They’ll be sleeping on the ground among bugs and birds, near lions and tigers, but the parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Ridgewood, N.J., decided they’d do it if that’s what it took to see Pope Francis.
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In the coming weeks, Pope Francis will be visiting the United States to attend the 2015 World Meeting of Families, a Roman Catholic convention that celebrates families. Although there have been more than 260 popes, only four have visited the United States.
Eddy Johnson, pastor of Central Baptist Church in Gainesville, will be the speaker for a revival meeting Aug. 5-9, at Collinsville Bible Baptist Church.
DENISON — Mount Olive Baptist church, located at 1131 S. Scullin Avenue in Denison, will be having its 127th church anniversary homecoming celebration at 3 p.m. Sunday with Keith Taylor of Southside Baptist Church as the guest speaker.
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SHERMAN — Greater Harvest North Church is hosting a revival at 7 p.m. nightly from Aug. 12-16 with a special guest, 12-year-old minister and singer Gabrielle Little of Living Waters Full Gospel in Whitesboro.
DENISON — Oak Ridge Baptist Church will be hosting a revival at 11 a.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. each night through Wednesday.
The Friendly Church of God In Christ membership team has established a plan of expansion and renovation for their worship center. In order to accomplish these goals, the church body has begun a series of activities that generate funds as well as enlighten, educate, and edify all participants.
SHERMAN — St. John CME Church will be hosting a community health and safety fair from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday.
This Pluto stuff amazes me. Ever since I was a child I have been intrigued by our solar system and space itself. I remember staring up into the sky wondering how big the universe was and debating whether it went on forever or had some end. Neither option really made sense to me which just added to the wonder of it all. So to see pictures of Pluto like we’ve never seen before has just been simply fascinating.