Gainesville Daily Register
Callisburg Church of Christ
The Callisburg Church of Christ would like to wish all of the Moms out
there Happy Mothers Day. We hope you have a wonderful day this
Kids Movie Night
We will be having a kids’ movie night on Wednesday, May 23 at the
offices of Lost Dog Productions in town. This is for the younger kids
grades K-6. Come join us for some pizza, popcorn and a movie.
Monthly fellowship meal
Our monthly fellowship meal will be on Sunday May 27 following morning
services. Our monthly song service will be Sunday May 27 at 6 p.m.
Our dates for VBS have been set for this year, the theme is “All
Aboard” and we will be having it June 25, 26, 27 at 6:30 p.m. each
evening. We will be heading to a Texas Rangers baseball game on
Friday, June 29.
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 “Three Generations” and Sunday evenings
sermon is “The ABC's of the Gospel.”
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 8:30am. Come visit us soon, we promise you a warm
welcome from a loving group.
Callisburg United Methodist Church
The church was filled to capacity this morning and a call to worship
was made by Pastor John Gowling and the people. After the Affirmation
of Faith, Kathy Day had the Children’s time. The Scripture reading
Sunday morning was John 15:1-8 and was led by Norman Miner. As
always, Barbara Smith led the worship.
Pastor John’s sermon this Sunday was titled “Well-Connected Christians.”
Sunday was Communion Sunday, being the first Sunday of the month, and
Monta and Kim Sewell assisted Pastor John with the Communion.
Ushers for the month are Matt Medford and Jerry McKenzie.
Church events and announcements
Kids for Christ will not meet again until September. The attendance
this last Wednesday was 60 children.
Sunday May 20th is Senior Sunday and the Seniors of Callisburg will be
honored at the Callisburg High School Gym at 2 p.m.
Wayne and Ruth Ann Dodson will have a fellowship gathering at 5 p.m.
on Memorial Day, Sunday, May 27.
Pictures will be taken for the church directory on Saturday, May 18
and May 19 by appointment.
The men of the church will cook breakfast, as is the church’s
tradition, for the women of the church in honor of the mothers. The
breakfast will begin at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, May 13 in the fellowship
hall of the church. Pastor John will be away that Sunday and Kathy
Brown will fill in for him.
Pastor John Gowling can be reached at the church by calling
940-665-1985 or 1-469-387-8961.
Christian Science Society
On Sunday, May 13, the subject for our weekly lesson will be “Mortals
and Immortals” 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
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.
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
Stake Conference will be May 19 and 20. Elder Bruce D. Porter, First
Quorum of the Seventy, will preside at this conference. Saturday
sessions will be held at the Stake Center. Sunday's session will be
broadcast to the Gainesville Ward building. Saturday Priesthood
Leadership Meeting is from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the Adult Session is
from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The Sunday General Session is from 10 a.m. to
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
Faith Lutheran Church
Faith Lutheran Church invites everyone to join our worship service on
Sunday morning. The blended worship service will begin at 10:15 a.m.
The sermon will be based on the Gospel of John 15: 0-17. 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
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. 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.
Birthday and anniversary wishes
In Faith’s church family, Mischa Brown and Jake Sundbye will celebrate
their birthdays this week. Shane and Dannielle Howeth will celebrate a
wedding anniversary. We ask special blessings on them.
Active Christian Together
On Saturday, May 12, ACT (Active Christians Together) will meet in the
Fellowship at 6:30. Galene and John Morris and Katie and Jack Grassman
will host the hamburger cook-out and direct the evening’s game, which
promises to be an intriguing “getting to know you better” activity.
Sally Haynie’s Bible study
On Monday, May 14, 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.
Ladies Bible study group
On Wednesday, May 16 , the Ladies Bible Study group will meet at 9:30
a.m. to continue a study of the book of Romans. The choir will meet at
Parents’ Night Out
On Friday, May 18, the Faith youth will offer a “Parents’ Night Out”
from 6 to 10 p.m. Dinner, games, crafts and a movie will be provided
for the special “guests.” There will be a nursery for children 4 and
under. Special activities for children five to seven years old have
been planned. A Recreation Room for those children eight years and
older will also be supervised. So for $20 per family, parents can have
a worry-free night out. Reservations are required due to limited
availability. Call the church office at 668-7147 or 902-4039 to sign
up! All funds raised will go toward the cost of the mission trip to
Mobile, Alabama this summer.
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 10:00 A,M. until 2:00 PM. 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: “We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when
we pray for you.” (Colossians 1:1)
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, “To All the
Lydia’s.” The Scripture reading is Acts 16:9-15.
Sunday is a wonderful opportunity to worship and praise God, as we
thank God and honor our mothers and other woman who have blessed us in
so many numerous ways.
Our Men’s Breakfast is Saturday at 9 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
Bring your favorite game, or play one that somebody else brought, for
Game Night on Wednesday, May 16. The fun begins at 7 p.m.
Children and Youth Groups
All of our children’s and youth groups are meeting on Wednesday from
5:30 to 7 p.m. Also a reminder that all camp forms need to be turned
in by Sunday.
First Christian Church is an inviting and welcoming church. We are a
people and a place where you can engage your faith and allow God to
mold you. If you have any questions about First Christian Church,
please contact us at 940-665-2053; email firstname.lastname@example.org; 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:email@example.com or visit at
Prayer Quilt ministry meets at 10 a.m.
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: “Pinky Love”.
Fellowship Committee meets at 11:40 a.m.
Tim & Patty Camp were the greeters & Corie Autry was the Pulpit
Assistant; the flower donation for the sanctuary was by Mozelle
Session (Council) meets at 6:30 p.m.
NCTC chorale rehearsal is at 7 p.m.
Building Anniversary Task Force meets at 6 p.m.
Choir rehearsals are at 7 p.m. with Barbara Brady, director of music/organist.
XYZ meets at 11:30 a.m. for lunch & movie.
Reflections Circle meets at 7 p.m.
NCTC Chorale rehearsal is at 10 a.m.
VISTO requests 6 ounce tuna and 12 ounce elbow 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 five and under.
Our 8:30 a.m. worship is a little more relaxed but always includes
beautiful music. The 10:45 a.m. 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 13, for worship at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. as we
celebrate Mother’s Day and the Festival of the Christian Home. Rev.
Don Yeager’s sermon is titled “I Have Called You Friends” and it is
based on John 15:9-17, exploring the topic of friendship with Jesus.
Our altar railing this Sunday will shine with light from the votive
candles placed in memory of and to honor our mothers.
First UMC is gearing up for Vacation Bible School (VBS) June 18-22
from 9 a.m. to noon. Children ages three years through completing
fifth grade are welcomed to attend. Children must be registered in
order to attend VBS. We are looking for volunteers to prepare scenery
at this time. If you are able to volunteer time please call the church
office at 665-3926 9-4 p.m. Monday – Thursday.
Learning Tree openings
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.
Honoring our graduating seniors
First UMC will be honoring our Sr. 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 ministry
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 4:00-5:30 p.m. on
Wednesdays and on Sunday’s all youth will meet at 5:00 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, “True Wisdom in
an Unwise World” from James 3:13-18.
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.
9:00 a.m. Pot of Coffee — A men’s fellowship and 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
tower. If you need to reach us, our office number is (940) 668-2781.
Our web address is www.gainesvillebiblechurch.com