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21 January 2015

      CONGREGATIONAL MEETING THIS SUNDAY!!!

January 25, 2015
After Church Services
with the agenda of passing the 2015 Budget.

Copies of the budget under consideration will be provided at church this Sunday.  If you need a copy mailed to you, please email board@wichitafallsmcc.org to make that request and provide your current mailing information.  Thank you!

 

                                         In Worship…

 

Sundays, 11:00am

Hospitality Breakfast at 10:00am!

Theme: “Mission Incarnate”

Jonah 3:1-10
1Corinthians 7:29-31
Mark 1:14-20

Worship Series:
The Body of Christ – Incarnate

Realizing the Body of Christ

Incarnation is the miracle of bringing what is without form into human, bodily form. Christ – the office of salvation in our God’s presence – became incarnate through Jesus. Now, it’s our turn to bring the miracle that is Christ into human form…OUR human form…as the Body of Christ. Don’t miss out on the Sunday morning lesson topics listed here!

  • January 4th Wisdom Incarnate
  • January 11th Baptism Incarnate
  • January 18th A Calling Incarnate
  • January 25th Mission Incarnate
  • February 1st Prophesy Incarnate
  • February 8th Service Incarnate
  • February 15th Healer Incarnate

Join us for each of these lessons that examine how we are and are surrounded by the Body of Christ!

Church Night OUT!  …and it’s FREE!
You’re invited to join Pastor Mel at a free movie screening at the MPEC
“Church”
Who do they say that I am because of…you?
February 7, 2015  |  7:00pm

       “The World is watching … and so are we.”

Our series “The Body of Christ, Incarnate” is blessed with the timing of this docudrama screening.  Join us to view this 50-minute free movie that talks about what it means to be the Body of Christ in a world that watches our example.  What do they learn when they watch us?

Pastor Mel has tickets in hand.  If you would like to join in this screening and a time of discussion following, please send an email to info@WichitaFallsMCC.org with your name and the number of tickets you’d like to reserve. 

Please also include your phone number so Pastor Mel can reach you on the day of the event.

More in Ministry

The Goings On…Get Busy, Live Better!
There are many wonderful things at church that will never be done if you don’t do them. We have LOTS of opportunity to get involved at WFMCC. There’s no reason to stay disconnected from your faith community! Take a look at how you can be involved…
Music Ministry
Choir – the choir is always seeking new voices! No experience required and you do NOT have to read music! Just come with a desire to make a joyful noise! Practice: 7:00pm, Wednesdays
Outreach – Serve with your church family!
Tuesday Morning Crew – Have a few hours to devote to those necessary “odd jobs” around church?  Join the Tuesday Morning Crew!  9:00am – 12:00pm, Tuesdays

Downtown DinnerHelp Serve the community while you experience the benefit of sharing Christ’s love with others! Service: Every third Tuesday, 5:30pm

Social
GenderQuest – support one another as we navigate this gendered world around us! Meeting: every 2nd Tuesday, 6:30pm Location: TBA
Hospitality Hour – Come to church a little early on Sunday and enjoy a full breakfast and time to connect! Service: Sundays, 10:00am
Administration
Board of Trustees Congregational Meeting – January 25, after church
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Renewal through Scripture

In 2015, Wichita Falls MCC will begin building a program of regular education through Bible study. 

In order to ensure that as many of our community as possible can participate, Pastor Mel needs to hear from you! 

We have seven nights/days to choose from, and Pastor Mel is able to meet twice a week for study. 

So that everyone has a voice, please click the link below and choose from the available days/times offered for this study.  More information will be released in the weeks to come.

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Living the Body of Christ

2Gether in Church!

Take time to read through what is expected of members and friends as part of our church!

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A Legacy Yet Realized

One of the providential aspects of being Wichita Falls MCC is our anniversary date.  Our anniversary falls only two days after the celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday.  It’s a period of time on the national calendar that much of our country is thinking about social justice.  Rev. Dr. King made a HUGE impact for freedom and liberty in this country.  So much so, that his reputation excels beyond the boundaries of our nation and into the hearts and minds of people around the world.

It was with this mindset of justice that our local church founders gathered together for the first worship service of this budding church 28 years ago.  They were courageous; gathering together in the local “alternative” bar on Sunday morning.  With a keyboard and Bibles brought from home, this group of faithful warriors claimed their heritage as God’s blessed, Christ’s followers, and infused by the Holy Spirit.  They offered prayers for those they lost to violence.  They offered petitions for God’s love and grace.  They offered…

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                                   Also at the Church…

INTO ACTION – ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous is an organization of people who want to share their experiences, lend strength and help the members and others recover from alcoholism. Into Action Meeting Mondays, 7:00pm, in the rear fellowship hall. This is an OPEN meeting!

 

BLENDED JOURNEY

Music Rehearsal – For information on joining or practicing with Blended Journey, please contact Karen Booth (kbooth@wichitafallsmcc.org). Rehearsal: Wednesdays, 5:30pm.

                                         On the Blog…

…A Legacy Yet Not Realized

One of the providential aspects of being Wichita Falls MCC is our anniversary date.  Our anniversary falls only two days after the celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday.  It’s a period of time on the national calendar that much of our country is thinking about social justice.  Rev. Dr. King made a HUGE impact for freedom and liberty in this country.  So much so, that his reputation excels beyond the boundaries of our nation and into the hearts and minds of people around the world. [read more…]

…On Trying to Micromanage Every Little Thing

UNSOLICITED ADVICE… From: “Ten Choices You Will Regret in Ten Years” (the-open-mind.com) Trying to micromanage every little thing. – Life should be touched, not strangled. Sometimes you’ve got to relax and let life happen without incessant worry and micromanagement. Learn to let go a little before you squeeze too tight. Take a deep breath. When … [Read more…]

…on (Not) Keeping Negative Company

From: “Ten Choices You Will Regret in Ten Years” (the-open-mind.com) Keeping negative company. – Don’t let someone who has a bad attitude give it to you. Don’t let them get to you. They can’t pull the trigger if you don’t hand them the gun. When you remember that keeping the company of negative people is … [Read more…]


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