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! COME CELEBRATE CHRIST WITH THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH! To bring

Family friends! July 3 “PRESIDENTS’ PRAYERS” 8:40 a.m. (Chapel) and 10:45 a.m. (Sanctuary). July 10-Sept 11: “THE LORD’S PRAYER” 8:40 a.m. (Chapel) and 10:45 a.m. (Sanctuary). PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR DETAILS REGARDING FAMILY ACTIVITIES etc.!

WEDNESDAY NIGHT WORSHIP: 5:30 p.m. Brown Bag Fellowship, 6:00 p.m. “The

Neighborhood Worship Service.” “HARD WORDS OF THE BIBLE.” 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.

First Presbyterian Church, 3601 Taft Blvd. : At 10:30 a.m. worship this Sunday, July 3, the Reverend Michael Hansen, Senior Pastor, will continue his series of sermons titled “One Another: A Series About Fellowship.” His sermon this Sunday is titled “A Series on Fellowship: Serve One Another” and is based on Galatians 5:13-15.

Reverend Hansen organized 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]

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

The church office will be closed on Monday, July 4, Independence Day.

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.

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. Benedict Orthodox Church, 3808 Seymour Road: Find out about our additional services, classes and events on our website: www.SaintBenedictOrthodox.com. Contact our priest: [email protected]

St. Matthew Baptist Church, 412 Dallas St., 940-766-0316: The church is hosting a back-to-school campaign to serve communities in our city and surrounding area with backpacks, school supplies, dress shoes, and more, as long as they last. Saturday July 30 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at St Matthew Baptist Church.

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.