Callisburg Church of Christ
The Callisburg Church of Christ men’s group had a great time with
their annual spring fishing trip last weekend. About 100 fish were
caught, and large quantities of grilled food was consumed. It was a
great time of fun, food, fishing and fellowship. The ladies and
families of the congregation came out to the lake on Saturday night to
join in for a great meal and fun time. We will be having a Junior
Kids Movie Night this month for our younger kids, the date and time
will be announced shortly.
Our VBS is scheduled for this year. It’s going to be on June 25, 26,
27, each night at 6:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “All Aboard!” We
will have a great time learning about Jesus, singing some great songs,
and having some great activities.
The congregation will also be making a trip to the Ballpark in
Arlington on June 29 to watch a Texas Rangers baseball game.
While we have a lot of activities going on our primary purpose at the
Callisburg Church of Christ is to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ,
and worship God. We would love to have you come and join us. Sunday
mornings sermon is entitled “Searching for Louie” and Sunday evening
we will be having our monthly song service.
Please consider coming out and joining us. We have Sunday School for
all ages beginning at 9:30 a.m. Worship service beginning at 10:30
a.m. and again at 6 p.m. Our ladies meet each Thursday morning for a
Bible class at 8:30 a.m. Come visit us soon, we promise you a warm
welcome from a loving group.
Callisburg United Methodist Church
On Sunday, April 29, 2012, the Callisburg United Methodist Church came
together with a call to worship given by Pastor John Gowling. After
the Prayer of Invocation, the Affirmation of Faith was declared.
Kids of Christ
This next Wednesday, May 2nd, will be the last Kid’s for Christ until September.
Photos for church directory
Pictures for the church directory will be taken from 2:30 to 8:50
p.m., May 18. Please reserve a time for your portraits to be taken by
calling Sarah McKenzie or Doneé Webb.
Scholarships for graduating seniors
The church will be giving two scholarships to our graduating seniors in May.
May 20 is Senior Sunday and will be held in the Callisburg Gym at 2 pm.
Highlights from our Sunday service
Children’s time was given by Norman Minor and he spoke to the children
about “How do you get to Heaven.”
The Scripture reading for this Sunday was from the New Testament, John
10:11-18 and read by Barbara Pollard.
The title of this morning’s sermon was “The Greatest Power of All.”
Pastor John told the congregation that money is a great power. If a
person has enough money he can do many powerful things. Political
power is a great thing, and judges have great power. And when you
combine money and political power, that power is very great. If we
study history we can learn from mistakes that have been made. History
tells us that power and money do not endure forever. Rome was the
most powerful government in its day, but it didn’t last. Atomic power
is great and can be used for good and bad. But, what’s the most
powerful thing? The power from God. It’s different, it changes us.
Jesus said “I’m the good shepherd and I lay down my life.” Now that’s
power. God brings us into a proper relationship with Jesus. There’s
no other way we can get right with God except through Jesus.
He had the power and authority to rise from the death and was the only
one who has ever risen from the dead. He defeated death and because
of this we have great hope because now we know we will go into
eternity with him. God is the source of true life and that’s how we
get power. God gives us a choice and then loves us into the Kingdom
of God. That’s power. We need to open our hearts to that kind of
power. Start every morning with this prayer: I’m yours, all that I
have, all that I am. and all that I will ever be is yours. Help me to
live my life for you.
The Callisburg United Methodist Church is located at 123 Oscar Cole
Street in Callisburg and meets every Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. and
Sunday school for all ages meet at 10:45 a.m. Pastor John Gowling can
be reached at the church at 665-1985 and at (469) 387-8961
Pastor Gowling at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Priesthood Meeting, Relief Society, Young Men and Young Women meet
from 12:10 to 1 p.m.
The Primary services for children ages three to 12 are from 11:20 a.m.
to 1 p.m. Children meet together to sing and hear talks from children
and meet in age-group classes for a gospel lesson and activities.
Nursery is for children from 18 months to three years old.
Girl's Outdoor Event
The Girl’s Outdoor Event, an activity day for the 11-year-old girls,
starts at 9 a.m. this Saturday.
Faith in God Recognition
The upcoming Faith in God Recognition starts at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9.
The quarterly potluck and get-together for the Empty Nesters is at
6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 14, at Leonard Park. For more information
contact Sister Denton at 665-7791.
The next Enrichment Night is at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15 at the
Church. This Mother/Daughter activity night is for all sisters of the
Please work on getting your Visiting Teaching done for this month and
report your teaching to Sister Shaklee by calling her at (940)
665-2569 or e-mail her at email@example.com
Cub Scouts CAN
The Cub Scouts of Troop 670 of the Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints is collecting aluminum cans as a fund raising event.
Please keep all of your aluminum cans and bring them to church on
Sunday mornings or to the church on Wednesday evenings between 7 and 8
p.m. Receptacles will be available for depositing the cans. Call Jim
Peless at (903) 429-6535
for more information. Thank you for your
Christian Science Society
On Sunday, April 8, the subject for our weekly lesson will be “Adam
and Fallen Man” 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
Faith Lutheran Church
Faith Lutheran Church invites everyone to join our worship service on
Sunday morning. The traditional worship service will begin at 10:15
a.m. The sermon will be based on the Gospel of John 15: 1-8. 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 study of the life of David. For those who wish to
arrive at 8:45 a.m., coffee and fellowship will be shared. A nursery
will be provided.
First Sunday Meal
Immediately after church the First Sunday Meal will be provided by the
youth as a fund raiser for their mission trip to Mobile, Ala. this
summer. An Italian feast is sure to be delicious. A free-will offering
will be taken.
Need a ride 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
Faith youth patio garden plant sale
The youth of Faith are raising funds for their mission trip to Alabama
this summer. The potted “gardens” available are Italian Pizza, Fruit
Jubilee, Salsa Ole and gourmet greens. Each “garden” is $40 and may be
ordered at the church at 668.7147.
Birthday and anniversary wishes
In Faith’s church family, Jackie Ditman, Stan Holle, David Lee, Wyatt
Rupert, and Jimmy Smith will celebrate their birthdays this week. Rick
and Cindy Turner will celebrate a wedding anniversary. We ask special
blessings on all of them.
Sally Haynie to host Bible study
On Monday, May 7, Sally Haynie will host a Bible study in her home at
1821 Arkansas at noon. The group will continue an intriguing study, “
Discover Your Own Gifts of the Spirit, Fruit of the Spirit, and
Natural Talents.” For further details call Sally Haynie at 580-3116.
On Tuesday, May 8, the Men’s Club will meet in the Fellowship Hall at 6 p.m.
Ladies Bible study
On Wednesday, May 9, the Ladies Bible Study group will meet at 9:30
a.m. to continue a study of the book of Romans.
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: “These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your
hearts. Impress them on your children.” (Deuteronomy 6: 6)
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
Adult Sunday School is at 9 a.m.
Children’s Sunday School is from the sanctuary after the Children’s Sermon.
Sunday Services are at 10:30 a.m.
Sermon title is: “All You Need Is…!”
Christian Education meeting at 11:40 a.m.
Angie Hare and Kelly Fiore-Watson were the greeters and Linda Seal was
the Pulpit Assistant; the flower donation for the sanctuary was by
Reynolds and Lydia Ansley in celebration of May birthdays and
Congregational Care Committee meets at 10 a.m.
Lion’s Club board meeting is at 5 p.m.
“Parables…” small group study is at 6:30 p.m.
NCTC chorale rehearsal is at 7 p.m.
Worship & Music and Stewardship Committees meet at 6 p.m.
Choir rehearsals are at 7 p.m. with Barbara Brady, director of music/organist.
All committee reports are due at noon.
Prayer Quilt ministry meets at 10 a.m.
VISTO requests 6 ounce tuna and 12 ounce macaroni noodles. 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.
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. Children are welcome in
worship and we include a Children’s Sermon at each service. We offer
Holy Communion on the first Sunday of the month.
Join us this Sunday, May 6, for worship at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. as
we celebrate Holy Communion. Rev. Don Yeager’s sermon this week is
titled “The Love of God” and it is based on 1 John 4:17-21, exploring
some of the many aspects of God’s love.
Learning Tree Preschool
The Learning Tree Preschool has openings for both 3 and 4 year olds
for the 2012-13 school term. Your child or grandchild must be 3 or 4
years of age by September 1, 2012 to be eligible to enroll in the
program. For more information you may reach Connie Hoberer, Director,
by calling the church office at 665-3926.
Relay for Life
First UMC is participating in the Relay for Life of Cooke County, May
4-5. There are several ways to donate to the cause. You may log on to
the Relay Website as listed above, buy raffle tickets for give a
donation to one of the Relay team members, or call the church office
for more information.
Mother’s Day Candles
Our youth are raising funds through a Mother’s Day Candle purchase (in
honor or memory of) to be used at the altar on Mother’s Day. Cost is
$5 each. Forms are available in the office or your weekly church
bulletin. Deadline to purchase the candles is May 7.
The renowned chamber choir, Adoramus, will perform this Sunday, May 6,
at 7 p.m. as part of our continuing concert series. The concert will
feature an a cappella program in the beautiful acoustics of the Joe C.
Pool Fellowship Center. There is no admission cost, a love offering
will be accepted in support of the choir’s ministry.
Sarah Circle will meet on Tuesday, May 8, at Judy Waskow’s home. Meet
in the church parking lot at 6 p.m. if you wish to ride in the church
van. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. You are asked to bring a
photograph of you and your mother or just of your mother. Please
invite a friend to join in the fun.
Honoring FUMC graduating seniors
First UMC will be honoring our senior high school graduates on Sunday,
May 20 during the 10:45 a.m. worship. Graduates will receive a Bible
given by our United Methodist Women’s Unit. A special bulletin insert
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. Youth hours
are as follows. The Jr. High youth will meet from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on
Wednesdays and on Sunday’s all youth will meet at 5 p.m. with snack
supper from 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. followed by a youth meeting until 7
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 join us for worship this Sunday at Gainesville Bible Church.
Our interim Pastor, Chuck Ballard (President: African Pastoral
Training Ministries), will bring this weeks message, “When Your Tongue
Is Out of Control” from James 3;1-12.
9 a.m. Prayers for the Church
9:30 a.m. Bible Study Classes
Women’s Class — “The Book of Genesis”
Men’s Class — “The Book of Matthew”
10:30 a.m. Morning Worship Service.
9 a.m. — Pot of Coffee - Men’s fellowship & service (at church)
Gainesville Bible Church is located east of downtown on 601 North
Radio Hill Road (FM-3092). Follow California east to Radio Hill Road.
Turn left onto N. Radio Hill Rd. We are located one block on the left
right beside Memories 1580 (KGAF) radio station and the city water
If you need to reach us, our office number is 668-2781. Our web
address is www.gainesvillebiblechurch.com
. Contact us by email at
Grand Avenue Baptist Church
Welcome to Grand Avenue Baptist Church, located in the 600 block of
North Grand Ave.
Sunday will be Penny Sunday at Grand Avenue. Bring your change to put
in the little red wagon as some of our children pull it around during
the offering. That way, the children have a part in ‘big church’
before they go to their own Children’s Church.
Game and Movie Night
The second Friday of the month, on the 11th, we will have Game and
Movie Night, so bring your favorite snack and/or game and come enjoy
Our Vacation Bible School will be the second week in June. We are
also planning a booth for Abigail’s Fair June 23, so be thinking about
donations for that.
Jon Carpenter opened the Morning Worship with prayer. We wished
Suzanne Carpenter and Benny Strong a happy birthday.
Choice Stephens and Gary Boaz took up the offering.
Benny Strong, our Minister of Music, sang that grand old Fanny Crosby
hymn “Blessed Assurance”
Our pastor, Bro. Bill Black warned us about the World Council of
Churches. This sounds like a good idea, but they will accept any
religious group except Christians. This is strictly a secular
organization. They do not believe in creation, the virgin birth,
Jesus both as man and God, resurrection, the accuracy of Scripture, or
that Christ will come again. If you want to worship a rock or a tree,
they will welcome you, but not if you are a Christian.
Benny Strong gave the benediction.
Welcoming a new member
We rejoiced at the baptism of Jessica Baldwin. Welcome, our new
sister in Christ; we will be praying for you.
Since parking is no longer allowed on North Grand Avenue we have
off-street paved parking and the entrance doors on the east side, on
We start Sunday morning at 9 a.m. with coffee and breakfast in the
Fellowship Hall followed by Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 a.m.
and the Morning Worship at 10:40 a.m. Evening Service is at 6:00 p.m.
in the little chapel.
Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. our Grief Support Group meets in the Fellowship Hall.
Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. we have Prayer Meeting and our Youth
Get-together in the Fellowship Hall.
If you are looking for a church home, you will find a warm welcome at
Harvey Street Baptist Church
Our deepest desire is to bring glory to our Lord Jesus Christ 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-Bible Study & Fellowship at 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Corporate Worship at 11 a.m.
Children’s Church at 11 a.m. Children ages three to six have a great
time learning God’s word during this time.
Sunday Evening Corporate Worship at 6 p.m.
Men & Women’s Bible Study Monday Nights at 6:30 p.m. Come join us as
we study the book of Revelation.
Monday night Bible study
This Monday Night we will be discussing chapter 8 starting with verse
1. We will be discussing the following:
The Seventh Seal and the Golden Censer
Youth Group (Grades 7-12) at 6 p.m.
Corporate Adult Praise & Prayer at 6 p.m.
HSBC Kingdom Kids
“HSBC Kingdom Kids” starts Sunday, May 6 and Wednesday, May 9. All
kids are invited.
Sunday Nights (6-7 P.M.)
Nursery--(Babies-2 years old)
Bible Study--(3 year old-K)
Scripture Memory--(1-3 Grade)
Scripture Memory--(4-6 Teachers)
Nursery — (Babies-2 Years Old) (5 P.M.)
“Mission Friends”— (3 Years Old-K) (5 P.M.)
Girls in Action — (Grades 1-6) (5 P.M.)
Royal Ambasaddors — (Grades 1-6) (5 P.M.)
Children’s Choir – (3 years old-6 Grade) (6:15 P.M.)
Vacation Bible School (June 24-27). Come join us for God's amazing
wonders. (3 years old-6 Grade)
Jesus Christ Tabernacle
Members of Jesus Christ Tabernacle are planning a church-wide garage
sale. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and from 8 a.m. to
The church is at 2527 E. Hwy 82 in Gainesville, across from North Texas Marine.
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church
On April 29, the church was blessed with special music by Jack Foster.
He sang “He Touched Me,” accompanying himself on his guitar.
New interim associate pastor, Gavin Papit, led the congregation in the
responsive reading, Isaiah 53.
He also announced a community barbecue at Ray Roberts Lake Johnson
Branch State Park, Pavillion 2, on Saturday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 3
p.m.. Burgers, hotdogs and drinks are free. Please bring a side dish
or dessert to share.
Park admission is $7. Seniors over 65 are $4. Visitors’ and
students’ admissions will be provided by the church.
Another announcement made by Bro. Gavin was the introduction of a
Wednesday night student gathering program called “Impact.” The
kick-off event was Wednesday, April 23. There will be pizza, ice
cream sundae bars, games, puzzles, prizes and it’s all free.
Another announcement: Pastor Chuck’s Ordination will be held at 4
p.m. on May. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Call Winona
Batten for information about what to bring.
Pastor Chuck’s message was from Exodus 2:33-36 and Matthew 16:13-19.
The title was “Two Questions; One Answer.” The questions are: Who am
I, and why am I here? Who is God? It has been said that an
unexamined life is not worthwhile. All of us benefit from questioning
our relationships with God and with our families and friends. One
answer may be that God is the one who made everything, including you.
Therefore you are a child of God, and you are here to serve Him.
To hear Pastor Chuck Williams, come to Sunday Morning Worship Service
at 11 a.m. For Sunday School Bible Study Classes, come earlier at 10
a.m. We have classes for all ages. Visitors are also welcome to
attend Wednesday Night Bible Study at 6:30 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church is located in the Mountain Springs
community at 14777 S FM 372. For more information, call (940)
637-2371 or visit our website at email@example.com
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
Father Victor Cruz and parishioners of St. Mary’s Catholic Church
invite you to join us for mass. Here, we gather to celebrate the
Sacred Mysteries of our faith with the fullness of our beings. We
invite you to come and pray with us any time. The staff and
parishioners of St. Mary are committed to being hospitable and
welcoming to all God’s people. We hope that you will join us…You would
honor us with your presence, prayer, and participation in the
Eucharistic liturgy. St. Mary's Catholic Church is located at 825 N.
Weaver St. in Gainesville. Our number is 665-5395.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is available at St. Mary’s. Each
parishioner is invited to spend one hour of prayer before The Blessed
Sacrament first Wednesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and
First Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Adoration is a beautiful, quiet
time to spend with Jesus in prayer or meditation. During Lent,
Adoration will be offered each Friday following Mass at 8:15 a.m. in
the chapel, ending at 5 p.m. with Benediction.
The Altar Society is a ministry of women of the parish, who pray for
each other and all of the parish family, maintain the Altar linens,
candles, flowers and decorations used for the praise and glory of God
our Father at the celebration of the Mass. Members of the Altar
Society pray the rosary each Saturday before the 4 p.m. Mass,
beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Knights of Columbus
The mission of the Knights of Columbus, council 1167 is to help
Catholic men remain steadfast in their faith through mutual
encouragement, to promote closer ties of fraternity among them, and to
set up an elementary system of insurance so that the widows and
children of members in the group who might die would not find
themselves in dire financial straits. Membership is open to practical
Catholic men 18 and older. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of
each month. Grand Knight is Danny Wolf (940) 736-3137
Recognizing St. Mary’s seniors
St. Mary’s will recognize our High School Seniors at a special Mass on
Sunday, May 20 at 8:15 a.m. All Seniors graduating from high school
who are members of St. Mary’s Parish are encouraged to attend.
Seniors who are planning to attend need to wear your caps and gowns
and be at the church no later than 7:50 a.m.
St. Mary's Catholic School news: Open enrollment for the 2012-2013
school year is underway. As you consider the educational choices for
your child, we invite you to take a tour of St. Mary's Early Learning
Center and Catholic School. Our Early Learning Center is an all day
program for 3, 4, and 5 year old children. Click on
, call us at 665-5395 or stop by the school for a
tour or more information.
Friday, May 4
Early Dismissal for St. Mary’s School at 12:30 p.m.
Daily Mass at 8:15 a.m. in the Chapel
Eucharistic Adoration from 9:30 a.m.to
noon in the Chapel
Saturday, May 5
SMS: PSIA State Academic Competition
Mass Offered at Gainesville State School
Confession Opportunity at 3 p.m.
Anticipated Mass w/First Communion at 4 p.m.
Sunday, May 6
Sunday Masses w/First Holy Communion at 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Hispanic Mass w/First Communion at 1 p.m.
Altar Server Monthly Workshop
Monday, May 7
Daily Mass at 8:15 a.m. in the Chapel
Wednesday, May 9
Daily Mass w/ Confirmation at 5:30 p.m.
KC’s Meeting at 8 p.m. KC Hall
Thursday, May 10
School Mass at 8:15 a.m.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
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). You are welcomed to visit or join
St. Paul's Episcopal Church and hear Fr. Jeffrey Stubbs preach the
word of God.
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. Come
join us for coffee following each service and enjoy the fellowship
with our members. Adult bible study takes take place at 9:30 with Fr.
Weekday services: Wednesday evening Mass 6:30 p.m; Thursday Mass and
Bible Study 9:30 a.m.; Friday Confessions 4-6 p.m.
Women of St. Paul's Spring Recipe Luncheon will be held Saturday May
5th, $5 per person. Come sample some good food and obtains some great
Come join us for worship and fellowship at one of Gainesville’s oldest
active churches and enjoy some Christian fellowship.
For more information contact St Paul’s at our church office at 411 E.
California St., by calling 665-4705 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.
till noon, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit our website at
St. Peter’s Catholic Church
The Handbell choir of First Baptist Church in Sanger will present a
concert of music at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Lindsay, on Sunday,
May 20 at 5:30 p.m. The handbell choir has performed throughout the
state as well as in Spoleto, Italy. The public is cordially invited to
attend, and there is no charge for admission.
Handbells are small, hand-held bells played by groups of individuals,
cooperating musically much like a vocal choir. The art form came to
the US at the beginning of the twentieth century from England, where
they were derived from playuing the more famous and larger bells often
found in church towers. St. Peter’s Church welcomes you to hear this
beautiful music in the inspiring space of its majestic 1918 church.
Sivells Bend United Methodist Church
Members of SBUMC extend an invitation to the many friends who have
attended the Old Fashioned Gospel Singing in previous years.
This year the date is 6 p.m., Sunday, May 6.
Under the direction of Jayne Austin, and wonderful music of Glenn
Wilson, with special numbers by singers from Whaley UMC, this will be
a great program. We welcome all for visiting and refreshments and
Our country church is located at the corner of CR 437 and FM 1201,
about 20 miles from Gainesville.
This is a beautiful time of the year; you will enjoy the scenic drive
on the way. For information call (940) 665-9646
or (940) 668-2073
We were pleased with so many in attendance for the Easter Sunday
sunrise service at 6:45 a.m. We were to be seated outdoors facing the
cross. However, since the sun was not visible and the rain was coming
down, we congregated inside the sanctuary. Rev. Eugster told that we
are living water that can spread the word of the risen Christ. Each
person was given a small cup. More than 65 were in attendance. A
special brunch was enjoyed and the weather cleared enough for a fun
Easter egg hunt for the children.
Celebrating our 100th anniversary
Our small church building was built in 1912 and we are planning
special observances and gifts each month to celebrate the 100 years.
This church was organized in 1869 as the Sivells Bend Episcopal Church
South and is now included in the North Texas Conference with Wichita
Falls as district office for the NW district. We became United
Methodist in 1967.
The minister is Rev. Roslyn Eugster, who serves both Mission UMC at
Culberson Street in Gainesville. Services at Sivells Bend are on
first, third and fifth Sundays of each month at 9 a.m. If you are
looking for a church home, you will be welcome here.
Vilott Baptist Church News
We run to our mothers with every kind of problem, knowing they will
understand and fix it. Volumes can be written about the relationship
of mother and child. We set aside one day in the year to repay all
that care honoring Mother's Day. We will buy flowers and maybe take
them to lunch or purchase a card.
We have a much better way to honor your mother. Vilott Baptist Church
invites you to attend church on Sunday morning. Come join in the
fellowship breakfast at 9:30 a.m. followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m.
The worship service at 11 a.m. starts with a chance for you to stand
beside mom and sing the old hymns. God has a special message to be
delivered by our pastor, Rick Isham.
We know there are people whose mothers are no longer with us. This a
great way to honor her: attend church. Mothers, this is also a good
time to get your children to attend. Ask them to join you, and you are
setting the example.
Our services schedule
Vilott Baptist Church has so much to offer throughout the year. We
have something for everyone all the time. Wednesday nights we have
small groups and Bible studies for the adults and TeamKid for the
children. This starts with a meal at 6 p.m. We prepare a meal for
everyone who wants to attend. This gives families a chance to gather
There is a small group meeting on Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. with
Bible studies also followed by a meal.
If you or your family is in need of prayer or counseling, please call
Rick Isham at 940-665-1629
We will be having Vacation Bible School starting June 4-8. We will
start at 6 p.m. and end by 8:45 p.m. The theme this year is Creation,
and it will be exciting for children and adults alike. Please come
join in and learn more about our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Vilott Baptist Church buildings are just east of Callisburg. The
church family is all around you; come join in.
18Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on
earth has been given to me. 19Therefore go and make disciples of all
nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and
of the Holy Spirit, 20and teaching them to obey everything I have
commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the
age.” Matthew 28:18-20 (NIV)
Whaley United Methodist Church
What kinds of things do we fear? How do we handle our fears? 1 John
4 contains a wonderful promise that “perfect love drives out fear.”
How does God's love help us control our fear? Join us this Sunday for
the sermon, “Casting Out Fear.” We will celebrate the sacrament of
communion in both services this week.
We worship in traditional style at 9 a.m. and contemporary style at 11
a.m. Both services feature excellent music and the 11 a.m. service
includes “Kid Time.”
Sunday, May 6
9 a.m. Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary
10 a.m. Bible Studies for all ages
11 a.m. Contemporary