Med student sees ‘real poverty’ through Peace Corps
The following is an interview with Bartlesville resident Katie Thill. Thill is a medical student at the University of Oklahoma and was awarded outstanding first-year student in her program this year....
Church gets new pastor
Earlier this week, members of the United Church of Norman — UCC announced the new pastor will be the Rev. Dwight R. Welch, M.Div. In a unanimous vote of the congregation, Welch was called to become UCN-UCC’s full-time pastor effective ...
LDS to host weekend stake conference
The spring Norman Stake Conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be Saturday and Sunday at the Norman Stake Center, 1506 W. Imhoff Road....
Pope speaks up for Roma people’s rights
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Thursday denounced the “hostility and contempt” that Roma people face in everyday life, and he called for better efforts to integrate them into “civilized life.” Speaking off the cuff at the end of a ...
Gifts that keep on giving
The Apostle Paul wrote a letter to a young pastor named Timothy and gave him insight into how to prioritize his ministerial duties. In 1 Timothy 2:1, we read, “I exhort therefore, that First of All, supplications, prayers, intercessions ...
Sung Vespers set at Saint Thomas More
Members of all faith communities and denominations are invited to St. Thomas More University Parish, 100 Stinson St., once a month for Sung Vespers. Vespers is a liturgy of evening prayers during which the Christian faithful look back on ...
Brookhaven church to host yard sale
Brookhaven Baptist Church will host its second annual Neighborhood Yard Sale at 8 a.m. today and Saturday. The sale includes anyone in the neighborhood of the church’s facilities at 4301 Country Club Terrace. Neighbors sell their own ...
OHCE makes clothes for nonprofit
Cleveland County Oklahoma Home and Community Education’s (OHCE) Pleasant Valley members have been busy creating dresses and shorts for Ugandan orphaned girls and boys....
What more can we do to be Christlike?
To be Christlike, first, honor the father, second, love one another. What’s third? Step one takes care of the rest The Rev. Paul Rock, Second Presbyterian Church: How about this: Honor God, love one another ... repeat....
Learning from our pain
“It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn Thy statures.” — Psalm 119:71 We live in the information age, filled with much learning and knowledge. Ironically, it seems fewer and fewer of us are coming to learn and ...
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