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November 9, 2012

Church Briefs offer glimpse of weekend, upcoming activities

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DUNCAN —

Good Shepherd Lutheran

On this 23rd Sunday after Pentecost, Pastor David Heitner’s sermon will be entitled “First-Fruits of Faith” and the relevant Scriptures will be 1 Kings 17:8 Hebrews 9:24, and Mark 12:38. Sunday School and Adult Bible Study take place at 9 a.m., followed by fellowship time at 9:45, then worship. The “God For Us” class, for those wanting to know more about the Lutheran faith, is offered at noon on Tuesdays. Phone 580-255-3267.

Immanuel Baptist Church

It’s time for the ROAR 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk hosted by Immanuel this Saturday at Halliburton football stadium. There is a cost and registration is at 7:30 a.m. The 1 mile begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9 a.m. Proceeds will help with African mission trips. For information call Brian Holland at 580-255-0467.

The senior adults will be traveling to Texas to the Gaylord Hotel Nov. 19 to view the ice sculptures and have fun along the way. They are planning a Hawaiian Christmas party for Senior Adults with authentic Hawaiian entertainment for Dec. 1. The “60 Something” small group Sunday School class is preparing for a Christmas party for Dec. 15. Party planning is going on throughout the church for the holiday season for all age levels. Immanuel men are meeting at 5:30 a.m. during November for “Fat Boy Fitness” and are having a good time trying to get into shape. If you are interested in this exercise program and would like to attend, call Pastor Jackie Allen. The IBC ladies will have a “Ladies Spa Night” at 6 p.m. in the church parlor Monday, Nov. 12. Ladies meet for at 12:15 p.m. Monday for Bible study.

Youth Pastor Joey Dean preached last Sunday in the absence of Pastor Jackie Allen who was preaching at a revival. Music minister Brian Holland was also there ministering in praise and worship. Loren Swor preached on Sunday evening with his topic, “Old Faithful.” ‘The Big Story’ preaching series continues. In November and the first part of December, IBC will be studying the End Times and finding out what the Bible has to say about it all. Pastor Jackie Allen will be ministering the Word during these lessons. By the end of the year, the church will have gone through the Bible from beginning to end for a great overview of the Word. The Judgment House project is over, having more than 700 people going through the “Collision” experience and 42 people made a commitment to the Lord after experiencing the show.

A big thanks to teen Matt Crook for dreaming this dream and for all the hard work he and others gave to make the event such a success. Over 600 children came through the Trunk O’ Treat. The Christmas shoeboxes that will be sent all over the world to children in need will be packed up at 6 p.m. Wednesday. There will be a meal served and classes will follow.

IBC is gathering children’s gloves and hats to be donated to the Woodrow Wilson Hornets. Anyone who would like to be a part of this project to bless the school can bring the items to the church office. Mark your calendars for this year’s Christmas performance, “I’ll be Home for Christmas”, a musical about Family and Hope in the Golden Days of Radio. It will be performed at 6 p.m. both evenings. There will be an Ethiopian Mission Trip Spaghetti Dinner and Dessert Silent Auction Sunday, Nov. 18 at noon in the Fellowship Center.

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