The Duncan Banner

April 19, 2013

Church Briefs


The Duncan Banner

DUNCAN —

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.

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 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. 

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.

Excitement is thick in the air around WHBC this week because the BIG 50th anniversary Homecoming and Celebration is this Sunday. Plans are to have regular Sunday services, followed by a meal and a special afternoon program. Come out to worship, have fellowship, and enjoy great company and food.

Home school Band Practice starts at 11 a.m. Thursday mornings in the fellowship hall.

The Ladies of WHBC are starting up a Bunco night. The first one will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26. Bring a small dish or snack to share.

The Ladies of Assumption Parish invite all ladies, priests and men to join us for the Fourth Quarterly Meeting of the Southern Region Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women Meeting Saturday starting at 9 a.m. with Mass following. Rev. Peter Jandaczek will be the speaker after Mass. Lunch will be served at noon. For more information call Ann Boice at 580-467-8595 or Carrie Carney at 580-695-7085.  

Attention Graduating high school seniors, please come by the office and get an application for the Knights of Columbus, Jesse Wayne Moore Scholarship fund. Applications are due Monday, April 22.

“God In Us” will be the message delivered by Bro. Jerry Couch during the Sunday morning worship service. The Scripture reference is from, Acts 2:1.

Bro. Jerry Couch will deliver the message “A Healthy Church” with scripture reference from Acts 4:23 during the evening worship.

Bro. Jerry will continue the study of Daniel at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Activities for kids and youth will begin 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Interim pastor Toby Walker will bring the messages for both Sunday services. Evening activities include choir practice at 4 p.m., youth meetings at 5 p.m. and worship at 6 p.m.

On Wednesdays, Loops of Love knit and crochet time is from 10 a.m. until noon. Prayer service, Youth Bible Study and Teamkids each begin at 6 p.m.

For more information call 580-439-5335.

Sunday’s message is titled “A Scent Pleasing to the Lord .” Pastor Mikel Araujo is preaching a five week series of sermons “Come To Your Senses.” This is the third message of the series.

A nursery will be available for ages 0-4 years. SUMC clothes closet will be open to the public from 1-5 p.m. April 17. There will be a large variety of clothes, shoes and household items for those in need.

If you have any gently used items you’d like to donate, you can drop them outside of the church in the bins marked clothes closet.

The church is also collecting canned goods for Christians Concerned.

Roy Rochell will be ministering this Sunday morning as a guest speaker and Worship Pastor Brian Holland will lead the praise and worship.

Wednesdays are full of children’s activities as well. Wednesday evening  meals begin being served at 5:30 p.m.

Everyone able to participate in “Walk A Mile” to focus attention on the plight of foster children in the community will meet at 9 a.m. April 27 at Fuqua Park. Anyone who would like to donate a new pair of children’s shoes or a suitcase with rollers to be given to foster children is encouraged to do so at the park or drop them by the church.

For more information call 580-255-0467.

The Spring Gospel Revival Meeting will be April 24–28, with guest evangelist David Kelley of Arlington, Texas.

Everyone is invited to attend these revival services, which will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, and at 1:15 p.m. Sunday.

For more information call 580-252-3043.

In the morning worship service, Bro. Randy Southerland will bring the message “Satan Bound, Satan Loosed” Revelation 20.

In the evening worship service, Bro. Randy Southerland will bring the message “Decisions Determine Destiny” Daniel 1.

Wednesday night service and activities include Prayer Time, youth activities, and The Gospel Project at 6 p.m. and Sanctuary Bible Study at 6:30 p.m.

For a ride to church or for more information call 580-252-3899.

Dr. Bryan Pain’s will continue with “Discovering Jesus in John’s Gospel.” The call to worship hymn will be “The Battle Belongs To The Lord” sung by the First Family Choir. First Baptist will host Disaster Relief Oklahoma training at 8 a.m. Saturday in the Family Life Center. Courses will be held on food service (required), mud out, chainsaw, water purification, and damage assessment.

For more information call 580-252-5885.

Dr. Ernie Perkins and Dr. Keith Miles will lead revival services beginning this Sunday morning through Wednesday evening.

The church has designated Sunday evening as Youth night with activities following the evening service and Children’s night Wednesday before the evening service.

For more information call 580-252-5600.

Sunday services begin with a variety of morning classes for all ages. Pastor Mike McCord will be continuing the series, “Been There, Done That.”

Wednesday nights, ministry for the entire family begins with a meal at 6 p.m. and services at 7 p.m. Adults meet in the sanctuary for Bible study. Nursery and pre-school classes are provided for all services.  

For more information call 580-252-7772.  

GBC will have a booth at the Main Street Cruisin’ The Chisholm Trail Car Show this Saturday. Stop by and visit and get a free bottle of water.

The senior adults will be attending the Traveling Senior Saints Singin’ and Praisin’ Day  Tuesday April 23 at Parkview Baptist church.

It’s springtime and that means it’s time for the Traveling Senior Saints 10th annual Singin’ and Praisin’ Day hosted by Parkview Baptist Church, Duncan from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday.

There is no cost for the senior adults. A chicken spaghetti lunch will be provided for all who attend.

For information call 580-656-5011.

The April free community meal will be from 5–6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The menu will be meat loaf, mashed potatoes, brown gravy, green peas, salad, and cake.

For a ride to church call 580-255-5497.

Beth and Bob Nichols will be hosting revivals at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, and at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at the church. Pizza and drinks will be served and everyone is welcome.

Sunday, Rev. Arnold Nelson will deliver the sermon at the morning worship services in the sanctuary. His sermon is titled “Will Miracles Ever Cease?” with Scripture text Acts 9:32. At the Well, Rev. Jennifer Steil’s sermon will be “The Big Catch” with Scripture text John 21:1.  

“Healing Grief” welcomes anyone going through a time of grief. It meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays in the church parlor.

Following Sunday School, is the worship service with Holy Communion. This Sunday after worship, All Saints’ will celebrate birthdays and anniversaries for the month of April in Parish Hall.

The study group at 10 a.m. Tuesdays is watching a video series called “The Bible and Christian Life” by John Stott, followed by discussion. This study will run through May 21 and all are welcome.

Everyone is invited to free lunch at noon on the last Saturday of each month. For more information call 580-736-0162.

On Sunday of Easter, Pastor David Heitner’s sermon will be titled “The Voice of Our Shepherd.” Relevant Scriptures to be read will be Acts 20:17, Revelation 7:9, and John 10:22. Sunday School and Adult Bible Study will be followed by fellowship time, then worship.

For more information call 580-255-3267.

Join True Gospel Tabernacle this Sunday and spend some time with Jesus. Sunday begins with prayer led by Pastor Suff. Bishop Sherman P. Tyler Sr., followed by Sunday school for all ages, finishing up with an awesome Praise and Worship service. For a ride to church or for more information call 580-467-2555 or 580-252-7283.

Parkview Baptist Church will host the Traveling Senior Saints 10th annual Singin’ and Praisin’ from 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Tuesday. The Ladies of Parkview Baptist will serve a lunch of chicken spaghetti, salad and dessert. The worship time message will continue the series “Finding Your Way in the World Today, Who is First?,” a discussion of priorities.

For more information call 580-255-5525.