Spikes Easter Presentation 

The Spikes Easter Dramatic Presentation is set for 6 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday at New Life Worship Center, just off of U.S. Highway 69, south of The Village at Cumberland, in Tyler.

The event is free and open to the public.

The presentation is a depiction of the Easter story from the perspective of a blacksmith who unwittingly has been tasked with a role in the crucifixion.

Sunrise Service

An Easter Sunrise service will begin at 5 a.m. with prayer and the service at 6 p.m. at First Bethel Temple Church of God In Christ, 1421 N. Moore Ave. It is sponsored by East Texas Ministerial Alliance of Church of God In Christ.

Host Pastor Superintendent Anthony Coleman will bring the sermon.

Disaster Relief Training

In the wake of recent tornadoes, property damage and devastation in Alto and Franklin, disaster relief training will be held at Holly Brook Baptist Church, 3219 S. Farm-to_Market Road 2869, Hawkins. Texas Baptist Men will lead the two-day training sessions Friday and Saturday in the Family Life Center. Deadline for registration has passed.

Participants will have four training sessions in addition to Yellow Cap training on Friday afternoon. There is a background check (with a fee) for Yellow Cap training, which is a prerequisite to other training.

Holly Brook Baptist will combine its Sunday school classes in the Worship Center April 30 and May 5 to allow Texas Baptist Men to train in the Family Life Center.

Since 1967, Texas Baptist Men has responded to global crises and helped rebuild homes, lives and communities affected by disaster. The organization helped clear brush and debris and repaired homes after a damaging wind storm in the Hawkins-Holly Lake Ranch area in April 2016.

For more information, call the church at 903-769-2091. The Web site is www.hollybrookbaptist.org

Annual Home Run 5k 

Proverbs 19:17 Ministries will host the 8th Annual Home Run 5k on Saturday at The Cannery in Lindale. Proceeds from the annual event help support families in need by providing safe, affordable housing.

The recipients of the 2019 home build will be announced at the conclusion of the race and will be joined by other families who have received homes and paid it forward.

It is the mission of Proverbs 19:17 Ministries to offer a hand up, rather than a hand out to families in the community by providing affordable housing to those who would not have the means to improve their current living conditions.

The 2019 Home Run 5k is $25 per runner, $10 for the Kid’s Fun Run and $25 Virtual Runner for those that want to be there in spirit.

The races begin at 8 a.m. with a 5K start, followed by the kids fun run at 9:15 a.m. The announcement of the 2019 home recipients will be at 9:30 a.m. at The Cannery, 205 E. North St., Lindale.

Participants may register online at http://proverbs1917ministries.org/events or in person Thursday and Friday at Anytime Fitness, 618 N. Main St. in Lindale.

If you have pre-registered, packet pick up will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Anytime Fitness.

Singing Men of East Texas

The Singing Men of East Texas will perform at 7 p.m. May 2 at Holly Brook Baptist Church, 3219 S. Farm-to-Market Road 2869, Hawkins.

Sponsored by the Baptist General Convention of Texas, Singing Men of East Texas is one of six groups across the state that make up The Singing Men of Texas. Each group has concerts and occasionally the statewide organization performs.

Proceeds from an offering and CD sales at their concerts support the ministry.

For more information, call 903-769-2091 or go to hollybrookbaptist.org.

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