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June 28, 2013

6-28 Church Briefs



  •  Immanuel Baptist

Experience contemporary worship music and an insightful lesson on one of the Ten Commandments this Sunday at Immanuel. Praise and worship will be led by Brian Holland and the lesson will be brought by James Swain. Sunday School classes, organized by Barb Spradlin, for all ages are followed by worship service.

There is something for everyone and for all ages, including special needs children and adults. Most classes are divided by age levels. A door greeter can help anyone find a class they will enjoy.

Sunday evening will be highlighted with an Immanuel Church Family Picnic beginning at 6 p.m. at Halliburton Park. The church is providing the meat and fixings for burgers and hot dogs. Desserts, sides and buns will be added by attending members. Lots of fun and fellowship is expected.

Wednesday evening activities begin at 6 p.m. and conclude at 7 p.m. Summer Sonshine for Kids takes place for the students and Brian Holland teaches the adults in a study called “Questions Jesus Asked” in the Fellowship Center.

Falls Creek for Immanuel students will be July 8-12. There is a cost. This is an event that is looked forward to with great anticipation all year.

Marketplace VBS will be an interactive time with costumed adult members creating a Bible town with activities for the children to hear about Jesus in “Bible Times.” Children will be issued Bible type costumes at the door so they will fit right in with the Bible village characters. It will take place July 21-24. Any fisherman who has some frozen fish they would like to donate for use during the VBS, please call the church office at 580-255-0467. It would be greatly appreciated.

  •  Elk Avenue Church of Christ

The Elk Avenue Church of Christ has set its annual Summer Urban Children’s & Family Camp for July 8-12 with 7 p.m. evening sessions in the church’s Activity Building. This summer’s camp theme is Children of Promise (2 Corinthians 1:20).

The camp is family centered with Bible instruction, singing, and related activities for children of all ages. Craft time each evening will be hands-on projects for children with parents, grandparents, or other adults. The sessions will be informal, using resources, object lessons, and interactive exercises designed for children’s continued spiritual training at home by parents and grandparents.

This is why it is a family camp, one that encourages parents and grandparents to bring and participate with their children. Sessions will be from 7–8:45 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday with Friday evening being a Family Fun Time.  For information about registration, call the church office at 580-252-3185.

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    June 28, 2013


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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