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March 22, 2013

Local congregations 03.23.13


AME

FLIPPER CHAPEL, African Methodist Episcopal, 202 W. Seminole, Taft. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. with service at 11 a.m. Pastor: The Rev. Samuel L. Craig. Information: (918) 683-4334, email flipperchurch@yahoo.com or Facebook.com/flipperchapel.

PETERS CHAPEL, African Methodist Episcopal, 7902 Fern Mountain Road, has services Sunday, 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; 11 a.m., Sunday service; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Bible study. Pastor: The Rev. Willie Weary Sr. Information: (918) 687-4439.

WARD CHAPEL, African Methodist Episcopal, Ninth and Denison streets. Pastor: Sharlotte McBride. Information: (918) 682-2364.



Apostolic

FAITH, Sallisaw, 103 N. Washington. Information: (918) 733-4259 or zaneandlinda@yahoo.com.

FIRST, Porum, 106 S. Third St., church services are at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays; and 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: (918) 260-4937 or (918) 261-2788.

SANCTUARY, 2006 S. Cherokee. Pastor: Gary Martin. Information: (318) 235-8934.

• Three Fold Cord of Apostolic Identity bible study, 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Information: (318) 235-8934.



Assembly of God

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HURCH CENTRAL, 1801 Baltimore St., Men of Faith Prayer Group meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays. Information: (918) 683-3221 or http://www.churchcentralmuskogee.com.

FIRST, Checotah, 410 N. Broadway. Information: (918) 360-2752 or (918) 473-6670.

FIRST, Fort Gibson, 200 N. Lee. Services are at 9:45 a.m., 10:45 a.m., and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Thursday. Pastors Pat and John Henry Ford. Information: (918) 487-5054.

FIRST, Muskogee, 3100 Gulick St. Services are at 8 a.m., 10:35 and 5 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Pastor: Dr. Steven Rose. Information: (918) 682-9000 or debra@m1a.us.

FIRST, Warner, 206 S. Third St., has Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.; worship at 10:35 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday activities include Bread of Life dinner at 6 p.m., worship service at 7 p.m. including Royal Rangers, Missionettes and youth. Pastor: Josh McElyea. Information: (918) 463-2629 or www.warnerfirstassembly.org.

FIRST, Webbers Falls, one mile north of I-40 on Oklahoma 100, near Webbers Falls. Services Sunday at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m., and 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Pastor: Ron Butler. Information: (918) 464-2571.

KEEFETON, 1891 E. 118 St. South, Keefeton. Information: (918) 348-1025 or (918) 989-5564.

LIFEPOINT, 2200 S. 32nd St., U.S. 69 South. Pastors: Jack and Helen Manley. Information: (918) 686-9600.

NEW HOPE, 110 W. 58th St. S., two miles south of Peak Boulevard on U.S. 64. Services are at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Pastor: John Overton. Information: (918) 683-2139.

• Celebrate Recovery is Fridays with dinner at 6 p.m. and large group at 7 p.m. For transportation, call (918) 351-5218 or (918) 348-0424.

PORUM, Second and Osage, Porum. Information: (918) 484-5408.

SHILOH, Oklahoma 9 between Stigler and Eufaula, in Enterprise. Pastor: Rick McElyea.



Baptist

ALL NATIONS MISSION CENTER, 1530 W. Smith Ferry Road, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school, 11 a.m., worship; and 7 p.m., Wednesday service. Information: Brandon Kemble, pastor, (918) 718-4174.

• Church is in a transitional location at the MBA Building.

ANTIOCH, 320 S. Mission, Tahlequah, has Sunday school at 10 a.m. and Sunday worship at 11 a.m. with Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Information: The Rev. Vernell Racy, pastor, (479) 221-3422, or Betty Brown or Lee Sallis, (918) 456-9461.

• Monthly College Day Service is at 11 a.m. the first Sunday of the month. Information: ambct.tripod.com.

ANTIOCH MISSIONARY, 700 N. Fourth St., worship at 10:45 a.m.; food and Bible study, 5:45 p.m. Sunday. Information: (918) 682-7603 or (918) 682-5850.

ASH STREET, 1521 Ash St., has Bible study at 9:30 a.m. Sundays, worship at 10:40 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday service is at 6 p.m. Music: Mikel Hood. Pastor: Greg Cox, (918) 687-5383.

BIBLE, 917 Admiral St. Services: Sunday school, 10 a.m.; Sunday worship, 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., nursery available; Wednesday, 7 p.m. Information: (918) 781-3990 or (918) 348-0766.

BOSTON AVENUE, 201 S. 30th St., 9:45 a.m., Sunday School; 11 a.m., worship; 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, worship. Pastor: Donnie Echols, (918) 682-2933.

BLACKJACK MISSIONARY, Taft Road and 94th Street North, Taft, will have Sunday school, 10 a.m., regular church services at 11 a.m. Sundays and prayer and Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: Pastor Roscoe Beasley Sr., (918) 360-2869.

BRUSH HILL, three miles south of Interstate 40 on Oklahoma 150. Information: Carrie Vogt, (918) 441-8477.

BRUSHY MOUNTAIN, 4510 E. Davis Field Road., 10 a.m. Sunday school, 11 a.m. worship, noon lunch. Pastor: Cory Lakey.

BUCKHORN FREEWILL, south of Muskogee on old U.S. 64 between Keefeton and Warner. Information: Ray Phillips, pastor, (918) 773-8287; or George Harris, associate pastor, (918) 482-5741.

BUTLER CREEK, 15 miles south of Muskogee on Oktaha Road, Sunday school at 10 a.m. and services at 11 a.m. Information: (918) 682-9645 or (918) 441-8779.

CALVARY, 220 S. R St., Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.; and worship at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. Information: (918) 682-8681.

CALVARY, Oklahoma 150, Eufaula. Information: (918) 689-9403.

• The Mark Trammell Quartet will be in concert at 7 p.m. March 29. Tickets are $15 and the concert will benefit the Calvary Christian Boarding Academy in Eufaula. Information: (918) 689-9403.

CENTRAL, 624 East Side Blvd.; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:50 a.m.; adult choir, discipleship training, 5:30 p.m.; children’s meal and music, 5:30 p.m.; worship, 6:30 p.m. Pastor: J.T. Carvell. Information: (918) 683-2946.

• Wednesdays — Journey into True Worship and prayer service, youth activities, 6:30 p.m.

• Thursdays — free clothing closet, 1 to 4 p.m., enter through the northwest door marked “elevator.”

CENTRAL MISSIONARY, 1400 Georgetown St., has Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study is at 6 p.m. Pastor: The Rev Ray K Gaines, (918) 687-4820.

CRESCENT VALLEY, nine miles west of Tahlequah and nine miles east of Fort Gibson. Information: (918) 456-6590.

DEAN’S CHAPEL, 1119 S. Junction. Pastor: The Rev. Don Dumas. Information: (918) 683-3771.

EASTERN HEIGHTS, corner of York and Haskell streets, Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; church service, 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; 7 p.m., Wednesdays. Pastor: The Rev. Jeff Mann. Information: (918) 682-5556.

ERAM BAPTIST CHURCH, five miles east of Morris on Highway 62. Information: (918) 733-4259.

EVANGELIST TEMPLE, 115 W. Southside Blvd.: Sunday school, 10 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m.; Wednesday prayer service, 5:30 p.m., with Bible study at 6 p.m. Information: Pastor Richard Brooks, (918) 687-6312 or (918) 687-3034.

• Clothing giveaway for those in need 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: (918) 687-3034 or (918) 348-1460.

FAIRVIEW BAPTIST, 3510 W. Peak Blvd., Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; morning worship, 11 a.m.; discipleship training, 5 p.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m. Pastor: Bobby Morgan. Information: (918) 682-2708 or www.fairviewmuskogee.org.

FAITH LOVE, 527 N. Sixth St., Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; service, 11 a.m. Bible study 6 p.m. Wednesday. Pastor: The Rev. Glenn O. Gardner, Sr. Associate Pastor: The Rev. Johnny Gardner. Information: (918) 616-3468.

FIRST, 111 S. Seventh St., Sunday worship, 9:30 and 10:55 a.m.; Bible study classes, 5 p.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m. Senior pastor: Dr. Lance Sawyer. Information: (918) 682-3496.

FIRST, Fifth and Denison streets, will have prayer at the end of each month from Friday morning to Saturday afternoon. Pastor: The Rev. Maurice Baccus.

FIRST, Checotah, 210 S.W. Second St. Information: (918) 473-2275.

FIRST, Fort Gibson, 304 E. Hickory, Fort Gibson. Pastor: Danny Gandara. Information: (918) 478-2245.

FIRST, 6600 S. 54 St. West, Summit. Pastor: The Rev. Charles N. Moore. Co-chairpeople: Jeri Threats and Jean Tucker. Information: (918) 682-8344 or (918) 686-0363.

FIRST, 810 Second Ave., Warner.

FIRST SOUTH, Oklahoma 16, three miles west of U.S. 75, Beggs. Information: (918) 482-3272 or meter@ms7.com.

FIRST FREE WILL, 1228 Patterson St. Information: (918) 683-4230 or (918) 733-4259.

• Church will host Muskogee County Gospel Singing Convention at 1:30 p.m. today. Information: Charles and Fay Learned, (918) 683-4230 or Zane and Linda Harding, (918) 733-4259.

FIRST FREEWILL, 1487 E. Poplar St., Fort Gibson.

FIRST FREE WILL, south of I-40 on Exit 278 and Oklahoma 2, Porum. Information: (918) 733-4259 or zaneandlinda@yahoo.com.

FIRST FREE WILL, just off of Division Street, corner of Atoka and Magnolia streets, Coweta. Information: (918) 486-4316 or (918) 521-7781.

FIRST FREE WILL, 105 S. Polk, Wagoner.

• Church is participating in the at-risk after school program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge, through May 10. Supper will be served from 5 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

FIRST INDIAN, 510 S. Ninth St.: Prayer time, 9:45 a.m.; Bible study classes, 10 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Pastor: James Farmer. Information: (918) 816-0857.

FIRST MISSIONARY, 429 Denison St., Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m. Pastor: C. Maurice Baccus Jr.

FIRST, Porter, 325 S. Main St. Pastor: Dale Clayton. Information: (918) 483-2611.

FIRST, Summit, 6600 S. 5400 West. The Rev. Charles N. Moore Sr. is the pastor. Information: (918) 682-0508 or (918) 686-0363.

FIRST, Taft. Pastor: The Rev. John C. Washington. Information: Alberta Paschal, (918) 683-5399.

FIRST, Tahlequah. Information: (918) 457-5155 or email ecba@att.net.

FIRST, Tullahassee. Information: Louise Lewis, (918) 441-1031.

FIRST, Wainwright, located south of Muskogee on U.S. 69 to the Wainwright exit, take a right on Wainwright Road and continue five miles west to First Street, turn right and go one block, church is on the left across from the school. Pastor: David Yarbrough. Information: (918) 474-3317.

FIRST, Webbers Falls, 120 McCorkle Street. Pastor: Jason Ravan. Information: (918) 464-2314.

FOUNTAIN, 2540 W. 60th St. North. Pastor: The Rev. William Brown, and Doris Marshall, pianist. Information: (918) 683-0139 or (918) 687-0301.

• Annual Usher Day, 3 p.m. March 24. Guest church is First Baptist Church Rentiesville, Rev. Donald Brown leading the service.

• Heavenly Echoes will be presenting their first Sunday musical at 3 p.m. April 7. Special guests are the Kings of Joy of Tulsa. Public invited.

FOUR MILE BRANCH MISSIONARY, 23297 N. Four Mile Road, Fort Gibson. Interim pastor: The Rev. Terry Kirts. Information: (918) 478-3156.

FREE WILL, south of I-40, exit 278, on Oklahoma 2, Porum. Information: (918) 967-8283 or james-lolawms@sbcglobal.net.

HILLCREST FREE WILL, 909 Northeast 11th St., Wagoner, 9:45 a.m. Sunday school; 11 a.m. worship. Pastor: Francis Berka. Information: (918) 485-2672.

• Church has a free breakfast at 8:30 a.m. every third Sunday.

GRACE, 1201 Harris St., has Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. followed by worship service at 11 a.m. Discipleship training is at 5 p.m. with worship service at 6 p.m. Wednesday worship is at 6 p.m. Pastor: Justin Voigt.

GRANDVIEW, 3608 S. Cherokee Drive. Pastor: Danny Mills. Information: (918) 683-2477 or www.grandviewbaptist.com.

• Wednesday dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. each week. Cost is $2.50 for adults and $1 for children 10 and under; or a maximum of $7 per family.

GREATER CANAAN MISSIONARY, 2331 Euclid.

GREATER SHILOH, 701 Altamont. Pastor: The Rev. Vanzelen G. Brown Sr. Information: (918) 687-5013.

GREATER SHILOH MISSIONARY, 410 Girard.

HOUSE OF PRAYER FREEWILL, Oklahoma 10A out of Gore.

IMMANUEL, 711 Spaulding Blvd. Information: (918) 869-0710.

LAWRENCE STREET, 2207 Lawrence St., one block north of the Skate Center Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; services, 10:30 a.m., 5 and 6 p.m. Information: (918) 682-4408.

LITTLE ROSE MISSIONARY, 2332 Findlay Ave. Pastor: The Rev. Paul Washington.

MACEDONIA, 418 W. Shawnee Bypass. Pastor: The Rev. L.H. Smith. Information: (918) 682-8227.

MCKEY BAPTIST CHURCH, between Vian/Sallisaw; exit north off I-40 on Dwight Mission Road for 1.5 miles to church. Pastor: Curtis Bias.

MEADOWBROOK BAPTIST CHURCH, 24th and Elizabeth streets. Information: Pastor Darrell Simmons, (918) 869-8321.

METROPOLITAN, 827 Altamont St. Information: (918) 682-9372.

MOUNT BETHEL MISSIONARY, Porter. Information: The Rev. Henry McVay, pastor, (918) 360-5576, or Betty Davis, (918) 683-6960.

MOUNT CALVARY, 622 N. Sixth St., Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; worship, 10:45 a.m.; church in training, 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 7 p.m. Pastor: Gary D. Hall Sr. Information: (918) 682-3292.

MOUNT OLIVE STAR, Checotah. Information: (918) 441-6959, Willie Hopkins, or (918) 843-0084. Pastor: Sam Cunningham.

MOUNT PLEASANT, Porter, Information: (918) 639-4907.

MOUNT ZION, Boynton. Information: (918) 616-3496 or (918) 583-9993.

MOUNT ZION MISSIONARY, 902 Rutherford St. Information: The Rev. David Lee Ragsdale Jr., (918) 360-6070.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, 6401 W. Hancock St., Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; worship, 10:50 a.m.; Wednesday meal, 6 p.m., and prayer services, 7 p.m. Pastor: Randall Rehberg. Information: (918) 869-6440 or (918) 687-9565.

NEW JERUSALEM, 1715 Wewoka St., schedule for Sunday is prayer emphasis, 9 a.m.; Bible study, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:45 a.m. “Working The Word Bible Study” is at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Information: (918) 683-6055.

NEW HOPE, 12358 S. 40th West, Oktaha, has Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; morning worship, 11 a.m.; Wednesday prayer service, 5:30 p.m.; Bible study, 6 p.m.; choir rehearsal, 7 p.m. Information: (918) 683-7735.

• Prayer is the Key and Faith Unlocks the Door, 3 p.m. March 24. Michael Logan will lead the installment hosted by New Hope Baptist. Special treat, God is in Control by Rosa Logan.

NEW ZION, 901 N. Third St., has Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.; worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday; youth bible study at 5:30 and Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Information: Gary Mitchum Sr., pastor, (918) 687-4229.

NORTHSIDE, 1801 Walnut St., Sunday school is at 10 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m. Pastor: Marion F. Graves. Information: (918) 441-3317 or (918) 360-9543.

NORWOOD-LAKEVIEW, 20980 Oklahoma 80, two miles from Fort Gibson Dam on Oklahoma 80 North, has Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. and evening worship at 6 p.m. A midweek revival is held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: (918) 478-3173.

OKAY, 7530 N. 37th Street East, across from the post office and Okay Senior Building. Information: (918) 683-5846, (918) 706-1805 or (918) 441-0819.

OLD AGENCY, 1115 N. 24th St. Sunday school, 11 a.m.; worship, noon; Tuesday, noonday prayer, noon; Wednesday, prayer service, 6:30 p.m.; Bible study, 7 p.m. Information: The Rev. A. H. and Marlene Jones, (918) 682-6720.

OLDHAM MEMORIAL, 3605 Tahlequah St., worship, 9:30 a.m.; Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; worship service, 5 p.m.; Wednesday service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery and children’s church provided. Information: (918) 682-4916 or www.oldhammbc.org.

ONAPA, one quarter mile east of U.S. 69 on Onapa Road and five miles south of Checotah. Information: (918) 473-6817.

PALABRA DA VIDA, 624 East Side Blvd., enter on the north side, 9:30 a.m., Sunday school; 10:50 a.m., worship; and 6:30 p.m., Wednesdays prayer meeting. Pastor: Claudio Valencia. Information: (918) 577-0409.

PLEASANT GROVE, one and one-fourth miles south of Oklahoma B51 on Bear Thompson Road, Tullahassee. Pastor: The Rev. Nelson D. Ross.

SOUTH RIDGE, 320 E. Benge St., Fort Gibson. Pastor: Andy Webb. Information: Ken Turner, (918) 351-4337.

ST. JOHN, 1965 E. 92nd Street North, Wagoner. Information: (918) 840-9660. Information: Jennifer Brown, (918) 840-0535.

ST. PAUL, Taft, meets at 10 a.m. for Sunday school; 11 a.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Pastor: The Rev. John Walker. Information: The Rev. Pam Riddle, associate pastor, (918) 682-9945.

ST. THOMAS PRIMITIVE, south of Muskogee in Summit. Information: Michael Baker at (918) 684-8900, or Kenneth Thomas, at (918) 683-1355.

RAYFIELD, 601 Indianapolis Ave., Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 7 p.m. Pastor: The Rev. Leroy Walker Sr., (918) 682-9515.

SEVENTH DAY BAPTIST CHURCH. Information: (918) 348-9878.

ST. LUKE BAPTIST CHURCH, 1624 Reeves St. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m., services 11 a.m. Sunday. Bible study/prayer meeting 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Pastor: Ray Pickett. Information: (918) 687-1670.

ST. MARK, 1020 S. Second St. Pastor: The Rev. Rodger Cutler. Information: Brenda Davison, (918) 683-1669.

SOUTHEAST, 2511 E. Hancock Road, meets for worship, Bible study and activities each week as follows: Sunday Bible study, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Teen kids for ages 5 through sixth grade Sundays. Sundays. Wednesday worship is at 6:30 p.m. with children’s choirs for 4 years to sixth grade; and Youth Praise, seventh to 12th grade. A nursery is provided during all services for newborns and preschoolers. Pastor: Doug Miller. Information: (918) 683-1447.

TIMOTHY, 5530 W. Okmulgee Ave. Information: (918) 682-6130 or www.timothybaptistchurch.net.

TRINITY FREE WILL, 515 S. 24th St., has Sunday school at 10 a.m. Sunday and services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. Information: Pastor Michael Hunt, (918) 680-0045.

TWIN OAKS, Whitehorn Cove area, Wagoner. Information: (918) 462-3204 or e-mail tobc50thann@aol.com.

UNION, 511 Fillmore St., Wagoner. Pastor: James Overton. Information: Lonell Hytche, (918) 485-4944.

UNITED FREE WILL, 10 miles north of Wagoner on U.S. 69, Mazie, services are at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Bible study, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Pastor: Jimmy Layne. Information: (918) 485-4267 or (918) 485-8771.

VANN LAKE, 5068 N. 90th Road West, Porter, Sunday school, 10 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m., and in the home of Pastor Dale Carey at 7 p.m. Bible study 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the church. Information: (918) 686-6980.

• Church will have its monthly gospel singing on the second Saturday of each month. Eating starts at 6 p.m. with the singing at 7 p.m.

VIAN, U.S. 64 West or exit 297 off I-40 East, Vian. Information: (918) 773-5226 or www.thedills.net.

• Church will host Steve Hess and the Southern Salvation at 7 p.m. April 5 for a free concert. Doors open at 5 p.m.

WEST SIDE FREE WILL, 1407 Gentry, Checotah. Information: (918) 473-4260 or (918) 617-0392.

WILSON CHAPEL, Haskell, eight miles west of Muskogee on Oklahoma 16, has Sunday school at 10 a.m. and church at 11 a.m. Pastor: The Rev. Delbert C. Josey. Information: (918) 684-3266 or (918) 682-6456.



Catholic

SAINT JOSEPH, 321 N. Virginia St. Vigil mass, 5 p.m. Saturdays. Sundays, mass, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. in English and 12:30 p.m. in Spanish. Information: (918) 687-1351.

• There will be a Penance Rite this Sunday, at 3 p.m. in the church. There will be several visiting priests available to help hear confessions.

• St. Joseph School in now accepting applications for the 2013-14 school year.

• Mass on Holy Thursday will be at 7 p.m. On Good Friday we will have Stations of the Cross at 3 p.m., Via Crucis en Viva at 5 p.m., with the Passion of Our Lord at 7 p.m. Saturday's Easter Vigil will be at 8 p.m. Masses on Easter Sunday will be at 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English and at 12:30 p.m. in Spanish.



Church of Christ

18TH AND DENISON, 18th and Denison streets. Services are at 10:45 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays. Information: Eric Rodgers, minister, (918) 687-6424.

AZALEA, 2318 B E. Shawnee Bypass, use the entrance by Fence Me In in Curt’s Mall, has Sunday Bible class at 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:20 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday; and Wednesday Bible class, 7 p.m. The church offers free Bible correspondence courses. Information: Preacher Brandon Canup, (918) 913-1042.

CHANDLER ROAD, 3507 Chandler Road. Information: (918) 682-3348 or www.crchurchofchrist.com. Minister: Donnie Branscum.

CHURCH OF CHRIST, 2502 S. 24th Street West. Information: (918) 351-5582.

EASTSIDE, 2141 Kingston, has Bible class at 9:30 a.m. Sunday with worship at 10:20 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday; and Wednesday Bible class at 7 p.m. Tune in to the television program, “Gospel of Christ,” at 8:30 a.m. Sundays on Channel 52 or cable Channel three. Information: (918) 682-6382, eastside2@suddenlinkmail.com or eastsidecocmuskogee.com.

FORT GIBSON, 806 S. Lee. Information: (918) 478-2222 or www.ftgchurchofchrist.com or ftgcoch@sbcglobal.net.

MUSKOGEE, 3206 N. York St. Information: (918) 683-4531 or www.mccweb.org.

SOUTHSIDE, 2701 S. Cherokee St., one-half mile north of Peak Boulevard, has Bible class at 10 a.m. Sunday, worship at 10:50 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday and Bible class at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Preacher: Derrill McClendon. Information: (918) 260-4736.

WEST SIDE, 2434 W. Okmulgee Ave. Information: (918) 682-3602.



CME

BEEBE MEMORIAL, 700 S. Seventh St. Information: Leroy Manns, (918) 682-0835, or Shelia Crutcher, chairperson, (918) 687-8045.



Episcopal

GRACE, 218 N. Sixth S t., activities on Sunday, 8 a.m. service in chapel; 9:30 a.m., youth and adult classes; 10:30 a.m. service in church, followed by coffee fellowship.

• March 25 — 7:30 p.m., Al Anon.

• March 26 — 6 p.m., Education for ministry

• March 27 — 9 a.m., Meals on Wheels; 12:05 p.m., “Journey to Easter” at Grace Episcopal Church; 5:30 p.m. “The Story” Bible study; 7 p.m. Tenebrae Service

• March 28 — 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday service in church.

• March 29 — 9 a.m., Meals on Wheels; 7 p.m. Good Friday Liturgy in church; 7:30 p.m., Al Anon.

• March 30 — 10 a.m. Tai Chi in nursery; 7 p.m. Easter Vigil in church.



Lutheran

FIRST, 428 E. Broadway, Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Pastor: Wayne Schuett. Information or van pick up: (918) 682-9533.

• Church will present Worship the Way of the Cross tomorrow during worship at 10:30 a.m.

• Maundy Thursday dinner at 6 p.m. and worship at 7 p.m.

• Good Friday service at 7 p.m.

• Easter sunrise service will begin at 6:30 a.m. March 31. Breakfast immediately following.



Pentecostal

24th STREET FAMILY CHURCH, 2420 N. 24th St. Information: Larry Brown, (918) 687-0668.

ABIDING LIFE FELLOWSHIP, 1407 Callahan St., breakfast, 9 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 7 p.m. Nursery provided. Pastors: Dr. Denver and Charlean Callahan. Information: (918) 686-7253 or (918) 869-9481 for a ride to the church. Secretary: Julia Palmer. Pastor: Dr. Denver Callahan.

CALVARY FAITH PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS, 790 S. Lee St., Fort Gibson. Information: (918) 478-3195.

CHURCH OF GOD, 3715 E. Shawnee Bypass, services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Information: (918) 687-3150.

CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST, 727 S. Junction St. Sunday school 10 a.m., Noon day prayer on Tuesdays and Fridays. Information: (918) 577-5801.

CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY, 115 S. State St. Information: Sam VonWald, (918) 955-7716 or (918) 485-2426.

COMMUNITY GOSPEL CENTER, 105 N 4 Mile Road, Fort Gibson. Information: (918) 478-3629.

CHURCH OF GOD, 303 S.W. Railroad, Fort Gibson, will have a Holy Ghost service at 9:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Pastor: The Rev. H.J. Ford. Information: (918) 478-3977.

EMMANUEL, Oklahoma 10, Braggs, has Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays; and worship at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Pastor: Jack Carner. Information: (918) 487-5067.

FORT GIBSON PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD, 303 W. Railroad Street South. Pastor: The Rev. H.J. Ford. Information: (918) 478-3615.

GRANDVIEW TABERNACLE, 405 E. Peak Blvd., Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; worship, 10:45 a.m.; children’s church, 11 a.m.; evening worship, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor: Bobby Wingo. Information: (918) 682-2400.

NEW LIFE CENTER, 4025 Gibson St., Gibson Street and Muskogee Turnpike. Pastor: The Rev. Philip Morris. Information: (918) 681-4207.

THREE RIVERS UNITED, 116 Southeast Railroad Ave., Fort Gibson. Pastors: The Revs. Earl F and Carolyn Spencer. Information: (918) 478-9727.

TRINITY FAMILY WORSHIP, 500 E. Poplar, Fort Gibson, Sunday school, 10 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Super Church and 360 Youth, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Children’s church and nursery provided at each service. Ride: (918) 441-9484. Information: (918) 478-2205, www.trinityfamilyworship.com



Nazarene

FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, 2700 E. Peak Blvd., Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor: Monty Nichols, (918) 682-2592. Information: www.muskogeenaz.org.

• Church will host an Easter Eggstravaganza at 10 a.m. March 30. The event features an egg hunt followed by an open time of games, crafts, drama, face painting and lunch.



Nondenominational

ABOUNDING GRACE OUTREACH CENTER, 3701 E75 North, Okay. Information: (918) 478-2028.

BELIEVERS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, 820 E. Okmulgee Ave., Sunday worship 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday Bible study 7 p.m. No Limit youth group, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday. Information: (918) 682-1130 or www.muskogeebelievers.com.

BETHEL CHRISTIAN CENTER, 2710 S. Cherokee Drive.

BLOOD BOUGHT EVANGELIST TEMPLE, Church of God in Christ, 1102 N. Third St. Pastor: Clark G. Gilford.

BOULEVARD CHRISTIAN, 1700 W. Shawnee St. Information: Kerry Huffer, (918) 682-7822; or steve@bccok.com.

BREAD OF LIFE, 300 W. Commercial, Haskell, services are at 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday with Pastors Leon and Betty Schneider. Information: (918) 698-1698.

CHOICES CHURCH, corner of Country Club Road and Peak Boulevard, turn into frontage road of Auto Auction with the church at the end of the road on the left. Services 10:30 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Tuesday. Radical Hearts on the first and third Saturdays. Information: (918) 706-0883 or (918) 457-0064.

CHRIST HOLY MISSION, 1416 W. Wewoka. Sunday school, 10 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m. Pastor: Carrie Jackson. Information: (918) 482-0989.

CHRISTIAN CHAPEL, 4043 Chandler Road. Information: (918) 687-1606.

CHURCH OF GOD, 3715 E. Shawnee Bypass. Information: (918) 687-3150.

CHURCH OF THE LIVING WATER, 2509 S. 32nd St., one-fourth mile south of Hancock. Information: (918) 682-1540.

CHURCH FOUR EIGHTEEN, located in the former Bethel Temple, 2710 S. Cherokee Drive, meets at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sundays, and 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Pastor: Kevin Jones. Information: (918) 577-6918, or www.church418.org.

CHURCH ON THE WORD, Community Center, 200 W. Hickory Street, Fort Gibson. Services 7 p.m. Saturdays. Pastors: Rennie and Patty Ohl. Information: (918) 441-7366 or (918) 284-4799.

COMMUNITY GOSPEL CENTER, U.S. 62 and Four Mile Road, east of Fort Gibson, has Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday; and cafe at 6 p.m. and Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Pastor: Greg Taylor. Information: (405) 863-0145.

COMPASSION AND LOVE FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER, 117 E. Main St., Beggs. Information: (918) 814-6460.

COMPASSION AND LOVE FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER, 4607 N. Lewis Ave., Tulsa. Information: (918) 814-6460.

CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, 1501 E. Broadway, Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. and church is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. Pastor: Larry Ford. Information: (918) 682-4250.

CROSSROADS COMMUNITY CHURCH, Wagoner Civic Center, 301 S. Grant St., Wagoner.

DESTINY FAMILY CHURCH, 1500 N. U.S. 69, Wagoner. Information: (918) 640-3659.

ELOHIM LOVE CENTER MINISTRIES, 517 S. L St. Information: (918) 686-0493 or (918) 687-7285.

FAITH DELIVERANCE CHRISTIAN CENTER, 401 Independence Ave. Information: (918) 781-0039.

FAITH FELLOWSHIP, 1030 S. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah.

FAITH IN ACTION, Indian Springs Executive Center, 1320 N. Mill St., Suite 204, Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.; and Friday Night Live, intercessory prayer initiative. Pastor: Maggie L. Johnson. Information: (918) 360-2445 or heir.force_1@yahoo.com.

FAMILY OF FAITH, 132 S. Main St., Wagoner.

FIRST APOSTOLIC, 106 S. Third St., Porum, services 10 a.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Information: (918) 260-4937.

FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 415 N.E. Second St., Wagoner. Information: (918) 485-3521.

FOR HIS GLORY, 6561 U.S. 64, services are at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. It is a full gospel, non-denominational church. Information: Delbert Hawpe, (918) 683-5886.

GALILEE OUTREACH-INREACH MINISTRY CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST,  727 S. Junction Street, Muskogee. Sr. Pastor: Elder Roosevelt Brice. Information: (918) 441-4703.

• Church is hosting The Sound of the Trumpet Revival, March 25-29.

GOD’S POWERHOUSE CHRISTIAN CENTER, 1616 E. Hancock St. Pastor: Charley Ford. Information: (918) 310-7284 or (918) 360-7274 or www.GodsPowerhouse.org.

GRACE MINISTRIES, 800 W. Peak Blvd. Information: (918) 683-4332.

HARVEST MINISTRIES CHURCH, 2200 E. Okmulgee Ave., services at 10 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Pastors: Lester and Doretha Beasley, (918) 816-0901. Information: (918) 686-7455.

THE HOUSE OF DELIVERANCE CHURCH, Summit. Information: Charlotte Neale, (918) 348-4203.

JEHOVAH SHALOM MINISTRIES, 1202 Keaton. Pastor Liz Richmond. Information: (918) 577-7670.

LAKEVIEW CHURCH, Gore, 2 miles west of Fin & Feather Resort on Oklahoma 10. Information: (918) 869-8124.

LIGHTHOUSE TABERNACLE, Ninth and Campbell, Gore. Pastor: William O. Armstrong.

NEW BEGINNINGS CHURCH, 201 N. 54th St.

NEW COMMUNITY, 3600 E. Shawnee Bypass. Information: (918) 781-9895, (918) 683-9111, or brandon@newcommunitychurch.com.

NEW LIFE MINISTRIES, 202 S. Main St., Taft, 10:30 a.m. Sunday service. Information: (918) 680-1521.

OLD MISSION, 119 E. Hickory, Fort Gibson, Sunday school, 10 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 7 p.m. The church also takes orders for Mid-America Foods. Information: The Rev. Rick Harris, (918) 478-3905 or (918) 351-4128.

ONE IN CHRIST OUTREACH CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 723 S. Third St. Information: (918) 683-6242.

PRAISE CENTER FAMILY CHURCH, 302 N. Seventh St. Information: Debra Mitchell, (918) 478-3936 or (918) 685-0100.

REFRESHING MINISTRIES, 816 Dayton, 5 p.m. Saturday, praise and prayer, In-Him Recording Studios. Information: (918) 913-5915.

RESTORATION MINISTRIES, 2420 N. 24th St. Information: (918) 687-7738.

ROUND MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CHURCH, off Route 64 between Vian and Gore, services, 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday, 7 p.m.; first Friday Song Fest, 7 p.m. Information: (918) 351-5209.

ROSE OF SHARON, 633 S. Cherokee St. Information: (918) 781-1609.

THE RIVER’S EDGE, 2311 Monta Ave., services 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Pastor Tony Hodgson. Information: (918) 351-4504.

UNITY CENTER OF MUSKOGEE, 105 N. Virginia St., has discussion at 10 a.m. Sunday, worship at 11 a.m. Pastor: The Rev. Beth Williams. Information: (918) 687-6142 or http://www.facebook.com/pages/Unity-Center-of-Muskogee/150217561662356?ref=ts.

UNION FULL GOSPEL CHURCH, 21464 Stick Ross Mountain Road, Tahlequah. Information: (918) 458-1202 or unionfullgospelchurch.com.

VALLEY VIEW FULL GOSPEL CHURCH, 310 N. Meigs St., Fort Gibson.

YORK STREET CHRISTIAN, 1125 S. York St. Information: (918) 683-3391.



Presbyterian

BETHANY, 2000 E. Haskell Blvd., 9 a.m., coffee time; 9:30 a.m., Sunday school; 10:45 a.m., worship service. Information: (918) 682-8683 or www.bethanypresbyterianchurch.org.

• Meditation and communion 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily in Bethany Sanctuary.

• March 25 — 10:30 a.m. Bible Study.

• March 26 — 5 p.m. T.O.P.S.

• March 27 — 9 a.m. Meals on Wheels.

• March 28 — 1 p.m. fun and games; 6:30 p.m. Seder Supper at First Presbyterian.

• March 29 — 9 a.m. Meals on Wheels.

FIRST, 500 W. Broadway, 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; 11 a.m., worship service.

• March 25 — noon, Monday Musings, brown bag lunch and conversation in Nash Hall; 5:30 p.m. yoga; 6 p.m. Muskogee Area Quilters.

• March 26 — 11:30 a.m. Presbyterian women general meeting and luncheon; 5:30 p.m. Presbyterian book club; 7 p.m. Grief share.

• March 27 — 5:30 p.m. Sanctuary choir rehearsal; 6:45 p.m. Glory Ringers rehearsal.

• March 28 — 6:30 p.m. Seder meal.

FIRST, Fort Gibson, 228 N. Lee. Sunday school 10 a.m., services at 11 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Information: (918) 683-9365.

FIRST, Wagoner, 205 N. Main St., 9:45 a.m., coffee time; 9:55 a.m., Sunday school; 10:55 a.m., worship service with the Rev. Leigh McCaslin. Come join us as we try to answer this question. Come find out. Information: (918) 485-5203.

• Church will have Maundy Thursday service and communion in commemoration of Jesus’ Last Supper with the apostles, 6:30 p.m. March 28.

• Church has a fellowship luncheon (potluck) following worship services on the second Sunday of the month.



Seventh-day Adventist

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST, 170 N. Country Club Road, lesson study at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, service 11 a.m. Information: (918) 682-5602.

• Soup kitchen is open from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Donations welcome.



United Methodist

BIG CUSSETAH INDIAN, three miles west of Morris on New Morris Highway to Prairie Bell Road.

D.D. ETCHIESON INDIAN, 412 W. Seneca, Tahlequah. Information: Faye Morrison, (918) 207-5067.

• Church is accepting donations for a new sound system. A $1 donation puts the donator in a drawing to win a “Friendship” quilt valued at $1,000.

FIFE INDIAN, 1100 Eufaula Ave., 9:45 a.m., Sunday school; 11 a.m., worship. Wednesday Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Information: The Rev. Samuel Battiest, pastor, (918) 577-6726 or (918) 629-6701.

• Church will host a wild onion dinner at 5 p.m. March 22. Menu: wild onions, ham, salt pork, beans, hominy, fry bread and desserts. Cost: $7 a plate. Information: (918) 629-6701.

• Free Choctaw language class will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Mondays through May 27. Lesson materials will be provided. Bring a Choctaw dictionary if you have one. If interested, show up to the class.

FIRST, 302 N. Beauregard, Fort Gibson, has Sunday services at 9 a.m., blue jeans service; 10:15 a.m., Sunday school; 11:15 a.m., traditional service. Pastor: The Rev. Barry Collins. Information: www.fortgibsonumc.us or (918) 478-3811.

FIRST, 419 W. Gentry St., Checotah, Mission Hall service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:50 a.m. Youth meet at 5 p.m. Sundays. Midweek communion 7 a.m. Wednesdays in a 20-minute service. An attended nursery is available for the Sunday morning services. Information: fumcchecotah.org or (918) 473-5714.

• The chancel choir will present a cantata titled “It is Finished” at 10:50 a.m. March 24. There will be no 8:30 a.m. service that day.

• Traditional Maundy Thursday Holy Communion service will be observed at 6:30 p.m. March 28.

• A short community-wide service will be conducted on Good Friday at 12:10 p.m. March 29.

• Easter Services will be held at the usual times.

FIRST, 600 E. Okmulgee Ave., Sunday services are at 8:50 a.m., contemporary worship; Sunday school, 10:05 a.m.; traditional worship, 11:05 a.m. Information: (918) 682-3368.

• Gamblers Anonymous meets at the church at 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays.

FIRST, Eufaula. Information: (918) 689-2109.

FIRST, Porter. Information: (918) 483-6013.

FIRST, Tulsa, 11th Street and Boulder Avenue.

FIRST, 308 Church St., Wagoner.

GORE, Fourth and Winn streets, Sunday worship, 9:15 a.m. Information: (918) 489-5313.

HONOR HEIGHTS, Sunday school 8:30 a.m., worship 9:30 a.m. Information: (918) 687-4854.

OKAY, Oklahoma 16, Sunday worship, 9 a.m. Pastor: Raymond Griffin.

• Church has a Bible study and potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesdays.

ST. PAUL, 2130 W. Okmulgee Ave., 8:30 a.m., worship, Rowsey Chapel; 9 a.m., FUEL, contemporary worship; 9:45 a.m., Sunday school and Children’s Spirit Zone; 11 a.m., worship, sanctuary; 6 p.m. youth group.

SPENCER MEMORIAL, 543 N. Seventh St., worships at 11 a.m. Information: (918) 682-2823.

• Pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. March 23. Funds will go to mission work.

TRINITY, 518 Houston St., Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday, Bible study, 6 p.m. Baby baskets, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Pastor: Thomas W. Corrigan. Information (918) 687-4693.

WESLEY, 313 East Peak Blvd., west of Hilldale Elementary School, worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 10:45 a.m. Pastor: The Rev. Michael Enright, (918) 687-8333.



Other

BIBLE STUDY CLASS 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at the Martin Luther King Center, 627 N. Third St. Information: (918) 682-8546.

CHRIST FOR THE WORLD INTERNATIONAL, 120 N. 24th St., services are at 11 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Tuesday. Pastor: Isaiah and Amber Thompson. Information: (918) 684-9963.

• Church will have a “Moving to Higher Ground Prophetic Revival” at 7 p.m. March 24-26. Guest speaker includes Jodi Lynn Cordon. 

• Church is participating in the at-risk after school program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge, through May 10. On Sundays, a snack will be served 10:30 to 11:00 a.m., and lunch will be served from noon to 12:30 p.m. On Tuesdays, supper will be served from 6 to 6:30 p.m., and a snack will be served from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST of Latter-day Saints, 3008 Hancock Road.

CHURCH OF LIVING WATER, 325 Eastside Blvd., has services at 10 a.m. Sunday and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday for Bible study. Information: (918) 682-1540 or www.church of livingwater.org.

DERRICK A. REED RADIO MINISTRIES presents The Joy In The Morning Radio Show from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Sundays on KTFX 101.7. Information: (918) 856-1683, www.derrickareedradio.com.

EASTSIDE COMMUNITY, 500 E. Peak Blvd. worship 10 a.m. Sunday. Family night on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Pastor: Gary Underwood. Information: (918) 687-6790.

FUSION CHURCH, Shawnee Bypass and York Street, next door to American Billiards Parlor. Services 11 a.m. Sunday.

GOSPEL SINGINGS, Friday nights, CGE Music Barn, 2710 W. Cherokee, one mile west of Sallisaw on U.S. 64. Free admission. Door prizes and free coffee.

THE JOYFUL NOISE NETWORK features the Rev. Tony Wooden and “Churching with St. Paul,” Greater Shiloh Outreach, New Life Ministries and more from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays on Channel 29. Information: (918) 680-1521.

NEW BALM OUTREACH MINISTRIES, 1237 Hartford St. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, prayer and Bible study; 7 p.m. Fridays, praise and worship service; Sundays: 9:30 a.m., Sunday school, 11 a.m., regular service, 7 p.m., regular service. Information: (918) 577-1933.

“THE SOUNDS OF SUNDAY” radio show is 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Sundays on KTFX 101.7 FM in Muskogee.

THROUGH THE BIBLE with Les Feldick, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Kiwanis Senior Citizens Center, 119 Spaulding Blvd. Information: (918) 869-8857 or (918) 869-8816.

UNITY OF MUSKOGEE, 105 N. Virginia St., has discussion at 10 a.m. and service at 11 a.m. Sundays. Pastor: The Rev. Beth Williams. Information, (918) 687-6142 or www.myspace.com/unitymuskogee.

WARRIOR FAMILY CENTER, 213 Northeast Seventh St., Checotah, will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesdays for a class with “Breaking the Chains of Bondage” by Pastor Billy Joe Daugherty. It is for women only. Bible study from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays is open to everyone.

Deadline for church news is noon Wednesday. Send news items by email to features@muskogeephoenix.com; fax to (918) 684-2865; or mail to P.O. Box 1968, Muskogee OK 74402. A complete list of Muskogee-area churches is online at www.muskogeephoenix.com.