Christian Science Society
On Sunday, June 26, the subject for our weekly lesson will be “Christian Science” which will include quotations from the Bible and correlative passages from “Science and Health, with Key to the Scriptures” by Mary Baker Eddy, our founder, which explains the readings from the Bible from a spiritual perspective.
Our service is held at 115 E. Hird St., at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is cordially invited. Our reading room is always open to all before services.
For additional information call Bob Schafer at (903) 564-7449.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Visitors are always welcome at our services and activities. On Sunday, our Sacrament Meeting is from 10 to 11:10 a.m.
Sunday School is from 11:20 a.m. to noon.
During the 12:10 to 1 p.m. hour, Relief Society, Priesthood Meeting, Young Men, Young Women and Primary will meet.
The Primary services for children ages three to 12 are from 11:20 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Children will meet together for a gospel lesson and activities.
Back to Basics
Come to the three Back to Basics workshops this Saturday at the church.
Topics to be covered include generators, canning meat, fruit and vegetables and preserving food storage (once the bag, can, sack, etc.) has been opened.
Please report your teaching to Sister Shaklee by calling her at (940) 665-2569 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Nursery needs help each Sunday so please sign up to be a substitute assistant.
Faith Lutheran Church
Faith Lutheran Church invites everyone to join our worship service on Sunday morning. The divine worship service will begin at 10:15 a.m. The sermon will be based on the Gospel of Matthew 10: 34-42.
Sunday School for children and youth and Bible Study for the adults will begin at 9 a.m.
The Adult Bible Class will be led by John Morris, who will continue a new study this week. For those who wish to arrive at 8:45 A.M., coffee and fellowship will be shared. A nursery will be provided.
Need help getting to church?
Would you or a family member like to attend church or Sunday School, but you don’t have transportation? Do you know someone who would like a ride to church? We can help. It’s simple. Just call the church at 668-7147 or Mischa Brown at 641-1231 before noon on the day prior to the day the ride is needed. A carpool volunteer in your area will be contacted to make it happen. We are excited for you to attend our services at Faith. Please don’t let transportation difficulties keep you from joining us; we would love to have your company and fellowship.
In Faith’s church family, John Stuart, Ann Porter, Jean Pugh, and Jeff Brock will be celebrating their birthdays this week.
Vacation Bible School
Mark your calendars: Faith Lutheran’s Vacation Bible School will be held July 11 through July 14 at Leonard Park from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Crafts, Bible stories, music and snacks will be the fare of each day. Details will follow next week. If you would like to have your child attend, please call the church office at (940) 668-7147 to register him/her.
On Monday, June 27, a Bible study “Living Beyond Yourself” will continue at noon in the Fellowship Hall. This is a beautiful eleven-week study, experiencing the work of the Holy Spirit in us. Sally Haynie will be the leader for the study, and you may bring a sack lunch with you if you wish.
On Wednesday, June 29, the Ladies Bible Study group will meet at 9:30 a.m. continuing their study of Jesus’ ministry according the the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
Helping Hands of Faith
Helping Hands of Faith, a mission of Faith Lutheran Church, is located at 719 Smith St. in the old Frankie Schmitz Shoe Factory building. Run by volunteers, this thrift store uses its profits for donations to the church and community. Funds are donated to organizations such as Stanford House, ABBA Women’s Center, Cooke County Home Hospice, CASA, CPS, Camp Sweeney, VISTO, and several area Volunteer Fire Departments. Regular store hours are 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. If you have items to donate, bring them to the store on regular store days. If you have large items that need to be picked up, call 668-4393.
If there is any way that Pastor Scott Sundbye or Faith Lutheran Church can serve you, please let us know. The church number is 668-7147 and Pastor Sundbye’s home number is 612-5552. The Bible Verse for the week: “The earth is the Lord’s and everthing in it, the world, and all who live in it.” (Psalm 24:1
We are located at 2205 E. Hwy 82 in Gainesville. Our address is P.O. Box 1075, Gainesville, TX 76240. Our phone number is (940) 665-6720
Life Studies Classes — Sundays, 9 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship — 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening — 6 p.m.
Wednesday Family Night — 7 p.m.
Power for Life Strength Team
This Sunday, join us as we present the Power for Life Strength Team.
This team of world-class athletes has performed the world's greatest exhibitions of power, strength, speed, inspiration, and motivation in every state and in other countries for years. They have been featured on all of the major networks and have performed over 2,000 school assemblies. Believing that inspiration and motivation equals academic and personal achievement, they tackle the tough issues of drugs, alcohol, violence, abstinence, peer pressure and suicide.
This Sunday is the kick-off Sunday for the summer event. The team will be back for the outreach on July 17. This event is open to all ages.
Plan now to join us Sunday, June 26 and again on July 17-20 for the summer outreach.
Wednesday night is family night at 7 p.m. Our adult Bible Study is in the main sanctuary. Currently, we are studying the book of Acts.
This is an opportunity to grow in God's word in a casual setting where Pastor Elliott shares special insight into God's word to help make it relevant to life today. Nursery care, children's classes and Ground Zero Youth ministry is at 7 p.m. on Wednesday evenings. Each age group is effectively ministered to with snacks, games, Bible study and fun.
Angel Academy is a ministry of First Assembly of God. Our licensed preschool is accredited with the Texas Rising Star Accrediting Agency, receiving the highest rating.
Angel Academy offers quality preschool from ages 18 months to 5 years and elementary age care, after-school and in the summer. Our operational hours are from 6:30 am to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Come by to see our facilities or call Ginger Borden, Director, at 612-2815.
First Assembly is a place to find God and be encouraged in His word. We welcome everyone to our services.
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 on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon; leave a message or email:email@example.com or visit at www.firstpresbyteriangainesville.com.
Adult Sunday School is at 9 a.m.
Children’s Sunday School is from the sanctuary after the Children’s Sermon.
“The People VS. God” is the title of the sermon.
Morning Worship Service is at 10:30 a.m.
Favorite songs from the congregation will be sung all summer. Fellowship is after the service.
The NCTC dinner is at 6 p.m.
DD Blackman was the Pulpit Assistant. Greeters were Yolanda Reid & Pam Cooper. The acolyte was Andy Bentley. Sanctuary flowers were given by the Congregational Care Committee in honor and in memory of all fathers. Soloist was Nicholas Vance.
On June 25 there will be DASH deliveries at Pecan Creek Village at 10 a.m.
ZUMBA is at 9 a.m.
The “Apostles’ Creed” small group study meets at 6:30 p.m. in the parlor.
The Men’s Breakfast is at 7 a.m.
The “Apostles’ Creed” small group study meets at 10 a.m. in the parlor.
ZUMBA is at 9 a.m.
VISTO (Volunteers In Service To Others) requests 7.25 oz. box of mac and cheese and 12 oz. cans of Treet/Span. Any and 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 5 and under.
Join us for worship this Sunday. Pastor Don Yeager’s sermon is titled “A Cup of Cold Water” and will be based on Matthew 10:40-42. Children will be sharing songs from Vacation Bible School in worship.
Summer Sunday School for children
Summer Sunday School for children ages 3 through grade 5 will be held in the Fellowship Center starting at 9:45 a.m. The theme for summer is “In Mission: Two Handed Ministry” led by Jo Brannan, Patsy Morris, and Marilyn Sebade.
Our children’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) “Shake It Up Café” concluded on Friday. The children enjoyed a week of Bible verses, story tellers, crafts, discovery time projects, Mission project (food for VISTO’s backpack buddy program), recreation games with bouncing in a bounce house on Friday. Every day the children learned new songs and dances with Chef Boy R’ Daniel, Chef Basil and Scraps the helpful raccoon. Approximately 100 children participated in First Church VBS this week.
Second Time Around
Second Time Around is a re-sale ministry that carries a wide variety of gently used clothing, books, household items, and furniture and has been serving the community and those in need since the 1970’s. Eula West was responsible for starting what was a small mission service and it has grown to serve more than just Cooke County. Profit from Second Time Around sales is given to mission projects of the church which include global-wide missions. Many needy persons are also helped free of charge. The store is open on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Second Time Around is located at 105 S. Denton Street and welcomes donations and shoppers.
On Sundays all youth meet for Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Summer hours have begun with all youth meeting on Sundays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Call Shawna Brinkley at 665-3926 if you need a ride.
The UMYF has made a choice to “Go Green” and have placed recycling bins throughout the church. Please “think before you throw” your trash in a regular container.
Prayers for campers
Please keep our Jr. High Youth in prayer as they enjoy a week at Bridgeport summer camp. Shawna Brinkley, First Church Youth Director will be a counselor at camp.
Youth fundraiser continues
The last youth fundraiser before leaving for Minneapolis, MN in July is “Yahweh and the Highway…Miles for Mission.” This fundraiser began the first Sunday in June and will continue through June 26. Buy a stretch of Highway or a whole state to help them along the way.
You can follow us on Facebook. Just look for “First United Methodist Church of Gainesville, Texas.”
To receive more information about our church or any ongoing activities, please feel free to call the church office, 665-3926, or visit our website, www.fumcgainesville.com.
Gainesville Bible Church
We invite you to attend Gainesville Bible Church this week. On Sunday, Pastor Tom continues in his series in Philippians and will be in Phil. 1:2 dealing with the Deity of Christ and His relationship to God the Father. At Gainesville Bible Church we are “Building Families By The Book.” As a part of that mission, we are adding new ministries that meet the needs of families, including activities and learning opportunities for children and youth. We invite you to come see what God is doing at GBC.
Growing in Grace
Tune in this Sunday at 8:30 a.m. for Growing in Grace, our new radio program on MEMORIES 1580. It is a 30 minute broadcast featuring the pulpit ministry of our church and Pastor Tom Penalver. It’s a great way to start the day.
Cup of Grace
On Friday mornings, the men have a time of coffee and fellowship at the church that we now call, Cup of Grace. It is a time of discussion on things in the Christian life, the Bible, and sometimes just reminiscing on personal life stories. Join us for a great cup of coffee and Christian friendship this Friday at 8:30 a.m.
Vacation Bible School
Our Vacation Bible School is coming soon. August 3 through August 5. The theme is The Wild West Express: An Adventure On Life’s Railway. Get ready for three days of fun and exciting activities that the children are sure to not forget.
• Sunday 9:30 a.m. Small Group Bible Study.
• Sunday 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship Service.
• Tuesday 7 p.m. Bible Study Series.
• Friday 8:30 a.m. Cup of Grace.
Gainesville Bible Church is located at 601 North Radio Hill Road in Gainesville. We are on the hill right beside Memories 1580 (KGAF) radio station and the city water tower. Our office number is (940) 668-2781. For more information you can find us on the web at www.gainesvillebiblechurch.com or contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grand Avenue Baptist Church
Welcome to our newest member, Sandie Kelley. We will be praying for you.
Review of last week’s service
We wished Braden Howard a happy birthday. And a happy 34th anniversary to Pam and Ken White.
Dean Armstrong, Benny Strong and Rick Collett sang “I Believe in a Hill Called Mount Calvery” accompanied by Suzanne Carpenter on the grand piano.
We honored our fathers on Father's Day with gifts for the youngest and oldest fathers and the father with the most children present. Then all fathers present received a pen.
Choice Stephens and Richard Hughes took up the offering. Bro. Bill Black's sermon was taken from 1 Kings 2:2-4 David's charge to his son, Solomon.
This is good advice for a father to give his son in any age. Be strong and walk in God's way. Then you will prosper in all you do.
During Jesus' last week on earth, he felt an urgency to complete all of what God expected of him, to cleanse the temple, drive out the moneychangers and instruct his disciples.
Dean Armstrong gave the benediction.
Honoring Mary Friddell
There will be a covered dish luncheon after the morning worship honoring a long time and much loved member, Mary Friddell. We have so many good cooks at GABC it would be a shame to miss this. Everyone is welcome.
Garage sale planned
On Saturday, July 9 from 8 a.m. to noon we will have a garage sale, bake sale and crafts at GABC to raise money for our VBS. Come for some great bargains and tasty treats.
Scott Gregory and Liz Zoph are having their wedding here at Grand Avenue Baptist Church at noon July 2.
The reception afterwards will be in the Fellowship Hall. Hope everyone can be here.
GABC is located in the 600 block of North Grand Avenue.
The doors and off-street paved parking are on the east side of the church on Clements Street.
We have coffee and fellowship at 9 a.m. on Sunday morning followed by Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship begins at 10:40 a.m. and Evening Worship is at 6 p.m.
Our Grief Support Group meets at 7 p.m. on Tuesday night in the Fellowship Hall.
Wednesday night at 7 p.m. we have Prayer Meeting and our Youth Get-Together in the Fellowship Hall.
Our church office is open from 10 a.m until 2 p.m. weekdays. Call 665-2951 for more information.
Harvey Street Baptist Church
Our deepest desire is to bring glory to God as a collective Church body, and we would like to invite you and yours to come and Worship alongside us here at HSBC, where you will find a place of love, growth and service.
Sunday School kick-off begins at 9:45 a.m. — During this time we open with praise and prayer and then break into our Sunday School classes to study Gods word.
All Classes Begin at 10 a.m. (Nursery is provided)
Sunday Morning Corporate Worship at 11 a.m.
Children’s Church at 11 a.m. — Our children ages 3-7 have a great time learning God’s word during this time.
Sunday Evening Corporate Worship at 6 p.m. —We are learning to share the "Gospel"
Men & Women’s Bible study Monday nights at 6:30 p.m. — Come join us as our ladies study the book of Revelation and our Men are studying the book of Acts.
Women’s Bible study group- This Monday night the ladies will be discussing chapter 20.
We will be talking about the following:
• Satan Bound 1,000 Years
• The Saints Reign with Christ 1,000 Years
• Satanic Rebellion Crushed
• The Great White Throne Judgment
Teen Girls Bible Study at 5 p.m. (Ladies from 7-12 Grade)
Adult Praise & Prayer Meeting at 6 p.m.
Our choir meets weekly at 5:15 p.m. on Sunday afternoons. We have a great time worshiping the Lord and fellowshipping together. Choir Leader, Jerry Neighbors
Summer Scripture Memory
Memorizing God's word is vitally important to the believers life and devotion to Christ, come and join us this Sunday afternoon at 4:15 p.m.
"Big Apple Adventure" will be July 31-August 3 (6:00-8:30 p.m. Nightly)
We Are Seeking A Bi-Vocational Youth Leader
For more information call (940) 665-2504 or to submit a resume mail it to P.O. Box 1472, Gainesville, TX 76240.
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church
Milton Pledger was at Mt. Pleasant on Sunday, June 12, 2011, to bless members and guests with a timely sermon inspired by Isaiah 55:6-9. His main points were: Seek the Lord because He is seeking you. Call on God for your needs with focused prayer. Forsake sin as it will not be allowed into Heaven.
The Church was treated to special music by Brother Pledger and Lester Haynie singing "Lord, I'm Ready to Come Home," accompanied by the guitar and mandolin.
On June 19, the Church enjoyed a Father's Day sermon delivered by Richard Waters, a candidate for interim pastor at Mt. Pleasant. The title of his sermon was "The Fears of the Fathers." He referred to Luke 21:25 and Mark 9:14 to illustrate the concerns fathers have about raising their children.
Brother Richard 's advice was to show proactive love knowing Jesus is the answer, to prostrate yourself before God, and to follow Jesus. Be cautious about unbelief and misplaced trust. All of us, not just fathers, have much to fear in this world, but the perfect love of Jesus casts out our fears.
Happy Birthday to Lynn Meenen on June 18, to Tim Boaz on June 24, and to Charles Shelly on June 25.
Happy Anniversary to Tim and Pam Boaz on June 15.
A generous donation was sent to the Church by Nancy Giles in honor of Spencer Bevers, who passed away on March 18. A tree and shrubs will be bought with the donations that have been given in his honor.
Mt. Pleasant invites visitors to Sunday school at 10 a.m.. We have classes for all ages, and a chair is just waiting here for you if you need a place and time to learn God's Word. Then stay for the Morning Worship Service at 11 a.m. While our Search Committee is working hard to find the right pastor for our church, we have been fortunate to have high-quality guest pastors.
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church is located in the Mountain Springs Community at 14777 S FM 372.
Call (940)637-2371 for more information, or visit our website at www.mtpleasantbaptistchurchonline.net.
St. Paul’s Episcopal
St. Paul's Episcopal Church welcomes you to come and experience a community of Christians truly striving to worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness at (Psalm 96.9)
We are located in downtown Gainesville just east of the Cooke County Courthouse at 415 E. California St.
Every Sunday we offer Holy Eucharist at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
This Sunday marks Fr. Edman's first Sunday as Interim Rector. The topic for his sermon will be "Jesus passing through locked doors."
Fr. Edman will continue the Christian education series titled: "Let's get to know the Old Testament." Christian education will be held from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.
A meeting of the Vestry Committee will be held immediately following the 10:30 service.
Week in Brief:
Wednesday morning choir rehearsal: 10 to 11:30 a.m. No Wednesday evening service or Thursday morning Bible Study is scheduled at this time.
We invite you to come visit St. Paul's and join us in praising and enjoying the living God, as we give glory and thanksgiving to our Creator and show kindness to one another.
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 at www.stpaulsgainesville.com.
Temple Baptist Church
“Reaching Out In Love”
Temple Baptist Church would like to invite you to come and worship the Lord with us.
8:15 a.m. Early service
9:30 a.m. Sunday school for all ages
10:45 a.m. Late service
6:00 p.m. Evening service
Calendar of events
Children’s Bible study
Children’s Bible study is Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. In the Children’s Building.
Community Needs Survey (CNS)
Saturdays — 10 a.m. to noon is our Community Needs Survey (CNS). Interested in meeting new people, learning about our neighbor’s needs, wanting to be a part of the ministry
Of the body of Christ or joining our church wide outreach Team?
June 26, F3 Night, Game night at 6:00 pm.
July 6 — Picnic In The Park at Lenard Park. Eat and fellowship at 6:30 pm and pool time 7:45-9:30pm.
July 25-31, Mission, Joplin, Mo.
1-5, Children's Camp 2011, Heros. For completed third through fifth grades. Deposit must be in by July 10.
Sermons are Online
Our sermons are now online at www.tbcgainesville.org for download or playback.
Angel Food Ministries
If you would like to volunteer to help with Angel Food Ministries please call the office or go online at www.gainesvilleangelfood.org and sign up.
For any information concerning these programs contact the church office 665-9789 or www.tbcgainesville.org.
Whaley United Methodist Church
A Word from Pastor Chuck
The tragic narrative in Genesis 4 of Cain killing his brother Abel contains all of the darkness of the human heart: jealousy, anger, resentment, denial.
The whole incident begins over the attempts of the brothers to offer worship to God.
Join us as we reflect on our estrangement from each other and from God. Can we learn to live together?
Can we worship God in ways that please God and bring us together? Join us for the sermon "Talk about a Worship War!"
We worship in traditional style at 9 a.m. and contemporary style at 11 a.m. Both services feature excellent music. The 11 a.m. service includes "kid time."
Sunday, June 26
9 a.m. Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary
10 a.m. Bible Studies for all ages
11 a.m. Contemporary Worship in the Dome
Whaley Senior High Youth and sponsors will leave immediately after worship for Booneville, Ark. where they will paint and do minor repairs on houses, clean up debris, and conduct Kids' Club for children 5-10 years of age and a Sports Camp for youth 10-14 years of age.
The Whaley Mission Team will return to Gainesville Friday, July 1.
Tuesday, June 28
9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Kids' Day Out for children one year of age through six yrs. of age; registration forms are available in the church office; a very few spaces are available in the 5 and 6 yr.old class; spaces are filled on a first come/first served basis
Thursday, June 30
9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Kids' Day Out
The Whaley UMC Fellowship Committee will host an All Church Family Movie Night Sunday evening July 10 in the Dome.
Whaley Junior High Youth and sponsors will leave July 14 for Atlanta, Texas where they will clean up debris, do minor repairs, and paint homes.
Whaley United Methodist Women will host their annual Ladies' Night Out Tuesday, August 9 at 6 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.
An All Church Planning Retreat will be held Saturday, August 13 at 9 a.m. in Fellowship Hall.
Whaley United Methodist Church is located at 701 Rosedale Dr. in Gainesville.
All are always welcome and encouraged to participate in the activities, missions, and ministries of Whaley UMC.
For information call (940) 665-5588.
At Whaley UMC we have One Lord, One Church, One Mission.
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Church to start new ministry
Gainesville Westminster Presbyterian Church, deeply entrenched as part of the community since 1946, is stepping out in faith by reaching out through a new ministry beginning Jan. 27 entitled “Men’s Accountability Network” (MAN). The ministry is designed to provide encouragement and support to men who aspire to build stronger relationships with God and family.
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Callisburg United Methodist Church
The Callisburg United Methodist Church is located at 123 Oscar Cole Street in Callisburg, Texas and you are invited to attend the services which begin each Sunday at 10 a.m. for Sunday school and 11 a.m. for church.
The Acolytes this Sunday morning were Jake Pollard and Austin Smith. Ushers for the month are Larry Wallace and Bill Magee.
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