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St. John’s to honor seniors on Sunday

St. John’s United Methodist Church will honor its graduating high school seniors on Sunday, May 26 at the 11 a.m. service, according to Rita Sims, pastor.

The seniors will be presented with Bibles and honored with a covered dish luncheon following the service.

Cowboy Church offers Kingdom Dog Ministries

Milam County Cowboy Church will present “God’s truths taught through a hunting dog” Saturday, June 1 in a program for men.

Kirk Glasby, publicist, said the event will include a steak dinner, music and a message from Hank Hough of Kingdom Dog Ministries. “Hank shares through his Labrador retriever hunting dogs,” Glasby said. Hough will also bring his message at the 10 a.m. Sunday service June 2.

Saturday’s schedule: 3-D archery shoot, 3 p.m.; dinner, 5:30 followed by Hough’s program. Men wishing to attend Saturday should RSVP to 512-630-1607 or kglasby@gmailcom.

Thrift store volunteers announced for month

Rockdale Christian Services Heavenly Treasures thrift store serving the needy at 233 North Main Street is staffed by volunteers from RCS members churches. Church assignments through April are as follows:

May 23, Guadalupanas; May 24, Grace Lutheran; May 28, Tuesday Volunteers; May 29, St. Joseph’s Catholic; May 30, First Christian; May 31, Mt. Zion Baptist; June 4, Tuesday Volunteers; June 5, Murray St. Church of Christ; June 6, Peace Lutheran; June 7, Full Gospel Chapel; June 11, Tuesday Volunteers; June 12, St. John’s Methodist; June 13, First Presbyterian; June 13, Foster Ladies; June 18, Tuesday Volunteers; June 19, Meadowbrook Baptist; June 20, Guadalupanas; June 24, Cowboy Church; June 25, Tuesday Volunteers; June 26, First Baptist; June 27, Mt. Zion Baptist; June 28, Grace Lutheran.—Judy Brown, volunteer chair

Team roping set at Lee County Cowboy Church

GIDDING­S— Cowboy Church of Lee County has set a “Ropin’ for the Brand” team roping for Saturday, June 1 at the Lee County Sheriff’s Posse Arena.

A devotional will begin in the arena at 10 a.m. and the roping will start at 10:30.

Buckles will be awarded to average winners, as well as cash payouts.

Concessions and a bake sale will also be available at the event.

For more information, contact Karen Richardson, 830-556-1630.

Next men’s breakfast at Apostolic Faith Church

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

Next breakfast will be on the Tuesday, June 11, at Apostolic Faith Church, 400 West Davilla.

“Purpose is Christian fellowship and all men of the Rockdale area are invited,” said Bill Avrett, spokesman.


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