Church briefs for July 29-31

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Jul. 30—First Presbyterian Church

Sunday worship service is at 10:30 a.m.

Choir practice is at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

Bible Study at the Stanford House is at 10 a.m. on Friday.

The church is at 401 S. Denton St. in Gainesville, at the intersection with Church Street.

For more information, leave a message on the church voicemail at 940-665-5153 or email

Sivells Bend United Methodist Church

Sivells Bend United Methodist Church, 16028 FM 1201, Gainesville, and the Rev.

Kathy McLean-Davis invites the public to worship on the first, third and fifth Sundays of each month at 9 a.m.

Seventh-Day Adventist Church

This quarter (July, August and September) the bible lesson is "In the Crucible With Christ". This week take a look at "Extreme Heat". To prepare for the bible study read Job: 1:6-2:10, What caused Job's suffering?

Also read Job 1:20,21 How does Job respond to the trials? Going thru a trial? Follow the steps that Job used. How might they help you as well?

Church service begins at 10:45 a.m. Surviving Through Hope, 2 Corinthians 1:4 God wants to minister through us to hurting people. From our own experience we can learn to offer encouragement and compassion to others.

Sabbath (Saturday) Services begin at 9:30 a.m. with a continued study of Genesis.

Worship service begins at 10:45 a.m.

Seventh-Day Adventist Church is located at 3411 N. Weaver St. in Gainesville. For information concerning Depression And Anxiety Recovery Program or Bible studies, call 940-668-8687.

First Christian Church

First Christian Church, 402 N. Dixon St. in Gainesville, hosts in-person worship in the sanctuary at 10 a.m. The service is also livestreamed on Facebook.

Open communion is celebrated each Sunday. Sunday school for all ages starts at 9 a.m.

For more information , call 940-665-2053, email gainesvillefcc@ or visit

Valley View Church of Christ

Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Ladies' Bible class has resumed in the annex on Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

The church has resumed Wednesday evening services at 7 p.m.

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.

First Baptist Gainesville

"Final Words to Friends" from Acts 20:17-38 will be Pastor Jeff's sermon topic this Sunday in both of our worship services.

The early service will be in The Summit at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. traditional worship service will be in the sanctuary.

Sunday School classes are from 10-11 a.m. and there is one for all ages. Cortni Kordi is the Children's Director, Travis Tudor leads the youth and Eddie Hadlock is the Adult Sunday School Coordinator.

This Sunday Pastor Jeff's sermon is from Acts 17:16-34 and is entitled "Eyes Wide Open."

Check for more information on preparation for the coming fall.

Gainesville Bible Church

The church, led by Pastor Mark Wascom, begins with a prayer at 9 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. and worship is at 10:30 a.m. Children's church is at 10:50 a.m. and bible study is at 7 p.m.

There's a prayer meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

Childcare is available for all services.

The church is located at 601 N. Radio Hill Rd. For more information, call 940-668-2781 or email

The church's website is

First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church of Gainesville has worship at 10 a.m. Sundays.

Worship is livestreamed on Facebook. More information and daily devotionals are posted to the church's Facebook page. Sunday school for children, youth and adults is back. Contact the church office for more information.

Second Time Around Resale, a mission of FUMC, is open for shoppers 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wednesdays and Thursdays and is accepting donations 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays as well as during operating hours.

First United Methodist Church is at 214 S. Denton St. in Gainesville. The phone number is 940-665-3926 and its website is

Era Church of Christ

Worship is at 10:30 a.m.

Sunday. Bible study is at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

The church now has Wednesday evening Bible class at 5 p.m.

Visitors are welcome in any of the church's 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.