Callisburg Church of Christ
The Callisburg Church of Christ wants to invite you to come and join us for worship service. We have Sunday School classes for all ages starting at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday morning. Worship service at 10:30 a.m. and again at 6 p.m. on Sunday evenings. We also have a ladies Bible study class each Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. We are a small country congregation with a mission to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We have several events coming up in the near future. On Wednesday, Jan. 25 the ladies of the congregation will be having a ladies fellowship, the theme of the fellowship is "Putting Starch in Your New Year" All ladies are invited to come and join in for an evening of dinner and great fellowship beginning at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. On Sunday, Jan. 29 we will have our monthly fellowship meal following our morning worship service. Come join us for worship and a great meal to follow. On Saturday Feb. 13 we will have our annual Valentines Dinner. Bring your significant other and join us for a great time.
This Sunday mornings sermon will be: "The Silence of God" and Sunday evenings sermon will be: "Lessons from Jericho" We would love to have you come and pay us a visit.
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 Mark 1:14-20. 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 Revelation. For those who wish to arrive at 8:45 a.m., coffee and fellowship will be shared. A nursery will be provided.
Need a ride to church?
Would you or a family member like to attend church or Sunday School? 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.
On Monday, Jan. 23, 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
On Wednesday, Jan, 25, the Ladies Bible Study group will meet at 9:30 a.m.. to continue a study of the book of Acts.
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: “Do not put out the Spirit’s fire.” (1 Thessalonians 5:19)
Family Life Church
Family Life Church is under the direction of Pastors Larry and Kathy Eberhart, majors in living, believing and speaking the truth of God’s Holy Bible by focusing on Jesus Christ. The church is located at 905 Cloud St. which runs between the Sonic on Grand Avenue and Home Depot.
Visit www.familylifegainesville.com or call the church office at 665-0473.
Our holy but relaxed services are at 10:30 a.m. Sundays with anointed musical worship led by Wayne Fitzpatrick. Pastor leads Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, plus other meetings for Bible study Monday evenings, young adults on Sunday evenings, monthly meetings for Winning Widows and women’s ministry.
Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. for adults and Kid Zone. Kids Force meets during Sunday services at 10:30 a.m. Family Life has a separate meeting place for teens called the IMpact house, (next door to the sanctuary), where they meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.
Salems to perform Sunday, Jan. 22
Harry and Cheryl Salem will make their annual visit to Gainesville’s Family Life Church for the 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 22 service.
“The family ministers restoration because they have been restored themselves,” church spokesperson G’Anna Smith said. “They have a call on their lives to bring people into God’s Kingdom.”
Harry Salem is a gifted preacher and Cheryl, a former Miss America, ministers beautifully in song and has produced several CDs including “Lord, You’re Holy” and “Deep Cries to Deep.”
First Baptist Church
Kids Blitz Live is coming to FBC
Kidz Blitz Live will be happening here at First Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3. Kidz Blitz Live is a game show style event that we are so excited to be hosting. This family friendly event will definitely be something you do not want to miss. Bring your friends and neighbors to this free event. Kidz Blitz Live, an evening of fun you will not want to miss.
Disciple Now will an event held in Gainesville and the students grades six through 12 will be housed in host homes provided by FBC members. This event costs $55, which covers the cost of the event registration, the event T-shirt, the book, meals and recreation. The deadline to register your youth is Jan. 11. After that the registration cost increases to $70. Register now with just a $25 deposit and pay the rest by Jan. 25. This is a great time for youth.
Youth spaghetti fundraiser for camp
First Baptist Church students will be selling tickets for a Spaghetti Luncheon to be held this Sunday, January 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church's Activities Building. For tickets contact a FBC youth or the church office.
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, “A Faith Worth Finding.” The Scripture reading is Mark 1:14-20.
Winter Bible Study
Our Winter study this year uses Rick Warren’s book, “The Purpose Driven Life.” It meets on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. This study will help you understand why you are alive and God’s amazing plan for you.
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 665-2053; email email@example.com; or visit www.fccgainesville.com
First Presbyterian of 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.
Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m.
Children’s Sunday school is from the sanctuary after the Children’s Sermon.
The title of the sermon is “Killer Jobs.”
Eugene & Nancy Bentley were the greeters & June Sherrill was the Pulpit Assistant. The flower donation was by Daphne Kehrli in honor of Catherine, Quinnie & Chas. who are having birthdays this month.
A prayer quilt was donated to Jack Reid.
The Men’s Breakfast group meets at 7 a.m. The Ansleys will host the small group study called: “God Called a Party But Nobody Came” at 6:30 p.m.
The Town & Country Circle meets at 1:30 p.m.
Choir rehearsals are at 7 p.m. with Barbara Brady, director of music/organist.
Remember to call the church if you need to report changes in the 2012 directory.
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 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, Jan. 22, for worship at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Rev. Don Yeager’s sermon for this Sunday is titled “The Reluctant Prophet,” from the text of Jonah 3:1-5, 10. The message reveals that God can use us in spite of ourselves.
District leadership training
Our church will host the 2012 District Leadership Training for the Northwest District on Sunday, Jan. 29, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Rev. Aleze Fulbright and Kelly Carpenter will be the plenary speakers, sharing insights from their work with the Center for Leadership Development for the North Texas Conference of the UMC.
Sunday school schedule
On Sundays all youth meet for Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Youth hours are as follows. The junior high youth will meet from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and on Sunday’s youth hours have the junior high youth meeting at 5 p.m. with an all youth snack supper from 5:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. followed by the senior high youth meeting until 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, Jan. 21, the youth girls will have a craft day with Shawna while the boys will go bowling with Josh. Look in the Informer or your Sunday bulletin for more details.
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 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 continue in the 5-part series from the book of Haggai. This weeks message is from Haggai 2:1-9, “Joining Together in a Work of God: The Greater Glory of God’s Purposes.”
9 a.m. Prayers for the Church
9:30 a.m. Bible study classes
Women’s Class — “Lies Women Believe”
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. Our office number is (940) 668-2781. Our web address is www.gainesvillebiblechurch.com. Contact us by email at email@example.com.
Grand Avenue Baptist Church
Welcome to Grand Avenue Baptist Church. Visitors often say, "This is the friendliest church I've ever seen." We are located in the 600 block of North Grand Avenue with the entrance doors and paved, off-street parking on the east side on Clements Street.
Our pastor is Bro. Bill Black. Our church office is open from noon until 4 p.m. week days. Call 665-2951 for prayer requests or more information.
We start Sunday morning at 9 a.m. with coffee, breakfast in the Fellowship Hall. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. and the morning worship at 10:40 a.m. Even worship, a study of 1 Samuel begins at 6 p.m. in the little chapel.
Grief support class
Tuesday evening our Grief Support Class meets at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. we meet in fellowship hall for prayer and a study of Daniel. Our youth get-together is also in the fellowship hall at that time. Mary Friddell gave the opening prayer. Choice Stephens and Al Latham took up the offering as Suzanne Carpenter played In His Time on the grand piano. Dean Armstrong sang “It Is No Secret What God Can Do” accompanied by Suzanne Carpenter. Bro. Bill Black's sermon was from Mark 9:42-50. Hell is a real place and it has no end.
Join us at Grand Ave. and see for yourself what a friendly church it is.
Harvey Street Baptist Church
Our deepest desire is to bring glory to our Lord 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.
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 3-6 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 share a meal and study God's word.
Observance of the Lord's Supper
On Jan. 22 During Morning Worship, this is an exciting time in the life of our Church as we remember and celebrate our Lord's death, burial and resurrection.
We will have a meal & fellowship following morning corporate worship on Jan. 29, all are invited to come and join us.
No evening services on that night
Youth Group (Grades 7-12) at 6 p.m.
Corporate Adult Praise & Prayer at 6 p.m.
RAs & GAs Wednesdays at 5 p.m. (Grades 1-6)
Mission United Methodist Church
Mission United Methodist Church welcomes you to join us each Sunday at 11 a.m. to worship at 1305 Culberson St. in Gainesville. Rev. Roslyn Eugster serves as pastor and Mat Matthews serves as lay leader. Adult Sunday school and children’s Sunday school both begin at 10 a.m. We have Bible study every Wednesday night with Rev. Franklin Wade, with a meal at 6 p.m. followed by bible study at 6:30 p.m.
5th Sunday Singing
We have many events planned for this year and hope to see our neighbors join us. For January, we will have our “5th Sunday Singing” during the Jan. 29 morning service. We will have a fellowship dinner following the service.
We welcome friends and families of all ages at Mission. If you are looking for a church home or some place to see God’s word in action, check us out on Sunday mornings at 11 a.m.
New Life Bible Church
“What is Your Calling?”
This is the question Pastor Andy Anderson posed as he spoke last Sunday from Ephesians 4:1-11. “Life is an opportunity to serve God, by serving each other. One person, with one seemingly small act, can touch so many people – one act of honoring God. What can you do?”
Weekly Men’s Coffee
Previously held monthly, the men of NLBC are now meeting weekly at the church for coffee, fellowship, and a time of study and prayer. Please note the change in time. It is held from 7 a.m. until 8 a.m. Please come, and feel free to bring a friend to this growing fellowship.
Several men from New Life and from other churches in the community also meet from 7 a.m. until 8 a.m. for a bible study at Gainesville Title Company downtown. Please see Robert Gleaton, or call the church, to find out more about this study.
The women of NLBC meet every two months for a fellowship breakfast. Tomorrow, Jan. 21, at 8:30 a.m. the group will meet and, along with the fellowship, will discuss upcoming plans, including meal prep day (where we cook cooperatively to fill the freezer with meals to share with those in need). Many of the women meet every Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. for a book study led by Terri Pulec. Currently the women are discussing “Practicing God’s Presence – Brother Lawrence for Today’s Reader” by Robert Elmer. Women throughout the community are invited to join this study, which not only allows for a time of open discussion of the book and how it relates to our lives, but it also helps the women to connect to each other.
Adult Bible Fellowship
Geoff Haberman is leading a Sunday morning bible study each Sunday at 9:30 in room 204. This is an interactive bible study which helps all those attending to increase their understanding of God’s Word. The fellowship is currently studying the book of Deuteronomy.
High School Youth
Youth leaders James and Alison Lewis meet with the high school youth in the outer building every Sunday morning at 9:30, for an invigorating bible study, currently studying Philippians. The high school also meets on Wednesday evenings at the Lewis’ home, learning how to study their bibles.
Junior High Youth
The junior high youth meet on Sunday morning as well, and are currently learning the foundational principles of the Old Testament, relating that knowledge with the New Testament, and growing their relationship with the Lord. Wednesday evenings the junior high youth participates in the AWANA program.
The high school and junior high youth are planning their trip to Planet Wisdom, Feb. 10 – 11. The focus this year is on studying your bible. This is an overnight trip, and will be well chaperoned. Tickets have been purchased, and additional tickets can be purchased if one of the youth plans to bring a friend, but you must notify Alison Lewis of your commitment to go no later than this Sunday, Jan. 22. The youth are involved in a fundraiser to cover the cost of the hotel.
New Life Bible youth will be participating in the Will Graham Red River Celebration. Three Wednesdays in February will find youth from churches across Gainesville and Cooke County, including NLBC youth, at the Gainesville Middle School
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. This is an opportunity to lift our church and our leadership up in prayer, as well as others who come to mind. Sunday school for all ages, toddlers through adults, begins immediately after the prayer time. A nursery is offered throughout Sunday morning, and during the church service. Children’s Church is also offered for the children toddler-aged through pre-school.
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.
The AWANA program is on Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., and includes children who turned three by September 1st of 2011, as well as Junior High students.
Pot Luck Sunday
Please join us for a pot luck dinner and fellowship every first Sunday of the month, immediately following the service. There is always plenty of food, and of course fellowship, for everyone. We want you to feel welcome to join us.
State School Ministry
Every 4th Sunday of the month members of New Life Bible meet after church to minister to the young men at the Gainesville State School. If you feel called to participate in this ministry, please see Robert Gleaton at the church.
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 Gainesville State School).
You may contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or find us on the web at newlifebible.com. You may also “like” us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/New-Life-Bible-Church.
Prairie Grove Baptist Church
Our church had visitors from Olney last week. The guests attended church service and lunch afterward. Wanda Almon played the piano for the congregation. Chuckie Alexander sang “His Name is Wonderful.” Claudia Allen read the story of how the song was written.
Morning services: Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Worship services are at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday prayer and Bible study is at 6:30 p.m.
Prairie Grove Church is at 1721 Prairie Grove Rd off South FM 372.
Vilott Baptist Church
Vilott Baptist church has the doors open for services several days a week.
Fellowship breakfast at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School at 10 a.m. Classes for all ages and nursery provided.
Worship in song and praise at 11 a.m. The Lord's message delivered by our Pastor Rick Isham
Sunday evening services at 6 p.m.
On Wednesday evening we have a meal at 6:30 all are invited to share. At 7 p.m. there is TeamKid for the children, small groups for Bible study and prayer, and the youth meeting.
Thursday small groups meet at 11 a.m. followed by a meal.
The first Saturday of the month there is a jam session for musicians to fellowship and play their instruments. This starts at 10 a.m.
Our men's group is still going out and helping those in need.
If you need information or transportation, call 665-1629.
Whaley United Methodist Church
Join us this Sunday for "Too Tangled for Jesus."
We worship in traditional style at 9 a.m. and contemporary style at 11 a.m. People of all ages attend both services, and both feature excellent music. The 11 a.m. service will include "Kid Time."
Sunday, Jan. 22
9 a.m. Traditional worship in the sanctuary
10 a.m. Bible studies for all ages
11 a.m. Contemporary worship in the dome
5:30 p.m. Youth Snack Supper, activities, and Bible study in the dome
Monday, Jan. 23
6:30 p.m. Adult Bible Study led by Pastor Chuck in Fellowship Hall
Tuesday, Jan. 24
9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Kids' Day Out for children one year of age through pre-school; registration forms are available in the church office; vacancies are filled on a first come/first served basis
Wednesday, Jan. 25
5:30 p.m. Children's Choir (3 years and up) under the direction of Jane Weaver and Kerri Kennedy-Reiter in the Library
5:45 p.m. Adult Bible Study led by Rev. Denny Hook in the Open Doors Classroom
6 p.m. "Invitation Bible Study," an Adult Bible Study led by Gary Hinkle in the Chapel
7 p.m. Chancel Choir rehearsal under the direction of Susan Beall in the Choir Room
Thursday, Jan. 26
9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Kids' Day Out
Coming in February
The Whaley UMC Fellowship Committee will host a Church-wide Valentine Luncheon on Sunday, Feb. 12. The luncheon will feature a special musical presentation and a kid station where heart-shaped sandwiches and Valentine cookie decorating will be offered. The Lenten season will begin Wednesday, Feb. 22 with an Ash Wednesday worship service at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. The Whaley United Methodist Women will host a Call to Prayer and Self-Denial Luncheon Thursday, Feb. 23.
Whaley United Methodist Church is located at 701 Rosedale Drive in Gainesville.
For information call 665-5588. At Whaley UMC we have One Lord, One Church, One Mission.
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