Doors open at 5 p.m. Call 903-586-8605 for more information.
New Life Church
EAST TEXAS BAPTIST
Greg Grubb, director of People Attempting to Help (PATH) in Tyler and retired president and co-owner of Texlan Oil Co., will be the guest speaker.
“Greg will be discussing his experiences in leadership, especially the similarities and differences between leading in business and non-profit organizations,” Dr. Emily Prevost, ETBU director of leadership development, said.
PATH has served Smith County residents for 25 years through its “Five Steps on the PATH Out of Poverty” program.
“Church members and leadership, leaders of service organizations and entrepreneurs will all find common points of interest with Greg and will be encouraged in their leadership within the community as they listen to his story,” Dr. Prevost said.
Leadership Café is free to attend. Call 903-923-2074 for more information.
GREATER St. MARY
“Dr. Mast has served this community and church, for over three decades,” according to the church's written release. “He is a dynamic leader and speaker, with a great wisdom and desire to help people.”
The Rev. Efrem Collins of Hopewell Valley Baptist Church in Swan will be the guest speaker. The Hopewell Valley Baptist Church Choir will perform. Refreshments will be served after the program.
As part of the celebration events, the First Lady's Night, honoring Sister Sandra Mast will be at 7 p.m. Thursday.
“These dynamic years at Greater St. Mary have been augmented by the support and dedication of our First Lady,” according to the release.
Ladies in attendance at this event are asked to wear red, but it is not required.
Special guest speaker for the event is Mrs. Thomasine Cleaver, First Lady of St. Violet Baptist Church in Tyler. The theme will be “The Many Hats of the First Lady.”
The public is invited to attend both services. For more information, call 903-592-3774.
VETERAN TO SPEAK
“In July 1969, while serving as a Brown Water Black Beret with the U. S. Navy in Vietnam, Dave Roever was severely burned when a white phosphorus grenade exploded in his hand. He was thought to be dead. But due to his faith in God and the faithful love of his wife Brenda, Roever survived, undergoing numerous surgeries at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas,” according to the written release.
For more information, call Michelle Carson at 903-675-9177.
Admission will be free for the concert, and donations will be accepted. For more information, contact First Baptist Church of Winona at 903-877-3273 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOLLY BROOK BAPTIST
Youth ministry weekend, Disciple Now, is March 15 through 17. The theme is “The Hunger Games: Defining Moments.” The weekend will include worship, teaching, recreation and a service project.
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.