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Wednesday, Aug. 24

SECOND SESSION of “What Is Heaven Like?” will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 116 Oak Ave. The Bible study teacher will be Dr. Roy Edgemon of Sulphur Springs. There will be pizza, drink and dessert for those in attendance. 

DIVORCE CARE continues weekly in the administration building of First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs, the room under the red canopy on the north end of the property. Time will be 6 p.m. until approximately 8 p.m. each session. All who are dealing with separation or divorce are invited to check out Divorce Care out. Each session is independent of the others, so if attendees miss a session they will not be lost. Divorcecare.org/healing offers foundations for healing, personal help resources, daily encouragement emails participants can sign up for and personal 6 week Bible study section. Questions may be address to Debbie Young at 903-612-8806 or Tom Young at 903-413-1673.

VFW POST 8560 hosts an 8-ball pool tournament at 8 p.m. every Wednesday. This event is open to the public. For more information, call 903-885-4666.

FREE HOT lunches are offered at noon Wednesdays in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Enter from the south side of the building behind Alliance Bank on Atkins Street; look for the signs. This Dinner Bell ministry “is a servant program reaching out to people in need in Hopkins County.”

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

 

Thursday, Aug. 25

PRAYER ON the Plaza, a non-denominational prayer group, meets at 12 noon for approximately 30-45 minutes near the Veteran's Memorial. The purpose is to promote unity of different Christian churches and groups in the Sulphur Springs area. Anyone is welcome. Each month a different church or organization will bring a short devotional thought followed by small groups forming for brief prayer time. First Baptist Church will be leading for the month of August. 

SENIOR SUMMER Olympic Games will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the 1K Race, and the rest of the games (bean bag toss, horseshoe pitching, Nerf javelin, scooter races, walk races, wheelchair races and washer pitching) following at 10 a.m. at The ROC. Call Karon Weatherman at 903-885-1661 or stop by the Senior Citizens Center to pre-register.

MILLER GROVE FFA will hold a back to school hamburger supper from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT Group for individuals caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's, dementia, Parkinson's, cancer or other ailment or disability will be facilitated by Christine Jackson at 2:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at Rock Creek Health and Rehabilitation 1414 College St. A fun activity will be offered for the loved one receiving care during the meeting. For information, call Christine Jackson at 903-932-5823.

HOPKINS COUNTY Master Gardeners meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. in the AgriLife Extension Building, 1200B Houston St. Potential master gardeners are invited to attend. For more information, call Wyvonne McDaniel at 903-439-4997. For information on becoming a master gardener, call the AgriLife Extension Office at 903-885-3443.

BRIDGE IS played the second and fourth Tuesdays and Thursdays of each month at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Fit and Strong is offered at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at the center.

HOPKINS COUNTY Historical Society meets the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Chapel at Heritage Park. Members and guests welcome.

UAW LOCAL 967 retirees meet every fourth Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the hall located on Jack Finney Blvd., just west of L3 in Greenville, for bingo and fellowship. Lunch will be provided.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS New Life Group will hold a open discussion meeting at 7 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter (the old white Color Blind Ministries building), just east of the church. No smoking. Call Mike at 903-440-2218 and Gary at 903-335-8152.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY meets at Brashear Baptist Church Family Life Center each Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Recovery healing is based on the word of God for issues such as loss of a family member or friend, divorce, addiction, job loss, or any other personal crisis. All are welcome. For more information, call 903-348-4105, 903-348-1981 or 903-582-2334.

SULPHUR SPRINGS Downtown Business Alliance meets Thursday mornings at 8 a.m. at Plain & Fancy Sandwich Shoppe. Anyone interested in downtown revitalization or downtown business is invited to attend. 

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS meets at 6 p.m. on Thursdays at Olive Branch Baptist Church, 225 Parkins St. Call group facilitator at 903-885-1344, and leave a message.

ROTARY CLUB of Sulphur Springs meets at noon Thursdays in the Family Life Center at First United Methodist Church.

 

Friday, Aug. 26

PRAYER AND Bible Band will offer serve lunch starting at 10:30 a.m. at Mitchell Chapel Church of God in Christ, 402 South Jackson St. For an $8 donation get chicken fried steak, mixed vegetables, mashed potatoes, bread, dessert and a drink. Dine in or carry-out. Delivery available in-town for orders of two or more lunches per location; call 903-884-0338 to reserve a meal.

SPECIAL REVIVAL services with Bro. Justin Sartin delivering the message will be held at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Aug. 26-27, and at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, at First United Pentecostal Church, 416 Airport Road.

MONTHLY BIRTHDAY party is held at 10:45 a.m. the fourth Friday of each month at the Senior Citizens Center. Bingo is also played at 9:30 a.m. Friday, 42 is played at 12 noon every Friday, Yoga taught at 1 p.m. on Friday, all at the Senior Citizens Center.

FRIDAY FRIENDS quilting group meets from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. the second and fourth Friday of each month at Our Savior Lutheran Church, located at 1000 Texas St.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

CHRISTIAN RECOVERY Group meets Fridays at 7 p.m. at New Beginnings Fellowship Baptist Church, 155 North Jackson St., for anyone with addictions, broken emotions or broken relationships.

 

Saturday, Aug. 27

SPECIAL REVIVAL services with Bro. Justin Sartin delivering the message continue at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Aug. 26-27, and at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, at First United Pentecostal Church, 416 Airport Road.

PAJAMA MOVIE Night will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at True Gospel Ministries, 317 Spring St., located behind Davis Street and The Pawn Shop. Any and all youth are invited to bring a blanket pillow and to wear their favorite pajamas for a night of fellowship while watching a movie together.

SULPHUR SPRINGS Animal Shelter will hold a pet adoption from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the fourth Saturday of the month at Atwoods. The shelter is also open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays when the facility becomes “code red,” that is filled with limited space. The shelter is located at 1313 North Hillcrest Dr. Adoption fees apply. Call 903-439-9369 for information.

SONG LEADERS practice and order of service practice begin at 2 p.m. the second and fourth Saturday of each month at MLK Church of Christ, 154 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

HOPKINS COUNTY Amateur Radio Club meets the fourth Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, located at 1300 League St. in Sulphur Springs. VE exam sessions are available at the meeting. Weekly public information net is Mondays at 7 p.m. Everyone invited. Contact Ed Olague, K5OLA, to test for new license or an upgrade. Call 903-513-4601 or visit www.k5sst.org for more information.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

 

Sunday, Aug. 28

ANNUAL HOMECOMING Service and Family and Friends Day Celebration will begin at 3 p.m. at Independent Baptist Church, located on County Road 2430 in Como, with the Rev. M. Clay Price and members of True Vine Bible Believing Church of Campbell as special guests. All churches are invited to attend. 

CHERRY GROVE Baptist Church will celebrate Pastor C.L. Moore’s anniversary at 3 p.m. with the spoken word by Pastor C.J. Shelton of Pine Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant. Everyone invited.

ST. PHILIP'S Episcopal Church on College St.will celebrate "old favorite " hymns with a special service this Sunday. Musicians will include Nancy Pool on piano, Jeff Smith on clarinet, Hank Smith on guitar, and  Sarah Smith on violin. The chimes will perform as well. The public is invited to join in the singing at the 10:45 service.

SPECIAL Revival service with Bro. Justin Sartin delivering the message continues at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at First United Pentecostal Church, 416 Airport Road.

CROSS TIMBER Cowboy Church in Mahoney (located in the old Mahoney Methodist Church building) will have a song service at 10:30 a.m. Pastor James Brown invites everyone to bring the family and friends. Food will be served after the service. All are welcome to join in and sing. For more information, call 903-951-0119.

SAINT JAMES Catholic Church-SS Knights of Columbus will have a free breakfast at 10 a.m. the last Sunday of each month in the parish center adjoining the church. While the breakfast is free, any and all donations are welcomed and appreciated.

SCLERODERMA SUPPORT Group meets the last Sunday of every month from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Paris Regional Hospital (South Campus) in the Conference and Education Complex Building #3, facing the 900 block of Austin St. in Conference Room C. Contact: 903-739-9578.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS New Life Group meets at 9 a.m. for open discussion in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter (the old white Color Blind Ministries building), just east of the church. No smoking. Call Mike at 903-440-2218 and Gary at 903-335-8152.

 

Monday, Aug. 29

EVENING COMMUNITY Bible Study, a 36-week interdenominational Bible study, meets Mondays from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Spence Chapel at First Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs beginning Aug. 29. The focus of “Return to Jerusalem” is “to make disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ in our communities through caring, in-depth Bible study, available to all.” Contact Jon Coffee at 903-243-0681 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for information.

FIT AND Strong is offered at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; and yoga is offered at 1 p.m. Monday and Friday at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

NEW LIFE Group of Alcoholics Anonymous will hold an open 12 & 12 study meeting beginning at 7 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter (the old white Color Blind Ministries building), just east of the church. No smoking. Call Mike at 903-440-2218 and Gary at 903-335-8152.

CHRISTIAN INITIATION Sessions are held Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church, 297 Texas St. All are invited to “come and increase your knowledge about God and the Catholic Church.” For more information, call Diane Ames at 903-648-2345.

GRATITUDE ALANON Group meets Monday nights at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, 302 South Chestnut St., in Winnsboro. Call 903-342-3011.

HOPKINS COUNTY Amateur Radio Club (HCARC)’S Public information net is every Monday at 7 p.m. on frequency 146.68. Everyone invited. For more information, call 903-513-4601 or visit www.k5sst.org.

“RECOVERY BOOT Camp: Lose the Baggage, Get Spiritually Fit!” meets at Family Life Church Mondays at 7 p.m. Knock out addictions, depression, anger, grief, broken relationships, etc. The church is located at 1400 East Loop 301. A free dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Call 903-439-2016 for more information.

BIBLE DISCIPLE Bible study will be held at Como Methodist Church Mondays at 7 p.m. Call 903-488-3541.

TEEN GROUP meets at 6 p.m. at Franklin National Bank in Winnsboro, corner of Main and Broadway streets. Call 903-342-8941.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 30

GALE HAGUE’s Lone Star Express Band will be featured at a Senior Citizen Dance held from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Arbala Community Center. Bring finger food. Admission costs $5.

RECOVERY GROUP will meet every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at “The ROOOM,” located across the street from Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 211 Fuller St.

GRACE ALANON, a support group for family members and friends of people abusing alcohol, meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in First Presbyterian Church Epicenter, located just east of the church. No smoking.

BRIDGE is played at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday (except the first and third Tuesday) at Pizza Inn.

FIT AND Strong for those ages 60 and older is taught free every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m.; “Tai Chi 4 Health and Balance” is taught at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday ($2 cost per class); painting is taught at 10 a.m. every Tuesday; and bridge is played every Tuesday and Thursday (except the first and third Tuesdays) at 12:30 p.m., all at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

TOPS CHAPTER No. 1719 meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Davis Street Baptist Church. Weigh-in begins at 5:30 p.m. Call Judy Worley at 903 439-8449 for more information.

TERRIFIC TUESDAYS Club, a program providing respite for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, meets from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday in the Family Life Center of First United Methodist Church, 301 Church St. One-on-one care is provided for the individuals, who engage in various activities during the sessions. Lunch is included. Volunteers are always needed, and new participants are welcome. Call 903-243-5620 for more details.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

PASTOR NELSON J. Gatlin and the Mitchell Chapel Church family welcome everyone to “The Hour of Prayer” every Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. every Tuesday at Mitchell Chapel Church of God In Christ, 402 South Jackson St. All are welcome to pray, share testimony and “hear an encouraging ‘word.’”

SULPHUR SPRINGS Civil Air Patrol meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the old terminal building at Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport. Anyone interested is welcome. For more information call Robert Stidham at 903-885-6605.

PARENTS ANONYMOUS Group meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First Baptist Church in Quitman. Call 903-629-2114.

LEAGUE STREET Church of Christ Benevolence Clothing Room is open Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon. For easier access, there is parking in the back.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 31

DIVORCE CARE continues weekly in the administration building of First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs, the room under the red canopy on the north end of the property. Time will be 6 p.m. until approximately 8 p.m. each session. All who are dealing with separation or divorce are invited to check out Divorce Care out. Each session is independent of the others, so if attendees miss a session they will not be lost. Divorcecare.org/healing offers foundations for healing, personal help resources, daily encouragement emails participants can sign up for and personal 6 week Bible study section. Questions may be address to Debbie Young at 903-612-8806 or Tom Young at 903-413-1673.

VFW POST 8560 hosts an 8-ball pool tournament at 8 p.m. every Wednesday. This event is open to the public. For more information, call 903-885-4666.

BINGO IS played at 9:30 a.m. and 42 at 1 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday, at the Senior Citizens Center, 150 Martin Luther King Drive.

FREE HOT lunches are offered at noon Wednesdays in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Enter from the south side of the building behind Alliance Bank on Atkins Street; look for the signs. This Dinner Bell ministry “is a servant program reaching out to people in need in Hopkins County.”

CANHELP WELCOMES the donation of recycled cell phones and with their batteries at the CANHelp Community Thrift Store, 613 Gilmer St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Donations should be placed in the bin just inside the door. Call 903-885-9797 for more information.

BETTER LIFE Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at Wesley United Methodist Church, 614 Texas St. Call Gary or Lillie at 903-473-3329.

KIWANIS NOON Club, a community service civic organization that focuses on kids, meets for lunch at noon on Wednesdays.

TOPS NO. 1233 meets at 10 a.m. in Wesley United Methodist Fellowship Hall, 614 Texas St. Weigh-in at 8:30 a.m. Call Nancy Green at 903-994-2550.

TRINITY OAKS will hold a Bible class at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays in the Community Room at 610 Woodlawn St.

 

Thursday, Sept. 1

VETERANS OF Foreign Wars Post 8560 will hold a membership meeting at 7 p.m. Election of two officers is scheduled. Questions may be directed to 903-885-4666.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 7

DIVORCE CARE continues weekly in the administration building of First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs, the room under the red canopy on the north end of the property. Time will be 6 p.m. until approximately 8 p.m. each session. All who are dealing with separation or divorce are invited to check out Divorce Care out. Each session is independent of the others, so if attendees miss a session they will not be lost. Divorcecare.org/healing offers foundations for healing, personal help resources, daily encouragement emails participants can sign up for and personal 6 week Bible study section. Questions may be address to Debbie Young at 903-612-8806 or Tom Young at 903-413-1673.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 13

SULPHUR SPRINGS Area Retired School Personnel will meet at 10:30 a.m. for a brunch in honor of the new retirees of the county and to welcome any new members.

 

Thursday, Sept. 15

LIGHT YOUR world 2016 will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Hopkins County Regional Civic Center Auditorium. Ladies of all ages are invited to the night of praise, worship, encouragement and testimonies. The theme is from Matthew 5:14, “You are the light of the world.”

 

Tuesday, Oct. 4

HOPKINS COUNTY United Way will hold a campaign workers report meeting at 9:30 a.m. at Texas AgriLife Extension Office.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 11

HOPKINS COUNTY United Way will hold a campaign workers report meeting at 9:30 a.m. at Texas AgriLife Extension Office.

CITY CEMETERY Society will be meet at 10 a.m. Oct. 11, in Myra Wilson Chapel in the cemetery. New members are welcome.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 18

HOPKINS COUNTY United Way will hold a campaign workers report meeting at 9:30 a.m. at Texas AgriLife Extension Office.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 25

HOPKINS COUNTY United Way will hold a campaign workers report meeting at 9:30 a.m. at Texas AgriLife Extension Office.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 2

HOPKINS COUNTY United Way will hold a campaign workers report meeting at 9:30 a.m. at Texas AgriLife Extension Office.

 

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