Church Clips

August 9, 2014


Waples Baptist Church will have its annual Back to School Rally on Friday evening, Aug. 15 from 6:30-8:30.

Activities include cooking out hot dogs, puppet show, prizes, games and goodies to help get kids ready for the new school year.

The church is at 1200 Temple Hall Highway. Call 817-579-0509 for more information.


Missionaries Richard and Carolyn Hyde, of Israel, will share their knowledge of the conflict in Galilee at a community program in Granbury Aug. 22.

“The Hyde family literally lives where they can watch the bombing across the sea from their home,” said Julia Pannell of Granbury.

The program is from 7-8 p.m. at Brazos Covenant Ministries, 1950 Acton Highway.

A time of fellowship will follow the presentation. Refreshments will be served.

All ages are invited to bring families and friends. Everyone will have the opportunity to worship “Israeli” style.

For more information, call Brazos Covenant Ministries office at 817-579-968 or Julia Pannell at 817-308-7427.


Registration is under way for the fifth annual Biblical Counseling and Discipleship Conference will be presented by Grace Bible church over three weekends this fall. The program runs Sept. 26-17, Oct. 24-25 and Nov. 14-15.

The September program features the teaching of Rev. Randy Patten. He is director of training and advancement for the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC), formerly known as the National Association fo Nouthetic Counselor (NANC). He was executive director of NANC for 16 years before assuming his current duties.

Patten has been involved in training biblical counselors for more than 30 years.

The speakers will be teaching ways to apply Scripture in your life and how to help minister God’s word to those who are in need.

Some topics include change, marriage, parenting, depression, communication, anger, worry and forgiveness.

To join the conference, call Grace Bible Church at 682-498-3014 or register at

The session will be held each weekend on Friday from 5-10 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The cost for all three sessions is $100, increasing to $125 when paid after Aug. 31.

Snacks are provided during the conference and lunch is included on Saturday.

Church news should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event for consideration in the Church Clips column in the Hood County News.

Submissions can be emailed to to [email protected]

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