News & Announcements

News & Announcements

March 25, 2023

Worship Services:

Physical Sabbath School (Adult & Children’s) & Worship Service:

  • Sabbath School Song Service at 9:15 AM
  • Sabbath School Program from 9:30 – 9:50 AM
  • Lesson Study from 9:50 AM to 10:40 AM
  • Worship Song Service at 10:45 AM
  • Worship Service from 11:00 AM to Noon
  • Prayer Requests & Praises are after Live Stream is ended.

 The Fellowship Hall is still reserved for those wishing to attend and have higher safety protocols by social distancing and wearing masks.    

Online Sabbath School, Worship Service, & Children’s Story are still available at the Alvarado SDA Church Facebook Page.  Children’s Story is pre-recorded.  Adult Sabbath School may be pre-recorded or live Sabbath morning.   (See the Facebook page for details.)   Worship Service will be limited to the Sermon, so may have a a flexible start time.   However, all services are archived in the Video section of the Facebook page for viewing at your convenience.  Closed Captioning is auto-generated.  If we have time, we also edit it.

Prayer Meeting

Prayer Meeting will be held in the Fellowship Hall on select dates.  Watch calendar.  Elder Dale Wolfe is leading out with this study on the Gospel of John.

Fellowship Dinner

We are having Fellowship Dinner the first, third, and fifth Sabbath of each month. And following Fellowship Dinner the first and third Sabbath there will be an opportunity to distribute literature in the community. Join us for fellowship and stewardship!

Anyone interested in handing out literature to the community following dinner, see Don or Lori Bowersox.

Food Ministry

The Alvarado SDA Food Ministry is currently still being held.   Please check the Alvarado SDA Food Ministry Facebook page for the current weekly status.

Literature to Share

Literature! If you have literature and materials in the back area, or want to hand out literature, please see Bonnie Mattheus.

Great News Bible School needs new leader.

New Leader/Administrator is needed for our Great News Bible School. For more information see Terry Spradlin or contact Terrie Bayless.

Our Sympathies to the Davis Family

Remember the Lee Davis family for their loss of our long-time friend and church member.

Keene Cemetery Constituents

To All Constituents of the Keene Cemetery: The annual Constituency Meeting of the Keene Cemetery will be April 2, 2023, at 7:00 PM in the Keene Cemetery Chapel. All constituents are urged to attend. (Anyone who owns property or has family buried in the cemetery is a constituent.)

Special Music:

Special Music is a just that – “special”! if you have a gift/talent in music that you would like to share with your church family or know of someone who we could ask to bring their music ministry to us, please contact Lori Bowersox.

Church Notifications

Anyone wishing to receive text messages (instead of or as well as emails) of church notifications, please text your name and number to T. Bayless.

Please note that we will be voting on the Church Budget for 2022 via email prior to the January 2022 Church Business Meeting.

Budget Update

Our Budget is $8030. The New Building Monthly Goal is $4000. Thank you for your generous support!

Online Giving

Online Giving is now enabled via Adventist Giving.    You may continue to use Online Giving or you may return your tithes/offerings at the physical service.  Thank you for your continued support.

Ukraine Giving:

If you wish to support the Ukraine relief efforts, there are two known valid entities: ADRA ( and Build and Restore International ( The need is great, the need is urgent!

Adventist Women’s Group

The Adventist Women’s Group is meeting @ 11:30 a.m. on the 3rd Tuesdays  of the month for Lunch, either at Purple Turnip or  Pastafina in Cleburne.    Contact Lori Bowersox for more information.

Joint Church Campout

We have been invited to join the Cleburne Church on their next scheduled camping trip to Oak Navarro Mills March 31-April 2. If you are interested in going and would like to make reservations in their group, contact Lori Bowersox.

Burleson Church 50th Anniversary

Save the Date: All former members are invited to join in the celebration of the Burleson Adventist Church’s 50th Anniversary, April 21-22. For more information go to

Prayer List

The following people have requested prayer from the church.  First names have been omitted for privacy.

  • J. Barajas
  • Bradshaw Family
  • Bruce Family
  • A. Davis
  • Davis Family
  • N. Hance
  • M. Holt
  • P. Leuck
  • B. Taylor
  • E. Trusyuk
  • A. Vargas
  • K. Vasek
  • J. Wardle
  • J. Weeks
  • D. Wilcox
  • Prison Ministry Members
  • James (Boyd Ministry) and his mother
  • Bradley (Boyd Ministry)
  • B. Mitchel (Boyd Ministry) & family
  • J. Ruiz (Boyd Ministry) & family
  • R. Sherman (Boyd Ministry) and family
  • J. Castle (Boyd Ministry) and family
  • Chaplain West at Boyd Unit

Prayer Focus This Week: Castillo Family


Wednesdays Prayer Meeting (7:00 PM)

Thursdays Food Ministry (9:00 – 11:00 AM)

Sunday, March 26 Nominating Committee Meeting (9:00 AM)

Sunday, March 26 A Night at the Myerson with SWAU at 6:00 PM

Sabbath, April 1 Fellowship Dinner

April 2 Keene Cemetery Constituency Meeting in Chapel (7:00 PM)

Tuesday, April 11 Elders Meeting via Zoom (7:00 PM)

Thursday, April 13 Church Board Meeting (7:00 PM)