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

CAMERON—United Methodist Women will present a program for women by Rachel Norris, owner of Joy Pottery in Bryan. “In His Hands” will be Saturday, Oct. 9 from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. in First UMC Fellowship Hall, 3rd and Travis Streets.

Tickets are $10, include lunch and must be bought in advance. Call the church office, 254-697- 4933 by Oct. 3. Tickets will not be available at the door.

Cowboy Church sets open house, dedication

Milam County Cowboy Church, 2100 N. Hwy 77 (one mile north of Rockdale), will hold an Open House at its new building from 2 until 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, according to Greg Spears, pastor.

“We are inviting everyone to come out and see our new church building and see how God has blessed us,” Spears said. “Hot dogs and drinks will be served and there will be activities for the kids.”

The following day, Sunday, Oct. 10 a formal dedication of the new church building will be held with the public invited to the 10 a.m. service. “Come and see how much fun you can have with your boots on!” Spears said.

For more information call the pastor at 760-6282 or visit the church website,

St. Joseph’s Society to meet on Monday

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Ladies Society will meet Monday, Oct. 4, with benediction and rosary at 6 p.m. in the church with meeting to follow. Ladies who are on altar duty are Virginia Perrard and Adeline Kovar. Hostesses are Florene Skubal, Chloe Skubal and Jean Darby.

All ladies of the church are invited to come and join in an evening of fellowship and worship with planning for the Christmas Bazaar.—Kelley Zapata

Holland pens book of poems, prayers

A book of poems and prayers written by Rev. Trish Holland, former pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Rockdale, will go to press in November. “Glad2b4u Press is publishing a collection of my poems and prayers in time for Christmas giving,” Rev. Holland said.

The books, God is Not Nice: Growing Up in Christ in the Bible Belt (poems and prayers 1975- 2010), are priced at $12. A 25 percent pre-publication discount (i.e. $9 each) is offered for orders submitted by Oct. 15 from:

Glad2b4u Press, 7004 Wheeler Branch Trail, Austin TX 78749.

Men’s breakfast Oct. 11 set at St. John’s UMC

The monthly second-Tuesday community men’s fellowship breakfast will be 7 to 8 a.m. Oct. 11 at St. John’s United Methodist Church fellowship hall.

Purpose of the monthly meetings are to allow men of all denominations to gather for food, fellowship and a brief devotion.

These breakfasts rotate between several local churches.

Lawrence Chapel chili supper Oct. 9

TAYLOR—Lawrence Chapel will hold a chili supper fund-raiser Saturday, Oct. 9 at the Lawrence Chapel fellowship hall. Serving will begin at 5 p.m. Also available will be homemade desserts, ice cream and a silent auction.

Lawrence chapel is located southeast of Taylor. For directions, call Doris Hatcher, 512-856-2448.

Revival starts Sunday at Marlow Baptist

CAMERON—Revival services are scheduled Sunday through Wednesday, Oct. 3-6, at Marlow Baptist Church, 1794 CR 229, Cameron.

Sunday services will be at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. and Monday through Wednesday services will be at 7 p.m. Fellowship will follow the Wednesday service.

Revivalist Robert Barge of Wherever Ministries, Fort Davis, will be the speaker. Music will be by Gary Newman of Garland.

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