River Church special speaker

River Church of Belton, located at 312 W. Highway 190, will hold a service 10:30 a.m. Sunday featuring special guest speaker Ed Traut.

Traut will speak about the spiritual gifts the Holy Spirit provides and the “fresh word from heaven” that encourages and strengthens the body of Christ, according to a news release from the church.

Canyon Creek Baptist Church Ladies’ Brunch

 Canyon Creek Baptist Church, 4306 S. 31st St. in Temple, will hold a Ladies’ Brunch 11 a.m. Saturday, June 8.

The event will include a devotional presentation and a book-signing by author Sue Funk, who will sign copies of “The Spirit-Filled Working Woman”.

To register, call 254-773-6084.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church pastoral anniversary

Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 417 S 13th St. in Temple, will hold an anniversary celebration honoring Dr. C Edward Maze for 41 years of service in the church and community 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

The special guests will be the Rev. David Wilson and the congregation from Greater Cornerstone Baptist Church of Dallas. Rev. Wilson will give the celebratory message. The MC will be the Rev. A.C. Stapleton, pastor of Shekinah Tabernacle Baptist Church of Dallas. The welcome and occasion will be given by Robin Crump. The tribute to the First Lady will be given by Jacqueline McClanahan and the tribute to the pastor will be given by the Rev. Mark Freeman. Music will be provided by the choirs from Mt. Zion Baptist Church and Greater Cornerstone Baptist Church.

The Rev. Varden Grayer will be the messenger for the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday honoring pastor Maze.

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