The Norman Transcript


January 11, 2013

Faith community

NORMAN — Alameda Church of Christ

Sunday, guest speaker Ron Freitas, associate director at Great Cities Missions, will preach.

Concord Missionary Baptist Church

Pastor Clark will continue the study of Psalm 23 in the morning service with a study of Psalm 23:2, “A Contented Song.” The evening service will continue a study in Ephesians on the Christian armor, “Feet Ready For The Fight,” from Ephesians 6:15.

CrossPointe Church

Sunday begins a new series titled “Priority.”

Faith Pointe Baptist Church

Sunday, Pastor Gann will preach “I Choose, Servant,” from Phil 2:5-11.

First Baptist Church

Sunday, Dr. Wade Smith will bring the Annual Sermon and lead in serving the Lord’s Supper during the LifeSong service. The Rev. Brad Price will bring the sermon “What Does a Christian Think About?” during the classic service. Jane Roby will continue the study on Habakkuk during pastor’s Bible study Sunday evening.

First Christian Church

Sunday’s sermon is titled “When the Heavens Opened Up” based on Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 with the Rev. David Spain preaching at both morning services.

First Presbyterian Church

Sunday, Dr. Bob Rice will preach a sermon titled “The Beloved Son” based on Mark 1:9-14 and Genesis 22:1-2, 9-14 at both morning services.

McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church

Sunday will begin the sermon series “Punching Holes in the Darkness: A Series on Hurts, Hang-Ups and Healing.” The Rev. Linda Harker, sanctuary services, and the Rev. Randy Wade, Lifeline service, will preach a sermon titled “Addiction,” from Romans 7.

Memorial Presbyterian Church

Sunday, the Rev. Tracy Evans’ message will be “Filled with Expectation” based on Luke 3:15-17, 21-22.

NorthHaven Church

Dr. R. Mitch Randall will bring the message “State of the Church: Passing Through the Waters,” from Isaiah 43:1-7. The choir will sing “Lord, Lead Us On,” by Joseph M. Martin. Communion will be observed during the service.

St. Stephen’s United

Methodist Church

Sunday, Oklahoma Bishop Robert E. Hayes Jr., will preach on Luke 12:22-31, “One Today Is Worth Two Tomorrows.”

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