Miles Memorial CME VBS continues
Miles Memorial CME church will continue its “In the Wild” Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. June 26-28.
Will of God Family continues VBS
Will of God Family Ministries will continue its Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 26 and 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 to host combined VBS
Wiley College’s Campus Ministry will continue its Whooosh Vacation Bible School from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 26-28 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 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.
St. Mark’s plans to host state rally
The St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church will host a state rally at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 30.
The guests will be pastor Elgreco Roberts and The Way of Life Christian Church of Duncanville.
Shady Grove 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.
Connors Goodwill UMC to honor pastor
Connors Goodwill UMC will celebrate its pastor’s 13th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 14 at the church, 5530 Farm-to-Market Road 3001, Jefferson.
The guest evangelist is the Rev. Jimmie Williams, pastor of First Community Baptist Church of Harleton.
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.