Religion briefs for May 5, 2012

Religion briefs for May 5, 2012
BY YOUR NAME Staff Writer email@opubco.com Published: May 5, 2012
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The choir has performed in churches and schools nationwide. It is a ministry of Childcare Worldwide which seeks to make break the cycle of poverty in children's lives.

For more information, call 427-6905.

Anniversary

People's Church marks 10th year

People's Church is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a Sunday message series called “Ten,” beginning Sunday and continuing through May 27 at 800 E Britton Road, and its Midwest City satellite at 351 N Air Depot Blvd.

The celebrate the church's beginnings in a movie theater, free popcorn and soda will be provided every Sunday during May.

Sunday service times are 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the church's main location and 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Midwest City satellite.

For more information, go to www.peoples church.tv.

Transitions

Church to install new pastor

Installation services for the Rev. Ray Douglas will be Sunday at Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church, 1020 NE 42.

In addition to the regular 11 a.m. service, a special 3 p.m. installation service will be held. Theme for the occasion is “Fulfilling the word of God” from Colossians 1:24-29.

The Rev. Major Jemison, senior pastor of St. John Missionary Baptist Church, will preach the installation service message.

Charities director to retire

Tim O'Connor, longtime Catholic Charities executive director, said he plans to retire in 2013.

The longest-serving director in Catholic Charities' 100-year history, O'Connor has led the organization for 27 years. He will remain with Catholic Charities until a replacement is selected and trained.

“I've been honored to lead Catholic Charities as its executive director, and am thrilled to see the positive impact its good works have had on people in central and western Oklahoma,” O'Connor said. “As we began to plan Catholic Charities' centennial, however, I realized the time was ripe for the organization to begin its next century with new leadership and for me to mark a new chapter in my life.”

From staff reports

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