The Norman Transcript

Religion

September 21, 2012

Faith community

NORMAN — Alameda Church of Christ

Sunday, Senior Minister Rusty Tugman will continue the sermon series, “How to be an Off-the-Wall Christian.”

Concord Missionary Baptist Church

“Living In The Peace Of God” is the subject of the morning sermon on Sunday. Pastor Clark will direct the study of Gideon in Judges 6:25-26. The evening worship will feature the youth-led services and youth pastor Daniel Conditt will speak from 1 Corinthians 1:27-28 on the theme of, “Will You Be The One?”

CrossPointe Church

Sunday will start a new series titled “Stretched.”

Faith Pointe Baptist Church

Sunday, Pastor Gann will preach a sermon titled “Disobedience and Provisions,” from Jonah 1:17 and 2:1-10. Sunday evening, will be a study on “The Prayer of Jabez.”

First Baptist Church

Sunday, Dr. Wade Smith will continue the sermon series “Ignite Passion for God’s Purpose” with the sermon, “How Long Will You Hesitate?” during the Classic and LifeSong worship services. Mike Wilson will lead “4,000 Years in 40 minutes,” during Pastor’s Bible Study in Hallock Hall.

First Christian Church

Sunday’s sermon is titled “Cross Purposes,” based on Mark 9:30-37 with the Rev. David Spain preaching at both morning services. The church will receive the Reconciliation Offering, an annual offering taken to address issues of racism and inequality.

First Presbyterian Church

Dr. Bob Rice will preach a sermon titled “Loving God or Loving Others” based on Luke 10:25-37 at both morning services.

McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church

Sunday will continue the sermon series “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Things.” The Rev. Linda Harker (sanctuary services) will preach “Esther,” from Esther 4:10-14. The Rev. Randy Wade (Lifeline service in Fenn Hall) will preach “Timothy,” from 1 Timothy 4:12-16.

Memorial Presbyterian Church

Sunday, the Rev. Tracy Evans’ message will be “The Welcome” based on Mark 9:30-37.

Morning Star Center for

Spiritual Living

Doug Bannister will speak on the topic “The Joy of Play at Any Age.” Bannister is the director of the School of Metaphysics. His talk will center on how as children individuals learn valuable lessons “in the sandbox.”

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