Valley View Baptist Church, 1602 Alpine Road in Longview, will have a grand opening and re-dedication of the sanctuary at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. A dinner will follow the service. For information, call (903) 758-5133.

Shady Grove Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 7305 Blocker Road in Marshall, will have its annual family and friends day service at 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest speaker: The Rev. Clyde Bennett of Liberty Baptist Church in Marshall. For information, call (903) 923-9536.

Galilee Baptist Church, 415 Galilee Road in Hallsville, will have its youth revival nightly at 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. Guest speakers: The Rev. Donzel Hughs of St. Elizabeth Baptist Church in Grand Cane, Louisiana; The Rev. Earl Bonner of Abundant Life Ministries in Longview; The Rev. Kilton McCracken of Fredonia Baptist Church in Kilgore. Youth day service will be at 10:15 a.m.; youth explosion service at 6 p.m. April 14. Guest speaker: The Rev. Marcus Lockett of New St. Matthew Baptist Church in Whitehouse; evening program to honor Chris Mason, youth musician. For information, call (903) 445-3729.

Woodland Baptist Church, 6049 FM 3358 in Gilmer, will have a revival at 7 p.m. nightly Monday-Friday. Guest speakers: The Hamptons; Hugh Casey; Gideon Ajagbe. For information, call (903) 232-1600.

Red Oak Missionary Baptist Church, 2717 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Longview, will have its annual “Scholarship Sunday” service at 10:30 a.m. April 14. For information, call (903) 753-7390.

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 1919 Hut Horton Road in Hallsville, will have its annual cemetery day program at 11 a.m. April 14. For information, call (903) 668-2043 or (903) 235-6944.

Restoration Missionary Baptist Church, 2229 Mobberly Ave. in Longview, will celebrate The Rev. Harvel Davis’ third pastoral anniversary at 3 p.m. April 14. For information, call (903) 720-5858.

Holy Week/Easter services

First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Fredonia St. in Longview, will have its Palm Sunday “Easter Cantata” service at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. April 14. Performed by the Chancel Choir and Orchestra; narrated the Rev. Jay Jackson. For information, call (903) 753-4463.

First Christian Church, 720 N. Sixth St. in Longview, will have its Palm Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. and Taize Contemplative Service at 6 p.m. April 14. Maundy Thursday service will be at 6 p.m. April 18. Good Friday service will be at noon April 19. An Easter Sunday breakfast and egg hunt will be at 9:30 a.m. April 21, followed by 10:30 a.m. Easter worship service. For information, call (903) 753-7611.

First Baptist Church, 201 N. Central St. in Hallsville, will have its Palm Sunday service at 10:45 a.m. April 14; egg hunt at noon; Easter fellowship potluck dinner at 6 p.m. April 14. For information, call (903) 668-2294.

Alpine Presbyterian Church, 135 Hiett Lane in Longview, will have a community Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. April 20. Ages toddler-3, 4-6, 7-10. For information, call (903) 663-1368.

Red Oak Missionary Baptist Church, 2717 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Longview, will have its Easter Sunday sunrise service at 6 a.m.; morning service at 10:30 a.m. April 21. There will be no Sunday school. Guest speaker: The Rev. Richard Holloway of Pleasant Green Baptist Church in Longview. For information, call (903) 753-7390.

First Baptist Church, 201 N. Central St. in Hallsville, will have their community Easter Sunday early service at 7:30 a.m. at the Hallsville city park amphitheater (across from the church); resurrection service at 10:45 a.m. April 21. For information, call (903) 668-2294.

Easter services

The News-Journal would like to help spread the word about area churches’ upcoming Easter services/events. Send information about dates, times, and contact numbers to clerks@news-journal.com .

— Deadline for consideration for the Saturday Religion section is 5 p.m. Wednesday. Send notices by email to clerks@news-journal.com or fax Religion Events to (903) 757-3742.

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