Tyler church shares its building with congregation in transition

As Pastor Charles Faulks Sr. tells it, the reason he let God’s Will Missionary Baptist Church share his building is because they had something he wanted, namely, church pews. Faulks and his Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church congregation had recently moved into a building at 1014 W. Houston St. in Tyler, but the sanctuary had folding…

Tyler rabbi calls on public school educators to model religious respect, tolerance

I am a rabbi in Tyler and my three children proudly attend our local public schools. At the invitation of our local superintendent, I was recently honored to share a presentation on religious diversity with all of the principals in our school district. This invitation did not come out of nowhere. It was part of an ongoing dialogue between myself

Tyler church gives away school supplies, clothing for 'Christmas in August'

Browning Memorial Church, 1103 E. Commerce St. in Tyler, under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Cortez Williams, held its 11th Christmas in August Event on Aug. 13. “This is our way of working within the community and giving back,” church member Bobbie Thornton said. The purpose of the event was to give out school supplies and new and

Tyler school trains students for film, television industry while cultivating faith

After two years of odd jobs and a few college classes, 22-year-old Nick DelVecchio of Redding, California, searched Google for Christian film schools.   The Center for Creative Media in Tyler popped up and DelVecchio liked what he saw. So much so that he moved to East Texas and enrolled in the school’s production track, and is working as a

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Kilgore to launch 2016 Clergy and Police Alliance Academy

The Kilgore Police Department is launching the second session of its Clergy and Police Alliance Academy after starting the program last year. The program is designed to more fully engage the city’s faith-based sector with law enforcement so they…

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Christian Women’s Job Corps of Tyler has started enrolling for the Fall 2016 class, which will start Sept. 6. All interested participants should call as soon as possible to schedule an interview appointment. The organization provides a free educational program…

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