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CHURCH NEWS

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Spring Fling April 12

Cowgirls by Grace will present Shannon Perry during the Milam County Cowboy Church’s annual Spring Fling from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, April 12. Perry is a speaker, recording artist, author and radio host.

Tickets are $5 and include lunch. For reservations, call 512- 760-6282. All area women are invited.

RSBC spring events

Rising Star Baptist Church spring events:

• Saturday, March 22, RSBC 5th Annual Golf Classic, Blackhawk Golf Course, Pflugerville. FMI: Pastor Royal Johnson, 512- 576-4483.

• Saturday, April 5 at noon, Ladies Luncheon and Fashion Show. All girls and women invited. Admission: $5. Coordinators, Georgia Zamora and Joyce Ford.

• Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 7 p.m. April 8-10, RSBC revival. Evangelist, Pastor Kevin Nelson, San Antonio. Music each night by local choirs and RSBC Music Ministry. Public invited.

Lent at St. Thomas

St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Rev. Pam Graham, vicar:

Wednesdays March 26 and April 2 and 8, Evening Prayer with Holy Eucharist, followed by a light supper and discussion of the book Lent is Not Rocket Science. All are invited.

Presbyterian events

First Presbyterian Church March and April events:

• March 23, church luncheon follows 10:30 morning worship.

• Palm Sunday and Easter services in April, and a Spring Festival April 26 on the church grounds.

FMI: visit fpcrockdale.com

Gospel singing March 29

San Gabriel Baptist Church will host an old-fashioned southern gospel singing at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 29, offering congregational singing, solos and groups and instrumental specials of southern gospel and contemporary Christian music, as well as traditional hymns.

Song requests are taken for congregational singing. Volunteers are accepted for solo or a group performance.

Refreshments will be served af ter the singing, said Tim Cheatham, pastor. “Everyone is invited.”

The church, 263 CR 421A in the San Gabriel community, is six miles north of Thorndale just off FM 486 North. FMI: sangabrielbaptistchurch.org/.

Men’s breakfast

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 Tuesday, April 11 at First Presbyterian Church. Purpose is Christian fellowship and all men of the area are invited.


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