First Christian Church
First Christian Church, 401 N. Dixon St., will host parking lot worship at 8:30 a.m. Sunday and sanctuary worship at 10 a.m. The sanctuary service will also be live-streamed on Facebook. Open communion is celebrated each Sunday. This Sunday’s message by Pastor Mark Loewen is “A Colossians’ Kind of Question” and the Scripture reading is Colossians 3:1-12.
Pastor Gregory is leading a study using Max Lucado’s book “Jesus: The God Who Knows Your Name” at 11 a.m. Tuesdays and 6 p.m. Wednesdays. The young adults gather at 8 p.m. Wednesdays.
Valley View Church of Christ
“Much More Shall Your Heavenly Father” is the sermon for the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday, June 21. All other in-person services, classes and events remain canceled through the end of June. July’s schedule will be reevaluated later this month.
“Because of Jesus” will be broadcast Sunday on “In Search of the Lord’s Way.” The program airs Sunday mornings on Sherman and DFW TV stations (KXII 12.3 at 7 a.m., KDFI 27.1 at 7:30 a.m. or KTEN 10.3 at 9 a.m.), on the program’s Facebook page and on YouTube. Study sheets can be downloaded from the website, www.searchtv.org, before the program airs. The website also has archived programs.
For further information or to set up a personal study, call 940-726-7010. The church meets at 202 N. McCubbin St. on the northeast corner of the square in Valley View.
Era Church of Christ
The church’s series from James continues at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday. As of press time, the church is having its Sunday morning services only, though leaders are considering resuming Bible classes soon.
Visitors are welcome in any of the services or events. The church meets at 111 Hargrove St. in Era, just west of the school and on the north side of Farm-to-Market Road 922.
First Baptist Gainesville
This Sunday, Pastor Jeff will continue his series from I Peter with a sermon on I Peter 3:8-22. Attendees in person are asked to observe social distancing, honor special seating arrangements, use the hand sanitizer provided and refrain from hugs and handshakes.
The Early First contemporary service will be at 9 a.m. and Classic First traditional service will be at 11 a.m., both taking place in the sanctuary, 308 E. Broadway.
Services are live streamed at https://fbcgville.online.church. The Classic First service will also be broadcast live on Suddenlink channel 3.
Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. will be live streamed on the website and broadcast on Suddenlink channel 3.
The previous week’s Classic First service will be broadcast on Nortex channel 22 at 11 a.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Thursdays.
Ladies’ Bible study is led by Shelly Langley via live video at 10 a.m. Wednesday on the FBG Women’s Ministry group on Facebook. The group is using the book “Seamless.”
Bible study is live streamed online at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at https://fbcgville.online.church.
Save the date — at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 28, Minister of Music Shane Studdard will present the church’s annual “God and Country Celebration,” an observance of God's goodness and grace upon America. Veterans and active-duty members of the armed forces will be honored, the songs of freedom will be sung and prayer will be offered for the country and its leaders.
For more information about First Baptist Church, visit the church’s website at www.fbcgville.com or call the church office at 940-665-4347.
Hillcrest Church of Christ
The Hillcrest Church of Christ is open for Sunday morning worship services, which will also be live streamed on Facebook and the church’s YouTube channel. Search for Church of Christ, Gainesville, TX on either social media site.
Attendees in person are asked to continue practicing social distancing and following CDC and state guidelines and may wear masks and/or gloves at their discretion. Individual communion servings will be given to each person as they enter the building. A receptacle for offerings will be at the back of the auditorium.
Callisburg Church of Christ posts recorded sermons to its Facebook and YouTube pages.
A Christian talk radio broadcast is on KAAM, 770 AM at 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. presented by Main Street Church of Christ, Dallas. "Let The Bible Speak" is broadcast at 8:30 a.m. Sundays on KTXA21 by DFW Churches of Christ. Additional Bible study resources are online at www.WorldBibleSchool.net.
Faith Lutheran Church
The church at 1823 Luther Lane has resumed its in-person worship services after temporary closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Traditional communion service is at 10:15 a.m. Sunday School for children and youth, as well as Bible study for adults, will be at 9 a.m. Communion services take place the first and third Sunday of each month.
The ladies’ Bible study group will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the fellowship hall.
Helping Hands of Faith is back open at 719 Smith St. in the old Frankie Schmitz Shoe Factory building. Proceeds from the volunteer-run thrift store support local organizations and volunteer fire departments. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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 940-668-4393.
For more information about any church ministries, call the church at 940-668-7147, visit the church’s website at www.faithgainesville.net or find the church on Facebook.
First United Methodist
First United Methodist Church of Gainesville is continuing to live stream weekend worship services on Facebook at 10 a.m. Sundays. In addition the sermon and full worship service will be posted on the worship page at fumcgainesville.org later Sunday afternoons.
Second Time Around Resale, a mission of FUMC, is closed until further notice but is selling furniture by appointment only. Learning Tree Preschool will also remain closed in conjunction with the Gainesville ISD schedule.
For more information about the church, visit the church’s Facebook page, call the church office at 940-665-3926 or visit the church website at www.fumcgainesville.org.