Religion briefs for June 15, 2013

Religion briefs for June 15, 2013
Modified: June 14, 2013 at 5:04 pm •  Published: June 15, 2013
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Transition

Epworth Villa names chaplain

The Rev. Lisa A. Crone has been named chaplain for Epworth Villa, a faith-based senior retirement community at 14901 N Pennsylvania in Oklahoma City. Crone will provide pastoral care to about 700 residents and staff.

Crone brings 27 years of experience in the ordained ministry of the United Methodist Church. She recently worked as a chaplain at Integris Health Edmond and Integris Baptist Medical Center. She also served as a senior pastor at St. Paul's United Methodist Church and chaplain at Oklahoma City University.

Crone graduated from Southern Methodist University in Texas with a Masters of Divinity Degree. She also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music at Oklahoma City University. Crone is a member of the Oklahoma Conference Christian Educators Association. She serves as an elder with the Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Books

‘7-Minute Marriage Solution'

“The 7-Minute Marriage Solution: 7 Things to Stop! 7 Things to Start! 7 Minutes that Matter Most!” by Stephen Arterburn (Worthy Publishing, $19.99).

From the publisher: Best-selling author, counselor and syndicated radio host Stephen Arterburn says marriage can be easier than most couples think, by uprooting the seven most harmful behaviors and replacing them with the seven most helpful ones. “The 7-Minute Marriage Solution” is a practical guide to help couples who are in various states of marital satisfaction to recalibrate and reconnect in meaningful and healthy ways. “The 7-Minute Marriage Solution Devotional Bible (Worthy Publishing, $39.99.)” serves as a complement to the book.

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