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Granite Shoals Family Fun Day

Granite Shoals’ Family Fun Day full of faith and festivities

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO You gotta have faith, or at least the Granite Shoals Faith Alliance, to pull off the community’s annual Family Fun Day. The free event is 11 a.m. Sunday, October 27, at Veterans Park in Granite Shoals. It begins with a worship service followed by family-friendly fun, including hayrides, face painting, bounce […]

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An illustration of what the sanctuary at the Church at Horseshoe Bay will look like once renovations are completed in the next eight weeks. Courtesy illustration

Church at Horseshoe Bay’s sanctuary getting an update

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Eighteen months of conversations are turning into a new look for the Church at Horseshoe Bay sanctuary, something that hasn’t changed in the church’s 25 years. (more…)

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Marble Falls City Council approved a Conditional Use Permit for First Baptist Church of Marble Falls to build a new facility to replace Cornerstone Baptist Church, located at 408 Avenue R. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Marble Falls church closer to new Avenue R mission center after City Council action

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS First Baptist Church of Marble Falls can move forward with a proposed new facility in the 400 block of Avenue R after Marble Falls City Council approved a Conditional Use Permit during its regular meeting Nov. 7. (more…)

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Seminar: What you can do to keep your church safe

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON BURNET — In what seems like a less secure world, safety has become a topic at many churches and other places where people gather. Williamson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brandon Schaefer hopes to alleviate those concerns by addressing what churches and other organizations can do in case of an active shooter situation. […]

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A Marble Falls businessman has purchased an 111-year-old home to save it from demolition. His plans include moving it four blocks away to refurbish and keep it as a dwelling for his family. Staff photo by Connie Swinne

Businessman plans to refurbish Marble Falls parsonage with historic roots

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — On the brink of demolition, a local businessman has purchased and expects to breathe new life into an historical home that once served as a parsonage for a church. (more…)

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Open Door Recovery Prayer Walk helps women with addictions

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS —Shedding as much weight as another whole person has inspired Wendy Armour to give back to the program that helped her accomplish her goal. “I lost 115 pounds. I know how it feels to be beaten down and depressed and down and out. God has delivered me from […]

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Lloyd Maines and Terri Hendrix will perform May 16 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 909 Ave. D in Marble Falls. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $10. Courtesy photo

Grammy winners return to Marble Falls for show at Trinity Episcopal

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Grammy-award winners Terri Hendrix and Lloyd Maines had so much fun playing show at Trinity Episcopal Church last year, the duo decided to return. They’ll be in concert May 16 at the church, 909 Ave. D. Doors open at 5:30 with the show starting at 6 p.m. Admission […]

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Church’s free health fair offers info, lifesaving screenings

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BUCHANAN DAM — When organizers last year promoted on KBEY 103.9 FM Radio Picayune the first free health fair at Highland Lakes United Methodist Church, one woman was definitely listening. She heard special events coordinator Bonnie Wallace mention one of the screenings that would be taking place. The woman had a spot […]

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Buchanan Dam church putting on toe-tapping gospel music festival

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BUCHANAN DAM — With several acres of blooming wildflowers surrounding their church, Genesis Lutheran Church members decided not to “hide it under a bush” but let it and their love for the community shine. And to do it, the congregation is inviting everybody out to the Genesis Lutheran Music Festival […]

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Independent contractor Rick Willis installs ceiling tile in the new parish hall at Trinity Episcopal Church, 909 Ave. D in Marble Falls. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Trinity Episcopal’s new parish hall expanding the church’s outreach

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — When members of Trinity Episcopal Church decided to build a new parish hall, they saw it as another opportunity to build stronger relationships, according to the Rev. David Sugeno. (more…)

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Father Jairo Lopez was one of the hands that created this magnificent mosaic that hangs behind the altar in the new sanctuary of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Marble Falls. The church is holding a special vespers 6:30 p.m. May 2 in the new building for the congregation and community. At 3 p.m. May 3, the Bishop of the Diocese of Austin will anoint the altar and celebrate the dedication of the new sanctuary. After the anointment, the church will host a celebration with music and other activities. Everybody is invited to both events. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Bishop anointing new altar at St. John’s sanctuary dedication

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — With a growing congregation, the May 3 dedication of the new St. John the Evangelist Parish Hall comes not a moment too soon. (more…)

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Easter egg hunts, church services in the Highland Lakes

Easter egg hunts, church services in the Highland Lakes

FROM STAFF REPORTS GRANITE SHOALS — Easter eggs are rolling into a park near you. And if you’re a grandparent, a parent or anyone else with a gaggle of kids roaming about the house, you have several local egg hunts from which to choose. (more…)

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IF YOU GO
WHAT: The Easter Journey
WHEN: 7-9 p.m. April 3 and 7:30-10:30 a.m. April 5
WHERE: First Baptist Church, 108 S. Vanderveer St. in Burnet
ADMISSION: Free
FOR MORE: Go to www.fbcburnet.org

Easter Journey to re-create Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Each Christmas, people from across the Highland Lakes and beyond make a trip to Burnet for the re-creation of Jesus’ birth during Main Street Bethlehem. This year, First Baptist Church of Burnet is hoping folks will return — but for Easter. (more…)

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Vigil set for March 29 after burned cross found at Burnet area church

Vigil set for March 29 after burned cross found at Burnet area church

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Area pastors have organized a prayer vigil March 29 after an incident involving a charred cross found at the entryway of the Smoking for Jesus Ministry church, a rural Burnet County church with a predominately black congregation. (more…)

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World Day of Prayer

Burnet church hosting World Day of Prayer event for global peace

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — The unrest around the world has prompted members of the Burnet Presbyterian Church to invite the community to a local World Day of Prayer event March 6. (more…)

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St. Frederick Baptist Church earns Texas historical marker

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — The Rev. George Perry is a man who uses words to share God’s message. But he struggled to find the right ones to describe how he felt after learning the St. Frederick Baptist Church congregation earned a Texas historical marker. (more…)

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Officials with Our Father's House have launched a shelter project by opening their first house on the grounds of Mustard Seed Ministries in Marble Falls. Monetary and material donations, construction volunteers and collabortions with area churches top their Christmas list to grow the program. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls ministry plants seed for homeless shelter, needs help

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — The spiritual leaders of Mustard Seed Ministries concentrate their efforts on doing God’s work and following Biblical tenets. (more…)

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Christmas stroll in Llano teaches true meaning of season

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE STAFF LLANO — There was a time when folks would stroll along city blocks and streets to enjoy Christmas decorations and caroling. But in today’s world, which often focuses on getting from one spot to the next as quickly as possible, it’s tough to enjoy something as simple as a Christmas […]

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Marble Falls church tells oldest Christmas story with new twist

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Sometimes it takes a story being told from an entirely new perspective to remind us of the meaning. Take, for instance, the story of the Nativity. You know the one: about a stable in Bethlehem where a young lady named Mary gave birth to a baby she […]

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Operation Christmas Child boxing up holiday spirit

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — It’s a small red shoebox. Inside are a few toys, some toiletries, school supplies and a sweet treat or two. If most American children found it under the Christmas tree they might brush past it on the way to a larger present. But for thousands of children […]

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Tow First Baptist Church celebrating 160th anniversary

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF TOW — As the country — and then state — of Texas was formed, early settlers on the Colorado River began holding worship services. Some records say that could have started as early as the 1830s. One family record from the time says worship services were held in the 1840s. (more…)

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Jonathon Wilson (left) and Matt Netzer moved to Marble Falls in May from Oklahoma City to launch a new church and indoor playground facility. RockPile Church and the playground Well Played could launch later this year. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Marble Falls newcomers have vision for church, indoor playground

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Newcomers to Marble Falls often have a story about how and why they come to call the town home. Many are familiar with the city from previous visits or driving through on a trip before deciding to return for good. (more…)

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Highland Lakes United Methodist Church is set to pour concrete for the foundation of a new fellowship hall building this month. Construction is planned to last through December and will give the growing church room for more church and community groups. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Highland Lakes United Methodist expanding on members’ prayers

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BUCHANAN DAM — A new fellowship hall at Highland Lakes United Methodist Church won’t just be built on a foundation of concrete and steel. (more…)

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Captain Rex bringing Christian message and adventure to Abundant Heart Ministries

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR GRANITE SHOALS — It’s time to weigh anchor and get the main sail ready as Captain Rex’s Treasure Adventures sets sail for Abundant Heart Ministries for a three-day port of call. And it’s a regular kids’ crusade. Captain Rex, a TV personality known for his upbeat Christian message for kids, […]

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Smoking for Jesus celebrates God’s deliverance from New Orleans to Highland Lakes

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR HOOVER’S VALLEY — Very few people would consider the uprooting of their lives from a place they knew and loved to settling in an unfamiliar location a reason to celebrate. But members of the Smoking for Jesus Ministry plan on doing just that as they begin their 10th year as […]

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First Baptist Church of Granite Shoals holding renewal week

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR GRANITE SHOALS — The Rev. Randy Taylor of First Baptist Church of Granite Shoals loves Sunday services. But he also knows you sometimes have to change things up a bit to rekindle that fire for God’s grace. That’s exactly what he and his church are doing Aug. 17-20, when they […]

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