“Journey Off the Map” is a one-week adventure where kids will discover Jesus is the Ultimate Guide on a journey uncharted by them, but known by Him.
“Meet at the Well,” the worship band for the Celebrate Recovery ministry of Italy, is releasing an album of praise music for the recovering soul. The nine-track album has music from the three-piece group that has led worship together for two years right here in Italy.
We invite Italy senior adults to a cookout hamburger lunch at Central Baptist Church on Wednesday, June 24 at noon. Come and enjoy the fellowship of other seniors. There is no program for this luncheon, just the simple joy of good company. Stay as long as you like. You are welcome to bring a side dish or dessert, but come and eat either way. We’ll see you there!
Stagecoach Cowboy Church will be having their Vacation Bible School on June 8th thru 11th (Monday – Thursday) from 6-8pm each night. Super Heros of the Bible VBS will have food, fun and games for ages 5-11. Children her the age of 5 is welcome with a parent or adult.
You are invited to the IMA’s Baccalaureate Service for the 2015 Graduates of Italy High School on Sunday, May 17, 2 p.m. at Mt. Gilead Missionary Church (106 Harris St., Italy). The graduating seniors will be honored with an inspirational service and reception following the service.
Stagecoach Cowboy Church is planning a Horseless Rodeo on Saturday, April 18th for kids 12 & under at the Stagecoach Cowboy Church Arena. Hot dogs and fixin’s will be served beginning at 5:00pm with the Rodeo beginning at 6:00pm. Meal and Rodeo is Free!
The Italy community is invited to the annual Italy Ministerial Alliance Easter Sunrise Service Easter Morning, April 5 beginning at 7 a.m. at the Italy Downtown Pavilion.
This Sunday, March 29, Central Baptist Church will have a free breakfast for the men and boys of the Italy community. The hearty breakfast will be served in the CBC’s Fellowship Center beginning at 8:00am. There will be a guest speaker as well.
Stagecoach Cowboy Church of Waxahachie will be having a Church in the Dirt Revival March 20th thru 22nd. Faith, food and entertainment is on tap for the three day event. See attached flyer for details.
Central Baptist Church is having a free book fair and is inviting everyone! Come by the church fellowship center Monday, February 23 thru Wednesday, March 4th and take as many books as you want. It’s all free!
We are here to walk hand in hand with cancer patients and their families as they fight this dreaded disease. We offer support meetings and practical help such as rides to treatments, meals during recovery times, and spiritual care.
On the first Sunday night in December, the Italy Ministerial Alliance Christmas Service was held at Central Baptist Church. Choirs represented the Union Missionary Baptist Church, Central Baptist Church, Mt. Gilead Baptist Praise Team, and Coming of Christ Church.
You are invited to a Christmas Concert hosted by the First United Methodist Church of Hillsboro, Texas. We are welcoming the Healing Heart Chorus on December 5th at 7:30. We are very excited for this special event and would like to share this evening with our neighbor communities. Please help us spread the word. For more Information please contact the church office at 254-582-2342.
Murrie Wainscott and his wife Brenda invite the community to join them for a Waxahachie Old Fashioned Singing project featuring a brush-arbor musical production called, “Heaven’s Front Porch.”
Hamburger, Cheeseburger and Fried Chicken baskets will be cooked up and made to order several Friday evenings this fall. Support the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church Music Ministry and enjoy some great food!
The First Baptist Church of Italy located at 200 Clark Street is planning their annual Fall Festival. The festival will be held on Wednesday, October 29th from 6pm to 8pm. Everyone is welcome to come out and enjoy a great time filled with games, food, candy and more!
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WE WANT TO GIVE YOU A RIDE TO CHURCH THIS SUNDAY MORNING!
Epiphany Church of Italy invites the community to attend their Fall Festival on Sunday, October 19, 2014 from 10:00 a.m to 7:30 p.m on the church grounds at 434 South Ward Street. There will be a variety of food, games, and music; as well as other activities for the whole family!!!
Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church welcomes everyone to their Fall Harvest Revival. The event begins at 7:00pm nightly Tuesday, September 23rd through Thursday, September 25th, 2014.
Central Baptist Church is hosting a Sunday School teacher training seminar on Saturday, September 13, 10am-12pm at Central. Professional speakers and teachers will present tips and techniques to help Sunday School teachers and youth workers as they teach the word of God. The seminar is free, and lunch will be provided.
Sunday, September 7th, 2014 Reverend Lamar Jones of Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church of Italy will lead the 1st Pastoral Appreciation Service. The service will begin at 3:30pm and immediately following the service there will be a dinner served at the Italy Boze Community Center in downtown Italy.
Central Baptist Church of Italy hosting a free community-wide concert on Sunday, August 17, starting at 6:00 p.m. inside the Italy High School Gymnasium. Themed Worth The Fight, Center 313 will be performing live and all churches and families are invited to attend.
Come be a part of this grand occasion at Mt. Zion AME Church, 733 Hardeman Street, Italy.
Everyone knew the outcome of the game before it started. They knew the Baptist would win because they were the only ones playing. On Sunday evening, the members of First Baptist Church and Central Baptist Church met at the Johnny Jones Field to fellowship with each other and play a little softball. Members of all ages took the field to challenge each other on the field.
After graduation practice last Friday, the IHS senior class headed with big appetites to Central Baptist Church for the annual Senior meal.
Looking for something for your children to do next week? Central Baptist Church is hosting a community-wide Vacation Bible School every day next week, from Monday, June 16 to Friday June 20. The sessions will be from 9 am to noon each day and include a Biblical message, fun, games, and a snack. We invite your child from Kindergarten to 6th grade to participate each day.
Union Missionary Baptist Church has scheduled their Annual Summer Revival for June 2-4, 2014. The church is located at 484 Derrs Chapel Road in Italy. Reverend Elton Roy Brackins of Grace Tavernacle Baptist Church is the Guest Evangelist.
A new ministry starting at Mount Zion and we want you all to be apart of. Please share with congregation and more formal information will come on regards for all participating. Thanks in advance for your support.
Celebrate Mother’s Day with an afternoon of live entertainment, food, fellowship and prizes on Friday, May 9.
The Italy Ministerial Alliance invites everyone to the Community Easter Service.
Italy resident and Pastor James Johnson is urging all residents to join him Sunday evening, April 6, as he “Prays for the City of Italy.” Johnson said the city needs to find unity, not diversity.
Italy resident and Pastor James Johnson has reschedule a prayer time to pray for the city and its leaders. The meeting was originally planned for March 23 but due to the weather conditions, he rescheduled the prayer time to Sunday, March 30.
If the kids have been driving you crazy, then you deserve a night out! Come drop off your kids for a fun time of dinner, games, snacks and movies.
Italy resident and Pastor James Johnson is urging all residents to join him Sunday evening, March 23, as he “Prays for the City of Italy.” Johnson said the city needs to find unity, not diversity.
Epiphany Catholic Church received a $25,000 grant on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from The Catholic Foundation. The funds were used for a just completed expansion of their parking lot. Thirty additional parking spaces, including two handicap spaces, were added.
Erskin Anavitarte will perform free on Saturday, March 1st, 5:00pm at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, 106 Harris Street, Italy. Erskin’s sound blends soulful tunes with a little rap, a dash of hip-hop and whole lot of worship of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Come and enjoy his rich tone and thoughtful lyrics.
The Ministerial Alliance Christmas service that was scheduled for Sunday night, December 8, at Mt. Gilead has been cancelled due to icy roads and bad weather.
The Italy Ministerial Alliance invites everyone to the annual Community Christmas service this coming Sunday night, December 8th. The service begins at 6:30 pm at Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church. There will be a Festival of Choirs from six of the area churches and Pastor Preston Dixon will bring the Christmas message.
Pastor Lamar Jones has been the Youth Minister for the last five years at St. Luke African Methodist Episcopal Church in Waco. While under his leadership the youth group grew to about 60 kids, all active in singing in the choir and participating in the Junior Stewards program.
Are you trying to overcome hurts, hang-ups, habits or addictions? If so, you are invited to participate in Celebrate Recovery, a biblically based recovery program sponsored by Central Baptist Church in Italy. Celebrate Recovery meetings are held on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at The Cornerstone on Main Street.
The Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church, would like to extend this hearty invitation to you and your congregation as we welcome our new proud Pastor, Rev. Lamar Jones to our church and to our community on Sunday October 27, 2013 at 3:00pm.
The Mt. Gilead Baptist Church invites you to celebrate their 100 years of praising the Lord on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Our guest church will be the Rhema Life Fellowship Church (Pastor James W. Thomas) of Plano, Texas. You DO NOT want to miss out on this great celebration! We have a PRAISE to RAISE!! Please come out and share with us a great time in the Lord through fellowship, reflections, and praise. Dinner will be served from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Hope to see you there!
Because of the unusual way the weeks fall this month, the Italy Food Pantry will be open next Wednesday morning, October 16, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The Food Pantry is located on Hwy 77 between the barber shop and the Mexican food restaurant.
Susan Wooten of the Italy Food Pantry shares news of a food give-away this Sunday, September 29th at the Avenue Church in Waxahachie.
This Sunday, September 15, is National Back to Church Sunday. It is a time for rethinking priorities and schedules and making the trek back to your local house of worship.
Central Baptist Church in Italy will host a Celebrate Recovery informational meeting Thursday, Aug. 29, at 7 p.m. in The Cornerstone on Main Street.
Central Baptist Church of Italy celebrated 110 years of existence Sunday as current and former members celebrated the work God has done and is doing in the church.
Central Baptist Church of Italy, Texas, will celebrate 110 years of existence on Sunday, August 18, 2013. If you have ever had an association with the church in any way, they would be excited to have you come and help celebrate this special occasion. The celebration will be especially exciting since former pastors, worship leaders and youth leaders are invited to join as well during the morning worship time which starts at 10:45 a.m.
It was the trip of a lifetime for many of the 10 member team from Central Baptist Church in Italy. They spent 10 days in Athens, Greece, a mission endeavor that Pastor Joseph Barrett and his wife had taken several years earlier.