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Women’s bible study continues each Sunday

The ladies ministry of Rising Star Baptist Church invites all women to attend a continuing Bible study held from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. each Sunday in the Citizens National Bank community room, 140 E. Cameron Ave. in Rockdale.

The six- week topic, Jan. 8 through Feb. 12, is “Simply Relevant: Module 3—Patience,” presented by Jo Ann Bradford.

“ This series helps you learn more about God’s patience for you, and how he can transform you to flourish in this fruit of the spirit (patience),” Bradford said. “Each week you’ll find what the Bible has to say about patience and how it applies to your life.”

For more information call Lisa Dennis, 512-657-3972, or Bradford, 446-3242.

Women’s conference features Shannon Perry

A women’s conference, “If the Shoe Fits” featuring speaker Shannon Perry, will be held from 10:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, Jan. 21 in the sanctuary of Meadowbrook Baptist Church.

Perry is a national recording artist, speaker and author, accord ing to R ick Her t less, Meadowbrook pastor.

“Her conferences are designed to address the core issues that women face in everyday life,” he said. “Through real-life examples, song and a lot of humor, Shannon delivers the power of God’s word that can change lives.”

For more details contact Ginger Green at ggreen4911@sbcglobal.net or call her cell phone, 832- 334-2363. To learn more about the speaker, visit www.shannonperry.com.

Women on Mission hold monthly study

Women on Mission of First Baptist Church in Rockdale met Dec. 21 for Bible study led by Jane Robinson.

Attending were Faye Simpson, Elaine Simpson, Donnie Holland, Becky Page, Ramona Barlow, Barbara Clark, Ann Sonntag, Mary Lois Morgan, Gladys Roberts and Dolores Sonntag.

Mission Focus will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4 in the FBC Family Life Center. David Kaufmann will speak about his recent mission trip to Uganda.— Elaine Simpson, reporter

Presbyterians to host next men’s breakfast

A free, ecumenical Christian men’s fellowship breakfast is held each second Tuesday from 7 until 8 a.m., rotating between several local churches.

Next breakfast on Tuesday, Jan. 10 will be held at First Presbyterian Church fellowship hall. All men of the Rockdale area are invited.

Heavenly Treasures will reopen on January 6th

Rockdale Christian Services Heavenly Treasures thrift store is closed for the holidays and will reopen on Jan. 6 with a “$3 bag day” on that day.—Judy Brown, volunteer chair

Gause church plans revival January 4-5-6

GAUSE—Stephens Chapel AME Church, 422 US 79 in Gause, invites the public to a “Come Unto Jesus” revival Jan. 4-6, 2012.

Wednesday, Jan. 4, will feature a community prayer meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Jan. 5-6, will be revival services at 7 p.m. with Pastor Mhyrun Hurst as evangelist. He is pastor of Living Branch Christian Center in Calvert.

Also, there will be a praise and worship musical on Saturday, Jan. 7 beginning at 5 p.m.

“Please join us in an anointed time of revival, praise and worship,” said Delores Fisher, publicist.


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