The Norman Transcript

June 14, 2013

ReligionRoundup


The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Preaching Festival to begin Monday

St. Thomas More University Parish, 100 E. Stinson Ave., will host its third annual Preaching Festival at 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. This year’s preaching theme is the Exodus event.

Each evening a different preacher will share scripture and reflections intended to deepen the faith community’s appreciation for sacred scripture.

Following each evening’s service, a wine and cheese reception will follow. All are welcomed to attend.

Purcell church to host musicians

Sunray Baptist Church, 2223 N. 9th St. Purcell, will bring two out-of-town musician guests to its eighth annual SummerSing Gospel Singing event at 6:30 p.m. June 22.

The two guests include Mark Bishop, a nationally recognized southern gospel soloist, and For His Purpose, a mixed quartet from Stillwater.

Bishop, who has been sharing music for 29 years, began his solo career in 2001 after touring with his father and brother for many years as The Bishops. He’s written 16 Top 10 songs, won a Dove Award and was named favorite soloist by Singing News magazine in 2005.

For His Purpose, composed of Stan Tunnell, Linda Parks, Sheryl Beeler and Dale Frost, holds a monthly gospel event in Stillwater that features various singers and groups.

The event is free.

Summer Sunday school begins at ULCSC

“Fruits of the Spirit” is the theme for University Lutheran Church’s eight-week summer Sunday school beginning at 9:55 a.m. Sunday.

From the book of Galatians chapter 5, children will learn how using love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control in their daily lives shows God’s love to others. One quality will be explored each week through lesson, activity and crafts so children may join at any time without needing background from the previous week.

For more information, call the church office at 321-1584.  

Spaghetti fundraiser

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 1601 W. Imhoff Road, will host a spaghetti dinner from 6-8 p.m. Monday to raise money in support of families devastated by the recent tornados in the area.

Vacation Bible school First Presbyterian Church, 555 S. University Ave., will host vacation Bible school from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Bingo tonight

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will host bingo tonight at 7 in the gym.

The menu is turkey wraps, potato chips, beverage and cookies. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.