The Norman Transcript


December 28, 2012

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NORMAN — Alameda Church of Christ

Senior Minister Rusty Tugman will preach a review of this year’s sermon theme, “Jesus.”

Concord Missionary Baptist Church

“Looking Ahead By Looking Back” is the theme for the morning worship service. Pastor Clark will speak on the subject from Genesis 45:5-8 as Joseph looks back upon his life. At 1:30 p.m., a sermon will be from Ephesians 6:14 on the subject “Standing In The Armor: The Protection Of Truth.” There will be no evening services.

First Baptist Church

The Rev. Roy Joe Ham will bring the sermon during classic worship and the Rev. Jim Stewart will bring the sermon during LifeSong worship. Pastor’s Bible Study will resume next Sunday when Jane Roby will lead the congregation through Habakkuk during January.

First Christian Church

Sunday is the first Sunday of Christmas. The sermon, “Who Did You Get for Christmas?,” is based on Luke 2:41-52 with the Rev. Gary Hardwick preaching at both morning services.

First Church of Christ, Scientist

Sunday’s topic will be Christian Science.

First Presbyterian Church

On the first Sunday after Christmas, Dr. Bob Rice will preach a sermon titled “Eight Days Later” based on Luke 2:22-40. There will be no other activities.

Grace Presbyterian Church

Sunday, the Rev. Todd Dole will preach from John 7:1-52, “Come and Drink.” Sunday evening, Dole will preach from 1 Peter 3:1-7, “Wives and Husbands.”

Memorial Presbyterian Church

Sunday, the Rev. Tracy Evans’ message will be “One Hundred Tons of Ice” based on Colossians 3:12-17.

St. Stephen’s United

Methodist Church

Sunday, the Rev. Amy Venable’s sermon will be, “I Think My Mother Would Have Been A Lot More Upset,” from Luke 2:41-52.

South Canadian Valley Church of Christ

Sunday, Glen Taylor will be the speaker.

United Church of Norman — UCC

On the first Sunday after Christmas, the Rev. Warren Jensen will address the question “Who Is This Child” in his sermon reflection. The Scripture reading will come from Luke 2:41-52.

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