2019 Holiday Calendar of Events


Center Middle School Extravaganza

Center Middle School and My Sister, Myself, invites you to a Christmas Extravaganza! This event will be Thursday, Dec. 19, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

So many fun activities are scheduled for you and yours, including our Christmas play performed by CMS students, performances by CMS cheer, dance, and pep squad, face painting, popcorn and hot chocolate, Boom Boom photo booth, silent cake auction, t-shirts and decorations for sale. Enjoy a brief slideshow in the library with photos of CMS students in various activities. CMS art classes will showcase student artwork and most important of all...SANTA will be available for photos! Cost for this event is just $10 for three people, or $5 for one person. All proceeds from the event will go to ‘My Sister, Myself’ for future activities to encourage our young ladies to pursue success.


FRIDAY, Dec. 20

Strong Triumph Church Announces Joyous Christmas Revival

Strong Triumph Church, located at County Road 2545 Shelbyville, Elder Faye Dell Allen, Shepherd, cordially invites everyone to join in with them for their Joyous Christmas Revival December 20-22. Speakers are: Friday, Dec. 20th (7 p.m) - Rev. Javoris Gatlin, pastor of New Life COGIC, Bonham, Texas Saturday, Dec. 21 st (7 p.m) - Rev. Richard McCowin, pastor of Lone Star Baptist Church, Chandler, Texas Sunday, Dec. 22 nd (3 p.m) - Prince Archie Thompson, Shepherd of Triumph Church, Todd Springs Community For more information, please contact Elder Faye Dell Allen at 936-368-2611/936-572-5810.



Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

New Hope Congregational Methodist Church will host a Candlelight Christmas Eve Service beginning at 5 p.m., Dec. 24. The church is located at 1986 FM 2874. For more information please visit New Hope's website at: www.newhopechurch.online; or visit this Facebook link to the event: https://facebook.com/events/s/christmas-eve-candlelight-serv/2316382271920004/?ti=icl


Christmas Eve Blood Drive

Come help the Center Police Department Save Lives!!   The holidays are a very important time to donate due to the demand for blood in hospitals being very high.

Please try to make time in your busy holiday schedule and show you care, by being selfless and giving to this cause.

One donation can help save 3 lives! Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will be at the Center Police Dept on December 24th (Christmas Eve day) from 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Set up Inside the Center Police Department Training Room (restrooms available).
Contact Amy at the police department at 936-598-2450 to sign up for scheduled times, or go to www.giveblood.org to schedule a time. All attempted donors will receive a Free HOODY!!!


Feast of the Nativity

St. John's Episcopal Church will host The Feast of the Nativity Christmas Eve Service with communion beginning at 3 p.m., Dec. 24. The event is open to the public. St. John's is located on Southview Circle, Hwy 96 South.



First Baptist Church Center, located at 117 Cora, will host a Community Christmas Eve Candlelight service at 6 p.m on Tuesday, December 24.


To have holiday events added to our Holiday Calendar please email the information to: news@lightandchampion.com.

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