Wichita Falls area churches announce services

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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 EVENING 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 at every service 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. – noon for children ages 4 through full 5th grade.


First Presbyterian Church, 3601 Taft Blvd. : At 10:30 a.m. this Sunday, May 29, the Reverend Michael Morris, associate pastor, will preach on “The Right Decisions,” an ongoing series of sermons. His sermon is titled “Right Decisions: Faith” and is based on 1 Kings 18:20-40.

Reverend Hansen hosts a men’s summer group for learning, connection, and spiritual growth. The group will read and discuss Justin Whitmel Early’s book The Common Rule: Habits of Purpose for an Age of Distraction. Reverend Hansen will lead the group, which will be held at Reverend Hansen’s home on Monday evenings in June and July from 7:30-9:00 p.m. Sign up by emailing Reverend Hansen at [email protected]

The Learning Center (TLC) is looking forward to classroom updates and facility safety improvements for the 2022 and 2023 school years. TLC will also be adding some new faces to its staff and serving new families. Summer at TLC begins in June and will be a mini-VBS style camp each week in June and July for children in grades 1-5. The Church’s music department will help organize a weekly celebration with families to wrap up camp each week in Fellowship Hall.

The Church’s youth program has many great summer activities planned for youth in grades 6-12. For more information, contact Reverend Michael Morris at the Church office.

The Church is currently seeking volunteers for the Vacation Bible School to be held August 1-4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. You can register on the Church’s website at myfirstpres.org/events or by calling the Church office.

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

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 Church, 2214 10th Street: Sunday, May 29 – 7th Sunday of Easter, 9:00 a.m. – Sunday School, 10:10 a.m. – Table service with potluck brunch in Fellowship Hall. Monday May 30 – OFFICE CLOSED. Tuesday, May 31, 9:30 p.m. – Prayer Shawl Ministry, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Community luncheons. Wednesday, June 1, 9:00 a.m. – Bible study, 5:30 p.m. – Movie night for children and young people (4th floor), 6:00 p.m. – Rehearsal of the Chancel choir. Thursday, June 2, 6:30 a.m. – Men’s Bible Study, 9:30 a.m. – Women’s Bible Study, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Community lunches.

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 mask. 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. Benedict Orthodox Church3808 Seymour Road: The Church is hosting a community yard sale on Saturday, June 4 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Find out about our additional services, classes and events on our website: www.SaintBenedictOrthodox.com. Contact our priest: [email protected]

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 HIDE MASKS, CHECK THE 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.