Galilee Missionary to honor pastor

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 1414 Elysian Fields Ave., Marshall, will celebrate the 7th anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. DuWayne Taylor, with a musical at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27 and at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 28.

The Rev. James Bell and the Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Carthage, are the special guests.

Greenhill Baptist to honor pastor

Greenhill Baptist Church No. 2, will host its pastor appreciation service honoring pastor Darrin R. Rudolph at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, July 28.

Special guests will be pastor A.L. Bell of First Baptist Church of Texas City (11 a.m.) and the pastor Forrest Curry Sr. of Moses Chapel CME Church in Gilmer.

Union Missionary to host homecoming

Union Missionary Baptist Church, Highway 59 S. in Marshall, will host Homecoming services at noon July 28. The guest speaker will be Monroe Robinson and New Growth Baptist Church in Waskom.

New Hope to celebrate 150th anniversary July 28

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church of Scottsville will host its 150th Sesquicentennial anniversary service at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 28.

Macedonia UMC sets Friends and Family Day

Macedonia United Methodist Church of Jefferson will host its Family and Friends Day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 28.

Churches, pianists, choirs, praise groups or soloists are welcome to render selections of their choice.

Oak Hill Baptist to host revival

Oak Hill Baptist Church, 5135 Cooks Road, Marshall, will be celebrating its annual revival at 7 p.m. nightly July 29 thru July 31. Homecoming services will take place at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Speakers for the week include: pastor J.D. Ervin, July 29; pastor Damien Reese, July 30; and pastor Marshall Johnson, July 31. The homecoming service will feature pastor Jeffrey Norman.

New Mount Moriah to host revival, homecoming

New Mount Moriah Baptist Church will host its annual revival at 7 p.m. nightly from July 29 to Aug. 2. The guest evangelist will be Rev. Jeffery Norman, pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church, Marshall.

The church will also will host its annual Homecoming Celebration at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4. The guest evangelist will be Rev. Earl Sibley, pastor of Antioch Baptist Church, Bethany, Louisiana.

Evergreen Baptist sets revival, homecoming

Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church will host its annual revival at 7:30 p.m. nightly July 29-31 at the church, 9010 Farm-to-Market Road 1997 in Marshall.

Speakers include: Monday, the Rev. Shelton McCowan, pastor, Greater Macedonia Baptist Church, Marshall; Tuesday, the Rev. Jesse Russell, pastor, Union Missionary Baptist Church, Marshall; and WEdnesday, the Rev. Larry Thorn, pastor, Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, Carthage.

The church also will host its 115th Homecoming service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4. The guest speaker will be the Rev. J.H. Scott, pastor, Walk to Desert Ministry of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. For more information, contact 903-742-0480.

Revival, homecoming set at Ebenezer Missionary

The Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, Highway 54 West, will host its annual revival at 7:30 p.m. nightly July 29 to Aug. 2. The evangelist for the week will be pastor John Mosley Jr. of Macedonia Baptist Church of Nacogdoches.

The church also will host its Homecoming at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4. Pastor Wesley Benton and Antioch Baptist Church of Nacogdoches will be the guests.

The Rev. Charles A. Tutt is pastor at Ebenezer.

Revival, homecoming set at Old Border Baptist

Old Border Baptist Church, County Road 2713, Jonesville, will host its annual revival at 7 p.m. nightly July 31 to Aug 2. The revivalist is pastor Edwin Lee of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Marshall.

The church also will celebrate Homecoming at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, with the Rev. Martin Taylor of New Life Baptist Church in Shreveport, Louisiana, as special guest.

Church hosting fundraiser, back to school event

Second Pleasant Hill Baptist Church will host a chicken fried steak fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 at 1107 Carter’s Ferry Road in Marshall.

The menus includes: chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes with or without country or beef gravy, green beans, roll dessert and a soft drink. Cost is $8 a plate. Delivery is free.

The church also will be sponsoring an outdoor back to school concert, with school supplies being given away from 6 to 8 p.m.

Clearview Baptist homecoming set Aug. 4

Clearview Baptist Church will host its annual Homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at the church, 1000 Denton St., Marshall.

The guest preacher will be the Rev. Randy Babin. A potluck lunch will follow the service, with a special time of sharing stories and then singing at 2 p.m.

For more information, call 903-938-1791 or email

St. John Missionary Baptist sets revival

St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 1149 Blocker Road, will host its Homecoming “Big Day” at noon Sunday, Aug 4.

Revival services will be at 7:30 p.m. nightly Aug. 5-7. Guest evangelists will be pastor James Webb of Bethesda Baptist Church and pastor Marvin Rhodes of New Beginnings Christian Center.

Wiley College to host ministers meeting

A regional ministers meeting with Wiley College religion department chair Dr. Solomon Waigwa will take place at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4 in the Wiley College Chapel.

Canaan Missionary sets revival, homecoming

Canaan Missionary Baptist, 419 Canaan Church Road, Marshall, will host its annual revival at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 5 and 6. The Homecoming/Big Day Service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11.

Pastor Edwin Lee and the Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church family will be the speaker and special guests, respectively, for the revival and homecoming events.

A reception will take place from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 for all members and former members of the Canaan Community, their families and descendants. Special recognition for Canaan Elementary (a Rosenwald school) attendees is planned.

The Rev. Ronald Savannah is pastor.

Connors Goodwill UMC announces revival

Connors Goodwill United Methodist Church will host its annual revival at 7:30 p.m. nightly Aug. 6-8 at the church, 5530 Farm-to-Market Road 3001, Jefferson.

The guest evangelist will be the Rev. Christopher Rowden, pastor of Corinth Baptist Church of Jefferson.

The church’s annual Homecoming will take place at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11. The guest evangelist will be the Rev. Kenneth Jackson, pastor of Cypress Chapel Baptist Church of Jefferson.

Macedonia Baptist sets revival, homecoming

Macedonia Baptist Church, 223 Macedonia Road, will hosts its annual revival at 7 p.m. nightly Aug. 7-9. The Rev. Charles Tutt, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, will be the evangelist.

The church’s annual homecoming will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11. The Rev. Sheldon McGowan and Greater Macedonia Baptist Church will be the guests.

Marshall Full Gospel hosting women’s event

Marshall Full Gospel Holy Temple will hosts its annual Love Fellowship Women’s Crusade at 7:30 p.m. nightly Aug. 7-9.

Hostess and co-pastor evangelist Margaret Kiel will be ministering on Wednesday, with the guest speaker on Thursday and Friday being pastor Dianne Cooper of Full Gospel Holy Temple in Petersburg, Virginia.

A prayer breakfast will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 in the church fellowship hall, with keynote speaker evangelist Shirley Owens of Dallas. The cost is $10 per person.

For more information, call 903-263-3705. Bishop Larry B. Kiel Sr. is pastor.

Mission Day set at Galilee Missionary

The Galilee Missionary Baptist Church Mission Society Ministry will host its 3rd annual Mission Day on Sunday, Aug. 11 at the church, 1414 Elysian Fields Ave., Marshall.

Events begin with model Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. with Chandra Watkins as the guest reviewer. Deacon Lamar Myles, of Light Hill Baptist Church in Shreveport, Louisiana, will be the speaker during the 11 a.m. service. Pastors Kenneth and Sharon Law and the Looking Unto Jesus Fellowship, of Shreveport, will be the guest speakers during the 3 p.m. service.

The Rev. DuWayne Taylor is pastor and minister Reba Godfrey is mission president.

Emmanuel Seventh Day Adventist offers 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 announces hours

The Clothes Closet, 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 hosts weekly Bible study

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 host tutoring help on 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 at 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 is a refreshing, calming and spiritual experience for many. All are invited to this worship experience for the community. The church is at 501 Indian Springs Road.