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First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls: A Love & Respect Marriage event will be March 5 with author Emerson Eggerichs. He and his wife Sarah will talk about various topics about marriage. The event will begin at 4:15 pm at the downtown worship center. Tickets cost $20 per person or $35 per couple. Childcare is available for $5 per child with event registration. Register online here: fbcwf.org/loveandrespect Or at event centers on any campus.
We invite you to join us in any of our services. The Downtown campus, 1200 Ninth Street, will host their co-ed worship with choir, honors group and orchestra on Sundays at 8:15am Contemporary worship is offered at both 9:45am and 11am The West Campus, 4317 Barnett Road, has contemporary music Services at 9:45 and 11:00 every Sunday. Sheppard’s Church, 2101 Puckett, will offer concurrent services at 9:45am and 11am Life groups are available every Sunday for all ages. Sunday morning services are broadcast live on CFNT, channel 10 cable or air on 1/20 or 1/24 every Sunday at 8:15am and 11am. Services are also streamed on our website and Facebook page .
First Christian Church, 3701 Taft Boulevard, 940-692-2282, www.firstchristianwf.com: COME CELEBRATE CHRIST WITH THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH! Bring your family and friends! THE JUDGES Worship Series concludes on Sunday, February 19. Come find out why the story of the vengeful Samson belongs in the Bible. SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP: 8:40am (Chapel) and 10:45am (Sanctuary) or watch the service on our website (www.firstchristianwf.com) or YouTube anytime! ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE, WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22, 2023, 6:00 PM, Sala della Confraternita BEGIN the season of LENT with this powerful service featuring the invitation to observe HOLY LENT, the laying of ashes, the sharing of communion, and a music special. PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR FURTHER DETAILS REGARDING WORSHIP AND FAMILY ACTIVITIES, etc!! www.firstchristianwf.com
First Presbyterian Church, 3601 Taft Blvd.: At 10:30 am Sunday morning, February 19, the Rev. Michael Hansen, senior pastor of the Church, will be preaching. His sermon continues the series of winter sermons on the Disciplines for the Christian Life. It is titled “Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life: Service” and is based on 1 Peter 4:10 (p. 1016 in pew Bible).
“Rise Against Hunger” will be held on Sunday, February 26, in the Fellowship Hall, from 2-4pm. The event offers groups a fun and educational way to literally lend a helping hand to hungry people around the world. Families are welcome.
The Church is participating in AWAKEN Wichita Falls, a citywide prayer and fasting movement focused on uniting the body of Christ locally to strategically pray and bless Wichita Falls, one person at a time. Several churches in Wichita Falls came together for a month to pray and bless our city and all the places where we live, work and play. You can participate by collecting the AWAKENING folder and the daily devotional guide in the Atrium or in the Narthex.
Christian Education is available to all ages every Sunday morning at the church between 9.30am and 10.15am.
All those in need of prayer or pastoral care are invited to apply to the Church office.
Iowa Park First United Methodist Church, 201 E. Bank: Come and pray with us on Sundays at 9:00. Social distancing and safety measures are respected. We do not currently have any scholarships or Sunday School events yet.
First United Methodist Church of Wichita Falls909 10th Street: Worship Sundays at 10:30 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 February 12 – 6th Sunday after Epiphany – Scout Sunday, 7:45am – Breakfast @ the Heights, 9am – Sunday School, 10:10am – Worship in the Shrine & Facebook Live, 6pm – Bible study for adults. Tuesday 14 February, 11:30 – 12:30 – Community lunches. Wednesday 15 February, 9:00 – Biblical study, 18:00 – Rehearsal of the choral choir. Thursday, February 16, 6:30am – Men’s Bible Study, 9:30am – Women’s Bible Study, 9:30am – Prayer Shawl Ministry, 11:30am – 12:30pm – Community Lunches.
Gilbert Memorial CME Church, 713 Redwood Avenue, Phone: 940-500-4548, Rev. Tammy Black, pastor, Rev. Vincent Black, minister: Come worship with us. Sunday School starts at 10:00 and Morning Worship at 11:00. Social distancing and safety precautions are observed. If you are unable to attend in person, services are available by phone: 346-248-7799. Meeting ID: 863-2539-6006# Zoom: 863-2539-6006. First and Third Bible Study Wednesdays at 7:00pm via phone and Zoom (use numbers listed).
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church: All members are requested to use the Harding Street entrance and wear a face mask. If you are unable to 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 to tithes by offering and receiving the Lord’s Supper. Sunday afternoon on Facebook, Pastor Castle will have Pulpit Echoes and a prayer. You can also use the Givelify app. If you have any questions, you can send an email to [email protected]
New Baptist Church in Jerusalem, 1420 Borton Lane: New Jerusalem offers inmate meals, food distribution through the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank mobile pantry, clothing, and health checkups on the fourth Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to noon. Please contact the Rev. Angus Thompson, pastor of the church, at 940-766-4022 with questions. For more information about vaccinations, contact Mary Ann Merriex at 940-322-5728.
Metropolitan Community Church of Wichita Falls, 1401 Travis (at 14th Street): As always, all are welcome. Come and see us on Sundays: 10:15 for study, 11:00 for worship services. . . late enough to go to sleep! Casual comfort at the finest dress embraced; area without negative rating. We mask up, check temperatures, sanitize inside and out, social distance and take care of the health of our neighbors. Ours is a safe and affirming environment. We are also affirming LGBTQ+. Children and young people welcome and included in the service. Nursery available. This is followed by networking and connections for lunch (Dutch treat). Via Travis 1401. 940-322-4100, [email protected], register online at