Wichita Falls Area Church Events for August 13


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Wichita Falls First Baptist Church: Christian musician Steven Curtis Chapman will perform at the First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls, downtown campus, at 6 p.m. on August 28. The concert will take place at 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 mixed worship with choir, worship team and orchestra on Sundays at 8:15 a.m. Contemporary worship is offered at 9:45 and 11 a.m. West Campus, 4317 Barnett Road, offers contemporary services. at 9:45 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. every 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.

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! Bring your family and friends! SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP: 8:40 a.m. (Chapel) and 10:45 a.m. (Sanctuary) or view the service on our website or YouTube anytime! August 14-September 11: “TEACH US TO PRAY – The Lord’s Prayer.” WEDNESDAY EVENING WORSHIP: 5:30 p.m. Brown Bag Fellowship, 6:00 p.m. “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 every service to all who believe in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Saviour. PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE DETAILS REGARDING WORSHIP AND FAMILY ACTIVITIES. www.firstchristianwf.com

First Presbyterian Church, 3601 Taft Blvd. : At 10:30 a.m. this Sunday, August 14, the Reverend 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 on Romans 15:1-7. “Launch & Lunch” will take place after worship on Sunday, August 14 in Fellowship Hall. The event will highlight ways you can “get started” in greater involvement in the Church. Information will be available on Sunday School and ministry opportunities for all ages. Burgers, hot dogs, beans, 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 internship will be held August 19 at 5:00 p.m. to August 20 at 10:30 a.m. RSVP with Rev. Michael Morris. TLC will be hosting a “Meet the Teacher” for the upcoming year on August 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the Learning Center. Anyone in need of prayer or pastoral care is encouraged 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 10e rue: Sunday August 14 – 9th Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m. – Sunday School, 10:10 a.m. – Worship with blessing of backpacks! in the Sanctuary and Facebook Live, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. – Back to School Splash @ Fain Pool. Tuesday, August 16, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Community breakfasts. Wednesday, August 17, 9:00 a.m. – Bible Study, 5:15 p.m. – Little Blessings Choir, 6:00 p.m. – Choir Rehearsal. Thursday, August 18, 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. Friday, August 19, 9 a.m. – Trip to OKC Art Museum and lunch.

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church: Sunday school from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Morning worship will begin at 10 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 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: Check out our 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.

Trinity United Methodist Church: 5800 SW Pkwy. (across from Memorial Stadium): Worship With Us Sunday morning August 7: All Ages Sunday School at 9:00 a.m., Morning Worship at 10:00 a.m. streamed live on FB facebook.com/trinitywf/. Pastor Jacob Fields preaches from the Bible study “Wesleyan Roots: What Makes United Methodism Distinct” – “More than a memory – Meeting God at the table.” “Wesleyan Roots” Monday evening Bible study, 7-8 p.m. each week, led by Pastor Fields. Come as a family, join us for Messy Church, a family ministry, each 2sd, and 4e Sunday of the month 4:00-6:00 p.m. Lots of family fun, games, food, Bible teaching and ministry for all ages. The next session is August 14, “Noah’s ark.” The Trinity UMC pantry is available on the 3rd Monday of each month from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Next drive-thru August 15. Please bring ID and proof of residency. Call 940-692-9995 for more information.

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.


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