CHURCH NEWSHoly Week luncheon services continue here
Rockdale Ministerial Alliance is again sponsoring Holy Week luncheon ser v ices weekdays through Friday, April 2 in the fellowship hall of First Christian Church.
A number of local churches are participating, leading the special music and presenting the devotionals.
Sandwiches and finger foods are provided by different congregations each day. The services start at 12:05 p.m. and conclude at 12:55 to allow employers and employees to return to work on schedule.
Community sunrise services at St. John’s
St. John’s United Methodist Church will host a community Easter sunrise service at 7 a.m. Sunday, April 4, according to Rev. John Warren, pastor.
The sunrise service message will be given by Brett Dillon, youth director at Meadowbrook Baptist Church. Special music will be led by Earl Presley, First Christian Church pastor.
A breakfast w ill be ser ved following the service.
First Christian choir’s Easter music Thursday
The Chancel Choir of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Rockdale, and guest singers, w ill present “Come Touch t he Robe,” a n Ea ster musical presentation by Pepper Choplin, at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 1.
Featured soloists are Mary McIntosh and Scott Williams.
“ The ent ire communit y is invited to attend this concert as we celebrate Maundy Thursday,” Earl Presley, First Christian pastor, said. “Come and bring a friend. The program will last about 45 minutes.”
Liberty Church plans Sunrise service Sunday
Liberty Community Church invites the public to its annual Easter Sunrise service at 7 a.m. Sunday.
“Please bring lawn chairs and a covered dish for our breakfast which will follow the sunrise service,” said Frances Gilliland, spokesperson. For more information call 455-7791.
Southern Plainsmen to sing at Milano FBC
MILANO—The Southern Plainsmen Quartet will be in concer t at t he First Bapt ist Church in Milano at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 25, Dave Lucas, pastor, has announced. “The public is welcome,” he said.
The Southern Plainsmen have the distinction of being named Louisiana’s Goodwill Ambassadors,” Rev. Lucas said. “From Hornbeck, Louisiana, they have been delighting audiences and lif t ing spir its f rom coast to coast for more than 30 years.”
For more information, call the church office, 455-2281.
Lighthouse Bible Church first services Saturday
L ig ht house Bible Church- Rockdale, a new church, will begin services at 6 p.m. Satu rday, April 3 at Rockdale Intermediate School, according to Chad and Lacy Gonzales, spokespersons.
For more information contact Lighthouse Bible Church, 2110 Old Hearne Road, Br yan TX 77803, telephone 979-778-3333, web site www.LighthouseBible- Church.com.
National Prayer Day observance set May 6
Meadowbrook Baptist Church will host a National Day of P rayer brea k fa st on Thu r sday, May 6 from 7 until 8 a.m., according to Rev. Rick Hertless, pastor. Meadowbrook’s sanctu- ary will be open for prayer from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
“The community is invited to come pray for our nation in the areas of families, churches, educ at ion, business, media, military and government,” Rev. Hertless said.
Performance Friday by St. Monica’s youth
CAMERON—It is a pantomime of Jesus’ Passion — from the Last Supper to the Crucifixion.
It will be performed on Good Friday, April 2, at 5:30 p.m. at St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Cameron. St. Monica’s is located at 306 South Nolan Avenue.
The public is invited. Two Good Friday services will follow later that evening, 6:15 p.m. in English, and 8 p.m. in Spanish.
This year’s pantomime will be performed by the high school Life Teens and the junior-high H.E.Y. youth, according to Bonnie Holub, director of youth ministry at St. Monica’s Catholic Church.
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.