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Religion

October 4, 2012

Faith community

NORMAN — Alameda Church of Christ

Sunday, Senior Minister Rusty Tugman will begin a sermon series “Encounters with Jesus” with the lesson “From Religion to Reign.”

Concord Missionary Baptist Church

“The Hope Of Tomorrow In The Darkness Of Today” is the title of the morning message. Pastor Clark will examine 2 Samuel 12:22-23. The evening service will continue a study in Ephesians with Ephesians 5:12-17 as the text. The message will center around the thought, “The Church’s Walking Papers.”

CrossPointe Church

Sunday will start a new series titled “Ordinary.” This week marks the beginning of Reverb at 5 p.m.

Faith Pointe Baptist Church

Sunday, Pastor Gann will preach “A Bright Light in a Dark World,” from Matthew 5:13-16 and Matthew 6:10.

First Baptist Church

Sunday morning, the congregation will observe the Lord’s Supper. Dr. Wade Smith will bring the sermon during Classic Worship and the Rev. Roy Joe Ham will bring the sermon at LifeSong Worship. Pastor’s Bible study will meet in Hallock Hall when Smith will bring the annual Denominational Report.

First Christian Church

The church will celebrate World Communion Sunday and the sermon is titled “A Glorious Unity” based on Genesis 2:18-23 and Mark 10:13-16 with the Rev. David Spain preaching in both morning services.

First Church of Christ, Scientist

Sunday’s sermon topic will be “Are Sin, Disease and Death Real?”

First Presbyterian Church

On World Communion Sunday, Dr. Bob Rice will preach a sermon titled “A Welcome for All,” from Luke 7:36-48 at both morning services. Communion will be administered at both services.

Goodrich Memorial United

Methodist Church

Sunday, Holy Communion will be celebrated in both services. Pastor Jim Shepherd will speak on “Pain Prescription” based on Hebrews 4:14-5:10

Memorial Presbyterian Church

Sunday, the Rev. Tracy Evans’ message will be “The Table Is Wide,” based on John 9:3, Matthew 25:36, 40, and Matthew 26:26. The church will celebrate World Communion Sunday with an observance of the Lord’s Supper, followed by an international-themed potluck with games and entertainment.

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