Baha'i Center plans celebration
EDMOND — A special presentation is planned at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Edmond Baha'i Center, 321 E Campbell, as part of a celebration of the birth of Baha'u'llah, founder of the Baha'i Faith. The public is invited to attend.
Baha'is observe nine holy days throughout the year when work is suspended, and the celebration of the birth of Baha'u'llah is among them. Baha'i beliefs include the oneness of humanity, equality of men and women, eradication of all forms of prejudice, the harmony of science and religion, and universal education.
For more information, call 348-9992 or go to www.edmondbahai.org
Tulsa group plans concert
The Kemp Concert Services at First Presbyterian Church of Oklahoma City will present the Tulsa Oratorio Chorus and Tulsa Children's Chorus in concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church, 1001 NW 25.
Together the choral groups will perform John Rutter's “Mass of the Children.” The Tulsa Oratorio Chorus also will perform Ralph Vaughan Williams' “Hodie.”
Tim Sharp is the artistic director and conductor of the Tulsa Oratorio Chorus.
The concert is free and open to the public.
For more information, call 525-6584.
University group to perform
Souls A'Fire, a gospel group that has been a thriving part of Oral Roberts University for the past 40 years, will lead worship at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church of Oklahoma City, 131 NW 4.
The group's repertoire ranges from anthems to contemporary gospel.
For more information, call, 239-6493.
Building dedication marks 50 years
NICHOLS HILLS — Christ the King Catholic Church and School will mark the 50th anniversary of the dedication of its church building on Sunday with the dedication and blessing of a new junior high building.
The Most Rev. Paul S. Coakley, Archbishop of Oklahoma City, will preside at a special Mass commemorating the anniversary at 10 a.m. at 8005 Dorset Drive. The Mass will feature the adult choir singing Mozart's “Sparrow Mass” under the direction of Ken Southard and the church's organist and music director Edwin Day. The St. Gregory Student Choir of Christ the King School will perform at the Mass under the direction of music teacher Dallas Gambrell. The day's celebration will culminate in a procession to the new junior high building for its dedication and blessing by Archbishop Coakley.
Poteet theater takes trip to ‘Oz'
A production of “The Wizard of Oz” will open Friday at the Poteet Theatre at St Luke's United Methodist Church, 222 NW 15.
Performances of the Frank L. Baum classic will run through Dec. 9. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances will begin at 8 p.m. and the Sunday matinee begins at 3 p.m. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased by calling 609-1023 or by visiting the theater's website at www.poteettheatre.com.
Concert set at church
A Candlelight Concert will be at 6 p.m. Nov. 17 at Wildewood Baptist Church, 60 NE 63.
The concert will be performed by the church's music ministry and feature soloist Cynthia Williamson. D. Wayne Lee is director of the music ministry. For more information, call 842-2655.
Anniversary service is planned
Tabernacle Baptist Church will celebrate its 116 church anniversary with a homecoming service set for 11 a.m. Nov. 18 at 1829 NE 36.
The Rev. John L. Mayshack, Tabernacle's pastor emeritus, will preach the anniversary message.
For more information, call 424-7767.
Church to celebrate anniversary
SPENCER — The Rev. Anthony L. Walker and members of St. John CME Church will celebrate the church's 68th anniversary at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at 10413 NE 36. The Rev. Sterling Mitchell, pastor of Amos Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, will be guest preacher. For more information, call 769-2447.
From staff reports