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  • Baptists offering training for proper cleanup and mold removal of flooded properties

    Carla Hinton | Published: Tue, May 26, 2015

    The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s Disaster Relief Office is offering special training Wednesday through Friday, May 27- May 29 in several locations across the state “to teach Oklahomans who have had homes or businesses flooded how to care for their properties by properly cleaning and...

  • Faith Notes: Weekend, May 23-24

    Carla Hinton | Published: Fri, May 22, 2015

    Here are a few faith-themed events happening in the metro area this weekend: // // // Sunday, May 24 — A Buddha Bathing Ceremony is set for 10 a.m. at the Buddha Mind Monastery (pictured), 5800 S Anderson Road. Attendees will celebrate the Buddha’s birthday. For more information, call 869-0501 or...

  • Faith Notes: Weekend May 16-17

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sat, May 16, 2015

    Here are several faith-themed events scheduled for the weekend, May 16-17:   Saturday, May 16 — The Gospel of Grace is set for 2 p.m. at Grace Living Center, 1913 NE 50. Free event will include gospel music and poetry plus smoked brisket dinners will be sold as a fundraiser. For more...

  • Hobby Lobby's Barbara Green receives religious liberty award

    Carla Hinton | Published: Wed, May 13, 2015

    Barbara Green, matriarch of the Green family that founded Oklahoma City-based retailer Hobby Lobby, recently received the highest honor awarded by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, a religious liberty law firm. Green (pictured in an AP Photo) received the firm’s Canterbury Medal at the...

  • Faith Notes: Recording artist Byron Cage to visit OKC

    Carla Hinton | Published: Tue, May 12, 2015

    Fifth Street Baptist Church will host Grammy Award-winning gospel recording artist Byron Cage at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 17 at 801 NE 5.  Cage, whose hit songs include “Presence of the Lord is Here,” “Shabach”  and “Goodbye,” is being brought to the city by Ice Event Center, said the Rev. A....

  • Beware of "Code Green": Lessons from "Avengers-Age of Ultron"

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sat, May 9, 2015

    I believe it was Kermit the Frog who once said “It’s not easy being green.” The easy going Muppet was talking about himself but his words could easily have been attributed to another creature who has made his way to back to the big screen in the last week or so. I’m talking about the […]

  • Baptists are providing aid in tornado-ravaged areas

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Fri, May 8, 2015

    Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers continued serving communities affected by the May 6 storms on Friday, May 8. To date, more than 80 volunteers have served more than 2,500 meals, in addition to other work that includes debris clean-up, Baptist leaders said. Wes Johnson, a volunteer...

  • Kyle Dillingham's CD release events are today, Thursday, May 7

    Carla Hinton | Published: Thu, May 7, 2015

    Oklahoma City musician Kyle Dillingham is hosting two events today,  May 7, celebrating the release of his latest CD “Broken Beyond Repair.” An Enid event is going on right now at Five80 Coffeehouse at 122 E. Randolph. Dillingham will be there until 1 p.m. with the broken violins he used to...

  • Faith Notes: National Day of Prayer is Thursday, May 7

    Carla Hinton | Published: Wed, May 6, 2015

    Thursday, May 7, is National Day of Prayer and there are related activities planned throughout the metro area and the state. Here are a few of the event in the metro:  Edmond Day Spring Fellowship will offer Prayer for the Nation, 24 hours of prayer ending with a prayer service from 7 to 8...

  • Concert alert: Big Daddy Weave coming to OKC

    Carla Hinton | Published: Wed, May 6, 2015

    Contemporary Christian recording artists Big Daddy Weave (pictured), Jason Gray, Citizen Way and Lauren Daigle will perform in concert 7 p.m. May 16 at Northwest Baptist Church, 3030 NW 23.  The House FM 88.5 Radio is bringing the  “Beautiful Offerings” concert tour to the metro. Doors...

  • Faith Notes: Weekend, May 2-3

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sat, May 2, 2015

    The weekend has begun! Check out these faith-themed activities and events in the metro and beyond: Saturday, May 2 — A community wide “Spring Fling” event will be from 2 to 6 p.m. at Stonegate Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 17101 N Western in Edmond. The event will include free food and drinks,...

  • Faith Notes: Friday, May 1 -- St. Joseph Old Cathedral to celebrate 125th anniversary

    Carla Hinton | Published: Fri, May 1, 2015

    A special Mass will be held to commemorate the 125th anniversary of St. Joseph Old Cathedral at 6 p.m. today, Friday, May 1, at the church, 307 NW 4. The Rev. M. Price Oswalt, the church’s pastor, said the Mass on this feast day of St. Joseph the Worker will be celebrated by the Most. […]

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