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December 7, 2012

Church briefs Dec. 7, 2012



All Saints’ Episcopal

We continue in the second week of Advent to “Prepare for the way of the Lord” and wait. During the season of Advent there will be a special Wednesday night program Dec. 12 and 19. The program begins with worship at 5:30 p.m. in the chapel, followed by a light dinner and discussion on the devotional “Follow the Story” by Marva J. Dawn. This is a free open event.

On Sunday Dec. 16 the children and youth of All Saints’ will present the story of “The Advent Tree”, during the 10 a.m. service. The Tuesday Noon Bible Study is studying the Letter of James.

Saint Paul’s United Methodist Church

There will be time for coffee and conversation before Sunday dchool. “Prepare the way of the Lord” is the theme at Sunday morning worship while they celebrate the second Sunday of Advent. Everyone is invited to be part of the fun on Wednesday’s Game Night for adults at 6 p.m.

Parkview Baptist Church

Sunday morning Brother Steven Gillispie’s sermon will deliver a message on “Are you feeling a little empty this Christmas?” Dawn Haas will be providing the special music for the morning service. The evening sermon will be “Sharing the Overflow.” The ladies of Parkview will meet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, for breakfast, prayer and fellowship. There will be no noonday brown bag study. Call the church for more details at 580-255-5525.

New Hope Baptist Church West

Bro. Randy Southerland will bring the Sunday morning message from Revelation 9:1 titled “When the Whole World is at War.” During the evening worship service he will continue the study of Philippians 1:21 “Life is too Precious, Don’t Waste It.” Wednesday nights service and activities for this week will include the 5:30 p.m. Prayer Time, 6 p.m. Sanctuary Bible study and 6 p.m. The Gospel Project. If you need a ride to church or have any questions call the church office at 580-252-3899.

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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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