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Religion briefs for July 13

Religion briefs for July 13
Published: July 13, 2013

In brief

Free concerts planned

Victims of the recent severe weather are invited to “Saints and Pioneers,” two concerts presented by the Central Saints Chorus on Saturday and Sunday in Oklahoma City and Moore. The one-hour concerts are set for 4 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Oklahoma City Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5020 NW 63, and 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Oklahoma City South Stake Center, 498 N Santa Fe Ave. in Moore. Concert admission is free, but donations to a relief organization are encouraged. For more information, go to

Anti-bias group sets next meeting

The next meeting for the newly created Oklahoma Center for Community Justice-Oklahoma City arm is set for 8 a.m. July 23 at Oklahoma City University, 2501 N Blackwelder. Organizers said the gathering will be in the Great Hall of the McDaniel Center on the OCU campus. A light breakfast will be served, followed by a short and informal program that will end by 9 a.m. Attendees will learn about preliminary plans for an inaugural public event for OCCJ-OKC for the fall. For more information or to RSVP, email Tiffany Bonner at

Reverend named to top post

The Rev. David Busic, former senior pastor of Bethany First Church of the Nazarene, was elected to the International Church of the Nazarene's Board of Superintendents during the denomination's General Assembly and Convention gathering in June. Delegates chose Busic as one of six general superintendents who make up the board. General superintendent is the highest elected office in the church. Busic was raised in Bethany and graduated from Southern Nazarene University. He served as senior pastor of Bethany First Church for seven years before being named president of Nazarene Theological Seminary in 2011.


Labyrinth walk is set

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.

Christian author to give tips

Author Steven Hunt, of Broken Arrow, will be guest speaker at the next meeting of the OKC Christian Fiction Writers group from 1 to 3 p.m. July 20 at Mardel, 3300 S. Boulevard, Edmond. Hunt will focus on realism in fiction. Hunt, whose second novel is “Chasing Christmas,” often can be found assisting other Oklahomans as a career law enforcement officer. For more information, email Erin Young at or go to

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