Church information for April 20

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First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls: The church now offers six service times and locations each Sunday morning between our three campuses.

Our downtown campus, 1200 Ninth St., invites you to our Blended Service with choir and orchestra at 9:30 a.m. in our Worship Center or one of two Contemporary Services at 11 a.m. – full band in our Worship Center and Acoustic Worship in our 11 East service in our East Shrine.

Our West Campus location, 4317 Barnett Road, offers two contemporary services at 9:45 AM or 11:00 AM. Our church on the Sheppard campus, 2101 Puckett Road, is hosting a contemporary service Sunday morning at 11 a.m.

Family nights are back! Join us at the downtown campus, meal at 5:00 PM and classes at 6:30 PM; church @Sheppard meal at 5:15pm and classes at 6pm; and West Campus meal at 5:15 p.m. and classes at 6 p.m

LIFE groups are available for every age group. Special activities are organized throughout the year. More information is available at or by calling (940) 723-2764.

Sunday morning services are broadcast live every Sunday at 8:15 am on CFNT, cable channel 10 or over the air on 20.1 or 24.1 and the 11 am services are also streamed via our website and our Facebook page.

First Presbyterian Church, 3601 Taft Blvd.: During worship this Sunday morning, Mission Sunday at FPC, Pastor Vasily Dmitrievsky, formerly a pastor in Russia and currently national director of e3 Partners, will preach. His sermon is entitled, “Grow in the Kingdom of God,” and is based on Mark 4:26-29. Everyone is invited to stay for lunch and learn more from him about the e3 Partners ministry and how you can get involved.

Vacation Bible School starts on May 28. Volunteers are needed. The church’s partner, Interfaith Outreach, needs the following items for April: instant mashed potatoes, canned potatoes, and macaroni and cheese. Food donations can be dropped off at the church office door.

On Sundays Christian education is provided for all classes between 9:30 and 10:15 am. Anyone in need of prayer or pastoral care is invited to contact the church office.

First United Methodist Church of Wichita Falls909 10th Street: Worship Sundays at 10:30 a.m. at 909 10th Street or live on TV-KJBO and online at

Gilbert Memorial CME Church, 713 Redwood Avenue, phone: 940-500-4548: Come worship with us. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. Social distancing and safety measures are observed. If you are unable to attend in person, services can be reached by phone: 346-248-7799. Meeting ID: 863-2539-6006# Zoom: 863-2539-6006. Bible study first and third Wednesday at 7:00 PM via telephone and Zoom (use numbers listed).

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church: All members are asked to use the Harding Street entrance, face masks are optional. If you are unable to attend the service, the deacons will be available on the Bailey Street side of the church 30 minutes after the service if you would like to contribute to the tithes by offering and receiving the Lord’s Supper. Sunday afternoon, Pastor Castle will be hosting Pulpit Echoes and a prayer on Facebook. You can also use the Givelify app. If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

New Baptist Church in Jerusalem, 1420 Borton Lane: New Jerusalem offers lockdown meals, food distribution through the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank Mobile Pantry, clothing and health checks on the fourth Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon. If you have any questions, please contact Rev. Angus Thompson, church pastor, at 940-766-4022. For more information about vaccinations, contact Mary Ann Merriex at 940-322-5728.

St. Benedict’s Orthodox Church: Latin Mass – the extraordinary Mass in Gregorian chant. Every Saturday at 12:00 noon. Call us if you have any questions (940-692-3392).

Trinity United Methodist Church: 5800 Southwest Parkway, (across from Memorial Stadium): Everyone is welcome! Worship with us Sunday morning: Sunday school for all ages starts at 9am Morning worship in person at 10am or live on FB Trinity UMC Food Bank is available every third Monday of the month from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Please bring photo identification and proof of residence. Call 940-692-9995 for more information.

Wichita Falls Metropolitan Community Church, 1401 Travis (at 14th Street): As always, everyone is welcome. Join us Sunday: 10:15 am for study, 11:00 am for worship services. . . just late enough to sleep in! Casual comfort to finer clothing embraced; zone without negative judgment. We mask up, check temperatures, disinfect in and out, social distance and take care of the health of our neighbors. Our environment is safe and affirming. We also affirm LGBTQ+. Children and young people welcome and included in the service. Daycare available. Networking and lunch connections follow (Dutch treat). 1401 Travis Street. 940-322-4100, [email protected]. Join online at

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