The Norman Transcript

October 19, 2012

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NORMAN — Alameda Church of Christ

Sunday, Senior Minister Rusty Tugman will continue the “Encounters with Jesus” sermon series with the lesson “From Fence to Follower.”

Concord Missionary Baptist Church

Vernon McNully with the Interstate Mission Development of the American Baptist Association will speak in the morning service with emphasis upon mission work throughout the U.S. The evening service will continue the study in Ephesians as Pastor Clark will study Ephesians 5:18-21 and speak on the subject, “The Spirit-Filled Church.”

CrossPointe Church

Sunday will continue the series on “Ordinary.”

East Robinson Baptist Church

Sunday, Dr. Ernie Perkins will preach in the morning and evening services. This is the beginning of the revival that will continue until Wednesday.

Echo Church

Members will celebrate the one year anniversary of the church.

First Baptist Church

Sunday morning during classic and LifeSong worship services as Dr. Wade Smith the congregation celebrate First Fruits of the Ignite challenge. Pastor’s Bible Study will meet in Hallock Hall Sunday Evening.

Faith Pointe Baptist Church

Pastor Gann will preach “Apart From Me,” from John 15:1-8. 

First Christian Church

Sunday’s sermon is titled “Do We Know What to Ask?” based on Mark 10:35-45 with the Rev. David Spain preaching at both morning services.

First Church of Christ, Scientist

Sunday’s topic will be “Probation After Death.”

First Presbyterian Church

On Music in Worship Sunday, there will be one service at 11 a.m. The chancel, youth, children’s and handbell choirs will lead the service and Dr. Bob Rice will deliver the message.

Grace Presbyterian Church

The Rev. Todd Dole will preach from John 6:1-15, “The Bread of Life (Part 1.)” Sunday evening, Dole will preach from 1 Peter 1:17-21, “Ransomed.”

Holy Ascension Orthodox Church

Sunday is the 20th Sunday after Pentecost in Tone 3/Ethenon 9. The saints of the day are Hilarion and Chrustisdioikiys. The Orthos Gospel is from Saint John 20:19 to end. The Divine Liturgy Epistle is from Saint Paul’s Letter to the Galatians 1:11-19 and the Gospel is from Saint Luke 8:26-39.

McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church

Sunday will continue the sermon series “Made to Make a Difference.” The Rev. Linda Harker (sanctuary services) and the Rev. Randy Wade (Lifeline service in Fenn Hall) will preach “Blessed to Be a Blessing,” from Genesis 12:1-3. 

Memorial Presbyterian Church

On Sunday, the Rev. Barbara Boyd’s message will be “The Burden and Blessing of Privilege” based on Mark 10:35-45.

Morning Star Center for

Spiritual Living

John Blake’s message is titled “Repentance: Doorway to Happiness.” He will bring a perspective enriched by his 38 years in the legal profession and a transformational journey embracing far eastern horizons, Native American spirituality and Christianity.

St. Stephen’s United

Methodist Church

The Rev. Amy Venable’s sermon will be “Too Much Talk About Left and Right; The Point Is In How We Live Our Lives,” from Mark 10:35-45.

South Canadian Valley Church of Christ

Sunday, Mark Woody will continue a series on the “Seven Last Statements of Christ from the Cross.” His topic will be: “Victory — It is finished.”

Trinity Lutheran Church (LC-MS)

On the 21st Sunday after Pentecost, the sermon by Vicar Uphoff will be titled “Gaining Everything in Christ” based on Mark 10:23-31. It is the annual Mission Sunday and the Malagasy Lutheran Church in Madagascar will be featured with a video and slide presentation.

United Church of Norman — UCC

Mark 10:35-45 will be the scripture passage focused on in the morning service. The Rev. Warren Jensen will bring a message titled “How Can We Turn Things Around?”

University Christian Church

Sunday, Dr. James Taylor will speak on the series “Joshua: From Defeat to Victory,” titled “Joshua’s Obedience to Moses’ Commands,” from Joshua 8:30-35. At 2 p.m. on Sunday, there will be a short seminar, “5 Wishes,” about Advance Directive Information.

University Lutheran Church and Student Center (ELCA)

For contemporary and traditional worship, Pr. Joe Summerville’s sermon text will come from Mark 10:35-45.

Victory Church of Norman

Associate Pastor Timothy Wheeler plans to preach a sermon titled “Burn it up, Lord,” from Romans 7:19-21 at the afternoon service Sunday.

Wildwood Community Church

Sunday will be a baptism and Communion service (during both services).

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