- Ada, Oklahoma

October 26, 2012

Religion Briefs

The Ada News

Ada —  

High Hill Baptist Church hosts Trunk a Treat Oct. 31

ADA — High Hill Baptist Church, located at the corner of South Monte Vista and Thomas Ranch Road in Ada,  celebrates its fourth annual Trunk A Treat Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6-9 p.m.

The event is open to the public. Hot dogs and candy will be served.


St. Joseph Catholic Church hosts annual smorgasbord

ADA — The 62nd annual St. Joseph Smorgasbord Dinner is Sunday, Nov. 4.

Serving times will be 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. The dinner will be served in the parish hall, located at 1300 E. Beverly. Tickets at $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 4 to 10 years of age. Tickets may be purchased from parishioners or by contacting the parish office.

Traditional dishes will include Swedish meatballs, garlic cheese grits, broccoli casserole, curried fruit, turkey and other dishes. The popular pumpkin tarts, chocolate cupcakes and “just minis” — lemon cloud and cherry cheesecakes will found out the menu.

The bazaar will be located in the educational building. On display will be a selection of candies, pies, cakes, breads and handmade crafts and face painting for children. A raffle will be held to win a Kindle Fire HD. The drawing will take place at the end of the dinner and the winner need not be present to win.

For more information, phone the parish office at 580-332-4811.


Crosspointe Church hosts 'Treat Street' Wednesday

ADA — Crosspointe Church invites the community to “Treat Street” on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 7-8:30 p.m. as church members, local businesses and civil servant agencies decorate their vehicles and distribute candy.

The church is located at 631 W. 33rd Street, south of the SH 3 bypass at Oak Ave. For more information, go to the church’s website a


Local church hosts ladies breakfast Saturday in Ada

ADA — College Heights Baptist Church invites all ladies interested in good food and Christian fellowship to join them Saturday, Oct. 27, 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 580-421-6556.


Fall festival set Wednesday night at The Refuge church

ADA — The Refuge, 1001 Tipton Terrace, hosts a fall festival Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m. Events include candy, hayrides, games, prizes, inflatables and a fire truck.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, phone 436-2279.


Lovelady Baptist Church hosts fall festival and truck or treat

ADA — Lovelady Baptist Church hosts its annual fall festival Sunday, Oct. 28, at 5:30 p.m.

Hot dogs will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the children's carnival begins at 6 p.m.

The church is also conducting a children's trunk or treat at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. This family event is open to the public.


Mark of the beast discussed in Bible study at New Life Church

ADA — New Life Church of the Apostolic Faith conducts a study on the mark of the beast mentioned in Revelation 13 or the Bible.

For more information, phone 436-1765.

Lightning Ridge Baptist Church hosts fall festival Sunday

ROFF — Lightning Ridge Baptist Church, 19024 County Road 3460 at Roff, hosts a fall festival at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Events include a chili cook-off and dessert contest, games, food, Bible devotion and candy amount guessing game.


Maud Church of God conducts revival services Oct. 29-Nov. 4

MAUD — Church of God at Maud hosts a revival Monday through Sunday, Oct. 29-Nov. 4, with evangelist D. Sanford of Hattiesburg, Miss.

Services begin at 7 each evening and 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday. After Sunday morning service, dinner will be served.

For more information, phone Dan Kasper, pastor of Church of God at Maud, at 405-374-9116.


The Anointing Oil topic of lessons at Stratford church

STRATFORD — New Beginnings Church, located two miles east of Stratford on state Highway 19, presents a series of lessons on The Anointing Oil.

Pastor, evangelist and teacher is Irvin McCorkle.

Services begin at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday (Oct. 29-31.)


St. Luke’s Church to host 'Extreme Animals' Saturday

On Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church host a children’s event titled “All Creatures Great and Small,” as a part of its October focus on caring for all of God’s creation.

The morning activities begin with nature crafts, and at 11 a.m. Extreme Animals from Oklahoma City are providing a petting zoo with many exotic animals from  around the world. 

A nature-themed lunch will be served for the children at noon. This event is intended for children from pre-school through fourth  grade. The event is open to the public.

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


Special Wesleyan services scheduled at First Methodist

 ADA — Wesleys are coming to First United Methodist Church on Oct. 28 at both services. John portrayed by Mel Hutt will be preaching and Bruce Bonar will be singing two of the Wesleyan Hymns.

 The history of Methodism is rich with the great legacy of these two outstanding leaders.  John was an outstanding preacher and Charles a great singer and hymn writer.

The event is open to the public. The church is located at 129 W. 14th and Broadway.

For more information visit the church's website at


Ada Baptist Temple co-pastors exemplify church motto

ADA — Ada Baptist Temple has had as its motto for 30 years, Ada’s “Distinctively Different” Church. No where is this more true than in its Pastoral team of co-pastors, Robert Eberle and Mickey Hollars.

Eberle began Ada Baptist Temple 31 years ago. His specialty is in his counseling ministry. His Bible knowledge and his life experience makes him a qualified counselor.

Hollars has been at ABT for one and one-half years. He handles much of the day-to-day pastoral duties. He preaches Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings.

These two make a very well rounded pastoral team.

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