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June 7, 2013

6-7 Church Briefs



At the Well, Ryan Benton will continue the sermon series “At the Movies” with his sermon titled “The Hobbit – The Unexpected Journey” with scripture text Matthew 10. 
  •  Chisholm Trail Cowboy Church 
of Southern Oklahoma
Chisholm Trail Cowboy Church of Southern Oklahoma is planning a Summer Gatherin’ June 23 at the Clyde Burk Rodeo Arena in Comanche. New pastor Ken Howry will have church services and following church, there will be a concession stand open for lunch. All proceeds go to the New Church Building Fund.
At 1:30 p.m., events begin with barrel race exhibitions, leadline barrels, peewee barrels, 4D open barrels, and 3D pole bending. Pay fee for entering and all proceeds go to the building fund. For more information, call Pastor Ken Howry at 580-320-4664 or Cindy Johnson at 580-475-6696.
At 4 p.m. Sunday, there will be a spaghetti meal served for a fee in the fellowship hall benefiting the building fund.
  •  Grace Baptist
The ladies fellowship group will have their monthly potluck luncheon at 11 a.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall.
Pastor John Croy will be bringing the messages for both Sunday services with the morning message coming from John 18:19-24 titled “The Master was struck in the face.” Worship leader Mark Marine will be leading the music with Pastor Croy providing the music.
The Discipleship Training class will have chip and dip during their fellowship time at the beginning of the class at 5 p.m. Sunday.
GBC will have their monthly business meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 12 followed by the weekly Bible study and prayer meeting lead by Pastor Croy. GBC will host the Traveling Senior Saints Game Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 in the fellowship hall.  
For a ride to any GBC service, please call the church 580-255-5497.
  •  Ray of Hope
Sunday services begin with a variety of morning classes for all ages. Pastor Mike McCord will continue with the series “My Family, Today’s World.” 

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Should the date for The World's Largest Garage Sale be changed from the third weekend in July to sometime in October to take advantage of cooler weather like we had this past weekend?

No. It's better in the summer cause kids are out of school.
Yes. More shoppers would come during nice fall weather.
Either time is fine.

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