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First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls: Christian musician Steven Curtis Chapman will be performing at the First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls, downtown campus, 6 p.m. Aug. 28. The concert will be in the worship center. Tickets are available online at https://fbcwf.org/concert/.
We invite you to join us at any of our services. The Downtown campus, 1200 9th Street, will host their Blended Worship with Choir, Praise Team and Orchestra on Sundays at 8:15 a.m. Contemporary Worship is offered at both 9:45 and 11 a.m. The West Campus, 4317 Barnett Road, has Contemporary Services at 9:45 and 11:00 a.m. each Sunday. The Church at Sheppard, 2101 Puckett, will offer Contemporary Services at 9:45 and 11 a.m. Life Groups are available for every age each Sunday. Sunday morning services are broadcast live over CFNT, cable channel 10 or over the air on 20.1 or 24.1 each Sunday at 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. Services are also streamed over our website as well as our Facebook page.
First Christian Church, 3701 Taft Boulevard, 940-692-2282, www.firstchristianwf.com: PLEASE COME WORSHIP WITH US THIS WEEK! COME CELEBRATE CHRIST WITH FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH! Bring your Family & Friends! SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP: 8:40am (Chapel) and 10:45am (Sanctuary) or watch service on our website or YouTube anytime! August 14-Sept 11: “TEACH US TO PRAY-The Lord’s Prayer.” WEDNESDAY NIGHT WORSHIP: 5:30 Brown Bag Fellowship, 6:00pm “The Neighborhood” Worship Service. “SACRED PATHWAYS” Please plan to gather with us – WE WELCOME EVERYONE! OPEN COMMUNION: The Lord’s Supper or Communion is offered at everyWorship to all those who believe in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS REGARDING WORSHIP & FAMILY ACTIVITIES. www.firstchristianwf.com
First Presbyterian Church, 3601 Taft Blvd.: At 10:30 A.M. worship this Sunday, August 14, Rev. Michael Hansen, Senior Pastor of the Church, will preach. His sermon this Sunday is titled “Welcome One Another: A Series on Community” and is based upon Romans 15:1-7.“Launch & Lunch” will be held following worship on Sunday, August 14, in Fellowship Hall. The event will highlight ways you can “launch” into more involvement at the Church. Information will be available about Sunday School and ministry opportunities for all ages.Congregational Life will present a back to school cookout for Family Night Supper on August 17, at 6:00 P.M. in the Fellowship Hall. Hamburgers, hot dogs, beans, French fries as well as cobbler and ice cream will be served. The cost is $6.00 per person or $20.00 for a family of 4 or more.A student ministry lock-in will be held from August 19, at 5:00 P.M. to August 20, at 10:30 A.M. RSVP with Rev. Michael Morris.TLC will hold a “Meet the Teacher” for the coming year on August 22, at 5:30 P.M. at the Learning Center.All those in need of prayer or pastoral care are invited to contact the Church office.
First United Methodist Church of Iowa Park, 201 E. Bank: Come worship with us at 9 a.m. Sundays. Social distancing and safety precautions are observed. At this time we still are not having Fellowship or Sunday school events.
First United Methodist Church of Wichita Falls, 909 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, August 14 – 9th Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 am – Sunday School, 10:10 am – Worship with Blessing of the Backpacks! in the Sanctuary & Facebook Live, 12 – 2 pm – Back to School Splash @ Fain Pool. Tuesday, August 16, 11:30 – 1 pm – Community Lunches. Wednesday, August 17, 9:00 am – Bible Study, 5:15 pm – Little Blessings Choir, 6:00 pm – Chancel Choir rehearsal. Thursday, August 18, 6:30 am – Men’s Bible Study, 9:30 am – Women’s Bible Study, 11:30 – 1 pm – Community Lunches. Friday, August 19, 9 am – Trip to OKC Art Museum & Lunch.
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church: Sunday School 9-10 a.m. Morning worship will start at 10 a.m. All members are asked to use the Harding St. entrance and wear a face mask. If you can’t make the service the deacons will be available on the Bailey Street side of the church 30 minutes after service if you would like to contribute to the tithes, offering and receive the Lord’s Supper. Sunday afternoon on Facebook, Pastor Castle will have Pulpit Echoes and a prayer. You may also use the Givelify app. If you have any questions you may email firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Hope Presbyterian: Worship services in our new building at 1701 Enterprise. Our worship service time will begin at 10 a.m. Our services will continue to be available on our FB page for those locally and around the country that have joined over the past two years.
New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1420 Borton Lane: New Jerusalem offers meals for shut-ins, food distribution through the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank Mobile Pantry, clothing and health checks on the fourth Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to noon. Please contact the Rev. Angus Thompson, church pastor, at 940-766-4022 with questions. For more information about immunizations, contact Mary Ann Merriex at 940-322-5728.
St. Benedict Orthodox Church, 3808 Seymour Road: Check out our services, classes, and events on our website: www.SaintBenedictOrthodox.com. Contact our priest: FatherKavanaugh@gmail.com.
Trinity Presbyterian Church, 4403 Phillips: Trinity Presbyterian Church hosts in-person worship services at 11 a.m. on Sunday at 4403 Phillips. Social distancing remains in practice.
Trinity United Methodist Church: 5800 SW Pkwy. (across from Memorial Stadium): Worship with us Sunday morning August 7: Sunday School for all ages at 9:00 a.m., Morning Worship at 10:00 a.m. which is broadcast live on FB facebook.com/trinitywf/. Pastor Jacob Fields is preaching from the “Wesleyan Roots: What Makes United Methodism Distinct” Bible Study – “More than a Memory – Meeting God at the Table.” Monday evening Bible Study “Wesleyan Roots,” 7-8 p.m. each week, led by Pastor Fields. Come as a family, join us for Messy Church, a family ministry, each 2nd, and 4th Sunday of the month 4-6 p.m. Great family fun, games, food, Bible teaching, and ministry to all ages. Next session is August 14, “Noah’s Ark.” Trinity UMC Food Pantry is available on the 3rd Monday of each month from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Next drive-thru distribution is August 15. Please bring ID and proof of residence. Call 940-692-9995 for more information.
Wichita Falls Metropolitan Community Church, 1401 Travis (at 14th Street): As always, all are welcome. Visit us Sundays: 10:15 a.m. for study, 11 a.m. for adoration services . . . just late enough to get to sleep in! Casual comfort to finer dress embraced; no-negative-judgment zone. WE MASK UP, CHECK TEMPS, SANITIZE IN/OUT, SOCIAL DISTANCE, AND CARE FOR OUR NEIGHBOR’S HEALTH. Ours is a safe and affirming environment. We are also LGBTQ+ affirming. Children and youth welcome and included in service. Nursery available. Networking and lunch connections following (dutch treat). 1401 Travis Street. 940-322-4100, email@example.com, Join online at https://bit.ly/WFMCCWorship.