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CHURCH NEWS

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Forest Grove Church homecoming Sunday

Forest Grove Christian Church will celebrate its annual homecoming Sunday, Sept. 19. Worship service is at 11 a.m.

Bro. James Diamond, former FGCC preacher, will be returning to the pulpit, announced Minister Brandon Navarre.

“There will be a huge meal following services,” Bro. Navarre said. “We provide the meats; others bring side dishes and dessert. Bring the whole family.”

Rising Star’s 103rd anniversary Sunday

Rising Star Baptist Church, 1022 Texas Street, will celebrate its 103rd anniversary and homecoming Sunday, Sept. 19. Guest Speaker for the 11 a.m. worship will be Minister Rodney Lee of Inspiring Temple of Praise, Fort Worth, with soloist Lisa Lee.

At 3 p.m. the speaker will be Pastor Charles Ray Terry, Greater New Birth Baptist Church, and guest soloist will be Annie Belle Sheppard of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Thrall.

Rising Star Pastor Royal Johnson said, “The public is invited to come and help us celebrate.”

New Hope sets 119th anniversary Sept. 26

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 327 East Third Street, will hold its 119th anniversary and homecoming service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26.

Pastor James Petty of Samaria Baptist Church will be guest speaker. Pastor Petty is a former member of New Hope Church.

Pastor Rodrick D. Jackson said the public is invited to “come and celebrate with us.”

Cowboy Church to meet Sunday in new building

Milam County Cowboy Church will begin meeting each Sunday in their newly constructed facility, beginning Sept. 19. Services are at 10 a.m. A dedication and grand opening will be scheduled later. The new facility is at 2100 North US 77.

The church has been meeting at the New Salem Clubhouse since March, 2007. For more information about the church, visit www. milamcountycc.com.

Breakfast— The church hosts a men’s fellowship breakfast at 7 a.m. each first Saturday of the month. The gathering is called “Ranch Hand Outfitters.”

“We invite men of all ages to meet others and hear a little bit of God’s plan for us guys,” said Kirk Glasby, spokesman.

Methodists to host men’s breakfast Oct. 11

A community men’s fellowship breakfast is held from 7 to 8 a.m. each second Tuesday, rotating between several local churches.

Purpose is to allow men of Christian faith to meet for fellowship, food and a brief devotion.

Next breakfast will be Oct. 11 at St. John’s United Methodist Church fellowship hall.

Potter set to present ‘In His Hands’ Oct. 9

CAMERON—United Methodist Women will present an inspirational program for women by Rachel Norris, owner of Joy Pottery in Bryan.

“In His Hands” will be presented Saturday, Oct. 9 from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the First UMC Fellowship Hall, corner of 3rd and Travis Streets (behind Rattler’s). Tickets are $10, include lunch and must be bought in advance. Contact any UMW member or the church office, 254-697-4933 by Oct. 3. Tickets will not be available at the door.


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