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January 28, 2010

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• Crescent Heights Baptist Church will serve food to the community every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call the church at 903-675-3904 or 903-425-8223.

Saturday, Jan. 30

• Lake Athens Baptist Church, on Farm-to-Market Road 2495, will hold an auction to benefit the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. The auction will begin with a chili supper at 5 p.m. The auction will follow at 6 p.m. Tickets for the meal and auction are $5 each, and may be purchased from any member of Lake Athens Baptist Church. All proceeds from the auction will benefit the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions. For more information call the church office at 903-675-4008.

• Athens Praise and Worship Center, on 4905 N.E. South Loop 7, will host the Days of Power Conference at 9:30 a.m. Dr. Oliver Vanderpuye — author of “The Glory of the New Covenant” — will be the guest speaker. Childcare can be provided. For more information call Pastors John and Beth Wilson at 903-216-6752.

• House of Miracles Church, on 103 McGee, in Athens, will host David’s Song in a free concert at 7 p.m. For more information call 903-677-1399.

Sunday, Jan. 31

• First Baptist Church in Murchison, on the corner of Farm-to-Market 773 and FM 1616, will host Peggy Rhea in concert at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served following the morning service. A love offering will be taken. Nursery will be provided. For more information call 903-469-3704.

• Lake Athens Baptist Church, on Farm-to-Market Road 2495, will host its first fifth Sunday singing. If you would like to participate, please arrive for mike check at 5 p.m. The event will begin at 6 p.m.

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