Wichita Falls area churches announce services

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Beverly Drive United Methodist Church813 N. Beverly Dr.: Garage sale at Beverly Drive United Methodist Church, 813 N. Beverly Dr., May 7, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wichita Falls First Baptist Church: Wichita Falls First Baptist Church has changed some worship times for its campuses. We invite you to join us at any of our services.

The downtown campus, 1200 9th Street, will host their mixed worship with choir, worship team and orchestra on Sundays at 8:15 a.m. Contemporary worship is offered at 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m.

West Campus, 4317 Barnett Road, offers contemporary services at 9:45 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. each Sunday. Sheppard’s Church, 2101 Puckett, will offer contemporary services at 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Life groups are available for all ages every Sunday.

Sunday morning services are broadcast live on CFNT, cable channel 10 or live on 20.1 or 24.1 each Sunday at 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. The services are also streamed on our website as well as on our Facebook page.

The church is offering five new classes for Wednesday family home evenings for the winter/spring. Information about First Baptist Family Nights for all campuses at https://fbcwf.org/next-steps/family-night/.

First Christian Church, 3701 Taft Boulevard, 940-692-2282, www.firstchristianwf.com: PLEASE COME WORSHIP WITH US THIS WEEK! Bring your family and friends! SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP: WORSHIP in the Chapel takes place at 8:40 a.m. and again at 10:45 a.m. in the Sanctuary or live on our website, Facebook or youtube.com. New series of Sermons: “INFLUENCERS”. SUNDAY SCHOOL for all ages at 9.30am. WEDNESDAY NIGHT WORSHIP: 5:30 p.m. Brown Bag Fellowship, 6:00 p.m. “The

Neighborhood Worship Service”. New Series: “POST-RESURRECTION APPEARANCES”. Please plan to gather with us – WE WELCOME EVERYONE!

** OPEN COMMUNION: The Lord’s Supper or Communion is offered to each

Worship to all who believe in Jesus Christ as their Lord and

Saviour. HOLIDAY BIBLE SCHOOL: “FOOD TRUCK PARTY – ON A ROLL WITH GOD! July 11-14, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., for children ages 4 through full 5th grade.

REGISTRATION OPENS APRIL 25: www.firstchristianwf.com; subfamily

MINISTRIES, then SPECIAL EVENTS.

First Presbyterian Church, 3601 Taft Blvd. : At 10:30 a.m. worship this Sunday, May 8, the Reverend Michael Hansen, Senior Pastor, will preach on “The Right Decisions,” a new series of sermons. His sermon is titled “Right Decisions: Signs” and is based on Judges 6:36-40.

On Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to noon, you are invited to come together to learn, fellowship, and learn about membership in First Presbyterian Church. Reverend Hansen will be your host. Please RSVP by calling the Church office at (940) 767-2547.

On Sunday, May 15, during Sunday School time, breakfast will be served and Tara Scheurer Bready with Cru will speak. Tara grew up in our Church and is a vital staff member of this international Christian organization, whose mission is to fulfill the Great Commission by winning people to faith in Jesus Christ through the Holy Spirit. Tara will also be preaching at the 10:30 a.m. service that Sunday.

Family Night Supper’s Spring Party will be Wednesday, May 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Fellowship Hall. Tacos (build your own), fries, salsa, queso and dessert will be served. The cost is $6 per person or $20 for a family of 4 or more. We encourage you to make reservations by calling the Church office.

Anyone in need of prayer or pastoral care is invited to contact the Church office.

Sunday School for K-1, 2-3, and 4-5 is held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. each Sunday in the Hallelujah Hallway. The youth group in grades 6-12 meets from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Undercroft every Wednesday.

First United Methodist Church of Iowa Park, 201 E. Bank: Come worship with us at 9 a.m. on Sundays. Social distancing and security measures are respected. At this time, we still do not have any Fellowship or Sunday School events.

Wichita Falls First United Methodist Church909 10th Street: Worship Sundays at 10:30 a.m. at 909 10th Street or live on TV-KJBO and online at www.FUMCWF.org/LIVE.

Floral Heights United Methodist Church2214 10th Street: Saturday, April 30, youth camping trip in the Wichita Mountains.

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church: Sunday school will begin at 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Morning worship will begin at 10:00 a.m. All members are asked to use the Harding Street entrance and wear a face covering. If you cannot attend the service, deacons will be available on the Bailey Street side of the church 30 minutes after the service if you wish to contribute tithes, offer and receive the Lord’s Supper. Sunday afternoon on Facebook, Pastor Castle will have echoes from the pulpit and a prayer. You can also use the Givelify app. If you have any questions, you can email [email protected]

New Presbyterian Hope: Worship services in our new building at 1701 Enterprise. Our worship service will begin at 10:00 a.m.

Our services will continue to be available on our FB page for those who have joined locally and across the country in the past two years.

New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1420 Borton Lane: New Jerusalem offers meals for the locked down, food distribution through the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank’s mobile pantry, clothing and health checkups on the fourth Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon. Please contact Rev. Angus Thompson, pastor of the church, at 940-766-4022 with any questions. For more information on vaccinations, contact Mary Ann Merriex at 940-322-5728.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1417 11: Sunday May 8, Bible study at 9:00 a.m., morning prayer at 10:15 a.m., Rathgeber collection, appeal committee meeting. Thursday, May 12, Ladies Bible Study, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 14, Faith Mission Meal, 6 p.m. Sunday, May 15, Bible study at 9 a.m., divine service at 10:15 a.m., Mite collection.

Trinity Presbyterian Church, 4403 Phillips: Trinity Presbyterian Church holds in-person worship services at 11 a.m. Sundays at 4403 Phillips. Social distancing remains in practice.

Wichita Falls Metropolitan Community Church, 1401 Travis (at 14th Street): As always, all are welcome. Visit us on Sundays: 10:15 a.m. for study, 11 a.m. for worship services. . . just late enough to sleep! Relaxed comfort to an embraced finer dress; zone without negative judgment. WE MASKING, CHECK TEMPERATURE, SANITIZE IN/OUT, SOCIAL DISTANCE AND TAKE CARE OF OUR NEIGHBOURS’ HEALTH. Ours is a safe and nurturing environment. We are also LGBTQ+ affirming. Children and young people welcome and included in the service. Daycare available. Networking and lunch connections following (Dutch draft). 1401 Travis St. 940-322-4100, [email protected], Register online at https://bit.ly/WFMCCWorship.