A Word from Our Pastor
What a day this will be! We are still in our study in the Gospel of Mark, but today will not be like any other of these sermons. This morning we get to study the TRANSFIGURATION OF JESUS!
In Mark 9, it says that Jesus was transfigured. The Greek word is the verb metamorphoo. We get our word metamorphosis from it. It means “a change on the outside which comes from within.” When a caterpillar changes into a butterfly, metamorphosis occurs. In the transfiguration, Jesus was changed from an ordinary looking man into a figure of light with brilliant beams radiating from His body.
Here’s how one scholar summarized it:
“For a brief moment the veil of Jesus’ humanity was lifted and His true essence was allowed to shine through. The glory which was always in the depths of His being rose to the surface for that one time in His earthly life. Or, put another way, He slipped back into eternity to His pre-human glory. It was a glance back and a look forward into His future glory!”
What a moment it was then, and what a discussion it will now be today! As the song writer expressed, “O What a Foretaste of Glory Divine!”
Sunday School (9:45AM)
D-GROUPS (SUNDAY | 6-7pm)
Join us at the Higgs’ home.
Edge (wednesday | 6:30-7:45)
Disciple Now (January 13-15)
Get excited about D-Now 2023! Mark your calendars and begin to talk to your friends about it! Let’s pack out this whole church that weekend! Thanks so much y’all!
During the 11am service. Parents should sign in kids on the landing before service or when dismissed. Pick-up is on the 4th floor.
Shout Choir // Bible Skills // Bible Stories // Missions // Recreation
Shout Choir will be singing November 13th and the kids will be able to participate in the Operation Christmas Child shoebox dedication in both services. Contact Cathy Byrne with any questions.
We are in need of nursery workers to work during worship services and special. Contact Lesley Keltner or Church Office.
Sunday School Teacher
We have an opening for some Sunday School teachers in our Children’s area. If you are interest, contact Cathy Byrne.
Light the Night
Mark your calendars for Light the Night on October 30. The event will be from 6-7:30 pm.
Feast & Praise
Poland Mission Trip
Be in prayer for Poland mission trip with Texas Country Boys & Steve Colburn. October 23 thru November 4. Prayer guides available in the welcome center and on table outside the sanctuary.
Each week (M-W-F) we offer a class that emphasizes strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination. The class meets in the FLC at 9 am and is led by
Worship Service – 6pm
The Sanctuary flowers are given by Jack and Cheryl Griffin in loving memory of Jack’s mother, Gaynell Griffin, on her birthday.
Tx Baptist General Convention
Feast & Praise
Community Service @ Grace Church. 6:00pm.
Family Meal $3 per person
Wednesdays @ 5 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Make a reservation by Tuesday. Call the Church Office (903) 872-7473.
Oven Baked Ham, Mashed Potatoes, Cowboy Beans,
Salad & Desserts, Tea & Water
The Ten Commandments |
Led by Bro. Danny l Choir Room
The Book of Mark |
Led by Deadra Gage | Room E112 This week: Week 2 |Day 3&4
Spiritual Gifts Survey
Led by Marla Woolsey | E102 Starting in January, 2023
Lord Supper Schedule
Nov 20 – AM services
Dec 24 – Christmas Candlelight
ESL (English Second Language)
Classes will begin on Wednesday, August 17 from 6-7:30 pm.
We have several volunteer needs:
1) Bilingual Helpers (6-7:30 pm) *
2) Full, Part-Time or Substitute Teachers (6-7:30 pm) †
3) Registration Clerks & Guides (5:45-6:30 pm)
* If you are in the choir, you can help till 7:00 pm.
† Bilingual not required
Supply Needs: Old CD players. If you have one, let Mary Heard know.
Team members work to provide a safe environment for church members during worship services and other church events. This team also provides leadership during emergency situations.
Good News Club
Team members lead Bible clubs for CISD elementary schools. To help contact the Church Office or Michelle Purifoy @ 214-529-5233. We will begin our club at Fannin Elementary this Tuesday. Be in prayer.
We are looking for smiling faces to welcome families, students, and children to our facility. You can assist families with check-in, collect information from guests, and help guide visitors to the appropriate class or group.
Good News Café
On Mondays, team members prepare and serve a free hot meal to people in our community, ministering and praying for those who attend. Meals are served from 11:00am to 12:30pm.
Good News Closet
On Mondays, team members prepare and serve a free hot meal to people in our community, ministering and praying for those who attend. For the next few weeks we will serve To-Go meals from 11-12:30pm. We cannot accept clothes donations while we renovate the gym floor. Please take clothes donations to Northside Baptist for the next few weeks.
Habitat for Humanity
Every Saturday morning you can help a family build a place to call home. Work is from 8am till 12 noon at 1108 E 4th Avenue. For more information, see Rick Jarrell.
Worship Media Team
Team members help coordinate tech support for worship services. We are currently seeking a member to help run lights.