Mansfield Faith


Moms of struggling children invited to join group

Do you have a child struggling with anger, depression, anxiety or any other hurts, habits or hang-ups? If so, First Methodist Mansfield has a new Celebrate Recovery community for you. It is called Hurting Parents of Struggling Children. This group is open to women with children who are struggling with any type of issue.

As a part of First Methodist Mansfield’s Celebrate Recovery program, this group meets from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays immediately after the 6:30 p.m. Celebrate Recovery worship hour. You are encouraged to bring your first- through sixth-graders to Celebration Station or seventh- through 12th-graders to The Landing meeting at the same time.

For more information, contact Debbie Black, Care Ministries Director, at First Methodist Mansfield is at 777 N. Walnut Creek Drive, across from Super Walmart. 817-477-2287;

Missionaries discuss trip to Guatemala

Sixty people from Mansfield Bible Church spent Spring Break on a mission trip to Guatemala. They will be sharing in the worship services March 22 about the exciting opportunities they had to make an impact on the lives of many people while they were there. Come hear their life-changing stories and how their experiences impacted them.

MBC is at 2351 Country Club Drive. The Sunday morning worship services are at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Liberty Church offers Financial Peace course

More than 2.5 million families have positively changed their financial future through Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU). The nine-week course provides families and individuals with practical tools to gain control of their finances and set themselves up for long-term financial success. The course meets once a week with a different lesson taught by Dave on DVD followed by a small-group discussion. Lessons include budgeting, relationships and money, getting out of debt, saving for emergencies and investing.

FPU will be held at Liberty Church Mansfield, 1715 Gertie Barrett Road. The classes will begin at 7 p.m. April 2. Contact Elizabeth Priebe at 817-473-7404 for more information or to register.

Knights of Columbus hold fish fry Friday

The Knights of Columbus fish fry continues Friday with great fish, hush puppies, cole slaw, beans and mac and cheese. Quesadillas and grilled cheese are also available. Drinks are included. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Take-out available courtesy of the Boy Scouts.

Dinners are available from 5-7 p.m. (or until the fish runs out) at St. Jude Church Center, 500 E. Dallas St. Plenty of free parking off Waxahachie or Graves streets. Ladies of the parish also have homemade desserts for sale.

St. Gregory’s plans DVD series

Beginning March 21, St. Gregory Episcopal Church will present the first DVD in a series of 12 on the subject Rediscovering Kingdom Healing by the Rev. Mike Endicott. Endicott has held healing missions world wide. He is recognized by the Order of St. Luke and he is an Order of St. Luke chaplain. He is also founder of The Order of Jacobs Well, an order dedicated to healing.

St. Gregory invites the public to watch the DVDs in this healing series. The DVDs will be shown at 10 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month beginning March 21.

St. Gregory Episcopal Church is at 1091 Country Club Drive. For more information contact Father Zeke Rogers at 817-473-6205,, or Heinz Liedke at 817-933-6921,

St. John offers family Easter event

Join St. John Lutheran Church from 10 a.m.-noon March 28 for a Special Agent Egg Hunt and Easter Investigation. Using their best high-tech operative skills, kids will examine eyewitness reports, physical proof and biblical accounts to uncover and defend the truth about who Jesus really is. Special agent games and prizes included. Egg hunt for kids in fourth grade and under begins at 10 a.m.

St. John Church is at 1218 E. Debbie Lane. For more information, call 817-473-4889 or go to

Galileo hosts God’s Wide Welcome seminar

Galileo Church hosts Paul Creekmore, Midwest Coordinator of The Reformation Project, for God’s Wide Welcome, a seminar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 22. Creekmore teaches theological warrants for LGBT inclusion in Christian faith communities through careful and prayerful study of the Bible. The seminar is free and open to all; RSVP is requested to Location to be shared through email.

Women’s Conference to feature Swope

Renee Swope from Proverbs 31 Ministry will speak about her recent novel and Bible study, A Confident Heart, at First Methodist Mansfield’s upcoming Women’s Conference from 8 a.m.-noon March 21. The cost is $35 per person.

In addition, Lisa Allen, executive director of training for Proverbs 31, will lead training from 1-4 p.m. in the Loft for women interested in leading others through small groups and Bible studies. The cost for the training is an additional $15 for resources. Go to the church website,, to sign up. First Methodist Mansfield is at 777 N. Walnut Creek Drive. 817-477-2287

Men’s Bible Study Fellowship to meet Tuesdays

First Methodist Mansfield will host a satellite location for Arlington Men’s Bible Study Fellowship, beginning March 17, from 6:55-8:30 p.m. In this in-depth, interdenominational Bible class, men can learn from one another and be challenged and encouraged to live for something larger than themselves. The BSF curriculum includes daily questions to encourage personal Bible study, small-group discussion and leader-led lessons. Men 18 and older are welcome. Go to the church website,, to sign up. First Methodist Mansfield is at 777 N. Walnut Creek Drive. 817-477-2287