Good Friday concert set
EDMOND — Church of the Good Shepherd will host a Good Friday performance of Joseph Haydn's “Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross” at 7 p.m. Friday at 1000 N Broadway. The free symphony quartet performance will include Hon Zhu, Ralph Morris, Thedora Morris and Tess Remy-Schumacher. Seating is limited and RSVP is encouraged. To RSVP, call 314-8715 or send an email to anglicancogsedmondok.com.
Metro area churches host Easter egg hunts
• Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Carnival hosted by New Covenant United Methodist Church, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Ted Anderson Park, 2405 S Rankin, Edmond.
• Easter Egg Hunt and Celebration, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, 14300 N MacArthur. Families are asked to bring a dozen filled eggs per child and preregister for the event at www.churchoftheservant.com.
• Eggstravaganza, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, St. Matthew United Methodist Church, 300 N Air Depot Blvd., Midwest City. For more information, call 732-6831.
• Egg Run and Eggstravaganza, March 30 at Harrah Church, 101 S Dobbs in Harrah. Cost for the 1-mile Fun Run or 5K race, set for 7 a.m., is $30. The Eggstravaganza will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and include an egg hunt.
• Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. to noon March 30, Southpointe Church, 13300 Straka Farm. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 30, Edmond Trinity Christian Church, 1400 NW 178. For more information, call 348-8019 or go to www.edmondtrinity.org.
• Easter Eggstravaganza, 2 p.m. March 31, Edmond Church of Christ, 801 S Bryant, Edmond. For more information, go to www.edmondchurchofchrist.com.
• Community Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. March 31, New Covenant Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 12000 N Rockwell.
Music groups are set to perform
The Oklahoma City Fourth Saturday Gospel Sing will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at Oklahoma City First Church of the Nazarene, 4400 Northwest Expressway. The Carpitchers, Randy Mullino and Lily Fern and the Weatherfords will be special guests. A love offering will be received. For more information, call 324-2144 or go to www.ougma.org.
Church will honor pastor
Greater New Zion Baptist Church will honor the Rev. James H. Tucker with a Pastor's Appreciation Service at 11 a.m. Sunday at 1005 NE 28. Tucker is celebrating his 40th anniversary as the church's senior pastor. The Rev. C.L. Bachus with Mount Zion Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kan., will be guest preacher. For more information, call 424-6131.
Buddhist discussion is planned
NICHOLS HILLS — “Inner Beauty” is the topic of a Buddhism class set for 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the M+Yoga Studio, 7632 N Western. The class will be taught by Kelsang Namdrol, an American Buddhist nun and resident teacher of Kalpa Bhadra Kadampa Buddhist Center in Wichita, Kan. She will teach attendees how to develop a heart of compassion. A question-and-answer time will be part of the event. Cost is $10. For more information, go to www.meditationinoklahoma.org.
Chapman puts out ‘Deep Roots'
Steven Curtis Chapman brings his inspirational sound back home to his rural Kentucky origins on “Deep Roots,” the latest exclusive album release from Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. The new 12-track compilation features collaborations with bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs and some of Nashville's finest players, as well as three generations of Chapman family members. The album, released March 11, is available at Cracker Barrel locations, crackerbarrel.com, iTunes and Amazon.com.
From staff reports