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MAAG to celebrate in Bardwell

The Methodist Active Adult Group, better known as MAAG will meet at the Bardwell United Methodist Church in Bardwell, at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14 for a covered dish lunch in celebration of Christmas. Put on your thinking cap and plan to bring your favorite veggie, salad or dessert to share.  The meat will […]

Singer to entertain at Tabernacle Baptist

Shannon Eddins will provide the program for MACS  of Tabernacle Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8.  Bring a covered dish and join us for this entertaining program. Shannon is a classically trained vocalist and has performed all over the United States and was a member of the world renowned Continentals Singing group. She […]

Baylor Baptist to perform annual Living Christmas Tree

Baylor Baptist Church will host performances of its annual Living Christmas Tree production at  7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14 and at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18. The annual effort to bring the tree to a prison outside of the community will be held at Skyview-Hodge Prison in Rusk, Texas, on Sunday, Dec. […]

RVOS celebrates 110 years

April 23, marks the 110th anniversary of RVOS Farm Mutual Insurance Company. On April 23, 1901, this organization was founded as the Farmers Mutual Protective Association by nine Czech immigrants in the general store of the small farming community of Ocker, Texas, just outside of Temple in Bell County.  This small group of local farmers […]

5,000-egg hunt on tap Sunday at New Hope

Easter Egg Hunt

Various churches and organizations throughout the Ennis community will hold Easter celebrations, and New Hope Church is getting back to a more traditional feel for theirs.

‘Walk of Faith’ comes to Ennis April 30

Godsey Lynn

Ennis High School and Ennis Junior High’s youth Bible study group, Fire for Jesus, have partnered with city and church leaders of Ennis to host a “Walk of Faith” on April 30.

FUMC Ennis sets Easter schedule

First United Methodist Church of Ennis, located at 300 N. Sherman, will have Easter services at 8:45 and 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 24th, with Sunday School at 9:45 a.m.  There will be no evening activities.

Church plans Heart of Worship seminar

On Saturday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Faith Assembly of God church will be a seminar on the ‘Heart of Worship.’  It will be a teaching on various significant components of Worship. What worship is and what it is not.  Teaching will reveal personal benefits of true worship and help […]

Faith Assembly plans Easter activities

This Easter Sunday Faith Assembly of God will have a drama presentation by Sandra Wakefield in the morning worship service beginning at 10:30.  If you do not have a church home we would like to invite you to come and be blessed by this special time of worship as we celebrate the resurrection of our […]

Paul Quinn College gains new accreditation

DALLAS (AP) — The only historically black college in Dallas has obtained accreditation from a national agency that certifies Christian schools. Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools says it granted Paul Quinn College full membership on Wednesday. The college is affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Colleges can’t award degrees in Texas without […]

Food program use fades locally


Angel Food Ministries, which has long been a fixture in the community, will no longer offer an Ennis pick-up.

Clothes Closet sticks to mission

The Clothes Closet at Trinity United Methodist Church helps provide clothes for men, women and children.

Ennis is a community known for its giving spirit and the Clothes Closet at Trinity United Methodist Church furthers that reputation with their efforts.

WRC support drive in motion

Churches and organizations across Ellis County are gearing up for the annual spring fundraising campaign for the WRC Pregnancy Centers, which begins on Mother’s Day on May 8. During the “Change … for Life” drive, families will fill specially designed baby bottles with change, checks and cash providing needed support for the programs of the […]

Relationship with Father God

As you consider your relationship with God, what comes to mind quickest? Do you think about your salvation, a healing, an answer to prayer; perhaps there are multiple things you may ponder in considering your God-relationship.

Church new, Feb. 25

Faith Assembly of God to host movie night Faith Assembly of God Church will host a movie night at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25. The movie on tap is “Fireproof,” which centers around a firefighter who deals with various practical and real issues of life, particularly his marriage, which seems to be coming apart at the […]

Church program cancelled

New Founders Missionary Baptist Church’s Bounce Back program originally scheduled for Feb. 26 has been cancelled. The church is trying to reschedule.

Faith Assembly to host Movie night

This coming Friday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m.Faith Assembly of God will be show the movie ‘Fireproof.’  The movie is a very good movie well made with a story line that keeps you captivated.  It is about a Firefighter who deals with various practical and real issues of life particularly his marriage which seems to […]

Click here for church news from Feb. 18

The MACS of Tabernacle Baptist Church will have their monthly dinner and program at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24 in the Family Life Center. Mary Lou Ables, well-known local speaker, will present a program on W. Lee O’Daniel called “Pass the Biscuits, Pappy.” New Founders Missionary Baptist Church’s women’s ministry presents “You Don’t Look Like […]

The door of reconciliation

There is an ancient door on display in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland. The rough-hewn door has a rectangular hole hacked out of its center. It is called the “Door of Reconciliation,” and gives rise to the Irish expression of “chancing one’s arm,” which means “to take a risk.” The door became renowned when two Irish families who were feuding finally made peace.

Looking for what’s about to come

Sometime during the night of Jan. 31 – Febr. 1 a man died. In one sense his death was sad. He died alone in his trailer in Wilmer. He chose not to call 911 when he could no longer breathe. He was ready to go anyway. I doubt any of you would know him. He wasn’t […]

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