Religion briefs for Nov. 3

Religion briefs for Nov. 3
Published: November 3, 2012
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RELIGION events

Singers to perform at church

— The next Del City Gospel Singing is set for 7 p.m. Saturday at Del City First Church of the Nazarene, 4701 SE 26. Special singers will be Paul's Journey and New Revival Quartet. Admission is free. A free-will offering will be taken. For more information, call 677-2330.

Musical is set for Sunday

“Just Having Church Today!,” a musical concert, will be at 6 p.m. Sunday at Fairview Missionary Baptist Church, 1700 NE 7. J. Shree Walter, Fairview's minister of music, is the choir's director.

Admission is free. For more information, go to www.fairviewokc.com.

School will honor veterans

Crossings Christian School middle and upper school students will honor America and veterans in a special assembly from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Crossings Community Church campus, 14646 N Portland.

The event will feature special patriotic music played by student orchestra and chorus groups, as well as special drama presentations.

Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb will be a guest speaker. Students also will honor special service members and veterans by placing their names on a “Wall of Honor” made by the school's art students.

Conference group plans dinner

The Oklahoma Conference of Church's annual dinner will be 6 p.m. Thursday at the Petroleum Club in downtown Oklahoma City. A pre-dinner reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. The guest speaker is Kirk Smalley with “Stand For the Silent.” Smalley will give a presentation about school bullying. Cost is $30. For online registration, call 530-2000 or go to www.okchurches.org.

Presbyterian church offers Islam conference

— A conference titled “Understanding and Answering Islam” will be at 7 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 at First Presbyterian Church of Edmond, 1001 S Rankin.

The event will be presented by Stuart McAllister along with others from Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, where McAllister is North American regional director and vice president of training. The Rev. Mateen Elass, First Presbyterian-Edmond's senior pastor, also will speak. Elass was raised by a Syrian Muslim father and became a Christian at age 20.

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