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First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls, First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls has changed some worship service times for their campuses. 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 9:30 and 11 a.m.
- The West Campus, 4317 Barnett Road, has Contemporary Services at 9:30 and 11 a.m. each Sunday. The Church at Sheppard, 2101 Puckett, will offer a Contemporary Service at 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.
Information on First Baptist Family Nights at all campuses at https://fbcwf.org/familynight
First Christian Church, 3701 Taft Boulevard, 940-692-2292, www.firstchristianwf.com; PLEASE COME WORSHIP WITH US THIS WEEK! SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP: “Community” is the name of our new Sunday sermon series. Sunday Schools are @ 9:30am. Worship @ 8:40 or 10:45; watch 10:45 service Livestream on Facebook or youtube.com. WEDNESDAY NIGHT WORSHIP: 5:30 Brown Bag Fellowship followed by Bible Study/Worship @ 6:00pm: “Keys for Living.” YOUNG AGES SCHOOL – time to register your child for preschool. Register at www.firstchristianwf.com and click on Young Ages School. WE HOPE TO SEE YOU SOON!
First Presbyterian Church, 3601 Taft Blvd.: On August 8, 2021, beginning at 4:00 P.M., in Fellowship Hall, Senior Pastor Michael Hansen will lead a teaching, discussion and workshop on ways to pray for your children. Children will join their parents in Fellowship Hall at 5:15 P.M. for a snack and closing.
On August 18, 2021, at 6:00 P.M., in Fellowship Hall, the Congregational Life Committee will present as its Family Night Supper a taco bar with chips, salsa and queso. Tres Leches cake will be served for dessert. Reservations can be made on the Church’s website or through the Church office. Admission is $6.00 per person or $20.00 for a family of 4.
Save the date: the annual Rally Day breakfast will be held on Sunday, August 29, 2021.
Sunday morning worship will continue by live stream and in-person worship in the Sanctuary at 10:30 A.M.
The Church’s COVID-19 protocols can be found on the Church’s website, myfirstpres.org.
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: The annual Wichita Falls ISD prayer walk, hosted by First United Methodist Church, will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8.
The walk is for all WFISD schools and participants are encouraged to walk at the WFISD campus of their choice during the moment of prayer.
The community is invited to gather at the school’s sign or near the main entrance and offer a prayer for students, their families, faculty, staff and administration.
A First United Methodist Church representative will be at each campus to help organize and get the event started. Anyone who feels led to pray is invited to do so.
“We hope that each campus and facility be covered in prayer at the start of this new and challenging school year,” First United Methodist Church said in a release.
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: In Person and Facebook Live.
Mount Pleasant will observe Youth Day, Sunday. The children will have service at 9:00 a.m. Parents, Grandparents and children are to attend the 9:00 a.m. service. The second service will be at 10:30 for general assembly. 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 [email protected]
New Harvest Church, 1401 Red Fox Road, Wichita Falls, TX, is hosting “The Message of the Gospel Conference” on Saturday, August 21, 2021, from 9am to 3pm and is sponsored by The Timothy Preacher’s Academy of Wichita Falls. Dr. George B. Davis is the conference speaker. The goal of the conference is to embolden men of God to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ clearly, passionately, and boldly at a time when there is a severe famine in the land of both preaching and hearing of the Word of God. The $25 tuition includes conference notes and lunch. COVID protocol will be maintained, and space is limited. Therefore, those desiring to attend should register NLT 4:00 pm on August 19 to guarantee a seat by calling (940) 716-0134.
New Hope Presbyterian: Worship is at 10:30 a.m. in a temporary location at 1801 TX 11 Loop, Wichita Falls. This is the former site of Christ United Presbyterian Church and we are being permitted to use the facilities until our building is completed. We will be able to social distance, and we will have masks available for any that wish to wear them inside. But we will once again be able to worship together. We do request that mask be worn if you haven’t been vaccinated. Our services will continue to be available on our FB page for those locally and around the country that have joined over the past year.
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 the immunizations, contact Mary Ann Merriex at 940-322-5728.
St. Benedict Orthodox Church, 3808 Seymour Road, Wichita Falls, TX, 76309. All are welcome to join us! Tridentine Mass: Sundays at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Vespers and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament with Gregorian Chant on Saturdays at 5 p.m. Check out our additional services, classes, and events on our website: www.SaintBenedictOrthodox.com. Contact our priest: [email protected]
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1417 11th: Sun., Aug. 8: SS/BC 9:00 AM, Divine Service 10:15 AM, Rathgeber Collection, Summer’s Last Splash Family Center 2 PM. Mon., Aug. 9: Adult Catechism 5 PM. Adult Bible Study 6-8 PM. Sun., Aug. 15: SS/BC 9:00 AM, Divine Service 10:15 AM, Mite Collection.
Trinity Presbyterian Church, 4403 Phillips: The church hosts in-person worship services at 11 a.m. Sundays. Social distancing remains in practice.
Wichita Falls Metropolitan Community Church, 1401 Travis (at 14th Street): The Metropolitan Community Church of Wichita Falls is open for in-person worship services each Sunday at 11 a.m. Join us at the corner of 14th and Travis for an uplifting worship service! Until further notice, masks are required and social distancing will be observed. Services will continue to be broadcast on Zoom and Facebook Live. For more information, go to our website wichitafallsmcc.org or call 940-322-4100. Our Food Pantry and Clothes Pantry are open immediately following the service. Join as we seek God’s comfort in these challenging times. EVERYONE is welcome!