The Norman Transcript


February 15, 2013

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NORMAN — Alameda Church of Christ

Senior Minister Rusty Tugman will continue the “Dear Church…” sermon series with the lesson “Letter to Smyrna.” The sermon text comes from Revelation 2:1-7.

Concord Missionary Baptist Church

“Blinded By Sin” is the theme for the morning message. John 9:41 is the text for the sermon as Pastor Clark examines how Christ illuminates the reality of sin. The evening service will feature a continuation of the series in Ephesians with Ephesians 6:17 serving as the passage for a sermon titled, “The Sword Of The Spirit.”

CrossPointe Church

Sunday will continue the series “Pray.”

Faith Pointe Baptist Church

Sunday, Pastor Gann will preach “House Calls,” from Luke 5:27-32.

First Baptist Church

Dr. Wade Smith will begin the Lenten series, “Question Marks?” A series from the Gospel of Mark reflecting on the significant questions of Holy Week. This week’s question: “What Do You Want?” The pastor’s Bible study continues Sunday evenings with a look at some of the most misused scripture in the Bible.

First Christian Church

Sunday’s sermon is titled “Refusing” based on Luke 4:1-13 with the Rev. David Spain preaching at both morning services.

First Presbyterian Church

On the First Sunday in Lent, the Rev. Dr. Bob Rice will continue his sermon series on “The Ten Commandments” at both morning services. His sermon this week, “Hallowing God’s Name,” is based on Exodus 20:4-7 and Matthew 6:7-13. The first of a six-week Lenten study begins at 7 p.m. in the parlor.

Holy Ascension Orthodox Church

Sunday is the Sunday of the Canaanite Woman, in Tone 4 Eothinon 4. The Epistle reading is St. Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians 6:16-7:1. The Gospel reading is from St. Matthew 15:21-28.

Memorial Presbyterian Church

Sunday, the Rev. Tracy Evans’ message will be “So Tempting” based on Luke 4:1-13.

Morning Star Center for

Spiritual Living

Sterlin Mosley and Aaron Addonizio will speak about, “Understanding the Value of the Enneagram.”

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