Church news, June 20 - 26


Red River Cowboy Church

DENISON — Beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday school is held for all ages from infants through adults. A worship service starts each week at 11 a.m. Nursery attendant is provided from 9:45 until noon for newborns.

There will be a work day at the church on June 28 starting at 8 a.m. for fellowship and work to improve the church property.

The worship service has a band and an overhead screen for sing-alongs. There is coffee and donuts available during the service.

The church is located on Hwy 691, 1/2 mile west of Hwy 75 and Texoma Medical Center on the Sherman/Denison border.

For more information call 903-821-7006.

Trinity United Methodist Church

DENISON — Each week, church school classes for all ages begin at 9:30 a.m., and worship is at 10:45 a.m. This Sunday, Rev. Jimmy Greene will preach. A nursery is provided at all services.

“Stew for the Soul” is a free lunch and time of fellowship from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on the first Saturday of every month.

Trinity’s Game Day meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 1 p.m., the TOPS group meets each week on Thursday’s at 9 a.m.

For more information about current activities at Trinity United Methodist Church see the website at trinityumcdenison.com, visit the Facebook page, or call the church office at 903-465-4996.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

DENISON — Worship services for Sunday are at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday school is being held for children in kindergarten through 6th grade on Sunday mornings from 9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

The ECW will meet this Sunday immediately following the 10:30 a.m. service.

The service of Holy Eucharist is held every Tuesday at noon. St. Luke’s Manna Ministries is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Anyone needing food is welcome.

Men’s prayer and study group meet on Tuesdays at 8 a.m.

AA meetings are held Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at 306 N. Fannin. For more information, please contact the church office at 903-465-2630.

Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts meet on Thursdays at 6:30 to 8 p.m. St. Luke’s manna meal is held every Saturday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Kohfeldt Hall.

St. Luke’s is located at 427 West Woodard Street (the corner of Woodard and Fannin Avenue).

Parish office hours are: Monday - Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 903-465-2630 with any questions.

Antioch Baptist Church

BELLS — Sunday school for all ages meet at 10 a.m. and worship follows at 11 a.m. Nursery and children’s church are available during the morning worship service. The message will come from the Book of Psalms.

Prayer meeting, RA’s, GA’s, Mission Friends and Youth all meet at 6 to 7 p.m. each Wednesday.

On June 22 at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall the special training called “Recognizing and Reporting” will continue as planned. For more information concerning this training, contact Judy Johnson 903-965-4124.

The church is located at 455 Pink Hill Road, 3 miles west of Bells just off Hwy 56. Turn south on Antioch Road to Pink Hill Road and into church parking lot.

North Park Baptist

SHERMAN — Sunday worship services are at 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. The evening service begins at 6 p.m.

Thursday, the Intercessory Prayer Group will meet at the church at 10 a.m.

For more information, call the church at 903-892-8429 or visit www.northparknet.com. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday. The church is located at 2605 Rex Cruse Dr. in Sherman.

Child care for infants through three years old is provided for most services.

For text message updates throughout the week, text Northpark (one word) to 903-821-7000.

Center Street Church of Christ

SHERMAN — The Center Street Church of Christ is located at 1105 West Center Street in Sherman.

Sunday, June 22nd, Jerry Jones will be speaking at the 10:30 a.m. morning service and David Corder at the 6 p.m. evening service. Wednesday evening Jack Ringo will be speaking on 2 Chronicles 15.

Services are simple, and the New Testament pattern of worship is followed. There is congregational singing, prayer, communion, teaching, and giving of means.

Virginia Point United Methodist Church

SAVOY — Virginia Point United Methodist Church invites everyone to services Sunday at 11 a.m. The sermon will come from Matthew 10:24-39 and is entitled “Acknowledging Christ.”

Virginia Point Prayers will hold its next monthly meeting the second Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Virginia Point UMC is located north of Savoy/Bells at 1386 County Road 1200. The new web site is www.virginiapointumc.com.

Choctaw Creek Cowboy Church

SAVOY — The church is a western heritage fellowship which meets at 10 a.m. on Sunday’s for music, donuts and fellowship followed by worship music and Bible preaching at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The music is provided by the Choctaw Creek Cowboy Band.

Sunday’s Bible message is based upon John 11:38-44, titled ‘Power Greater than Death.’

The church and the friends of CCCC gather for a ‘Country Gospel Singing’ on every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Anyone may bring a musical instrument to play along.

A ‘Third series’ arena play day will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. It is a Sunday afternoon family arena event for all ages.

On the first Sunday of each month, the First Sunday Chuck Wagon meets with lunch after worship. Every Monday at 11 a.m., a music and Bible study meets in the A Hall of Clyde Cosper Veterans’ Home in Bonham. On the second Tuesday at 11 a.m., the Lunch Bunch eats out, tentatively July 8 at City Limits in Sherman. On the fourth Wednesday at 11 a.m., music with a message is presented at the Wesley Village in Denison.

Every Thursday at 11 a.m. there is a gospel music therapy event in Memory Care at Clyde Cosper Veterans Home. On the third Thursday at 11 a.m., a gospel music concert will be performed at Texoma Healthcare in Sherman. On the fourth Friday at 3 p.m. a gospel music concert will be held at Victoria Gardens in Allen.

On the third Saturday at 7 p.m., there will be a community pickin’ and singing event at the Sadler Community Center. On the fifth Sunday expect a breakfast meet-up at 8 a.m., this June 29 at Grandy’s Restaurant in Sherman.

CCCC meets in the red western-style building on the South side of Hwy. 56 at the East side of Savoy.

Hebron Baptist Church

BELLS — Sunday morning services begin at 10:45. Sunday School begins at 9:45. Sunday night services begin at 5 p.m. with discipleship training. Worship begins at 6. There is singing with the band night each fourth Sunday night beginning at 5.

Wednesday night services begin at 7 p.m. There are CIA’s for the children and Bible study for the youth . The adults also have Bible study.

The church is located 3 1⁄2 miles north of Bells off FM 1897, at 655 Hebron Rd. For more information call 903-364-5155.

Lakeway United Methodist Church

POTTSBORO — Lakeway United Methodist Church offers two service times 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. This Sunday Pastor Allen Snider is back from SEEK Camp and during the worship services, Lakeway will have a SEEK Camp Celebration with a video of all the wonderful events that took place at SEEK Camp. This Sunday’s scripture lesson is Matthew 10:24-39 and the sermon is titled “Counting the Cost”.

Monday, Georgetown Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. will host the Great Days of Service Rally Meeting. Great Days of Service is planning and preparing for Great Days of Service Weekend with Thursday being prep day with lunch here at Lakeway UMC from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Friday, June 27th and Saturday, June 28th will be the days the projects get started and finished. Forms are being distributed. To have a project considered or to help, call one of the Pottsboro Ministerial Alliance Churches or pick up forms locally. Also note all of the forms and MAPS may be picked up at Lakeway UMC. The forms are also on the “Pottsboro Great Days of Service” Facebook page ready for download.

Great Days of Service is a faith-based, interdenominational association of Pottsboro Churches (Pottsboro Ministerial Alliance) which are united in serving God and community by renewing neighborhoods and aiding homeowners in the restoration of their properties. Building Community through Community Service.

First United Methodist Church

VAN ALSTYNE — The First United Methodist Church of Van Alstyne is located at 303 S. Preston and has two services. The 9 a.m. service is contemporary and features the praise band, Saved by Grace. Holy Communion is served weekly. The 11 a.m. service is a traditional service with the Chancel Choir leading the music. Holy Communion is served the first Sunday of the month. This week the message, “I’d Rather Talk about Peace” will use Romans 6:1b-11 and Matthew 10:24-39.

The youth will meet for IMPACT Wednesdays from 6 - 8 p.m. The Friends’ Ministry will meet Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Benton Hall. The Kids Eat Free program runs from June 9th through August 22nd. Free lunches for children are available from 11:30 a.m. until noon in the gym Monday through Friday (except Friday, July 4th).

For more information on any church event or to learn more about the church, please visit the website at www.vafumc.com.

Covenant Presbyterian Church

SHERMAN — Worship begins at 9:30 a.m. with church school classes for all ages. These studies are called Serendipity, a class using individual study and interpretation; Joy Class for adults with development disabilities; and an inter-generational summer class, which will be reading and discussing the book “What’s the Least I Can Believe and Still be a Christian?”

Fellowship begins at 10:30 a.m. and the service of the word will begin at 10:50 a.m. Scriptures used will be: Gen.21:8-21; Ps. 86:1-10, 16-17; Rom. 6:1b-11; Matt. 10:24-39.

Monday, Narcotics Anonymous meets at 12 p.m. Monday through Friday and again at 6 p.m. Friday evening.

Tuesday, Depression Support Group meets at 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, worship planning is at 4 p.m.

Thursday, men’s discussion is at Grandy’s at 7:00 a.m. with John Denton leading the discussion. Fellowship, Mission, and Finance Committee meetings are at 5:30 p.m. All other committee meetings begin at 7 p.m. There will not be a soup supper provided in between meetings.

The church is located at 322 W. Pecan in Sherman. For more information, call 903-892-1502 or visit the website at www.cpcsherman.org.

Calvary Baptist Church

SHERMAN — The “Radical” series begins at 6:30 on Sunday evening. The study is based on David Platt’s best selling book and now Bible study. The challenge presented in this study is to live a life of radical faith that reflects the radical call of Christ upon life.

Calvary offers other opportunities for service at 9:45 am for Sunday school and worship service at 10:45 a.m.

Summer Wednesday evenings offer family night activities for the entire family at 6:30.

The church is located at 831 S. Sam Rayburn Freeway. It’s the large metal building on the east side of the freeway. Visit the website at www.calvarymbc.com to hear previous sermon podcasts.

Red River Unitarian Universalist Church

DENISON — Red River Unitarian Universalist Church welcomes D. Scott Cooper to the pulpit Sunday at 11:15 a.m. The title of his sermon is “Holmes, Doyle and Watson: A Spiritual Balancing Act.” Cooper asks the question: How do we as UUs balance our experience of and emotional response to the “trans-cending mystery and wonder” with our re-spect for the “guidance of reason and the results of science?” The church will explore how the implications might hold for how to approach the way of living life.

D. Scott Cooper has been an active member of the First Unitarian Church of Dallas for nearly fifteen years. Poised to begin his third year of seminary at Brite Divinity School, Scott recently received the Walker Ministerial Scholarship for students preparing for the preaching ministry. Scott lives in Oak Cliff with his husband Conrad and stepson Harrison.

Children’s Religious Education meets during the service in the Emerson Room or Crafts Room. Children are studying world religions and the seven principals of Unitarian Universalism, including “What if Nobody Forgave?” and “From Long Ago and Many Lands.”

Adult Forum meets at 10 a.m. in the parlor. AF is currently watching and discussing 30-40 minute segments of Julia Sweeney’s film “Letting Go of God.”

Red River UU is the only Unitarian Universalist congregation between Plano, Texas and Norman, Okla. Unitarian Universalism is a free and open faith that does not demand that its members subscribe to any particular religious creed or doctrine. Instead, it emphasizes the right and responsibility of each individual to search for his or her own religious truth and meaning. The congregation provides religious seekers with a supportive community to assist them in their personal spiritual journeys.

The church is located at 515 Burnett Ave. in Denison.

Central Christian Church

SHERMAN — Rev. Gary Gibbs will bring the message this Sunday morning. His sermon title is “Nothing is Covered Up…” and the scripture text is Luke 12: 8­12, 22­31.

Central Christian Church provides a traditional service with hymnal music powered by an organ. Worship hour and children’s church begin at 10:50 a.m.

Central Christian Church is located at 401 S. Travis St. in Sherman. The elevator entrance is located on the south side of the building for ease of access. The church office is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

For more information please visit the website at www.centralchristiansherman.org, email cccsherman@yahoo.com or contact the church office at 903-­893-­1529 or the pastor at 903-­357­-5691 or 214-­914-­2435.

Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church

SHERMAN — Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church will worship at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Dr. Lander Bethel will be preaching “Do Not Be Afraid; You Are Valuable” using Matthew 10:24-39. The lesson will be read from Genesis 21:8-21 and Romans 6:1b-11.

There will be one more annual garage sale will be Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Garage sale proceeds go to the Presbyterian Border Ministry. The Pat Nuckols Book Group will meet at Joy Johnson’s on Monday at 7:30 p.m. They will discuss The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

The church is located at 901 N. Grand Avenue, across from Austin College. The facilities are handicapped accessible. For more information, please call the church office at 903-893-1921.

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

SHERMAN — The congregation of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church will hold worship on the First Sunday after Pentecost, also called Trinity Sunday. The church will celebrate the services of low Mass at 8 a.m., and sung Mass at 10 a.m. on Sunday. A nursery is provided during the 10 a.m. service.

Everyone can meet in the parish hall after the 10 a.m. service for coffee, refreshments and fellowship.

A healing service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening with a communal prayer open to the community.

The Men’s Spiritual Growth and Breakfast Group will meet at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday at Lupe’s in Sherman.

Prayer requests are welcome. Call or e-mail requests to the office. The church is located at 401 S. Crockett in Sherman, 903-892-6610; e-mail: office@saintstephenssherman.org.

Legacy Bible Church

DENISON — Legacy Bible Church continues the sermon series studying the Ten Commandments. It is located on FM 691 between 75 and Grayson College with service times at 9 and 10:45 a.m.

A nursery, pre-school, and children’s church programs are available during both Sunday morning services.

The mission trip to Guatemala will be July 17-23. There is still room on the team. Contact Doug Greene for information.

College Ministry will go to FC Dallas on July 4th. Game package includes game, fireworks, on-field pre-match experience and free parking. Contact Simon for ticket information.

Christ the King

SHERMAN — Christ The King Reformed Church will hold worship at 10 a.m. Sunday followed by a time of coffee and good fellowship. They will celebrate Lord’s Day and take the Lord’s Supper with John Emmett, Elder in the OPC church of Garland, assisting.

In Sunday school the discussion continues on the Belgic Confession of Faith. They will meet in the Texoma Room at the Hampton Inn, Hwy 75 and 82 in Sherman. Weekly audio sermons are posted at shermanreformed.net.

Christ the King is a mission work of the South Central Classis under the Synod of the Reformed Church in the United States, Presbyterian in government. For more information call Rev. Neale Riffert at 903-624-2547.

The Men’s Fellowship Breakfast; where discussions center on the Canons of Dort, will meet at 6:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Braum’s, 2506 N US Highway 75, Sherman. For more information call 903-624-2547, or shermanreformed.net.

For more information on services, or what the church offers visit the website at www.legacybiblechurch.org.

First Baptist Church of Bells

BELLS — Worship is at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Children’s church for 3rd grade and under meets during the 11 a.m. service, while the nursery is available for each Sunday service. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Sunday evening services are at 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, the sermon will be “I am not but I know I AM.”

Sunday Evening sermon series beginning June 1 each week at 6:30pm will be “Faith Commander: Living Five Values from the Parables of Jesus.” This is a video based series from the Robertson Family of Duck Commander.

FBC offers a free meal on Wednesday evenings 5 - 6 p.m. to all that would like to attend and then stay for services. Then there is a Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting. At the same time children pre-K - 5th grades meet for Bible study in C.A.M.O. Kids; youth also meet for Bible study as does adult Bible study and prayer meeting. This Wednesday evening’s sermon series is entitled “The Coming End,” a study of Revelation.

FBC provides a free breakfast Sunday for all students 12th grade and younger. Breakfast is served from 9:30 - 10 a.m. Each student is encouraged to stay for Sunday school at 10 and worship at 11 a.m.

June 23-28th, the youth will go to World Changers Mission trip in Ft. Smith, Ark. No youth on June 25 at the church.

Anyone interested can listen to weekly sermons online at fbcbellstx.org under the heading sermons. The entire service can now be listened to online including the music. A nursery is provided for all services.

The church is located at 105 S. Pecan (Hwy 69 South) Bells, Texas. Additional parking for the church is located at 112 S. Broadway. Call 903-965-4813 or 903-815-1775 for more information. Church website is fbcbellstx.org.

Morton Street Church of Christ

DENISON — The Morton St. Church of Christ seeks to please the Lord by worshiping the way the new testament instructs. They meet at 9 a.m. each Sunday to study and assemble for worship at 10 a.m. and then 5 p.m. They meet Wednesday at 7 p.m. for study and devotional. This Wednesday they will continue their summer series on the subject of bringing Christ back to the family. This week’s lesson is entitled, “Parents—Work Together” by Anthony Warnes.

The can be found at 2223 W. Morton St. in Denison.

Call 903-465-4127 or email cofc@cableone.net for a Bible study, free correspondence course or information about the church. They are online at www.mortonstreetchurchofchrist.com.

Pottsboro Church of Christ

POTTSBORO — The Pottsboro Church of Christ meets at 9 a.m. on Sunday for Bible study with classes available for all ages. The worship service begins at 10 a.m. which includes a sermon, singing, praying taking the Lord’s Supper and giving. The church also meets at 5 p.m.

The youth summer series will be held at various congregations each Tuesday night at 7 p.m. On June 24th, the Whitesboro Church of Christ will be the host. The speaker will be Brandon Watson and the subject will be “Absolute Truth?” Rodger Daniel will be in charge of transportation. Refreshments will be served.

The ladies’ Bible class has been dismissed for the summer. It will continue in September.

On Wednesday, the church meets at 7 p.m. for Bible study, a short devotional and singing. Classes are available for all ages.

The congregation is collecting Jello and sweetened condensed milk for the New Mexico Children’s Christian Home.

“The Gospel of Christ’ airs each Sunday morning on KXII, My Texoma, Cable One Channel 2 at 7 a.m. and on KXII, Channel 12 at 7:30 a.m. “In Search of the Lord’s Way” airs on Channel 12 at 7 a.m. each Sunday morning. See the church website at pottsborococ.org to find out more about the activities of the church.

The church is located at 522W Highway 120, just east of Highway 289. For questions or to study the Bible call 903-786-9602 or visit pottsborococ.org.

Westwood Church of Christ

SHERMAN — “Have We Grown Past Needing Hell” will be the discussion during Sunday morning assembly for worship at 10:30 a.m. A contrast between the kings “Jehoshaphat and Ahab” will be considered during the evening assembly for worship at 5 p.m. The study on the crucifixion of Jesus continues in the Sunday adult Bible study at 9:30 a.m.

The ten plagues of Egypt will be studied in the adult Bible study this Wednesday at 7 p.m.

The church encourages questions to be placed in the question box. For further information call 903-487-2783. The church is located at 314 N. Tolbert in Sherman.

Christian Science Society

DENISON — The Christian Science Society, located at 927 W. Sears St., begins Sunday services and school at 10 a.m. Testimonies of healing are held the first and third Wednesday of each month at 8 p.m.

The lesson for Sunday is “Is the Universe including Man Evolved by Atomic Force” using scripture “The Lord reigneth, he is clothed with majesty;” Psalms 93:1 (to;) Services include hymns of praise and a Bible lesson. A vocal solo will be presented.

Documented reports of Christian healing are available at no cost by request.

Faith Fellowship Baptist Church

DENISON — The Faith Fellowship Baptist Church has Sunday school at 9:30 and morning worship service at 10:30. The pastor will continue the series of sermons on “Foundations for Faith” from the book of Romans. The sermon for this Sunday will be “Salvation” from Romans 10:1-13.

Water aerobic exercise classes are held at the church pool Monday - Saturday mornings at 9 a.m. and Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. The public is invited to come and participate in this summer activity sponsored at no charge by the church.

“S.O.N.” (Sports Outreach Night) is held at the church every Monday evening from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. High school juniors and seniors, college students and young adults come play basketball, sand volleyball, ultimate Frisbee or tennis.

Every Tuesday morning at 7:30 the men of the church meet for Men’s Prayer Breakfast at Nick’s Family Restaurant in Denison.

The Wednesday evening schedule for the summer includes Acteens for youth girls at 4:30, children’s missions organizations for all children at 6:30, “Oasis” student worship for middle school, high school and college students at 6:30, prayer meeting at 6:30.

The GA’s and sponsors will be attending GA Camp at Latham Springs Baptist Encampment June 26-30th.

Faith Fellowship Baptist Church is located at 4305 W. Crawford in Denison, just one mile west of Hwy 75 at exit 68. For more information log onto the website at www.faithfellowshipbaptist.com. For information on youth activities search FFBC Student Ministry on Facebook.

Hyde Park Presbyterian Church

DENISON — The Hyde Park Presbyterian adult Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m. followed by worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday’s scripture reading is Luke 12:54-59, and the sermon is entitled “Stay in the Present Moment.”

A free women’s summer workshop will be held on June 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., lunch included. The topic is “Angels: Dark and Light.” A mixed media class will follow; bring foam brushes, a small art canvas and 3 colors of folk art paint.

The church is located at 1708 Hyde Park Avenue in Denison; for more information call 903-465-6197.

First Baptist Church

POTTSBORO — First Baptist Church will be celebrating more baptism’s this week. Sunday morning worship service is at 10:45 a.m. This Sunday evening they will be worshipping at Trinity Lighthouse Church at 5 p.m. with other area churches in celebration.

This Sunday the series will continue on “Ensnaring Sins” from Hebrews 12:1. Bible study is offered for all ages at 9:30 a.m. and children’s church is available during the 10:45 a.m. service for 4th grade and under. There is a well-staffed nursery for all services and the church environment has a relaxed dress code.

Wednesday night meals have begun again free for all to eat at 5:45 p.m. Discipleship groups will still begin at 6:30 p.m. including a student worship service in the sanctuary.

Key Memorial United Methodist Church

SHERMAN — The congregation of Key Memorial United Methodist Church is a traditional Wesleyan community of faith, and holds Sunday morning worship service at 10:30. Certified lay speaker Mary Lois O’Neal will be leading the service and preaching the sermon. Adult Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m.

Key Care Mission, a Sherman area community food pantry (The Green House), is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m. Donations of nonperishable canned goods are always greatly appreciated. Donations of clothing are always accepted and appreciated.

The church is located at 901 E. Houston Street in Sherman. The church’s phone number is 903-892-9162. In case of a pastoral emergency please call 903-267-0155.

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church

SHERMAN — Fellowship is at 10 a.m., with worship, Holy Communion and children’s church at 10:30 a.m.

Monday, the GNTX Choir meets at 5 p.m.; and Al-Anon meets at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, the Fox Hall AA meets at 8 p.m.

Wednesday, The Women Morning Quilters meet at 9 a.m.; and the Al-Anon group meets at 12 p.m.

Thursday, The prayer circle will meet at 11 a.m.; the Sherman Quiltmakers Guild meets at 6 p.m.; and the Fox Hall AA meets at 8 p.m.

Friday the sisterhood group meets at 9:30 a.m.

Saturday, the Fox Hall AA meets at 8 p.m.

The church is a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and is located at 1515 N. Travis in Sherman. For more information, call 903-893-3906 or visit www.tlc-sherman.org.

First Christian Church

DENISON — Friday, June 20th for week June 22-29

DENISON – First Christian Church Disciples of Christ is located at 800 W. Woodard (corner of Armstrong and Woodard) in Denison. Sunday school begins at 9 a.m. and the worship service is at 10:15 a.m. Fellowship is from 10 – 10:15 a.m. Youth groups meet at 5 p.m. on Sundays.

DORCAS meets on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Praise team practice is held each Wednesday at 6 p.m.

GO Group meets on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall.

The Straight From the Heart Ladies Prayer Group meets each Friday at 9 a.m. in the library. All ladies are invited to participate.

For further information please call 903-465-1327 or visit our website at fccdenison.org.

Forest Avenue Baptist Church

SHERMAN - The Forest Avenue family meets each Sunday for Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. followed by worship services at 10:45 a.m.

The sermon this Sunday is entitled “He Is Able to Deliver” based on Daniel 3:17. The FABC worship team will lead in praise and worship and the Sanctuary Choir will present the special music.

The men’s summer discipleship breakfast will be held at Sweetberries, this Saturday starting at 8 a.m.

This Sunday at 6 p.m., the pastor will give a report on his recent mission trip to Johannesburg, South Africa. There will also be a time of celebration to mark the completion of Phase 1 of the building project.

A special called business meeting is planned for June 29, immediately after the service.

Evangelism Training is set for 6 p.m. June 29 in the fellowship hall.

The church is located at 106 W. Forest Ave. in Sherman. For more information call 903-892-3506 or check them out at fabcsherman.com.

Greywood Heights Church of God

VAN ALSTYNE — Greywood Heights Church of God will meet Saturday for hamburgers, hot dogs, music and fun from 3 to 7 p.m. on the parking lot of the Greywood Heights Church at 352 Sanford Circle Van Alstyne, Texas.

Food is free. Bring lawn chairs and sunscreen and have a great time of fellowship.

Sunday school hour is at 9:30 a.m. with classes for all ages. At 10:30 a.m. all ages gather in the sanctuary for a time of praise and worship. Galaxy Kidz children’s church is then held in the GHC Life Center during the pastor’s message.

Children’s church and youth classes are held in the GHC Life Center on Wednesday nights at 7 p.m.

Wednesday night adult Bible study is held in the main building at 7 p.m. The current study is on Basic Doctrine. This is to equip the church in scriptural knowledge and to learn how to share faith with others.

Many activities are planned for the months of May and June. Please check out the calendar and other information at www.greywoodheights.org.

Park Avenue Church of Christ

DENISON — Bible classes for all ages will be at 9 a.m. this Sunday followed by a pulpit message at 10 a.m., and the worship service in the auditorium.

On Wednesday evenings during the summer at 7 p.m. the church has adult and children’s classes. Park Avenue Wednesday suppers will take a break over the summer months and will resume again in September. Celebrate Recovery meets at the building between 6 - 9 p.m. Tuesday and is available to all.

Christian Theater Workshop day camp for kids aged k - 12th grade, runs from July 21-25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Performances will be held on Saturday, July 26 and Sunday 27. Registration forms are available at the church office.

PAK groups meet on Sunday evenings and at other times.

For more information visit the website at www.parkavenuechurch.com or contact the church office at 903-465-1288.

First United Methodist

SHERMAN — Chapel worship is at 8:30 a.m. in Hopkins Chapel. Traditional worship is at 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary at First United Methodist Church of Sherman. At the 10:50 a.m. service, children ages 3 through 2nd grade are invited to attend children’s church part way throughout the service.

A nursery is available for children two years and younger at both Sunday School for adults, youth, and children will be from 9:40 – 10:40am. If you would like more information on classes offered for adults or youth, please contact Pastor Cassie Wade at cassie@firstmethodistsherman.org. For information on programs for children, contact Abbey Echols at abbey@firstmethodistsherman.org.

A Prayer and Communion Service is on Monday at 10:30 a.m. in Hopkins Chapel.

K4J (Kids For Jesus), for children 3 years through 4th grade is on Wednesday from 6 – 7 p.m. in the CCLC.

For more information visit the website, www.firstmethodistsherman.org or call the church office at 903-893-6514. Find the church on Facebook at First United Methodist Church of Sherman or email tracy@firstmethodistsherman.org.

The church is located at 401 N. Elm Street in Sherman.

Southside Baptist Church

DENISON — On Sunday at 9:45 a.m., Sunday school starts. Morning worship begins at 10:45 a.m.

On Tuesday at 7 p.m. there is a soul winning visitation. On Wednesday at 7 p.m. the church holds prayer meeting, King’s Kids, and the midweek service.

The Red River Valley senior youth camp will be June 23rd through the 27th. Teens will leave after church Sunday night to Texoma Baptist Youth Camp in Pottsboro. See Bro. Chuck with questions.

A soul-winning class will be taught on for two more Sunday nights at 5 p.m. in the hospitality room from June 22nd and 29th.

Don’t miss hearing Evangelist Dave McCracken this Sunday evening at 6 p.m.

Ladies’ Tuesday Bible study at 9:30 a.m.

Transportation is available to all services by calling the church at 903 465-3636. More information concerning the church is at www.ssbctx.org.

Woods St. Church of Christ

SHERMAN — The Woods St. has Bible class every Sunday at 9 a.m. followed by worship at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Wednesday night worship is at 7 p.m. Sunday’s lesson, entitled “What does the Bible say about Repentance?” based on 2 Corinthians 7:9-11.

The Lord’s supper is served every Sunday. To study the Bible or answer questions call 903-892-4519 or visit the web site at www.woodsstchurchofchrist.org.

The church is located at 2100 North Woods St. in Sherman.

River Pointe Assembly of God

DENISON — Sunday morning starts at 9 a.m. with coffee and donuts, followed by Sunday school at 9:30 then worship at 10:30. On Wednesday evening adults and children meet at 7 p.m. Nursery is provided for all services.

River Pointe Assembly of God is located at Woodlawn Blvd. in Denison. The phone number is 903-465-4393; the email is riverpointeag.org.

Friendship United Methodist Church

SHERMAN — The congregation of Friendship United Methodist Church will worship in a traditional format this Sunday at 10:50. Sunday school classes begin at 9:55. Childcare is available for newborns through age 3, elementary age children attend children’s church, a time for worship and learning activities.

The church is located at 293 Friendship Road. For more information call 903-892-9450.

Greater Life Church

SHERMAN — Located at 933 W. Lamar in Sherman the church phone number is 903-892-3037. The website is www.glc4me.com.

Sunday morning worship service begins at 10 a.m. Sunday evening service is at 6 p.m. On Wednesday there is a midweek service at 7 p.m. Pre-service prayer begins 30 minutes before each service.

Ladies’ prayer and devotion and surge youth ministry, the youth service and hangout, meet every other Thursday at 7 p.m. They will meet June 26.

There is a monthly outreach on the first Saturday of each month at 10 a.m.

First Presbyterian Church

DENISON — The First Presbyterian Church of Denison has worship service at 9:45 a.m. in the chapel and Sunday school at 11 a.m.

The scripture readings for second Sunday after Pentecost are: Genesis 21:8-21; Romans 6:b-11; and Matthew 10:24-39.

Pentecost covered-dish fellowship luncheon will follow the worship service at 11 a.m.

Wednesday, prayer group will meet at 10 a.m. in the library.

The church is located at 213 N. Burnett, corner of Burnett and Gandy. For more information, call the office at 903-465-3923 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Calvary Baptist Church

DENISON — Bible study groups start at 9:30 on Sunday morning. Morning worship starts at 10:45 in the sanctuary. There will be no evening service because of VBS.

A block party is planned for Saturday night at 6 p.m. This is to promote and pre-register children for vacation Bible school. There will be food, fun and fellowship.

Men’s Bible study begins at 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

Transportation to services is available by calling the church office at 903-465-6003.

The church is located at 300 W. Acheson in Denison.

Payne Chapel AME Church

SHERMAN — At the fourth Sunday 11 a.m. morning worship service, the lay ministry will put on a celebration of the annual country day. Come in denims, hats, bonnets, bandannas. Come help shake The Foundation. Also a meal and fellowship will follow the worship service. Donations of $5 are requested. Serving will begin shortly after morning worship.

Call 903-893-1293 with any questions.

The church is located at 701 N. East Street.

Grayson Bible Baptist Church

SHERMAN — The morning service begins at 11 a.m. and Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. The evening service is at 6 p.m.

Evangelist Dave McCracken will be preaching in the morning service on Sunday at 11 a.m.

The church and school are located on Highway 82, 3 miles east of Highway 75, at FM 1417. For more information call 903-892-2141 or visit them at www.graysonbbc.org.

Sherman Church of the Nazarene

SHERMAN — The Sherman Church of the Nazarene begins worship at 9 a.m. with a morning prayer and coffee, donuts and fellowship to follow. Children’s church classes are at 10 a.m. with classes for ages 2 - 5 years and kindergarten - 4th grade. Sunday evening prayer service will be at 6 p.m.

Kids reaching kids project will begin at 6 p.m. for ages 3 to 4th grade with lessons, music, games, snacks and fun.

Wednesday night Bible classes are at 6:30 p.m. for all ages. A nursery is provided for babies, birth through 2 years.

The church is located at 601 N. Heritage Pkwy off FM 1417 in Sherman, Texas. It is located between Hwy. 56 & Washington St. For more information, call 903-893-2643 or visit www.shermanchurchofthenazarene.com or www.facebook.com/shermanchurchofthenazarene.

Servicios en Español son Domingos a los 2 p.m. y Miercoles a 6:30 p.m. Llama pastor Emeterio Gomez (806) 576-9579.

 

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