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First Presbyterian Church

Interim Pastor Melinda Hunt will deliver the sermon at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday. Nursery is available during the service. Children’s Sunday School will be dismissed from the sanctuary after the children’s sermon.

On Tuesday, small group Bible study is at 6 p.m.

On Wednesday, newsletter articles are due by noon; Tai Chi will meet at 6 p.m.; and choir will practice at 7 p.m.

On Thursday, Game Day is at 11:30 a.m. and committee reports are due by noon.

DASH deliveries will be at 10 a.m. Saturdays, June 22 and 29, from Pecan Creek Village.

VISTO (Volunteers In Service To Others) requests canned soups, chili, mixed vegetables, regular size boxes of mac and cheese and tuna packets. Plastic shopping bags and quart-size zip-close bags are also helpful. All donations are accepted.

Anyone is welcome to visit or join the First Presbyterian Church at 401 S. Denton St. at Church Street. For more information, call the church at 940-665-5153, email fpcgaines@sbcglobal.net or visit the church website at www.firstpresbyteriangainesville.com.

First United Methodist

This Sunday, the sermon will focus on the Apostle Paul’s race metaphor for the Christian walk. Sunday morning services at First United Methodist Church are as follows:

Word and Table worship at 8:15 a.m. in the sanctuary (communion weekly)

Refresh worship at 9 a.m. in the fellowship center (casual and creative)

Sunday School at 9:45 a.m.

Traditional worship at 10:45 a.m. in the sanctuary

Pastor John continues his Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesdays in room 113.

Second Time Around resale shop is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday at 105 S. Denton St. For information, contact Rev. Kathy Nations at 940-367-6957 or kathy@fumcgainesville.org.

For more information about any church events, visit the church’s Facebook page — “First United Methodist Church of Gainesville, Texas” — or call the church office, 940-665-3926. A new website is in the works. The church is at 214 S. Denton St.

Valley View Church of Christ

Stan Skinner will deliver the sermon at 10:35 a.m. this Sunday. Sunday morning Bible classes for all ages begin at 9:45 a.m.; adult classes are studying Mark in the auditorium or Esther in the annex. The evening service will be at 6 p.m.

Whimsical Wednesdays for teens continues at 5 p.m. at the minister’s house with games and food, followed by the midweek service at 7 p.m. at the church building.

Valley View Church of Christ will host this week’s a cappella gospel singing at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 15.

The “Truth in Love” program airs 7:30 a.m. Sundays on TV channel 27.

“Jesus and His Promise” will be this week’s program on “In Search of the Lord’s Way.” The series airs on the radio Sunday mornings (KXII 12-3 at 7 a.m., KTXD TV 47 at 7:30 a.m., KTXA TV 21 at 8:30 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.

Visitors are welcome in any of the church’s services or events. For further information or to set up a personal study, call 940-726-7010. The church meets at 202 N. McCubbin on the northeast corner of the square in Valley View.

Hillcrest Church of Christ

This Sunday, the church will honor all dads, whether biological, adopted, foster, step, grand or honorary, for Father’s Day.

On Sunday afternoons and evenings, seven Life Groups meet throughout Cooke County, including one in the chapel at 1712 E. O'Neal St. Life Groups are small, informal study groups. Teens who aren’t attending a group with their parents may gather at 5:30 p.m. in the new Youth Activity Center. For more information about a Life Group, visit the church’s website, www.hillcrestchurchofchrist.org.

Vacation Bible School will be June 30-July 2 at the church.

Abigail’s Arms needs clothing for children attending camp July 20-27. Ten sets of the following are requested: boys and girls basketball shorts, jerseys and T-shirts in medium, large and extra large men’s or juniors sizes. Clothing or monetary donations should be brought to the church office.

Recorded audio of past sermons is at www.hillcrestchurchofchrist.org (click on the "Media" tab). 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.

Concord Church of Christ

Concord Church of Christ will have a gospel meeting from June 26-30.

The church is at 8376 U.S. 82 just east of Oak Ridge.

First Baptist Gainesville

Pastor Jeff’s sermon this Sunday is “Th eInside Makes the Outside Shine” from the book of Luke.

“In the Wild” vacation Bible school is taking place 9 a.m. to noon June 17-21 at First Baptist Gainesville. The program is for children who have completed kindergarten through sixth grade and will include crafts, games, snacks, songs and missions focus. Register online at www.fbcgville.com or by visiting the church office.

The women's summer study group will be 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays beginning June 26. Shelly Langley will lead the study, working out of “Discerning the Voice of God” by Priscilla Shirer. The location will be announced later. Email Shelly at shelly@fbcgville.com for more information or to sign up.

Sunday services include the Early First service at 9 a.m. in the Activities Center, 400 E. Broadway (come a little early for some coffee and snacks), and the Classic worship service at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary, 308 E. Broadway. Sunday school for all ages is 10-11 a.m.

For more information about the church, visit the church’s website or call 940-665-4347.

Faith Lutheran Church

Faith Lutheran Church, 1823 N. Luther Lane, will have a traditional communion worship service at 10:15 a.m. with historical liturgies and hymns. Sunday School for children and youth and the adult Bible study will begin at 9 a.m. For those who wish to arrive at 8:45 a.m., coffee and fellowship will be shared.

At 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 17, Sally Haynie will host a Bible study in her home. For details, call 940-580-3116.

At 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, the ladies’ Bible study group will meet in the fellowship hall.

For more information about any church ministries, call the church at 940-668-7147, visit the church’s website at www.faithgainesvile.net or find the church on Facebook.

Seventh-day Adventist

Services are at 10:45 a.m. Saturday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3411 N. Weaver St. in Gainesville. The weekly Bible study is 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

Registration is also open for the fall eight-week program on depression and anxiety recovery.

Anyone interested in joining either a Bible study or the depression and anxiety recovery program may call the church at 940-668-8687.

St. Paul’s Episcopal

The church has services at 8 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. on Sundays. Adult Bible study meets at 9:30 a.m. Sundays; children’s Bible Study conducted by Becca Stubbs is 10:30 a.m. each Sunday in the Parish Hall. Nursery is provided for the 10:30 a.m. service. Coffee and donuts are available afterward.

St. Martha's Kitchen together with VISTO serves the general public from 5-7 p.m. every Monday in the Parish Hall on Jefferson Street across from Turner Parking Lot. A movie is shown at 3 p.m. before the meal. St. Paul welcomes donations or volunteer assistance for this self-supporting program. For information, contact Angela Williams at 916-737-6358 or awilliams_05@ntin.net.

For more information about St. Paul's Episcopal Church, call the church office at 940-665-4705 or email stpaulgtx@ntin.net. The church is at 411-415 E. California St.