North Park Baptist

North Park Baptist

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

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

Sunday morning worship services begin at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. and Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m. David Murphy, pastor, leads the worship service and Mark Bennett leads the music.

Adult Bible study and youth activities begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

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

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 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 (one word) to 903-821-7000.

Virginia Point UMC

SAVOY — Virginia Point United Methodist Church invites everyone to services at 11 a.m. Sunday. Rev. Louella Williams will be preaching a message entitled "Stand Firm" based on II Thess. 2:1-5, 13-17. Children’s service will be conducted during the worship hour.

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

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

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

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

Forest Ave. Baptist

SHERMAN — Brian Taylor, pastor, and the Forest Ave. family welcome you to join them in worship at 10:45 a.m. this Sunday.

Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship follows at 10:45 a.m.

The pastor will be bringing the message "Some Things Should Still Be Done in Secret," based on Matt. 6:1-8. The FABC worship team will lead in praise and worship and the Sanctuary Choir will present the special music "He Looked Beyond My Fault."

Prayer meeting and Children’s ministry meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Make plans to join them for their annual Thanksgiving Dinner to be held in the fellowship hall on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m. The "Hanging of the Greens" will follow in the sanctuary.

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

Center St. C of C

SHERMAN — You are invited to worship with the Center Street Church of Christ in Sherman.

Jack Ringo will be preaching at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday and Loyd Rolen will be speaking at the 6 p.m. service.

Mr. Ringo will lead the congregational singing practice at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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

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.followed by worship 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. A.C. Quinn brings the lessons. Also airing on Sundays 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 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

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

Christian Science

DENISON — The Christian Science Society in Denison invites all to the Sunday Church Services and Sunday School Services at 10 a.m. this Sunday.

I Corin. 15:22 is the Golden Text for this Sunday’s Bible lesson sermon entitled "Adam and Fallen Man."

Hymns of praise, the Bible lesson and a vocal solo will be presented.

Testimonies of healing are as given at the Wednesday evening meeting held the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 8 p.m.

They meet at 927 W. Sears St. in Denison.

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 currently studying the book of Genesis.

"Pickin’ & Praisin" will be held at 6:30 p.m. this Saturday. Bring a friend.

Remember to save your Boxtops 4 Education.

The Triple Cross Band provides music before the message. Children’s Church is available for children, age 9 and under.

They are located at 301 S. Main St in Sadler. Everyone is invited to worship with them.

Central Christian

SHERMAN — Dr. Mark Berrier will bring a message this Sunday entitled "God’s Call for Our Lives" based on Jere. 1:1-10.

The traditional worship service hour, 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 Christian Women’s Fellowship will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the home of Christine Coffey.

The General Board will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the church library.

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, e-mail or contact the church office, 903-893-1529. To contact Dr. Berrier, call 903-357-5691 (home) or 214-914-2435 (cell).

Greywood Heights

VAN ALSTYNE — The Greywood Heights Church of God congregation invites you to join them in worship services. The Sunday School hour is at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday morning worship hour follows at 10:30 a.m.

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 in the chapel.

The Ladies Meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Nov. 15. Ladies bring a finger food and your Bible and be ready for fun, fellowship and spiritual insight.

To learn more about the church and their ministry, visit

The church is located at 352 Sanford Circle in Van Alstyne. Lance and Mark Baker are the pastors.

Trinity UMC

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

Dinner and The Word is held on Wednesday night. Join them at 6 p.m. for fellowship, dinner and Bible study.

Join them for "Stew for the Soul," a free lunch and time of fellowship, held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month.

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

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

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

The church is located at 101 E. Hwy. 69 in Denison For more information visit

A Christian Fellowship

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

David Ellis leads the church in praise and worship during a contemporary style service. Dress is casual.

The Kids in Da Zone for Jesus program, for children age 2-11, meets during morning worship. The children learn Bible stories, have puppet shows and have fun learning all about the Bible.

The church celebrates the Lord’s Supper each Sunday morning during the services.

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

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. In Sunday School 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 and

Christ the King is a mission work of the South Central Classis under the Synod of the Reformed Church in the United States, Presbyterian in government. For more information call Rev. Neale Riffert at 903-624-2547.

Reformed Bible study

SHERMAN — The Bible study meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Everyone is welcome to meet 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 breakfast meets at 6:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Sweetberries Café, 1835 Texoma Parkway in Sherman. Both fellowship meetings are led by Rev. Neale Riffert. For more information call 903-624-2547 or

Unity Miss. Baptist

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

Wednesday services start at 6:30 p.m.

For a ride to the services call 903-465-4317.

The Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. All ladies are encouraged to attend.

The monthly business meeting will take place this Sunday night.

Various items are needed for the Christmas presentation. Check the bulletin for a list of the needed items. Any help will be appreciated.

The Ladies Auxiliary is having their Thanksgiving Bake Sale. A menu of the desserts they will be making and selling will be available. The ladies will be making all the desserts at the church. You can place as many orders as you want. Your order will be delivered at the 6:30 p.m. service on Tuesday Nov. 26. Donations will be accepted to cover the food cost and the ladies’ efforts.

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

The church is located at 1900 S. Woodlawn Blvd. in Denison.

St. Luke’s Episcopal

DENISON — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Denison 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-Fridays. Anyone who needs food is welcome.

The church office and Manna Ministries will be closed Monday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day.

The ECW will hold its Annual Turkey Dinner and Bazaar this Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Kohfeldt Hall.

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

The Social Hour will be held this Wednesday, beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed by a potluck at 6 p.m. Bring your favorite dish and join in the fellowship.

The Youth Group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday.

English as a Second Language meets Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. The classes will meet until December.

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.

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

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

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.

This Sunday the pastor’s message is entitled "Doubting Thomas" from John 20:24-28.

Elder Jack Adler will read the day’s scripture lesson, Genesis 2:8-14. The choir anthem will be "Baptized Into Your Name Most High." The church will be recognizing its veterans. Two youth will be baptized this Sunday.

Sunday School for adults and children begins at 9:15 a.m. The adults are studying the Gospel of Matthew. Coffee Fellowship time starts 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 have a meal Sundays at 6 p.m. followed by a Bible lesson. Geoff Andres, assistant pastor and youth pastor, leads this group.

The Deacon Board will meet at 9 a.m Tuesday, and the women’s JOY Bible Study will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday in the fellowship hall.

Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting starts at 10 a.m each Wednesday. Rev. Frierson is teaching from the Book of Acts.

The 12-week-long seminar on the Constitution, led by Jim Wade, will continue to meet at 7 p.m each Tuesday through November.

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

St. Stephen’s Episcopal

SHERMAN — The congregation of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church invites the community to worship with them on the Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost. Rev. Martin Yost, rector, will celebrate the services 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 office for a schedule of daily Masses and Morning and Evening Prayer.

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

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

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

The Brotherhood will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Perrin AFB Historical Museum.

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

Those interred in the Columbarium will be remembered at a Requiem Mass on Friday, Nov. 8 at 12:15 p.m. in All Saint’s 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

Calvary Baptist, Denison

DENISON — The members of Calvary Baptist Church in Denison invite you to worship with them each Sunday, starting with Bible study groups at 9:30 a.m. and worship services at 10:45 a.m and 6 p.m. in the sanctuary.

Dr. John McGinn will be this Sunday’s morning 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, GA’s and youth activities.

Men’s breakfast, Bible study and iServe will meet at Whataburger at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16.

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

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

Sherman Nazarene

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

The Senior Adults meet for Sunday School at 9 a.m Sundays, followed by worship services at 10 a.m. They offer Children Church classes during the service. They offer a class for children age 2 to 5 and another class for grades K-4th.

They have prayer meeting at 6 p.m. Sundays. During the evening service they have Kids Reaching Kids Project, for children age 3 years to 4th grade. The class includes lessons, music, games, snacks and fun.

On Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. they have Bible study groups for all ages.

A nursery is provided for newborns through age 2.

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

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

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

First Baptist, Bells

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

The "Spiritual Gifts" sermon series, based on I Corinthians 12-14, will continue for the next few weeks. This Sunday’s sermon will be "Spiritual Gifts: Unity and Diversity in One Body Part II" based on I Corin. 12:12-31.

There will be a time of singing and mission emphasis during this Sunday’s evening service.

On Wednesdays, the church offers a free meal from 5-6 p.m. to all who would like to attend and then stay for the services. Bible study/ prayer meeting, C.A.M.O. Kids and youth Bible study all meet at 6:30 p.m. The sermon series is titled "The Coming End" looking at end-time prophecies in the New Testament.

The church will host a free meal at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 for those employed by companies who are working on the pipelines in the area. The evening will include a free meal of barbecue and all the fixins’ and a short program. For more information contact the church, 903-965-4813.

To listen to weekly sermons go to

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

Choctaw Creek Cowboy

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

Lowell Howard’s Bible message this Sunday will be entitled "International Reapers for The Lord" from John 4:27-38.

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

The "Lunch Bunch" will meet at 11 a.m. this Tuesday at the Cotton Patch in Denison.

You’re invited to these monthly events: 1st Sunday-First Sunday Chuck wagon lunch after worship. 2nd Tuesday-11 a.m. Lunch Bunch eats at Cotton Patch. Wednesdays-7 p.m. Country Gospel Singing at CCCC. 4th Wednesday-11 a.m. Music with message, Wesley Village, Denison. Thursdays-11 a.m. Gospel music therapy, Cosper Veterans Home, Bonham. 2nd Thursday-3:30 p.m. Gospel music concert, Cosper, Bonham. 3rd Thursday-2:30 p.m Music concert, Texoma Healthcare, Sherman. Friday, Nov. 15-3 p.m. Music concert, Victoria Gardens, Allen. 3rd Sat-7 p.m. Pickin’ and Singing, Sadler Community Center. 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.

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 Missions Committee will give a report at 6 p.m. Sunday in the sanctuary.

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

Grand Ave. Presbyterian

SHERMAN — Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church welcomes everyone for a Birthday Breakfast at 9:45 a.m. Sunday as they celebrate the 113th birthday of this ministry. Breakfast dishes will be served potluck style. An update on the church’s ministry plans will be given, and pledges in preparation for the new year will be dedicated.

Dr. Lander Bethel’s message will be "They Are Children of God" based on Luke 20:27-38. Genna Bethel will be the lesson reader of Haggai 1:15b-2:9 and II Thess. 2:1-5, 13-17. After worship, members and friends will join one another for lunch at a nearby restaurant.

Wednesday’s Your Night (WYN) for youth and adults will have a potluck supper at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Youth will have fellowship and study with Sally Kate Humphries, and adults will discuss Luke 23:33-43.

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

Calvary Baptist, Anna

ANNA — This Sunday Calvary Baptist, Anna will be observing the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Join them for an inspirational service to mobilize people to pray for believers around the world who suffer for Christ. There will be a video presentation and a special testimony by Cathie Pearson.

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

Calvary Men’s Bible study and breakfast is at 8 a.m. Saturday. All men in the community are invited to join them.

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

Morton St. C of C

DENISON — The Morton St. church of Christ invites you to their services. They meet at 9 a.m Sundays to study and assemble for worship at 10 a.m and 6 p.m. They meet at 7 p.m Wednesdays for study and devotional.

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

Alex Warnes is the evangelist and Jerry Spradling and Hearl Mead are the leaders. For more information call 903-465-4127 or e-mail if you desire a Bible study, free correspondence course or information about the church. Visit them at

Jubilee Fellowship

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

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

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

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

First Baptist, Denison

DENISON — First Baptist, Denison invites you to join them for worship services at 11 a.m. Sundays and Bible Fellowship groups at 9:45 a.m. A nursery and children’s worship is available for newborns through 2nd grade.

On Wednesdays, they have adult Bible study at 7:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Children, age 3 through 5th grade, meet for the Awana program from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Christian Life Center. Awanas is designed to help children memorize God’s word. Students meet for SWAT at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.

Also on Wednesdays, Embrace Grace/ Embrace Life classes meet at 6:30 p.m. in the the Office Building. The class is for young single expecting moms or new moms. The Divorce Care recovery program meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the McCarthy Bldg. Free child care is provided by the church.

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

"The Gathering," a young adult ministry, meets bi-weekly at 7:30 p.m. Sundays in the CLC. The next gathering will be Nov. 17.

The adults play dominoes at the CLC from 1-4 p.m. on the 1st Thursday.

The church is located at 601 W. Woodard St. in Denison. For more information call the church, 903-465-4886 or go to

Key Memorial UMC

SHERMAN — The congregation of Key Memorial United Methodist Church invites everyone to come to their morning worship services at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday. Rev James Welch’s sermon is entitled "Launch Out Into the Deep". The scripture readings will be Haggai 2:6-9 and Luke 5:1-6. Join them for adult Sunday School at 9:15 a.m.

Rev. Welch leads a Bible study at 5 p.m. Sundays. The group is currently studying the Book of Genesis.

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

Pilgrim Nazarene

SHERMAN — Revival Services at Pilgrim Nazarene Church in Sherman, led by Evangelist Robert England, will be held this Sunday through Nov. 17. Revival times will be 10:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. weeknights. Everyone is welcome.

Sunday morning worship will begin at 10:45 a.m. preceded by Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. The youth will meet at 5:30 p.m. followed by a special prayer service at 6 p.m. Evening worship will start at 6:30 p.m.

A nursery is available for each service.

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.

Westwood C of C

SHERMAN — Fred Watkins will be the guest speaker during this Sunday’s 9:30 a.m. Bible study and during the worship assembly at 10:30 a.m.

"Christ Or The World" will be the subject discussed during the evening assembly at 5 p.m. Sunday.

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

During adult Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesday, they will continue the study lessons from the Life of Jacob.

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.

Hyde Park Presbyterian

DENISON — You are invited to attend the worship services at Hyde Park Presbyterian Church at 11 a.m. Sunday and adult Sunday School at 9:45 a.m.

Richard Wilkinson will be worship leader and Cristian Soltero will provide the musical accompaniment. Dr. Ron Cunningham will present a sermon titled "Have We Not Had Enough Warnings By Now?"

A called Session Meeting will be held after church this Sunday.

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

Grace UMC

SHERMAN — Grace United Methodist Church invites you to join them this Sunday. Rev. John Fleming will bring the message "It’s Not What You Think" based on Thess. 2:1-5, 13-17 and Luke 20:27-38. The Grace Choir will sing "Love Incarnate" as the anthem at both services. Traditional services begin at 8:30 a.m. and the Worship Band will lead the 11 a.m. service. Sunday School classes begin at 9:50 a.m. A nursery is provided.

The youth will meet for fun and fellowship at 5 p.m. Sunday.

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

The Super Seniors will meet for fellowship at 9 a.m. Thursday. The United Methodist Women will meet at 7 p.m. for program and 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 or visit

Red River Unitarian

DENISON — Dr. Don Fielding will speak about "Unitarian Universalist Theology," at 11:15 a.m. Sunday at Red River Unitarian Universalist Church. His will be a historical look at the theologies of the two denominations that merged to form Unitarian Universalism. Rev. Fielding is a retired UU minister, having served congregations in Oak Cliff and Denton.

During the Adult Forum at 10 a.m. Sunday, they will watch and discuss another in the series of Great Books video lectures about world religions. In Children’s Religious Education, Gussie (the gorilla) will talk about the book "Unitarian Universalism Is a Really Long Name" and the children will do a craft.

This is Share-the-Plate Sunday, with all cash in the collection going to the Grayson County Shelter.

A nursery is provided. All are welcome at church events.

The church is located at 515 N. Burnett Ave. in Denison. More information about Unitarian Universalism is at

Lakeway UMC

POTTSBORO — Lakeway United Methodist Church has two morning options, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Services are a blend of traditional and contemporary, classic and original, gospel and praise.

Allen Snider’s scripture text this Sunday will be "It’s Gonna Be Different" based on Luke 20:27-38.

Sunday School classes provide learning and fellowship at 9:45 a.m.

Spirit JAMs is an informal and open 5 p.m. gathering for praise hymns, gospel, guitars, scripture, testimony and prayer followed by a snack supper.

Lakeway will celebrate its 2013 Church Conference at 1:30 p.m. this Sunday, with guest District Supt. Dr. L. Marvin Guier. All Lakeway members are invited.

The church is located about a mile and a half north of Pottsboro on Hwy. 289.

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, has begun a sermon series titled "Live 2 Give — Sowing Kingdom Seeds." This Sunday’s message is "Give Hope" from II Corin. 1:6-7. Ryan Dickson and the Creek Band lead in worship. Join them for a time of celebration.

Life Groups meet 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 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 in Denison. For more information call 903-465-2081 or visit

Calvary Baptist, Sherman

SHERMAN — This Sunday is "AWANA Sunday" at Calvary Baptist, Sherman. If you have a child/ children who participate in AWANA at Calvary, you have a special invitation to attend this Sunday’s 10:45 a.m worship service.

Calvary has Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. each Sunday and discipleship training at 6:30 p.m. led by Kevin George.

AWANA for children and Bible study for adults takes place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

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

The church is located at 421 W. Moore St. in Sherman. You are invited to visit the CBC website at

First Christian, VA

VAN ALSTYNE — The First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Van Alstyne invites you to join them for worship services at 10:50 a.m. this Sunday. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m followed by a coffee fellowship at 10:30 a.m.

Dr. John Stewart will be presenting the message.

This year’s Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at Elmont Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17.

The Elders will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18.

The Thanksgiving Luncheon will be held on Sunday, Nov. 24 following the worship service.

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

Park Ave. C of C

DENISON — Everyone is invited to Bible classes at Park Avenue Church of Christ at 9 a.m. each Sunday. A pulpit message, led by Todd Catteau, follows at 10 a.m. in the auditorium, with worship services led by Basil McClure.

The Park Avenue Wednesday Suppers (PAWS) are held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays followed by the regular Bible classes at 7 p.m.

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

PAK groups meet on Sunday evenings and at other times. For up to date information on the groups available, visit their website.

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

First UMC, VA

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

The 9 a.m. service is contemporary and features the praise band Saved by Grace. 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 on the first Sunday of the month.

Rev. Scott Holcomb-McLain will bring the message at both Sunday services.

Sunday — The Junior High meet from 5-6:30 p.m and Senior High from 6-7:30 p.m. Both groups have dinner at 6 p.m. Monday — Finance Committee meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room. Tuesday — Mission Committee meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room. Wednesday — IMPACT for youth meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Youth Lounge.

The community Thanksgiving service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17 at Elmont Baptist Church.

The church is located at 303 S. Preston in Van Alstyne. For more information visit them at

Country Chapel Bapt.

DENISON — The Country Chapel Baptist Church family invites everyone to join them for Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and worship services at 10:30 a.m. Charles Sneed will bring a sermon titled "Thank God Anyway" based on Habakkuk 3:17-19.

Logan Bartley and Norma Whitehead will lead the worship service.

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.

Fairview Baptist

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

The pastor’s message this Sunday is titled "Suffering for Doing Right," based on I Peter 3:13-22.

Children’s Church, for ages K-4th grade is held during the 11 a.m. service.

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

Wednesdays start with a meal in the CFAC from 5:30-6:15 p.m. Reservations need to be in by noon Monday. The adult meal cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children, age 12 and under.

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 take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

The church is located at 222 W. Taylor St. in Sherman. For more information call 903-892-3543 or visit

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 share the message.

A nursery attendant is provided for newborns to age 4 from 9:45 a.m. until noon.

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

Man Camp, a time of fun, food, fellowship and fishing, will take place Nov. 15-16. Bring your sleeping bag. For more information call the pastor, 903-815-6986.

A Bonfire is planned at the church at 6 p.m. Nov. 24. Join them for fun, food and fellowship. All are welcome.

They will not have food and fellowship this Sunday. Instead, everyone is invited to the Nov. 24 bonfire.

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

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.

Trinity Lutheran

SHERMAN — Rev. Craig Sturm will preside this Sunday with Barbara Faris assisting and Lauren Gonzalez leading Children’s Church.

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

Veteran’s Day is Monday: The Jesus Calling Devotional Group will meet at 12 noon; Dr. Case’s piano lessons are from 2:30-7 p.m.; GNTX, 5 p.m.; Al-Anon meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday — Church Council meets at 7 p.m.; Fox Hall AA, 8 p.m. Wednesday — Women Morning Quilters, 9 a.m.; Al-Anon group meets at 12 noon. Thursday — Prayer Circle meets at 11 a.m.; Dr. Case’s piano lessons begin at 2 p.m.; Fox Hall AA, 8 p.m. Friday — Garden Angels, 8 a.m.; Sisterhood group, 9:30 a.m. Saturday — Dr. Barbara Bacik Case’s "Mostly Toccata’s Organ Concert" will begin at 2 p.m.; 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

Faith Fellowship Bapt.

DENISON — Th Faith Fellowship Baptist family invites you to Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and worship services at 10:30 a.m. Russell Clemons, pastor, is currently preaching a sermon series from the book of Psalms. This Sunday’s message is "The Struggles of the Soul" from Psalm 13.

The Operation Lighthouse apartment ministry will be held this Saturday at the East Coast , across from B. McDaniel Middle School. Children of the apartments are invited to come to the apartment’s play area from 10-12 noon for games, Bible study, crafts and snacks.

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

The monthly adult mission study and covered dish lunch will be held at 10:30 a.m Tuesday at the church. All adults are invited.

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

The Wednesday schedule includes Acteens at 4:30 p.m. and supper at 5:30 p.m. GAs, RAs, Mission Friends, student worship and prayer meeting all follow at 6:30 p.m.

The church is located at 4305 W. Crawford, Denison, one mile west of Hwy. 75 at exit 68. For more information visit

Antioch Baptist

BELLS — You are invited to worship at each Sunday at Antioch Baptist Church. Sunday School meets at 10 a.m. and worship follows at 11 a.m. Nursery and Children’s Church are available during the morning service.

Kenneth VanHorn, pastor, is starting a new sermon series called "Women of Christmas."

Sunday night services are canceled for the remainder of November. Numerous activities are planned this month, including Christian movies and food fellowships. The youth and church members will be attending a Christian Concert on Nov. 24 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. The cost is $10 each.

Prayer meeting, RA’s, GA’s, Mission Friends and youth all meet at 7 p.m Wednesdays. The children are collecting Christmas Shoe Boxes until Nov. 24.

The youth will participate in the Belk’s Charity Day Sale this Saturday from 6-10 a.m.

You are invited to a worship service at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Pecan Point Assisted Living and Memory Care in Sherman. For more information call Judy Johnson 903-965-4124 or Bernice Phelps, 903-965-4126.

A Thanksgiving luncheon will be held in the fellowship hall on Nov. 17 immediately after the morning service. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish.

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.

Inspiration Point Cowboy

TOM BEAN — Duane Peters, pastor, and the congregation of Inspiration Point Cowboy Church invite you to worship and fellowship with them this Sunday.

Sunday School starts at 9:45 a.m. and worship follows at 11 a.m.

Everyone is invited to the church’s Annual Fund-raiser Auction this Saturday, starting at 10 a.m.

Evening services start at 6 p.m Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Bible study and prayer time is held at 7 p.m. Monday.

All services are casual dress.

This Bible believing, non-denominational church is located 2.5 miles south of Tom Bean on FM 2729 South, or 3.3 miles north of FM 121. For more info or directions call 903-546-9839, 903-815-2278 or 903-815-2270.

First Presbyterian

DENISON — The First Presbyterian Church of Denison has Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and worship services at 10:55 a.m. in the chapel. The scripture readings for the 25th Sunday after Pentecost are Haggai 1:15b-2:9 and II Thess. 2:13-17.

Monday —Building and Grounds Committee will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday — Circle I gather at 9:30 a.m. in the parlor; 9:30 a.m. Circle II, with Charlotte Hyman as hostess; Circle III, 1:30 p.m. in the library. Wednesday— Prayer Group will meet at 10 a.m. in the library. Thursday — Worship Committee, 10:30 a.m.

Grace Presbytery Stated Meeting will be held at First, Fort Worth on Friday and Saturday.

The Annual Thanksgiving Dinner will be held following next Sunday’s worship service. The Session will meet after the dinner.

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.

Hebron Baptist

BELLS — The Hebron Baptist Church family and Houston Garner, pastor, invite you to join them in worship. Sunday morning services start at 10:45 a.m. preceded by Sunday School at 9:45 a.m.

Wednesday services begin at 7 p.m. They also have CIA’s for the children and Bible study for the youth.

Join them in worshiping and praising God.

Luella First Baptist

LUELLA — The Men’s Breakfast is held at 8 a.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall. Men are invited to join them for a meal and a time of fellowship and friendship.

The Luella First Baptist family welcomes you to worship with them at 11 a.m this Sunday. The Lord’s Supper will be observed. Harvey Patterson, pastor, will deliver a message entitled "A Typical Day in the Life of Jesus" from Mark 1:21-38.

They will enjoy evening worship at 6 p.m. Sunday. The message is "Jesus Ignited the Pharisees" from Mark 3. This is a time of fellowship, singing and the preaching.

On Tuesdays the women have a ladies Bible study at 10 a.m. Brunch, prayer and fellowship is also included. They are currently participating in a study called "Growing Older and Wiser!" They also have a Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. All women are welcome.

They have age-related Bible studies for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

The church offices are open from Monday-Thursday each week. For more information about worship services and other activities call them at 903-893-2252.

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 night worship is at 7 p.m.

Jon Smith, the minister, will bring Sunday’s lesson, "Praise the Lord!" based on Psalm 145:1-7. 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

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

Parkside Baptist

DENISON — Parkside Baptist will host a Senior Adult Health Fair this Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the ROC, sponsored by TCOG, Encompass Home Health and Guardian Hospice.

Learn about Alzheimer’s and dementia. Local vendors will be on-site who specialize in memory care support.

Dr. Vanessa Ohnes will be the featured guest speaker and Craig Watson will be the special guest. For more information call 903-815-5112.

Parkside Baptist has Sunday worship services at 9:15 and 10:45 a.m. and Sunday School at 8, 9:15 and 10:45 a.m.

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

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

Federated Choirs

SHERMAN — The Friendly Church of God in Christ in Sherman invites everyone to come and help the Federated Choirs lift up songs of praise at 3 p.m. Sunday.

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

Legacy Bible

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

Garner Simpkins, lead pastor, will conclude the series from I John this Sunday. A new sermon series on "Stewardship" will begin Nov. 17.

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

Lisa Burlingame will be teaching the women’s Bible study on "Foundations from the book of Genesis" at 7 p.m. Tuesdays. The Men’s Focus Group "Manhood Restored, How the Gospel Makes Men Whole" meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the church;

Share the gospel with a child by filling a shoebox for Operation Christmas Child. For details, check out the church website or Samaritan’s Purse website. Boxes need to be dropped off at the church by Nov. 17. The church will forward them to Samaritan’s Purse.

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

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 begin at 7 p.m. A nursery is available during all services. Special guests Bobby and Dot Chance will be this Sunday’s special guests.

Fusion Church, the former Sherman Bible Church, will be hosting the ONE church event at 5 p.m Sunday.

Youth are invited to meet at the church at 6:30 p.m. tonight to go to Gwen and Jesse Leatherwood’s home for food, fun and fellowship.

Immediately after this Sunday’s second service, the youth are going to eat at Subway in Sherman. Each teen is responsible for the cost of their own meal.

Seniors 50 and above are invited to a free lunch at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 16 in the gym. Sign up in the foyer so they will have an accurate head count. This month’s theme is "Giving Thanks." TLC will provide the turkey and dressing. Seniors are asked to bring veggies, a salad, or dessert.

TLC is offering a child dedication ceremony and baptism on Sunday, Nov. 17. Dedication and baptism forms are at the info booth in the foyer.

The annual business meeting is set for 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 17 in room #106. The annual report will be presented and board members will be elected. TLC is currently receiving board member nominees for the 2014 term. Nominations may be placed in the box in the foyer.

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