, Muskogee, OK


December 21, 2012

Local congregations 12.22.12


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.

• Church will have its appreciation day at 3 p.m. Dec. 30. Guest will be First Baptist Church of Taft and the guest speaker will be John Washington, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Taft.

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.

• Christmas Catanta presented by the adult choir, 11 a.m. Dec. 23

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.

• They will be serving Christmas dinners from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 25 at 1109 S. 20th St. They will deliver within the city limits.

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.

FAITH LOVE BAPTIST CHURCH, 527 N. Sixth St., Christmas Eve program, featuring songs, scripture and prayer, at 6 p.m. Monday. Pastor Glenn Gardner. Information: (918) 616-3408.

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

• Muskogee County gospel singing convention at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 6.

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 host a singing at 3 p.m. Jan. 6. Guests will be Heavenly Echoes, Harps of David, Eternal Gospel Singers, Spiritual Harmonizers, Voices of Faith from Fort Coffee, Dee’s Spiritual Harmonizers and New Seasons of Taft.

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

• Six-county gospel singing convention, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 29. Information: (918) 733-4259.

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

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

• Church will host the fourth annual “Feeding All Souls” Christmas dinner from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 25 at the Checotah Multi-Purpose Building, 201 Owens Ave., and from 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 25 at the Taft Resource Center. The event is free and open to the public. To donate or volunteer, (918) 843-0084, (918) 441-6959 or (918) 473-6963.

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

• Tribute Quartet will be having a free concert at 7 p.m. Jan. 4. The concert is open to the public.

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