- Ada, Oklahoma

June 14, 2013

Religion Briefs

Ada —

Youth pastors celebrate second year at ABT

ADA — Caleb and Emilee Prevost have been youth pastors at Ada Baptist Temple for two years.

Both were raised in Christian homes and dedicated their lives to full-time Christian service. They met at Champion Baptist College in Hot Springs, Ark., where they graduated.

Caleb leads the junior and senior high school department and directs the adult choir as well as leads the congregational music.

Emilee is the nursery director.

According to church leaders, both are valuable assets to the ministry of ABT.

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


Elmore City church hosts celebration

ELMORE CITY — First Baptist Church of Elmore City will be hosting its 13th annual God and country celebration on Sunday, June 30, at Elmore City Lake. 

Music begins at 5:30 p.m.  The food line will start at 6:30 p.m.

Fireworks will be around 9:30 p.m. There will be hot dogs, music, singing, volleyball, moon bounce and face painting.

Guests need to take extra water, lawn chairs and bug spray. Swimming is not allowed at this event.

Elmore City Lake is located three blocks north of the four-way stop on state Highway 74.

For more information, phone 580-788-4110.


Local church hosts VBS June 17-21

ADA — St. James Church of God in Christ hosts its Vacation Bible School June 17-21 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at 3015 N. Townsend.

Theme is God's Men of the Bible. An evening snack and drink will be provided.

Contact Edith Miller at 332-5657, Duane Hysten at 332-1679 or the church at 332-6740.

Children of all ages are welcome.

Kingdom Rock scheduled at Ada First Baptist for children

ADA — Vacation Bible School, a summer kids’ event called Kingdom Rock, will be hosted at Ada First Baptist Church from June 17 to 21. 

At Kingdom Rock, children participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, make and dig into yummy treats and experience epic Bible adventures. They will also collect Bible Memory Buddies to remind them to stand strong and test Sciency-Fun Gizmos they’ll take home and play with all summer long. 

Plus, kids will learn to look for evidence of God all around them through something called God Sightings.

Each day concludes with fanfare finale, a celebration that gets everyone involved in living what they’ve learned.  Family members and friends are encouraged to join in daily for this special time at 6 p.m. 

The church will host a block party on Friday for the finale.

Kingdom Rock is for children from prekindergarten to sixth grade. 

For more information, phone the church office at 332-4121.