Center St. C of C

Center St. C of C

SHERMAN — Everyone is 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 on Wednesday evening.

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

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

Forest Ave. Baptist

SHERMAN — Brian Taylor, pastor, and the Forest Avenue family invite you to worship with them each Sunday, starting with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:45 a.m.

This Sunday, the pastor will continue his sermon series from Phil 1:12-20 with a message entitled "Do Your Trials Further the Gospel?" based of Phil. 1:12. The FABC worship team will lead in praise and worship, and the Sanctuary Choir will present "Only By the Blood."

"Chick Flicks", the church’s new fellowships for women, will begin at 6 p.m. this Sunday at Sarah Taylor’s home. These fellowships will continue every other Sunday evening.

The Personnel Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Sunday and the Deacons will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the fellowship hall.

Kids for Christ will kick off at 6:30 p.m. this Wednesday, and the adult class will be studying the book "Humility" by Andrew Murray.

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

First Presbyterian

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

The scripture readings for the Baptism of the Lord Sunday are Isaiah 42:1-9, Acts 10:34-43 and Matt. 3:13-17. Dr. Lander Bethel will be leading in worship with a message entitled "This Is My Beloved," based on the Gospel of Matthew reading.

Monday — Building and Grounds Committee will meet a 11 a.m. Tuesday — Men’s Breakfast will be at 7 a.m.; Circles I and II will meet at 9:30 a.m. Circle IIII will meet at 1:30 p.m. in the library. Wednesday — Prayer Group will meet at 10 a.m. in the library.

Officer Training for Session members will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 at Grand Avenue Presbyterian in Sherman.

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.

Virginia Point UMC

SAVOY — Virginia Point United Methodist Church invites everyone to the service at 11 a.m this Sunday. Rev. Louella Williams will be preaching a message entitled "The Baptism of Christ" based on Matt. 3:13-17. Children’s service will be conducted during the worship hour.

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

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

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

Calvary Baptist, Anna

ANNA — Everyone is invited to join Calvary Baptiat Church in Anna for worship at 11 a.m. each Sunday and Bible study for all ages at 10 a.m.

During this Sunday’s morning service Raymond Horne will continue his sermon series from Jesus’ "Sermon on the Mount" found in Matthew 5-7. This week’s message is "Pour on Salt, Turn on the Light." Jack Linebarger will present the special music.

The Calvary Men’s monthly breakfast and Bible study will be held at 8 a.m this Saturday. All men are invited to join them for a country breakfast and Bible study led by the pastor.

Sunday evening Bible study begins at 6 p.m and Wednesday prayer time and Bible study is at 6 p.m.

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

A Christian Fellowship

LUELLA — Luke Palmer will be leading services at A Christian Fellowship Church in Luella this week.

Join them each Sunday at 9 a.m. for a coffee and doughnut fellowship followed by classes at 9:30 a.m. and worship services at 10:30 a.m.

David Ellis leads the praise and worship in a contemporary style service.

In the children’s class, "Kidz in Da Zone for Jesus" children, age 2 to 10, learn Bible stories and memory verses. They also have puppet shows and do lots of fun things.

Wednesday nights 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 Mike Ball, 903-271-1870 or David Ellis, 903-815-1333.

Christian Science Soc.

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

The lesson for this Sunday is "Sacrament." The Golden Text is Psalm 67:6.

Services include hymns of praise and a Bible lesson. A vocal solo will also be presented.

Documented reports of Christian healing are available at no cost to anyone who requests them.

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

Grand Ave. Presbyterian

SHERMAN — Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church welcomes everyone to worship with them at the 11:30 a.m. service and join them for Church School at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Lander Bethel will be preaching a message entitled "This Is My Beloved" using Matt. 3:13-17. Carolyn Johnston will be the lesson reader of Isaiah 42:1-9 and Acts 10:34-43.

WYN! for youth and adults will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The Ladies Dominoes Group will provide supper. The youth will have Bible study and fellowship. The adults will have a study and discussion of Matt. 4:12-23.

Several members are making preparations for an eight session class that the church will offer to the community, called Systematic Training for Effective parenting. This parenting class, which is a gift to the community, will meet at 4 p.m. Sundays, beginning on January 26. You may call the church at 903-893-1921 to register and receive more information.

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

Morton St. C of C

DENISON — The Morton St. church of Christ invites you to their services.

They meet at 9 a.m. each Sunday to study and assemble for worship at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. They also meet Wednesdays at 7 p.m for study and devotional.

Alex Warner is their evangelist. Feel free to call them at 903-465-4127 or e-mail if you desire a Bible study free correspondence course or information about the church. Visit them at

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

Antioch Baptist

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

Sunday School meets at 10 a.m. followed by worship at 11 a.m. Children’s Church and a nursery are available during the morning service. Kenneth VanHorn, pastor, has begun a new series called "Recipe for Hope," from the book of Malachi.

The Sunday night services remain on hold at this time.

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

You are invited to attend the worship service at the Mullican Nursing Home in Savoy at 1:30 p.m. this Wednesday For more information contact Judy Johnson, 903-965-4124 or Bernice Johnson, 903-965-4126.

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.

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.

Effective Jan. 1, the church has begun a class for the youth — age 13 through high school seniors — at 10 a.m. Mark Wood is the leader and teacher with Javier Santiesteban as his assistant.

Worship services include a song service with a band and an overhead screen so that everyone can sing along in a comfortable, casual setting in the new sanctuary. Coffee and doughnuts are available during the service.

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

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 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 served the first Sunday of the month.

During both Sunday services, Scott Holcomb-McLain, pastor, will bring the message "I Don’t Have to, I Want To," using Acts 10:34-43 and Matt. 3:13-17.

Sunday — The Junior High youth meet from 5-6:30 p.m. and Senior High from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday — The Finance Committee meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room. Tuesday — The Mission Committee meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room. Wednesday — Grocery distribution is at 5:30 p.m. in the gym. A prayer service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the sanctuary. Thursday — The Membership Care Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room.

For more information on any church event or to learn more about the church, visit them at

St. Luke’s Episcopal

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

The service of Holy Eucharist is held at noon Tuesdays.

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

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

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

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

The church is located at 427 W. Woodard St., corner of Woodard and Fannin Avenue.

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

Southside Baptist

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

The Red River Valley Youth Rally will be held at 8 p.m. tonight at Grayson Bible Baptist Church in Sherman.

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

The Ladies Tuesday Bible Study will resume at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 in the Hospitality Room.

The Missions Month theme for January is "No Greater Love". The Faith Promise Mission Conference will be held Jan. 22-26. The following missionaries will be at Southside for the week: Devar Williams family-Chile; Scott Pethtel family-Italy; and Josiah Jones family- Mexico.

Transportation is available to all services by calling the church office, 903-465-3636. Check out other church information at

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

Red River Unitarian

DENISON — "A Sermon in Song" will be presented by Jim Scott, an acclaimed singer and songwriter, at the 11:15 a.m. service at Red River Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday.

Scott, an accomplished guitarist in the jazz, classical and folk genres, has performed with luminaries such as John Denver, Joan Baez, Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell and Dan Fogelberg, and has done concerts across the nation and in several countries in Europe. He co-wrote the celebrated Gaia-Earth Mass and other pieces with the Paul Winter Consort. His hymns celebrating peace, justice and the earth are staples at UU churches across the country.

Also at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, the Children’s Religious Education will learn about "How to be the best we can be" and will role-play or brain-storm the topic.

During the Adult Forum at 10 a.m Sunday, they will watch and discuss "Emerson, Thoreau and the Transcendentalist Movement" from the Great Courses video series.

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

Trinity Lutheran

SHERMAN — Rev. Craig Sturm will preside this Sunday with Paul Wasmund assisting and Sharon Krenek leading Children’s Church. Sunday School class meets at 9 a.m followed by fellowship at 10 a.m and worship, Holy Communion and Children’s Church at 10:30 a.m.

Monday — Dr. Case’s piano lessons are from 2:30-7 p.m.; GNTX, 5 p.m.; Al-Anon, 7 p.m. Tuesday — The Church Council will meet at 7 p.m.; Fox Hall AA meets at 8 p.m. Wednesday — The Women Morning Quilters meet at 9 a.m.; Al-Anon group, 12 noon Thursday — The Prayer Circle meets at 11 a.m.; Dr. Case’s piano lessons begin at 2 p.m.; Fox Hall AA, 8 p.m. Friday —The Garden Angels, 8 a.m.; Sisterhood group, 9:30 a.m. Saturday — Fox Hall AA, 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

North Park Baptist

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

Sunday worship services start at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. and Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. David Murphy leads the worship services and Mark Bennett leads the music. Evening services begin at 6 p.m.

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

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

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.

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

Tom Bean C of C

TOM BEAN — The Tom Bean Church of Christ invites everyone to worship with them. Services begin with Bible class at 9 a.m. each Sunday followed by worship with congregational singing at 10 a.m. the evening service begins at 6 p.m. The Lord’s Supper is given each Sunday.

Wednesday they have Bible classes at 7 p.m.

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 each Sunday on KFYN 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 on

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

Calvary Baptist, Sherman

SHERMAN — Kevin George, pastor, and the congregation of Calvary Baptist Church invite you to participate in any of the following opportunities — Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., worship services at 10:45 a.m. and Sunday evening discipleship classes at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday nights include AWANA and Bible study on "The Parables of the Bible" at 6:30 p.m. If you need transportation to any of these services, contact the church office, 903-892-8505.

If you want to join a group of ladies who pray for their children/ grandchildren, schools, teachers and administrators, contact their Moms/ Grandmoms in Prayer Group which meets at the church at 8:45 a.m. Mondays. For additional information call 214-577-3542.

The Ladies Bible study, Beth Moore’s "John — The Beloved Disciple", meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays. For more information call 903-892-0198.

The church is located at 421 W. Moore St. in Sherman. You may visit them at

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. Mary Lois O’Neal, Key Memorial’s lay speaker, will preach a sermon on "The Baptism of Jesus." The scripture reading will be Mark 1:5-11. Join them for adult Sunday School at 9:15 a.m.

Bible study will meet at 5 p.m Sunday.

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 always appreciated. Donations of warm clothing will also be appreciated.

This traditional Wesleyan 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.

Jubilee Fellowship

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

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

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

For prayer and more information call 903-868-9496.

The church is located at 5525 N. Travis St. in Sherman.

Central Christian

SHERMAN — Dr. Mark Berrier will bring message this Sunday morning and Randy Reddell will lead the praise and worship.

The traditional service, with hymns and organ music, begins 10:50 a.m. 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 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

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

First Baptist, Sherman

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

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

The Children’s Bible study titled "PETS, Un-leasing God’s Potential" will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Rally Room.

The new Sunday evening discipleship studies will meet at 6 p.m. Sundays, starting this week."The Harmony of the Gospels" study, led by Steve Rice, will be held in the sanctuary. Everyone is welcome. The ladies will be studying "Discerning the Voice of God" by Patricia Shirer in the chapel. Books can be purchased at Lifeway.

The Precepts Class will start Monday, Jan. 13 at 9:15 a.m. in the chapel. Pat Larson will be teaching Part II of the Gospel of John.

Upward Basketball games are held Saturdays in the church gym. To learn more about this ministry, visit them at

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

Westwood C of C

SHERMAN — "How to Study Your Bible" will be the topic of study during the worship assembly at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. "The Canon of The Old Testament" will be the subject 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.

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

Everyone is invited to 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.

Pottsboro C of C

POTTSBORO — The Pottsboro Church of Christ invites you to worship with them. They meet at 9 a.m. each Sunday for Bible study for all ages. The worship service begins at 10 a.m. and includes singing, praying, taking the Lord’s Supper and giving. Carl Kent is the song leader. They meet again at 5 p.m. Larry Adams will be the guest speaker this week.

Immediately following the morning service, lunch will be served honoring those who are celebrating birthdays and anniversaries during January.

The Ladies Bible Class meets at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Clydene Short will be teaching the class. They will be studying the book of Mark.

The church meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays for Bible study, a short devotional and singing.

Karo syrup, both dark and light, is being collected for the New Mexico Christian Children’s home.

Watch "The Gospel of Christ" at 7 a.m. Sundays on KXII, My Texoma, Cable One Channel 2 and 7:30 a.m. on KXII, Channel 12.

The church is located at 522 W. Hwy. 120, just east of Hwy. 289. If you have questions or would like to study the Bible call 903-786-9606.

Lakeway UMC

POTTSBORO — Members and guests of Lakeway United Methodist Church invite you to join them in worship each Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m. They enjoy fellowship and biblical learning at 9:45 a.m. and sing praises, ponder scripture and share faith and a snack supper at 5 p.m. Sundays.

Allen Snider’s sermon title is "Dim Wicks" based on Isaiah 42:1-9.

The Pastor’s study, "Methodist in the Christian Tradition" will continue on Jan. 12 and 19, at 3:30 p.m followed by Spirit JAMS. Wednesday dinners will resume on January 15 at 6 p.m. followed by choir, programs for the youth and children and a time of sharing and fellowship.

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 will resume at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15. Everyone is welcome to attend as they study the book of Acts in the Bible and various timely topics. The study meets in the Texoma Room at the Hampton Inn in Sherman.

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

Sherman Nazarene

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

Each Sunday, the Senior Adults have Sunday School at 9 a.m. followed by the worship service at 10 a.m. Children Church classes are held during the service. They offer a class for children age 2-5 years and another class for grades K-4th.

They have prayer meeting at 6 p.m. Sundays. During that service, they have Kids Reaching Kids Project which includes lessons, music, games, snacks and fun. This time is for children, age 3 years to 4th grade.

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

A nursery is provided for newborns through age 2.

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

The church family invites you to all of their services and activities. They are located at 601 N. Heritage Pkwy (FM 1417), between Hwy. 56 and Washington St. in Sherman. For more information call 903-893-2643.

Serviccos en Espanol: Domingos-2 p.m. Miercoles-6:30 p.m. Emeterio Gomez, pastor, (806) 576-9579.

Hyde Park Presbyterian

DENISON — Everyone is invited to attend the worship service 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 Avenue in Denison. For more information call 903-465-6197.

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 Elder John Lewis will read the scripture lesson from Matt. 3 :13-17 and the choir anthem will be Psalm 73. David Frierson will preach a message entitled "Together Again" based on John 21:1-11. This is the Baptism of the Lord Sunday.

Sunday School for adults and children begins at 9:15 a.m.

The Adult Sunday School class is studying the Gospel of Matthew. Coffee Fellowship time is at 10 a.m. and the worship service follows at 10:30 a.m. A nursery is provided for the worship hour.

Junior/ Senior High Youth Group will be at 6 p.m. Sunday. Geoff Andress, assistant pastor and youth pastor, is leading the Bible study.

Bible study is held at 10 a.m. every Wednesday. They will continue to study the Book of Acts.

The Board of Deacons will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14. The Session will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16.

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

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 followed by morning worship at 10:45 a.m. in the sanctuary. Dr. John McGinn will be bringing the message. The evening service starts at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary.

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

Wednesday evening 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 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 in the fellowship hall.

Transportation is available to their services. If you need a ride or more information about the church, call the office, 903-465-6003.

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

Unity Missionary Bapt.

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

The Ladies Auxiliary will not meet this Saturday, because they will be attending the District Meeting at Liberty Missionary Baptist Church in McKinney on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 10 a.m. They will be leaving about 8:30 a.m. The meeting theme is "Chilled But Filled." Missionary Cory Page of Austin will be joining them.

The monthly business meeting will be held at this Sunday’s evening service.

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

The church is located at 1900 S. Woodlawn Blvd. in Denison. If you need a ride to church, call 903-465-4317.

Covenant Presbyterian

SHERMAN — Worship at Covenant Presbyterian begins with church school classes at 9:30 a.m. followed by fellowship at 10:30 a.m. The Service of the Word will begin at 10:50 a.m. with Neill Morgan leading. The scriptures used will be Isaiah 42:1-9, Psalm 29, Acts 1:34-43 and Matt. 3:13-17.

Sunday — A Mentor Lunch will be held directly after the church service. The Senior High house worship is at 3 p.m. Monday — CPC will work at Grand Central Station starting at 9 a.m. Covenant Readers will meet at 10 a.m. Narcotics Anonymous meets at 12 noon Monday-Friday and again at 6 p.m. Friday. The Dead Sea Scrolls class will not meet this week. Tuesday —The Tuesday Morning Circle will meet at 9:45 a.m. to discuss "An Abiding Hope." Depression Support group meets at 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday — The Wednesday morning Bible study group will meet at 9:30 a.m. The Worship Planning meeting will start at 4 p.m. Thursday — Men’s Discussion will be held at Gandy’s at 7 a.m., with Dick Folsche leading the discussion. Finance, Fellowship and Mission committee meeting are at 5:30 p.m. There will be a soup supper at 6:30 p.m. followed by all other committee meetings at 7 p.m. Saturday — The Elder training begins at 9 a.m.

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

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.

Mark Bushor, pastor, will present a sermon entitled "The Open Invitation" this Sunday, based on Luke 9:23.

The Men’s breakfast will be held this Saturday, starting at 7:30 a.m.

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

Cottonwood Creek

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

Danny Broughton, pastor, is preaching a sermon series based on I Tim. 4:8 entitled "Exercising Godliness" , to help build up your spiritual muscles. This Sunday’s message is "Spiritual Exercise for Studying" from II Tim 3:16-17. Ryan Dickson and the Creek Band lead in worship. Join them this Sunday for a time of celebration.

Life Groups begin at 5:30 p.m Sundays in the fellowship hall and in homes around Denison. On Wednesdays a meal is served at 5:30 p.m. followed by Team KID, Re-AMP and prayer meeting, all starting at 6:30 p.m.

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

FUMC Whitewright

WHITEWRIGHT — The First United Methodist Church of Whitewright invites you to worship with them this Sunday. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. and the worship service follows at 10:50 a.m.

All children, grades K-5th, are invited to join them for Kids Group from 3-5 p.m. each Wednesday after school. The children will enjoy an afternoon snack, games and activities. Pick up from the school is available. For registration and information call the church office.

Youth, grades 6th-12th, are invited to join them from 2-4 p.m. Sundays for Methodist Youth Fellowship (MYF). The youth will play some games, have snacks and have Bible study.

The church is located at 301 W. Maple in Whitewright. For more information call the church office 903-364-2411. Visit them at

Price United Methodist

DENISON — Everyone is invited to worship at Price United Methodist Church any time.

They have Sunday School at 5 p.m every Sunday followed by the worship service at 6 p.m.

Rev. Jimmy Greene, pastor, will bring this week’s message.

Game days are Mondays at 5 p.m. and Fridays at 10 a.m Everyone is invited to attend this time of snacks and games.

The Surrender Group meets at 7:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursdays.

Grace Communion-Texoma worships at 10:30 a.m. each Saturday. Arnold Clauson is the pastor.

The church is located at 411 N. York Ave., directly behind the Morton St. Fire Station in Denison.

Gospel House of Truth

SHERMAN — The Gospel House of Truth has an open discussion every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grandy’s Chicken, Hwy. 82 and Texoma Parkway in Sherman.

Dr. Rev. Marchal Fulmer and Dr. James Krieger D.D. lead the discussion.

Come and share your beliefs on God and His word with other "hungry people" who want to know God’s love, grace and goodness.

Trinity UMC

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

Dinner and The Word will resume meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

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

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

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

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

Luella First Baptist

LUELLA — The men of Luella First Baptist will host their Men’s Breakfast at 8 a.m. Saturday. All men are welcome. Join them for a time of great food and fellowship.

Everyone is welcome to join them for this Sunday’s 11 a.m. worship. service. This Sunday’s sermon is entitled "When Your Mind is in the Right Place," based on Eph. 3:1-4.

Sunday evening worship, beginning at 6 p.m., is a time of singing, fellowship and studying God’s word.

The women have two Bible studies each Tuesday. The first study begins at 10 a.m. and includes brunch. The evening study begins at 6:30 p.m. They are currently studying "The Women of the Old Testament."

Bible studies for children, youth and adults begins at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

The church is located at 3162 State Hwy. 11, halfway between Sherman and Tom Bean. For more information call them at 903-893-8893. You will always be welcome.

Federated Choirs

SHERMAN — The Federated Choirs of Sherman invite everyone to join them at St. James UMC in Sherman at 3 p.m. this Sunday as they will begin the New Year lifting up songs of worship and praise.

Special guest will be Allen Webster, Minister of Music at St. John CME, pastored by Rev. Steve Lewis. Webster recently released his first solo project.

Rev. Commie Linson is pastor of St. James UMC.

Pilgrim Nazarene

SHERMAN — Pilgrim Nazarene Church welcomes you to worship with them this Sunday.

The Sunday School hour starts at 9:45 a.m followed by morning worship at 10:45 a.m. The evening services begin with the young people’s service at 5:30 p.m. followed by children activities at 6 p.m. and evening worship at 6:30 p.m.

The Bible study group, with prayer and praise, meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

If you need transportation to their services or would like to submit a prayer request for the church bulletin, call 903-893-8523.

The church is located on State Hwy. 56 just 1.5 miles east of Sherman High School.

Legacy Bible

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

This Sunday Garner Simpkins will be leading a new sermon series from the book of I Timothy entitled "God’s Heart for His Church" during both services.

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

Lisa Burlingame will continue to teach the women’s Bible study "Foundations from the Book of Genesis" at 7 p.m Tuesdays through April.

The Legacy Café Open House is set for January 23. Come and check out their pastries, specialty coffees and free WiFi. The café is now open Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to noon. They brew Gobena coffee, and all profits go directly to their ministry partner Lifesong for Orphans.

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

Woods St. C of C

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

Jon Smith, the minister, will bring Sunday’s lesson, Jesus and Me #3 "Jesus Is the Prize of My Life" based on Phil. 3:12-14. 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 them at

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

Greywood Heights

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

Lance Baker will be conducting a "Moving Forward" session this Sunday from 6-7:15 p.m.

There will also be a scheduled training session each month to equip those who are, or who desire, to be involved in ministry. The first session will take place on Jan. 19 from 6-7:15 p.m.

On Wednesdays, Children’s Church and youth classes meet at 7 p.m in the GHC Life Center, and Adult Bible study is held at 7 p.m. in the chapel.

Lance and Mary Baker are pastors of the church, located at 352 Sanford Circle in Van Alstyne. To learn more about the church and ministry visit

Park Ave. C of C

DENISON — Join them this Sunday for Bible classes at 9 a.m. and worship at 10 a.m. Jerry and Lynn Jones will be with them as part of their Marriage Matters seminar, which will run from this Sunday through Wednesday.

Jerry Jones will lead the men’s Bible class and Lynn will lead the ladies Bible class. Jerry will lead the worship service this Sunday at 10 a.m. in the auditorium.

The Park Avenue Suppers will begin at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Family Life Center, followed by the Marriage Matters workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The regular adult Bible classes will be dismissed that evening. Children’s and youth classes will meet at the regular time.

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

New PAK groups begin on Sunday, Jan. 19. For up to date information on the groups available, check out their website.

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

Fairview Baptist

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

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

James Moore will deliver a message this Sunday entitled "The Temple," based on I Corin. 6:19-20.

The ladies prayer group meets at 12 noon Wednesdays in Room 205 at the church.

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, (preschool-6th grade) and Student worship, grades 7th-12th, 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

Parkside Baptist

DENISON — Parkside Baptist has Sunday worship services at 9:15 and 10:45 a.m. and Sunday School for all ages at 8, 9:15 and 10:45 a.m.

AWANA at Parkside Baptist teaches the gospel of Christ to children, age 2 through 6th grade, at 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays. Children are rewarded for memorizing Bible verses and completing character-building activities. Younger children learn through games, crafts and puppets and older children are introduced to small group interaction, outreach apologetics and life application of the gospel.

Wednesdays nights at Parkside begin at 5 p.m. with supper, by reservation. To make a reservation call 903-465-1686. Children’s activities (AWANA), youth worship and Bible study, adult Bible study, and adult Sunday School teachers’ meeting all begin 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

First Baptist, Denison

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

Wednesdays begin with a supper at 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall followed by Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Children have AWANAS at 6:30 p.m. in the Christian Life Center and the Student ministry meets for SWAT at 7 p.m. in the Pit.

A new semester of Embrace Grace and Embrace Life meets each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Office Building. These groups provide emotional and spiritual support for single moms, age 15-29, both before and after giving birth. For more information contact Julie: A nursery is available.

A new Divorce Care class is meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the McCarthy Building.

A Senor Adult Bible study meets at 9 a.m. Tuesdays in the CLC Friendship Room. The senior adults play dominoes in the CLC from 1-4 p.m. every 1st Thursday.

"The Gathering," a young adult ministry for "20-somethings" will resume sometime in mid-January.

Men’s Group meets at 6 p.m Tuesdays in the CLC Friendship Room. Women’s Ministry is taking a group to hear Jennifer Rothschild at Fresh Grounded Faith at Prestonwood Baptist on Feb. 28. If you are interested in joining them, contact Jennifer Draper,

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

St. Stephen’s Episcopal

SHERMAN — The congregation of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church invites the community to worship with them on the First Sunday of the Epiphany. 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 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 other times by appointment.

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

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

Ladies Night Out will come together for an evening of fellowship and dining at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Men’s Spiritual Growth and Breakfast Group will meet at 6:30 a.m Thursday at Lupe’s in Sherman. All men are invited to take part in this discussion group.

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

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

The church is located at 401 S Crockett in Sherman, 903-892-6610 or e-mail

Trinity Lighthouse

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

All youth are invited to meet for lunch at Sherman’s Town Center immediately following this Sunday’s 2nd service. Each person is responsible for the cost of their own meal. For info see Cole Massie.

TLC is offering water baptism on Sunday, Jan. 19 Baptism forms are located at the info booth in the foyer for anyone interested.

Anyone interested in becoming a member of TLC is invited to attend a "meet and greet" reception in room #106 at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan.26. The format is casual and informal. Refreshments will be served. The pastor and church staff will be present to answer any questions you may have.

All youth are invited to meet in the gym for game night on Friday, Jan. 17 from 6-8:30 p.m. See Cole Massey for info.

James and Sharon McCrory will host Kingdom Builders at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17 at Doretta Lang’s home.

On Saturday, Jan. 18 at 11:30 a.m., all seniors (50+) are invited to bring your favorite board game, festive foods, along with the card table, if you have one. Card and domino games are okay as well. Beverages will be provided. See you in room #109 (off the kitchen). For preparation ease, sign up at the info booth. Note: The next regular Senior Luncheon will be held Saturday, Feb. 15. If you have questions contact MaryAnn Berry or Lilly Blair.

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

First Baptist, Bells

BELLS — First Baptist Church of Bells invites you to worship with them each Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m. and come to Sunday School at 10 a.m. Children’s Church is available at the 11 a.m. service. A nursery is available for each Sunday service. The church provides a free breakfast from 9:30-10 a.m. for all students 12th grade and younger.

This Sunday, the morning message will be "Tongues Must Be Interpreted" based on I Corin. 14:13-19 and the evening message will be "The Lord Answers Jeremiah", from Jer. 12:5-17.

On Wednesdays, they offer a free meal from 5-6 p.m. for all who would like to attend and then stay for the services. Bible study and prayer meeting, CAMO Kids and youth Bible study all start at 6:30 p.m. The Wednesday sermon series is entitled "The Coming End," a study of Revelation.

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

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

Faith Fellowship Bapt.

DENISON — The Faith Fellowship Baptist family invite you to Sunday School at 9:30 a.m and morning worship at 10:30 a.m. Russell Clemons, pastor, is preaching a sermon series on Foundations For Faith from the book of Romans. This Sunday’s sermon is "Totally Abandoned To the Gospel" from Romans 12:46-16.

"Operation Lighthouse" apartment will be held this Saturday at the East Coast Apts on Crawford St. Children of the apartments are invited to come out to the apartment play area from 10-12 noon for games, Bible study, crafts and snacks.

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

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

The monthly adult mission study and covered dish lunch will be held at the church this Tuesday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. All adults are invited to this time of mission study, prayer, lunch and fellowship.

The student ministry of the church will have a garage sale fund-raiser on Saturday, Jan. 18 at the church, beginning at 7 a.m. All proceeds will help the students go to summer camp this year.

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

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

Choctaw Creek Cowboy

SAVOY — The people of Choctaw Creek Cowboy Church and Lowell Howard, preacher invite you to join them each Sunday t 10 a.m for 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 message this Sunday is "People Still Want a ‘Bread Miracle’ " based on John 6:25-34.

Country Gospel Singing is held at 7 p.m. every Wednesday.

The Lunch Bunch will meet at the Olive Garden for lunch and fellowship this Tuesday. Join them.

You are invited to these monthly events: 1st Sunday Chuck Wagon lunch after worship. Mondays — 11 a.m Music and Bible study, Cosper Veterans Home, Bonham. 2nd Tuesday — 11 a.m. The Lunch Bunch eats out Jan. 14 at Olive Garden. 4th Wed — 11 a.m Music with a message, Wesley Village, Denison. Wednesdays-7 p.m. Country Gospel Singing at CCCC. Thursdays-11 a.m Gospel music therapy, Cosper, Bonham 2nd Thurs-3:30 p.m Gospel concert, Cosper. 3rd Thurs- 2:30 p.m. Gospel concert, Texoma Healthcare, Sherman. 4th Friday-3 p.m. Gospel concert Victoria Gardens, Allen. 3rd Saturday- 7 p.m. Pickin and Singing, Sadler Community Center. 5th Sunday Breakfast-8 a.m. TBA.

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

Merriman Hills Baptist

SHERMAN — Guest speaker Will Perry will be preaching from the book of John during this Sunday’s 10:45 a.m. worship service at Merriman Hills Baptist Church in Sherman.

Perry, a Sherman native and former member of the church, is a graduate of Western Governors University. He is currently a student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth pursuing a Masters of Divinity degree. Perry is the son of Rev. and Mrs. Mike Perry of Sherman, grandson of Ann and the late Rev. Joe Smith of Sherman, Lynn Perry of Lubbock and Charles Perry of Dallas.

Service times are Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. children’s Bible study, 10:15 a.m. morning worship at 10:45 a.m. and afternoon worship at 1:30 p.m.

Sermons are available for free download at

The church is located at 2105 S. Dewey Ave., corner of Hwy. 11 and Ida Road in Sherman. For further information call the church, 903-893-5731.

Friendship UMC

SHERMAN — Friendship United Methodist Church invites everyne to worship with them in a traditional service at 10:50 a.m. Sunday.

Kathy Brown, pastor, will bring the message.

Sunday School classes begin at 9:55 a.m. Following the children’s message, led by the pastor, elementary-age children attend Children’s Church for worship and learning activities.

Child care is available for newborns through age. 3.

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