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Religion briefs for Sept. 14

Religion briefs for Sept. 14
Published: September 14, 2013


Free health screenings set

Oklahoma Lions Mobile Health Screening Unit will provide free health screenings from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Estes Park Church of Christ, 440 NW 89.

Health screenings and information on obesity, glaucoma, diabetes, cholesterol, visual acuity, basic pulmonary (lung) functioning and high blood pressure will be offered to visitors. Bone density screening also will be offered.

The Lions unit will provide screenings only, not diagnoses. Organizers said the screening results will be given to the person being screened to take to his or her personal health care provider. Vendors from various wellness agencies also will provide services. Organizers said healthy snacks will be provided plus activities for children

For more information, call 818-4521.

Church joins initiative

Summit Church will participate in “Back to Church Sunday,” a national movement of churches across America, at 10:40 a.m. Sunday at Chisholm Elementary School, 2300 E 33rd.

Summit is a new United Methodist Church worshipping at the school in east Edmond.

“National “Back to Church Sunday” ( is an initiative that is “inviting America back to church.” It was launched four years ago in response to a survey of 15,000 adults in the United States. In the survey, 67 percent of Americans said a personal invitation from a family member would prompt them to visit a church, and 63 percent said an invitation from a friend or neighbor would cause them to attend a service.

For information, call 431-9912 or go to

Cellist set to perform

Church of the Good Shepherd (Anglican Episcopal) will host a solo performance by cellist Emily Davidson at 4 p.m. Sunday at 1000 N Broadway. The event is entitled “Bass Sounds: Music for Unaccompanied Cello from the Early Baroque.”

There is limited seating for the free performance.

To RSVP, call the church at 314-8715 and leave name, phone number and how many in attendance or send an email through the church's website at

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