Mansfield Faith

Churches plan Easter week celebrations

Community of Hope hosts Easter egg hunt

Community of Hope is sponsoring its annual Easter Egg Hunt Outreach at 10 a.m. April 15 at 1800 E. Debbie Lane. The church welcomes all children from birth through fifth grade. Come enjoy various activities including a bounce house and the Easter Bunny. Bring your basket and fill it up. 

Bethlehem Baptist plans Easter services

Bethlehem Baptist Church will host special Easter services at Willie Pigg Auditorium and Wester Middle School cafeteria at 10:45 a.m. April 16. Sunday School services will be at 9:30 a.m. at Willie Pigg Auditorium, 1520 N. Walnut Creek Drive. Dr. Michael A. Evans Sr. will be preaching the sermon, “Experience Your New Season.” The BBC choir will perform, as well the Bethlehem Baptist Church Praise Dancers. Youth services will be held in the Wester Middle School Cafeteria, and have an Easter egg hunt.

The church will begin the Easter Sunday with a 6 a.m. Sunrise Service at the Sammons Chapel at Bethlehem Baptist, 1188 W. Broad St., followed by breakfast at 7:30 a.m. in the church’s Billingslea Hall.

The church will mark Good Friday at 7 p.m. April 14 with a service “Seven Sayings at the Cross” in the Sammons Chapel at Bethlehem Baptist, 1188 W. Broad St.

Knights hold Friday fish fries

The Knights of Columbus, St. Jude Council 7736, begin their Lenten Fish Fries, each Friday through Lent in the church center, 500 E. Dallas St.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with serving as soon as the fish are fried until they are gone. Take-out service will be available again, compliments of the Boy Scouts. Enter on Dallas Street under the portico.

Each dinner includes Alaskan fish, two sides, hushpuppies, drink and condiments. Weekly desserts by the ladies of the parish will also be offered.

This year back by popular demand will be our weekly specials such as enchiladas, pasta and several surprises. Children plates will be available.

St. John’s hosts egg hunt

St. John Lutheran Church will host an Easter Eggstravaganza from 10 a.m.-noon April 8. Join them for an egg-themed, Jesus-centered event for families. The egg hunt will be at 10 a.m. for fourth grade and younger. There will be games, crafts, fun and more! The church is at 1218 E. Debbie Lane. For more information, call 817-473-4889 or go to

MOPS schedule Junk in the Trunk garage sale

Come shop multiple garage sales in one spot at Junk in the Trunk, a community-wide garage sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 29. This semi-annual event is hosted by MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) in the parking lot of First Baptist Church, 1800 E. Broad St. Vendors are welcome. If you are interested in selling your items, it's $15 for one parking spot or $25 for two, register at Contact us with any questions at