News & Announcements

News & Announcements

January 28, 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.  It will be closed the week after Christmas.   Please check the Alvarado SDA Food Ministry Facebook page for the current weekly status.

Food Ministry Training

Food Ministry Volunteer Training, January 22, in the gym from 3:00 to 5:00 is for all current and potential volunteers. Join Us!

Literature to Share

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

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 January 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.

Bread Making Class

Those interested in participating in the Bread Making class at the Rasmussen’s home on January 29 should contact Art or Marsha. Space is limited!

Building Project Special Prayer

Next Sabbath following our service and just prior to Fellowship Dinner, we will have our congregational prayer on the property between the current church and the gym. We want to pray for God’s Guidance and Blessing over our new church building project. Please join us and invite those that have worshiped with us previously.

Prayer List

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

  • J. Barajas
  • Bradshaw Family
  • J. Bruce
  • A. Davis
  • L. Davis Family
  • N. Hance
  • George & Mattie Harvey
  • P. Leuck
  • L. Matthews
  • Mary Nell
  • E. Trusyuk
  • K. Vasek
  • J. Wardle
  • J. Weeks
  • D. Wilcox
  • Boyd Unit Family
  • 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: J. Barajas and Family




Wednesdays Prayer Meeting (7:00 PM)

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

January 29 Bread Making Class (2:00 PM)

February 2 Elders Meeting (7:00 PM Via Zoom)

February 4 Congregational Prayer for New Church / Fellowship Dinner