Religion briefs for Jan. 19

Religion briefs for Jan. 19
Published: January 19, 2013
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To RSVP for the workshop, call 329-3640. For more information about the book “Prayer Encounters,” go to www.prayerencounters.com.

Men's ministry event is planned

First Baptist Church of Weatherford is hosting a men's event called “Men Stepping Up” from 9 to 5 p.m. Feb. 2 at 1510 E Davis Ave.

The one-day video presentation is designed to help men develop a game plan for living a godly, courageous life. Held on the Saturday before Super Bowl Sunday, “Men Stepping Up” events have been called the “largest tailgate party in men's ministries since the days of Promise Keepers.”

About 1,000 churches are participating. The event was developed by Family Life Ministries and includes ministry leaders such as Dennis Rainey, Tony Dungy, Robert Lewis, Mark Driscoll and Matt Chandler. Core topics to be discussed include defining manhood, living courageously, building a life of faith and stepping up to lead.

Cost is $10, which includes a free lunch, snacks and materials. College students and high school seniors will be admitted free.

Reservation deadline is Jan. 28. Register online at www.fbcweatherfordmensteppingup.eventbrite.com. For more information, call Jim Morrison at (580) 772-2311.

For more information about “Men Stepping Up,” go to www.mensteppingup.com.

Travel

Norman Catholic church plans pilgrimage to Italy

St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Norman is planning to take a group of 50 people on an international pilgrimage to Italy from April 8-19, and members of the Oklahoma Catholic faith community are invited to participate.

Major sites along the pilgrimage will include Assisi, Siena, Venice, Florence, Padua, Orvieto, Cascia and Bologna.

A limited number of seats are still available.

Brochures are available at the church, 100 E Stinson Street.

For more information, call Melani Roewe at 293-2003. The complete itinerary is listed online at www.travelovertures.com under the heading “Escorted Tours.”