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Religion briefs for May 25, 2013

Religion briefs for May 25
Published: May 24, 2013


‘God and Country' speaker is set

Rep. Jason Nelson will be the featured speaker at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 7201 W Britton Road.

Nelson's presentation will be part of the church's “God and Country Service.”

For more information, call 722-2550 or go to

Lecture series is planned

Grace Bible Church will host the 2013 Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield Lecture Series on Friday and June 1 at Oklahoma City University's Meinders School of Business, NW 27 and McKinley.

Featured speaker is Carl Trueman, Ph.D., who will discuss this year's topic, “The Protestant Reformation and John Calvin.” Trueman, departmental chairman of church history at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pa., will explore Calvin's life and theology. Trueman has written several books, including “The Claims of Truth: John Owen's Trinitarian Theology” and “The Wages of Spin: Critical Writings on Historic and Contemporary Evangelicalism.”

The program will be from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 1. Admission is free but registration is encouraged. Go to

Knights of Columbus raise funds

Members of the Knights of Columbus Council 8633 will conduct their annual Tootsie Roll Campaign to raise funds for the Center of Family Love in Okarche from Friday through June 1 outside the Walmart Supercenter, 951 E State Highway 152 in Mustang.

Coordinators said Knights will be distributing Tootsie Rolls while encouraging people to donate to the center. The Knights will be dressed in their traditional bright yellow aprons with red lettering.

Church schedules health fair

Page Sanctuary Church of God in Christ will host its annual Community Day and Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1 at 7205 N Kelley Ave.

The free event will include a certified nurses' station, health education and a mobile clinic with Dr. Minnie Patmon-McLaurin, a naturopathic doctor. Representatives from Oklahoma City Fire Station No. 18 and EMSA, a basketball free-throw contest, live music, a Beyond Organic product presentation, games and door prizes also will be offered. For more information, call 840-3324.

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