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Welcome Bulls Family

We are happy to announce the addition of D.J. Bulls as Worship Minister at Glenwood Church of Christ. We have been blessed to have D.J. leading our worship over the past two months and are excited that he is officially on board. Please pray for D.J., Meghan, and Mackenzie as they join and lead our church.

COVID-19 Update

Join us as we gather this Sunday at 10 a.m. in-person or online at Spread the word and invite a friend!

We will continue to offer the virtual gatherings, and we want to urge those who are at risk, and any who feel it is best for their families, to stay home and join us online. We look forward to gathering soon with those who feel safe to join us (remember, we will be wearing masks and practicing social distance).

Glenwood Church of Christ Covid-19 Task Force members work collaboratively to keep all members and visitors safe from COVID while in the building or on the property. The task force members diligently monitor COVID-19 cases in Smith County, the East Texas Region, Texas and United States in order to make informed recommendations regarding COVID-19 to the Glenwood elders. Please note that scheduled events may be cancelled by the Glenwood elders if participants who will by attending the event have Covid-19, or are in quarantine from exposure to COVID-19.

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In Our Prayers

  • Cathy Sampson is still recovering from her surgery. Please pray that she can recover quickly enough to be able to drive soon.
  • Prayers for those traveling this summer. 
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Walker Baby Shower

Please plan to attend a baby shower for mommy-to-be, Jayme Walker. The shower will take place at Broadstreet Church of Christ annex (440 W Broad St, Mineola) this Sunday, August 1, at 2 p.m. The couple are registered at In lieu of cards, please consider gifting a book with an inscription on the front.

Back to School Celebration

Our annual Back to School Celebration will take place after the service on Sunday, August 15 in the gym. Meat will be provided and attendees are asked to bring a side or dessert. We hope you will join us for this special time of blessing and prayer as we share a meal and play some games. Please sign up in the foyer or contact Kathy Bailey (see Family News Email for contact info).

School Supply Drive

We are collecting school supplies again this year to benefit the students at Rice Elementary. Look for the big red containers in the Foyer and in front of the office. Click here for a list of items needed. This is an opportunity to show our neighborhood how much we care about families and children, and it’s a great way for families to work on a service project together. Cash donations will be accepted and can be brought to the church office. Donations are due September 1.

World Bible School

Through World Bible School, we have an incredible opportunity to share Jesus with others from the other side of the world, and as near as prisoners in the Texas Dept. of Corrections near Palestine, TX. If you’d like get involved as a study helper, contact Tootsie Hooper at (see Family News email for phone number) or sign up on the sheet outside the Worship Center. We’ll meet at Glenwood each Monday morning at 9 a.m. in Rooms 6 & 7.

Kingdom Kids

Click here to view the latest events and opportunities to volunteer in the Children’s Ministry! Specifically, we have a need for teachers of our Children’s Sunday Classes. Contact Joanna Neel for more details (see Family News email for phone number).

Here are some resources we hope you and your family will find helpful during this time.

STORIES FOR KIDS: Glenwood members read favorite children's books
Melodye and Andy Phillips read You Are Special by Max Lucado?
Gail Vannoy reads Is Anyone Out There? by Jeff White Kathy Bailey reads a favorite Bible story: Jesus Calms the Storm” style=

Bedtime Bible Stories with the Skit Guys: Every night, Tommy and Eddie will share a Bible story with you, make you laugh, and point you to the hope we find in Jesus. Find them on YouTube live at 7:30 p.m. or on demand at

WORSHIP: Songs, videos, artwork and more

Children’s Worship: Join the Albright family for a few Children’s Worship songs.

RightNow Media for Kids: Choose from more than 2,000 wholesome, educational, and entertaining videos in the RightNow Media library. Log on at, or to sign up, visit, or text RightNow Glenwood to 41411.

Annual PATH Summer Fan Drive

Please consider supporting PATH’s annual Summer Fan Drive in partnership with Home Depot. The fan drive provides hundreds of families in need with a box fan each year. By donating, you can help families reduce energy costs while still keeping the heat at bay. To donate, you can purchase fans in-store, or click here to make a monetary donation. 

Mobile Haircuts

Dapper haircut trailer will be parking in the Glenwood parking lot on the first Monday of each month. Appointments are required and fill up fast! To book, visit, or call Mandy Glasscock at (903) 316–7269.

Sunday Classes

We invite you to our classes for all age groups on Sundays at 9:00 a.m. The following are classes to choose from:

  • RISE – Gym
  • Conference Room class – Rooms 1 and 2
  • Young Professionals and College and Singles – Adult 3
  • In-betweens – Adult 6 and 7
  • Christian Virtues (New Class) – Gathering Room 

Parents, please note the following class options provided for younger children:

  • Nursery (infants–age 2): Available during class and worship
  • Cradle Roll Class: 9:00–9:45
  • 3-5 Year Old’s: 9:00–9:45 in the Orange room
  • Kinder–5th Grade: 9:00–9:45 in the room across from the Children’s Worship room
  • Children’s Worship (2nd and 3rd Grade): Children’s Worship room

Note: Children will be released from worship prior to the sermon. Parents must escort children to Children’s Worship and pick them up during the last song of the service. Please note that children will not be released to individuals other than parents/legal guardians or parent-appointed adults.

Click here to view the latest events and opportunities to volunteer in the Children’s Ministry!

Current Needs for Hiway 80’s Resource Center

Hiway 80’s Resource Center, Gateway to Hope, is currently in need of:

  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Bottled Water
  • Fingernail Clippers
  • Refillable Water Bottles    
  • Board Games, Outdoor Games, Books, Puzzles, Word Search Puzzles, Crossword Puzzles
  • Monetary Donations

In-person donations can be made at the Gateway to Hope donation facility (601 Valentine, Tyler 75702). They can also make special arrangements to pick up donations.

If you prefer to shop on line and send items via Amazon Smile, simply click here.

Current Needs for Triumph Village

Triumph Village is currently in need of 

  • Canned Food    
  • Milk
  • Eggs 
  • Meat
  • Board Games, Outdoor Games, Books, Puzzles, Word Search Puzzles, Crossword Puzzles
  • Monetary Donations

For more information, contact Barbara Gilbreath (903-245-4434).

Benevolence Center Update

The Benevolence Center is currently closed to the public, and as a result, the clothes pantry is closed. Because of this, the Benevolence Center is not accepting any donations at this time. Prepared bags of food are still being offered through the food pantry door each Wednesday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Karing Kitchen is also offering prepared meals through the door each Monday evening hosted by area churches.

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Carter BloodCare

Carter BloodCare has declared a CRITICAL blood shortage. Hospitals are relying on a robust blood supply so they can reopen for all patients. ALL TYPES are needed now. To stay up to date on the community’s blood supply, visit Make an appointment to #GIVEFORLIFE: call or text 800-366-2834, walk-ins welcome.

How Can We Help?

Hey folks! We’ve been working hard to compile a list of ways that we can be of help to each other and our community. It has been such a blessing to see some of the ways you all are encouraging each other and sharing helpful resources on social media. We can’t keep up with them all, but if you will give us a heads-up, we’ll be happy to share some of them via Glenwood channels.

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