- Ada, Oklahoma

June 6, 2014

Religion Briefs

The Ada News

Ada — Daniel reappointed

The Rev. David L. Daniel has been reappointed as senior pastor of the First United Methodist Church for a fifth year by the Bishop Hayes. He will be preaching a session on prayer during June at both the 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services. The church is located at 129 W. 14th St. in Ada and has a website at


Former Adan receives honorary doctorate

Former Ada resident Pastor G. Henry Wells was recently awarded an honorary doctorate of divinity from William Jessup University in Sacramento, California. This is the third honorary doctorate bestowed in the Christian university's 75-year history.


Congregation celebrates Shavuot

Congregation Beth Yeshua will celebrate Shavuot, the original Day of Pentecost at 11 a.m. Sunday at 1415 Wolfe Lane in Ada. The group will recognize the significance of the ancient Ten Commandments rock near Los Lunas, New Mexico, as presented by David Perkins. For more information, call 405-476-2797.


Kidz Krusade scheduled for June 11-13

A Kidz Krusade will be at 7 p.m. June 11-13 at the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Roff, 601 E. Main St. The event will feature Shadrack the dog, Bubba and Babbie Babies and Moze and Molly Moppette, along with Moody the Memory Monkey and Mr. Ugly. For more information, call or text Fred Huffman at 580-310-4011 or email, or call or text Diana Moore at 580-235-5481.


Father-Daughter Ball June 13

Ada Baptist Temple will be having a father-daughter ball on Friday, June 13, at the Chickasaw Community Center. Evangelist R. Brock will be the guest speaker for the evening. It is a formal affair called “An Enchanted Evening.” For more information or transportation call the church office at 580-436-4546.


Gospel Singing Saturday, June 14

A Gospel singing will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at the Rock Building, north entrance, at Pontotoc County Agri-plex. The Gospel Singers Reunion will be in memory of Darlene. Singers will be Bobby and Tina, Mark Huett, Tom Borrow, Revelation Singers, Al Brown and Co., Country Touch, River of Life Singers and Bobbie Jones. For more information, call Boyce Jones Sr. at 580-399-7318.


Special speaker at Central 

Church of Christ

Dr. Eddie Bhawanie will be the guest speaker for the annual mission emphasis day Sunday morning, June 15, at the Central Church of Christ in Ada. Originally from the Republic of Trinidad, Bhawanie has traveled in the United States and to many countries around the world to conduct seminars on Christian apologetics. For more information, call 580-332-6411.


Vacation Bible School June 16-20

St. James Church of God in Christ will be hosting its Vacation Bible School from 5-8 p.m. June 16-20 at 3015 N. Townsend. All elementary ages are welcome, and a snack will be provided. To enroll, call Edith at 332-5657 or Duane at 332-1679.


Gospel Opry slated

Cross Cut Cowboy Church hosts a Gospel Opry the first Sunday evening of each month. The church will have a meal at 6 p.m., and the singing will begin at 7 p.m. Families, groups and individuals are invited to perform. Cross Cut Cowboy Church is located seven miles north of Ada on US 377/SH 99. For more information, call Dan Megehee at 405-203-5783.


Single ladies’ Bible study begins

Ada Baptist Temple has begun a new Bible study class for single ladies. Judy Cowden leads the class which meets at 10 a.m. on Sundays. The purpose of the class is to encourage and inspire single ladies on how to grow in grace and knowledge of the Lord. Ada Baptist Temple is located at 301 Napier St. For more information or transportation, call church office at 580-436-4546.


Church offers lessons on Ezekial 38

The New Life Apostolic Church offers lessons on Ezekial Chapter 38 about the coming Gog and Magog war. The church is on East 32nd Street. M.D. Bates is the pastor. For more information, call 580-436-1765.