Good Samaritan COGIC

Good Samaritan COGIC


SHERMAN — Good Samaritan Church of God in Christ invites you to an early Thanksgiving Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. This is the church’s gift to the community.


Everyone is invited to join them in this time of celebration.


The church is located at 1020 S. Gribble St. in Sherman. R.L. Terry is the pastor.


St. John Episcopal


POTTSBORO — Saint John the Apostle Episcopal Church will be holding a Rummage Sale and Bake Sale this weekend.


The Rummage Sale will be held today and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the Bake Sale will take place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


The church is located at FM 120, one mile west of Hwy. 289 in Pottsboro.


Red River Cowboy


SHERMAN — The members of Red River cowboy Church invite you to spend your Sunday mornings with them. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m and worship services follow at 11 a.m. Novice Northington, pastor, will be sharing the message. A nursery attendant is provided from 9:45 a.m. until noon for newborns to age 4.


Worship services, now held in the new sanctuary, include a song service with a band and an overhead screen which allows everyone to sing along with the music. Coffee and doughnuts are available during the service.


The church will be having a bonfire this Sunday, starting at 6 p.m. Everyone’s invited to join them for for food, fun and fellowship.


The church is located on Hwy. 691, one-half mile west of Hwy. 75 N. and the new TMC Hospital on the Sherman/ Denison border. For more information call the pastor, 903-821-7006.


Forest Ave. Baptist


SHERMAN — Brian Taylor, pastor, and the Forest Avenue family welcome you to worship with them each Sunday.


Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m followed by the morning worship service at 10:45 a.m.


The pastor’s message this Sunday is "Where Your Treasure Is" based on Matt. 6:16-34. The worship team will lead the praise and worship and the Sanctuary Choir will present "The Blessing."


There will be no Sunday evening service this week.


Due to the Thanksgiving holidays, there will be no Wednesday night services or activities.


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


A Christian Fellowship


LUELLA — David Ellis will be leading worship services at A Christian Fellowship in Luella this week.


Sunday mornings begin with a coffee and doughnut fellowship at 9 a.m. followed by classes at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m.


David Ellis will also be leading praise and worship. Dress is casual.


The church celebrates the Lord’s Supper during worship each week.


During the Kidz in Da Zone for Jesus class, children, age 2-10, learn memory verses, play games and have puppet shows. This class meets during the service.


Wednesdays begin with a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by praise and worship and a devotional.


The church is located on the west side of Hwy. 11 in Luella. Look for the red brick building with the green metal roof on the hill. The cross will light your way.


For more information contact Mike Ball, 903-271-1870 or David Ellis, 903-815-1333.


Central Christian


SHERMAN — Dr. Mark Berrier will be bringing the message this Sunday morning.


The traditional service, with hymns and organ music, begins at 10:50 a.m. with Randy Reddell leading the praise and worship. Children’s Church also begins at 10:50 a.m.


The Worship Committee/ General Board will have a planning session this Sunday, beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the parlor.


The 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 noon. For more information visit them at www.centralchristiansherman.org, e-mail cccsherman@yahoo.com or call the church office, 903-893-1529. To contact Dr. Berrier call 903-357-5691 (home) or 214-914-2435 (cell).


North Park Baptist


SHERMAN — The staff and congregation of North Park Baptist Church invite everyone to their upcoming services and activities.


Saturday Night @ The Park will be at North Park Baptist Church at 6 p.m.


Sunday worship services begin at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. and Sunday School starts at 9:30 a.m. David Murphy, pastor, will lead the worship services and Mark Bennett will lead the music. The church-wide Thanksgiving dinner will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Sherman Municipal Ballroom. There will be no evening services at the church.


Wednesday activities begin at 6:30 p.m. and include adult Bible study, youth activities and Team Kids.


On Thursday Men’s Breakfast is at 6:30 a.m. at IHOP. SongLight StoryBright begins at 10 a.m. Men’s Lunch will meet at Track’s at noon.


Child care for infants through age 3 is provided for most services.


The church is located at 2605 Rex Cruse Dr. in Sherman. For more information call the church, 903-892-8429 or visit www.northparknet.com. For text message updates throughout the week, text Northpark (one word) to 903-821-7000.


Tom Bean C of C


TOM BEAN — The Tom Bean Church of Christ invites everyone to worship with them. Sunday services begin with Bible class at 9 a.m. and worship with congregational singing at 10 a.m and 6 p.m.


The Lord’s Supper is given each Sunday.


They have Bible classes at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.


They have radio programs each Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on KFYN 1420 AM and KFYZ 93.5 FM. AC. Quinn presents the lessons. Also airing on KFYN each Sunday at the North Side church of Christ at 8 a.m and the Leonard church of Christ at 8:30 a.m.


The gospel of Christ newsletter can be found at www.thegospelofchrist.com/newsletter. Their television program comes on CBS at 7:30 a.m.


The church is located at the corner of FM 902 and FM 2729 South in Tom Bean.


Choctaw Creek Cowboy


DENISON —The people of Choctaw Creek Cowboy Church and Lowell Howard, preacher, invite you join them at 10 a.m. Sundays for pre-service music, fellowship coffee and doughnuts, followed by music and Bible preaching at 10:30 a.m. The Choctaw Creek Cowboy Band provides the music.


Lowell Howard’s message this Sunday is "Do You Want to Get Well?" from John 4:5:1-15.


The church and friends of CCCC gather at 7 p.m. Wednesdays for a Country Gospel Singing.


You are invited to these monthly events: 1st Sunday Chuck Wagon lunch after worship each month. 2nd Tuesday-11 a.m. The Lunch Bunch eats out. Wednesdays-7 p.m. Country Gospel Singing at CCCC. 4th Wednesday-11 a.m. Music with message, Wesley Village, Denison. Thursdays-11 a.m. Gospel music therapy . Cosper Veterans Home, Bonham. 2nd Thursday-3:30 p.m. Gospel music concert, Cosper, Bonham. 3rd Thursday-2:30 p.m. Gospel music concert, Texoma Healthcare Sherman. 3rd Saturday-7 p.m. Pickin’ and Singing, Sadler Community Center; 5th Sunday Breakfast-8 a.m. December 29 (TBA).


This western heritage fellowship meets in the red western-style building on the south side of Hwy. 56 at the east side of Savoy.


Calvary Baptist, Anna


ANNA — Join Calvary Baptist Church as they celebrate Thanksgiving this Sunday. Raymond Horne’s message is "Don’t Forget to Say Thank You," from the story of the 10 lepers in Luke 17:11-19. There will be special music and a time for thanksgiving testimonies.


After the morning service, everyone is invited to stay for a thanksgiving meal of turkey, ham, dressing and all the trimmings.


Sunday Bible study begins at 9:45 a.m. followed by worship at 11 a.m. and Sunday Bible study is at 6 p.m. and Wednesday prayer time and Bible study at 6 p.m.


The church is located at 2710 S. Powell Parkway (Hwy. 5) in Anna.


Antioch Baptist


BELLS — Antioch Baptist invites everyone to worship with them this Sunday.


Sunday School meets at 10 a.m and worship services follow at 11 a.m. Nursery and Children’s Church are available during the morning service. Kenneth VanHorn, pastor, is starting a new sermon series called "Women of Christmas."


Sunday night services have been cancelled throughout November. Numerous activities, such as Christian movie and food fellowships are taking place.


The youth and church members will attend a Christian Concert at the Fort Worth Convention Center this Sunday. The cost is $10 each.


A Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Bells.


Prayer meeting, RA’s, GA’s, Mission Friends and youth all meet at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. This will be the last week that the children can collect the Christmas Shoe Boxes for the children around the world.


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


Virginia Point UMC


SAVOY —Virginia Point United Methodist Church invites everyone to services at 11 a.m. this Sunday. Rev. Louella Williams will be preaching a message titled "Crucified Between Two Criminals" based on Luke 23:33-43. The Children’s Service will be conducted during the worship hour.


Sunday School for adults and children begins at 10 a.m. Coffee and doughnuts will be served.


Virginia Point will be celebrating "Tuesday Thanksgiving" on November 26 with the Bells/ Savoy Ministerial Alliance hosted by First Baptist Church in Bells.


The Virginia Point Prayers meet at 6 p.m. every second Wednesday.


The church is located at 1386 County Road 1200, north of Savoy/ Bells. Visit them at www.virginiapointumc.com


St. Stephen’s Episcopal


SHERMAN — The congregation of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church invites the community to worship with them on the Last Sunday after Pentecost, also known as Christ the King Sunday. Rev. Martin Yost, rector, will celebrate the service of Morning Prayer at 7:30 a.m., Said Mass at 8 a.m and Sung Mass at 10 a.m. Sunday. Christian Education is offered at 9 a.m. Sundays.


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


Call the office for a schedule of daily Masses and Morning and Evening Prayer. Confession is offered at 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and by appointment.


Narcotics Anonymous meets at the church at 7 p.m. Monday and Thursdays.


The Rector’s Bible Study, centering on the Gospel of St. Luke, is held at 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays.


A Healing Service will be offered at 6:30 p.m. All are invited to take part in this opportunity to experience the healing power of prayer.


Thanksgiving Day will be observed with a Mass at 10 a.m. The community is invited to begin this special day by offering thanks for your blessings.


Visitors are invited to attend all worship, study and social gatherings. Prayer requests are welcome. Call or e-mail your requests to the office.


The church is located at 401 S Crockett in Sherman, 903-892-6610; e-mail office@saintstephenssherman.org


New Beginning


HOWE — New Beginning Fellowship will be hosting a Teen Life Challenge program on "Teaching How to Cope With Everyday Life Issues" at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.


The church is located at 910 S. Denny St. in Howe. For more information call 903-532-6828 or www.nbfhowe.com


Christ the King


SHERMAN — Christ The King Reformed Church invites you to join them for worship at 10 a.m. Sunday followed by a time of coffee and fellowship. They are beginning a new discussion in Sunday School on issues that involve "Our daily walk with God" in contemporary America.


They meet in the Texoma Room at the Hampton Inn, Hwy. 75 and 82 in Sherman. Weekly audio sermons are posted at shermanreformed.net and sermonaudio.com


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.


Reformed Bible study


SHERMAN — The Bible study meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Everyone is welcome to attend as they study the book of Acts in the Bible and variously timely topics. The study meets in the Texoma Room at the Hampton Inn in Sherman.


The Men’s Fellowship breakfast meets at 6:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Sweetberries Café, 1835 Texoma Parkway in Sherman. Both fellowship meetings are led by Rev Neale Riffert. For more information call 903-624-2547 or shermanreformed.net.


Lakeway UMC


POTTSBORO — Members and guests of Lakeway United Methodist Church have worship service each Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m and Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. This Sunday’s scripture will be Luke 23:33-43 in celebration of Christ the King.


This Sunday evening, Lakeway will join the other churches of the Pottsboro Ministerial Alliance in the Community Thanksgiving Dinner and Worship Service at Georgetown Baptist Church, beginning at 5 p.m.


If you or someone you know will not be with family on Thanksgiving Day, Lakeway offers an open invitation to a Thanksgiving Dinner at noon at the church, 15015 Hwy 289 North in Pottsboro, about 11/2 miles north of the 120-289 intersection in Pottsboro. You may call for details, 903-786-2138.


Lakeway is planning and preparing for the Advent-Christmas season. People of all ages will find Christmas opportunities at Lakeway.


Unity Miss. Baptist


DENISON — Jim Branscum, pastor, invites everyone to join them each Sunday for Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and worship services at 10:45 a.m and 6 p.m. Wednesday services start at 6:30 p.m.


The ladies will meet today to go over the items for the bake sale. Cooking will begin on Monday. All desserts can be picked up on Tuesday evening.


The youth will be visiting Beacon Hill and Wesley Village this Saturday. Anyone who wants to join them should be at the church by 10 a.m.


The Men’s Brotherhood will meet for lunch at 12 noon Saturday.


On Thanksgiving week, the evening services will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 26.


Unity Christian School is accepting new students for the 3rd-12th grade. To contact the school call 903-465-1909.


The church is located at 1900 S. Woodlawn Blvd in Denison. For a ride to the services call 903-465-4317. Visit unitymbc.weebly.com


First Baptist, Sherman


SHERMAN — The First Baptist Church of Sherman invites everyone to join them for Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and worship services at 10:45 a.m each Sunday.


FBC worship services are broadcast at 10 a.m. Sundays on KXII-TV Channel 12.


There will be no scheduled afternoon or evening church activities this Sunday. At 4 p.m. they will begin setting up the stage for the church’s Christmas Pageant. Volunteers are needed to help with the set up.


The church is located at 400 S. Travis in Sherman. For more information contact the church, 903-892-9121. If you are unable to attend, you may listen to Dr. Michael Lawson’s sermons and watch video of their services at www.fbcsherman.org.


First UMC, VA


VAN ALSTYNE — The First United Methodist Church of Van Alstyne has church services each Sunday at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.


The 9 a.m service is contemporary and features Saved by Grace, the praise band. Holy Communion is served weekly. The 11 a.m. service is in a traditional format, with the Chancel Choir leading the music. Holy Communion is observed on the first Sunday of the month.


Rev. Scott Holcomb-McLain will bring the message "Spiritual Amnesia" at both services this Sunday, using Deut. 8:7-18 and Phil 4:4-9.


Sunday—The Junior High meets from 5-6:30 p.m. and the Senior High meet from 6-7:30 p.m Both groups have dinner at 6 p.m. Monday — The Ad Council meets at 6:30 p.m. in Benton Hall. Tuesday — Worship Committee meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room. Wednesday/ Thursday — The church office will be closed for the Thanksgiving Day holiday on Wednesday, Nov. 27 and Thursday, Nov. 28.


The church is located at 303 S. Preston in Van Alstyne. For more information about the church, visit www.vafumc.com


Sherman Nazarene


SHERMAN —The Sherman Church of the Nazarene invites you to join them for worship at 10 a.m Sunday.


On Sundays, the Senior Adults meet for Sunday School at 9 a.m. followed by worship services at 10 a.m. During the service, they offer Children Church Classes. A class is available for children, age 2-5 years and another class is offered for grades K-4th graders.


On Sunday evenings at 6 p.m. they have prayer meeting. During this service they have Kids Reaching Kids Project which includes lessons, music, games, snacks and fun. This time is for children, age 3 to 4th graders.


There will be no Wednesday night service this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.


A nursery is provided for newborns through age 2.


The van will pick up anyone who needs a a ride to the church.


The church family invites you to all of their services and activities.


The church is located at 601 N. Heritage Parkway, (FM 1417), between Hwy. 56 and Washington St. in Sherman. For more information call 903-893-2643.


Serviccos en Espanol:


Domingos-2 p.m.Miercoles-6:30 p.m. Pastor, Emeterio Gomez, 806-576-9579.


Red River Unitarian


DENISON — Rev. Doug Strong’s topic will be "Behind the Curtain" at this Sunday’s 11:15 a.m. service at Red River Unitarian Universalist Church in Denison.


The sermon by Rev Strong, a retired UU minister and a member of the congregation, will address the first of UUism’s seven principles, which affirms the worth and dignity of every person.


Concurrently, Children’s Religious Education will have a lesson from the book "Unitarian Universalism Is a Really Long Name."


At 10 a.m. the Adult Forum will discuss "Trends, Challenges and Hope" .


A nursery is provided. All are welcome at church events. More information about Unitarian Universalism is at www.rruu.org


Cottonwood Creek


DENISON — The Cottonwood Creek family and staff invite you to their weekly services. Bible Fellowship Groups begin at 9:45 a.m. and worship services start at 11 a.m. Children’s church is available during the worship service.


Danny Broughton, pastor, will conclude the sermon series titled "Live 2 Give — Sowing Kingdom Seeds." This Sunday’s message is titled "Give Thanks" from Eph. 5:14-21. They will also give thanks with Thanksgiving Communion. Ryan Dickson and the Creek Band will lead in worship. Join them this Sunday for a time of celebration.


Cottonwood’s Sunday evenings will be filled with fellowships and service projects during the next month. Everyone is welcome to their "Sing for Joy", the Songs of Christmas, to presented on December 15 at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary. Afterwards, there will be a time of fellowship and refreshments.


The church is located at 2501 Sunset St., just a block east of Hyde Park Elementary in Denison. For more information call 903-465-2081 or visit www.cottonwoodcreek.org/denison.


St. Luke’s Episcopal


DENISON — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church has worship services each Sunday at 8 and 10:30 a.m. with the Very Rev. Donald Pershall officiating.


The service of Holy Eucharist is held at noon Tuesdays.


The ECW will meet at 11:30 a.m. this Sunday in the Lattimore Room.


St. Luke’s Manna Ministries is open from 9 a.m to 12 noon Monday-Fridays. Anyone who needs food is welcome.


Men’s Prayer and Study Group meets at 8 a.m. Tuesdays.


The Thanksgiving Service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27.


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


The Food Pantry and St. Luke’s church office will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.


St. Luke’s Manna Meal is held at 5 p.m. every Saturday in Kohfeldt Hall.


The church is located at 427 W. Woodard St., corner of Woodard and Fannin Avenue in Denison. Parish office hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday-Thursday. For more information call 903-465-2630 Visit them at www.saintlukesdenison.org


Pottsboro C of C


POTTSBORO — The Pottsboro Church of Christ invites you to worship with them. They meet at 9 a.m Sundays for Bible study with classes for all ages. The worship service begins at 10 a.m. which includes singing, praying, taking the Lord’s Supper and giving. They meet again at 5 p.m.


Money is being collected to purchase tennis shoes for the kids of the New Mexico Children’s Home to be delivered on December 1.


The Ladies Class meets at 10 a.m Wednesdays for Bible study. The first Wednesday of each month is dedicated to making quilts, throws, baby blankets and neck pillows to be distributed to various organizations in Grayson County.


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


You are invited to watch "The Gospel of Christ" each Sunday on KXII, My Texoma, Cable One Channel 2 at 7 a.m. and KXII, Channel 12 at 7:30 a.m.


The church is located at 522 W. Hwy. 120, just east of Hwy. 289. If you have questions or would like to study the Bible call the church, 903-786-9606. You can also send an e-mail to jgknight@mail.com


Christian Science Soc.


DENISON — The Christian Science Society in Denison invites everyone to the Sunday services and Sunday School at 10 a.m. Testimonies of healing are held the first and third Wednesdays at 8 p.m.


The lesson for this Sunday is "Soul and Body." The Golden Text is I Thess. 5:23.


There will also be a Thanksgiving Service at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28. The subject is "Thanksgiving." All are welcome at all of their services.


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 to anyone who requests them.


The church is located at 927 W. Sears St. in Denison.


Jubilee Fellowship


SHERMAN — Jubilee Fellowship Church in Sherman has services each Sunday at 11 a.m.


JFC is a multi-cultural cross generation church with ministry for all ages.


Sherman and Paula Haggard, pastors, invite everyone to worship with them.


The church is located at 5525 N. Travis St. in Sherman. For prayer or more information call 903-868-9496 or 903-892-4000.


Seventh-day Adventist


DENISON — The Seventh-Day Adventist Church invites the public to attend a free concert at 11 a.m. this Saturday featuring the men’s quartet, "The Kings Heralds."


The church is located at 3409 Eisenhower Pkwy. in Denison.


Trinity UMC


DENISON — The members of Trinity United Methodist Church invite you to join them for worship this Sunday. Church School classes begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by worship at 11 a.m. Jimmy Greene, pastor, will be preaching. A nursery is provided at all services.


Dinner and The Word will be taking a holiday break for the remainder of November and all of December. Meetings will resume on Wednesday, Jan. 8.


Everyone is invited to join them for "Stew for the Soul", a free lunch and time of fellowship, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first Saturday of every month.


Trinity’s Game Day meets at 1 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays.


The TOPS group meets at 9 a.m. Thursdays.


Trinity will host a Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All are welcome.


The church is located at 101 E. Hwy. 69 in Denison. For more information call 903-465-4996 or visit trinityumcdenison.com.


Key Memorial UMC


SHERMAN — The congregation of Key Memorial United Methodist Church invites everyone to come to their worship service at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday. Rev. James Welch’s sermon is entitled "Sharing Our Future: Unlimited Life." Scripture readings will be Ezekiel 34:11-16 and Eph. 1:15-23. Join them for adult Sunday School at 9:15 a.m.


The annual Charge Conference will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the church. All church members are invited to attend.


Key Care Mission, a Sherman area community food pantry (The Green House), is open from 1-4 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Donations of nonperishable canned goods are always appreciated.


Key Memorial will host its annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.


The church is located at 901 E. Houston St. in Sherman. For more information call 903-892-9162. In case of a pastoral emergency call 903-267-0155.


Country Chapel Bapt.


DENISON — The Country Chapel Baptist family invites everyone to join them for Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and worship services at 10:30 a.m.


Charles Sneed will bring a sermon this Sunday titled "The Last Thanks Giving" from Psalms 100. Logan Bartley and Norma Whitehead lead the worship services.


The church is located at 8414 Dripping Springs Road. From Denison take Hwy. 69 South to Dripping Springs Road and turn right for two miles. From Sherman take Hwy. 82 east to Bethany Road and turn left on Calf Creek. The church is about two miles on the left. Follow the signs. For more information call 903-546-6596.


Calvary Baptist, Sherman


SHERMAN — Kevin George, pastor, and the congregation of Calvary Baptist Church invite you to be a part of any of their services.


Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. followed by worship service at 10:45 a.m. and discipleship classes at 6:30 p.m.


AWANA and Bible study for adults begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.


During the week, Moms/ Grandmoms in Prayer meet at 8:45 a.m. Mondays. Call 214-577-3542 for info. Ladies Bible study (Beth Moore’s "John-The Beloved Disciple" meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays. For info call 903-892-0196.


The church is located at 421 W. Moore St. in Sherman. You are also invited to visit them at calvarymbc.com.


If you need transportation to any of the services, contact the church office, 903-892-2505.


Westwood C of C


SHERMAN — "The Vine and the Branches" will be the topic of study during the 10:30 a.m. worship assembly on Sunday. "Marriage In I Corinthians 7" will be the subject discussed during the evening assembly at 5 p.m.


They will continue their study of the Gospel of John during adult Bible study class at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.


The lessons from the Life of Jacob will continue in the adult Bible study at 7 p.m Wednesday.


Everyone is invited to consider these subjects and worship God with them.


You are encouraged to place your questions in their question box.


For further information call 903-487-2783.


Trinity Lighthouse


DENISON — Trinity Lighthouse Church has Sunday services at 8:30 and 10:50 a.m and Sunday School classes at 10 a.m. Wednesday services start at 7 p.m. A nursery is available during all services.


Elected to serve as TLC board members for the 2014 term: Jason Busbey, Bob Clay, Jim Crawley, Jason Ford, Steve Jacobs, Scottie Moody and Rick Simmons. Department leaders are asked to meet at 5 p.m Sunday in room #109 for the monthly planning meeting.


TLC will host Denison’s city-wide Thanksgiving Prayer Service at 6 p.m Sunday. Join them as several churches from many denominations come together to pray for Texomaland.


This Wednesday’s evening service is canceled for the Thanksgiving holiday. The church office will also be closed Wednesday and Thursday.


The seniors are invited to meet in the church parking lot at 6 p.m Sunday, Dec. 15 and take a drive through the Loy Lake Park Christmas lights. If weather permits they will also drive through "Bethlehem Drive", a live drive-through Christmas story held off Hwy 1417. Sign up at the info booth in the foyer. For more info contact Mary Berry, 316-250-8033.


The Pathfinders group has been canceled until the first of the year. The Healing Words class that meets on Nov. 29 is canceled for the holiday.


The church is located at 2915 W. Spur 503 in Denison.


Faith Fellowship Bapt.


DENISON — The Faith Fellowship Baptist family invite you to join them this Sunday for Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:30 a.m., led by Russell Clemons, pastor. The monthly church conference and all-church hobo stew fellowship will take place at 5 p.m Sunday.


The youth of the church will be having the annual turkey bowl fellowship at the church at 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission to play is one canned good.


"S.O.N. (Sports Outreach Night) is held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays at the church.


Men’s Prayer Breakfast is held at 7 :30 a.m. Tuesday at Nick’s Restaurant in Denison.


The annual Church-wide Thanksgiving potluck dinner and Thanksgiving service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday. There will be no regular Wednesday activities at the church on Wednesday, Nov. 27.


The Christmas program "It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" will be held Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m. The choir will be presenting the Christmas musical along with drama. There will also be a puppet show and Christmas snacks to share. The public is invited to enjoy this free event.


The church is located at 4305 W. Crawford in Denison, one mile west of Hwy. 75 at exit 68. For more information log onto www.faithfellowshipbaptist.com


FUMC Whitewright


WHITEWRIGHT — The First United Methodist Church invites you to worship with them this Sunday. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m followed by worship at 10:50 a.m.


All youth grades 6th-12th are invited to Methodist Youth Fellowship (MYF) from 2-4 p.m. Sundays. Join them for snacks, games and fellowship.


On Sunday, December 1, from 12 noon to 2 p.m., all children pre-K-5th grade and their parents are invited to their Children’s Advent Workshop. Everyone will meet in Henderson Fellowship Hall for pizza, Christmas crafts, hot chocolate and cookies.


The church is located at 301 W. Maple in Whitewright. For more information call the church office, 903-364-2411 or visit www.firstumcwhitewright.org


Calvary Baptist, Denison


DENISON — The members of Calvary Baptist Church invite you to worship with them. Bible study groups start at 9:30 a.m. Sundays and morning worship is held at 10:45 a.m. Dr. John McGinn will be bringing the message. The evening service starts at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary.


Men’s Bible study meets at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. All men are invited.


There will be no Wednesday evening activities this week so that time can be spent with family, friends or while traveling. The church office will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 29.


The church will host a free Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, Nov. 28 from 11:30 am. through 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Everyone is invited to attend.


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


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


Hyde Park Presbyterian


DENISON — Everyone is invited to attend the worship services at Hyde Park Presbyterian Church at 11 a.m. this Sunday.


Hal Hargis will be worship leader and Cristian Soltero will provide the musical accompaniment. Dr Ron Cunningham will present the sermon titled "What Are We Doing To The Church Now?"


They will decorate for Advent after this Sunday’s worship service.


There will be a Congregational Meeting on December 1 after church to elect new elders. There will also be a Corporation Meeting to elect new trustees.


The Annual Women’s Circle Christmas party will be held at 11 a.m. December 9 at the Cunningham home. Meet at the church at 10:30 a.m. to carpool. Bring traditional food to share.


Adult Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.


The church is located at 1708 Hyde Park Ave. in Denison. For more information call 903-465-6197.


Friendship UMC


SHERMAN — The congregation of Friendship United Methodist Church invites everyone to worship with them in a traditional worship format at 110:50 a.m. this Sunday. Kathy Brown, pastor, will bring the message.


Sunday School classes begin at 9:55 a.m. Child care is available for newborns through age 3. Following the pastor’s children’s message, elementary age children attend Children’s Church, a time of worship and learning activities.


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


Sherwood Shores Chapel


SHERWOOD SHORES — David Frierson, senior pastor, and the congregation invite everyone to the services and activities at Sherwood Shores Chapel.


On this Christ the King Sunday, Elder Dan Hofferber will read the scripture lesson of the day, Genesis 2:21-25. This Sunday’s choir anthem is "Jesus Shall Reign."


Sunday School for children and adults begins at 9:15 a.m. A coffee fellowship time is held at 10 a.m. followed by the worship service at 10:30 a.m. A nursery is provided for the worship hour.


The Junior and Senior High Youth Group meet for a meal at 6 p.m. Sundays, followed by a Bible lesson. Geoff Andress, assistant pastor and youth pastor, leads this group


Wednesday morning Bible study will not meet next Wednesday due to the Thanksgiving holiday.


The monthly Session meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, Nov. 25 at 9:30 a.m.


The 9th week of the 12-week seminar on the Constitution led by Jim Wade will continue at 7 p.m. this Tuesday.


The community is invited to a special Christmas musical entitled "Joy in This Place" on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. Christmas goodies will be served after the program.


The chapel is located at 969 Hillcrest Circle in Sherwood Shores on the western side of Lake Texoma. They are 15 miles north of Whitesboro off of Hwy. 377 N. Visit them at www.sherwoodshoreschapel.org


Park Ave. C of C


DENISON — Everyone is invited to Bible classes at 9 a.m. this Sunday followed by a pulpit message by Todd Catteau at 10 a.m. in the auditorium. George Hatfield will be leading the worship service.


They will have their traditional chili/ soup supper at 6 p.m. this Tuesday in the Family Life Center. The PAWS meal will take a break this Wednesday due to the Thanksgiving holiday There will be no classes that Wednesday evening.


Celebrate Recovery meets from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the building.


PAK groups meet on Sunday evenings and at other times. Check their website for up to date information on the groups available.


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


Daniel House, Deliverance


SHERMAN — Douglas Childs will be preaching his first sermon at 3 p.m. this Sunday at Daniel House of Deliverance, 2002 South East St. in Sherman.


Come out and help them lift up the name of Jesus.


Roderick Shepard Sr. is the pastor and Jean Murphy is director of the Board of Christian Education.


First Christian, VA


VAN ALSTYNE — The First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Van Alstyne invites you to join them for worship services at 10:50 a.m. this Sunday.


Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. and coffee fellowship follows at 10:30 a.m.


Dr. John Stewart’s message this Sunday is titled "Thy Will Be Done" based on Luke 22:39-45.


A Hanging of the Greens service will be held during the morning service on December 1, the first Sunday of Advent.


The church is located at 274 S. Waco St. in Van Alstyne. A nursery is provided for newborns to age 2. For further information call the church office 903-482-5515 or contact them by e-mail at fccva@airmail.net or visit them at www.fccvatx.org


Trinity Lutheran


SHERMAN — Rev. Craig Sturm will be presiding this Sunday with Roger Hale assisting and Carol Pfeiffer leading Children’s Church.


Sunday School class meets at 9 a.m. followed by fellowship at 10 a.m. with worship, Holy Communion and Children’s Church at 10:30 a.m.


Sunday — The Prayer Shawl Warriors will meet at 2 p.m. Confirmation I Class will meet at 2 p.m. and Confirmation II Class will meet at 3 p.m.


A special Thanksgiving Worship with Holy Communion will start at 7 p.m. Tuesday followed by a Pie Reception.


Monday — The Jesus Calling Devotional Group will meet at 12 noon; Dr. Case’s piano lessons are from 2:30-7 p.m.; GNTX, 5 p.m.; Al-Anon, 7 p.m. Tuesday —Fox Hall AA meets at 8 p.m. Wednesday-Friday — The church office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. Thursday — Fox Hall AA meets at 8 p.m. Saturday — Fox Hall AA meets at 8 p.m.


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


Grand Ave. Presbyterian


SHERMAN — Grand Avenue Presbyterian welcomes everyone to worship with them at 11 a.m this Sunday. Dr Lander Bethel’s message will be "Crowning Forgiveness" based on Luke 23:33-43. Susan Marum will be the lesson reader of Jeremiah 23:1-6 and Col. 1:11-20. After worship members and friends will join one another for lunch at a nearby restaurant.


The Pat Nuckols book group will meet at Lee Main’s at 7:30 p.m.


WYN! will not meet on Wednesday due to the Thanksgiving holiday.


The first Sunday of Advent, December 1, Church School will change to 10 a.m. and worship to 11:30 a.m. Members and friends will begin getting ready for the 59th year of the Live Nativity Scene, to be presented December 15-16 as a gift to the community.


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


Southside Baptist


DENISON — Southside Baptist Church has Sunday School at 9:45 a.m each Sunday and worship services at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.


The Lord’s Supper for Church members will be held this Sunday evening.


Midweek service and Pie Fellowship will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 26. Each family is asked to bring their favorite pie.


The Senior Saints/ Grace Class lunch will be held this Saturday, starting at 11 a.m. Join them for hamburgers.


Saturday night Teens is canceled for this Saturday and Saturday, Nov. 30.


The Children’s Christmas program will be presented on Sunday night, Dec. 15.


Transportation is available to all services by calling the church office 903-465-3636. For other church information check out www.ssbctx.org


Rev. Keith Taylor is pastor of the church, located at 3500 S. Park Avenue in Denison.


First Presbyterian


DENISON — Saturday is a Work Day at the church, beginning at 8:30 a.m.


The First Presbyterian Church of Denison will have worship services at 9:45 a.m. in the chapel and Sunday School at 11 a.m. Please note the changes in time.


The scripture readings for Christ the King Sunday are Col. 1:11-20 and Luke 23:33-43.


There is no Fellowship Luncheon this Sunday.


Prayer Group will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the library.


The church office will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holidays.


Mission opportunities for the rest of the year include collecting children’s and teens’ books and toys for the Lions Club Goodfellows Christmas Project. New clothing for kids to be given to local elementary schools where needed are also being collected throughout the year. They are always collecting good and supplies for Grayson Shelter.


The church is located at 231 N. Burnett, corner of Burnett and Gandy in Denison. For more information call the office, 903-465-3923 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday.


Center St. C of C


SHERMAN — Everyone is invited to worship with the Center Street Church of Christ in Sherman.


Ruben Henson will be preaching at this Sunday’s 10:30 a.m. service and David Corder will speak at the 6 p.m. service.


Jack Ringo will be speaking on I Chronicles 20 on Wednesday evening.


Services include congregational singing, prayer, communion, teaching and giving.


The congregation meets at 1105 W. Center St. in Sherman.


St. James UMC


SHERMAN — Rev. Commie Linson, pastor, and the members of St James United Methodist Church invites you to join them this Sunday. The Reign of Christ/ Christ the King Sunday service will begin at 11 a.m.


Guest speaker will be Rev. Ronnie Boyd, minister at Coffey Memorial Church of God in Christ, pastored by Rev. James Hunt.


Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and Bible study starts at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and the prayer service starts at 6 p.m.


You are invited to join them for other services.


Grayson Bible Baptist


SHERMAN — Roy Webster, pastor, and the staff of Grayson Bible Baptist, invite everyone to join them this Sunday for Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.


On Sunday mornings, the pastor is preaching a series entitled "A Victorious Christian Life" . The evening sermon is "Building God’s Way."


Grayson invites all men to the "42 Fellowship" at 9 a.m. Wednesdays. The men enjoy a time of dominoes and fellowship.


The church is located on Hwy. 82, three miles east of Hwy. 75 at FM 1417 in Sherman. For more information call 903-892-2141 or visit them at www.graysonbbc.org


Morton St. C of C


DENISON — The Morton St. church of Christ invites you to their services. They meet at 9 a.m each Sunday to study and assemble for worship at 10 a.m and 6 p.m.


They meet Wednesdays at 7 p.m. for study and devotional.


Alex Warnes is the evangelist. For more information or if you desire a Bible study, free correspondence course or information about the church, call 903-465-4127 or e-mail cofc@cableone.net. Visit them at www.mortonstreetchurchofchrist.com


You can find them at 2223 W. Morton St. in Denison.


Fairview Baptist


SHERMAN — James Moore, pastor, and members of Fairview Baptist Church in Sherman invite you to worship with them each Sunday at 8:15 and 11 a.m Bible study classes meet at 9:30 a.m. A fully staffed nursery is provided during the services.


Reid Kirk, worship pastor, will deliver a message this Sunday, entitled "Suffering, Hope and Joy" based on I Peter 4:12-19.


The Ladies Prayer group meets at at 12 noon Wednesdays in Room 205 at the church.


There will be no evening meal and no services or activities this Wednesday.


The church office will be closed on Friday, Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.


Fairview Baptist, as a ministry, participates with Fairview School to collect "Boxtops 4 Education." Boxtops can be brought to the church office and deposited in the dropbox.


The church is located at 222 W. Taylor St. in Sherman. For more information contact them at 903-892-3543. Visit them at www.fairviewsherman.com


Luella First Baptist


LUELLA — During this Sunday’s 11 a.m. worship service, Harvey Patterson will deliver a message entitled "On Having a Thankful Spirit" based on I Thess. 5:16-18. Everyone is welcome to attend.


Luella has a casual dress style for worship and the music is blended between traditional and contemporary.


The church will have an evening worship service at 6 p.m. this Sunday. Everyone in Grayson County is welcome.


The ladies of Luella have two Bible studies on Tuesdays, including a brunch and Bible study from10 a.m. to 12 noon. Another women’s Bible study, designed for those who work during the day, starts at 6:30 p.m.


Age-related Bible studies for children, youth and adults are held from 7-8 p.m Wednesdays.


For further information about the activities at the church, call the church office 903-893-2252. The church is located at 3162 State Hwy. 11, halfway between Sherman and Tom Bean.


Legacy Bible


SHERMAN — Legacy Bible Church has worship services at 9 and 10:45 a.m. each Sunday.


Garner Simpkins, lead pastor, will continue in the current sermon series "Living Life as a Steward."


Nursery, preschool and children’s church programs are held during both Sunday services. They also offer weekly student ministry for both middle and high school students as well as a college and young adult ministry.


Lisa Burlingame is teaching a women’s Bible study on "Foundations from the Book of Genesis" at 7 p.m Tuesdays.


A Christmas Candle Light Service will be held at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 22. Join them as they celebrate the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ. Please note: On this Sunday, they will only have one service at 10:45 a.m.


The church is located on FM 691, between Hwy. 75 and Grayson College. For more information visit www.legacybiblechurch.org


Parkside Baptist


DENISON — Parkside Baptist Church is now registering for Upward Basketball for the spring of 2014. Upward is an evangelistic sports ministry designed for K-6th boys and girls, which promotes salvation, character and self-esteem. Each child will also receive a special recognition award after every game. The early registration fee is $75 and available through December 7. Register at http://www.thepark.org/upward-basketball-children.


Parkside’s Sunday worship services start at 9:15 and 10:45 a.m. with Sunday School classes at 8, 9:15 and 10:45 a.m.


Wednesdays start with supper, by reservation, at 5 p.m. followed by children’s activities, youth worship and Bible study, adult Bible study, and adult Sunday School teachers’ meeting, all beginning at 6:15 p.m.


The church is located at 301 N. Lillis Lane in Denison. For more information call 903-465-1686 or visit www.thepark.org


First Baptist, Bells


BELLS — First Baptist, Bells invites you to worship with them Sundays at 8:30, 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m and Sunday School at 10 a.m. The church provides a free breakfast from 9:30-10 a.m. each Sunday for all students 12th grade and younger.


The current Sunday morning sermon series is "Spiritual Gifts," For the next few weeks, the messages will be based on I Corinthians 12-14. This Sunday’s sermon will be "The Greatest Gift: Love in Marriage," from I Corin. 13:1-13. The evening sermon will be "The Broken Covenant," from Jer. 11:1-17.


There will be no Wednesday services on November 27.


FBC will host the Community Wide Thanksgiving Service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26. A fellowship meal will follow. This service is sponsored by several local churches of Bells.


To listen to weekly sermons go to fbcbellstx.org under the heading "sermons."


A nursery is provided for all services.


Dr. Billy Neal Jr. is pastor of the church, located at 105 S. Pecan (Hwy. 69 South) in Bells. Additional church parking is at 112 S. Broadway. For more info call 903-965-4813 or 903-815-1775.


First Baptist, Denison


DENISON — First Baptist, Denison has worship services at 11 a.m. Sundays and Bible Fellowship Groups at 9:45 a.m.


The Annual FBC Thanksgiving Dinner will take place at 6 p.m. this Sunday in the CLC. If your last name begins with A-M bring a dessert, and if your last name begins with M-Z, bring a vegetable. (Bring enough to serve 15-16 people). This year the church is collecting coats and jackets for the DISD students ages 3-18. They are planning to fill a truck bed with donations this Sunday. Bring your donations with you to the dinner.


The Lord’s Supper will be observed this Sunday prior to the Thanksgiving Dinner. It will be offered at 5, 5:15, 5:30 and 5:45 p.m.


There will be no activities on Wednesday, Nov. 27.


The Men’s Bible Study "Lift" by Louie Giglio meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays in the CLC Friendship Room. Come at 5:30 p.m. to eat.


A Senior Adult Bible study meets at 9 a.m. Tuesdays in the CLC Friendship Room. They are going through an in-depth study of the book of Genesis.


"The Gathering" meets bi-weekly at 7:30 p.m. Sundays in the CLC. The next gathering will be December 1.


The church is located at 601 W. Woodard St. in Denison. For more information check out www.fbcdenison.org or call 903-465-4886.


Covenant Presbyterian


SHERMAN — Worship at Covenant begins with Church School classes each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. followed by fellowship at 10:30 a.m. Services will begin at 10:50 a.m. led by Rev. Neill Morgan. The scriptures will be Jer. 23:1-6, Col. 1:11-20, Luke 23:33-43. A member of the Youth Group will be the lay reader.


Sunday — The Junior and Senior High will meet for Presbytery Youth Worship. A Congregational Lunch will begin directly after church, hosted by the Stewardship Committee. Monday — There will be no preschool all week due to the Thanksgiving break. Narcotics Anonymous meets Monday-Friday at 12 noon in the CCC and again at 6 p.m. Friday. The Dead Sea Scrolls Group will meet at 6 p.m.


Tuesday — Depression Support group begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday— Wednesday Morning Bible study is at 9:30 a.m Thursday — The Men’s Discussion Group will not meet.


The church office will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.


The church is located at 322 W. Pecan in Sherman. For more information call 903-892-1502.


St. Emmanuel COGIC


DENISON — St. Emmanuel COGIC in Denison will be giving away food items for families who are in need of assistance on Monday Nov. 25, from 5 to 7 p.m.


To receive items from the church, you will need a valid I.D., proof of residency and proof of the number of children who are living at the home.


The church has a limited amount, however, they are interested in not only feeding the physical body but the spiritual body as well.


The church is located at 831 Martin Luther King Blvd. in Denison. Elder Larry Polk is the pastor.


Friendly COGIC


SHERMAN — The Friendly Church of God in Christ Choir will be having a Christmas Holiday Bake Sale from Dec. 1-15.


Let them bake your holiday desserts for you.


Deliveries are available.


For more information contact Bobbie Adams, 903-893-8897.


The church is located at 711 E. Lamar in Sherman. Bishop T.W. Johnson is the pastor.


Ministerial Alliance


SHERMAN — The Ministerial Alliance of Sherman met Monday and Tuesday to prepare Thanksgiving food baskets for families in need.


The Reflection Club of Sherman High School assisted in preparing and distributing the bags for more than 100 families in the Texoma area. They were accompanied by Doris Crockett and Rev. James Ezell.


Rev. Robert Softly is president of the Sherman Alliance with more than twenty pastors and churches included.


First UMC, Sherman


SHERMAN — Worship with First United Methodist Church at 8:30 and 10:50 a.m. this Thanksgiving Sunday. Chris Dowd, pastor, will be preaching from Jeremiah 23:1-6.


Sunday School for children and adults begins at 9:40 a.m. If you want more information on adult classes, contact Cassie Wade at cassiewade@gmail.com For information on programs for children, contact Abbey Echol at abbey@fumcsherman.org


The Church Conference will be held after the 10:50 a.m. service in Binkley Hall. Lunch and child care will be provided.


The church is located at 401 N. Elm St. in Sherman. For more information call 903-893-6514 or e-mail them at info@fumcsherman.org.