Texarkana Gazette

Church News



First United Methodist Church will have 2023 Lenten Musical Meditation­s at 12:15 p.m. every Wednesday through Lent. Performers include Robin Thomas of First Baptist Church on Wednesday; and the Texarkana Regional Chorale under direction of Marc-Andre Bougie on March 29. Light lunches will follow, with a minimum $5 love offering. Info: 870-772-6931.


St. Matthew Baptist Church, Foreman, Arkansas, hosts a Ladies in Red program at 2:30 p.m. March 26. The special guests will be Lizzie Williams and Emmanuel COGIC, Ashdown, Arkansas.

Hope Transforma­tion Conference & Luncheon is at 7 p.m. April 14 and 8 a.m. April 15 at the University of Arkansas Hempstead Hall, 2500 South Main, Hope, Arkansas. There will be a variety of special guests. Tickets are $35. Info: 214-284-2545 or hopewomens­conf. eventbrite.com.


Sugar Hill United Methodist Church will have its 30th anniversar­y at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Donations to the church may be made in memory of Dr. Herb and Jean Wren.

Oak Street Baptist Church will have a pre-anniversar­y service for pastor and wife at 11 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be the Rev. Carl George of Macedonia Baptist Church, Chandler, Texas. UPCOMING: A 52nd pastor and wife anniversar­y service is at 11 a.m. March 26. The speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Ronald Ruffin at Greater St. John Baptist Church, Hooks, Texas. Info: 903-794-7608.


The Texarkana Gazette invites readers to submit informatio­n about upcoming speakers, events and special services at area churches. Informatio­n must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday for publicatio­n in Saturday’s edition. Forms may be requested via email at clerk@texarkanag­azette.com. Forms to help prepare announceme­nts are available at the office. The Gazette reserves the right to edit all announceme­nts.

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