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December 14, 2012

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NORMAN — Alameda Church of Christ

Sunday, Senior Minister Rusty Tugman will continue “A Christmas Story” sermon series with the lesson “Immanuel/Peace.” The sermon text comes from Matthew 1:18-25 and Luke 2:14.

Concord Missionary Baptist Church

A study of Simeon in the temple will be the theme of the morning service. Pastor Clark will speak from Luke 2:25-27 on the subject, “The Consolation Of Christmas.” The evening services will be centered around the continuing study in Ephesians on the subject, “Ready For Battle,” from Ephesians 6:10-13.

CrossPointe Church

Sunday will continue the Advent series, “Countdown — Room for Joy.”

Echo Church

Sunday’s topic is titled, “The Roman Centurion’s Change,” from Matthew 8.

Faith Pointe Baptist Church

Pastor Gann will preach “Overjoyed,” from Matthew 2:1-12.

First Baptist Church

Sunday’s theme for the third Sunday of Advent will be “The Good News of Christmas.” Dr. Wade Smith will bring the sermon “The Good News of Joy” during the classic and LifeSong services.

First Christian Church

Sunday is the third Sunday of Advent, with the candle of Joy lighted by the Chesley Family in the 8:40 a.m. service and the Lewis Family in the 10:45 a.m. service. Sunday’s sermon is titled “Joy – Coming Home” based on Zephaniah 3:14-20 with the Rev. David Spain preaching. The chancel choir will present Handel’s Messiah at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary, child care is provided.

First Church of Christ, Scientist

Sunday’s topic will be “Is the Universe, Including Man, Evolved by Atomic Force?

First Presbyterian Church

On the third Sunday of Advent, the children and youth choirs will lead worship with a musical presentation titled “Angels Aware.” All-church Christmas caroling will meet at 4:45 p.m. in the Atrium to visit shut-ins.

McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church

Sunday will continue the sermon series, “The Best Christmas Ever.” The Rev. Linda Harker (sanctuary services) and the Rev. Randy Wade (Lifeline service in Fenn Hall) will preach a sermon titled “Jesus’ Wish List,” from John 17: 20-24. 

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