Callisburg United Methodist Church
Our church is located in Callisburg at 123 Oscar Cole Street. We have Sunday school at 10 a.m., church services at 11 a.m. each Sunday morning. Please come and join us. Our Pastor is Kathy Brown and she and the congregation will welcome you with open arms.
Sunday, March 24 – Palm Sunday
Friday, March 29 – Good Friday Service will be held at the church at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday March 30 – Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Callisburg Park at 2 p.m. Bring Easter Eggs to the church from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on that day. The church will take them to the park.
Sunday, March 31 – Easter Sunday Service
Wednesdays – KFC is held each Wednesday until May 1.
Pastor Kathy Brown can be reached at the church at 940-665-1985 or cell phone 1-940-300-1278.
Easter Egg Hunt
Following the 11 a.m. service this Sunday, March 24, there will be our annual Easter Egg Hunt. All children are invited to participate.
Upcoming Changes At CBC
Beginning Easter Sunday, March 31 Calvary Baptist will begin having two different morning worship services. The first one, a Traditional Service, will begin at 9 a.m. The second service will begin at 11 a.m. In this service you experience a more casual atmosphere with contemporary music and instruments. Bible study for all ages will be at 10 a.m. There will be a Children's Church during both worship services and also childcare will be provided for children 3 years of age and younger. Come join us for either or both of the services and see what you think. You will feel loved.
Opportunities For Service
9:45 a.m. Bible study
11 a.m. Morning Worship
11 a.m. Kids Church
5 p.m. Adult Choir Practice
6 p.m. Evening Worship
6 p.m. Kingdom Kids Class
Prayer Meeting 6 p.m.
Children & Youth programs
Men's Prayer Meeting 9 a.m.
Calvary Baptist is at 900 S. Wine Street.
Faith Lutheran Church
Faith Lutheran Church invites everyone to join our Palm Sunday worship service on Sunday morning. The traditional worship service will begin at 10:15 a.m. Sunday School for children and youth and Bible Study for the adults will begin at 9 a.m. For those who wish to arrive at 8:45 a.m., coffee and fellowship will be shared. A nursery will be provided.
In Faith’s church family, Margie Hershey and Joan Lee will celebrate their birthdays this week. We ask special blessings on them.
On Wednesday, March 27
• Ladies Morning Bible Study group will meet at 9:30 a.m. to continue a study of the book of 1 Corinthians.
• Faith Choir will practice at 5:15 p.m.
On Thursday, March 28, a Seder Meal will begin at 6 p.m. to be shared by members of Faith as a celebration of Maundy Thursday.
On Friday, March 29 a Good Friday Service will begin at 7 p.m.
The church number is 668-7147 and Pastor Sundbye’s home number is 612-5552. The Bible Verse for the week is from Psalm 86: 8: “Hear my prayer, O Lord; listen to my cry for mercy.”
First Baptist Church of Gainesville
There are many exciting things getting underway here at First Baptist Church and we invite you to join us!
"Stepping Up" — FBC Women's Brunch
Our Women's Ministry will bring spring in with a brunch for the ladies on Saturday, April 6 from 10 am to noon in our Fellowship Hall. There is no cost and you may make your reservations by contacting Sharon at 665-4347 before March 27 at 5 pm.
First Annual North Texas Beast Feast
For all the men and boys in our area we encourage you to put Monday, April 29 on your calendars now. This is the date of our first Beast Feast. This is a great time for men and boys who love hunting, fishing and other sports to get together for a great meal, enjoy exhibits and booths and hear an avid hunter, Dr. Paige Patterson speak. Tickets are available by calling the church office at 665-4347.
At 7 p.m. on Thursday evening March 28 we will observe Maundy Thursday in our sanctuary. This will be an intimate time of introspection and worship including the Lord's Supper.
2nd Annual National Day of Prayer Community Observance and Luncheon
At 11:30 a.m. on May 2 we will observe the second Annual National Day of Prayer with a community observance and luncheon.
First Christian Church
First Christian Church is located at 401 N. Dixon in Gainesville. Sunday School for all ages starts at 9 a.m., with worship at 10 a.m., where we celebrate the Lord’s Supper with an open communion table each Sunday. Sunday’s message by Rev. Mark Loewen is titled, “Two Sides to Everything.” The Scripture reading is Luke 19:28-40.
5:30 p.m. – Wednesday4Kids
5:30 p.m. – Youth Groups
5:45 p.m. – Handbell Practice
6 p.m. – Adult Bible Study (Ephesians)
7 p.m. – Chancel Choir Practice
If you have any questions about First Christian Church, please contact us at 940-665-2053; email email@example.com; or go to our website at www.fccgainesville.com
First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville
Welcome & Information
You are welcomed to visit or join the First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville under the direction of the Rev. John Hare at 401 S Denton at Church St.
Call at 665-5153 if you have questions or information & leave a message or email:firstname.lastname@example.org or visit at www.firstpresbyteriangainesville.com.
Adult Sunday School is at 9 a.m. Church services are at 10:30 a.m. The title of the sermon is “Jesus, the Giant Slayer.” Children’s Sunday School is from the sanctuary after the Children’s Sermon.
Men’s Breakfast group meets at 7 a.m.
“Parables” group meets at the Ansley’s at 7 p.m.
Lenten lunch is at noon at First Christian Church.
Choir practice is at 7 p.m.
Maundy Thursday service & light meal is at 6 p.m. with First Christian joining us in Tyler Hall.
We plan to join Good Friday service at First Christian at 7 p.m.
DASH is at 10 a.m. on March 30.
Easter egg hunt & lunch is at 10:30 a.m.
Sunrise services will be at the Chalmers.
VISTO requests 25 oz. can of Spaghetti Sauce, 12 oz. Spaghetti Noodles & toilet paper. All donations are accepted.
First United Methodist Church
First United Methodist Church welcomes you to worship with us Sunday mornings at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:45 a.m. We are located at 214 S. Denton Street. Childcare is available for ages five and under.
Our 8:30 worship is a little more relaxed but always includes beautiful music. The 10:45 service is traditional and features hymns, organ, piano, and choir and also often includes music from our handbells, children’s and youth choirs.
Join us this Sunday, March 24, for worship at either 8:30 or 10:45 a.m.in our Fellowship Center as we celebrate Palm Sunday.
We will observe Holy Thursday on March 28 with a service of Holy Communion at 6:30 p.m. The Good Friday service on March 29, also at 6:30 p.m., will include a first-person drama by Rev. J Langley. You won’t want to miss either of these services.
Children and families are invited to come to our Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30, from 1-3 p.m. In addition to an Egg Drop Fly-By, there will be a bounce house, sidewalk chalk, and a photo-op with the Easter Bunny. This event is being held away from the church campus so call the church office at 665-3926 for location and directions.
To receive more information about our church or any ongoing activities, call the church office, 665-3926, or visit our website, www.fumcgainesville.com.
Gainesville Bible Church
Here at Gainesville Bible Church we worship the Lord of all creation – the Maker of Heaven and Earth. Come join us as we worship in Spirit and in Truth – God’s Spirit and His Truth.
Gainesville Bible Church is at 601 N. Radio Hill Rd. in Gainesville. Our phone number is 668-2781. Our website: www.gainesvillebiblechurch.com. Our email: email@example.com
• 9:30 a.m. — Sunday School
• 10:30 a.m. — Worship
• 7 p.m. — Bible Study
• 7 p.m. Bible & Prayer
Gainesville Bible Church
Grand Avenue Baptist Church
Hugh Porter opened the Morning Worship with prayer. We wished Sandie Kelley’s granddaughter a happy birthday.
GABC is located in the 600 block of North Grand Ave. We have paved, off-street parking and entrance doors on the east side, on Clements Street.
We start Sunday morning at 9 a.m. with coffee and breakfast in Fellowship Hall followed by Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 a.m. and the Morning Worship at 10:40 a.m. Our Nursery open at 10:40 a.m. also. We have a Children’s Church for the older children.
Evening Worship is at 6 p.m. in the little chapel.
Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. our Grief Support Group meets in Fellowship Hall.
Wednesday at 7 p.m. we have Prayer Meeting and Youth Get-Together in Fellowship Hall.
For early risers, there is a Bible Study and coffee with breakfast at 6:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall.
Our next Business Meeting will be March 24 after Evening Service. April 14-17 is our Prophecy Conference. Regular service times Sunday morning and evening and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.
New Life Bible Church
Praise and Worship
Steven Dulock and the praise team use their God-given talent to lead the congregation in contemporary praise and worship every Sunday morning before the church receives the Word of God. Everyone is invited to experience this time of praise, lifting your voice to our Creator.
New Life Bible Church exists to glorify God by introducing people to Jesus Christ, to develop them in Christian living, making a positive impact in our generation and in the world. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., and the morning worship service begins at 10:45 a.m. A nursery is provided from 9:30 a.m. to noon each Sunday. New Life Bible Church is located at 3901 E. Broadway (about a half mile from Radio Hill Road on FM 678 just before the GainesvilleStateSchool).
You may contact us via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or find us on the web at www.newlifebible.com. New Life Family Prayer
Each Sunday morning those wishing to join in corporate prayer are invited to come together in one of the front hall Sunday school rooms from 9 to 9:30. Sunday school for all ages, toddlers through adults, begins immediately after the prayer time.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church is in downtown Gainesville just east of the Cooke County Courthouse at 415 E. California St. in Gainesville. Our rector is Fr.Jeffrey Stubbs, SSC.
This Sunday (Palm Sunday) We will have a live donkey and Procession of the Palms from the Depot to St. Paul's Church at the 10:30 a.m. service. We invite you to join us on this occasion.
Weekly Services Schedule
8 a.m. Said Mass (Rite 1)
9 a.m. Choir Practice
9:30 a.m. Adult Sunday School
6 p.m. Seekers Service- all currently not affliated with a home church and interested in learning more about the Bible, God and enjoying some interesting conversations and fellowship are invited to attend.
6 p.m. Rosary
6:30 p.m.Mass, Book Study and fellowship.
9:30 a.m. Mass and Book Study.
4:30-6 p.m. Confessions
Holy Week schedule
9:30 a.m. Morning Prayer
10:30 a.m. at St. Vinvent's in Bedford Diocesan Chrism Mass
9:30 a.m. Morning Prayer
9:30 a.m. Morning Prayer
7 p.m. Maundy Thursday Service (followed by Watch)
9:30 a.m. Morning Prayer
Noon — Good Friday Service
8 p.m.— Easter Vigil Service
We invite all to come listen to these speakers and enjoy some good food and fellowship.
The doors of this House of God are open to one and all so that we may praise God as brothers and sisters in Christ.
For more information call the Church Office at (940)665-4705, e-mail us at email@example.com, or visit our website
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
Father Victor Cruz and parishioners of St. Mary’s Catholic Church invite you to join us for Mass. St. Mary's Catholic Church is located at 825 North Weaver Street, Gainesville, Texas 76240. Phone: 665-5395. www.stmaryscatholic.com
Friday, Mar. 22
• Eucharistic Adoration, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Chapel)
Confession Opportunity, 5/5:25pm
Mass, 5:30 p.m.
Stations of the Cross, 6 p.m.
Spanish Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 23
• Mass offered at State School
• Confession Opportunity - 3 p.m.
• Anticipated Mass - 4 p.m.
Sunday, March 24
• Palm Sunday
• Children's Faith Formation Classes, 9:45 a.m.
• Sunday Masses, 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m.
• Hispanic Sunday Mass at 1 p.m.
Monday, March 25
• Daily Mass - 8 a.m. (Chapel)
Wednesday, March 27
• Daily Mass, 5:30 p.m.
• High School Youth/KICK, 7 p.m. (Parish Hall)
Thursday, March 28
• Holy Thursday
• Holy Thursday Mass, 7 p.m. in the church
Friday, March 29
• Good Friday
• Stations of the Cross (English), 3 p.m.
• Stations of the Cross (Spanish) 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 30
• Holy Saturday
• Holy Saturday, Mass begins at 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 31
• Easter Sunday
• Easter Sunday Masses:
8:15 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Vilott Baptist Church
Attention kids. Easter is on the way, the time when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. Mary Ann Foster, our Children's Minister, is getting ready for the community Easter Egg Hunt on March 23. That is always a wonderful celebration for children and adults alike. There will be all sorts of activities, and we love to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord.
Sunrise Service Easter Sunday Morning is open to all. If your church does not have a sunrise service, you are welcome to join us and then attend your church. There is something majestic about starting the day with the Son.
Sunday morning starts with a fellowship meal at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School starts at 10 a.m.
Song service and worship starts at 11 a.m.
We sing praises unto the Lord and our Pastor Rick Isham brings God's message.
Wednesday evening services begin with a meal at 6:00 p.m.
At 7 p.m., the children and youth have a great time of Bible study and fun, and the adults have Bible study and prayer meetings.
Thursday morning small groups start at 10 a.m. with Bible study followed by a meal.
If you need transportation or just want to talk to our Pastor Rick Isham, call 940-665-1529. Vilott Baptist Church is located on FM 678 right in the curve northeast of Callisburg.
Whaley United Methodist Church
9 a.m. UMW Spring Bake Sale benefiting Abigail's Arms in Fellowship Hall
9:15 a.m. Bible Studies for all ages
10:15 a.m. Coffee/Fellowship Time in Fellowship Hall
10:30 a.m. Celebration Worship in the Sanctuary
5 p.m. Youth Snack Supper, activities, and Bible Study in the Dome
Adult Bible Studies
Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall Adult Bible Study with Pastor Chuck
Wednesdays at 5:45 p.m. in the Former Youth Room Adult Bible Study led by Mary Payne Caldwell
Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in the Christian Thinkers Classroom "Invitation Bible Study" led by Anna Jo Sears
Holy Week Activities
Thursday, March 28 Maundy Thursday worship service at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Those participating will celebrate Holy Communion and are invited to bring new footwear to be donated to VISTO as a "waterless footwashing."
Friday, March 29 Good Friday worship in the Sanctuary will feature an anthem "Come to the Cross" by the Whaley UMC Chancel Choir.
Saturday, March 30 Whaley UMC will host Bunnypalooza for the children of Gainesville and the surrounding area. Bunnypalooza will feature an egg hunt with 8,000 eggs, pictures with the Easter Bunny, arts and crafts, Bingo, bounce houses, and an airplane flyover distributing candy. The event will be held from 1-3 p.m. rain or shine, so bring the kids, grandkids, neighbor kids and join in the fun.
Sunday, March 31 will begin with the traditional Whaley UMC Easter Brunch at 9:45 a.m. in Fellowship Hall followed by Celebration Worship at 10:30 a.m. The service will conclude with the "Halleluia Chorus" presented by the choir.
Whaley United Methodist Church is located at 701 Rosedale Drive in Gainesville. All are invited and encouraged to participate in the activities, missions, and ministries of Whaley UMC. For information call (940) 665-5588.