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January 25, 2013

Local congregations 01.26.13


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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.”

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.

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.

• Church will host a blood drive from 11:45 to 4 p.m. Jan. 20.

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.

• English as a Second Language Classes begin at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 in the church.

• Catholic Schools week is Jan. 28-Feb. 1.

• Several adults and youth from our parish will be traveling to Washington, D.C., to participate in the "March for Life.”

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 with Grace Cadets, followed by annual parish meeting and pot luck luncheon; 5:30 p.m., Vespers in church.

• Jan. 28 — 5:30 p.m. vestry meeting; 7:30 p.m., Al Anon.

• Jan. 29 — 6 p.m., Education for Ministry.

• Jan. 30 — 9 a.m., Meals on Wheels; 5:30 p.m., “The Story” Bible study; 7 p.m., choir practice.

• Feb. 1 — 9 a.m., Meals on Wheels; 7:30 p.m., Al Anon.

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.

• Kids ’N the Bible, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 2. A morning of breakfast, a bible story, fames, music and a craft.

Presbyterian

BETHANY, 2000 E. Haskell Blvd., Coffee Time, 9 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:45 a.m.

• Jan. 28 — 10:30 a.m. Bible study.

• Jan. 29 — 5:30 p.m. T.O.P.S.

• Jan. 30 — 9 a.m. Meals on Wheels, 6 p.m. Bethany Productions

• Jan. 31 — 1:15 p.m. Fun and games.

• Feb 1 — 9 a.m. Meals on Wheels

Information:  918-682-8683 or www.bethanypresbyterianchurch.org

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

• Jan. 28 — 12 p.m. Monday Musings. Brown bag lunch and conversation in Nash Hall. 5:30 p.m. Yoga. 6 p.m. Muskogee Area Quilters. 7 p.m.

• Jan. 29 — Grief Share in the church library

• Jan. 30 — 5:30 p.m. Choir rehearsal. 6:30 p.m. Glory Ringers rehearsal.

• Feb. 2 — 8:30 to 10 a.m. Breakfast on Broadway, serving a free community breakfast in Nash Hall. 9 a.m. Ramp it Up, building whellchair ramps for those in the community in need. 9 a.m. Muskogee area quilters.

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

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.

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.

• Church will over Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University starting 6 p.m. Feb. 20. The course meets once a week where a different lesson is taught by Dave on DVD followed by a small-group discussion. Lessons include budgeting, relationships and money, getting out of debt, saving for emergencies and investing. Information and registration: Greg Boyd, (918) 687-7571.

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 will host its “New Year Prophetic Revival” Jan. 19-20. Speakers for the revival will be Bobby Hogan a senior pastor from Fort Smith, Ark., and his son Michael Hogan, an evangelist. Services will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 19 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Jan. 20. Michael Hogan will be preaching at 6 p.m. Jan. 20.

• 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.

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.