Young at Heart Calvary Baptist Church, located at 2710 S. Parkway, Anna, invites the community to join senior adults from the area for lunch and fellowship on the first Tuesday of each month at 11:00 a.m. The theme for Dec. 5 is Christmas. Themenu will be (potluck) tamales, veggies and deserts. The program will be White Elephant gift exchange. Bring something from home for the drawing.

The McKinney Senior Center Senior synchronized swim Team “The Mermaids” will perform three Christmas Show’s at the McKinney Senior Center Pool on Thursday Nov. 30 at 3 p.m.; Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 3 p.m.; Thursday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. Please arrive to the performance at 2:30. There is no charge. For more information, call the McKinney Senior Center at 972-547-7491 or the McKinney Senior Center pool at 972-547-7497.

The McKinney Rotary Club is hosting its “18th Annual Christmas Parade of Lights” will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9 in Historic Downtown McKinney. There is still time to sign up as a participant or sponsor. Please see details at

Free Dance/Exercise Class: Need to work out? Like music? Like to dance? The First Christian Church in Anna will be offering all three at a 10 a.m. Wednesday class. There is no charge at the adults only program at 201 Sherley St. in Anna. Wear athletic shoes and no experience is needed.

Anna American Legion Post 194 meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. The Legion meets at the Texas Star Bank at the corner of TX-5 and FM-455, and the Auxiliary meets the same time as the Anna United Methodist Church on 2nd Street. All veterans are welcome. For more information call post adjutant Jim Fleming at 972-924-8007 or

Young at Heart — Calvary Baptist Church, 2710 S. Parkway, Anna. Join area seniors for lunch and fellowship on the first Tuesday of each month at 11:00 a.m. Our theme for November 7 is Thanksgiving. Our program will be Funny Videos.

Join us at Westminster Baptist Church for Bible study, praise, worship and wonderful fellowship. Sunday school classes are available for all ages beginning at 10 a.m. with worship following at 11 a.m. A nursery is also available. If you have a need for transportation, call 903-821-0928 to make arrangements for our church van to pick you up. Westminster Baptist Church is located at 100 Public Road. We look forward to seeing you.

The Rotary Club of Melissa celebrates America on six holidays — Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Patriots Day, and Veterans Day — by displaying American flags throughout the city. The Rotary Club makes this possible through a Flag Lease Program placing flags in Melissa at homes or businesses. A one-year flag lease for your location is $50 and may be obtained using the club’s website or through any Melissa Rotary Club member. For information, and to purchase your lease, go to or call 972-850-6765. The Melissa Rotary Club meets every Thursday at 7:30 a.m. at the Melissa ISD Administration Building, 1904 Cooper St. (CR 545). Everyone is welcome.

The Calvary Baptist Church Food Pantry is open the third Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The food pantry is located in the church building at 2710 S. Powell Parkway.

The Anna Area Historical Preservation Society (AAHPS) AAHPS is looking for new members. We meet the last Thursday of each month at the First Christian Church of Anna at 1:30 p.m. Come visit with us and see if you are interested in any of our current projects. We need stories about early businesses, growing up in Anna or on the surrounding farms. For additional information contact Betty at 972-424-7838.

Melissa Christian Church invites you to join for its 10:45 a.m. worship service. The Sunday school class meets at 10 a.m. The Crafty Ladies meet at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays. Melissa Christian Church is located at 1708 W. Harrison in downtown Melissa approximately two blocks east of Hwy 5. Our phone number is 972-837-4410 and our email is

Calvary Baptist Church of Anna, located at 2710 S. Powell Pkwy., has recently formed a local Women on Mission organization that will meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 10:00 a.m. in the church fellowship room. Women on Mission is part of Woman’s Missionary Union, that is an auxiliary of the Southern Baptist Convention with the purpose of giving every person the opportunity to hear and respond to the gospel. The group includes women members of Calvary Baptist Church but any woman can be a member. If you cannot attend the scheduled meeting, you can still be on mission. Please know that you are invited to visit or join at the next meeting.

Glory Rider Cowboy Church is holding worship service every Sunday beginning at 11 a.m. The church is located at 3632 CR 417 in Anna. Service is come-as-you-are. Pastor Rocky Crigler invites everyone to kick back, relax and enjoy good country music and simple sermons from God’s word.

Anna United Methodist Church invites you to be part of a spirit-filled worship service every Sunday morning. Activities start at 9:30 a.m. with coffee and fellowship, Sunday school at 10 a.m. and Worship at 11 a.m. We are located at 200 E 2nd St. in downtown Anna.

North Texas Fellowship Church worships Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. with Bible Studies beginning at 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. on most Wednesdays, as well as a Spanish service on Sundays starting at noon (tenemos servicio en espanol Los Domingos de 12:00 a 1:00). We are a nondenominational church of people with a past building a family for the future. We currently meet at 804 S Central Highway (just off FM-455/White) and will soon be growing into our new home under the guidance of Pastor Larry Norrell. For more information on joining our family, please give us a call at 972-821-1267, email us at, visit us at or just drop by Sunday morning.

Providence Baptist Church is sharing some good news. Come and hear Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., Sunday Services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Wednesday Evening Services at 7 p.m. The church is currently meeting at 817 S. Interurban St. in Anna near Mudpies & Lullabies Children’s Learning Center. For more information go to or call 972-922-9595.

Calvary men’s Bible study and breakfast is held the second Saturday of each month at 8 a.m. All men in the community are invited to join us for this time of fellowship and inspiration. Calvary Baptist Church is located at 2710 S. Powell Parkway (Hwy. 5) in Anna.