- Ada, Oklahoma

June 28, 2013

Religion Briefs

Ada —



Center church hosts VBS

Center Free Will Baptist Church presents Waddling Into God's Wonderful World Vacation Bible School from 6-9 p.m. July 21.

The program is designed for children ages 5-12. The week's events include worship, crafts, fun and a Bible lessons.

The church is located nine miles west of Ada on state Highway 19. For more information, phone Cindy at 580-320-0450.


Make faith center ring of life

Learn'em Dailey's 5-Ring Circus of Faith Family Vacation Bible School opens July 15 at Southwest Church of Christ and continues through July 19. 

Games, friendship, fun, songs and Bible stories for children ages 4-11 are included daily from 6-8 p.m. A nursery is provided for younger siblings. Classes are also available for parents who want to stay.

Southwest Church of Christ is located at 505 W. 17th St.


Gospel singing scheduled

Rose Assembly Full Gospel Holiness Church, 431 W. Seventh, hosts a gospel singing July 5 at 7 p.m.

Featured guest singers include The Masters Touch from Oklahoma City.

A fellowship revival takes place July 8-12 at 7:30 p.m. Different ministers are preaching each night. Special singers are also scheduled each night.

The event is open to the public.


Women's Ensemble to sing

First Baptist Church Women's Ensemble is singing at Union Hill Baptist Church Sunday, June 30, at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

The church is located five miles west of Ada on state Highway 3W.


VBS helps face fear, trust God

"Tap into God's promise to give you courage" is the theme for High Hill Baptist Church's Vacation Bible School. The adventure takes place at the corner of Thomas Ranch Road and Monta Vista from 6-8:30 p.m. July 22-26.

On Sunday, July 28, the adventure closes with a colossal family night of food, fun and fellowship.

For more information or if you need a ride, phone Lauri at 235-2145 or Randy at 310-2349.


Visitor’s Sunday scheduled

This Sunday, June 30, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church hosts a Visitor’s Sunday. Members are encouraged to invite a friend to church, and St. Luke’s extends an open invitation to the public to come and worship.

The sermon for Sunday will be directed toward familiarizing visitors with the Episcopal church, and a service booklet will also explain the worship of the church.  Following the 9 a.m. service, there will be a brunch prepared in the parish hall.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is located at 17th and Broadway.


Songfest set Sunday at ABT

Ada Baptist Temple hosts its fifth Sunday songfest at 6 p.m. June 30.

Various groups and individuals will be singing.

After the services there will be a time of fellowship and refreshments.

The event is free and open to the public.

Ada Baptist Temple is located at 301 Napier St. For more information or transportation, phone the church office at 580-436-4546.


Church packs backpacks

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints are packing backpacks for foster kids in Oklahoma Department of Human Services care.

Supplies needed include backpacks, colored pencils, crayons, erasers, glue, glue sticks, markers, loose-leaf paper, notebooks, pencil cases, pencils, pocket folders, three-ring binders, rulers, scissors, spiral notebooks and tissues.

Drop off supplies from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday before July 11 at Sweeney, Draper and Christopher, 1320 Stone Bridge, Suite A in Ada, or Main Street Autos, 603 W. Main in Ada.


A vision comes true

First Lutheran Church of Ada, 1319 E. 18th, will host a dedication for three crosses recently erected on the east lawn of the church. The event is open to the public.

In July 2012, First Lutheran Church member Marilu Roberts had a vision to put up three crosses on the hilltop of the church.

"We want to thank the people of Ada for helping support the garage sales, craft fairs and quilt raffles that it took to make this vision come true," Roberts said.

"Thanks to all the people that helped to make this a reality. If you didn't support us, this great landmark wouldn't have happened. Thanks for the donations."



Explore Colossal Coaster World


Crosspointe Church will hosts Colossal Coaster World Vacation Bible School from 6-8:15 p.m. July 22-25 for children ages 4-12.

Church members invite local children to join them as they experience the thrill and excitement of a week at the park. As they explore the park, children will enter Worship Rally at the main gate and make their first stop at Coaster Alley for Bible study. While touring the park, children will also visit the Cotton Candy Cafe for snacks, the Adrenaline Zone for recreation and the Scissors and Stuff Emporium for crafts.

Each night there will be a missions offering, and the funds raised from Colossal Coaster World will be used to plant a church in Ukraine.

Pre-register children at www.crosspointeada.corm/vbs or by phoning 580-332-0044. The church is located at 631 W. 33rd St. in Ada, south of the SH 3 bypass at the Oak Avenue exit and across from Ada's Early Childhood Center.