Ebenezer CME Church hosting summer event

Ebenezer CME Church and FRESH will be hosting its Summer Survivor Celebration from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22 at the Jefferson Community Center, 501 Haywood St., Jefferson.

Registration is free with breakfast. Guest speakers will be teaching about becoming survivors of mind, body and soul and the trinity. All children, youth a young adults are invited to be part of this event.

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist to host program

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 4979 State Highway 154, Marshall, will host its annual Mission Day program at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23.

The special guest will be the Rev. K. Brian Davis and the Mount Zion missionary Baptist Church in Woodlawn.

Sweet Home Church to continue meetings

Sweet Home Church of Christ will continue its Gospel meetings at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 23 at the church.

Sunday guests include Dwight Payne, Franklin Street, Pittsburg and Oak Grove Church of Christ, Cason.

Water’s Chapel to honor pastor June 23

Water’s Chapel CME Church will host its first pastor appreciation celebration for pastor the Rev. Wilburt Hall Jr. at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 23 at the church, 10986 Farm-to-Market Road 782 North, Henderson.

The speaker for the service is the Rev. Elena Weaver, of Collins Chapel CME Church in Nacogdoches.

Miles Memorial to honor pastor, host VBS

Miles Memorial CME church will host the fourth anniversary appreciation for its pastor, the Rev. Anne Ross at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 23 at the church, 706 Francis St., Marshall. The speaker will be The Rev. Edwin Lee of Pine Grove Baptist Church of Marshall. The church will host its “In the Wild” Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. June 24-28.

Greater Rock Spring to celebrate choir June 23

Greater Rock Spring Baptist Church will be celebrating their Senior Choir Anniversary at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 23 at the church, Texas Highway 43 South.

Mt. Zion to honor ushers June 23

Mt. Zion Spiritual Church will celebrate the 65th anniversary of its ushers at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 23.Pastor I.K. Godfrey and the Strickland Springs Baptist Church family will be the special guest.

Will of God Ministries to host VBS

Will of God Family Ministries will host its Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 24 to Thursday, June 27 at the church, 107 W. Meredith St., Marshall.

The theme is “Safari: Managing What Belongs to God.” Classes are scheduled for kindergarten through adults. Activities include Bible study, music, arts and crafts, food and fellowship.

For more information, call pastor Glenda Clay at 903-938-6208.

Wiley College ministry to host VBS

Wiley College’s Campus Ministry will host Whooosh Vacation Bible School from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 24-28 for children ages 3-13.

Wiley’s Whooosh VBS is a collaboration with Concordia United Methodist Church, Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Mallalieu United Methodist Church and Zion United Methodist Church.

The event will be held on campus in the Freeman P. and Carrie E. Hodge Center. There is no cost to attend. For more information, contact the Rev. Tabitha Rankin at 903-353-6360 or Lea Harden at 903-578-7091.

St. Paul Baptist to host special event

St. Paul Baptist Church will host its Taste of Culture event at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at the church on Karnack Highway, Marshall.

The theme is “My people perish for the lack of knowledge,” from Hosea 4:6.

The event includes a drawing for first and second place prizes, which include a painting entitled “Everybody Say Amen,” and a $20 gift card, respectively.

Jackie D. Gooden is pastor of St. Paul.

Grand Way Church announces events

Grand Way Church of Christ will host a Gospel meeting at 7:30 p.m. nightly June 26-28 at the church, 213 W. Burleson St., Marshall.

A fellowship day will take place at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 30 at the Marshall Convention Center, 2510 E. End Blvd. S., Marshall.

The event includes a morning service at 10 a.m., with lunch from 12:30 to 2 p.m. and a fellowship service at 2:30 p.m.

The guest speaker will be Kaffee Andrews from Highway 69 Church of Christ in Alto.

Harmony CME Church to host water drive

Harmony CME Church will be hosting its annual water drive at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at 612 S. Carter St. Marshall.

Free water will be given out to the community and free snow cones will be available

Center Hill Church to host music event

The Center Hill Free Will Baptist Church will host a Gospel Music Explosion at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 29.

The Male Chorus of Friendship Baptist Church in Ontario, California, will be the featured guests along with other local groups.

Shady Grove CMA to honor stewardesses

Shady Grove CMA Church will hosts its Stewardess/Mission Program at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 30 at the church, 7305 Blocker Road, Marshall.

The speaker will be evangelist missionary Verdell Marsh of Saintsville COGIC. The theme is “People of God walking in His footsteps.”

Marsh, a native of Marshall, is the daughter of the late Novell Marsh and Clara Marsh. She graduated from H.B. Pemberton High School with honors. She was made a profession of faith at the age of 12 and became a member of Shady Grove CMA Church, where she was a Sunday School teacher and member of the choir.

She is currently a member of Saintsville COGIC. She is licensed as an evangelist missionary and speaks and teaches locally and nationally.

Evergreen Baptist announces events

Evergreen Baptist Church of DeBerry will host its Friends and Family Day service at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 7 at the church.

The Rev. James Wall and Shady Grove Baptist Church of Longbranch will be the guests.

The church also will host homecoming revival services at 7 p.m. nightly Monday, July 29 through Wednesday, July 31. The annual Homecoming Day will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4.

Ebenezer, Harmony CME to honor pastor

Ebenezer and Harmony CME Church will celebrate the anniversary of its pastor Torrance Hall and his wife Amanda Hall’s anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 7, at the church, 118 County Road 1775 in Lodi.

The guest speaker will be Dr. Wayne Mays of Post Oak CME Church in Longview.

St. Mary Baptist to host revival July 17-19

St. Mary Baptist Church will host its annual revival at 7:30 p.m. nightly Wednesday, July 17 through Friday, July 19.

The guest speaker for each night will be the Rev. Lloyd Easter of Belview Baptist Church in Jefferson.

The church also will host its annual Homecoming “Big Day” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 21. The Rev. Jessie Russell and the Union Missionary Baptist Church will be the special guests.

New Hope church to celebrate church anniversary July 28

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church has planned its church anniversary service for 3 p.m. Sunday, July 28. The special guest will be Fred Rusk and Golden Hill Baptist Church, Hallsville.

Emmanuel Seventh Day Adventist begins free life skill classes

Emmanuel Seventh Day Adventist, 1101 Indian Springs Road, will host free bi-weekly life skills classes at 6 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays.

Summit men to hold monthly breakfast

Summit United Methodist Men will hold its breakfast at 8 a.m. the first Sunday of every month. Coffee is ready by 7:30 a.m. Guests eat free.

Clothes Closet now has new hours

The Clothes Closet, located at 1101 Indian Springs, opens from 3 to 5 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Clothes Closet offers clothes for adults and children.

New Vision holds Bible study weekly

New Vision Missionary Baptist Church, 172 T.J. Taylor Ave., Karnack, holds a weekly Bible Study at 7 p.m. every Tuesday. Bring paper to take notes.

Groups set tutoring help Thursdays

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Theta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. of Wiley College, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and the East Texas Chapter of Links, Inc. are again offering free tutoring and homework assistance for students in grades K-12 who need extra help. Healthy snacks are provided. The program runs at 6 p.m. on Thursdays during the school year at the church, 408 Milton St. For information, call 903-935-3952.

Celebrate Recovery held each Tuesday

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, biblical based recovery program for individuals and their families who are dealing with life issues. It will be held at Crossroads Baptist Church, 11763 FM 31, Marshall, every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Coffee, desserts and fellowship to follow. Childcare available for infants through third grade. The purpose of Celebrate Recovery is to embrace God’s healing power in our lives, by sharing our experiences, strengths, and hopes with one another. CR focuses on the future, not the past; emphasizes personal responsibility, and spiritual commitment to Jesus Christ through surrender to Christ.

Faith-based clinic at Mission Marshall

The Faith Clinic has moved to Mission Marshall, 2109 S. Washington. Faith Clinic is open the first and third Wednesdays of every month at 6:30 p.m. Services will be rendered by appointment only. A licensed nurse, doctor and volunteer staff will be on duty. For more information about appointments and qualifications for service, call 903-472-4445.

Celtic/Taize service Cumberland church

Cumberland Presbyterian offers Celtic/Taize Worship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays. This 45-minute, contemplative worship service with prayer, meditation, song, Lord’s Supper, symbols and silence has been a refreshing, calming and spiritual experience for many. All are invited to this unique worship experience for the Marshall community. The church is located at 501 Indian Springs Road.