Saw You at the Pole Rally September 24
HBA churches and their student ministries will be hosting a "Saw You At The Pole" Rally on Wednesday, September 24 at Highland Terrace Baptist Church. This rally will be in conjunction with the "See You at the Pole" events on the morning of September 24 at most area school campuses where students will gather at the flagpole to pray for their school. Free pizza and soft drinks will be served at 5:30 p.m. The rally will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Several student-led praise bands will lead in worship. This free event is open to any area students or student groups who wish to attend. For more information contact HBA at 903.413.4411.
HBA Annual Meeting October 12
HBA's 129th Annual Celebration will be on Sunday, October 12 at FBC Royse City, 3 to 5:30 p.m. with musical guests the Harmony Quartet and a praise band made of HBA pastors. The rally for Spanish -speaking churches will be at 6:15 p.m. A free meal will be served at 5:30 p.m.
Reading Groups Begin September 9
HBA reading groups will resume on September 9 as they begin reading "Autopsy of a Deceased Church" by Thom Rainer. Groups will meet on Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m. at the HBA office and at 11:30 a.m. at McKay's Country Kitchen in Commerce; on Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. at McDonalds in Quinlan and at 11:30 a.m. at Luigi's Restaurant in Royse City; and on Thursdays at 7 a.m. at the Buffalo Grill in Lone Oak. These reading groups are open to anyone. Participants will receive a free copy of the book. For information contact HBA at 903.454.2690.
Seminary Extension Fall Semester Begins September 30
The HBA Seminary Extension Leadership Training Center will be offering two courses for the Fall Semester which begins on September 30. Classes will meet on Tuesday evenings at Highland Terrace Baptist Church located at 3939 Joe Ramsey Blvd. "History of Christianity" will be at 6 p.m., and "Survey of Baptist Missions" will be at 8 p.m. Cost is $150 per course which includes books. A payment plan is available. These bachelor's level courses are accredited jointly through the six Southern Baptist Seminaries. For information, contact HBA at 903.454.2690.
Josh McGrew as Pastor, Trinity BC, Royse City
Russell Shires as Pastor, Merit BC
Larry Morris as Pastor, Calvary BC, Wolfe City