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 THE EASTER SEASON WITH THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH! Bring your family and friends!

  • April 17, EASTER SUNDAY
  • 7:00 a.m. SUNRISE SERVICE at the Jardin de la Croix/east parking lot
  • 8:40 a.m. EASTER SERVICE at the CHAPEL (South Entrance – Rue de l’Eglise)
  • 9:30 a.m. SUNDAY SCHOOL for all ages
  • 10:45 a.m. EASTER SERVICE at the SANCTUARY (north entrance – Kirk Street) and live stream on the website, www.firstchristianwf.com or Facebook & Youtube!

PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR DETAILS! WEDNESDAY EVENING WORSHIP: 5:30 p.m. Brown Bag Fellowship, 6:00 p.m. “The Neighborhood” Worship Service. Please plan to gather with us – US

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.

First Presbyterian Church, 3601 Taft Blvd. : The Church will celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 17. Reverend Michael Hansen, senior pastor, will preach. He will continue the series of sermons on the Gospel of Luke. His sermon is called “Remember and Believe” and is based on Luke 24:1-12.

After worship, the congregation is invited to gather for refreshments. An Easter egg hunt will be organized for the children.

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 with First UMC Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. in person or live on TV-KJBO and online at www.fumcwf.org/live.

Floral Heights United Methodist Church, 2214 10th Street: Sunday, April 17 – Easter Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – Sunday School and Children’s Egg Hunt @ 9:40 a.m., 10:10 a.m. – Easter Sunday Worship in the Sanctuary and Facebook Live. Monday April 18 OFFICES CLOSED. Tuesday, April 19 – 9:30 p.m. – Prayer Shawl Ministry, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Community lunches. Wednesday, April 20, 9:00 a.m. – Bible study, 5:15 p.m. – Little Blessings Choir, 5:00 p.m. – Youth, 6:00 p.m. – Chancel choir rehearsal. Thursday, April 21, 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 start at 9:00 a.m. The children’s Easter competition will start at 9:30 am. Morning worship will begin immediately after the performance. 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: On Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022, we will be holding our 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, April 17, Easter, sunrise service at 6:30 a.m., breakfast at 8:30 a.m., Easter service at 10:15 a.m., dust mite collection. Monday, April 18, adult catechism 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., Bible study 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21, Church Council at 5 p.m. Friday, April 22, calendar/newsletter deadline. Sunday, April 24, Bible study at 9:00 a.m., divine service at 10:15 a.m.

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.