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Churches prepare to proclaim unity message

The As One Network, a coalition of Oklahoma churches, will present “As One Network: Some Assembly Required” on Oct. 10 at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City.
by Carla Hinton Published: September 28, 2013

The Rev. Major Jemison, senior pastor of St. John Missionary Baptist Church, said the evening's activities will offer the Christian faith community a chance to get to know one another and find ways to help others.

“It's a great opportunity for us to really see the depth of our faith and our commitment to our city,” Jemison said.

The Rev. Trevor Williams, campus pastor of Edmond, said he was encouraged by how churches came together to help tornado victims.

“There was so much love and so much help that was poured out,” he said.

Ogburn and Williams emphasized the network event will not promote a specific church or pastor.

“What a beautiful thing to see so many churches and denominations come together,” Williams said. “We're just trying to lift up the name of our savior Jesus Christ.”

by Carla Hinton
Religion Editor
Carla Hinton, an Oklahoma City native, joined The Oklahoman in 1986 as a National Society of Newspaper Editors minority intern. She began reporting full-time for The Oklahoman two years later and has served as a beat writer covering a wide...
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ABOUT THE COST: The Rev. Tom Ogburn said the $5 admission to “As One Network: Some Assembly Required” will help pay costs related to securing the venue. He said Feed The Children gave a large donation toward the costs, and funds left after expenses will be funneled into future community projects.


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