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February 15, 2013

Local congregations 02.16.13


Assembly of God

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.

Baptist

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.

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.”

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

• Annual Feb. program 3 p.m. Feb. 10. Derrick Reed will be the emcee. Reverend Gary Hall of Loving Mount Calvary will be the keynote speaker. Antioch Missionary will provide A&B selections. The public is invited. Information: Don Dumas (918) 683-3771.

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.

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.

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

• Church will have an appreciation service for the Walker brothers at 3 p.m. Feb. 3. The Heavenly Echoes, evangelist Pam Riddle and the church are sponosoring the service. Everyone welcome.

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.

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.

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.

• Feb. 17 — 3 p.m. Annual Usher Day. Deans Chapel Baptist Church will be the guest, Rev. Don Dumas will be preaching. Information: Doris Crutchfield, (918) 682-3292.

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

• Feb. 17 — Family and Friends Day at the morning worship service.

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.

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.

• Feb. 18 — 7 p.m. Altar Society.

• Feb. 20 — 12:05 p.m. Journey to Easter at Bethany Presbyterian Church, guest speaker Rev. Marlon Coleman.

• Feb. 21 — 12:10 p.m. St. Joseph Seniors communion service in marian Chapel, followed by potluck lunch. Entertainment will be Senior Follies performing “Shades of Gray.”

• Fridays during Lent we will have Stations of the Cross at 6 p.m. followed by Benediction. There will be a movie presentation on "Catholicism" in the parish hall after Benediction.

• Reconciliation will be offered on Tuesday during Lent from 6 to 7 p.m. in the church.

 

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.

• Feb. 18 — 7:30 p.m. Al Anon.

• Feb. 19 — 6 p.m. Education for ministry

• Feb. 20 — 9 a.m. Meals on Wheels; 12:05 p.m. “Journey to Easter” at Bethany Presbyterian; 5:30 p.m. “The Story” Bible study; 7 p.m. choir practice.

• Feb. 22 — 9 a.m. Meals on Wheels; 7:30 p.m. Al Anon.

• Feb. 23 — 8:30 a.m. Saturday Sextons; 10 a.m. Tai Chi in nursery.

 

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.

• Lenten midweek dinner and service, 6:15 p.m. Feb. 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20.

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.

• Feb. 18 — 10:30 a.m. Bible Study.

• Feb. 19 — 5:30 p.m. T.O.P.S.

• Feb. 20 — 9 a.m. Meals on Wheels; 12:05 p.m. Journey to Easter; 6 p.m. Bethany Productions.

• Feb. 21 — 1:15 p.m. Fun & games.

• Feb. 22 — 9 a.m. Meals on Wheels.

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

• Feb. 18 — 12 p.m. Monday Musings, brown bag lunch and conversation in Nash Hall;12:30 p.m. Prayers and Squares quilting group;  5:30 p.m. yoga; 6 p.m. Muskogee Area Quilters.

• Feb. 19 — Grief Share in church library.

• Feb. 20 — 5:30 p.m. Choir rehearsal; 6:45 p.m. Glory Ringers rehearsal.

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, who will explore the temptation of Jesus as described in Luke 4:1-13. “Boy, that’s tempting!” is something many have said. Jesus shows us how to say no. Information: (918) 485-5203.

• 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

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.

• March 22 — 5 p.m. wild onion dinner. 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 starting at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11. The class will run each Monday through May 27. Lesson materials will be provided. Bring a Choctaw dictionary if you have one. If interested, show up to the class.

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.

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

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

Other

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 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.



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