2019-02-14 / Community News

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Monthly Events

Brownsboro ISD School Board meets the second Monday of the month 6pm in the Administration Building. For more info call 903-852-3701.

Brownsboro City Council meets the second Thursday of the month at 5pm, at City Hall. For more info call 903-852-2401.

Chandler City Council meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6pm, at City Hall. For more info call 903-849-6853.

Chandler Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheons are at noon every second Thursday of the month at the Chandler Community Center. 903-849-5930.

Murchison ISD School Board meets the third Thursday of the month at 6pm at the school. For more into call 903-469-3636.

Murchison City Council meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6pm at City Hall. For more info call 903-469-3710.

Faith Baptist Church Brownsboro will begin holding a Senior lunch free of charge every Tuesday at 11am.

First Baptist Church Murchison, 9623 FM 773, Food Pantry every 2nd Saturday of the month; 9am - 12pm.

Stomp Parkinson’s Disease for A Cure will meet the second Thursday of each month at 1pm at Oakwood Place, 603 Wood St., Athens. For more information please contact DeAnn Baker at 214-232-0298.

Senior Bingo (55 and over) Every Thursday at the Chandler Community Center 10am to 11:30am; Come for free prizes, companionship and fun.

Henderson County Tea Party meets the third Monday of each month. Eastern Hills Church of Christ on Hwy 175, Athens; 7pm.

Chandler First United Methodist Church

Worship with us: In the sanctuary on Sunday at 8:30 Contemporary and 11 Traditional service. At Chandler Nursing Home on Monday at 10 in the Dining room.

Study the bible with us: In the FLC and HH in Sunday School classes at 9:45. In the Church Parlor on Monday for Women at 10 and Men at 6:30.

Fellowship with us: Life Groups: Needles & Thread, Crafters, EmpowHer Ladies, Retired Persons Games. Go to Chandlerfumc.org/life-groups/

Pray with Us: At Men’s Community Prayer Breakfast at 7 on Tuesdays at Dairy Queen. In the Griffin Prayer Chapel in HH on Wednesday at 9:30.

Scouts in the Scout wing at 6:30:

Cub Scouts Monday; Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts On Tuesday.

Children Activities: Anchor Academy daily at FLC in School wing; CrossTraining with Meal on Wednesday at 5:30 at FLC great room.

Youth Activities: Sunday and Wednesday Evenings at 5:30 at the FLC in Youth wing.

Special Events: Feb 17 Women’s Fellowship, Mission, and membership gathering at 5 in HH; United Methodist Men meeting in FH

Feb. 23 Cub Scouts Blue & Gold Banquet, 5-10 in the FLC Great Hall

March 10-13 Youth Spring Break trip to Martin Dies Jr. State Park in Jasper. $50

Rock Hill Baptist Church

Sundays, Rock Hill Baptist Church offers a traditional worship service at 8:30am and a contemporary worship at 10am on the main campus at 20022 SH 31 East. Children’s Church is offered during the 10am service. Call 903-852-6711.

Saturdays, Rock Hill Baptist Church offers a contemporary worship service at 5pm, Saturdays at the main campus at 20022 SH 31 East in Brownsboro. Call 903-852-6711 for more information.

Food Pantry (Every 3rd Saturday of the month; 9 – noon. West Campus

St. Boniface Catholic Church

We are taking orders for tamales. The proceeds will go to help with the tuition assistance and the bus for the children going to Catholic School in Tyler. $10 a dozen. They will be ready to pick up March 3 orders are due Feb. 25. Contact a church member to order.

Special need! The Knights of Columbus are providing funds to purchase an ultra-sound for the pro-life Pregnancy counseling center in Tyler. We have 3 people who will match up to $1,500 of giving. If you would like to participate, please speak with Pastor Key, Danny Schroeder, or Bill & Diana Buckley.

Confessions are held: Friday (Spanish) 6-7pm and after Mass. Saturday (English) 4-5pm and after Mass; or call the church office for an appointment.

St. Boniface has obtained the Catholic education on-line resources from “FORMED,” from the Augustine Institute. “FORMED” is a wonderful tool for individuals, children, teens, and families. You can go to www.stbonifacechandler.formed.org, click “register.” There is a link on the website under the faith formation tab, there is also a

flyer available in the community room.

Saturdays, St. Boniface Catholic Church offers a Vigil Mass at 5pm Saturday.

Sunday, St. Boniface Catholic Church offers a English Mass at 9:30am / Spanish Mass at 12:00.

Weekday Masses - Tuesdays in English, Wednesdays bilingual. Daily scripture readings for Mass are available in the bulletin an online at stbonifacechandler.org.

Tuesday evening class study will resume will begin studying ‘The Wisdom of Ben Sirach’ at 7pm. Log-on to www.stbonifacechandler.org. On the “Contact Us” page, you will see a form for New Parishioner registration. The “Giving Opportunities” page has several options. You now can make on-line donations to St. Boniface.

Men’s study in English will be Thursday, Jan. 31, at 6:30 we are studying “Into the Breach,” a special challenge for men.

We have the possibility for a RCIA class in English at St. Boniface. This is for those who wish to become Catholic, to be confirmed, or to deeper their faith as adults. If interested talk with Father Paul Key or with Deacon Ragland.

Special Events: Sun., Feb 17 is the date for the next Step Up To Success meeting. The movie will be The Blind Side. Refreshments will be served.

Tues., Feb. 19, at 6:30pm. This class is to make civilians aware of what to do and how to react in the case of a shooter event. What can we do? What is our right? What precautions to take. The class will be presented by Sergeant Jean Dark of the Texas Public Safety Patrol and spokesperson for media relations, in the Community Room at St. Boniface.

Sun., Feb. 24, a special birthday celebration for Condradita Sanchez’s 100th birthday will be held starting at 10:45 following the 9:30 English Mass. Miss Kay Chavez is providing the meat. The meal will be catered. Condradita is Kay Chavev”s sister and they are founding members of St Boniface Catholic Church. The sisters donated the land for the Church.

Sat., March 16 is the date for the next Marriage Enrichment class. Fr. Key will teach.

February 16

Sock Hop Fundraiser; Saturday, Feb. 16; 7-10pm; Edom City Limits.

February 16

Chandler Lions Club Pancake Breakfast; Feb. 16; 8-10am; Chandler Community Center; pay by donation

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