The Norman Transcript


February 1, 2013

Faith community

NORMAN — Alameda Church of Christ

Sunday, Senior Minister Rusty Tugman will preach “10: Lessons from My First Decade of Preaching.”

Concord Missionary

Baptist Church

“The Song Of The Sheep: A Compassionate Song” is the theme of the morning message. Psalm 23:5 will be the text as the study of the 23rd Psalm continues. The evening service will feature the study through the book of Ephesians as Ephesians 6:17 will be observed in the sermon “The Helmet Of Salvation.”

CrossPointe Church

This week, will begin the series “Pray” where members will discuss God’s plan for communing with them to help them to commune with others.

Echo Church

Week four of “Love Handles” will include the sermon “Getting a handle on God’s plan for marriage.

Faith Pointe Baptist Church

Pastor Gann will preach “How’s the Fishing,” from Luke 5:1-11.

First Baptist Church

The congregation will celebrate Souper Bowl Sunday, a focus on world hunger. Dr. Wade Smith will bring the sermon “Hunger is No Game” in the classic service and the Rev. Brad Price will be the pulpit guest in the LifeSong service. Following worship, an offering will be taken and a soup lunch will be provided.

First Christian Church

Sunday’s sermon is titled “Do Not Be Afraid” based on Jeremiah 1:4-10 with the Rev. David Spain preaching at both morning services.

First Presbyterian Church

On Souper Bowl of Caring Sunday, Dr. Bob Rice will begin a sermon series on “The Ten Commandments.” Sunday’s sermon is based on Exodus 19:1-6 and 20:1-3 at both morning services. Boy Scout Troop 792 will have its annual spaghetti lunch in Alexander Hall at 12:05 p.m.

Grace Presbyterian Church

Sunday, the Rev. Todd Dole will preach from John 7:53-8:11:12, “The Woman Caught in Adultery.” During the evening service, Dole will preach from 1 Peter 3:18-22, “The Triumph of Christ.”

McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church

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