Religion
  • This is a listing of Grayson County churches that wish to be posted on North Texas e-News. You will find the name, address and phone number of the church followed by the pastor's name and website address.
  • This is a listing of Fannin County churches that wish to be posted on North Texas e-News. You will find the name, address and phone number of the church followed by the pastor's name and website address.
  • Acclaimed folk musician Andrew McKnight will present a concert of music and humor at the 11:15 a.m. service of Red River Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday. His presentation, which is free to the public, is titled “Embracing Our Whole Story.”

  • Austin College’s annual Allen-Head Lectures on campus February 19 will feature renowned religion scholar Dr. Philip Jenkins in two sessions. Both sessions are free and open to the public.
  • The Rev. Dr. Christine Tata will speak on the topic "Beyond Fight or Flight: Real Responses to the Real World" at the 11:15 a.m. service of Red River Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday. Dr. Tata, an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, is Director of Policy Administration for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Her sermon on Sunday asks whether stress and distress are the only possible responses to the postmodern world, and draws on the ancient Stoics to suggest other ways humans might respond to a world that seems out of control.
  • The Rev. Doug Strong will speak on the topic "A Vision Beyond Belief" at the 11:15 a.m. service of Red River Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday. Rev. Strong is a retired UU minister and a member of the congregation. His sermon takes a look at "some intriguing, familiar and perhaps surprising revelations about love."
  • This bible study group meets at the Hall-Voyer Foundation in Honey Grove with the ultimate purpose of having a countywide revival.
  • The topic of the Rev. Dr. Don Fielding's sermon at the 11:15 a.m. service of Red River Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday will be "Life Passed Through the Fire of Thought." In his sermon, Dr. Fielding, a retired UU minister from Dallas, will reference the thought and words of Chet Raymo, a scientist, theologian, and self-described "religious naturalist" who explores the thinking of such individuals as Martin Buber and Pierrre Teilhard de Chardin on the question of "the unfathomable mystery of creation."
  • The movie Courageous will be shown in Fellowship Hall at Fannin Bible Baptist Church on Saturday, February 7, from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Popcorn and beverages will be provided by the church. You may bring other goodies (non-alcoholic). The public is invited.
  • The Rev. Marlin Lavanhar will speak on the topic "End the New Jim Crow" at the 11:15 a.m. service of Red River Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday. Rev. Lavanhar's sermon, which is on video and was originally delivered January 18 of this year at All Souls UU Church in Tulsa. RRUU meets at 515 N. Burnett Ave. in Denison, one block north of Morton St. All are welcome at RRUU services.
  • The Rev. Doug Strong will speak on the topic "Black Lives Matter" at the 11:15 a.m. service of Red River Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday. In his sermon, Rev. Strong, a retired UU minister and a member of the RRUU congregation, will raise the question of what recent incidents--in which black men have become victims of police brutality--require a middle-class, white congregation to do when society acts in ways that clash with the denomination's first principle (which affirms the worth and dignity of every person).
  • The Rev. Christine Tata will speak on the topic "Infinity by Threes: New Trinities for Unitarian Universalists" at the 11:15 a.m. service of Red River Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday. Dr. Tata, an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, is Director of Policy Administration for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Her sermon, which is on video, recognizes that, although the denomination moved beyond the Christian Trinity centuries ago, many still see a need to account for the mystical, magical power of things that come in threes.
  • Faith Lutheran Church will host the North Texas Free Conference on Friday, January 23 and Saturday, January 24 at Faith Lutheran Church in Plano, Texas. The conference, themed “Lord, Keep Us Steadfast in Thy Word” will feature two guest speakers -Dr. Cameron MacKenzie and Rev. Dr. Martin R. Noland - discussing a variety of topics including the Bible, modern culture, Martin Luther and more.
  • Jerry Martin will be the guest speaker at Honey Grove Cowboy Church during the morning service on Jan 25. Jerry completes on the National Sr. Pro Rodeo Assoc and has a full time ministry through The Cowboy Connection Ministries. Everyone is welcome.
  • Guest Preachers: Shannon McGuire (Paris), Stephen Brown (Dallas), and James Hunt Jr. (Denison)