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Church of Christ Minister Gene Head 797-9890 912 N. Parker Rd., La Feria, Wednesday 6pm Bible Study, Sunday 9:30am Bible Study, 10:30am Service, 6pm Evening Service Los Domingos: 12:00 Medio Dia y 7:00pm Los Jueves: 7:00 pm Estudio De Biblia Faith Church of International Christian & MissionWorship Center ary Alliance Church Bishop Ronaldo Ortiz Pastor Oscar Loredo 956-797-1204 797-1739 116 W. Seventh St., La Feria 125 W. First St., La Feria,Tx Services Sunday (English) 9:30am Bilingual Ministry Sunday 10am Domingo (Espanol) 11am, Sunday School, 11am Worship, Miercoles 7pm Wednesday 7 pm Bible Study, Friday Interdenominational Worship 7 pm Prayer. Extreme Youth Sat. 6 pm Santa Rosa United First Baptist Church Methodist Church of Santa Rosa 408 Main Street (Hwy. 107/506) Pastor Harold Parker Santa Rosa, across from High 956-636-1603 School Sunday Coffee and 118 Jesus R. Cruz, Santa Rosa Sun- Fellowship 9:30 AM Worship10 AM day Services 9:30am Bible Study, (Communion ďŹ rst Sunday) 10:30am Morning Worship, Wednesday Prayer Service 7pm Wednesday Evening Worship. 9:00 AM Apostolic Faith Tabernacle Pastor: Carole Lahti Pastor Ramon Zarate (956) 279-3407 357-6384 Casa de Esperanza 621 South Main, La Feria Apostolic Church Sunday School 10am Sunday Worship 4pm, Wed. 416 W. Spruce La Feria Evening 7:30pm. 965-639-4301 Bilingual Services All services are bilingual. Sunday at 1:00pm Daniel Martinez - Pastor Iglesia Oracion en Su Presencia St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Catholic Church Missionary Church,Inc. FR. Edouard Atangana, Pastors Frank & Janie Gonzalez 956-636-1211 797-0044 4th Street, La Feria,TX 101 San Antonio Ave., Santa Rosa Sunday 10am & 6pm, Saturday Mass 5pm Bilingual, Monday 7 pm Prayer Service, Sunday Mass 8am Spanish, Wednesday 7 pm, Friday 7 pm. 10am English. 1st United Methodist Church Pastor Harold Dailey, 797-1393 331 S. Main St., La Feria, Sunday School 10am, Traditional Worship Service 9am, Contemporary Service 11am, UM Youth 5pm.

First Baptist Church of La Feria Pastor: Samuel W. Thomas 797-1214 Magnolia & Main St., La Feria Wednesday 7pm Evening Bible Study & Prayer Service, Sunday 9:45am Sunday School, 11am Morning Worship Service, 6 pm Evening Worship Service.

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Fr. Gabriel I. Ezeh 797-2666, ofďŹ ce: 502 S. Canal church: 500 South Canal St., La Feria, Saturday Mass 5:30pm, Sunday Mass 8am Spanish, 10am English, 11:30pm English.

Hope in the Word Church Pastors Jose & Bertha Belmares 797-3621, 28354 S. Bixby Rd., La Feria Services Friday 6pm, Sunday 10am. All services are Bilingual, English & Spanish.

1st Presbyterian Church Loris-Elaine Lindberg CTL Minister 208 West Central Ave, La Feria,TX, 797-2280 Sunday Services 10 am Communion 1st Sunday

Primera Iglesia Bautista 956-797-1740 519 N. Main, La Feria Bilingual Services: Sunday 9:45am Sunday School, 10:45am Worship Service, 5:00pm WMU, 6:00 pm Evening Worship Service,

Cowboy Church 11235 Swift Ln. Santa Rosa, Tex. Service at 11:00am Sunday 6:30pm pm Monday 956-975-6144 www.westernoutreach.org

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St. Paul Lutheran Church Pastor Nathan Wendorf Sundays 8:00AM (Traditional) HC ďŹ rst, third & ďŹ fth 10:30AM (Contemporary) HC second, fourth & ďŹ fth (956) 423-3924 602 Morgan Blvd. Harlingen, TX 78550

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Christ In Our Midst Missionary Church St. Albans Pastor: Rev. Daniel Carrizalez Episcopal Church 956-200-4504 Reverend Scott Brown 1 mile N. of FM 506, La Feria 956-428-2305, Sunday School - 9:45 a.m., 1417 E. Austin, Harlingen,TX Sunday Worship - 11:00 a.m., Holy Communion 8am, Sunday School Wednesday Service - 7:00 p.m., 9:15, Holy Eucharist 10:30am. Monday Prayer - 7:00 p.m.

Iglesia Generacion En Conquista Pastor Samuel y Magda Cervantes, Phone (956) 536-2215 2803 W. Exp. 83 Suite A. La Feria Sunday Service 10am Bible Study, 11am Worship Service, 7pm Wednesday Family Service.

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NOTICE OF LOW RISK SEX OFFENDER IN COMMUNITY AVISO DE DELINCUENTE SEXUAL DE ALTO RIESGO EN LA COMUNICAD

Pursuant to Article 62.056 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure the La Feria Police Department is sending you notice that this high-risk sex offender has moved to the reported address listed below. For more information contact the verification agency listed below or access the sex offender web site at http://records.txdps.state.tx.us phone (512) 424-2800 or the La Feria Police Department (956) 797-3121.De acuerdo al Articulo 62.056 del Codigo Criminal del Departamento De Policia De La Feria le envia este aviso. En el domicilio anotado el delincuente sexual de alto riesgo ha establecido residencia. Para mas informatcion, comuniquese con la agencia de verificaciones o consulte la pagina Web http://records.txdps.state. tx.us o marque al telefono (512) 424-2800.

Risk Level: Low Name: Sanchez, Adan SID: 05490402 Sex: M Race: W DOB: 04-19-1962 Height: 5’ 01” Weight: 169 Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Alias Names: Dondi Address: 404 S. Illinois Circle City: La Feria State: TX Zip: 78559 Verification Agency: La Feria Police Department Registration Date: 11-01-2012 Date of Conviction: 11-20-01 Offense: Indecency w/ child sexual contact Crimen: Age of Victim: F-8 Sentence: 10 years Status: Probation

REQUEST FOR BIDS BID # 00-001-010 The City of La Feria will be accepting proposals until 2:00 pm, January 10, 2013 for

Fuel Service, Gas and Diesel Further information may be obtained at the offices of the City of La Feria, 115 East Commercial Avenue, La Feria, Texas. All proposals submitted will be reviewed by the La Feria City Commission. Proposals will be publicly opened on Wednesday, January 10th, at 2:00 p.m. The City of La Feria reserves the right to reject any or all bids and award the contract to the bidder which it considers having submitted the best and most advantageous bid and also has the right to hold all bids for a period of thirty (30) days without taking action thereon. Sunny K. Philip City Manager City of La Feria


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