Religion briefs for April 13

Religion briefs for April 13
BY YOUR NAME Staff Writer email@opubco.com Published: April 13, 2013
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EVENTS

St. Ann Retirement center plans its annual health fair

St. Ann Retirement Center will host its annual “Health Fair & Open House” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at 7501 W Britton Road.

Healthy snacks and beverages will be served, plus entertainment will be provided.

Representatives from various health-related organizations will discuss health issues and the services they provide.

Vendors interested in offering a table at the health fair, should call 721-0747.

Edmond Pastor brings biblical characters to life in series

Bible characters will come alive when Dick Stenbakken brings his storytelling skills to Edmond for “Faces Around The Cross,” a series of dramatic presentations at 7 p.m. Friday through April 27 at the Edmond Seventh-day Adventist Church, 13812 Scott St.

In his first-person narratives, Bible characters in costume tell their stories. Each account has been painstakingly researched to bring to life the stories that make the Bible such a powerful book.

Stenbakken has served as a Wyoming pastor and then served 24 years in the Army Chaplains Service, including combat duty in Vietnam.

Charity

Radio station K-Love's charitable effort has heart and soles

It's hard to imagine what it's like to live without shoes, but for many orphans and vulnerable children around the world, it's a reality. And while new shoes are considered a luxury by some people, many children are forced to walk barefoot on rocky terrain or sewage-lined streets just to collect water for their families or play with their friends. Buckner International's Shoes for Orphan Souls ministry is partnering with K-LOVE Radio to encourage support for K-LOVE and provide new shoes to orphans and vulnerable children in the United States and around the world.

“We are thrilled to partner with K-LOVE in bringing awareness to Shoes for Orphan Souls during the month of April,” Scott Collins, vice president of Communications for Buckner International, said. “We share the same heart and mission for serving the most vulnerable, and we know that by working together, we can make an even bigger impact for God's kingdom.”

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