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Religion briefs for Feb. 23

Religion briefs for Feb. 23
Modified: February 22, 2013 at 4:01 pm •  Published: February 23, 2013

In brief

Church celebrates anniversary

Northeast Church of Christ is in the middle of a yearlong commemoration of its 75th anniversary.

The church will host an anniversary concert and service called “Our Story” at 6 p.m. Saturday at 4817 Martin Luther King. The event will feature the Southwestern Christian College Acappella Chorus of Terrell, Texas. Jack Evans Sr., president of Southwestern Christian College, will talk about the church's history.

Other anniversary events include a workshop called “Celebrating Our Present,” June 7-9.

For more information, call A.C. Christman at 424-4603, Ext. 24.

Faith traditions to be discussed

The Institute of Interfaith Dialog is sponsoring a panel discussion on the topic “Life Hereafter in Abrahamic Traditions” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Raindrop Turkish House, 4444 N Classen Blvd.

Panelists include the Rev. Tom Ogburn, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Oklahoma City; Rabbi Vered Harris of Temple B'nai Israel; and Imad Enchassi, imam and president of the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City. Moderator is the Rev. Major Jemison, senior pastor of St. John Missionary Baptist Church.

For information, call 702-0222 or email Orhan Kucokosman at

Orthodox priests to visit SWOSU

The Rev. Constantine Nasr, an Orthodox Christian priest from Palestine, will show several Christian artifacts at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

The session will be in Room 104 of the Gen. Thomas P. Stafford Center on campus. Accompanying Nasr will be the Rev. Nicholas Aiello, pastor of St. Basil the Great Orthodox Christian Mission in Weatherford. For more information, contact Zac Gulick at (580) 774-3767 or email

Methodist pastor visits city

Just a few weeks after preaching at the Inaugural National Prayer Service in Washington, D.C., the Rev. Adam Hamilton will deliver Oklahoma City University's 2013 Martha Jean Lemon Lectures on Thursday at OCU and United Methodist Church of the Servant.

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