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Living Church celebrates Easter

Living Church is celebrating Easter Sunday at 9:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. April 20 at Aristide Event Center, 570 N. Walnut Creek Drive. In addition to the meaningul services, there will be lots of fun activities for children and familes, a large petting zoo, free professional photos, Easter egg hunts, games and prizes! See livingchurch.com for more information.

Walnut Ridge hosts Big Feed

Walnut Ridge Church is motivated to care for people in our community by Matthew 25:40 “ I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.” In response, we encourage you join us for the Big Feed! Pick up your grocery bags, fill and return them to Walnut Ridge Church. Food collection continues throughout April for distribution to area food banks. Bags available, beginning April 6, include information on items requested by local food banks. More information available at www.walnutridgechurch.com or (817) 473-1461. Walnut Ridge Church is located at 1201 Texas 360.

Women can take recovery study

First Methodist Mansfield is offering a new Celebrate Recovery Step Study for women on Tuesdays from 9-11 a.m. A key ingredient to Celebrate Recovery, these gender-specific Step Studies utilize the 12 steps and eight principles based on the teachings of Jesus in the Beatitudes, helping participants deal with their own hurts, habits and hang-ups. The set of four participant guides are $17, or they can be purchased separately for $6. For more information, contact Debbie Black at debbieb@fmcm.org.

First Methodist Mansfield is located at 777 N. Walnut Creek Drive.

Zambian orphans to perform

First Methodist Mansfield is hosting a special Celebrate Life concert at 6 p.m. April 27 in the sanctuary for Lifesong for Orphans. Lifesong works to bring joy and purpose to orphans across the world. This benefit concert will feature six children from their school in Kitwe, Zambia, singing traditional Zambian songs as well as performing with award-winning Christian artist Cheri Keaggy. Purchase tickets at www.lifesongfororphans.org for $5 each or at the door the evening of the concert. A love offering will be taken during the concert with 100 percent of the proceeds going to care for orphans and vulnerable children. First Methodist Mansfield is located at 777 N. Walnut Creek Drive.

Easter services planned at Performing Arts Center

First Methodist Mansfield invites you to celebrate Easter with your neighbors at the Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts this year. There will be a contemporary service at 6 p.m. April 19 and at 9 a.m. April 20. There will also be a traditional service at 11 a.m. April 20. The MISD Center for the Performing Arts is located at 1110 W. Debbie Lane in Mansfield. The church is also offering a sunrise service at 7 a.m. April 20 at Town Park, 500 N. Main Street. For more information on all of their Easter services, go to www.easterinmansfield.org.

Leadership seminar slated for May 9

First Methodist Mansfield and the Mansfield school district are co-hosting this year's Leadercast simulcast at the MISD Center for the Performing Arts from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 9. Leadercast is for anyone who wants to improve their leadership skills. Consider bringing your team and potential customers to this event. The early bird price through April 9 is $65 per ticket, after that tickets are $75 each. The group rate for 10 or more is $55 per ticket. Purchase tickets online at www.leadercast/location/mansfield. For information on more networking opportunities available within this conference, contact Leslie Waldson at lesliew@fmcm.org.

Living Word walks the cross

Living Word Outreach Fellowship invites you to participate on Good Friday with the “Walking The Cross” event in Mansfield on the evening of April 18. We have a route we follow with stops along the way where we pray for national, state and city governments, churches, businesses and schools. We cordially invite others to join us in this walk to also remind the community of the supreme price Jesus paid for our salvation. We leave from 107 North First Ave. at 5:30 p.m. Come and walk with us.

Church plans five Easter services

Join the celebration of Christ’s resurrection at one of Mansfield Bible Church’s five Easter Sunday services. There will be three contemporary services, 8 a.m. (no childcare), 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. At 11 a.m., there will also be a traditional service and a service in Spanish. MBC is located at 2351 Country Club Drive. To learn more about the ministries of MBC or to watch the 11 a.m. service live on Sunday, go to www.mbcchurch.com or call (817) 473-8980.

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