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  • Lenten services to begin Wednesday

    The Norman Ministerial Fellowship announces the upcoming Lenten services for the Norman community. Services begin at noon Wednesday and will be held in various churches each Wednesday through April 16....

    March 6, 2014

  • Buddha’s birth and the Hindu tradition

    How do you reflect upon the birth of the Buddha into a Hindu family? Lama Chuck Stanford, Rime Buddhist Center: It is true that the Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, was born into a royal family that practiced and studied the Vedic tradition ...

    March 6, 2014

  • Church: A stepping stone?

    In the weeks before Christmas something remarkable happened in Norman. A small coalition of Christian churches — the Quakers, St. Stephens Methodist, United Church of Norman UCC and First Presbyterian Church in Norman — co-sponsored an ad ...

    March 6, 2014

  • Our Lady of Lebanon welcomes new priest

    Parishioners at Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic church have waited five months for their new priest to arrive. Tied up obtaining visas and paperwork, Fr. Fadi Matni arrived in Norman last week and was received with open arms by his ...

    February 28, 2014

  • Interpreters make music for the deaf with their hands

    AKRON, Ohio — American Sign Language interpreter Dorothy Jackson has known for nearly 60 years that God hears the voice of the deaf. “God hears them. He hears their hands,” she said of the deaf community’s language....

    February 28, 2014

  • Does God resemble us?

    The Bible says we are created in God’s image, but how could he be something we resemble? The Rev. Duke Tufty, Unity Temple On the Plaza: I believe the image of God put forth in religious books is a fabrication from the mind of man. A wise ...

    February 27, 2014

  • What we don’t know

    Many of us have been caught up in the excitement and drama of the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. And due to media scrutiny, some dramatic stories have emerged. In my estimation, none has matched the tragic story of Bill Johnson....

    February 27, 2014

  • Shrove Tuesday

    First Presbyterian Church, 555 S. University Blvd. The church will have its annual pancake supper at 6 p.m. University Lutheran Church and Student Center, 914 Elm Ave., will host a pancake supper at 6 p.m....

    February 27, 2014

  • University Ringers to present concert

    The University Ringers from Oklahoma Baptist University, OBU’s auditioned handbell ensemble, will present a mini-concert and lead worship at 6 p.m. March 2 at First Baptist Church of Moore.  Pastor Dr. Kevin Clarkson will preach. The ...

    February 21, 2014

  • Ugandan visitors coming to St. Michael’s

    St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 1601 Imhoff Road, will host a visit from BARHD Project Director Philipa and Sister Ephrina during the noon coffee hour Sunday....

    February 21, 2014