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November 9, 2012

Religion briefs

NORMAN — FBC Moore to host singles event

The singles of First Baptist Church of Moore, 301 NE 27th St., will host Friday Night Live for Him at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 16.

The evening will feature speaker Doug Dees. Recreation will follow until 10 p.m. There is an optional dinner for $5 at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call 793-2624 or email marji.robison@fbcmoore.org.

ULCSC children to entertain veterans

Sunday, University Lutheran Church and Student Center Sunday school children will entertain and bring gifts to residents at the Norman Veterans Center.

The children, under the musical leadership of Cheryl Bredeson, will perform at 2 p.m. a variety of Christian and patriotic music including singing a version of Taps accompanied by Dustin Downey on the trumpet.

The outreach program is sponsored by the church’s education committee.

Oklahoma Baptists to launch major initiatives at 106th annual meeting

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) will announce two major initiatives, ReConnect Sunday School and Serve Oklahoma, at its 106th annual meeting from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday and 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday.

The meeting, which will focus on a “Connect” theme, is a chance for Oklahoma Southern Baptists to conduct business, elect officers, gather as a community and share their vision for the church for 2013. The meeting will be at First Baptist Church in Moore, 301 N.E. 27th St.

In addition to the business activities, music, scripture and prayer will fill the two days. The meeting is open to the public and churches may send as many people as they wish to join in the spiritual renewal.

For more information about the BGCO annual meeting including a list of speakers and meeting schedule, visit http://annualmeeting.okbaptist.com.

Church to host bingo tonight

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will host bingo at 7 tonight.

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