DENISON — Southside Baptist Church in Denison has Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and worship services at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. each Sunday.
A changing of ownership service will be held at 3 p.m. this Sunday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 1131 S. Scullin in Denison. All are invited.
Joe Flory, a missionary to Russia, will be speaking at 3500 S. Park at 6 p.m. this Sunday.
The Red River Valley Youth Rally will be held tonight at Heritage Baptist Church in Arlington. The bus will leave at 5:30 p.m.
"Saturday Night Teens" will take place Oct. 19 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Sign up at the Welcome Center if you plan to go with them to McKinney Trades Day on Oct. 19.
Church visitation is at 7 p.m. each Tuesday and prayer meeting/ King’s Kids/ Midweek Service is at 7 p.m Wednesdays.
Transportation is available to all services by calling the church, 903-465-3636.
Rev. Keith Taylor is pastor of the church, located at 3500 S. Park Avenue in Denison. For more church information visit www.ssbctx.org
DENISON — A Fall Art Exhibit "Genesis — A New Beginning" began last Sunday at Parkside Baptist and will continue through Sunday, Oct. 20. The art forms include painting, photography, fiber art and the written word. An artists’ reception will be held Oct. 20 from 6:30-8 p.m. You are welcome to join them.
Parkside has worship services each Sunday at 9:15 and 10:45 a.m. and Sunday School at 8, 9:15 and 10:45 a.m.
Wednesday nights begin with supper at 5 p.m. followed by children’s activities, youth worship and Bible study, adult Bible study, and adult Sunday School teachers’ 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
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 are now held in their new sanctuary. The song service includes a band and an overhead screen which allows everyone to sing along with the music in a casual setting. Coffee and doughnuts are available during the service.
A "Little Buckaroo Roundup" is planned for 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 at Novice and Karon Northington’s home. For more information call 903-815-6986.
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.
Three Cross Cowboy
SADLER — The members of Three Cross Cowboy Church invite you to their weekly services at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Come early for coffee, baked goodies and fellowship during the Triple Cross Band’s warm-up.
Sam Moore, pastor, will bring the message.
Bible study begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. They are beginning a study from the book of Genesis.
"Pickin’ and Grinnin" will be held this Saturday from 6:30-8 p.m.
Remember to save your Boxtops for Education.
The band provides music before the message. Children’s Church is available for children under 10.
Everyone is invited to come and join them.
The church is located at 301 S. Main St. in Sadler.
A Christian Fellowship
LUELLA — A Christian Fellowship in Luella begins each Sunday 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 be leading this Sunday’s worship service. He will also lead praise and worship in a contemporary style service. You can dress casually or dress up for their services.
The congregation celebrates the Lord’s Supper during each Sunday service.
The "Kidz in Da Zone for Jesus" class meets during the worship service. The children study Bible stories, journey on Rt. 66 to learn the books of the Bible and enjoy puppet shows.
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 the way. For more information contact Mike Ball, 903-271-1870 or David Ellis, 903-815-1333.
Tom Bean C of C
TOM BEAN — The Tom Bean Church of Christ invites everyone to worship with them. Services begin each Sunday with Bible class at 9 a.m. and worship services and congregational singing at 10 a.m. and 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. A.C. Quinn brings the lessons. Also airing on KFYN each Sunday are the North Side church of Christ at 8 a.m. and 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 see at www.PregnancyDecisions.org
The church is located at the corner of FM 902 and FM 2729 South in Tom Bean.
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 held at North Park Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Saturday.
Sunday worship services begin at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. and Sunday School starts at 9:30 a.m. David Murphy, pastor, leads the worship services and Mark Bennett leads the music. The Sunday service starts at 6 p.m.
Adult Bible study and youth activities begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
On Thursday, Men’s Breakfast will be held at IHOP at 6:30 a.m. "SongLight StoryBright" begins at 10 a.m. Men’s lunch will be held 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 them at 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 Friday. For text message updates throughout the week, text Northpark (oneword) to 903-821-7000.
Center St. C of C
SHERMAN — You are invited to worship with the Center Street Church of Christ in Sherman.
Jack Ringo will be speaking at the 10:30 a.m. worship service this Sunday and Dean Keel will speak at the 6 p.m. service.
Ringo will be leading the congregational singing practice at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The congregation meets at 1105 W. Center St. in Sherman.
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 sermon entitled "The Ten Lepers" based on Luke 17:11-19. 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.
Church Charge Conference will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 at First UMC of Bonham.
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.
Christ the King
SHERMAN — Christ the King Reformed Church invites you to join them for worship at 10 a.m. Sundays followed by a time of coffee and fellowship. In Sunday School they are beginning a new discussion on issues that involve "Our Daily Walk With God." 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 meets 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, Hwy. 75 and 82 in Sherman.
The Men’s Fellowship breakfast meets at 6:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Sweetberries Café in Sherman. Both fellowship meetings are led by Rev. Neale Riffert. Discussions center on the Belgic Confession. For more information call 903-624-2547 or shermanreformed.net
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 a traditional service with the Chancel Choir leading the music. Holy Communion is observed the first Sunday of the month.
This Sunday Rev. Scott Holcomb-McLain will bring the message "A Ten Percent Return" at both services. The message is based on II Tim. 2:8-15 and Luke 17:11-19.
Sunday — Junior High meets from 5-6:30 p.m. and the Senior High meets from 6-7:30 p.m. Both groups have dinner at 6 p.m. Monday — The Finance Committee meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room. Tuesday — The WEE School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday — Grocery distribution is 5:30 p.m. in the gym. Thursday— Membership Care meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Rom.
Mark your calendar for the church’s "Trunk or Treat" to be held Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 5-7 p.m. and the 4th annual Lord’s Acre Harvest Festival taking place on Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The church is located at 303 S. Preston in Van Alstyne. For more information visit them at www.vafumc.com
First Baptist, Sherman
SHERMAN — The First Baptist Church of Sherman invites everyone to join them for Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday and worship services at 10:45 a.m.
FBC worship services are broadcast at 10 a.m. Sundays on KXII-TV Channel 12.
The Sunday evening studies "Building Up the Family" meet at 6 p.m Sundays.
The church is located at 400 S. Travis in Sherman. For more information call 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.
Unity Miss. Baptist
DENISON — Jim Branscum, pastor, invites everyone to worship services at Unity Missionary Baptist Church in Denison. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. and Sunday worship services are at 10:45 a.m and 6 p.m. The Wednesday service begins at 6:30 p.m.
The Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 9:30 a.m this Saturday. They will be working on something for the shut-ins and will also discuss plans for the upcoming Thanksgiving Bake Sale.
The Men’s Fellowship will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. Breakfast will be served.
Unity Christian School is accepting new students for the 3rd-12th grade.
The church is located at 1900 S. Woodlawn Blvd. in Denison. For a ride to the services call 903-465-4317. Unitymbcofdenison@att.net.
SHERMAN — Dr. Mark Berrier will bring a sermon this Sunday titled "The Glorious Wedding" based on Psalm 45.
The traditional service, with hymns and organ music, begins at 10:50 a.m. Randy Reddell leads the praise and worship. Children’s Church also begins at 10:50 a.m.
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 email@example.com or call the church office, 903-893-1529. To contact Dr. Berrier call 903-357-5691 (home) or 214-914-2435 (cell).
DENISON — The members of Trinity United Methodist Church invite you to join them for worship this Sunday. Jimmy Greene, pastor, will be preaching. Church School classes begin at 9:30 a.m and worship follows at 11 a.m. A nursery is provided for all services.
Dinner and The Word is held at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Join them for fellowship, dinner and Bible study.
"Stew for the Soul", a free lunch and time of fellowship, is held on the first Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Trinity’s Game Day meets at 1 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Thursday.
The TOPS group meets at 9 a.m. Thursdays.
The Fall Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come and see what’s for sale.
The church is located at 101 E. Hwy. 69 in Denison. For more information call 903-465-4996 or visit trinityumcdenison.com
Country Chapel Bapt.
DENISON — The Country Chapel Baptist Church family invites you to join them for their "Fall Revival", starting Friday through Sunday.
Revival services will start at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. A special Sunday worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m. followed by a fellowship meal for all guests and the church family.
Paul Howie, pastor of the Leon River Cowboy Church in Eastland, Texas will be the guest pastor. Guest music leader will be Denny Spradling, music pastor of Eastside Baptist Church in Marietta, Okla.
Charles Sneed, pastor of the church, invites everyone to come, worship and fellowship with the church family during this time of revival.
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 located about two miles on the left. Follow the signs. For more information call 903-546-6596.
SHERMAN — Worship at Covenant begins with Church School classes at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday followed by fellowship at 10:30 a.m. and services at 10:50 a.m. Rev. Neill Morgan will be leading the services using Jer. 29:1, 4-7, Psalm 66:1-12, II Tim. 2:8-15 and Luke 17:11-19. Nan Hebert will be the lay reader.
Sunday — The Junior and Senior High Scavenger Hunt will begin at 2 p.m. Monday — CPC works at Grand Central Station at 9 a.m. Covenant Readers begins at 10 a.m. to discuss "The Call of the Wild" by Jack London. Narcotics Anonymous meets in the CCC every Monday-Friday at 12 noon and also 6 p.m. Friday. Preschool Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., followed by the Dead Sea Scrolls class at 6 p.m. Tuesday — Depression support group begins at 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday — Wednesday Bible study is held at 9:30 a.m. WOW meets from 3:15-6:30 p.m. Worship Planning begins at 4 p.m. Thursday — Men’s Discussion begins at 7 a.m. at Grandy’s with John Denton leading the discussion. Fellowship, Mission and Finance meetings begin at 5;30 p.m. followed by a soup supper at 6:30 p.m. and all other committee meetings at 7 p.m. Saturday — Fall Family Fun begins at 4:30 p.m.
The church is located at 322 W. Pecan in Sherman. For more information call 903-892-1502 or go to cpcsherman.org.
St. Stephen’s Episcopal
SHERMAN — The congregation of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church invites the community to worship with them on the Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost. Rev. Martin Yost, rector, will celebrate the services of Morning Prayer at 7:30 am., Said Mass at 8 a.m. and Sung Mass at 10 a.m. on Sunday.
Christian Education for everyone 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. Confession is offered at 4:30 p.m Saturday and at other times by appointment.
Bishop Paul Lambert will be with them on Sunday morning during the Sunday School hour at 9 a.m. and High Mass at 10 a.m. when he will celebrate, preach and confirm.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at the church at 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday.
The Rector’s Bible Study will be held at 10:45 a.m Wednesday, centering on the Gospel of St. Luke.
Ladies Night Out will gather at 6:30 p.m.Wednesday for a meal and conversation. All ladies are invited to join them..
The Men’s Spiritual Growth and Breakfast Group will meet at 6:30 a.m. Thursday at Lupe’s in Sherman.
Saint Luke’s Day will be marked with Mass on Friday at 12:15 p.m. in All Saints’ Chapel.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sherwood Shores Chapel
SHERWOOD SHORES — David Frierson, senior pastor, and the congregation invite everyone to the services and activities at Sherwood Shores Chapel this weekend.
Rev. Frierson will preach a message this Sunday entitled "Beautiful Feet" based on John 20:18. Elder John Lewis will read the scripture lesson Genesis 1:14-23.
The choir anthem will be "Lord, Speak to Me." Sunday School begins at 9:15 a.m The adults are studying the Gospel of Matthew. Coffee Fellowship time is at 10 a.m. followed by the worship service at 10:30 a.m. A nursery is provided during the worship hour.
The Junior and Senior High Youth Group will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday. The evening will begin with a meal followed by the Bible lesson. Geoff Andress, assistant pastor and youth pastor, will lead the group.
Bible and prayer meeting is at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Rev. Frierson is teaching on the Book of Acts.
Bible study is held on Wednesday morning.
The seminar on the Constitution, led by Jim Wade, begins at 7 p.m Tuesdays. The material is produced by the Institute on the Constitution of Pasadena, Md. The series will continue through the end of November.
The Session will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17.
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.
First Baptist, Bells
BELLS — The First Baptist Church of Bells invites you to join them each Sunday for worship services at 8:30, 11 a.m and 6:30 p.m. and Sunday School at 10 a.m. Breakfast is provided from 9:30-10 a.m. each Sunday for all students in 12th grade and younger.
The Lord’s Supper will be observed this Sunday.
A BBQ fund-raiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday at the church.
Wednesdays include Bible study and prayer meeting, C.A.M.O. Kids and youth Bible study, all meeting at 6:30 p.m. The church offers a free meal from 5-6 p.m. Wednesday to anyone who wants to attend and then stay for the services.
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 information call 903-965-4813 or 903-815-1775 or visit fbcbellstx.org.
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 in Sherman. For prayer and more information call 903-868-9496 or 903-892-4000.
Grand Ave. Presbyterian
SHERMAN — Grand Avenue Presbyterian welcomes everyone to worship with them at 11 a.m this Sunday. Dr. Lander Bethel’s sermon this Sunday will be "With Grace and Gratitude" from Luke 17:11-19. Additional scripture readings will be from Jere. 29:1, 4-7 and II Tim. 2:8-15. After worship, members and friends will join one another for lunch at a nearby restaurant.
Systematic Training for Effective Parenting class meets at 4 p.m Sunday.
WYN! for youth and adults will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The Ladies Dominoes Group will provide supper. Afterwards, they will discuss Luke 18:9-14.
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.
Calvary Baptist, Anna
ANNA — Everyone is invited to join Calvary Baptist Church in Anna for Bible study and worship this Sunday. "The Church God Blesses" is the title of Raymond Horne’s sermon this Sunday. The sermon is based on Acts 2:42-47.
On Sundays, Bible study begins at 9:45 a.m. followed by worship at 11 a.m. and Bible study at 6 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer time and Bible study is at 7 p.m.
The Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study is at 8 a.m. this Saturday. The study is titled "Gripped By The Greatness of God" from the book of Isaiah. All men in the community are invited to join them for this time of study and fellowship.
The church is located at 2710 S. Powell (Hwy. 5) in Anna.
POTTSBORO — Members and guests of Lakeway United Methodist Church invite you to worship with them each Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.
Allen Snider’s sermon this Sunday will be "One of Ten" based on Luke 17:11-19.
This week’s "Spirit Jam" event will be a concert at Lakeway.
The No Regrets Praise Band is coming to Lakeway at 6 p.m. this Sunday. Advance tickets are available for $5 from Brian Robinson, 903-818-4082 or from the church office, 903-786-2138 at 15015 State Hwy. 289, about a mile and a half north of Pottsboro.
Lakeway will sponsor another Fifth Quarter Event in the West Gym after the home football game until 11:30 p.m. on October 18. Youth, fifth grade and older, are invited to participate and enjoy the games, snacks and door prizes.
Calvary Baptist, Sherman
SHERMAN — Calvary Baptist Church in Sherman will observe its 65th year of ministry this Sunday. Everyone is invited to the celebration services, which will begin at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary.
Wesley Veazey, former pastor of the church, will bring the celebration sermon. The events of the day will include sharing of CBC memories, a sermon and lunch, followed by an afternoon of singing until about 1:30 p.m.
CBC regular services are Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and worship services at 10:45 a.m. Kevin George, pastor, is currently preaching a sermon series titled "Define Church."
Wednesday Bible study and AWANA start at 6:30 p.m.
If you need transportation to any of the church services, contact the church office, 903-892-2505.
For more information visit them at calvarymbc.com Previous sermon podcasts are available at the website.
The church is located at 421 W. Moore St. in Sherman.
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. Join them for adult Sunday School at 9:15 a.m.
Rev. James Welch’s sermon will be "Igniting Ministry — Open Hearts," based on Romans 13:8-14 and Matt. 22:34-40.
Rev. Welch leads a Bible study at 5 p.m. Sundays. The group is currently studying the Joseph story from the Book of Genesis.
Key Care Mission, a Sherman area community food pantry (The Green House), is open from 1-4 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
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.
Price United Methodist
DENISON — The pastor and congregation invite you to worship with them any time. Worship begins at 9 a.m. and Sunday School is at 10 a.m.
Rev. Jimmy Greene, pastor, will bring the message this week.
Game times are Monday at 5 p.m. and Friday at 10 a.m.
The Surrender Group meets at 7:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursdays.
Grace Communion-Texoma worships at 10:30 a.m. every Saturday. Arnold Clauson is the pastor.
The church is located at 411 N. York Ave. in Denison.
WHITEWRIGHT — The First United Methodist Church invites you to worship with them this Sunday. Frank Rahm, pastor, will bring a message entitled "Crazy Love." The scripture reading will be Mark 12:30. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. followed by worship at 10:50 a.m.
All youth, grades 6th-12th are invited to the church’s 5th Quarter after tonight’s WHS football game. The doors will open immediately after the game and will close at midnight. Join them for pancakes and sausage, games, and a great time with friends.
The church is located at 301 W. Maple in Whitewright. Visit them at www.firstumcwhitewright.org
Forest Ave. Baptist
SHERMAN — The Forest Ave. family and Brian Taylor, pastor, invite you to join them in worship, study and fellowship. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship services follow at 10:45 a.m.
The pastor’s message this Sunday is titled "Christ’s Words on Divorce" based on Matt. 5:31-32 and Matt. 19:1-12. The worship team will lead in praise and worship, and the Sanctuary Choir will present "God, Lead Us Along."
The FABC family will host a Potluck "Sip and See" at 6 p.m. this Sunday. This will be a time of fellowship and rejoicing with Brian and Sarah Taylor as they welcome "Laura Lynn Taylor", their newest daughter, to the family. The evening will begin with a covered dish meal followed by a time of showering the Taylors with gifts for the new baby.
Prayer meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the fellowship hall.
The church will honor Shirley Hagan at 6 p.m. Oct. 20 for her many years of service as an accompanist for the church and for the Lord. Bring your favorite sweets to share. Shirley has not "retired" from the Lord’s service but is stepping away from the full time role of accompanist.
FABC’s "Trunk ‘R Treat" will be held on Thursday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. Lots of candy is needed for this special event. Candy donations will be received at the church office.
The church is located at 106 W. Forest Ave. in Sherman. For more information call 903-892-3506 or visit the newly updated website at fabcsherman.com
Westwood C of C
SHERMAN — "The Resurrection of Jesus: Fact or Fiction?" will be the question for their study during the 10:30 a.m. worship assembly this Sunday. "Why Was Jesus Tempted?" will be the question discussed during the 5 p.m. assembly.
They will continue their study of 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 will continue their study of the Life of Isaac.
Everyone is invited to join worship God with them this Sunday and consider these subjects with them.
You are encouraged to place your questions in their question box. For further information call 903-487-2783.
First Baptist, Pottsboro
POTTSBORO — The First Baptist Church in Pottsboro will hold a "Yard-Sale Fund-raiser" this Saturday morning at Camino Real Baptist Church on Hwy. 69 in Denison. The proceeds will go toward a mission trip to Nicaragua that the FBC, Pottsboro has planned for this summer. While in Nicaragua, they will be sponsoring needy children as well as building a church.
FB, Pottsboro has Sunday worship services at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.\
This Sunday, Jenna Toland, the church’s new worship leader, will be leading the music. The pastor’s morning message will be "Who Is Jesus?" based on Mark 12:35-37.
Bible study meets at 9:30 a.m. and Children’s Church is available during the morning service for 4th graders and younger. A new college and young adult class meets at 9:30 a.m. led by Dakota Mitchell.
On Sunday evening, Josh Burton, pastor, will continue his sermon series on "Creation vs. Evolution" based on Genesis 1.
The church has a relaxed dress code and a well staffed nursery for all services.
Wednesdays begin with a meal at 5:15 p.m. (First time visitors eat for free). Small groups begin at 6 p.m. and include a new student worship service in the sanctuary. Jenna Toland is leading in student worship and Nathan Peterson is teaching.
The church is located at 400 N. Houston St. in Pottsboro. For more information visit fbcpottsboro.com or call 903-786-9449.
Hyde Park Presbyterian
DENISON — Everyone is invited to attend the worship services at Hyde Park Presbyterian Church at 11 a.m. Sunday. Hal Hargis will be worship leader and Cristian Soltero will provide the musical accompaniment. Dr. Ron Cunningham will present the sermon.
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.
Red River Unitarian
DENISON — During this Sunday’s 11:15 a.m. worship service at Red River Unitarian Universalist Church, Rev. Doug Strong’s sermon will be "Say What? The Right Wing in their Own Words."
Rev. Strong, is a retired UU minister and a member of the congregation.
During the Adult Forum at 10 a.m. Sunday they will watch and discuss Lecture #19 in the video series "Cultural Literacy What Every Well-Educated Person Should Know", in which Prof. Mark Berkson explores "Muhammad, Qur’an, and Islamic Civilization." Three other lectures about Islam will follow on subsequent Sundays.
This is Share-the-Plate Sunday with all cash donations going to the Texoma Earth Day Festival.
A nursery is provided and all are welcome at church events.
A Children’s R.E. class is offered during the same time as worship.
The church is located at 515 W. Burnett in Denison. More information about Unitarian Universalism is at www.rruu.org.
BELLS — Everyone is invited to worship at Antioch Baptist Church this Sunday.
Sunday School meets at 10 a.m. and worship follows at 11 a.m. Children’s Church and a nursery are available during the morning service.
Kenneth VanHorn, pastor, will continue the sermon series "What Is God Really Like?"
The study "The Invisible War: What every believer needs to know about Satan, Demons and Spiritual Warfare" continues at 6 p.m Sundays.
Prayer meeting, RA’s, GA’s, Mission Friends and youth all meet at 6 p.m. Wednesdays.
The children are collecting the Christmas Shoe Boxes now until Thanksgiving. Join them in giving to others.
The church is located at 455 Pink Hill Road, three miles west of Bells, just off Hwy. 56. Turn south on Antioch Road to Pink Hill Road and into the church parking lot.
First Christian, Denison
DENISON — The First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Denison has Church School classes at 9 a.m. each Sunday followed by worship services at 10:15 a.m.
Steven Chambers, senior minister, will bring the message this Sunday.
Tuesday — The Olden Oldies group will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday — Youth activities will be held from 6-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 — The Straight From the Heart" prayer group will meet at 9 a.m.
The church is located at 800 W. Woodard in Denison. For more information call 903-465-1327 or visit fccdenison.org
Park Avenue C of C
DENISON — Everyone is invited to Bible classes at 9 a.m each Sunday followed by a pulpit message by Todd Catteau at 10 a.m. in the auditorium. The worship service is led by Basil McClure.
The Park Avenue Wednesday Suppers (PAWS) are held on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The meal is the followed by their regular Bible classes at 7 p.m.
Celebrate Recovery meets from 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays at the building.
PAK groups meet on Sunday evenings and at other times. Check out 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.
Grayson Bible Bapt.
SHERMAN —Roy Webster, pastor, his staff and the congregation invite the community to attend services with them this Sunday.
Sunday School begins at 10 a.m and the worship service is at 11 a.m The pastor is preaching a series entitled "The Victorious Christian Life" from Romans 8 on Sunday mornings. The Sunday evening service begins at 6 p.m.
The LIFE program for teens, and a Bible study for adults begins at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.
Sunday, Oct. 27 is "Friend Day" and will include giveaways for the person who brings the most visitors, a festival for the children and a chance for the children to win prizes. Everyone is invited to attend.
The church is located on Hwy. 82, 3 miles east of Hwy. 75 at FM 1417. For more information call 903-892-2141 or visit them at www.graysonbbc.org.
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 is at 9:45 a.m. followed by a coffee fellowship at 10:30 a.m.
Dr. John Stewart will present a sermon titled "Thankfulness" based on Luke 17:11-19.
First Christian will be the host church for this year’s Great Days of Service to be held Oct. 25-26.
A nursery is provided for newborns through age 2.
The church is located at 274 S. Waco St. in Van Alstyne. For further information call the church office, 903-482-5515 or contact by e-mail at email@example.com or visit them at www.fccvtx.org
Morton St. C of C
DENISON — The Morton St. church of Christ invites you to their worship services. They worship God through study, song, prayer, contribution and observing the Lord’s Supper.
The church meets at 9 a.m. Sundays to study God’s Word. The adult class, led by Jerry Spradling, is currently studying the book of Esther. Worship services are held at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. with Alex Warnes, their evangelist, preaching both sermons.
They come together at 7 p.m Wednesdays for study and a devotional. Alex Warnes is reaching an adult class on "Let All the Earth Keep Silence".
The congregation meets at 2223 W. Morton St. in Denison. For more information call 903-465-4127, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit mortonstreetchurchofchrist.com. Contact them if you have any Bible related questions or an in-home Bible study or free correspondence course.
VAN ALSTYNE — Lance and Mark Baker, pastors, and the congregation of Greywood Heights Church of God invite you to join them in worship services.
"Destiny 2013" will be held at 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Greywood Heights Church of God, featuring Shea Hughes of Weatherford, Larry Goodwin of The Refuge Church in Denison and Wade McKinney of Weatherford, Texas.
Special music will be presented by Heritage Crossing and Greywood Heights Church Worship Team. Everyone is welcome.
The Sunday School hour starts at 9:30 a.m. followed by worship at 10:30 a.m.
On Wednesdays, Children’s Church and youth classes are held in the GHC Life Center at 7 p.m and Adult Bible study is held at 7 p.m. in the chapel.
GHC Fall Festival will be held October 26 from 6-8 p.m. Games and prizes are free to everyone who joins them. There will also be a supervised hayride for the children. Everyone is welcome.
The church is located at 352 Sanford Circle in Van Alstyne.
DENISON — The Cottonwood Creek family and staff invite you to their weekly services. Bible Fellowship Groups begin at 9:45 a.m. followed by the worship service at 11 a.m. Children’s Church is available during the service.
Danny Broughton, pastor, is preaching a sermon series through the book of Isaiah titled "Gripped by the Greatness of God." This Sunday’s message is entitled "Gripped by the Works of God" based on Isaiah 55:1-13. Ryan Dickson and the Creek Band lead in worship. Join them this Sunday for worship and celebration.
Life Groups begin at 5:30 p.m Sundays in the fellowship hall and in homes around Denison.
Wednesday nights begin with a meal at 5:30 p.m. followed by TeamKID, Re-AMP and prayer meeting all starting at 6:30 p.m.
FaithFit, a ladies fitness class, is held at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Family Life Center. The cost is $15 a month.
On Sunday, Oct. 21, the church will roll back the time and have a "50’s Day" at the church called "Happy Days." A small car show will be available in the parking lot before the worship service. After worship, the church will provide a lunch of "hamburgers/ hotdogs and fries." Come dressed in your favorite 50’s attire and join them in worship.
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.
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 worship services are held at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. in the sanctuary.
A guest speaker from Living Oasis Ministries will be bringing the morning message this Sunday morning.
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, GA’s and youth activities.
Transportation is available to their services by calling the church office.
The church is located at 300 W. Acheson in Denison. For more information call the church office, 903-465-6003.
SHERMAN — The Pilgrim Nazarene Church welcomes you to worship with them this Sunday.
Sunday School classes begin at 9:45 a.m. followed by morning worship at 10:45 a.m.
On Sunday evenings, the young people meet at 5:30 p.m. followed by children’s activities at 6 p.m. and worship services at 6:30 p.m.
Bible study Prayer and Praise starts at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.
Prayer requests are always welcome. To submit a prayer request for the church bulletin call 903-893-8523.
Transportation is provided for each service by calling 903-893-8523.
The church is located on State Hwy. 56 just 1.5 miles east of Sherman High School.
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 start at 9:30 a.m. A fully staffed nursery is provided during the services.
James Moore will be delivering a message entitled "Who Are You?" based on I Peter 2:1-12.
Children’s Church, for ages K-4th grade meets during the 11 a.m. service.
The Ladies Prayer group meet at 12 noon Wednesdays in Room 205 at the church.
On Wednesdays, a meal is served from 5:30-6:15 in the CFAC. The cost is adults, $6 and children age 12 and under, $4. Reservations need to be in by noon Monday.
"Trunk or Treat" will take place on Oct. 31 from 5:30-7 p.m. Hot dogs and drinks will be served in the west parking lot of the church. There will be no evening meal or Bible study on Wednesday, October 30.
Fairview Baptist, as a ministry, participates with Fairview School to collect "Boxtops 4 Education." 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
SHERMAN — The Sherman Church of the Nazarene invites you to join them for morning worship at 10 a.m. Sunday. The regular worship schedule follows: Each Sunday the Senior Adults have Sunday School at 9 a.m. followed by worship services at 10 a.m. During the service they offer Children Church classes. They have a class for children age 2-5 and another class for grades K-4th .
On Sunday evenings have prayer meeting at 6 p.m. During the Sunday evening service, they have Kids Reaching Kids project which includes lessons, music, games and snacks. This time is for ages 3 years to 4th grade.
Bible study groups are held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
A nursery is provided for newborns through age 2.
The van will pick up anyone who needs ride to the church.
You are invited to all of their services and activities.
On October 31, the church will host a "Fall Festival" for children of all ages from 6-8 p.m. Events will include a cake walk, games, hot dogs and a costume contest. This will be a safe environment and fun for all. The public is invited.
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.
Faith Fellowship Bapt.
DENISON — The Faith Fellowship Baptist family invites you to join them for Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:30 a.m. led by Russell Clemons, pastor.
This Saturday is the day for "Operation Lighthouse" apartment ministry at the East Coast Apartments on Crawford St. across from B. McDaniel Middle School. The children of the apartments are invited to come out to the play area of the apartments from 10 a.m. to 12 noon for games, Bible study, crafts and snacks.
"S.O.N." (Sport Outreach Night) is held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays at the church. High school juniors and seniors, college students and young adults are invited to come to play basketball, sand volleyball, ultimate frisbee, tennis or swim.
Men’s Prayer Breakfast is held at 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Nick’s Restaurant in Denison.
The Wednesday schedule for the fall includes Acteens at 4:30 p.m. followed by family supper at 5:30 p.m. Children’s missions organizations, including GA’s, RA’s and Mission Friends, student worship and prayer meeting all begin at 6:30 p.m.
"Faith and Family Weekend" will be held at the church on Oct. 26-27. This event is for families of all kinds: married, single and even grandparents who are raising grandchildren. During the weekend there will be family activities, Bibles study sessions, worship and a special guest speaker, Jon Harper. The event is free and child care will be available.
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.
SHERMAN — The Federated Choirs of Sherman will meet at Payne Chapel AME Church at 3 p.m. Sunday.
Everyone is welcome to come and help them praise the Lord.
The church is located at 701 N. East St. in Sherman. Rev. Marjorie Hamilton-Scott is
DENISON — Everyone is invited to worship at Fusion Texoma in Denison at 10:20 a.m. this Sunday. Joe Dan Shelton 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.
DENISON — This Sunday’s scripture focus at the Denison Church of the Nazarene is Lamentations 22-33.
They have coffee and doughnuts at 9:30 a.m. followed by discussion at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.
"Old Fashioned Sunday Night Church" is at 6 p.m. with Dave Pettigrew, pastor, as this week’s speaker. Special music will be provided by Ruth Ledbetter.
Join them Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m. for prayer.
Make plans to join them for "Family Day" on November 3 at 10 a.m. for a special children’s baptism service, followed by the annual turkey dinner.
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 call them at 903-465-4250.
Inspiration Point Cowboy
TOM BEAN — Duane Peters, pastor, and the congregation of Inspiration Point Cowboy Church invite everyone to worship with them in fellowship and music this Sunday. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. and worship follows at 11 a.m.
The church’s 12th anniversary will be celebrated on Oct. 27. Dinner will be held after the 11 a.m. service, followed by a concert presented by "Halo Jordan."
The church invites everyone to their first Arts, Crafts and Bake Goods fund-raiser to be held Nov. 2.
The annual auction will take place Nov. 9.
Evening services begin at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Bible study and prayer time is at 7 p.m. Monday.
All services are casual dress.
This Bible believing, nondenominational church is located 2.5 miles south of Tom Bean on FM 2729, or 3.3 miles north of FM 121. For more information or directions to the church, call 903-546-9839, 903-815-2278 or 903-815-2270.
Luella First Baptist
LUELLA — The men will have breakfast in the fellowship hall at 8 a.m. this Saturday. The men will enjoy a time for food, fun and story-swapping.
The Luella First Baptist family welcomes you to their worship services at 11 a.m this Sunday. The young people will be leading the morning service and Peggy Lamb, the youth minister, will deliver the message. Everyone is welcome.
They will worship at 6 p.m. this Sunday in the sanctuary. Peggy Lamb and the youth will also have charge of this service. Ms. Lamb will be teaching from a Bible study series entitled "The Call of God."
The ladies Tuesday morning Bible study group meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays for brunch and study. They also have an evening Bible study for women of the church and community at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Both classes are involved in a Bible study called "Growing Older and Wiser!"
Bible studies for all age groups are held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.
If you need information on dates and times for events, or want more information about the church, call the office, 903-893-2252.
DENISON — Legacy Bible Church has services each Sunday at 9 and 10:45 a.m.
This Sunday Garner Simpkins, the lead pastor, will continue the messages from I John.
The nursery, preschool and children’s programs are available during both Sunday services. They also offer weekly student ministry opportunities for 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" from 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays until April 20.
The Men’s Focus Group "Manhood Restored," will begin Oct. 22 and continue for six weeks. Register online at www.legacybiblechurch.org
The church is located on FM 691, between Hwy. 75 and Grayson College.
Waples Memorial UMC
DENISON — The congregation of Waples Memorial United Methodist Church welcomes you to services in the sanctuary each Sunday at 8:45 and 11 a.m. Roy Spore, pastor, will preach a message from Luke 14:25-33 this Sunday.
Sunday School meets at 10 a.m. For more information on programs for children, contact Cindy Griffin at wapleskids@cableonenet
The United Methodist Youth meet at 5 p.m Sundays. For details call the church.
Waples will be taking part in a new program "Crew 2:52", a unified mission of service and fellowship. Breakout sessions during the Sunday night events, slated from 5-7 p.m., include music lessons, Bible study and activities for youth. A fellowship dinner will precede each Sunday night event. This week, a full-service taco bar will be offered.
A "Swinging to the Oldies" dance event will be held this Sunday, hosted by Ron Alexander and Bonnie Pere’. Admission is $5 per person and proceeds will benefit the church’s stewardship program. To sign up call the office, 903-465-3350.
A potato bar fund-raiser will be held Sunday, Oct. 20, following the second service. This is also part of the stewardship campaign. Shortly after the luncheon, Waples will bid farewell to a group of missionaries heading to the Norman, Okla. area to continue to assist in the tornado-ravaged community.
The second annual Hunt for Grace will take place in early November to benefit the Grace Children’s Hospital in Haiti. Slated Nov. 1-2 and 8-9 there is limited space available for the hunting excursion on the High Brass Hunting Preserve and admission is $500 per gun. It is tax deductible. To make reservations, contact Dr. Charles Phelps, 903-821-6799.
Watch Waples church services on Cableone channel 96. Sign up for text reminders from the church by contacting the office for directions.
Pottsboro C of C
POTTSBORO — The Pottsboro Church of Christ meets each Sunday at 9 a.m for Bible study and 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. for worship. They enjoy a cappella singing, preaching, praying, giving and taking of the Lord’s Supper. Gregg Knight is the minister.
Bible study is offered at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. They also have a short devotion and singing. Everyone is invited to attend each service of the church.
The ladies Bible Class meets at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. All ladies are encouraged to attend. Joyce Kent is teaching the class.
The truck from the New Mexico Children’s home will be at the building this Monday to pick up the cream of mushroom soup and Crisco that has been collected by the congregation to help feed the children. Donations are also being made to purchase a pair of tennis shoes for every child in the home. The money for the shoes will be sent to the home on Dec. 1 in time for Christmas.
"The Gospel of Christ" airs Sundays at 7 a.m. on KXII My Texoma, Cable One Channel 2; 7:30 a.m. KXII Channel 12; and 6 p.m. Thursday on DISH, Channel 262. "In Search of the Lord’s Way" airs at 6:30 a.m. Sundays on DISH and 7 a.m. on KXII.
If you want to study the Bible or have questions call 903-786-9602, 903-267-7789 or e-mail email@example.com
DENISON — Aaron Wilburn, will be the special guest during this Sunday’s 8:30, 10:50 and 6 p.m. worship services at Trinity Lighthouse Church, Denison. A song writer/ musician, Wilburn also has a unique ability to entertain through comedy.
Following the evening service, the youth department will be going out to eat. They return to the church by 9 p.m. Remember to bring money for fast food. For more info see Arie.
The Senior Adults will be visiting the Baruch HaShem Messianic Synagogue in Dallas on Saturday, Oct. 26. After the service, they will be stopping for a buffet lunch. The people mover will be leaving from the church at 8:30 a.m. To reserve a spot, sign up at the info booth in the foyer. See Mary Ann Berry for more info.
Each year TLC provides kids with a safe alternative to Halloween. This year’s "Trunk or Treat" will be held on Thursday, Oct. 31 from 6:30-8 p.m A sign up sheet is in the foyer for those who want to decorate their cars/ trucks for the event. Donations of candy, always needed, may be placed in the designated box in the foyer.
Volunteers are needed in various areas of the church, including the Media Department, greeters and Children’s Department, especially for Wednesday nights.
The church is offering water baptism on Sunday, Oct. 20 for anyone interested. Baptism forms are at the info both in the foyer.
Friday, Oct. 18 — Margaret Starnes will host Healing Words at 10 a.m. in room #105. Monday — Pathfinders, 7 p.m., room 106; Wednesday — Morning prayer group, 11 a.m. in the sanctuary.
The church is located at 2915 W. Spur 503 in Denison.
Choctaw Creek Cowboy
SAVOY — The people of Choctaw Creek Cowboy Church and Lowell Howard, preacher, invite you join them at 10 a.m Sundays for music, doughnuts and fellowship followed by worship music and Bible preaching at 10:30a.m. The Choctaw Creek Cowboy Band provides the music during the service.
Lowell Howard’s message this Sunday is titled "The Truth About Why Jesus Came" based on John 3:16-21.
Country Gospel Singing happens at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.
Plans for the Arena Play Day have been changed to Spring 2014.
You are invited to the following monthly events: First Sunday— Chuck wagon lunch after worship. 2nd Tuesday-11a.m. The Lunch Bunch eats out November (TBA). Wednesdays- 7 p.m.-Country Gospel Singing at CCCC. 4th Wednesday-10:30 a.m. Music with a 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. 3rd Thursday-2:30 p.m. Music concert, Texoma Healthcare, Sherman. 5th Sunday Breakfast-8 a.m. Dec. 29 (TBA).
This western heritage fellowship meets in the red western-style building on the south side of Hwy. 56 at the east end of Savoy.
Merriman Hills Baptist
SHERMAN —Dr. Charley Holmes, president of the Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary in Jacksonville, Texas will be the guest speaker at Merriman Hills Baptist Church this Sunday. Dr. Holmes will speak on the work of the seminary during the 9:45 a.m. Sunday School hour, and will preach during the 10:45 a.m. service.
Dr. Holmes received a Master’s of Divinity from the BMA Theological Seminary where he is now president. He received a Doctor of Ministry in December 1998 from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Miss. In 1999 he was installed as president of the BMA Seminary. He was previously on the faculty of the seminary and pastored Pine Brook Baptist Church in Tyler.
Dr. Holmes and Diane, his wife of 41 years, have two daughters, Rachel and Rebecca.
Service times are Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., Children’s Bible story at 10:15 a.m., morning worship at 10:45 a.m. and afternoon worship at 1:30 p.m.
Prayer meeting starts at 6 p.m Wednesdays.
The church is located at 2105 S. Dewey Ave., corner of Hwy. 11 and Ida Road in Sherman. For further information call the church903-893-5731. Sermons are available for free download at www.sermonaudio.com/merrimanhills.
First UMC, Sherman
SHERMAN — The First United Methodist Church has services each Sunday at 8:30 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary. Chris Dowd, pastor, will preach.
Sunday School meets from 9:40-10:40 a.m. If you want more information on classes offered for adults contact Cassie Wade at firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on programs for children, contact Abbey Echols at email@example.com.
The United Methodist Youth Fellowship, grades 7-12, meets from 4-6 p.m. Sundays. Contact Sandy Garbacik at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
The church is located at 401 N. Elm St. in Sherman. For more information call the church office, 903-893-6514 or e-mail them at info@fumcsherman.
First Baptist, Denison
DENISON — First Baptist-Denison invites you worship services at 11 a.m. each Sunday and Bible Fellowship Groups at 9:45 a.m. A nursery and children’s worship is available for ages birth through 2nd grade.
The church is located 601 W. Woodard St., Denison.
On Wednesdays, adults meet at 6:30 p.m. for Bible study in the fellowship hall. Children have Awanas from 6:30- 8 p.m. at the Christian Life Center. Cost is $20 per child. Classes are available for children ages 3 years through 5th grade. Students meet for S.W.A.T. at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium.
Embrace Grace/Embrace Life classes at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Office Building. This class is for young single expecting moms or new moms.
Divorce Care recovery program meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the McCarthy Bldg. Free child care is provided by the church.
A new Bible Study, "It Starts At Home" meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the McCarthy Building.
The church is located at 106 W. Woodard in Denison