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December 7, 2012

Church briefs Dec. 7, 2012

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DUNCAN —

First Baptist Church, Comanche

From 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, the youth at Comanche’s First Baptist Church will host a pancake breakfast in the church’s Family Life Center to benefit Toys for Tots. Donations of either toys or cash are appreciated for this fundraising event. Toby Walker, interim pastor will speak on “Blessed by Grace” from Luke 1:26 during the morning service. Choir practice will be at 4:30 p.m., and at 6 p.m. youth activities and evening service. At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Teamkids and youth Bible study; and adults meet in the auditorium for prayer.

Gifts for nursing home residents need to be at the church by Dec. 15. For more information, call the church at 580-439-5335.

West Side Christian Church

Rev. Terry Schlein will preach on “Divine Love” at West Side Christian Church this Sunday. Scripture text will be Luke 2:8. The pastor’s children’s sermon will be “Advent Waking up to Christ,” based on Romans 6:8.

Barbara Snodgrass and Dale Coffin will light the second Advent candle, and the choir will sing “Wait! Watch!” The youth group will meet at 5 p.m. Sunday.

Other activities:

1:30 p.m. Monday, Outreach Team.

6 p.m. Stewardship Team.

6:30 p.m. Tuesday, the elders and diaconate will meet.

7 p.m. Leadership Team.

The choir will rehearse at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The annual greeting card project is now in action. Church members are to estimate how much they would spend to send Christmas cards to other church members and instead, donate that money to a fund for children in the church who have special needs. For more information call 580-255-2825.

First Baptist Church, Duncan

Dr. Bryan Pain will bring the message from God’s word Sunday morning and evening. The call to worship hymns will be “O Come, All Ye Faithful” and “Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow.”

The First Family Choir choral praise will be “Messiah Medley.”

“International Missions Study … Beijing, China” has been re-scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, in the church parlor. This is open to anyone interested in learning of the mission work being done in  Beijing.

A “1940’s Christmas Homecoming,” will be presented by the First Family Choir at 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday, in the Family Life Center at 901 W. Ash.

David Leu, Minister of Music at First Baptist has been directing this free event for the church and the community.

The desire of everyone involved is to share with you the most important person in our lives-the Lord Jesus Christ. We pray that you will bring your family and friends and join us as we celebrate this glorious Christmas season, he said. For more information or assistance call the church office at 580-252-5885.

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