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  • Concert alert: Lecrae will be in town Friday, May 1

    Carla Hinton | Published: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    Grammy Award-winning Christian recording artist Lecrae will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, May 1, at the Cox Convention Center, 301 W Reno. Special guests for Lecrae’s Anomaly tour include Andy Mineo and DJ Promote. The concert is named after Lecrae’s  seventh studio album. He has been...

  • Confession vigil opposing death penalty set for Tuesday, April 28

    Carla Hinton | Published: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    Restoring Justice Oklahoma will hold it’s second annual Pubic Confession event at 8 p.m.  Tuesday, April 28, at the Jesus Wept statue adjacent to St. Joseph’s Old Cathedral, 307 NW 4 and the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum at NW 5 and Harvey in Oklahoma City. The Rev. Zachary...

  • Faith Notes: Weekend April 25-26

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    Saturday, April 25 — The Central Saints Chorus of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will present Rob Gardner’s “Lamb of God” — a musical retelling of the final days of the life of Jesus Christ, his atonement, death and resurrection — at 7 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of...

  • In case you missed it: the Earth Walk

    Carla Hinton | Published: Thu, Apr 23, 2015

    About this time yesterday, a small crowd of people gathered at the Oklahoma United Methodist headquarters for “A Walk for Earth.” Participants gathered for music and remarks before they set out on the short walk through the campus of Oklahoma City University. The walk was held in conjunction with...

  • Faith Notes: Concert alert

    Carla Hinton | Published: Thu, Apr 23, 2015

    Contemporary Christian recording artists Steven Curtis Chapman, Francesca Battistelli (pictured), Brandon Heath and Danny Gokey will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, at Crossings Community Church, 14600 N Portland. The concert is billed as “The Bible Tour” because it is designed to...

  • Oklahomans on Top 100 Christian leaders list: A businessman, a recording artist and a scholar

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    Several Oklahomans are included in a list of top Christian leaders in America. Newsmax’s 2015 Top 100 List is a list of Christians whose influence is felt around the nation. ” Christianity’s challenges in today’s world of instantaneous information transmission and new brands of sin are not...

  • Faith Notes: April 22, 2015 -- Walk for the Earth

    Carla Hinton | Published: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    Wednesday, April 22 A walk in conjunction with Earth Day is planned at Oklahoma City University. A Walk for Earth is set for 6:45 p.m. beginning at the Oklahoma United Methodist Conference headquarters, 1501 NW 24. Organizers said the event for all ages will be little more than a mile around and...

  • Faith Notes: Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    Carla Hinton | Published: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    Here are several faith-themed events happening in the metro area Monday, April 20, and later in the week:   Tuesday, April 21 The Edmond Baha’i Faith community is celebrating the Festival of Ridvan, the holiest period of the Baha’I calendar. The festival commemorates the Baha’i  founder...

  • Oklahoma City remembers: Episcopal Bishop

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    The Rt. Rev. Ed Konieczny, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma, recently offered the following words and prayers to members of the Episcopal Diocese to mark the 20th anniversary of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing: Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,  This Sunday marks...

  • Oklahoma City remembers: Archbishop Paul S. Coakley offers prayer for 20th anniversary of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    On this day, the 20th anniversary of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing, the Most Rev. Paul S. Coakley (pictured), archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, offers a special prayer. Coakley offered a prayer at the Remembrance Ceremony still under way now at the...

  • Story & music to stir the soul: Defiant Requiem -- Verdi at Terezin

    Carla Hinton | Published: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    A triumphant story of people who found a way to be light in the midst of darkness was told in musical form during Canterbury Choral Society’s recent performance of “Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin” at the Civic Center Music Hall. I was invited to attend the event by Edie Roodman, executive...

  • New faces, new places: First Baptist-OKC names new pastor

    Carla Hinton | Published: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    First Baptist Church of Oklahoma City has named a new senior pastor. The Rev. Kent Berghuis (pictured) will be the new pastor of the historic church at 1201 N Robinson, Baptist New Global reported this week. Baptist News Global reported that Berghuis currently serves as senior pastor of First...

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