News & Announcements

News & Announcements

September 30, 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.

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 is held in the Fellowship Hall, Wednesdays at 6:30 pm

Change in Meeting Times

Change in meeting times: Elders Meeting is the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM; Prayer Meeting is every Wednesday at 6:30 PM; and Board/Business Meeting is the second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 PM.

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.

Kathy Vasek Celebration of Life Service

It is with great sadness to share the passing away of our former church secretary and loving member Katherine Vasek. Celebration of Life services will be in October 14 at 4:00 PM in our church. Please keep her family in your prayers.

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.

Anyone willing to help with gym clean up after Food Ministry on Thursday evenings in preparation for our Spanish family to worship on Sabbath, please see Terry Spradlin or Terrie Bayless.

Maranatha Volunteers Need

Volunteers are still needed for the Maranatha visit October 16-30. Anyone interested in helping in any way is asked to see Lori Bowersox.

Ministry Sabbath on September 30, 2023

Next Sabbath (9/30) is a special sermon presentation by Rhett Schack on the literature program of Pocket Book Ministries. We will also be blessed with a special music program, and all followed by fellowship dinner.

Literature to Share

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

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.

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.

Prayer List

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

  • Agee Family
  • J. Alexander
  • H. Anderson
  • Bruce Family
  • A. Davis
  • P. Leuck
  • L. Lombard
  • E. Pacheco
  • E. Trusyuk
  • L. Trusyuk
  • Vargas Family
  • K. Vasek Family
  • J. Wardle
  • J. Weeks
  • Prison Ministry Members (James, Bryon, Bradley, Joshua, Justin, & Chaplin West)

Prayer Focus This Week: Preisner Family


Wednesdays Prayer Meeting (6:30 PM)

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

Thursday Evening Gym Clean Up (7:00 PM)

Tuesday, October 3 Elders Meeting (7:00 PM via Zoom)

Sabbath, October 7 Communion Service (No Fellowship Dinner)

Sabbath, October 14 Celebration of Life for Katherine Vasek (4:00 PM)