“Cornerstone Church feels highly honored to have their pastor elected to such a distinguished position,” reads the release.
The Tyler Section includes four counties: Smith, Wood, Van Zandt and Rains.
The presbyter serves in supervisory capacity to local assemblies, 28 in the Tyler section.
Other sections in the East Texas area are the Longview, Texarkana and Greenville sections.
The sections are responsible to the North Texas District Council of the Assemblies of God in Waxahachie.
Saali was pastor of churches in El Paso and Quanah prior to accepting the position in Tyler 18 years ago.
The conference is free, but participants will provide their own lodging and food. Transportation is coordinated according to number of participants. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Comfort Inn and Suites for $65 per night.
The 13-week study, written by Jennifer Kennedy Dean and taught by Joyce Grisham, “takes participants to the biblical heart of prayer,” reads the written release. “Participants will discover how to have a powerful, ongoing connection to God that will invigorate their lives.”
The study will be led in the Craft Room at 10 a.m. on Fridays.
A second study, led by Judy Dorman, will be offered Monday evenings from 6:45 to 8 p.m. beginning Jan. 21.
“Why Do We Believe That?” was written by Mary Jo Sharp, a former atheist from the Pacific Northwest who “thought religion was for the weak-minded,” according to the written release. Ms. Sharp is now a Christian author and the first woman to become a certified apologetics instructor through the northern areas American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Call the church office at 903-769-2091 for more information. Holly Brook Baptist Church is at 3219 S. Farm-to-Market Road 2869, Hawkins.
GRIEFSHARE SUPPORT GROUP
“The program offers an understanding and supportive atmosphere to encourage, allow expression of emotions and help those attending to grow in their grief,” according to the written release.
Sessions include Living With Grief, The Journey of Grief, The Effects of Grief, When Your Spouse Dies, Your Family and Grief, Why?, The Uniqueness of Grief, God’s Prescription for Grief, Stuck In Grief, Top 20 Lessons of Grief and Heaven. Participants are welcome to attend any of the self-contained sessions.
There is no cost and child care is available.
Contact the Rev. Gerry Giles at email@example.com or by telephone at 903-592-7396 with any questions.