The Norman Transcript

Breaking News

Religion

March 22, 2013

Faith community

NORMAN — Alameda Church of Christ

Sunday, Senior Minister Rusty Tugman will complete the “Dear Church…” sermon series with the lesson “Letter to Laodicea.” The sermon text comes from Revelation 3:14-22.

Brookhaven Baptist Church

Sunday will be a sermon titled “I Love It When a Plan Comes Together” with Jim Hoipkemeir.

CrossPointe Church

Sunday will continue the series titled “Stuck.”

Faith Pointe Baptist Church

Sunday, Pastor Gann will preach “No Power Over Me,” from John 19:6-15.

First Baptist Church

Sunday will continue the sermon series “Question Marks” with the sermon “What Shall I Do With Jesus?” Dr. Wade Smith will bring the sermon in classic worship as the Rev. Roy Joe Ham brings the sermon in LifeSong worship.

First Christian Church

Sunday is Palm Sunday with the sermon titled “Reframing” based on Luke 19:28-40 with the Rev. David Spain preaching at both morning services. The children will participate in the procession of palms at both services and the Logos Choir will sing at the 10:45 service.

First Presbyterian Church

On Palm Passion Sunday, Dr. Bob Rice will preach a sermon titled “A Death Wish?” based on Mark 10:32-34 at both morning services. The final session of the Lenten study meets at 5 p.m. in the parlor.

Grace Presbyterian Church

Sunday, the Rev. Todd Dole will preach from John 12:10-50, “The Hour Has Come. “Sunday evening, Dole will preach from 1 Peter 5:8-14, “A Call to Vigilance.”

Holy Ascension Orthodox Church

Sunday is the first Sunday of Great Lent, the Sunday of Orthodoxy, in Tone 1 Eothinon 9. The gospel reading for Orthros is from St. John 20:19-31. The epistle reading for Divine Liturgy is St. Paul’s to the Hebrews 11:24-26 and 32-40. The gospel reading for Divine Liturgy is from St. John 1:44-52.

McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church

Sunday will continue the Lenten sermon series “Crossroads.” The Rev. Linda Harker (Sanctuary services) and the Rev. Randy Wade (Lifeline service in Fenn Hall) will preach a sermon titled “The Lonely Road” with scripture from Luke 22:39-46. 

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Religion
  • Hnsen Luger Kate Hansen still riding the Olympic cloud

    Not many people can say they actually accomplished their lifetime dreams. Even less can say they did it before turning 22....

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Conference set

    Following a diocesan-sponsored national conference on violence, “Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace,” the Episcopal Church Women of St. John’s Norman will host an Oklahoma diocesan-wide women’s conference and Bishop’s day on April 25-26....

    April 18, 2014

  • Muslim group urges re-education

    LOS ANGELES — Seeking a way to prevent violence like last year’s deadly Boston Marathon bombing, an Islamic advocacy group Monday announced a plan aimed at helping U.S. mosques identify and re-educate radicals....

    April 18, 2014

  • This is ... Friday ...

    It’s Good Friday. Good Friday? What could possibly be “good” about Good Friday? Think about it … this is the day in which the Lord Jesus was beaten and crucified. He hung on a cross between two thieves. Abandoned, betrayed and denied, by ...

    April 17, 2014

  • Why do we always test God?

    ‘Do not put the Lord God to the test,’ Jesus said, but don’t we do this all the time? Human nature The Rev. Holly McKissick, Peace Christian Church UCC: It’s human nature: testing the limits of God’s peaceful creation....

    April 17, 2014

  • Girl told not to say prayer

    OVIEDO, Fla. — The 5-year-old who said she was told not to pray over her lunch visited the school Monday and identified the staffer in a line-up, her family’s lawyer said....

    April 11, 2014

  • CrossPointe chooses Butler as lead pastor

    One of Norman’s largest churches has chosen a new lead pastor for its congregation. Mike Butler, 38, was voted lead pastor by the congregation of CrossPointe Church on March 23. Butler succeeds Glenn Quirk, who served as lead pastor for ...

    April 11, 2014

  • A divine drama

    All of us love drama. We experience drama in many ways. We watch a play on a stage or a show on TV. We have lives filled with drama every day through interactions with other people....

    April 11, 2014

  • What should we think of original sin?

    The Rev. Joe Nassal, Precious Blood Center: Watching the evening news recently, there was one disaster story after another, from the Malaysian airline that disappeared to the mudslide where one minute people are going about their daily ...

    April 11, 2014

  • Lenten lunch set

    The next Norman Ministerial Fellowship Lenten lunch will be Wednesday at NorthHaven Church, 4600 36th Ave. NW. Guest pastor will be the Rev. Joseph Summerville, University Lutheran Church. The sermon theme will be “The Thursday of Holy ...

    April 4, 2014