First Presbyterian

First Presbyterian


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


The scripture readings for the Third Sunday after Epiphany are: Isaiah 9:-4, I Corin. 1:10-18 and Matt. 4:12-23. Dr. Lander Bethel will be leading in worship with a message entitled "It’s Come Near. Follow Me."


The Annual Congregational meeting will be after the worship services. A Fellowship Luncheon will follow.


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


The Worship Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the library.


The church is located at 213 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.


Forest Ave. Baptist


SHERMAN — The Forest Avenue family welcomes you to worship, study and fellowship with them. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by morning worship at 10:45 a.m.


This Sunday Brian Taylor, pastor, will bring a message entitled "In the Interest of Others" from Phil 2:1-11. Stacie Davidson Davis will present the special music, "Need You Now." The FABC worship team will lead in praise and worship and the Sanctuary Choir will sing "Good-bye World, Good-Bye."


The Finance Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Sunday.


A Men’s Fellowship is planned for 6 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall.


A regularly called business meeting will be held after worship services on Sunday, Feb. 2.


The next Women’s Fellowship is planned for 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16.


Prayer meeting and Children’s Ministry (KFC) meet at 6:30 p.m Wednesdays in the fellowship hall.


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


First UMC, VA


VAN ALSTYNE — The First United Methodist Church of Van Alstyne has church services each Sunday at 9 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 the first Sunday of the month.


Scott Holcomb-McLain will be bringing the message "Two For One Twice" at both services this Sunday. The message is based on Psalm 27:1, 4-9 and Matt. 4:12-23.


Sunday— The Junior High youth meet at 5 p.m. and the Senior High meet at 6 p.m. Monday — The Ad Council meets at 6:30 p.m. in Benton Hall Tuesday — The Worship Committee gathers at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room.


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


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. Come early for coffee, at 9:15 a.m.


Country Chapel will celebrate the Lord’s Supper during this Sunday’s morning worship service.


Charles Sneed, pastor, will bring a sermon entitled "Coming to the Table" based on II Corinthians 10.


Logan Bartley, Sue Barthel and Norma Whitehead be leading 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.


A Christian Fellowship


LUELLA — David Ellis will be leading the worship services this week at A Christian Fellowship Church in Luella. Join them for a coffee and doughnut fellowship at 9 a.m followed by classes for all ages at 9:30 a.m and worship services at 10:30 a.m.


David Ellis will also be leading praise and worship in this contemporary-style service. Dress is casual.


Kids in Da Zone for Jesus, a class for kids age 2-10 takes place during the worship service. The kids learn Bible stories and memory verses, have puppet shows and lots more.


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


Wednesday nights begin with a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by praise and worship and a devotional. There is also a class for children.


The church is located on the west side of Hwy. 11 I Luella. Look for the red brick building with the green metal roof on the hill. The cross will light the way for you. For more information contact Mike Ball, 903-271-1870 or David Ellis at 903-815-1333.


Center St. C of C


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


Ruben Henson will preach at the 10:30 a.m. worship service this Sunday and Jerry Jones will preach at the 6 p.m. service.


David Corder will be speaking on I Chronicles 29 on Wednesday evening.


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


The church is located at 1105 W. Center St. in Sherman.


Trinity UMC


DENISON — The members of Trinity United Methodist Church invite you to join them for worship services. Church School classes begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by the worship service at 10:45 a.m. Jimmy Greene, pastor, will be preaching this Sunday. A nursery is provided for all services.


Dinner and The Word will resume February 12.


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. every first Saturday of the month.


Trinity’s Game Day meets at 1 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.


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


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


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 services with congregational singing at 10 a.m The evening service starts at 6 p.m.


The Lord’s Supper is given each Sunday.


Bible classes begin 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 brings the lessons. Also airing each Sunday on KFYN are 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.


"A Woman’s Choice," a WEB video concerning a woman’s pregnancy, can be seen at www.Pregnancy.Decisions.org


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


Central Christian


SHERMAN — Dr. Mark Berrier will bring a message this Sunday entitled "Great Joy for God’s People" with scripture text from Matt. 5 :6-10.


The traditional worship 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.


You are always welcome to worship with them.


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 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday. 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).


Lakeway UMC


POTTSBORO — Lakeway members and guests invite you to worship them each Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday School learning and fellowship begins at 9:45 a.m.


This Sunday Allen Snider’s sermon will be "Did You See The One That Got Away?" with Matt. 4:12-23 as the scripture text.


The youth will be going to the Rock & Worship Roadshow at American Airlines Center tonight. For more information call Brian Robinson, 903-818-4082.


The United Methodist Men will meet for breakfast and service work this Saturday at 8 a.m.


The Fellowship Feasters will gather at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Fulbeli’s Restaurant in Kelly Square in Sherman. For details call the church office, 903-786-2138.


The "Destination Unknown" Youth Mystery Trip will be held this Sunday after worship.


The Northwest District Leadership Training will be held at 3 p.m. this Sunday at Whaley United Methodist Church in Gainesville.


On Sunday, Feb. 2, after worship, Lakeway will join with the other churches of the Pottsboro Ministerial Alliance for "We Gather Together," a yearly food drive for the local food pantries of Resale Barn and Visions of Sugar Plums. The gathering will take place at Brookshires in Pottsboro this year.


Wednesday night dinners begin at 6 p.m. and you are invited. Youth programs and children’s programs follow at 6:30 p.m.


Lakeway will host singer-songwriter Mitch McVickers at 7 p.m Wednesday, Feb. 5. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. This will be a free concert, but a love offering will be accepted.


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 the 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.


A class for youth, age 13 to high school seniors, is held at 10 a.m each Sunday. Mark Wood is the leader/ teacher and Javier Santiesteban is his assistant.


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


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.


Choctaw Creek Cowboy


SAVOY — The people of Choctaw Creek Cowboy Church and Lowell Howard, preacher, invite you to the gathering at the cowboy church each Sunday.


Sundays begin with music, doughnuts and fellowship at 10 a.m. followed by worship music and Bible preaching at 10:30 a.m. The Choctaw Creek Cowboy Band provides the music.


Lowell Howard’s message this Sunday is titled "When Followers Abandoned Jesus" coming from John 6:60-71.


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


Plans are being made for Arena Events to begin in late March at the Block Arena in Savoy.


You are invited to these monthly events: 1st Sunday-Chuck wagon lunch after worship. Mondays-11 a.m. Music/ Bible study "A" Hall, Clyde Cosper Veterans Home, Bonham. 2nd Tuesday-11 a.m. The Lunch Bunch eats out (Feb.: Logan’s in Sherman).4th Wednesday-11 a.m. Music with message, Wesley Village, Denison. Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Country Gospel Singing at CCCC.


Thursdays, 11 a.m.- Gospel music therapy, Memory Care, Cosper Veterans, Bonham. 2nd Thursday-3:30 p.m. Gospel music concert, Cosper Veterans Home, Bonham. 3rd Thursday, 2:30 p.m. Gospel music concert, Texoma Healthcare, Sherman. 4th Friday-3 p.m. Gospel music concert, Victoria Gardens, Allen. 3rd Saturday-7 p.m. Pickin’ and Singing, Sadler Community Center. 5th Sunday Breakfast-8 a.m., March 30 (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.


Grand Ave. Presbyterian


SHERMAN — Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church welcomes everyone to worship with them at 11:30 a.m. this Sunday. Church School begins at 10:30 a.m.


Dr. Lander Bethel will be preaching a message titled "It’s Come Near. Follow Me" using Matt. 4:12-23. Steve Marum will be the lesson reader of Isaiah 9:1-4 and I Corin.1:10-18.


An eight-session class called "Systematic Training for Effective Parenting" will begin this Sunday at 4 p.m. at the church. This parenting class is the church’s gift to the community. Call the church, 903-893-1921 to register and receive more information.


The Pat Nuckols book group will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Susan Marum’s home.


WYN! will have a potluck supper at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Afterwards, the youth will have Bible study and fellowship. The adults will have study and discuss Matt. 5:13-20.


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.


Sherman Nazarene


SHERMAN — The Sherman Church of the Nazarene invites you to join them this Sunday.


Sunday School begins at 9 a.m. followed by morning worship at 10 a.m. Children’s Church classes begin at 10 a.m. They offer a class for children, age 2 years and 5 years, and another class for grades K-4th grade.


The Sunday evening prayer meeting begins at 6 p.m. Kids Reaching Kids Project, for age 3 to 4th grade, meets at 6 p.m Sundays. The children have lessons, music, games, snacks and fun.


Bible study starts at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. A nursery is provided for newborns through age 2.


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


The church is located at 601 N. Heritage Pkwy. (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. Emeterio Gomez, pastor, 806-576-9579.


Covenant Presbyterian


SHERMAN — Sunday worship at Covenant begins with Church School classes at 9:30 a.m. followed by fellowship at 10:30 a.m. The Children’s Sabbath Services of the Word will begin at 10:50 a.m. with Chuck Traylor as the guest preacher. The scriptures used will be Isaiah 9:1-4, Psalm 27:1, 4-9, I Corin.1:10-18 and Matt. 4:12-23. Marti Kaufmann will be the lay reader.


A Confirmation/ Mentor lunch will be held directly after this Sunday’s service.


Monday — Narcotics Anonymous meets at 12 noon Monday-Friday and again at 6 p.m Friday. The Dead Sea Scrolls class will not meet again until February. Tuesday — Depression Support group meets at 5:30 p.m.


Wednesday— The Wednesday Morning Bible Study Group will meet at 9:30 a.m. and the Worship Planning meeting is set for 4 p.m. Thursday — Men’s Discussion will be held at 7 a.m. at . Walter Brice will be leading the discussion. The Cokesbury Vacation Bible School Showcase will take place at 6 p.m. in the CCC. Friday — The Senior High will leave for SHYC and return on Sunday.


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


Red River Unitarian


DENISON — "Unitarian Universalism: Living at the Intersection of Science & Humanities" will be the topic of Rev. Douglas Morgan Strong’s sermon at 11:15 this Sunday at Red River Unitarian Universalist Church. Rev. Strong is a retired UU minister and member of the RRUU congregation.


At 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Children’s Religious Education will discuss UU principles and represent these with colored ink blots.


The Adult Forum at 10 a.m. Sunday will watch and discuss "The Roots of American Transcendentalism" from the Great Courses video series about religions in America.


RRUU meets at 515 N. Burnett Ave. in Denison, one block north of Morton St. A nursery is provided and all are welcome at church events. More information about Unitarian Universalism is at www.rruu.org


St. Stephen’s Episcopal


SHERMAN — The congregation of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church invites the community to worship with them on the Third Sunday of the Epiphany. 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. A nursery is provided during the 10 a.m. service. Everyone is invited to meet in the parish hall after the 10 a.m. service for coffee, refreshments and fellowship. Call the church office for a schedule of daily Masses and Morning and Evening Prayer.


Saint Stephens’ Annual Parish Meeting will be held after this Sunday’s 10 a.m. service.


Confession is offered at 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and by appointment.


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


The Rector’s Bible Study meets at 10:45 a.m Wednesdays.


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


The Rosary will be offered at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.


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


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 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, 903-624-2547.


Reformed Bible study


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


The Men’s Fellowship meets at 6:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Braum’s, 2506 N. US Hwy. 75 in Sherman. Discussions center on the Belgic Confession. Both fellowship meetings are led by Rev. Neale Riffert. For more information call 903-624-2547 or shermanreformed.net.


Calvary Baptist, Denison


DENISON — The members of Calvary Baptist Church in Denison invite you to worship with them. Bible study groups begin at 9:30 a.m each Sunday followed by the worship services at 10:45 a.m. and6 p.m. in the sanctuary


Dr. John McGinn will be bringing the message.


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


Wednesday activities start at 6:30 p.m. and include prayer meeting, Mission Friends, GAs and youth activities.


The Melissa WOM Group will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 in the WOM room. All women are invited to attend and take part in the mission activities.


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


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


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 follow at 11 a.m. Children’s Church is available during the worship service.


Danny Broughton, pastor, is preaching a sermon series titled "Exercising Godliness" from I Timothy 4:8. This Sunday’s message is "Spiritual Exercise of Witnessing" from I Peter 3:15. Ryan Dickson and the Creek Band lead in worship. Join them this Sunday for a time of celebration.


Life Groups begin at 5:30 p.m Sundays. Wednesday nights begin with a meal at 5:30 p.m. followed by Team KID, Re-AMP and prayer meeting at 6:30 p.m.


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


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. this Sunday.


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


Upward Basketball games are held on Saturdays in the gym. To learn more about this ministry, visit www.fbcsherman.org/upward.


The following discipleship studies continue at 6 p.m. Sundays: "Harmonizing the Gospels", in the sanctuary, taught by Steve Rice; Patricia Shirer’s "Discerning the Voice of God" in the chapel. Youth, Small Group study, in the Yellow House; "Pets Un-leasing God’s Potential", 1st-6th grades, in the Rally Rom.


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, listen to Dr. Michael Lawson’s sermons and watch video of their services at www.fbcsherman.org.


Westwood C of C


SHERMAN — "Anxiety" will be the topic of study during this Sunday’s 10:30 a.m. worship assembly. "An Appeal To Courage in Difficult Times" will be the subject discussed during the 5 p.m. assembly.


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


In the adult Bible study at 7 p.m Wednesday, they are beginning a study of the Life of Joseph.


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


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


For further information call 903-487-2783.


Woods St. C of C


SHERMAN — The Woods St. congregation invites everyone to join them for Bible class at 9 a.m. Sundays followed by worship at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday worship begins at 7 p.m.


Jon Smith, the minister, will bring Sunday’s lesson, "Spiritual Treasure" based on Matt. 25:14-17. Tim Howard will lead a cappella singing. The Lord’s Supper is served every Sunday.


If you want to study the Bible or have questions call 903-892-4519 or visit www.woodsstchurchofchrist.org.


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


Fairview Baptist


SHERMAN —James Moore, pastor, and members of Fairview Baptist Church in Sherman invite you to worship with them each Sunday.


Sunday services start at 8:15 and 11 a.m. and Bible study classes meet at 9:30 a.m. A fully staffed nursery is provided during the services.


James Moore’s message this Sunday is "Broken Man," based on Nehemiah 1.


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


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


Adult Bible study, Team Kids and Student Worship all meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.


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


Calvary Baptist, Sherman


SHERMAN — Kevin George, pastor, will begin a new series this Sunday called "Burning Questions."


Everyone is invited to participate in any of their services which include Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., worship service at 10:45 a.m. and discipleship classes at 6:30 p.m. Sundays.


They have Bible study and AWANA at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.


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


Visit them at 421 W Moore St. or on the web at calvarymbc.com.


Hyde Park Presbyterian


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


Hal Hargis will be worship leader and Cristian Soltero will provide the musical accompaniment. Dr. Ron Cunningham will present a sermon titled "Drawing Your Line Can Be Disastrous to All!"


The Women’s Circle will meet at 10 a.m. Feb. 3. Linda Wilkinson will present the program "The Wife of Manoah."


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


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


North Park Baptist


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


Sunday worship services start at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. and Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. David Murphy, pastor, leads the worship services and Mark Bennett leads the music. The Preschool Choir and the North Park Worship Kids will be presenting their musicals in the evening services which start at 6 p.m.


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


Disciple Now Weekend is coming on Feb. 28-March 2. For more details contact the church office.


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


For more information call the church 903-892-8429 or visit www.northparknet.com. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to noon on Fridays.


The church is located at 2605 Rex Cruse Dr. in Sherman. For text message updates throughout the week, text Northpark (one word) to 903-821-7000.


Fusion


DENISON — You are invited to worship at Fusion Texoma this Sunday at 10:20 .m.


Tom Hoover will be sharing the message.


Each week doughnuts and coffee are served in a relaxed atmosphere.


Fusion is a Christ-centered family fellowship located at 515 S Mirick St. in Denison.


More information can be found at www.fusiontexoma.net.


Key Memorial UMC


SHERMAN — The congregation of Key Memorial United Methodist Church invites everyone to come to their worship services at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday.


Rev. James Welch will preach the third sermon in the series on the Lord’s Prayer, "Praying by Heart … Are You Hungry? The scripture readings will be Jonah 3:1-5, 10 and Mark 1:14-20. Join them for adult Sunday School at 9:15 a.m.


The Sunday afternoon Bible study will meet at 5 p.m. The group is studying the book of Exodus.


Key Care mission, a Sherman area community food pantry (The Green House) is open from 1-4 p.m Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Donations of nonperishable canned goods are always appreciated. Donations of warm clothing are also appreciated.


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.


Antioch Baptist


BELLS — Everyone is invited to worship at Antioch Baptist Church this Sunday.


Sunday School meets at 10 a.m and worship services follow at 11 a.m. Children’s Church and a nursery are available during the morning service.


Kenneth VanHorn, pastor, will continue the series "Recipe for Hope" based on the book of Malachi.


The Sunday night service remains on hold.


Prayer meeting, RA’s, GA’s, Mission Friends and youth all meet at 6 p.m. Wednesdays.


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.


Greywood Heights COG


VAN ALSTYNE — Greywood Heights Church of God and Lance and Mary Baker, pastors, invite you to join them for Sunday morning worship services.


The Sunday School hour begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m.


Rev. Dennis Senter will be the guest speaker this Sunday.


Children’s Church and youth classes are held at 7 p.m Wednesdays in the GHC Life Center.


Adult Bible study is held at 7 p.m Wednesday in the chapel.


A scheduled training session will be held each month to equip those who are in the ministry or who desire to be. Contact the church or view the website for the date of the next session.


A Valentine’s party will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15. Anyone who wants to attend is welcome. Invite someone to come with you. This is not just for couples only. You need to sign up if you plan to attend so that they will know how much food to prepare.


The church is located at 352 Sanford Circle in Van Alstyne. To learn more about the church and its ministry visit www.greywoodheights.org.


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 Perschall officiating.


The service of Holy Eucharist is held at noon Tuesdays.


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


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


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


The Youth Group will meet at 7 p.m. this Wednesday.


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


The Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, Feb. 2, following the 10:30 a.m. service.


St. Luke’s School’s Mardi Gras Dinner and Auctions will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 6-10 p.m. in Kohfeldt Hall. Tickets are $25 in advance. For more information or tickets, call the school office 903-465-2653.


The church is located at 427 W. Woodard St., corner of Woodard and Fannin Ave. in Denison. Parish office hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays. For more information call 903-465-2630 or visit www.saintlukesdenison.org


Park Avenue C of C


DENISON — Everyone is invited to Bible classes at 9 am. this Sunday followed by a pulpit message led by Todd Catteau at 10 a.m. in the auditorium and worship service led by Basil McClure.


Bible classes start at 7 p.m Wednesdays. The Park Avenue Wednesday Suppers start at 5:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center.


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


PAK groups meet on Sunday evenings and at other times.


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


Grace UMC


SHERMAN — Grace United Methodist Church invites you to join them this Sunday. Rev. John Fleming will bring the message "Casting Nets" based on Isaiah 9:2-4 and Matt. 4:18-23. The Grace Choir will sing ""Walking ’Cross the Sea" as the anthem at both services.


Traditional services will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the Worship Band will lead the 11 a.m. service.


Sunday School classes for children are available at 9:50 a.m. A nursery is provided.


On Sunday, the Children’s Ministry Parents will meet at 12:15 p.m.; The GUMsters, 5th-6th graders, will meet at 3 p.m. for a service project; Youth will meet at 5 p.m. for fun and fellowship.


On Wednesday, Ladies’ Bible study begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Community Room (upstairs); Faithweavers, a Bible study for 1st-5th graders, will start at 6 p.m.; Pastor’s Bible study begins at 6 p.m. in the Community Room; Youth Bible study will be at 6 p.m. in the Youth Room.


The Super Seniors will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday for fellowship.


The church is located at the corner of Hwy. 1417 and 2800 Canyon Creek Dr., one-half mile south of Hwy. 82. The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. The building is handicapped accessible. For more information call 903-892-3681; e-mail info@gracesherman.org or visit www.gracesherman.org.


Quinn Chapel AMEC


DENISON — Everyone is invited to come to a "50 cent to $3 In-Door Outdoor Sale" this Saturday from 1-5 p.m.


There will be many items to choose from, including food.


The church is located at 710 W. Elm St. in Denison. Rev. Gregory Watson is the pastor.


Legacy Bible


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


Garner Simpkins, lead pastor, will continue in the current sermon series based on 1st Timothy. This week’s message is "God’s Heart for His Church."


The nursery, pre-school and children’s church programs are available during both Sunday services. They also offer weekly student ministry for middle and high school students, as well as a college and young adult ministry.


A Men’s Retreat is planned for Feb. 21-22. The theme will be "Making the Marriage Relationship a Lifelong Pursuit." Register online. The registration fee is $50.


The Legacy Cafe is now open Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to non. This café is a place to meet a friend, study, work or read. Enjoy a latte or mocha and free WiFi.


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


Unity Miss. Baptist


DENISON — Jim Branscum, pastor, invites you to join them each Sunday for Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. followed by worship services at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.


Wednesday services start at 6:30 p.m.


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.


Faith Fellowship Bapt.


DENISON — The Faith Fellowship Baptist family invites you to join them for Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday and morning worship at 10:30 a.m. Russell Clemons, pastor, is currently preaching a sermon series on "Foundations for Faith" from the Book of Romans.


The monthly church conference will be held at 5 p.m Sunday at the church followed by the annual All-church "It’s Everybody’s Birthday" fellowship. A huge birthday celebration will be held for all church members. They will also be celebrating the church’s 15th birthday.


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


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


The Wednesday schedule for the winter includes Acteens at 4:30 p.m. and family supper at 5:30 p.m. followed by GA’s, RA’s and Mission Friends, student worship and prayer meeting at 6:30 p.m.


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.


Friendship UMC


SHERMAN — The congregation of Friendship United Methodist Church invites everyone to worship with them in a traditional worship format at 10:50 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.


Jubilee Fellowship


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


JFC 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. If you need prayer of if you want more information about the church, call 903-868-9496.


Denison Nazarene


DENISON — This Sunday’s scripture focus at the Denison Church of the Nazarene is Gal. 6:10.


They have coffee and doughnuts at 9:30 a.m., discussion at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.


This is Laity Sunday. The message will be brought by Dan Whitman.


"Old Fashioned Sunday Night Church" is at 6 p.m. with special music provided by Melissa Sue Rice.


Join them at 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays for prayer.


The church is located at 2710 W. Crawford in Denison. Rev Dave Pettigrew is the pastor. For more information find them at crossview.info or contact them at 903-465-4250.


Southside Baptist


DENISON — The Faith Promise Mission Conference will be held at Southside this weekend, beginning at 7 p.m. tonight. The conference theme will be "No Greater Love." The International Banquet will take place on Saturday, beginning at 6 p.m.


On Sunday, the new Commitment for 2014 will take place during the morning service. The conference will conclude with a Candlelight Service at 6 p.m.


Missionaries who will be at Southside until Sunday are the Devar Williams family of Chile, the Scott Pethtel family of Italy and the Josiah Jones family of Mexico.


Regular services include Sunday School at 9:45 a.m and worship services at 10:45 a.m and 6 p.m.


Church visitation at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and prayer meeting/ King’s Kids/ midweek service starts at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.


Transportation is available to all services by calling the church office, 903-465-3636.Rev. Keith Taylor is pastor of the church, located at 3500 S. Park Ave. in Denison. For more church information check out www.ssbctx.org.


Trinity Lutheran


SHERMAN — Rev. Craig Sturm will preside this Sunday, with Barbara Faris assisting and Carol Pfeiffer leading Children’s Church. Sunday School class meets at 9 a.m., fellowship at 10 a.m and worship, with Holy Communion and Children’s Church is at 10:30 a.m. The Prayer Shawl Warriors will meet at 2 p.m.


Monday — Dr. Case’s piano lessons are from 2:30-7 p.m.; GNTX, 5 p.m.; Al-Anon, 7 p.m. Tuesday — The Fox Hall AA meets at 8 p.m. Wednesday — The Women Morning Quilters meets at 9 a.m.; Al-Anon group meets at 12 noon. Thursday — Dr. Case’s piano lessons begin at 2 p.m.; Fox Hall AA, 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, 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.


First Assembly, Yarnaby


YARNABY, Okla. — Rick and Darlene Ring, pastors of Yarnaby First Assembly of God invite you to join them each Sunday for Sunday School at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. After praise and worship, Darlene Ring takes children, age 4-12, to Children’s Church for teaching, fun and fellowship. The Sunday evening service begins at 6 p.m.


This Sunday night, the church will enjoy a singing. If you enjoy good gospel singing and praying, make plans to join them.


Wednesday services, a time of study, fun and fellowship, begins at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall.


The church is located at 1325 Yarnaby Rd. in Hendrix Okla. For more information call Rick Ring, pastor, 903-436-1030.


Trinity Lighthouse


DENISON — Trinity Lighthouse Church has services each Sunday 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 for all services.


After this Sunday’s 2nd service, the youth will take a trip to the Fort Worth Zoo.


Department leaders, make plans to attend the monthly planning meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday in room #109.


Parents, make sure your kids don’t miss Children’s Church on Sunday, Feb. 2 as they will host a special Super Bowl "SUNDAE" party. There will be an actual 20-foot long ice cream Sundae for the kids to eat.


Also on Super Bowl Sunday, Sunday, Feb. 2, TLC will host a "come and go" pre-game tailgate party, beginning at 4 p.m. This will be a family event for all ages. Each family is responsible for their own food but the Men’s Ministry will be providing hotdogs for those without tailgates. Sign up at the info booth. Don’t miss the fun, food and fellowship.


Anyone interested in becoming a member of TLC is invited to a casual and informal "meet and greet" reception in room #106 at 6 p.m. this Sunday. Refreshments will be served. Raymond England and the staff will be there to answer any questions you might have.


James and Sharon McCrory will host Kingdom Builders at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31 at Doretta Lang’s home.


The church is located at 2914 W. Spur 503 in Denison.


Luella First Baptist


LUELLA — During this Sunday’s 11 a.m. worship service, Harvey Patterson, pastor, will be delivering a message entitled "What God Wants to Give You as You Pray." Everyone is welcome to attend.


Luella has a casual dress style for worship and the music is a blend of traditional and contemporary music.


The Sunday evening worship, a time of singing, fellowship and study, begins at 6 p.m.


The ladies of Luella have two Bible studies each Tuesday. The morning study meets from 10 a.m. to noon and includes brunch and Bible study. They are currently studying "Women of the Old Testament." Another women’s Bible study, meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. This study is designed for those who work during the day.


On Wednesdays at 7 p.m. they have age-related Bible studies for children, youth and adults. All studies end at 8 p.m.


Everyone is welcome at all the services and ministries of the church.


The church is located on Hwy. 11, halfway between Sherman and Tom Bean. For more information contact them at 903-893-2252.


First Baptist, Bells


BELLS — First Baptist, Bells invites you to worship services each Sunday at 8:30, 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. and Sunday School at 10 a.m. Children’s Church is available during the 11 a.m. service. A nursery is offered for each service. They offer a free breakfast for all students, 12th grade and younger, from 9:30-10 a.m.


This Sunday’s morning sermon is titled "Order in Church Meetings" based on I Corin 14:22-40. Kevin Brown, the youth pastor, will be bringing a message at the evening service.


The youth will attend the Worship Road Show tonight.


On Wednesdays, they provide a free meal from 5-6 p.m. for anyone who wants to attend and then stay for the services. Bible study and prayer meeting, C.A.M.O Kids and youth Bible study all meet at 6:30 p.m. They are studying "The Coming End," a study of Revelation.


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


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 information call 903-965-4813 or 903-815-1775 or visit them at fbcbellstx.org


First Baptist, Denison


DENISON — First Baptist, Denison invites you to join them at 11 a.m Sunday for worship. The pastor is currently teaching a series on "How to Get Through What You Are Going Through." — dealing with painful events that we do not see coming. This study will follow a series done by Rick Warren after his son’s death. The study will continue through Feb. 15. Bible Fellowship Groups meet at 9:45 a.m.


The children of FBC will have a Progressive Lunch from noon to 1:30 p.m. this Sunday in the fellowship hall. To make a reservation, call the office


On Feb. 23, FBC will begin a church-wide campaign title "Transformed — How God Changes Us" by Rick Warren. Orders for workbooks are being taken now. The cost is $12 by Feb. 2 and $15 after that date.


On Wednesdays, they have supper at 5:30 p.m. followed by Bile study and AWANAS at 6:30 p.m. and SWAT for students at 7 p.m. in the Pit.


Also on Wednesdays, they have Embrace Grace/ Embrace Life at 6:30 p.m. For info visitJulie.rogers008@@gmail.com. A nursery is available.


Divorce Care meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays on the top floor of the McCarthy Building.


A Senior Adult Bible study meets at 9 am Tuesdays in the CLC.. Senior adults play dominoes from 1-4 p.m. every 1st Thursday.


"The Gathering," a young adult ministry (20-somethings) meets at 7:30 p.m. every other Sunday in the CLC. The Gathering’s semester kick-off will be held this Sunday They will start a new study called "Jesus is ——" by Judah Smith.


The Men’s Group meets Tuesdays at 6 p.m. in the CLC.


The Women’s Ministry is taking a group to Fresh Grounded Faith at Prestonwood Baptist on Feb. 28 to hear Jennifer Rothschild. (If at least 10 sign up, the cost is $34 each; if not, the cost is $39). Money is due by Jan. 28. Contact Jennifer Draper, jinnifer98@yahoo.com.


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


Gospel House of Truth


SHERMAN — The Gospel House of Truth holds an open discussion every Thursday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m at Grandy’s Chicken in Sherman. Dr. Marchal Fulmer and Dr. James Krieger D.D. lead the discussion.


Come and share your beliefs on God and His word with others who want to know more about God’s love, grace and goodness.