The Norman Transcript


February 7, 2013

Faith community



St. Stephen’s United

Methodist Church

Sunday, the Rev. Amy Venable’s sermon will be “We Don’t Always Have to Take Control of Everything,” from Luke 9:28-36.

South Canadian Valley Church of Christ

Sunday, the guest speaker for both assemblies will be Jay Loyd of Fort Smith, Ark.

Trinity Lutheran Church (LC-MS)

The sermon by Pastor David Nehrenz for the Festival of the Transfiguration of Our Lord is titled, “This is My Son, My Chosen One, Listen to Him” based on Luke 9:28-36.

United Church of Norman — UCC

The Rev. Dr. Barbara Boyd will be the guest preacher. Her sermon is titled “The Four Loves of Jesus” and will be enlightened by two passages of scripture: Luke 6: 27-36, and Luke 10: 25 - 28.

University Christian Church

Sunday, Dr. James Taylor will continue the series “Lessons From Solomon” titled “A Lesson About Witnessing,” from 1 Kings 10:1-13.

University Lutheran Church and Student Center (ELCA)

Pastor Sommerville’s “Transfiguration Sunday” sermon comes from Luke 9:27-43.

Victory Church of Norman

Senior Pastor Fred Sellers plans to preach a sermon titled “Four Monster Truths from One Bible Chapter,” from 2 Corinthians 5 at the afternoon service on Sunday.

Wildwood Community Church

Sunday, Teaching Pastor Bruce A. Hess will speak on part 2 of, “Traction,” from 2 Timothy.

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