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April 19, 2013

Church Briefs


  •  First Presbyterian

Sunday Service by Rev. Sue Trei-Conrad will be titled “I Call You ‘Disciple’,” based on John 10:22. A nursery is available. Youth Food Harvest will be this Sunday and they will be collecting corn. If you would like to add something to the Faith-At-Work, the deadline is the Monday. Choir will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Hospice Service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday.

  •  West Side Christian

Rev. Terry Schlein will preach on “Tossin-n-Turnin’” at West Side Christian Church this Sunday. His Scripture text will be Job 7:4. The pastor’s children’s sermon will be “Part of the Team,” based on 1 Corinthians.

The youth group will meet at 5 p.m. Sunday, the leadership team will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, and the choir will meet for rehearsal at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The church is collecting items for Women’s Haven. The list of needs is posted in the foyer.

For more information call 580-255-2825.

  •  Open Heaven

Open Heaven Church is hosting a Women’s Encounter May 3-4 with anointed and powerful speakers to bring the word of God to ladies.

Speakers include Pastor Tina Grounds of Open Heaven, Pastor Sandy Stewart of Stephens County Worship Center, Pastor Judy Goldstrum of Open Heaven, Evangelist Beth Nichols of Blud Bought Ministries, Pastor Sherry Baxter of Open Heaven, Evangelist Freddie Gibson of Oklahoma City, Evangelist Karla Craft, Pastor Natalie Pearson of HIS Ministries, and Evangelist Becky Morphew of Sweet Aroma Ministries. 

  •  First United Methodist

Sunday is United Methodist Women Sunday. The White Cross Ringerswill be playing “Gloria Hodie.” The Ladies’ Chorus made up of Chancel Choir members as well as any of the ladies that would like to sing will be singing “Good Ole Gospel Music.”

Rev. Dr. Greg Tolle will continue the sermon series “Faith Lessons From the First Christians.” Sunday the sermon title is “Miraculous Healing Touch.” The scripture is Acts 9:36. The reader will be Barbara Braught.

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