- Ada, Oklahoma

November 16, 2012

Religion briefs

The Ada News

Ada —


Ada church issues worship invitation

ADA — Asbury United Methodist Church members invite the community to join them for worship and third Sunday potluck food, fellowship and fun.


Hanging of the Green scheduled 

ADA — The traditional Hanging of the Green will be presented on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, located on 129 W. 14th St.

This musical presentation has been recognized as the most inspiring musical presentation in Oklahoma.  The church offers it as a gift to the community so, therefore, there is no admission fee and no offering will be received.

There will be quality child care during the concert and a reception will be held following the concert.

The musical program will include an orchestra under the direction of Rozzie Purdy with Rudy Lupinsky as the accompanist.

The event is free and open to the public.


Local church hosts ladies  breakfast

ADA — College Heights Baptist Church invites all ladies interested in good food and Christian fellowship to join them Saturday, Nov. 17, for their monthly Ladies Breakfast at 10 a.m. College Heights Baptist Church is located at 927 East 7th St. in Ada. For more information, phone Pat at 421-6556.


Church hosts community lunch

ADA — First United Methodist Church, Ada, invites the community to a chili and corn bread lunch and winter clothing give-away Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.  There will be coats and other clothing for all ages and sizes and blankets available while supplies last.

This event is open to everyone and Santa will be available to talk to the children. Take a camera for photos. The give-away will be held in the Christian Life Center on the corner of 14th and Broadway. For information, phone Leslie at 580-436-3626.


Philemon Baptist gives away food

ADA — Philemon Baptist Church, 3101 Ware Drive, conducts a food distribution from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, Nov. 17. For more information,  phone 580-332-2063.

Thanksgiving singing set at Byng

ADA — Byng Free Will Baptist Church hosts a Thanksgiving gospel singing Saturday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. Singers include Mark Huett, Bobby and Tina, Revelation Singers and River of Life Singers.

This singing is promoted by Boyce Jones Sr. each year at Thanksgiving.


Marty Brock speaks at church revival 

UNION HILL — Union Hill Baptist Church on state Highway 3W hosts a revival Nov. 25-28. Marty Brock, evangelist, will be preaching at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.

For more information, phone Larry Pruitt, church pastor, at 580-279-5073.


Local church hosts Bible study

ADA — New Life Apostolic Church serves refreshments and conducts a study on II Chronicles 7:14. “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.” New Life Apostolic Church will discuss how the “land” mentioned in this Bible verse can include the United States of America.

For more information, phone 580-436-1765.


Revival continues at Fitzhugh Baptist

FITZHUGH — Fitzhugh Baptist Church continues a revival Nov. 16 with preaching by Gary Fielding and music by Dennis Neal. Today’s service begins at 7 p.m.


Alternative Gift Market continues

ADA — Alternative Gift Market 10,000 Villages takes place Friday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at East Central University’s North Lounge of the Student Union.

Ten Thousand Villages works with more than 130 artisan groups in more than 38 countries in Asia to provide fair trade jewelry, home decor and gifts. 

The event is sponsored by First Presbyterian Church in Ada. Proceeds go toward support of needs in communities around the world.

For more information, phone Ginger or Kurt Jackson at 332-3073.


12-Step Recovery meeting set 

ADA — Asbury United Methodist Church hosts The Way, a 12-step recovery meeting and Bible-based program for children on Tuesdays. The evening begins at 6 p.m. and a meal is served at 7 p.m. 

Asbury United Methodist Church is located at 508 W. 6th,  Ada. For more information, phone 580-332-5266.