Temple Beth Emeth

Temple Beth Emeth

SHERMAN — Rabbi Ana Bonnheim will conduct Sabbath services at 7:30 p.m. this Friday at Temple Beth Emeth, 306 N. Rusk St. in Sherman.

The Reform Jewish congregation will have an oneg Shabbat after the service.

For more information call 903-892-9326.

St. Luke’s Episcopal

DENISON — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Denison has worship services each Sunday at 8 and 10:30 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 Men’s Prayer and Study Group meets at 8 a.m. Tuesdays.

The Seasoned Senior Luncheon will be held at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Lattimore Room.

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

The Youth Group will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22.

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 in Denison. Parish office hours are 9 a.m. to noon and -3 p.m. Monday-Thursday. For more information call 903-465-2630. Visit them at www.saintlukesdenison.org

Forest Ave. Baptist

SHERMAN — The Forest Ave. Baptist family invites everyone to join them each Sunday for Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and worship services at 10:45 a.m.

This Sunday Brian Taylor, pastor, will bring a sermon entitled "Contending for Christ in Others" based on Phil. 1:21-30. The FABC worship team will lead in praise and worship, and the Sanctuary Choir will present "When the Holy Ghost Shows Up."

A men’s fellowship will be held at 6 p.m. this Sunday. They plan to grill outside, and then begin a Bible study in the fellowship hall titled "Christ’s Method of Evangelism" based on the book "The Master Plan of Evangelism" by Robert Coleman.

A regularly called business meeting will take place on Feb. 2, immediately after the worship service.

The next women’s fellowship is set for 6 p.m. Jan. 26. More details will follow.

Prayer meeting and the Kids for Christ group meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

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

Christian Science

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 "Life," and the Golden Text is "Thou art my God. My times are in thy hand." — Psalms 31:14.

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.

Tom Bean C of C

TOM BEAN — The Tom Bean Church of Christ invites everyone to worship with them. Their services begin with Bible class for all ages at 9 a.m. each Sunday 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 are held at 7 p.m each Wednesday.

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

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

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

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

Center St. C of C

SHERMAN — Everyone is invited to worship with the Center St. Church of Christ in Sherman. David Corder will be preaching at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday and Lewis Belknap will be speaking at the 6 p.m. service.

Brian Norris will be speaking on I Chronicles 28 on Wednesday evening.

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

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

Gospel House of Truth

SHERMAN — The Gospel House of Truth holds an open discussion at Grandy’s Chicken in Sherman every Thursday from 11 a.m until 2 p.m

Come and share your beliefs on God and His word with others who want to know God’s love, grace, goodness, knowledge, mercy and longsuffering

Dr. Marchal Fulmer and Dr. James Krieger S.S. will be leading the discussion.

First UMC, VA

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

The 9 a.m service is contemporary and features Saved by Grace, the praise band. Holy Communion is served weekly.

The 11 a.m. service is a traditional service with the Chancel Choir leading the music Holy Communion is served on the first Sunday of the month.

Rev. Scott Holcomb-McLain will be bringing a message titled "A Lot Can Happen in 48 Hours," at both services this Sunday. His message is based on I Corin1:1-9 and John 1:29-42.

Sunday — The Junior High youth will meet from 5-6:30 p.m and Senior High will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday—The United Methodist Women will meet at 6:30 p.m. in Benton Hall. Tuesday — The WEE School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m in the Sanford Center and the Trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m in the Conference Room. Wednesday — Friends Ministry meets at 10 a.m. in Benton Hall, and the Mission Committee will meet at 7 p.m. in Benton Hall.

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

Sherwood Shores Chapel

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

On this Sunday Sunday after the Epiphany, Elder John Lewis will be reading the scripture lesson Psalm 40:1-11 which is tied in with the season of the year. The Chapel Choir will be singing along with a special solo performance by Joshua Alderfer.

Rev. Frierson will preach a message entitled "Invitation" based on John 21:9-14.

Sunday School for adults and children begins at 9:15 a.m. The Adult Sunday School class is studying the Gospel of Matthew.

They have a Coffee Fellowship time at 10 a.m.followed by the worship service at 10:30 a.m. A nursery is provided for the worship hour.

The youth will meet at the church at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, then leave for a worship service and supper at Crossroads Baptist Church in Kingston, Okla. The Youth Group Band will be singing at the beginning of the supper. Geoff Andress, assistant pastor and youth pastor, is the leader.

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

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

Central Christian

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

The traditional worship service, with hymns and organ music, and Children’s Church both begin at 10:50 a.m.

You are always welcome to worship with them.

Bible study will be held at Marylou Lueb’s home at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22.

The church is located at 401 S. Travis St. in Sherman. The elevator entrance is located on the south side of the building for ease of access.. The church office is open from 8 a.m. to 12 noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information visit them at www.centralchristiansherman.org, e-mail cccsherman@yahoo.com or call the church office, 903-893-1529. To contact Dr. Berrier, call 903-357-5691 (home) or 214-914-2435 (cell).

SGI-USA Buddhist

SHERMAN — The monthly discussion meeting of Red River District of SGI-USA will be held at 2 p.m. this Sunday.

The topic of discussion will be "Myo means to revive, that is, to return to life" from the January issue of "Living Buddhism."

Introductory meetings about the basics of Buddhism are held at 7 p.m. most Wednesdays.

Everyone is invited. Call 903-813-8981 for more information.

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

Alex Warnes is the evangelist for the church, located at 2223 W. Morton St. in Denison. For more information call 903-465-4127. If you desire a Bible study, free correspondence course or more information about the church, e-mail them at cofc@cableone.net. Visit them at www.mortonstreetchurchofchrist.com.

Covenant Presbyterian

SHERMAN — Worship at Covenant Presbyterian begins with Church School classes at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday followed by fellowship at 10:30 a.m. The Service of the Word begins at 10:50 a.m. with Neill Morgan leading. The scriptures used will be Isaiah 49:1-7, Psalm 40:1-11, I Corin. 1:1-9 and John 1:29-42. Marti Kaufmann is the lay reader.

Sunday — There will be a Confirmation/Mentor lunch directly after the service. Family Game night will be held at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

Monday —Preschool will not meet in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. CPC will work at Grand Central Station 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 again until February. Tuesday — Depression Support group meets at 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday — The Wednesday Morning Bible Study group will meet at 9:30 a.m. Worship Planning meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday — Men’s Discussion is at Grandy’s at 7 a.m. with John Denton leading the discussion. A session meeting, with a meal, starts at 6 p.m. in the CCC.

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

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 is held at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Join them for fellowship, dinner and Bible study.

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

Trinity’ Game Day meets at 1 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Thursday.

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

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

Pottsboro C of C

POTTSBORO — The Pottsboro Church of Christ invites you to worship with them. They meet at 9 a.m. Sunday for Bible study classes. The worship service begins at 10 a.m. and includes singing, praying, taking the Lord’s Supper and giving. Joe Ed Furr will be the guest speaker and Carl Kent will be the song leader. They also meet at 5 p.m.

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

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

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

Watch "The Gospel of Christ" each Sunday at 7 a.m. 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.

First Presbyterian

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

The scripture readings for the Second Sunday after Epiphany are: Isaiah 49:1-7, I Corin. 1:1-9 and John 1:29-42. Dr. Lander Bethel will be leading worship with a message entitled "Come and See" based on John 1:29-42.

Monday— The church office will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King’s birthday. Wednesday — The Prayer Group will meet at 10 a.m. in the library.

The Annual Congregational meeting will be held on Sunday, Jan. 26, following the worship service.

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.

St. Paul Baptist

DENISON — St. Paul Baptist Church will celebrate their Pastor and Wife’s Fifth Anniversary at 3:30 p.m Sunday, Jan. 26 at the church.

Shay Bills, pastor of the Upper Room Christian Center Church in Paris, will be bringing the message. Mrs. Bills is a teacher and author of two books "Is Your Ghost Holy?" and "When Faith Fights." Both books are on the best-seller list.

Shay Bills is an evangelist, and a popular television personality on TV 99 Program. She is president and CEO of SEB Ministries and Enterprises, Inc. She and her husband, Terry Bills, together pastor Upper Room Christian Center. They have four children, Terrance, Braxton Ariole and Jaxson.

Everyone is invited to come and be blessed by his woman of God.

The church is located at 418 E. Nelson St. in Denison.

Calvary Baptist, Anna

ANNA —Calvary Baptist Church of Anna will kick off its "Winter Bible Study" this Sunday. Ed Ethridge, Director of Missions for the North Texas Baptist Area, will be leading in a verse by verse inductive and exegetical study of the book of Colossians.

The first session will be held during the 11 a.m. Sunday worship hour. There will be two afternoon sessions at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m with a 15-minute break between the two sessions. Sessions will continue at 6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. Join them for this in-depth Bible study.

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

Key Memorial UMC

SHERMAN — The congregation of Key Memorial United Methodist Church invites everyone to come to their worship services at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday. Rev. James Welch will preach the second sermon on the series on the Lord’s Prayer, "Praying by Heart — How’s Your Hearing?" The scripture readings will be I Samuel 3:1-20 and John 1:43-51. Join them for adult Sunday School at 9:15 a.m.

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

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

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

Antioch Baptist

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

Sunday School meets at 10 a.m followed by the worship service at 11 a.m. A nursery and children’s church are available during the morning service. Kenneth VanHorn, pastor, will continue the series called "Recipe for Hope" from the book of Malachi.

The Sunday night services remain on hold.

There will be a quarterly business meeting at 6 p.m. this Sunday. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

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

Everyone is invited to the worship services at the Pecan Point Assisted Living in Sherman at 3 p.m. this Sunday. For more information call Judy Johnson, 903-965-4124 or Bernice Phelps, 903-965-4126.

The youth will be leaving the church at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24 to attend a Christian Concert at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. The price is $20 per person. Anyone who is interested in attending should contact Judy Johnson 903-965-4124.

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

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.

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

The following discipleship studies meet at 6 p.m. Sundays: "Harmonizing the Gospels," in the sanctuary, led by Steve Rice; Patricia Shirer’s "Discerning the Voice of God" in the chapel. "Pets Un-leasing God’s Potential," 1st -6th graders, in the Rally Room.

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

Calvary Baptist, Sherman

SHERMAN — Kevin George, pastor, and the congregation invite you to attend worship services this Sunday when Cory Page, church planter to Austin, will be the guest speaker.

Other services include Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and Sunday discipleship classes at 6:30 p.m. On Wednesday, they have AWANA and Bible study at 6:30 p.m

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

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

Luella First Baptist

LUELLA — During this Sunday’s 11 a.m. worship service, Harvey Patterson, pastor, will deliver a message entitled "How to Seek the Lord’s Help for Your Unbelief" based on Mark 9:223-25.

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

Evening services, a time of singing, fellowship and studying God’s word, starts at 6 p.m. Sunday.

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

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

Everyone is welcome to any of their ministries. The church is located on Hwy 11, halfway between Sherman and Tom Bean. For more information contact them at 903-893-2252.

Red River Unitarian

DENISON — "The Existential Grand Canyon" will be Dr. William Fridley’s topic during this Sunday’s 11:15 a.m. service at Red River Unitarian Universalist Church. He will discuss "Existentialism, the meaning of life, personal identity and my trip to the Grand Canyon."

Dr. Fridlay is an Associate Professor of Education at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He is also an artist and songwriter who collaborates with this wife, Carolyn, on musical recording and performing.

Also at 11:15 a.m. Children’s Religious Education will continue reading and discussing the book "Everybody Is Important."

The Adult Forum at 10 a.m. will watch and discuss a video from the Great Courses lectures series about the Transcendentalist Movement in America.

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

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 worship services follow at 10:50 a.m.

After worship services on Sunday, Jan. 26, a potluck lunch will be held in the Doyle Henderson Fellowship Hall. Bring a main dish, side dish or salad to share. After lunch, the Women’s Serving Together Dessert Auction will take place. Proceeds from the auction will be used to provide scholarships for graduating students of Whitewright High School.

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

Calvary Baptist, Denison

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

The Calvary Baptist Coffee Cafe’ will meet this Sunday night after the evening service. Bring your favorite snacks or desserts and join them for food, fun and fellowship.

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

Prayer meeting, Mission Friends, GA’s and youth activities all start at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Men’s breakfast, Bible study and iServe will meet at 8 a.m. this Saturday in the fellowship hall.

If you need transportation to their services or more information about the church, call the church office at 903-465-6003.

The church is located at 300 W Acheson in Denison.

Grand Ave. Presbyterian

SHERMAN — Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church welcomes everyone to worship with them at 11:30 a.m. this Sunday. Church School starts at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Lander Bethel’s message this Sunday will be "Come and See" based on John 1:29-42. Jack Koch will be the leader reader of Isaiah 49:1-7 and I Corin. 1:1-9.

WYN! will have a potluck supper at 6 p.m. Wednesday.. Afterwards the youth will have Bible study and fellowship and the adults will have a study and discuss Matt. 5:1-12.

Several members are preparing for an eight session class that the church will offer to the community, called Systematic Training for Effective Parenting. This parenting class, the church’s gift to the community, will meet at 4 p.m. Sundays, starting January 26. To register and to receive more information, call the church, 903-893-1921.

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

Westwood C of C

SHERMAN — "Grace and Truth" will be the study topic during this Sunday’s 10:30 a.m. worship assembly. "The Canon of New Testament" will be the subject to be discussed during the 5 p.m. assembly.

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

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

You are invited to worship God and consider these subjects with them.

Everyone is encouraged to place your questions in their question box. For further information call 903-487-2783.

First Baptist, Pottsboro

POTTSBORO — The members of the First Baptist Church in Pottsboro invite you to join them. Sunday worship services begin at 10:45 a.m and 6 p.m.

Josh Burton, pastor, will be preaching on "The Marks of a Healthy Church" at the morning service. In the evening service, the pastor will continue to preach through the Gospel of Mark.

Bible study for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. Children’s Church for 4th grade and under is available during the 10:45 a.m. service.

The church has a well-staffed nursery for all services, and a relaxed dress code.

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.

Hal Hargis will be the worship leader and Cristian Soltero will provide the musical accompaniment. Dr. Ron Cunningham will present a sermon titled "Kids Growing Up Can Be Hard on Parents!"

There will be a Session meeting after church on Sunday.

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

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

Danny Broughton, pastor, is preaching a sermon series titled "Exercising Godliness" from I Tim. 4:8. This Sunday’s message is "Spiritual Exercise of Praying" from Matt. 7:7-8. Ryan Dickson and the Creek Band lead in worship. Join them for a time of celebration this Sunday.

Life Groups begin at 5:30 p.m Sundays.

On Wednesday nights, the meal begins 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 ww.cottonwoodcreek.org/Denison.

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 also have Sunday School classes, Bible studies and enjoy fellowship at 5 p.m. Sundays. On Wednesdays they have dinner and serve at 6 p.m.

Join Lakeway for the following activities and events: Youth Mystery Trip, Sunday, Jan. 26; "We Gather Together" Ministerial Alliance food drive for the local food pantries on Sunday, Feb. 2; Mitch McVickers concert (http://mmcvicker.com/) on Feb. 5 after the 6 p.m. dinner; Connections Band concert (www.connectionsband.net) at First Methodist Church in Sherman, Friday, Feb. 28.

Lakeway offers a blended worship service through music, prayers and biblical preaching and learning.

For details call the church office or visit them at www.lakewayumc.org

A Christian Fellowship

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

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

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

They have a class for children, ages 2 to 10, called Kidz in Da Zone for Jesus where they hear Bible stories, learn memory verses, have puppet shows and do 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.

Southside Baptist

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

They have church visitation at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and prayer meeting/ King’s Kids and midweek service at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

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

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

The conference services will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. On Thursday, the Senior Saints will meet at 11 a.m. and will feature the missionaries. The International Banquet is planned for 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25.

On Sunday Jan 26, the New Commitment for 2014 will be presented during the morning service and a Candlelight Service will be held at 6 p.m.

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

Park Ave. C of C

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

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

Celebrate Recovery meets from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday.

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

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

Jubilee Fellowship

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

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

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

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

Grace UMC

SHERMAN — Grace United Methodist Church invites you to join them this Sunday. Rev. John Fleming will bring the message "Water and Spirit" based on Isaiah 49:1-7 and John 1:20-42. The Grace Choir will sing "Creation Will Be At Peace" as the anthem at both services.

The Adult Bell Choir will play "Be Thou My Vision," arranged by Cynthia Dobrinski, at both services.

The traditional service begins at 8:30 a.m. and the Worship Band will lead the 11 a.m. service. Sunday School classes are available for the children at 9:50 a.m. A nursery is provided.

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

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

The Super Seniors will meet at 9 a.m. for fellowship followed by a potluck lunch.

The church is located at the corner of Hwy. 14171 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 to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. The building is handicapped accessible. For more information call 903-892-3681 or visit www.gracesherman.org.

St. Stephen’s Episcopal

SHERMAN — The congregation of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church invites the community to join them for worship on the Second 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 is offered at 9 a.m. Sundays. Everyone is welcome to meet in the parish hall after the 10 a.m. service for coffee, refreshments and fellowship.

For a schedule of daily Masses and Morning and Evening Prayer call the office. Confession is offered at 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 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.

A Healing Service will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The community is invited to take part in this opportunity for prayer and healing.

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

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

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

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

Choctaw Creek Cowboy

SAVOY — The people of Choctaw Creek Cowboy Church and Lowell Howard, preacher, invite you to join them each Sunday at 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 entitled "Jesus Is God’s Answer for Man’s Need" based on John 6:35-59.

A Country Gospel Singing is held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

Plans are being made for Arena Events to begin in late March.

You are invited to these monthly events: 1st Sunday-Chuck Wagon lunch after worship. Mondays-11a.m. Music and Bible study, "A" Hall Cosper Veterans Home, Bonham. 2nd Tuesday-11 a.m. The Lunch Bunch eats out, February, (TBA). 4th Wednesday- 11 a.m. Music and a message, Wesley Village, Denison. Wednesdays-7 p.m. Country Gospel Singing at CCCC. Thursdays- 11 a.m Gospel music therapy, Memory Care, Cosper Veterans Home. 2nd Thursday- 3:30 p.m. Gospel music concert, Cosper Veterans Home. 3rd Thursday-2:30 p.m. Gospel music 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.

Unity Miss. Baptist

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

Wednesday services start at 6:30 p.m.

The Ladies Auxiliary will be going to Liberty Missionary Baptist Church in McKinney at 10 a.m. this Saturday. They will be leaving about 8:30 a.m. The theme of the meeting is "Chilled But Filled." Missionary Cory Page, with the State Auxiliary Goal for 2014, will be joining them.

Unity Christian School is accepting new students for grades 3rd-12th. 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 the church services, call 903-465-4317.

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 the coffee fellowship at 10:30 a.m.

This Sunday Mark Bushor, pastor, will present a sermon entitled "Choosing Intimacy with God" based on Luke 7:36-50.

The church is located at 274 S. Waco St. in Van Alstyne. A nursery is provided for newborns through age 2.

For further information call the church office, 903-482-5515; e-mail them at fccv@airmail.net or visit www.fccvatx.org.

First Baptist, Bells

BELLS — First Baptist Church of Bells invites you to worship with them each Sunday at 8:30, 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. and come to Sunday School at 10 a.m. Children’s Church is available at the 11 a.m. service. The church provides a free breakfast from 9:30-10 a.m. for all students in 12th grade and younger. Each student is encouraged to stay for Sunday School and worship.

This Sunday the morning sermon is "Tongues, a Sign" based on I Corin.14:20-25 and the evening message is "The Symbols of the Sash and the Wine Bottles" based on Jer. 13:1-14.

On Wednesday, a free meal is served from 5-6 p.m. for anyone who plans to stay for the services. Bible study and prayer meeting, C.A.M.O Kids and youth Bible study all follow at 6:30 p.m. The sermon series is titled "The Coming End," a study of Revelation.

The youth will be attending the Worship Road Show on January 24. For details contact Kevin Brown, youth pastor.

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. To listen to their sermons online go to fbcbellstx.org

Sherman Nazarene

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

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

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

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 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. Emeterio Gomez, pastor, (806) 576-9579.

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 shermanreformed.net and sermonaudio.com

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

Reformed Bible study

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

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

Denison Nazarene

DENISON — This Sunday’s scripture focus will be Galatians 3:25-4:7.

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

"Old Fashioned Sunday Night Church" begins at 6 p.m. with Tracie Pettigrew as this week’s speaker. Sherry Hudson will provide the special music.

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

Rev. Dave Pettigrew is pastor of the church, located at 2710 W. Crawford in Denison. For more information you can find them at crossview.info or call 903-465-4250.

Trinity Lutheran

SHERMAN — This Sunday, Rev. Craig Sturm will preside, with Sharon Krenek assisting and Sue Peippo leading Children’s Church. Sunday School class meets at 9 a.m. followed by fellowship with worship at 10 a.m., Holy Communion and Children’s Church at 10:30 a.m. The Annual Congregational meeting will take place immediately after the worship service.

Monday — The church office will be closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Dr. Case’s piano lessons are from 2:30-7 p.m.; GNTX, 5 p.m.; Al-Anon meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday — The Luther Group will meet at 1 p.m. The Women’s Evening Bible Study begins at 6:30 p.m.; and the Fox Hall AA meets at 8 p.m.

Wednesday — The Women Morning Quilters meet at 9 a.m.; Al-Anon group meets at 12 noon. Thursday —Dr Case’s piano lessons start at 2 p.m. The Sherman Quiltmakers meet at 6 .m.; Fox Hall AA is at 8 p.m. Friday — The Garden Angels meet at 8 a.m.; The Sisterhood group will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday — The Women of Trinity with have a potluck brunch and business meeting at 9:30 a.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 www.tlc-sherman.org.

Price UMC

DENISON — Everyone is invited to worship at Price United Methodist Church any time. Sunday School begins at 5 p.m. followed by the worship service at 6 p.m.

Game days are Mondays at 3 p.m. and Fridays at 10 a.m.

Rev. Jimmy Greene, pastor, will bring the message this week.

A light meal and planning discussion will be held at 5 p.m. this Sunday.

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

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.

North Park Baptist

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

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

Wednesday evening activities, beginning at 6:30 p.m., 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 www.northparknet.com. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday.. The church is located at 2605 Rex Cruse Dr. in Sherman.

For text message update throughout the week, text Northpark (one word) to 903-821-7000.

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 start at 9:30 a.m. A fully staffed nursery is provided during the services.

James Moore’s message this Sunday will be "Weights and Snares" based on Heb. 12:1-2.

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

On Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., they have Adult Bible study and Team Kids for preschool-6th grade both meet at the church at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Student worship, for grades 7th-12th, meet in the Youth Area at 6:30 p.m.

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

Friendship UMC

SHERMAN — Friendship United Methodist Church has Sunday School for children and adults at 9:50 a.m each Sunday and worship services at 10:50 a.m.

Rev. Kathy Brown, pastor, will be delivering the sermon.

Holy Communion is celebrated every first Sunday followed by a fellowship luncheon.

They have an ongoing book study each Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. titled "The Disciple’s Path … A Wesleyan Tradition."

You are always be welcome at Friendship.

Legacy Bible

DENISON — Legacy Bible Church has services each Sunday at 9 and 10:45 a.m. During this Sunday’s services, Garner Simpkins will be speaking on "God’s Heart for His Church" from I Timothy.

The nursery, preschool and children’s church programs are available during both Sunday morning services. They also offer weekly student ministry opportunities for middle and high school students and college and young adults.

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

The Legacy Cafe’ Open House will be held Thursday, Jan. 23. Check out the café and enjoy pastries, specialty and free WiFi. The café is open Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to noon. All profits go directly to Lifesong for Orphans, their ministry partner.

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

Faith Fellowship Bapt.

DENISON — The Faith Fellowship Baptist family invites you to join them for Sunday School each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:30 a.m. Russell Clemons, pastor, is currently preaching a sermon series on "Foundations for Faith" based on the book of Romans. This Sunday’s sermon is titled "The Lost World" from Romans 1:18-31.

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

"S.O.N." (Sports Outreach Night) takes place at the church every Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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

The Wednesday schedule for the winter includes Acteens at 4:30 p.m. and family supper at 5:30 p.m. Afterwards, they have GA’s, RA’s, and Mission Friend, student worship and prayer meeting, all starting at 6:30 p.m.

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

First Baptist, Denison

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

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

Wednesday nights begin with supper at 5:30 p.m. Afterwards they have Bible study, and AWANAs for children, both meeting at 6:30 p.m. The Student Ministry’s SWAT meets at 7 p.m. in the Pit.

Also on Wednesdays, Embrace Grace/ Embrace Life" (a group for single moms, age 15-29, both before and after giving birth.) A nursery is available. Contact julie.rogers08@gmail.com.

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

On Tuesdays, a Senior Adult Bible study meets from 9-11 a.m. in the CLC Friendship Room. The Men’s Group meets at 6 p.m. in the CLC, Friendship Room.

The children of FBC will have a Progressive Lunch from noon to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26 in the fellowship hall. Call the church office to make your reservation.

"The Gathering," a young adult ministry for 20-somethings, will have their semester kick-off on Sunday, Jan. 26. The group will be starting a new study called "Jesus is _____" by Judah Smith.

The Women’s Ministry is taking a group to her Jennifer Rothschild at "Fresh Grounded Faith" at Prestonwood Baptist on Feb. 28. If at least 10 women sign up, the cost will be $34 each. (If not, the cost will be $39). If you are interested in going, contact Jennifer Draper at jinnifer98@yahoocom

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

Trinity Lighthouse

DENISON — Trinity Lighthouse in Denison has services at 8:30 a.m. and 10:50 a.m. each Sunday, 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 McAlister’s immediately after the 2nd service this Sunday. Each person is responsible for the cost of their own meal. See Cole Massie for more info.

TLC is offering water baptism this Sunday Baptism forms are at the info booth in the foyer.

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

Margaret Starnes will host Healing Words at 10 a.m Friday in room #109 as they begin a new series on "The Covenant." The morning prayer group will meet at 11 a.m Wednesday in the sanctuary.

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