Texarkana, TX 64° Thu H 85° L 62° Fri H 88° L 67° Sat H 87° L 70° Weather Sponsored By:

Church News

Church News

June 15th, 2019 by Gazette Staff in Texarkana News



  • Sylverino Baptist Church, Fouke, Ark., will have Vacation Bible School from 8:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday for ages pre-K to completed grade 6. All children must be fully potty trained, no nursery provided. Preregistration is 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. today. Graduation program is 10:30 a.m. June 23. Info: 870-653-2626.
  • Leary Chapel Baptist Church, Leary, Texas, will have Vacation Bible School from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.



  • Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church N-Touch Ministry will have its annual revival at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The speakers will be Tammy Sims of Haynes Chapel Baptist Church, Hope, Ark., on Monday, Latonya McElroy of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church on Tuesday and Shaundala Summers of Polly Chapel Baptist Church on Wednesday. Info: 903-799-8491 or 903-244-2252.
  • Springdale COGIC will have a revival at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The conductor is Superintendent Donnie Timmons of Rusk, Texas.
  • Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church will have a spring revival at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. The speakers will be the Rev. Phillip Parrish of Yahweh Christian Church on Wednesday, the Rev. Floyd Trotter of Clear Lake Baptist Church on Thursday and the Rev. Larry Jordan of St. James Missionary Baptist Church on Friday. Info: 318-969-8187.
  • Queen City COGIC will have a revival at 7 p.m. June 24-28. The host is Elder Herbert Harper. Info: 870-796-3738.



  • Mount Zion First Missionary Baptist Church will have a Juneteenth picnic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.
  • Universal True Holiness Church will sell fish and rib plates with sides at 11 a.m. today. Delivery available. Info: 870-645-2928, 870-949-0101 or 903-293-8132.
  • Zion District S.A. Stuckey will have a graduate's banquet at 6 p.m. today at North Ridge Country Club.
  • National Baptist USA Inc. will have a congress meeting Monday through Friday in Baltimore, Md.
  • Trinity Full Gospel Missionary Baptist Church will have a Gospel Coming Together program at 6 p.m. Tuesday. A variety of churches and choirs will perform. Admission is free. Info: 903-559-0450 or 870-571-9070.
  • Enon First Baptist Church, Atlanta, Texas, will have "A Better Man" conference and seminar for men ages 12 and up at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday. The guest speaker will be T.J. Roberson. Admission is $20 per person. Info: 903-826-2154.
  • Oak Street Baptist Church will have a men's conference from 8 a.m. to noon June 22. The speakers will be Michael Hawron, Robert Prejza and Dr. Brian Matthews. Breakfast and lunch provided. Admission is $10. Info: 903-794-7608.
  • Holy Temple COGIC will have its 16th annual men and women's gala at 7 p.m. June 26-27. The speakers will be Clifford Pierson on June 26 and Latoya Harris on June 27. Registration including meal is $10. Info: 903-306-7197 or 903-792-3370.
  • Zion District hosts an institute meeting at 7 p.m. June 26-27 at Mount Zion First Baptist Church.



  • Roberson Temple COGIC and Wallace Memorial COGIC will have a 17th appreciation service for Ida N'Namdi at 1 p.m. June 22 at Wallace Memorial COGIC. A luncheon will be served. Also, a 17th pastor and wife anniversary service will be 3:30 p.m. June 23. The speaker will be Phillip Simmons of Deliverance Temple COGIC. Refreshments will follow the service. Info: 903-826-4228 or 903-701-7488.
  • St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church will have a 21st pastor and wife appreciation service for T.J. and Janice Roberson at 10:15 a.m. and 3 p.m. June 23. The speakers will be the Rev. Derick "D.T." Thomas of Rock Community Bible Church, McComb, Miss., at 10:15 a.m., and the Rev. David Deon Roberson of One Family Fellowship Church at 3 p.m.
  • Church of the Living God will have a pastor and husband 22nd anniversary service at 11 a.m. June 23. The speaker will be the Rev. Clyde B. Jackson of Damascus Baptist Church. Info: 903-293-8075 or 903-628-3917.
  • Mount Olive Baptist Church, Ashdown, Ark., will have an anniversary service at 2:30 p.m. June 23. The special guest will be the Rev. H.E. Smith of Rose Hill Baptist Church, Idabel, Okla. Info: 870-648-2942.
  • Gold Point Missionary Baptist Church, Mandeville, Ark., will have its annual usher day program at 3 p.m. June 23. The speaker will be the Rev. Nicole Hill of Calvary Christian Church.
  • Mount Zion Baptist Church, DeKalb, Texas, will have a tribute service for the late Rev. Charles Murphy and Alma Jo Murphy at 3 p.m. June 23. The special guests will be the Rev. Kenneth Palmer Sr. and St. Paul Baptist Church, DeKalb. Info: 903-280-2479 or 903-556-5128.
  • Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church will have its annual women's day program at 3 p.m. June 23. The speaker will be Nina Glover of The News Zion Baptist Church. Dress code is rainbow colors. Info: 903-799-0920 or 903-244-2252.
  • Springdale COGIC will have its annual family and friends day at 3 p.m. June 23. The guest speaker will be Evelyn Timmons.
  • Walker Chapel CME Church will have a "Women in Red" program at 3 p.m. June 23. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Anretha Walker. Info: 903-244-5474.



The Texarkana Gazette invites readers to submit information about upcoming speakers, events and special services at area churches. Information must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday for publication in Saturday's edition. Forms to help prepare announcements are available at the office. The Gazette reserves the right to edit all announcements.

Getting Started/Comments Policy

Getting started

  1. 1. If you frequently comment on news websites then you may already have a Disqus account. If so, click the "Login" button at the top right of the comment widget and choose whether you'd rather log in with Facebook, Twitter, Google, or a Disqus account.
  2. 2. If you've forgotten your password, Disqus will email you a link that will allow you to create a new one. Easy!
  3. 3. If you're not a member yet, Disqus will go ahead and register you. It's seamless and takes about 10 seconds.
  4. 4. To register, either go through the login process or just click in the box that says "join the discussion," type your comment, and either choose a social media platform to log you in or create a Disqus account with your email address.
  5. 5. If you use Twitter, Facebook or Google to log in, you will need to stay logged into that platform in order to comment. If you create a Disqus account instead, you'll need to remember your Disqus password. Either way, you can change your display name if you'd rather not show off your real name.
  6. 6. Don't be a huge jerk or do anything illegal, and you'll be fine.

Texarkana Gazette Comments Policy

The Texarkana Gazette web sites include interactive areas in which users can express opinions and share ideas and information. We cannot and do not monitor all of the material submitted to the website. Additionally, we do not control, and are not responsible for, content submitted by users. By using the web sites, you may be exposed to content that you may find offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of the Gazette web sites and any content on the Gazette web sites, including, but not limited to, whether you should rely on such content. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge that we shall have the right (but not the obligation) to review any content that you have submitted to the Gazette, and to reject, delete, disable, or remove any content that we determine, in our sole discretion, (a) does not comply with the terms and conditions of this agreement; (b) might violate any law, infringe upon the rights of third parties, or subject us to liability for any reason; or (c) might adversely affect our public image, reputation or goodwill. Moreover, we reserve the right to reject, delete, disable, or remove any content at any time, for the reasons set forth above, for any other reason, or for no reason. If you believe that any content on any of the Gazette web sites infringes upon any copyrights that you own, please contact us pursuant to the procedures outlined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (Title 17 U.S.C. § 512) at the following address:

Copyright Agent
The Texarkana Gazette
15 Pine Street
Texarkana, TX 75501
Phone: 903-794-3311
Email: webeditor@texarkanagazette.com