Bethlehem Baptist Church, Chireno, will host a pastor’s installation service for the Rev. Clifford Williams at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 22, with the Rev. Drayton Garner of Sand Hill Baptist Church as guest speaker.

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Bonita United Methodist Church will host three upcoming events:

■ Sunday morning’s service will feature a message, entitled “Clean Hearts and Refreshed Spirits” from Psalm 51. The Rev. Jean Ferraro, retired United Methodist minister, will be the guest speaker. Worship will begin at 9 a.m. followed by Sunday school at 10:10 a.m. in the Christian Life Center.

■ The monthly prayer service will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 22, in the CLC.

■ “Bonita Friends Forever,” an outreach program for children, will be from 3:15 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in the CLC. Adult Bible study will follow at 6 p.m., featuring the message “Never Too Late, Encouraging Faith in Your Adult Child.”

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Davis Memorial Church of God in Christ will host two upcoming events:

■ The church will celebrate the 44th anniversary of the Nacogdoches Interdenominational Youth Choir beginning tonight at 6 p.m. with Jay & New Sound of Longview as special guest. The Rev. Damien Reese of Gladewater will be the guest speaker at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 22.

■ A women’s program, sponsored by The Dave Memorial Women’s Department, at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29. The theme will be “Victorious Women Prepared for Battle,” and guest speaker will be Constance Williams, evangelist. All women are asked to wear red. For information, call 936-371-1094.

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First Baptist Church, Garrison, will host three upcoming events:

■ A deacon’s meeting will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25.

■ Men’s prayer breakfast will be at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, March 29, in the Christian Life Center.

■ Church council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29.

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First Christian Church will host a Bright Youth House Dedication at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 22. For information, call 936-564-7389.

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First United Methodist Church will host three upcoming events:

■ Sunday morning’s service will feature a message by Dr. Jeff McDonald, entitled “Jesus and Simon Peter” from Mark 14:66-72. Contemporary service will be at 8:45 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and a traditional service at 10:55 a.m. Childcare available.

■ The church will host Holy Week noon services, provided by the Nacogdoches Ministerial Alliance, from March 30 through April 3 in the sanctuary. A luncheon will follow in the Family Life Center.

■ A 10-session grief support group will begin Tuesday, March 31, and meet every other Tuesday evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The group will study “Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart” by Dr. Alan Wolfelt. Cost is $25, and includes the study book. To register, call Judy or Jim Buckingham at 936-569-6160.

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Goodwill Baptist Church will host a musician appreciation for Sis. Thelma Freeman’s 49 years of service and for Bro. Daniel Scott (drummer) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28. All choirs are invited.

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Gravel Ridge Missionary Baptist Church will host a gospel sing featuring “Wise County Bluegrass” at 6 p.m. today. For information, call 936-564-8766.

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Lilly Grove Baptist Church will host two upcoming events:

■ Sunday morning’s service will feature a message by the Rev. Gene Russell, entitled “How to Cope With Guilt” from Isaiah 1:15-20, 53:6, and Ephesians 1:7. Dr. Mark Simmons will preach at Sunday evening’s service.

■ Wednesday night’s Bible study at 6:30 p.m. will continue the message of “God’s Mysteries in the New Testament.”

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New Saint Matthews Baptist Church will host a pastoral installation service for the Rev. Chalres Tutt II at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 29, with the Rev. W.R. Ricks and the First Missionary Baptist Church, Lufkin, as special guests.

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Perritte Memorial United Methodist Church will host a Spring Fling from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 28. The event will be family friendly with games, bounce houses, food and an Easter egg hunt beginning at noon. Kids are asked to bring their own Easter basket to participate. For information, call 936-564-8427.

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Sand Hill Baptist Church will host a benefit program for Sis. Rosalind Montgomery-Williams at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 28, with the Rev. William R. Ricks and the First Missionary Baptist Church, Lufkin, as special guests. For information, call 936-462-3656.

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Saint Paul Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will host a women’s day service at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 22, with the Rev. Iris Reddick Hollister of Dallas as guest speaker. The men’s day service will be at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Wayne Mays of Post Oak CME Church, Longview, as guest speaker.

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Shears Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will host a family and friends program at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 22, with the Rev. Terrence Hicks of Power of the Word Ministry as guest speaker.

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Sweet Union Missionary Baptist Church, Garrison, will host its annual Greenwood Cemetery No. 2 fundraiser program at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 22, with the Rev. James Whaley of Hills Chapel Baptist Church as guest speaker. Refreshments will be served following the program.

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The Healing Center will feature a message by the Rev. Kay Hill on “Intimacy with the Lord” from 10 a.m. to noon today and at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 22.

Deadline for church announcements is noon Wednesday for Saturday publication. Mail information to The Daily Sentinel, P.O. Box 630068, Nacogdoches, Texas 75963; bring it by our office, at 4920 Colonial Drive; fax: 936-560-4267; or email: news@dailysentinel.com.

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