The Norman Transcript

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.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Religion
  • Hnsen Luger Kate Hansen still riding the Olympic cloud

    Not many people can say they actually accomplished their lifetime dreams. Even less can say they did it before turning 22....

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Conference set

    Following a diocesan-sponsored national conference on violence, “Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace,” the Episcopal Church Women of St. John’s Norman will host an Oklahoma diocesan-wide women’s conference and Bishop’s day on April 25-26....

    April 18, 2014

  • Muslim group urges re-education

    LOS ANGELES — Seeking a way to prevent violence like last year’s deadly Boston Marathon bombing, an Islamic advocacy group Monday announced a plan aimed at helping U.S. mosques identify and re-educate radicals....

    April 18, 2014

  • This is ... Friday ...

    It’s Good Friday. Good Friday? What could possibly be “good” about Good Friday? Think about it … this is the day in which the Lord Jesus was beaten and crucified. He hung on a cross between two thieves. Abandoned, betrayed and denied, by ...

    April 17, 2014

  • Why do we always test God?

    ‘Do not put the Lord God to the test,’ Jesus said, but don’t we do this all the time? Human nature The Rev. Holly McKissick, Peace Christian Church UCC: It’s human nature: testing the limits of God’s peaceful creation....

    April 17, 2014

  • Girl told not to say prayer

    OVIEDO, Fla. — The 5-year-old who said she was told not to pray over her lunch visited the school Monday and identified the staffer in a line-up, her family’s lawyer said....

    April 11, 2014

  • CrossPointe chooses Butler as lead pastor

    One of Norman’s largest churches has chosen a new lead pastor for its congregation. Mike Butler, 38, was voted lead pastor by the congregation of CrossPointe Church on March 23. Butler succeeds Glenn Quirk, who served as lead pastor for ...

    April 11, 2014

  • A divine drama

    All of us love drama. We experience drama in many ways. We watch a play on a stage or a show on TV. We have lives filled with drama every day through interactions with other people....

    April 11, 2014

  • What should we think of original sin?

    The Rev. Joe Nassal, Precious Blood Center: Watching the evening news recently, there was one disaster story after another, from the Malaysian airline that disappeared to the mudslide where one minute people are going about their daily ...

    April 11, 2014

  • Lenten lunch set

    The next Norman Ministerial Fellowship Lenten lunch will be Wednesday at NorthHaven Church, 4600 36th Ave. NW. Guest pastor will be the Rev. Joseph Summerville, University Lutheran Church. The sermon theme will be “The Thursday of Holy ...

    April 4, 2014