• 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, face painting, children’s bounce […]

  • 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. […]

  • Shawnee Frontline Church partners with DHS for the Finding Forever Families 5K Run

    Carla Hinton | Published: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    SHAWNEE — The Oklahoma Department of Human Services Pottawatomie county office is partnering with Shawnee Frontline Church to host a Finding Forever Families 5K Run on May 9. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at the Shawnee YMCA, 700 W Saratoga. Registration beings at 8:30 a.m. The run was developed to […]

  • 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 to Oklahoma City previously, most notably as […]

  • 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 Gleason, the organization’s co-organizer and […]

  • 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 Latter-day Saints, […]

  • 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 Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22. Local […]

  • 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 bring the Bible to life through live performances of songs […]

  • 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 what they were a century ago, nor are they […]

  • 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 through the Oklahoma […]

  • 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 Baha’u’llah’s 1863 declaration as God’s messenger for today. At […]

  • 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 the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attack at […]

  • 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 Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum and […]

  • 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 director of the Jewish […]

  • 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 Baptist Church of Lansdale, Pa. First […]

  • Faith Notes: Weekend, April 18-19, 2015

    Carla Hinton | Published: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    Here are several metro area faith-themed events and activities planned for the weekend: Saturday, April 18 OKC Christian Fiction Writers will host author Darlene Shortridge at the group’s next meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. at Mardel, 3300 S Boulevard in Edmond. Topic will be “The Road to Self-Publishing.” For more information, go to http://okcchristianfictionwriters.com. […]

  • Islamic mosque in Stillwater also the target of vandals, Muslim leaders say

    Carla Hinton | Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    An Islamic mosque in Edmond wasn’t the only Muslim house of worship targeted by vandals on Sunday, April 12. Several windows were shot out Sunday at a mosque near the campus of Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, an Oklahoma City Muslim leader said Thursday. Adam Soltani, executive director of the Oklahoma Chapter of the Council […]

  • Faith Notes: Thursday, April 16, 2015

    Carla Hinton | Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    Here are several  faith-themed events happening today in the Oklahoma City metro area and beyond: — The Alzheimer’s Association, in partnership with the Ambassadors Concert Choir will present “My Story, My Song: Caregiver Stories and Inspiring Songs that Provide Hope, Encouragement, Faith and Peace” at 6:30 p.m. at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 5700 N […]

  • Faith Notes: Wednesday, April 15, 2015

    Carla Hinton | Published: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    Here are several faith-themed events happening today in the Oklahoma City metro area: —  Terry Campbell of Falls City, Neb., will perform in concert at 7 p.m. at Del City First Church of the Nazarene, 4701 SE 26. The event is free. A love offering will be received. For more information, call 677-2330.   — […]

  • CBMC Metro Prayer Breakfast: Gov. Fallin looks back 20 years

    Carla Hinton | Published: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    Gov. Mary Fallin said she could recall with clarity how good she felt after leaving the CBMC Metro Prayer Breakfast 20 years ago. The popular downtown Oklahoma City event had drawn numerous people from throughout the city and metro area to pray together and to hear the faith testimony of a Christian keynote speaker. Tuesday, […]




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