Childs of the Word of Faith Church in Greenville.
The Temple of Hope Faith & Grace Church will hold it’s Mission Ministry 5th Sunday program at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Minister Sara Goodman of New Hope Christian Fellowship church in Denison , Texas. The theme is “ Serving Willingly” based on the scripture 1 Peter 5:2-4
DENISON — Mt. Olive Baptist will host a free movie called “Steps of Faith” at 5 p.m. Saturday. Doors open at 4 p.m. Admission is free. Autographed copies of the DVD will be $10.
SHERMAN — Greater Harvest North Church will hold a 21st anniversary celebration at noon on Saturday. They will meet at 607 w. Burton, across from Fairview Park.
DENISON — The Denison City-wide Ministerial Alliance will hold a passion week revival 6 p.m. nightly from Monday through Friday, April 3rd, ending with an Easter Sunday sunrise service at 6 a.m. Sunday, April 5th. All services will be held at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 1131 S. Scullin Avenue in Denison. Breakfast will be served in the dinning hall at Mt. Olive Baptist Church immediately following the sunrise service.
SHERMAN — Susie Viars and the Friendly Church of God in Christ will be the guest singers for Sherman Pathway Church of God’s 5th Sunday night singing at 6 p.m.
SHERMAN — The Women’s Ministry of Greater New Hope Baptist Church in Sherman will celebrate its 5th Annual “Tea and Tables Extravaganza from 4 - 6 p.m. this Saturday at the Sherman Municipal Ballroom, 220 W. Mulberry St. in Sherman.
DENISON — The Galilee Griggs of Zone 4 will have their fifth Sunday board program starting at 3 p.m. on Sunday. All Zone 4 churches and their pastors are asked to attend. The church is located at 401 W. Walker in Denison.