The Norman Transcript


November 30, 2012

Religion roundup

NORMAN — St. Michael’s to host ‘Chili for Charity Cook-off’

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 1601 W. Imhoff Road, invites families to create an advent wreath from 9-11 a.m. on Sunday. Father Alan Sutherland will bless the wreaths during the 11 a.m. service.

Then, everyone is invited to the inaugural Chili for Charity Cook-off at 12:30 p.m. For $5, individuals will be able to taste the entries, vote for their favorite and have a bowl of chili. There will be prizes awarded and the victor gets bragging rights for the next year. There also will be cornbread, drinks and dessert.

The proceeds will help the Episcopal Church Women sponsor local outreach projects.    

Annual Christmas festival Sunday

First Christian Church, 220 S. Webster Ave., will host its annual Christmas festival at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

The children of the church will present “Once Upon A Night.” All who attend the pageant are invited to bring a gift for the Cleveland County Christmas store.

Following the presentation of gifts, the church will conclude the festival with a tasting party in the Fellowship Hall.  

First Baptist to host tree lighting, Mannafest

First Baptist Church will host its annual tree lighting at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday on the Main Street lawn followed by the First Family Western Night at the Family Life Center.

The Mannafest lunch will be at noon on Wednesday at Common Ground, 324 W. Main St., with Mayor Cindy Rosenthal as the guest speaker.

Three college gospel choirs unite for Saturday concert

At 6 p.m. on Saturday, the choirs from Oklahoma City University, the University of Central Oklahoma and the University of Oklahoma will unite for a night of musical praise and worship titled “One Night with the King” at the Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel on the campus of Oklahoma City University. The concert is free and open to the public.

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