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Dr. Dennis L. and Clara Brooks Dr. Dennis L. and Clara Brooks Dr., Mrs. D. L. Brooks will be honored for 35 years in ministry here

New Jerusalem Interdenominational Church and the Institute for Teaching God’s Word Alumni will be honoring Dr. Dennis L. and Clara Brooks for 35 years of ministry and also their 50th wedding anniversary.

A banquet will be held in their honor at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 5.

Sunday services on July 7 will start at 10:30 a.m. Guest speakers will be Dr. Johnny Cox and Dr. Jerome Cox from Shreveport, Louisiana, and Dr. Fagatua Tili from Oceanside, California.

The public is invited.

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 June are as follows:


HOPE DONATION—Members of the New Salem EEA Club recently gave funds to the Place of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center. The $100 check was presented by EEA member Vivian Yezak (right) to Place of Hope representative Mary Phillips. HOPE DONATION—Members of the New Salem EEA Club recently gave funds to the Place of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center. The $100 check was presented by EEA member Vivian Yezak (right) to Place of Hope representative Mary Phillips. June 27, Mt. Zion Baptist; June 28, Grace Lutheran; July 2, Tuesday Volunteers; July 3, St. John’s Methodist; July 4-5, closed; July 9, Tuesday Volunteers; July 10, St. Joseph’s Catholic; July 11, Guadalupanas; July 12, Foster Ladies; July 16, Tuesday Volunteers; July 17, Murray St. Church of Christ; July 18, First Christian; July 19, Mt. Zion Baptist; July 23, Tuesday Volunteers; July 24, Cowboy Church; July 25, St. John’s Methodist; July 26, Grace Lutheran; July 30, Tuesday Volunteers; July 31, Meadowbrook Baptist.—Judy Brown, volunteer chair

Next men’s breakfast at First Presbyterian

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, July 9, at First Presbyterian Church, 1600 Alcoa Avenue.

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


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