Memoirs of the Church for September 24

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Wichita Falls First Baptist Church: We invite you to join us at one 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. 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, 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! Sermon Series Sept. 18-Oct. 23: “THE GAMES PEOPLE PLAY.” WEDNESDAY EVENING WORSHIP: 5:30 p.m. Brown Bag Fellowship, 6:00 p.m. “The Neighborhood” Worship Service. Discussion Series: “SOLOMON” Please plan to get together 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 etc. !!

First Presbyterian Church, 3601 Taft Blvd. : At 10:30 a.m. this Sunday, September 25, the Reverend Michael Hansen, Senior Pastor of the Church, will preach. His message will pick up on the series of sermons on “Living Good News.” His sermon this Sunday is titled “Come and Know” and is based on Acts 17:16-34. The Church’s student ministry will enjoy “Mini Golf” at The Family Fun Zone on Saturday, September 24 at 3:00 p.m. can RSVP on the Church’s website,, under “Events,” or contact Reverend Michael Morris. The Kids Ministry JAM, also known as Joy And Music, takes place every Wednesday. The event begins with the bells, continues with a Bible study and ends with a children’s choir. The group will meet in the children’s music room. The youth group will meet on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This Wednesday, the group will learn “prayer”. All parents are invited to a 10-part “Birds and Bees” series that is designed to give parents the tools and confidence to raise educated, self-reliant children. The first meeting of the group will take place on September 29 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. You can RSVP on the Church’s website. Christian Education is available for all ages every Sunday morning at Church between 9:30 and 10:15. .Anyone who needs prayer or pastoral care is invited 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

Floral Heights United Methodist Church, 2214 10th Street: Sunday, Sept. 25 – 16th Sunday after Pentecost, 7:45 a.m. – Breakfast @ the Heights, 9:00 a.m. – Sunday School, 10:10 a.m. – Worship in the Sanctuary and Facebook Live, 5:00 p.m. – Animal Blessing @ Lucy Park Lucy Land Pavilion, 6:00 p.m. – Youth. Tuesday, September 27, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Community lunches. Wednesday, September 28, 9:00 a.m. – Bible study, 5:15 p.m. – Little Blessings choir, 6:00 p.m. – Chancel choir rehearsal. Thursday, September 29, 6:30 a.m. – Bible study for men, 9:30 a.m. – Bible study for women, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Community lunches.

Gilbert Memorial CME, 713 Redwood Avenue: A barbecue dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 24 at the Gilbert Memorial CME 713 Redwood Avenue Wichita Falls, Texas 76301. Tickets are $12. The meal consists of barbecue chicken. sausage, baked beans, potato salad and dessert. We will deliver within the city limits. Tickets can be purchased from members, at the door, accept cash, cash app, debit/credit and Givelify. For more information call 940-500-4845 or Pastor Black at 817-209-2733

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: Join us at 1701 Enterprise Street, near Sheppard AFB. At 10 a.m. every Sunday, we meet to Sunday worship, followed by a time of fellowship and Christian education classes. We offer daycare. Visit our brand new website and see who we are: our beliefs, our activities, our past and our dreams for the future.

New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1420 Borton Lane: New Jerusalem offers meals for the locked down, food distribution through the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank 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. Matthew Baptist Church: The church will have a 101st anniversary celebration at 11 a.m. on Sunday, September 25. Our keynote speaker will be Jeremiah Reese and at 3:30 p.m. the guest speaker will be Dr. Bishop, Roosevelt Vinson. The community and the city are welcome to come celebrate with us.

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. (in front of Memorial Stadium): all are welcome! Worship with us Sunday morning September 25: Sunday school for all ages starts at 9:00 a.m. morning worship at 10:00 am live on FB Pastor Jacob Fields’ sermon is: “Who/What are you listening to? based on Luke 16:19-31. Monday Night Pastor Bible Study meets September 26, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. Join us for Messy Church, a family ministry, every 2n/a Sunday of the month 4-5:30 p.m. Family fun, games, food, Bible teaching and ministry for all ages. The next session is October 9, “cool science.” Come with the family! 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 on October 9. Please bring photo 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

Jerry B. Hatch