First Baptist Church of Duncan will host a musical theatrical production at 10:15 a.m. Easter Sunday, based on the death and resurrection of Christ.
“Come Celebrate Jesus!” with Dr. Bryan Pain offering the message in this special Easter service.
Sunday evening services will not be held, so that all may be with family and friends. Church offices will be closed today.
First Baptist will conduct a community Easter egg hunt from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, in Fuqua Park. This is open to the public and registration begins at 3 p.m. and the egg hunt and activities around 3:30 p.m. Activities include face painting, cupcakes, bounce house, pony rides and inflatable slides. We encourage you to arrive early to register and participate. Join in the fun.
Also, upcoming this week, FBC will host the fifth annual Community Baby Shower presented by Smart Start of Stephens County. It will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the church, 901 W. Ash. It will provide helpful information for those who are pregnant or have newborn infants. It is a free event and offers information on prenatal care information, child development, links to social services, gift bags of books and resource materials.
There will be door prizes, provided by generous donations from community and civic organizations.
A baby car seat check will also be held at the same time, with Duncan Regional Hospital lending support.
Smart Start of Stephens County is a United Way supported agency. For information call April Hebert at 255-3648.
OACD, Oklahoma Conference of Churches pair up for ‘drought prayer’
Oklahomans are being asked to focus on water conservation and stewardship and continue to keep drought-affected areas in their thoughts. A state-wide day of prayer has been set for 6 p.m. Sept. 18, backed by Oklahoma Conservation Districts, Oklahoma Conference of Churches and Whole Creation Community partnership.
Relearning religion opened doors
Almost everyone has at least one defining experience in their life which makes them take a closer look at all the beliefs they hold.
For Michael Shank, author of “Muscle and a Shovel,” his came when he attended a Bible study taught by a former co-worker only revealed as Randall.
Shank will share his story Sunday, Sept. 1, in three services at Eastside Church of Christ.
Services will be open to the public and are at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Church briefs for Aug. 30
Duncan and Stephens County churches offer a variety of services and activities. Church briefs for Friday, Aug. 30, for the coming week. Church brief deadline is noon Wednesday for publication in the Friday print edition.
Area pastors reach out to community after tragic shooting
Local ministers are encouraging their congregations to use prayer in dealing with emotions of worry and fear that have surfaced following the shooting death of Chris Lane, a college baseball player who was visiting Sarah Harper, his girlfriend here.
Children transported to Biblical days at IBC
Paul was Saul but he’s really Craig Taliaferro. Confusing right?
Church briefs for July 26
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