Church hosts bluegrass band
YUKON — A free concert featuring the Coyote Hill Bluegrass Band is set for 12:15 p.m. Sunday at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 10928 SW 15.
Submarine sandwich combos will be sold for $5 per person and $3 for children, with a maximum fee of $15 per family. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Snow cones and face painting will be featured.
Tickets for food will be at the door, or reservations may be made by calling the church at 324-1900.
Bodine Baptist marks 69th year
Bodine Baptist Church will celebrate 69 years of ministry from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday at 3501 SE 59. Missionary Karl Anderson will be featured speaker. For more information or to make meal reservations, call the Rev. Joe Hocking at 677-7233 or 659-6919.
Archbishop to visit Anglicans
MOORE — St. Thomas the Apostle Western Orthodox Anglican Church will have a guest speaker at 10 a.m. Sunday at 620 NW 5, Suite C. Archbishop Creighton Jones of the Orthodox Anglican Church will be the featured guest at the service.
Ascension balloon release set
Ascension Sunday will be celebrated with a balloon release after the 10:45 a.m. worship service on Sunday at St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church, 14700 N May. For more information, go to http://staugustine.episcopaloklahoma.org.
Ben Carson to sign new book
EDMOND — Dr. Ben Carson will sign copies of his new book, “One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future,” from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Best of Books, 1313 E Danforth Road. Carson is a noted Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Methodists’ car show is June 7
MIDWEST CITY — Douglas Boulevard United Methodist Church will host its third annual Open Class Car Show on June 7 at the church, 208 S Douglas. Registration starts at 8 a.m., and judging will begin at 1 p.m. Registration is open via email, fax or by mail. Cost is $20 per registration before Wednesday. After Wednesday, registration increases to $25. For more information, call 732-3035 or go to www.dbumc.com.
Church plans Pentecost picnic
EDMOND — “Under the Tent,” a jubilee and Pentecost picnic, will be June 8 at First Presbyterian Church of Edmond, 1001 S Rankin.
The event will begin with an outdoor praise and worship service at 10 a.m., similar to an old-fashioned tent revival with live bluegrass and gospel music. A community picnic will be at 11 a.m.
“On Pentecost Day 2014, we want to invite neighbors and seekers to discover the spirit and joy we have found in Jesus Christ and his gospel of reclamation. That’s why we’re throwing this party,” said the Rev. Mateen Elass, senior pastor.
For more information, call 341-3602 or go to www.fpcedmond.org.
Block party will follow worship
The Christ Experience, a United Methodist church, will host a block party from 1 to 3 p.m. June 8 at 1006 NE 17. The free event will feature children’s games, a moon bounce, slam dunk contest, karaoke contest and “Zumba in the Streets.” For more information, call 424-2800.
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‘It Takes a Church’ DEBUTS
GSN, formerly the Game Show Network, debuts its newest original series “It Takes a Church” at 8 p.m. Thursday. The show will be hosted by contemporary Christian recording artist Natalie Grant. In each episode, members of a Christian congregation play matchmaker in a competition to help unattached fellow parishioners find their match.
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