Greater St. Mary Baptist Church will have a Community Health Fair from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at 1615 Texas College Road. The free event will include free health screenings, immunizations, informational exhibits, presentations and more. Call 903-592-3774 for more information.



Willowbrook Baptist Church, 3100 W. Erwin St., in Tyler, will have an old-fashioned sing-along at 7 p.m. Saturday and celebrate and honor former pastors Donald L. Ledbetter, Leaon Griswold and Bob Logan at 10 a.m. Sunday.




Destiny Changers Word Center, 1100 W. Fifth St., in Tyler, will present "Experiencing the Kingdom of God and His Presence" at 7 p.m. Saturday and 10:15 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Bill Byers is the scheduled guest speaker. Destiny Changers is a spirit-filled ministry that started as a prayer group among Jacksonville seminary students in 2006, according to its website. It is led by Pastor Patrice Anaab.



Whitehouse First Assembly of God will have Sports Day 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The church will give away Dallas Cowboys tickets and encourages people to wear their favorite team's jersey. Football players and coaches from Southwestern Assemblies of God University will be in attendance.



Fairview Baptist Church on Texas Highway 110 North will recognize its pastor, the Rev. Zeb Cantley, and his wife, on their 10th anniversary at the church at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Carl George, of Macedonia Baptist Church, is the scheduled speaker.



St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 1020 S. Lyons Ave., in Tyler, will have its 103rd anniversary celebration at 3 p.m. Sunday. Dr. Maurice McMillon, pastor of Greater Shiloh Baptist Church, is the scheduled guest speaker. Dinner will be served.


Calvary Assembly of God Church, 1723 E. Front St., in Tyler, will have its Fall Festival from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 10. The free event will include carnival games with prizes for all ages, live music with maracas for everyone, popcorn, hot dogs, snow cones, sword fighting and bingo. There will be free drawings for a candy bouquet and a $25 gift card. There will be no charge for anything at the festival. Call 903-597-6120 for more information. 



Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 10519 Farm-to-Market Road 344 East, will have a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 11, in the fellowship hall. For more information, or to schedule an appointment time, call Belinda Murphy at 903-574-4513.



Masters Voice Quartet and Southern Joy Quartet are scheduled to perform at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Texas Gospel Music Hall, 6513 Texas Highway 19 South, in Athens. This is the final concert this year. Make reservations by calling 903-477-8084, 903-675-5217, or 903-677-2492. Visit



First Baptist Church of Tyler's Fall Fun Fest is scheduled for 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 on the fourth floor of the downtown campus, 301 W. Ferguson St. The event will include free food, candy and games. Call 903-595-1021 for more information.



Tickets are available for the Ivan Parker Christmas Concert at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 501 E. U.S. Highway 80, in White Oak. Doors open at 5 p.m. Cost is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Children 12 and under are free. Tickets are non-refundable. Tickets can be purchased at Mardel in Longview, The Scroll in Tyler, online at, or by mail at Glenda Grant, 513 E. Whelan St., Jefferson, Texas, 75657. For mail orders, send the check and self-addressed stamped envelope if you want tickets returned. Call 903-238-7876 or 903-665-2766 for more information.

- Emily Guevara



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