The Vineyard Church of Tyler will have A Celebration of Music in the Park Remembering the Poor from 2 to 5 p.m. May 30 at the Bergfeld Park Amphitheater. Local musical artists who are scheduled to perform include: The Scrips, Stephen I., The Magills, Merriment, Sherri DuPree-Bemis and Max Bemis. The event is free, but cash donations, clothing and canned goods will be accepted. The purpose is to bring awareness to the plight of people who are poor by recognizing East Texans who serve the poor daily. Some of the local ministries that will be highlighted include: Church Under a Bridge, Promise Academy at New Days Community Church and The Magdalene Home.



Todd Allen Herendeen and his troupe of musicians and singers will present their God and Country Concert at 6 p.m. today at Grace Fellowship Church, 18802 Farm-to-Market Road 2493 (Old Jacksonville Highway), in Flint. The free concert will include many Gospel and patriotic songs. All veterans will be recognized during the concert. The concert takes place under a large tent and guests should bring lawn chairs to sit in. Children are welcome. Call 903-894-6042 or email for more event information. Visit or Todd Allen Herendeen on Facebook for more information about Herendeen and his troupe.



Holly Brook Baptist Church, 3219 South Farm-to-Market Road 2869, in Hawkins will have a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 31. Call 903-769-2091 or visit for more information.



The Gospel Trio Made by Mercy of Whitehouse will present a concert at 6 p.m. May 31 at Holly Brook Baptist Church, 3219 South Farm-to-Market Road 2869, in Hawkins. The trio is comprised of David and Marilyn McKain and David Fowler. Call 903-769-2091 or visit for more information.



New Covenant Church, 714 Shelley Drive, in Tyler will have Vacation Bible School June 15 to 19. The program is free and open to children in kindergarten through fifth grades. Register online at


The Old Paths, a Southern Gospel group, will perform with special guests The Calvary Boys and The Southern Harmony Boys at 6:30 p.m. June 19 at the Marshall Convention Center. Tickets cost $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Children 12 years old and under can get in for free. Visit for more information.


A Life Without Chains: A Fresh Grace From Jesus to Rescue is scheduled for 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at The Oil Palace, 10408 Texas Highway 64 East, in Tyler. The 10 a.m. service is a teaching service with a time of prayer for the sick. At 7 p.m. there will be a miracle service with Gospel preaching. Doors open one hour before the scheduled start time. Admission and parking are free. Speakers include Tyler resident Amy Lee Kemp, an evangelist and author of the book, "Prodigal Daughter," and Tyler resident Joy Morgan, who has a testimony of miraculous healings. Brandon and Chastity Kizer will lead worship. Visit for more information.


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