Friends and Family Day set Sunday at New Hope

New Hope Bapt ist church will hold its annual Friends and Family Day at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 14, according to Deborah Crawford, spokesperson.

Guest speaker will be Rev. Cedric Rouse and the St. Emmanuel Baptist Church congregation of Hearne. “Everyone is invited to come celebrate with us,” Crawford said.

St. Paul fish meal set Sunday to benefit youth

THORNDALE—The St. Paul Lutheran Church Youth Group will hold a fish fry meal on Sunday, March 14, with serving to start at 11 a.m. at the St. Paul Family Activity Center.

The meal will consist of fried catfish, beans, noodles, cole slaw, pickles, onions and bread. Desserts will also be available for a free will offering.

Plates can be purchased for dine-in or take-out for $8 each. “Proceeds will benefit the youth group’s tr ip to New Orleans to attend the National Youth Gathering in July,” said Teresa Ging, publicist.

Monthly food ministry has Thursday deadline

Loaves and Fishes Food Ministry menus/order forms can be picked up at the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce, City Hall or White’s Leather Shop in Milano. New offer is a meat pack from an area meat market. Order deadline is Thursday, March 11 and food pickup day is at noon March 27 on CR 334 between Milano and Rockdale (white building across RR tracks on right side).

Call 446-9140 for more information.

Men’s breakfast held each second Tuesday

A community men’s Christian fellowship breakfast is held from 7 to 8 a.m. each second Tuesday, rotating between several local churches. Purpose is to bring men of the community together for Christian fellowship.

Next breakfast will be April 13 at St. John’s United Methodist Church fellowship hall. All men of the community are invited.

Men and Women’s Day March 21 at Rising Star

Rising Star Baptist Church will host its annual Men and Women’s Day at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 21, sponsored by the church Mission Societ y and Brotherhood.

Guests will be Rev. L. Jones a nd c ong regat ion of Sav ing Grace Christian Bible Fellowship, Georgetown.

“Everyone is invited,” said Jo Ann Bradford, spokesperson.

Golf tourney to benefit church building fund

Rising Star Baptist Church will hold its annual Golf Classic at Blackhawk Golf Course in Pflugerville at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 27. Proceeds will go to the church building fund.

A free barbecue meal for participants will start at 11:30 a.m. Prizes include trophies for the winning team and individual trophies, 8 free rounds of golf and more.

To sign up to play or be a sponsor, call Royal Johnson, 512-576-4483; Kenny Dennis, 512-968-2271; Jo Ann Bradford, 446-3242, or visit http://risingstarbaptistchurch. com.

Stephen Chapel AME anniversary Sunday

GAUSE—Stephen Chapel AME Church, 422 E. US 77 in Gause, Rev. L inda Wa llace, pastor, invites the public to attend its 12th annual church anniversary and 36th annual Family & Friends Day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 21.

Guests will be Rev. Avis Washington, pastor of St. Paul AME Church in Hubbard. For more information call Delores Fisher at 979-279-5707 or email

Jews for Jesus booth due at Milano Tuesday

MILANO—First Baptist Church of Milano w ill allow Jews for Jesus to construct a temporary booth, or “sukkah,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 16 to explain the significance of the Feast of Booths or Tabernacles.

‘Discover Creation’ at Meadowbrook

Alpha Omega Institute will present a seminar on “Discover Creation” on Sunday, March 21 at Me adowbrook Bapt ist Church, according to Rick Hertless, pastor.

The seminar will be held at the 10:50 a.m. and 6 p.m. (morning and evening) worship ser v ices. “You w ill discover answers to questions about evolution, creation and the Bible,” Rev. Hertless said.

Women on Mission

Women on Mission of First Baptist Church met March 3 for a “Week of Prayer” program given by Ramona Barlow on the work of Baptist missionaries in all states and territories of North America.

Title of the program was “Live With Urgency.” Taking part on the program were Mary Lois Morgan, Faye Simpson, Elaine Simpson, Myrtle Love, Margaret Havel, Barbara Clark and Jane Robinson.

Sally Brumbelow presented the prayer calendar for missionaries.

Aglow Lighthouse

Rockdale Aglow Community Lighthouse will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 11 at Rockdale General Store adjacent to Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home, according to Betty and Mary Amerson, spokespersons. Speaker will be Vivian Tillotson of Temple, affiliated with Aglow since 1977 and currently v ice-president of Ministry, Development and Resources on the Heart of Texas Area Board.

For more information, contact the Amersons at 254-931-1481.

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