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Religion briefs for Jan. 19

Religion briefs for Jan. 19
Published: January 19, 2013


Baha'i center hosts faith event

The Baha'i Center of Edmond will host a World Religion Day Service at 3 p.m. Sunday at 321 E Campbell Drive, just west of the University of Central Oklahoma clock tower.

The public is invited to the celebratory service, which will be conducted primarily by the children and youth of the community. The event will include musical performances by the Unity Ensemble of Oklahoma City.

Readings from many of the world's religions will be featured, including Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Baha'i Faith, Christianity and Islam.

The purpose of World Religion Day is to call attention to the harmony of spiritual principles and the oneness of the world's religions.

For more information, call 348-9992 or go to

Labyrinth walk is offered

First United Methodist Church of Edmond will offer a labyrinth walk from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at 305 E Hurd.

The walk is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 341-0107.

Cathedral to install new dean

The installation of the Rev. Justin Alan Lindstrom as the new dean of St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral is set for 11 a.m. Jan. 26 at 127 NW 7.

Lindstrom will be installed as the cathedral's 14th dean. The Rt. Rev. Edward Konieczny, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma, will preside.

For more information, call 235-3436.

Church to host prayer workshop

A “Prayer Encounters” workshop will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 1 at Memorial Presbyterian Church, 601 24th Ave. SW.

The Rev. Paul Burns, pastor of Priest Lake Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tenn., and author of “Prayer Encounters” will discuss the book, which will be available for sale.

Paul Burns, a University of Oklahoma graduate, is the son of Memorial Presbyterian's pastor Jim Burns.

The workshop is free and reservations are not required. A nursery will be provided by reservation.

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