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Religion

November 29, 2012

Faith community

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NORMAN —

South Canadian Valley Church of Christ

Sunday, the speaker will be David Robinson.

Trinity Baptist Church

Sunday, the congregation will celebrate and emphasize missions with several missions-minded speakers in the morning and evening worship services.

Trinity Lutheran Church (LC-MS)

The sermon for the first Sunday in Advent is titled, “The Lord Comes in Triumph,” from Luke 19:28-40. The first Wednesday soup and salad Supper at 6:30 p.m. and Advent Vespers service at 7:30 p.m. will be on Dec. 5 with the theme, “Creator of the Stars of Night, The People’s Everlasting Light.”

United Church of Norman — UCC

Kathryn Ramsey will share a message titled “Forward,” on the first Sunday of Advent.

University Christian Church

Sunday, Bobby Paulk will speak on “Sin: Binds then Grinds,” from Judges 16:1-31. This also is Blood Pressure Sunday.

University Lutheran Church and Student Center (ELCA)

On the first Sunday in Advent, the readings are from the Gospel of Luke. Pr. Joe Summerville’s sermon will focus on how God is with an individual in the past through Jesus; in the present through word and sacrament; and in the future through life eternal. The men of the church will gather at 8 a.m. on Saturday for breakfast and Bible study.

Victory Church of Norman

Senior Pastor Fred Sellers plans to continue his sermon series from the “Sermon on the Mount” and then supervise the celebration of the Lord’s Supper at the afternoon service this Sunday.

West Wind Unitarian Universalist Congregation

The congregation will have Craft Sunday. Instead of an 11 a.m. service, the congregation will gather from 10 a.m. -noon to create a variety of holiday crafts. Guests are welcome.

Wildwood Community Church

Sunday, Executive Pastor Mark Robinson will speak on “I Want To Be With Him,” from Isaiah 42:1-9.

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