2018-12-06 / Community News

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 Arabella, 413 Gibson Road in Athens. For more information please contact Jean Everett at 903-681-4167.

Friendly games of 42 and 84 (dominoes) and mahjong are being played Tuesdays at 1:30 om at the Heritage Hall at the First United Methodist Church. Beginners are welcome.

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.

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

As part of our “Step up to Success” in Education program, volunteers are needed in English, Math, and Science for the students at St. Boniface and our community. If you can tutor our students at least once a week in one of these areas, please sign the volunteer sheet in the community hall. Anna Hodges will contact you and set up an organization meeting with all the tutors. 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. 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.

Nov 29-Dec 8

Scrooge Comes to HCPAC ­— This seasonal tradition comes to life at HCPAC with all your favorite characters. Production dates are November 29, 30 and December 1, 2, 6, 7, and 8. For more information please call 903.675.3908 or go online at HCPAC.org.

December 6

St. Boniface Catholic Church — Thursday Evening, Dec 6 St. Boniface Men’s Group will meet at 6:30pm.

December 7-8

St. Boniface Catholic Church The importance of the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. Bishop Strickland wishes us

attend our Saturday Mass for the Blessed Virgin- 9am Saturday Dec 7 in English. Spanish on Friday, Dec 8 vigil mass at 7pm.

December 8

Toys for Tots Drive hosted by Edward Jones/Daniel Lyons; 10am-2pm; 220 Jones St., Chandler; Bring cameras for photos with Santa!

December 8

The Chandler Museum will host the Kickapoo Literary Society and Book Club’s annual Book Pick on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 2-4. Club members and visitors are invited to learn about new titles for the 2019 Book List and enjoy special treats.

December 8

East Texas Genealogical Society Tyler Public Library, Taylor Auditorium; 201 S. College, Tyler East Texas Genealogical Society will install new officers for 2019 year on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at 11:30a.m. The meeting is free and open to the public. The annual Christmas luncheon will follow. Everyone is welcome to bring a salad, vegetable or dessert to accompany the main course.

December 9

The Chandler Museum and Visitor Center will have an open house on Sunday, Dec. 9 from 3-5. The museum will also be a stop on this year’s Tour of Homes on Monday, Dec. 10. Soup will be served from 5-8 and a bake sale will also be held.

December 13

St. Boniface Catholic Church — Thursday Evening, Dec 13, 2018, dedicated to confession with visiting priests. It will begin at 6pm.

December 14-16

Night in Bethlehem, Dec. 14, 15, 16; 6 pm - 8 pm. Come take a walking tour of Bethlehem to see what Christmas is all about! West Lake Baptist Church, 1439 S. FM 315, Chandler; For info call 903-849-6042.

December 15

Chandler Police Explorers Toy Drive; 5-9pm; Chandler City Hall.

December 15

Next marriage enrichment class by Fr. & Mrs. Key will be Dec. 15, at 9-12 at St. Boniface Catholic Church.. The topic will be on communication.

December 18-21

The Chandler Public Library will have gingerbread cookies for children to decorate Dec. 18-21. Drop by the library, get a good book, and enjoy a cookie! The library is open 10am-6pm. It will be closed Dec. 22, 24, and 25.

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