The Duncan Banner

May 24, 2013

May 24 Church Briefs


The Duncan Banner

DUNCAN —

The Ladies of WHBC will have a Bunco night at 7 p.m. Friday, May 31.

Worship with Tony Hooper, minister of music, is followed by a sermon by Pastor Chris Percival.

In Sunday school, the adult classes are in week 13 (Look for Good Works – Titus 3:1) of the Exploring the Bible study guide. The children’s class is studying in the Book of Acts and about how WHBC began.

In the morning worship service, Bro. Randy Southerland will bring the message “And It Was In the Days of Noah” Matthew 24:36; Genesis 6.

Music provided by the Adult Choir with “I Worship You.”

In the evening worship service, Bro. Randy Southerland will bring the message.   

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

Upcoming events and activities are Youth Super Summer June 10–14, Vacation Bible School June 17-21, Youth Panama Missions Trip June 22-29, Youth Camp at Falls Creek July 8-13, and Kidz Camp at Cross Timbers July 11-14. For a ride to church or more information call 580-252-3899.

“Remembering” will be the message delivered by Bro. Jerry Couch during the Sunday morning worship service. The Scripture reference is from, Hebrews 12:1. Music will be provided by Jim Adams and Steve Kelly.

Bro. Jerry Couch will deliver the message “Jesus Is In The House” with scripture reference from Mark 2:1 during the evening worship. Martin & Parker Quartet will provide music for the evening service. Bro. Jerry will continue the study of Daniel at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Activities for kids and youth will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday also.

This Sunday at Saint Paul’s United Methodist Church begins with Bible study followed Sunday morning worship during which a special offering will be received for 2013 May Tornado Relief. At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday is senior game night.

Brian Holland will be ministering at Immanuel this Sunday morning. He will also be leading the contemporary worship service along with the choir and Praise Team. This will follow Sunday School for all ages.

iKids Falls Creek will be May 29-31 for children in grades 4-6. Parents may contact the church office for more information.

Super Summer is an OBU Christian Leadership Camp for students 7-12. Leadership training is accomplished through messages, fun games and team activities. The already registered students will be attending June 10-14.

Youth Falls Creek packets will be available June 16 and the camp itself is July 8-12. Please call the church for more information.

The church office will be closed on Monday, May 27 and there will be no evening service on May 26 due to Memorial Weekend. “Buck Barbeque” will be served at 6 p.m. May 29. Wednesday evening meals will be discontinued during the summer months and will pick back up in the fall. Ken Phillips and his team have done a wonderful job of preparing meals throughout this year and are greatly appreciated for their hard work.

The IBC Summer Schedule will begin Wednesday, May 29. The church “Summer SONshine” begins June 5 with all sorts of exciting lessons, wacky games, prizes and fun for all. All activities on Wednesdays will be from 6-7 p.m. and Sunday activities will consist of Sunday school and morning worship.

Guest speaker Jody Hilliard will bring the messages for both Sunday services. Marcia Hart is music director and Scott Pitts is song leader. Evening activities include choir practice at 4 p.m., youth meetings at 5 p.m. and worship at 6 p.m., with a church-wide ice cream social following the evening service.

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.

Pastor Mikel Araujo will be preaching from the book of Mark this Sunday. “Sell All Your Things and Give To the Poor” is the sermon title. Pastor Araujo is preaching a five week series of sermons “The Radical Sayings of Jesus.” This is week two of the series. A nursery is available every Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon for ages 0-4 years.

The Clothes Closet will be open from 1-4 p.m. Saturday. There is a large selection of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing .

For more information, call 580-786-2344.

Come learn how Jesus can be your all and all at True Gospel Tabernacle. Pastor is Suff. Bishop Sherman P. Tyler Sr. at the church of all nations.

Service starts with prayer led by the pastor, followed by Sunday school for all ages, and end with a dynamic praise and worship service, lifting up the name of Jesus.  For more information call  580-467-2555 or 580-252-7283.

After the call to worship, read by Dale Corbin, James Mitchell will lead a time of congregational worship. Dr. Brad McCoy will begin a new study series “Walking with Jesus in the Land of the Bible.”

After the message fellowship, adults will regather in the auditorium for sharing and prayer, the Young Adult Class will begin a new study of the booklet “It’s Not My Fault!” Middle and high school students will meet in the Uth Room and children will move from Sunday School to Junior Church.

Wednesday morning, the Ladies AM Bible Study will meet at 9 a.m. at the church. There will be a fellowship dinner at 5:45-6:45 p.m., followed by a special WOW Wednesday service for the entire family, which will highlight the church’s two summer mission projects for 2013.

First Baptist Church of Duncan will offer Sunday School bible study classes for adults, youth, and children followed by worship services. A Memorial Day video will be shown at the beginning of services.

Dr. Bryan Pain’s message will continue with “Discovering Jesus in John’s Gospel.” Kid’s Creek at Falls Creek will be May 29-June 1. This is for students who have completed third through sixth grades.

For more information about Kid’s Creek, call Susan Mitchell at 580-656-8590. The First Baptist Child Development Center will offer a summer day camp for pre K – 5th grade May 30–August 30. For information on this CDC activity, call 580-252-5887.

For more information call 580-252-5885.

Rev. Terry Schlein will preach on “Temptations Americans Face” at West Side Christian Church this Sunday. His Scripture reference will be Mark 6:1-6.

The pastor’s children’s sermon will be “Safe in God’s Hand,” based on John 10:22-30.

Jerry Harwell has prepared a video presentation honoring the church family members who have died in the past year and Pat Hammond will read an essay written by Page Johnson McLean while visiting Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day weekend in 2009.

The people who are collecting recipes for a church cook book will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday and the choir will rehearse at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

For more information call 580-255-2825.

Countyline First Baptist Church will host a fundraiser to benefit the new Family Life Center from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 31 at the church.

Spagehetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert and a drink will be served for a fee. To go orders will be available by calling Marybeth at 580-467-7880 or Beth at 580-467-1041. Delivery available for five or more orders. Donations appreciated.

On this Holy Trinity Sunday, Pastor David Heitner’s sermon will be titled “The Father’s Eternal Life-Giver.” Relevant scriptures to be read will be Proverbs 8:1, 22; Acts 2:14a, 22; and John 8:48.

The “God For Us” class is offered at noon on Tuesdays in the north end of the building.

For more information call 580-255-3267.

Sunday services begin with a variety of morning classes for all ages followed by children’s church and morning worship.  

Sunday evening worship services meet in the main sanctuary with specialized services for youth.

Wednesday nights, ministry for the entire family begins with a meal followed by services. Adults meet in the sanctuary for Bible study.

Reed Connect will meet at 6 p.m. Saturday at the home of MC and Kathy Reed. Promotion Sunday will be Sunday, June 2. Summer camps are coming up in June. For more information, call 580-252-7772.

The Sunday morning message and special music will be geared around Memorial Day. Worship leader Mark Marine will be leading the music. The evening service is canceled in honor of  Memorial Day.

The Adult Sunday school class lesson titled “Look For Good Works” is from Titus 3:1. The class will help answer the question: since I’m created in Christ for good works, what should I be doing?

The Wednesday night Bible study and prayer meeting will start at 7 p.m.

The next men and boys’ prayer breakfast will be at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, June 1 in the fellowship hall.

For a ride to any GBC service call the church at 580-255-5497.

This Sunday, Rev. Slovak will speak on the topic “I am only one,” looking at the Christian call to action. In light of the tragedy that has happened this week in Oklahoma, how do we respond as Christians? Sunday School Classes meet in various rooms - come and check it out. Following the service is fellowship in Parish Hall.  

FUMC music ministry is hosting a free concert by the Jubilation Ringers. They are directed by Josh Fitzgerald.

The Jubilation Ringers, a group of 24 middle school and high school students from Church of the Messiah United Methodist in Westerville, Ohio, will pay a concert at First United Methodist Church in Duncan at 7 p.m. Friday, May 31 at FUMC.

The program includes well known arrangements of music, from the peace-filling “Dona Nobis Pacem” to an arrangement of the popular song “Just Dance.” There will be several well-known handbell pieces including “Spirit Wind” and “Capriccio.” For more information call 580-255-3353.

Sunday Service by Reverend Sue Trei-Conrad will be titled “Dare to Dance” based on Proverbs 8:1, 22. A nursery is available. The office will be closed on Monday. Choir will meet Wednesday.

On Sunday, Rev. Arnold Nelson will deliver the sermon at the morning worship services in the sanctuary. His sermon is titled “This Wide Gulf Between Us” with Scripture Text John 16:12.

At the Well, Ryan Benton will continue the sermon series “GPS — God’s Persistent Spirit” with his sermon titled “God’s Comforting Calculations.”