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Oklahoma religion briefs for Aug. 23

Religion briefs for Aug. 23
Oklahoman Published: August 23, 2014


Gospel concerts planned in area

Two concerts featuring gospel music groups will be hosted by the Oklahoma United Gospel Music Association. A concert featuring Brian Bennett and The Williamsons will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Gattitown family entertainment center and pizza buffet, 5833 Northwest Expressway. Dinner will precede the concert at 5:30 p.m. Another concert will be at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 30 at Mustang Church of the Nazarene, 700 State Highway 152. Guest performers will be the Sacred Call Trio and Praise Inc. Quartet. Dinner will be at 5:30 p.m.

A love offering will be received at both concerts. For more information, go to

Church will mark pastor’s anniversary

East Sixth Street Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will host an anniversary celebration for the Rev. Jessie Jackson at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the church, 1139 NE 6. For more information, call 235-3201.

Performers, crew are invited to take part in Christmas musical

— Actors, singers and stagehands across Oklahoma are being sought to join the production of the Christmas musical narrative “One Incredible Moment,” to be performed at First Presbyterian Church of Edmond.

Rehearsals begin at 5:15 p.m. Sunday at the church, 1001 S Rankin.

“Cast and crew positions are open to everyone who ever wanted to be on stage or help behind the scenes,” said Terry Attebery, a well-known choral director and performer. “No auditions are required. Everyone who shows up for rehearsal will be accepted into the production.”

“One Incredible Moment” is a musical portrayal of the birth, life, death and resurrection of Jesus. It was originally written as a cantata by best-selling Christian author Max Lucado. Noted Christian composer Tom Fettke set the story to music. Attebery gives the original concept a New York twist.

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