Living Word celebrates anniversaryLiving Word Outreach has been operating as a ministry in the Mansfield area since 1983. We are celebrating our 30th anniversary from 1-4 p.m. Oct. 26 with an open house. It’s a come-and-go party and we hope that the folks in our community will stop by, take a tour and visit with us. Our community is important for the needs that we try to meet and the support we get that helps us continue. Living Word Outreach is located at 107 N. First Ave. Phone (817) 473-6055.Pumpkin Patch opens at FUMCThe pumpkins have arrived at First Methodist Mansfield! Pumpkins will be for sale through the end of October, or until they are sold out. The Pumpkin Patch will be manned from 3-7 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends.Story time at the patch is available by appointment. Contact Lindsey Brower at firstname.lastname@example.org. First Methodist Mansfield is located at 777 N. Walnut Creek Drive.Bible church hosts Halloween festivalLooking for a fun, safe, family friendly activity for your children on Halloween? Come to Mansfield Bible Church from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 for Trunk or Treats. There will be lots of fun, candy, games, a costume contest and more.MBC is located at 2351 Country Club Drive in Mansfield. Go to www.MBCchurch.com or call (817) 473-8980 to find out more about Mansfield Bible Church.Church hosts Upward basketball and cheerleadingFirst Methodist Mansfield is offering Upward Basketball and Cheerleading for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. Every child plays, every child learns and every child is a winner! Early registration is $78 per child and includes a uniform, awards and equipment. After Nov. 8 the cost goes up to $88. Deadline to sign up is Nov. 12. Practices start the week of Dec. 10, with games beginning in January.Register on the church website, www.firstmethodistmansfield.org. First Methodist Mansfield is located at 777 N. Walnut Creek Drive.St. Jude plans monthly BingoSt. Jude Catholic Church will now offer Bingo every month instead of every other month. Bingo packets are $25 to play 14 games. Cover all guarantee payout is $300.The hall opens at 6 p.m. with first call at 6:30 p.m. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.Upcoming dates for Bingo are Nov. 9 and Dec. 14 at the St. Jude Parish Hall on the corner of Graves and Dallas streets.